Members of Teton Interagency Fire are meeting this week for refresher sessions as they renew their certifications to fight wildfires. Bridger Teton National Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says topics discussed are critical for … Continue Reading
Wyoming Governor Matt Mead told those attending a town hall meeting in Jackson Saturday morning that the state is drafting a letter to the Department of Interior voicing concern over the curtailment of services to the traveling public at the national parks in the state. Mead says the letter being drafted … Continue Reading
The Wyoming Department of Transportation has awarded the Yellowstone Business Partnership a $145,155 public transportation grant to help connect national park gateway towns under its “Linx Bus in Yellowstone” transit service, set to operate between June 4th and September 30th. Yellowstone Business Partnership officials say … Continue Reading
The Jackson Police Department Saturday will partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration and Smith’s Food and Drug on a nationwide prescription drug “Take-Back” initiative in hopes of preventing increased pill abuse and theft. Rates of prescription drug abuse in the U.S. are … Continue Reading
Governor Matt Mead told those attending a town hall meeting in Jackson Saturday morning that he intends to submit a flat, or nearly flat budget next month for the state’s agencies to consider as they plan their expenditures for the year ahead. Mead told the group of town, county and agency leaders that … Continue Reading
Representatives of United Airlines told officers of Jackson Hole Air that they were very pleased with the success they saw this past winter in Jackson Hole, and are willing to explore expanding the service to other markets that would make sense to continuing that success. Mark Barron, who serves as the vice chairman of Jackson Hole Air says … Continue Reading
Construction of a 30,000 square foot Wyoming Army National Guard readiness center near Star Valley High School, in Afton, will replace a 1950′s built complex and provide Lincoln County with key structures in case of a disaster. Lt. Col. Guy Beaudoin says the town of Afton, Lincoln County, and the Wyoming Military Department have … Continue Reading
The Jackson Hole High School Band last week earned a Superior rating at the Wyoming Music Educators’ Southwest Music Festival. Band Director Pete Closson took the group to Lyman last Thursday to compete in the event. This marks the first time since 1998 that the band has enjoyed such an accomplishment. The rating of Superior is the highest a performing group can earn at such a music festival.