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Snake River Bridge Nearing Completion

November 20, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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Construction continues on the Hoback Junction Bridge over the Snake River with hopes of routing traffic across the new structure before the end of the year, weather permitting.  Wyoming Department of Transportation Engineer Bob Hammond says the crews are now beginning … Continue Reading

Jackson Plans Street Changes

November 20, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Jackson Town Council Monday night took action to hire an engineering company to redesign the traffic patterns on Deloney Street along the north side of the town square in hopes of enhancing vehicle and pedestrian traffic there.  Mayor Mark Barron says the intent of the project is … Continue Reading

New Bear Boxes In Place Now

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Several popular Bridger-Teton National Forest campgrounds now have some new bear-proof storage containers as part of ongoing “bear aware” work to prevent conflicts between bears and people. John Spahr, a spokesman for the Sierra Club’s Wyoming Chapter points out … Continue Reading

BTNF Administrative Land Up For Sale Again

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The contract to purchase the 10-acre site behind the Bridger-Teton National Forest Supervisor’s office is off.  That property went under contract in July with an anticipated closing this month.  However, Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says terms for the closing could not be agreed upon and the prospective buyer withdrew the offer this week.  Now, Cernicek says … Continue Reading

Gunshots Damage Schoolbus

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Jackson Police are seeking information regarding damage done to one of the Teton County School District’s busses by gunshots.  Sergeant Russ Ruschill says police received a report of possible gunshots in the vicinity of Gregory Lane about 1:00 am Monday, but found … Continue Reading

Broadway Repaving Nears Completion

November 19, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The Wyoming Department of Highways says things are progressing well on the West Broadway project in Jackson with only two small sections of concrete left to pour.  Spokesperson Stephanie Harsha says once they have cured, traffic should be back on all four lanes by … Continue Reading

Gasoline Prices Decline

November 19, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Idaho, State of Wyoming, Teton Valley Comments Off
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Gasoline prices continue to fall nationwide as we move closer to the long Thanksgiving Day holiday weekend.  AAA Auto Club’s Fuel Gauge Report now places the national average at 3.20 per gallon of unleaded regular — 15¢ lower than one month ago.  Meanwhile, the Auto Club lists Wyoming as having one of the higher averages in the country at $3.26 per gallon.  In Jackson Hole, … Continue Reading

GTNP Permit Rates Increase

November 19, 2013 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming Comments Off
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Some activities in Grand Teton National Park will cost more to do beginning next year thanks to revisions being made in cost recovery rates for permits.  Park Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs says the last time those rates were adjusted was twelve years ago, and the rates currently being charged no longer … Continue Reading

Snow Pack Near Normal

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Snowpack in the region remains near normal for this time of year according to the Natural Resources Conservation Service.  The agency’s Monday report shows the Snake River Basin is at 106% of the 30-year average while the Yellowstone basin which includes Two Ocean Plateau is at 107% of the average.  At the same time, … Continue Reading

Lodging Tax Board Makes Hit in Seattle

November 18, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The Town of Jackson/ Teton County Joint Lodging Tax Board found a warm welcome as they participated in a travel and tourism media event in Seattle, Washington last month along with representatives from … 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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