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Wyoming Fishing Regs Change

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If you head out to go fishing after the holidays, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is pointing out that the New Year brings changes to the fishing regulations.  Beginning January 1st anglers can now keep … Continue Reading

Tough Travels for Wyoming Wildlife

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The Wildlife Conservation Society released a report last week on the most spectacular wildlife migrations in the Western United States and the dangers these animals face while on the move.  Not surprisingly, Wyoming’s antelope, mule deer and elk topped the list. Wyoming was one of 11 states … Continue Reading

EPA To Impose Ozone Designation

December 23, 2011 State of Wyoming, Sublette County Comments Off
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Air quality tested in Sublette County last year, home to about 10,000 people, was more polluted than the air in Los Angeles, home to more than 3 million residents. Now, the Environmental Protection Agency is finally going forward with a proposal made by former Governor Dave Freudenthal in 2009 that could … Continue Reading

Unemployment Increases

December 21, 2011 State of Wyoming, Sublette County, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Wyoming’s unemployment rate crept up slightly last month, although it remains well below the national average.  According to the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, the unemployment rate grew by.4% in November to a total of 5.8%.  Once again, Teton County eclipsed all of the state’s other 22 counties with a jobless rate of … Continue Reading

Dog Race Field Fills

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Twenty of the 25 mushers who will compete in 17th Annual International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race have registered now, and the remaining slots are expected to fill in time for the January 27th race which starts in downtown Jackson.  Race Organizer Frank Teasley says … Continue Reading

Prepping For Powder

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As powder hounds anxiously await  the next low pressure system, avalanche safety officials say the next significant snowfall may result in dangerous conditions.  While most people aren’t likely to complain once we receive that long-awaited snowstorm, it is important to … Continue Reading

Decorations Threaten Wildlife

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Efforts to spread Christmas cheer by trimming the vegetation around one’s home may be anything but cheery for local wildlife.  Here in Jackson Hole, we typically share the neighborhoods with wildlife who Wyoming Game and Fish Spokesman Mark Gocke says … Continue Reading

BTNF Scopes New Drilling Requirement

November 24, 2011 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Sublette County Comments Off
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The Bridger-Teton National Forest announced it will be conducting an additional environmental study and soliciting public input through a scoping period for one new alternative to be considered in a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement pertaining to oil and gas leases near the Wyoming Range. According to a Forest Service press release, the need for a SEIS and the development of a new alternative was derived after … Continue Reading

Redistricting Takes Shape

November 23, 2011 State of Wyoming, Sublette County, Teton County Comments Off
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Wyoming is going through the process of redistricting in efforts to make the state’s districts numerically even.  To that end, the state’s 23 county clerks met last week to help put together a plan to be taken to the Wyoming Legislature in February.  Representative Keith Gingery explains that … 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 […]