In case you had your doubts, a change in the seasons is in the air in the Greater Yellowstone region – and in some cases, it’s on the ground as well. An early snow storm temporarily closed the high elevations of Beartooth Highway yesterday. Traffic gates were closed at … Continue Reading
When is an earthquake NOT “world-shaking” news? …most likely when it occurs in Yellowstone National Park. That actually was the case over the weekend when an area just north of the Old Faithful area of the park was shaken by a 3.6 temblor about 10:00 am Sunday. Park Spokesman Al Nash says such tremors … Continue Reading
Forest users of the Caribou-Targhee National Forest near the Palisades and Teton Basin Ranger Districts can expect to see fire activity through the forest area this fall as fire crews will be burning debris piles in multiple locations throughout each district. Forest Spokesman Lynn Ballard says … Continue Reading
While copious amounts of rain have caused some headaches for parts of Wyoming, the rain has had its benefits in Yellowstone National Park where several wildfires have been burning since August. Park Spokesman Al Nash says as might be expected, the rain has been serving to cool many of those fires. He says the fires in the central and southern parts of the park … Continue Reading
Stern warnings are being sent out regarding the chances of encountering a grizzly bear during outdoor activities this fall. But while news releases sent out by the area’s national forests, national parks and both the Idaho and Montana wildlife departments telling of a low yield in the whitebark pine crop this year, Spokesman Gregg Losinski says plenty of other foods that bears like … Continue Reading
Time is running out to apply for a refuge elk hunting permit. The on-line application period to apply for a 2013 Refuge-specific elk hunting permit will close on September 25th. Refuge Spokesperson Lori Iverson says the results of the computerized random draw … Continue Reading
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has extended comment through the end of the month on the draft of an updated conservation and management plan for grizzly bears in southwestern Montana adjacent Yellowstone National Park. The draft plan, developed over the past year in conjunction with a programmatic environmental impact statement, addresses … Continue Reading
Yellowstone National Park Officials have identified the three year-old child who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Saturday while staying with her family at the Grant Village campground. The girl was identified as Ella Marie Tucker from Pocatello, Idaho. According to investigators, … Continue Reading
Yellowstone National Park is reporting an increase in traffic entering the park during August compared with last August. Statistics show more than a 4-1/3% increase in vehicles entering the park this year over the same time last year. However, Spokesman Al Nash explains … Continue Reading
Special Weather Statement issued August 20 at 11:54AM MDT by NWS - August 20, 2014 at 5:54 PM THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE ACROSS TETON COUNTY THROUGH 2 PM MDT...AND ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE EAST NORTHEAST AT AROUND 25 MPH. STRONG WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH ALONG WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING AND BRIEF HEAVY RAIN ARE EXPECTED. IF THUNDERSTORMS APPROACH YOUR AREA...SEEK SHELTER.
Mainly Isolated Thunderstorms Possible Today - August 20, 2014 A passing weather system will combine with monsoonal moisture to trigger shower and thunderstorm activity throughout the state today. Shower and thunderstorm activity will be likely across the western, northern and southern mountain areas (and higher terrain), while mainly isolated thunderstorms will be possible throughout eastern Wyoming. However, any storms that do develop have the […]
Cramming for hunting - August 20, 2014 My kids aren’t involved in all the things a kid can take part in, but they still keep my wife and me pretty busy. With the activities they do, though, combined with all the commitments Amy and I have, summer sort of got away from us. Now it’s fall, and that means getting the kids […]
Cowgirls Picked Fifth In MW-Kirby First Team - August 19, 2014 The Wyoming volleyball team was selected to finish fifth, as the Mountain West announced the 2014 preseason volleyball poll and all-conference team on Tuesday morning. The voting panel consisted of the league’s 11 head coaches. Defending league-champion Colorado State was chosen as the favorite to win the 2014 MW regular-season title. The Rams collected seven […]
Bigger trucks aren’t always better - August 19, 2014 I recently had the rare opportunity to test a compact and a full-size pickup pretty much head-to-head. Going into it, I was pretty sure there was nothing the compact version could offer that I would like more than the full-size truck. But the Nissan Frontier, despite its size, is no less truck than the Nissan […]
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