Only a couple minutes separate the leaders in the 19th annual International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race after its third leg of competition. The race began with a brief ceremonial run in Jackson Friday, followed by more serious legs in Alpine, Wyoming Saturday and West Yellowstone Sunday. Bud Streeper from Fort Nelson, British Columbia is in the lead with … Continue Reading
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has announced some significant personnel changes in western Wyoming. Wildlife Biologist, Doug Brimeyer, has been promoted to the Wildlife Management Coordinator position, which was previously … Continue Reading
Teton County Parks and Recreation appears to be branching out a bit. Last week, the county agency announced that two parks and recreation employees had become International Society of Arboriculture certified arborists. The certification requires … Continue Reading
A Colorado Springs man was airlifted to safety Saturday afternoon after he and two companions were involved an avalanche shortly before 4:00 pm in the M & M Coulior south of Jackson Hole Ski Resort. The three were reportedly boot-packing in the area when the snow released, sweeping two over a cliff. Undersheriff Bob Gilliam says 61 year-old Paul Biggs was caught in the avalanche and suffered a … Continue Reading
There may be more snow on the ground at the National Elk Refuge, but biologists don’t think that is preventing the elk there from accessing sufficient forage yet. As such state and federal wildlife biologists do not anticipate initiating supplemental feeding quite yet. Refuge Biologist Eric Cole says there is … Continue Reading
Grand Teton National Park has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Teton County to provide regular grooming for Nordic and skate skiing along the Teton Park Road in partnership with the Grand Teton National Park Foundation. As an extension of community grooming activities outside the park, Park Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs says … Continue Reading
Ski Patrol members from Grand Targhee Ski Resort were called upon to conduct a rescue in an out-of-bounds area near the resort Wednesday afternoon. Teton County Undersheriff Bob Gilliam says 34 year-old Jason Veres, vacationing in the area from New Jersey, had descended the ski area slopes and continued beyond the resort boundary, taking him into … Continue Reading
Jackson Hole Airport has undertaken a parking lot/rental car facility upgrade planning project. This includes relocating and expanding the parking lots and replacing the rental car Quick Turn Around facility. Airport Manager Ray Bishop says the project may require … Continue Reading
Wyoming Department of Transportation crews reopened Hoback Canyon last night after an avalanche at Cow of the Woods deposited up to 15 feet of debris on the highway. Fortunately, no vehicles were caught in the slide. The avalanche was reported about 8:00 pm. Avalanche danger in the area today is understandably rated high today.
With the legalization of hitchhiking now, the increased number of those who are taking advantage of the arrangement are causing some concerns. Teton Pass Ambassador Jay Pistano explains that primarily, hitchhikers may not be easily seen as they walk along the road at the edges of traffic lanes. He says a lot of the passenger traffic right now goes up … Continue Reading
Fair And Warm Weather Lingers Through Mid-Week - September 15, 2014 A stretch of warm and dry weather will linger across Wyoming for the next few days. Temperatures will rise into the 70′s for most areas, with partly to mostly sunny skies and fair conditions. Wednesday could bring a couple mountain showers to north and northwest regions. Otherwise, no major weather systems will affect the state […]
My hunting dog has been pouting - September 15, 2014 I finally got my dog out for a day of hunting last week. It was almost too late. She’s been pouting for months, and I realized a while ago it was because I hadn’t gotten her on a bird since last November. I figured it out when I took her out to get her tuned […]
Improving Weather Expected For Friday & Weekend - September 12, 2014 We will see improving weather conditions today and this weekend as our latest cold front moves out of the area and higher pressure builds overhead. However, there could be a few more additional light snow showers in far southeastern parts of the state this morning and visibility could also be reduced at times along I-25 […]
Let’s go … skishing? - September 12, 2014 Many of us in Wyoming have braved the frigid waters of our state in a float tube in order to get into a better position to catch a big fish. But would you consider just jumping all the way in and swimming out to the deep water? Some crazy guy out in New York is […]
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