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Broncs Win Wyoming State Championship

May 28, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

The Jackson Hole Broncs won the Wyoming 3A boys state soccer championship this weekend at William T. McIntosh Stadium. Jackson Hole Daily says the Broncs beat Lander Valley High School 3-1 and finished their season 19-0 for their second state title in three years. Jackson Hole High is only losing three key players this offseason and will return as an experienced team in 2015

Lost Pack Rafter Found in Gros Ventre

May 28, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

Jackson Hole Daily says search and rescue teams finally found a pack rafting Utah man lost for a week in the Gros Ventre River area. Teton County Undersheriff Bob Gilliam says first responders in a helicopter spotted Scott England on Slide Lake. Gros Ventre Wilderness Boundary Rescue Coordinator Jessica King says he was totally fine

Snow King Ski Area and Mountain Resort Begin $3.5 Million Snowmaking Project

May 28, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

Snow King Ski Area and Mountain Resort are making a $3.5 million upgrade to their snowmaking machinery allowing snow from base to summit for the first time in 75 years. Jackson Hole Ski and Snowboard Club, Wyoming Travel & Tourism Board, Wyoming Business council and the towns of Jackson and Teton County are starting the project June 1. The mountain is opening earlier in the year so Jackson Hole Ski and Snowboard Club are offering early season training camps at Snow King to compete with Vail, Winter Park and the Front Range Ski Club in Colorado.

Man Laces Cookies with Marijuana and Pleads No Contest

May 27, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

A Jackson man is pleading no contest after being accused of lacing cookies with the active ingredient in marijuana, THC and giving them to a woman causing her to pass out and have seizures. Jackson Hole Daily says 54-year-old James Vail entered the plea deal with prosecutors sentencing him to probation and some jail time in Teton County Jail. Vail signed the deal May 5, but 9th District Judge Timothy day didn’t accept it until last week because of his busy schedule

Jackson Celebrates Memorial Day With Old West Parade

May 27, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

Hundreds of locals and out-of-towners filled Jackson’s Town Square this Memorial Day weekend for the 33rd annual Old West Parade. Cowboys, Indians and horse drawn covered wagons filled the streets. Local News 8 says there were also sled dogs pulling a pickup truck

Jackson Airport Fixes Weather Monitor

May 27, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

Jackson Hole Airport is finally back in action after a broken weather monitor caused several cancelled flights over the past month. Airport Operations Director Craig Logan says the automated weather observation system is managed by the Federal Aviation Administration and went down April 16. Jackson Hole Daily says the FAA tried to fix the problem twice before bringing in a specialist from Oklahoma City to get the system up and running again

Jackson Landslide Still Moves

May 22, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

Jackson’s hillside is still sliding slowly and Walgreen’s parking lot is catching the brunt of it. Geologists say the ground is moving a quarter of an inch each day in the Budge Drive area. Local News 8 says the town of Jackson is still working on building massive walls, ground anchors and a toe key system at the bottom of the slide

Dog Lovers Petition Jackson Town Council

May 22, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

Dog lovers are trying to convince the Jackson Town Council to replace their dog park. Jackson Hole Daily says the town closed it down to make way for an affordable housing complex. The dog lovers gained 650 signatures on their petition and are hoping to get a permanent location for the park

Teton County Rec District Approves $64,000 for King Snow Guns

May 22, 2014 Jackson Hole, Teton County Comments Off

Teton County schools’ recreation district board gave $1.3 million in tax money back to the community by purchasing an inflatable obstacle course, summer school and snow guns for Snow King. Jackson Hole Daily says the board members also paid for archery equipment, after-school programs and a boundary fence on the high school tennis courts. The board filled 25 requests for money to local parks, recreation and public schools

Habitat for Humanity Breaks Ground at Daisy Bush

May 21, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

Habitat for Humanities of the Greater Tetons is breaking ground on four affordable homes in the Daisy Bush subdivision tonight at five on the corner of Nelson Drive and Weatleigh Way in east Jackson. Jackson Hole Daily says Habitat has already chosen the families who will live in the new homes. There will be speakers between 6:15 and 6:30

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  • Let the Christmas hints begin - November 28, 2014
    My little sprouts are already getting ramped up for Christmas. They still don’t quite have the whole idea of the Christmas season, but they’re definitely into the presents. I was a little fella once, and I remember counting down the days until December 25th. There were no visions of sugarplums, but pocket knives, snowshoes, shotguns […]
  • Happy Thanksgiving, Wyoming! - November 27, 2014
    I know, a show about giving thanks on Thanksgiving is pretty predictable. But it doesn’t feel right to overlook the importance of this day. However, because this is a program about the outdoors, I’ll just talk about the things in the outdoors I’m thankful for. There’s plenty of it. Especially here in Wyoming. We’ve got […]
  • Pelts are nearing prime conditions - November 26, 2014
    The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer. It’s the amount of daylight, and not the temperature, that causes wild animals to grow longer, thicker coats. If you’re a predator hunter or a trapper, that’s your cue. The pelts are coming into their prime right now, but that doesn’t mean they’re at […]
  • Very Windy in Many Areas, Developing Light to Moderate Snow - November 25, 2014
    The I-25 and I-80 corridors and adjacent roads throughout central, eastern and southern Wyoming will see very strong and gusty winds today.  Sustained winds of 25 to 40 mph likely for many areas with gusts to 60 mph or higher in the wind prone locations. Light to moderate snow shower activity will also be increasing […]

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