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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

Police Seek Man Invading Jackson Homes

August 13, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Jackson police are looking for a man who has reportedly been entering occupied residents in the early morning hours and having inappropriate contact with female residents who were sleeping.  According to Lieutenant Cole Nethercott, the reported incidents have all occurred in residential areas of south and east Jackson. In each case, … Continue Reading

BPA Raises Power Rates

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Bonneville Power Authority, the quasi-government agency that administrates power generation and distribution in the Pacific Northwest, has announced that it is increasing the wholesale power rate by 9% and the transmission line rate by 11% in the coming year.  Acting BPA Administrator Elliot Mainzer explains … Continue Reading

Jackson Best Town To Visit?

August 12, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Is the Town of Jackson one of the best towns in America to visit?  It has been proposed as one of six Wyoming communities in the running in Rand McNally’s 2013 Best of the Road contest, and are looking for votes. Centennial, Cody, Jackson, Laramie, Lovell, and Sheridan have been nominated in the travel publication’s 2013 Best Small Towns contest. Individuals can cast their votes … Continue Reading

Fire Department Seeks House Numbers

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Preparation of a home to be defensible as fire season ramps up in the west should include clear identification of homes to help firefighters respond promptly to calls.  Jackson Hole Fire Marshal Kathy Clay says house numbers need to be placed where … Continue Reading

Film Fest Finalists Announced

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The Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival has announced the finalists selected for the 11th biennial 2013 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival. This year’s entries included 540 films entering more than 900 categories to compete for 23 special awards. More than 100 international judges screened more than … Continue Reading

Make Homes Defensible From Wildfire

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As fire activity in the area is increasing, local fire authorities are urging the public to take measures to make their homes more defensible.  Fires at the Rim and near the South Entrance have begun to threaten structures which firefighters are preparing to protect.  Jackson Hole Fire Marshal Kathy Clay says … Continue Reading

Delta Airlines Promotes Jackson to LA Flights

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Delta Airlines is promoting an increase in its air service out of Jackson Hole Airport this winter with new direct daily flights to Los Angeles.  The airline announced the addition of those flights takes place between … Continue Reading

Enzi Calls For More Focus On Vocations

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Jackson Hole’s young people will be numbered among those students returning to college in the next week or two.  However, will their degrees translate into viable careers for them?  With standardized testing and the rigors of “No Child Left Behind,” the availability of career/vocational classes have been declining in high schools with more focus being given to … Continue Reading

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  • Mild With Increasing Winds Today, Colder And More Unsettled This Weekend - November 21, 2014
    High pressure will slowly slide east today, which will cause winds to increase and become strong by this afternoon and evening.  Expect wind gusts between 35 and 50 mph throughout central and southeastern Wyoming.  Otherwise, we will see sunny to mostly sunny skies, mainly dry weather conditions, and near or slightly above normal temperatures.  Daytime […]
  • Shouldn’t my dogs be KEEPING their hair now? - November 21, 2014
    I don’t understand why it’s happening now, when the temperatures are dropping well below zero, but my golden retriever’s blowing her coat. In a big way. And it’s not just her. Our collie’s doing the same thing, and to a much bigger degree. At least the golden has some abilities that allow me to overlook […]
  • Cool And Still Breezy At Times - November 20, 2014
    High pressure will be the main weather feature across much of the state today.  Expect partly to mostly sunny skies, mainly dry weather conditions, and near or slightly above normal temperatures.  Winds, however, could still be breezy to gusty at times.  Expect gusting between 35 and 50 mph across central and southeastern Wyoming this morning […]
  • Don’t commercialize hunting - November 20, 2014
    The state of New Jersey is dealing with a huge whitetail deer overpopulation problem. To get more people to get out and hunt those deer, and hopefully bring the population down to a more manageable level, the state is toying with the idea of allowing the commercial sale of meat from wild deer. It’s a […]

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