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New Bear Boxes In Place Now

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Several popular Bridger-Teton National Forest campgrounds now have some new bear-proof storage containers as part of ongoing “bear aware” work to prevent conflicts between bears and people. John Spahr, a spokesman for the Sierra Club’s Wyoming Chapter points out … Continue Reading

Snow Pack Near Normal

Snowpack

Snowpack in the region remains near normal for this time of year according to the Natural Resources Conservation Service.  The agency’s Monday report shows the Snake River Basin is at 106% of the 30-year average while the Yellowstone basin which includes Two Ocean Plateau is at 107% of the average.  At the same time, … Continue Reading

Lodging Tax Board Makes Hit in Seattle

November 18, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The Town of Jackson/ Teton County Joint Lodging Tax Board found a warm welcome as they participated in a travel and tourism media event in Seattle, Washington last month along with representatives from … Continue Reading

Teton Valley Experiences Telephone Scam

November 18, 2013 State of Idaho, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
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The Teton County, Idaho Sheriff’s office is warning residents there about a telephone scam that was reported last week.  While the ploy is being used in other areas locally and around the country, in this instance, a Teton Valley businessman fell victim when a caller posing as a representative of an electrical utility company … Continue Reading

Construction Begins on Fish Creek Road

November 18, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
construction

Crews are beginning a cattle guard replacement project today on Fish Creek Road.  The work will require a one lane closure for the duration of the project, which is expected to last approximately three-four weeks; possibly longer, depending on weather.  Teton County officials urge travelers in that area to watch for the posted signage and heed construction crew instructions.

Mountain-style Rescue at a Construction Site

November 16, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
Glenwood Rescue

About 15 members of Teton County Search and Rescue joined with about a dozen members of Jackson Hole Fire/EMS Friday to evacuate an injured man at a construction site in downtown Jackson.  According to Teton County Undersheriff Bob Gilliam, at about 3:00 pm, 22 year-old Cody Durban of Billings, Montana had slipped off the scaffolding at … Continue Reading

Sheriff’s Office Urges Caution By Skiers

Avalanche Prep

In the wake of the two recent rescues involving skiers caught in avalanches, the Teton County Sheriff’s office has issued a reminder to back country users to more carefully select the terrain in which they ski. Additionally, the department urges … Continue Reading

Elk Not Remaining on Refuge

elk migration

As you drive past the National Elk Refuge, you may notice that it still looks pretty empty.  However, Refuge Biologist Eric Cole says that’s not because there is no activity there.  Cole says elk movements to the refuge over the past week … Continue Reading

Speed Limit Reduced On Wyo 22

November 15, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
Speed 45

Jackson Hole Residents have already experienced periods of slippery roads after the first snows of the season, but today is the day the seasonal speed limit on Wyoming Highway 22 between Jackson and Wilson is being reduced until spring.  Wyoming Highway Patrol Lieutenant Tom Kelly says … Continue Reading

Caribou-Targhee Selling Christmas Tree Tags

forest trees

The Caribou-Targhee National Forest has announced that Christmas Tree tag sales are in full swing now for the holiday season.  Those tags are available at ranger district offices as well as a variety of vendor locations.  Those vendors include … 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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