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5 Vie for 2 Coop Seats

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There are two positions open on the Lower Valley Energy board of directors during the upcoming election, and five people competing for those seats.  The vacancies are in Districts Three and Four – … Continue Reading

Delays On 191 South of Jackson Hole

June 12, 2012 State of Wyoming, Sublette County Comments Off
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Those driving between Pinedale and Jackson will find some delays along US 191 as Wyoming Department of Transportation construction crews set more overpass arches as part of the wildlife connectivity project.  Department officials says … Continue Reading

Mosquitos Begin to Breed

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There’s no question that the weather over the past several days has been very damp; and damp conditions along with standing water is ideal for the breeding of mosquitos.  The Wyoming Department of Health is reminding residents that as the weather warms, mosquitos can carry … Continue Reading

Teton County Unemployment Still High

May 23, 2012 State of Wyoming, Sublette County, Teton County Comments Off
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The monthly report from the Wyoming Department of Employment shows that Teton County enjoyed a sizable decrease in its jobless rate during April, but still remains in the double-digits.  According to the report, that rate last month was 11.2 percent, which still placed the county … Continue Reading

LVE’s VP Takes New Job

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Lower Valley Energy Vice President Chad Jensen has been named Inland Power and Light’s chief executive officer. Jensen accepted the position in March and assumes his post with the Spokane, Washington electricity cooperative at the end of this month.  While with LVE, Jensen’s responsibilities included … Continue Reading

BTNF Issues Firewood Permits

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Firewood permits went on sale from the U.S. Forest Service over the weekend, allowing the public to harvest down or standing wood from areas of the forest.  Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says those permits are available at the Jackson Hole/Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center or … Continue Reading

Report: Hoback, Green Rivers Endangered

May 15, 2012 State of Wyoming, Sublette County, Teton County Comments Off
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The Hoback and Green Rivers have been voted among the 10 most endangered rivers in the country by the nonprofit American Rivers. Since 1986, American Rivers has published an annual report on the 10 most endangered rivers in the United States. This year, … Continue Reading

Forest Sprays for Pine Beetle

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Bridger-Teton National Forest has announced it will be contracting with a provider to apply Carbaryl, an insecticide designed for combating mountain pine beetles, in all of the campgrounds and developed recreation areas on the Forest, prompting one-day closures of the areas.  Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says … Continue Reading

Sublette County Wants 3 Commissioners

May 10, 2012 State of Wyoming, Sublette County Comments Off
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Voters throughout Sublette County went to the polls to vote on whether to have three or five County Commissioners Tuesday.  The outcome of the voting, with 45.88% of registered voters voting, was 974 voters wanting three County Commissioners, and 832 voters wanting five County Commissioners.  Some time back, voters in Sublette County … Continue Reading

Gov. Mead Declares Tourism Week

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead Thursday signed a proclamation setting the week of May fifth through 12th as Wyoming Travel and Tourism Week – coinciding with National Travel and Tourism Week.  In a formal event at the state capitol, Governor Mead told those in attendance that in addition to the obvious benefits of travel and tourism to those who engage in it, the industry is … Continue Reading

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  • Rep. Lummis Announces Re-Election Bid - April 23, 2014
    U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis announced her re-election bid on Wednesday in Cheyenne. Lummis said she wants a fourth term representing Wyoming in Congress so she can work to reduce the federal government’s role in the Cowboy State. “The federal government cannot do better for Wyoming, than Wyoming can do for itself,” Lummis said. “So part […]
  • Wyoming Veterans Asked to Complete Survey - April 23, 2014
    Wyoming veterans and family members are encouraged to complete a short online survey regarding Wyoming veteran benefits and services, which is located at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WYOVET2014. The Wyoming Veterans Commission is updating their strategic plan and surveying Wyoming veterans and family members is an important part of that process. The survey, which only takes a few minutes to complete, is focused on […]
  • Wyoming Head Coach Recaps Spring Football Practice [AUDIO] - April 23, 2014
    The Wyoming Cowboys wrapped up spring practice last Saturday afternoon in Laramie.  And if you asked head coach Craig Bohl, he would tell you he wants 15 more practices this spring.  That’s not because of poor practicing by the Cowboys, but more so that he can get to know his team even better and get […]
  • Owners Encouraged to Vaccinate Pets for Rabies - April 22, 2014
    Wyoming State Laboratory scientists are urging owners to have their pets vaccinated against rabies. Virologist Myrna Miller says it’s especially important for pet owners in Laramie and Goshen Counties. “The south central rabies virus strain has been moving into the state of Wyoming from the southern and eastern borders,” reports Miller. “So we’ve have quite […]