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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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 art exhibition titled “A Nickel for the Barn.” Artists, poets, and photographers of all ages, abilities and disciplines are invited to … Continue Reading
Results of an autopsy on the body of a Colorado Springs climber who died late last week after falling through snow and into a moat are not yet available. However, it now appears that 55 year-old Gary Miller most likely died of hypothermia. Teton County Coroner Kiley Campbell says there was not significant evidence of … Continue Reading
It is virtually impossible to approach Teton County from any direction without seeing the seasonal fireworks outlets doing a land-office business prior to the Independence Day holiday. However, once you cross into Teton County, Wyoming, the personal use of pyrotechnics is strictly prohibited. Fire Marshal Kathy Clay says … Continue Reading
Cowgirls Picked Fifth In MW-Kirby First Team - August 19, 2014 The Wyoming volleyball team was selected to finish fifth, as the Mountain West announced the 2014 preseason volleyball poll and all-conference team on Tuesday morning. The voting panel consisted of the league’s 11 head coaches. Defending league-champion Colorado State was chosen as the favorite to win the 2014 MW regular-season title. The Rams collected seven […]
Bigger trucks aren’t always better - August 19, 2014 I recently had the rare opportunity to test a compact and a full-size pickup pretty much head-to-head. Going into it, I was pretty sure there was nothing the compact version could offer that I would like more than the full-size truck. But the Nissan Frontier, despite its size, is no less truck than the Nissan […]
First Lottery Ticket Will Be Sold In Sheridan - August 18, 2014 The Wyoming Lottery today announced that the first lottery ticket will be purchased at noon on Sunday, Aug. 24 by Mary Ogg at the Holiday Station, located at 936 Brundage Road in Sheridan. Ogg was chosen randomly from among the more than 27,000 entrants in a giveaway the Lottery created to promote its upcoming launch. […]
Hunting season = diet season - August 18, 2014 I grew up hunting elk with horses. In my opinion, that’s the best way to get the job done. You can pack a comfortable camp far back into the wilderness, then hunt on foot from there. If someone’s lucky enough to bring down one of the beasts, loading the carcass onto a pack horse is […]
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