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It’s Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2014 KJAX 93.3FM, KMTN 96.9FM, KZJH 95.3FM Comments Off
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Just in case you overlooked it, today is February 14th.  That’s right, it’s Valentine’s day – and before the day is over, more than $180-million valentine cards will be exchanged, some 36-million special people will receive heart-shaped boxes of chocolates, and about 180-million roses will find their ways into some sweetheart’s hands.  By the way, Ladies, … Continue Reading

Montana Landowner Gives Up Wolf Permit

wolf hunt

The Gardiner, Montana area landowner who lost thirteen of his sheep to wolves late last month has asked Fish, Wildlife and Parks to amend his “shoot on site” permit which granted him permission to take a second wolf. The landowner says he will be … Continue Reading

Maxfield Warns of Business Scam

April 4, 2013 KMTN 96.9FM, KSGT ESPN, KZJH 95.3FM, State of Wyoming Comments Off
Maxfield

Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield is warning Wyoming business owners of a deceptive solicitation form that has surfaced. Maxfield says businesses have received a form that appears to be an “Annual Minutes Disclosure Statement”.  The form seems to insinuate that … Continue Reading

Happy Valentine’s Day

Valentine

Guys, lest you forget – today is Valentine’s Day.  Before the day is over, over 180-million valentine cards will be exchanged, more than 36-million special people receive heart-shaped boxes of chocolates, and about 180-million roses will find their ways into the hands of … Continue Reading

Bison Case Concludes In Montana

November 7, 2012 Greater Yellowstone, KMTN 96.9FM, Paradise Valley Comments Off
bison

The debate over whether to permit migrating bison to range over 70-thousand acres north of Yellowstone National Park wrapped up in district court in Billings Monday, and now the matter is in the hands of Judge Wayne Phillips.  At issue is a concern by local ranchers that … Continue Reading

Halloween Brings Fire Risks

pumpkin fire

In some ways, Halloween has not evolved out of its medieval roots – particularly when it comes to the ambiance of fire and candles.  That, says Jackson Hole’s Fire Marshal Kathy Clay brings with it certain risks – including the flickering candle that illuminates most pumpkins in and around people’s homes.  She suggests … Continue Reading

Missing Hunter Found In Paradise Valley

October 24, 2012 Greater Yellowstone, KMTN 96.9FM Comments Off
Park County MT Sheriff

A hunter missing Sunday night in Park County, Montana was located mid-morning Monday by members of the Park County and Sweet Grass County Search and Rescue teams.  According to the Park County sheriff’s office, 33-year-old Sire Barnes of Big Timber, Montana was located about 11:50 am after he had spent the night out in the West Boulder area southeast of Livingston.  Sheriff’s officials say Barnes was cold, wet and disoriented, but otherwise unharmed.

Pine Creek Fire Closure Lifted

October 15, 2012 Greater Yellowstone, KMTN 96.9FM, Paradise Valley Comments Off
Pine Creek Aerial

Fire officials from Yellowstone Ranger District, Gallatin National Forests have lifted the Pine Creek Fire area closure including:  George Lake, Pine Creek, North and South Deep Creek and Davis Creek trails.  The Pine Creek Campground is currently closed for the season, but … Continue Reading

Podcast Returns To Normal Location

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The daily podcast of Jackson Hole Radio News has returned to its normal position in the right column of this webpage.  (see AUDIO: Jackson Hole Radio News)

Firefighting Efforts Continue

Fire crews will continue the battle against the Little Horsethief Fire which began yesterday afternoon and forced the evacuation of Deer and Elk Drives and a portion of the Little Horsethief Subdivision.

While those evacuation orders were lifted last night. Authorities warned residents that they might be reissued at anytime and that people who lived in Game Creek should also be prepared for a possible evacuation.

Fire officials flew over the scene and have declared the blaze a Type 2 incident which indicates a high level of complexity and allows the interagency team to call in additional resources to help fight the fire.

Several fire-retardant air tankers, helicopters and ground crews worked the fire yesterday and crews conducted night operations.

There were reports that one fire-fighting vehicle was destroyed in the fire, but no personnel were injured.

Officials will conduct a briefing this morning.

Official information is available at  inciweb.org.

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  • Special Weather Statement issued April 24 at 1:40PM MDT by NWS - April 24, 2014 at 7:40 PM
    AS A NEW UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVES THROUGH THE REGION...CHANCES FOR LIGHT RAIN OR SNOW WILL RETURN TO THE WESTERN VALLEYS. THERE WILL BE A LET UP IN THE PRECIPITATION THIS EVENING BEFORE A BETTER CHANCE FOR INCREASING SNOW ARRIVES FRIDAY MORNING...CHANGING TO A RAIN SNOW MIX BY LATE MORNING. GEN [...]

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  • Governor Takes Action to Protect Wyoming Forests - April 24, 2014
    Governor Matt Mead continues to work to protect Wyoming’s forests. In a letter to the Secretary of Agriculture, Governor Mead identified most forested acres in Wyoming as areas needing expedited insect and disease treatment. These areas include portions of the Bighorn, Black Hills, Bridger-Teton, Medicine Bow, Shoshone, and Uinta National Forests and could potentially lead to […]
  • University of Wyoming Professor Receives Prestigious Math Fellowship - April 24, 2014
    Chris Hall soon will roam the halls where a mathematical giant once stood. Hall, a University of Wyoming associate professor in the Department of Mathematics, has been selected for the prestigious von Neumann Fellowship at Princeton University’s Institute for Advanced Study. Up to eight of these fellowships are available each year. “I’m excited about the fellowship […]
  • 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 […]