The anemometer mounted at Jackson Hole Airport on Wednesday surprisingly picked up stiffer wind speeds than even those from a 2017 storm that brought down powerlines and decommissioned Jackson Hole Mountain Resort for days.
Dozens if not hundreds of daily campers who didn’t book a Grand Teton National Park site six months in advance are going to be deflected elsewhere to pitch a tent come summer 2021.
Kelly Wasenmiller was captivated from afar last week, tempted by photos and videos that piled up online of grizzly bear 399 and her four lined-out cubs trudging through the snow.
Jackson Hole’s best-known bird watcher may have lost his mobility in recent years, but Bert Raynes’ wit and curiosity for the natural world never waned.
Volunteer public health officials are examining special rules intended to protect residents from nitrate pollution in drinking water, but they’re developing those rules in closed sessions that are off limits to some interested parties.
Elected officials whose constituencies would be most affected by a surge of chronic wasting disease within the Jackson Elk Herd are asking Wyoming wildlife managers to proactively and strategically ease up on supplemental feeding that facilitates the spread of the disease.
Foresters fighting to save the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem’s whitebark pine are on the front end of a gargantuan restoration effort for a species recently singled out for protection by the federal government.
SHERIDAN — Sheridan County officials will consider a large solar energy project proposed near Swaim Road in the coming months as it makes its way through the permitting process.
A onetime Grand Teton National Park superintendent who rose to the top of the National Park Service has died after contracting COVID-19.
Wildlife managers are forging into uncharted territory as they keep feeding elk in the southern Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem while knowing that concentrating thousands of animals on feed will likely exacerbate the spread of the fatal chronic wasting disease.
A West Bank Bible college has been working with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to come back into good standing after violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act.
Fire Marshal Kathy Clay never forgot a lesson she learned from the U.S. Forest Service about wooden roofs and fighting fire in the wildland-urban interface.
Lethal, incurable chronic wasting disease has been discovered for the first time in an elk that dwells in the region of the state where the ungulates concentrate most tightly on winter feedgrounds.
A proposal to double the number of backcountry skiers Jackson Hole Mountain Resort can guide in the Rock Springs and Jensen Canyon areas was reinitiated last week, but then pulled back by federal land managers.
A legal spat that will determine whether wildlife managers can dispatch cattle-killing grizzly bears in the Bridger-Teton National Forest’s Upper Green River area will now be decided in Wyoming.
Yellowstone National Park hired locally for its second-in-command: Mike Tranel, the park’s new deputy superintendent, will transition from managing federal lands in northeastern Wyoming.
When Darren Larsen pushed off in a packraft into Delta Lake four years ago he expected that he would probe down a few feet into sediment produced by seven or so centuries of glacial runoff.
Adriana Ochoa is fond of getting outside hunting with her dad, Victor, but as a thoughtful young sportswoman she doesn’t necessarily relish the act of killing.
Ambitious plans are unfolding west of the Teton Range that seek to use prescribed fire on up to 1.7 million acres of the Caribou-Targhee National Forest.
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is considering adding up to 16 residences 5 miles south of Jackson to help its staff afford housing in Jackson Hole.
To help wildlife survive the toughest months of the year, managers close large swaths of federal land to public access each winter.
The grizzly gossip mill was in full swing Wednesday as word spread that bear 399 and her four cubs were on the move, headed back to their normal territory around Grand Teton National Park.
Sitting on a blanket on the floor of her trailer Sunday evening Mary Talisman is in better spirits than she was two days ago.
Jeff Golightly was “heartbroken” this fall to learn that Upper Jade Lake was experiencing a major toxic algae bloom, its backcountry waters potentially unfit for recreation.
If ski resorts are beginning to open, then it’s a good sign it may be time to stop trying to drive on backcountry roads in the area’s national forests.
Neighbors of the Walton Ranch are at odds with the ranch and the Jackson Hole Land Trust over whether a newly built “road” or “bench” is a violation of the ranch’s 1,840-acre conservation easement.
Wolves’ return to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem a quarter century ago has been the primary force suppressing local mountain lion populations, a new study has concluded.
As Thanksgiving approaches, many public health precautions will advise to celebrate only with household members or to mask up and social distance.