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Senators Sponsor Loan Forgivness Bill

July 22, 2020
John Barrasso

US Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso have become cosponsors of bipartisan legislation that would streamline the forgiveness of Paycheck Protection Program loans amounting to $150,000 or less. Enzi explains, “The COVID-19 pandemic has hit …

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Police Chief Todd Smith Retires

Jackson Police Chief Todd Smith has decided to retire, and last night submitted his resignation to the city manager. In his letter, Smith reflected on the past 12 years as leader of the police force …

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Shootout Nixed For Summer

July 21, 2020

The Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce, Jackson Hole Playhouse, and the Town of Jackson have unanimously made the very difficult decision to postpone the Town Square Shootout for the remainder of the 2020 summer with …

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Teton Pass Preps for Avalanche Season

The Wyoming Department of Transportation will be replacing Gazex® avalanche control infrastructure on Mt. Glory this year between July 22ndand August 4th and again between Sept 2nd and Sept 10th. A staging area on the …

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New Rules for Driver Licenses

The Wyoming Department of Transportation is implementing new and updated policies for Driver Services that will clarify driver license issues and provide ways to donate to conservation efforts. Laws that went into effect on July 1 …

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Mask Rule Now Countywide

July 20, 2020

 The Teton District Health Officer has issued a new Public Health Order #20-6 for Teton County, WY, including the City of Jackson, requiring that adults wear face coverings when entering or inside a retail or …

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Giants Have Exciting Weekend

The Post 43 Giants continued to pull off their signature miraculous come-from-behind victories over the weekend… except when they couldn’t. The Cody Cubs got the better of the Giants Friday afternoon as Aaron Moya pitched …

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Gordon Cuts Deep

Governor Mark Gordon has announced deep budget cuts for the current two-year budget cycle totaling more than $250 million, or nearly 10% of the state’s general fund budget. This comes after revenue projections showed an …

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Artist Wanted for Mural

Jackson Hole Community Pathways, in partnership with JH Public Art, is seeking an artist to create one large mural for the pathway underpass at Highway 390, near the intersection of Highways 22 and 390. This …

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START Steps Up Service

Beginning today, START Bus will be re-introducing a higher level of service similar to the Summer 2018 schedule to Teton Village in order to accommodate the needs of employers, visitors and community members who ride …

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Teton County Idaho Issues Mask Order

July 17, 2020

  After Governor Little announced recently that Idaho’s COVID-19 pandemic response would change from a statewide approach to a regional approach, Eastern Idaho Public Health’s (EIPH) Administration and Board of Health (BOH) have been discussing …

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Teton Valley Schools Work on Reopening

Teton School District 401 Board of Trustees has reviewed the first draft of a plan created by the district’s administrative team. That draft plan provides three different possible school situations for reopening as the community …

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School Smart Start Plan Approved

Schools Will Keep Teaching

The Teton County Wyoming Board of Education has approved the school district Smart Start plan for reopening schools in the fall, noting that there will continue to be updates and refinements as the pandemic situation changes. …

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Las Vegas Man Killed in 22 Crash

July 16, 2020
High-Speed Pursuit Ends

A traffic accident near Brown’s Curve on Highway 22 Thursday claimed the life of a Las Vegas man. According to first responders, the victim apparently lost consciousness and drive off the road onto Brown’s Ranch. …

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Yellowstone Bear Destroyed

Yellowstone National Park rangers euthanized an adult female black bear Monday after it entered a backcountry campsite occupied by five backpackers, two of whom were children, as they were sitting outside of their tents. The …

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Fire Hits Gardiner Main Street

Firefighters in Gardiner, Montana continued to work through the day yesterday to extinguish hot spots from a fire that destroyed at four businesses and seriously damaged at least one other on the town’s main street …

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Road Rage Leads to Arrest

July 15, 2020

An unidentified man was arrested and cited for assault in Victor Friday in connection with an apparent road-rage incident. According to Victor police, a Victor driver had been brake-checked several times as he drove down …

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Grand Teton National Park Visits Down

June visitor use statistics have been released for Grand Teton National Park now, showing a slight increase in traffic into the park as the summer goes on. Last month, the park reported 468,193 recreational visitors …

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Bear Spotted in Driggs

The Teton County, Idaho sheriff’s department is reporting that a young black bear has been spotted along Teton Creek just South of Creekside Meadows in Driggs. Residents are advised to use caution when using the …

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Fall Arts Festival Returns to Roots

August 7, 2020

The 36th-annual Fall Arts Festival is returning to its roots amid the pandemic – highlighting the best works from the best artists in Jackson’s world-class galleries. Last Friday, The Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce released …

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St. John’s Limits Visitors

August 6, 2020
Beaupre Touts Regional Commitment

Effective Thursday, St. John’s Health has implemented new visitor policy measures to help ensure the safety of patients, providers, and staff. With some exceptions, visiting or accompanying patients is not permitted in any St. John’s …

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Explosion Injures 3 in Afton

High-Speed Pursuit Ends

Three men were injured Monday when the food trailer they were operating at the Lincoln County Fair in Afton exploded and burned. According to Afton Police Chief Jason Romberg, two of the people had to be life-flighted to Eastern …

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Summer Construction Continues

August 4, 2020
Street Construction Continues

Evans Construction is building a new sidewalk on the north side of Hansen Ave from Cache to Redmond Streets this week. Work will include installing sidewalk along Hansen from King to Willow and excavate along …

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