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Teton Valley Man Hurt in Weekend Avalanche

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A 32 year-old Teton Valley man suffered a leg injury when he was caught in an avalanche while skiing in the area of Jackson Peak Sunday.  Scott Dixon was skiing with three companions when the four apparently triggered the slide on the west face of Jackson Peak.  Responding to a 911 call, … Continue Reading

Wyoming Employment Improves Slightly

November 11, 2013 State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
Employment

Wyoming’s employment climate during the first part of this year is reported to have been positive. Unemployment insurance covered payroll in Wyoming was up by $31.4 million, or 1.1% during the first quarter 2013. According to the Department of Workforce Services, … Continue Reading

Report May Open Door To Grizzly Delisting

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A report presented to the Yellowstone Ecosystem Subcommittee of the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee yesterday may contain the information needed to at last have the bear removed from the list of threatened species.  Spokesman Gregg Losinski says the synthesis report, … Continue Reading

181 Acres Protected As Conservation Easement

November 8, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
Land Trust

The Jackson Hole Land Trust has announced 181 acres on East Gros Ventre Butte have been permanently protected as the first phase of an initiative to conserve more than 400 acres of land there. The 181 acre easement is located on … Continue Reading

Jackson Volunteer Fire Rescue Association Hosts Annual Ball

November 8, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Jackson Volunteer Fire Rescue Association this weekend marks its 72nd annual Fireman’s Ball; raising money for firefighter training courses, life-saving equipment and emergency funds for the families of injured firefighters. This year’s chairman of the Fireman’s Ball, James Powell says the Fireman’s Ball is … Continue Reading

Governor Mead Forms Forest Task Force

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Governor Matt Mead has asked a group of stakeholders to develop recommendations on how Wyoming can best improve the health of its forests. The Governor’s Task Force on Forest Health is made up of … Continue Reading

Snowfall Slightly Above Average

November 6, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
snow measurements

It may seem early to you for snow accumulations in the area, but actually the precipitation is about normal.  According to the Natural Resources Conservation Service, snow accumulation in the Snake River Basin collectively is … Continue Reading

Town/County Plan Awarded for Excellence

November 6, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off

The Western Planning Resources Rural Innovation award, in which the Western Planners Association recognized the Jackson/Teton County Comprehensive Plan, was presented by the joint town and county planning commissions Monday to the electeds of the two government bodies during their Joint Information Meeting.  Teton County Planner Jeff Daugherty says … Continue Reading

Teton Valley Election Results Posted

November 6, 2013 State of Idaho, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
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Teton County School District #401 trustee Nancy Arnold will retain her seat on that board.  Voters in Zone 5 of School District #401 in Teton Valley, Idaho soundly defeated a recall petition to unseat Arnold. That attempt went down with a vote of 266 against and 84 for the recall.  Proponents for the recall were … Continue Reading

North Jackson Bike Path Closed

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The biking season north of Jackson is over.  The North Pathway between the Town of Jackson and Moose is closed each year between November first and April 30th under the agreement with the National Elk Refuge in order to reduce potential impacts to migrating elk and other wildlife who also use that corridor … Continue Reading

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  • Don’t lose your vision in the woods - October 21, 2014
    I don’t have good eyes. Had I been born a hundred years ago, there would have been no help for me. Glasses can’t help me, so I’d have blind. I have to wear a special kind of contact lens, which wasn’t available in the days of Davey Crockett and Daniel Boone. But through the miracle […]
  • Hunters must be conservationists first - October 20, 2014
    As hunters, it’s our responsibility to take care of the critters we hunt, as well as those we don’t. We have to obey the game laws. Police ourselves to be sure others respect the wildlife. And even offer suggestions to the Game and Fish Commission when we think there are better ways to ensure that […]
  • Quiet & Mainly Settled Weather Expected - October 17, 2014
    High pressure will build over the area today, which will keep skies sunny to mostly sunny and conditions mainly dry.  Winds will also stay light to breezy and no significant gusting is expected.  Temperatures become a touch cooler statewide, but will be closer to average.  Daytime highs will be in the 50′s across the mountain […]
  • Wish list season is upon us again - October 17, 2014
    Late October is a bad time of year for me. If I were independently wealthy, it wouldn’t be so bad. But I’m not. I’m a journalist, so it’s a little painful. It’s rough because this is when the Christmas catalogs start hitting the mailbox, and they’re chock-full of gear I wish I had. From the […]

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