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
Special Weather Statement issued November 26 at 2:43PM MST by NWS - November 26, 2014 at 9:43 PM ...ANOTHER SIGNIFICANT WINTER WEATHER SYSTEM TO IMPACT THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS THIS WEEKEND... LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO FALL PERIODICALLY ACROSS THE NORTHWEST MOUNTAINS...PARTICULARLY BETWEEN THE TETONS AND THE NORTHERN YELLOWSTONE REGION...THROUGH THE DAY AND EVENING ON FRIDAY. HOWEVER [...]
Pelts are nearing prime conditions - November 26, 2014 The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer. It’s the amount of daylight, and not the temperature, that causes wild animals to grow longer, thicker coats. If you’re a predator hunter or a trapper, that’s your cue. The pelts are coming into their prime right now, but that doesn’t mean they’re at […]
Very Windy in Many Areas, Developing Light to Moderate Snow - November 25, 2014 The I-25 and I-80 corridors and adjacent roads throughout central, eastern and southern Wyoming will see very strong and gusty winds today. Sustained winds of 25 to 40 mph likely for many areas with gusts to 60 mph or higher in the wind prone locations. Light to moderate snow shower activity will also be increasing […]
Tame that recoil - November 25, 2014 You don’t have to put up with nasty recoil when you’re hunting. Even if you’re hunting our state’s bigger animals, like elk, moose, or even bison, today’s technology can take a lot of the sting out of your hunting rifle. A friend told me he developed a bad flinch while sighting in his .300 Win […]
Cold and Windy, Areas of Snow Too - November 24, 2014 Wind will continue to be the biggest story and headache across Wyoming through about Wednesday. Strong sustained winds of 25 to 40 mph will be likely across many areas with gusts to 60 mph or more at times, especially on Tuesday. Mountain locations across the state will continue to see on and off periods of […]