This weekend marks the official beginning of Jackson Hole’s summer tourist season. As such, life will change slightly for local residents with the influx of hundreds of thousands of visitors. Sergeant Cole Nethercott of the Jackson Police Department says … Continue Reading
Southern Teton Area Rapid Transit officials have announced that START Bus service between Jackson and Star Valley will be limited for Memorial Day. Only one bus each way will run on the holiday, leaving Etna at 6:35 am and returning at 4:50 pm. START will be running its full service summer schedule on all other routes. Meanwhile, the summer schedule begins tomorrow.
Over the years, Memorial Day has come to represent a lot of things: the beginning of the summer tourist season, the first major summer holiday for outdoor recreation, a major event for auto racing…but we need to never forget the true purpose of the national holiday. That, of course, is to … Continue Reading
The Wyoming Business Council members have recommended to pay for infrastructure improvements at Snow King Mountain, and to help build a greenhouse in downtown Jackson. Mayor Mark Barron who was on hand for the Business Council meeting yesterday in Thermopolis, says … Continue Reading
National Boy Scouts of America Thursday approved a resolution to remove the restriction denying membership to youth on the basis of sexual orientation alone. The vote endorsed the resolution which also emphasized that Scouting is a youth program, and any sexual conduct, whether heterosexual or homosexual, by youth of Scouting age is contrary to the virtues of Scouting. A change to the current membership policy for adult leaders was not under consideration and so the original policy for adults remains in place. Grand Teton Council Chief Scout Executive Clarke Farrer says the newly passed policy … Continue Reading
Teton County last month led the state in the level of joblessness according to the monthly report by the state department of employment. Statistics indicate that 8.9% of the valley’s residents were idled for the month – however the report points out that it is normal for … Continue Reading
Gasoline prices are on their way up again in this part of the country – fed in large part by a sharp increase over the past month in wholesale prices. Amerine Woodyard of the US Energy Information Administration says the national price for a gallon of unleaded regular increased to … Continue Reading
Pathway work along Middle School Road resumed this week. The portion of the pathway along Middle School Road was removed in late 2012 to be replaced after stream-flow was restored. Construction crews from Ridgeline Excavation began work on … Continue Reading
The Jackson Hole High School girls’ soccer team emerged as state champion at the state meet hosted here, winning the first game against Powell 1 to 0, the second game against Buffalo 2 to 1 and defeating Star Valley in the final game 2 to 0. This marks the girls’ … Continue Reading
Special Weather Statement issued March 08 at 2:56PM MDT by NWS - March 8, 2014 at 8:56 PM ...SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL POSSIBLE ACROSS THE WESTERN VALLEYS ON MONDAY AHEAD OF THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM... A LARGE STORM SYSTEM WILL ARRIVE IN THE REGION LATE SUNDAY NIGHT... FIRST IN THE NORTHWESTERN CORNER OF THE STATE. INITIALLY...SNOW LEVELS WILL BE AT ABOUT 7500 FEET ACROSS YELLOWSTONE AND THE TET [...]
Cold Front Brings Rain & Snow Through Saturday Morning - March 7, 2014 A cold front will push through central and southern Wyoming today, bringing periods of rain and snow into tonight. Unsettled weather will be the feature today, with strong winds at times. Temperatures will rise into the 30′s and low 40′s statewide. Many roads could become slick and icy tonight, as temperatures drop into the 20′s. […]
Teaching a kid to ski can be deadly to adults - March 7, 2014 I feel it’s my duty as a father to introduce my kids to as many outdoor activities as I can. The more I expose ‘em to, the better the chances they’ll enjoy the outdoors when they get older. If they don’t kill me on our adventures, that is. Listen to today’s show to find out […]
Lummis Backs Bill Against EPA Standards - March 6, 2014 U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis voted for, and the House passed with a bi-partisan majority of 229-183, H.R. 3826: the Electricity Security and Affordability Act. This bill repeals the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to mandate unattainable technological standards at any new coal-fired power plants. Since these regulations impose impossible standards, they effectively ban the construction […]
Legislators Look To Canada For Ideas For Energy Mega-Campus - March 6, 2014 Nine Wyoming lawmakers traveled to Alberta, Canada last weekend to get a first hand look at a major energy complex that has spurred billions of dollars in economic investment and created thousands of high-paying jobs. During the Budget Session, legislators designated funding to study the energy mega-campus and the potential benefits a similar model could […]
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