Workers fill a pothole with asphalt on Highway 89 on Thursday. Roads in town have been plagued by potholes as Jackson emerges from a pounding of snow over the winter. The bagged asphalt is only a temporary fix for the problem, and the holes will have to be refilled again in a couple of days, the team’s foreman said.

Bobbing, weaving and creative braking have complicated DUI enforcement for the Jackson Police Department.

When it comes to areas of road where people are braking inappropriately or making suspicious lane changes, “We kind of had to give people the benefit of the doubt,” Lt. Russ Ruschill said.

Contact Sophia Boyd-Fliegel at county@jhnewsandguide or 732-7063.

Sophia covers county politics, housing, and workforce issues. A Pacific Coast devotee, she grew up in Washington, studied in California and has worked in Oregon and Alaska.

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(3) comments

James Peck

I saw a baby moose having trouble climbing out of a pothole on Broadway this week.... ;-)

Mark D'Addario

I keep expecting to smell that certain smell when I pass recently filled potholes..... Playdoh???? Like a bandaid with little adhesive, the pothole repairs are nearly ethereal, and certainly short lived. I've heard they do a much better job in Europe. Perhaps imitation being the sincerest form of flattery could be done here? Not that I care about the flattery, but copying success is often a "road" to success.

brett voorhees

Tell me why we can't pay city/county employees enough to live here?

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