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Two of bear 399’s 2-year-old offspring size up photographers who cut off their desired travel path near the residence occupied by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s Jackson Lake Dam operator. (Mike Koshmrl/WyoFile)

GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK — Two of the beloved, embattled grizzly bear cubs took the lead, pushing down through the still-snowy flank of Signal Mountain ahead of their famous mother, grizzly bear 399.  The grizzlies — five, in all — poked through the timber at 8:42 a.m., ambling across Teton Park...
Carbon County Prosecutor Ashley Mayfield Davis has asked Carbon County Circuit Court Judge Susan Stipe to dismiss a second round of indictments against three Missouri hunters whom a jury found not guilty of corner crossing. Mayfield Davis filed the motion to dismiss criminal trespass and...
The Legislature’s Joint Revenue Committee spent almost half of its two-day meeting in Lander last week discussing whether Wyoming’s private-trust and limited-liability-company laws are prone to abuse by bad actors — tax evasion, tax avoidance, money laundering, shielding assets from creditors and...
Wyoming’s patient zero arrived at the state’s Wildlife Health Laboratory in late March. Someone found the Canada goose dead in Bighorn County. The test came back positive for the deadly H5N1, a strain of avian influenza killing birds across the globe. Since then, cases have popped up in magpies,...
After fewer than two hours of deliberation Friday, a Carbon County jury found four Missouri hunters not guilty of trespassing for corner crossing at the Elk Mountain Ranch in 2021. The three-woman, three-man panel returned the not-guilty verdicts on criminal trespass charges and on an alternative...

Wolf after reintroduction

Doug Smith - NPS (http://www.nps.gov/archive/yell/slidefile/mammals/wolf/Page-14.htm)

Collared wolf from the Druid pack, Yellowstone National Park

 

A recent spate of wolf killings just outside of Yellowstone National Park has altered fundamental aspects of the canines’ behavior, and threatened the foundations of one of the most storied wildlife research efforts in American history, according to park scientists. Twice in recent months...
April is typically when thousands of irrigators on the North Platte River — particularly along its tributaries — begin to divert spring runoff onto hayfields and crops, kicking off what they hope will be a productive growing season. Today, however, those with junior water rights are under new...
A new report by a digital mapping company puts the acreage of public land in Wyoming that’s “corner-locked” at 2.44 million acres, far more than earlier estimates of 404,000 acres. The April 8 report by onX, estimates 8.3 million acres of public land from the Rockies to the Pacific are inaccessible...
The judge in an upcoming corner-crossing criminal trespass trial decided Thursday to limit the use of, but not bar entirely, a body-cam video that shows law officers discussing with a ranch manager potential charges against four Missouri hunters. Prosecutors sought to prohibit playing the video for...
Dubois has declined to back an effort to obtain Continental Divide Trail gateway community status, which advocates say would raise the town’s profile as an outdoor recreation destination and help connect CDT trail users with its services.  The Dubois Town Council on April 13 decided not to formally...

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