(DENVER) Visitation figures from Yellowstone National Park indicate a drop last month in recreational visits to the park. According to statistics posted by the National Park Service Visitor Use Statistics office, almost 3,000 fewer visitors entered the park during the month for … Continue Reading
(MOOSE) Spring break for college students has developed a reputation all of its own. However, Grand Teton National Park four years ago developed a program that provides a valuable alternative to the carousing that stereotypically has come to represent spring break. It is called … Continue Reading
(JACKSON) The Town of Jackson this year celebrates its centennial year with a variety of events either planned or currently in the planning stages. The kick-off event, says Centennial Committee Chairman Ed Liebzeit takes place this evening beginning 5:00 pm at the Wort Hotel which offers an opportunity for community members to share stores and reminisce about the town’s earlier years. He explains primarily, it is … Continue Reading
(POWELL) The Jackson Hole High School Speech and Debate team placed second at the Panther Classic, held at Powell High School Friday and Saturday. Jackson was outscored by Rawlins by a single point, earning 23 to Jackson’s 22 sweepstakes points. However, … Continue Reading
(MOUNTAIN VIEW) In regional basketball this weekend, the Bronc Boys were defeated in their first round, falling to Star Valley 55 to 45, beat Pinedale in the second round 74 to 37 but then lost to Powell 60 to 56. The girls went down to Powell 50 to 35, and then to Lander 45 to 41.
(Burley, ID) The Bureau of Reclamation office in Burley, Idaho this week has been able to provide some positive news about the prospects this summer for the reservoirs making up the Minidoka Project. Spokesman Mike Beus says with the amounts of snow being measured in the Natural Resource Conservation Service measuring sites, it now appears Jackson Lake and the reservoirs downstream will … Continue Reading
(JACKSON) There was more positive growth in Jackson Hole Airport business during February. According to the monthly report to the airport board, the number of passengers arriving on flights was up by 14% and the number of those departing was up by nine percent over the same month last year. That comes on top of … Continue Reading
(CHEYENNE) It was an uphill battle, but after hours of hashing over Senate File 39, a conference committee reached unanimous agreement on the provisions for an exchange for land in Grand Teton National Park between the state and the Interior Department. Teton County Senator Leland Christensen, who sponsored the bill, says reaching that agreement was anything but easy. Christensen says there were … Continue Reading
(DENVER) National Park Service Intermountain Regional Director Sue Masica has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact for the Snake River Headwaters Comprehensive River Management Plan and Environmental Assessment. Over the past three years, Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway and the National Elk Refuge have … Continue Reading
Very Mild And Windy Through Saturday, Cooler On Sunday - October 24, 2014 High pressure will continue to be the main weather feature today and Saturday. Expect minimal cloudiness and mainly dry weather conditions across much of the state. Winds, however, will be strong today with gusts as high as 50 mph across wind prone areas. Temperatures will also stay very mild and about 15 to 20 degrees […]
A hunt with no disasters isn’t as much fun - October 24, 2014 Not long ago, I saw a message on one of the hunting blogs I like to read. The writer wanted hunters to send in accounts of disasters they’d had in the field. I bet he got swamped with emails. Every hunter I know has had at least one calamity in the woods. If you hunt, […]
Windy At Times Today, Unseasonably Mild Through Saturday - October 23, 2014 As high pressure strengthens, warmer air from southwestern portions of the nation will move into the region today. Conditions will also stay mainly dry throughout much of the state, but winds will be strong and gusty. Parts of I-25 (Colorado state line to Casper) and I-80 (Cheyenne to Rawlins) could see gusting as high as […]
My new used truck may be the death of me - October 23, 2014 Not long ago, I brought home a 1994 Ford F-250. It’s not much to look at, but it’s even worse to drive. About the only things it has going for it are that it’s mechanically sound, and it’s technically a vehicle. I’ve named it Clunk, for good reason. When you shift it into either drive […]
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