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Snake River

Trout numbers plunge on Snake's South Fork

JACKSON, Wyo. — Trout numbers on the Snake River below Palisades Reservoir declined and estimated 32 percent over the past year.

December 14, 2014 4:40 pmLoading…
First steelhead

First steelhead

Sophia Boson, 11, shows off the steelhead she caught while fishing on the Snake River during the Idaho Department of Fish and Game Kids Steelhead Fishing Clinic last year.

October 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Water managers reduce flows on Snake River

JACKSON, Wyo. — The release of water from Jackson Lake Dam into the Snake River is coming down.

September 29, 2014 3:30 pmLoading…
Popular Grand Teton wedding spot reopens

Popular Grand Teton wedding spot reopens

MOOSE, Wyo. — One of the most popular outdoor locations for people to get married in scenic Jackson Hole is reopening after being closed to traffic for a year and a half.

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Poached wolf overcame odds to reach Montana

STEVENSVILLE — OR-18 made history of sorts before it took a bullet on the last day of May in the Sapphire Mountains.

June 07, 2014 8:25 amLoading…
Most planes use Jackson airport's new landing path

Most planes use Jackson airport's new landing path

JACKSON, Wyo. — Eighty percent of the planes landing at the Jackson Hole Airport are using a new route, more than officials expected.

April 28, 2014 9:28 am Photos



Explosives bring down bridge arches at Hoback

JACKSON, Wyo. — A dramatic explosion brought down two steel arches that used to support a bridge over the Snake River south of Jackson.

March 21, 2014 12:24 pmLoading…

Gazette opinion: Congress tries micromanaging Yellowstone, Grand Teton

Last spring Yellowstone National Park didn’t have enough money to plow entrance roads open on its usual schedule. In recent years, the park has left firefighting, administrative and other jobs open to save costs. Nobody who has driven through the park thinks it spends enough on road maintenance.

February 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…


November 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
One to remember

One to remember

Dillan Koopman, 11, of Juliaetta, Idaho, holds a steelhead he caught during the Idaho Department of Fish and Game Kids Steelhead Clinic.

November 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Getting hooked on steelheading

Getting hooked on steelheading

A youth steelhead clinic held on Idaho's Snake River recently accomplished its goal by netting more than just fish.

November 04, 2013 4:49 pm Photos



Survey shows robust Snake River cutthroat numbers

JACKSON — The cutthroat trout population appears to be healthy in the Snake River south of Grand Teton National Park following a recent survey by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department biologists.

October 25, 2013 3:40 pmLoading…

Game & Fish Commission bans motors on Snake River

JACKSON — The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission has approved a ban on motorized watercraft along the Snake River in Jackson Hole during the summer.

September 24, 2013 2:55 pmLoading…

Returning Columbia chinook may top 1 million

The Columbia River fall chinook run is booming as measured at Bonneville Dam, but the fish returning to the Snake River continue to face a thermal blockage at Lower Granite Dam.

September 16, 2013 4:40 pmLoading…
Snake River caters to surfers in the West

Snake River caters to surfers in the West

JACKSON, Wyo. – Aaron Pruzan learned to surf in Wyoming, 700 miles from the ocean.

August 24, 2013 4:16 pmLoading…

2 new, disputed 'megaloads' arrive; route to be OK'd by Forest Service

LEWISTON, Idaho — Two disputed 255-foot-long water purification units bound for energy projects in Alberta’s oil sands have arrived at a Snake River port in Washington and await possible transport along a mountain corridor through Idaho and Montana.

July 29, 2013 6:50 amLoading…
Wyoming runoff below average but better than 2012

Wyoming runoff below average but better than 2012

CHEYENNE, Wyo. —Wyoming's expected runoff remains below normal, but better than what the state saw last year at this time.

June 07, 2013 11:15 am Related Loading…

Meetings to address Snake headwaters management

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Three federal agencies have scheduled meetings Tuesday and Wednesday on proposed changes to how they manage the Snake River headwaters and the river's upper tributaries, plans that would close some roads and boater access points while improving other riverside facilities in …

June 03, 2013 3:24 pmLoading…

Bridger-Teton won't ban motors on Snake

JACKSON — Despite pressure from a conservation group, the Bridger-Teton National Forest will not ban motorboats on about 20 miles of the Snake River south of Jackson.

May 25, 2013 5:57 pmLoading…

Hells Canyon may face low flows

Idaho Power, the company that operates the three-dam Hells Canyon complex on the Snake River, is warning commercial and recreational jet boaters that flows could get bony in the canyon later this spring and summer.

May 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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