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Grizzly Bears In Region Make Do

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While it has been a tough food year for grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem due to this year’s drought, the bears appear to be doing well none-the-less due to their adaptability.  The Yellowstone Ecosystem Subcommittee of the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee wrapped up their two-day fall meeting yesterday, and … Continue Reading

National Parks Observe Veterans’ Day

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To salute and honor those who have served in the United States Armed Forces, the National Park Service continues to recognize Veterans Day by offering a day of free entry. The practice began in 2006, and each year, all 398 national park units across America will offer vets … Continue Reading

Mead Says GTNP Land Sale Must Continue

November 8, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, State of Wyoming Comments Off
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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead spoke of various budget concerns during a news conference yesterday, addressing proposed cuts and dwindling revenue sources.  Among the concerns is the apparent inability of the federal government to come up with the money necessary to consummate the sale of state lands inside Grand Teton National Park.  Mead says … Continue Reading

Maverik Stores Support GTNPF

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Maverik Inc., the familiar convenience store and gas station chain across Western Wyoming,  Eastern Idaho, and the Rocky Mountain West has made a $4,000 contribution to Grand Teton National Park Foundation in support of … Continue Reading

October Visitation In GTNP Down

November 7, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, Teton County Comments Off
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Visitation to Grand Teton National Park fell during October according to statistics released yesterday by the National Park Service Visitor Use Statistics office.  The report shows slightly more than … Continue Reading

Climber Makes Full Recovery After Fall

November 5, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming Comments Off
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A little over a year ago, a climber form Texas slipped and fell 12-hundred feet while decending Ellingwood Couloir on the south side of the Middle Teton in Grand Teton National Park.  Now the 21-year-old has not only recovered, but doing some rather challenging physical activity again.  Ryan Haymaker of Houston had … Continue Reading

Invasive Species Inspections Successful

November 1, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming Comments Off
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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is terming the third boating season following passage of Aquatic Invasive Species legislation in 2010 a major success based on the numbers of boats inspected, AIS decal sales, and overall cooperation from boaters.  From May 17th through September 9th, … Continue Reading

Fire Crews Dispatched To East Coast

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Through much of the summer, fire crews from across the nation poured into Wyoming and neighboring states to help suppress one of the worst fire seasons on record.  Now, some of those same crews are being mobilized to travel to the East Coast to assist with response to Hurricane Sandy.  Assistant Operations Director for the National Interagency Fire Center Steve Gage explains … Continue Reading

Park Resorts Donate Over $1/2-Million

November 1, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming Comments Off
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Grand Teton Lodge Company, owned by Vail Resorts, has donated $600,000 to Grand Teton National Park Foundation since 1999 making the lodging group the largest and one of the longest running corporate partners in Foundation history.  Foundation President Leslie Mattson says … Continue Reading

GTNP Roads To Close

October 30, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, Teton County Comments Off
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Grand Teton National Park officials have announced two roads will close to vehicle traffic for the winter season Wednesday evening. Vehicle closures include … Continue Reading

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  • Very Mild And Windy Through Saturday, Cooler On Sunday - October 24, 2014
    High pressure will continue to be the main weather feature today and Saturday.  Expect minimal cloudiness and mainly dry weather conditions across much of the state.   Winds, however, will be strong today with gusts as high as 50 mph across wind prone areas.   Temperatures will also stay very mild and about 15 to 20 degrees […]
  • A hunt with no disasters isn’t as much fun - October 24, 2014
    Not long ago, I saw a message on one of the hunting blogs I like to read. The writer wanted hunters to send in accounts of disasters they’d had in the field. I bet he got swamped with emails. Every hunter I know has had at least one calamity in the woods. If you hunt, […]
  • Windy At Times Today, Unseasonably Mild Through Saturday - October 23, 2014
    As high pressure strengthens, warmer air from southwestern portions of the nation will move into the region today.  Conditions will also stay mainly dry throughout much of the state, but winds will be strong and gusty.  Parts of I-25 (Colorado state line to Casper) and I-80 (Cheyenne to Rawlins) could see gusting as high as […]
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    Not long ago, I brought home a 1994 Ford F-250. It’s not much to look at, but it’s even worse to drive. About the only things it has going for it are that it’s mechanically sound, and it’s technically a vehicle. I’ve named it Clunk, for good reason. When you shift it into either drive […]

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