The suddenly warm weather has enabled Grand Teton National Park to complete pre-season maintenance and open up the Moose Wilson Road this week. Park Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs says the park had decided … Continue Reading
The Task Force on Transfer of Public Lands will meet in early June to hear information related to the transfer of federal lands, and a history of public lands within Wyoming. This year’s sequestration has jeopardized the agreed sale of state lands within Grand Teton National Park to the federal government and alternatives to that agreement are being discussed now. The meeting will be held in Gillette June 6th.
It has been said, there are two seasons in Wyoming: winter and construction. Grand Teton National Park has announced that road repair and rehabilitation projects are beginning this week for the 2013 travel season. Work to rebuild the road between … Continue Reading
The forecast runoff for the Snake River in Wyoming is below normal, and close to the 2012 condition. Water Operations Manager Mike Beus of the Bureau of Reclamation’s Minidoka Project says the storage in downstream reservoirs is significantly less than last year which may result in … Continue Reading
Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway, the National Elk Refuge, and Bridger-Teton National Forest have released the Draft Snake River Headwaters Comprehensive River Management Plans for public comment. Additionally, the Forest is … Continue Reading
The Linx transportation cooperative has announced it will inaugurate a Wind River Connection of the regional Linx service, known as the “Purple Line,” which will run between Riverton and Jackson three times each week beginning June 4th. The Wind River Transportation Authority, WRTA, joined the four-state cooperative this year, closing a gap in … Continue Reading
The National Park Service has issued a prospectus to solicit proposals for guided mountain climbing and climbing schools in Grand Teton National Park. Two concession contracts valid for 10 years, each are to be awarded in the coming months. Guided mountain climbing and climbing instruction are currently provided by … Continue Reading
Efforts to complete the sale of the state’s four parcels in Grand Teton National Park in exchange for $53-million in mineral severance payments from the federal government has taken a little different focus. Wyoming State Representative Keith Gingery says cash no longer appears to be an option because … Continue Reading