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Police Officers and a Doctor Revive a Dead Man Shocked by a Power Line

September 2, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

A Jackson doctor and two police officers revived a dead man after he was shocked trying to untangle shoes hanging from a high-voltage power line. Volunteer firefighter Dr. Jim Little Jr. says the 46-year-old man wasn’t breathing and didn’t have a pulse. Jackson Hole Daily says the three rescuers performed CPR and used a portable defibrillator to save the man’s life

Jackson Woman Dies After Getting Hit by Bus

August 29, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

A Jackson woman died yesterday after being hit by a bus at the Burning Man counterculture festival in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada. Pershing County Sheriff’s Office says the victim was 29-year-old Alicia Louise. Event spokesman Jim Graham says Louise got hit just after midnight near Center Camp in Black Rock City about 100 miles north of Reno

Competition Rages for St. John’s Trustees

August 28, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

The competition is heating up to find the next four trustees on St. John’s Medical Center’s board. The filing period ended Monday for the four incumbents and three challengers. Jackson Hole Daily says the general election is happening November 4.

Jackson Landslide Speeds Up in Wet Weather

August 27, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

A Jackson landslide sped up after some wet weather, but has slowed back down. Jackson Hole Daily says the slide moved half and inch which is 14 times more than the average daily shift. Crews temporarily fixed the problem by piling rock at the base

Jackson’s Historic Cabin Survives Demolition

August 26, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

Jackson’s historic two-story cabin is escaping demolition by just a few days. Jackson Hole Daily says historic preservationists, town officials and the cabin’s owner Graham Mercer agreed to relocate the historic building to the center of Jackson Park to be used as a warming shack for cross country skiers. The cabin was built in 1938 by longtime Jackson resident Phil Baux and was set to be destroyed in a matter of days when the new property owners struck a deal to pause construction of their synagogue to give the city time to move the old cabin

Wilson Boat Ramp Closes Today For Levee Repairs

August 26, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

Anyone looking to launch from Wilson’s boat ramp today will have to put their boats in on the other side of the river. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is closing the ramp on the west side of the river to work on the levee north and south of Wilson Bridge. Jackson Hole Daily says boaters can find a temporary ramp on the road across from Emily’s Pond

Search Continues

August 22, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

New information today on the search for a missing 23-year-old man believed to be in Grand Teton National Park. 21-year-old Aleksandr Sagiev, of Russia, was last seen Sunday afternoon at a restaurant in Moose, Wyoming.  Authorities say Sagiev was last seen at the Taggart Lake trailhead at 9 am on Monday. They believe he may have been hiking to Taggart, Bradley and/or Delta Lakes. Multiple agencies are involved in the search, which continues today. Anyone with information is asked to call Teton Interagency Dispatch at 307.739.3301

Economists Watch Jackson

August 22, 2014 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming Comments Off

Economists are keeping an eye on Jackson today where Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will give a speech on the outlook of the US economy. Her speech is a much-anticipated part of the economic conference sponsored by the Federal Reserve and held every August in Jackson

Genzer Qualifies to Run For Town Council in General Election

August 22, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

Jackson resident Jim Genzer qualified to have his name on the general election ballot to run for Town Council. Jackson Hole Daily says Genzer is competing with three other candidates for two open seats. Teton County Clerk Sherry Daigle says a candidate only needs three votes to qualify as a write-in and Genzer got 14

Jackson Restaurant Hurt by Worker Shortage

August 22, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

Jackson Hole’s lack of employees is starting to hurt business in the area including Sweetwater Restaurant. Jackson Hole Daily says they’ve been understaffed all summer and had to close for a day to give employees a break. Normally the company employs 27 or 28 people, but this summer they’ve had only 20. Sweetwater Owner Trey Davis says closing his business for a day costs him between $6,000 and $7,000

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    High pressure will slowly slide east today, which will cause winds to increase and become strong by this afternoon and evening.  Expect wind gusts between 35 and 50 mph throughout central and southeastern Wyoming.  Otherwise, we will see sunny to mostly sunny skies, mainly dry weather conditions, and near or slightly above normal temperatures.  Daytime […]
  • Shouldn’t my dogs be KEEPING their hair now? - November 21, 2014
    I don’t understand why it’s happening now, when the temperatures are dropping well below zero, but my golden retriever’s blowing her coat. In a big way. And it’s not just her. Our collie’s doing the same thing, and to a much bigger degree. At least the golden has some abilities that allow me to overlook […]
  • Cool And Still Breezy At Times - November 20, 2014
    High pressure will be the main weather feature across much of the state today.  Expect partly to mostly sunny skies, mainly dry weather conditions, and near or slightly above normal temperatures.  Winds, however, could still be breezy to gusty at times.  Expect gusting between 35 and 50 mph across central and southeastern Wyoming this morning […]
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