Olga Pastukhova, Bank of the West Branch Manager has been presented Jackson Hole’s “Golden Spur” award after her efforts rescued a visiting Alabama couple after their credit card was compromised. The couple, identified only as Johnny and Martha, were concluding their third visit to Jackson Hole from Alabama when they were alerted that … Continue Reading
St. John’s Medical Center has established a new support group for cancer patients and survivors. Facilitated by social worker Sharon Walls and cancer survivor Carol Poole, the support group is open to all cancer survivors, cancer patients, caregivers, and family members. The cancer support group provides … Continue Reading
Two men living in Jackson have been convicted of illegal re-entry to the United States after previously being deported. They were fined and briefly jailed, and now face deportation once again. 22 year-old Jose Alonso Bedolla-Vasquez and 27 year-old Mariano Flores-Sosa were arrested early this week in Jackson and will be returned to Mexico after being released from jail in ten days.
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is asking gray wolf hunters to take a few minutes and participate in an online survey regarding the 2013 gray wolf harvest. Spokesman Ray Hageman says nearly 1900 surveys are also being mailed to those who held gray wolf hunting licenses. Those surveys, he says … Continue Reading
The federal government is forecasting cheaper gasoline prices over the next two years. Jonathan Cogan of the US Energy Information Administration says oil production over the next two years is expected to grow to its highest level since the early 1970s. He says oil output increased by 1 million barrels per day in 2013…and is expected to repeat that growth rate during 2014… according to the new forecast from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. U.S. crude oil production is forecast to … Continue Reading
The state wants to know how human activity is affecting the air quality in Afton. To that end, Wyoming’s Department of Environmental Quality – Air Quality Division has begun operating a Mobile Beta Attenuation Monitor trailer in Afton. That unit houses … Continue Reading
More than 300 Wyoming Special Olympic athletes, coaches and chaperones from throughout Wyoming will once again converge on Jackson Hole early next month for the 2014 winter games. The Winter Games provide one of the five main state competition events held during the year for Special Olympians. Opening ceremonies will … Continue Reading
The most recent avalanche victim who died Tuesday while skiing out-of-bounds near Vail , Colorado had ties to Jackson Hole. 24 year-old Tony Siebert, grandson of Vail Founder Peter Siebert, was a former Jackson Hole Ski and Snowboard Club coach. Siebert had been … Continue Reading
The Town of Jackson is considering the annexation of property across from Shervin’s Independent Oil and extending south to South Park Loop Road later this month. During its December 2nd meeting, the Jackson Town Council found that an annexation request of approximately 5 ½ acres adjacent to Highway 89 south of the Highway 22 intersection along with … Continue Reading
With the twelve days of Christmas behind us now, more and more Jackson Hole residents are un-trimming their homes and looking to dispose of their Christmas trees. Teton County Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling has two sites established for the dropping off of … Continue Reading
Cramming for hunting - August 20, 2014 My kids aren’t involved in all the things a kid can take part in, but they still keep my wife and me pretty busy. With the activities they do, though, combined with all the commitments Amy and I have, summer sort of got away from us. Now it’s fall, and that means getting the kids […]
Cowgirls Picked Fifth In MW-Kirby First Team - August 19, 2014 The Wyoming volleyball team was selected to finish fifth, as the Mountain West announced the 2014 preseason volleyball poll and all-conference team on Tuesday morning. The voting panel consisted of the league’s 11 head coaches. Defending league-champion Colorado State was chosen as the favorite to win the 2014 MW regular-season title. The Rams collected seven […]
Bigger trucks aren’t always better - August 19, 2014 I recently had the rare opportunity to test a compact and a full-size pickup pretty much head-to-head. Going into it, I was pretty sure there was nothing the compact version could offer that I would like more than the full-size truck. But the Nissan Frontier, despite its size, is no less truck than the Nissan […]
First Lottery Ticket Will Be Sold In Sheridan - August 18, 2014 The Wyoming Lottery today announced that the first lottery ticket will be purchased at noon on Sunday, Aug. 24 by Mary Ogg at the Holiday Station, located at 936 Brundage Road in Sheridan. Ogg was chosen randomly from among the more than 27,000 entrants in a giveaway the Lottery created to promote its upcoming launch. […]
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