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
Windy At Times Today, Unseasonably Mild Through Saturday - October 23, 2014 As high pressure strengthens, warmer air from southwestern portions of the nation will move into the region today. Conditions will also stay mainly dry throughout much of the state, but winds will be strong and gusty. Parts of I-25 (Colorado state line to Casper) and I-80 (Cheyenne to Rawlins) could see gusting as high as […]
My new used truck may be the death of me - October 23, 2014 Not long ago, I brought home a 1994 Ford F-250. It’s not much to look at, but it’s even worse to drive. About the only things it has going for it are that it’s mechanically sound, and it’s technically a vehicle. I’ve named it Clunk, for good reason. When you shift it into either drive […]
Quiet, Seasonal Weather Expected Today - October 22, 2014 High pressure will build over the state of Wyoming today, which will keep skies sunny to mostly sunny and conditions mainly dry. Winds, however, could be strong and gusty today, especially throughout central and southeastern portions of the state. Parts of I-80 (Cheyenne to Rawlins) and I-25 (Colorado state line to Casper) could see winds […]
Estimating range on waterfowl is easy - October 22, 2014 If you’ve done any goose hunting, you’ve probably heard the term “skybusting.” You may know it means shooting at birds that are out of your shotgun’s effective range, but do you know if you’re guilty of it? You can set up your decoys to minimize the risk of shooting at birds when they’re too far […]
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