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More Wildfires Spark In Region

Forest Fire

Teton Interagency Firefighters have responded to another new fire over the weekend – this one about a mile east of Kozy Campground in Hoback Canyon on the Bridger Teton National Forest.  The fire is the result of … Continue Reading

Climber Dies Near Mt. Owen

Cathedral Traverse

Grand Teton National Park Rangers located and recovered the body of a 31-year-old seasonal member of the Bridger-Teton National Forest trail crew.  Eric Tietze of Salt Lake city had been climbing the Cathedral Traverse on Thursday, when he separated from his three companions and was not … Continue Reading

International Diplomats Visit Wyoming

Department of State

Twenty-four members of the Diplomatic Corps stationed in Washington D.C. to represent countries on five continents are arriving in Jackson Hole today to participate in a tour entitled “Experience America 2012.”  Assistant Chief of Protocol for Diplomatic Partnerships Ali Rubin explains these tours were … Continue Reading

Stranded Climber Rescued

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An Olympia, Washington man was rescued yesterday by Grand Teton National Park rangers after he became stranded on the Middle Teton late Monday. Park Spokesperson Jenny Anzelmo says 27-year-old Eric Rohner had intended a solo summit of the Middle Teton but got off route and became ‘cliffed out.’ Anzelmo says Rohner ended up in a location … Continue Reading

GTMF Presents Concerts In Park

Music In Nature

Grand Teton National Park and the Grand Teton Music Festival have once again joined together  to host a fifth year of special programs promoting the connection between nature and music. The Grand Teton Music Festival’s WindSynch woodwind Quintet will perform hour-long programs of music inspired by nature; a park ranger will host each performance. The free concert series was created through a special partnership, and runs from July 3rd through July 27th.

Moose-Wilson Road Temporarily Closed

July 10, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, Teton County Comments Off
construction

The unpaved section of the Moose-Wilson Road in Grand Teton National Park will be closed for about 28 hours tomorrow through Thursday to allow for dust abatement work. Park officials say the closure will be put in place beginning at 4:00 am on Wednesday and reopen by … Continue Reading

New York Climber Injured

climber

Grand Teton National Park rangers assisted by a Teton Interagency helicopter rescued a New York man from the Grand Teton Thursday evening after he was injured by falling rocks. Park Spokesperson Jenny Anzelmo says 28-year-old David Perlman of Brooklyn, New York was ascending the mountain between the Headwall and Lower Saddle when … Continue Reading

Reservoir Drafts Begin

Jackson Lake Dam

Water supplies in the reservoir system along the upper Snake River are being drawn down now, almost imperceptibly at local reservoirs.  Storage at Jackson Lake, which had been at 100% capacity as recent as last week is now at … Continue Reading

GTNP Visitation Up

GTNP Entrance

While comparison figures for visitation to Grand Teton National Park are still not reliable due to changes in the counting system at the park’s entrances, statistics just released indicate visits to the park were up about 2½ % last month.  The report for June indicates nearly 568-thousand visitors entered the park during the month for both recreational and non-recreational activities.  As yet, Yellowstone’s visitation statistics for last month have not been posted.

Wyoming Travel Info On i-phones

i-phone

The Wyoming Office of Tourism recently launched a mobile version of its website, wyomingtourism.org.  Travel Commission Director Diane Shober explains that this makes information from the website accessible now from any web-enabled phone or smartphone as visitors to the state are … Continue Reading

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  • Warmer on Friday, But Showers & Thunderstorms Are Expected For Parts of Wyoming - April 18, 2014
    Temperatures will be warm today, with highs mostly rising to the 60′s and 70′s statewide (slightly cooler across the western valleys and higher terrain).  Expect rain showers and thunderstorms to move into the western third of the state, while the rest of Wyoming see sunshine into this afternoon.  Scattered rain showers and pop-up thunderstorms will […]
  • A lunar eclipse, and me without my camera - April 18, 2014
    Monday night, or more accurately early Tuesday morning, there was a total lunar eclipse. And being the experienced nature photographer I am, you’d think I was ready with my camera. But you’d be wrong. The last total lunar eclipse visible in Wyoming was way back in 2009, if I’m not mistaken. So I’ve been looking […]
  • Enzi Opens Campaign HQ in Cheyenne - April 17, 2014
    U.S. Senator Mike Enzi opened his official campaign headquarters in Cheyenne on Wednesday. Wyoming’s senior senator is seeking his fourth term in the Senate. There were rumors last year that Enzi would retire at the end of his current term and he admits it is something he thought about. “Anytime anybody’s getting ready to go […]
  • Back to normal at the trap range - April 17, 2014
    By some strange luck, I shot really well last week in our trap league. But last night, I didn’t do so well. Not even close. The thing about shooting trap is that you’re bound to have good rounds once in a while. Those good nights give you hope that you’re improving. For some people, that […]

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