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Teton County Unemployment Lowest In Wyoming

August 20, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Teton County last month posted the lowest unemployment rate in Wyoming for the first time in months.  According to the monthly report released Tuesday by the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, only 3.1% of the county’s workforce was idle. Next door Sublette County … Continue Reading

Town Council Approves Snow King Funding

August 20, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
Snow King Improvements

Jackson Town Council last night approved a resolution paving the way for Snow King Mountain Recreation to secure a grant and a low interest loan from the state totaling $1.5-million allowing for improvements on the mountain.  Jackson Mayor Mark Barron says all in all, it’s a project that will be good for the entire community.  He explains the funds will be … Continue Reading

Teton County School Population Growing

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Teachers have returned to their classrooms this week in Jackson Hole preparing for what promises to be another busy school year with more students than ever.  Teton County School District #1 Superintendent Pam Shea says while exactly how many students will be enrolled in this year’s classes is not yet known, the trend continues … Continue Reading

Broadway Construction To Resume

August 19, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
construction

Here we go again.  Construction on Broadway near the 5-Way Interchange in Jackson gets under way Wednesday with redirection of traffic through the construction zone planned during the two-month project.  Wyoming Department of Transportation Engineer Bob Hammond says work involves the second half of the project geographically.  He says the project will start … Continue Reading

Hiker Rescued Above Teton Village

August 16, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Members of Teton County Search and Rescue Team were called Wednesday to aid a hiker above Teton Village who had fallen and hit his head.  Undersheriff Bob Gilliam says 20 year-old Zachery Carnes of Glen Carbon, Illinois had been hiking the Rock Springs Trail above the chairlift when the accident occurred.  Gilliam says his hiking companion … Continue Reading

Jackson Hole Airport Continues High Use

August 16, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Business at Jackson Hole Airport continues to increase as those departing through the terminal gates outnumbered those departing the same month last year.  According to the monthly report to the airport board, the number of people catching flights out of the valley increased by 2%.  However, … Continue Reading

Contract Inked For Local Tourism Research

August 14, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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The Jackson Hole Travel and Tourism Joint Powers Board last week approved a contract with a Denver company to plan and implement a destination travel research program for its tourism‐dependent businesses and public sector associations.  The company, DestiMetrics Resort Intelligence explains that the results will allow these interests to … Continue Reading

Local Gas Prices Not Following National Trend

August 14, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Teton County, Town of Jackson Comments Off
gas prices

National news sources have been telling of falling gasoline prices around the country, but prices have held steady in Jackson as some of the higher prices to be found in the nation.  According to AAA Auto Club’s Fuel Gauge report, the national average has fallen more than six cents in the last week with the average price … Continue Reading

Police Seek Man Invading Jackson Homes

August 13, 2013 Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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Jackson police are looking for a man who has reportedly been entering occupied residents in the early morning hours and having inappropriate contact with female residents who were sleeping.  According to Lieutenant Cole Nethercott, the reported incidents have all occurred in residential areas of south and east Jackson. In each case, … Continue Reading

BPA Raises Power Rates

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Bonneville Power Authority, the quasi-government agency that administrates power generation and distribution in the Pacific Northwest, has announced that it is increasing the wholesale power rate by 9% and the transmission line rate by 11% in the coming year.  Acting BPA Administrator Elliot Mainzer explains … Continue Reading

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