Complications caused by park visitors seeking to view a grizzly bear along a road in Grand Teton National Park Thursday resulted in a motor vehicle accident that caused the death of the bear and the brief hospitalization a motorist. According to Park Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs, the accident took place about 9:00 am one mile south of … Continue Reading
Jackson Hole Fire/EMS and Teton Interagency fire managers have elevated the fire danger rating to “High” for all of Teton County, Wyoming, the Bridger-Teton National Forest, and Grand Teton National Park. Fire officials say the potential for fire activity has … Continue Reading
The Teton Interagency Fire Ecology/Fire Effects Program, jointly administered by Grand Teton National Park and Bridger-Teton National Forest was recently honored by Regional Forester Harv Forsgren with the Forest Service’s 2011 Intermountain Region Fire and Fuels Award. Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek explains … Continue Reading
The Wyoming Mining Association is meeting this week in Grand Teton National Park. Meetings begin today at Jackson Lake Lodge and will be highlighted by an address from Wyoming Governor Matt Mead tomorrow. Among the concerns being discussed are EPA regulations, workplace safety, legal concerns and coal gasification. This marks the 57th annual meeting of the mining association.
The North Face, has awarded an Explore Fund grant to Grand Teton National Park Foundation for Youth Conservation Program, a teen trail crew that begins a ten-week season this week in Grand Teton National Park. The Explore Fund’s mission is … Continue Reading
Not unexpectedly, Interagency Fire resources have begun to be deployed to other areas of the west to assist with efforts there. Grand Teton National Park Fire Information and Education Specialist Traci Weaver says over the weekend, a 20-person crew was sent to Montrose, Colorado to be on hand for … Continue Reading
An attack on a security guard in the employee housing area near Jackson Lake Lodge apparently never took place as the security guard reported. According to park officials, Christopher Dascoli’s injuries were real enough – suffering a head injury – but … Continue Reading
A 59-year-old Michigan man has died and his wife was hospitalized after a head-on collision with another vehicle in Grand Teton National Park yesterday. Park officials say John Grace of Rochester Hills, Michigan died of injuries he sustained when the sedan he was driving … Continue Reading
It has been happening every year for the past 12 years – All Fire Day; a day when firefighting resources gather to practice scenarios together and build strong working relationships. Grand Teton National Park Fire Communication and Education Specialist Traci Weaver says this year’s event will be … Continue Reading
The National Park Service Public Use Statistics Office has now posted the visitation statistics for Grand Teton National Park. While figures from last month are contrasted with May of 2011, national park officials point out that … Continue Reading
Cold Front Brings Rain & Snow Through Saturday Morning - March 7, 2014 A cold front will push through central and southern Wyoming today, bringing periods of rain and snow into tonight. Unsettled weather will be the feature today, with strong winds at times. Temperatures will rise into the 30′s and low 40′s statewide. Many roads could become slick and icy tonight, as temperatures drop into the 20′s. […]
Teaching a kid to ski can be deadly to adults - March 7, 2014 I feel it’s my duty as a father to introduce my kids to as many outdoor activities as I can. The more I expose ‘em to, the better the chances they’ll enjoy the outdoors when they get older. If they don’t kill me on our adventures, that is. Listen to today’s show to find out […]
Lummis Backs Bill Against EPA Standards - March 6, 2014 U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis voted for, and the House passed with a bi-partisan majority of 229-183, H.R. 3826: the Electricity Security and Affordability Act. This bill repeals the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to mandate unattainable technological standards at any new coal-fired power plants. Since these regulations impose impossible standards, they effectively ban the construction […]
Legislators Look To Canada For Ideas For Energy Mega-Campus - March 6, 2014 Nine Wyoming lawmakers traveled to Alberta, Canada last weekend to get a first hand look at a major energy complex that has spurred billions of dollars in economic investment and created thousands of high-paying jobs. During the Budget Session, legislators designated funding to study the energy mega-campus and the potential benefits a similar model could […]
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