The Wyoming Senate passed the Transfer of Lands bill on second reading Friday morning after considerable debate over a proposed amendment that would have allowed the state to seek more bids for thirty days on the 1400 acres in Grand Teton National Park … Continue Reading
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
Not As Warm With A Few Showers And Thunderstorms Today - September 19, 2014 Scattered showers will be possible in central and southern Wyoming this morning into early afternoon as a weak cool front continues to push through the state. Higher pressure will then build over the region this afternoon and evening, but some lingering moisture and daytime heating could trigger a few hit or miss thunderstorms in southern […]
Be a geek — make a gear checklist - September 19, 2014 You’re miles from home. Heck, you’re even miles from the trailhead. You’re sitting in hunting camp, and you’re ready for the hunt that’ll start the next morning. You have your rifle. Your skinning knife’s on your belt. Your license is in your back pocket. Your cartridges are … uh, oh. They’re sitting on the seat […]
Cody Man Commits Suicide - September 18, 2014 A 41-year-old Cody man killed himself with a pistol following a fight with his fiancé on Wednesday night. The Cody Police Department reports that Thad Deuter shot himself in the head in his backyard following a domestic dispute shortly after 8 p.m. At this time, authorities are not releasing additional information and the investigation is […]
Lummis Votes Against President’s Plan to Arm and Train Syrians - September 18, 2014 The U.S. House passed two amendments on Wednesday to the continuing resolution to fund government which authorize the President’s plan to arm and train approved Syrian rebel groups to defend against groups like ISIS. Wyoming Representative Cynthia Lummis voted against the measures, citing the lack of an end goal in the President’s plan. “After waiting […]
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