The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has announced some significant personnel changes in western Wyoming. Wildlife Biologist, Doug Brimeyer, has been promoted to the Wildlife Management Coordinator position, which was previously … Continue Reading
The Jackson town square will be taken over by the sound of barking dogs and cheering tonight at 6:30 pm as the 19th annual International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race gets under way with a ceremonial start on the Jackson Town Square. The evening is highlighted by … Continue Reading
Competitors in the 2014 IPSSSDR are beginning to roll into Jackson for the 19th annual event that pits some of the world’s top mushers against each other over a four-state course. Race Director Dan Carter says those wishing to follow the race from … Continue Reading
The 2014 annual America the Beautiful Pass, which provides admission to national park and federal recreational lands for the year, is out sporting a photo of a location on the Bridger Teton National Forest. The pass, which is now on sale by the Department of Interior, depicts a campsite at Island Lake in the Wind River Range. … Continue Reading
The 19th annual International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race begins from the Jackson town square one week from today with 17 competitors registered to participate. That’s down from 21 racers last year, but Race Director Dan Carter says the competition will be very keen. Carter points in particular to … Continue Reading
A three-year study of mule deer on the Wyoming Range of western Wyoming resumed in December with the eventual goal to help researchers understand why populations of mule deer there are not reaching population goals. The study is part of the Wyoming Mule Deer Initiative, a joint effort between … Continue Reading
The National Weather Service this morning warned parents sending their children back to school for the first day after the holidays to bundle them up for their wait at the bus stop. Temperatures in Northwestern Wyoming hovered in the areas of -10 to -30 in some locations. The service’s weather statement added that wind chill values intensified the effects of those bitter temperatures. Sub-zero temperatures are also forecast for tomorrow morning in the region.
The 2014 IPSSSDR begins from downtown Jackson the end of this month. Some early season races in Alaska were cancelled due to poor weather conditions, but there are more races scheduled in which many of this year’s Stage Stop are participating. This provides a chance to … Continue Reading
Cases of influenza have been picking up across the state of Wyoming; and Idaho is reporting its first flu-related death now. Altogether, Wyoming has recorded over 460 cases of flu, while Wyoming Department of Health Spokesperson Kim Deti says a majority seem to be on the eastern side of the state. She says there have been only a handful of cases reported in Teton County, but she quickly points out … Continue Reading
Lower Valley Energy has announced a planned increase in the cost of propane service to customers. According to a statement from the energy cooperative, a “pass-through” hike of 56¢ per gallon will be imposed beginning January 25th. According to a news release from the co-op, the increase is the result of a hike in the wholesale price.
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