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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

Western Governors Worry About Drought

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The Western Governors’ Association is again voicing concerns about the persistent drought conditions over the western states documented in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s “Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook.”  The WGA points out that … Continue Reading

Jackson Lake Draw-down Begins In Earnest

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Representatives of the Bureau of Reclamation are visiting with National Park and National Forest officials and fishing and river rafting interests by phone today as the drafting of water from Jackson Lake has begun in earnest over the past 48 hours.  Reclamation Water Operations Manager Mike Beus of the Minidoka Project says as the fields are drying out more downstream, … Continue Reading

No Fire Restrictions Yet In NW Wyoming

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Some counties in eastern Wyoming have implemented fire restrictions in time for the Independence Day holiday, but none have been imposed in either Yellowstone or Grand Teton National Park, on the Bridger-Teton National Forest, or within Teton County.  Due to dry conditions and an elevated fire danger, … Continue Reading

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  • Special Weather Statement issued July 28 at 6:32PM MDT by NWS - July 29, 2014 at 12:32 AM
    ...LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING FROM HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE TUESDAY... LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING...IS POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AS DEEP MONSOONAL MOISTURE AND A WEAK DISTURBANCE SPREAD OVER THE COWBOY STATE. THE POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING WILL BE ENH [...]

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  • Hauling hay makes me consider ATVs - July 28, 2014
    In my days in the mountains, I’ve seen some horse wrecks that probably should have turned my hair gray prematurely. I’ve had horses go lame on me deep in the backcountry. And I’ve been awakened in the night to the sound of thundering hooves receding down the trail toward the trailer. None of those situations […]
  • Red Flag Warnings In Effect; Isolated Thunderstorms Possible Across Southeast Wyoming - July 25, 2014
    The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings for parts of central and south-central Wyoming through today.  With drier conditions and breezy to gusty winds, there is an increased risk for initiation and the spread of wild fires.  Temperatures will remain quite warm to hot, with highs in the 80′s to low 90′s for […]
  • Diapers weren’t a magic bullet for staying cool - July 25, 2014
    I promised you yesterday that I’d test a new product to see how well it works to keep you cool when the temperatures climb toward triple digits.   In case you missed it, yesterday I talked about seeing an ad on TV for a new type of training pants. The ad said, and I quote, […]
  • I’ll try anything to stay cool in the summer - July 24, 2014
    I recently saw an advertisement for a product that’s sure to be a big hit with outdoorsmen. Especially those of us who stomp around in the woods when the temperatures climb into the nineties. Last weekend, I found myself sitting in jeans, boots, a long-sleeved shirt and a cowboy hat at Cheyenne Frontier Days. While […]

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