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Traffic Picks Up For The Summer

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

Memorial Day Bus Service Curtailed

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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.

Memorial Day To Be Observed Here

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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

State Funds Jackson Projects

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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

Scouts Endorse More Open Membership Policy

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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 Unemployment Spikes

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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 Climbing Again

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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 Construction Resumes

May 20, 2013 Jackson Hole, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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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

Lady Broncs State Champs

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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

Locals Appointed to Art Taskforce

May 20, 2013 State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The Jackson Town Council has appointed five residents to serve as members of the inaugural Public Art Taskforce.  Those five appointees include … Continue Reading

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  • Back to normal at the trap range - April 17, 2014
    By some strange luck, I shot really well last week in our trap league. But last night, I didn’t do so well. Not even close. The thing about shooting trap is that you’re bound to have good rounds once in a while. Those good nights give you hope that you’re improving. For some people, that […]
  • Cowboy O-Line Being Told To Be the Hammer, Not the Nail [AUDIO] - April 16, 2014
    The Wyoming Cowboy football team will have one more practice before Saturday’s spring game.  The major focus this spring, at least for the offensive line, is to be more physical and deliver the blows.  As offensive line coach Scott Fuchs tells the unit, “be the hammer, not the nail”.  That’s a difference in philosophy between […]
  • Find some new places to fish - April 16, 2014
    Instead of fishing the same old places this spring, do something different. Find a new honey hole. You don’t have to go to the same place every time you go fishing. When you find a good spot to fish, it’s nice to know you can go back there and catch fish. But if your honey […]
  • Wyoming Missionary Found Dead in Nicaragua - April 15, 2014
    Three days after going missing in Nicaragua, 37-year-old Karen Colcough was found dead. The Wilson resident was in Nicaragua on a mission trip with other people from the Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole. Colclough had left to go for a run on the beach and did not return. Her body was found by searchers and […]

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