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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

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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

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  • 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 […]
  • Pleasant Autumn Weather Expected - October 16, 2014
    Temperatures will be noticeably cooler and closer to average today due to a cool front that crossed through the state of Wyoming yesterday.  We can also expect partly to mostly cloudy skies and breezy winds today, but conditions will remain mainly dry.  Winds will gust between 15 to 25 mph.  Daytime highs will reach the […]

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