A group of Jackson Hole High School students last weekend enjoyed high achievement. Members of the high school’s Mountaineering Club led by Garrick Hart and Trevor Deighton in a partnership with … 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
The series of storms that rolled through Jackson Hole over the weekend sparked at least seven small wildfires that were quickly suppressed by Teton Interagency Fire personnel. Grand Teton National Park Fire Communication and Education Specialist Tracy Weaver says however, others could still turn up as sleeper fires from other strikes. She says … Continue Reading
A member of the Teton County Attorney’s office has confirmed that Deputy County Attorney Brian Hultman suffered a stroke while participating in the 200-mile LOTOJA bicycle race from Logan, Utah to Jackson Saturday. Hultman was taken to University Hospital in Salt Lake City for treatment and is reportedly improving. In addition to being Deputy County Attorney, Hultman has served as the Wyoming State Bar President.
Grand Teton National Park and St. John’s Medical Center declare a successful first season for their Active Trails Wellness program, focused on park-based activities. Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, over 350 local participants logged time … Continue Reading
Yellowstone National Park Officials have identified the three year-old child who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Saturday while staying with her family at the Grant Village campground. The girl was identified as Ella Marie Tucker from Pocatello, Idaho. According to investigators, … Continue Reading
Storage of water in the major storage reservoirs of the Upper Snake River Basin is graphically low now as drought conditions continue into the end of the growing season in southern Idaho. According to the Bureau of Reclamation, the system collectively is at only 15% of its storage capacity, although some of the reservoirs are incredibly low. West of Pocatello, the American Falls reservoir is now … Continue Reading
A brief travel closure on the section of Teton Park Road that crosses over Jackson Lake dam in Grand Teton National Park will occur tomorrow and Thursday between 7:30 and 8:30 am and last 30 to 45 minutes. The brief closure is scheduled to accommodate the staging of materials needed for routine maintenance on a section of Jackson Lake dam.
A 3 year-old child was fatally injured as a result of an incident which occurred the campground near Grand Village in Yellowstone National Park Saturday morning. Rangers received a 911 call from the mother of the child who told the emergency dispatcher her young daughter had shot herself with a handgun. Resuscitation efforts by responding emergency medical staff were unsuccessful and the girl died. The incident is under investigation. The identity of the young girl and family is being withheld until sometime Monday at the request of the family.