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With scorching temperatures having countless impacts on the West this summer, groups are warning of the effect careless fishermen can have on local aquatic ecosystems.

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Smoke from wildfires colors the Buck Full Moon over Beck Lake red during the weekend. (Photo by Leon Jenson)

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The number of lawsuits between Tri County Telephone Association and the company’s former board director is slowly diminishing, with the former director and fellow plaintiffs set to get at least partial reimbursement for court costs.

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A young sow grizzly was released roughly five miles from the East Entrance of Yellowstone National Park on July 23 after being captured for killing cattle north of Pinedale.

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Heidi Frost buys vegetables from Scott Richard of Shoshone River Farm at the farmers market on July 24.

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A Crandall rancher had his more than $120,000 request in reimbursement for cattle losses caused by grizzly bears and wolves in 2020 mostly rejected by the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission on July 15.

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JACKSON (WNE) – An Idaho woman whose carelessness with food at a Grand Teton National Park campsite helped put a young grizzly bear’s life in jeopardy must pay more than $5,800 in restitution.

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On a recent smoke-free day, Cedar and Rattlesnake mountains can be seen above the Shoshone River.

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Starting Saturday, Yellowstone National Park’s rivers and streams will close to fishing in the afternoon and evening due to high-water temperatures and unprecedented low stream flows. According to Yellowstone, the closure is meant to protect the Park’s native and wild trout fisheries.

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A lightning-sparked fire near Fox Creek Campground and Willow Park, off the Beartooth Highway and near the Montana state border, drew an emergency response Wednesday morning.

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Daisy, 6, holds her sister Willa Maier, 5, on her back in the Park County Complex on Friday.

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Nearly three years after charges were filed, Kenneth “Val” Geissler’s solicitation of prostitution case is nearly complete, with a not guilty by reason of mental illness plea read to Judge Bill Simpson’s Park County District Court on Wednesday morning. Simpson still hasn’t formally approved …

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A man who claimed at his initial hearing in Park County Circuit Court to have only $1,200 in his bank account was allegedly found with more than $10,000 in meth, and thousands of dollars of marijuana and heroin when arrested by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigations and Park County …

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This weekend, award-winning singer-songwriter Suzy Bogguss will treat her fans in the Big Horn Basin to an outdoor concert in Cody’s City Park. The free concert will begin at 8 p.m. Sunday and attendees are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs and picnic blankets, and be ready to enjoy Bogg…

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Last week Park County passed its annual budget and for commissioner Joe Tilden, now in his 11th year on the job, it was the easiest one he could remember making. He said it was the first time as commissioner that the county exceeded its projected budget, allowing the comissioners to grant ra…

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A longtime member of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West board of trustees resigned Monday after it was recently revealed that he runs a racist newsletter.

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A new fire was reported west of Meeteetse on Monday afternoon. Located approximately a half mile from the Timber Creek Ranger Station on the Greybull Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest, the 1/10th acre fire was determined to be caused by lightning.

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The Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation will hold a service celebrating the life of curator emeritus LaDonna Zall, who passed away last month. The service will take place at the Heart Mountain Interpretive Center on Saturday at 10 a.m., as part of the annual Heart Mountain Pilgrimage. The comm…

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CASPER —Former president Donald Trump signaled Tuesday that he is making significant moves in his effort to unseat Rep. Liz Cheney. 

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On July 15, volunteers assisted in the completion of 400 feet of new trail in steep, rocky terrain on the Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest outside Lander. 

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About halfway through the summer tourist season, the effects of the COVID-19 virus are almost a distant memory for many Cody businesses, jampacked with customers since the beginning of May. If the last few months of summer continue the trend of the first two, this summer has a strong chance …

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An author of guidebooks on the Park and a seasonal West Yellowstone, Mont., resident was recently sentenced for seven counts of illegal activities and violations in Yellowstone National Park.

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The Northwest College Foundation has been awarded $100,000 from the John P. Ellbogen Foundation to support adult learners at Northwest College through the newly created Ellbogen Opportunity Scholarship. The grant is part of an $800,000 scholarship program distributing funds to all Wyoming co…