(JACKSON) With reports of bears venturing out of their winter dens, residents are reminded that it’s a good time to think about how to avoid conflicts with large predators. Wildlife officials encourage anyone who spends time in bear and lion country to attend the upcoming “Staying Safe in Bear, Lion, and Wolf Country” workshop to be held … Continue Reading
(RIVERTON) While many residents of Jackson Hole by now are muttering unkind things about “Old Man Winter” as they shovel their driveways again and again, they may be interested to learn that this is by no means a record year – nor is the most recent snowfall a record. That’s not to say the snow accumulation at Jackson Hole Resort isn’t some of the best seen in years. In fact, February was … Continue Reading
(JACKSON) Rock-fall on the northern end of South Park Road again yesterday, again led to the closure of that portion of the road yesterday afternoon and continuing through the night. Town of Jackson officials plan on contracting workers to … Continue Reading
(JACKSON) The Jackson Police Department is cautioning those seeking a rental property or property for sale to be careful about responding to listings of real estate on websites like Facebook or Craig’s List. Lieutenant Cole Nethercott says the scammers – often-times in foreign countries – list properties they don’t own and offer them for incredible deals. He says that prompts … Continue Reading
(JACKSON) Jackson Police yesterday closed the north entrance to South Park Loop Road from the Maverick gas station to Middle School Road due to rock-fall off of High School Butte. Several cars were struck by rocks but police officials say there were no injuries. At this time, the road has been reopened to traffic. However, town of Jackson Public Works and the Jackson Police Department will continue to assess the stability of the hillside above the road.
(JACKSON) Bridger Teton National Forest has issued a public scoping notice for the proposed snowmaking facilities and associated infrastructure at Snow King Mountain Resort in Jackson. Additionally, a conduit to carry fiber optic cable for communications would be … Continue Reading
A total of $11-million in special purpose excise tax issues will be placed before the voters this year following the approval yesterday by the town and county leadership of six issues. Mayor Mark Barron points out that all six issues involve construction of publicly-owned capital construction projects. They include … Continue Reading
Jackson Town Council and Teton County Commissioners entered into an agreement Monday that allows the Town of Jackson Planning Director to provide management and leadership services for the Teton County Planning and Development Department. The move help fills the void left when … Continue Reading
Six Teton County residents have been listed among those being appointed or reappointed to state boards by Wyoming Governor Matt Mead. Altogether there are 36 boards for which positions are being filled. Among the locals being tapped to serve are … Continue Reading
Wyoming Game and Fish officials are asking residents in the Jackson and Wilson areas to be aware of and show patience with moose and other wildlife that often show up in residential areas during the winter months. Game and Fish Spokesman Mark Gocke says the local office has received numerous calls from … Continue Reading
Quiet, Seasonal Weather Expected Today - October 22, 2014 High pressure will build over the state of Wyoming today, which will keep skies sunny to mostly sunny and conditions mainly dry. Winds, however, could be strong and gusty today, especially throughout central and southeastern portions of the state. Parts of I-80 (Cheyenne to Rawlins) and I-25 (Colorado state line to Casper) could see winds […]
Estimating range on waterfowl is easy - October 22, 2014 If you’ve done any goose hunting, you’ve probably heard the term “skybusting.” You may know it means shooting at birds that are out of your shotgun’s effective range, but do you know if you’re guilty of it? You can set up your decoys to minimize the risk of shooting at birds when they’re too far […]
Don’t lose your vision in the woods - October 21, 2014 I don’t have good eyes. Had I been born a hundred years ago, there would have been no help for me. Glasses can’t help me, so I’d have blind. I have to wear a special kind of contact lens, which wasn’t available in the days of Davey Crockett and Daniel Boone. But through the miracle […]
Hunters must be conservationists first - October 20, 2014 As hunters, it’s our responsibility to take care of the critters we hunt, as well as those we don’t. We have to obey the game laws. Police ourselves to be sure others respect the wildlife. And even offer suggestions to the Game and Fish Commission when we think there are better ways to ensure that […]
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