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SLIB Provides Money For Snow King Project

June 24, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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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

State Funds Jackson Airport Project

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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

Jackson Chamber Hits Milestone

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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.

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

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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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