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Salazar Preserves Wyoming’s Say

April 12, 2013 Greater Yellowstone, State of Wyoming Comments Off
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Department of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says his Department will not designate watersheds as Blueways without first receiving a letter of support from each state that is home to the watershed.  Salazar’s commitment came late last month in response to … Continue Reading

YPF Gives Yellowstone $600,000

April 12, 2013 Greater Yellowstone, State of Wyoming Comments Off
Yellowstone Park Foundation

The Yellowstone Park Foundation, which has been the official fundraising partner for Yellowstone National Park for the past 16 years, announced it is making $600,000 in new project grants to Yellowstone for 2013.  The YPF’s mission and agreement with the National Park Service is … Continue Reading

2013 Wyo Wolf Hunt More Conservative

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Officials with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department say since the state’s goals of a reduced population through hunting and control actions in 2012 were successful, reductions in 2013 will be more conservative.  The department released a report yesterday indicating … Continue Reading

Salazar Praises President’s Interior Budget

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Interior Secretary Ken Salazar defended President Obama’s allocation in his proposed budget of $11.9-billion for the Department of the Interior as a balanced one that makes tough budget choices but funds the highest priorities.  During a telephone news conference yesterday, Salazar told reporters … Continue Reading

Travel Commission Says “Yellowstone Or Bust”

YNP Plow Contest

The Wyoming Office of Tourism has launched a Yellowstone or Bust Sweepstakes where people from around the country can log onto the website  and guess the date and time the plows will meet.  Deputy Travel and Tourism Director Alan Dubberley says it is a way to … Continue Reading

Yellowstone Issues Firewood Permits

April 10, 2013 Greater Yellowstone, State of Wyoming Comments Off
YNP Firewood

Yellowstone National Park has again had firewood become available for a limited number of people.  Park Spokesman Al Nash says such firewood periodically becomes available in the park for a variety of reasons including … Continue Reading

Plows Commence From South Entrance

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A variety of local dignitaries are to be on hand later this morning as Wyoming Department of Transportation plows commence to clear the road in Yellowstone National Park from South Entrance to Grant Village.  The work is enabled with funds raised by … Continue Reading

Governor Mead Says Funds Sufficient For Fires

Governor Matt Mead

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead told reporters Friday that initial indications are that the summer fire season will not be as bad as it was last year.  However, at the same time, he is concerned about to what extent the federal agencies and National Guard is funded to meet the needs of … Continue Reading

Sage Grouse Strut Again

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It’s that time of year again when those who venture out into the sagebrush flats may very likely witness the mating ritual of the sage grouse as the males gather on their leks – or naturally raised areas where they can be seen better by the females – make their strange call and … Continue Reading

National Parks Here In Top 10 For Visits

Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks continue to be among the top ten national park destinations in the country.  According to year-end statistics, more than 3.4-million people visited Yellowstone in 2012 while 2.7-million visited Grand Teton National Park.  That places the parks … Continue Reading

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  • Hunters must be conservationists first - October 20, 2014
    As hunters, it’s our responsibility to take care of the critters we hunt, as well as those we don’t. We have to obey the game laws. Police ourselves to be sure others respect the wildlife. And even offer suggestions to the Game and Fish Commission when we think there are better ways to ensure that […]
  • Quiet & Mainly Settled Weather Expected - October 17, 2014
    High pressure will build over the area today, which will keep skies sunny to mostly sunny and conditions mainly dry.  Winds will also stay light to breezy and no significant gusting is expected.  Temperatures become a touch cooler statewide, but will be closer to average.  Daytime highs will be in the 50′s across the mountain […]
  • Wish list season is upon us again - October 17, 2014
    Late October is a bad time of year for me. If I were independently wealthy, it wouldn’t be so bad. But I’m not. I’m a journalist, so it’s a little painful. It’s rough because this is when the Christmas catalogs start hitting the mailbox, and they’re chock-full of gear I wish I had. From the […]
  • Pleasant Autumn Weather Expected - October 16, 2014
    Temperatures will be noticeably cooler and closer to average today due to a cool front that crossed through the state of Wyoming yesterday.  We can also expect partly to mostly cloudy skies and breezy winds today, but conditions will remain mainly dry.  Winds will gust between 15 to 25 mph.  Daytime highs will reach the […]

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