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Bill Sniffin: My Wyoming
MY WYOMING — by Bill Sniffin Smoky times remind of state’s worst fires As I write this, the beautiful view of the Wind River Mountains out of my window is obscured. It is so smoky we are leaving our windows shut because it smells like a brush fire a short distance away. In this case, that brush fire is 1,000 miles away. Northern California and parts of Oregon and Washington are burning up. This smoke is covering up towns all over Wyoming especially in the Big Horn Basin and Wind River Basin. It is hard to find a city or town from Cheyenne to Evanston or Powell to Gillette in…
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FROM THE PARKS: Fourth Graders Welcome at GTNP!
Grand Teton National Park Welcomes Fourth-Grade Students New Program Encourages Families and Classes to Visit National Parks MOOSE, WY — Grand Teton National Park invites all fourth-grade students to visit the park for free as part of the White House’s new Every Kid in a Park program. Fourth-grade students can visit https://www.everykidinapark.gov/ to complete an activity and obtain a voucher for a free annual entry pass to more than 2,000 federal recreation areas and lands, including national parks. Grand Teton National Park Superintendent David Vela said, “We invite all fourth graders and their families, as well as fourth-grade classes, to the park to discover, learn and have fun.” Vela said one of…
Orvis Fly Fishing School Partnership with Snake River Sporting Club
SNAKE RIVER SPORTING CLUB AND ORVIS ANNOUNCE NEW FLY FISHING SCHOOL PARTNERSHIP Orvis School Will Be First In Wyoming and Continues to Enhance Club Experience January 7, 2015 (Jackson Hole, WY) – Snake River Sporting Club, Jackson Hole’s premier private club and residential community, is partnering with Orvis and Jackson Hole Fly Fishing School to host the newly launched Orvis Fly Fishing School – Jackson Hole, the renowned outfitters first such school in Wyoming. A series of 10 two-day intensive classes, combining classroom programming and “on-stream” instruction led by Orvis Fly Fishing Instructor Spencer Morton, will be open to fly fishing enthusiasts from around the globe. Starting in July,…