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Grizzly Bear Shot By Hunters In GTNP

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Grand Teton National Park officials say a party of three hunters participating in the Elk Reduction Program in Grand Teton National Park encountered, shot and killed an adult male grizzly bear around 7:30 am THursday. The incident was reported to Teton Interagency Dispatch Center at 7:32 am.  The hunters say … Continue Reading

Fire Damages Store In GTNP

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An early morning fire Tuesday damaged the convenience store at Signal Mountain, but a call from an observant maintenance worker at the nearby lodge prevented it from becoming more advanced.  Park Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs says … Continue Reading

Wildlife Overpasses Sucessful

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We’ve all watched the construction of overpasses for wildlife between Bondurant and Pinedale, and many of us scratched our heads over the logic.  However, Ray Hagaman of Wyoming Game and Fish says the wildlife has already proven they know what they are for.  Hagaman says it is estimated that between two and three thousand pronghorn, and 2000 to 2500 mule deer pass through … Continue Reading

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
Middle Teton

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

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  • Let the Christmas hints begin - November 28, 2014
    My little sprouts are already getting ramped up for Christmas. They still don’t quite have the whole idea of the Christmas season, but they’re definitely into the presents. I was a little fella once, and I remember counting down the days until December 25th. There were no visions of sugarplums, but pocket knives, snowshoes, shotguns […]
  • Happy Thanksgiving, Wyoming! - November 27, 2014
    I know, a show about giving thanks on Thanksgiving is pretty predictable. But it doesn’t feel right to overlook the importance of this day. However, because this is a program about the outdoors, I’ll just talk about the things in the outdoors I’m thankful for. There’s plenty of it. Especially here in Wyoming. We’ve got […]
  • Pelts are nearing prime conditions - November 26, 2014
    The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer. It’s the amount of daylight, and not the temperature, that causes wild animals to grow longer, thicker coats. If you’re a predator hunter or a trapper, that’s your cue. The pelts are coming into their prime right now, but that doesn’t mean they’re at […]
  • Very Windy in Many Areas, Developing Light to Moderate Snow - November 25, 2014
    The I-25 and I-80 corridors and adjacent roads throughout central, eastern and southern Wyoming will see very strong and gusty winds today.  Sustained winds of 25 to 40 mph likely for many areas with gusts to 60 mph or higher in the wind prone locations. Light to moderate snow shower activity will also be increasing […]

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