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JH Speech Team Dominates Meet

November 18, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Schools Comments Off
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The Jackson Hole High School Speech and Debate Team returned victorious from their second invitational meet of the year, held at Star Valley High School November 15-16.  Jackson was the overall winner of the meet, beating all 4A schools in attendance in addition to the schools in their own 3A division. Those 4A schools, included … Continue Reading

Construction Begins on Fish Creek Road

November 18, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
construction

Crews are beginning a cattle guard replacement project today on Fish Creek Road.  The work will require a one lane closure for the duration of the project, which is expected to last approximately three-four weeks; possibly longer, depending on weather.  Teton County officials urge travelers in that area to watch for the posted signage and heed construction crew instructions.

Mountain-style Rescue at a Construction Site

November 16, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
Glenwood Rescue

About 15 members of Teton County Search and Rescue joined with about a dozen members of Jackson Hole Fire/EMS Friday to evacuate an injured man at a construction site in downtown Jackson.  According to Teton County Undersheriff Bob Gilliam, at about 3:00 pm, 22 year-old Cody Durban of Billings, Montana had slipped off the scaffolding at … Continue Reading

Sheriff’s Office Urges Caution By Skiers

Avalanche Prep

In the wake of the two recent rescues involving skiers caught in avalanches, the Teton County Sheriff’s office has issued a reminder to back country users to more carefully select the terrain in which they ski. Additionally, the department urges … Continue Reading

Elk Not Remaining on Refuge

elk migration

As you drive past the National Elk Refuge, you may notice that it still looks pretty empty.  However, Refuge Biologist Eric Cole says that’s not because there is no activity there.  Cole says elk movements to the refuge over the past week … Continue Reading

Speed Limit Reduced On Wyo 22

November 15, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
Speed 45

Jackson Hole Residents have already experienced periods of slippery roads after the first snows of the season, but today is the day the seasonal speed limit on Wyoming Highway 22 between Jackson and Wilson is being reduced until spring.  Wyoming Highway Patrol Lieutenant Tom Kelly says … Continue Reading

Museum Curators Take A Break

November 15, 2013 Jackson Hole, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
Historical Museum

The Jackson Hole Historical Society & Museum has announced that the museum, store, research center, and administrative offices will be closed for two weeks beginning Saturday for an off-season recess. The museum is open weekly Tuesday through Saturday, but will close again December 22nd through the 26th for the Christmas holiday.

Fireman’s Ball Yeilds Red Hot Profits

November 14, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
JH Fire-EMS

The statistics are in and it appears that this year’s Fireman’s Ball in Jackson netted more than twice the profit seen after last year’s ball.  This year’s chairman of the event, James Powell says there were … Continue Reading

Fish Creek May Be Polluted

November 14, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
Fish Creek

Federal biologists are pointing to indicators that Fish Creek which flows through Wilson is polluted.  A recent study by the US Geological Survey and published recently in the Jackson Hole News and Guide says … Continue Reading

Jackson Hole Airport Numbers Up Again

November 13, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Jackson Hole Airport saw an appreciable increase in passengers through its gates during the month of October.  According to the monthly report to the airport board, 13,689 people boarded flights here during the month for a 7% increase over the same month last year, and … 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 […]