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Teton County Planning Commission approves affordable housing rezone

JACKSON (WNE) — Jackson Hole Community Housing Trust Executive Director Anne Cresswell said she hasn’t seen such a philanthropic pairing: 13.13 acres in Horse Creek from part-time residents Paul and Kathy Spicer and $10 million from the Hughes Charitable Foundation…

Antelope, deer licenses reduced because of drought, disease

By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — Concerned about habitat and declining populations in the face of severe drought and disease, Wyoming wildlife managers are axing 8,000 tags for hunting pronghorn and 3,300 tags for…

Settlement reached in case of WYDOT worker killed by street sweeper

JACKSON (WNE) —  A settlement has been reached in the case of a WYDOT employee killed by a street sweeper. Shirley Samuelson died in August 2020 when a street sweeper she had just parked on Highway 22 in Teton County…

Travel and Tourism Board brings on to develop ‘destination management plan’ for Jackson Hole

By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — Come the New Year, Teton County residents will get the opportunity to weigh in on the future of tourism in the valley. The Jackson Hole Travel and Tourism…

Jackson, Teton County see record sales tax income

By Timothy J. Woods Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — The town of Jackson and Teton County received another striking sales tax report Monday, with another record set and further indications that the area’s economy has recovered…

Housing director wants to spend $13 million on housing ‘crisis’

By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole Daily Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — April Norton, director of the Jackson/Teton County Housing Department, wants to spend $13 million to build homes and expand housing programs in the upcoming fiscal year. “It’s crisis…

State, County unemployment rates see continued decline

Wyoming’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped for the eighth consecutive month, falling to 4.8% in December. The rate is far below the national average of 6.7%. The latest report from the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, released Tuesday, January 26,…

Governor Orders Wyoming Flag be Flown at Half Staff at the Capitol and in Teton and Fremont Counties on Thursday, September 17

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon has ordered the Wyoming State Flag be flown at half staff at the Capitol in Cheyenne, in Teton County and in Fremont County from sunrise to sunset on September 17, 2020 in honor of Grant Larson. Mr….

Teton County District Health Officer Issues Stay-at-Home Recommendations for All People in Teton County, WY

The Teton County District Health Officer, Dr. Travis Riddell issued two further health recommendations #5 and #6 for Teton County, Wyoming that mirrors the Town of Jackson’s Emergency Ordinance 1249.  Dr. Riddell stated, “Limiting your movement to essential activities will…

Number of moose killed in Teton County collisions rises

By Mike Koshmri Jackson Hole Daily Via- Wyoming News Exchange An annual report that sums up animals hit and killed on Teton County roads and highways finds the number of moose killed in collisions between May 2018 and this past…