A National Park Service study has determined it impractical to implement the proposed brucellosis remote vaccination program for bison in Yellowstone National Park. Instead, biologists should continue administering the vaccine to bison calves and yearlings with a syringe. According to the final Environmental Impact Statement, … Continue Reading
Bridger Teton National Forest is proposing to conduct prescribed burns over the next ten years totaling between ten and sixteen thousand acres on the Greys River Ranger District. The burns would be located within a nearly 65-thousand acre area from … Continue Reading
The Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center has issued an Avalanche WARNING for the Teton and Gros Ventre ranges through noon Monday. Dangerous avalanche conditions exist and large avalanches have been observed. Large to very large natural and human-triggered avalanches are likely. Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended. Visit http://jhavalanche.org for the latest information.
A decade-long tenure of managing the Granite Creek Hot Springs and campground will come to an end this May for a local company and a company for southern Utah will take over the task along with managing 16 other campgrounds on the Bridger Teton National Forest. Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek explains the change is the result of a bidding process that began last June. She says the Forest had put out a very detailed prospectus with … Continue Reading
The cause of death has been determined for the 29 year-old Jackson man who was killed Thursday afternoon in an avalanche south of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort near Cody Peak. Teton County Coroner Kiley Campbell says Michael Kazanjy … Continue Reading
Current avalanche conditions in the area are such that too often, those recreating in the back country underestimate the risk leading to an elevation in incidents like those seen in the region Thursday. Bridger Teton National Forest Avalanche Forecast Director Bob Comey says of the five danger levels more incidents take place … Continue Reading
A 29-year-old Jackson man has died in an early afternoon avalanche Thursday south of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Teton County Undersheriff Bob Gilliam says Michael Kazanjy of Jackson was reportedly skiing out-of-bounds in the Pucker Face Bowl below Cody Peak with … Continue Reading
Wyoming Governor Matt Mead’s Task Force on Forests met for the first time late last week to discuss the scope of their mission. Governor Mead says as they set out on their discussions, they asked him for some guidance regarding what he hoped to see from them in the way of recommendations and strategies to be considered by the state. Mead says, … Continue Reading
A Freedom Wyoming man must pay $2500 and will not be able to hunt or fish in Wyoming for a year as a result of his accidental shooting of grizzly bear north of Grand Teton National Park a year ago. Joe Conger went before Circuit Judge Jim Radda here in Jackson Monday to be … Continue Reading
The heating system is fixed now – sort of. With some creative engineering, heat has been restored to the Bridger Teton National Forest Supervisor’s office and measurements show now harmful fumes are being generated. Now, says Spokesperson Mary Cernicek, it is back to work today for the forest administrators. She says the Forest worked with the repair contractor and utilizing both the company’s equipment and the forest service equipment they determined … Continue Reading
Don’t let snakes ruin your Labor Day - September 1, 2014 In my opinion, everybody should go hunting each weekend of the hunting season. You don’t have to go after elk or deer every time. Change it up a little. Hunt doves on the first weekend, then try to get a blue grouse or two the next. Later in the fall, you can start working duck […]
The Grizzlies Won’t Be a Pushover [AUDIO] - August 29, 2014 The Wyoming Cowboys open up their football season at home against Montana tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon in Laramie. It’s the first meeting between the two schools since 1997, and the Grizzlies enter the game as the fifth-ranked team in the FCS. On defense, the Cowboys top priority is to stop the run. With a talented quarterback […]
Warmer Temperatures With Isolated Thunderstorms Expected Today - August 29, 2014 A weak ridge of high pressure will build over the region today, which will allow temperatures to become warmer and closer to average statewide. However, some lingering low-level moisture and daytime heating could trigger a few hit or miss thunderstorms for the afternoon and early evening hours. Gusty winds and lots of lightning will be […]
GPS will sometimes lead you to astray - August 29, 2014 At the risk of sounding like I’ve been watching too much Top Gear, I need to go off on a bit of a rant right now. The good folks at Nissan let me drive a Titan for two full months, which was really nice of them. And it’s done a pretty good job of filling […]
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