The recent storms through the area brought some welcome, although all to temporary moisture to the Teton Interagency Fire area, but not enough to douse the fire danger. Teton Interagency Fires point out that once warmer, drier weather moves back in later in the week, … Continue Reading
Teton Interagency Firefighters have responded to another new fire over the weekend – this one about a mile east of Kozy Campground in Hoback Canyon on the Bridger Teton National Forest. The fire is the result of … Continue Reading
The Fontenelle Fire on the Bridger Teton National Forest is now 87% contained after having involved about 100 square miles of forest and sage there. Crews working the fire have been reduced to … Continue Reading
Lightning from Wednesday’s storms sparked three new fires south of Jackson and east of Star Valley and one in Yellowstone. Fortunately, Forest officials say all three of their fires were limited to 1/10 acre or less. The Box Fire was … Continue Reading
Due to the drought conditions being experienced throughout the state this summer, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is appealing to campers not to camp near where wildlife comes to access water. Spokesman Ray Hagaman says while campers typically camp near these sources for aesthetics, they don’t … Continue Reading
Fire crews on the Fontinelle Fire near Big Piney have made more progress on the 64-thousand acre blaze which is now at 80% containment. Forest officials say that their fireline resources continue to patrol and mop-up existing portions of the fire containment line and continue to … Continue Reading
A small fire was touched off yesterday in the Teepee Creek drainage on the Pinedale Ranger District near the Bridger Wilderness. Crews were able to contain the fire and then spent the remainder of the day in efforts to control the little fire. Forest official say it was likely touched off by lightning.
Portions of the Fontenelle Fire on the Bridger-Teton National Forest near Big Piney have been put into patrol status now and fire personnel are beginning to mop-up some of the control lines. However, containment efforts continue on the west flank of the fire as the fire continues its moderated behavior thanks to the … Continue Reading
With the severe drought conditions, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is banning open fires on all Game and Fish Commission-owned and administered lands. This includes all Wildlife Habitat Management Areas and Public Access Areas in the Jackson, Pinedale, and Star Valley areas. The restrictions include … Continue Reading
Firefighters say they now have the Fontenelle Fire near Big Piney 68% contained as more humid conditions and afternoon showers continue to moderate the fire behavior. Gas and oil production and helium plant construction resumed yesterday after being idled for more than a week. Fire officials say the fire continues … Continue Reading
Hunters must be conservationists first - October 20, 2014 As hunters, it’s our responsibility to take care of the critters we hunt, as well as those we don’t. We have to obey the game laws. Police ourselves to be sure others respect the wildlife. And even offer suggestions to the Game and Fish Commission when we think there are better ways to ensure that […]
Quiet & Mainly Settled Weather Expected - October 17, 2014 High pressure will build over the area today, which will keep skies sunny to mostly sunny and conditions mainly dry. Winds will also stay light to breezy and no significant gusting is expected. Temperatures become a touch cooler statewide, but will be closer to average. Daytime highs will be in the 50′s across the mountain […]
Wish list season is upon us again - October 17, 2014 Late October is a bad time of year for me. If I were independently wealthy, it wouldn’t be so bad. But I’m not. I’m a journalist, so it’s a little painful. It’s rough because this is when the Christmas catalogs start hitting the mailbox, and they’re chock-full of gear I wish I had. From the […]
Pleasant Autumn Weather Expected - October 16, 2014 Temperatures will be noticeably cooler and closer to average today due to a cool front that crossed through the state of Wyoming yesterday. We can also expect partly to mostly cloudy skies and breezy winds today, but conditions will remain mainly dry. Winds will gust between 15 to 25 mph. Daytime highs will reach the […]
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