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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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  • 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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