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New Jackson LGBT Policy
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — The Jackson Town Council has formally added protections for gay, lesbian and transgender people to its hiring policies. The Jackson Hole News & Guide reported Friday the changes formalize a practice the city has followed for several years. The council voted 3-0 in fav…
Bar Nunn Shows Fastest Growth Among Wyoming Towns
The five most rapidly growing large cities and towns (2.5% or higher) between July 1, 2012 and July 1, 2013 are all located in Central and Western Wyoming, according to population estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. These estimates provide a look at how much total population has changed in…
Gov. Mead Tours Jackson Landslide Zone
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead says after touring a slow-moving landslide in Jackson he wants to help local officials defray the cost of the disaster. Efforts to slow the slide by hauling in tons of dirt and rock appear to be working. Ground movement has slowed to just a tenth of an inch…
Update on Rock Slide In Jackson, Wyoming [LIVE STREAMING VIDEO]
UPDATE The Associated Press is reporting that officials in Jackson, Wyoming 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. Crews with dump trucks spent Monday afternoon depositing earth fill while an excavator…
Some Jackson Residents Going Home
JACKSON, WYO. (AP) — Several of the 60 or so people evacuated from the area of a slow-moving landslide in Jackson, Wyo., will be allowed to move back home soon. Town officials say people whose homes aren’t at high risk will be allowed back in permanently starting Monday night. The evac…

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