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Hoback Recycling Relocated

October 24, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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The Community Recycling Site at Hoback Junction has been relocated from the Hoback Fire Station to the east side of the round-about in the new park and ride lot.  The Community Recycling Sites are for residential use only. Recycling bins had been located at the Hoback Fire Department during the road project to make room for staging road and bridge construction equipment.  Meanwhile, work in the area is progressing toward to anticipated opening of the new bridge to traffic by the end of the year with the rest of the project to be completed in the months thereafter.

YNP Publishes New Winter Use Rules

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Yellowstone National Park published its new rule for winter use in the park yesterday.  The rule implements the provisions that were developed through public participation of the past several years during public comment periods and public hearings in the gateway communities.  The plan is rooted in the concept of … Continue Reading

Composting Encouraged

October 23, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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Teton County Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling is encouraging residents to bring their yard waste to the Trash Transfer Station to be composted through the week.  To that end, the county is offering free yard waste disposal. Yard waste is considered to be … Continue Reading

Truck Arrester System Moving Forward

October 22, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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 The Wyoming Department of Transportation will move forward with its scheduled construction of two truck arrestor systems, also known as catch-nets, for 2015.  The first arrestor system will be constructed at milepost 8, near one of the existing runaway truck ramps.  Motorists traveling down the pass will see this arrestor first.  A recent public meeting … Continue Reading

Jackson Architect Wins National Scholarship

October 22, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Katie Wilson, who is an Associate with Ward & Blake Architects in Jackson, has been selected by the American Institute of Architects Western Mountain Region as the recipient for the Jason Pettigrew, Associate AIA Memorial Leadership Scholarship. Wilson is the first Wyoming professional … Continue Reading

Old Bills Fun Run 2013 Yields $9.8-Million For Charities

October 21, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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It was the highest amount raised by Jackson Hole non-profits and the highest match ever that was announced Monday night at the Old Bills Fun Run Awards evening.  Community Foundation of Jackson Hole President Katharine Conover told the group the community had been challenged to raise $600-thousand more this year … Continue Reading

Jackson Hole Broncs Head to Playoffs

October 21, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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It appears the Jackson Hole Broncs will be headed to football playoffs after Friday’s win over Worland.  The Broncs dominated the game being played on Worland’s home turf, and came away with a 50 to 19 win.  They now go into the playoffs as second seed after … Continue Reading

Scouts See A Minimal Increase in Food Contributations

October 19, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
2013 Food Drive

This year’s Boy Scout food drive which combed Jackson Hole neighborhoods for donated food items for the community’s pantry experienced a 7% increase from last year, but the collection was still 18% below what was gathered in 2011.  Just under 9000 food items were brought through Scouting for food Saturday morning.  Last year’s collection … Continue Reading

Senator Enzi Speaks of Closure Effect On Teton County

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Senator Mike Enzi Thursday told Jackson Hole Radio that while the shutdown of the federal government and the resulting closure of the national parks was hard on the entire country, he is aware that it was particularly hard of residents here.  He says the whole state was affected by the government shutdown, but he is sure a lot of people in Teton County … Continue Reading

Forest Roads Seeing Overuse

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Among the first concerns facing Bridger Teton National Forest employees as they return to work is dealing with the increased usage of the wet forest service roads.  Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says already, managers are seeing damage to the roads that will be costly to correct next spring.  She says … Continue Reading

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  • Wyoming Sees Increase in Whooping Cough - July 22, 2014
    With continued growth in reported pertussis (whooping cough) cases this year, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is encouraging awareness of the disease and vaccination to help protect vulnerable residents, especially infants. Forty-three pertussis cases have been reported to WDH so far this year, compared to a total of 76 in 2013, 59 in 2012, […]
  • Digital age flattens the learning curve - July 22, 2014
    If you’re thinking you want to get some photographic evidence of the time you spend outdoors, now’s a great time to buy a camera. The prices on digital cameras has fallen a lot since I started shooting, and there are some fantastic cameras out there for very decent prices. I’m not a big fan of […]
  • Hot and Mostly Sunny - July 21, 2014
    Temperatures will stay hot for today with only a small chance of a few gusty thunderstorms in the east.  Temperatures for eastern Wyoming will be a few degrees cooler but still very warm on Tuesday and Wednesday.  Tuesday looks to be generally dry as well.
  • It’s true — kids say some weird stuff - July 21, 2014
    An e-mail I got the other day highlighted some of the things an anonymous mother from Texas learned from her kids. Things like, “If you hook a dog leash over a ceiling fan, the motor isn’t strong enough to rotate a 42-pound boy wearing Batman underwear and a Superman cape. It is strong enough, however, […]

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