(CHEYENNE) Looking for a place to retire? How about Wyoming? The National Institute on Retirement security has ranked the Cowboy State as the nation’s best for future retirees. Governor Matt Mead says the positive ranking recognizes Wyoming’s conservative and forward thinking culture and … Continue Reading
(JACKSON) Jackson Hole High School was hit with another student threat yesterday, leading to another investigation by law enforcement and school officials, and continued tight security at the school. School Superintendent Pam Shea would only term the incident as a “vague threat” which took place at a time in the morning she would not specify. Shea says the message triggered … Continue Reading
(JACKSON) Lower Valley Energy has announced a moderation in the price of propane at the wholesale level will bring a decrease in the price to customers by 9.22¢ per gallon. Prices had increased for propane in January and again the beginning of this month for a total of 88¢ more per gallon. Spokesman Brian Tanabe says the rate reduction … Continue Reading
(JACKSON) The Teton County Library Board is proposing changes to its library fee policy and is seeking public input for their proposal. Under their plan, overdue fines would accrue up to a $3 maximum per item, interlibrary loan fees would increase to … Continue Reading
(JACKSON) The Jackson Police Department is cautioning those seeking a rental property or property for sale to be careful about responding to listings of real estate on websites like Facebook or Craig’s List. Lieutenant Cole Nethercott says the scammers – often-times in foreign countries – list properties they don’t own and offer them for incredible deals. He says that prompts … Continue Reading
(JACKSON) Jackson Police yesterday closed the north entrance to South Park Loop Road from the Maverick gas station to Middle School Road due to rock-fall off of High School Butte. Several cars were struck by rocks but police officials say there were no injuries. At this time, the road has been reopened to traffic. However, town of Jackson Public Works and the Jackson Police Department will continue to assess the stability of the hillside above the road.
(WASHINGTON) Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell yesterday discussed President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget request of $11.9 billion for the Department of the Interior. The 2015 budget allocates funds for efforts to upgrade and restore national parks and other public-land areas, while engaging thousands of youth, and veterans in outdoor activities. Jewell says an additional $30-million dollars has been set aside for … Continue Reading
(JACKSON) Bridger Teton National Forest has issued a public scoping notice for the proposed snowmaking facilities and associated infrastructure at Snow King Mountain Resort in Jackson. Additionally, a conduit to carry fiber optic cable for communications would be … Continue Reading
(REGIONAL) Those gassing up their vehicles in Jackson Hole this week certainly noticed the marked increase in the price per gallon of gasoline at the pumps. Nationally, says Amerine Woodyard of the US Energy Information Administration, the price per gallon remains on a steady increase. She says the U.S. average retail price for regular gasoline rose to … Continue Reading
A total of $11-million in special purpose excise tax issues will be placed before the voters this year following the approval yesterday by the town and county leadership of six issues. Mayor Mark Barron points out that all six issues involve construction of publicly-owned capital construction projects. They include … Continue Reading
Warmer on Friday, But Showers & Thunderstorms Are Expected For Parts of Wyoming - April 18, 2014 Temperatures will be warm today, with highs mostly rising to the 60′s and 70′s statewide (slightly cooler across the western valleys and higher terrain). Expect rain showers and thunderstorms to move into the western third of the state, while the rest of Wyoming see sunshine into this afternoon. Scattered rain showers and pop-up thunderstorms will […]
A lunar eclipse, and me without my camera - April 18, 2014 Monday night, or more accurately early Tuesday morning, there was a total lunar eclipse. And being the experienced nature photographer I am, you’d think I was ready with my camera. But you’d be wrong. The last total lunar eclipse visible in Wyoming was way back in 2009, if I’m not mistaken. So I’ve been looking […]
Enzi Opens Campaign HQ in Cheyenne - April 17, 2014 U.S. Senator Mike Enzi opened his official campaign headquarters in Cheyenne on Wednesday. Wyoming’s senior senator is seeking his fourth term in the Senate. There were rumors last year that Enzi would retire at the end of his current term and he admits it is something he thought about. “Anytime anybody’s getting ready to go […]
Back to normal at the trap range - April 17, 2014 By some strange luck, I shot really well last week in our trap league. But last night, I didn’t do so well. Not even close. The thing about shooting trap is that you’re bound to have good rounds once in a while. Those good nights give you hope that you’re improving. For some people, that […]
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