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Deputy Attorney Stricken

September 10, 2013 State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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A member of the Teton County Attorney’s office has confirmed that Deputy County Attorney Brian Hultman suffered a stroke while participating in the 200-mile LOTOJA bicycle race from Logan, Utah to Jackson Saturday. Hultman was taken to University Hospital in Salt Lake City for treatment and is reportedly improving. In addition to being Deputy County Attorney, Hultman has served as the Wyoming State Bar President.

Jackson Has New Fire Inspector

September 10, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Jackson Hole Fire/EMS Prevention Bureau has hired Mike Vogt in the role of Fire Inspector.  Vogt has served as a career firefighter with the Casper Fire Department and retired as a Captain after 22 years of service there.   During his career, … Continue Reading

New National Park Health Initiative Successful

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Grand Teton National Park and St. John’s Medical Center declare a successful first season for their Active Trails Wellness program, focused on park-based activities. Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, over 350 local participants logged time … Continue Reading

The Race Is Over, But Not The Donations

September 7, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Although an exact count of participants was not immediately available, organizers of Old Bills Fun Run for Charities say literally thousands poured onto the streets surrounding the Town Square for Old Bill’s Fun Run 2013 Saturday morning. With dogs on leashes and babies in strollers and carriers runners and walkers participated  in either a 10K or 5K course while 100 non-profit organizations had booths on and surrounding the town square to … Continue Reading

Feds Award $8,000,000 For START Facility

September 6, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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$8-million in federal funds have been granted to the town of Jackson for the completion of Phase 1 of the START Bus transit facility planned adjacent Karns Meadow in Jackson.  That money will be used along with … Continue Reading

Old Bills Fun Run Landmark Anticipated

September 6, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Tomorrow is the big day for non-profits in Jackson Hole as the valley participates in the 17th annual Old Bill’s Fun Run for Charities.  Community Foundation of Jackson Hole Special Events Officer Nicki McDermott says although Jackson is a smaller town than most others with such fundraising events, residents have contributed nearly … Continue Reading

Chamber Achieves Top Sustainable Rating

September 5, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce has announced that it has achieved the Sustainable Tourism Education Program’s Bronze certification for a second year through Sustainable Travel International.  Robert Chappell, Senior Director of Standards & Certification, said that the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce is … Continue Reading

Recycling Increased At Post Office

September 5, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The Post Office at Pearl Street in Jackson has found a way to increase their recycling. They simply removed the trash cans. This simple change caused an obvious increase in the recycling, and has been received well.  There have been no complaints and no trash on the floor.  Through Post Office Recycling, the county now collects all magazines, fliers, letters and other paper products.

Summer Tourist Season Closes

September 3, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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As the summer travel season saw its official end with the Labor Day holiday yesterday, the Wyoming Travel and Tourism Department is optimistic that the summer of 2013 will prove to have been a solid year for the industry.  Wyoming Office of Tourism Director Diane Shober says … Continue Reading

Lion Vanishes, Pathway Reopens

September 3, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The poet Carl Sanburg drew a parallel between cat behavior and fog saying it sits “on silent haunches and then moves on.”  Apparently, that’s just what the mountain lion in southwest Jackson did last week.  Jackson Police Lieutenant Cole Nethercott says after several days of intensive monitoring and trapping efforts by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, … Continue Reading

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  • Owners Encouraged to Vaccinate Pets for Rabies - April 22, 2014
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