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December 9, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce and its Business Development Committee have announced an initiative to be launched next month entitled “Great Until Late.” Chamber Communications Manager Kate Foster says the promotion calls for participating businesses to remain open until at least … Continue Reading

Jackson Airport Numbers Up Again

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As Jackson Hole Airport prepares to greet holiday travelers with enhanced service, the report to the airport board regarding last month’s activity shows a 3% increase in both those arriving and departing.  That comes on top of the 5% increase seen … Continue Reading

Cell Phone Ban Passes Second Reading

December 5, 2013 State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The Town of Jackson has now passed on second reading its proposed ordinance to ban the use of cell phones and the use of wireless communication devices that display or send messages while driving. The measure now moves on to it its third and final reading December 16th.  The issue was first discussed … Continue Reading

Salvation Army Kettles Complete First Week In Jackson

December 5, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The first weekend for the Salvation Army bell-ringers was profitable, but still lagged last year’s first week of giving.  Kettle coordinator Steve Kallin says about 40 volunteers participated in the effort which manned kettles in front of the town’s three grocery stores and K-mart.  Kallin says it is hoped to raise more money than … Continue Reading

Area Residents See Relief At Gas Pumps

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Gasoline prices are falling around the nation with states around us showing a steeper decline than what is being seen here.  Marlana Anderson of the US Energy Information Administration says as of Monday, the US average retail price for regular gasoline had fallen to … Continue Reading

It’s Cold! Keep Pets Safe

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The National Weather Service is warning of falling temperatures in Jackson Hole with single digit daytime temperatures today through Friday and bitter wind chills of well below zero.  Shawn Liebl, Senior National Weather Service Cheyenne Office Meteorologist says while you keep yourself warm, don’t forget your pets.  He says … Continue Reading

JHTTB Releases Funding Applications

December 4, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The Jackson Hole Travel and Tourism Joint Powers Board has released the funding guidelines and applications earlier this year to avoid having the application review process occur during the busy summer months.  Those applications are now available on the 4jacksonhole.org website and are due in final, completed form on … Continue Reading

Broadway Construction Ends In Jackson

December 3, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Motorists in the town of Jackson were delighted yesterday to discover traffic patterns had returned to normal on west Broadway with the completion of the repaving of several blocks of the four-lanes into town.  Not only are all four lanes restored on Broadway, … Continue Reading

More People Commute To Wyoming For Jobs

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A survey conducted by the Wyoming Tribune Eagle last week indicates fewer people commute out of Wyoming to work in neighboring states than commute in.  Sampling the years between 2006 and 2010, the paper found … Continue Reading

Fire Prevention Efforts Focus On Mobile Homes

December 2, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Jackson Hole Fire/EMS has just completed a focused fire prevention campaign aimed at those living in mobile homes locally.  Fire Marshal Kathy Clay explains that such homes present unique concerns in the event of a fire or circumstances that could lead to fire.  She explains that mobile homes are … Continue Reading

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    I hope you know what to do to avoid having a bad encounter with a bear. But do you know what to do if an encounter is unavoidable? If you’re wandering around the woods, doing everything you should do to keep from startling a bear, chances are you won’t see one. But even the best […]
  • 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 […]