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Teton County elected officials are backpedaling on urging wildlife managers to start weaning elk off of artificial feeding, a step one county commissioner said was prudent to avert the worst consequences of recently discovered chronic wasting disease.

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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.

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A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling affirming the state of Wyoming’s authority over wildlife on private land within the borders of Grand Teton National Park.

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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.

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A Finnish mission trip early on in life didn’t do much to tamp down Jeremy Barnum’s hunger to branch out and experience the varied cultures, cities and wild places of Planet Earth.

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Homeowners southwest of Jackson Hole Airport who may have polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in their drinking water have been given specifications they must meet in order to be eligible for a reimbursed water filter.

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The University of Wyoming’s historic research center on the shore of Jackson Lake will not open for the 2021 summer season.

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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.

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Teton County commissioners and the advocacy group Friends of Pathways have asked the National Elk Refuge to take another look at its seasonal closure dates for the Highway 89 pathway.

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The COVID-19 edition of winter in Yellowstone begins Tuesday, when snowmobiles and snow coaches will be allowed into the 2.2 million-acre national park through all four entrances.

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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.

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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.

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Efforts to modernize the state of Wyoming’s trapping regulations to cut down on conflicts with recreating people and pets have again hit a stumbling block.

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County commissioners are being asked to help with an ongoing crisis at the Hoback RV Park, where property owners are trying to right some wrongs with the site’s failing septic system and in doing so are displacing several longtime locals.

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Longtime residents of the Hoback RV Park, who initially faced end-of-the-year eviction by property owner Crowley Capital, remain worried that the company’s latest solution to allow them to stay until May is not feasible.

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Big migratory ungulate movement in the valley came early this year, and nearly half the Jackson Elk Herd is already staged on the National Elk Refuge or adjacent winter range on the Bridger-Teton National Forest.

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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.

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Jackson Hole Airport is doubling down on its effort to get ahead of a groundwater pollution problem linked to aviation firefighting foam that has leached into the earth during training missions.