Jackson Hole News & Guide

Grand Teton ‘celebrates’ e-bikes as feds reconsider policy

by Jackson Hole News & Guide | June 28, 2023
When the National Park Service issued rules implementing Bernhardt’s order shortly after it was issued, it gave individual superintendents the ability to close certain areas to e-bike use, banned e-bikes that could be driven without pedaling and prohibited e-bikes in wilderness areas ...

Parks must review e-bike regs

by Jackson Hole News & Guide | June 11, 2022
In 2019 Interior Secretary David Bernhardt issued an order allowing e-bikes wherever conventional bicycles were allowed. The decree affected about 18,000 miles of Bureau of Land Management trails and 16,000 miles in national parks. A consortium of conservation groups went to court to ...

Region in Brief

by Jackson Hole News & Guide | September 8, 2021
“Frustrated by noisy helicopters around national parks in Hawaii, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and the Hawaii Island Coalition Malama Pono sued to force the government to comply. The U.S. Court of Appeals for Washington, D.C., ruled in their favor in May 2020 and ...

Park, PEER Tussle over Wi-Fi in Historic Buildings

by Jackson Hole News & Guide | December 4, 2019
“When Yellowstone wrapped up its telecommunications plan a decade ago, the park specifically designated historic buildings like the Old Faithful Lodge and Lake Hotel cabins as places that wouldn’t be modernized with Wi-Fi technology. Knowing those commitments, National Park Service ...

Y’Stone Wifi Signals to Fly

by Jackson Hole News & Guide | November 25, 2019
“Yellowstone National Park officials are taking steps to bolster Wi-Fi in the park’s interior, where today signals are poor enough that employees can go to great lengths to pull off even the most mundane of tasks. A proposal on the table would result in a sweeping upgrade to Wi-Fi ...
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