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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
Travel

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

New Forest Supervisor Sets Goals

National Forest

Now that the dust is beginning to settle after his move, Bridger-Teton National Forest’s new Supervisor Clinton Kyhl says he has two priorities; the first of which is becoming better acquainted with the forest’s issues, what the status of those issues is and what has been done previously.  His second priority is … Continue Reading

Air Transportation Committee Recommends Expansion

August 30, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
Delta at Airport

Considering the success of the air service enhancement program in Wyoming, the Air Transportation Liaison Committee meeting in Jackson this week recommended that the funds used to guarantee air service again be reallocated.  State Representative Keith Gingery who serves on the committee says … Continue Reading

Invading Wildlife No Surprise

August 30, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
National Elk Refuge

The presence of a mountain lion in the Gregory Lane area near the elementary school and junior high has been a high profile story this week.  Wyoming Game and Fish personnel have set several traps and hope to move the cat out of town soon.  In the meantime, the bicycle and pedestrian pathway through the area … Continue Reading

Labor Day Closures Outlined

START Bus

Monday is a national holiday, and that means schools, banks and most government offices will be closed, and many others will have the day off as well.  Considering the potential of fewer riders, START Bus will run only one bus on … Continue Reading

Governor Mead Tours Vertical Harvest Site

August 29, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
Vertical Harvest

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead took time Tuesday to visit the building site for a community greenhouse called Vertical Harvest made possible through a $1.5-million grant from the state.  That grant was approved by the state loan investment board after receiving approval from the Wyoming Business Council in May.  Governor Mead says initially … Continue Reading

Fire Safe Inspections Slated

August 29, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
wildfire house

Teton County and Jackson Hole Fire/EMS have announced that members of the fire department will be conducting structure assessments for wildland fire threat to homes and businesses located within the wildland urban interface in town and around Teton County over the next several months and advising residents of … Continue Reading

Mountain Lion Sign Found In Jackson

August 28, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Cats can be pretty evasive sometimes – especially mountain lions who try to avoid contact with people.  As a result, police responding to the report of a mountain lion on Martin Lane in Jackson Monday were unable to locate the big cat.  Neither were officers of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.  However, investigation of another report of the cat this morning yielded evidence of its presence in the area.  Wyoming Game and Fish personnel are … Continue Reading

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  • Quiet, Seasonal Weather Expected Today - October 22, 2014
    High pressure will build over the state of Wyoming today, which will keep skies sunny to mostly sunny and conditions mainly dry.  Winds, however, could be strong and gusty today, especially throughout central and southeastern portions of the state.  Parts of I-80 (Cheyenne to Rawlins) and I-25 (Colorado state line to Casper) could see winds […]
  • Estimating range on waterfowl is easy - October 22, 2014
    If you’ve done any goose hunting, you’ve probably heard the term “skybusting.” You may know it means shooting at birds that are out of your shotgun’s effective range, but do you know if you’re guilty of it? You can set up your decoys to minimize the risk of shooting at birds when they’re too far […]
  • Don’t lose your vision in the woods - October 21, 2014
    I don’t have good eyes. Had I been born a hundred years ago, there would have been no help for me. Glasses can’t help me, so I’d have blind. I have to wear a special kind of contact lens, which wasn’t available in the days of Davey Crockett and Daniel Boone. But through the miracle […]
  • Hunters must be conservationists first - October 20, 2014
    As hunters, it’s our responsibility to take care of the critters we hunt, as well as those we don’t. We have to obey the game laws. Police ourselves to be sure others respect the wildlife. And even offer suggestions to the Game and Fish Commission when we think there are better ways to ensure that […]

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