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.
Single Vehicle Rollover Kills Rock Springs Woman - September 19, 2014 A single vehicle rollover on September 11th, at 11:50 p.m., resulted in the 105th highway fatality in Wyoming for 2014. A 2000 Dodge Ram truck was being driven by 54 year old Denise R. Olson of Rock Springs, Wyoming. The Wyoming Highway Patrol reports that the truck was traveling south on WY 530 at mile post 15 […]
Not As Warm With A Few Showers And Thunderstorms Today - September 19, 2014 Scattered showers will be possible in central and southern Wyoming this morning into early afternoon as a weak cool front continues to push through the state. Higher pressure will then build over the region this afternoon and evening, but some lingering moisture and daytime heating could trigger a few hit or miss thunderstorms in southern […]
Be a geek — make a gear checklist - September 19, 2014 You’re miles from home. Heck, you’re even miles from the trailhead. You’re sitting in hunting camp, and you’re ready for the hunt that’ll start the next morning. You have your rifle. Your skinning knife’s on your belt. Your license is in your back pocket. Your cartridges are … uh, oh. They’re sitting on the seat […]
Cody Man Commits Suicide - September 18, 2014 A 41-year-old Cody man killed himself with a pistol following a fight with his fiancé on Wednesday night. The Cody Police Department reports that Thad Deuter shot himself in the head in his backyard following a domestic dispute shortly after 8 p.m. At this time, authorities are not releasing additional information and the investigation is […]
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