Wyoming Governor Matt Mead Thursday signed a proclamation setting the week of May fifth through 12th as Wyoming Travel and Tourism Week – coinciding with National Travel and Tourism Week. In a formal event at the state capitol, Governor Mead told those in attendance that in addition to the obvious benefits of travel and tourism to those who engage in it, the industry is … Continue Reading
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service yesterday opened an additional public comment period on the proposal to remove the gray wolf in Wyoming from the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife. That additional comment period will remain open for 15 days. The additional comment period came … Continue Reading
It is that time of year again when Wyoming residents enjoying outdoor activities may pick up some nasty hitch-hikers: ticks. The Wyoming Department of Health points out that diseases often transmitted by infected ticks include tularemia, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Colorado Tick Fever. Ticks are typically found … Continue Reading
Game and Fish officials are reminding boaters that along with registration of boats for the upcoming boating season, watercraft using Wyoming waters must have an Aquatic Invasive Species decal. Spokesman Mark Gocke says this is the third year … Continue Reading
This fire management region of the country will likely face generally normal fire potential over the next several months according to the report issued in early April by the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise. The Eastern Great Basin Region typically has little significant fire potential in April according to … Continue Reading
“Working Lands for Wildlife” is encouraging producers and landowners to enroll for funds from the Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program to be used to preserve species habitats. The objectives are to restore populations of declining wildlife species and restore and protect the productive capacity of working lands. “Working Lands for Wildlife” is a … Continue Reading
Wyoming Severe Weather Awareness Week begins today. As severe weather and tornadoes erupt across the nation’s Midwest and plains it’s an appropriate time to discuss weather hazards and mitigation efforts here in the Cowboy State. Tomorrow, Jackson Hole Radio will visit with Dan Burk of the National Weather Service about preparing for the upcoming season of severe weather here in Wyoming.
With the warming weather, many area businesses are preparing the upcoming summer tourism season. At the same time, promotional campaigns have already been launched by the state Travel and Tourism Commission. Assistant Director Alan Dubberly says … Continue Reading
The state of Wyoming is in a state of limbo again with regard to the redistricting plan adopted by the legislature last month. Some municipalities in the northeastern corner of the state and an individual in Lincoln County have challenged the plan in a lawsuit a week ago. State Senator Stan Cooper of Kemmerer … Continue Reading
Bridger-Teton National Forest is reminding the public that winter range closures are still in place on the Jackson and Buffalo Ranger Districts despite the unseasonally early spring. Forest biologists point out that … Continue Reading
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 […]
Start honing your archery skills now - July 23, 2014 Don’t just let that bow sit in the closet or out in the garage all summer. Dust off the case, take the bow out and get some practice. There are dozens of archery ranges around the state where you can practice shooting in the off season. If you don’t know where the one closest to […]
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