Crampons crunched in the mountain snow. Afternoon sun shone through wispy clouds as Simeon Caskey surveyed the glacier that swept skyward before him, from the base of the Middle Teton to high on its north face. He turned to his climbing partner.
Relationships changed and unraveled. Promises proved empty. Attempts to massage scientific data bubbled up. Those elements all factored into the failure to develop a pronghorn-friendly gas field where Jackson Hole’s migratory animals winter, according to a scientific paper.
A Kelly resident and big game hunting guide who illegally shot and killed a wolf in Grand Teton National Park last winter is being allowed to commercially outfit hunters without interruption.
Populated basins and valleys around the Rocky Mountains struggle with polluted air that sometimes won’t disperse, but Jackson Hole is not one of those places.
The winding road leading from Moose to Teton Village is again closed to provide space for a grizzly bear that’s been foraging berries alongside the shoulder.
Jackson Hole pronghorn’s critical winter range doubles as one of the largest natural gas fields in the U.S. But new research shows that the native tawny-and-white residents are avoiding, and even abandoning, the altered landscape.
When a blaze like the Saddle Butte Fire ignites, firefighters go through a check list. They make a quick plan, check their gear, call for reinforcements and they… name it?
Eco Tour Adventures wildlife safari guide Josh Metten spotted a common raven with a metallic band clamped onto its right foot while wildlife watching north of Blacktail Butte.
Rob Wallace’s first stint in Jackson Hole came as a GS-4 Grand Teton National Park seasonal ranger, and it was an exciting era to be a fledgling federal employee working in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.
It was all accolades Tuesday for a $2.5 million stormwater filtration system that now captures and conveys the bulk of the water running off of Jackson Hole Airport’s impervious surfaces.
The U.S. Secretary of the Interior has made a top-down decision about the use of electric bikes on National Park Service lands, bucking policies that today are set individually by parks.
Yellowstone National Park fisheries biologists will soon discharge the fish poison rotenone into much of the Upper Gibbon River drainage, which will be off-limits for part of September.
A city girl and widowed middle-aged mother named Jean Hocker came to Jackson Hole some 43 years ago for the love of a man.
Come next spring a panel of local experts tasked with counseling state managers about Jackson Hole’s sage grouse intends to have everything in order in case a reeling population needs an emergency infusion of birds.
Canyon Phillips had the rare experience of seeing his first wild wolf up close last weekend, though unfortunately the canine had just expired.
Grand Teton National Park rangers made the call Wednesday to reopen Signal Mountain Road and nearby trails, which had been closed because of a string of conflicts with berry-foraging bears about a week ago.
Wildland firefighters on Thursday piled onto a Palisades Wilderness Study Area blaze, likely lit by humans, with the goal of fully suppressing the flames flicking from the mountainsides west of Jackson Hole.
Federal, state and local fire officials are closely watching fire conditions in Teton County as the weather remains hot and dry.
Crews continued mopping up the Tannerite Fire southeast of Pinedale this week as evacuations lifted for 60-some homes threatened by the human-caused fire.
Numerous people using the trails southeast of Jackson in recent days have encountered an animal that’s either a young grizzly bear or a cinnamon-colored black bear that’s throwing people off.
The idea of a mountain bike trail near Pine Creek’s exit from Fremont Lake died on the vine earlier this summer out of concern for mule deer that pass through a migration “bottleneck” in the same area.
Federal wildlife officials plan to start weaning National Elk Refuge’s namesake animals off of supplemental feed this coming winter, but it’s looking like they won’t have the support of their Wyoming counterparts.