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Hoback Bridge To Be Done By January

October 17, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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Construction on the Hoback Junction Bridge over the Snake River which had been idled for almost a year due to litigation over the state’s contract with the builder resumed earlier this year.  Among the issues on the bridge itself was … Continue Reading

Teton County Contracts for Green Energy

October 17, 2013 Jackson Hole, Lincoln County, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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Lower Valley Energy and Teton County have signed the 100% Renewable Green Energy Partnership Agreement, allowing Teton County to purchase all of its electricity from Lower Valley Energy’s Swift Creek hydroelectric project located in Lincoln County. Lower Valley Energy’s CEO Jim Webb says … Continue Reading

TCSD Achievement Misses Mark But Trends Upward

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The Wyoming Department of Education released the statewide scores for the Proficiency Assessment of Wyoming Students and Alternative Proficiency Assessment of Wyoming Students Monday in Cheyenne. The PAWS outcomes continue a two-year upward achievement trend. Meanwhile, while some classes in some of Teton County’s schools failed to meet adequate yearly progress … Continue Reading

Scouting For Food Gearing Up

October 16, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
Scouting For Food

The door fliers have been distributed now and local scouts and scouters are organizing for the big pick-up Saturday morning as the young men go from door to door in their annual Scouting for Food drive.  Amy Brooks of the Jackson Food Cupboard says the annual food drive yields critical contributions to the cupboard.  She says … Continue Reading

Jackson Pumpkin Sale In Its 36th Year

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This is the 36th year area residents will be able to purchase their pumpkins for Halloween jack-o-lanterns while benefiting the activities of the Jackson Hole Parent Teacher Organization.    PTO President Cathy Blount says this year; 16,000 pounds of pumpkins have been purchased for the sale including … Continue Reading

Local “Stars” Dance Up $150,000

October 15, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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They may not be stars as Hollywood would know them, but the eight couples who formed the “Dancing with the Stars” competition over the weekend are more than stars in the eyes of the Children’s Learning Center.  When the two nights of the event were over, Executive Director Patti Boyd says … Continue Reading

Better Connectivity For Area Schools

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Greater capacity broadband services are now being provided to elementary schools in Alta, Kelly, and Moose along with educational facilities in Star Valley. Silver Star Communications was one of nine companies throughout the state to aid in improving existing broadband infrastructure to schools. The Wyoming Department of Education first created the Wyoming Equality Network to deliver video and Internet service to … Continue Reading

IPSSSDR Reorganized

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International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race has announced changes to its organizational structure. Executive Director Frank Teasley, Creator, founder and mastermind of the IPSSSDR, has moved from Race Director to Executive Director to more effectively manage the increasingly popular event. Meanwhile,  Six-time IPSSSDR Competitor, Dan Carter has assumed the reins of Race Director and will … Continue Reading

Marlene Lang Senior of the Year

October 15, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Seniors from Jackson Hole last weekend elected Marlene Lang as this year’s Senior of the year and honored her with a banquet at the Senior Center Saturday night.  Lang has lived in Jackson for 19 years although … 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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