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Lodging Tax Goes Down

February 27, 2019

House Bill 66 that would have established a state-wide lodging tax was soundly defeated on third reading this week in the Wyoming Senate. The bill sought a 5% tax on lodging with 3% of that …

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Gas Drops

February 25, 2019

Gasoline prices continue to fall in Jackson Hole, defying the national trend. Amerine Woodyard of the Energy Information Administration in Washington D.C. says the national average for a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline has risen …

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Free Solo Wins Oscar

February 24, 2019

Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi  captured the feat of Alex Honnold’s climb of El Capitan in Yosemite and were recognized at he 91st Oscars in Hollywood on Sunday for the Best Documentary Feature for the …

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Park Numbers Strong

February 21, 2019

Visitor statistics show Wyoming’s two iconic national parks have started of the year with strong visitation. Yellowstone National Park reports a 5.2% increase in overall visitation for January, and a 16% increase for recreational visits …

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Saturday Is ‘Moose Day’

It is that time of year again when local volunteers join forces with wildlife biologists from the national forest, national park and game and fish department to count the moose living in and around Jackson …

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Potential Ozone Health Concerns Explained

March 25, 2019

  With recently heightened concern about ozone in the Upper Green River Basin area, a Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) official is explaining potential health effects linked to higher ozone levels.   Current information on ozone levels …

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County Residents Givers

A recent study by financial technology company SmartAsset set out to find where people are donating the most money. The study measured how much people donate as a percentage of their net income, and the proportion of …

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Elk Feeding Suit Brought

March 19, 2019

A conservation coalition has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today, asking a judge to order the agency to issue a plan to phase out elk feeding on the Jackson Hole National Elk …

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