An avalanche, believed to be skier-triggered, barreled onto Highway 22 from Twin Slides, entombing a Jeep and forcing the driver to “swim” out of the debris. A now famous picture captures the snow-choked vehicle caught in the 2016 slide near the summit of Teton Pass.
Put the rumors to rest: Jackson Town Councilor Jonathan Schechter has no intention of resigning his seat — with the idea being that he could be replaced by a younger woman of color — and says he will remain on the council for the second half of his four-year term.
The Teton County Board of County Commissioners has denied the Gill family's request for a 74-acre upzone intended to pave the way for a 300-plus unit housing development on the Jackson Hole Hereford Ranch.
The Gill family has pledged to give away 50 additional lots in the land they are looking to rezone for a 300-or-so-unit housing development in northern South Park.
Snow King Mountain Resort’s plan for a gondola remains on track after the Town Council approved a lease to build the base and accompanying ticketing facility in town-owned Phil Baux Park following months of back-and-forth over the details.
Commissioners have been texting with each other, town councilors and members of the public during meetings about northern South Park — a digital behavior worrisome to some commissioners and a Wyoming lawyer specializing in citizen access to government.
The Jackson Hole Land Trust’s recent purchase of 18 acres on High School Butte will protect wildlife habitat and lead to a new loop trail for hikers, according to the nonprofit.
It will take a few more weeks before all is said and done with a Gill family proposal to build hundreds of homes on ranch land in northern South Park.
To locals worried the town of Jackson could lose its unique flavor and Western character: Fear not, there are people working hard on its preservation.
The 70 area residents allowed in the gates of Astoria Hot Springs at any given time during its opening weekend enjoyed the complex in a number of ways.
As town of Jackson staff and the Teton County Historic Preservation Board work to create a historic register and craft guidelines to preserve the town’s Western character, a newly formed foundation is doing its part to also protect the integrity of Jackson’s historic buildings.
A black-and-white American flag with a centered blue stripe rose above the gathered crowd Sunday to show support for local police funding. A few dozen people stood on the corner of Town Square, backdropped with “Trump 2020” banners, waving signs to energize passing pedestrians and drivers.
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort has released plans to limit crowding on its slopes to reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus while other Teton County resorts are still working out details for their winter operations.
County commissioners on Tuesday will revisit a long-awaited contract for transferring land along the Snake River from federal to county ownership, another step forward in a 20-year process.
After months of debating who should plan northern South Park, what that plan will look like and whether the Gills’ housing proposal is right for the area, the public should have a little more clarity on all three issues after a slate of town and county meetings next week.
As the organizers of the annual Old Bill’s Fun Run, the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole had to be creative in this very atypical year to continue the 24-year-old fundraising tradition.
With the Gill family’s rezone request for northern South Park approaching a final review, debate continues as to whether homes allowed by the zone change would be affordable for Teton County workers.
The power was out and airplanes droned overhead Sunday afternoon as Maya Ferris started to realize something was amiss.
UPDATE, 8:45 p.m.: At about 80 acres, the Swinging Bridge Fire is not contained, but Incident Commander Dave Wilkins said during a briefing to evacuees they are "making good progress on it." Electricity is out to much of the immediate area. Fire officials asked Lower Valley Energy to shut of…
Teton County officials expressed cautious optimism this week about their chances of being awarded a $28 million federal transportation grant.
Two weeks after a push by conservative national organization Turning Point USA to get Jackson residents to protest a Town Council workshop and to vote for two candidates for the council and mayor’s seat, little is known about the group’s interest in Jackson politics.
Local authorities have seen a need for an isolated, safe place for people to quarantine and, now, thanks to $25,000 from the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole, they’ll be able to have one.
Local elected officials, a Teton County billionaire and executives at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort all participated in the August primary by funding candidates seeking town, county and state seats.
Concerns about predictability led county commissioners to approve a rezone for Lower Valley Energy with conditions — a step into uncharted territory when it comes to planning and zoning.
Teton County has given a proverbial can a modest kick down the road, opting to wait a week on community requests to fully fund work to transfer 20 or so federally-owned parcels along the Snake River to county ownership.
Whether you're flush with cash or you're tired of sinking money into your utility bills and watching them drain your bank account, the Town of Jackson wants to hear from you.
As a female heavy equipment operator for the Wyoming Department of Transportation, Shirley Samuelson was part of a relatively exclusive club.