Snow King en Jackson fire crew shifts attention south <p>While crews have contained the northwest corner of a 3-thousand acre fire burning near the town of Jackson, a shift in winds this weekend could send the fire south toward some 60 homes in Teton County's Game Creek subdivision.</p><p>Operations Section Chief Allen Mitchell says residents can help by taking precautions around their homes.</p><p><strong>“</strong>We're only so many people. It would help us greatly if they got out, you know reduced some of that vegetation around their house, moved those woodpiles. There's a lot of stuff they can do to help us be successful."</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 22:45:41 +0000 Rebecca Huntington 30099 at Jackson fire crew shifts attention south Jackson residents told to prepare to evacuate <p>About a thousand residents of Jackson are being warned that they need to prepare to evacuate due to a 15-hundred acre wildfire south of town.&nbsp;</p><p>Teton County Emergency Management Coordinator Rich Ochs says the evacuation area east of Vine Street, south of Kelly, east of Redmond and south of Broadway is the area under alert.</p> Mon, 10 Sep 2012 17:48:33 +0000 Bob Beck 29853 at Jackson residents told to prepare to evacuate Snow King fights to survive <p>Snow King Ski resort in Jackson has high hopes for a number of proposed changes that they say could keep the ski area from closing.&nbsp; Snow King Manager Manuel Lopez said that they want to install ziplines, an Alpine coaster, and a bike park among other things.</p><p>&ldquo;I want to maintain the tradition of skiing and I believe the best way to do that is to increase the revenue through other sources.&nbsp; And convert the hill into a year round profitable venture with lots of activities.&rdquo;</p> Tue, 29 May 2012 17:55:59 +0000 Bob Beck 24733 at Snow King fights to survive