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Block Saved

August 17, 2019

The Jackson Hole Land Trust together with the Save the Block partners have closed on the real estate deal that will permanently protect the historic buildings, community greenspace, and unique character of the Van Vleck …

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Long List Of Tax Projects Face Voters

August 16, 2019
Sales Tax

Teton County has released the exact wording that will appear on the ballot for November’s Special Purpose Excise Tax election. Voters will be asked to approve any or all of ten projects being proposed to …

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Police Ramping up DUI Patrols

Wyoming police are ramping up patrols for this month’s Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over DUI Campaign leading up to Labor Day weekend. Research shows Wyoming saw an increase of 12.82% in drunk driving fatalities …

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Agencies Warn Hunters Of Fire Danger

August 14, 2019

Last fall, a hunter’s abandoned warming fire ignited the surrounding forest and burned more than 61,000 acres, destroying 58 homes in the Roosevelt Fire south of Jackson. Hot and uncontrolled fall fires, like the Roosevelt, …

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Energy Audit Money Available

Lower Valley Energy has announced available funding to cover 75% of the cost of energy audits for Wyoming businesses and agricultural producers, through the Business Energy Audit Program. The program will evaluate cost-effective technologies to …

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Yellowstone Visitation Numbers In

Yellowstone National Park saw a minor decrease in visitation last month over the same month one year ago. According to the National Park Service Visitor Use Statistics Office, the park hosted 936,062 visits in July …

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Poll Shows Support For Park Repair

August 12, 2019

A new poll commissioned by The Pew Charitable Trusts shows that 82 percent of Americans want Congress to pass legislation to invest up to $1.3 billion per year over five years to address these overdue repairs. …

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Fraud Activity Rolls Through State

August 23, 2019

The Wyoming Department of Health is warning that fraudulent activity by individuals claiming to represent the Community Services Block Grant is targeting Wyoming residents. The Department of Health staff has heard from a handful of …

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Fire Update – Boulder Lake

Type 4 Incident commander, Patrick Tenney, assumed command of the fire at 6:30 this morning.  The fire has been re-named the Boulder Lake Fire in reference to the geographic location of the incident. The fire …

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Burn Planned

August 21, 2019

The Palisades Ranger District on the Caribou-Targhee National Forest is planning to conduct prescribed fire operations in the Fall Creek Basin near Commissary and 4th of July Ridges Thursday. Ignition operations are expected to extend …

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