The Jackson Hole Center for the Arts is looking to develop the property south of the center’s theater lobby in downtown Jackson for outdoor activities. The Center’s board has wanted to build something on the empty lawn since the center was built which could range from … Continue Reading
The Figure Skating Club of Jackson Hole is hosting its first figure skating competition this weekend at the Snow King Sports and Events Center. Replacing the defunct Jackson Hole Figure Skating Club which disbanded two years ago, The Figure Skating Club of Jackson Hole has been growing and developing with … Continue Reading
The Wyoming Travel Commission has announced Kari Cooper, Executive Director of Jackson Hole Air, is this year’s recipient of the state Lodging and Restaurant Association’s “Big Wyo Award.” In making the announcement, Travel and Tourism Spokesperson Chris Mickey noted that … Continue Reading
Jackson Mayor Mark Barron this week signed a proclamation declaring this year as the community’s centennial year. What few residents there were at the time voted on September 21st, 1914 to incorporate. Plans are only now in the making for this year’s celebration of 100 years, but a newly-formed centennial committee plans a kick-off event next month.
Idaho officials continue to investigate the carbon monoxide leak that killed a Pocatello family late Saturday or early Sunday. Officials continue to investigate the exact cause of the leak but suspect the gas-fired water heater. Here in Jackson Hole, Fire Marshal Kathy Clay says the heavy snows we have been receiving make homes more susceptible to venting failures that can lead to carbon monoxide poisoning. Says Clay: … Continue Reading
Wyoming’s US Senator Mike Enzi together with Senator John Barrasso earlier this month proposed a bill limiting legislation at the national level to single issues, just as Wyoming restricts their legislation. In that way, he says the Congress can limit irrelevant add-ons. During his visit last week to Jackson, Enzi said … Continue Reading
Friday was the deadline for bills in the Wyoming Legislature to pass out of their houses of origin and onto the other side of the capitol. However, Teton County Representative Keith Gingery says nearly 30 bills on General File in the house died Friday when they failed to see action – that, he says, is considerably more than normal. One bill Gingery has been working on that died would have … Continue Reading
Even as the Wyoming State Legislature continues to work out legislation to provide alternative compensation for land in Grand Teton National Park that the Interior Department has agreed to acquire, US Senator Mike Enzi says the delegation in Washington continues its efforts to help persuade the federal government to seize the opportunity. While visiting Jackson Friday, Enzi said … Continue Reading
Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation encountered a bit of a problem last week, but this week efforts are back on schedule for trail grooming around the valley. According to Tim Selke of the Parks and Rec trail grooming program, the groomer slid off Cache Creek Trail in Bridger-Teton National Forest, about … Continue Reading
The Wyoming House of Representatives worked late into the night on Wednesday night working through 83 amendments to the Budget Bill. The major change they made, says Teton County Representative Keith Gingery, was adding over $14 million to community college budgets. He says there also was a substantial change in … Continue Reading
The “new” truck’s going to take some getting used to - September 23, 2014 When my old F-350 died, we knew we couldn’t get much for it. We traded it straight across for a no-frills Chevy Aveo. That wasn’t much of an improvement. For the short time we owned the Aveo, we referred to it as the “Reasonably Priced Car,” because it reminded us of the gutless hunks of […]
Torrington Man’s Body Recovered from Hawk Springs Reservoir - September 22, 2014 The body of James “Jesse” Nelson was recovered from Hawk Springs Reservoir on Saturday by Goshen County Search and Rescue personnel. Wyoming State Parks reports that the 53-year-old Torrington man jumped into the reservoir on September 15 to save an occupant that jumped from his boat into the reservoir for an unknown reason. That person […]
New Miss Wyoming USA Crowned - September 22, 2014 The 2015 Miss Wyoming USA and Miss Wyoming Teen USA Pageants took place Sunday, September 21, at the Casper Events Center in Casper. A large crowd filled the center on Sunday evening for the pageant finals, where the panel of judges selected Caroline Scott of Cheyenne as Miss Wyoming USA 2015, and Payton Sanders of Casper as Miss Wyoming TEEN USA 2015. Both […]
Simple steps can help you get your goat - September 22, 2014 In Wyoming, antelope hunting is often an afterthought. We tend to focus on elk, and deer are a close second. Not many of us do a whole lot of planning for our antelope hunts. Maybe that’s partly because compared to deer and especially elk, antelope hunting can be pretty easy. As long as you’re not […]
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