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START Bus Schedules Change

April 6, 2012 Jackson Hole, Lincoln County, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
START Bus

Commuters from outside the valley on the START Bus will need to check a schedule change beginning Monday.  Both morning runs on the Teton Valley Commuter route will leave Driggs … Continue Reading

Fishing Regs Change In Wyoming

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With warming weather, fishing season is starting up again.  Ray Hageman of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department reminds residents that new fishing regulations take effect this year beginning immediately. Hageman says anglers fishing rivers and streams now have a limit of … Continue Reading

LVE Seeks Director Candidates

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Lower Valley Energy is seeking nominations for the board of directors election to be held later this year.  Any Lower Valley Energy cooperative member residing in Districts 3 or 4 is eligible to run for a Board of Director seat this year. District #3 comprises … Continue Reading

Unemployment Down Slightly

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While Wyoming’s unemployment continued to decline in January, Teton County continues to be numbered among the counties with moderate to high jobless rates.  During January 7.1% of the county’s workforce was idled compared with 5.5% statewide.  Still, that is … Continue Reading

Don’t Collect Antlers Yet

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As elk around the valley begin to shed their antlers, wildlife officials are concerned there are those who might be tempted to violate current restrictions on antler hunting.  Wyoming Game and Fish Spokesman  Mark Gocke points out that … Continue Reading

Control Burn At Palisades Reservoir

March 20, 2012 Lincoln County, State of Idaho, Swan Valley Comments Off
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The Palisades Ranger District plans to implement a prescribed burn at Sheep Creek sometime between March 20th and May 15th, pending favorable conditions.   This prescribed burn is to be just north of Palisades Reservoir. Forest officials explain that … Continue Reading

A Rough Year In BTNF

Snowmobile Buried

Responses to winter recreationists on the Bridger Teton National Forest needing assistance – most notably those requiring a rescue – have been on the higher end of statistics this year.  Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says altogether, there have been ten such incidents: eight of which have been in Teton County alone.  Cernicek says the Forest assisted … Continue Reading

New Wolf Regulations Proposed

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Following last week’s passage of the state’s new wolf management plan, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has drafted new regulations covering wolf management and wolf hunting.  Under the agreement, Wyoming will maintain at least 100 wolves and 10 breeding pairs outside of … Continue Reading

Mead Signs Wolf Management Agreement

Wolf Bill Signing

Wyoming’s plan for managing the population of wolves residing within the state is now official – made so by the stroke of Governor Matt Mead’s pen Wednesday afternoon.  Upon signing the measure, Mead acknowledged that it came as the result of a major team effort on the parts of legislators and a variety of interest groups.  Mead told those on hand, … Continue Reading

Wolf Plan Surges Ahead In House

Gibbon wolf pack standing on snow;Doug Smith;March 2007

The bill to adopt a wolf management plan for the state of Wyoming made it to the floor of the House now, and it appears none in the state legislature want to risk another year of federal control of the animal.  Teton County Representative Keith Gingery says … Continue Reading

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