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  • Avalanches cause Yellowstone Park delays
    on May 17, 2022 at 1:50 pm

    The East Entrance Road between the East Entrance of Yellowstone National Park and Fishing Bridge will close for periods of time through Wednesday because of increased avalanche danger from recent snowfall and warm temperatures. The road was closed Monday until 7:00 pm, and park officials say visitors should anticipate midday road closures today and tomorrow. At the same time, they advise conditions in Yellowstone can change quickly, especially during spring, and roads can temporarily close due to poor driving conditions. Those planning a visit should check ahead for conditions and be ready to pursue alternate plans. The post Avalanches cause Yellowstone Park delays appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Bad Bears!
    on May 17, 2022 at 1:48 pm

    Wyoming Game and Fish officials are reiterating the plea for Teton County residents to store any potential bear attractants where bears cannot access them as may have happened with two grizzlies north of Jackson. On Friday, two of 399’s former cubs had to be hazed out of the Solitude subdivision near Jackson Hole Airport. It is unclear whether they were able to obtain any food during their visit there. The Fish and Wildlife Service advises, secure attractants around the home and store all garbage within bear-resistant containers. Attractants include items with a scent, such as trash, livestock feed, compost, or The post Bad Bears! appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Its Primary Election Day in Teton Valley
    on May 17, 2022 at 9:26 am

    Tuesday is primary election day in Teton County, Idaho. Voters will choose the candidates from each party to run for US Senator and Representative, governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, state treasurer, attorney general, secretary of public instruction, state legislative offices, county offices, and a special school district bond issue, to name some of the ballot issues to be determined. Voting will take place at the LDS Churches in Tetonia, Driggs, and Victor from 8:00 am until 8:00 pm. The post Its Primary Election Day in Teton Valley appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Jackson Giants bats come alive in Southwest Series
    on May 17, 2022 at 9:19 am

    The Jackson Giants looked sharp after a long layoff, challenging the powerful Laramie Rangers in a close loss before rebounding for 3 straight wins at the Southwest Series tournament in Rock Springs last weekend. Laramie 5, Jackson 0 The Giants lost to these same Laramie Rangers (8-4) back on May 1 by a 15-7 score. This time around, Jackson was able to keep it closer and keep the Rangers bats quiet for 3 innings behind the pitching of Post 43 newcomer Wylie Wilkes. The hard-throwing righthander kept the Rangers off the board until the 4th when Laramie posted 3 runs The post Jackson Giants bats come alive in Southwest Series appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Bears break up
    on May 16, 2022 at 4:03 pm

    There was no formal graduation ceremony this spring as Grizzly bear 399’s offspring advanced from being cubs to independent adult bears. According to Grand Teton National Park, 399 has successfully weaned her four offspring, which is normal for female grizzly bears with two-year-old cubs. These young bears will eventually disperse to establish individual home ranges. Residents of Teton County should expect that these bears, and other recently weaned individual bears, could travel through their neighborhoods in pursuit of available habitat. As interagency and community partners, BearWise Jackson Hole, Teton County, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will continue collective The post Bears break up appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Broncs keep rolling, 10 straight and off to state as #1 in the West
    on May 16, 2022 at 9:27 am

      With Jackson down two key players, and their best two marked closely by Kelly Walsh, it was a ‘Danny Day’ 1st half for middie Daniel Huerta as the senior converted on virtually identical corner kicks to get the Broncs off to a 2-0 start against the Trojans in Saturday’s 4A Regional title game. “It was nice to see him put a few in the net. Remember last year he was all-state at striker,” coach Matt Hoelscher reminded. As a junior, Huerta was a goal-a-game weapon up front with 17 goals and 6 assists on the season—second on the team The post Broncs keep rolling, 10 straight and off to state as #1 in the West appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Winter still causing delays in Yellowstone National Park
    on May 13, 2022 at 9:45 am

    Due to expected winter weather and hazardous driving conditions in Yellowstone National Park over the next few days, visitors should anticipate temporary road closures, driving delays and select roads having delayed openings. The East Entrance Road between the East Entrance and Fishing Bridge is temporarily closed due to winter weather and hazardous conditions. Meanwhile, crews will make every effort to ensure several other roads are open to public motor vehicle traffic today, weather-permitting. Those include South Entrance to West Thumb, Lake Village to West Thumb, West Thumb to Old Faithful over Craig Pass, and Tower Junction to Tower Fall. Park visitors The post Winter still causing delays in Yellowstone National Park appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Grizzly trapping underway in the Wyoming
    on May 12, 2022 at 1:21 pm

    As part of ongoing efforts to monitor the population of grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will conduct grizzly bear capture operations in areas of northwestern Wyoming beginning this spring and continuing through early fall. Department biologists will conduct grizzly bear trapping operations in both front and backcountry areas. All areas where trapping is conducted will have major access points marked with warning signs. All trap sites will be posted with area closure signs in the direct vicinity of trap sites.  It is critical that all members of the public heed these signs. The post Grizzly trapping underway in the Wyoming appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.