• Wyoming Disabled Hunters host outdoor sports enthusiasts from around the country | Wyoming
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    Wyoming Disabled Hunters host outdoor sports enthusiasts from around the country | Wyoming

    POWELL —After waiting years for a chance to harvest a big game animal, Dylan Lessleyoung was stunned by how quickly his pronghorn hunt progressed from saddling up to harvesting a beautiful buck. “It went so fast,” he said after taking a perfect shot in the foothills near Meeteetse. It took nine years for the South Dakota man to realize his dream. While the morning hunt was quick, it took many years of doggedly pursuing the right equipment to allow him the opportunity with his disability. Simply getting Lessleyoung dressed in the morning takes more time than most. He’s a quadriplegic, yet that hasn’t halted his love affair with the great…

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  • Wyoming Disabled Hunters host outdoor sports enthusiasts from around the country
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    Wyoming Disabled Hunters host outdoor sports enthusiasts from around the country

    After waiting years for a chance to harvest a big game animal, Dylan Lessleyoung was stunned by how quickly his pronghorn hunt progressed from saddling up to harvesting a beautiful buck. “It went so fast,” he said after taking a perfect shot in the foothills near Meeteetse. It took nine years for the South Dakota man to realize his dream. While the morning hunt was quick, it took many years of doggedly pursuing the right equipment to allow him the opportunity with his disability.  Simply getting Lessleyoung dressed in the morning takes more time than most. He’s a quadriplegic, yet that hasn’t halted his love affair with the great outdoors…

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  • Charming Casper, Wyoming, offers majestic views, outdoor sports and history
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    Charming Casper, Wyoming, offers majestic views, outdoor sports and history

    An American bison and her calf are seen at Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge in Crawford, Neb. The bison once roamed the grasslands of North America in massive herds. Today the refuge is home to a herd of about 350 bison. (Marion Patterson) We wove our car through pines and spruces until the twisty gravel road abruptly ended. The view ahead was so magnificent that we parked, took folding chairs from the trunk and spent an hour just gazing at the view from our island perch. No ocean or massive lake surrounded our island. Instead, we sat on Casper Mountain a few miles south of Wyoming’s second largest city. Lacking…

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  • New Casper indoor sports facility may be built at dirt parking lot near Ford Wyoming Center
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    New Casper indoor sports facility may be built at dirt parking lot near Ford Wyoming Center

    The proposed new indoor sports facility would be constructed on what is now a dirt parking lot located to the northeast of the Ford Wyoming Center. (Screenshot via Google Maps) CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper City Council on Tuesday gave a preliminary nod toward what could become a new indoor sports facility near the Ford Wyoming Center. Casper City Manager Carter Napier initially informed the city council in January that that the city had been approached by a group interested in constructing the new indoor sports facility. Napier said during the council’s Tuesday, April 5 pre-meeting work session that a nonprofit organization is behind the proposal and it’s hoping to…

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