TEN SLEEP, Wyo. (AP) - New owners of the Big Horn Mountain Ski Resort near Ten Sleep hope to open the resort next month, but they're waiting for U.S. Forest Service approval. Wayne and Holli Jones bought the resort this summer. Holli Jones says she and her husband have met with the Forest Service and are hoping for a permit by Dec. 10 at the latest. Six full-time employees are working renovate the ski resort and nearby Deer Haven lodge.
The couple does not plan to open Meadowlark Lake, a second lodge at the resort, this year.The Forest Service shut down Meadowlark and Deer Haven last year, when they were under a different owner, because of safety violations.