An avalanche in Maverick Canyon South of Togwotee Pass briefly buried one person Saturday, but ultimately caused no injury to the unidentified victim. The Bridger-Teton National Forest Avalanche Center describes the slide as 50 yards across, about 200 yards long and … Continue Reading
Governor Matt Mead says he wants money he has added to his budget for local government support to be used as those local governments see fit. Mead told members of the Wyoming Press Association that he is proposing a nearly flat budget compared with the last two years, but there is an additional $200-million for lawmakers to allocate. He hopes $175 million dollars of that can be provided to local governments with … Continue Reading
Jackson Hole High School is hosting its second ever 8th grade Interactive Night Thursday to provide parents and students with information about what the coming year as a high school freshman holds for them. Principal Scott Crisp says … Continue Reading
It now appears that the remainder of the sale of state land inside Grand Teton National Park to the federal government may not take place. That is what Governor Matt Mead told members of the Wyoming Press Association at their luncheon meeting in Cheyenne Friday. Mead told the group that the state is still … Continue Reading
A survey conducted by US News and World Report places Jackson Hole High School number one among all of Wyoming’s High Schools, and in the top 5.5% of the nation’s high schools surveyed; earning the school a silver medal. The publication teamed up with Washington, D.C.–based American Institutes for Research and based the rankings on … Continue Reading
A three-year study of mule deer on the Wyoming Range of western Wyoming resumed in December with the eventual goal to help researchers understand why populations of mule deer there are not reaching population goals. The study is part of the Wyoming Mule Deer Initiative, a joint effort between … Continue Reading
The National Elk Refuge is looking at the possibility of improving public roads on the refuge during the summer of 2015. The work will largely encompass adding aggregate surface course material to the majority of the public routes within the Refuge as well as establishing several pullouts to facilitate wildlife viewing and … Continue Reading
The Snake River Fund has provided help to the Star Valley Search and Rescue Team in the form of water gloves and funds to repair one of its rafts. Star Valley Search and Rescue is an important player in Lincoln County and Jackson Hole-area river emergencies, responding to an estimated 6 to 18 river-related calls per year. Most of the team’s river-related calls … Continue Reading
Two more men living in Jackson Hole have been arrested and are to be deported after illegally re-entering the United States. 34 year-old Efrain Tzompa-Hernandez and 30 year-old Jose Claudio Ramirez-Fuentes, both of Mexico, were arrested earlier this month and jailed. The Federal District Court handed down a … Continue Reading
The Jackson Bronc basketball teams both split the weekend with wins Friday night and losses Saturday. The boys romped over Mountain View 84 to 46 while the girls bested the buffs 49 to 44. On Saturday, the boys lost to Mountain View 39 to 44 while the girls suffered a tough loss 25 to 54. The Broncs next travel to Star Valley Friday.
Be ready for bumps, scrapes, cuts and more - October 30, 2014 Being prepared for the worst is never a bad idea. However, if you carry everything you might need for any emergency, you won’t have room for your tent or sleeping bag. A first aid kit needs to be light and compact, or it’ll be one of the first things you toss out of the pack […]
Cowboy Running Back Ready For His New Role [AUDIO] - October 29, 2014 Wyoming freshman running back Brian Hill figured he would get some carries this season. And in week one, Hill was able to put in a couple of key runs in a win over Montana. But for the most part, it’s been spot time for the first-year Cowboys. But, with injuries to D.J. May and now […]
Mild & Windy Conditions Expected - October 29, 2014 A ridge of high pressure will strengthen and remain settled over the state of Wyoming on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Expect sunny to mostly sunny skies with mainly dry weather conditions for the end of the work week. Winds, however, will be strong on Wednesday and Friday with gusts between 30 and 45 mph. Wind […]
Test new gear before you buy it - October 29, 2014 Don’t just buy your gear because it looks good. Buy it only if it fits you properly. Hiking boots that don’t fit you well will give you blisters, and you’ll spend your entire trip sitting around in camp, dreading the walk back out. A backpack that isn’t the right size or shape for your back […]
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