The Teton County Sheriff’s Office, the National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service, Wyoming Game and Fish Department and Teton County Wyoming Emergency Management are conducting an investigation of Gerald M. Bullinger who is believed to be armed and possibly dangerous.
“Plague is a serious bacterial infection that can be deadly for people and for animals, including pets, if not treated promptly with antibiotics,” said Dr. Alexia Harrist, state epidemiologist and active state health officer with WDH. “The disease can be transmitted to humans from ill animals and by fleas coming from infected animals.” (Photo: Shauna Stephenson)
Due to weather and fuel conditions the Idaho Falls District Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has moved into High Fire Danger. While the Caribou-Targhee National Forest is still in Moderate Fire Danger, it is important to practice the same care with fire while on the Forest lands.
Temperatures are expected to be in the mid to upper ’80’s for the next five days according to the National Weather Service. (Photo: The Henry’s Creek fire was one of many wildfires that took place in the region in 2016.)
Be cautious this 4th of July and use common sense and courtesy when lighting off your fireworks.
Wildlife in Yellowstone National Park are wild. When an animal is near a trail, boardwalk, parking lot, or in a developed area, give it space. Stay 25 yards away from all large animals – bison, elk, bighorn sheep, deer, moose, and coyotes and at least 100 yards away from bears and wolves. If need be, turn around and go the other way to avoid interacting with a wild animal in close proximity.
(Photo: Silver Star Communications Chairman and CEO Allen Hoopes was the keynote speaker Tuesday night at the 2017 Kodiak Challenge. SVI photo by Dan Dockstader)
The bears received endangered species protection in 1975, when their population was about 136. Today, there are estimated to be 700, more than enough to meet the criteria to be removed from the endangered list, the government said. Management of the bears will be returned to states and tribes.
This article courtesy of EastIdahoNews.com. It is used here with permission. SOUTHPORT, Connecticut — One of the biggest gun manufacturers in the world is recalling a popular pistol after discovering the firearm could discharge unintentionally. Ruger ...
Any area that is open and accessible and free from current travel restrictions or closure areas may be explored for mushrooms by the public. “Remember, raking the duff or litter layer can ruin mushrooms and destroy future crop potential.” – Public Affairs Officer Mary Cernicek