Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer has issued an executive order prohibiting brucellosis-infected bison from the Stephens Creek Holding Facility at Yellowstone National Park to be shipped through the state to slaughter. That order will remain in place for 90 days. Listen to Governor Schweitzer explain his reasons for issuing the order to Jackson Hole Radio News.
A delegation of people opposed to plans to drill for natural gas in the upper Hoback River Drainage had an audience yesterday with Wyoming Governor Matt Mead and a couple of close advisors. So far, the governor has not … Continue Reading
Teton County School District could be in for nearly $2-million dollars in special one-time funding from the state legislature if a request made by the school board is honored. Representative Keith Gingery says the request was made Monday night in order … Continue Reading
The Wyoming House spent most of yesterday combing through some 60 requests for supplemental funds for projects as part of House Bill One – the 2011 supplemental budget. Ruth Ann Petroff says what was submitted for consideration is … Continue Reading
The Jackson Town Council has put together the plan for repairs and improvements on Redmond Street from the Hospital south to Cache Creek Drive. Mayor Mark Barron explains that the project this summer will repair a leaking water main, but create much overdue sidewalks along the street. Barron says the work will be done with an eye to creating as little disruption as possible to the residents along the street. The project is expected to occupy most of the summer months this year.
A federal judge in Montana has denied a request from environmentalists to halt the shipment of bison to slaughter from the Stephens Creek holding facility near Yellowstone National Park. About 525 bison have been … Continue Reading
Applications for the fall bison hunt in Wyoming must be completed by the end of this month. Wyoming Game and Fish Spokesman Mark Gocke says the application period concludes February 28th. This time, says Gocke, the Jackson region is … Continue Reading
Recent national news about carbon monoxide poisoning in several of the nation’s ice rinks has caused a number of local residents become concerned about the carbon monoxide levels in Jackson Hole’s own rink at the Snow King Center. In response, Jackson Hole Fire/EMS Inspector Kathy Clay took … Continue Reading
House Bill 156 to authorize the sale of 1400 acres of state land inside Grand Teton National Park to the Interior Department is now headed back to the House for concurrence on minor amendments made in a Senate Committee. The bill was passed on third reading in the Senate yesterday despite … Continue Reading
The Wyoming House of Representatives has set aside the consideration of issues passed onto them by the Senate in order to take up the supplemental budget. Representative Keith Gingery explains that while this is not a budget year in the biennium, … Continue Reading
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 […]
Quiet, Seasonal Weather Expected Today - October 22, 2014 High pressure will build over the state of Wyoming today, which will keep skies sunny to mostly sunny and conditions mainly dry. Winds, however, could be strong and gusty today, especially throughout central and southeastern portions of the state. Parts of I-80 (Cheyenne to Rawlins) and I-25 (Colorado state line to Casper) could see winds […]
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