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Police Log: Recent calls for service

JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Here are some recent calls for service in Teton County/Jackson from the dispatch log. Names may be withheld at the request of law enforcement. All persons cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. Charges are subject to change following official f


Fatal crash south of Lusk, Wyoming

LUSK, Wyo. (KOTA TV) - On the morning of March 20, Wyoming Highway Patrol were dispatched to a two-vehicle collision on US 85 south of Lusk near mile-marker 138. A car was traveling northbound on US 85 when it crossed the center line on a curve, going in the other lane and colliding with a semi truc


PBR bucking back to Jackson this summer

JACKSON HOLE, WYO – The 2nd annual Jackson Hole Professional Bull Riders Touring Pro Division event is a go for July 15-16. The premiere bull riding event is a Touring Pro Division and part of the PBR Unleash the Beast Premier series which is one of the fastest growing spectator sports in the countr


5 New Wyoming State Sign Slogans

Wyoming's "Forever West" is a fantastic slogan on our state signs, and frankly, it's probably not going anywhere. But, just in case, we thought we'd prepare some new Wyoming state slogans...


Wyoming Lawmakers Disagree Federal Judge Decision to Stop Oil Drilling in Wyoming

Wyoming lawmakers in Washington say federal judges decision to stop new oil and gas drilling in Wyoming is a bad decision for the state. A U.S. District Court judge in DC ruled in favor of environmental groups by stopping new oil and gas drilling across nearly 500 square miles in Wyoming.


Police investigate second rape report in a week

At 1:51 a.m. Monday, an officer approached a truck that was running but stopped in the middle of the road at Hansen Avenue and Cache Street. “The driver told the officer she had been sexually assaulted by a male subject prior to driving,” police reports stated.


Colorado Officials Investigate a Home Invasion – By a Moose

In Wyoming and the West in general, you just never know what you're gonna find in your home if you've been away for awhile. That includes some Colorado officials that responded to the report of a home invasion - by a moose.


Braaap Pack is here for Hill Climb weekend

JACKSON HOLE, WYO — What more can you say about a winter/spring event that doubles the population in Jackson for a weekend? The 43rd annual World Championship Snowmobile Hill Climb is the hi-marking, sled-summiting challenge of the year taking place on the most unforgiving mountain imaginable.


Wyoming Governor Planning Grizzly ‘Summit’ With Other States

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's governor says he has spoken with governors of neighboring states about the possibility of holding a grizzly summit. Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon says he met with the governors of Montana and Idaho to discuss convening a summit to address the growing population of grizzly be


City plans to finish Wyoming Street roadwork this summer, with lighting

When the city replaces a water main under a two-block stretch of Wyoming Street this summer, the Missoula Redevelopment Agency plans to finish the job by transforming the road into a proper collector.


SE Wyoming Flood Watch, Major Flooding Concerns Western Nebraska

The Cheyenne Office of the National Weather Service says a flood watch is in effect for areas of southeast Wyoming east of the Laramie Range through 6 p.m. Saturday:. ''Fairly widespread rain is expected to develop through the afternoon today and continue overnight into Saturday. Communities east of


Unprecedented winter tourism a boon to business

If the jury is still out on what’s driving the surge in tourism this winter, the impact on seasonal business is becoming clear. According to the latest DestiMetrics report, which tracks the percentage of rooms that are full each night across 14 hotels in Teton County, occupancy rates from last month


March Madness: Wine & Cheese edition

JACKSON, WY — Whole Grocer is coming at you with a competition sports fans and the sports-averse alike can get behind this month. Forget your NCAA bracket. It’s time to get to the bottom of what really matters: wine and cheese. Which wine pairs best with which cheese? Only you can decide.


Sheriff's Log - March 21

There were 253 calls for service reported to the Teton County, Idaho Sheriff’s Office between March 8 and March 14. Deputies performed four public assists, 43 security checks of local businesses, and 71 traffic stops. There were two DUIs, four accidents, and four slide-offs.


Art park planned for Victor

The vacant weedy lot between the Knotty Pine and the Victor post office will get a facelift this summer when the Placemakers install an art park in the space. For a couple of years, the Victor Placemakers, a citizen committee, has planned small, affordable projects designed to enliven and beautify d


Town council concedes 5G is coming to Jackson like it or not

JACKSON HOLE, WYO – The town council managed to approve a resolution adopting design standards for wireless facilities no thanks to councilmember Jim Stanford, who has taken every opportunity to rail against the initiative on all fronts.


Park still investigating gate closure violations

Grand Teton National Park officials have remained tight-lipped since skiers violated an emergency closure of backcountry areas, citing an ongoing investigation. Four skiers ignored the closure Feb. 28 when they ducked ropes at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Two of them were rescued after becoming los


Let Skinny Skis help you get packin’

JACKSON, WY — It’s time for Spring Break, which means many of us are packing our bags and headed for warmer weather. No matter where your travels are taking you, you don’t want your luggage to weigh you down.


Dancers’ Workshop brings world-renowned Malpaso Dance Company to Jackson

JACKSON HOLE, WYO — Dancers’ Workshop and Artistic Director Babs Case continues to bring the world to Jackson with a second international collaboration this spring. Malpaso Dance Company is one of the most sought-after Cuban dance companies in the world. the troupe will be in creative residence at D


Bland Hoke’s snow art pops-up in The Center Park

JACKSON HOLE, WYO — While the rest of town was digging out from record-breaking snowfall this winter, Jackson-based artist, Bland Hoke, was busy conceptualizing his latest public art experiment.