Bills dealing with firearms in Wyoming will see some rather animated debate this week – however perhaps the most hotly debated one, says Representative Jim Roscoe, will be the one dealing with concealed weapons. Roscoe says law enforcement agencies … Continue Reading
Teton County School District has now published the District 2011-12 Calendar and the Alta Elementary School 2011-12 Calendar approved at the School Board Meeting last Wednesday. Those calendars may be found on the TCSD.org website. The 2011-12 Calendars call for … Continue Reading
The Wyoming Senate Friday blocked a move to amend the Transfer of Lands Bill in order to put the lands in Grand Teton National Park back out to bid rather than immediately complete the sale to the Interior Department. Defeating the amendment with a vote of … Continue Reading
The Transfer of Lands Bill passed first reading in the Senate. The bill, House Bill 156, would authorize the completion of the sale of approximately 1400 acres of land surrounded by Grand Teton National Park to the Federal Government for $107-million. Prior to approval, … Continue Reading
Representative Ruth Ann Petroff’s bill to allow town and county voters to decide whether to consolidate their local governments was passed out of a Senate committee yesterday and is now headed to the Senate floor to be heard by the Committee of the Whole. The Senate Corporations Committee approved the measure 4-1 Petroff says the first reading in the Senate is likely to take place next week.
Ninth District Judge Tim Day has ruled that Teton County’s Smokefree Air Rule of 2009 is void and unenforceable. The rule would have prohibited smoking from areas including sports arenas (except in designated areas away from the general public), chair lift lines, outdoor restaurant patios and decks, public transportation terminals, or … Continue Reading
For the past few weeks, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has established two temporary emergency elk feeding operations in northwestern Wyoming as a result of the recent severe winter conditions and potential for elk damage and livestock commingling. One of those sites … Continue Reading
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has announced the assignment of a new wolf specialist to the Paradise Valley area north of Gardiner. Abby Nelson will serve as the new Livingston-area and Regions 3, 5 and 7 wolf specialist after completing … Continue Reading
Special Weather Statement issued September 18 at 3:00AM MDT by NWS - September 18, 2014 at 9:00 AM ...ANOTHER WARM DAY FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING... HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING ANOTHER DAY OF UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES ACROSS MUCH OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING TODAY. THERE IS THE OPPORTUNITY FOR SOME RECORD BREAKING HEAT. BELOW IS A TABLE OF CURRENT RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES...THE YEARS THE [...]
Warm With A Small Chance For Thunderstorms Today And Thursday - September 17, 2014 A ridge of high pressure will be the main weather feature today, which will keep temperatures warm and slightly above normal statewide. There will be a chance for showers and thunderstorms today as moisture out of the southwest creeps into state. The best chance for thunderstorms today will be in far western parts of the […]
Carry a first-aid kit for your dog, too - September 17, 2014 If you spend any time with your dog out in the field, you’ll eventually run into a situation where your dog needs some help. I was hunting the Table Mountain habitat management area several years ago with my friend Spike, and Spike’s German shorthair cut her front leg on a strand of barbed wire. It […]
Warm Again Today; Chance For Isolated Thunderstorms To The Northwest - September 16, 2014 Another pleasant day is expected across the Cowboy state on this Tuesday. Warmer temperatures and high pressure will allow for a summer-like day, with highs reaching into the 70′s and 80′s statewide. Expect partly to mostly sunny skies for most regions, though some moisture will bring a chance for isolated thunderstorms to northern and northwest […]
Retaking hunter safety was a good idea - September 16, 2014 My son Colby and I spent every night last week learning the difference between legal and ethical, a hangfire or a misfire, and the legal calibers for deer or elk. Those were just some of the topics covered in hunter education class. I’ve actually taken the class twice. I took it when I was Colby’s […]
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