No toll for I-80

April 6, 2021

Once again, a bill to invoke a toll on traffic using I-80 failed to win the approval of Wyoming’s legislators last week. The Joint Transportation, Highways and Military Affairs Committee had filed the bill for …

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Vaccine update for Teton County

March 30, 2021

Teton County Health Department is transitioning to Phase 2 of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution. Beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 9am COVID-19 vaccine appointments for the general public will be released on the Health …

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Moose loose

March 29, 2021
Moose Charges Woman

Wyoming Game and Fish officials are asking residents in Jackson and surrounding communities to be aware and show patience with moose and other wildlife that are currently showing up in developed areas. The Jackson Game …

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Senators seek to delist grizzlies

Senator Cynthia Lummis has introduced the Grizzly Bear State Management Act of 2021 alongside Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming, Senators Mike Crapo and James Risch of Idaho and Senator Steve Daines of Montana. This bill would remove …

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Forest to burn Pinedale piles

The Pinedale Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest has begun pile burning operations in the Sylvan Bay and Skyline Drive areas this week. These piles are from the Skyline Wildland Urban Interface Fuels Reduction …

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Wyoming sues over oil leasing ban

March 25, 2021

The state of Wyoming has filed a lawsuit challenging the de-facto moratorium on oil and gas leasing on federal land issued by President Biden and Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland. The suit asserts that …

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JHMR keeps COVID protocols

March 24, 2021

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort has announced plans to remain open through the scheduled winter season until April 11th, with enhanced health and safety protocols. The resort is requiring face coverings and keeping all health protocols in place …

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Cheney wants expanded beef markets

Wyoming’s US Representative and House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney is calling for rapid action on a bill she introduced entitled the “Expanding Markets for State-Inspected Meat Processors Act of 2021.” Cheney says the economic …

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Teton County Health urges CDC guidelines

March 21, 2021

Yogi Berra was once quoted as saying, “It ain’t over til it’s over.” That’s pretty much the message from Teton County Health Department who encourages businesses and organizations to follow guidelines from the United States …

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Bill to kill death penalty dies

The Wyoming Senate has killed the latest attempt to repeal the death penalty. Bills to repeal the death penalty have come up each of the past several legislative sessions. This year’s measure died Thursday with …

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Vaccine Effort Makes Progress

March 18, 2021

Teton County Public Health is currently taking registration for the Phase 1C group to receive vaccinations now. This group is the largest group in Phase 1. Rachael Wheeler of the health department told members of …

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Teton County Says Follow CDC

Earlier the month. Wyoming Governor’s Mark Gordon said that he would lower restrictions in statewide health orders to allow bars, restaurants, theaters and gyms to resume normal operations beginning March 16. He also said that …

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Gas Price Jumps

Jackson Hole Gas Up

Gasoline prices continued to rise over the past week. Checking this week’s gasoline survey, the average price of unleaded regular gasoline nationally has increased to $2.87 per gallon, while the average of prices in Jackson …

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Drive Sober on St Patrick’s Day

March 16, 2021
State COVID Restrictions Easing

Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day and the Wyoming Highway Patrol urges revelers to remember to preplan and have a sober designated driver before deciding to drink any adult beverages. In years past, drunk-driving crashes tend …

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