The local chapter of Trout Unlimited has been granted funds from the national Embrace-A-Stream program intended by Trout Unlimited to fund grassroots conservation efforts. The national Trout Unlimited organization has provided … Continue Reading
Emergency managers, volunteer agencies and first responders are participating in a full-scale two-day exercise in Eastern Idaho counties including Teton County. The exercise is based on an earthquake scenario, and focuses on evacuations and caring for survivors of the simulated disaster. Eastern Idaho has … Continue Reading
Gasoline prices in Wyoming and across the nation continue their relentless climb with AAA Auto Club’s latest statistics indicating a national average of $3.92 per gallon of unleaded regular. AAA says gasoline prices across the country continue to rise as a result of … Continue Reading
Gasoline prices continued their relentless climb during the past week, although Wyoming continues to boast the lowest average price in the nation. With the national average now reported by AAA Auto Club’s Fuel Gauge as $3.83 for a gallon of unleaded regular, Wyoming still has an average of $3.42. Montana is next in line with an average price of $3.54. Here in Teton County, Wyoming the average is $3.55 per gallon while in Teton Valley , Idaho, the price currently averages $ 3.73 according to statistics posted by Motor Trend. AAA blames the price increases on fears that the tensions with Iran will lead to an all-our war disrupting oil supplies.
Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative is once again offering postsecondary scholarships to area high school graduating seniors whose parents or guardians are members of Fall River Electric. This specifically includes those attending both Teton County, Wyoming District #1 schools and Teton County, Idaho District #401 schools. A member may either … Continue Reading
Friends of the Teton River in Teton Valley, Idaho is proposing to re-introduce Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout into the Teton River in cooperation with the Idaho Fish and Game Department to help make the species more resilient there. The group says the species has fallen victim to … Continue Reading
Some people say when they’re in the mountains they sense the presence of loved ones who’ve passed.
After the deaths of Chris Onufer and Steve Romeo from an avalanche Wednesday on Ranger Peak in Grand Teton National Park, members of the community are finding befitting and therapeutic ways to celebrate their lives.
I ran into some of Onufer’s close friends on Teton pass Friday. In memory of Onufer, they skied … Continue Reading
Gasoline prices have taken a sudden surge up this week, not only locally, but across the nation as well. AAA Auto Club’s Fuel Gauge Report shows the national average jumped by 16 cents on average from last week, and 31 cents from a month ago. Wyoming remains the state with … Continue Reading