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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

Sleigh Rides

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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  • Start honing your archery skills now - July 23, 2014
    Don’t just let that bow sit in the closet or out in the garage all summer. Dust off the case, take the bow out and get some practice. There are dozens of archery ranges around the state where you can practice shooting in the off season. If you don’t know where the one closest to […]
  • Body of Overdue Hiker Found in Grand Teton National Park - July 23, 2014
    The body of an overdue hiker was discovered Tuesday afternoon near the mouth of Cascade Canyon in Grand Teton National Park. Park officials report that Will Cornyn, 36, of San Francisco, Calif. was found below a steep cliff band near Inspiration Point. Cornyn had been reported overdue by his girlfriend on Monday when he did […]
  • Wyoming Sees Increase in Whooping Cough - July 22, 2014
    With continued growth in reported pertussis (whooping cough) cases this year, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is encouraging awareness of the disease and vaccination to help protect vulnerable residents, especially infants. Forty-three pertussis cases have been reported to WDH so far this year, compared to a total of 76 in 2013, 59 in 2012, […]
  • Digital age flattens the learning curve - July 22, 2014
    If you’re thinking you want to get some photographic evidence of the time you spend outdoors, now’s a great time to buy a camera. The prices on digital cameras has fallen a lot since I started shooting, and there are some fantastic cameras out there for very decent prices. I’m not a big fan of […]

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