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Boy Scouts Travel 50 Miles On Pathway

Cycling MB

The new bicycle path through the county and Grand Teton National Park has provided an opportunity for a group of boys to move one step closer to the rank of Eagle Scout.  Members of Boy Scout Troop 67 last weekend completed a 50-mile bicycle ride from Indian Trails to Jenny Lake and back again, in part to … Continue Reading

Moose-Wilson Road Closing Again

August 28, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, Teton County Comments Off
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If it’s not bears, it’s dust.  The south end of the Moose-Wilson Road is slated to close tomorrow for dust treatment with that closure to take place from 4:00 am Wednesday until 8:00 am Thursday.  This is the third application of dust coat this summer.  Those wishing to access the Death Canyon trailhead or the Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve may travel south from Moose along the paved portion of the road in order to reach either of those locations.

Smokey Weekend Due To Idaho Fires

Idaho Fires

Where is all the smoke coming from now?  Wind currents from the west have been picking up smoke from some very large Idaho fires and carrying it into our area.  Currently, about 232-thousand acres near Salmon, Idaho are burning causing evacuations there and threatening structures while another fire involving about 120-thousand acres is burning east of Boise.  While there are other smaller fires in Idaho and Wyoming, most of the smoke appears to be coming from the large complex fires according to the National Weather Service.

(Photo From Salmon-Challis National Forest)

Wyoming Markets Fall Season

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If you look closely, there is a change of season in the air – and the Wyoming Travel Commission is marketing the months to come as well.  Travel Commission Director Dianne Shober says the state is promoting a visit during the cooler months of autumn.  Shober says it appears … Continue Reading

Blind Climber Summits Grand

August 24, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, Teton County Comments Off
Exum

The Exum Mountain Guides in Grand Teton National Park revealed that a blind climber and mountaineer, Nancy Stevens summited the Grand Teton Wednesday morning. For the past few months Stevens has been … Continue Reading

JDR Parkway Anniversary Celebrated

JDR Ded.

The John D. Rockefeller Memorial Parkway Saturday marks its 40th anniversary with a series of programs to recognize the philanthropy of Mr. Rockefeller that made the 24-thousand acre reserve and eight national parks possible.  The day’s celebration begins with … Continue Reading

GTNP Considers Improvements To Jenny Lake Area

August 23, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, Teton County Comments Off
jenny lake

Grand Teton National Park is developing a long-range plan for the renewal of trails and other facilities in the Jenny Lake area which is one of the most popular day-use areas of the park. Due to intensive visitor use over many decades, the area has deteriorated over time including … Continue Reading

610 and Family Returns North

August 23, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, Teton County Comments Off
610 & Family

It appears for now, Grizzly 610 and her three cubs have taken the cue and returned to Grand Teton National Park permanently – more or less.  The grizzly family had made its way down the Moose Wilson Road in search of ripe hawthorn berries, and late last week … Continue Reading

GTNP’s YCC Gets $25K Grant

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The Coca-Cola Company has awarded Grand Teton National Park Foundation $25,000 to support ten weeks of trail repair and historic site maintenance in Grand Teton National Park through the Youth Conservation Program, a privately funded summer work-and-learn opportunity for … Continue Reading

Wildfire Doused Near Jackson

August 20, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, Teton County Comments Off
brushfire

Firefighters from Jackson Hole Fire/EMS were joined by Teton Interagency Fire Crews and the interagency helicopter Sunday to douse a wildfire near Spring Creek Ranch sparked by an apparent electrical malfunction.  Jackson Hole Fire Chief Willie Watsabaugh says the call came in at about 10:45 am and crews declared it out at about 2:20 pm.  He says even though it posed no immediate threat to buildings, … Continue Reading

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    Wyoming motorists will notice an extra law enforcement presence when driving on two of the country’s most highly traveled and dangerous interstates during a four-day enforcement campaign in early August.  The Wyoming Highway Patrol and law enforcement officials in 14 other states are joining together with a goal of zero deaths on Interstates 94 and […]
  • Mead Receives Endorsement Of Former Presidential Candidate - July 30, 2014
    Governor Mitt Romney announced his endorsement of Matt Mead’s re-election bid. “I’m honored to have Governor Romney’s endorsement,” said Governor Mead. “His support means a great deal to me in great part because of his leadership and integrity. As a former Governor, Mitt understands the importance of State leadership.  Wyoming has had to push back […]
  • Wyoming Lottery Releasing Names Of Lottery Retailers - July 30, 2014
    With the Aug. 24 launch of Powerball® and Mega Millions® ticket sales less than a month away, the Wyoming Lottery has started releasing the names of the retailers it has approved so far. The Lottery’s goal is to have a maximum of 450 to 500 ticket-selling locations statewide. To find the nearest WyoLotto™ location, residents can […]
  • State American Legion Baseball Previews [AUDIO] - July 30, 2014
    The AA and A State American Legion baseball tournaments begin today (Wednesday).  The AA tourney will be in Gillette, while the A championships will be played at Cowboy Field in Laramie. Just five teams will be in the AA bracket that will follow a double elimination format.  And with just a five-team bracket, a team […]

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