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  • Star Valley soccer player seriously injured
    on May 7, 2021 at 2:54 am

    A Star Valley varsity soccer player acting as goalie in the senior night game against Jackson suffered a serious head injury in the last seconds of the first half. With 35 seconds remaining in the half, the unnamed player came out to block a shot, dove for the ball and took the kick directly to his head. Other players on the field immediately summoned the trainers from both sides who were quickly aided by physicians who were attending the game as spectators. The Jackson ambulance quickly transported him to St. John’s Health where is condition remains unknown. Meanwhile, the game The post Star Valley soccer player seriously injured appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • High school artists bring home awards
    on May 7, 2021 at 2:23 am

    Eleven Jackson Hole High School students attended Wyoming State Art last weekend and brought home a host of honors. Lucy Harger won a $1000 Wyoming Secondary Art Education Association Scholarship as well as 5 blue ribbons, Marco Sosa’s “Glass, Bones and Metal” was selected as a First Lady’s Choice and will be displayed in the Governor’s Mansion over the next year, Liz Robinson received 3 Blue Ribbons, and Brooklyn McCooey, and Bella Diapola were awarded 2 Blue Ribbons.   Other students receiving blue ribbons included Areli Roldan Rivera, Anna Gregg, Alexis Carmichel, Sage Barlow, Stella Vicland Davis, Phoebe Alva Rosa, The post High school artists bring home awards appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Wyoming highway rest areas reopen for summer tourists
    on May 7, 2021 at 2:19 am

    As Wyoming works toward restoring its tourism industry for the summer season ahead, Governor Mark Gordon has directed the Wyoming Department of Transportation and Wyoming Office of Tourism to partner to temporarily reopen and operate nine previously closed rest areas for at least the duration of the 2021 tourist season. Governor Gordon says, “With the summer season just around the corner, I’m glad we will be able to reopen these facilities to travelers.” Officials closed the rest areas in June 2020 as a cost-savings measure due to budgetary shortfalls. The nine rest areas include:  Lusk on US 18, Guernsey on The post Wyoming highway rest areas reopen for summer tourists appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Signal Mountain Lodge readies for opening
    on May 7, 2021 at 2:16 am

    Signal Mountain Lodge and Campground in Grand Teton National Park will open for its 2021 season May 14th. Signal Mountain Lodge will open with a majority of its amenities available, including the general store and gift shop. The general store will have a full selection of cold grab and go items. The Trapper Grill will open for take-out service only. Breakfast will be served from 8:00 am to 11:00 am. Lunch and dinner with on premise consumption bar beverages will be available for take-out from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm. Nearby Signal Mountain Campground opens May 14th, and Lizard Creek The post Signal Mountain Lodge readies for opening appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Street patching work continues
    on May 7, 2021 at 2:09 am

    Street patching in the town of Jackson continues with efforts today focusing on the east and west side of the intersection of Maple Way and Powderhorn Lane. That work will require separate traffic detours through the day. Motorists can expect traffic flaggers and signage to re-direct traffic.   Thru traffic will detour north to Alpine Lane. Local and businesses traffic only will be permitted on Maple Way between Buffalo Way and Powderhorn Lane as work is done on the west side of the intersection. Then, thru traffic will detour South on Elk Run Lane when the work shifts to the The post Street patching work continues appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Three injured in Rigby school shooting
    on May 7, 2021 at 2:03 am

    KIFI-TV in Idaho Falls reports that two Rigby middle school students and one school employee sustained non-life-threatening injuries when a female student at the school opened fire both inside and outside the school Thursday morning. Jefferson County Sheriff Steve Anderson said at a press conference that at approximately 9:08 am, a sixth-grade female student retrieved a handgun from her backpack and fired multiple rounds. Two victims were shot inside, and one was shot outside of the school. Anderson said that during the shooting, a teacher disarmed the student and detained her until law enforcement took her into custody.   The The post Three injured in Rigby school shooting appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Boat fees may rise
    on May 6, 2021 at 9:46 am

    An increase of fees to launch boats on the Snake River west of the Wyoming/Idaho state line is currently being considered. The Bureau of Land Management Upper Snake Field Office, the U.S. Forest Service, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, and Bonneville, Jefferson and Madison counties are seeking public comment on an interagency proposal to change usage fees at 10 developed boat access sites on the South Fork of the Snake River and Main Snake River in southeast Idaho. The proposed fees will enable the agencies and partners to improve services and amenities at the sites, ensuring they remain operational The post Boat fees may rise appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Hospital works on energy efficiency
    on May 6, 2021 at 9:44 am

    Energy conservation in Jackson Hole has recently focused on St. John’s Health to improve efficiency there. Energy Conservation Works is an ongoing partner with St. John’s Health in their effort to optimize efficiency in their operations, reduce costs, and enact energy efficiency and conservation measures. ECW has worked with St. John’s Health to secure Teton County Energy Mitigation Program funds and Town of Jackson SPET funds to support efforts to evaluate and implement energy conservation and energy efficiency improvements in their facilities and install electric vehicle charging stations at their Main Campus. The investment of matching SPET, EMP, and St. John’s The post Hospital works on energy efficiency appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.