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Jackson Hole Gas Up

August 20, 2020
Jackson Hole Gas Up

Gasoline prices are rising locally in Jackson Hole but have remained steady nationwide. A survey of 12 stations in Jackson this week shows the average price for gasoline here at $2.48 per gallon of unleaded …

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Chief Todd Smith Recognized

August 18, 2020

At the Monday evening Town Council Meeting, Vice Mayor Hailey Morton Levinson read a proclamation of Recognition of Service for Chief Smith, who announced his retirement after 29 years of public Service.  The Proclamation read: …

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Wyoming Tops For Community College

Wyoming Tops For Community College

The pandemic is causing some high school grads to rethink their plans for college. Studies show an appreciable percentage considering putting off their first year of college. Others are considering completing their first year online. …

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Food Fund Helps Jackson Seniors

Food Fund Helps Jackson Seniors

The Senior Center of Jackson Hole was among the 30 senior centers statewide benefiting from food relief checks awarded by First Lady Jennie Gordon’s Wyoming Hunger Initiative and the Wyoming Governor’s Residence Foundation during July …

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Postal Rates to Rise

August 16, 2020

The United States Postal Service filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission Friday of a temporary price change to take effect October 18th. The planned temporary price adjustments are in response to increased expenses and …

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COVID – 19 Testing Offered To Students

Quarantine Housing Assistance Available

St. John’s Health, in partnership with the Teton County Health Department, has expanded COVID testing criteria to accommodate college and preparatory school students who are required by their schools to document a negative COVID-19 test …

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Get Ribs Today From Hoback Firefighters

The Coronavirus restrictions have impacted most of the valley’s favorite fundraising activities this year, although some organizations have figured out adaptations to stage their events in one form or another. In the case of the …

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Grassfire on Fall Creek Road

August 13, 2020
Fireworks Cause Small Blaze

A grassfire just off south Fall Creek Road south of Wilson caused no small amount of concern for residents there Tuesday. According to Teton County Fire Marshal Kathy Clay, the lack of higher winds helped …

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Grizzly Bear Trapping Begins In Grand Teton National Park

Grizzly Bear Trapping Begins

As part of ongoing efforts required under the Endangered Species Act to monitor the population of grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, biologists with the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team will conduct baiting and trapping operations within Grand Teton National Park between tomorrow …

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Jackson Hole Campgrounds Packed

Jackson Hole Campgrounds Packed

Bridger Teton National Forest is advising that most of the campgrounds on the northern end of the forest are still filling by early afternoon, with some of the busiest campgrounds – including Station Creek, East …

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Teton County Schools Approve Reopening

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Last night, the Teton County School District Board of Education approved Tier II Attendance Models for reopening the elementary, middle and high schools. While individual schools will be sending parents school specific information in the …

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Forest Implements Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

August 12, 2020

Visitors to Federal Lands Reminded to Be Fire Wise The Bridger-Teton National Forest will implement fire restrictions beginning Thursday, August 13. Visitors and local residents are reminded to be fire wise while recreating on federal …

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Gordon Endorses Grants for Students

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon has endorsed a state program that will fund a grant that provides financial assistance to students who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The grants will cover expenses other than …

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The “Virg” is Closing

August 11, 2020

One of Jackson Hole’s iconic watering holes will be closing indefinitely early next week. The Virginian Saloon and Grill will be closed for a long remodel starting Tuesday August 18th. Manager Nick Coca says effective …

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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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