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Fire Interests Host Public Meeting

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The Teton Area Wildfire Protection Coalition is updating the Community Wildfire Protection Plan and is seeking public input in that update by hosting an Open House tonight beginning 6:00 pm at the Jackson Hole Middle School. Jackson Hole Fire Chief Willy Watsabaugh says participants will discuss … Continue Reading

Speed Limits To Be Lowered In Jackson

April 17, 2013 State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Jackson Town Council decided Monday night to seek an ordinance to post slower speeds on those streets that traverse the hillside south of town between Flat Creek and Cache Streets.  Mayor Mark Barron explains that the decision comes in response to concerns raised by … Continue Reading

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

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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

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  • Mild With Increasing Winds Today, Colder And More Unsettled This Weekend - November 21, 2014
    High pressure will slowly slide east today, which will cause winds to increase and become strong by this afternoon and evening.  Expect wind gusts between 35 and 50 mph throughout central and southeastern Wyoming.  Otherwise, we will see sunny to mostly sunny skies, mainly dry weather conditions, and near or slightly above normal temperatures.  Daytime […]
  • Shouldn’t my dogs be KEEPING their hair now? - November 21, 2014
    I don’t understand why it’s happening now, when the temperatures are dropping well below zero, but my golden retriever’s blowing her coat. In a big way. And it’s not just her. Our collie’s doing the same thing, and to a much bigger degree. At least the golden has some abilities that allow me to overlook […]
  • Cool And Still Breezy At Times - November 20, 2014
    High pressure will be the main weather feature across much of the state today.  Expect partly to mostly sunny skies, mainly dry weather conditions, and near or slightly above normal temperatures.  Winds, however, could still be breezy to gusty at times.  Expect gusting between 35 and 50 mph across central and southeastern Wyoming this morning […]
  • Don’t commercialize hunting - November 20, 2014
    The state of New Jersey is dealing with a huge whitetail deer overpopulation problem. To get more people to get out and hunt those deer, and hopefully bring the population down to a more manageable level, the state is toying with the idea of allowing the commercial sale of meat from wild deer. It’s a […]

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