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Grizzly Bears In Region Make Do

bear sign - Gocke

While it has been a tough food year for grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem due to this year’s drought, the bears appear to be doing well none-the-less due to their adaptability.  The Yellowstone Ecosystem Subcommittee of the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee wrapped up their two-day fall meeting yesterday, and … Continue Reading

Bison Case Concludes In Montana

November 7, 2012 Greater Yellowstone, KMTN 96.9FM, Paradise Valley Comments Off
bison

The debate over whether to permit migrating bison to range over 70-thousand acres north of Yellowstone National Park wrapped up in district court in Billings Monday, and now the matter is in the hands of Judge Wayne Phillips.  At issue is a concern by local ranchers that … Continue Reading

No Wrong-doing In Montana Mauling

November 7, 2012 Greater Yellowstone, Paradise Valley Comments Off
Animals of MT Logo

Investigators near Bozeman Montana have determined there was no wrong-doing in connection with the mauling death of a 24-year-old man over the weekend at a local wildlife facility.  Animals of Montana is … Continue Reading

Bear Managers Meet This Week

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The Yellowstone Ecosystem Subcommittee of the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee holds its fall meeting tomorrow and Thursday in Bozeman, Montana.  The group is made up of multiple agencies that are responsible for … Continue Reading

Yellowstone Roads Close Monday

YNP Road

This is the last weekend interior roads in Yellowstone National Park will be open to wheeled vehicles this year.  Park Spokesman Al Nash says those wishing to visit the Park this weekend need to be self-sufficient since there are very few facilities still open.  Then, he says, the Park crews will spend the weeks between now and December 15th preparing for … Continue Reading

Pine Creek Fire Closure Lifted

October 15, 2012 Greater Yellowstone, KMTN 96.9FM, Paradise Valley Comments Off
Pine Creek Aerial

Fire officials from Yellowstone Ranger District, Gallatin National Forests have lifted the Pine Creek Fire area closure including:  George Lake, Pine Creek, North and South Deep Creek and Davis Creek trails.  The Pine Creek Campground is currently closed for the season, but … Continue Reading

Yellowstone To Greet Airport Arrivals

October 12, 2012 Greater Yellowstone, Paradise Valley, State of Wyoming Comments Off
bozeman airport

No doubt, you have seen the attention a display placed in the Jackson Hole Airport by Grand Teton National Park has attracted from those arriving in the valley and waiting to claim their luggage along with a small store in the airport run by the Grand Teton Association.  Those features … Continue Reading

YNP Visitation Down Slightly

October 4, 2012 Greater Yellowstone, Paradise Valley, State of Wyoming Comments Off
YNP Entrance (Small)

The National Park Service Visitor Use Statistics Office is reporting a slight decline in visits to Yellowstone National Park last month.  While there is no ready analysis for why that decline took place, the month was marked by numerous wildfires in the area which resulted in considerable smoke throughout the region.  The decline was rooted in … Continue Reading

Evacuated Residents Returning To Pine Creek

September 4, 2012 Greater Yellowstone, Paradise Valley Comments Off
Pine Creek 09-04

The Pine Creek Fire in Paradise Valley, Montana is currently 8,000 acres, but as of last night firefighters there have been able to establish fire line around 45% of the blaze.  While officials have not yet established an exact cause of the fire, it has now been termed of human origin.  The number of … Continue Reading

Pine Creek Fire Calms

September 3, 2012 Greater Yellowstone, Paradise Valley Comments Off
Pine Creek Aerial

Scores of residents remain evacuated from Pine Creek, Montana and nearby areas.  However, after more accurate measurements, fire officials have reduced the estimated size of the Pine Creek Fire in Paradise Valley, Montana to 7800 acres – about 4200 acres smaller than estimated Friday.    Fire officials continue to meet with … Continue Reading

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  • Special Weather Statement issued September 22 at 4:27AM MDT by NWS - September 22, 2014 at 10:27 AM
    THROUGH 8 AM...AREAS OF FOG AND RAIN WILL BE ENCOUNTERED ACROSS JACKSON HOLE. VISIBILITY IN FOG COULD BE REDUCED TO A TENTH OF A MILE IN SPOTS. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH THEIR DESTINATION THIS MORNING...AND REMEMBER TO SLOW DOWN...AND USE LOW BEAMS WHEN FOG IS ENCOUNTERED.

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  • Simple steps can help you get your goat - September 22, 2014
    In Wyoming, antelope hunting is often an afterthought. We tend to focus on elk, and deer are a close second. Not many of us do a whole lot of planning for our antelope hunts. Maybe that’s partly because compared to deer and especially elk, antelope hunting can be pretty easy. As long as you’re not […]
  • Single Vehicle Rollover Kills Rock Springs Woman - September 19, 2014
    A single vehicle rollover on September 11th, at 11:50 p.m., resulted in the 105th highway fatality in Wyoming for 2014. A 2000 Dodge Ram truck was being driven by 54 year old Denise R. Olson of Rock Springs, Wyoming. The Wyoming Highway Patrol reports that the truck was traveling south on WY 530 at mile post 15 […]
  • Not As Warm With A Few Showers And Thunderstorms Today - September 19, 2014
    Scattered showers will be possible in central and southern Wyoming this morning into early afternoon as a weak cool front continues to push through the state.  Higher pressure will then build over the region this afternoon and evening, but some lingering moisture and daytime heating could trigger a few hit or miss thunderstorms in southern […]
  • Be a geek — make a gear checklist - September 19, 2014
    You’re miles from home. Heck, you’re even miles from the trailhead. You’re sitting in hunting camp, and you’re ready for the hunt that’ll start the next morning. You have your rifle. Your skinning knife’s on your belt. Your license is in your back pocket. Your cartridges are … uh, oh. They’re sitting on the seat […]

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