The Snake River Fund has provided help to the Star Valley Search and Rescue Team in the form of water gloves and funds to repair one of its rafts. Star Valley Search and Rescue is an important player in Lincoln County and Jackson Hole-area river emergencies, responding to an estimated 6 to 18 river-related calls per year. Most of the team’s river-related calls … Continue Reading
Two more men living in Jackson Hole have been arrested and are to be deported after illegally re-entering the United States. 34 year-old Efrain Tzompa-Hernandez and 30 year-old Jose Claudio Ramirez-Fuentes, both of Mexico, were arrested earlier this month and jailed. The Federal District Court handed down a … Continue Reading
The Jackson Bronc basketball teams both split the weekend with wins Friday night and losses Saturday. The boys romped over Mountain View 84 to 46 while the girls bested the buffs 49 to 44. On Saturday, the boys lost to Mountain View 39 to 44 while the girls suffered a tough loss 25 to 54. The Broncs next travel to Star Valley Friday.
The New York St. Nick’s hockey team beat the Jackson Hole Moose 5-3 Friday and 8-5 on Saturday in front of sell-out home crowds, handing the Moose their first two losses of the season. The Moose record moves to 12-2 following the losses to St. Nick’s. The Moose return to the ice at the Snow King Sports and Events Center again on January 31st and February 1st to take the Park City Pioneers.
The number of people catching flights out of Jackson Hole Airport in December was up very slightly, partially making up for a dip seen from 2011 to 2012. However, those arriving increased more appreciably which combined with the previous year’s increase was substantial. Altogether, the report to the airport board shows … Continue Reading
Air service to the East Coast could increase next winter based on the success of this year’s addition of flights between Jackson Hole and both Newark and JFK airports. That’s the word from Airport Manager Ray Bishop who says this year shaped up as a banner year at the Jackson Hole facility with 7% growth in the number of passengers served over 2012. Bishop says the Newark and JFK flights … Continue Reading
The Wyoming Supreme Court yesterday heard arguments in the case of an environmentalist denied access to state records related to endangered species protection for grizzly bears. Robert Aland sought records that supported the conclusion that Yellowstone grizzly population is healthy enough to be removed from protection as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. He had been denied on the grounds that … Continue Reading
Sunday marked the final day for bison hunting on the National Elk Refuge in Jackson Hole. Preliminary estimates from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department place the success rate of hunters at 240 bison. Refuge Biologist Eric Cole says if the count proves to be true, … Continue Reading
Teton County’s State Representative Keith Gingery has filed a bill to increase the eligibility age for the Child in Need of Supervision program. Under the proposed legislation for the session beginning next month, Gingery wants the age increased from the current 16, to 17 years old. Gingery explains the bill comes out of … Continue Reading
A state grant was awarded to the town of Jackson this morning to build a natural gas fueling station at a local service station in time for summer tourist season. Mayor Mark Barron and members of the Energy Conservation Works committee met with the State Lands and Investments Board Thursday and made their case for more than … Continue Reading
Simple steps can help you get your goat - September 22, 2014 In Wyoming, antelope hunting is often an afterthought. We tend to focus on elk, and deer are a close second. Not many of us do a whole lot of planning for our antelope hunts. Maybe that’s partly because compared to deer and especially elk, antelope hunting can be pretty easy. As long as you’re not […]
Single Vehicle Rollover Kills Rock Springs Woman - September 19, 2014 A single vehicle rollover on September 11th, at 11:50 p.m., resulted in the 105th highway fatality in Wyoming for 2014. A 2000 Dodge Ram truck was being driven by 54 year old Denise R. Olson of Rock Springs, Wyoming. The Wyoming Highway Patrol reports that the truck was traveling south on WY 530 at mile post 15 […]
Not As Warm With A Few Showers And Thunderstorms Today - September 19, 2014 Scattered showers will be possible in central and southern Wyoming this morning into early afternoon as a weak cool front continues to push through the state. Higher pressure will then build over the region this afternoon and evening, but some lingering moisture and daytime heating could trigger a few hit or miss thunderstorms in southern […]
Be a geek — make a gear checklist - September 19, 2014 You’re miles from home. Heck, you’re even miles from the trailhead. You’re sitting in hunting camp, and you’re ready for the hunt that’ll start the next morning. You have your rifle. Your skinning knife’s on your belt. Your license is in your back pocket. Your cartridges are … uh, oh. They’re sitting on the seat […]
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