Rescue Plan Includes Help for Tribes

March 15, 2021

The Department of Interior has listed some of the benefits less talked about from the $1.9-trillion American Rescue Plan signed by President Biden last week. COVID-19 has exacted an especially high toll in Indian Country. …

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Teton County Mask Mandate Approved

March 12, 2021

Teton District Health Officer, Travis Riddell requested a local health order to allow Teton County, WY to keep the mask requirement in place after the State of Wyoming said they would discontinue the statewide mandate …

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Yellowstone Eruption Theory Debunked

Mike Poland is the scientist-in-charge of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. During his monthly update, he debunked the misconception that if Yellowstone were to erupt, it would be Armageddon. In fact, he says, the most common form …

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Education Leaders to Listen

March 9, 2021

The Wyoming State Board of Education will host public listening sessions on Profiles of a Graduate beginning today to identify the knowledge, skills, and attributes students should have when they graduate from high school. Participants …

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Wyoming Unemployment Numbers Dip

Wyoming’s seasonally adjusted unemployment declined a tenth of a percent from December to January. The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported Monday that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell …

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Hansen Honored

March 8, 2021

Recognizing the importance of volunteers to the county’s various boards, the Teton County Board of County Commissioners recognized one volunteer in particular as the Teton County Board Volunteer of the Year for her dedication and …

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Pinedale House Fire

March 7, 2021

Much of the contents and majority of the structure of a Pinedale home were saved by prompt firefighter salvage and suppression activities in the residence last Wednesday. According to a release from Sublette County Unified …

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Millions of Scam Calls Made in Wyoming

The Wyoming Attorney General, along with the Federal Trade Commission and 46 agencies from 38 states and the District of Columbia, have stopped a massive tele-funding operation that has bombarded 67-million consumers with 1.3-billion unsolicited …

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Reduction of Virus Rules in Idaho

The health risk caused by COVID-19 in Eastern Idaho has been reduced to moderate now. Currently, Madison and Teton counties are under Public Health Orders for the mandatory wearing of face coverings. These orders will …

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Scammers Take Billions

March 3, 2021

According to The AARP FraudWatch Network, COVID-19 and the economic downturn have been the perfect storm for scammers. The Federal Trade Commission reported that losses from consumers rose by $1.5 billion in 2020. The uncertainty …

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Gas Prices Up

Jackson Hole Gas Up

If you haven’t noticed, over the past week or so, gasoline prices have shot up significantly. Checking this week’s gasoline survey, the average price of unleaded regular gasoline nationally has climbed by 10¢ to 2.73 …

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Idaho Could Increase Snowmobile Fees

March 2, 2021

The Idaho House of Representatives voted 38-31 in favor of increasing snowmobile fees Monday. House Bill 229 will now go to that state’s Senate. The bill would raise the current snowmobile certificate fee by 7.4% …

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St John’s Adjusts Visiting Times

St. John’s Health has lifted some of the temporary visitor restrictions put in place during the COVID pandemic to reduce transmission and keep patients and staff safe. With the announcement that Teton County has moved …

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Some Restrictions Eased

February 26, 2021

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon and the Wyoming Department of Health have announced the removal of the health order which addresses operations of barber shops, nail and hair salons, tattoo parlors and other personal care services. …

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Virus Risk Level Drops to “Low”

February 25, 2021

The Teton County Health Department has announced that the county has moved into the Yellow or Low Risk Level due to continued improvements in some of the local COVID-19 metrics. Between February 11, 2021 and …

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Owens at Cowboy

Jackson Hole’s Million Dollar Cowboy Bar announced yesterday that Randy Owen, founding member, songwriter and lead singer of the country group, Alabama, will make an extremely rare, scaled-down appearance here on March 18th. This will …

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Vaccine Program Expands

February 22, 2021

The Teton County Health Department has opened registration for people with certain chronic conditions, individuals on Medicaid Community Choice Waivers and developmental disabilities waivers, and those who are caregivers for someone at high risk for …

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