It was a successful weekend for Jackson Hole High School’s Nordic ski team who returned from state competition in Cody this weekend with a solid wins for both the boys and girls teams. The boys accumulated … Continue Reading
In weekend hockey, the Jackson Hole Moose suffered two losses against Denver here in Jackson: 5 to 4 Friday and 7 to 3 Saturday. The Moose were able to get off many more shots on the goal than Denver, but just couldn’t get by their Goalie who is considered one of the best in the league.
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
Jackson Hole’s Snow King Mountain Resort yesterday revealed to the public some of their plans for future development of facilities on Snow King Mountain as submitted to the US Forest Service. The proposal includes an additional ice rink at the events center, a gondola up the face of the King, a half pipe and terrain park and a possible conference and restaurant facility on the summit. Bridger-Teton National Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek explains, however … Continue Reading
With more severe winter weather being experienced in Jackson Hole during recent weeks, more elk have moved onto the National Elk Refuge feed grounds. In cooperation with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, the refuge staff counted 8296 elk on feed. By comparison, more than 2000 fewer elk were on feed at the refuge last year. Biologist Eric Cole says … Continue Reading
WinterFest week in Jackson Hole wraps up this weekend with several activities including the second annual ski jouring competition south of town. Event Chairman Lou Scarlett says the Jackson Hole Shriners who put the event on anticipate about thirty teams this year. He says, “We’re expecting more powerful teams coming out of Colorado, Utah, Idaho, and we’ll get some from Montana as well – it’s sounding like … Continue Reading
Jackson’s oldest celebration, the ‘49er Ball (now in its 118th year) features some serious “boot-scootin’” Saturday night complete with a live band, silent auction, a queen and a costume contest. There is also a grand prize of $1000 with the purchase of a ticket. The event originally was begun to help fight cabin fever in Jackson Hole in the late 1800’s, but now serves as a fundraiser for the local eye-care program supported by the Jackson Hole Lion’s Club. The event is at the Virginian Convention Center beginning at 8:00 pm with dance lessons one hour before.
A 17 year old Jackson Hole High School Student has been arrested under suspicion of being involved with the posting of a threat of a shooting to take place Friday at the school. Undersheriff Bob Gilliam told a news conference Thursday evening that the case was being handled as a criminal investigation. He explained that the young man was connected to … Continue Reading
Work on the Moose-Wilson Corridor Comprehensive Management Plan in Grand Teton National Park is moving forward with two steps having been completed now. Earlier this week, the National Park Service received the findings of an independent Road Safety Audit from the Western Federal Lands Highway Division of the Department of Transportation which Park Spokesperson Jenny Anzelmo-Sarles says will … Continue Reading
A bill to increase the speed limit on some Wyoming highways to 80 miles per hour is not expected to speed through the legislature to passage now that it has been submitted for debate. Proponents argue that the new limit would save time, and those states that have already introduced the higher speed have seen … Continue Reading
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