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Fishing Regs Change For Local Waters

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Local anglers are being reminded that several major changes to the state’s fishing regulations are now in effect. Among them, a new statewide daily creel for lakes and reservoirs allows … Continue Reading

It’s Tick Season Again

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It is that time of year again when Wyoming residents enjoying outdoor activities may pick up some nasty hitch-hikers:  ticks.  The Wyoming Department of Health  points out that diseases often transmitted by infected ticks include tularemia, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Colorado Tick Fever.  Ticks are typically found … Continue Reading

Little Change In Unemployment Here

April 25, 2012 State of Wyoming, Sublette County, Teton County Comments Off
Employment

Even as the unemployment rate in Wyoming dropped a tenth of a percent from February to March, the unemployment rate in Teton County increased by as much.  Still, the unemployment rate here is 6/10 of a percent lower than during March of the previous year.  According to the state Department of Workforce Services, … Continue Reading

AIS Stickers Required Again

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Game and Fish officials are reminding boaters that along with registration of boats for the upcoming boating season, watercraft using Wyoming waters must have an Aquatic Invasive Species decal. Spokesman Mark Gocke says this is the third year … Continue Reading

Deer Mortality Low

April 24, 2012 State of Wyoming, Sublette County, Teton County Comments Off
Deer

While the deer mortality rate on Southwestern Wyoming’s winter ranges will not be conducted until early next month, Wyoming Game and Fish officials don’t anticipate the mortality figures will be very high.  Game and Fish Spokesman Mark Gocke says … Continue Reading

Habitat Funds Available For Landowners

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“Working Lands for Wildlife” is encouraging producers and landowners to enroll for funds from the Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program to be used to preserve species habitats.  The objectives are to restore populations of declining wildlife species and restore and protect the productive capacity of working lands. “Working Lands for Wildlife” is a … Continue Reading

Severe Weather Week Begins

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Wyoming Severe Weather Awareness Week begins today.  As severe weather and tornadoes erupt across the nation’s Midwest and plains it’s an appropriate time to discuss weather hazards and mitigation efforts here in the Cowboy State. Tomorrow, Jackson Hole Radio will visit with Dan Burk of the National Weather Service about preparing for the upcoming season of severe weather here in Wyoming.

Comment Period Extended

April 13, 2012 State of Wyoming, Sublette County Comments Off

Bridger-Teton National Forest has extended the public comment period on the True Oil exploration proposal approximately 22-miles northwest of Big Piney in Sublette County.  True Oil is proposing to drill one well each from two well pads.  One is from … Continue Reading

State Tourism Promotion Under Way

Travel & Tourism

With the warming weather, many area businesses are preparing the upcoming summer tourism season.  At the same time, promotional campaigns have already been launched by the state Travel and Tourism Commission.  Assistant Director Alan Dubberly says … Continue Reading

Film Fest Focuses on Fracking

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This year’s Wild and Scenic Film Festival will not only showcase vibrant films focused on the environment, it’s also a way to mobilize community members on a contentious environmental issue. Claire Fuller of the Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance, which is helping to bring the festival to Wyoming, explains,  … Continue Reading

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  • Rep. Lummis Announces Re-Election Bid - April 23, 2014
    U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis announced her re-election bid on Wednesday in Cheyenne. Lummis said she wants a fourth term representing Wyoming in Congress so she can work to reduce the federal government’s role in the Cowboy State. “The federal government cannot do better for Wyoming, than Wyoming can do for itself,” Lummis said. “So part […]
  • Wyoming Veterans Asked to Complete Survey - April 23, 2014
    Wyoming veterans and family members are encouraged to complete a short online survey regarding Wyoming veteran benefits and services, which is located at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WYOVET2014. The Wyoming Veterans Commission is updating their strategic plan and surveying Wyoming veterans and family members is an important part of that process. The survey, which only takes a few minutes to complete, is focused on […]
  • Wyoming Head Coach Recaps Spring Football Practice [AUDIO] - April 23, 2014
    The Wyoming Cowboys wrapped up spring practice last Saturday afternoon in Laramie.  And if you asked head coach Craig Bohl, he would tell you he wants 15 more practices this spring.  That’s not because of poor practicing by the Cowboys, but more so that he can get to know his team even better and get […]
  • Be Bear Aware when you’re out in the wilds - April 23, 2014
    Seeing a bear can be the highlight of an outdoor adventure. Especially if you’re trying to see one on a spring bear hunt. But getting too close to a grizzly can turn an awe-inspiring experience into a tragic one. There’s a common perception floating around that grizzlies are aggressive defenders of their territory that will […]

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