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Part Of Moose-Wilson Road Closed

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The gravel section of Moose-Wilson Road in Grand Teton National Park is closed today allowing for crews to apply a dustcoat onto the roadway.  Traffic will still be able to travel the road from Moose to the Lawrance S. Rockefeller Preserve or to the Death Canyon Trailhead as those destinations are still … Continue Reading

colter bay dry

Releases from Jackson Lake and Palisades Reservoir continue as irrigation demands downstream continue to be prompted by near-drought conditions in southwestern Idaho.  Currently, Jackson Lake is at 76% of its capacity while Palisades … Continue Reading

Rangers Rescue Two Over the Weekend

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Grand Teton National Park rangers were called to the aid of two back country travelers over the weekend, while the injuries they suffered were comparatively minor.  Park Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs says the first of the calls for help came in at 3:45 Friday evening to Hanging Canyon where a hiker had … Continue Reading

First Wildfire Here Caused By Fireworks

East entrance station;Jim Peaco;October 1987

Two Teton Interagency Fire engine crews doused a half-acre fire on the northern boundary of the National Elk Refuge Thursday evening. Fortunately a wetting rain Thursday evening helped crews … Continue Reading

Rangers Rescue Multiple Climbers

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Grand Teton National Park rangers were involved in the rescue and aerial evacuation of two injured climbers from the Lower Saddle of the Grand Teton yesterday. Each of the climbers was injured in separate, unrelated accidents while ascending the Grand Teton. One of the accidents … Continue Reading

GTNP Rangers Rescue Paraglider

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A local woman paragliding over the Tetons Wednesday had to make a forced landing in Death Canyon, sustaining serious injuries in the mishap.  Park Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs says  29 year-old Rebecca Bredehoft of Jackson and a companion had launched from Teton Village, intending to glide north over the Tetons and return to land in Teton Village.  However, Skaggs says … Continue Reading

Park Treats Dehydration Cases

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Officials in Grand Teton National Park say they have had to respond to several cases of individuals suffering from dehydration.  Often, people do not realize how quickly the heat and low humidity can take its toll on them.  Medical experts point out that symptoms generally become noticeable after … Continue Reading

Photo Selected To Celebrate Barn’s Centennial

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The centennial celebration of a popular icon in Grand Teton National Park is little more than one week away now.  Grand Teton National Park has partnered with the Jackson Hole Historical Society & Museum and the T.A. Moulton Barn Centennial Celebration committee to stage a public celebration … Continue Reading

Governor Cautious About Land Exchange

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead told reporters Wednesday that the state is not looking for alternate buyers for the land inside Grand Teton National Park until the state knows for sure the federal government will not be able to consummate the deal on the remaining parcels it agreed to buy.  Mead says the state is examining … Continue Reading

GTNP Visitations Up Last Month

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Grand Teton National Park has reported its monthly use statistics for June which indicates recreational visits for the month were up by 5%.  According to the report filed by the National Park Service Use Statistics Office, … Continue Reading

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  • Cowboy Basketball Releases Schedule for 2014-2015 Season - July 31, 2014
    The University of Wyoming men’s basketball team announced the Cowboys’ 2014-15 slate Thursday. The Pokes will contest 11 games against teams that participated in the postseason last year, including 13 matchups versus teams with 20 or more wins and eight games with teams ranked in the nation’s top 30. 2014-2015 University of Wyoming Men’s Basketball […]
  • Video of Candidate Forums Available Online - July 31, 2014
    Video of League of Women Voters forums for 2014 candidates for Secretary of State, Superintendent of Public Instruction and Governor are available online. The forums for Secretary of State and Superintendent were recorded on July 28, and the forum for gubernatorial candidates was recorded on July 29. Both were in the Laramie County Commission hearing room in Cheyenne and were moderated by […]
  • Pleasant Temperatures Expected; Thunderstorms Possible Across The West & Mountains - July 31, 2014
    Temperatures today will be warm and comfortable for many areas.  Expect highs in the mid 70′s to mid 80′s across western to eastern Wyoming, respectively.  Most of the state will be able to see some good sunshine today, especially through early afternoon.  Far western Wyoming and the state’s mountains will have a chance for developing […]
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    I’ve been hauling horses with either a three-quarter-ton or a one-ton truck for about the past 10 years, and I’ve gotten kind of spoiled by the towing power of those old Ford diesels. Even with a heavy load cruising along behind me, I’d sometimes forget I was pulling a trailer. But when the F-350 started […]

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