A 17 year old Jackson Hole High School Student has been arrested under suspicion of being involved with the posting of a threat of a shooting to take place Friday at the school. Undersheriff Bob Gilliam told a news conference Thursday evening that the case was being handled as a criminal investigation. He explained that the young man was connected to … Continue Reading
Teton County State Representative Keith Gingery was one of those who voted in favor of a last-ditch effort to fund expanded Medicaid benefits in Wyoming. The amendment was proposed to the state’s budget bill to accomplish what was intended in several other bills that failed to win support. The amendment failed on a vote of 27 to 29. Gingery has been a proponent of all the Medicaid expansion efforts.
It is said that the third try is a charm and that’s what Bridger-Teton National Forest officials are hoping for today. Over the weekend, the Teton County Park and Recreation snow groomer became mired in the slushy snow about four miles up Cache Creek which is where it still remains. Tuesday, Forest Service Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says … Continue Reading
Snow accumulations and snow piles have been causing some serious headaches for Teton County Fire/EMS in recent weeks. Fire Marshal Kathy Clay says obscured fire zones where parking is prohibited are not being observed – but they are necessary for firefighters to maneuver the trucks or access the buildings. House identification numbers, she says … Continue Reading
While Jackson Holes gasoline prices remain unchanged, the cost of gasoline nationwide has taken a sharp upturn. Amerine Woodyard of the US Energy Information Administration says the most precipitous increase was in the Gulf Coast region where prices spiked an average of 9.3¢. She says the U.S. average retail price for regular gasoline rose to $3.38 a gallon on Monday — up 7.1¢ from a week ago, based on the weekly price survey by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Closer to home, … Continue Reading
Kudos from the National Center for Disease Control for the state of Wyoming. Dr. Erin Sauber-Schatz at the C-D-C points to efforts in Wyoming as an example of a good program to stem the tide of traffic deaths among young children. Wyoming is one of only two states with a child safety-seat law that requires … Continue Reading
This may not have been the time to venture out for winter travel on forest roads. Bridger Teton National Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says the unseasonably warm weather has left roads soggy, slushy and at times impassable. She says even the trail groomers have been getting mired down. Cernicek says, “We had people sliding off the highway, we had snowmobiles that actually got … Continue Reading
The Wyoming Youth Services Association has honored Teton County’s State Representative Keith Gingery as the legislator of the year for his years of service in helping with juvenile justice issues. The Wyoming Youth Services Association is made up of organizations across the State of Wyoming that assist children, including … Continue Reading
A snowmobiler from Osage, Iowa died in an avalanche Tuesday near Togwotee Mountain Lodge at about 3:00 pm while three companions escaped injury. Teton County Undersheriff Bob Gilliam says 26 year-old Tyler Tourtlett had gotten his snow machine stuck about 1½ miles east of the lodge and a companion was circling around to assist him when the avalanche to released. Gilliam says the companion was able to … Continue Reading
The Snowmobile permit and registration fees bill has passed on second reading in the House now, but not without a fair amount of debate. Lincoln/Teton County Representative Marti Halverson, who sits on the Joint Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resources Committee which sponsored the bill, explains it is not the increase in registration fees that are at issue. She says it is … Continue Reading
Be ready for bumps, scrapes, cuts and more - October 30, 2014 Being prepared for the worst is never a bad idea. However, if you carry everything you might need for any emergency, you won’t have room for your tent or sleeping bag. A first aid kit needs to be light and compact, or it’ll be one of the first things you toss out of the pack […]
Cowboy Running Back Ready For His New Role [AUDIO] - October 29, 2014 Wyoming freshman running back Brian Hill figured he would get some carries this season. And in week one, Hill was able to put in a couple of key runs in a win over Montana. But for the most part, it’s been spot time for the first-year Cowboys. But, with injuries to D.J. May and now […]
Mild & Windy Conditions Expected - October 29, 2014 A ridge of high pressure will strengthen and remain settled over the state of Wyoming on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Expect sunny to mostly sunny skies with mainly dry weather conditions for the end of the work week. Winds, however, will be strong on Wednesday and Friday with gusts between 30 and 45 mph. Wind […]
Test new gear before you buy it - October 29, 2014 Don’t just buy your gear because it looks good. Buy it only if it fits you properly. Hiking boots that don’t fit you well will give you blisters, and you’ll spend your entire trip sitting around in camp, dreading the walk back out. A backpack that isn’t the right size or shape for your back […]
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