A “ghost of Christmas past” for much of the country, the tradition of finding and cutting one’s Christmas tree from the forest is still alive, well and widely practiced in Wyoming.
A skier kicks up powder in Jackson Hole in March 2014. Some smaller ski areas in Wyoming still await more snow to open slopes for the season.
Members of the Crow Nation blessed Antelope Butte as a nonprofit works to reopen the area as a community ski hill.
The Antelope Butte Foundation has about six months to raise more than $4 million to reopen the community ski area near Sheridan and Greybull.
If approved the 900-acre Double D Ranch ranch could be home to up to 250 wild horses, gathered primarily from Wyoming public rangelands.