Operators of White Pine Ski Resort near Pinedale have announced that ski area will close at the end of skiing Saturday. According to a posting on the resort’s website, the decision was made based on deteriorating snow conditions there. Owners of the resort had hoped to be able to remain open yet another week.
The Bridger-Teton National Forest plans to close the Fremont Lake Campground and Upper Fremont Lake Boat Launch Site on the Pinedale Ranger District during the 2013 summer season to allow for reconstruction. Work at these sites includes … Continue Reading
Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell says his agency is preparing for another busy fire year, but with fewer firefighters to battle the flames. Tidwell says late winter storms helped ease drought conditions, but that the South and Southwestern U.S. are expected to dry out heading into May and June. Here in northwestern Wyoming, Tracy Weaver of Teton Interagency Fire says … Continue Reading
The sparse snow cover at the lower elevations, as trails begin to thaw and become more accessible, has some recreationists trying to push springtime activities earlier on the Bridger-Teton National Forest. However, … Continue Reading
In the past, the National Forest Service has classified a variety of small fires in remote areas as “managed fires,” allowing them to burn in those areas for the resource benefits they provided. However, last year every fire was suppressed unless it was officially designated a managed fire. As a result, … Continue Reading
Black bear hunters who want to use bait for the spring bear hunting season have until March 20th to register their existing bear-bait sites. Spokesman Mark Gocke of the Wyoming Game and Fish Office in Jackson says those who had bait sites registered in 2012 can … Continue Reading
The Intermountain Regional Forester has asked Cheryl Probert to come Bridger-Teton National Forest as the acting Forest Supervisor succeeding Jacque Buchanan who is taking a position in the Rocky Mountain Regional Office of the Forest Service later this month. Probert will serve in the interim position while … Continue Reading
The Jackson Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest is seeking the public’s comments on a proposed Teton-to-Snake Fuels Management Project, located on national forest lands west of Jackson in Teton and Lincoln counties. The Forest Service is preparing … Continue Reading
The looming sequester is expected to spell curtailments of government services and even some closures of facilities – including airport control towers in the region. At this time, the control towers listed do not include Jackson Hole Airport which continues … Continue Reading
The International Association of Wildland Fire is offering a “webinar” tomorrow entitled “Debunking Myths in Wildland Fire. The association explains that as more people live in high fire hazard areas, the active involvement of the public is … 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 […]
Copyright 2014 Static Peak LLC - All Rights Reserved
We will not discriminate, in any way on the basis of race or ethnicity, with respect to its (their) advertising practices. No advertiser may use the Stations to discriminate on the basis of race or ethnicity and any contract entered into by an advertiser intending to discriminate on the basis of race or ethnicity shall be null and void.