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 By Emily Mieure    News    January 21, 2021

Families upset with release of information

JACKSON — Several families are demanding accountability after they say they were victims of criminal misconduct at the hands of the Teton County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. In the last few months, various complaints about the county... Full story


Jackson altercation opens free speech debate

JACKSON — When Kevin Hernandez denigrated the president in the direction of a man wearing a pro-Trump hat, he was met with a fist to his face and a criminal citation for picking a fight. The scuffle happened June 14 near Town Square on the sideline... Full story

 By Emily Mieure    News    April 30, 2020

Shed hunters pack Teton County Fairgrounds

JACKSON — Despite their pleas for antler hunters to stay home amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Jackson Police Department and the Teton County Sheriff’s Office escorted 186 cars full of shed seekers to the National Elk Refuge early Friday morning.... Full story


Emails show state hesitated on orders despite Teton County's urgent pleas

JACKSON — Since early March the county’s top health official has been begging the state to support his restrictions to curb the spread of coronavirus in Teton County. Emails obtained by the News&Guide through the Wyoming Public Records Act show... Full story


Teton County COVID-19 patients speak out Coffee lose its taste? That's one unexpected symptom that's now being noticed.

JACKSON — Lorraine Adams didn’t suspect she had COVID-19 until she read that a symptom of the disease is losing your sense of taste and smell. That’s been an indication for many young and otherwise healthy Jackson Hole residents. “My heart... Full story

 By Emily Mieure    News    February 6, 2020

Supreme Court says state board can't investigate coroner

JACKSON — The Wyoming Supreme Court says the Board of Coroner Standards doesn’t have the authority to investigate an elected coroner for misconduct. The final opinion, filed Jan. 8, stems from an ongoing dispute over Teton County Coroner Dr. Bren... Full story

 By Emily Mieure    News    August 15, 2019

Developer wants trench collapse lawsuit moved

JACKSON — Jamie Mackay says he can’t get a fair trial in Teton County because he’s “a well-known public figure” and has been the subject of 36 newspaper articles in the Jackson Hole News&Guide over the past 12 years. Mackay, a Wilson... Full story

 By Emily Mieure    News    July 25, 2019

Colorado officer disputes claims of civil rights violation

JACKSON — The Colorado police officer who held a Jackson teenager at gunpoint when he was running to the bus stop says the injuries he sustained from that mishap are his own fault. “Plaintiff’s injuries and damages, if any, were the result of... Full story

 By Emily Mieure    News    July 11, 2019

Judge dismisses lawsuit against Teton Co., Jackson airport

JACKSON — Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal, of the U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming, has dismissed most claims that William Frey brought against several Teton County agencies. But the court is giving Frey until Aug. 5 to file amended... Full story

 By Emily Mieure    News    June 20, 2019

Man sues over airport search arrest

JACKSON —A Connecticut man who refused an “invasive pat down search of his genitals” is suing the town of Jackson, Teton County and Jackson Hole Airport. Jackson police Officer Nate Karnes arrested William Frey on March 12, 2018, for violating... Full story

 By Emily Mieure    News    June 20, 2019

Judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit over 'pond skim' injury

JACKSON — A couple suing for injuries their teenage son suffered during a 2017 “pond skim” accident argue that Snow King Mountain Resort was negligent, but the resort says it’s not liable. Teton County District Court Judge Timothy Day says... Full story

 By Emily Mieure    News    May 9, 2019

Colorado police officer who held Jackson teen at gunpoint sued

JACKSON — A teenager held at gunpoint last summer by an off-duty police officer who assumed he had committed a crime is suing her for violating his civil rights. In a complaint filed Thursday in Teton County District Court, Gerardo Becerra, 18,... Full story


Questions still surround case of counselor charged with molesting campers

JACKSON — Some say death saved Bill Bricker from going to prison. But it also caused many questions that would normally be answered in a court of law to remain unresolved. The 94-year-old died in January 2015 while awaiting trial on accusations tha...


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