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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

Elk Hunt Resumes On Refuge

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With the reopening of the National Elk Refuge and its facilities, the annual elk hunt which was to have begun Monday began yesterday with the permits for hunt period #2 through Sunday still valid. The remaining hunt periods will adhere to the previously published schedule.  Meanwhile, the bison hunt which was halted resumed yesterday as well, picking up in hunt period #5 which also concludes Sunday.  Fishing is again permitted through the end of the season October 31st.

Refuge Week Missed Because Of Shutdown

October 17, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
National Elk Refuge

Because of the lapse in appropriations that has caused the federal government shutdown, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service cancelled all Refuge Week events at national wildlife refuges across the country this week not having the logistical requirements to support them. Refuge Week was … Continue Reading

Hoback Bridge To Be Done By January

October 17, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
Hoback Bridge

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

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  • Release ‘em right - July 29, 2014
    Each year, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department sends out a reminder of the right way to release fish when you turn them back into the water. Al Langston of the Game and Fish recently sent out that reminder, so I thought I’d pass it along to you. When the water gets warm this time […]
  • Hauling hay makes me consider ATVs - July 28, 2014
    In my days in the mountains, I’ve seen some horse wrecks that probably should have turned my hair gray prematurely. I’ve had horses go lame on me deep in the backcountry. And I’ve been awakened in the night to the sound of thundering hooves receding down the trail toward the trailer. None of those situations […]
  • Red Flag Warnings In Effect; Isolated Thunderstorms Possible Across Southeast Wyoming - July 25, 2014
    The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings for parts of central and south-central Wyoming through today.  With drier conditions and breezy to gusty winds, there is an increased risk for initiation and the spread of wild fires.  Temperatures will remain quite warm to hot, with highs in the 80′s to low 90′s for […]
  • Diapers weren’t a magic bullet for staying cool - July 25, 2014
    I promised you yesterday that I’d test a new product to see how well it works to keep you cool when the temperatures climb toward triple digits.   In case you missed it, yesterday I talked about seeing an ad on TV for a new type of training pants. The ad said, and I quote, […]

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