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Wyoming Gets A Prelude To Winter

Winter Highway

Slushy to icy roads greeted drivers on their morning commute in Jackson today as the first significant winter storm blustered its way through the region.  Teton Pass was posted with the chain law restriction while the Wyoming Department of Transportation advised no unnecessary travel on Togwotee Pass for much of the night and early morning hours.  However, … Continue Reading

Jackson To Mark Fire Prevention Week

October 4, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
Fire Prevention

Sunday marks the beginning of National Fire Prevention Week, with this year’s theme centered on the prevention of kitchen fires.   According to the latest National Fire Prevention Association research, cooking is the leading cause of home fires. Two of every five home fires … Continue Reading

Crash Investigation Points To Engine Failure

October 3, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
crash investigation

Initial findings of the investigation into the fatal crash last month of an experimental aircraft at Jackson Hole Airport suggest the crash was due to engine failure.  According to the preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board, numerous witnesses stated that they heard the plane’s engine producing … Continue Reading

Cable Cut Causes Communication Outages

October 3, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
Silver Star

A number of phone and internet customers from Century Link lost service yesterday morning when a contractor in advertently cut through a fiber optic cable south of Jackson shortly after 10:00 am.  Silver Star Communications Marketing Coordinator Kim Billimoria explains … Continue Reading

Jackson Chamber Sets Up Temporary Visitor Center

October 2, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
Chamber

In response to the closure of the Jackson Hole & Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center on North Cache Street, Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce Director of Visitor Services Rick Howe says … Continue Reading

Identity Confirmed For Deceased Man In Forest

sheriff patch

Teton County Coroner Kiley Campbell and Sheriff’s Detectives confirmed the identity of the man found deceased on September 12th in the Mosquito Creek area.  Undersheriff Bob Gilliam says 66 year-old James P. O’Brien of Forest Hills, New York was the individual whose body was found … Continue Reading

Occupants Fast Action Prevents Spread of Fire

October 1, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
Fire-EMS

Fast action on the parts of the occupants of a condominium located in the Aspens on Moose/Wilson Road prevented a chimney-chase fire Sunday night from turning into a much more serious event.  Fire Marshal Kathy Clay says units from three Jackson Hole fire stations responded to the fire about 9:00 pm, but found actions by the vacationing occupants had done much to slow the fire’s progress.  Clay says … Continue Reading

Linx Service Ends For Season

Linx

Bus service between Riverton, Dubois and Jackson, as well as service through Yellowstone National Park from the gateway communities has come to an end.  Linx transportation has been operating the service since June fourth with the support of a grant from … Continue Reading

Civic Leaders Discuss Common Issues

September 30, 2013 State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
WACO meeting

Elected officials from the various towns and counties around the state meet Thursday in Lander to discuss common concerns and share ideas for solutions to those concerns.  Teton County Commission Chair Paul Vogelheim says this is an annual event, unlike … Continue Reading

Flu Shots Encouraged

September 30, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
innoculate

It is that season once again.  Teton County Public Health has received seasonal flu vaccine and is recommending early vaccinations this year.  Influenza vaccines are available in many locations around Teton County, including the local public health office, workplaces, doctors’ offices and retail stores. Teton County Public Health Nurse Manager Melanie Pearce says flu vaccines … 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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