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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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  • Cool Temperatures With Showers And Thunderstorms Expected - August 22, 2014
    A weather system will mix with moisture out of the Pacific to make shower and thunderstorm activity likely statewide today.  Western and northern portions of the state have the best chance for widespread shower and thunderstorm activity, while the rest of the state will see spotty showers and thunderstorms.  However, heavy rain and flash flooding […]
  • Honey-dos should be outlawed during hunting season - August 22, 2014
    Let me preface this by saying I love my wife with all my heart. But it’s hunting season, and she keeps adding projects to my honey-do list. There should be some sort of marital rule that when hunting season starts, the only things that can be tagged onto to-do lists are drastic emergencies. We got […]
  • Isolated To Scattered Thunderstorms Possible Today - August 21, 2014
    A fast-moving weather system will push through the state of Wyoming today.  The best chance for thunderstorm activity today will be in western and northern parts of the state, where we will see widespread showers and thunderstorms with heavy rain and flash flooding possible.  Central and eastern Wyoming will see mainly isolated thunderstorm activity later […]
  • I can’t wait for rabbit season - August 21, 2014
    There are a lot of hunting seasons just around the corner. The archery antelope and black bear seasons are already under way, and the rifle seasons open for antelope and deer in about a week. Waterfowl season’s quickly approaching, too, and upland birds will be fair game before we know it. But this year, the […]

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