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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

NRCS

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

Wolverine Listing Won’t Affect Human Activities

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The listing of the wolverine as “threatened” under the endangered species act will not bring changes to human activity or land use according to a spokesperson for Defenders of Wildlife.  The listing was published earlier this week in the Federal Register.  Kylie Paul with Defenders of Wildlife says … Continue Reading

Idaho To Enforce Seatbelt Law

February 6, 2013 State of Idaho, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
seatbelt

Planning to drive around Idaho in the week ahead?  The Idaho Transportation Department is partnering with the Idaho State Police and other law enforcement agencies across Idaho to fund high visibility seat belt patrols February 8th – 17th. During the campaign, officers will … Continue Reading

Swan Survey Set

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will conduct a winter aerial survey for trumpeter swans and other waterfowl in the Pacific Flyway portion of western Wyoming next week. The annual aerial survey is coordinated with the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service to obtain … Continue Reading

Forest Consolidation Nixed

Buchanan

Consolidation of the Bridger-Teton and Caribou-Targhee National Forests will not take place.  Bridger Teton National Forest Supervisor Jacque Buchanan says Acting Regional Forester Marlene Finley has concurred that nothing sufficient was found that would warrant enough savings to the forest service to justify such an action. Buchanan says … Continue Reading

Forest Merger Analysis In Making

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A review team comprised of department leaders from both Bridger-Teton and Caribou-Targhee National Forests have just completed a joint work session in Alpine, Wyoming where they discussed the potential advantages and disadvantages of a merger of the two forests. Now, says Forest Spokesperson Mary Cerincek, the team is to … Continue Reading

Caribou Targhee Warns of Avalanche Danger

January 15, 2013 Greater Yellowstone, State of Idaho, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
avalanche danger

Recent storms have provided enough new snow to get outdoor recreation enthusiasts excited about being in the backcountry. However, with the new snow accumulations, Caribou-Targhee National Forest points out that … Continue Reading

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  • Very Windy in Many Areas, Developing Light to Moderate Snow - November 25, 2014
    The I-25 and I-80 corridors and adjacent roads throughout central, eastern and southern Wyoming will see very strong and gusty winds today.  Sustained winds of 25 to 40 mph likely for many areas with gusts to 60 mph or higher in the wind prone locations. Light to moderate snow shower activity will also be increasing […]
  • Tame that recoil - November 25, 2014
    You don’t have to put up with nasty recoil when you’re hunting. Even if you’re hunting our state’s bigger animals, like elk, moose, or even bison, today’s technology can take a lot of the sting out of your hunting rifle. A friend told me he developed a bad flinch while sighting in his .300 Win […]
  • Cold and Windy, Areas of Snow Too - November 24, 2014
    Wind will continue to be the biggest story and headache across Wyoming through about Wednesday.  Strong sustained winds of 25 to 40 mph will be likely across many areas with gusts to 60 mph or more at times, especially on Tuesday.  Mountain locations across the state will continue to see on and off periods of […]
  • Grand Teton elk hunt is under fire - November 24, 2014
    Two photographers from Teton County have filed a lawsuit in Washington, D.C., in an effort to stop the annual elk hunt that takes place in Grand Teton National Park. The Grand Teton hunt has already begun this year, and as far as I know, there are no plans to shut it down early. In fact, […]

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