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Freeze Imposed on Cell Towers

September 18, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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Teton County’s Board of Commissioners approved a temporary freeze on all new wireless telecommunication facilities in the county. The purpose of the freeze is to allow time for the development and adoption of regulations that will preserve aesthetics, bring regulations into compliance with federal law and address public safety. Commission Chairman Paul Vogelheim says … Continue Reading

Murder Victim Still Not ID’ed

September 17, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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The identity of the man whose body was found last week in the Mosquito Creek Drainage south of Wilson remains a mystery.  Teton County Undersheriff Bob Gilliam says an autopsy was performed in Idaho Falls yesterday, but conclusive identification is not anticipated until later in the week – possibly not until the end of the week.  Gilliam says the condition of the body … Continue Reading

Water Reserves Depleted

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Despite the past week of rainy days, irrigation reserves in the reservoirs making up the Bureau of Reclamation’s Minidoka Project have continued to drop.  According to the Bureau, the system collectively is now at 12% of its capacity.  Among the nearby measurements, … Continue Reading

BTNF Announces Prescribed Fires

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The Teton Interagency fire managers are getting ready to conduct six different prescribed fires this fall, weather permitting.  Those fires include … Continue Reading

NTSB Probes Jackson Hole Plane Crash

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The National Transportation Safety Board has disclosed some initial findings into its investigation of the crash of a small plane in Grand Teton National Park last Wednesday.  NTSB Air Safety Investigator Zoë Keliher says the occupants of the RV7 aircraft, Russell and Carol Kamtz, had flown from Montana to the Jackson Hole Airport where they … Continue Reading

Bridge Inspections To Cause Delays

September 16, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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The Teton County Road and Levee Department is conducting inspections of various bridges around the county this week, with those inspections leading to the temporary closure of one bridge Wednesday while the work is being done.  The Swinging Bridge, which crosses the Snake River south of Evans Trailer Court will … Continue Reading

Teton County Sheriff’s Officers Investigate Apparent Homicide

September 13, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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Teton County Sheriff’s officers are investigating what appears to be a homicide south of Wilson in the Mosquito Creek area, and located about two miles west of Fall Creek Road.  Undersheriff Bob Gilliam says the victim is … Continue Reading

Old Bill’s Donations Due Today

September 13, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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For those who waited until the last minute to donate to their favorite charity through Old Bill’s Fun Run for Charities, today marks that time. Community Foundation Special Events and Marketing Officer Nicki McDermott says donations must be in hand at the Foundation office by 5:00 tonight in order qualify for the matching funds. McDermott says … Continue Reading

Guest Rancher Hurt In Horse Accident

September 12, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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Teton County rescue personnel were called to the Flat Creek Ranch northeast of Jackson Tuesday afternoon after a horseback riding accident about 2:20 pm.  Teton County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Bob Gilliam says 51 year-old Loretta Michaels of Washington D.C. went over the top of the horse and sustained a head injury.  The ranch employees provided … Continue Reading

Future Gasoline Prices Uncertain

September 12, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
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While national gasoline prices have increased one penny from one month ago after experiencing a spike over the long holiday weekend earlier in September, the state average has dropped two cents to $3.65 for a gallon of unleaded regular.  Still, that places the state among the second highest priced states nationally as listed in AAA Auto Club’s Fuel Gauge Report.  In Jackson Hole, meanwhile, … Continue Reading

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