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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
lion

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

Tax Notices Coming

August 27, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
property tax

Teton County’s  2013 Tax Notices will be mailed the first week of September with the first payment due on or before November 12th.  The second half payments are due on or before May 12th.  For those who choose, single full payments can be made by December 31st with no penalty or interest on the first half despite being beyond the due date for the first half.  Teton County Treasurer Donna Baur says 2013 tax information is now available online at tetonwyo.org/treas

Snow King Avenue To Flow Naturally

August 26, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
jacksonpolice

During the course of the construction on Broadway this fall, Jackson Police Chief Todd Smith says officers will not be providing a traffic control presence on Snow King Avenue in the evenings as they did during the earlier phase of construction.  Smith says as phase 2 of the project … Continue Reading

Fire Danger Rated “Very High” Now

fire-very high

Teton Interagency Fire managers have announced that the fire danger rating has now been elevated to ‘Very High’ for the Bridger-Teton National Forest, Grand Teton National Park and National Elk Refuge.  Bridger Teton National Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says with exceptionally dry conditions, … Continue Reading

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    I hope you know what to do to avoid having a bad encounter with a bear. But do you know what to do if an encounter is unavoidable? If you’re wandering around the woods, doing everything you should do to keep from startling a bear, chances are you won’t see one. But even the best […]
  • Rep. Lummis Announces Re-Election Bid - April 23, 2014
    U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis announced her re-election bid on Wednesday in Cheyenne. Lummis said she wants a fourth term representing Wyoming in Congress so she can work to reduce the federal government’s role in the Cowboy State. “The federal government cannot do better for Wyoming, than Wyoming can do for itself,” Lummis said. “So part […]
  • Wyoming Veterans Asked to Complete Survey - April 23, 2014
    Wyoming veterans and family members are encouraged to complete a short online survey regarding Wyoming veteran benefits and services, which is located at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WYOVET2014. The Wyoming Veterans Commission is updating their strategic plan and surveying Wyoming veterans and family members is an important part of that process. The survey, which only takes a few minutes to complete, is focused on […]
  • Wyoming Head Coach Recaps Spring Football Practice [AUDIO] - April 23, 2014
    The Wyoming Cowboys wrapped up spring practice last Saturday afternoon in Laramie.  And if you asked head coach Craig Bohl, he would tell you he wants 15 more practices this spring.  That’s not because of poor practicing by the Cowboys, but more so that he can get to know his team even better and get […]

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