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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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  • Don’t let snakes ruin your Labor Day - September 1, 2014
    In my opinion, everybody should go hunting each weekend of the hunting season. You don’t have to go after elk or deer every time. Change it up a little. Hunt doves on the first weekend, then try to get a blue grouse or two the next. Later in the fall, you can start working duck […]
  • The Grizzlies Won’t Be a Pushover [AUDIO] - August 29, 2014
    The Wyoming Cowboys open up their football season at home against Montana tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon in Laramie.  It’s the first meeting between the two schools since 1997, and the Grizzlies enter the game as the fifth-ranked team in the FCS. On defense, the Cowboys top priority is to stop the run.  With a talented quarterback […]
  • Warmer Temperatures With Isolated Thunderstorms Expected Today - August 29, 2014
    A weak ridge of high pressure will build over the region today, which will allow temperatures to become warmer and closer to average statewide.  However, some lingering low-level moisture and daytime heating could trigger a few hit or miss thunderstorms for the afternoon and early evening hours.  Gusty winds and lots of lightning will be […]
  • GPS will sometimes lead you to astray - August 29, 2014
    At the risk of sounding like I’ve been watching too much Top Gear, I need to go off on a bit of a rant right now. The good folks at Nissan let me drive a Titan for two full months, which was really nice of them. And it’s done a pretty good job of filling […]

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