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Avalanche Danger “High”

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The snow keeps coming in Northwestern Wyoming, and avalanche conditions powered by the current winter storm have elevated to the second highest possible rating.  The “high” avalanche danger means that there can be large avalanches in many areas and very large avalanches in … Continue Reading

Avalanche Conditions Serious

avalanche danger

The winter weather that swept into Jackson Hole yesterday not only snarled traffic, causing a host of slide-offs and fender-benders, but it also set up very serious avalanche conditions.  Lead Avalanche Forecaster for the Bridger-Teton National Forest Bob Comey says … Continue Reading

Dealing With Aging Wyomingites

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Wyoming’s demographics reflect an aging citizenry, and the state wonders how it will address their needs in the future.  Specifically, the 2010 census indicates that one in four people living in the state are between the ages of 46 and 64.  The State Department of Workforce Service’s research and planning section is now able to … Continue Reading

Wyoming Scores High With Snowmobilers

Island Park snowmobile

The Greater Yellowstone area has emerged again this year as a snowmobiling Mecca in the United States with Wyoming emerging as home to four of the top ten trails selected by readers of “SnoWest” magazine for the 2011/2012 winter season. Among those trails are … Continue Reading

Dog Sled Champion Returns

Streeper

Officials of this year’s International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race have announced that former three-time race champion Bud Streeper of British Columbia, Canada is returning to race again this year.  The 29-year-old Streeper won the race in … Continue Reading

Missing Utah Girl Found In Star Valley

January 6, 2012 Jackson Hole, Lincoln County, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
Carter

The Jackson Police Department participated in looking for a young woman missing from Utah and believed to be in this area.  However, 16-year-old Bethany Carter from Boxelder County, Utah was found unharmed in the Star Valley area early Friday afternoon.  Police had published a missing person notice Thursday after being contacted by the Boxelder County, Utah sheriff’s office who had information that Bethany had traveled either to Star Valley or Jackson.

AAA Says Keep Your Preparation Up

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Winter at its worst may still be coming in Wyoming, where the season has been mild so far. Pam Moen with Triple-A Auto Club cautions drivers from becoming complacent about their safe driving checklists. Her top tips are making sure batteries and tires are ready for winter travel.  She says those are probably the two things that get people in the most trouble during the winter weather. Also make sure that you have … Continue Reading

IPSSSDR Junior Draws Young Sledders

IPSSSDR Jr.

The International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race is coming and there are a lot of western Wyoming students excitedly looking forward to it.  That’s because select students, aged 9 to 13, from schools throughout Wyoming and Utah will be participating in … Continue Reading

Teton 10 Unveiled

Teton 10

How do you get this generation of young people outdoors?  The Bridger Teton National Forest “Children’s Forest” has just launched a its grant-supported program entitled “Teton 10.” This, says Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek, is a Jackson Hole collaborative effort among … Continue Reading

Dog Food For Shelters

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Animal shelters in each of the towns on the 2012 International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race route will start off the New Year with a year’s worth of food for one dog provided by Pedigree® Food for Dogs.  Race Organizer Frank Teasley says as part of the title sponsor’s commitment to dogs, they donate food to the shelters on the race route.  Many of those shelters … Continue Reading

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  • Windy In Eastern Wyoming, Otherwise, Pleasant Halloween Weather - October 31, 2014
    A ridge of high pressure will slowly move east today.  This will keep skies sunny to mostly sunny and conditions mainly dry across much of the state today.  Winds, however, will be strong and gusty across eastern Wyoming with gusts between 40 and 50 mph.  Temperatures across western Wyoming will stay very mild and above […]
  • Goose hunters will always have a Halloween costume - October 31, 2014
    Thank goodness for non-hunting spouses. If it weren’t for our better halves, most of us who hunt would be completely unprepared for fall holidays. Halloween is certainly one of the days that would be far less exciting if there weren’t people in our households who think about other things besides late-season deer, ducks, geese, pheasants […]
  • Cool With Mainly Quiet Weather Conditions Today - October 30, 2014
    Weather concerns across the state will be very minimal today.  Expect sunny to mostly sunny skies, mainly dry weather conditions, and light to breezy winds.  Temperatures will be a touch cooler today due to a weak cool front that will be brushing by northern and eastern parts of the state.  Daytime highs will be in […]
  • Be ready for bumps, scrapes, cuts and more - October 30, 2014
    Being prepared for the worst is never a bad idea. However, if you carry everything you might need for any emergency, you won’t have room for your tent or sleeping bag. A first aid kit needs to be light and compact, or it’ll be one of the first things you toss out of the pack […]

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