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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

Jackson Town Council Discusses Cell Phones

July 16, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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While it may not evolve into a city ordinance like the one in Rock Springs which prohibits the use of cell phones when driving, the Jackson Town Council last night discussed the concern.  Mayor Mark Barron says it has become enough of an issue that it warrants … Continue Reading

Jackson Airport Numbers Revised Upward

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It appears that business at the Jackson Hole Airport last month was better than first reported.  An error in the report to the airport board from one of the airlines was corrected indicating both arrivals and departures were more numerous than first thought.  Those catching flights out of the valley … Continue Reading

36 Shoulder-season Events Selected For Funding

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The Jackson Hole Travel and Tourism Joint Powers Board selected 36 special events from a list of 45 applicants during its regular meeting Wednesday.  Board Chair Pontier Sackrey says to make the guidelines for selection clearer, specific categories for sponsorship opportunities were outlined. Those included … Continue Reading

Police To Crack Down on Bicyclists

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It is not unusual to hear complaints from bicyclists about their rights on the road not being respected.  However, the Town of Jackson and Jackson Police Department have been fielding complaints about cyclists disregarding traffic signs – like stop signs – and other traffic rules.  Lieutenant Cole Nethercott says in light of this, … Continue Reading

Bank Robber Sentenced

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The man convicted of the New Year’s Day robbery of a Jackson bank will spend six years in jail before being deported.  Australian author Corey Donaldson described himself as a “Robin Hood” taking money to give to the poor.  He told the court … Continue Reading

Independence Day Holiday Tourism Solid

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While no hard, fast figures are available for business in Jackson Hole over the long Independence Day holiday last week, Chamber Director Jeff Golightly says he has heard positive observations from various businesses throughout town who believe their patronage was up this year over recent years. Golightly says there will not be … Continue Reading

Jackson Airport Business Up In June

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Business at the Jackson Hole Airport showed mixed results during June compared with June one year ago, according to the monthly report submitted to the airport board.  Those catching flights out of the valley numbered 8% more than during June, 2012 while those arriving … Continue Reading

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    In my opinion, everybody should go hunting each weekend of the hunting season. You don’t have to go after elk or deer every time. Change it up a little. Hunt doves on the first weekend, then try to get a blue grouse or two the next. Later in the fall, you can start working duck […]
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