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
Very Mild And Windy Through Saturday, Cooler On Sunday - October 24, 2014 High pressure will continue to be the main weather feature today and Saturday. Expect minimal cloudiness and mainly dry weather conditions across much of the state. Winds, however, will be strong today with gusts as high as 50 mph across wind prone areas. Temperatures will also stay very mild and about 15 to 20 degrees […]
A hunt with no disasters isn’t as much fun - October 24, 2014 Not long ago, I saw a message on one of the hunting blogs I like to read. The writer wanted hunters to send in accounts of disasters they’d had in the field. I bet he got swamped with emails. Every hunter I know has had at least one calamity in the woods. If you hunt, […]
Windy At Times Today, Unseasonably Mild Through Saturday - October 23, 2014 As high pressure strengthens, warmer air from southwestern portions of the nation will move into the region today. Conditions will also stay mainly dry throughout much of the state, but winds will be strong and gusty. Parts of I-25 (Colorado state line to Casper) and I-80 (Cheyenne to Rawlins) could see gusting as high as […]
My new used truck may be the death of me - October 23, 2014 Not long ago, I brought home a 1994 Ford F-250. It’s not much to look at, but it’s even worse to drive. About the only things it has going for it are that it’s mechanically sound, and it’s technically a vehicle. I’ve named it Clunk, for good reason. When you shift it into either drive […]
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