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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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  • Hunters must be conservationists first - October 20, 2014
    As hunters, it’s our responsibility to take care of the critters we hunt, as well as those we don’t. We have to obey the game laws. Police ourselves to be sure others respect the wildlife. And even offer suggestions to the Game and Fish Commission when we think there are better ways to ensure that […]
  • Quiet & Mainly Settled Weather Expected - October 17, 2014
    High pressure will build over the area today, which will keep skies sunny to mostly sunny and conditions mainly dry.  Winds will also stay light to breezy and no significant gusting is expected.  Temperatures become a touch cooler statewide, but will be closer to average.  Daytime highs will be in the 50′s across the mountain […]
  • Wish list season is upon us again - October 17, 2014
    Late October is a bad time of year for me. If I were independently wealthy, it wouldn’t be so bad. But I’m not. I’m a journalist, so it’s a little painful. It’s rough because this is when the Christmas catalogs start hitting the mailbox, and they’re chock-full of gear I wish I had. From the […]
  • Pleasant Autumn Weather Expected - October 16, 2014
    Temperatures will be noticeably cooler and closer to average today due to a cool front that crossed through the state of Wyoming yesterday.  We can also expect partly to mostly cloudy skies and breezy winds today, but conditions will remain mainly dry.  Winds will gust between 15 to 25 mph.  Daytime highs will reach the […]

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