Teton Valley Man Dies from COVID-19

January 8, 2021

Eastern Idaho Public Health is reporting that an unidentified 60-year-old Teton County, Idaho man is the latest to die of COVID-19 complications. That is the third COVID-related death this year in that county. Curently the …

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Center Provides Rent Relief

More Funds Available To Wyoming

The COVID pandemic has been very hard on much of our population’s economic well-being, and certainly to the county’s various arts organizations. And as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to create challenges for arts organizations well …

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Vaccine Program Progresses

COVID-19 Testing For Visitors

Teton County, Wyoming is now ready to begin vaccinating sub-groups in phase 1b of the state distribution plan. Based on the county’s January COVID Vaccine allocation, the focus will be on completing phase 1a and …

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Treasure Hunter Faces Prison or Fines

January 6, 2021

A Utah man has pleaded guilty to charges of excavating or trafficking in archeological resources, and injury or depredation to United States property in Yellowstone National Park. 52- year-old Rodrick Craythorn of Syracuse, Utah entered …

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New Mayor and Council Members Seated

January 5, 2021
Morton-Levinson Mayor

Judge Melissa Owens yesterday performed a swearing in ceremony for Jackson’s new Mayor, Hailey Morton Levinson, as well as for new Town Council members Jessica Sell Chambers and Jim Rooks. These individuals now join existing …

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Florida Man Dies Skiing

Investigation is continuing into the death of a skier over the weekend at Grand Targhee Resort. A Florida man was found lying on one of the slopes. Ski patrol attempted CPR but were unsuccessful in …

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Fatality in Roundabout Crash

The Wyoming Highway Patrol is investigating an accident New Year’s Day that claimed the life of a woman driving a rental car. Wyoming Highway Patrol Lieutenant Matt Brackin says 40-year-old Khlood Khalil Salah of California …

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COVID-19 Tests Available For Visitors

January 4, 2021
Variant

In response to the success of the free Visitor COVID 19 Test program initiated in December, that program will now supply COVID-19 tests to visitors in Wyoming through January. Hotels and other resort and hospitality industries …

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Bert Raynes Dies at 96

Noted Avian Naturalist and Author Bert Raynes died Friday at the age of 96. Raynes authored a half-dozen books, including the noted “Birds of Grand Teton National Park and the Surrounding Area.” In 2007, the …

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START Bus Seating Increased

December 31, 2020
Governor Limits START Bus Riders

Responding to a new exemption from state health orders, the Town Council and Board of County Commissioners has voted to increase START bus seating to 75% of capacity. This will mean that 30 passengers at …

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Standoff Ends With Arrest

Police Get Bias Training

Jackson Police officers and Teton County Sheriff’s Deputies have taken into custody a 40-year-old suspect in connection with an apparent stabbing incident just before midnight last night. A 52-year-old man (whose identity has not been …

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Stabbing Suspect Holed Up In Apartment

Chase Leads To Arrest

On Wednesday, December 30, 2020, just before midnight, Jackson Police Officers responded to 355 Deloney Avenue, the Town Creek apartment complex, regarding a possible stabbing. The victim, a 52-year-old male resident of Jackson, was discovered …

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H.L. Jensen Dead at 91

December 30, 2020

Prominent legislator and business owner from Jackson, H.L. Jensen passed away Tuesday at the age of 91. Jensen had served in the Wyoming House of Representatives from 1975 until 1991 as a Democratic legislator and …

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Residential Snow Slides Cause Damage

December 29, 2020

Jackson Hole Fire EMS responded to the scene of a roof slide-off Sunday which damaged a vent-pipe allowing carbon monoxide to back-up into the home. Teton County Fire Marshal Kathy Clay says the call was …

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START Adds More Buses

December 23, 2020
START Adds More Buses

START Bus will be adding additional buses to help increase service levels from Jackson to Teton Village starting today through a contract with Salt Lake Express. Over the course of the next week a total …

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