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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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  • Red Flag Warnings In Effect; Isolated Thunderstorms Possible Across Southeast Wyoming - July 25, 2014
    The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings for parts of central and south-central Wyoming through today.  With drier conditions and breezy to gusty winds, there is an increased risk for initiation and the spread of wild fires.  Temperatures will remain quite warm to hot, with highs in the 80′s to low 90′s for […]
  • Diapers weren’t a magic bullet for staying cool - July 25, 2014
    I promised you yesterday that I’d test a new product to see how well it works to keep you cool when the temperatures climb toward triple digits.   In case you missed it, yesterday I talked about seeing an ad on TV for a new type of training pants. The ad said, and I quote, […]
  • I’ll try anything to stay cool in the summer - July 24, 2014
    I recently saw an advertisement for a product that’s sure to be a big hit with outdoorsmen. Especially those of us who stomp around in the woods when the temperatures climb into the nineties. Last weekend, I found myself sitting in jeans, boots, a long-sleeved shirt and a cowboy hat at Cheyenne Frontier Days. While […]
  • Start honing your archery skills now - July 23, 2014
    Don’t just let that bow sit in the closet or out in the garage all summer. Dust off the case, take the bow out and get some practice. There are dozens of archery ranges around the state where you can practice shooting in the off season. If you don’t know where the one closest to […]

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