The U.S. Forest Service released the results of the annual aerial forest health survey in Wyoming last month which indicate that the mountain pine beetle epidemic here is on the decline. Statewide, the survey shows … Continue Reading
The Teton County Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling office has announced the seasonal opening of the county’s hazardous waste and collection facility next week. According to Teton County Solid Waste & Recycling Division Chief Heather Overholser, the facility will accept … Continue Reading
A poplular trend these days is for people to replace their traditional landline telephone service with wireless phones, or Internet-based phones. However, for thousands of Wyomingites outside of cell and broadband service range, such a shift isn’t an option. Also, those who prefer … Continue Reading
It’s official now: the oil and gas leases in the Upper Hoback Basin have been permanently retired with the completion of the purchase of those leases from Plains Exploration and Production Company earlier this year. Working with a broad coalition of … Continue Reading
Today is Bridger Teton National Forest Supervisor Jacque Buchanan’s final day here before turning the mantle of leadership over the Cheryl Probert who becomes the Acting Forest Supervisor Monday. Probert is to remain in the position only until that position can be filled permanently. Coming to Wyoming from … Continue Reading
Operators of White Pine Ski Resort near Pinedale have announced that ski area will close at the end of skiing Saturday. According to a posting on the resort’s website, the decision was made based on deteriorating snow conditions there. Owners of the resort had hoped to be able to remain open yet another week.
Fire analysts plan a webinar Wednesday to examine the impacts of large wildfires for anyone interested. Specifically, the webinar will discuss findings from a recent study by the Ecosystem Workforce Program at the University of Oregon which examined … Continue Reading
As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, The Wyoming Highway Patrol is reminding drivers not to get behind the wheel if they’ve been drinking. Lieutenant Tom Kelly of the Jackson WHP office says whether you are gathering with friends at the local pub or … Continue Reading