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Teton Unemployment Second Lowest In Wyoming

September 26, 2012 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Sublette County, Teton County Comments Off
Employment

Teton County last month once again boasted one of the two lowest unemployment rates in Wyoming during August.  According to the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, the jobless rate for the month here dropped from 4.2% to 4.1% while the rate in Sublette County increased from 3.2% to 3.5% — still … Continue Reading

Willoughby Sues Sublette County Officers

September 24, 2012 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Sublette County Comments Off
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Troy Willoughby, the man acquitted in the 1984 murder of a Jackson waitress has filed a lawsuit against two former Sublette County sheriff’s deputies and a former Sublette County investigator, claiming they withheld evidence that would have cleared him during his murder trial.  The complaint, filed in U.S. District Court in Casper, … Continue Reading

Hunters Urged To Be Fire Safe

steel bullets

As hunting season begins throughout Wyoming, officials are sounding emphatic cautions to sportsmen.  The obvious pointers are to observe the fire restrictions in the area being hunted – meaning no open fires are permitted in western Wyoming at this time.  However, Ray Hageman of Wyoming Game and Fish says there are other considerations that may not be immediately thought of.  He says … Continue Reading

LHC Fire Quelled

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Weather conditions have led to less activity but more smoke on the Little Horsethief Canyon Fire which has not grown from the 3,373 acres measured two days ago.  Currently, the firefighting force has been reduced to 574 people as resources are being sent … Continue Reading

New Sublette County Wildfire Brings Evacuations (UPDATE)

September 16, 2012 State of Wyoming, Sublette County Comments Off
Chall Creek

A new wildfire northwest of Daniel Junction has led to the evacuations of residences near Merna.  The Chall Creek Fire started shortly before 2:30 pm Sunday afternoon from an undetermined cause and was reportedly burning in timber and sage.  Currently, the fire involves about 200 acres.  The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office has closed … Continue Reading

Grouse Wings Requested

Sage Grouse

With the opening of the sage grouse hunting season Saturday, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is urging all sage grouse hunters to drop one wing from any birds they harvest in one of the sage grouse wing barrels that have been placed at convenient locations in the area. … Continue Reading

Daniels Fund Gives Scouts $105,000

September 5, 2012 State of Wyoming, Sublette County Comments Off
Camp New Fork

The Daniels Fund has announced $1.5-million in grants to Wyoming nonprofits including one near Pinedale.  Boy Scouts of America Camp New Fork was at risk of closing down due to problems with its infrastructure.  In 2010, a well drilled by volunteers to supply water to the camp … Continue Reading

Mead Praises Wolf De-listing

Governor Matt Mead

Governor Matt Mead has applauded the Interior Department for its decision to de-list wolves in Wyoming. The action effectively returns management of wolves to the State of Wyoming on October 1st. Mead calls the move “appropriate” given the numbers of wolves in the state have reached … Continue Reading

Wolves De-listed Effective September 30

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today that the Wyoming population of gray wolves is recovered and no longer warrants protection under the Endangered Species Act. Beginning September 30th, wolves in Wyoming will be managed by the state under an approved management plan, as they are in the states of Idaho and Montana.  Listen here to Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe as he makes that announcement.

Farmers’ Almanac Predicts Mild Winter

Farmers Almanac

After a year of unprecedented warmth – both during the winter and summer months – the great debate over whether or not Old Man Winter will return with a vengeance is on.   Last winter was … Continue Reading

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  • Warm With A Small Chance For Thunderstorms Today And Thursday - September 17, 2014
    A ridge of high pressure will be the main weather feature today, which will keep temperatures warm and slightly above normal statewide.  There will be a chance for showers and thunderstorms today as moisture out of the southwest creeps into state.  The best chance for thunderstorms today will be in far western parts of the […]
  • Carry a first-aid kit for your dog, too - September 17, 2014
    If you spend any time with your dog out in the field, you’ll eventually run into a situation where your dog needs some help. I was hunting the Table Mountain habitat management area several years ago with my friend Spike, and Spike’s German shorthair cut her front leg on a strand of barbed wire. It […]
  • Warm Again Today; Chance For Isolated Thunderstorms To The Northwest - September 16, 2014
    Another pleasant day is expected across the Cowboy state on this Tuesday.  Warmer temperatures and high pressure will allow for a summer-like day, with highs reaching into the 70′s and 80′s statewide.  Expect partly to mostly sunny skies for most regions, though some moisture will bring a chance for isolated thunderstorms to northern and northwest […]
  • Retaking hunter safety was a good idea - September 16, 2014
    My son Colby and I spent every night last week learning the difference between legal and ethical, a hangfire or a misfire, and the legal calibers for deer or elk. Those were just some of the topics covered in hunter education class. I’ve actually taken the class twice. I took it when I was Colby’s […]

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