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Unattended Campfires Still A Problem

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Fire danger in the northwestern corner of the state remains moderate while fire conditions not far to the south or to the west are much more tenuous.  Daily showers and higher overnight humidity have contributed to the continued moderation of fire conditions – but … Continue Reading

Jackson Police Deal With High Speed Chase

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Jackson Police found themselves involves in a high speed chase out of town Monday night which resulted in the arrest of a 19 year-old woman on a variety of charges.  Police Lieutenant Cole Nethercott says it began shortly after 9:00 pm when a REDDI report was called in about a possible drunk drive entering town on north Cache Street. Once the vehicle got into town, … Continue Reading

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

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  • Get off the beaten path on holidays - September 2, 2014
    The SuperWife and I took the kids fishing on Labor Day. Usually, going fishing on a holiday is a bad idea. There tend to be crowds just about everywhere you go. But even on a national day off, you can avoid having to share space with other anglers if you get well off the beaten […]
  • Don’t let snakes ruin your Labor Day - September 1, 2014
    In my opinion, everybody should go hunting each weekend of the hunting season. You don’t have to go after elk or deer every time. Change it up a little. Hunt doves on the first weekend, then try to get a blue grouse or two the next. Later in the fall, you can start working duck […]
  • The Grizzlies Won’t Be a Pushover [AUDIO] - August 29, 2014
    The Wyoming Cowboys open up their football season at home against Montana tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon in Laramie.  It’s the first meeting between the two schools since 1997, and the Grizzlies enter the game as the fifth-ranked team in the FCS. On defense, the Cowboys top priority is to stop the run.  With a talented quarterback […]
  • Warmer Temperatures With Isolated Thunderstorms Expected Today - August 29, 2014
    A weak ridge of high pressure will build over the region today, which will allow temperatures to become warmer and closer to average statewide.  However, some lingering low-level moisture and daytime heating could trigger a few hit or miss thunderstorms for the afternoon and early evening hours.  Gusty winds and lots of lightning will be […]

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