As national jobless claims skyrocket, and local support staff are swamped as they work to help those who have lost their jobs to COVID-19, resources are available, but they may be limited.
Christina Marroquin had a new job as a substitute teacher and worked for one day before COVID-19 shut everything down. The job loss now leaves her and her husband with a pile of bills and one less income to support them and their 5-month-old baby, Jupiter.
This week is Sunshine Week, an important seven days celebrated by journalists who work hard to shine light on government workings and records. Though the following report was bumped from our March 18 News&Guide edition to make space for important coverage of the coronavirus, the pandemic…
In a drastic move by health officials to limit the spread of COVID-19, today marks the start of a two-week forced closure for many businesses deemed nonessential in Teton County.
Some relief may be available for businesses forced to close due to a sweeping public health order issued to slow the rate of COVID-19 transmission. Businesses that choose to close or otherwise experience a virus-related downturn over the next few weeks may also be eligible for assistance.
It’s official: COVID-19 has put an end to spring resort skiing, a hard line to schralp for those who traveled to Jackson Hole to chase powder in the Tetons.
Beginning Thursday, START will make an early transition from winter to spring bus service as a result of reduced demand following the closure of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. The move is also an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
A pair of meetings this afternoon will give elected officials the chance to discuss further responses to the growing coronavirus outbreak.
In a dispute about how much Teton Village pays into the START system, it appears Jackson Hole Mountain Resort might not provide bus passes to its season passholders next winter, ending a decade-long skier perk and traffic reduction incentive.
The town of Jackson saw its first two 2020 campaign declarations Monday, when the mayor and a current councilor announced their intent to swap places in the upcoming election.
Officials are gearing up to start building a portion of a pathway connecting Wilson to Stilson this summer, but it will be some time before the path connects the intersection of Highway 22 and 390 to downtown Wilson.
In the spirit of constant vigilance around COVID-19, the town and county are holding a special meeting Thursday to figure out how to handle large events.
After a January Second Amendment rally on Town Square, some gun rights advocates have begun calling for firearm protections in Teton County.
Former Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is in voluntary self-quarantine, complicating his Friday speech to the Teton County GOP.
Weather's warming and public ice rinks are closing, but Parks and Rec is nonetheless planning to extend its grooming season on two trails.
After months of deliberation — and disagreement among the public and stakeholders — two similar options for the Tribal Trail Connector may be headed to county commissioners for review.
Jackson officials are formally lodging their complaints about the Bridger-Teton National Forest’s analysis of Snow King’s master plan, asking the forest to consider a wider range of possibilities for development and expansion of the mountain.
Thanks to a new set of rules clarifying how property owners manage historical buildings on their land, the bull barn on the Teton Raptor Center’s property will live to see another day.
Some local elected officials are asking for more time to review and weigh in on planning documents that assess a proposed overhaul and expansions of Snow King Mountain Resort.
As a prominent ranching family pursues a colossal housing development in northern South Park the first public meeting on the subject was simply supposed to lay out the process for exploring that project.
Seadar Rose Davis isn’t running for county commissioner this year, but, as for politicos around town, it’s not like the 2018 candidate is steering clear of the 2020 election.
The Teton County Library Board has approved the creation of a new position to manage information technology needs, bringing that work back under the library roof after outsourcing much of it to Teton County’s IT team in recent years.
After increasing how much housing commercial developers must build or pay for, officials may consider a new system that could drastically reduce the financial burden many in the business community have condemned since the rules went into effect in the summer of 2018.
One of the most controversial parts of a luxury condo development downtown turned out to be a 3-foot narrowing of the road it shares with St. John’s Episcopal Church.
After years of back and forth over transferring 24 federally owned parcels along the Snake River to the county, commissioners are seeking expert help.
The public will have one more in-person opportunity to weigh in on the controversial Tribal Trail Connector before a design alternative is presented to county commissioners.
Sending buses to South Park, offering Uber-like microtransit in East Jackson and doubling commuter lines are all part of an overhaul START officials are considering to increase ridership and reduce traffic.