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Barrasso Seeks “Good Neighbor” Legislation

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Agencies in the Greater Yellowstone area refer to it as a “blurring the boundaries.”  Now, Wyoming’s U.S. Senator John Barrasso has reintroduced bipartisan legislation that would allow the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management to work with state foresters to … Continue Reading

BTNF Supervisor Buchanan Moves On

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Bridger Teton National Forest Supervisor Jacque Buchanan announced Friday that she had accepted a new position in the Forest Service’s Rocky Mountain Regional Office in Denver.  Buchanan came to the Bridger Teton in October of 2010.  Forest Service Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says Buchanan’s new position will … Continue Reading

Current Drought Not The Worst

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USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service National Water and Climate Center says the February streamflow forecast foretells of a decline in nearly every state and basin. The dry conditions continue from the less-than-average precipitation during January, which indicates … Continue Reading

Compromise Expected On Office Relocation

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Bridger Teton National Forest expects to make an announcement about a decision on the location of the new Forest Supervisor’s office next Tuesday.  Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says the Forest is waiting for approval from the Washington office on a compromise plan.  While unconfirmed, it appears … Continue Reading

Mountain Lion Hunt Area Closed

February 5, 2013 Lincoln County, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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A mountain lion hunting area south of Jackson was closed Sunday because the annual mortality quota of six lions was reached. Hunt Area 29 generally includes the Hoback River drainage with the southern Gros Ventre Mountains and northern Wyoming Range. It also includes the Snake River Range south to the Snake River Canyon.  Wyoming Game and Fish Spokesman Mark Gocke says the hunt area will not reopen again until next season.

Peck Wins The IPSSSDR

February 4, 2013 Lincoln County, State of Wyoming Comments Off
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Beginning the 18th annual International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race in second place, Aaron Peck of Grand Prairie, Alberta steadily closed in on the leader and this weekend posted the fastest overall time in the race to win the 2013 event at its conclusion in Evanston.  Although winning is the objective … Continue Reading

Peck Wins Day 6 of IPSSSDR

February 1, 2013 Lincoln County, State of Wyoming, Sublette County Comments Off
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Day six of the 18th annual International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race is history now and once again, Aaron Peck from Grand Prairie, Alberta Canada posted the fastest time, averaging 11.5 miles per hour with … Continue Reading

Swan Survey Set

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will conduct a winter aerial survey for trumpeter swans and other waterfowl in the Pacific Flyway portion of western Wyoming next week. The annual aerial survey is coordinated with the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service to obtain … Continue Reading

Peck Moves Up in IPSSSDR

January 29, 2013 Lincoln County, State of Wyoming, Sublette County Comments Off
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Aaron Peck from Grand Prairie, Alberta, Canada, posted the fastest time on Day Three of the 2013 International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race with the fastest time of on the 52-mile trail out of Alpine, Wyo. Peck averaged 11.8 MPH running 11 dogs.  This is Peck’s fifth time … Continue Reading

IPSSSDR Sets Out From Jackson

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For the 18th year, the International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race got under way Friday night, starting out from the Jackson town square on a route that will take it through nine communities in four states over the next week.  Altogether, 21 racers are on the course, but in the ceremonial start, … Continue Reading

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  • Warmer on Friday, But Showers & Thunderstorms Are Expected For Parts of Wyoming - April 18, 2014
    Temperatures will be warm today, with highs mostly rising to the 60′s and 70′s statewide (slightly cooler across the western valleys and higher terrain).  Expect rain showers and thunderstorms to move into the western third of the state, while the rest of Wyoming see sunshine into this afternoon.  Scattered rain showers and pop-up thunderstorms will […]
  • A lunar eclipse, and me without my camera - April 18, 2014
    Monday night, or more accurately early Tuesday morning, there was a total lunar eclipse. And being the experienced nature photographer I am, you’d think I was ready with my camera. But you’d be wrong. The last total lunar eclipse visible in Wyoming was way back in 2009, if I’m not mistaken. So I’ve been looking […]
  • Enzi Opens Campaign HQ in Cheyenne - April 17, 2014
    U.S. Senator Mike Enzi opened his official campaign headquarters in Cheyenne on Wednesday. Wyoming’s senior senator is seeking his fourth term in the Senate. There were rumors last year that Enzi would retire at the end of his current term and he admits it is something he thought about. “Anytime anybody’s getting ready to go […]
  • Back to normal at the trap range - April 17, 2014
    By some strange luck, I shot really well last week in our trap league. But last night, I didn’t do so well. Not even close. The thing about shooting trap is that you’re bound to have good rounds once in a while. Those good nights give you hope that you’re improving. For some people, that […]

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