Powell, WY


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Mark Davis

It’s hard to find more dramatic differences between “what could have been” and “what is” than at Spirit Mountain Cave.

More than two decades ago, Bob Capron was looking for a project to make a difference for local fishermen. Being told of the loss of trout by an uncle who was an irrigation canal manager, the conservation coordinator for the East Yellowstone Chapter of Trout Unlimited suggested the now well-known trout rescue program.

Emotions were running high this time last year, after repairs at the Willwood Dam caused a release of sediment into the Shoshone River and temporarily turned the popular fishery into a gray slurry. Many feared of a massive fish die-off.

Committee debates future of remote spot in Beartooths

After spending some 17 months coming up with a draft plan for managing the Wilderness Study Area within the McCullough Peaks, Park County’s Wyoming Public Lands Initiative advisory committee attempted to deal with the High Lakes Wilderness Study Area last week.

Bryon Murray doesn’t have time to hunt, but he got a deer this year. His name is John.

Shortly after this fall’s gray wolf season opened in Wyoming, a bill that would remove Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Wyoming — and prohibit judicial review of the decision — jumped its first hurdle in the U.S. House.

As the sun peaked over the horizon just high enough to tickle the top of Heart Mountain, Frank Fagan spotted some mule deer just 200 yards up the next hill.

Informal meetings an invitation to discuss management options, hunting

Before making decisions on how to best manage grizzly bears in the state, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department plans to host “scoping meetings” to discuss the issue with the public.

Snug in a warm bed during my first week in Wyoming, I woke to an early call.

Powell resident again one of the first to harvest a wolf

When Mike Hirsch woke up Saturday and found no injunctions on the state’s wolf hunt, he went and purchased a tag.

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