(JACKSON) With reports of bears venturing out of their winter dens, residents are reminded that it’s a good time to think about how to avoid conflicts with large predators. Wildlife officials encourage anyone who spends time in bear and lion country to attend the upcoming “Staying Safe in Bear, Lion, and Wolf Country” workshop to be held … Continue Reading
(RIVERTON) While many residents of Jackson Hole by now are muttering unkind things about “Old Man Winter” as they shovel their driveways again and again, they may be interested to learn that this is by no means a record year – nor is the most recent snowfall a record. That’s not to say the snow accumulation at Jackson Hole Resort isn’t some of the best seen in years. In fact, February was … Continue Reading
(JACKSON) Rock-fall on the northern end of South Park Road again yesterday, again led to the closure of that portion of the road yesterday afternoon and continuing through the night. Town of Jackson officials plan on contracting workers to … Continue Reading
(JACKSON) The Jackson Police Department is cautioning those seeking a rental property or property for sale to be careful about responding to listings of real estate on websites like Facebook or Craig’s List. Lieutenant Cole Nethercott says the scammers – often-times in foreign countries – list properties they don’t own and offer them for incredible deals. He says that prompts … Continue Reading
(JACKSON) Jackson Police yesterday closed the north entrance to South Park Loop Road from the Maverick gas station to Middle School Road due to rock-fall off of High School Butte. Several cars were struck by rocks but police officials say there were no injuries. At this time, the road has been reopened to traffic. However, town of Jackson Public Works and the Jackson Police Department will continue to assess the stability of the hillside above the road.
(JACKSON) Bridger Teton National Forest has issued a public scoping notice for the proposed snowmaking facilities and associated infrastructure at Snow King Mountain Resort in Jackson. Additionally, a conduit to carry fiber optic cable for communications would be … Continue Reading
A total of $11-million in special purpose excise tax issues will be placed before the voters this year following the approval yesterday by the town and county leadership of six issues. Mayor Mark Barron points out that all six issues involve construction of publicly-owned capital construction projects. They include … Continue Reading
Jackson Town Council and Teton County Commissioners entered into an agreement Monday that allows the Town of Jackson Planning Director to provide management and leadership services for the Teton County Planning and Development Department. The move help fills the void left when … Continue Reading
Six Teton County residents have been listed among those being appointed or reappointed to state boards by Wyoming Governor Matt Mead. Altogether there are 36 boards for which positions are being filled. Among the locals being tapped to serve are … Continue Reading
Wyoming Game and Fish officials are asking residents in the Jackson and Wilson areas to be aware of and show patience with moose and other wildlife that often show up in residential areas during the winter months. Game and Fish Spokesman Mark Gocke says the local office has received numerous calls from … Continue Reading
The “new” truck’s going to take some getting used to - September 23, 2014 When my old F-350 died, we knew we couldn’t get much for it. We traded it straight across for a no-frills Chevy Aveo. That wasn’t much of an improvement. For the short time we owned the Aveo, we referred to it as the “Reasonably Priced Car,” because it reminded us of the gutless hunks of […]
Torrington Man’s Body Recovered from Hawk Springs Reservoir - September 22, 2014 The body of James “Jesse” Nelson was recovered from Hawk Springs Reservoir on Saturday by Goshen County Search and Rescue personnel. Wyoming State Parks reports that the 53-year-old Torrington man jumped into the reservoir on September 15 to save an occupant that jumped from his boat into the reservoir for an unknown reason. That person […]
New Miss Wyoming USA Crowned - September 22, 2014 The 2015 Miss Wyoming USA and Miss Wyoming Teen USA Pageants took place Sunday, September 21, at the Casper Events Center in Casper. A large crowd filled the center on Sunday evening for the pageant finals, where the panel of judges selected Caroline Scott of Cheyenne as Miss Wyoming USA 2015, and Payton Sanders of Casper as Miss Wyoming TEEN USA 2015. Both […]
Simple steps can help you get your goat - September 22, 2014 In Wyoming, antelope hunting is often an afterthought. We tend to focus on elk, and deer are a close second. Not many of us do a whole lot of planning for our antelope hunts. Maybe that’s partly because compared to deer and especially elk, antelope hunting can be pretty easy. As long as you’re not […]
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