Pearl Avenue. Closed Today

July 22, 2020
Street Construction Continues

Continuing construction of Jackson’s Fire House #1 will require the temporary closure of Pearl between Cache and King Streets. The space on the street will be needed for construction equipment and a crane which are …

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Unemployment Drops

Some Re-Opening Begins Monday

Wyoming’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 8.8% in May to 7.6% in June. This decrease in unemployment suggests that Wyoming’s economy continues to recover from the sharp contraction seen in April. State Workforce Service …

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Rabbit Virus Could Spread to Wyoming

July 21, 2020
Wyoming Watercraft Inspections Resuming

Wyoming residents and visitors are being asked to keep a lookout for dead rabbits in residential yards, rural property and other outdoor areas. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is collecting wild rabbit carcasses for Rabbit …

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CWC Soft Reopening

July 20, 2020

Central Wyoming College plans to have a soft reopening for enrollment services beginning today. This soft reopening will have a limited number of CWC enrollment service employees available for face-to-face meetings with students or potential …

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Construction Will Close Hansen

Street Construction Continues

This week, there will be no through vehicle traffic on Hansen between Cache and Willow – there will be local, pedestrian, and bicycle traffic only. Evans is installing sidewalk along Hansen from Cache to King …

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Close Call With Bison in YNP

When you visit Yellowstone National Park, rangers will NOT advise you to play dead if a bison is charging you. However, that’s just what a visitor from Montana did in the Nez Perce Creek area …

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Highway Fatality Near Pinedale

July 16, 2020

A head-on crash US 191 north of Pinedale Tuesday claimed the life of a Colorado man and closed the highway for several hours. The Wyoming Highway Patrol says a 2007 Ford F-150 was traveling northbound …

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Fire Danger High

The fire danger in this part of Wyoming has increased this week. Teton Interagency fire managers announced the fire danger rating has been elevated to High for the Bridger-Teton National Forest, Grand Teton National Park, …

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State Health Orders Extended

July 15, 2020
Teton County Receives Variances

Wyoming’s current public health orders will be extended through July 31stas the state continues to see increasing numbers of COVID-19 cases. Governor Mark Gordon announced that over the past 14 days, Wyoming has averaged 27 …

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Community Council Seeks Scholars

The Community Council of Idaho is offering a scholarship specifically for Hispanic students entering college as freshmen this year. The scholarship is a one-time, $1,000 scholarship that is awarded to nine deserving, low-income high school …

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Volunteers Remove Graffiti

Significant graffiti was discovered 14-miles up Flat Creek on rocks in the Bridger-Teton National Forest, and was removed by a group of volunteers. Thank to their elbow grease, they got the spray paint off the …

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ATV Wreck Claims Sublette County Teen

July 14, 2020

A young Sublette County resident died as a result of an ATV accident Sunday. Sheriff’s officials received a call at approximately 8:20 pm reporting there had been a rollover of a recreational vehicle near the …

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Hanson Street Construction

Evans Construction this week continued building a new sidewalk on the north side of Hansen Ave from Cache St to Redmond St.  This week, Evans will install irrigation sleeves, driveway aprons, subgrade, curb & gutter, …

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Park Rescue Crews Busy Saturday

Grand Teton National Park staff rescued three injured hikers over the weekend.  Teton Interagency Dispatch Center received a call regarding an injured hiker above the three-mile junction on the Surprise/Amphitheater trail on Saturday at about …

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Bridge Work Stops For Now

July 13, 2020
Pass Reopens to Eastbound Trailer Traffic

WYDOT is ceasing work on the Flat Creek Bridge on West Broadway, finishing up phase one Saturday. Work had continued into July due to several issues affecting the schedule including change orders and delayed delivery …

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