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Exhibitors Sought For Photo Show

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Photographers are invited to share their favorite winter images of the region with the public during the Fifth Annual Winter Photo Festival to be held next month in West Yellowstone.  The festival will be held at the West Yellowstone Visitor Information Center on March 12th, sponsored by … Continue Reading

Airport Tower

The looming sequester is expected to spell curtailments of government services and even some closures of facilities – including airport control towers in the region.  At this time, the control towers listed do not include Jackson Hole Airport which continues … Continue Reading

Gasoline Prices Still Increasing

February 27, 2013 State of Idaho, State of Wyoming Comments Off
gasoline prices

The average retail price for regular gasoline across the country rose to $3.78 a gallon Monday. U.S. Energy Information Administration Spokesperson Amerine Woodyard says that’s up 3.7 cents from a week ago and up almost 43 cents from 4 weeks ago. She says pump prices were … Continue Reading

Study Outlines GTNP Economic Impacts

GTNP Winter

A new National Park Service report for 2011 shows that nearly 2.6 million visitors to Grand Teton National Park spent over $436-million in the gateway communities surrounding the park. That spending, in turn, supported 6,397 jobs in … Continue Reading

Wildfire Webinar Offered

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The International Association of Wildland Fire is offering a “webinar” tomorrow entitled “Debunking Myths in Wildland Fire.  The association explains that as more people live in high fire hazard areas, the active involvement of the public is … Continue Reading

Barrasso Seeks “Good Neighbor” Legislation

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Agencies in the Greater Yellowstone area refer to it as a “blurring the boundaries.”  Now, Wyoming’s U.S. Senator John Barrasso has reintroduced bipartisan legislation that would allow the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management to work with state foresters to … Continue Reading

CFTV Names New Executive Director

February 18, 2013 State of Idaho, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
Trotter

The Community Foundation of Teton Valley earlier this month announced the selection Kim Trotter of Driggs as that organization’s new Executive Director. Trotter has served the last seven years as director of the Idaho Water Project for the statewide office of Trout Unlimited. From 1999-2005, she was … Continue Reading

Current Drought Not The Worst

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USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service National Water and Climate Center says the February streamflow forecast foretells of a decline in nearly every state and basin. The dry conditions continue from the less-than-average precipitation during January, which indicates … Continue Reading

Teton Valley Wardens Kept Busy

February 14, 2013 State of Idaho, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
IFG

It has been a busy month already for game wardens in Teton Valley, Idaho.  Conservation officers in the Teton Basin have recently been dealing with violations ranging from illegal trapping and illegal wolf hunting, to the illegal taking of a trophy mule deer. While  general seasons exist for … Continue Reading

Happy Valentine’s Day

Valentine

Guys, lest you forget – today is Valentine’s Day.  Before the day is over, over 180-million valentine cards will be exchanged, more than 36-million special people receive heart-shaped boxes of chocolates, and about 180-million roses will find their ways into the hands of … Continue Reading

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  • Rep. Lummis Announces Re-Election Bid - April 23, 2014
    U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis announced her re-election bid on Wednesday in Cheyenne. Lummis said she wants a fourth term representing Wyoming in Congress so she can work to reduce the federal government’s role in the Cowboy State. “The federal government cannot do better for Wyoming, than Wyoming can do for itself,” Lummis said. “So part […]
  • Wyoming Veterans Asked to Complete Survey - April 23, 2014
    Wyoming veterans and family members are encouraged to complete a short online survey regarding Wyoming veteran benefits and services, which is located at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WYOVET2014. The Wyoming Veterans Commission is updating their strategic plan and surveying Wyoming veterans and family members is an important part of that process. The survey, which only takes a few minutes to complete, is focused on […]
  • Wyoming Head Coach Recaps Spring Football Practice [AUDIO] - April 23, 2014
    The Wyoming Cowboys wrapped up spring practice last Saturday afternoon in Laramie.  And if you asked head coach Craig Bohl, he would tell you he wants 15 more practices this spring.  That’s not because of poor practicing by the Cowboys, but more so that he can get to know his team even better and get […]
  • Be Bear Aware when you’re out in the wilds - April 23, 2014
    Seeing a bear can be the highlight of an outdoor adventure. Especially if you’re trying to see one on a spring bear hunt. But getting too close to a grizzly can turn an awe-inspiring experience into a tragic one. There’s a common perception floating around that grizzlies are aggressive defenders of their territory that will […]