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  • New liquor licenses issued in Jackson
    on August 19, 2022 at 1:20 am

    The Jackson Town Council awarded two Bar and Grill liquor licenses and one retail license on Monday. The Retail license was granted to the Pearl Street Market and the two available Bar & Grill licenses were issued to Coelette restaurant on King Street and to The Rusty Parrot Lodge on Jackson Street. Councilmembers rated the applications on donations to local non-profits and to location of the business. The Town is authorized to issue 20 Retail liquor licenses, 6 Bar & Grill liquor licenses, and an unlimited number of Restaurant liquor licenses. The post New liquor licenses issued in Jackson appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
    on August 19, 2022 at 1:18 am

    Wyoming Highway Patrol is stepping up enforcement on drunk drivers. During the remainder of August and over the busy Labor Day holiday weekend, Wyoming law enforcement will be working to decrease impaired driving. Beginning today through September 5, officers, deputies, and troopers are participating in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement event. They say, no matter how you plan to celebrate the end of the season this year, make sure you plan it safely. In Wyoming, 30 percent of motor vehicle crashes involving alcohol-impaired drivers were fatal. In automobile crash fatalities nationwide, forty-six percent involved drivers who had The post Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Register for Governor’s Business Forum
    on August 19, 2022 at 1:14 am

    Registration for the 2022 Governor’s Business Forum is now open. The Forum will take place November 15-17, 2022 at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center on the University of Wyoming Campus in Laramie, WY. The Forum is co-hosted with Governor Mark Gordon and will once again feature speakers and panels centered around this year’s theme, “The Power of People.” The Forum is an event for analysis and discussion about the state’s economic and business climate. In addition to the opportunity to network with over 600 business, civic, and political leaders from all over the state, attendees will sit in on The post Register for Governor’s Business Forum appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Partial remains of human foot found in Yellowstone hot pool
    on August 19, 2022 at 1:12 am

    Access to West Thumb Geyser Basin was closed to the public on Wednesday after a Yellowstone National Park employee reportedly found human remains floating in one of the areas thermal features. Park officials said an investigation is underway into the incidents. The park employee apparently spotted a shoe floating in Abyss Pool in the geyser basin where water temperatures can reach over 170 degrees. The shoe was reported to still contain the partial remains of a foot. Abyss Pool is the deepest hot pool in Yellowstone at 53 feet. Thermal features in Yellowstone contain high levels of corrosive acid that The post Partial remains of human foot found in Yellowstone hot pool appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Teton County Fairgrounds housing contentious
    on August 18, 2022 at 6:14 am

    When the Jackson Town Council held their special meeting on Monday and discussed the controversial low-income apartment project on the Teton County Fairgrounds, things got a bit contentious. At issue is a 48-unit low-income apartment building to be built at the site of the existing Fair Exhibit Hall. The Jackson Teton County Housing Department had originally sought to rezone the 1-acre project site from P/SP to NH-1, which would have allowed for more public comment on the proposal.  Because rezoning is done by ordinance, it also allows the public the ability to seek a referendum to try to get the The post Teton County Fairgrounds housing contentious appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Wyoming Senators congratulate Hageman
    on August 18, 2022 at 6:12 am

    U.S. Senators John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis are congratulating Harriet Hageman on her primary win in Wyoming. Barrasso said in a statement, “Harriet will be a tremendous ally in the fight to unleash American energy, combat inflation and secure our southern border.” Lummis said, “Harriet is a tireless fighter for Wyoming, and I look forward to her joining Senator John Barrasso and me here in Washington.” Hageman was victorious in her race to unseat Liz Cheney in Tuesday’s primary election. The post Wyoming Senators congratulate Hageman appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Primary election results for Teton County after brisk voting
    on August 17, 2022 at 12:30 pm

    Results are in for Tuesday’s Primary Election in Teton County after a brisk voter turnout. While Congresswoman Liz Cheney lost her race for reelection on a statewide vote, she did well in Teton County with the assist of a large number of Democrats who crossed party lines to cast a ballot for her. Cheney was defeated by attorney Harriet Hageman who was endorsed by Former President Donald Trump. Hageman will go on to face Lynnette GreyBull who won the statewide Democratic primary. For Wyoming’s Secretary of State, it was a hotly contested race between Tara Nethercott and Chuck Gray. After The post Primary election results for Teton County after brisk voting appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.

  • Jackson officials warn on phishing scam
    on August 16, 2022 at 11:50 am

    The Town of Jackson is warning about suspicious email messages being sent to local residents about water and sewer billing. Officials say these are phishing emails that try to trick community members into sharing their personal information. They say If you receive one of these spam emails. do not respond. The Town of Jackson says they will never contact you from a Gmail address nor will they ever request payment information, login credentials, or any type of sensitive data through email. IT professionals say you should never reply to suspicious emails. The post Jackson officials warn on phishing scam appeared first on Jackson Hole Radio.