Jackson last week was granted part of a $1.5 million Business Committed Grant it had requested for the Snow King Mountain Resort. The Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board instead approved a $500,000 Community Enhancement grant and … Continue Reading
The state of Wyoming has approved grant money to help pay for the expansion of the baggage claim area of Jackson Hole Airport currently under way. Airport Manager Ray Bishop says those funds were approved in Cheyenne Thursday morning. The Wyoming Business Council approved the … Continue Reading
The Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce topped 1000 members this week, following a steady increase over the past several years Chamber President Jeff Golightly says the growing membership is indicative of the energy and activities of the chamber board in supporting business in the valley and staging creative and thoughtful events and programs.” The Chamber will celebrate the milestone with a reception for all of its members Monday at 5:00 pm at the Wort Hotel.
While financial resources for the town are becoming more fluid, the Jackson Town Council has continued to exercise conservatism when drafting the coming year’s budget. Mayor Mark Barron says the budget adopted Monday reflects optimism on the parts of the town leaders with a slight cost-of-living increase included for town employees. Barron says the budget … Continue Reading
No doubt, you have heard about the outbreak of norovirus in the Mammoth area of Yellowstone National Park last week, thought to have been introduced to the area by visitors on a couple of tour busses. As contagious as the virus is, … Continue Reading
St. John’s Medical Center is hosting an open house to showcase its new magnetic resonance imaging system and newly designed MRI suite today. MRI exams are non-invasive diagnostic imaging exams of soft tissue, bone and muscles and have become one of the fastest growing types of medical diagnostic tests in the United States. Hospital Spokesperson Karen Connelly says … Continue Reading
The Second Annual Outerlocal Summer Games will kick off with the Running Leg; and walkers, hikers and runners alike will have a special reason to climb “the locals’ mountain” at the heart of town. The event is set for … Continue Reading
You say that you thought we said the pathway along South Park Loop Road would be closed last week and it wasn’t, and now here is a detour this week. That’s because the contractor doing work there had equipment problems and couldn’t get started until this week. That work will … Continue Reading
In response to the increased traffic congestion on Snow King Avenue at mid day, the Town of Jackson is currently searching for a traffic control firm to provide professional traffic direction personnel along Snow King Avenue from West Jackson to the Rodeo Grounds. The Wyoming Department of Transportation’s reconstruction of the 5-way intersection … Continue Reading
Jackson Hole is to be the site of a Wyoming-produced feature film through July and August entitled “Mahjong and the West.” Producer Alyssa Carpenter says the production will require a variety of local actors for supporting roles and extras. To that end, she says … Continue Reading
Colder Today With Rain Showers And Mountain Snow - October 1, 2014 A cold front and weather system will push through the state of Wyoming early today. Scattered rain showers will be possible statewide across lower elevations, but the best chance will be in northern and southeastern Wyoming. Rain showers could become heavy at times, especially in southeastern parts of the state in the afternoon and evening. […]
Today’s a big day for hunters in Wyoming - October 1, 2014 If you’re really serious about hunting, you’re probably not listening to this. Depending on where you are in the state, the sun’s either up already or sunrise isn’t far away. If you’re a die-hard hunter, you’re probably already hunkered down in a field waiting for the geese to come in, out in the timber trying […]
Not all bad news in judge’s decision to relist wolves - September 30, 2014 U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson handed down a ruling last week that removed wolves from Wyoming control and put them back under the protection of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. That ruling put an end to hunting wolves anywhere in the state, whether they’re in the trophy game area in the northwestern corner […]
The king of upland game birds is a worthy opponent - September 29, 2014 Ruffed grouse hunters in the parts of the country where the birds are hunted heavily might flush 60 birds in one day, see six, get shots at four and come home with two. They consider that an average day. The birds are not easy to see, even when you know where they are. If you […]
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