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23 Mushers To Join IPSSSDR

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Twenty-three teams will be on hand next week when the 18th annual International Stage Stop Sled Dog Race sets out from the Jackson Town Square on the beginning of a ten day race through four states.  Participating mushers hail from … Continue Reading

Changes In This Year’s IPSSSDR

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There will be a change in the format for the 18th Annual International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race this year.  Race Director Frank Teasley says for the first time in the race’s history, there will be a side-by-side start with two mushers leaving the starting line simultaneously, vying for … Continue Reading

Bitter Cold Bad For Pets

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Jackson Hole has experienced significantly sub-zero temperatures over the past couple days.  While that has been unpleasant for area residents, it is much more of a concern for our domestic animals.  Teton County Emergency Management Coordinator Rich Ochs says it is advisable to give … Continue Reading

Pedigree Donates Dogfood To IPSSSDR Towns

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Pedigree® Food for Dogs, the annual sponsor of the  International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race will again provide support for shelters in participating stage stop towns in the form of a year’s worth of food for one dog. This year’s IPSSSDR, the … Continue Reading

Get Those Kids Outside

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Have you made your New Year’s resolution for 2013?  “Spending more time with family” is a top New Year’s resolution this year, and the National Wildlife Federation suggests their “Be Out There” campaign can help parents keep that resolution. The program offers tips and advice to … Continue Reading

Elk Hunt Still On In Star Valley

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Elk hunting season is not entirely over in this part of Wyoming yet.  Elk hunters with an unfilled limited quota license for Hunt Area 91 in Star Valley still have opportunity to harvest an elk throughout all of Hunt Area 91. However, there is a portion of the hunt area that is … Continue Reading

Junior Mushers Being Selected

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The 18th annual International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race is approaching in a matter of a few weeks, and as part of the event, students age 9 to 13 will be selected from the race communities … Continue Reading

Post Offices Close Early Today

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Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds – but they do take Christmas and New Year’s Day off.  While mail will be delivered as normal on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, most retail locations will be closing as early as … Continue Reading

Trying A Merger On For Size?

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There may be no decision yet with regard to the proposal to merge the Caribou-Targhee and Bridger-Teton National Forests, but for a second time this year, an interim management arrangement involving the two forests places them under unified supervision.  With the retirement of Intermountain Regional Forester Harv Forsgren, … Continue Reading

Gingery Concerned About SAR Liability

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Liability is at the heart of one of the provisions of a bill Teton County Representative Keith Gingery is proposing for the 2013 legislative session which seeks to change the way search and rescue organizations are legally viewed.  Gingery says under current regulations, individual members … Continue Reading

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