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JHHS Swimmers Take First At State

November 3, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Schools Comments Off
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Jackson Hole High School swim team won first place in state competition this weekend and in the process, set 3 state records. The team of Connor Tarver, Avery Mcfarland, Alana Moreno, and Elsa Smith broke the 200 medley relay state record. Then, the team of Kiana Phelps, Jamie Pardee, Kelly Krause, and Elsa Smith broke … Continue Reading

Jackson Fourth in State Volleyball

November 3, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Schools Comments Off
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After an exciting and successful season and then a hard-fought state competition, the Jackson Lady Broncs emerged from state finals in fourth place.  The girls first downed Torrington on Thursday, but then fell victim to fourth place Powell on Friday which then pitted them against Rawlins who had been in first place in the eastern division.  It took five sets to determine the winner of that final game which determined which team was third and which was fourth.  Powell, who had been 4th seed in the western division, emerged as the surprise state champion out of the eight team field.

Elk Make Their Winter Appearance on Refuge

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Snow accumulation at the higher elevations over the past few days have prompted the first movement of elk onto the refuge for the season.  According to Refuge Biologist Eric Cole, about 120 elk moved over Miller Butte and onto adjacent forest service land in Hunt Area 80 yesterday.  Historically, he says … Continue Reading

Recycle Center Makes Pumpkin Disposal Fun

November 1, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Now that you are done with your jack-o-lantern, Teton County Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling and Terra Firma Organics urge you not to simply throw it away and contribute to loading up the landfill with pumpkins.  Residents planning on tossing their pumpkins are invited to take it to the Teton County Rodeo Grounds and … Continue Reading

Moose Wilson Corridor Studied

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Representatives of the regional Transportation Advisory Committee involving Wyoming Department of Transportation, Teton County, the Town of Jackson and Grand Teton National Park yesterday discussed ways to solicit more public input into a project involving the Moose-Wilson corridor.  Park Management Assistant Gary Pollock explains the plan needs to be … Continue Reading

Drug Take Back Successful

October 31, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The prescription drug “take-back” program last Saturday is being termed a resounding success by Jackson police officials.  According to a department release, approximately 12 ½ pounds of unwanted medications were surrendered during the four-hour event.  Those medications have been subsequently … Continue Reading

Think Twice About Candles Tonight

October 31, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Tonight is Halloween Night when many will try to recapture the dark images of days gone by with macabre images, jack-o-lanterns and a variety of medieval-looking decorations. Along with that, people will likely be tempted to use candles and other flame-oriented lighting sources.  Jackson Hole Fire Marshal Kathy Clay urges … Continue Reading

Jackson Police Urge Caution Tonight

October 31, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Halloween is a night of “goulies and ghosties and things that go bump in the night.”  Lieutenant Cole Nethercott says it is that latter fright the police department would like to avoid – particularly when it involves young trick-or-treaters.  He points out that the children often get very excited as they … Continue Reading

Snow Accumulations Still Below Average Here

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While Jackson woke up to over eight inches of snow on the ground Tuesday morning, it may be a bit of a surprise that snow accumulations in the mountains from this and other recent storms have been significant, but less than average  Reports from the Natural Resources Conservation Service show … Continue Reading

Jackson Hole Fire Marshal Sounds Costume Cautions

October 30, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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No doubt, many parents and Halloween revelers themselves will be putting last-minute touches on their costumes for tomorrow night.  Jackson Hole Fire Marshal Kathy Clay urges those putting together costumes to be sure they are designed with fire safety in mind.  She says children should not have costumes that have … Continue Reading

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