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NPS Academy Set In GTNP

February 21, 2013 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming Comments Off
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An innovative program initiated by Grand Teton National Park and developed through key collaborators—The Student Conservation Association and Teton Science Schools—will mark its third year in fostering a career track for college students from … Continue Reading

Barrasso Seeks “Good Neighbor” Legislation

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Agencies in the Greater Yellowstone area refer to it as a “blurring the boundaries.”  Now, Wyoming’s U.S. Senator John Barrasso has reintroduced bipartisan legislation that would allow the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management to work with state foresters to … Continue Reading

Park Visits Steady

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Recreational visits up, non-recreational visits down slightly made for an almost identical visitation figure for Grand Teton National Park when comparing January of this year with January of 2012.  Specifically, 440 fewer people passed through the park entrance stations during … Continue Reading

Grand Teton Offers Youth Employment

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Grand Teton National Park is currently recruiting participants for the 2013 Youth Conservation Program. Funding for this youth employment opportunity comes from the Grand Teton National Park Foundation through … Continue Reading

Travel Conference Continues In Cheyenne

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The 2013 Wyoming Governor’s Hospitality and Tourism Conference continues in Cheyenne today.  Wyoming Travel Commission Director Diane Shober says the conference provides an opportunity to network, educate and interact with state legislators.  In Shober’s words, … Continue Reading

Park Urges Backcountry Skiers To Be Prepared

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As winter activities in the area increase and especially with increasing avalanche risks now, it is particularly important that those venturing out on back country adventures take personal responsibility for their safety.  That begins with knowing current conditions and avalanche danger in the areas they are going, but … Continue Reading

Seasonal Park Ranger Dies In Avalanche

January 28, 2013 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming Comments Off
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Grand Teton National Park rangers recovered the body of a backcountry skier who died in an avalanche on Sunday afternoon.30-year-old Nick Gillespie of Jackson, Wyoming, was caught in an avalanche on the southeast face of 9,277 foot Survey Peak in the northern Teton Range about 5:00 pm and died as a result of … Continue Reading

AMK Upgrades Eyed

January 23, 2013 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming Comments Off
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The University of Wyoming and the National Park Service are in the process of preparing an environmental assessment to analyze environmental effects of a range of alternatives for proposed improvements to the UW/NPS Research Center Campus at the AMK Ranch on the eastern shore of … Continue Reading

Grouse Discussions Tomorrow In Jackson

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The Upper Snake River Basin Local Sage Grouse Working Group will hold its next meeting from 1:00 to 4:30 pm tomorrow at the Wyoming Game and Fish Jackson Region office. The primary focus of the meeting will be … Continue Reading

Free Park Admission Offered

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If you are one of those lucky people to have Monday off as the Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday holiday, you may want to consider a trip into your national parks for your day off.  Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks are among the National Park Service sites across the nation in … Continue Reading

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  • Owners Encouraged to Vaccinate Pets for Rabies - April 22, 2014
    Wyoming State Laboratory scientists are urging owners to have their pets vaccinated against rabies. Virologist Myrna Miller says it’s especially important for pet owners in Laramie and Goshen Counties. “The south central rabies virus strain has been moving into the state of Wyoming from the southern and eastern borders,” reports Miller. “So we’ve have quite […]
  • Statewide Unemployment Dips to 4.0% in March - April 22, 2014
    Wyoming’s unemployment rate continued to fall last month. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported on Tuesday that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 4.2 percent in February to 4.0 percent in March. “If you go back four years ago, unemployment was at 7.5 percent and now it’s at 4.0,” said Senior Economist […]
  • Warm And Windy, With Developing Showers And Thunderstorms - April 22, 2014
    Temperatures will be quite warm and comfortable today, ahead of an incoming low pressure system and cold front.  Along with warmer temperatures, winds will increase across the entire state, turning strong and gusty.  As the cold front pushes into the cowboy state from the west-northwest, clouds thicken and showers and thunderstorms will develop.  There will […]
  • You can’t catch Internet viruses if you turn off the computer - April 22, 2014
    I’m no tech genius, but I think the best way to keep your stuff safe from hackers is to just stay off the Internet and go outside. I might be a little behind on my Internet threats, but I thought I heard something last week about an Internet virus called the Heartbleed virus. I don’t […]