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Avalanche Conditions Serious

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The winter weather that swept into Jackson Hole yesterday not only snarled traffic, causing a host of slide-offs and fender-benders, but it also set up very serious avalanche conditions.  Lead Avalanche Forecaster for the Bridger-Teton National Forest Bob Comey says … Continue Reading

Dealing With Aging Wyomingites

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Wyoming’s demographics reflect an aging citizenry, and the state wonders how it will address their needs in the future.  Specifically, the 2010 census indicates that one in four people living in the state are between the ages of 46 and 64.  The State Department of Workforce Service’s research and planning section is now able to … Continue Reading

Wyoming Scores High With Snowmobilers

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The Greater Yellowstone area has emerged again this year as a snowmobiling Mecca in the United States with Wyoming emerging as home to four of the top ten trails selected by readers of “SnoWest” magazine for the 2011/2012 winter season. Among those trails are … Continue Reading

Dog Sled Champion Returns

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Officials of this year’s International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race have announced that former three-time race champion Bud Streeper of British Columbia, Canada is returning to race again this year.  The 29-year-old Streeper won the race in … Continue Reading

AAA Says Keep Your Preparation Up

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Winter at its worst may still be coming in Wyoming, where the season has been mild so far. Pam Moen with Triple-A Auto Club cautions drivers from becoming complacent about their safe driving checklists. Her top tips are making sure batteries and tires are ready for winter travel.  She says those are probably the two things that get people in the most trouble during the winter weather. Also make sure that you have … Continue Reading

IPSSSDR Junior Draws Young Sledders

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The International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race is coming and there are a lot of western Wyoming students excitedly looking forward to it.  That’s because select students, aged 9 to 13, from schools throughout Wyoming and Utah will be participating in … Continue Reading

Teton 10 Unveiled

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How do you get this generation of young people outdoors?  The Bridger Teton National Forest “Children’s Forest” has just launched a its grant-supported program entitled “Teton 10.” This, says Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek, is a Jackson Hole collaborative effort among … Continue Reading

Dog Food For Shelters

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Animal shelters in each of the towns on the 2012 International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race route will start off the New Year with a year’s worth of food for one dog provided by Pedigree® Food for Dogs.  Race Organizer Frank Teasley says as part of the title sponsor’s commitment to dogs, they donate food to the shelters on the race route.  Many of those shelters … Continue Reading

Get Kids Outdoors

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 A pre-Christmas Neilsen survey reports 44 percent of kids between the ages of six and 12 had an iPad on their wish list. No report on how many saw that wish come true, but electronics certainly dominate the lives of children these days – and the National Wildlife Federation is trying to help families pare down the average eight hours a day … Continue Reading

Hunting Instructors Sought

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is looking for persons age 18 or older interested in becoming volunteer hunter education instructors. According to Hunter Education Coordinator Jim Dawson, there is an ever-present need for … Continue Reading

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  • 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 […]
  • Cowboy O-Line Being Told To Be the Hammer, Not the Nail [AUDIO] - April 16, 2014
    The Wyoming Cowboy football team will have one more practice before Saturday’s spring game.  The major focus this spring, at least for the offensive line, is to be more physical and deliver the blows.  As offensive line coach Scott Fuchs tells the unit, “be the hammer, not the nail”.  That’s a difference in philosophy between […]
  • Find some new places to fish - April 16, 2014
    Instead of fishing the same old places this spring, do something different. Find a new honey hole. You don’t have to go to the same place every time you go fishing. When you find a good spot to fish, it’s nice to know you can go back there and catch fish. But if your honey […]

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