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
Today’s a big day for hunters in Wyoming - October 1, 2014 If you’re really serious about hunting, you’re probably not listening to this. Depending on where you are in the state, the sun’s either up already or sunrise isn’t far away. If you’re a die-hard hunter, you’re probably already hunkered down in a field waiting for the geese to come in, out in the timber trying […]
Not all bad news in judge’s decision to relist wolves - September 30, 2014 U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson handed down a ruling last week that removed wolves from Wyoming control and put them back under the protection of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. That ruling put an end to hunting wolves anywhere in the state, whether they’re in the trophy game area in the northwestern corner […]
The king of upland game birds is a worthy opponent - September 29, 2014 Ruffed grouse hunters in the parts of the country where the birds are hunted heavily might flush 60 birds in one day, see six, get shots at four and come home with two. They consider that an average day. The birds are not easy to see, even when you know where they are. If you […]
Warm Through Saturday, Cooler Weather Arrives Sunday - September 26, 2014 High pressure continues to be the main weather feature across much of the state today. Expect abundant sunshine and mainly dry conditions for central and eastern portions of the state, but there could be isolated showers and thunderstorms in far western Wyoming. Temperatures will remain very warm to hot and about 15-20 degrees above average. […]
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