(DENVER) Visitation figures from Yellowstone National Park indicate a drop last month in recreational visits to the park. According to statistics posted by the National Park Service Visitor Use Statistics office, almost 3,000 fewer visitors entered the park during the month for … Continue Reading
(GARDINER, MT) An environmental activist seeking to draw attention to the capture and shipping to slaughter of bison north of Yellowstone National Park near Gardiner, Montana Thursday handcuffed himself to the entrance to the Stephens Creek holding facility in order to prevent shipping trailers from accessing the bison there. 20 year-old Comfrey Jacobs handcuffed himself to … Continue Reading
(MAMMOTH) Yellowstone National Park biologists are warning that grizzly bears have begun emerging from hibernation in the Greater Yellowstone Area, so hikers, skiers and snowshoers should take appropriate precautions during their activities. Spokesman Al Nash says that includes … Continue Reading
(MAMMOTH) The plowing of roads in the interior of Yellowstone National Park is making excellent progress, having only begun Monday. Park Spokesman Al Nash says crews have already opened 21 miles of road reaching Norris Junction and are now proceeding the 19 miles to Canyon. Nash says … Continue Reading
Heavy snows dumped more than a foot of snow on the valley floor in Jackson Hole Saturday, and as much as three feet in the mountains, closing roads for a time and causing flights at the airport to be canceled. An accident on Teton Pass led to the closure of the highway there for several hours in the middle of the day. Farther west, Fremont County Search and Rescue teams helped … Continue Reading
It may not have entirely felt like it over the weekend, but this is the time seasons change in Yellowstone National Park. Park Spokesman Al Nash says park plows are taking to the roads today, beginning to make their ways south through the park to open the roads. That, says Nash is no small chore. He explains that unlike roads that are cleared for travel throughout the winter, … Continue Reading
Yellowstone National Park Biologists have been capturing more bison on the northern end of the park this month in efforts to bring the herd size to what has been determined as optimal numbers for the habitat. Park Spokesman Al Nash says that effort was discussed last summer along with outlining a population objective of between 3,000 and 3,500 animals. He says to date, … Continue Reading
Yellowstone National Park yesterday announced its schedule for opening the park to wheeled vehicles in the spring, and Spokesman Al Nash says the long and the short of it is the opening dates are projected to be back to normal this year. Nash says the entrances and road segments will … Continue Reading
What happens when there is a government sector that contains children who need educations but is not served by a school district. US Senator Mike Enzi responded to the situation in Yellowstone National Park where funds used to compensate nearby Montana school districts became prohibited, saying the need is not provided for under Payment in Lieu of Taxes. He says the Payment in Lieu of Taxes is … Continue Reading
Yellowstone National Park has transferred another 17 bison to the Salish and Kootenai Tribes which will be taken to slaughter. The Park is seeking to reduce the herd size in the park from an estimated 4400 to approximately 3500 this year. The environmental group, the Buffalo Field Campaign, is decrying the action as being based in political reasons rather than science.
Fair And Warm Weather Lingers Through Mid-Week - September 15, 2014 A stretch of warm and dry weather will linger across Wyoming for the next few days. Temperatures will rise into the 70′s for most areas, with partly to mostly sunny skies and fair conditions. Wednesday could bring a couple mountain showers to north and northwest regions. Otherwise, no major weather systems will affect the state […]
My hunting dog has been pouting - September 15, 2014 I finally got my dog out for a day of hunting last week. It was almost too late. She’s been pouting for months, and I realized a while ago it was because I hadn’t gotten her on a bird since last November. I figured it out when I took her out to get her tuned […]
Improving Weather Expected For Friday & Weekend - September 12, 2014 We will see improving weather conditions today and this weekend as our latest cold front moves out of the area and higher pressure builds overhead. However, there could be a few more additional light snow showers in far southeastern parts of the state this morning and visibility could also be reduced at times along I-25 […]
Let’s go … skishing? - September 12, 2014 Many of us in Wyoming have braved the frigid waters of our state in a float tube in order to get into a better position to catch a big fish. But would you consider just jumping all the way in and swimming out to the deep water? Some crazy guy out in New York is […]
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