Teton County State Representative Keith Gingery was one of those who voted in favor of a last-ditch effort to fund expanded Medicaid benefits in Wyoming. The amendment was proposed to the state’s budget bill to accomplish what was intended in several other bills that failed to win support. The amendment failed on a vote of 27 to 29. Gingery has been a proponent of all the Medicaid expansion efforts.
It is said that the third try is a charm and that’s what Bridger-Teton National Forest officials are hoping for today. Over the weekend, the Teton County Park and Recreation snow groomer became mired in the slushy snow about four miles up Cache Creek which is where it still remains. Tuesday, Forest Service Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says … Continue Reading
Snow accumulations and snow piles have been causing some serious headaches for Teton County Fire/EMS in recent weeks. Fire Marshal Kathy Clay says obscured fire zones where parking is prohibited are not being observed – but they are necessary for firefighters to maneuver the trucks or access the buildings. House identification numbers, she says … Continue Reading
While Jackson Holes gasoline prices remain unchanged, the cost of gasoline nationwide has taken a sharp upturn. Amerine Woodyard of the US Energy Information Administration says the most precipitous increase was in the Gulf Coast region where prices spiked an average of 9.3¢. She says the U.S. average retail price for regular gasoline rose to $3.38 a gallon on Monday — up 7.1¢ from a week ago, based on the weekly price survey by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Closer to home, … Continue Reading
Kudos from the National Center for Disease Control for the state of Wyoming. Dr. Erin Sauber-Schatz at the C-D-C points to efforts in Wyoming as an example of a good program to stem the tide of traffic deaths among young children. Wyoming is one of only two states with a child safety-seat law that requires … Continue Reading
This may not have been the time to venture out for winter travel on forest roads. Bridger Teton National Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says the unseasonably warm weather has left roads soggy, slushy and at times impassable. She says even the trail groomers have been getting mired down. Cernicek says, “We had people sliding off the highway, we had snowmobiles that actually got … Continue Reading
There has been much debate over the use of drones over American soil – and the question actually has made its way this year into the Wyoming Legislature. But the concern does not center on the use of the new spy technology threatening people’s rights to privacy – it has to do with wildlife harassment. House Bill “double-O-30” seeks to … Continue Reading
Jackson Hole has two new Lawyers. The Wyoming State Bar Association recommended Regan Charlton and Laura Gibbs Ethington of Jackson for admission to practice law in Wyoming. An admission ceremony before the Wyoming Supreme Court and the United States District Court for the District of Wyoming will be held this fall for all new admittees. The purpose of the ceremony is to administer the oath of attorney and to admit them to practice before the courts of the state of Wyoming.
The Wyoming Youth Services Association has honored Teton County’s State Representative Keith Gingery as the legislator of the year for his years of service in helping with juvenile justice issues. The Wyoming Youth Services Association is made up of organizations across the State of Wyoming that assist children, including … Continue Reading
An Oklahoma man has disappeared after a trip last December to Jackson Hole. The family of “Koby Minshall launched a nationwide search for the 52 year-old man after his cell phone stopped receiving calls. The family says they have no work information or permanent address for him and have become concerned about his welfare. Minshall was last seen driving a 2000 white Ford F-250 pick-up truck with Oklahoma plates. The family asks that anyone with information about Minshall’s where-abouts call 501-837-1437.
Improving Weather Expected For Friday & Weekend - September 12, 2014 We will see improving weather conditions today and this weekend as our latest cold front moves out of the area and higher pressure builds overhead. However, there could be a few more additional light snow showers in far southeastern parts of the state this morning and visibility could also be reduced at times along I-25 […]
Let’s go … skishing? - September 12, 2014 Many of us in Wyoming have braved the frigid waters of our state in a float tube in order to get into a better position to catch a big fish. But would you consider just jumping all the way in and swimming out to the deep water? Some crazy guy out in New York is […]
Colder Temperatures With Rain And Snow Expected - September 11, 2014 A strong Canadian cold front will continue to push south today, which brings significantly colder and well below average temperatures. Daytime highs in northern Wyoming will stay in the 30′s, 40′s in central and southeastern Wyoming, and lower 50′s in southwest parts of the state. Temperatures today will be around 30 to 40 degrees below […]
Use a decoy to get your goat - September 11, 2014 I don’t think I’d try it during the rifle season, but if your antelope area’s still open to archery only, a decoy might be just the trick you need. After the pronghorns have broken into their harem groups, the bucks get extremely territorial. Just sit back and watch them sometime. If another buck gets anywhere […]
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