Jackson Hole Middle School start-time delayed Wednesday over bomb threat
Jackson, WY. – A two hour delayed start was implemented on Wednesday at Jackson Hole Middle School due to a bomb threat that district staff received the previous evening.
The incident was managed jointly by Teton County School District, Jackson Police Department and the Teton County Sheriff’s Office. Over 25 officers and personnel from the Jackson Police Department, Teton County Sheriff’s Office, Teton County Bomb Squad, and Lander Police Department and K-9 bomb unit, TCSD personnel and support from Grand Teton National Park were involved.
Law enforcement, including a K-9 unit, swept the school and student backpacks. No devices were found, and classes resumed shortly after 11:15 am and remained on schedule for the rest of the day. The school was deemed safe for normal school activities. The other schools in the district remained on normal schedules, despite the incident, as no threats were made to any other campus.
As of Wednesday, law enforcement was still investigating into the incident.