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Report May Open Door To Grizzly Delisting

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A report presented to the Yellowstone Ecosystem Subcommittee of the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee yesterday may contain the information needed to at last have the bear removed from the list of threatened species.  Spokesman Gregg Losinski says the synthesis report, … Continue Reading

Gasoline Prices Falling

November 8, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton Valley Comments Off
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While gasoline prices in Jackson Hole have fallen by a few pennies here and there, the national average for the price of a gallon of regular gasoline is now $3.22 per gallon – a nickel below what it was last week at this time and 12¢ lower than one month ago.  AAA Auto Club’s Fuel Gauge Report place’s Wyoming’s average … Continue Reading

181 Acres Protected As Conservation Easement

November 8, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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The Jackson Hole Land Trust has announced 181 acres on East Gros Ventre Butte have been permanently protected as the first phase of an initiative to conserve more than 400 acres of land there. The 181 acre easement is located on … Continue Reading

Jackson Volunteer Fire Rescue Association Hosts Annual Ball

November 8, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Jackson Volunteer Fire Rescue Association this weekend marks its 72nd annual Fireman’s Ball; raising money for firefighter training courses, life-saving equipment and emergency funds for the families of injured firefighters. This year’s chairman of the Fireman’s Ball, James Powell says the Fireman’s Ball is … Continue Reading

Mexican National Sent Home From Jackson

November 8, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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A 43 year-old Mexican national arrested earlier this year in Jackson was sentenced yesterday in Federal District Court to time served plus ten days, ordered to pay a $100 special assessment and deported back to Mexico upon his release.  Alfredo Muniga-Fuentes was charged under federal immigration laws with illegal re-entry into the US after a previous deportation.

Governor Mead Forms Forest Task Force

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Governor Matt Mead has asked a group of stakeholders to develop recommendations on how Wyoming can best improve the health of its forests. The Governor’s Task Force on Forest Health is made up of … Continue Reading

Veterans Enter Parks Free

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It may be difficult to access much of Grand Teton National Park due to seasonal closures of roads and facilities, but what is open may be accessed free Friday for members of the US Armed Forces who currently serve or have served the nation during either war or peace.  According to Park Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs, … Continue Reading

Snowfall Slightly Above Average

November 6, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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It may seem early to you for snow accumulations in the area, but actually the precipitation is about normal.  According to the Natural Resources Conservation Service, snow accumulation in the Snake River Basin collectively is … Continue Reading

Town/County Plan Awarded for Excellence

November 6, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off

The Western Planning Resources Rural Innovation award, in which the Western Planners Association recognized the Jackson/Teton County Comprehensive Plan, was presented by the joint town and county planning commissions Monday to the electeds of the two government bodies during their Joint Information Meeting.  Teton County Planner Jeff Daugherty says … Continue Reading

Concession Application Explained

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Yellowstone National Park hosts a meeting tomorrow in Jackson to review the park’s Commercial Use Authorization Program with current and potential new permit holders. Park Spokesman Al Nash says the program was updated last April in order to … 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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