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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
jacksonpolice

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
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

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