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Skier Killed in Sun Valley

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Authorities in Blaine County Idaho confirmed that a skier was killed at the resort earlier today. The unidentified man collided with a tree on Bald Mountain around 11am Wednesday. The accident is under investigation.

Senate Education Bills Move On

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Senator Leland Christiansen says while a bill that would have sought to end teacher tenure did not pass out of the Senate Tuesday, Senate Files 70 and 146 dealing with education and teacher accountability did see passage and … Continue Reading

Saving The Ski Area

Could the Snow King Mountain Operations truly become a community-operated recreation center?  Jackson Town Council spent some time discussing those options during yesterday’s town council meeting.  Snow King Resort has suggested it might have to divest itself … Continue Reading

Bills Down To The Wire

Wyoming has had a certain amount of success attracting movie producers to the state with a film industries financial incentives package which is due to sunset this year.  Representative Ruth Ann Petroff says there is a move this session to continue … Continue Reading

Wait And See With Bison

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Participants in the Interagency Bison Management Plan have suspended plans to ship bison to slaughter from Yellowstone National Park until a federal district judge rules on a challenge filed by wildlife advocates last week.  Park Spokesman Al Nash says about 380 bison were hazed into the Stephens Creek facility … Continue Reading

Weather Delays Investigation

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A winter storm in southeastern Wyoming has delayed the investigation into last week’s shooting in Teton County that left a 19-year-old Jackson man hospitalized with a shoulder injury.  Clancy Shaffer suffered the wound when he says he was accosted … Continue Reading

DUI Bill Tested In Senate

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A bill intended to strengthen Wyoming’s DUI laws sponsored by Teton County Representative Keith Gingery appears headed for an up-hill battle in the Senate.  The bill would essentially eliminate a drunken driver’s right to … Continue Reading

Sheep Tested For Pneumonia

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has begun a research project on bighorn sheep in the Jackson Region beginning with the radio collaring of ten bighorn ewes in an effort to learn more about herd health and migration patterns.   Samples for laboratory analysis were also collected when the GPS collars were … Continue Reading

Boards Consider Appointments

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Members of the Jackson Town Council and Teton County Commission last night selected a contractor to redesign the intersection where Pearl and Flat Creek meet Broadway in East Jackson.  Mayor Mark Barron says the intersection there has over the years … Continue Reading

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  • Know how to defend yourself from a bear attack - April 24, 2014
    I hope you know what to do to avoid having a bad encounter with a bear. But do you know what to do if an encounter is unavoidable? If you’re wandering around the woods, doing everything you should do to keep from startling a bear, chances are you won’t see one. But even the best […]
  • Rep. Lummis Announces Re-Election Bid - April 23, 2014
    U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis announced her re-election bid on Wednesday in Cheyenne. Lummis said she wants a fourth term representing Wyoming in Congress so she can work to reduce the federal government’s role in the Cowboy State. “The federal government cannot do better for Wyoming, than Wyoming can do for itself,” Lummis said. “So part […]
  • Wyoming Veterans Asked to Complete Survey - April 23, 2014
    Wyoming veterans and family members are encouraged to complete a short online survey regarding Wyoming veteran benefits and services, which is located at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WYOVET2014. The Wyoming Veterans Commission is updating their strategic plan and surveying Wyoming veterans and family members is an important part of that process. The survey, which only takes a few minutes to complete, is focused on […]
  • Wyoming Head Coach Recaps Spring Football Practice [AUDIO] - April 23, 2014
    The Wyoming Cowboys wrapped up spring practice last Saturday afternoon in Laramie.  And if you asked head coach Craig Bohl, he would tell you he wants 15 more practices this spring.  That’s not because of poor practicing by the Cowboys, but more so that he can get to know his team even better and get […]