Tuesday is election day in Teton Valley, Idaho with town council positions up for grabs in both Victor and Driggs, one fire commissioner position for the county and a recall petition for a school board member. Four people are vying for … Continue Reading
Gasoline prices around the US have risen slightly this week, according to the US Energy Information Administration. Spokesperson Amerine Woodyard says the U.S. average retail price for regular gasoline rose slightly to … Continue Reading
A 20-year-old man from Victor has died while serving an LDS mission in Mexico. Officials from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said Colt Daniel Kunz died from injuries he received when he came in contact with a live electrical wire. He had been in the church’s Mexico Tampico Mission for only a month. Kunz was a 2012 graduate of Teton High School and a member of the state championship cross country team.
Wyoming is now listed by AAA Auto Club among the 20% of America’s states with the highest average price for gasoline. According to the Auto Club’s Fuel Gauge report, the national average has dropped to … Continue Reading
Gasoline prices are seeing a seasonal dip in price now nationwide, while they seem to be remaining stubbornly high here. Amerine Woodyard of the US Energy Information Administration says the national average price as of yesterday was $3.55 a gallon of regular gasoline. Woodyard says that’s down 5.2 cents from a week ago, based on … Continue Reading
While national gasoline prices have increased one penny from one month ago after experiencing a spike over the long holiday weekend earlier in September, the state average has dropped two cents to $3.65 for a gallon of unleaded regular. Still, that places the state among the second highest priced states nationally as listed in AAA Auto Club’s Fuel Gauge Report. In Jackson Hole, meanwhile, … Continue Reading
As a result of a 2012 Teton Valley Human Services Needs Assessment that identified local gaps in health and human services in Teton Valley, Idaho, the Community Foundation of Teton Valley has launched a website where residents can navigate their way to help ranging from … Continue Reading
Heavy equipment is in place in Teton Creek, near the Aspen Pointe and Aspens subdivisions, upstream of the City of Driggs this week. The work is part of a multi-million dollar effort to repair a stream channel that was severely damaged by illegal channelization work. Engineers with the county say … Continue Reading
The Teton Board of County Commissioners and the Teton County Idaho Fire Protection District have reached an agreement to update and renew its contract for fire suppression services in Alta, Wyoming. After staff’s preliminary contract discussions, … Continue Reading
Monday is a national holiday, and that means schools, banks and most government offices will be closed, and many others will have the day off as well. Considering the potential of fewer riders, START Bus will run only one bus on … Continue Reading
Don’t lose your vision in the woods - October 21, 2014 I don’t have good eyes. Had I been born a hundred years ago, there would have been no help for me. Glasses can’t help me, so I’d have blind. I have to wear a special kind of contact lens, which wasn’t available in the days of Davey Crockett and Daniel Boone. But through the miracle […]
Hunters must be conservationists first - October 20, 2014 As hunters, it’s our responsibility to take care of the critters we hunt, as well as those we don’t. We have to obey the game laws. Police ourselves to be sure others respect the wildlife. And even offer suggestions to the Game and Fish Commission when we think there are better ways to ensure that […]
Quiet & Mainly Settled Weather Expected - October 17, 2014 High pressure will build over the area today, which will keep skies sunny to mostly sunny and conditions mainly dry. Winds will also stay light to breezy and no significant gusting is expected. Temperatures become a touch cooler statewide, but will be closer to average. Daytime highs will be in the 50′s across the mountain […]
Wish list season is upon us again - October 17, 2014 Late October is a bad time of year for me. If I were independently wealthy, it wouldn’t be so bad. But I’m not. I’m a journalist, so it’s a little painful. It’s rough because this is when the Christmas catalogs start hitting the mailbox, and they’re chock-full of gear I wish I had. From the […]
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