(Jackson, Wyo.) – Teton County Library is expanding its digital offerings through a new partnership with hoopla digital.
(Jackson, Wyo.) – A Refuge Road improvement project started this past spring on the National Elk Refuge will wrap up this month, with one installation remaining before the project is complete.
(Afton, Wyo.) – The Greys River Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest has readied the Afton area campgrounds for the winter season. During this time, public services such as outhouse cleaning, garbage removal and water testing will no longer be provided.
Secretary of Labor Perez said Job Corps Programs strengthen America; Ribbon cut on Wind River Job Corps Center in Riverton
(Riverton, Wyo.) – United States Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez this morning told the current 75 students at the ribbon cutting of the Wind River Job Corps Center “you can do anything you put your mind to if you work hard, play by the rules and continue to invest in your future.”
Game Will Kick Off at 2 p.m., Mountain Time
(Teton County, Wyo.) – This week, Oct. 7-9, Special Olympics athletes from Teton, Sublette and Lincoln counties will compete against teams from all over Wyoming in a Fall Tournament in Casper, to include 640 athletes.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) — Gov. Matthew H. Mead, pursuant to President Barack Obama’s Proclamation honoring the victims of the tragedy in Roseburg, Ore., has ordered both the U.S. flag and the State of Wyoming flag be flown at half-staff statewide until sunset on Tuesday, Oct. 6, in honor of the Roseburg, Oregon victims.
(Jackson, Wyo.) – The busy summer season has wrapped up and ski season hasn’t started yet, so it is a prime time for all of us year-round locals to get out to enjoy Jackson Hole without the crowds.
(Jackson, Wyo.) – Here is a recap of local dispatch and law enforcement activity from this past weekend in the Town of Jackson and Teton County. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until proven guilty. There were 141 calls to the area dispatch on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
(Jackson, Wyo.) – On Friday, The Board of Trustees of St. John’s Medical Center called on the Legislature to stand with Governor Mead in his course to expand Medicaid in Wyoming in 2016.
(Teton County, Wyo.) – Beginning tomorrow, The Trust for Public Land will begin offering tours of Astoria Hot Springs.
(Boone, N.C.) – A pair of early touchdowns hindered the Cowboys in a 31-13 loss to Appalachian State on Saturday afternoon at Kidd Brewer Stadium in Boone, N.C. Sophomore running back Brian Hill rushed for 208 yards in the game on a career-high 30 carries. It was his third career 200-yard rushing performance of his career and the second of the season.
(Moose, Wyo.) – To accommodate a dust abatement application and road grading, a brief travel closure will be in place for about 48 hours, beginning 4 a.m. Tuesday, October 6, on the unpaved section of the Moose-Wilson Road in Grand Teton National Park. The road will reopen by 8 a.m. Thursday, October 8.
(Jackson, Wyo.) – It is a foggy fall morning here in Jackson and we think it makes for great photos! @MattVolpert on Instagram caught the fog and the colorful trees this morning in Grand Teton National Park.
(Jackson, Wyo.) – This Thursday, the 2015 SHIFT Festival will begin and run through October 10. The festival will feature Chris Johns, the National Geographic Society’s chief content officer, and Mark Bittman, food journalist and author for the New York Times.
(Jackson, Wyo.) – Fifteen middle school students recently traveled from Austin, Texas to Jackson for a week of outdoor learning and exploration. During the week, students were based out of the Jackson Campus of Teton Science Schools.
(Jackson, Wyo.) – One to the top 10 health issues in Teton County is immunizations (influenza and pneumococcal) in individuals over 65 according to the 2015 the Healthy Teton County 2015 Community Health Needs Assessment. As a result, local health agencies are working to ensure our senior population has ways to access these types of vaccines.
The Soldier’s House of Fremont County is hosting two veteran’s gatherings this week with an open house and barbecue. There will be bratwurst, burgers and non-alcoholic beverages for pre and post-9/11 veterans.
The National Park Service has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) to update and repair many of the overlooks and trails located along the rim of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River. NPS Intermountain Regional Director Sue Masica approved the FONSI on September 24, 2015 based on the Environmental Assessment (EA) recommended by Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Dan Wenk in mid-August. The Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office concurred with the finding that historic and cultural resources in the area will not be adversely affected by the undertaking as planned.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Wyoming Game and Fish Department announce Final Recovery Plan for endangered Wyoming toad
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – A deadly disease responsible for devastating global amphibian populations is threatening one of North America’s rarest amphibians, the endangered Wyoming toad.