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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

Fire Danger Rating Goes High

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Federal and local fire authorities have elevated the fire rating in Grand Teton National Park, Bridger-Teton National Forest and throughout Teton County now to “high” as hot, dry weather continues.  Grand Teton National Park Fire Communication and Education Specialist Tracy Weaver explains that fire managers in Teton Interagency Fire elevate the fire danger based on several indices; such as … Continue Reading

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  • Don’t let snakes ruin your Labor Day - September 1, 2014
    In my opinion, everybody should go hunting each weekend of the hunting season. You don’t have to go after elk or deer every time. Change it up a little. Hunt doves on the first weekend, then try to get a blue grouse or two the next. Later in the fall, you can start working duck […]
  • The Grizzlies Won’t Be a Pushover [AUDIO] - August 29, 2014
    The Wyoming Cowboys open up their football season at home against Montana tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon in Laramie.  It’s the first meeting between the two schools since 1997, and the Grizzlies enter the game as the fifth-ranked team in the FCS. On defense, the Cowboys top priority is to stop the run.  With a talented quarterback […]
  • Warmer Temperatures With Isolated Thunderstorms Expected Today - August 29, 2014
    A weak ridge of high pressure will build over the region today, which will allow temperatures to become warmer and closer to average statewide.  However, some lingering low-level moisture and daytime heating could trigger a few hit or miss thunderstorms for the afternoon and early evening hours.  Gusty winds and lots of lightning will be […]
  • GPS will sometimes lead you to astray - August 29, 2014
    At the risk of sounding like I’ve been watching too much Top Gear, I need to go off on a bit of a rant right now. The good folks at Nissan let me drive a Titan for two full months, which was really nice of them. And it’s done a pretty good job of filling […]

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