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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

Boy Scout Antler Sales Set Record

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Constant rain Saturday morning may have discouraged the number of bystanders normally seen at the Boy Scout Antler auction in previous years, but it certainly did not dilute the prices that the antlers bought from the buyers who crowed the covered sidewalk above the bleachers.  By the end of the sale, … Continue Reading

Parking Enforcement Stepped Up

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The time of year has arrived with enforcement is being stepped up for parking limitations in downtown Jackson; especially the three-hour limits.  Police Lieutenant Cole Nethercott explains that the goal of the ordinance is to … Continue Reading

Legislators See Tourism Efforts Here

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Teton County’s State Representative Keith Gingery says during their meeting this week in Jackson, legislators on the Joint Judiciary interim Committee got to see how Jackson Hole is helping subsidize tourism promotion rather than … Continue Reading

Protester Sues Town of Jackson

May 17, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Jackson residents may remember two years ago at this time when a pastor from Wichita, Kansas and a group of protesters with him set up picket lines to protest a doctor who performs abortions.  Due to other activities on the town square, they were they were issued … Continue Reading

Free Tote Bags

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Students from local schools have again provided their artistic talents to dress up reusable tote bags to be given away at local grocery stores and be used rather than plastic bags for repeated shopping trips.  Beginning Saturday, 500 bags are to be distributed at Jackson Whole Grocer beginning 9:30 am – no purchase is required.   Since 2006, organizer Jim LaRue and students have given away approximately 55-hundred free tote bags at local area grocery stores.

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