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Think Twice About Candles Tonight

October 31, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Tonight is Halloween Night when many will try to recapture the dark images of days gone by with macabre images, jack-o-lanterns and a variety of medieval-looking decorations. Along with that, people will likely be tempted to use candles and other flame-oriented lighting sources.  Jackson Hole Fire Marshal Kathy Clay urges … Continue Reading

Snow Accumulations Still Below Average Here

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While Jackson woke up to over eight inches of snow on the ground Tuesday morning, it may be a bit of a surprise that snow accumulations in the mountains from this and other recent storms have been significant, but less than average  Reports from the Natural Resources Conservation Service show … Continue Reading

Creative Grants Awarded In Jackson

Center of Wonder

Nine Jackson Hole projects benefiting youth and the arts have been granted funds from the Jackson-based Center of Wonder. Entitled the C3 grant program, the funding invests in creativity, collaboration and the strategic alignment of art resources in Jackson Hole.  Among the projects receiving Fall 2013 grants are … Continue Reading

GTNP Goes To Winter Schedule This Week

October 29, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
GTNP Winter

Two roads in Grand Teton National Park are set to close to vehicle traffic for the season Halloween night. These seasonal closures include the length of the Teton Park Road between Taggart Lake parking area and Signal Mountain Lodge parking lot, as well as the Moose-Wilson Road between Granite Canyon and Death Canyon trailheads.  Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs adds that … Continue Reading

Heavy Traffic Predicted at Jackson Hole Airport

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Jackson Hole Airport is anticipating its busiest winter season ever having 11 non-stop flights to and from the valley this winter season. Due to the popularity of the area, Airport Manager Ray Bishop says the airport will be extremely busy and the lobby will fill up fast. Complicating matters in front of the airport this winter, he says, is … Continue Reading

Game & Fish Names New South Jackson Warden

October 29, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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The South Jackson Game and Fish District has a new warden responsible for wildlife law enforcement, wildlife monitoring and other management duties.  Kyle Lash, formerly of Kaycee replaces former South Jackson Warden Jerry Longobardi who has retired after … Continue Reading

September GTNP Statistics Show Strong Visitation

GTNP Entrance

The National Park Service Visitor Use Statistics Office has released the attendance figures for September in Grand Teton National Park.  The report shows a 3.7% increase in recreational visits for the month, just slightly fewer than the record September attendance in 2010.  Combined with those … Continue Reading

JH Land Trust Moves

October 28, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
JH Land Trust

Jackson Hole Land Trust is headed for new digs.  The Trust, which is currently located on East Broadway will move to the corner of Willow and Hansen in Jackson November first.  Executive Director Laurie Andrews explains, … Continue Reading

Jackson Hole Red Cross Office Closed

October 25, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The American Red Cross of Wyoming has announced it has closed the Bridger-Teton branch of the Red Cross and will seek to address the needs of all of Northwest Wyoming from its Cowboy Branch office in Worland, 246 miles away.  The Bridger Teton Chapter had served this area continuously since 1917.  Red Cross of Wyoming Executive Director Spencer Pollock says … Continue Reading

Town and County Appoint Board Members

October 25, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Members of the Teton County Board of Commissioners and the Jackson Town Council jointly selected new members to serve on joint powers boards Wednesday.  County Commission Chairman Paul Vogelheim says … Continue Reading

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  • Warmer on Friday, But Showers & Thunderstorms Are Expected For Parts of Wyoming - April 18, 2014
    Temperatures will be warm today, with highs mostly rising to the 60′s and 70′s statewide (slightly cooler across the western valleys and higher terrain).  Expect rain showers and thunderstorms to move into the western third of the state, while the rest of Wyoming see sunshine into this afternoon.  Scattered rain showers and pop-up thunderstorms will […]
  • A lunar eclipse, and me without my camera - April 18, 2014
    Monday night, or more accurately early Tuesday morning, there was a total lunar eclipse. And being the experienced nature photographer I am, you’d think I was ready with my camera. But you’d be wrong. The last total lunar eclipse visible in Wyoming was way back in 2009, if I’m not mistaken. So I’ve been looking […]
  • Enzi Opens Campaign HQ in Cheyenne - April 17, 2014
    U.S. Senator Mike Enzi opened his official campaign headquarters in Cheyenne on Wednesday. Wyoming’s senior senator is seeking his fourth term in the Senate. There were rumors last year that Enzi would retire at the end of his current term and he admits it is something he thought about. “Anytime anybody’s getting ready to go […]
  • Back to normal at the trap range - April 17, 2014
    By some strange luck, I shot really well last week in our trap league. But last night, I didn’t do so well. Not even close. The thing about shooting trap is that you’re bound to have good rounds once in a while. Those good nights give you hope that you’re improving. For some people, that […]

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