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
Very Mild And Windy Through Saturday, Cooler On Sunday - October 24, 2014 High pressure will continue to be the main weather feature today and Saturday. Expect minimal cloudiness and mainly dry weather conditions across much of the state. Winds, however, will be strong today with gusts as high as 50 mph across wind prone areas. Temperatures will also stay very mild and about 15 to 20 degrees […]
A hunt with no disasters isn’t as much fun - October 24, 2014 Not long ago, I saw a message on one of the hunting blogs I like to read. The writer wanted hunters to send in accounts of disasters they’d had in the field. I bet he got swamped with emails. Every hunter I know has had at least one calamity in the woods. If you hunt, […]
Windy At Times Today, Unseasonably Mild Through Saturday - October 23, 2014 As high pressure strengthens, warmer air from southwestern portions of the nation will move into the region today. Conditions will also stay mainly dry throughout much of the state, but winds will be strong and gusty. Parts of I-25 (Colorado state line to Casper) and I-80 (Cheyenne to Rawlins) could see gusting as high as […]
My new used truck may be the death of me - October 23, 2014 Not long ago, I brought home a 1994 Ford F-250. It’s not much to look at, but it’s even worse to drive. About the only things it has going for it are that it’s mechanically sound, and it’s technically a vehicle. I’ve named it Clunk, for good reason. When you shift it into either drive […]
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