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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

Slash Burns Slated This Week

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Teton Interagency Fire personnel will begin pile burning in Grand Teton National Park as soon as this week if conditions allow.  Fire personnel say they will target 10 project areas. They include locations throughout the park including … Continue Reading

Airport Bus Service Examined

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Is bus service between the airport and town feasible?  The joint town and county leaders have asked Southern Teton Area Regional Transit personnel to examine the options and report back in January what such service would cost to provide.  START Administrator Michael Wackerly says three scenarios were initially examined and ran the gamut from … Continue Reading

Fire Danger Dropped To “Low”

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It probably comes as no surprise given the current weather conditions that Teton Interagency Fires has dropped the region’s fire danger rating now all the way to “low.”   None-the-less, fire officials are again reminding hunters and others in the forest for recreational purposes that … Continue Reading

Fire Danger Here Reduced To Moderate

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Interagency fire officials have now reduced the fire danger to moderate following several days of moisture and cooler temperatures.  Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says although fire officials are calling the fire danger rating moderate, hunters and other on the forest for recreation should continue to … Continue Reading

Yellowstone Fire Danger Drops to Low

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Yellowstone National Park Tuesday afternoon reduced its fire danger rating from high to low following the onset of cooler temperatures and some rain showers.  Park Spokesman Al Nash says the reason for the move came primarily as a result of … Continue Reading

GTNP Visitation Sees Slight Increase

October 11, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming Comments Off
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Visitation to Grand Teton National Park last month actually showed a slight increase, both in the number of people entering the park for recreational purposes and on business.  According to the National Park Service Visitor Use Statistics office, recreational visits increased by … Continue Reading

Wolf Struck, Killed In GTNP

October 10, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, Teton County Comments Off
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Grand Teton National Park has revealed that a motorist along Highway 89 hit and killed a gray wolf about 2 miles south of Moose early Tuesday morning.  Park Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs says the animal was part of a group believed to be from the Pinnacle Peak Pack that was crossing the road about 7:00 am when the accident occurred. She says the others … Continue Reading

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  • Mild With Increasing Winds Today, Colder And More Unsettled This Weekend - November 21, 2014
    High pressure will slowly slide east today, which will cause winds to increase and become strong by this afternoon and evening.  Expect wind gusts between 35 and 50 mph throughout central and southeastern Wyoming.  Otherwise, we will see sunny to mostly sunny skies, mainly dry weather conditions, and near or slightly above normal temperatures.  Daytime […]
  • Shouldn’t my dogs be KEEPING their hair now? - November 21, 2014
    I don’t understand why it’s happening now, when the temperatures are dropping well below zero, but my golden retriever’s blowing her coat. In a big way. And it’s not just her. Our collie’s doing the same thing, and to a much bigger degree. At least the golden has some abilities that allow me to overlook […]
  • Cool And Still Breezy At Times - November 20, 2014
    High pressure will be the main weather feature across much of the state today.  Expect partly to mostly sunny skies, mainly dry weather conditions, and near or slightly above normal temperatures.  Winds, however, could still be breezy to gusty at times.  Expect gusting between 35 and 50 mph across central and southeastern Wyoming this morning […]
  • Don’t commercialize hunting - November 20, 2014
    The state of New Jersey is dealing with a huge whitetail deer overpopulation problem. To get more people to get out and hunt those deer, and hopefully bring the population down to a more manageable level, the state is toying with the idea of allowing the commercial sale of meat from wild deer. It’s a […]

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