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Motorcycle Fundraiser A Major Success

November 13, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Last spring 175 motorcyclists made a stop in Jackson Hole as part of the 19th Anniversary Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America. Yesterday, the group announced that with the help of local communities, like Jackson Hole, … Continue Reading

Rec Center Roof Damaged

November 12, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Teton County/Jackson Parks & Recreation staff has closed the recreation center gym due to a leak in the roof above the gym.  The gym was closed last Thursday and will remain closed until further notice.  It has been determined that … Continue Reading

Where There’s Smoke…

November 11, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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It was a flirtation with disaster – that’s how Fire Marshal Kathy Clay describes an incident at an apartment complex on Gregory Lane in Jackson Friday.  Clay says fire units responded to a call of a smoke alarm going off and found the apartment filled with smoke when they arrived and the residents not home. She says the residents were … Continue Reading

Town of Jackson to Stream Meatings

November 11, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The Town of Jackson will begin making its Town Council meetings available to the public on a new website that will stream those meetings live.  According Mayor Mark Barron, the new service will also provide indexed video archiving after the meetings have concluded, allowing for easy retrieval and review.  Barron says the new service is … Continue Reading

Jackson Volunteer Fire Rescue Association Hosts Annual Ball

November 8, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Jackson Volunteer Fire Rescue Association this weekend marks its 72nd annual Fireman’s Ball; raising money for firefighter training courses, life-saving equipment and emergency funds for the families of injured firefighters. This year’s chairman of the Fireman’s Ball, James Powell says the Fireman’s Ball is … Continue Reading

Mexican National Sent Home From Jackson

November 8, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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A 43 year-old Mexican national arrested earlier this year in Jackson was sentenced yesterday in Federal District Court to time served plus ten days, ordered to pay a $100 special assessment and deported back to Mexico upon his release.  Alfredo Muniga-Fuentes was charged under federal immigration laws with illegal re-entry into the US after a previous deportation.

Snowfall Slightly Above Average

November 6, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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It may seem early to you for snow accumulations in the area, but actually the precipitation is about normal.  According to the Natural Resources Conservation Service, snow accumulation in the Snake River Basin collectively is … Continue Reading

Town/County Plan Awarded for Excellence

November 6, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off

The Western Planning Resources Rural Innovation award, in which the Western Planners Association recognized the Jackson/Teton County Comprehensive Plan, was presented by the joint town and county planning commissions Monday to the electeds of the two government bodies during their Joint Information Meeting.  Teton County Planner Jeff Daugherty says … Continue Reading

Concession Application Explained

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Yellowstone National Park hosts a meeting tomorrow in Jackson to review the park’s Commercial Use Authorization Program with current and potential new permit holders. Park Spokesman Al Nash says the program was updated last April in order to … Continue Reading

Conservation Alliance Seeks New Director

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The Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance has begun a search for a new executive director after the resignation Friday of Trevor Stevenson, who has been the Executive Director of the organization for nearly three years. Stevenson’s last day at the Alliance will be November 15th. Alliance Board Chairperson Kniffy Hamilton says … Continue Reading

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  • Governor Takes Action to Protect Wyoming Forests - April 24, 2014
    Governor Matt Mead continues to work to protect Wyoming’s forests. In a letter to the Secretary of Agriculture, Governor Mead identified most forested acres in Wyoming as areas needing expedited insect and disease treatment. These areas include portions of the Bighorn, Black Hills, Bridger-Teton, Medicine Bow, Shoshone, and Uinta National Forests and could potentially lead to […]
  • University of Wyoming Professor Receives Prestigious Math Fellowship - April 24, 2014
    Chris Hall soon will roam the halls where a mathematical giant once stood. Hall, a University of Wyoming associate professor in the Department of Mathematics, has been selected for the prestigious von Neumann Fellowship at Princeton University’s Institute for Advanced Study. Up to eight of these fellowships are available each year. “I’m excited about the fellowship […]
  • Know how to defend yourself from a bear attack - April 24, 2014
    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 […]

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