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Yellowstone Opening On Time

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Under sequestration, the entrances to Yellowstone National Park were to open two weeks late.  However, Spokesman Al Nash says help from Wyoming Department of Transportation plows at the East and South Entrances thanks to donations from tourism interests in the gateway communities and a little help from Mother Nature the entrances will all open on time. Now, the West Entrance will open on Friday.  Because they ended up with … Continue Reading

Grizzly Bear Scientists Meet In Jackson

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The Yellowstone Ecosystem Subcommittee of the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee will be in Jackson this week to hold its spring meeting which is to include reports on the estimation of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem grizzly bear population and issues relating to future management. The Yellowstone ecosystem grizzly bear recovery area includes … Continue Reading

Income Tax Deadline Today

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This is the day that everyone needs to have their income taxes filed if they have not filed for an extension – and in Jackson, that means any tax returns being mailed must be to the post office downtown by 5:00 pm.  Postmaster Jennifer Grutzmacher says both the drop boxes outside and inside the post offices … Continue Reading

Joint Judiciary Committee Here Next Month

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The Wyoming Joint Judiciary Interim Committee plans to meet in mid-May in Teton Village to receive information and updates concerning jury pool selection, the 24/7 sobriety program, controlled substances and a variety of other issues. Co-chairman Keith Gingery explains that meetings like this one enable the committee to … Continue Reading

START Bus Barn Moves Forward

START Bus

There’s a lot of work to be done between now and when ground is broken in August for the new START bus barn in Jackson.  The Town and County elected gave the nod for the project to move ahead during their joint meeting Wednesday. START Director Michael Wackerly says … Continue Reading

Website Established For Brokers

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Bridger Teton National Forest has now created a website where Real Estate Brokers nationwide may respond to the request for quotes to list the 10 acres of land at the Forest’s administrative site in north Jackson.  Acting Forest Supervisor Cheryl Probert says after market analysis for the Jackson property, the Bridger-Teton decided to … Continue Reading

Bicycle Paths Begin Seasonal Openings

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It is time to haul out the bicycles and get them tuned up for the season.  Friends of Pathways points out that already, most of the town and county pathways have been plowed and swept by the Parks and Recreation staff. Community Brooms are also installed at many intersections of the pathways and roads for … Continue Reading

Severe Weather Week Planned

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Next week marks the National Weather Service’s “Severe Weather Awareness Week,” and in Wyoming, weather and emergency management officials are urging residents to know the risks, assess their communication capabilities and be prepared to alert their neighbors if necessary.  Severe Weather Meteorologist Chris Jones points out that … Continue Reading

Farmers Market Applications Posted

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The Jackson Hole Farmers Market on Town Square has now posted the 2013 vendor applications on their website. Additionally, organizers say they expect to post the non-profit application later this week.  There are also new requirements for … Continue Reading

Forest Seeks Broker For Land

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The future of the 10-acres of Forest Service land at the North Cache Administrative Site in Jackson is still uncertain.  Now, says Spokesperson Mary Cernicek, the Forest will advertise for Real Estate Brokerage Services seeking a Request for Quotes over the next 30 days.  The successful Broker will … Continue Reading

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  • 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 […]
  • Body of Overdue Hiker Found in Grand Teton National Park - July 23, 2014
    The body of an overdue hiker was discovered Tuesday afternoon near the mouth of Cascade Canyon in Grand Teton National Park. Park officials report that Will Cornyn, 36, of San Francisco, Calif. was found below a steep cliff band near Inspiration Point. Cornyn had been reported overdue by his girlfriend on Monday when he did […]
  • Wyoming Sees Increase in Whooping Cough - July 22, 2014
    With continued growth in reported pertussis (whooping cough) cases this year, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is encouraging awareness of the disease and vaccination to help protect vulnerable residents, especially infants. Forty-three pertussis cases have been reported to WDH so far this year, compared to a total of 76 in 2013, 59 in 2012, […]
  • Digital age flattens the learning curve - July 22, 2014
    If you’re thinking you want to get some photographic evidence of the time you spend outdoors, now’s a great time to buy a camera. The prices on digital cameras has fallen a lot since I started shooting, and there are some fantastic cameras out there for very decent prices. I’m not a big fan of […]

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