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Boy Scouts Set Records at 47th Antler Auctions

May 19, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

Boy Scouts set several records at the 47th Annual Boy Scout Antler Auction this past Saturday. Almost 14,000 pounds of antlers were sold which is well above the 10 year average of about 8,200 pounds. More antlers were sold this year than any other year in history and the sale pulled in just over $233,000

Little or No Progress in Jackson Town Policies

May 19, 2014 Jackson Hole, Town of Jackson Comments Off

Jackson isn’t making any progress on many of its town policies. County staff members say it’s just what they were expecting though. The workforce is worse, there is less housing available and there is more traffic according to The 2014 Annual Indicator Report. Jackson Hole Daily says the town and county are hoping a housing action plan that’s currently being written will help them understand how to reverse the trend

Schwabacher Landing Road Closes Until June

May 19, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

Schwabacher Landing Road, parking lot and surrounding area on the east bank of the Snake River is going to be closed off today through June 30 for construction. The project is to repair and pave the upper part of the road. The closure starts a quarter mile south of the Highway 89 intersection and will be closed to cars and pedestrians

Town Council Ends Plan to Build Raised Medians on Broadway

May 16, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

Jackson Town Council voted to get rid of the plan to build two raised concrete medians on Broadway. Jackson Hole Daily says the medians would have blocked traffic by making left turns more difficult. The Wyoming Department of Transportation would have started the project next week, but the mayor and town council shot it down

Road Work Ends for ElkFest Weekend

May 15, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

Jackson state highway officials are planning to have West Broadway completely clear in time for ElkFest this year. Jackson Hole Daily says painting and stripping crews have been working on the 5-way intersection causing traffic on Broadway and Snow King Avenue. Teton county resident engineer for the Wyoming Department of Transportation Bob Hammond says they should be off the road by Saturday morning

Neighbors Complain About King’s Zip Line Course

May 15, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

Jackson residents are complaining about a new zip line ropes course being built on Snow King Mountain this summer. The Bridger-Teton National Forest aerial adventure course is building six ropes course challenges and a 600-foot zip line covering 1.5 acres in the northeast corner of the resort’s lease area. Jackson Hole Daily says the new project must be approved by the locals and the comment deadline is today

Pastor Wins $225,000 for Being Blocked from Protesting

May 15, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

An anti-abortion activist who wasn’t allowed to protest on Town Square in Jackson in 2011 is being paid $225,000 for having his rights violated. The town of Jackson paid $11,000 and the state of Wyoming paid the rest to the Kansas pastor Mark Holick who says his first and 14th amendment rights were violated. Wyoming has a liability pool of money to pull from when the state is sued

Highway 22 Pathway Design Funding Approved

May 14, 2014 Jackson Hole, Teton County Comments Off

Jackson town and county officials are paying Nelson Engineering $100,000 to design the bike and pedestrian path connecting the Snake River bridge to Indian Trails. Jackson Hole Daily says construction will probably start this fall and end next summer. Officials were hesitant to build it there because the Wyoming Department of Transportation has plans to widen the road

Moose – Wilson Road Opens for Vehicles for the Year

May 14, 2014 Jackson Hole Comments Off

The Moose-Wilson Road in Grand Teton National Park is now open for the 2014 travel season. The unpaved section of the road will be closed for about two days starting at 4 a.m. Tuesday May 20th to work on reducing the dust. The road is reopening 8 a.m. Thursday, May 22

Teton County Discusses Potential Crackdown on Short-term Rentals

May 13, 2014 Jackson Hole, Teton County Comments Off

Jackson and Teton County officials are discussing whether to enforce the law that bans property owners to rent out their homes for less than 30 days. Jackson Hole Daily says the ban hasn’t been enforced since 2007 and also says homes must meet commercial building codes to be rented legally. Many residents say they rely on the extra income

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