Home » Jackson Hole »Teton County »Teton County Schools »Town of Jackson » Currently Reading:

Dogs Banned From Schoolgrounds

nodogsallowed

Irresponsible pet owners have led the Teton County School District to ban all dogs, whether leashed or not, to be on school grounds.  That includes athletic fields, playgrounds and other outdoor school areas.  Facilities Director Kevin Thibeault explains there are multiple reasons for this decision.  They include dogs who simply want to play fightening children on the playgrounds, children at the schools who are allergic to dogs, and dog owners not cleaning up after their animals. Additionally, Thibeault points to the increasing number of synthetic athletic fields near the high school where dog waste has been causing particular problems.  Thibeault says the school district will take the first couple weeks of the policy to familiarize the public with the new restriction, but will eventually become more become more stringent about enforcement.

Comment on this Article:

LOST CREEK RANCH AND SPA WEBCAM

Quake List

Archive

Weather Alerts

Wyoming News

  • Colder Today With Rain Showers And Mountain Snow - October 1, 2014
    A cold front and weather system will push through the state of Wyoming early today.  Scattered rain showers will be possible statewide across lower elevations, but the best chance will be in northern and southeastern Wyoming.  Rain showers could become heavy at times, especially in southeastern parts of the state in the afternoon and evening.  […]
  • Today’s a big day for hunters in Wyoming - October 1, 2014
    If you’re really serious about hunting, you’re probably not listening to this. Depending on where you are in the state, the sun’s either up already or sunrise isn’t far away. If you’re a die-hard hunter, you’re probably already hunkered down in a field waiting for the geese to come in, out in the timber trying […]
  • Not all bad news in judge’s decision to relist wolves - September 30, 2014
    U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson handed down a ruling last week that removed wolves from Wyoming control and put them back under the protection of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. That ruling put an end to hunting wolves anywhere in the state, whether they’re in the trophy game area in the northwestern corner […]
  • The king of upland game birds is a worthy opponent - September 29, 2014
    Ruffed grouse hunters in the parts of the country where the birds are hunted heavily might flush 60 birds in one day, see six, get shots at four and come home with two. They consider that an average day. The birds are not easy to see, even when you know where they are. If you […]

National and World News

The Latest RSS Items

  • No items found in feed URL: http://feeds.feedburner.com/StefaniasBlog?format=xml. You requested 5 items.
  • powered by RSS Just Better 1.3 plugin