Jackson Hole Airport has undertaken a parking lot/rental car facility upgrade planning project. This includes relocating and expanding the parking lots and replacing the rental car Quick Turn Around facility. Airport Manager Ray Bishop says the project may require … Continue Reading
Park rangers began an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the presence of two wildlife carcasses—one coyote and one red fox— lying alongside the road near Gros Ventre Junction and just east of Highway 26/89/191 in Grand Teton National Park. Park Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs says several passersby spotted the two animal carcasses and reported them to … Continue Reading
USA Today has listed what it considers the ten most scenic ski resorts in the world. Among them is Grand Targhee Resort in Alta, Wyoming. The USA Today article touts, “…this lesser-known resort boasts the best views of the Grand Tetons. From the top of Targhees Lone Peak, you can see four states and two national parks.” The article goes on … Continue Reading
During his visit to Jackson this week, Wyoming’s US Senator John Barrasso said the value of the land owned by the State of Wyoming inside Grand Teton National Park that is being sold to the Department of Interior is increasing. Barrasso says the state’s Washington delegation has been … Continue Reading
A gray wolf was shot and killed Monday morning at a private in-holding within Grand Teton National Park. Park Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs says the person who shot the wolf is not being identified. She says that individual immediately … Continue Reading
It now appears that the remainder of the sale of state land inside Grand Teton National Park to the federal government may not take place. That is what Governor Matt Mead told members of the Wyoming Press Association at their luncheon meeting in Cheyenne Friday. Mead told the group that the state is still … Continue Reading
“A lot of high, positive energy flowing” is how Grand Teton National Park officials are terming the first public meeting regarding management plans for the Moose-Wilson corridor Tuesday night in Jackson. Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs says around 200 people attended the event in Jackson and shared their ideas and concerns with park planners. She says there were a lot of … Continue Reading
While recreational visitations to Grand Teton National Park were down last month from what they were in 2012, total visitations for the year were up by five percent despite the 2 ½ weeks lost in October. Park Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs says altogether, more than 4-million-117-thousand people passed through Grand Teton’s gates in 2013. Skaggs points out that … Continue Reading
Grand Teton National Park has announced the holidays that entrance fees will be waived, starting next week with Martin Luther King Day. Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs says those holidays include … Continue Reading
The Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center has issued an Avalanche WARNING for the Teton and Gros Ventre ranges through noon Monday. Dangerous avalanche conditions exist and large avalanches have been observed. Large to very large natural and human-triggered avalanches are likely. Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended. Visit http://jhavalanche.org for the latest information.
Get off the beaten path on holidays - September 2, 2014 The SuperWife and I took the kids fishing on Labor Day. Usually, going fishing on a holiday is a bad idea. There tend to be crowds just about everywhere you go. But even on a national day off, you can avoid having to share space with other anglers if you get well off the beaten […]
Don’t let snakes ruin your Labor Day - September 1, 2014 In my opinion, everybody should go hunting each weekend of the hunting season. You don’t have to go after elk or deer every time. Change it up a little. Hunt doves on the first weekend, then try to get a blue grouse or two the next. Later in the fall, you can start working duck […]
The Grizzlies Won’t Be a Pushover [AUDIO] - August 29, 2014 The Wyoming Cowboys open up their football season at home against Montana tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon in Laramie. It’s the first meeting between the two schools since 1997, and the Grizzlies enter the game as the fifth-ranked team in the FCS. On defense, the Cowboys top priority is to stop the run. With a talented quarterback […]
Warmer Temperatures With Isolated Thunderstorms Expected Today - August 29, 2014 A weak ridge of high pressure will build over the region today, which will allow temperatures to become warmer and closer to average statewide. However, some lingering low-level moisture and daytime heating could trigger a few hit or miss thunderstorms for the afternoon and early evening hours. Gusty winds and lots of lightning will be […]
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