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Wolf Hearing Tonight

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The proposed rule to remove Endangered Species Act protections for Wyoming Wolves will be the subject of public hearing this evening at Central Wyoming College. The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Wyoming Game and Fish Department are seeking … Continue Reading

Prepare for Winter Driving

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The Wyoming Department of Transportation is urging residents to prepare for the winter driving conditions have arrived now.  If motorists should become stranded in their cars, they and those with them would need survival supplies.  WYDOT also points out that … Continue Reading

No New Wilderness In Wyoming

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None of the 18 back country areas in nine states highlighted in an interior department report yesterday as deserving protection as national conservation or wilderness areas are located in Wyoming.  During a news conference from Washington, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar revealed … Continue Reading

Tanker Fire Blocks US 26

October 30, 2011 Lincoln County, State of Idaho, State of Wyoming, Swan Valley Comments Off
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Traffic was blocked along US 26 near Elk Creek Turnoff adjacent Palisades Reservoir Friday after a gasoline tanker trailer overturned and caught fire.  According to the Idaho State Police, 32-year-old Jarin Smith of Blackfoot, was traveling eastbound in a Kenworth tanker semi pulling a pup trailer loaded with fuel. Smith crossed the center line hitting the guardrail in the opposite lane of travel. This caused the pup trailer to … Continue Reading

WYDOT Adds Personnel

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The Wyoming Department of Transportation plans to add to its winter staff in District 3 for the coming season.  WYDOT District 3 Engineer John Eddins says the district has been preparing for the inevitable over the past few months.  Eddins says twelve temporary operators will … Continue Reading

Barrasso Pledges Follow-through

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The plan to remove wolves from federal protection in Wyoming was published Wednesday in the Federal Register, moving the action one step closer to reality.  Wyoming’s US Senator John Barrasso says he plans to continue to work through every step of the process to make sure … Continue Reading

Teton Valley Electricity Rates To Rise

October 7, 2011 Jackson Hole, Lincoln County, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
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Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative which serves the Teton Valley area has announced that a 7.8% increase by the Bonneville Power Administration in its wholesale power rates will lead to increases in the cost to the co-ops customers in 2012.  Fall River General Manager Bryan Case says … Continue Reading

Forest Christmas Tree Price Increases

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Like everything else in these times, the cost of harvesting trees for the coming Christmas season is increasing on Bridger Teton National Forest.  Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernacek explains that the prices attached to the program had been unchanged for the past 12 years.  Cernacek says … Continue Reading

LDS Temple Planned In Star Valley

October 6, 2011 Lincoln County, State of Wyoming Comments Off
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The LDS Church had a major surprise for its members in Star Valley over the weekend.  During his opening remarks at the Saturday morning session of the October 2011 General Conference, LDS President Thomas Monson announced plans for the first temple in Wyoming, to be constructed in Star Valley. In making his announcement, … Continue Reading

Flu Shots Urged

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As the flu season makes its appearance in households across the nation, Wyoming Department of Health officials are again stressing the importance of flu vaccinations. They have cited immunization as the single most effective thing most people can do to … Continue Reading

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  • Very Mild And Windy Through Saturday, Cooler On Sunday - October 24, 2014
    High pressure will continue to be the main weather feature today and Saturday.  Expect minimal cloudiness and mainly dry weather conditions across much of the state.   Winds, however, will be strong today with gusts as high as 50 mph across wind prone areas.   Temperatures will also stay very mild and about 15 to 20 degrees […]
  • A hunt with no disasters isn’t as much fun - October 24, 2014
    Not long ago, I saw a message on one of the hunting blogs I like to read. The writer wanted hunters to send in accounts of disasters they’d had in the field. I bet he got swamped with emails. Every hunter I know has had at least one calamity in the woods. If you hunt, […]
  • Windy At Times Today, Unseasonably Mild Through Saturday - October 23, 2014
    As high pressure strengthens, warmer air from southwestern portions of the nation will move into the region today.  Conditions will also stay mainly dry throughout much of the state, but winds will be strong and gusty.  Parts of I-25 (Colorado state line to Casper) and I-80 (Cheyenne to Rawlins) could see gusting as high as […]
  • My new used truck may be the death of me - October 23, 2014
    Not long ago, I brought home a 1994 Ford F-250. It’s not much to look at, but it’s even worse to drive. About the only things it has going for it are that it’s mechanically sound, and it’s technically a vehicle. I’ve named it Clunk, for good reason. When you shift it into either drive […]

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