All posts tagged "Wildlife"

  • THE NEW WEST: Alternative Animal Facts

    What happens when ‘wildlife photography’ masquerades as something it’s not? JACKSON HOLE, WY – With each passing day, it seems, we learn more about the insidious impact of “fake news”—how politicians, companies, governments and operatives with hidden...

    • Posted March 28, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: The Real Prey

    An Idaho boy almost becomes a casualty of the Western war waged on predators. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Most readers here have probably never heard of the notorious “M-44.” It’s not a gun, but rather a different...

    • Posted March 21, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Path to the Past

    Photographer Bradly Boner’s book is a visual marvel that stirs important discussion. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I had been waiting months for Bradly Boner’s book to arrive, after making a contribution to his successful request for funding...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Wildlife Get A Brake

    County officials make a commitment to protecting wildlife and motorists from highway collisions. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Marcia Willingham remembers driving up through Bondurant last fall on one of her frequent trips to Jackson. She was behind...

    • Posted October 11, 2016
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  • GUEST OPINION: Don’t Fight the Facts

    Wildlife deserves a better chance for survival in Jackson Hole. JACKSON HOLE, WY – It’s a parent’s worst nightmare: losing your child in a car crash. Unfortunately, one local mother has dealt with it twice. On Sunday,...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ: Lobo Lust Wipes Out 19 Wapiti

    Elk massacre in the Hoback is a rare example frenzy killing by the wolf. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Bears do it. So do foxes, honey badgers, and mountain lions. Even orcas and household lap cats do it....

    • Posted March 29, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ: Grizzly Warfare… Again

    Fears and fights sure to ensue as bruins return to state management. JACKSON HOLE, WY – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced earlier this week what most expected was coming: grizzly bears no longer need...

    • Posted March 8, 2016
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  • GUEST OPINION: Know Before You Go

    Outdoor winter revelry can come at a high cost to our wild neighbors. Jackson, WY – We knew it was wrong, but we didn’t care. Over the past few seasons we’d logged hundreds of laps in Granite...

    • Posted December 8, 2015
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  • GET OUT: Animal Encounters

    What to do when you meet a new furry friend Jackson, WY – With every excursion this fall, I’ve encountered some sort of wildlife between my front door and the woods. Though woods walking may be mellow,...

    • Posted October 6, 2015
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  • GUEST OPINION: Keep Jackson Wild

    Citizens must take steps to ensure peaceful co-existence among ‘everyone’ Black bears breaking into a Hoback home, raiding picnics at String Lake and shutting down the Moose-Wilson road. Smoke from monster wildfires across the west fouling our...

    • Posted September 22, 2015
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