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Fire Safe Inspections Slated

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

Tax Notices Coming

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

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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

Teton County Unemployment Lowest In Wyoming

August 20, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Teton County last month posted the lowest unemployment rate in Wyoming for the first time in months.  According to the monthly report released Tuesday by the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, only 3.1% of the county’s workforce was idle. Next door Sublette County … Continue Reading

Town Council Approves Snow King Funding

August 20, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
Snow King Improvements

Jackson Town Council last night approved a resolution paving the way for Snow King Mountain Recreation to secure a grant and a low interest loan from the state totaling $1.5-million allowing for improvements on the mountain.  Jackson Mayor Mark Barron says all in all, it’s a project that will be good for the entire community.  He explains the funds will be … Continue Reading

Teton County School Population Growing

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Teachers have returned to their classrooms this week in Jackson Hole preparing for what promises to be another busy school year with more students than ever.  Teton County School District #1 Superintendent Pam Shea says while exactly how many students will be enrolled in this year’s classes is not yet known, the trend continues … Continue Reading

Broadway Construction To Resume

August 19, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Here we go again.  Construction on Broadway near the 5-Way Interchange in Jackson gets under way Wednesday with redirection of traffic through the construction zone planned during the two-month project.  Wyoming Department of Transportation Engineer Bob Hammond says work involves the second half of the project geographically.  He says the project will start … Continue Reading

Hiker Rescued Above Teton Village

August 16, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Members of Teton County Search and Rescue Team were called Wednesday to aid a hiker above Teton Village who had fallen and hit his head.  Undersheriff Bob Gilliam says 20 year-old Zachery Carnes of Glen Carbon, Illinois had been hiking the Rock Springs Trail above the chairlift when the accident occurred.  Gilliam says his hiking companion … Continue Reading

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  • Special Weather Statement issued November 26 at 2:43PM MST by NWS - November 26, 2014 at 9:43 PM
    ...ANOTHER SIGNIFICANT WINTER WEATHER SYSTEM TO IMPACT THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS THIS WEEKEND... LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO FALL PERIODICALLY ACROSS THE NORTHWEST MOUNTAINS...PARTICULARLY BETWEEN THE TETONS AND THE NORTHERN YELLOWSTONE REGION...THROUGH THE DAY AND EVENING ON FRIDAY. HOWEVER [...]

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  • Pelts are nearing prime conditions - November 26, 2014
    The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer. It’s the amount of daylight, and not the temperature, that causes wild animals to grow longer, thicker coats. If you’re a predator hunter or a trapper, that’s your cue. The pelts are coming into their prime right now, but that doesn’t mean they’re at […]
  • Very Windy in Many Areas, Developing Light to Moderate Snow - November 25, 2014
    The I-25 and I-80 corridors and adjacent roads throughout central, eastern and southern Wyoming will see very strong and gusty winds today.  Sustained winds of 25 to 40 mph likely for many areas with gusts to 60 mph or higher in the wind prone locations. Light to moderate snow shower activity will also be increasing […]
  • Tame that recoil - November 25, 2014
    You don’t have to put up with nasty recoil when you’re hunting. Even if you’re hunting our state’s bigger animals, like elk, moose, or even bison, today’s technology can take a lot of the sting out of your hunting rifle. A friend told me he developed a bad flinch while sighting in his .300 Win […]
  • Cold and Windy, Areas of Snow Too - November 24, 2014
    Wind will continue to be the biggest story and headache across Wyoming through about Wednesday.  Strong sustained winds of 25 to 40 mph will be likely across many areas with gusts to 60 mph or more at times, especially on Tuesday.  Mountain locations across the state will continue to see on and off periods of […]

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