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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

Jackson Airport Studies Wildlife Concerns

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Wyoming’s busiest airport is also the only commercial airport located inside a national park.  As such, it presents some rather unique challenges – like coexisting with the wildlife that call the park home.  Airport Manager Ray Bishop says the airport board is in the midst of a study regarding what kind of management strategies … Continue Reading

Jackson Gasoline Prices Among Nation’s Highest

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The US Energy Information Administration is reporting that gasoline prices have again decreased slightly during the past week, slipping by nearly a half cent per gallon to a national average of $3.49 for a gallon of unleaded regular.  Meanwhile, AAA Auto Club’s daily Fuel Gauge Report lists … Continue Reading

Rotary Club Raises Money for Water Project

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The Jackson Hole Rotary Lunch Club has announced the group recently received a $10,000 gift toward the development of a clean water system at the Center for the Secret of Peace in Rusizi, Rwanda. The three Rotary Clubs of Jackson in partnership with Rotary Club in Butare, Rwanda, have embraced this international service project out of admiration for what the group terms … Continue Reading

16,000 Estimated At Concert, Fireworks

July 8, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Jackson Hole saw a record crowd of Independence Day revelers at the foot of Snow King Mountain for the music and fireworks display.  Organizers estimate approximately 16-thousand people crowded the Snow King Ball Diamond and surrounding area.  Bob Carruth, General Manager of … Continue Reading

Construction Announced On Glenwood Street

July 8, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The Town of Jackson has announced plans to close Glenwood Street on the north side of town through the month as construction commences on a new hotel there.  According to town officials, the street will … Continue Reading

Bike Striping Under Way In Jackson

July 8, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Striping for future bike lanes have been showing up all over town.  Recently, striping and icons were painted on Snow King Ave, Scott Lane, and Maple Ave.  Town of Jackson street crews have been … Continue Reading

Latinos Benefit From Farmers Market

July 5, 2013 State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Jackson Hole’s Latino Resource Center is the recipient of 10% of vendors’ proceeds this weekend from the first Farmer’s Market for the year on the town square.  Executive Director Sonia Capece says representatives of the Resource Center will be … Continue Reading

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  • Warmer on Friday, But Showers & Thunderstorms Are Expected For Parts of Wyoming - April 18, 2014
    Temperatures will be warm today, with highs mostly rising to the 60′s and 70′s statewide (slightly cooler across the western valleys and higher terrain).  Expect rain showers and thunderstorms to move into the western third of the state, while the rest of Wyoming see sunshine into this afternoon.  Scattered rain showers and pop-up thunderstorms will […]
  • A lunar eclipse, and me without my camera - April 18, 2014
    Monday night, or more accurately early Tuesday morning, there was a total lunar eclipse. And being the experienced nature photographer I am, you’d think I was ready with my camera. But you’d be wrong. The last total lunar eclipse visible in Wyoming was way back in 2009, if I’m not mistaken. So I’ve been looking […]
  • Enzi Opens Campaign HQ in Cheyenne - April 17, 2014
    U.S. Senator Mike Enzi opened his official campaign headquarters in Cheyenne on Wednesday. Wyoming’s senior senator is seeking his fourth term in the Senate. There were rumors last year that Enzi would retire at the end of his current term and he admits it is something he thought about. “Anytime anybody’s getting ready to go […]
  • Back to normal at the trap range - April 17, 2014
    By some strange luck, I shot really well last week in our trap league. But last night, I didn’t do so well. Not even close. The thing about shooting trap is that you’re bound to have good rounds once in a while. Those good nights give you hope that you’re improving. For some people, that […]

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