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  • Man injured in Montana bear attack
    on June 22, 2021 at 2:43 am

    Gallatin County Dispatch received a call Saturday of a camper who had been bitten by a bear at Mystic Lake west southwest of Livingston. The patient was too injured to make the trip down but found a nearby runner who was able to quickly make it out to cell service and call 911. Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue volunteers, Deputies, Paramedics, and LifeFlight Network personnel responded to the area. Responders immediately began searching the service road leading to the lake, and LifeFlight began searching from the air. LifeFlight personnel located the patient not far from Mystic Lake. The patient The post Man injured in Montana bear attack appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  •  Sprint to the Finish IPA celebrates Old Bill’s
    on June 22, 2021 at 2:39 am

    In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Old Bill’s Fun Run, the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole is partnering with Snake River Brewing on a commemorative brew, Sprint to the Finish IPA. A percentage of sales of this seasonal beer will be donated to the Old Bill’s Match Fund, which is used to partially match the designated gifts of community donors during the Old Bill’s Giving Season, substantially increasing the impact of each participating nonprofit’s fundraising efforts. The limited-edition Session India Pale Ale is available for purchase at local liquor stores through September and will be served on draft at Snake River Brewing’s newly remodeled Brew Pub.  The formal Old Bill’s 2021 Giving Season will take place from August 13th through September The post  Sprint to the Finish IPA celebrates Old Bill’s appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Slow down on highways
    on June 22, 2021 at 2:32 am

    The Western States Traffic Safety Coalition, which includes the highway patrols from Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, Colorado, and many others, will initiate a special effort beginning this week to identify and address the dangers of excessive speeds on our highways. Altogether, the WSTSC is made up of law enforcement agencies in 12 states which are committed and unified in keeping the people and highways in their communities safe. Although the COVID-19 pandemic may have caused people to drive less in 2020, many of those who did drive were driving faster. In 2020, factoring in the traffic patterns observed during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wyoming Highway The post Slow down on highways appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Habeeb at Wort
    on June 22, 2021 at 2:08 am

    Tickets are still available for the Teton County Republican Party’s first speaker series event featuring American talk radio executive, Lee Habeeb. The public is invited to join the discussion with Habeeb on “Why Storytelling Matters More: How America’s Future is Tied to Our Understanding of Our Past”. The event is being held at the Wort Hotel Wednesday from 6:00 until 7:30 pm.     photo eventbrite The post Habeeb at Wort appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Giants host Chris Hodges Tournament
    on June 21, 2021 at 10:03 pm

      The Post 43 Jackson Giants hosted the Chris Hodges Memorial Tournament over the weekend. Eight teams made the trip to Jackson to honor the memory of a local baseball legend who touched so many lives during his playing and coaching days. The tourney featured plenty of quality baseball Thursday through Sunday. The Kansas Curve and Gillette Rider proved the class of the bunch that competed over the course of four days. The hometown Giants were game but just didn’t see the results they maybe deserved. Green River 5, Jackson 4 After getting blown out in the tournament’s opening day, The post Giants host Chris Hodges Tournament appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Fence rules take shape
    on June 21, 2021 at 12:22 pm

    The Teton County Planning and Building Services Department has developed and released amended draft regulations related to Wildlife Friendly Fencing. The Teton County Planning Commissioner will review the draft regulations during their regular meeting on Monday, July 12th, and will make a recommendation to the Teton County Board of County Commissioners during the August 3, 2021, regular meeting. The updated regulations include clarification and predictability to existing fence repair and replacement standards, an additional exemption for agricultural operations, and an update to the design requirements for wildlife friendly fencing.  The updates were a cooperative effort between the Teton Conservation District, The post Fence rules take shape appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Wyoming’s wind eyed
    on June 21, 2021 at 12:12 pm

    Mega power utility Pacific-Corps proposes to build six wind farms that could supply enough electricity for over 1-million homes in Wyoming and other states by 2024. The Portland, Oregon-based company announced the plan this week. The wind farms would add more than 1,600 megawatts of power capacity in Wyoming. Combined with PacifiCorp’s plans for solar, battery power and transmission proposals, the utility would add 3,200 megawatts of capacity. PacifiCorp isn’t saying yet where specifically the projects will be built. A report in the Casper Star-Tribune says the proposals would concentrate wind development in Wyoming and Idaho, and solar and battery The post Wyoming’s wind eyed appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Fire danger rising
    on June 21, 2021 at 12:09 pm

    Fire Danger indices indicate that we are now firmly in high fire danger for the Bridger-Teton National Forest, and the forest is not far from very high at this point. According to the fire information office, the 7–10-day forecast indicates no significant precipitation in the foreseeable future. Forest officials say that while the sage/grass is green and is not receptive to fire, forest users should not be deceived. Dead and down fuels in the forested areas are drying rapidly. Competition for fire suppression resources, including firefighters, support staff, and equipment is starting to occur with significant activity in the southern The post Fire danger rising appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.