While Jackson woke up to over eight inches of snow on the ground Tuesday morning, it may be a bit of a surprise that snow accumulations in the mountains from this and other recent storms have been significant, but less than average Reports from the Natural Resources Conservation Service show … Continue Reading
Nine Jackson Hole projects benefiting youth and the arts have been granted funds from the Jackson-based Center of Wonder. Entitled the C3 grant program, the funding invests in creativity, collaboration and the strategic alignment of art resources in Jackson Hole. Among the projects receiving Fall 2013 grants are … Continue Reading
Two roads in Grand Teton National Park are set to close to vehicle traffic for the season Halloween night. These seasonal closures include the length of the Teton Park Road between Taggart Lake parking area and Signal Mountain Lodge parking lot, as well as the Moose-Wilson Road between Granite Canyon and Death Canyon trailheads. Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs adds that … Continue Reading
Jackson Hole Airport is anticipating its busiest winter season ever having 11 non-stop flights to and from the valley this winter season. Due to the popularity of the area, Airport Manager Ray Bishop says the airport will be extremely busy and the lobby will fill up fast. Complicating matters in front of the airport this winter, he says, is … Continue Reading
The South Jackson Game and Fish District has a new warden responsible for wildlife law enforcement, wildlife monitoring and other management duties. Kyle Lash, formerly of Kaycee replaces former South Jackson Warden Jerry Longobardi who has retired after … Continue Reading
The National Park Service Visitor Use Statistics Office has released the attendance figures for September in Grand Teton National Park. The report shows a 3.7% increase in recreational visits for the month, just slightly fewer than the record September attendance in 2010. Combined with those … Continue Reading
Jackson Hole Land Trust is headed for new digs. The Trust, which is currently located on East Broadway will move to the corner of Willow and Hansen in Jackson November first. Executive Director Laurie Andrews explains, … Continue Reading
The American Red Cross of Wyoming has announced it has closed the Bridger-Teton branch of the Red Cross and will seek to address the needs of all of Northwest Wyoming from its Cowboy Branch office in Worland, 246 miles away. The Bridger Teton Chapter had served this area continuously since 1917. Red Cross of Wyoming Executive Director Spencer Pollock says … Continue Reading
Members of the Teton County Board of Commissioners and the Jackson Town Council jointly selected new members to serve on joint powers boards Wednesday. County Commission Chairman Paul Vogelheim says … Continue Reading
The Community Recycling Site at Hoback Junction has been relocated from the Hoback Fire Station to the east side of the round-about in the new park and ride lot. The Community Recycling Sites are for residential use only. Recycling bins had been located at the Hoback Fire Department during the road project to make room for staging road and bridge construction equipment. Meanwhile, work in the area is progressing toward to anticipated opening of the new bridge to traffic by the end of the year with the rest of the project to be completed in the months thereafter.
Quiet, Seasonal Weather Expected Today - October 22, 2014 High pressure will build over the state of Wyoming today, which will keep skies sunny to mostly sunny and conditions mainly dry. Winds, however, could be strong and gusty today, especially throughout central and southeastern portions of the state. Parts of I-80 (Cheyenne to Rawlins) and I-25 (Colorado state line to Casper) could see winds […]
Estimating range on waterfowl is easy - October 22, 2014 If you’ve done any goose hunting, you’ve probably heard the term “skybusting.” You may know it means shooting at birds that are out of your shotgun’s effective range, but do you know if you’re guilty of it? You can set up your decoys to minimize the risk of shooting at birds when they’re too far […]
Don’t lose your vision in the woods - October 21, 2014 I don’t have good eyes. Had I been born a hundred years ago, there would have been no help for me. Glasses can’t help me, so I’d have blind. I have to wear a special kind of contact lens, which wasn’t available in the days of Davey Crockett and Daniel Boone. But through the miracle […]
Hunters must be conservationists first - October 20, 2014 As hunters, it’s our responsibility to take care of the critters we hunt, as well as those we don’t. We have to obey the game laws. Police ourselves to be sure others respect the wildlife. And even offer suggestions to the Game and Fish Commission when we think there are better ways to ensure that […]
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