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Bighorn sheep survive migration loss, now pressed by skiers

July 8, 2014

Backcountry recreation reduces winter range for a unique herd of bighorn sheep that lives year-round in the Tetons.

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New film tells the story of The Grand Rescue

July 8, 2014

One of the most famous rescues in Grand Teton National Park was in 1967, on the 13,777-foot Grand Teton’s North Face

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Paddling bill makes waves

December 10, 2013

A bill introduced by Rep. Cynthia Lummis could allow paddling on rivers in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks.

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Mary Gibson Scott retires from leading Grand Teton National Park

November 5, 2013

Mary Gibson Scott is retiring from superintendent of Grand Teton National Park on Friday. She talks grizzly bears, wolves and the current state of government.

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Yellowstone and Grand Teton reopen to fall splendor—and the crowds are gone

October 22, 2013

Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Park have reopened with a few weeks in the fall season left to make up for time lost due to …

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Fame comes with benefits and pitfalls — even for grizzlies, mule deer and bighorn sheep

July 23, 2013

People gathered to remember Bam Bam, Wyoming’s famous big horn sheep. But what does celebrity status mean for wildlife?

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The Grand Teton Triathlon

July 16, 2013

The Grand Teton Triathlon is a triathlon like no other, it features a bike leg, a swim leg and climb of the Grand Teton.

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10 sunny summer sights from Yellowstone and Grand Teton

June 11, 2013

Summer has arrived in Wyoming’s national parks. The visitors have come, but the residents are in shorter supply.

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Prepare for bears

April 2, 2013

Bears are emerging from hibernation. Make sure you are bear aware when recreating in grizzly country.

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Mountain goats threaten Bighorn sheep

January 15, 2013

Grand Teton National Park plans to step up efforts to monitor mountain goats. Biologists worry the species is establishing a population in the park.

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Tarantino film Django Unchained features Grand Teton scenery

December 25, 2012

Wyoming moviegoers may recognize the snowy backdrop of a few scenes in the major Hollywood movie set for release on Christmas Day.

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Is there a War on the West’s National Parks?

Commentary by Lisa McGee and Richard Garrett December 9, 2012 December 9, 2012

If Wyoming abandons the tourism-based segment of its’ economy, it risks the perpetuation of the boom-and-bust cycle that has plagued the state for generations.

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General Supplies

November 2, 2012

A general supplies cabin in the historic Ferry District of Grand Teton National Park.

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Diverging paths: Park works to balance recreation and wildlife

October 23, 2012

This summer, Grand Teton National Park celebrated the opening of a 6.5 mile stretch of pathway. But pavement comes with a price that wildlife pay.

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Get outside and get involved on Public Lands Day

September 25, 2012

This weekend’s National Public Lands Day gives people a chance to give back to their favorite recreation areas by helping with service projects ranging from …

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The rise of Stand Up Paddle Boarding

September 18, 2012

Kelsey comments on the rising popularity of a new sport – stand up paddle boarding – and gives it a try.

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Fall hikes to fall for

September 4, 2012

Crisp mornings, bright colors and fewer crowds make fall one of the best times to get out on Wyoming’s trails.

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Yellowstone pronghorn find sanctuary among wolves

July 24, 2012

Wildlife biologists say pronghorn may be taking advantage of the buffer coyotes leave between themselves and wolves, possibly spurring population growth.

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Fantastic Four Wyoming species worth further study

June 12, 2012

When it comes to endangered species, much is said and written about the gray wolf and grizzly bear. But there are several lesser-known species that …

Photo Friday

Summer Secret

June 1, 2012

Summer Secret
 

A sunny day at Hidden Falls in Grand Teton National Park. (Peter Dutton/WyoFile — click to enlarge)