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Palisades Dam Responds To Power Shortage

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The Bureau of Reclamation responded to an emergency demand from the Bonneville Power Administration to increase generation at Palisades Dam at Swan Valley, Idaho yesterday. Flows at the dam were increased from … Continue Reading

Refuge Winter Activities Begin

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The popular winter activities at the National Elk Refuge, including the sleigh rides through the wintering herd, have begun now beginning at 9:00 am daily from the Jackson Hole and Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center.  Other activities include … Continue Reading

Salvation Army Kettles Complete First Week In Jackson

December 5, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The first weekend for the Salvation Army bell-ringers was profitable, but still lagged last year’s first week of giving.  Kettle coordinator Steve Kallin says about 40 volunteers participated in the effort which manned kettles in front of the town’s three grocery stores and K-mart.  Kallin says it is hoped to raise more money than … Continue Reading

Area Residents See Relief At Gas Pumps

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Gasoline prices are falling around the nation with states around us showing a steeper decline than what is being seen here.  Marlana Anderson of the US Energy Information Administration says as of Monday, the US average retail price for regular gasoline had fallen to … Continue Reading

Rep. Gingery Applauds Governor’s Budget

December 4, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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Teton County’s State Representative Keith Gingery is applauding Governor Matt Mead’s proposed budget submitted to the Wyoming Legislature late last week.  Gingery points in particular to more than $10-million the governor has proposed toward … Continue Reading

It’s Cold! Keep Pets Safe

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The National Weather Service is warning of falling temperatures in Jackson Hole with single digit daytime temperatures today through Friday and bitter wind chills of well below zero.  Shawn Liebl, Senior National Weather Service Cheyenne Office Meteorologist says while you keep yourself warm, don’t forget your pets.  He says … Continue Reading

JHTTB Releases Funding Applications

December 4, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The Jackson Hole Travel and Tourism Joint Powers Board has released the funding guidelines and applications earlier this year to avoid having the application review process occur during the busy summer months.  Those applications are now available on the 4jacksonhole.org website and are due in final, completed form on … Continue Reading

BTNF Begins Accepting Credit Cards

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Now you can enjoy natural products with plastic thanks to a decision by the Bridger-Teton National Forest to accept credit and debit cards to pay for firewood, post-and-pole permits, Christmas tree permits, recreation passes and map sales.  Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says as such, Bridger-Teton becomes one of the first forests … Continue Reading

WYDOT Outlines Snow Clearing Plan

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Wyoming Department of Transportation officials have explained their “game plan” in the event of winter driving conditions this year.  In addition to man power and plowing, WYDOT utilizes several different chemical mixtures –both before and after snow storms– and the traditional sand/salt mix to maintain safe road conditions.  When snowfall can be predicted, … Continue Reading

Property Tax Payment Option Proposed

December 3, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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Area residents can save money by paying their entire 2013 property tax in a single payment, if they do it by the end of this month.  Teton County Treasurer Donna Bauer says the total amount due of 2013 property tax can be paid … Continue Reading

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  • Owners Encouraged to Vaccinate Pets for Rabies - April 22, 2014
    Wyoming State Laboratory scientists are urging owners to have their pets vaccinated against rabies. Virologist Myrna Miller says it’s especially important for pet owners in Laramie and Goshen Counties. “The south central rabies virus strain has been moving into the state of Wyoming from the southern and eastern borders,” reports Miller. “So we’ve have quite […]
  • Statewide Unemployment Dips to 4.0% in March - April 22, 2014
    Wyoming’s unemployment rate continued to fall last month. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported on Tuesday that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 4.2 percent in February to 4.0 percent in March. “If you go back four years ago, unemployment was at 7.5 percent and now it’s at 4.0,” said Senior Economist […]
  • Warm And Windy, With Developing Showers And Thunderstorms - April 22, 2014
    Temperatures will be quite warm and comfortable today, ahead of an incoming low pressure system and cold front.  Along with warmer temperatures, winds will increase across the entire state, turning strong and gusty.  As the cold front pushes into the cowboy state from the west-northwest, clouds thicken and showers and thunderstorms will develop.  There will […]
  • You can’t catch Internet viruses if you turn off the computer - April 22, 2014
    I’m no tech genius, but I think the best way to keep your stuff safe from hackers is to just stay off the Internet and go outside. I might be a little behind on my Internet threats, but I thought I heard something last week about an Internet virus called the Heartbleed virus. I don’t […]

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