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Jackson Chamber Provides Visitors With Alternatives

October 7, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
provisional VC

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
Fire Department

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

Many Pathways Still Open

October 4, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
friends of pathways

As the Jackson Community and its visitors cope with the affects of the federal government shutdown, Friends of Pathways reflects on the impacts to safe and enjoyable access to the local public lands.  In addition to the parks, forest and refuge, … Continue Reading

Wyoming Gets A Prelude To Winter

Winter Highway

Slushy to icy roads greeted drivers on their morning commute in Jackson today as the first significant winter storm blustered its way through the region.  Teton Pass was posted with the chain law restriction while the Wyoming Department of Transportation advised no unnecessary travel on Togwotee Pass for much of the night and early morning hours.  However, … Continue Reading

Jackson To Mark Fire Prevention Week

October 4, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
Fire Prevention

Sunday marks the beginning of National Fire Prevention Week, with this year’s theme centered on the prevention of kitchen fires.   According to the latest National Fire Prevention Association research, cooking is the leading cause of home fires. Two of every five home fires … Continue Reading

Crash Investigation Points To Engine Failure

October 3, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
crash investigation

Initial findings of the investigation into the fatal crash last month of an experimental aircraft at Jackson Hole Airport suggest the crash was due to engine failure.  According to the preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board, numerous witnesses stated that they heard the plane’s engine producing … Continue Reading

Cable Cut Causes Communication Outages

October 3, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
Silver Star

A number of phone and internet customers from Century Link lost service yesterday morning when a contractor in advertently cut through a fiber optic cable south of Jackson shortly after 10:00 am.  Silver Star Communications Marketing Coordinator Kim Billimoria explains … Continue Reading

Jackson Chamber Sets Up Temporary Visitor Center

October 2, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
Chamber

In response to the closure of the Jackson Hole & Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center on North Cache Street, Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce Director of Visitor Services Rick Howe says … Continue Reading

Linx Service Ends For Season

Linx

Bus service between Riverton, Dubois and Jackson, as well as service through Yellowstone National Park from the gateway communities has come to an end.  Linx transportation has been operating the service since June fourth with the support of a grant from … Continue Reading

Flu Shots Encouraged

September 30, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
innoculate

It is that season once again.  Teton County Public Health has received seasonal flu vaccine and is recommending early vaccinations this year.  Influenza vaccines are available in many locations around Teton County, including the local public health office, workplaces, doctors’ offices and retail stores. Teton County Public Health Nurse Manager Melanie Pearce says flu vaccines … Continue Reading

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  • Let the Christmas hints begin - November 28, 2014
    My little sprouts are already getting ramped up for Christmas. They still don’t quite have the whole idea of the Christmas season, but they’re definitely into the presents. I was a little fella once, and I remember counting down the days until December 25th. There were no visions of sugarplums, but pocket knives, snowshoes, shotguns […]
  • Happy Thanksgiving, Wyoming! - November 27, 2014
    I know, a show about giving thanks on Thanksgiving is pretty predictable. But it doesn’t feel right to overlook the importance of this day. However, because this is a program about the outdoors, I’ll just talk about the things in the outdoors I’m thankful for. There’s plenty of it. Especially here in Wyoming. We’ve got […]
  • Pelts are nearing prime conditions - November 26, 2014
    The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer. It’s the amount of daylight, and not the temperature, that causes wild animals to grow longer, thicker coats. If you’re a predator hunter or a trapper, that’s your cue. The pelts are coming into their prime right now, but that doesn’t mean they’re at […]
  • Very Windy in Many Areas, Developing Light to Moderate Snow - November 25, 2014
    The I-25 and I-80 corridors and adjacent roads throughout central, eastern and southern Wyoming will see very strong and gusty winds today.  Sustained winds of 25 to 40 mph likely for many areas with gusts to 60 mph or higher in the wind prone locations. Light to moderate snow shower activity will also be increasing […]

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