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 A pre-Christmas Neilsen survey reports 44 percent of kids between the ages of six and 12 had an iPad on their wish list. No report on how many saw that wish come true, but electronics certainly dominate the lives of children these days – and the National Wildlife Federation is trying to help families pare down the average eight hours a day … Continue Reading

Hunting Instructors Sought

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is looking for persons age 18 or older interested in becoming volunteer hunter education instructors. According to Hunter Education Coordinator Jim Dawson, there is an ever-present need for … Continue Reading

Wyoming Fishing Regs Change

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If you head out to go fishing after the holidays, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is pointing out that the New Year brings changes to the fishing regulations.  Beginning January 1st anglers can now keep … Continue Reading

Dog Race Field Fills

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Twenty of the 25 mushers who will compete in 17th Annual International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race have registered now, and the remaining slots are expected to fill in time for the January 27th race which starts in downtown Jackson.  Race Organizer Frank Teasley says … Continue Reading

Winter Travel Begins Around Palisades

December 15, 2011 Lincoln County, State of Wyoming, Swan Valley Comments Off
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Winter Travel regulations will go into effect on Thursday for the Palisades Ranger District of Caribou-Targhee National Forest.  Winter snow conditions are becoming such that cross-country travel off Forest Service roads and trails will be permitted using snowmobiles.  Most of the Palisades District is open to … Continue Reading

LVE Crew Helps Utah Community

December 6, 2011 Jackson Hole, Lincoln County, Teton County Comments Off
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Lower Valley Energy has sent personnel to northern Utah after a strong wind storm Thursday left upwards of 50,000 Utah residents without power. The power systems in the City of Kaysville and surrounding communities were seriously damaged by … Continue Reading

Mule Deer Initiative Meetings Slated

November 21, 2011 Lincoln County, State of Wyoming, Sublette County Comments Off
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After several rounds of community meetings over the past two years to develop a management plan for the Wyoming Range mule deer herd, The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will again be visiting those local communities to discuss … Continue Reading

State Outlines Accessible Lands

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As you seek recreation in the out-of-doors, how can you be sure you are permitted to be in the area you intend to visit?   Wyoming’s Office of State Lands and Investments has designed a State Land Access Website Application to assist users to … Continue Reading

Avalanche Reports Begin

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With the first winter storm behind us now and light snow still falling, Bridger Teton National Forest announced that they resumed reports on the Backcountry Avalanche Hazard & Weather Forecast Center on Friday.  The mountain weather and avalanche hazard reports are available at … 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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