Forest proposes bighorn management

April 22, 2021

The Bridger-Teton National Forest is proposing to amend its Land and Resource Management Plan concerning the management of bighorn sheep. The Forest Plan currently contains one “standard” specific to bighorn sheep, which focuses entirely on the …

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Montana stops bison plan

Montana Governor Greg Gianforte has ended a bison management plan that would have allowed the wide-ranging animals to be restored in more areas of the state. Governor Gianforte said that the state has settled a …

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START Director resigns

April 21, 2021

Darren Brugmann, Transit Director, announced his resignation to Town Manager Larry Pardee on April 20, 2021. Brugmann has been with the Town since 2015, having worked in public transportation-related positions for 25 years prior to …

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Bridge work will stall river traffic

April 7, 2021

The Wyoming Department of Transportation, along with contract crews from Oftedal Construction Inc. will be setting girders over the Snake River along Highway 26/89 beginning Sunday and continuing through the week. River users are advised …

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Road work slated in Yellowstone Park

Yellowstone National Park has announced three major road construction projects that will occur in in 2021. One project will have a complete closure between Tower-Roosevelt and Canyon Junction, while two projects will cause delays and/or traffic pattern …

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Virus variants roam Wyoming

April 6, 2021

The Wyoming Department of Health says four different COVID-19 variants recognized by national and international experts as “variants of concern” have been found in Wyoming over the past several months. The Wyoming Public Health Laboratory …

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Warm temps change PPP

The Jackson Hole Ski & Snowboard Club has dropped the cross-country ski leg of the  Rendezvous River Sports Karen Oatey Pole Pedal Paddle. Warm temperatures have ruined the nordic course making it unfit for use.  …

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Estes is SAY Coordinator

Mike Estes, formerly with the Teton County Parks and Recreation Department, has become the new Teton County Search and Rescue Coordinator as of March 29th. Estes is one of the original Teton County Search and …

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Park maintenance funded

The Department of the Interior will invest $1.6-billion in 2021 to address critical deferred maintenance projects and improve transportation and recreation infrastructure in national parks, national wildlife refuges and recreation areas, and at Bureau of …

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Tourism is recovering

Summer is approaching and bringing with it, better weather. A publication by the Federal Reserve Bank points out that with the number of consumers receiving the COVID-19 vaccines continuing to grow and restrictions on restaurant …

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Vaccine for all 16 and up

April 1, 2021

Governor Mark Gordon has announced that all Wyoming residents ages 16 and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. All 23 counties have entered Phase 2 of the vaccine distribution plan and are …

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