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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.

July 09, 2014 3:30 pmLoading…

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.

May 03, 2014 2:37 pmLoading…
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.

April 25, 2014 1:14 pmLoading…
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 on Friday. 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., on Saturday. No one can say 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.

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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., as houses and businesses in the slide zone remained at risk on Saturday.

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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…

April 18, 2014 9:21 pmLoading…
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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Wyoming town approves $700K for landslide support

Wyoming town approves $700K for landslide support

JACKSON, Wyo. — The Jackson Town Council has authorized up to $700,000 to build a massive buttress that could temporarily slow the landslide at East Gros Ventre Butte and to monitor the situation.

April 15, 2014 6:28 am Photos

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Some Wyoming residents allowed back to slide zone

Some Wyoming residents allowed back to slide zone

JACKSON, Wyo. — Several of the 60 or so people evacuated from a slow-motion landslide area in Wyoming can return home but won't have access to emergency services or trash pickup, town officials said Monday.

April 14, 2014 4:10 pm Photos

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Evacuations eased for slipping Wyoming hill

Evacuations eased for slipping Wyoming hill

JACKSON, Wyo. — A slow-motion landslide in Wyoming was tearing one home apart inch by inch Friday and keeping about 60 evacuees from knowing when, or even if, they might be able to move back into theirs.

April 11, 2014 5:21 pm Photos

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