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IGBC Winds Up Three-Day Meeting

June 24, 2013 Greater Yellowstone, State of Wyoming Comments Off

The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee involving state and wildlife leaders from throughout the country and the lower provinces of Canada wrapped up their meeting near Dubois, Wyoming last week after reviewing the success rates in some areas of the country, and the continuing challenges in others.  IGBC Spokesman Gregg Losinski says … Continue Reading

Cody Man Attacked By Bear

June 24, 2013 Greater Yellowstone, State of Wyoming Comments Off
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A Wyoming man is recovering after an attack Thursday morning by what is believed to have been a grizzly sow south of Cody, Wyoming. Wyoming Game and Fish Department regional wildlife supervisor Alan Osterland says the man … Continue Reading

Bison Not Victims of Catarrhal Fever

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None of the three bison found in the Yellowstone River downstream from Gardiner, Montana last month died from malignant catarrhal fever. Lab results regarding the second and third bison tested echo the results of the first bison tested. In all three cases, … Continue Reading

YNP Closes A Popular Viewing Platform

June 21, 2013 Greater Yellowstone, State of Wyoming Comments Off
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Concerns over visitor safety have prompted officials at Yellowstone National Park to temporarily close a popular viewpoint at the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.  Spokesman Al Nash says the last two tiers of concrete stairs leading to the viewing platform at Inspiration Point have been … Continue Reading

Paradise Valley Search Not Successful yet

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Three dog teams, several ground teams, and one helicopter spotting crew continued to expand the search area surrounding George Lake for a missing Livingston, Montana man yesterday, focusing on several pockets of dense timber, boulder fields and cliff areas to the south, and … Continue Reading

Fire Danger Elevates Here

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Fire managers in the Teton Interagency area are urging outdoor recreationists to use caution with the use of fire now that the fire danger here has elevated to “moderate.”  That says Grand Teton National Park Fire Communication and Education Specialist Traci Weaver is above normal for this time of year.  She says … Continue Reading

Search Continues In Paradise Valley

Park County MT Sheriff

The search continues for a Livingston man who is believed to be in the back country near George Lake between Emigrant and Pine Lake in Paradise Valley.  The search was launched Monday when Brad Spalding’s car was spotted at the trailhead.  Searchers describe the area as … Continue Reading

J.H. Students National History Day Winners

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Two students from Jackson were numbered among four from the state who took top prizes in this year’s National History Day competition in Maryland last week.  Brianne Beale and Nicole Collins took third place in the senior group documentary division for an entry entitled, … Continue Reading

Barrasso Joins Call For National Park Support

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Wyoming’s US Senator John Barrasso is numbered among the 223 members of Congress who sent a bipartisan letter to President Obama last week, asking him to commemorate the upcoming 100th anniversary of our national parks in 2016. That letter reads in part, … Continue Reading

Keeping Norovirus Out Of The Valley

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No doubt, you have heard about the outbreak of norovirus in the Mammoth area of Yellowstone National Park last week, thought to have been introduced to the area by visitors on a couple of tour busses. As contagious as the virus is, … Continue Reading

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  • Know how to defend yourself from a bear attack - April 24, 2014
    I hope you know what to do to avoid having a bad encounter with a bear. But do you know what to do if an encounter is unavoidable? If you’re wandering around the woods, doing everything you should do to keep from startling a bear, chances are you won’t see one. But even the best […]
  • 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 […]