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Wild Lands Order Abandoned

June 3, 2011 KJAX 93.3FM, KMTN 96.9FM, KZJH 95.3FM, State of Wyoming Comments Off
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The Department of the Interior released a memo from Secretary of the Interior, Ken Salazar Wednesday, directing the Bureau of Land Management to take no action under the Wild Lands Order. This Order was signed in December 2010, setting aside federal lands as … Continue Reading

Spud Drive-in Reopens

June 3, 2011 KJAX 93.3FM, KMTN 96.9FM, KZJH 95.3FM, Teton County Comments Off
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One week after a Facebook campaign was launched to keep the Spud Drive In Theater in Driggs, Idaho from closing, arrangements have been made to keep the iconic attraction open for another season.  A group of people who had been involved in running the drive-in in the past came together to … Continue Reading

Road to Lamar Valley Reopens

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A section of road between Mammoth Hot Springs and Tower Junction in Yellowstone National Park reopened Wednesday afternoon after a rockslide last weekend closed the road to all but emergency travel.  Park Spokesman Al Nash says park geologists and representatives of the Federal Highway Administration  … Continue Reading

Former GTNP Spokesperson Retires

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Colorado National Monument Superintendent of Joan Anzelmo has announced plans to retire from the Park Service July first.  Earlier, Anzelmo had served as senior agency spokesperson both in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks and then … Continue Reading

Forest Roads Open On Caribou-Targhee

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While flooding  and landslides delay the opening on many roads on the Bridger-Teton National Forest, conditions on the Caribou-Targhee National Forest are slowly becoming suitable to support vehicle traffic on most roads and some trails in the Ashton and Island Park area without causing resource damage.  District Ranger, Elizabeth Davy cautions that … Continue Reading

Repair Work Continues on Hwy 89

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Wyoming Department of Transportation crews and contractors continue working to facilitate smooth travel through the area of the Snake River Canyon impacted by a landslide last month.  Working eight-hour shifts, workers are building … Continue Reading

Flood Alert Sounded

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Teton County Sheriff Deputies Monday conducted door to door visits to provide information about flooding preparedness in parts of the county considered particularly at risk.  Among those neighborhoods visited are residences … Continue Reading

West Nile Coming

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Nobody needs to be told how wet this spring is in Wyoming, and with wet springs come the abundance of mosquitoes.  The Wyoming Department of Health reminds residents to protect themselves from West Nile virus as the pesky little critters become more abundant.  No one should … Continue Reading

Flood Watch Issued For Jackson Hole

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The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the mountains and valleys around Jackson Hole through Thursday morning.  Afternoon mountain temperatures Wednesday below 9000 feet will rapidly warm up to cause rapid snow-melt.  Meanwhile, windy and mild conditions are expected at the higher elevations Wednesday night, which will continue the sharp increases in snow-melt overnight and during the early morning hours.  Residents are advised to monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings.  Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.



					

Hwy 89 Open With Delays

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Wyoming Department of Transportation crews were able to reopen US Highway 26 and 89 in the Snake River Canyon yesterday morning.  The highway is now open to two-way traffic.  However, there are gravel patches on the highway from the repair work and the area is … Continue Reading

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