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With so much wetness in northwest Wyoming, it might not be surprising that the season’s first snowfall has already fallen at the top of the Grand Tetons. The website SnowBrains, which monitors ski conditions and snow forecasts for peaks worldwide, reports the Grand Teton is building up the white stuff. The first snow of the…

A famous grizzly is gone. Yesterday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service confirmed that Grizzly 1057, an offspring of Grizzly 399, was euthanized on July 12. Wyoming Game and Fish requested authorization to remove the grizzly following 13 documented conflicts since May. Grizzly 399 became the most famous bear in the world when she successfully…

With Yellowstone National Park amid its 150th anniversary, the superintendents of Yellowstone and Grand Teton celebrate “fantastic” partners in Cody and the other gateways in Wyoming and Montana. Monday, May 23, was the 70th National Parks Day in Cody. As in years past, chamber members of the Cody Club gathered to hear the superintendents of…

April and May may have rained on peoples’ plans, but the wet weather was exactly what Wyoming needed, building snowpack closer to average amounts for this time of the year. The Wyoming Natural Resources Conservation Service released another snowpack/snow water equivalent report – it’s the 23rd of the current water year. The “water year” is…

After captivating the world for almost two years, Grizzly 399 and her four cubs are going their separate ways – to the delight and dismay of the public and biologists. According to the Jackon Hole News and Guide, Grizzly 399 and her four cubs appear to be separating. Of course, this is no surprise to…

The earth’s always moving in Yellowstone, but a recent earthquake in the park was intense enough to be measured by the U.S. Geological Survey. A handful of tourists might have started their day with a good shake. At 7:32 a.m. Wednesday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey detected a light earthquake in Yellowstone National Park. The…

Blooming flowers are a beautiful sign of troubling trends in Grand Teton National Park as the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem “adapts” to climate change. Climate change is one of the most pressing issues impacting the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. While its impact may be too slow to notice, historic data shows that the environment is changing in…

Conservation groups are seeking a five-mile “buffer zone” around Yellowstone, Grand Teton, and national forests where the hunting of wolves would be forbidden. The organization Footloose Montana is enlisting the aid of other conservation groups for a new boundary in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. According to their website, Footloose Montana is “a grassroots organization” that…

Yellowstone National Park’s search and recovery operations are winding down, suggesting a tragic end for Utah resident Kim Crumbo. On Friday, Oct. 8, Yellowstone National Park officials announced search and recovery efforts for 74-year-old Kim Crumbo of Ogden, Utah, have begun scaling back. Given the park’s weather over the last few weeks, a scaled-back search…

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The boyfriend of Gabby Petito, whose body was found at a national park in Wyoming after a cross-country trip with him, was charged with unauthorized use of a debit card as searchers continued looking for him Thursday in Florida swampland. A federal grand jury indictment filed in U.S. District Court in…


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