“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.
An early-morning fire in a cabin at Togwotee Mountain Lodge Tuesday heavily damaged the cabin, but the occupants were able to escape uninjured with their belongings. Jackson Hole Fire chief Willy Watsabaugh says units responded from Moran, Jackson and Grand Teton National Park at about 4:00 am, and together the 24 firefighters were … Continue Reading
The deadline for the next payment to the state of Wyoming for parcels within Grand Teton National Park that are being sold to the federal government passed over the weekend without the third of four payments being made. While that could spell a broken contract allowing the state to move forward with a sale of the land to someone else, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead says the state is looking for … Continue Reading
The harvest of wolves in Wyoming’s Trophy Game area has moved closer to its 2013 limit with the killing of a fourth wolf in the area east of Grand Teton National park and a third in the area east of Yellowstone National Park last week. As of Monday, 24 of the 26 animals set as this year’s quota had been killed, and 13 others had been killed under predator status. The wolf hunting season closes at the end of the day today.
November statistics are published now for visitations to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks and not surprisingly, Grand Teton National Park has again posted an increase while Yellowstone remains uncertain due to this year’s change in the statistical formula for determining visitation there. According to the National Park Service Public Use Statistics Office, Grand Teton saw in excess of 500 more people visiting the park … Continue Reading
The Bureau of Reclamation is praising the quick action of national park and county emergency responders for preventing a diesel spill from causing serious environmental damage. Spokesman John Redding says … Continue Reading
The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee Wednesday decided to recommend to the US Fish and Wildflife Service that the Greater Yellowstone grizzly bear population be removed from the endangered species list. Spokesman Greg Losinski says a presentation was made to the IGBC by … Continue Reading
Not all bad news in judge’s decision to relist wolves - September 30, 2014 U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson handed down a ruling last week that removed wolves from Wyoming control and put them back under the protection of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. That ruling put an end to hunting wolves anywhere in the state, whether they’re in the trophy game area in the northwestern corner […]
The king of upland game birds is a worthy opponent - September 29, 2014 Ruffed grouse hunters in the parts of the country where the birds are hunted heavily might flush 60 birds in one day, see six, get shots at four and come home with two. They consider that an average day. The birds are not easy to see, even when you know where they are. If you […]
Warm Through Saturday, Cooler Weather Arrives Sunday - September 26, 2014 High pressure continues to be the main weather feature across much of the state today. Expect abundant sunshine and mainly dry conditions for central and eastern portions of the state, but there could be isolated showers and thunderstorms in far western Wyoming. Temperatures will remain very warm to hot and about 15-20 degrees above average. […]
CSNN High School Football Game of the Week [AUDIO] - September 26, 2014 It’s a chance for a pair of 1A teams to prove themselves on the field. Our Cowboy State News Network high school football game of the week makes a stop at “Yoder Dame” today. Number four Southeast hosts third-ranked Lingle tonight. The Cyclones have owned the series recently, but the Doggers are off to a […]
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