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Judges Join Fight To Retain Courthouse Here

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Federal judges in Wyoming are joining the Teton County commission to try to prevent the U.S. General Services Administration from selling the federal courthouse building in Jackson.  The feds closed the Clifford P. Hansen U.S. Courthouse last month as part of … Continue Reading

WYDOT Refreshes Drivers On Chain Law

November 21, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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The Wyoming Department of Transportation is reminding drivers just what it means when the chain law is imposed on the state’s highways.  According to Wyoming Highway Patrol Administrator Colonel John Butler, the state has … Continue Reading

Teton County Fiscal Conditions Sound

November 20, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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Teton County appears to be in excellent fiscal shape.  A recent audit of Teton County’s fiscal activities has shown there has been strong fiscal management of county funds over the past year.  The Teton County Board of Commissioners, along with the County Clerk and the County Treasurer, received … Continue Reading

Snake River Bridge Nearing Completion

November 20, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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Construction continues on the Hoback Junction Bridge over the Snake River with hopes of routing traffic across the new structure before the end of the year, weather permitting.  Wyoming Department of Transportation Engineer Bob Hammond says the crews are now beginning … Continue Reading

New Bear Boxes In Place Now

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Several popular Bridger-Teton National Forest campgrounds now have some new bear-proof storage containers as part of ongoing “bear aware” work to prevent conflicts between bears and people. John Spahr, a spokesman for the Sierra Club’s Wyoming Chapter points out … Continue Reading

Snow Pack Near Normal

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Snowpack in the region remains near normal for this time of year according to the Natural Resources Conservation Service.  The agency’s Monday report shows the Snake River Basin is at 106% of the 30-year average while the Yellowstone basin which includes Two Ocean Plateau is at 107% of the average.  At the same time, … Continue Reading

Lodging Tax Board Makes Hit in Seattle

November 18, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The Town of Jackson/ Teton County Joint Lodging Tax Board found a warm welcome as they participated in a travel and tourism media event in Seattle, Washington last month along with representatives from … Continue Reading

Teton Valley Experiences Telephone Scam

November 18, 2013 State of Idaho, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
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The Teton County, Idaho Sheriff’s office is warning residents there about a telephone scam that was reported last week.  While the ploy is being used in other areas locally and around the country, in this instance, a Teton Valley businessman fell victim when a caller posing as a representative of an electrical utility company … Continue Reading

Construction Begins on Fish Creek Road

November 18, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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Crews are beginning a cattle guard replacement project today on Fish Creek Road.  The work will require a one lane closure for the duration of the project, which is expected to last approximately three-four weeks; possibly longer, depending on weather.  Teton County officials urge travelers in that area to watch for the posted signage and heed construction crew instructions.

Mountain-style Rescue at a Construction Site

November 16, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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About 15 members of Teton County Search and Rescue joined with about a dozen members of Jackson Hole Fire/EMS Friday to evacuate an injured man at a construction site in downtown Jackson.  According to Teton County Undersheriff Bob Gilliam, at about 3:00 pm, 22 year-old Cody Durban of Billings, Montana had slipped off the scaffolding at … Continue Reading

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  • Special Weather Statement issued July 28 at 6:32PM MDT by NWS - July 29, 2014 at 12:32 AM
    ...LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING FROM HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE TUESDAY... LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING...IS POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AS DEEP MONSOONAL MOISTURE AND A WEAK DISTURBANCE SPREAD OVER THE COWBOY STATE. THE POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING WILL BE ENH [...]

Wyoming News

  • 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 […]
  • Red Flag Warnings In Effect; Isolated Thunderstorms Possible Across Southeast Wyoming - July 25, 2014
    The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings for parts of central and south-central Wyoming through today.  With drier conditions and breezy to gusty winds, there is an increased risk for initiation and the spread of wild fires.  Temperatures will remain quite warm to hot, with highs in the 80′s to low 90′s for […]
  • Diapers weren’t a magic bullet for staying cool - July 25, 2014
    I promised you yesterday that I’d test a new product to see how well it works to keep you cool when the temperatures climb toward triple digits.   In case you missed it, yesterday I talked about seeing an ad on TV for a new type of training pants. The ad said, and I quote, […]
  • I’ll try anything to stay cool in the summer - July 24, 2014
    I recently saw an advertisement for a product that’s sure to be a big hit with outdoorsmen. Especially those of us who stomp around in the woods when the temperatures climb into the nineties. Last weekend, I found myself sitting in jeans, boots, a long-sleeved shirt and a cowboy hat at Cheyenne Frontier Days. While […]

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