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Bomb threat at the Wort was a hoax
Someone threatened to blow up The Wort Hotel on Thursday via an email that police say was likely part of a nationwide hoax. An employee at the hotel got the email just after noon.
Teen arrested for assault with scissors
A drunken argument Saturday led to a fight between a couple and 18-year-old Joshua Claude Parker’s arrest. Police said the victim showed up to the Jackson Police Department on Sunday with abrasions on her neck, where she said Parker held a knife and a pair of scissors before threatening her life.
Tax oversight to be fixed
Hundreds of local businesses could owe more in taxes this year as the Teton County Assessor’s Office seeks commercial personal-property taxes that have gone uncollected for years.
Mayor Muldoon and others nominated for Top Wyoming Album of 2018
Jackson’s musicians are well represented on Wyoming Public Media’s short list for the Top Wyoming Albums of 2018. Leif Routman and Hilary Camino of Freda Felcher’s album “Human Love,” Bo Elledge’s “Love and Good Luck,” and Mayor Pete Muldoon’s “The Descent” albums were all nominated by the media cor
Restaurant Manager, Snow King Resort
If making meaningful connections, figuring out what it takes, and stepping it up to win the day is what you do, and you love it, Snow King Resort wants you! This is a tremendous opportunity for a driven person to grow and learn at a world-class resort!
Cops end crime spree after no-signal turn
Three people are in the Teton County Jail after they were found driving a stolen car with heroin and methamphetamine in it. After they gave false names to arresting officers, the defendants were connected to prior crimes that the trio likely committed in a multistate crime spree.
Murder suspect seeks to represent himself
Erik Ohlson, the Jackson man accused of killing Jennifer Nalley and her unborn child, would rather represent himself in his capital trial than continue taking advice from his defense attorneys.
Looking Back, Dec. 12
45 years ago … • Vandals had sawed or broken off so many pieces of the elk antler arch on the northeast corner of Town Square that the Rotary Club was going to have to rebuild it. Someone also stole the moose horn that said “Jackson” from the arch on the southwest corner. The one imprinted with “Hol
New places to eat get ready to open
Roadhouse Brewery isn’t the only new restaurant to try this winter. RPK 3, the new restaurant taking the place of Nick Wilson’s, is set to open sometime this week or next. And Momo Shack, The Phoenix and the Dragon, the owners of Sudachi and the owners of Streetfood at the Stagecoach have all announ
Koedt still cooking as she nears 104
“From Smorrebrod to Subs, Inger Koedt’s Recipes for the Mountains” is as much a history book as it is a cookbook. Inger Koedt is an iconic figure in the Jackson Hole community, both as a mountaineer and a cook. She is a pioneering woman of strong character who moved here from Denmark in the 1950s wi
Two local restaurants help raise money for Astoria Hot Springs
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Every dollar counts as the Campaign for Astoria Hot Springs Park closes in on its $6,000,000 goal. This December, a $500,000 matching gift challenge has inspired broad community support, made possible by a generous donation from Snake River Sporting Club.
More events, Dec. 12
Native Jackson author Charlie Craighead will be selling copies of his new book, “The Million Dollar Cowboy Bar: Jackson Hole Icon, National Treasure” from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight at the iconic Town Square bar.
Deed restrictions may end with foreclosures
Elected officials decided their fears of losing affordable housing to bankruptcy were unfounded and settled for the risk of allowing deed restrictions to expire with foreclosures.
Educational Winter Programs to begin on the National Elk Refuge
The National Elk Refuge is pleased to announce the 2018 / 2019 winter program schedule for the Jackson Hole & Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center. The visitor center, located at 532 North Cache Street in Jackson, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily this season, except for Christmas Day.
Western Wyoming Beverages giving back with another food pack
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Employees from Western Wyoming Beverages packed 50,872 meals to be distributed to local food banks during their ‘Pepsi’s Packing Out Hunger’ food packing event on December 8 at the Bunning Hall Freight Station in Downtown Rock Springs.
Noso and Square One win grants
Noso Patches, a homegrown Jackson company started by Kelli Jones, is one of several businesses in the Jackson Hole area named as winners in two new grant programs created to help startups in Wyoming.
Elk refuge sleigh rides begin Dec. 15
An annual winter pastime is about to begin. Sleigh rides on the National Elk Refuge are set to Dec. 15. The traditional activity, which involves beautiful views, a unique experience and a healthy dose of cold, is not simply a way get out on the refuge. It's educational.
Roadhouse is, officially, open
After a soft opening this weekend, the Roadhouse Pub and Eatery announced its official opening today. The opening has been a long time coming for the brewery. The new space is a five-barrel brewhouse, complete with 30 unique taps and a full lunch and dinner menu.
Police Log: Recent calls for service
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Here are some recent calls for service in Teton County/Jackson from the dispatch log. Names may be withheld at the request of law enforcement. All persons cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. Charges are subject to change following official f
Remembering Jackson Hole’s first Christmas
Brought to you by the Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum. Provided by the Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum. When the Wilson family arrived in Jackson Hole in November 1889, they found a valley sparsely populated by a group of bachelors – a population of 28 to be exact. Men typicall