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14 hrs ago | Jackson Hole Radio

Genzer Qualifies to Run For Town Council in General Election

Jackson resident Jim Genzer qualified to have his name on the general election ballot to run for Town Council.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

County 10 News

Search Underway in GTNP for Missing Person Aleksandr Sagiev

Teton County Sheriff's Office and Grand Teton National Park initiated a unified command action to coordinate a County/Park search for a missing person today, August 20. Aleksandr Sagiev, age 21, of Russia was last seen at 1 pm on Sunday, August 17 in Moose, Wyoming using his cell phone near the bar at Dornan's Pizza & Pasta Restaurant.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Grand Teton National Park

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Planet Jackson Hole

Author talks richness of the road

What is it that makes travel so addictive? Is it the promise of new experiences and the opportunity to meet people who are distinctly different than us? Or is it the hope that being pried from our comfort zone will reveal life's deeper lessons? Author Pam Houston explores how travel can transform us in her recent book, Contents May Have Shifted .

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, UC Davis, Jackson, WY

Jackson Hole Radio

Primary Results Are In

The votes are in from Tuesday's Wyoming Primary. Gov. Matt Mead easily won his bid and will face Democrat Pete Gosar in November.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Mike Enzi, Matt Mead, US Governors

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Jackson Hole Radio

Teton County Considers Cell Tower Master Plan

Teton County officials started the discussion about a potential master plan for cell tower sites all over the county.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Planet Jackson Hole

Culture Front: Artists need housing too

In most American communities, having a significant portion of a workforce living out of cars or tents would be seen as evidence of poverty.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Teton, Jackson, WY, Moran, WY

Planet Jackson Hole

SPET proposals: penny saved, penny earned

Each year about $10 million dollars is collected from the sixth penny on Teton County's 6 percent sales tax.

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Related Topix: Hoback, WY

Planet Jackson Hole

Fair assessment: The race for Teton County assessor

Three candidates filed for the Teton County assessor, and since two were Democrats, the race for the Teton County assessor Democratic candidate is contested.

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Planet Jackson Hole

Teton County coroner: Deputy or doctor

The job of coroner involves very few silver linings but three people are asking for your vote to take the helm of death investigation services in Teton County.

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Related Topix: US News

Planet Jackson Hole

Commissioner candidates galore

PJH: Where do you stand with the topic of consolidation with the county? What would you consolidate? Is this an effective way to save money? Do you view the town and county as competing on any level ? Scott Anderson: Consolidation would be a great achievement should we get the state legislature to allow it.

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Related Topix: Jackson, WY

Jackson Hole Radio

Sales Tax Revenue Almost Four Times Higher than Expected

Revenue from sales tax is higher than expected in Jackson this summer. Jackson Hole Daily says Teton County brought in $2.3 million in sales tax in July and August and Jackson took in $1.9 million during the same time period.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Jackson Hole Radio

2014 Snow King Race Cancelled

Teton County and Jackson Parks and Recreation Department have cancelled this year's Snow King Hill Climb because of construction on the Town Hill.

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Related Topix: Teton, Recreational Vehicle

Fri Aug 08, 2014

County 10 News

Wyoming has yet to make up job losses from '09 & '10; Fremont jobs down by 1.1%

The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported today that total unemployment insurance covered payroll increased by $48.7 million in fourth quarter 2013.

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Related Topix: Wyoming, Fremont County, WY, Laramie County, WY, Natrona County, WY

Jackson Hole Radio

Teton County Accepts $100,000 in Legal Settlement

Teton County commissioners are accepting a $100,000 settlement from the people who designed a solar array that collapsed on top of the Teton County-Jackson Recreation Center last November.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Jackson Hole Radio

Gingery Plans to Run for School Board

The Republican from Jackson Keith Gingery is running for the school board. Gingery is currently Teton County's deputy attorney and says he is not seeking another term in the Wyoming House of Representatives.

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Jackson Hole Radio

Short-Term Rentals Banned in Teton County

Teton County homeowners are no longer allowed to rent out their properties for short-term visitors.

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Related Topix: Jackson, WY

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Washington Times

Jackson, Teton County back strict rental ban

Homeowners in most parts of Teton County will no longer be allowed to rent out their properties for short-term visitors.

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Related Topix: Jackson, WY, Teton Village, WY

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Jackson Hole Radio

Experts Call for Affordable Housing Fund in Jackson

A housing official and city consultant are calling for a steady source of funding to solve Jackson's shortage of affordable housing for its workers.

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Related Topix: Jackson, WY

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Jackson Hole Radio

Coroner Officer Killed in Motorcycle Wreck

The man who died in a motorcycle wreck south of Jackson on Sunday was usually the one investigating crashes instead of being in them.

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Related Topix: Jackson, WY

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Jackson Hole Radio

Wyoming School Districts Join to Get Money Back from State

Seven Wyoming school districts say the state underfunded k-12 schools $151 million dollars in the past few years and they want their money back.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Sweetwater County, WY, Campbell County, WY

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