As a result of a 2012 Teton Valley Human Services Needs Assessment that identified local gaps in health and human services in Teton Valley, Idaho, the Community Foundation of Teton Valley has launched a website where residents can navigate their way to help ranging from … Continue Reading
Storage of water in the major storage reservoirs of the Upper Snake River Basin is graphically low now as drought conditions continue into the end of the growing season in southern Idaho. According to the Bureau of Reclamation, the system collectively is at only 15% of its storage capacity, although some of the reservoirs are incredibly low. West of Pocatello, the American Falls reservoir is now … Continue Reading
Heavy equipment is in place in Teton Creek, near the Aspen Pointe and Aspens subdivisions, upstream of the City of Driggs this week. The work is part of a multi-million dollar effort to repair a stream channel that was severely damaged by illegal channelization work. Engineers with the county say … Continue Reading
The Teton Board of County Commissioners and the Teton County Idaho Fire Protection District have reached an agreement to update and renew its contract for fire suppression services in Alta, Wyoming. After staff’s preliminary contract discussions, … Continue Reading
The official end to the summer travel season is coming up this weekend and AAA Auto Club says it expects about 34.1-million Americans will go 50 miles or more from home over the long holiday weekend. That’s up 4.2% nationally from last Labor Day weekend and would represent a new post-recession high. In the mountain states, … Continue Reading
The Community Foundation of Teton Valley has announced the highest match since the Tin Cup Challenge was established six years ago. Foundation Executive Director Kim Trotter says the percentage of the match is 54% this year – up a full percent from last year. Trotter says … Continue Reading
Wildlife officials in Idaho are investigating the shooting of a young female grizzly bear near a private residence in Island Park Friday evening. According to Idaho Fish and Game Spokesman Gregg Losinski, the bear was shot and then killed by the caretaker of the residence in Shotgun Valley. Losinski says … Continue Reading
Two young Driggs, Idaho men were arrested by Teton County, Wyoming Sheriff’s officers Monday after a routine traffic stop on Teton Pass, and one found to be wanted in connection with a 2011 burglary of an Alta, Wyoming residence. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Tom Combs, … Continue Reading
The National Interagency Fire Coordinating Group has moved to national Preparedness Level 5 as of Tuesday. That’s the highest alert level the nation has seen since 2008. Preparedness Levels are based on … Continue Reading
Unemployment in neighboring Idaho appears to be on the rise, increasing from 6.4% in June to 6.6% in July. It was the third straight monthly increase in the rate, which has risen a half percentage point since April. The worst county to find a job in the Gem State was Adams County where the unemployment rate was 15.4%. Teton County, Idaho posted a 5.6% jobless rate – that’s up ½% from June.
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 […]
GPS will sometimes lead you to astray - August 29, 2014 At the risk of sounding like I’ve been watching too much Top Gear, I need to go off on a bit of a rant right now. The good folks at Nissan let me drive a Titan for two full months, which was really nice of them. And it’s done a pretty good job of filling […]
Centennial Church Burglary And Shooting A Hoax, Pastor Shot Himself - August 28, 2014 A Pastor of the Centennial Valley Community Church, who claims he was shot during a robbery staged the whole incident. The Albany County Sheriff’s department says 44 year old Pastor Dennis Lynn Davis falsified his report of the robbery and in fact shot himself. Undersheriff Robert Debree says deputies immediately became suspicious of the crime, and after interviewing […]
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