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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

Shutdown Impacting Jackson Food Cupboard

October 9, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The federal shutdown is beginning to be felt at the Jackson Food Cupboard now.  Amy Brooks of the cupboard says with the lack of funding for the WIC program, recipients of that federal program are now seeking assistance from the local program.  Brooks explains that the Women, Infants and Children organization normally provides food to … Continue Reading

Barrasso Blasts Interior Department Closures

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Wyoming’s US Senator John Barrasso blasted the Department of Interior during a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee meeting yesterday for the agency’s barricading and blocking of sites he said have no reason to be shuttered.  Calling the actions “deplorable,” Barrasso held up photos of Grand Teton National Park as examples of … Continue Reading

Fish Restoration Project Moves Forward

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A project to improve fish habitat on Flat Creek, within the National Elk Refuge, is slated to begin today. The habitat work will continue through the month of November. Wyoming Game and Fish Spokesman Mark Gocke outlines the objectives … Continue Reading

2011 DUI Law Ruled Constitutional

October 8, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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A law passed in 2011 that would allow judges to grant requests from police over the telephone for warrants to force motorists to submit to DUI testing was ruled constitutional by the state Supreme Court ruled Friday. The ruling came after it was challenged by two Teton County motorists whose attorneys argued that evidence of their clients’ blood-alcohol levels … Continue Reading

Six Wolves Taken In Trophy Region Now

October 8, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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A total of six wolves have been shot by hunters in Wyoming’s trophy game area since the hunt began October first.  Two of the six wolves were taken in hunt areas within Jackson Hole. That has led to the closure of … Continue Reading

Gas Prices Among Nation’s Highest Here

October 8, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
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Wyoming is now listed by AAA Auto Club among the 20% of America’s states with the highest average price for gasoline. According to the Auto Club’s Fuel Gauge report, the national average has dropped to … Continue Reading

Federal Employees Invited To Attend SHIFT Free

October 8, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Events connected with the new fall festival in Jackson Hole called SHIFT are being opened up to furloughed federal employees, gratis.  Beginning Friday, the 2013 SHIFT festival focuses on … Continue Reading

Jackson Chamber Provides Visitors With Alternatives

October 7, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The community of Jackson Hole has been earnestly sending the message that it is open for business and the western hospitality it is known for is still in place despite the inconvenience of closed federal parks and facilities.  Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jeff Golightly says the first thing the Chamber did when the shutdown began was … Continue Reading

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  • Know how to defend yourself from a bear attack - April 24, 2014
    I hope you know what to do to avoid having a bad encounter with a bear. But do you know what to do if an encounter is unavoidable? If you’re wandering around the woods, doing everything you should do to keep from startling a bear, chances are you won’t see one. But even the best […]
  • Rep. Lummis Announces Re-Election Bid - April 23, 2014
    U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis announced her re-election bid on Wednesday in Cheyenne. Lummis said she wants a fourth term representing Wyoming in Congress so she can work to reduce the federal government’s role in the Cowboy State. “The federal government cannot do better for Wyoming, than Wyoming can do for itself,” Lummis said. “So part […]
  • Wyoming Veterans Asked to Complete Survey - April 23, 2014
    Wyoming veterans and family members are encouraged to complete a short online survey regarding Wyoming veteran benefits and services, which is located at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WYOVET2014. The Wyoming Veterans Commission is updating their strategic plan and surveying Wyoming veterans and family members is an important part of that process. The survey, which only takes a few minutes to complete, is focused on […]
  • Wyoming Head Coach Recaps Spring Football Practice [AUDIO] - April 23, 2014
    The Wyoming Cowboys wrapped up spring practice last Saturday afternoon in Laramie.  And if you asked head coach Craig Bohl, he would tell you he wants 15 more practices this spring.  That’s not because of poor practicing by the Cowboys, but more so that he can get to know his team even better and get […]