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What Do Grizzlies Eat?

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A better understanding of food sources for the region’s grizzly bear population will be key to better ascertaining its recovery and eligibility for delisting.  That was the conclusion of bear managers gathered in Jackson Hole this week for the semi-annual meeting of the Yellowstone Ecosystem Subcommittee of the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee.  A major concern, says spokesman Gregg Losinski is … Continue Reading

Whitebark Pine Recovery Agreement Made

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Federal land managers in the Greater Yellowstone Area have signed an interagency agreement to coordinate inventory, monitoring, and management of whitebark pine and explore new collaborative projects to help protect and restore the species throughout the region.  Spokesperson Mary Cernicek explains that … Continue Reading

Bear Experts Come To Jackson Hole

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The Yellowstone Ecosystem Subcommittee of the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee is holding its spring meeting in Teton Village Wednesday and Thursday this week.  The Yellowstone ecosystem grizzly bear recovery area includes all of Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks, as well as portions of northwest Wyoming, eastern Idaho, and southwest Montana.  According to Subcommittee Spokesman Gregg Losinski, … Continue Reading

Summer Travel Begins On Caribou-Targhee

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Summer Travel Regulations went into effect Monday for the Palisades Ranger District of the Caribou-Targhee National Forest.  Local conditions are becoming suitable to support vehicle traffic on most roads and some trails without … Continue Reading

Fire Danger Normal Here

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This fire management region of the country will likely face generally normal fire potential over the next several months according to the report issued in early April by the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise.  The Eastern Great Basin Region typically has little significant fire potential in April according to … Continue Reading

TU Funds Teton River Project

April 13, 2012 Jackson Hole, State of Idaho, Teton Valley Comments Off
Trout Unlimited

The local chapter of Trout Unlimited has been granted funds from the national Embrace-A-Stream program intended by Trout Unlimited to fund grassroots conservation efforts.  The national Trout Unlimited organization has provided … Continue Reading

Disaster Drill In Teton County Idaho

April 11, 2012 State of Idaho, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
Teton County

Emergency managers, volunteer agencies and first responders are participating in a full-scale two-day exercise in Eastern Idaho counties including Teton County.  The exercise is based on an earthquake scenario, and focuses on evacuations and caring for survivors of the simulated disaster. Eastern Idaho has … Continue Reading

Teens Arrested In Shoplifting Spree

April 9, 2012 State of Idaho, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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A string of shoplifting incidents Thursday led to charges against two Rigby, Idaho juveniles who had decided to use a part of their spring break in this manner.  Jackson Police Sergeant Cole Nethercott says altogether eight downtown businesses fell victim to the youths.  Altogether, … Continue Reading

Control Burn At Palisades Reservoir

March 20, 2012 Lincoln County, State of Idaho, Swan Valley Comments Off
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The Palisades Ranger District plans to implement a prescribed burn at Sheep Creek sometime between March 20th and May 15th, pending favorable conditions.   This prescribed burn is to be just north of Palisades Reservoir. Forest officials explain that … Continue Reading

Electric Coop Offers Scholarships

March 16, 2012 State of Idaho, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
Fall River Electric

Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative is once again offering postsecondary scholarships to area high school graduating seniors whose parents or guardians are members of Fall River Electric. This specifically includes those attending both Teton County, Wyoming District #1 schools and Teton County, Idaho District #401 schools.  A member may either … 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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