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Compromise Expected On Office Relocation

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Bridger Teton National Forest expects to make an announcement about a decision on the location of the new Forest Supervisor’s office next Tuesday.  Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says the Forest is waiting for approval from the Washington office on a compromise plan.  While unconfirmed, it appears that compromise would split the office between Jackson and Alpine, although there is no word about what functions would be run from which location. Last year, Regional Forester Harv Forsgren – who is now retired – proposed that the Bridger Teton Forest Supervisor’s Office be moved to Alpine where land was less expensive.  That proposal met with much disapproval from the town and county and a variety of other agencies and organizations in Jackson.

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