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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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  • Torrington Man’s Body Recovered from Hawk Springs Reservoir - September 22, 2014
    The body of James “Jesse” Nelson was recovered from Hawk Springs Reservoir on Saturday by Goshen County Search and Rescue personnel. Wyoming State Parks reports that the 53-year-old Torrington man jumped into the reservoir on September 15 to save an occupant that jumped from his boat into the reservoir for an unknown reason. That person […]
  • New Miss Wyoming USA Crowned - September 22, 2014
    The 2015 Miss Wyoming USA and Miss Wyoming Teen USA Pageants took place Sunday, September 21, at the Casper Events Center in Casper. A large crowd filled the center on Sunday evening for the pageant finals, where the panel of judges selected Caroline Scott of Cheyenne as Miss Wyoming USA 2015, and Payton Sanders of Casper as Miss Wyoming TEEN USA 2015.  Both […]
  • Simple steps can help you get your goat - September 22, 2014
    In Wyoming, antelope hunting is often an afterthought. We tend to focus on elk, and deer are a close second. Not many of us do a whole lot of planning for our antelope hunts. Maybe that’s partly because compared to deer and especially elk, antelope hunting can be pretty easy. As long as you’re not […]
  • Single Vehicle Rollover Kills Rock Springs Woman - September 19, 2014
    A single vehicle rollover on September 11th, at 11:50 p.m., resulted in the 105th highway fatality in Wyoming for 2014. A 2000 Dodge Ram truck was being driven by 54 year old Denise R. Olson of Rock Springs, Wyoming. The Wyoming Highway Patrol reports that the truck was traveling south on WY 530 at mile post 15 […]

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