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
An early-morning fire in a cabin at Togwotee Mountain Lodge Tuesday heavily damaged the cabin, but the occupants were able to escape uninjured with their belongings. Jackson Hole Fire chief Willy Watsabaugh says units responded from Moran, Jackson and Grand Teton National Park at about 4:00 am, and together the 24 firefighters were … Continue Reading
Responding to pressure from members of the Western Caucus, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has dissolved the National Blueways System. The Secretary’s action also dissolves the National Blueways Committee, which was composed entirely of federal officials and which claimed the authority to unilaterally designate entire river watersheds as “National Blueways.” These designations held the potential to expand the reach of … Continue Reading
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 […]
Warm Through Saturday, Cooler Weather Arrives Sunday - September 26, 2014 High pressure continues to be the main weather feature across much of the state today. Expect abundant sunshine and mainly dry conditions for central and eastern portions of the state, but there could be isolated showers and thunderstorms in far western Wyoming. Temperatures will remain very warm to hot and about 15-20 degrees above average. […]
CSNN High School Football Game of the Week [AUDIO] - September 26, 2014 It’s a chance for a pair of 1A teams to prove themselves on the field. Our Cowboy State News Network high school football game of the week makes a stop at “Yoder Dame” today. Number four Southeast hosts third-ranked Lingle tonight. The Cyclones have owned the series recently, but the Doggers are off to a […]
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