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Postal Deadlines Looming

USPS package

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
clipart-fire

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

Shop ‘Til You Drop

December 9, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
Chamber

Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce and its Business Development Committee have announced an initiative to be launched next month entitled “Great Until Late.” Chamber Communications Manager Kate Foster says the promotion calls for participating businesses to remain open until at least … Continue Reading

Bar BC Home Lost To Fire

December 9, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
Fire-EMS

Firefighters from across the area responded to a structure fire last night on West Bar-BC road. Firefighters from Jackson, Adams Canyon, Hoback, Wilson, Moran and Grand Teton National Park were called out between 5 and 5:30 yesterday. As of 11 o’clock last night, there were … Continue Reading

County Planner Takes New Job

December 6, 2013 State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
Daugherty

Teton County’s Planner, Jeff Daugherty is moving on to another job.  After seven years with the county, Daugherty has resigned to lead First American Title Company’s operations in Jackson.  Teton County Commission Chairman Paul Vogelheim credits Daugherty’s leadership in the County Planning and Building Department as … Continue Reading

Emergency Management: “Prepare For The Cold”

December 6, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
emergency management

We all too frequently take our services for granted – power will always be available to heat our homes, communication will always be at hand to call for help if we get into a situation, and our cars will always get us where we need to go regardless of weather conditions.  However, when temperatures plunge as they have this week, many learn that this is not always true.  Teton County Emergency Management Coordinator Rich Ochs says particularly as you … Continue Reading

Palisades Dam Responds To Power Shortage

palisades power plant

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

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  • Hunters must be conservationists first - October 20, 2014
    As hunters, it’s our responsibility to take care of the critters we hunt, as well as those we don’t. We have to obey the game laws. Police ourselves to be sure others respect the wildlife. And even offer suggestions to the Game and Fish Commission when we think there are better ways to ensure that […]
  • Quiet & Mainly Settled Weather Expected - October 17, 2014
    High pressure will build over the area today, which will keep skies sunny to mostly sunny and conditions mainly dry.  Winds will also stay light to breezy and no significant gusting is expected.  Temperatures become a touch cooler statewide, but will be closer to average.  Daytime highs will be in the 50′s across the mountain […]
  • Wish list season is upon us again - October 17, 2014
    Late October is a bad time of year for me. If I were independently wealthy, it wouldn’t be so bad. But I’m not. I’m a journalist, so it’s a little painful. It’s rough because this is when the Christmas catalogs start hitting the mailbox, and they’re chock-full of gear I wish I had. From the […]
  • Pleasant Autumn Weather Expected - October 16, 2014
    Temperatures will be noticeably cooler and closer to average today due to a cool front that crossed through the state of Wyoming yesterday.  We can also expect partly to mostly cloudy skies and breezy winds today, but conditions will remain mainly dry.  Winds will gust between 15 to 25 mph.  Daytime highs will reach the […]

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