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Photo Selected To Celebrate Barn’s Centennial

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The centennial celebration of a popular icon in Grand Teton National Park is little more than one week away now.  Grand Teton National Park has partnered with the Jackson Hole Historical Society & Museum and the T.A. Moulton Barn Centennial Celebration committee to stage a public celebration … Continue Reading

Governor Cautious About Land Exchange

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead told reporters Wednesday that the state is not looking for alternate buyers for the land inside Grand Teton National Park until the state knows for sure the federal government will not be able to consummate the deal on the remaining parcels it agreed to buy.  Mead says the state is examining … Continue Reading

GTNP Visitations Up Last Month

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Grand Teton National Park has reported its monthly use statistics for June which indicates recreational visits for the month were up by 5%.  According to the report filed by the National Park Service Use Statistics Office, … Continue Reading

Moose-Wilson Road Closing For Dustcoat

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Grand Teton National Park has announced that the southern portion of the Moose-Wilson Road will be closed for a day next week while road crews perform dust abatement on the road.  According to a statement from the park, … Continue Reading

Yellowstone Fire Danger “High”

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Yellowstone National Park officials have elevated their fire danger rating to “High” for the holiday weekend.  Spokesman Al Nash says between the fast-draying conditions around the park and the elevated visitation, it was determined the revised rating was warranted.  Nash says … Continue Reading

Charges Made In Park Assault

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The suspect in an assault that occurred Friday in Grand Teton National Park has now made an appearance in federal court in Jackson where he was charged with one count of assault with a dangerous weapon with intent to do bodily harm, and one count of assault which resulted in serious bodily injury. 32 year-old Vincent Hagey of Las Vegas, Nevada appeared before … Continue Reading

Study Begins In Moose-Wilson Corridor

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Visitors traveling through the Moose-Wilson corridor in Grand Teton National Park may encounter researchers along the road, at trailheads, on trails, and in parking areas who began a survey yesterday and will continue the project through October. Park Spokesperson Jenny Anzelmo-Sarles says … Continue Reading

Park Land Sale Discussed

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Members of the Teton County Legislative Delegation met yesterday with the Director of Wyoming’s Office of State Lands and Investments to discuss the breakdown of the sale of state lands inside Grand Teton National Park to the federal government.  Representative Keith Gingery says while the first two parcels have been successfully sold and transferred to the federal government, … Continue Reading

Violence Erupts In Grand Teton National Park

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A concession employee in Grand Teton National Park was hospitalized after an apparent assault Friday morning at an employee dormitory adjacent Jackson Lake Lodge.  Park Rangers have arrested one suspect and detained him before turning the case over to investigators from Yellowstone National Park.  Little more information is available about the case.  Park officials say following the incident, the residential area was once again considered secure.

Independence Day Travel May See Slight Decline

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With Independence Day coming up next week, travel experts are analyzing what tourism interests might expect in the days ahead.  AAA Auto Club is projecting nationwide; 40.8 million people will be traveling 50 miles or more from their homes for the holiday – down slightly from last year.  Specifically, the western states will see … 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 […]