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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
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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

Jackson Hole Airport Continues High Use

August 16, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Business at Jackson Hole Airport continues to increase as those departing through the terminal gates outnumbered those departing the same month last year.  According to the monthly report to the airport board, the number of people catching flights out of the valley increased by 2%.  However, … Continue Reading

Contract Inked For Local Tourism Research

August 14, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The Jackson Hole Travel and Tourism Joint Powers Board last week approved a contract with a Denver company to plan and implement a destination travel research program for its tourism‐dependent businesses and public sector associations.  The company, DestiMetrics Resort Intelligence explains that the results will allow these interests to … Continue Reading

Local Gas Prices Not Following National Trend

August 14, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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National news sources have been telling of falling gasoline prices around the country, but prices have held steady in Jackson as some of the higher prices to be found in the nation.  According to AAA Auto Club’s Fuel Gauge report, the national average has fallen more than six cents in the last week with the average price … Continue Reading

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  • Hot and Mostly Sunny - July 21, 2014
    Temperatures will stay hot for today with only a small chance of a few gusty thunderstorms in the east.  Temperatures for eastern Wyoming will be a few degrees cooler but still very warm on Tuesday and Wednesday.  Tuesday looks to be generally dry as well.
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    An e-mail I got the other day highlighted some of the things an anonymous mother from Texas learned from her kids. Things like, “If you hook a dog leash over a ceiling fan, the motor isn’t strong enough to rotate a 42-pound boy wearing Batman underwear and a Superman cape. It is strong enough, however, […]
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    I shot at a lot of clay pigeons when I was a kid, but I never did it at an organized trap or skeet club. And I’ve shot at a lot of birds, both upland and waterfowl. I may not have been born with a shotgun in my hand, but I picked one up not […]
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    Next week’s the last full week in July, and if you live anywhere near Cheyenne, that means Cheyenne Frontier Days. It actually starts tomorrow. I kind of got into the habit of absorbing everything Frontier Days has to offer when I was working at the newspaper, and I can’t seem to get it out of […]

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