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Flat Creek Flooding Through Jackson

December 12, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The water is rising in Flat Creek again as the bitter cold temperatures have led to what is known as anchor ice forming and blocking the flow of the stream.  Anchor ice is formed when frazil ice forms on the channel bottom during cold periods and the creek flow becomes super cooled.  As that ice rises, so does the water level.  Town Manager Bob McLauren says … Continue Reading

Giving Strong At Salvation Army Kettles

December 12, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
Salvation Army

The second week of efforts by the Salvation Army volunteers in Jackson proved profitable last weekend, although the need for assistance by many in the community is still very high.  Kettle Drive Coordinator Steve Kallin says considering the frigid temperatures late last week, the bell ringers … Continue Reading

Ski Club & Resorts Offer Ski Lesson Package

December 12, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming Comments Off
JH Ski and Snowboard

The Learn 2 Ski Program has announced it has expanded its learning platform this year to include eleven instruction sessions at Snow King as well as a full day at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Kid’s Ranch in Teton Village. Offered through a partnership with … Continue Reading

Cause Determined In House Fire

December 11, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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Jackson Hole Fire Marshal Kathy Clay has issued a ruling on the cause of the blaze Sunday night which destroyed a multi-million dollar home near Jackson.  Clay says while the extent of damage to the point of origin was such that a complete investigation was not possible, it is certain the cause was chimney-related.  Clay says the most probable cause was … Continue Reading

A Flurry of Fraud

December 11, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Jackson, Wyoming Police and Teton County Sheriff’s officers have been dealing with a rash of fraud cases over the past several days.  Police Sergeant Cole Nethercott says whether or not it is seasonally related, the incidents are definitely on the upswing.  He said the incidents range from … Continue Reading

Winter Season Begins In GTNP

December 11, 2013 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming Comments Off
GTNP Winter

In case you hadn’t noticed, it’s winter in Jackson Hole.  As such, winter season activities are slated to get under way in Grand Teton National park beginning Sunday.  Park Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs says as a cost saving measure this year, the Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center will … Continue Reading

Postal Deadlines Looming

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Time is running out for packages to be mailed and still arrive in time for Christmas.  The US Postal Service says those with loved ones stationed overseas, today is the deadline for military mail.  Those trying to save money by sending things across the country by parcel post … Continue Reading

Seeking The Cause Of A Fire That Destroyed A Jackson Hole Home

December 10, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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The investigation continues into what caused the fire Sunday night that destroyed a multi-million dollar home northwest of Jackson.  Fire Marshal Kathy Clay says little remains of the structure despite the efforts of approximately 40 firefighters from multiple Jackson Hole Fire Stations and Grand Teton National Park.  Clay says firefighters efforts were … Continue Reading

Two Jackson Hole Projects Approved For Funding

December 10, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
Wyo Biz Council

The Wyoming Business Council has recommended two projects in Jackson Hole for funding.  The Council’s board of directors gave the nod for a “Business Ready Community Loan” of nearly $767-thousand to the Jackson Hole Energy Sustainability Project to … Continue Reading

Gravel Pit Permit Denied

December 10, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
Wyo DEQ

Partly in response to nearly a hundred letters objecting to a proposed sand and gravel mine off South Park Loop Road, The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality has denied a permit to RST Sand and Gravel for that operation.  In a letter yesterday to Roger Scherr-Thoss, the director of the Department, Todd Parfitt explained … Continue Reading

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  • Special Weather Statement issued April 24 at 1:40PM MDT by NWS - April 24, 2014 at 7:40 PM
    AS A NEW UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVES THROUGH THE REGION...CHANCES FOR LIGHT RAIN OR SNOW WILL RETURN TO THE WESTERN VALLEYS. THERE WILL BE A LET UP IN THE PRECIPITATION THIS EVENING BEFORE A BETTER CHANCE FOR INCREASING SNOW ARRIVES FRIDAY MORNING...CHANGING TO A RAIN SNOW MIX BY LATE MORNING. GEN [...]

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  • Governor Takes Action to Protect Wyoming Forests - April 24, 2014
    Governor Matt Mead continues to work to protect Wyoming’s forests. In a letter to the Secretary of Agriculture, Governor Mead identified most forested acres in Wyoming as areas needing expedited insect and disease treatment. These areas include portions of the Bighorn, Black Hills, Bridger-Teton, Medicine Bow, Shoshone, and Uinta National Forests and could potentially lead to […]
  • University of Wyoming Professor Receives Prestigious Math Fellowship - April 24, 2014
    Chris Hall soon will roam the halls where a mathematical giant once stood. Hall, a University of Wyoming associate professor in the Department of Mathematics, has been selected for the prestigious von Neumann Fellowship at Princeton University’s Institute for Advanced Study. Up to eight of these fellowships are available each year. “I’m excited about the fellowship […]
  • Know how to defend yourself from a bear attack - April 24, 2014
    I hope you know what to do to avoid having a bad encounter with a bear. But do you know what to do if an encounter is unavoidable? If you’re wandering around the woods, doing everything you should do to keep from startling a bear, chances are you won’t see one. But even the best […]
  • Rep. Lummis Announces Re-Election Bid - April 23, 2014
    U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis announced her re-election bid on Wednesday in Cheyenne. Lummis said she wants a fourth term representing Wyoming in Congress so she can work to reduce the federal government’s role in the Cowboy State. “The federal government cannot do better for Wyoming, than Wyoming can do for itself,” Lummis said. “So part […]