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Shutdown Impacting Jackson Food Cupboard

October 9, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The federal shutdown is beginning to be felt at the Jackson Food Cupboard now.  Amy Brooks of the cupboard says with the lack of funding for the WIC program, recipients of that federal program are now seeking assistance from the local program.  Brooks explains that the Women, Infants and Children organization normally provides food to … Continue Reading

Barrasso Blasts Interior Department Closures

Barrasso Natl Parks

Wyoming’s US Senator John Barrasso blasted the Department of Interior during a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee meeting yesterday for the agency’s barricading and blocking of sites he said have no reason to be shuttered.  Calling the actions “deplorable,” Barrasso held up photos of Grand Teton National Park as examples of … Continue Reading

Fish Restoration Project Moves Forward

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A project to improve fish habitat on Flat Creek, within the National Elk Refuge, is slated to begin today. The habitat work will continue through the month of November. Wyoming Game and Fish Spokesman Mark Gocke outlines the objectives … Continue Reading

2011 DUI Law Ruled Constitutional

October 8, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
DUI

A law passed in 2011 that would allow judges to grant requests from police over the telephone for warrants to force motorists to submit to DUI testing was ruled constitutional by the state Supreme Court ruled Friday. The ruling came after it was challenged by two Teton County motorists whose attorneys argued that evidence of their clients’ blood-alcohol levels … Continue Reading

Six Wolves Taken In Trophy Region Now

October 8, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
dead wolf

A total of six wolves have been shot by hunters in Wyoming’s trophy game area since the hunt began October first.  Two of the six wolves were taken in hunt areas within Jackson Hole. That has led to the closure of … Continue Reading

Gas Prices Among Nation’s Highest Here

October 8, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
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Wyoming is now listed by AAA Auto Club among the 20% of America’s states with the highest average price for gasoline. According to the Auto Club’s Fuel Gauge report, the national average has dropped to … Continue Reading

Federal Employees Invited To Attend SHIFT Free

October 8, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
SHIFT

Events connected with the new fall festival in Jackson Hole called SHIFT are being opened up to furloughed federal employees, gratis.  Beginning Friday, the 2013 SHIFT festival focuses on … Continue Reading

Jackson Chamber Provides Visitors With Alternatives

October 7, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
provisional VC

The community of Jackson Hole has been earnestly sending the message that it is open for business and the western hospitality it is known for is still in place despite the inconvenience of closed federal parks and facilities.  Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jeff Golightly says the first thing the Chamber did when the shutdown began was … Continue Reading

Local Firefighters Mark Fire Prevention Week

October 7, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
Fire Department

If you were in the vicinity of the Jackson Hole K-Mart Saturday, you no doubt saw Jackson Hole Fire/EMS represented there.  It was all part of their participation in Fire Prevention Week this week.  Members of the department were on hand to teach the importance of fire extinguishers and their proper use.  Meanwhile, … Continue Reading

Many Pathways Still Open

October 4, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
friends of pathways

As the Jackson Community and its visitors cope with the affects of the federal government shutdown, Friends of Pathways reflects on the impacts to safe and enjoyable access to the local public lands.  In addition to the parks, forest and refuge, … Continue Reading

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  • Start honing your archery skills now - July 23, 2014
    Don’t just let that bow sit in the closet or out in the garage all summer. Dust off the case, take the bow out and get some practice. There are dozens of archery ranges around the state where you can practice shooting in the off season. If you don’t know where the one closest to […]
  • Body of Overdue Hiker Found in Grand Teton National Park - July 23, 2014
    The body of an overdue hiker was discovered Tuesday afternoon near the mouth of Cascade Canyon in Grand Teton National Park. Park officials report that Will Cornyn, 36, of San Francisco, Calif. was found below a steep cliff band near Inspiration Point. Cornyn had been reported overdue by his girlfriend on Monday when he did […]
  • 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 […]

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