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More Flexibility In Jackson Budget

June 19, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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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

Keeping Norovirus Out Of The Valley

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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

New MRI Shown Off Today

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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

Summer Competition Shaping Up

June 17, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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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

Delayed Pathway Work Begins

June 17, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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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

Assistance Sought to Handle Traffic

June 13, 2013 State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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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

Movie Company Seeks Actors

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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

Local Architect Wins International Recognition

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A local residential and commercial architecture firm, Ward & Blake Architects brought home seven awards from the recent International Design Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, including Architect of the Year. Honors were given last month for design on … Continue Reading

Speaker Announced For SHIFT series

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Jackson Hole Travel and Tourism Joint Powers Board has announced that the first speaker in the summer-long “SHIFT Speaks” series is to be Juan Martinez, director of the Natural Leaders Network of the Children & Nature Network. SHIFT was commissioned earlier this year by … Continue Reading

Jackson Girl Dies In Traffic Accident

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A young Jackson Hole woman died Sunday afternoon in a single vehicle roll-over south of town on US Highway 89.  Deputy County Coroner Dave Hodges identified the girl as 17-year-old Sydney Lee Judge.  Miss Judge was … Continue Reading

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  • Rep. Lummis Announces Re-Election Bid - April 23, 2014
    U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis announced her re-election bid on Wednesday in Cheyenne. Lummis said she wants a fourth term representing Wyoming in Congress so she can work to reduce the federal government’s role in the Cowboy State. “The federal government cannot do better for Wyoming, than Wyoming can do for itself,” Lummis said. “So part […]
  • Wyoming Veterans Asked to Complete Survey - April 23, 2014
    Wyoming veterans and family members are encouraged to complete a short online survey regarding Wyoming veteran benefits and services, which is located at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WYOVET2014. The Wyoming Veterans Commission is updating their strategic plan and surveying Wyoming veterans and family members is an important part of that process. The survey, which only takes a few minutes to complete, is focused on […]
  • Wyoming Head Coach Recaps Spring Football Practice [AUDIO] - April 23, 2014
    The Wyoming Cowboys wrapped up spring practice last Saturday afternoon in Laramie.  And if you asked head coach Craig Bohl, he would tell you he wants 15 more practices this spring.  That’s not because of poor practicing by the Cowboys, but more so that he can get to know his team even better and get […]
  • Be Bear Aware when you’re out in the wilds - April 23, 2014
    Seeing a bear can be the highlight of an outdoor adventure. Especially if you’re trying to see one on a spring bear hunt. But getting too close to a grizzly can turn an awe-inspiring experience into a tragic one. There’s a common perception floating around that grizzlies are aggressive defenders of their territory that will […]