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Jackson holds off on landslide options

Jackson holds off on landslide options

JACKSON, Wyo. — Jackson's town council has decided not to immediately award contracts to design a stabilization plan for a creeping landslide.

September 03, 2014 10:10 am Photos

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Jackson slide briefly speeds up, then slows

Jackson slide briefly speeds up, then slows

JACKSON, Wyo. — Jackson officials say a slow-motion landslide sped up briefly after wet weather but has slowed back down.

August 26, 2014 3:30 pm Photos

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Heavy rain triggers landslides north of Alpine

ALPINE, Wyo. — Heavy rain is blamed for triggering landslides on the highway through the Snake River canyon near Alpine.

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Jackson considers property deals to stop landslide

JACKSON, Wyo. — Jackson officials are considering getting easements on some private property and buying other property outright to stop a slow-moving landslide that started in April.

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Jackson to seek $4.75M in state landslide help

JACKSON, Wyo. — The town of Jackson will ask the state for $4.75 million in grant money to help stabilize a creeping landslide that damaged and threatened several homes and businesses.

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Most Jackson residents return to homes

JACKSON — Most residents evacuated due to a slow-moving landslide in the Wyoming resort town of Jackson are being allowed to return to their homes.

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3 businesses near Wyoming slide allowed to reopen

3 businesses near Wyoming slide allowed to reopen

JACKSON, Wyo. — Three businesses evacuated by the Jackson landslide are being allowed to reopen, now that the slide's movement has significantly slowed.

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Gov. Matt Mead

Gov. Matt Mead

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead, center, listens to Jackson town officials during a tour the East Gros Ventre Butte landslide Monday in Jackson, Wyo. Mead says after touring a slow-moving landslide he wants to help local officials defray the cost of the disaster. Efforts to slow the slide by hauling …

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Wyoming governor tours landslide site

Wyoming governor tours landslide site

JACKSON, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead says after touring a slow-moving landslide in Jackson he wants to help local officials defray the cost of the disaster.

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Road to Jackson slide area could reopen soon

Road to Jackson slide area could reopen soon

JACKSON, Wyo. — Officials in Jackson say residents might soon regain use of the only road to their homes in the area of a slow-moving landslide.

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Jackson mapping sliding hillslide

Jackson mapping sliding hillslide

JACKSON, Wyo. — Workers are drilling the first of four holes around a sliding hillside in the resort town of Jackson to help engineers map ground movement and analyze the soil.

April 24, 2014 10:08 am Photos

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New landslide strategy in Wyoming town

New landslide strategy in Wyoming town

JACKSON, Wyo. — Officials in Jackson are hoping a mound of dirt and rock will stop a slow-moving landslide from destroying a two-story parking lot next to Sidewinders Tavern.

April 22, 2014 6:54 am Photos

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Jackson ground slipping

Jackson ground slipping

A house breaks apart as a slow-moving landslide in Jackson, Wyo., advances downhill. The slide has cut off access to a 60-person neighborhood and has threatened town utilities, including a water line.

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Jackson landslide

Jackson landslide

A worker inspects damage to a house at the top of a slow-motion landslide in Jackson, Wyo. 

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Jackson landslide

Jackson landslide

A work crew moves a concrete barrier that failed to stop a slow-motion landslide in Jackson, Wyo.

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Creeping landslide devouring part of Jackson, Wyo.

Creeping landslide devouring part of Jackson, Wyo.

JACKSON, Wyo. — No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it.

April 19, 2014 5:46 am Photos

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Jackson ground slipping

Jackson ground slipping

This aerial image provided by Tributary Environmental shows a home damaged by a landslide Friday in Jackson, Wyo. A slow-moving landslide in Jackson sped up significantly Friday, splitting this house in two, causing a huge uplift in a road and a Walgreens parking lot, and threatening to dest…

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Jackson landslide work stops as rocks stream down

Jackson landslide work stops as rocks stream down

JACKSON, Wyo. — A nearly constant stream of rocks and gravel sliding down a hillside in the resort town of Jackson has forced crews to stop working on an emergency buttress to stop a slow-moving landslide.

April 18, 2014 7:18 am Photos

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Engineers build wall to slop sliding butte

Engineers build wall to slop sliding butte

JACKSON, Wyo. — Workers in Jackson are building a massive wall officials hope will temporarily stop a landslide that is slowly moving down a hillside.

April 17, 2014 8:32 am Photos

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Road grading may have caused Wyoming hill slide

Road grading may have caused Wyoming hill slide

JACKSON, Wyo. — Road-grading projects over a number of years may have contributed to a slow-moving landslide that has displaced residents of four homes and two small apartment buildings and cut off road access to dozens of other homes, according to a consultant for the town.

April 16, 2014 6:27 am Photos

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