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Memorial Day To Be Observed Here

Memorial Day

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

Grand Teton Council

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

Boy Scout Antler Sales Set Record

Antlers 2013

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

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  • Wyoming Law Enforcment To Particpate In Interstate Challenge - July 30, 2014
    Wyoming motorists will notice an extra law enforcement presence when driving on two of the country’s most highly traveled and dangerous interstates during a four-day enforcement campaign in early August.  The Wyoming Highway Patrol and law enforcement officials in 14 other states are joining together with a goal of zero deaths on Interstates 94 and […]
  • Mead Receives Endorsement Of Former Presidential Candidate - July 30, 2014
    Governor Mitt Romney announced his endorsement of Matt Mead’s re-election bid. “I’m honored to have Governor Romney’s endorsement,” said Governor Mead. “His support means a great deal to me in great part because of his leadership and integrity. As a former Governor, Mitt understands the importance of State leadership.  Wyoming has had to push back […]
  • Wyoming Lottery Releasing Names Of Lottery Retailers - July 30, 2014
    With the Aug. 24 launch of Powerball® and Mega Millions® ticket sales less than a month away, the Wyoming Lottery has started releasing the names of the retailers it has approved so far. The Lottery’s goal is to have a maximum of 450 to 500 ticket-selling locations statewide. To find the nearest WyoLotto™ location, residents can […]
  • State American Legion Baseball Previews [AUDIO] - July 30, 2014
    The AA and A State American Legion baseball tournaments begin today (Wednesday).  The AA tourney will be in Gillette, while the A championships will be played at Cowboy Field in Laramie. Just five teams will be in the AA bracket that will follow a double elimination format.  And with just a five-team bracket, a team […]

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