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Cancer Survivorship Program at St John’s

September 11, 2020
Cancer Survivorship Program

St. John’s Health is launching a pilot cancer survivorship program to help with the physical, emotional, spiritual, and psychosocial needs of people who have completed or who are undergoing cancer treatment. Services include yoga, healing touch, massage …

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Delays Continue at Old Faithful

Delays Continue at Old Faithful

Officials at Yellowstone National Park are alerting park visitors to expect detours and delays at the Old Faithful interchange. The overpass was closed on July 22nd due to safety concerns for the National Park Service to evaluate the condition of …

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Hunters Asked to Check for Brucellosis

September 10, 2020
Hunters Asked to Check for Brucellosis

Wyoming hunters who pursue elk in northwest Wyoming hunt area are urged to submit blood samples and other information about their harvest to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. Brucellosis is a bacterial disease endemic in …

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Air Traffic Still Lagging

Air Traffic Still Lagging

Passenger traffic at Jackson Hole Airport continued to lag during August, while still improving by just a few points. The number of passengers catching flights out of the valley during the month were 37% behind …

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Senator Barrasso Says Grizzly Has Recovered

Wyoming’s U.S. Senator John Barrasso, who chairs the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, addressed a hearing titled “Successful State Stewardship: A Legislative Hearing to Examine S.614, the Grizzly Bear State Management Act.” During …

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Fire Burned 102 Acres

Fire Burned 102 Acres

The final total acreage burned in the Swinging Bridge Fire Sunday was released late Monday night and amounted to 102 acres. This is an increase from previous reports of 80 acres having been involved due …

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Climber Dies In Pingora Fall

Climber Dies In Pingora Fall

Not much information is immediately available about the fall that killed a 35-year-old Colorado woman Saturday in the Wind River Mountains. The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office is reporting the woman fell while descending Pingora Peak …

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Grizzly Attack Near Big Sky

Grizzly Attacks Hunter

A hunter was attacked by a female grizzly bear Monday morning near Big Sky Montana. The 69-year-old man suspects he had gotten too close to a kill site near Flattop Mountain where a friend had …

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Wolves Killed After Eating Livestock

September 8, 2020
Wolves Killed After Eating Livestock

Wyoming Game and Fish Department ordered the killing of four wolves over the last two weeks in response to reported livestock attacks. The action was taken near the Dell Creek Feed Grounds northeast of Bondurant. …

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Town Construction Wrapping Up

Sidewalk Construction Continues

Construction is wrapping up this week on Hansen Ave between Redmond and Gros Ventre as Evans Construction is building a new sidewalk along the street. The project is slated to be completed by Friday. This …

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Astoria Hot Springs Reopening

Astoria Hot Springs Reopening

Astoria Park Conservancy and The Trust for Public Land has announced the opening of Astoria Hot Springs following the completion of the first phase of construction improvements at the park. The park’s reopening has been …

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Bison Riled Up In Park

Bison Riled Up In Park

Grand Teton National Park is warning visitors the bison rut is in full swing in the park. Grand Teton has slightly more than 600 bison within the park boundaries. Although bison may appear docile, they …

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Winters to Chair Lower Valley Energy

Winters to Chair Lower Valley Energy

Lower Valley Energy conducted their board elections last week during their August Board meeting. As a result, the cooperative’s new Chairperson is Nancy Winters, Vice Chairman is Senator Dan Dockstader, and Secretary/Treasurer is Ted Ladd. …

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Two Grizzlies Killed After Human Conflicts

September 7, 2020
Two Grizzlies Killed

Two grizzly bears have been euthanized after multiple conflicts in campsites and at residences near West Yellowstone. The conflicts with the two subadult grizzlies — a male and a female — began in 2019. Montana …

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Teton Area Fires Burning

Teton Area Fires Burning

Firefighters responded to several fires that ignited early Labor Day Weekend on the Idaho side of the state line. The Indian Creek Fire was contained at 7:00 pm Saturday having been confined to 2/10 of …

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Price of Gas Goes Up

September 4, 2020
Jackson Hole Gas Up

Gasoline prices locally continue to surge ahead of the national average this week, while the national average has increased by a few pennies. A survey of 11 stations in Jackson this week shows the average …

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Elk Antler Auction Online

Elk Antler Sales Tallied

Jackson Hole residents and visitors found some local traditions distinctly missing this past spring. One of those was the annual Elk Antler Auction and Elkfest. This was to have been the 53rd year. Adapting to …

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Driver’s License Deadlines Extended

September 22, 2020
License Deadlines Extended

Commercial driver license and commercial learner’s permit holders whose credentials have expired or will soon expire now have until December 31st to renew. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has pushed the extension on certain …

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Sidewalk Construction Continues

September 21, 2020
Sidewalk Construction Continues

Sidewalk construction continues this week on Hansen Ave between Redmond and Gros Ventre. Evans Construction will continue to excavate, prepare subgrade, and install sidewalk along Hansen from Redmond working west to Gros Ventre. During this …

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Antler Sales Tallied

Elk Antler Sales Tallied

Most people in Jackson are aware the local scouts did not conduct their 53rd annual elk antler auction in May this year, due to COVID concerns. Several options for selling the antlers were explored, including …

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Had Enough Road Construction?

September 18, 2020
Sidewalk Construction Continues

Beginning Monday, intermittent lane closures will begin at the Broadway and Willow Intersection and continue through late-October. This project involves the installation of new stormwater collection structures and piping in the public right-of-way in the vicinity …

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Wildfire Smoke Makes Air Drier

Wildfire Smoke Makes Air Drier

Itchy and sore eyes have become commonplace in northwest Wyoming owing to the heavy smoke pouring into the area from the massive west-coast fires. A University of Wyoming Medicine ophthalmologist and cornea specialist is providing …

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