Bridger-Teton National Forest yesterday released the draft Decision Notice for the Wild and Scenic Snake River Headwaters Forest Plan Amendment Environmental Assessment. Jackson District Ranger Dale Deiter says the decision will result in a Forest Plan amendment and Comprehensive Resource Management Plan for … Continue Reading
Early snowstorms have caused no small amount of headaches for drivers on northwestern Wyoming’s roads. Not the least of them was the closure of US 26 over Togwotee Pass Wednesday when a tractor-trailer … Continue Reading
The Interagency Helicopter staffed by two members of the Teton County Search and Rescue Team were dispatched Wednesday afternoon to the back country of Bridger Teton National Forest several miles northeast of Heart Six Ranch to aid a 55 year-old man who … Continue Reading
Northwest Wyoming got a sample of winter yesterday with roads in Yellowstone National Park and the Beartooth Highway outside being closed due to winter conditions. Dunraven Pass and Beartooth Highway are … Continue Reading
Jackson Hole last night hosted a PR event in New York City to educate reporters and writers about the winter opportunities available in the valley – that event funded by monies raised by the valley’s lodging tax. Jackson Hole Travel & Tourism Board Marketing and Administrative Coordinator Kate Sollitt explains the event previously had been funded … Continue Reading
Yellowstone National Park’s Albright Visitor Center in Mammoth Hot Springs is to be upgraded over the coming months to retrofit the building for seismic activity and bring better accessibility to the building. Park Spokesman Al Nash points out that the facility was originally built as … Continue Reading
Teton County last month was again numbered among the three counties where the highest percentage of the work force was employed. According to the state Department of Workforce Services, … Continue Reading
Look at the thermometer and the recent precipitation and there is no question the seasons have changed. Along with that change, residents are turning again to their heating appliances to maintain the comfort of their homes. Jackson Hole Fire Marshal Kathy Clay reminds that if it hasn’t already been done, now is the time to … Continue Reading
The Dog Creek Fire sparked by lightning on Wolf Mountain last week has not grown significantly. The fire remains in a managed status and has not grown beyond a tenth of an acre. Fire officials on the Bridger Teton National Forest say they anticipate the precipitation forecast this week will continue to limit its growth or possibly suppress it entirely. Meanwhile, the Bull Fire in the Grays River area is also expected to be curtailed by this week’s rain and snow.
Teton County Search and Rescue responded to a call in the Teton Wilderness near “Dead Horse Pass” just west of the Grand Teton National Park boundary Friday. Undersheriff Bob Gilliam says the man needing assistance was reported to be suffering from a heart condition. Gilliam says the unidentified man, … Continue Reading
Cowboys Run Past Colorado State - March 9, 2014 Senior guard Nathan Sobey posted a career-high 33 points and sophomore guard Josh Adams added 22 to help the University of Wyoming men’s basketball team close the regular season with a 83-75 victory over Colorado State on Saturday afternoon in the Arena-Auditorium. The Cowboys (18-13, 9-9 MW) finished .500 or better for the first time […]
Cold Front Brings Rain & Snow Through Saturday Morning - March 7, 2014 A cold front will push through central and southern Wyoming today, bringing periods of rain and snow into tonight. Unsettled weather will be the feature today, with strong winds at times. Temperatures will rise into the 30′s and low 40′s statewide. Many roads could become slick and icy tonight, as temperatures drop into the 20′s. […]
Teaching a kid to ski can be deadly to adults - March 7, 2014 I feel it’s my duty as a father to introduce my kids to as many outdoor activities as I can. The more I expose ‘em to, the better the chances they’ll enjoy the outdoors when they get older. If they don’t kill me on our adventures, that is. Listen to today’s show to find out […]
Lummis Backs Bill Against EPA Standards - March 6, 2014 U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis voted for, and the House passed with a bi-partisan majority of 229-183, H.R. 3826: the Electricity Security and Affordability Act. This bill repeals the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to mandate unattainable technological standards at any new coal-fired power plants. Since these regulations impose impossible standards, they effectively ban the construction […]
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