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Refuge Winter Activities Begin

Sleigh Rides

The popular winter activities at the National Elk Refuge, including the sleigh rides through the wintering herd, have begun now beginning at 9:00 am daily from the Jackson Hole and Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center.  Other activities include … Continue Reading

JHHS Band Member Selected For All-State Band

December 5, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Schools Comments Off
Chambers All-State Pic

A member of the Jackson Hole High School Band has been selected for Wyoming High School Activities Association All-State honors.  Freshman trombonist Elizabeth Chambers successfully competed in … Continue Reading

Salvation Army Kettles Complete First Week In Jackson

December 5, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
Salvation Army

The first weekend for the Salvation Army bell-ringers was profitable, but still lagged last year’s first week of giving.  Kettle coordinator Steve Kallin says about 40 volunteers participated in the effort which manned kettles in front of the town’s three grocery stores and K-mart.  Kallin says it is hoped to raise more money than … Continue Reading

Area Residents See Relief At Gas Pumps

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Gasoline prices are falling around the nation with states around us showing a steeper decline than what is being seen here.  Marlana Anderson of the US Energy Information Administration says as of Monday, the US average retail price for regular gasoline had fallen to … Continue Reading

Rep. Gingery Applauds Governor’s Budget

December 4, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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Teton County’s State Representative Keith Gingery is applauding Governor Matt Mead’s proposed budget submitted to the Wyoming Legislature late last week.  Gingery points in particular to more than $10-million the governor has proposed toward … Continue Reading

It’s Cold! Keep Pets Safe

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The National Weather Service is warning of falling temperatures in Jackson Hole with single digit daytime temperatures today through Friday and bitter wind chills of well below zero.  Shawn Liebl, Senior National Weather Service Cheyenne Office Meteorologist says while you keep yourself warm, don’t forget your pets.  He says … Continue Reading

JHTTB Releases Funding Applications

December 4, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The Jackson Hole Travel and Tourism Joint Powers Board has released the funding guidelines and applications earlier this year to avoid having the application review process occur during the busy summer months.  Those applications are now available on the 4jacksonhole.org website and are due in final, completed form on … Continue Reading

BTNF Begins Accepting Credit Cards

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Now you can enjoy natural products with plastic thanks to a decision by the Bridger-Teton National Forest to accept credit and debit cards to pay for firewood, post-and-pole permits, Christmas tree permits, recreation passes and map sales.  Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says as such, Bridger-Teton becomes one of the first forests … Continue Reading

Broadway Construction Ends In Jackson

December 3, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
broadway construction

Motorists in the town of Jackson were delighted yesterday to discover traffic patterns had returned to normal on west Broadway with the completion of the repaving of several blocks of the four-lanes into town.  Not only are all four lanes restored on Broadway, … Continue Reading

WYDOT Outlines Snow Clearing Plan

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Wyoming Department of Transportation officials have explained their “game plan” in the event of winter driving conditions this year.  In addition to man power and plowing, WYDOT utilizes several different chemical mixtures –both before and after snow storms– and the traditional sand/salt mix to maintain safe road conditions.  When snowfall can be predicted, … Continue Reading

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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 […]

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