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
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
Don’t lose your vision in the woods - October 21, 2014 I don’t have good eyes. Had I been born a hundred years ago, there would have been no help for me. Glasses can’t help me, so I’d have blind. I have to wear a special kind of contact lens, which wasn’t available in the days of Davey Crockett and Daniel Boone. But through the miracle […]
Hunters must be conservationists first - October 20, 2014 As hunters, it’s our responsibility to take care of the critters we hunt, as well as those we don’t. We have to obey the game laws. Police ourselves to be sure others respect the wildlife. And even offer suggestions to the Game and Fish Commission when we think there are better ways to ensure that […]
Quiet & Mainly Settled Weather Expected - October 17, 2014 High pressure will build over the area today, which will keep skies sunny to mostly sunny and conditions mainly dry. Winds will also stay light to breezy and no significant gusting is expected. Temperatures become a touch cooler statewide, but will be closer to average. Daytime highs will be in the 50′s across the mountain […]
Wish list season is upon us again - October 17, 2014 Late October is a bad time of year for me. If I were independently wealthy, it wouldn’t be so bad. But I’m not. I’m a journalist, so it’s a little painful. It’s rough because this is when the Christmas catalogs start hitting the mailbox, and they’re chock-full of gear I wish I had. From the […]
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