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Climber Airlifted From Teewinot

August 14, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, Teton County Comments Off
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Another climber has been rescued in Grand Teton National Park – however this time, not because of an injury that resulted from a fall.  Park Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs says a 53-year-old climber from Rock Island, Illinois had become ill and … Continue Reading

Close Call For River Floaters In GTNP

August 14, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole Comments Off
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Five river floaters on a private float of the flat-water section of the Snake River in Grand Teton National Park Friday Night were very lucky when their raft overturned, spilling the five who were not wearing life vests into the river.  Park Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs says all five were … Continue Reading

Fire Restrictions More Important Than Ever

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Partial Fire Restrictions remain in effect for both Bridger-Teton National Forest and Grand Teton National Park, and carry a hefty fine for those who don’t comply.  Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says violations of the prohibitions are punishable by … Continue Reading

Yellowstone Declares Fire Danger “Extreme”

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Fire danger in the region has continued to climb as the fire season moves into its traditional peak.  The continued hot, dry conditions and potential for increased fire activity in Yellowstone National Park has prompted park officials to elevate its fire danger rating to “extreme.”  The “extreme” rating is … Continue Reading

Another Helicopter Rescue in GTNP

August 8, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, Teton County Comments Off
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Grand Teton National Park rangers rescued North Carolina man yesterday afternoon after he slipped and tumbled 20 feet on rocky terrain and sustained facial and lower leg injuries.  23-year-old Paul Danes of Raleigh, North Carolina had been scrambling alone and … Continue Reading

GTNP Celebrates Pathway Completion

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Grand Teton National Park will host a community event Thursday to dedicate the park’s Phase 2 pathway segment, connecting the Jackson Hole Community Pathway leg originating in Jackson.  Several guests will participate in the event including … Continue Reading

Hiker Rescued By Helicopter IN GTNP

August 6, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, Teton County Comments Off
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An injured hiker was rescued via helicopter from Waterfalls Canyon in Grand Teton National Park late Saturday afternoon.  According to a park news release, 21-year-old Jessica Haines of Laguna Beach, California fell approximately 20 feet while … Continue Reading

Lightning Fires Keep Coming

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Fire crews Tuesday were able to control a fire near Emma/Matilda Lake on the northern end of Grand Teton National Park, but new fires continue to show up elsewhere in the park.  Park Fire Education and Information Specialist Traci Weaver says a small fire … Continue Reading

New Fire In GTNP

July 31, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, State of Wyoming Comments Off
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Teton Interagency Fire crews are suppressing a new fire reported about early Monday afternoon at the southwest side of Emma Matilda Lake in Grand Teton National Park. Park Fire Education and Information Specialist Traci Weaver says the one-acre fire is … Continue Reading

Colter Bay Restaurant Fire Kept Minor

July 31, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Teton County Comments Off
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It could have been a lot worse.  A propane leak in the kitchen of the Chuckwagon Restaurant at Colter Bay burst into flame early Monday morning.  Employees summoned the Park fire department about … Continue Reading

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