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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
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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

Property Tax Payment Option Proposed

December 3, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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Area residents can save money by paying their entire 2013 property tax in a single payment, if they do it by the end of this month.  Teton County Treasurer Donna Bauer says the total amount due of 2013 property tax can be paid … Continue Reading

BTNF Sounds Cautions For Winter Recreation

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Bridger-Teton National Forest officials are reminding forest visitors to be prepared for all possible extremes as wintery weather becomes more common now.  Lost or stranded recreationists, avalanches or sudden storms catching forest visitors unaware, can lead to accidents on what otherwise might be an enjoyable experience on the National Forest and put both the recreationists and their rescuers in danger.  Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says one of the most important things people can do … Continue Reading

More People Commute To Wyoming For Jobs

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A survey conducted by the Wyoming Tribune Eagle last week indicates fewer people commute out of Wyoming to work in neighboring states than commute in.  Sampling the years between 2006 and 2010, the paper found … Continue Reading

Fire Prevention Efforts Focus On Mobile Homes

December 2, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Jackson Hole Fire/EMS has just completed a focused fire prevention campaign aimed at those living in mobile homes locally.  Fire Marshal Kathy Clay explains that such homes present unique concerns in the event of a fire or circumstances that could lead to fire.  She explains that mobile homes are … Continue Reading

Textile Recycling Extended in Teton County

December 2, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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Teton County Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling says its collaboration with local thrift stores to recycle excess textiles has been a resounding success.  Solid Waste and Recycling is now expanding the service, and invites residents and businesses to … Continue Reading

Elk Begin Staying On Refuge

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There has been significant elk movement to the National Elk near Jackson over the past two weeks.  Refuge Biologist Eric Cole says elk numbers on the south end of the Refuge have fluctuated between 200 and 600 animals with 412 counted Tuesday.  Radio and GPS telemetry indicate … Continue Reading

Areas Of BTNF Closed To Benefit Wildlife

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Sunday marks the start of winter travel restrictions on much of the Jackson Ranger District on the Bridger-Teton National Forest.  Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says these restrictions include areas of … Continue Reading

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  • Warmer on Friday, But Showers & Thunderstorms Are Expected For Parts of Wyoming - April 18, 2014
    Temperatures will be warm today, with highs mostly rising to the 60′s and 70′s statewide (slightly cooler across the western valleys and higher terrain).  Expect rain showers and thunderstorms to move into the western third of the state, while the rest of Wyoming see sunshine into this afternoon.  Scattered rain showers and pop-up thunderstorms will […]
  • A lunar eclipse, and me without my camera - April 18, 2014
    Monday night, or more accurately early Tuesday morning, there was a total lunar eclipse. And being the experienced nature photographer I am, you’d think I was ready with my camera. But you’d be wrong. The last total lunar eclipse visible in Wyoming was way back in 2009, if I’m not mistaken. So I’ve been looking […]
  • Enzi Opens Campaign HQ in Cheyenne - April 17, 2014
    U.S. Senator Mike Enzi opened his official campaign headquarters in Cheyenne on Wednesday. Wyoming’s senior senator is seeking his fourth term in the Senate. There were rumors last year that Enzi would retire at the end of his current term and he admits it is something he thought about. “Anytime anybody’s getting ready to go […]
  • Back to normal at the trap range - April 17, 2014
    By some strange luck, I shot really well last week in our trap league. But last night, I didn’t do so well. Not even close. The thing about shooting trap is that you’re bound to have good rounds once in a while. Those good nights give you hope that you’re improving. For some people, that […]

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