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Accused Bank Robber Convicted

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The man charged with robbing a Jackson bank New Year’s Eve has been found guilty by a Cheyenne jury yesterday. The Jury took a total of 50 minutes to deliberate the fate of 40-year-old Corey Donaldson before they handed down the verdict that he had been guilty of … Continue Reading

Jackson Man Sought In Flaming Gorge

May 3, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
Flaming Gorge

The search continues in the Flaming Gorge Reservoir for a Jackson man whose fishing boat was found earlier this week partially submerged in an area called Jug Hollow.  46-year-old Danny Durante was reported missing over the weekend and became the subject of an intensive search involving … Continue Reading

Beware of Hantavirus

Hantavirus

With clean-up week set for the week ahead, it is not unlikely residents will be heading into their garages, barns or outbuildings to tidy things up after the long winter.  However, they may discover that those areas may have been inhabited by rodents over the past months – and some of those rodents could have … Continue Reading

Bus Service Planned Between Jackson & Riverton

Linx

The Linx transportation cooperative has announced it will inaugurate a Wind River Connection of the regional Linx service, known as the “Purple Line,” which will run between Riverton and Jackson three times each week beginning June 4th. The Wind River Transportation Authority, WRTA, joined the four-state cooperative this year, closing a gap in … Continue Reading

Burn Week Begins Saturday

May 2, 2013 State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
trash burn

You’re cleaning up your yard and have accumulated dead branches, leaves and other excess vegetation.  Beginning Saturday, residents in the Town of Jackson will be allowed to burn those items; provided they contact Jackson’s law enforcement ahead of time.  Of course, those control burns must be … Continue Reading

Health Fair Here Saturday

SJMC

St. John’s annual Community Health Fair will be held Saturday.  The event will be highlighted by more than a dozen free health screenings for adults and children, along with family friendly activities including helicopter tours, plenty of health information and complimentary coffee and snacks. Jackson Hole Fire/EMS will … Continue Reading

Tax Payments Due

May 1, 2013 Jackson Hole, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
property tax

Teton County residents who are paying their property taxes in two payments need to get the second of those payments into the mail soon.  According to the Teton County Treasurer’s office, the second half of the 2012 property taxes is due by the end of next week.  Under the county tax laws, all payments must be either received or postmarked by May 10th to avoid an interest penalty.

Police Collect 10.5 lbs of Unwanted Meds

April 30, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
pills

Jackson police officers in cooperation with the US Drug Enforcement Administration Saturday collected about 10½ pounds of unwanted medications during a national prescription drug “take-back” initiative conducted at Smith’s Food and Drug.  According to Lieutenant Cole Nethercott, … Continue Reading

Jackson Hole High Gets High National Rating

JHHS

The U.S. News & World Report last week released their Best High Schools rankings for 2013 showing Jackson Hole High School as the top in the state.  The report includes comprehensive profiles on more than 21,000 public high schools and rankings of the nation’s 4,805 highest-scoring schools.  The ranking places Jackson Hole High School … Continue Reading

South Entrance Plow Crews Meet

Plows Meet

Wyoming Department of Transportation Foreman Bob Johnston and National Park Service Foreman Kenny Whitman, along with their respective plow crews, greeted each other just south of Grant Village in Yellowstone National Park Monday afternoon as the two crews met.  With the assistance of money raised by the community of Jackson, WYDOT crews achieved their plowing milestone of … Continue Reading

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  • Owners Encouraged to Vaccinate Pets for Rabies - April 22, 2014
    Wyoming State Laboratory scientists are urging owners to have their pets vaccinated against rabies. Virologist Myrna Miller says it’s especially important for pet owners in Laramie and Goshen Counties. “The south central rabies virus strain has been moving into the state of Wyoming from the southern and eastern borders,” reports Miller. “So we’ve have quite […]
  • Statewide Unemployment Dips to 4.0% in March - April 22, 2014
    Wyoming’s unemployment rate continued to fall last month. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported on Tuesday that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 4.2 percent in February to 4.0 percent in March. “If you go back four years ago, unemployment was at 7.5 percent and now it’s at 4.0,” said Senior Economist […]
  • Warm And Windy, With Developing Showers And Thunderstorms - April 22, 2014
    Temperatures will be quite warm and comfortable today, ahead of an incoming low pressure system and cold front.  Along with warmer temperatures, winds will increase across the entire state, turning strong and gusty.  As the cold front pushes into the cowboy state from the west-northwest, clouds thicken and showers and thunderstorms will develop.  There will […]
  • You can’t catch Internet viruses if you turn off the computer - April 22, 2014
    I’m no tech genius, but I think the best way to keep your stuff safe from hackers is to just stay off the Internet and go outside. I might be a little behind on my Internet threats, but I thought I heard something last week about an Internet virus called the Heartbleed virus. I don’t […]