Brady Hansen has led Jackson Hole Fire/EMS for the last five years, but now he’s moving someplace he can afford to retire.
Weekly News Roundup: Friday, Aug. 12
Miss the headlines this week? Catch up on the latest block to Wyoming’s abortion ban, Teton County Schools’ housing challenges and a new survey about local wildfire risk.
Weekly News Roundup: Friday, July 8
Miss the headlines this week? Catch up on an abortion-rights rally in Driggs, the Sandy Fire near Bondurant and a free summer meal program for Teton County youth.
‘We can’t wait for it to break.’ Jackson Hole Fire/EMS seeks funding to replace satellite stations
Multiple fire stations in Teton County are in disrepair to the extent of needing full replacement as demand for their services increases.
A Durango Firm Makes Energy-Efficient Building Materials from Timber Felled During Fire Mitigation
Fire mitigation efforts like forest thinning are becoming more important, but the wood often ends up in a landfill or otherwise wasted.
New Botanical Garden Aims to Restore Habitat Burned in 2019 Museum Fire
Volunteers are restoring habitat that was scorched on the hillside behind Jackson’s National Museum of Wildlife Art.
‘Sobering’ Report Details Impact of Climate Change on Yellowstone Ecosystem
The Greater Yellowstone Climate Assessment explores how a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions could benefit the backyard where Jackson Hole locals live, work and play.
Wildfire Smoke Is Dangerous. But There Are Ways to Mitigate Its Effects
This is the 22nd consecutive year of drought in the Colorado River Basin. And with extreme drought conditions comes an increased risk of wildfires.
Weekly News Roundup: Friday, July 2
Miss the headlines this week? Learn more about fire danger, federal efforts to expand pay for firefighters and access to telehealth services.