Three key bills for Teton County have seen all three readings in the House of Representatives and have been referred to the Senate for action. Representative Ruth Ann Petroff says the “Transfer of State Lands Bill,” the “Energy Improvement Program Bill,” and the “City/County Consolidation Bill” … Continue Reading
Grand Teton National Park is hosting a public scoping meeting to discuss plans to preserve or restore various historic structures within the park. Over the years, the national park’s emphasis has been … Continue Reading
Traffic through the Jackson Hole Airport apparently is not quickly recovering from the recession – but at least it is improving gradually according to the monthly report to the airport board. According to the monthly enplanement/deplanement report, the number of those catching flights out of the valley … Continue Reading
The Wyoming Department of Transportation has scheduled a closure of Teton Pass for Tuesday at 3:00am for avalanche control. Snow slides that reach the highway may prolong the closure and deteriorating weather conditions may force an earlier closure. Highway travelers and backcountry users are being advised to plan accordingly.
Two Wyomingites have already died as the result of this year’s flu season. While not much has been heard about flu season so far this year, the Wyoming Department of Health says there has been a significant increase in influenza reports in just the last couple weeks. Health officials say … Continue Reading
A Colorado Springs, Colorado man remains in intensive care at an Idaho Falls hospital after a snowmobiling accident in Teton County, Idaho Friday. 78-year-old Roy McClendon had been snowmobiling … Continue Reading
More than 370 Special Olympics Wyoming athletes, coaches and partners from all over the Cowboy State will converge on Jackson Hole tomorrow for this year’s Winter Games competition. Teams competing in this year’s games … Continue Reading
The “Transfer of State Lands” bill authorizing completion of the sale of state land inside Grand Teton National Park to the federal government cleared the Wyoming House Friday with a vote of 46 to 11 and is on its way to the Senate. The bill’s sponsor, Representative Ruth Ann Petroff says … Continue Reading
Yellowstone National Park has begun looking at ways it might improve the Bechler Area located in the park’s remote southwest corner. Other than US Highway 191 which skirts the western boundary of Yellowstone, the Bechler Area … Continue Reading
Not As Warm With A Few Showers And Thunderstorms Today - September 19, 2014 Scattered showers will be possible in central and southern Wyoming this morning into early afternoon as a weak cool front continues to push through the state. Higher pressure will then build over the region this afternoon and evening, but some lingering moisture and daytime heating could trigger a few hit or miss thunderstorms in southern […]
Be a geek — make a gear checklist - September 19, 2014 You’re miles from home. Heck, you’re even miles from the trailhead. You’re sitting in hunting camp, and you’re ready for the hunt that’ll start the next morning. You have your rifle. Your skinning knife’s on your belt. Your license is in your back pocket. Your cartridges are … uh, oh. They’re sitting on the seat […]
Cody Man Commits Suicide - September 18, 2014 A 41-year-old Cody man killed himself with a pistol following a fight with his fiancé on Wednesday night. The Cody Police Department reports that Thad Deuter shot himself in the head in his backyard following a domestic dispute shortly after 8 p.m. At this time, authorities are not releasing additional information and the investigation is […]
Lummis Votes Against President’s Plan to Arm and Train Syrians - September 18, 2014 The U.S. House passed two amendments on Wednesday to the continuing resolution to fund government which authorize the President’s plan to arm and train approved Syrian rebel groups to defend against groups like ISIS. Wyoming Representative Cynthia Lummis voted against the measures, citing the lack of an end goal in the President’s plan. “After waiting […]
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