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GTNP Roads To Close

October 30, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, Teton County Comments Off
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Grand Teton National Park officials have announced two roads will close to vehicle traffic for the winter season Wednesday evening. Vehicle closures include … Continue Reading

Slash Burns Slated This Week

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Teton Interagency Fire personnel will begin pile burning in Grand Teton National Park as soon as this week if conditions allow.  Fire personnel say they will target 10 project areas. They include locations throughout the park including … Continue Reading

Airport Bus Service Examined

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Is bus service between the airport and town feasible?  The joint town and county leaders have asked Southern Teton Area Regional Transit personnel to examine the options and report back in January what such service would cost to provide.  START Administrator Michael Wackerly says three scenarios were initially examined and ran the gamut from … Continue Reading

Fire Danger Dropped To “Low”

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It probably comes as no surprise given the current weather conditions that Teton Interagency Fires has dropped the region’s fire danger rating now all the way to “low.”   None-the-less, fire officials are again reminding hunters and others in the forest for recreational purposes that … Continue Reading

Fire Danger Here Reduced To Moderate

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Interagency fire officials have now reduced the fire danger to moderate following several days of moisture and cooler temperatures.  Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says although fire officials are calling the fire danger rating moderate, hunters and other on the forest for recreation should continue to … Continue Reading

Yellowstone Fire Danger Drops to Low

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Yellowstone National Park Tuesday afternoon reduced its fire danger rating from high to low following the onset of cooler temperatures and some rain showers.  Park Spokesman Al Nash says the reason for the move came primarily as a result of … Continue Reading

GTNP Visitation Sees Slight Increase

October 11, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming Comments Off
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Visitation to Grand Teton National Park last month actually showed a slight increase, both in the number of people entering the park for recreational purposes and on business.  According to the National Park Service Visitor Use Statistics office, recreational visits increased by … Continue Reading

Wolf Struck, Killed In GTNP

October 10, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, Teton County Comments Off
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Grand Teton National Park has revealed that a motorist along Highway 89 hit and killed a gray wolf about 2 miles south of Moose early Tuesday morning.  Park Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs says the animal was part of a group believed to be from the Pinnacle Peak Pack that was crossing the road about 7:00 am when the accident occurred. She says the others … Continue Reading

Fire Danger Rating Reduced

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For the first time since June, Teton Interagency Fire officials have lowered the fire danger rating to “high” and in doing so, also lifted the fire restrictions in the park and on the forest.  Those restrictions, however, remain in effect for the county and other parts of the state.  Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek points out that … Continue Reading

GTNP Addresses Bicycle Safety Concern

October 9, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole Comments Off
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The completion of the bike path from Jackson to Moose which just completed its inaugural summer season, has brought with it some concerns which Grand Teton National Park officials say need to be addressed.  Furthermore, Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs says that to an extent, the problems where the pathway intersects Gros Ventre Junction have persisted … Continue Reading

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