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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

Crowds In Jackson Will Pose Challenges

July 3, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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All the activities in Jackson for Independence Day will certainly attract crowds to town – and that, says Lieutenant Cole Nethercott of the Jackson Police Department, will bring with it some challenges.  Not the least of those will be traffic and parking.  He advises there will be … Continue Reading

Secure Pets Before July 4th Fireworks

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Not everyone likes fireworks.  Dogs, cats and other domestic animals as a matter of fact usually hate the noise.  All too often, they will run away in their fright and become lost.  Teton County Animal Shelter Manager Cory Ryback says some thought for their security should be given prior … Continue Reading

START Bus Schedule Limited July 4th

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As to be expected, START Bus administrators have announced the service will run only one bus to and from Jackson on both its Star Valley and Teton Valley commuter routes on Thursday, July 4th. START Bus Administrative Coordinator Janice Sowder says … Continue Reading

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  • Special Weather Statement issued July 28 at 6:32PM MDT by NWS - July 29, 2014 at 12:32 AM
    ...LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING FROM HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE TUESDAY... LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING...IS POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AS DEEP MONSOONAL MOISTURE AND A WEAK DISTURBANCE SPREAD OVER THE COWBOY STATE. THE POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING WILL BE ENH [...]

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  • Hauling hay makes me consider ATVs - July 28, 2014
    In my days in the mountains, I’ve seen some horse wrecks that probably should have turned my hair gray prematurely. I’ve had horses go lame on me deep in the backcountry. And I’ve been awakened in the night to the sound of thundering hooves receding down the trail toward the trailer. None of those situations […]
  • Red Flag Warnings In Effect; Isolated Thunderstorms Possible Across Southeast Wyoming - July 25, 2014
    The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings for parts of central and south-central Wyoming through today.  With drier conditions and breezy to gusty winds, there is an increased risk for initiation and the spread of wild fires.  Temperatures will remain quite warm to hot, with highs in the 80′s to low 90′s for […]
  • Diapers weren’t a magic bullet for staying cool - July 25, 2014
    I promised you yesterday that I’d test a new product to see how well it works to keep you cool when the temperatures climb toward triple digits.   In case you missed it, yesterday I talked about seeing an ad on TV for a new type of training pants. The ad said, and I quote, […]
  • I’ll try anything to stay cool in the summer - July 24, 2014
    I recently saw an advertisement for a product that’s sure to be a big hit with outdoorsmen. Especially those of us who stomp around in the woods when the temperatures climb into the nineties. Last weekend, I found myself sitting in jeans, boots, a long-sleeved shirt and a cowboy hat at Cheyenne Frontier Days. While […]

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