A nest-box building project for Great Grey Owls under the supervision of Craighead Beringia South has earned Girl Scout Troop 1713 of Jackson their Bronze Award Monday. The building of the nests will help in … Continue Reading
The National Park Service Visitor Use Statistics Office has released the attendance figures for September in Grand Teton National Park. The report shows a 3.7% increase in recreational visits for the month, just slightly fewer than the record September attendance in 2010. Combined with those … Continue Reading
Star Valley romped over Jackson Friday night in the final regular season football game of the season. The Broncs limped away with a 56 to 6 loss, but still will participate in the post-season playoffs. That competition begins Friday with fourth seeded Jackson facing top seeded Douglas in the first game of the playoffs. Meanwhile, the Lady Broncs head to volleyball playoffs Thursday night facing Torrington. Jackson is number two seed in the western 3A division while Torrington is third in the eastern part of the state.
Bridger-Teton National Forest Friday received concurrence from the Regional Office that the Forest Supervisor’s Office and the Jackson Ranger District Office is to be renovated and new facilities constructed at the Jackson Administrative Site in downtown Jackson, rather than relocating it. Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says the final decision was made jointly by … Continue Reading
Grand Teton National Park Superintendent Mary Gibson Scott has announced she will be retiring from the National Park Service November 8th. This marks the end of a 33-year career in the park service for Scott. Scott says she and her husband, Roger plan to stay in Jackson, be involved in the community and generally enjoy the area. As Superintendent, Scott says she has not been able to … Continue Reading
The American Red Cross of Wyoming has announced it has closed the Bridger-Teton branch of the Red Cross and will seek to address the needs of all of Northwest Wyoming from its Cowboy Branch office in Worland, 246 miles away. The Bridger Teton Chapter had served this area continuously since 1917. Red Cross of Wyoming Executive Director Spencer Pollock says … Continue Reading
Five hunt areas are closed now as the 2013 wolf hunting season in Wyoming continues. The quota of three wolves was recently met in area three located north and west of the North Fork of the Shoshone River outside Yellowstone National Park. Two of the four other hunt areas that are closed are … Continue Reading
Governor Matt Mead met with several key leaders from industry and government during his trade mission to South Korea and Taiwan. Mead has just returned from those visits. Both South Korea and Taiwan have potential to expand benefits to Wyoming’s top three industries, energy, tourism and agriculture. Governor Mead focused on … Continue Reading