Powell, WY


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Mark Davis

The discovery last week of Park County’s first mammoth remains sent federal, state and local officials scrambling.

Skeletal remains found at the Buffalo Bill Reservoir this week appear to belong to an ancient mammoth.

Where some might see an old school bus, the Yellowstone Burners see the potential for a double-decked saddle-topped saloon.

Hunters worried opponents may attempt to hijack license process

The season is set and the regulations published for the first Wyoming grizzly hunt in more than 40 years.

While attending a meeting in Cody last week, Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Dan Wenk carried a copy of a joint resolution recently passed by the Wyoming Legislature, which calls for a conservation fee to be assessed on visitors to Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks.

Pulling out the maps, fisheries biologists drew on the experience of northwest Wyoming anglers and conservationists in an effort to help save the Yellowstone cutthroat trout.

Changes in recent years have made it harder for the Wyoming Game and Fish to predict how much money it will receive from year-to-year.

With mule deer buck ratios below objective in the upper Shoshone River herd unit (hunt areas 110-115), the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will hold hunters to a four-point antler point restriction. Doe harvests will also be reduced west of Powell this fall due to low populations.

Mackenzie Scott didn’t come from a farming background. But at the urging of friends she fell in love with showing hogs while in 4-H.

The four mares and a foal moved slowly as they browsed through Mustang Flats, with at least two ears up at all time.

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