Jackson officials say a slow-motion landslide sped up briefly after wet weather but has slowed back down.
The unstable hillside in Jackson is continuing to slide slowly.
Luke Jones, KIFI/KIDK
Most residents evacuated due to a slow-moving landslide in the Wyoming resort town of Jackson are being allowed to return to their homes.
Courtesy of Bradly J. Boner/Jackson Hole News & Guide
Some residents and businesses evacuated in the Budge Drive landslide will be able to return Wednesday.
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead toured the site of the Jackson hill slide Monday morning.
On April 28, 2014, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead took a look at the damage caused by the Gros Ventre Butte landslide in Jackson. These photos courtesy of Bradly J. Boner of the Jackson Hole News & Guide.
Several businesses in Jackson are worried misinformation about the severity of the slow-moving landslide might scare away visitors as the town prepares for the upcoming tourist season.
As geologists and engineers work to try to understand a slow-moving landslide and how they can stop it, a camera-mounted unmanned aircraft is helping keep them informed of what's happening on the ground.
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