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Gasoline Prices Climbing Again

April 4, 2012 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton Valley Comments Off
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Gasoline prices in Wyoming and across the nation continue their relentless climb with AAA Auto Club’s latest statistics indicating a national average of $3.92 per gallon of unleaded regular.  AAA says gasoline prices across the country continue to rise as a result of … Continue Reading

Gasoline Costs Still More

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Gasoline prices continued their relentless climb during the past week, although Wyoming continues to boast the lowest average price in the nation.  With the national average now reported by AAA Auto Club’s Fuel Gauge as $3.83 for a gallon of unleaded regular, Wyoming still has an average of $3.42.  Montana is next in line with an average price of $3.54.  Here in Teton County, Wyoming the average is $3.55 per gallon while in Teton Valley , Idaho, the price currently averages $ 3.73 according to statistics posted by Motor Trend.  AAA blames the price increases on fears that the tensions with Iran will lead to an all-our war disrupting oil supplies.

Electric Coop Offers Scholarships

March 16, 2012 State of Idaho, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
Fall River Electric

Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative is once again offering postsecondary scholarships to area high school graduating seniors whose parents or guardians are members of Fall River Electric. This specifically includes those attending both Teton County, Wyoming District #1 schools and Teton County, Idaho District #401 schools.  A member may either … Continue Reading

Teton River Needs Trout

March 14, 2012 State of Idaho, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
FTR

Friends of the Teton River in Teton Valley, Idaho is proposing to re-introduce Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout into the Teton River in cooperation with the Idaho Fish and Game Department to help make the species more resilient there.  The group says the species has fallen victim to … Continue Reading

Wyoming Still Has Lowest Gasoline Prices

March 12, 2012 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
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The country’s current average price of $3.80 per gallon of unleaded regular gasoline nationwide is the result of a 27¢ increase in gas prices over the past month.  One oil company executive blames the recent increase on tensions between … Continue Reading

Mountain Memorials and Memories

Friends of Steve Romeo and Chris Onufer during a memorial outing in GTNP.

Some people say when they’re in the mountains they sense the presence of loved ones who’ve passed.  

After the deaths of Chris Onufer and Steve Romeo from an avalanche Wednesday on Ranger Peak in Grand Teton National Park, members of the community are finding befitting and therapeutic ways to celebrate their lives.

I ran into some of Onufer’s close friends on Teton pass Friday. In memory of Onufer, they skied … Continue Reading

Gasoline Prices Surge

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Gasoline prices have taken a sudden surge up this week, not only locally, but across the nation as well.  AAA Auto Club’s Fuel Gauge Report shows the national average jumped by 16 cents on average from last week, and 31 cents from a month ago.  Wyoming remains the state with … Continue Reading

Idaho Kills Controversial Wolf Bill

Idaho Capitol

Even as Wyoming’s wolf management bill is winning widespread support as it moves through the legislature, a more controversial wolf-management bill before the Idaho legislature was killed in that’s state Senate yesterday.  That bill would have allowed … Continue Reading

Seattle Company Backs Pass Ambassador

March 1, 2012 Jackson Hole, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
Pistono

A Seattle-based outdoor gear manufacturer has joined the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole and several private donors to help underwrite the Teton Pass Ambassador program with a donation of both cash and gear.  The support from Outdoor Research means that Friends of Pathways and the BTNF will … Continue Reading

Narcotics Stolen From Driggs Pharmacy

February 29, 2012 State of Idaho, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
TC Id Sheriff

The Teton County Idaho Sheriff’s Department is investigating the burglary of a Driggs pharmacy last Friday which involved a large amount of prescription drugs taken from the store.  Specifically, narcotics including Methadone, Hydromorphone, Methylin and Oxycodone were reported missing.  Estimated value of the drugs is … 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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