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Streeper Wins For A Fourth Time

Streeper Wins

Blayne “Bud” Streeper from Fort Nelson, British Columbia, is the winner of the 2012 International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race with an overall time of 19:52.42. This is the fourth first-place IPSSSDR win for Streeper, who also won the race in 2004, 2010 and 2011. Aaron Peck from Grand Prairie, Alberta, took … Continue Reading

Natural Resource Important to Wyomingites

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A majority of Wyoming’s voters think you can protect land and water and maintain a strong economy at the same time.  That’s according to a new poll of attitudes throughout the Rockies conducted for Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Lori Weigel with the Republican polling firm, Public Opinion Strategies, also found … Continue Reading

IPSSSDR Competitor Explains Race Attractions

IPSSSDR Interview

Aaron Peck of Grand Prairie, Alberta is back in second place after Day Six of the International Pedigree State Stop Sled Dog Race.  Blayne Streeper of Fort Nelson, British Columbia has maintained a solid lead since Day Two and John Stewart of Aberdeen, Scotland has remained in the top three as well.  The race … Continue Reading

Cookie Con Caution Called

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The Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming are warning residents in the two states of a cookie con that is under way in advance of the scheduled cookie sale later this month.  According to Council Spokesperson Anna Paige, there have been reports in parts of Wyoming of … Continue Reading

Streeper Pulls Into Lead In IPSSSDR

January 31, 2012 State of Wyoming, Sublette County Comments Off
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Blayne “Buddy” Streeper pulled into the lead as the International Pedegree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race completed its third day in the Pinedale/Cora area Monday.  His total time for the three legs of the race was … Continue Reading

IPSSSDR Gets Comedic Start

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It wasn’t a perfect start for this year’s International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race as Luc Mongeau, President of Mars Petcare North America which is the title sponsor of the race led the way with the first dignitary team from the starting line. The excited dogs jumped the countdown by nine seconds and kept going.  After two dignitary teams, … Continue Reading

Still Not Enough Snow

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Last week’s storm dumped copious amounts of snow on northwestern Wyoming, but the Natural Resources Conservation Service says it still wasn’t enough to bring the snowpack in the river drainages here up to 100%.  This week’s report indicates … Continue Reading

Impacts Expected From Solar Flares

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Broadcasting and electricity could get a little “jiggy” today and tomorrow after a strong solar flare erupted Sunday evening and continues to affect the earth.  According to the National Weather Service Space Weather Prediction Center, the impacts of the solar storm are likely to be minimal, but could pose an impact to power grids, where voltage corrections may be required and false alarms triggered on some protective devices.  Satellite radio signals could also be briefly interrupted.  The weather service also says high-latitude sky watchers could be treated to some displays of the aurora borealis.

Sublette Snowmobile Plunges Through Ice

January 23, 2012 State of Wyoming, Sublette County Comments Off

A Sublette County snowmobiler had a narrow escape Friday when his machine crashed through the ice on Fremont Lake.  Details have not yet been officially released about the snowmobiler who fell through the ice near the shore of Fremont Lake Friday afternoon. The good news is … Continue Reading

NOAA Issues Avalanche Warning

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Friday night issued an avalanche warning for the western mountains of Wyoming effective until midnight Sunday. This warning includes the Teton, Gros Ventre, Snake River, Salt River and Wyoming Ranges as well as the west slope of the Wind River Range and the Togwotee Pass area. Forecasters say heavy snow and strong winds have created very dangerous avalanche conditions where medium to large natural avalanches are likely, and in fact have been already impacting the area’s roadways. The Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center says over the past seven days, there have been 135 avalanches in the area.  Travel in avalanche prone areas is to be avoided.  Weather officials and urge all outdoor recreationists – regardless of their ability – to heed the warning.

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    High pressure will build over the area today, which will keep skies sunny to mostly sunny and conditions mainly dry.  Winds will also stay light to breezy and no significant gusting is expected.  Temperatures become a touch cooler statewide, but will be closer to average.  Daytime highs will be in the 50′s across the mountain […]
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