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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

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.

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  • Single Vehicle Rollover Kills Rock Springs Woman - September 19, 2014
    A single vehicle rollover on September 11th, at 11:50 p.m., resulted in the 105th highway fatality in Wyoming for 2014. A 2000 Dodge Ram truck was being driven by 54 year old Denise R. Olson of Rock Springs, Wyoming. The Wyoming Highway Patrol reports that the truck was traveling south on WY 530 at mile post 15 […]
  • Not As Warm With A Few Showers And Thunderstorms Today - September 19, 2014
    Scattered showers will be possible in central and southern Wyoming this morning into early afternoon as a weak cool front continues to push through the state.  Higher pressure will then build over the region this afternoon and evening, but some lingering moisture and daytime heating could trigger a few hit or miss thunderstorms in southern […]
  • Be a geek — make a gear checklist - September 19, 2014
    You’re miles from home. Heck, you’re even miles from the trailhead. You’re sitting in hunting camp, and you’re ready for the hunt that’ll start the next morning. You have your rifle. Your skinning knife’s on your belt. Your license is in your back pocket. Your cartridges are … uh, oh. They’re sitting on the seat […]
  • Cody Man Commits Suicide - September 18, 2014
    A 41-year-old Cody man killed himself with a pistol following a fight with his fiancé on Wednesday night. The Cody Police Department reports that Thad Deuter shot himself in the head in his backyard following a domestic dispute shortly after 8 p.m. At this time, authorities are not releasing additional information and the investigation is […]

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