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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

Forest Service Accepts Offer For Jackson Parcel

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The Bridger-Teton National Forest has announced this weekend that it has accepted an offer of $11.5 million dollars for the sale of a portion of the administrative site in downtown Jackson, Wyoming. The 10-acres of the Bridger-Teton’s 15-acre parcel were listed by Sotheby’s International Realty on May 30th. An offer by … Continue Reading

Language Interpreters Sought

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The Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce Visitor Services Department is currently building a database of Jackson Hole area residents who have expertise in foreign languages. Chamber Visitor Services Agent Kathy Erickson says any individuals who speak … Continue Reading

Jackson Police Deal With High Speed Chase

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Jackson Police found themselves involves in a high speed chase out of town Monday night which resulted in the arrest of a 19 year-old woman on a variety of charges.  Police Lieutenant Cole Nethercott says it began shortly after 9:00 pm when a REDDI report was called in about a possible drunk drive entering town on north Cache Street. Once the vehicle got into town, … Continue Reading

Jackson Begins Plans For Next Year’s Centennial

July 17, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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It’s still a little less than a year away, but organizers are looking for ideas from residents how the Town of Jackson should celebrate its centennial in 2014.  According to Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce Director of Special Events Maureen Murphy, … Continue Reading

Runaway Stagecoach Charges Through Jackson

July 16, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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It was a bit like a scene out of the old west just east of downtown Jackson.  Shortly before 3:30 pmTuesday, the stagecoach that takes tourist on rides around town from the square became a runaway, charging south on Willow with no driver.  Jackson Police Lieutenant Cole Nethercott says the operators of the coach were in the process of … Continue Reading

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  • Rep. Lummis Announces Re-Election Bid - April 23, 2014
    U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis announced her re-election bid on Wednesday in Cheyenne. Lummis said she wants a fourth term representing Wyoming in Congress so she can work to reduce the federal government’s role in the Cowboy State. “The federal government cannot do better for Wyoming, than Wyoming can do for itself,” Lummis said. “So part […]
  • Wyoming Veterans Asked to Complete Survey - April 23, 2014
    Wyoming veterans and family members are encouraged to complete a short online survey regarding Wyoming veteran benefits and services, which is located at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WYOVET2014. The Wyoming Veterans Commission is updating their strategic plan and surveying Wyoming veterans and family members is an important part of that process. The survey, which only takes a few minutes to complete, is focused on […]
  • Wyoming Head Coach Recaps Spring Football Practice [AUDIO] - April 23, 2014
    The Wyoming Cowboys wrapped up spring practice last Saturday afternoon in Laramie.  And if you asked head coach Craig Bohl, he would tell you he wants 15 more practices this spring.  That’s not because of poor practicing by the Cowboys, but more so that he can get to know his team even better and get […]
  • Be Bear Aware when you’re out in the wilds - April 23, 2014
    Seeing a bear can be the highlight of an outdoor adventure. Especially if you’re trying to see one on a spring bear hunt. But getting too close to a grizzly can turn an awe-inspiring experience into a tragic one. There’s a common perception floating around that grizzlies are aggressive defenders of their territory that will […]

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