Winter scenic from West Thumb Geyser Basin area. (Wyoming Division of Tourism)

Improving Conditions Allow Yellowstone To Open More Road Segments To Guided Motorized Oversnow Travel

(Yellowstone National Park, Wyo.) – Yellowstone has seen some additional snowfall every day this week.  This has resulted in an increase in the snowpack on some of the interior roads in the park.  The improving conditions have allowed the park to open additional groomed road segments to motorized oversnow travel and to remove some restrictions on road segments which opened to travel on Monday.

Firefighters and their families went caroling this weekend in Riverton to appreciative audiences at several health care facilities. (RFD photo)

Riverton Firefighters went caroling this weekend at Assisted Living facilities spreading cheer and good will

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Wind River Transportation Authority provided the buses and the Riverton Volunteer Firefighters and their families provided the voices for a joyous night of caroling this past weekend in Riverton. The singing took place at the Kindred Wind River Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center and at the Reach Foundation’s Homestead Assisted Living Center. The Christmas Carols were greatly appreciated, according to all reports.

Jenny Lake and the Cathedral Group framed by trees in Grand Teton National Park. (Ernie Over photo)

Two youth backpacking concessionaires in Grand Teton National Park have contracts renewed

(Moose,Wyo.) –  The two current concessionaires providing guided backpacking services for youth within Grand Teton National Park have been granted new 10-year-long contracts. National Park Service (NPS) Intermountain Regional Director Sue Masica announced Friday, December 12, that the two contracts were awarded to Wilderness Ventures, Inc. and The TVRC Education Foundation, doing business as Teton Valley Ranch Camp.

Friday's Sunset by Deana and Jim Anderson...

Photo of the Day: Friday sunset and Sunday morning-Oh what a difference

(Lander, Wyo.) – Oh What A Difference! Deana and Jim Anderson sent in these two photos of their yard taken on Friday and again Sunday this morning. While the mountains received the most snow, Lander had between 4-5 inches and Riverton 1.5 inches on the ground creating hazardous driving conditions this morning. Thanks for sharing your photos Deana and Jim!