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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

BTNF Sounds Cautions For Winter Recreation

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Bridger-Teton National Forest officials are reminding forest visitors to be prepared for all possible extremes as wintery weather becomes more common now.  Lost or stranded recreationists, avalanches or sudden storms catching forest visitors unaware, can lead to accidents on what otherwise might be an enjoyable experience on the National Forest and put both the recreationists and their rescuers in danger.  Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says one of the most important things people can do … Continue Reading

More People Commute To Wyoming For Jobs

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A survey conducted by the Wyoming Tribune Eagle last week indicates fewer people commute out of Wyoming to work in neighboring states than commute in.  Sampling the years between 2006 and 2010, the paper found … Continue Reading

Fire Prevention Efforts Focus On Mobile Homes

December 2, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Jackson Hole Fire/EMS has just completed a focused fire prevention campaign aimed at those living in mobile homes locally.  Fire Marshal Kathy Clay explains that such homes present unique concerns in the event of a fire or circumstances that could lead to fire.  She explains that mobile homes are … Continue Reading

Textile Recycling Extended in Teton County

December 2, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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Teton County Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling says its collaboration with local thrift stores to recycle excess textiles has been a resounding success.  Solid Waste and Recycling is now expanding the service, and invites residents and businesses to … Continue Reading

Areas Of BTNF Closed To Benefit Wildlife

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Sunday marks the start of winter travel restrictions on much of the Jackson Ranger District on the Bridger-Teton National Forest.  Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says these restrictions include areas of … Continue Reading

St. John’s Clinic Opens At JHMR

November 29, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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St. John’s Medical Center has announced the seasonal opening of St. John’s Clinic at Teton Village, located at the Cody House near the Bridger Gondola, as of last Wednesday. The Clinic is open daily through April 6th, in part to serve … Continue Reading

Teton County Unemployment Less Than Last Year

November 27, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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More workers in Teton County will have something to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.  According to the Wyoming department of workforce services, between October 2012 and October 2013, Teton County’s unemployment fell .7%.  Still, the unemployment rate last month was … Continue Reading

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  • Governor Takes Action to Protect Wyoming Forests - April 24, 2014
    Governor Matt Mead continues to work to protect Wyoming’s forests. In a letter to the Secretary of Agriculture, Governor Mead identified most forested acres in Wyoming as areas needing expedited insect and disease treatment. These areas include portions of the Bighorn, Black Hills, Bridger-Teton, Medicine Bow, Shoshone, and Uinta National Forests and could potentially lead to […]
  • University of Wyoming Professor Receives Prestigious Math Fellowship - April 24, 2014
    Chris Hall soon will roam the halls where a mathematical giant once stood. Hall, a University of Wyoming associate professor in the Department of Mathematics, has been selected for the prestigious von Neumann Fellowship at Princeton University’s Institute for Advanced Study. Up to eight of these fellowships are available each year. “I’m excited about the fellowship […]
  • Know how to defend yourself from a bear attack - April 24, 2014
    I hope you know what to do to avoid having a bad encounter with a bear. But do you know what to do if an encounter is unavoidable? If you’re wandering around the woods, doing everything you should do to keep from startling a bear, chances are you won’t see one. But even the best […]
  • Rep. Lummis Announces Re-Election Bid - April 23, 2014
    U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis announced her re-election bid on Wednesday in Cheyenne. Lummis said she wants a fourth term representing Wyoming in Congress so she can work to reduce the federal government’s role in the Cowboy State. “The federal government cannot do better for Wyoming, than Wyoming can do for itself,” Lummis said. “So part […]

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