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Teton County Fiscal Conditions Sound

November 20, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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Teton County appears to be in excellent fiscal shape.  A recent audit of Teton County’s fiscal activities has shown there has been strong fiscal management of county funds over the past year.  The Teton County Board of Commissioners, along with the County Clerk and the County Treasurer, received … Continue Reading

Snake River Bridge Nearing Completion

November 20, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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Construction continues on the Hoback Junction Bridge over the Snake River with hopes of routing traffic across the new structure before the end of the year, weather permitting.  Wyoming Department of Transportation Engineer Bob Hammond says the crews are now beginning … Continue Reading

New Bear Boxes In Place Now

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Several popular Bridger-Teton National Forest campgrounds now have some new bear-proof storage containers as part of ongoing “bear aware” work to prevent conflicts between bears and people. John Spahr, a spokesman for the Sierra Club’s Wyoming Chapter points out … Continue Reading

Snow Pack Near Normal

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Snowpack in the region remains near normal for this time of year according to the Natural Resources Conservation Service.  The agency’s Monday report shows the Snake River Basin is at 106% of the 30-year average while the Yellowstone basin which includes Two Ocean Plateau is at 107% of the average.  At the same time, … Continue Reading

Lodging Tax Board Makes Hit in Seattle

November 18, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The Town of Jackson/ Teton County Joint Lodging Tax Board found a warm welcome as they participated in a travel and tourism media event in Seattle, Washington last month along with representatives from … Continue Reading

Teton Valley Experiences Telephone Scam

November 18, 2013 State of Idaho, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
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The Teton County, Idaho Sheriff’s office is warning residents there about a telephone scam that was reported last week.  While the ploy is being used in other areas locally and around the country, in this instance, a Teton Valley businessman fell victim when a caller posing as a representative of an electrical utility company … Continue Reading

Construction Begins on Fish Creek Road

November 18, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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Crews are beginning a cattle guard replacement project today on Fish Creek Road.  The work will require a one lane closure for the duration of the project, which is expected to last approximately three-four weeks; possibly longer, depending on weather.  Teton County officials urge travelers in that area to watch for the posted signage and heed construction crew instructions.

Mountain-style Rescue at a Construction Site

November 16, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
Glenwood Rescue

About 15 members of Teton County Search and Rescue joined with about a dozen members of Jackson Hole Fire/EMS Friday to evacuate an injured man at a construction site in downtown Jackson.  According to Teton County Undersheriff Bob Gilliam, at about 3:00 pm, 22 year-old Cody Durban of Billings, Montana had slipped off the scaffolding at … Continue Reading

Sheriff’s Office Urges Caution By Skiers

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In the wake of the two recent rescues involving skiers caught in avalanches, the Teton County Sheriff’s office has issued a reminder to back country users to more carefully select the terrain in which they ski. Additionally, the department urges … Continue Reading

Elk Not Remaining on Refuge

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As you drive past the National Elk Refuge, you may notice that it still looks pretty empty.  However, Refuge Biologist Eric Cole says that’s not because there is no activity there.  Cole says elk movements to the refuge over the past week … Continue Reading

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