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Forest Closures Still In Place

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Bridger-Teton National Forest is reminding the public that winter range closures are still in place on the Jackson and Buffalo Ranger Districts despite the unseasonally early spring.  Forest biologists point out that … Continue Reading

Fishing Regs Change In Wyoming

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With warming weather, fishing season is starting up again.  Ray Hageman of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department reminds residents that new fishing regulations take effect this year beginning immediately. Hageman says anglers fishing rivers and streams now have a limit of … Continue Reading

Study: Teton County Healthiest in State

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Teton County has been ranked the healthiest county in Wyoming for the second year in a row. A study released yesterday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin measured … Continue Reading

Public Comments Sought On Well Proposal

March 22, 2012 State of Wyoming, Sublette County Comments Off
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Bridger-Teton National Forest is seeking public comment on an exploration proposal for a project that would be located approximately 22-miles northwest of Big Piney in Sublette County.  True Oil Company is proposing to drill … Continue Reading

Unemployment Down Slightly

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While Wyoming’s unemployment continued to decline in January, Teton County continues to be numbered among the counties with moderate to high jobless rates.  During January 7.1% of the county’s workforce was idled compared with 5.5% statewide.  Still, that is … Continue Reading

Don’t Collect Antlers Yet

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As elk around the valley begin to shed their antlers, wildlife officials are concerned there are those who might be tempted to violate current restrictions on antler hunting.  Wyoming Game and Fish Spokesman  Mark Gocke points out that … Continue Reading

A Rough Year In BTNF

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Responses to winter recreationists on the Bridger Teton National Forest needing assistance – most notably those requiring a rescue – have been on the higher end of statistics this year.  Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says altogether, there have been ten such incidents: eight of which have been in Teton County alone.  Cernicek says the Forest assisted … Continue Reading

Mead Signs Wolf Management Agreement

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Wyoming’s plan for managing the population of wolves residing within the state is now official – made so by the stroke of Governor Matt Mead’s pen Wednesday afternoon.  Upon signing the measure, Mead acknowledged that it came as the result of a major team effort on the parts of legislators and a variety of interest groups.  Mead told those on hand, … Continue Reading

Natural Gas Vehicles Proposed For UW

March 6, 2012 State of Wyoming, Sublette County Comments Off
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A measure sought by Representative Jim Roscoe and thought to have been killed in the House has been resurrected in the Senate and endorsed by the conference committee; and now appears to be on its way to passage.  The issue, Roscoe says, involves providing resources for natural gas-powered vehicles at the University of Wyoming. The natural gas fueling station at UW would … Continue Reading

Snowpack Closer To Average

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As the season moved into more spring-like patterns, snow accumulations now more-closely resemble seasonal averages.  According to the Natural Resources Conservation Service, accumulations in local river basins are at or nearly equal to the 30-year average.  Currently, … 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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