Going 90 miles via human power is a significant distance. That’s 56 miles or about the mileage from Laramie to Cheyenne.
Hank Edwards, who supervises the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Wildlife Health Laboratory, was recently honored by the Wyoming Chapter of the Wildlife Society as its Wildlife Professional of the Year.
Pole Mountain Shuffle returns to Tie CityThe Pole Mountain Shuffle, the Medicine Bow Nordic Association’s annual race for members and the public, is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Saturday near the Tie City Trailhead. The event includes five- and ten-kilometer courses open to both classic and skate…
Snow is piling up in the high country. In fact, the snowpack in the Snowy Range is currently at 129 percent of average. Don Day, Jr., president and meteorologist with DayWeather, Inc., based in Cheyenne, maintains a running total of snowfall at a site near Keystone in the Medicine Bow Mounta…
With the purchase of a 79.5-acre parcel in the Huston Park Wilderness last month, the U.S. Forest has consolidated the last wilderness inholding on the Medicine Bow and Routt National Forests.
The Tie City Trailhead of the Happy Jack Recreation Area is a busy place, especially on weekends. Starting today and for the following two consecutive Saturdays, Nordic ski races will make this area especially congested.
A long-time New Year’s tradition is set to continue this weekend as the Laramie Plains Lion’s Club Lake Hattie Ice Fishing Derby returns for the 28th year.
It seems just yesterday we were all fretting about what our computers would do when the clock struck January 1, 2000. Remember Y2K? As it turned out, the toughest part was remembering to put in the correct year when writing a check.
For the ninth year, Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails is offering a series of free guided hikes at locations around the state on New Year’s Day, including Curt Gowdy State Park.
The snow keeps coming. One bout arrives, delivers a blast of snow, and then the skies clear for a few days before the next front repeats the process. According to Don Day, Jr., president and meteorologist with DayWeather, Inc., that trend will continue.
Habitat work recently completed on the Laramie River has had the side effect of supporting native non-game fish in addition to the river’s prized brown trout.
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has released a draft revision of its chronic wasting disease management plan, and the department is looking for public comment through Jan. 15.
Winter has arrived, the snow is here, and the new season brings a host of ways to enjoy getting outside. Here are a few events going on in southeast Wyoming this winter.
If you’re in the mood to put in a few miles before you tuck away a few pounds of holiday food later this month, two running races are on the schedule for the pre-Thanksgiving weekend.
Planning for a new bike park in Laramie moved forward Wednesday evening with a public meeting and discussion about potential locations and features.
Two documentaries that combine outdoor adventure with ungulate migrations, both made by scientists at the University of Wyoming, are set to screen in Laramie.
After clearing hundreds of trees from wilderness trails this summer, the U.S. Forest Service is catching up on wilderness monitoring with help from local volunteers.
After three races, the 7220 Racing Speedgoats are in sixth place in the Colorado High School Cycling League, with conference and state championships ahead.
After 13,850 miles in nine years, Laramie runner Helene Neville reached the shore of the Arctic Ocean on Aug. 17, becoming the first person to run across all 50 states.
Get ready for a busy fall weekend in Laramie. There’s a full slate of outdoor activities on the schedule today, whether you prefer trails, parks, races, fundraisers, solo adventures or all of the above. Here are a few of the many events going on today.
The Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming is hoping to play in a role in helping Wyoming communities expand their outdoor recreation industries.
Personnel from three local agencies were honored by the U.S. Forest Service earlier this summer for wide-ranging efforts over the last eight year to improve river habitat in the Upper North Platte River watershed.
A hybrid species of carnivorous fish introduced into Upper North Crow Reservoir in Curt Gowdy State Park several years ago is getting big enough to give anglers a good fight.
Just more than 400 miles on the most dangerous highway in the United States are all that separate Laramie runner Helene Neville from a first-ever run through every state in the country.
The U.S. Forest Service kicked off a summer of trail work in the Snowy Range and Sierra Madres with a volunteer-driven trails assessment in late June.
For the third year in a row, substantial improvement work is scheduled for the popular trail network on the Pole Mountain Unit of the Medicine Bow National Forest, which sits a few miles east of Laramie.
A walk in the woods at Happy Jack earlier this week yielded dozens of sightings of plants, birds, insects and animals beneath the watchful eyes of a group of Laramie students.
Some of the best disc golf players in the region are set to convene in Laramie today for the second JackalOpen 2019 presented by UniWyo Federal Credit Union, which is set for the Spring Creek Disc Golf Course at LaPrele Park.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is accepting public comment through June 21 about a proposal to open Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge to waterfowl hunting.
When snowboarder Gus Sigel competes on the regional or national stage, he always has a piece of Wyoming with him in the form of a pair of worn Carhartt overalls.
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is leading a series of meetings around the state as part of an effort to gather public input as it prepares to revise its chronic wasting disease management plan.
Motocross racing is set to return to Laramie this weekend as the Laramie Dirt Riders host a race sanctioned by Tri-State Dirt Riders and the High Plains Motocross Association.
The cycling season is set to kick off this weekend with the first mountain bike race of the year, the inaugural Schoolyard Scramble, which is set for the Schoolyard Trails east of town.
A new memoir chronicles the history of rock climbing as it changed in the 1970s and 80s, with Wyoming native and University of Wyoming graduate Todd Skinner among its main subjects.
Another ranch in the Centennial Valley has established a conservation easement this year, ensuring that several thousand acres of open space will remain undeveloped into the future.
A former University of Wyoming professor who also helped shape the Wyoming Game and Fish Department was recently inducted into the Wyoming Outdoor Hall of Fame.
There’s nothing like a bomb cyclone to get one in the mood for summer. Despite Laramie’s mercurial spring weather — and a blizzard notwithstanding — summer is indeed around the corner, ready or not. Here’s a rundown of events and races going on in southeast Wyoming during the next few months.
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department captured and collared 34 bighorn sheep in January as part of an ongoing project to learn about disease pathogens in the species, as well as learn more about the herds in southeast Wyoming.