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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

Burn Week Begins in Jackson

November 4, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Saturday began fall burn week in the Town of Jackson.  Fire Marshal Kathy Clay says persons wishing to, can use controlled burns from now through November 10th to rid their properties of branches, leaves and clean wood.  She says burns are limited to natural vegetation and prohibits items like … Continue Reading

Winter Parking Restrictions Invoked

November 1, 2013 State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Today is November first which is the first day winter parking restrictions begin in Jackson.  Each year between November first and April 15th, parking on public streets is prohibited from 3:00 am until 7:00 am for winter street maintenance.  This restriction is enforced regardless of … Continue Reading

Recycle Center Makes Pumpkin Disposal Fun

November 1, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Now that you are done with your jack-o-lantern, Teton County Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling and Terra Firma Organics urge you not to simply throw it away and contribute to loading up the landfill with pumpkins.  Residents planning on tossing their pumpkins are invited to take it to the Teton County Rodeo Grounds and … Continue Reading

Drug Take Back Successful

October 31, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The prescription drug “take-back” program last Saturday is being termed a resounding success by Jackson police officials.  According to a department release, approximately 12 ½ pounds of unwanted medications were surrendered during the four-hour event.  Those medications have been subsequently … Continue Reading

Think Twice About Candles Tonight

October 31, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Tonight is Halloween Night when many will try to recapture the dark images of days gone by with macabre images, jack-o-lanterns and a variety of medieval-looking decorations. Along with that, people will likely be tempted to use candles and other flame-oriented lighting sources.  Jackson Hole Fire Marshal Kathy Clay urges … Continue Reading

Jackson Police Urge Caution Tonight

October 31, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Halloween is a night of “goulies and ghosties and things that go bump in the night.”  Lieutenant Cole Nethercott says it is that latter fright the police department would like to avoid – particularly when it involves young trick-or-treaters.  He points out that the children often get very excited as they … Continue Reading

Jackson Hole Fire Marshal Sounds Costume Cautions

October 30, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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No doubt, many parents and Halloween revelers themselves will be putting last-minute touches on their costumes for tomorrow night.  Jackson Hole Fire Marshal Kathy Clay urges those putting together costumes to be sure they are designed with fire safety in mind.  She says children should not have costumes that have … Continue Reading

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  • Release ‘em right - July 29, 2014
    Each year, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department sends out a reminder of the right way to release fish when you turn them back into the water. Al Langston of the Game and Fish recently sent out that reminder, so I thought I’d pass it along to you. When the water gets warm this time […]
  • Hauling hay makes me consider ATVs - July 28, 2014
    In my days in the mountains, I’ve seen some horse wrecks that probably should have turned my hair gray prematurely. I’ve had horses go lame on me deep in the backcountry. And I’ve been awakened in the night to the sound of thundering hooves receding down the trail toward the trailer. None of those situations […]
  • Red Flag Warnings In Effect; Isolated Thunderstorms Possible Across Southeast Wyoming - July 25, 2014
    The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings for parts of central and south-central Wyoming through today.  With drier conditions and breezy to gusty winds, there is an increased risk for initiation and the spread of wild fires.  Temperatures will remain quite warm to hot, with highs in the 80′s to low 90′s for […]
  • Diapers weren’t a magic bullet for staying cool - July 25, 2014
    I promised you yesterday that I’d test a new product to see how well it works to keep you cool when the temperatures climb toward triple digits.   In case you missed it, yesterday I talked about seeing an ad on TV for a new type of training pants. The ad said, and I quote, […]

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