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
What happens when there is a government sector that contains children who need educations but is not served by a school district. US Senator Mike Enzi responded to the situation in Yellowstone National Park where funds used to compensate nearby Montana school districts became prohibited, saying the need is not provided for under Payment in Lieu of Taxes. He says the Payment in Lieu of Taxes is … Continue Reading
The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services is reporting that total unemployment insurance covered payroll in Wyoming increased by $17.5 million, or 0.6% during second quarter 2013. The report goes on that employment rose by 390 jobs and average weekly wage increased by $4. However, … Continue Reading
The Jackson Hole High School Speech and Debate team got back to their winning ways this weekend, winning the 3A division at the Outlaw Classic in Rawlins. Jackson gathered 36 sweepstakes points for the win compared with … Continue Reading
The Jackson Hole Broncs traveled this weekend with the boys bringing back a win and a loss while the girls returned with two losses. On Friday, the Broncs played Mountain View who slipped by the boys … Continue Reading
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
Colder Today With Rain Showers And Mountain Snow - October 1, 2014 A cold front and weather system will push through the state of Wyoming early today. Scattered rain showers will be possible statewide across lower elevations, but the best chance will be in northern and southeastern Wyoming. Rain showers could become heavy at times, especially in southeastern parts of the state in the afternoon and evening. […]
Today’s a big day for hunters in Wyoming - October 1, 2014 If you’re really serious about hunting, you’re probably not listening to this. Depending on where you are in the state, the sun’s either up already or sunrise isn’t far away. If you’re a die-hard hunter, you’re probably already hunkered down in a field waiting for the geese to come in, out in the timber trying […]
Not all bad news in judge’s decision to relist wolves - September 30, 2014 U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson handed down a ruling last week that removed wolves from Wyoming control and put them back under the protection of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. That ruling put an end to hunting wolves anywhere in the state, whether they’re in the trophy game area in the northwestern corner […]
The king of upland game birds is a worthy opponent - September 29, 2014 Ruffed grouse hunters in the parts of the country where the birds are hunted heavily might flush 60 birds in one day, see six, get shots at four and come home with two. They consider that an average day. The birds are not easy to see, even when you know where they are. If you […]
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