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County requests help with predator problem

At the request of Commissioner Kelly Dennis – himself acting on behalf of a “concerned citizen” in Hulett – a letter has been sent to the Wyoming Game & Fish Commission to request a new approach to a predator problem in the area. Dennis told...

 

BLM begins revisions of land management plan

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has begun the long process of revising the document that defines how it approaches management of everything from livestock grazing and fire management to air quality and minerals on the lands it governs within...

 

Forest users voice dispersed camping concerns

BUFFALO — For Karen McGowan, the dispersed camping public forum hosted on August 25 by Bighorn National Forest staff addressed concerns that, for her, are nearly 20 years in the making. The Buffalo resident bought land on the mountain two decades...

 

Landowners needed for new conservation project

Crook County Natural Resource District is looking for landowners to participate in a new conservation project developed in partnership with its counterpart in Weston County. The aim of the Northeast Wyoming Habitat Improvement Partnership is to,...

 

Forest Service imposes fire restrictions

The U.S. Forest Service has followed the lead of local counties, cities and state agencies in calling for fire restrictions within the Black Hills National Forest. Black Hills National Forest Supervisor Jeff Tomac has signed a special order BKFfor...

 

County calls for rethink of Black Hills National Forest Plan assessments

Crook County has joined the call for the U.S. Forest Service to rethink its draft assessments for the revised Black Hills National Forest Plan. A comment letter submitted by the county commissioners t...

 

Game and Fish concerned about zebra mussel discovery in SD

The threat of zebra and quagga mussels to Wyoming’s waters is closer than ever before. Last week, zebra mussels were discovered in Pactola Reservoir, located 13 miles west of Rapid City, South Dakota, in the Black Hills. The reservoir is only 27 mi...

 

Lions hold fishing derby

Six kids showed up for the recent Lions Club fishing derby: Evelyn, Meredith, Danny, Rosin, Taidhg and Fiona. All participants received assorted lures for showing up. Evelyn won a $50 Sportsman's...

 

Family Fun Day

Riding a bull in a pool during the Family Fun Day. These kids were having fun. See article page 4....

 

Full summer ahead for Cook Lake

Landslide dangers and necessary construction have hindered use of Cook Lake Recreation Area in recent seasons – but not this year. According to Mike Gosse, District Ranger, the popular site will be offering a full set of amenities over the coming...

 

Cool family fun day

The annual Hulett Recreation Board family fun day was held last Saturday at the Hulett Recreation Grounds. The day started at 3 p.m. with fun games for the kids including a bouncy house, slip and...

 

Fun field day

The seventh annual WSG youth field day was held last Saturday on the Chip Neiman ranch. Kids of all ages enjoyed morning fishing followed by informational booths and activities such as archery. Kids...

 

Keyhole announces summer fun for June

Looking for some outdoors family fun this summer? Keyhole State Park has announced plenty of programs for the rest of the month, from night hikes to nature walks. Explore the park by night with the night hike series, which tun from 7 to 8:30 p.m....

 

Queens past and present to headline this year's Hulett Rodeo

The ever-popular Hulett Rodeo celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, kicking off with a parade through town on June 11. Line-up will begin at 9 a.m. and the parade will set off an hour later,...

 
 By Seth Taylor    Outdoors    June 2, 2022

Buffalo taxidermist takes top award at world championships

BUFFALO - In the corner of the showroom, even among other bighorn sheep, antelope and mule deer, the mountain lion stands out. He rests on a wooden stand, posed atop a shale outcrop, mountain...

 

Turkey shoot

Guide Calvin Wolf and his hunter Aiden Williams were the first to come in during the Old West Invitational Turkey Shoot. For more see story on page 8....

 

WSG Hulett Youth Field Day June 4

The Wyoming Sportsman Group Hulett Youth Field Day is an anticipated annual event drawing over 100 youth and their families from northeast Wyoming and surrounding states to participate in outdoor...

 
 By Melissa Bears    Outdoors    May 12, 2022

OWITS more than a turkey shoot

The annual Old West Invitational Turkey Shoot was held last week, May 5 through 7 at the GHCC. The event kicked off with a music event at the Devils Tower golf club sponsored by the Country Outdoors...

 

Black Hills National Forest campgrounds and seasonal gates scheduled to open

Black Hills National Forest campgrounds are scheduled to open Friday, May 13 and seasonal gates will all be open Monday, May 16, 2022. The Forest offers 30 campgrounds with more than 680 individual sites. Many of the campgrounds are operated by a...

 

Black Hills Snow Course Readings

Site Name Elevation (ft.) Current Snow Depth (in.) Current Snow Water Equivalent (in.) 30-Year Median SWE Last Year’s SWE Current Percent of 30-Year SWE Bear Lodge Divide 4680 5.3 1.6 0.2 0.0 800 Blind Park Snotel 6870 1.0 0.6 0.3 0.3 200 Cole...

 

Use of exploding targets illegal on the Black Hills National Forest

While recreational shooting is allowed, it is unlawful to shoot at or use exploding targets anywhere on the Black Hills National Forest. A regional closure order prohibits the use of exploding targets on National Forest System Lands. The order...

 

OWITS youth winners announced

The winners of the Old West invitational Turkey Shoot youth contest have been chosen for this year's event. Aiden Williams and Elizabeth Jordan are the winners of this year's creative contest....

 
 By Leo Wolfson    Outdoors    April 28, 2022

Moose population growing

CODY — After years of decline, the regional moose population is starting to show a small comeback in numbers, Game and Fish officials reported recently. G&F Wildlife Biologist Bart Kroger said in the Worland District, which includes the Meeteetse...

 

Public asked to report groups of dead birds

Wyoming Game & Fish has now detected cases of bird flu in wild birds within this state. Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI, commonly known as bird flu) was already known to be affecting back yard poultry in Wyoming. The national outbreak has...

 

Prescribed fire planned at Devils Tower National Monument

"The staff at Devils Tower National Monument are planning to conduct a prescribed burn to restore the natural process of fire to the ecosystem and reduce the build-up of dead and dried fuels," announced Superintendent Amnesty Kochanowski. The fire...

 

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