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BTNF Administrative Land Up For Sale Again

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The contract to purchase the 10-acre site behind the Bridger-Teton National Forest Supervisor’s office is off.  That property went under contract in July with an anticipated closing this month.  However, Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says terms for the closing could not be agreed upon and the prospective buyer withdrew the offer this week.  Now, Cernicek says … Continue Reading

Gunshots Damage Schoolbus

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Jackson Police are seeking information regarding damage done to one of the Teton County School District’s busses by gunshots.  Sergeant Russ Ruschill says police received a report of possible gunshots in the vicinity of Gregory Lane about 1:00 am Monday, but found … Continue Reading

Broadway Repaving Nears Completion

November 19, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The Wyoming Department of Highways says things are progressing well on the West Broadway project in Jackson with only two small sections of concrete left to pour.  Spokesperson Stephanie Harsha says once they have cured, traffic should be back on all four lanes by … Continue Reading

Lodging Tax Board Makes Hit in Seattle

November 18, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The Town of Jackson/ Teton County Joint Lodging Tax Board found a warm welcome as they participated in a travel and tourism media event in Seattle, Washington last month along with representatives from … Continue Reading

Mountain-style Rescue at a Construction Site

November 16, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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About 15 members of Teton County Search and Rescue joined with about a dozen members of Jackson Hole Fire/EMS Friday to evacuate an injured man at a construction site in downtown Jackson.  According to Teton County Undersheriff Bob Gilliam, at about 3:00 pm, 22 year-old Cody Durban of Billings, Montana had slipped off the scaffolding at … Continue Reading

Jackson Considers Cell Phone Ordinance

November 15, 2013 State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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If you drive through Rock Springs, it is generally known that it is illegal to talk on your cell phone when driving.  That could become the case in Jackson before long as well.  Jackson Mayor Mark Barron says the imposition of such an ordinance will be a topic of discussion by the town leaders Monday. Barron says it is … Continue Reading

Museum Curators Take A Break

November 15, 2013 Jackson Hole, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The Jackson Hole Historical Society & Museum has announced that the museum, store, research center, and administrative offices will be closed for two weeks beginning Saturday for an off-season recess. The museum is open weekly Tuesday through Saturday, but will close again December 22nd through the 26th for the Christmas holiday.

Fireman’s Ball Yeilds Red Hot Profits

November 14, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The statistics are in and it appears that this year’s Fireman’s Ball in Jackson netted more than twice the profit seen after last year’s ball.  This year’s chairman of the event, James Powell says there were … Continue Reading

Jackson Hole Airport Numbers Up Again

November 13, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Jackson Hole Airport saw an appreciable increase in passengers through its gates during the month of October.  According to the monthly report to the airport board, 13,689 people boarded flights here during the month for a 7% increase over the same month last year, and … Continue Reading

Jackson Firm Woos Defense Department

November 13, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Square One Systems Design of Jackson has received funding to help them conduct research that may assist the military in monitoring the effects its activities have on the local environment. Square One received a $5,000 award from the Wyoming Small Business Council to help … Continue Reading

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  • 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 […]
  • Statewide Unemployment Dips to 4.0% in March - April 22, 2014
    Wyoming’s unemployment rate continued to fall last month. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported on Tuesday that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 4.2 percent in February to 4.0 percent in March. “If you go back four years ago, unemployment was at 7.5 percent and now it’s at 4.0,” said Senior Economist […]
  • Warm And Windy, With Developing Showers And Thunderstorms - April 22, 2014
    Temperatures will be quite warm and comfortable today, ahead of an incoming low pressure system and cold front.  Along with warmer temperatures, winds will increase across the entire state, turning strong and gusty.  As the cold front pushes into the cowboy state from the west-northwest, clouds thicken and showers and thunderstorms will develop.  There will […]
  • You can’t catch Internet viruses if you turn off the computer - April 22, 2014
    I’m no tech genius, but I think the best way to keep your stuff safe from hackers is to just stay off the Internet and go outside. I might be a little behind on my Internet threats, but I thought I heard something last week about an Internet virus called the Heartbleed virus. I don’t […]

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