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Positive Developments at the Landslide

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There have been positive developments at the landslide in the Snake River Canyon over the weekend.  WYDOT officials say the side berms of the moving slide continue to be stable, allowing for excavation of the mud from Highway 26-89 to continue on both sides of the slide. District 3 District Engineer John Eddins says … Continue Reading

Antler Auction Tops $100K

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130 bidders from 31 states gathered on the town square Saturday morning for the 44th annual Jackson District Boy Scout Antler Auction, bidding this year on 13-thousand-104 pounds of antlers.  By the end of the morning, the auction had raised $111,305 with bids ranging from $7.00 per pound to $54.00 a pound.  The largest amount paid … Continue Reading

WYDOT Details Landslide Efforts

Open House

Wyoming Department of Transportation engineers and officials told about 50 people attending an open house with and officials Friday night they understand the importance of reopening US Highway 26/89 through the Snake River Canyon and are doing all they can.  District 3 District Engineer John Eddins opened dialog at the open house by assuring the crowd, in his words “we’re not just sitting and watching this slide dry out or procrastinating.”  Eddins says crews are … Continue Reading

Governor Mead to Visit Mudslide

Governor Matt Mead

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has announced plans to be in Lincoln and Teton Counties on Monday to see the mudslide blocking US Highway 89 and assess the situation.  Mead says so far WYDOT and the local officials have done well at responding to the slide, but he says he recognizes the impact tit has on people in Lincoln and Teton Counties and what it can mean … Continue Reading

WYDOT Schedules Public Briefings

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Engineers and geologists from the Wyoming Department of Transportation will hold open houses in Jackson and in Alpine to discuss the landslide in the Snake River Canyon. The open house in Jackson is scheduled for 7:00 until 8:00 pm Friday in the Jackson Hole Middle School Commons area, and provides an opportunity for members of the public to ask questions about the slide, which has necessitated the closure of U.S. Highway 26/89 between Jackson Hole and Alpine, Wyoming. The second open house will be held in Alpine from 1:00 until 2:00 pm Saturday at the Alpine Civic Center. More information at can be found on WYDOT’s road and travel website, www.wyoroad.info or by calling 511. Additional details about the slide and efforts to clear it will be published as they become available.

It’s Cinco de Mayo

May 5, 2011 KJAX 93.3FM, KMTN 96.9FM, KZJH 95.3FM, State of Wyoming Comments Off
Cinco

Today is Cinco de Mayo being celebrated by those of Mexican decent. Often mistaken as Mexican Independence day, the holiday actually commemorates … Continue Reading

Child Molester Touches Teton Valley

March 2, 2011 KJAX 93.3FM, KMTN 96.9FM, KSGT ESPN, KZJH 95.3FM, Teton County Comments Off
TC Id Sheriff

A 41-year-old Michigan man has pleaded guilty in a federal court to manipulating mothers into molesting their own children while he watched online.  Teton County, Idaho sheriff’s officials say the case originated with … Continue Reading

Free Yoga For Vets

March 2, 2011 KJAX 93.3FM, KMTN 96.9FM, KSGT ESPN, KZJH 95.3FM, Teton County Comments Off
Karma Krew

Teton Valley Karma Krew, a local community service and yoga group, has announced their participation with Diamond Way Ayurveda’s “The Welcome Home Project” for returning Veterans. As part of the “Welcome Home Project,” Karma Krew Coordinator Jenifer Werlin says … Continue Reading

OB Skier Has Close Call

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A Teton Village Man skiing just north of the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort boundary in an area known as Northwest Passage was caught in an avalanche yesterday afternoon and propelled into a tree. Grand Teton National Park Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs says 41-year-old … Continue Reading

Bison Stay Put

Stephens Creek

The bison being held at Stephens Creek north of Yellowstone National Park are going nowhere soon.  Even though a federal judge in Montana has denied a request from environmentalists to halt the shipment of bison to slaughter from the holding facility, … Continue Reading

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