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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
Marlene Lang

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

County Reaches Out To Park & Forest

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While the Town of Jackson is taking the President and Congress to task on the closure of the national parks and associated visitor facilities, Teton County is reaching out in attempts to support the federal employees who have been impacted by the shutdown.  County Commission Chairman Paul Vogelheim says those efforts began … Continue Reading

Teton Canyon Workshop Postponed

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A public meeting to gather input for the best ways to address Teton Canyon Issues tomorrow has been postponed due to the continuing government shutdown.  The information that was to be used with mapping efforts of the canyon is not available for the meeting.  University of Wyoming Extension educator in Teton County Mary Martin says … Continue Reading

Mostly Weekend Wins for Jackson Hole Broncs

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Friday’s Football game pitting the Jackson Hole Broncs against the Green River Wolves was a high scoring game, but wrapped up with the Broncs on top.  By game’s end, the Broncs bested the Wolves 64 to 48.  The Jackson team next travels to … Continue Reading

Columbas Day Closures Announced

October 14, 2013 Jackson Hole, Teton County Comments Off
Columbus Day

You had better not throw anything away today.  It is Columbus Day and the Bonneville County landfill is closed which means Teton County has had to close the trash transfer station as well since there is insufficient capacity to store trash there.  Then, when the facility reopens Tuesday, it will begin observing its winter hours, 8:00 am until 3:00 pm weekdays and 9:00 am until 1:00 pm Saturdays.  …and, just in case your kids didn’t tell you, there is no school today either.

September Airport Business Up Again

October 11, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Travel through Jackson Hole Airport saw an increase once again last month from the same month in 2012.  According to the monthly report to the airport board, there was a five percent increase in those catching flights out of the airport during September and an eight percent increase in those arriving.  That means year-to date, … Continue Reading

Forest Use Heavier Than Normal

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With the complete closure of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, many area visitors are finding an alternative for the outdoor recreation on Bridger-Teton National Forest.  Forest Supervisor Clinton Kyhl admits the forest usage is up, but a more specific idea of how much of an increase that is, is not known.  Still, he says that increased usage does bring with it some concerns.  He says the law enforcement personnel still on duty … Continue Reading

WYDOT Wildlife Project Recognized

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The Wyoming Department of Transportation has been honored by the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies for their work over the years to reduce big game mortality on highways within the state. In 2001, WYDOT developed Wyoming’s first ungulate crossing structure in … Continue Reading

NPS Retirees Speak Out

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As the 10th day of the government shutdown looms, the Coalition of National Park Service Retirees says more than seven million Americans have been kept out of national parks and collectively $750 million in visitor spending has been lost, with huge repercussions for … 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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