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Grizzly Relocated Again To Teton County

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Teton County has another new Ursine resident after it was banished from Park County, Wyoming for inappropriate behavior.  According to Wyoming Game and Fish Spokesman Mark Gocke, the sub-adult male grizzly bear had been … Continue Reading

Fire Danger Rating Reduced

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For the first time since June, Teton Interagency Fire officials have lowered the fire danger rating to “high” and in doing so, also lifted the fire restrictions in the park and on the forest.  Those restrictions, however, remain in effect for the county and other parts of the state.  Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek points out that … Continue Reading

Trails Reopen Near N. Buffalo Fire

N. Buffalo

The Bridger-Teton National Forest lifted all closures around the North Buffalo Fire in the Teton Wilderness beginning this weekend.  The 28,800-acre fire located 14-miles northeast of Moran was a human caused fire which prompted an emergency closure for many Forest trails in the area to provide … Continue Reading

PXP Agrees To Sell Leases In The Wyoming Range

Wyoming Range

The Trust for Public Land Friday hosted a news conference and reception in Jackson where it was announced they had reached an agreement with Plains Exploration and Production Company to buy out oil and gas leases on 58-thousand acres in the Hoback Basin of the Wyoming Range.   Spokesperson Deb Love told the group that … Continue Reading

More Trails Reopen After Fire

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The list of trail closures in the vicinity of the Little Horsethief Canyon Fire has been revised as that fire continues to cool and activity of fire personnel is refocused.  The revised closure encompasses the total burned area of the fire and includes all non-motorized roads and trails within … Continue Reading

Forest Visitors To Be Surveyed

Forest Survey

Bridger Teton National Forest has been selected as one of relatively few forests where a visitor use survey is to be conducted over the next year.  The National Visitor Use Monitoring Project began Monday and continues for 12 months, determining what attracts visitors to the forest, their activities, spending habits and … Continue Reading

Restoration Mapped Out For Little Horsethief Fire

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A Burned Area Emergency Response team has gathered information and conducted field observations to determine how to reduce impacts of post-fire conditions in the Little Horsethief Canyon fire on the Bridger-Teton National Forest.  Their findings were reported to the Forest Supervisor Friday and will serve to guide restoration efforts in the fire area.  Forest … Continue Reading

Rock Creek Fire Controlled

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Fire Crews working the Rock Creek Fire near Red Top Meadows have now fully controlled the fire.  Bridger Teton National Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says due to the swift action of Teton Interagency Firefighters and Jackson Hole Fire/EMS, the fire was held to … Continue Reading

Rock Creek Fire 100% Contained

Rock Creek Fire

The 33-acre Rock Creek Fire on the Bridger-Teton National Forest approximately 10-miles south of Jackson is now considered 100% contained.  The fire was discovered around 4:30 pm on Saturday burning in sagebrush, aspen and grasses not far from the Red Top Meadows subdivision. Firefighters from … Continue Reading

Evacuation Advisory Lifted For Red Top Meadows

September 30, 2012 Bridger Teton National Forest, Jackson Hole, Teton County Comments Off
Rock Creek Fire

The evacuation advisory for the Red Top Meadows area has been cancelled now. County officials made the decision to cancel the advisory just before noon. Fire officials say the Rock Creek Fire is reported to be limited smoldering in some areas within the fire’s 33-acre perimeter and approximately 15 firefighters are … Continue Reading

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  • Warmer on Friday, But Showers & Thunderstorms Are Expected For Parts of Wyoming - April 18, 2014
    Temperatures will be warm today, with highs mostly rising to the 60′s and 70′s statewide (slightly cooler across the western valleys and higher terrain).  Expect rain showers and thunderstorms to move into the western third of the state, while the rest of Wyoming see sunshine into this afternoon.  Scattered rain showers and pop-up thunderstorms will […]
  • A lunar eclipse, and me without my camera - April 18, 2014
    Monday night, or more accurately early Tuesday morning, there was a total lunar eclipse. And being the experienced nature photographer I am, you’d think I was ready with my camera. But you’d be wrong. The last total lunar eclipse visible in Wyoming was way back in 2009, if I’m not mistaken. So I’ve been looking […]
  • Enzi Opens Campaign HQ in Cheyenne - April 17, 2014
    U.S. Senator Mike Enzi opened his official campaign headquarters in Cheyenne on Wednesday. Wyoming’s senior senator is seeking his fourth term in the Senate. There were rumors last year that Enzi would retire at the end of his current term and he admits it is something he thought about. “Anytime anybody’s getting ready to go […]
  • Back to normal at the trap range - April 17, 2014
    By some strange luck, I shot really well last week in our trap league. But last night, I didn’t do so well. Not even close. The thing about shooting trap is that you’re bound to have good rounds once in a while. Those good nights give you hope that you’re improving. For some people, that […]

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