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Yellowstone Superintendent Objects To Wolf Plan

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Yellowstone National Park submitted a letter to the Montana Division of Fish, Wildlife and Parks pertaining to their proposal to relax rules on gray wolf hunting and trapping.  Superintendent Dan Wenk wrote to the state agency saying the Park has concerns about … Continue Reading

Fair Board Seeks New Member

July 11, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Montana, Teton County Comments Off
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A week and a half remains for those interested in serving on the County Fair Board to apply for a position that has become available due to a member’s end-of-term taking place at the end of August. Applicants to serve on the seven member board need to submit their credentials by the end of next week and … Continue Reading

Missing Man Found Dead In Paradise Valley

Park County MT Sheriff

Members of the Park County, Montana Sheriff’s Department last week located the body of a missing hiker who had been the subject of a search since mid-June.  Responding to a tip from another hiker, a team of search dogs was brought together with a sheriff’s deputy to investigate an area about one mile from … Continue Reading

Western Governors Would Pool Resources

July 5, 2013 State of Idaho, State of Montana, State of Wyoming Comments Off
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Members of the Western Governors’ Association are beginning to talk about putting together a joint regional aerial fleet to fight fires in the western states.  Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper told reporters Tuesday that the idea was first brought up at the WGA meeting in Utah late last month.  Wyoming Governor Matt Mead agrees that … Continue Reading

Independence Day Travel May See Slight Decline

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With Independence Day coming up next week, travel experts are analyzing what tourism interests might expect in the days ahead.  AAA Auto Club is projecting nationwide; 40.8 million people will be traveling 50 miles or more from their homes for the holiday – down slightly from last year.  Specifically, the western states will see … Continue Reading

Western Governors Worry About Drought

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The Western Governors’ Association is again voicing concerns about the persistent drought conditions over the western states documented in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s “Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook.”  The WGA points out that … Continue Reading

Linx Expands Service

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For the third consecutive summer, the Linx Regional Transportation Cooperative is providing affordable public transportation inside Yellowstone National Park and to and from its gateway communities. The Linx Bus in Yellowstone pilot demonstration has been expanded beyond the Park’s South Loop to include … Continue Reading

Paradise Valley Search Enters Second Week

June 24, 2013 Paradise Valley, State of Montana Comments Off
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It has been a full week now since the search was launched for 27 year-old Brad Spalding of Livingston, Montana after his car was spotted at the trailhead to George Lake in Paradise Valley.    Yesterday, 50 volunteers and sheriff’s officers converged on the area aided by five search dogs and the Civil Air Patrol.  Spalding was first reported missing in Livingston, but a passer-by noticed his car at the trailhead last Monday and notified the Park County, Montana Sheriff’s office.

Bison Not Victims of Catarrhal Fever

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None of the three bison found in the Yellowstone River downstream from Gardiner, Montana last month died from malignant catarrhal fever. Lab results regarding the second and third bison tested echo the results of the first bison tested. In all three cases, … Continue Reading

Paradise Valley Search Not Successful yet

Park County MT Sheriff

Three dog teams, several ground teams, and one helicopter spotting crew continued to expand the search area surrounding George Lake for a missing Livingston, Montana man yesterday, focusing on several pockets of dense timber, boulder fields and cliff areas to the south, and … Continue Reading

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  • Hauling hay makes me consider ATVs - July 28, 2014
    In my days in the mountains, I’ve seen some horse wrecks that probably should have turned my hair gray prematurely. I’ve had horses go lame on me deep in the backcountry. And I’ve been awakened in the night to the sound of thundering hooves receding down the trail toward the trailer. None of those situations […]
  • Red Flag Warnings In Effect; Isolated Thunderstorms Possible Across Southeast Wyoming - July 25, 2014
    The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings for parts of central and south-central Wyoming through today.  With drier conditions and breezy to gusty winds, there is an increased risk for initiation and the spread of wild fires.  Temperatures will remain quite warm to hot, with highs in the 80′s to low 90′s for […]
  • Diapers weren’t a magic bullet for staying cool - July 25, 2014
    I promised you yesterday that I’d test a new product to see how well it works to keep you cool when the temperatures climb toward triple digits.   In case you missed it, yesterday I talked about seeing an ad on TV for a new type of training pants. The ad said, and I quote, […]
  • I’ll try anything to stay cool in the summer - July 24, 2014
    I recently saw an advertisement for a product that’s sure to be a big hit with outdoorsmen. Especially those of us who stomp around in the woods when the temperatures climb into the nineties. Last weekend, I found myself sitting in jeans, boots, a long-sleeved shirt and a cowboy hat at Cheyenne Frontier Days. While […]

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