Bridger-Teton National Forest officials have dropped a plan to move more than a third of its supervisor office employees from Jackson to Alpine.
Bridger-Teton Supervisor Clinton Kyhl says he now prefers to keep all 47 jobs in Jackson. The move had been proposed by the former Bridger-Teton supervisor.
In addition, he says plans to fold the forest's Greys River Ranger District office, currently based in Afton, into a new building in Alpine also have been temporarily halted.
The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports the amended proposal is currently being reviewed by officials at the U.S. Forest Service's regional office in Ogden, Utah.
Teton County organizations that have championed keeping the office in town applauded the news.
Information from: Jackson Hole (Wyo.) News And Guide, http://www.jhnewsandguide.com