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The record-breaking year at Yellowstone National Park continues as August 2021 sees over 900,000 visits – the highest August numbers in the park’s history. Officials at Yellowstone National Park released the visitation statistics for August 2021. Once again, they’re staggering. Yellowstone has been busier than ever as people flock to the national parks as a…

With winter around the corner, W.Y.D.O.T. is looking for dozens of operators to keep Wyoming roads free of snow – but there’s not much interest in these jobs. Snow removal on Wyoming highways is one of the most important tasks for the Wyoming Department of Transportation. But now, they’re dealing with low supply and –…

Grand Teton National continues a trend of historically high visitation in 2021 with the busiest July – and busiest month – in the park’s 92-year history. Statistics collected by Grand Teton National Park show that July 2021 had the highest number of recreation visits on record for any single month in park history. The park…

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Allies of former President Donald Trump will headline a Republican fundraiser in Wyoming. Republican U.S. House Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene, of Georgia, and Jim Jordan, of Ohio, will be at the event Thursday in Jackson Hole. Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows also will be there, the Jackson Hole…

The world-famous Grizzly 399 is moving into Jackson, and everyone is encouraged to take simple steps to keep themselves and the iconic bear and her cubs safe. A recent Facebook post has gotten widespread attention.  Savannah Rose, a Jackson-based wildlife photographer, shared an update on the famous Grizzly 399. Grizzly 399 is one of Grand…

A new analysis shows Wyoming benefits from and depends upon the nation’s multi-billion-dollar outdoor recreation industry for G.D.P. and employees. Outdoor recreation continues to be an economic powerhouse in Wyoming and across the United States. Now, after years of growing profits and participation, the COVID-19 pandemic put everything into overdrive as citizens sought solace in…

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A soupy mix of beans, rice and quinoa down the hatch, Erica Robertson prepared to get cozy last Thursday evening at one of her favorite places to call home: Curtis Canyon. The 23-year-old semi-itinerant Jackson Hole denizen sleeps in the twin bed built into the back of her Toyota RAV4, and…

After an accidental pullover and case of mistaken identity in 2017, a Missouri family is suing the Park County Sheriff’s Office and the National Park Service. The Park County Sheriff’s Office is one of the defendants in a lawsuit filed by Brett and Genalyn Hemry of Independence, Missouri. According to the Cowboy State Daily, the…

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — After rolling triumphantly into Salt Lake City’s Liberty Park waving an American flag on Independence Day, Dusty Campbell promptly collapsed onto the grass. There, the 31-year-old physical therapist was met by a small crowd and a barrage of puppy kisses from his German and Dutch Shepherd, Koa., the Jackson Hole News…

Yellowstone National Park experienced its busiest June on record with nearly a million visitors – placing 2021 on track to beat yearly attendance records. Yellowstone officials released the visitation numbers for June 2021 – and they’re staggering. Once again, post-pandemic tourism fuels the desire to get into the national parks, and the numbers show it.…


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