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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

JHTTB Stages PR Event In New York

September 26, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
4JH

Jackson Hole last night hosted a PR event in New York City to educate reporters and writers about the winter opportunities available in the valley – that event funded by monies raised by the valley’s lodging tax.  Jackson Hole Travel & Tourism Board Marketing and Administrative Coordinator Kate Sollitt explains the event previously had been funded … Continue Reading

Forest Seeks Rental Space

BTNF Office

Wanted: up to 15-thousand square feet of business space to rent for five years or so.  The Bridger-Teton National Forest is seeking to temporarily lease office space of between 6,000 and 10,000 rentable square feet and warehouse space of between 4,000 and 5,000 rentable square feet in the Jackson area. Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek explains the space is needed due to the fact that … Continue Reading

County Says Check Heating Appliances Now

September 25, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
woodstove

Look at the thermometer and the recent precipitation and there is no question the seasons have changed.  Along with that change, residents are turning again to their heating appliances to maintain the comfort of their homes.  Jackson Hole Fire Marshal Kathy Clay reminds that if it hasn’t already been done, now is the time to … Continue Reading

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  • Summer is tubing season - July 10, 2014
    If you’re really adventurous, you might add some spice to a tubing trip. My friends Blair and Val introduced me to the fine art of river tubing when I was in high school, and looking back, it’s a wonder I lived long enough to graduate. The Wind River winds behind my parents’ house in Riverton, […]
  • Governor Pushes EPA and Army Corps to Withdraw Water Proposal - July 9, 2014
    Calling it time consuming and costly, Governor Matt Mead is opposing the Interpretive Rule proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps). The Interpretive Rule expands the Waters of the U.S., which is part of the Clean Water Act. In a letter to the Administrator of the EPA […]
  • Owen Fire is 80% Contained - July 9, 2014
    The Owen Fire was declared 80 percent contained following Tuesday’s operational period and crews are hopeful to make even more gains today. The wildfire has not grown in size over the last 24 hours and remains at approximately 500 acres in the area directly north of Lake Owen on the Medicine Bow National Forest. Despite […]
  • Warm Temperatures; Chance for Isolated Thunderstorms - July 9, 2014
    Temperatures will warm up quickly today, across most of the state.  Expect highs generally in the 80′s to low 90′s, above average ranges for early July.  Partial sunshine is expected, but we are expecting the chance for isolated late-day thunderstorms.  Thunderstorms will be likely over the northwest mountains, and towards eastern and southeast Wyoming late […]

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