(Wyoming) – The number of highway fatalities in Wyoming for 2014 has reached 136 unnecessary deaths so far this year. Many have asked why the fatalities are so much higher than the total number of fatalities for the entire year of 2013 totaling 87. The low number of fatalities in 2013 was a positive accomplishment but was not expected to become the normal trend.
Jackson, Wyo. – Forbes.com has named Jackson Hole Mountain Resort the top ski resort in North America for 2015. JHMR bests resorts throughout the U.S. and Canada for the title.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout December.
Cheyenne, Wyo. – Individuals and groups interested in applying for the Wyoming Arts Council artist roster are reminded the deadline is December 1.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in six Americans (48 million) will get sick from dangerous food-borne bacteria this year. The holiday meal and its preparation is the centerpiece of the Thanksgiving celebration and safe food handling in the kitchen is a very important part of the holiday. To keep your friends and family safe from food poisoning there are certain steps that everyone should know:
A site within Yellowstone National Park has been proposed for inclusion as part of the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON). NEON Inc., an organization funded by the National Science Foundation, would like to establish a program and facilities to monitor the impacts of climate change, land-use change, and invasive species on the ecosystem.
Jackson Propane Fire out; Flaring today to vent remaining gas; Gym patrons escaped through back window
Above: John Frechette in Jackson provided us with this image of the fire as it raged around 2:30 p.m. Thursday.
UPDATE: Marvin Howard provided us with exclusive photos and a video from the propane explosion in Jackson.
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