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Jackson Woman Dies After Getting Hit by Bus

August 29, 2014 Jackson Hole No Comments

A Jackson woman died yesterday after being hit by a bus at the Burning Man counterculture festival in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada. Pershing County Sheriff’s Office says the victim was 29-year-old Alicia Louise. Event spokesman Jim Graham says Louise got hit just after midnight near Center Camp in Black Rock City about 100 miles north of Reno

Competition Rages for St. John’s Trustees

August 28, 2014 Jackson Hole No Comments

The competition is heating up to find the next four trustees on St. John’s Medical Center’s board. The filing period ended Monday for the four incumbents and three challengers. Jackson Hole Daily says the general election is happening November 4.

Jackson Landslide Speeds Up in Wet Weather

August 27, 2014 Jackson Hole No Comments

A Jackson landslide sped up after some wet weather, but has slowed back down. Jackson Hole Daily says the slide moved half and inch which is 14 times more than the average daily shift. Crews temporarily fixed the problem by piling rock at the base

Jackson’s Historic Cabin Survives Demolition

August 26, 2014 Jackson Hole No Comments

Jackson’s historic two-story cabin is escaping demolition by just a few days. Jackson Hole Daily says historic preservationists, town officials and the cabin’s owner Graham Mercer agreed to relocate the historic building to the center of Jackson Park to be used as a warming shack for cross country skiers. The cabin was built in 1938 by longtime Jackson resident Phil Baux and was set to be destroyed in a matter of days when the new property owners struck a deal to pause construction of their synagogue to give the city time to move the old cabin

Wilson Boat Ramp Closes Today For Levee Repairs

August 26, 2014 Jackson Hole No Comments

Anyone looking to launch from Wilson’s boat ramp today will have to put their boats in on the other side of the river. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is closing the ramp on the west side of the river to work on the levee north and south of Wilson Bridge. Jackson Hole Daily says boaters can find a temporary ramp on the road across from Emily’s Pond

Search Continues

August 22, 2014 Jackson Hole No Comments

New information today on the search for a missing 23-year-old man believed to be in Grand Teton National Park. 21-year-old Aleksandr Sagiev, of Russia, was last seen Sunday afternoon at a restaurant in Moose, Wyoming.  Authorities say Sagiev was last seen at the Taggart Lake trailhead at 9 am on Monday. They believe he may have been hiking to Taggart, Bradley and/or Delta Lakes. Multiple agencies are involved in the search, which continues today. Anyone with information is asked to call Teton Interagency Dispatch at 307.739.3301

Economists Watch Jackson

Economists are keeping an eye on Jackson today where Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will give a speech on the outlook of the US economy. Her speech is a much-anticipated part of the economic conference sponsored by the Federal Reserve and held every August in Jackson

Genzer Qualifies to Run For Town Council in General Election

August 22, 2014 Jackson Hole No Comments

Jackson resident Jim Genzer qualified to have his name on the general election ballot to run for Town Council. Jackson Hole Daily says Genzer is competing with three other candidates for two open seats. Teton County Clerk Sherry Daigle says a candidate only needs three votes to qualify as a write-in and Genzer got 14

Jackson Restaurant Hurt by Worker Shortage

August 22, 2014 Jackson Hole No Comments

Jackson Hole’s lack of employees is starting to hurt business in the area including Sweetwater Restaurant. Jackson Hole Daily says they’ve been understaffed all summer and had to close for a day to give employees a break. Normally the company employs 27 or 28 people, but this summer they’ve had only 20. Sweetwater Owner Trey Davis says closing his business for a day costs him between $6,000 and $7,000

Search for Missing Man

August 21, 2014 Jackson Hole No Comments

The Teton County Sheriff’s Office and Grand Teton National Park are searching for a man missing since Sunday. 21-year-old Aleksandr Sagiev, of Russia, was last seen Sunday afternoon near Dornan’s Pizza & Pasta Restaurant in Moose. Sagiev has black hair and brown eyes, and is about 5’7” tall and weighs 155 pounds. Anyone with information is asked to call Teton Interagency Dispatch at 307.739.3301

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