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Grizzly Bears In Region Make Do

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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
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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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  • 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 […]