Grand Teton National Park personnel spent the weekend sandbagging some key areas in the park and will continue such operations today. According to Park Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs, rising water on some of the park tributaries … Continue Reading
The National Weather Service has issued a small stream flood advisory for rain and melting snow in Teton and surrounding counties until 11:00 am Monday. Forecasters caution that snow melt of 1½ to 2½ inches may combine with rain to cause rapid runoff into small streams and cause flooding to occur. Among those areas that may be impacted by flooding on small streams … Continue Reading
Teton County, Idaho conducted its first Core Committee meeting last night as it moves into the fact-finding phase of building a new comprehensive plan for the county. The last time the county has gone through this process, says County Planner Angie Rutherford, was in 2004. Rutherford points out that … Continue Reading
Wyoming Highway 22 over Teton Pass between Wilson and the Idaho State Line reopened about 11:40 Thursday morning after a morning snowstorm made the road slippery and forced the closure for about 90 minutes.
Yellowstone National Park reports that the first vehicle-caused grizzly bear mortality occurred last week involving a 15 to 25 year old male bear. According to park biologists, the driver was en route from Old Faithful to Canyon Village when the accident occurred and … Continue Reading
138 Jackson Hole High School seniors were presented their diplomas Saturday during the 2011 graduation ceremony. Governor Matt Mead was the guest speaker at the graduation. A graduate of Jackson Hole High School and former class president himself, Mead told the students … Continue Reading
The Department of the Interior released a memo from Secretary of the Interior, Ken Salazar Wednesday, directing the Bureau of Land Management to take no action under the Wild Lands Order. This Order was signed in December 2010, setting aside federal lands as … Continue Reading
One week after a Facebook campaign was launched to keep the Spud Drive In Theater in Driggs, Idaho from closing, arrangements have been made to keep the iconic attraction open for another season. A group of people who had been involved in running the drive-in in the past came together to … Continue Reading