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  • Jackson Hole Moose perfect at home
    on November 29, 2022 at 11:22 am

      The Jackson Hole Moose are off to a hot start in 2022-23 with four straight wins at the Snow King Sports & Event Center. An opening weekend sweep of the Colorado Nailers was followed by last weekend’s wins over the Bozeman Stingers. Jackson Hole 5, Colorado 2 Jackson’s top line wasted no time getting the new season started. Drew Akins tallied the year’s first goal with assists from AJ Sanders and Stephen Miller. Alex Dewitz added a pair in the 3-goal 2nd period to put the Moose ahead for good as the hometown team cruised to a 5-2 win. The post Jackson Hole Moose perfect at home appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Proposed BLM methane rule disappoints conservation groups
    on November 29, 2022 at 11:20 am

    Conservation groups have expressed their disappointment in the Bureau of Land Management’s proposed rule to prevent the waste of publicly owned energy resources. Melissa Hornbein, senior attorney with the Western Environmental Law Center said the proposed rule fails to address routine, intentional venting and flaring as well as other forms of methane waste. She said that the Bureau of Land Management has a unique opportunity to take specific and affirmative steps to eliminate the waste of gas caused by venting and flaring both of which cause climate pollution, negatively impact human health, and represent a waste of resources owned by Tribes The post Proposed BLM methane rule disappoints conservation groups appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • More chronic wasting disease found in Wyoming
    on November 29, 2022 at 11:18 am

    The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has confirmed the presence of chronic wasting disease in the Cody Region. The disease was detected in a cow elk in early November. To ensure hunters are informed, Game and Fish announces when the disease is found in a new hunt area. Elk Hunt Area 59 is in the Cody Region and overlaps areas where CWD was detected in 2015 and 2016, respectively. Continued monitoring of CWD over time is important to help Game and Fish understand the potential impacts of the disease as well as evaluate future management actions for deer and elk. The post More chronic wasting disease found in Wyoming appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Some want stronger housing regulations in Teton County
    on November 29, 2022 at 11:14 am

    At least two members of the Jackson Town Council favor stricter rules for work requirements for tenants in affordable housing units in Teton County. The Town is adopting updates to the housing regulations which moved forward at last week’s council meeting. One ordinance did not sit well with Councilmembers Jim Rooks and Jessica Sell Chambers because they wanted to change the way the number of hours of work required to qualify were calculated. Earlier in the year, staff from the Teton County Housing Department had proposed that any adult living in the household of an affordable unit would have to work The post Some want stronger housing regulations in Teton County appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Teton County to select volunteers
    on November 28, 2022 at 9:29 am

    The Teton County Board of Commissioners will meet with the Jackson Town Council Monday to interview volunteers for a number of boards in the county. The elected officials will discuss applicants for the Jackson Hole Airport Board, The Housing Supply Board, Pathways, Parks and Recreation advisory board and the START bus board. The selection for the volunteer positions could take place at the end of Monday’s meeting. The post Teton County to select volunteers appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Stewart new Wildlife Management Coordinator
    on November 28, 2022 at 9:27 am

    The Jackson office of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has a new Wildlife Management Coordinator. Cheyenne Stewart will be responsible for wildlife biologist activities for the Jackson Region after serving in the same position in the Sheridan Region. She replaces Doug McWhirter who recently retired from the Department. Stewart started her career with the Game and Fish Department in 2014 as an Elk Brucellosis GIS Specialist in Pinedale, where she captured and marked elk to map their seasonal movements to prevent the transmission of brucellosis to livestock. Prior to working for the Game and Fish Department, Stewart was involved The post Stewart new Wildlife Management Coordinator appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Teton Pass will close Monday morning at 3 am for avalanche control
    on November 28, 2022 at 12:02 am

    The Wyoming Department of Transportation has scheduled a closure of Teton Pass for tomorrow, Monday November 28th, 2022 at 3am for avalanche control. Reduced visibility, winter driving conditions, and increasing avalanche hazard may force an earlier closure. No parking at the summit of Teton Pass and Coal Creek beginning at 8pm Sunday will be strictly enforced. Highway travelers and backcountry users are advised to plan accordingly. Thank you for your cooperation. The post Teton Pass will close Monday morning at 3 am for avalanche control appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Hochheiser passes at 86
    on November 27, 2022 at 3:48 pm

    Lou Hochheiser, former St John’s Health CEO and newly elected hospital trustee, passed away just before Thanksgiving. Hochheiser, who retired from the helm of St Johns Health in 2016, served in that capacity for four years. After his retirement, Hochheiser stayed involved in many community efforts including serving on the board of the Senior Center of Jackson Hole and, earlier this year, running for, and being elected to the Board of Trustees of St. John’s Health. Hochheiser was 86. Cynthia Hogan, board chair of St. John’s Health said, “The Board and staff of St. John’s Health were saddened to hear The post Hochheiser passes at 86 appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.