Powell, WY – Powell city leaders are advocating for an additional 1-cent county sales tax to meet growing financial needs. Any sales tax increase would have to be approved by Park County voters. Unlike most other counties in the state, Park County does not impose an optional fifth-penny sales tax. During a meeting with leaders from the county, Cody and Meeteetse, Powell Mayor Scott Mangold argued for putting the sales
JACKSON, wyo – The real estate market in Jackson Hole is showing signs of life. Jackson Hole Real Estate Associates says the number of sales in Jackson Hole was up 45 percent in the first quarter of 2011 compared to the first quarter of 2010. Dollar volume was up 55 percent. The average sale price was down 7 percent. Fifty-five percent of real estate buyers in Jackson Hole in the first quarter paid cash.