The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has announced some significant personnel changes in western Wyoming. Wildlife Biologist, Doug Brimeyer, has been promoted to the Wildlife Management Coordinator position, which was previously … Continue Reading
Idaho lawmakers are concerned that the advent of Wyoming’s lottery later this year may reduce sales of lottery tickets there and in turn impact funds for the budget. Idaho’s lottery director Jeff Anderson estimates that could be as much as $3-million. He explains that Idaho has enjoyed two borders where lottery products were not available. However he says, … Continue Reading
Teton County Parks and Recreation appears to be branching out a bit. Last week, the county agency announced that two parks and recreation employees had become International Society of Arboriculture certified arborists. The certification requires … Continue Reading
Hundreds of thousands of dollars in unclaimed funds are available from the state to the rightful owners. Wyoming State Treasurer Mark Gordon says “Wyoming Windfall” is the catch name for the Unclaimed Property Division of the State Treasurer’s Office. Unclaimed property includes, but is not limited to, … Continue Reading
If you believe the predictions of a large rodent in Pennsylvania yesterday, there will be six more weeks of winter – and while that prediction was made hundreds of miles away in Pennsylvania, Marvin the Marmot (the closest relative locally to a groundhog) agrees as he also emerged to a sunny day in … Continue Reading
While Punxsutawney Phil may have predicted six more weeks of winter yesterday, officials in Yellowstone National Park are thinking ahead to plowing the park’s roads for the season. This year, says Park Spokesman Al Nash, the park’s budget will allow plowing to take place on schedule. Nash says, “We are planning to begin our normal spring opening procedure on time in early March.” With 251 miles of roads to clear of an entire season’s snow accumulation, Nash says … Continue Reading
It was a loss that the Jackson Hole High School Speech and Debate Team came home with this weekend. That’s the first time they have not taken first place in 2½ seasons. Speech Coach Londe Gagnon says, “We knew this streak would someday come to an end.” During the Friday and Saturday competition in Casper, … Continue Reading
The Jackson Hole Moose defeated the Park City Pioneers both Friday and Saturday with identical scores of 8 to 2. They face Chicago this coming weekend.
It was a tough loss after a close game Friday night as the Bronc Boys basketball team fell to the Lyman Eagles 39 to 35 in front of an Eagles crowd. The Eagles meanwhile rolled over Lady Broncs 61 to 39. The Broncs next face the formidable Cody Broncs in Cody Friday night.
A Colorado Springs man was airlifted to safety Saturday afternoon after he and two companions were involved an avalanche shortly before 4:00 pm in the M & M Coulior south of Jackson Hole Ski Resort. The three were reportedly boot-packing in the area when the snow released, sweeping two over a cliff. Undersheriff Bob Gilliam says 61 year-old Paul Biggs was caught in the avalanche and suffered a … Continue Reading
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