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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

Jackson Hole Airport Sees Crowding In Terminal

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Jackson Hole Airport has been uncommonly busy in recent weeks – complicated by construction of a new baggage claim area in the terminal building.  As such, it is becoming increasingly difficult for passengers to return rental cars, pick up their tickets and be processed through security in time to meet flights.  Airport manager Ray Bishop recommends … Continue Reading

Senator Enzi Says Sequestration To Be Revisited

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Hopefully it will be back to the drawing board for sequestration next session.  US Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming says it is time to revisit the implementation of sequestration to accomplish what it was initially intended to do.  Enzi, who was visiting Jackson Hole Sunday and Monday, says while sequestration did cut federal spending, … Continue Reading

JHHS Coach Holzer Inducted Into Hall of Fame

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Recently retired Jackson Hole High School Alpine Skiing Coach Steve Holzer was one of five coaches inducted last week into the Wyoming Coaches Association Hall of Fame.  In making the presentation, the association noted that Holzer had led his teams to 31 championships and girls’ tennis teams he had coached had also won … Continue Reading

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