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Another wildfire has sparked in Shoshone National Forest, prompting an immediate aerial response to the area not far from Wapiti and the North Fork Highway. Officials at Shoshone National Forest announced that a new wildfire was detected on the afternoon of Sunday, Sept. 26. Its cause is currently unknown and under investigation. The “Clocktower incident”…

Both fires in northwest Wyoming – the Crater Ridge Fire and Sand Creek Fire – are slowly growing, both in size and containment, as the firefights continue. As September progresses, both of the major wildfires in northwest Wyoming are down but not out – literally. Day by day, both the Crater Ridge Fire and Sand…

Six grizzlies in the Five Mile Creek drainage – another cattle-killing bear finds a new home in Shoshone National Forest, courtesy of Wyoming Game and Fish. After consultation with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has captured and relocated another grizzly to the Bighorn Basin this summer. And,…

Shoshone National Forest ends a relatively quiet summer with a fast-growing wildfire near Lander, which has grown over 700 acres in just a few days. At 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11, a Wyoming Type 3 Incident Management Team 3 assumed command of the Sand Creek Fire. It’s the largest wildfire in Shoshone National Forest…

Thanks to another relocation in the Bighorn Basin, there’s a new grizzly bear for each mile of the Fivemile Creek drainage in Shoshone National Forest. After consultation with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has captured and relocated yet another grizzly to the Bighorn Basin this summer. And, once…

There’s nearly a grizzly for each mile of the Fivemile Creek drainage, as Wyoming Game and Fish relocates another cattle killer to Shoshone National Forest. After consultation with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department captured and relocated another bear to Park County this summer. The bear in question…

Much needed rain brings relief to Yellowstone National Park, which means the park is less dangerous and restrictive for the final weeks of the summer season. Recent weather has finally brought moisture to northwest Wyoming. Rain showers and thunderstorms saturated the ground at a critical time, particularly in Yellowstone National Park. During the week of…

Another day, another grizzly relocation – this time an adult male was from Thermopolis was released in a popular relocation site in Shoshone National Forest. Wyoming Game and Fish has dealt with another grizzly bear captured within the Bighorn Basin. And, once again, the bear has been released in a remote area where further conflict…

The first signs of winter are coming from Sleeping Giant, with nearly half a million dollars of improvements and new jobs leading to a snowy, successful winter. After an active summer,  the Sleeping Giant Ski Area is already awake and ready for winter. Returning from the edge of oblivion, work is being done to ensure…

Construction continues on the $27 million bridge spanning the Beartooth Highway, part of the effort to improve the experience for people and wildlife. Shoshone National Forest is sharing images of the ongoing construction along the Beartooth Highway. They show the success and immense scale of the project. The bridge’s construction will improve the safety of…


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