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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

Jackson Town Council Discusses Bicycle Infractions

August 5, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Infractions by bicyclists on Jackson’s streets have escalated to the point that it is being brought up today before the town council.  Mayor Mark Barron says he has been being approached by a significant enough number of constituents that he believes it’s time to … Continue Reading

New Twist On Check Fraud

July 31, 2013 State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The State of Wyoming is warning residents of a new kind of check fraud that has emerged in the state in recent weeks.  The old, familiar scenario was that a check or cashier’s check was sent to the victim who was instructed to deposit it into his account and send a certain percentage of it back to the sender.  The original check, of course was … Continue Reading

Wyoming Marks Nat’l Heatstroke Prevention Day

July 31, 2013 State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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You have heard repeated announcements on radio and TV about the dangers of leaving children and pets in cars that heat up during the summer weather.  In fact, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration estimates a child dies from heatstroke about … Continue Reading

Showcase Of Homes Added To Fall Arts Fest

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Organizers of the 29th annual Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival have announced the event will add a showcase of Jackson Hole homes to the mix this year. The Festival provides 10 days of arts events from … Continue Reading

Recycling Center To Recycle Clothing

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Teton County has expanded its recycling efforts to include used clothing and textiles as it increases efforts to reduce the amount of waste sent to the landfill.  Those collected items that are still usable will be redistributed through the local thrift stores.  Teton County Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling has … Continue Reading

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  • Happy Thanksgiving, Wyoming! - November 27, 2014
    I know, a show about giving thanks on Thanksgiving is pretty predictable. But it doesn’t feel right to overlook the importance of this day. However, because this is a program about the outdoors, I’ll just talk about the things in the outdoors I’m thankful for. There’s plenty of it. Especially here in Wyoming. We’ve got […]
  • Pelts are nearing prime conditions - November 26, 2014
    The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer. It’s the amount of daylight, and not the temperature, that causes wild animals to grow longer, thicker coats. If you’re a predator hunter or a trapper, that’s your cue. The pelts are coming into their prime right now, but that doesn’t mean they’re at […]
  • Very Windy in Many Areas, Developing Light to Moderate Snow - November 25, 2014
    The I-25 and I-80 corridors and adjacent roads throughout central, eastern and southern Wyoming will see very strong and gusty winds today.  Sustained winds of 25 to 40 mph likely for many areas with gusts to 60 mph or higher in the wind prone locations. Light to moderate snow shower activity will also be increasing […]
  • Tame that recoil - November 25, 2014
    You don’t have to put up with nasty recoil when you’re hunting. Even if you’re hunting our state’s bigger animals, like elk, moose, or even bison, today’s technology can take a lot of the sting out of your hunting rifle. A friend told me he developed a bad flinch while sighting in his .300 Win […]

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