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Deceased Man Possibly A New Yorker

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Teton County investigators now say that the deceased victim found in the Mosquito Street drainage south of Wilson last week is possibly a 66 year-old man from New York City.  Undersheriff Bob Gilliam says … Continue Reading

Teton County Seeks To Fill Board Vacancies

September 19, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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Teton County is seeking to fill vacancies on two county boards once again.  The seven-member Jackson Hole Travel and Tourism Joint Powers Board  has a vacancy as the result of a member who resigned, leaving his term that was to have run through June of 2014 unfilled.  Applicants should provide … Continue Reading

Victim’s Severed Head Due To “Animal Disturbance”

September 18, 2013 Bridger Teton National Forest, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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While the investigators are reluctant to reveal the suspected identity of a man whose body was discovered last week in the Mosquito Creek drainage south of Wilson, the circumstances of how he came to be there are slowly being uncovered.  Teton County Undersheriff Bob Gilliam says current information indicates … Continue Reading

Clothing Sought For Colorado Flood Victims

September 18, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The Jackson Oddfellow’s Lodge has launched a clothing drive to help Colorado Flood Victims who fled their homes with only the clothes on their backs.  Thousands of people are in shelters while flood waters washed away their homes and all their belongings.  The local lodge has been … Continue Reading

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

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