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  • Yellowstone Park gets wintery weather
    on September 23, 2022 at 11:43 am

    While it has been feeling a bit like the official start to autumn in Jackson, it’s a bit more like winter in parts of Yellowstone National Park. Dunraven pass was closed last night due to winter conditions. The road from Tower to Canyon will be reevaluated today. The pass, at an elevation of nearly 8900 feet was hit with snow as moist storm systems moved through the park over the last few days. Sunshine returns to the park with warming temperatures beginning today and the road is expected to be reopened. All roads close for the winter at 12:01 am The post Yellowstone Park gets wintery weather appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Wyoming ballot features Constitutional Amendments
    on September 23, 2022 at 11:39 am

    Two Wyoming constitutional amendments are up for a vote during the general election. Constitutional amendment A has to do with how counties and municipalities can invest their funds Currently the Wyoming Constitution allows the state to invest state funds in equities such as the stock of corporations, but does not allow the funds of counties, cities, and other political subdivisions to be invested in equities. If voters approve this amendment, it will allow the funds of counties, cities, and other political subdivisions to be invested in equities to the extent and in the manner the legislature may allow by law. The post Wyoming ballot features Constitutional Amendments appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Wyoming Snow and Avalanche Workshop scheduled
    on September 23, 2022 at 11:35 am

    The Wyoming Snow and Avalanche Workshop is on the calendar for October 21st and -22nd. The symposium is part of Teton County Search and Rescue’s Backcountry Zero initiative and deals with safety, risk, and decision-making in snow country. The two-day event will be held at the Center for the arts and is in partnership with the Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center and Central Wyoming College. The 8th annual workshop is returning to full in-person capacity at the Center and will also offer virtual viewing for those who can’t be there in person. The price of admission is $10 for Friday, $30 for The post Wyoming Snow and Avalanche Workshop scheduled appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Teton County Wildland Fire Management agreement renewed
    on September 23, 2022 at 11:27 am

    Jackson Hole Fire/EMS and the Bridger Teton National Forest have renewed their agreement for prescribed fire assistance. The cooperative Wildland Fire Management agreement allows local and federal agencies to share resources for fire prevention. It allows interagency support for prescribed fire and fuels reduction programs. This agreement also allows Teton County to receive reimbursement when Fire/EMS assists with fuels reduction programs on forest service property. This agreement will enhance training, interagency partnerships, and red card certifications for Jackson Hole Fire/EMS members.   The post Teton County Wildland Fire Management agreement renewed appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Clarene Law passes at 89
    on September 23, 2022 at 11:23 am

    Clarene Law has died. The longtime Jackson leader and businesswoman passed away Wednesday morning at St John’s Health. Law, who with her husband Creed, operated the Town Square Inns including The Antler, 49er Inn, Elk Country Inn, and Cowboy Village Resort. Having moved to Jackson in 1959, Law initially worked at the Wort Motor Hotel and went on to buy the Antler Motel in May of 1962. Highly active is promoting the business community in Jackson, Law also served on Jackson’s first zoning commission and was Chairperson of the School Board.In 1991, Law began serving as Wyoming State Representative for The post Clarene Law passes at 89 appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Poacher sought in Green River
    on September 22, 2022 at 9:48 am

    The Wyoming Game and Fish Department wants to find out who illegally shot and wounded a mule deer in the city of Green River. The buck deer was found injured by elementary school students on Sept. 15. in the vicinity of Arkansas and Alabama streets. Upon responding to the report of the injured deer, the animal was euthanized by department personnel. An investigation determined the deer had previously been shot. Anyone with information on this or any other wildlife violation may call the Stop Poaching Hotline at 1-877-WGFD-TIP (1-877-943-3847). Tips may be reported online at wgfd.wyo.gov, directly to game warden The post Poacher sought in Green River appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Teton County Parks and Rec volunteer honored
    on September 22, 2022 at 9:45 am

    The United States Tennis Association Intermountain Wyoming has recognized the Teton County – Jackson Parks and Recreation department and a dedicated volunteer with two distinguished awards. Diane McGee is the 2022 “Art Frakt” Adult Volunteer of the Year for her passion of teaching tennis and leading the Parks and Recreation Youth Tennis Program. The Teton County-Jackson Parks and Recreation Department is being recognized as the 2022 Organization of the Year. The Volunteer of the Year award is named after former Jackson resident Art Frakt, who was a longtime USTA Wyoming player, official, and volunteer. The award is given each year The post Teton County Parks and Rec volunteer honored appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Residents demand closure of Jackson Hole Airport
    on September 22, 2022 at 9:35 am

    The noise from flights at Jackson Hole Airport is driving some residents mad. Mad enough to want the airport to go away. The Jackson Hole Airport Board met today to take public comment on proposals to address noise generated by aircraft on the southern departure route from the airport. Former Jackson Town Councilman and river guide Jim Stanford said that if the airport board and the FAA fail to to protect the values of Grand Teton National Park that leaves us no choice as a community but to shutter the Jackson Hole airport and dissolve the Jackson Hole airport board The post Residents demand closure of Jackson Hole Airport appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.