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A third of Teton County jobs are in hospitality

A third of Teton County jobs are in hospitality

JACKSON, Wyo. — The Wyoming economics division says a third of Teton County employees work in the restaurant, hotel and lodging business.

November 10, 2014 11:00 amLoading…
Wyoming county election officials left 1 question off ballot; state board will review

Wyoming county election officials left 1 question off ballot; state board will review

JACKSON, Wyo. — The State Canvassing Board will meet next Wednesday to determine what to do after Teton County election officials left one question off the general election ballot.

November 06, 2014 9:35 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Montanans oppose giving away federal lands

State Sen. Jennifer Fielder has suggested that a Utah county commissioner, Nevada state legislators and a Canadian negotiator know what’s best for us here in Montana. I’d like to think Montanans know what’s best for Montana. While transferring federal lands into state hands may be of interes…

October 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Report: Nearly half of Teton County homes vacant

JACKSON, Wyo. — A new report finds that 43 percent of Teton County's home sit vacant for much of the year.

September 06, 2014 7:17 pmLoading…

Jackson voters to decide lodging tax

JACKSON, Wyo. — A Teton County lodging tax that voters will consider extending in November has promoted local tourism as well as services such as a new county ambulance.

September 03, 2014 10:10 amLoading…

Sales tax revenue up in Jackson, Teton County

JACKSON, Wyo. — Sales tax revenue collections are up in and around Jackson this summer.

August 12, 2014 11:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Non-labor income grows more important to West

As an economist who loves the West and our open spaces, I think a lot about what makes our small towns tick. To better understand how our economies work and how to strengthen them, we first have to ask where our money comes from. The answer — non-labor income — might surprise many readers.

April 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Census: Natrona County is the 6th fastest growing metro region

Natrona County was the sixth-fastest growing metropolitan area in the United States, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by the Wyoming Division of Economic Analysis.

March 28, 2014 8:00 amLoading…

Teton County ranks as healthiest in Wyoming

JACKSON, Wyo. — Teton County again has retained its title as the healthiest place in Wyoming.

March 27, 2014 10:10 amLoading…

Teton County to consider cell tower moratorium

JACKSON, Wyo. — Opposition to a proposed 110-foot cell tower has prompted Teton County planning commissioners to consider a moratorium.

September 09, 2013 12:06 pmLoading…

Wyoming unemployment rate falls to 4.9 percent

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming's unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent in December.

January 22, 2013 10:23 amLoading…

Wyoming lawmaker Gingery tackles statutory entanglements

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — State Rep. Keith Gingery usually sponsors a fairly large number of bills each legislative session.

December 23, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Teton County set to end 5-year pay freeze

JACKSON, Wyo. — Teton County government workers probably will get their first raise in five years in 2013.

October 08, 2012 8:41 amLoading…

4 confirmed West Nile cases, no deaths in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming has had a relatively easy West Nile season, thanks in part to the drought.

September 06, 2012 11:23 amLoading…

Teton County is Wyoming's healthiest place to live

JACKSON, Wyo. — A national report ranks Teton County the healthiest county in Wyoming once again.

April 09, 2012 8:33 amLoading…

Teton County tops health study

For the second year in a row, Teton County has been ranked the healthiest county in Wyoming, according to a newly released national health institute report.

April 02, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…
Oil exploration along Rocky Mountain Front has residents curious and concerned

Oil exploration along Rocky Mountain Front has residents curious and concerned

CHOTEAU -- Curiosity about the rush of oil prospecting along the Rocky Mountain Front drew more than 200 people for a gusher of information on Thursday.

March 02, 2012 11:15 amLoading…

Carcinogen found near old Teton County landfill

JACKSON, Wyo. -- Teton County officials say they've detected a carcinogenic chemical in groundwater near an old landfill.

February 06, 2012 12:03 pmLoading…

Jackson police probe Teton County deputy's death

JACKSON, Wyo. -- Jackson police are investigating the death of a Teton County sheriff's deputy found dead of a single gunshot wound at his home.

December 07, 2011 11:49 amLoading…

Jackson takes look at plastic bag ban

JACKSON, Wyo. -- A member of the Jackson Town Council is proposing to ban plastic shopping bags at grocery and convenience stores.

December 02, 2011 10:08 amLoading…

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