Details surrounding the incident are still pending investigation from Wyoming Game and Fish. Wikipedia photo.
Over the weekend, an elk hunter shot and killed a grizzly bear after being attacked while hunting in the lower Gros Ventre Wilderness, near Jackson, Wyoming. According to to Jackson Hole Buckrail, Tim McIntire from Casper, Wyoming, fired at the bear when it charged and mauled him. McIntire, who was a former law enforcement officer, claimed to have killed the bear from a single shot of his 7mm firearm.
The incident is still under investigation, but Wyoming Game and Fish has confirmed the details surrounding the attack. High grizzly bear activity is a reminder to be bear aware, and the NPS has a few tips on how to do so.
Academy Award-Winning Actress and owner of Goop, Gwyneth Paltrow has recently made headlines in the snow sports world. Apparently, Paltrow is being sued for a skiing hit and run that took place at Utah’s Deer Valley Ski Resort in 2016. The plaintiff, Dr. Terry Sanderson, claims that the actress skied out of control and crashed into him from behind, per KUTV News. RELATED: Lindsey Vonn is Retiring After Next Week's Race Sanderson states that from the accident he suffered a brain injury, four
After an eight-foot storm slammed into the Sierras last week, 120 visitors staying at Montecito Sequoia Lodge in Kings Canyon National Park were snowed in for five days. Located at 7,400 feet above sea-level, the lodge gets plenty of snow- too much, sometimes. Google Maps graphic. After several days of snow removal by Lodge personnel and the US Forest Service, the escape route was finally clear(ish) and the guests were evacuated in a slow-moving caravan.
On Tuesday, the Senate passed a landmark public lands bill that extended protections to more than one million acres of public lands. Voting 92 to 8 across partisan lines, this bill is a huge win for those of us who care about protecting our cherished public lands for future generations. The bill designates 1.3 million acres of land as wilderness in Utah, New Mexico, Oregon, and California and permanently reauthorized a federal program to pay for conservation. RELATED: Watch Kings and