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After winter droughts and sudden spring storms, Wyoming Game and Fish hopes to temporarily lessen hunting to allow pronghorn numbers to bounce back. Wyoming remains the home to more pronghorn than any western state. Last year, pronghorn hunters reported an 88% harvest success rate, and wardens and biologists strive to maintain a high-quality hunting experience for…

Winter Storm Xylia has been so devastating to southern Wyoming that the governor has activated the Wyoming National Guard to provide emergency assistance, should it be needed. Effective March 16, Wyoming is in the State of Emergency. This is Governor Mark Gordon’s direct response to the massive winter storm that has paralyzed Cheyenne, Casper, and…

Winter storm Xylia has forced the Postal Service to curtail mail delivery and retail in many locations across Wyoming. Road, airport closures, and unsafe driving conditions have prevented many Wyoming area Post Offices from opening. Regular retail and delivery will resume as soon as road conditions become safe and passable. For other weather-impacted locations, letter…

A powerful late winter snowstorm intensified over the central Rocky Mountains on Sunday with heavy snow and wind leading to airport and road closures, power outages, and avalanche warnings in parts of Colorado, Wyoming, and Nebraska. The National Weather Service in Wyoming called it a “historic and crippling” winter storm that would cause extremely dangerous…

The road less traveled. By Robert Frost and the plow. 

It was full of snow, ice, pot holes, and slush. It hurt man!

Wyoming residents might be tired of witnessing history – but some parts of the state experienced their lowest winter temperatures ever recorded last week. The National Weather Service in Riverton complied the numbers recorded in cities and towns across the state during last week’s immense cold snap. While it was bitterly cold across Wyoming, certain…

Our neighbors north of the border in British Columbia have come up with a very Canadian way of snowboarding which is effectively dog sledding. A video is going viral from Jade City, BC where a man on his snowboard is pulled across the street by his dogs which are on harnesses.  His method works flawlessly…

After months of uncertainty followed by salvation, Dec. 4 is the official opening day for the 2020-2021 season at the Sleeping Giant Ski Area and Zipline. The ski area opens this morning for its first influx of winter recreation enthusiasts, who will be able to enjoy the traditional Sleeping Giant experience while savoring the newest…

  One of the worst parts of any winter is the black ice.  Most people have problems when they’re driving on it, but this video proves that walking on it is just as difficult. A man in the UK had just gotten off work and had made his way home.  When he tried to walk…

Well, winter seems like it’s officially here.  And with that, comes snowy driving conditions. Now most everyone in Wyoming has a good grasp on how to drive in these conditions, however, it’s never a bad idea to refresh your memory about the best techniques to deal with inclement driving conditions. According to caranddriver.com, there are…


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