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Police Seek Public’s Help Halting Graffiti

May 13, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The Jackson Police Department has recently found itself dealing with a number of vandalism cased involving graffiti.  Police Lieutenant Cole Nethercott says these incidents have resulted in thousands of dollars in damage to both public and private property, and has negatively … Continue Reading

Trash Fees Increasing

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Teton County Commissioners last week approved a 10% increase in the tip fee for landfill-bound solid waste at the Trash Transfer Station.  Effective July first, the tip fee for landfill-bound municipal solid waste will increase from … Continue Reading

Local Police Join In Honoring Fellow Officers

May 13, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Jackson Police will be joining in the observance of National Police Week for 2013 this week, and Peace Officer Memorial Day May 15th.  Jackson Police Officers will participate in honoring their peers by … Continue Reading

County Plagued By Errant Fire Calls

Most of us remember the story of the little boy who cried “wolf.”  And while intentions are of the sincerest nature, errant calls about neighbors’ legal burning during burn week – or even a back yard barbeque as was the case a couple years ago – can be quite damaging to the system.  She urges people to do some investigation before … Continue Reading

Beware of Ticks

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It is that time of year again when Teton County residents enjoying outdoor activities may pick up some nasty hitch-hikers:  ticks.  Teton County Public Health Response Coordinator Tammy Marshall points out that diseases often transmitted by infected ticks include … Continue Reading

Sales Tax Eyed for Online Merchants

May 9, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Those who shop online in Jackson may find themselves paying a little more in the future for the items they buy there.  The US Senate Monday passed Senator Mike Enzi’s “Marketplace Fairness Act” which seeks to help level the playing field between local and online retailers by requiring the online retailers to … Continue Reading

Airport Business Report Revised

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Initial statistics from Jackson Hole Airport for last month’s business was in error, and revised statistics have now been issued.  Travelers through the airport did not decline last month when compared with the same month last year as first reported.  According to the revised report to the airport board, … Continue Reading

Jackson Battles Surge In Graffiti

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The Jackson Police Department is wrestling with the growing problem of graffiti in the community.  In a news release posted this week, they point out that the cost of graffiti vandalism nationally is estimated to be more than $15-billion.  Furthermore, graffiti is often associated with … Continue Reading

Valley To Spruce Up Saturday

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Jackson Hole’s 45th Annual Spring Clean-Up Day takes place Saturday. Each spring Jackson Hole non-profit organizations, businesses, Wyoming Adopt-A-Highway agencies, and hundreds of volunteers hit the streets and highways throughout Jackson Hole with garbage bags in hand to … Continue Reading

Chamber Awards Its Golden Spur

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The Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce Membership Committee has announced that the Golden Spur was presented to Kelly Champlain, Chief Engineer of Homewood Suites by Hilton, at the Business Over Breakfast last week. The Chamber says Kelly has a reputation for consistently exhibiting extraordinary customer service and community spirit. Kelly will receive a prize package of gifts from supporters of exceptional customer service in Jackson Hole – The Blue Lion, Judge Roy Bean’s Old Time Photos, the Homewood Suites by Hilton or Lexington Inn & Suites, Jackson Bootlegger, and LOCAL.

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  • If you’re going to hunt rabbits, this is your year - October 2, 2014
    The rabbit populations in the state are going crazy. I have a degree in zoology, so I feel I’m qualified to estimate the number of cottontails hopping around Wyoming. My best estimate is zillions. OK, so maybe my methods for determining the rabbit numbers aren’t exactly scientific. But there are a lot of ‘em. There […]
  • Colder Today With Rain Showers And Mountain Snow - October 1, 2014
    A cold front and weather system will push through the state of Wyoming early today.  Scattered rain showers will be possible statewide across lower elevations, but the best chance will be in northern and southeastern Wyoming.  Rain showers could become heavy at times, especially in southeastern parts of the state in the afternoon and evening.  […]
  • Today’s a big day for hunters in Wyoming - October 1, 2014
    If you’re really serious about hunting, you’re probably not listening to this. Depending on where you are in the state, the sun’s either up already or sunrise isn’t far away. If you’re a die-hard hunter, you’re probably already hunkered down in a field waiting for the geese to come in, out in the timber trying […]
  • Not all bad news in judge’s decision to relist wolves - September 30, 2014
    U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson handed down a ruling last week that removed wolves from Wyoming control and put them back under the protection of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. That ruling put an end to hunting wolves anywhere in the state, whether they’re in the trophy game area in the northwestern corner […]

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