It now appears that the remainder of the sale of state land inside Grand Teton National Park to the federal government may not take place. That is what Governor Matt Mead told members of the Wyoming Press Association at their luncheon meeting in Cheyenne Friday. Mead told the group that the state is still … Continue Reading
A survey conducted by US News and World Report places Jackson Hole High School number one among all of Wyoming’s High Schools, and in the top 5.5% of the nation’s high schools surveyed; earning the school a silver medal. The publication teamed up with Washington, D.C.–based American Institutes for Research and based the rankings on … Continue Reading
A three-year study of mule deer on the Wyoming Range of western Wyoming resumed in December with the eventual goal to help researchers understand why populations of mule deer there are not reaching population goals. The study is part of the Wyoming Mule Deer Initiative, a joint effort between … Continue Reading
The National Elk Refuge is looking at the possibility of improving public roads on the refuge during the summer of 2015. The work will largely encompass adding aggregate surface course material to the majority of the public routes within the Refuge as well as establishing several pullouts to facilitate wildlife viewing and … Continue Reading
Two more men living in Jackson Hole have been arrested and are to be deported after illegally re-entering the United States. 34 year-old Efrain Tzompa-Hernandez and 30 year-old Jose Claudio Ramirez-Fuentes, both of Mexico, were arrested earlier this month and jailed. The Federal District Court handed down a … Continue Reading
The Jackson Bronc basketball teams both split the weekend with wins Friday night and losses Saturday. The boys romped over Mountain View 84 to 46 while the girls bested the buffs 49 to 44. On Saturday, the boys lost to Mountain View 39 to 44 while the girls suffered a tough loss 25 to 54. The Broncs next travel to Star Valley Friday.
The New York St. Nick’s hockey team beat the Jackson Hole Moose 5-3 Friday and 8-5 on Saturday in front of sell-out home crowds, handing the Moose their first two losses of the season. The Moose record moves to 12-2 following the losses to St. Nick’s. The Moose return to the ice at the Snow King Sports and Events Center again on January 31st and February 1st to take the Park City Pioneers.
The number of people catching flights out of Jackson Hole Airport in December was up very slightly, partially making up for a dip seen from 2011 to 2012. However, those arriving increased more appreciably which combined with the previous year’s increase was substantial. Altogether, the report to the airport board shows … Continue Reading
Air service to the East Coast could increase next winter based on the success of this year’s addition of flights between Jackson Hole and both Newark and JFK airports. That’s the word from Airport Manager Ray Bishop who says this year shaped up as a banner year at the Jackson Hole facility with 7% growth in the number of passengers served over 2012. Bishop says the Newark and JFK flights … Continue Reading
Sunday marked the final day for bison hunting on the National Elk Refuge in Jackson Hole. Preliminary estimates from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department place the success rate of hunters at 240 bison. Refuge Biologist Eric Cole says if the count proves to be true, … Continue Reading
The “new” truck’s going to take some getting used to - September 23, 2014 When my old F-350 died, we knew we couldn’t get much for it. We traded it straight across for a no-frills Chevy Aveo. That wasn’t much of an improvement. For the short time we owned the Aveo, we referred to it as the “Reasonably Priced Car,” because it reminded us of the gutless hunks of […]
Torrington Man’s Body Recovered from Hawk Springs Reservoir - September 22, 2014 The body of James “Jesse” Nelson was recovered from Hawk Springs Reservoir on Saturday by Goshen County Search and Rescue personnel. Wyoming State Parks reports that the 53-year-old Torrington man jumped into the reservoir on September 15 to save an occupant that jumped from his boat into the reservoir for an unknown reason. That person […]
New Miss Wyoming USA Crowned - September 22, 2014 The 2015 Miss Wyoming USA and Miss Wyoming Teen USA Pageants took place Sunday, September 21, at the Casper Events Center in Casper. A large crowd filled the center on Sunday evening for the pageant finals, where the panel of judges selected Caroline Scott of Cheyenne as Miss Wyoming USA 2015, and Payton Sanders of Casper as Miss Wyoming TEEN USA 2015. Both […]
Simple steps can help you get your goat - September 22, 2014 In Wyoming, antelope hunting is often an afterthought. We tend to focus on elk, and deer are a close second. Not many of us do a whole lot of planning for our antelope hunts. Maybe that’s partly because compared to deer and especially elk, antelope hunting can be pretty easy. As long as you’re not […]
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