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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Using the Pathways System Amid COVID-19

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With so many people out on the pathways right now, a lot of whom might not regularly use pathways and are perhaps a little rusty on their pathways etiquette, Friends of Pathways and the Jackson/Teton County Pathways program would like to remind the commun...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

2020 Census Goal to Count Every Person in Teton County

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Today kicks off the United States Census Bureau’s effort to count every single person living in the United States and five U.S. territories, and now it is easier than ever to be counted.

For the first time since the United States started counting...

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Posted on: January 31, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About the 2020 Census

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Wyoming Census 2020

The U.S. has counted its population every 10 years since 1790 as mandated by the U.S. Constitution. Wyoming’s first Census was in 1870. 

The census can shape many different aspects of your community. Census data guides...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Draft Comprehensive Plan Update Released for Public Review

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For the last ten months, our community, Town and County staff, Town Council, and County Commissioners have worked to review the Growth Management Program and update the 2012 Jackson/Teton County Comprehensive Plan. The result of this work so far was the p...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

New Public Health Order Issued

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On March 30th, 2020, Travis Riddell, MD, Teton Health District Officer, issued Countywide Public Health Order #20-4 requiring all people within Teton County, Wyoming, including the City of Jackson, Wyoming to limit gatherings to only individuals of the sa...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Commissioners Extend Restrictions to County Buildings

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In an effort to practice and encourage social distancing, and to limit physical interaction between Teton County staff and the public, the Teton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) voted Monday to extend public access restrictions at all County Bui...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Jackson Hole Fire/EMS Respond to Garage Fire in Wilson

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On Friday, March 27, 2020 at 11:35 p.m., emergency services were notified of a structure fire at 3250 W. Sundance Drive. The initial 911 caller reported fire in an unoccupied detached six bay garage.

Multiple Fire, EMS, and Law Enforcement units from both ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

New COVID-19 Cases Announced

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The Teton County Health Department believes community transmission is present in Teton County, WY after follow up by the Wyoming Department of Health for the third (3rd) COVID-19 case identified last night was completed.  The Teton County Health ...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Teton District Health Officer Recommendations

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To view the full recommendations click HERE

Today the Teton District Health Officer Dr. Travis Riddell provided recommendations on ways community members can help decrease the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Teton County.  It sh...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

How to Access Health Department During Closures

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With the Teton County Board of County Commissioner’s vote on Friday to restrict public access at all County Buildings effective Monday, March 23, 2020 through April 3, 2020, Teton County Health Department wants to let the community know how they...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Public Health Order Exception Allows Uphill Travel at Snow King

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 Uphill travel on Snow King Moutain is allowed per a Public Health Order signed by Teton District Health Officer Dr. Travis Riddell. 

 All personal uphill recreation at Snow King is allowed and Snow King is allowed to keep groomi...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

More Details on Teton County's First Confirmed Case of COVID-19

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After learning details of the epidemiological follow up completed by the Wyoming Department of Health regarding the COVID-19 case announced Wednesday, March 18, 2020 in Teton County, the Teton County Health Department has been notified there is no identif...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

First Case of COVID-19 in Teton County

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On March 18, 2020, St. John’s Health announced the first case of COVID-19 in Teton County. To read the full release from the hospital, please click here. 

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Emergency Order Related to COVID-19

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EMERGENCY ORDER RELATED TO COVID-19

Following guidance issued by the President of the United States, entitled “Coronavirus Guidelines for America: 15 Days to Slow the Spread,” Teton County’s Health Officer, Travis Riddell issu...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Living Document of Closures

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Below is a list of closures/cancellations within Teton County Government and local businesses, organizations, agencies throughout Teton Valley. To be added to the list, please e-mail information to: kwaters@tetoncountywy.gov. NOTE: NOT ALL CLOSURES IN THE...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Parks and Recreation Mitigation Plan for COVID-19

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On Thursday March 12, 2020 the Teton Board of County Commissioners (BCC) and the Jackson Town Council provided policy direction to implement strategies of risk mitigation for the spread of COVID-19 within the community of Teton County.  This dire...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Public Encouraged to Watch Meetings Virtually

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As part of the Teton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) desire to practice social distancing, the Board is asking members of the public to refrain from attending the Teton County BCC Voucher and Regular meetings scheduled for the week of March 16,...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Health Department Activates COVID-19 Hotline

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Members of the public with questions or concerns about the novel coronavirus disease known as COVID-19 can now call a hotline to get up-to-date information on the disease in Teton County.

The Teton County Health Department activated the hotline Thursday, M...

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

New Hours for the Planner of the Day

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The Teton County Planning Division will soon have new hours of availability for walk-in meetings with the Planner of the Day.

Beginning March 2, 2020 hours of walk-in availability for the Planner of the Day will shift from Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Feedback Requested on Wastewater Facility Permit Regulations

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Below is a set of draft small wastewater facility permit regulations that are open for public review and feedback. A change to the rules and regulations has not yet been made or put before the Teton County Board of County Commissioners. The Teton County E...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Public Meeting for Tribal Trail Connector Road

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Nine months after the first public meeting of the Tribal Trail Connector Road, Teton County, in cooperation with the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) and the Tribal Trail Stakeholder Advisory Committee, is hosting a second public meeting to up...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Seasonal Dog Park Opening

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The Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation Department will be setting up the seasonal dog park located on the west side of the Teton County Fairgrounds on Snow King Avenue.  Parks & Recreation in collaboration with PAWS of JH will again se...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Septic Systems Installation Seasonal Closure

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Winter may not officially start until December 21, but Teton County is already experiencing sub-zero temperatures and wintery conditions. The Teton County Engineering Division is reminding the public that all small wastewater facilities (septic systems) p...

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