An avalanche in Maverick Canyon South of Togwotee Pass briefly buried one person Saturday, but ultimately caused no injury to the unidentified victim. The Bridger-Teton National Forest Avalanche Center describes the slide as 50 yards across, about 200 yards long and … Continue Reading
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
Warm With A Small Chance For Thunderstorms Today And Thursday - September 17, 2014 A ridge of high pressure will be the main weather feature today, which will keep temperatures warm and slightly above normal statewide. There will be a chance for showers and thunderstorms today as moisture out of the southwest creeps into state. The best chance for thunderstorms today will be in far western parts of the […]
Carry a first-aid kit for your dog, too - September 17, 2014 If you spend any time with your dog out in the field, you’ll eventually run into a situation where your dog needs some help. I was hunting the Table Mountain habitat management area several years ago with my friend Spike, and Spike’s German shorthair cut her front leg on a strand of barbed wire. It […]
Warm Again Today; Chance For Isolated Thunderstorms To The Northwest - September 16, 2014 Another pleasant day is expected across the Cowboy state on this Tuesday. Warmer temperatures and high pressure will allow for a summer-like day, with highs reaching into the 70′s and 80′s statewide. Expect partly to mostly sunny skies for most regions, though some moisture will bring a chance for isolated thunderstorms to northern and northwest […]
Retaking hunter safety was a good idea - September 16, 2014 My son Colby and I spent every night last week learning the difference between legal and ethical, a hangfire or a misfire, and the legal calibers for deer or elk. Those were just some of the topics covered in hunter education class. I’ve actually taken the class twice. I took it when I was Colby’s […]
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