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
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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