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Gary Moore Dies

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Former Thin Lizzy guitarist  star Gary Moore has died in Spain. He was 58.

According to the Irish Times website, The Belfast-born musician was found dead in his hotel room in the Costa Del Sol city of Estepona early in the morning. An autopsy was scheduled.

Moore was a member  Skid Row and later brought into Irish rock band Thin Lizzy, best known for “The Boys Are Back in Town.”

Moore had a number of solo albums including the 1990 “Still Got the Blues”. He also appeared with the Traveling Wilburys Vol. 3 album.

Broncs Lose Powell- Split Cody

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The weekend proved to be a rough one for the Jackson Bronc basketball teams as the boys returned with one win out of their two games and the girls came home with none.  Friday’s games were … Continue Reading

Jackson Speechies On Top

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Jackson Hole High School Speech Team placed first overall in varsity events among 3A schools at the Natrona County High School “Mustang Classic,”  adding to an already impressive season record. Speech Coach Mark Hauser says the Casper Meet proved to be the largest and most challenging of the year, with … Continue Reading

Streeper Wins IPSSSDR Again

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Blayne “Bud” Streeper from Fort Nelson, British Columbia, won the 2011 International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race with an overall time of 19 hours, 38 minutes, 27 seconds. Streeper also won the IPSSSDR in 2004 and 2010.  Aaron Burmeister from … Continue Reading

Payday Loan Law Fails

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A bill designed to  limit payday loans failed to make it out of the House Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Committee late last week.

Cheyenne’s Rep. Dan Zwonitzer said … Continue Reading

Park Land Sale Passes House

The Wyoming House of Representatives this morning passed the “Transfer of State Lands” bill authorizing completion of the sale of state land inside Grand Teton National Park to the federal government with a vote of 46 to 11.  Legislative authorization was … Continue Reading

Unemployment in Teton County Jumps

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Reports from the Wyoming Department of Employment show  unemployment rate in  Teton County is 8.7% as jobs dropped by -3.5% . Total payroll decreased by … Continue Reading

Land Sale Opposed

The legislation needed to consummate the $107-million dollar sale of lands in Grand Teton National Park to the federal government is experiencing a certain amount of opposition in the House as it struggles through its final readings on the floor.  Representative Mark Semlek of Crook County told members of the House … Continue Reading

Senators Back Wolf Bill

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Wyoming’s US Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso have recently co-sponsored legislation to put states, rather than the federal government in charge of managing wolf populations that pose a threat to livestock and wildlife.  The American Big Game and Livestock Protection Act … Continue Reading

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