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Free Community Fire Prevention Workshop

August 7, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

The coordinating partners of Teton Area Wildfire Protection Coalition are holding a free community workshop about fire and home safety August 12 at 6 p.m. at the Old Wilson School House. University of Idaho Professor Penny Morgan and Teton County Fire Marshall Kathy Clay are discussing forest fuels reduction, fire prevention, fire code and challenges for homeowners when it comes to wildfires. There will also be a fire safety kid’s corner for children starting at 6 p.m. until the workshop is finished

Wyoming Supreme Court Suspends Jackson Attorney

August 5, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

The Wyoming Supreme Court is suspending a Jackson attorney’s license for three years for disobeying court orders. Jackson Hole Daily says Andrea Richard didn’t follow procedural rules losing her client’s cases and large sums of money. The court cited seven of Richard’s cases and ordered her to pay $40,000.

Jackson Hole Airport Hires New Director

August 4, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

Jackson Hole Airport is getting a new leader. Ray Bishop is retiring as director and former Aspen, Colorado airport director Jim Elwood signed a contract to take over in early September. The Associated Press says around 300,000 commercial air travelers pass through Jackson Hole Airport each year

Snow King Closes Temporarily for Construction

August 4, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

Jackson’s Ranger District is temporarily closing public trails across the Snow King Area and Mountain Resort. Jackson Hole Daily says construction workers are continuing to make improvements in the ski areas. The construction team is currently working on the steepest, most dangerous parts of the project. The area will stay closed until it’s safe to let people back in

Elk Refuge’s Flat Creek Opens to Anglers

August 1, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

The National Elk Refuge area of Flat Creek is opening to anglers today and will be accessible through October 31. Jackson Hole Daily says many anglers come to the area because of the views of the Tetons and the Gros Ventre Mountains. Jackson business owner Jody Albis says the creek has mostly cutthroat and a few brook trout

CWD Debate Continues for Wyoming’s Elk Population

July 31, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department says a new study is evidence chronic wasting disease or CWD wouldn’t hurt Jackson Hole’s fed elk populations. Other conservationists say the same study proves the disease could be catastrophic for elk herds ruining hunting opportunities for decades. Jackson Hole Daily says the man who authored the paper, retired Game and Fish veterinarian Terry Kreeger says his study adds to the evidence that the threat of CWD has been overstated by some

Coroner Officer Killed in Motorcycle Wreck

July 30, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

The man who died in a motorcycle wreck south of Jackson on Sunday was usually the one investigating crashes instead of being in them. Jackson Hole Daily says 52-year-old California man Joseph Bale was a lieutenant at the Los Angeles County Coroner Office. Teton County Coroner Kiley Campbell says Bale died on impact from blunt force trauma after rear-ending a stopped car on the north end of South Park bridge

Teton Conservation Board Decides on Special Tax District

July 30, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

Teton Conservation District board members are meeting today to decide if they should create a special tax district along Flat Creek to help manage winter flooding. Anyone can come to the board’s hearing at 6 p.m. at the Teton County Library. Jackson Hole Daily says there will be a presentation about the proposed district and the board might even vote if it should move forward.

National Elk Refuge Hosts Two Educational Programs

July 29, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

The National Elk Refuge is hosting two family friendly programs at the Jackson Hole & Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center the first week of August. The first program is August 2 and participants will explore wilderness management, complete a Wilderness Explorer Jr. Ranger Booklet and earn a Wilderness Explorer badge. The second program on August 4 is an hour long and features a live bird demonstration

Presentation Addresses Jackson’s Housing Shortage

July 29, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

Government candidates, business owners and members of the public gathered at Jackson’s county commission chambers yesterday to talk about the city’s housing shortage. Speakers addressed ways to come up with more summer rentals and other ways to house workers. Jackson Hole Daily says the presentation was put together by the Housing Authority, the Housing Trust and Jackson mayoral candidate Geneva Chong

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