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September Airport Business Up Again

October 11, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Travel through Jackson Hole Airport saw an increase once again last month from the same month in 2012.  According to the monthly report to the airport board, there was a five percent increase in those catching flights out of the airport during September and an eight percent increase in those arriving.  That means year-to date, … Continue Reading

Jackson Town Council Chastises Obama and Congress

October 11, 2013 State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Jackson Town Council yesterday sent official letters to Washington D.C. expressing concerns about how the closures of the national parks have been impacting the community’s economy.  In letters sent to President Obama, members of Wyoming’s congressional delegation and other congressional leaders, the town council pointed to … Continue Reading

Local Business To Be In National Commercials

October 11, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
Beaver Creek Hat

You may see some local faces during a national marketing campaign by American Express later this month which seeks to encourage shoppers to patronize local businesses prior to Christmas.  Beaver Creek Hat and Leather Company was selected by American Express because … Continue Reading

NPS Retirees Speak Out

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As the 10th day of the government shutdown looms, the Coalition of National Park Service Retirees says more than seven million Americans have been kept out of national parks and collectively $750 million in visitor spending has been lost, with huge repercussions for … Continue Reading

Shutdown Impacting Jackson Food Cupboard

October 9, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The federal shutdown is beginning to be felt at the Jackson Food Cupboard now.  Amy Brooks of the cupboard says with the lack of funding for the WIC program, recipients of that federal program are now seeking assistance from the local program.  Brooks explains that the Women, Infants and Children organization normally provides food to … Continue Reading

Barrasso Blasts Interior Department Closures

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Wyoming’s US Senator John Barrasso blasted the Department of Interior during a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee meeting yesterday for the agency’s barricading and blocking of sites he said have no reason to be shuttered.  Calling the actions “deplorable,” Barrasso held up photos of Grand Teton National Park as examples of … Continue Reading

Town DUI Prosecution Heading For Municiple Court

October 8, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Jackson Town Council last night passed on final reading the ordinances necessary to allow municipal court to begin trying drunk driving cases that originate in town.  Mayor Mark Barron says by trying the cases in municipal court, it would bring associated revenues into town to be used by the police department in … Continue Reading

Federal Employees Invited To Attend SHIFT Free

October 8, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Events connected with the new fall festival in Jackson Hole called SHIFT are being opened up to furloughed federal employees, gratis.  Beginning Friday, the 2013 SHIFT festival focuses on … Continue Reading

Jackson Chamber Provides Visitors With Alternatives

October 7, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The community of Jackson Hole has been earnestly sending the message that it is open for business and the western hospitality it is known for is still in place despite the inconvenience of closed federal parks and facilities.  Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jeff Golightly says the first thing the Chamber did when the shutdown began was … Continue Reading

Local Firefighters Mark Fire Prevention Week

October 7, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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If you were in the vicinity of the Jackson Hole K-Mart Saturday, you no doubt saw Jackson Hole Fire/EMS represented there.  It was all part of their participation in Fire Prevention Week this week.  Members of the department were on hand to teach the importance of fire extinguishers and their proper use.  Meanwhile, … Continue Reading

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  • Quiet & Mainly Settled Weather Expected - October 17, 2014
    High pressure will build over the area today, which will keep skies sunny to mostly sunny and conditions mainly dry.  Winds will also stay light to breezy and no significant gusting is expected.  Temperatures become a touch cooler statewide, but will be closer to average.  Daytime highs will be in the 50′s across the mountain […]
  • Wish list season is upon us again - October 17, 2014
    Late October is a bad time of year for me. If I were independently wealthy, it wouldn’t be so bad. But I’m not. I’m a journalist, so it’s a little painful. It’s rough because this is when the Christmas catalogs start hitting the mailbox, and they’re chock-full of gear I wish I had. From the […]
  • Pleasant Autumn Weather Expected - October 16, 2014
    Temperatures will be noticeably cooler and closer to average today due to a cool front that crossed through the state of Wyoming yesterday.  We can also expect partly to mostly cloudy skies and breezy winds today, but conditions will remain mainly dry.  Winds will gust between 15 to 25 mph.  Daytime highs will reach the […]
  • Whitetails can be creatures of habit - October 16, 2014
    Quite a few mule deer hunters are already back from their hunts. They might even have had a venison steak for supper last night. But muleys aren’t the only deer in Wyoming. There’s also whitetail – the other deer meat. If you’re an ardent whitetail hunter, you probably haven’t even stacked your gear by the […]

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