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Flat Creek Flooding Through Jackson

December 12, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The water is rising in Flat Creek again as the bitter cold temperatures have led to what is known as anchor ice forming and blocking the flow of the stream.  Anchor ice is formed when frazil ice forms on the channel bottom during cold periods and the creek flow becomes super cooled.  As that ice rises, so does the water level.  Town Manager Bob McLauren says … Continue Reading

Flu Season Under Way Now

December 12, 2013 State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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The Wyoming Department of Health is urging residents now to take common-sense steps to avoid becoming ill with influenza or spreading it to others as influenza seems to be spreading through the state again.  According to Surveillance Epidemiologist Reggie McClinton, the state is not seeing as many cases … Continue Reading

Giving Strong At Salvation Army Kettles

December 12, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
Salvation Army

The second week of efforts by the Salvation Army volunteers in Jackson proved profitable last weekend, although the need for assistance by many in the community is still very high.  Kettle Drive Coordinator Steve Kallin says considering the frigid temperatures late last week, the bell ringers … Continue Reading

Cause Determined In House Fire

December 11, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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Jackson Hole Fire Marshal Kathy Clay has issued a ruling on the cause of the blaze Sunday night which destroyed a multi-million dollar home near Jackson.  Clay says while the extent of damage to the point of origin was such that a complete investigation was not possible, it is certain the cause was chimney-related.  Clay says the most probable cause was … Continue Reading

Reward Offered For Information About Burglary

December 11, 2013 State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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The Teton County, Wyoming Sheriff’s office is seeking information in connection with an aggravated burglary last month at Goosewing Ranch east of Kelly.  Sheriff’s Sergeant Tom Combs says during that incident, a pickup truck and several firearms were stolen, although … Continue Reading

A Flurry of Fraud

December 11, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Jackson, Wyoming Police and Teton County Sheriff’s officers have been dealing with a rash of fraud cases over the past several days.  Police Sergeant Cole Nethercott says whether or not it is seasonally related, the incidents are definitely on the upswing.  He said the incidents range from … Continue Reading

Postal Deadlines Looming

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Time is running out for packages to be mailed and still arrive in time for Christmas.  The US Postal Service says those with loved ones stationed overseas, today is the deadline for military mail.  Those trying to save money by sending things across the country by parcel post … Continue Reading

Seeking The Cause Of A Fire That Destroyed A Jackson Hole Home

December 10, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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The investigation continues into what caused the fire Sunday night that destroyed a multi-million dollar home northwest of Jackson.  Fire Marshal Kathy Clay says little remains of the structure despite the efforts of approximately 40 firefighters from multiple Jackson Hole Fire Stations and Grand Teton National Park.  Clay says firefighters efforts were … Continue Reading

Two Jackson Hole Projects Approved For Funding

December 10, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
Wyo Biz Council

The Wyoming Business Council has recommended two projects in Jackson Hole for funding.  The Council’s board of directors gave the nod for a “Business Ready Community Loan” of nearly $767-thousand to the Jackson Hole Energy Sustainability Project to … Continue Reading

Gravel Pit Permit Denied

December 10, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
Wyo DEQ

Partly in response to nearly a hundred letters objecting to a proposed sand and gravel mine off South Park Loop Road, The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality has denied a permit to RST Sand and Gravel for that operation.  In a letter yesterday to Roger Scherr-Thoss, the director of the Department, Todd Parfitt explained … Continue Reading

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  • A whole lotta’ lens - July 30, 2014
    I was taking pictures at Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo last week, and one of the local newspaper photographers asked me why I wasn’t packing a really cool, high-zoot lens. He reminded me that with my membership in the Canon Professional Services, I am entitled to test drive lenses pretty much whenever I want. But I […]
  • Heavy Showers and Thunderstorms - July 29, 2014
    A Pacific weather disturbance, Monsoonal moisture and stationary frontal system will create rather widespread and heavy shower and thunderstorm activity.  Rain will especially be heavy in portions of central, south-central and southeastern Wyoming.  Areas of flooding will be a concern.  Continued mild temperatures on Wednesday with decreased shower and thunderstorm activity.  Weather conditions this weekend […]
  • Release ‘em right - July 29, 2014
    Each year, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department sends out a reminder of the right way to release fish when you turn them back into the water. Al Langston of the Game and Fish recently sent out that reminder, so I thought I’d pass it along to you. When the water gets warm this time […]
  • Hauling hay makes me consider ATVs - July 28, 2014
    In my days in the mountains, I’ve seen some horse wrecks that probably should have turned my hair gray prematurely. I’ve had horses go lame on me deep in the backcountry. And I’ve been awakened in the night to the sound of thundering hooves receding down the trail toward the trailer. None of those situations […]

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