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LOTAJA Competitor Dies

September 10, 2012 Jackson Hole, State of Idaho, State of Wyoming, Teton County Comments Off
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One of the participants in the LOTOJA bicycle race into Jackson Saturday died as a result of an accident about eight miles south of town on Highway 89.  According to the Teton County Sheriff’s Office, 42 year-old Robert Verhaaren was from Mesa, Arizona was crossing a bridge over the Snake River when he … Continue Reading

Parasite Blamed For Whitefish Deaths

September 6, 2012 State of Idaho, Swan Valley, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
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A parasite is being blamed for the dead mountain whitefish have been reported from across the Upper Snake Region, including the Henrys Fork, South Fork Snake River, Teton River and main Snake River as far south as Firth.  Exactly why these fish are dying had been a mystery until now.  Preliminary results … Continue Reading

Idaho Hunters Train For Wolf Trapping

September 6, 2012 State of Idaho, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
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Those planning to participate in wolf trapping efforts in the Upper Snake River Region of Idaho are required to have completed an Idaho Fish and Game Department-sponsored course before engaging in that activity.  To that end, a workshop has been … Continue Reading

FTR Names Interim Director

September 5, 2012 Greater Yellowstone, State of Idaho, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
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The Board of Directors of Friends of the Teton River (FTR) have appointed Amy Verbeten as the organization’s Interim Executive Director.  Verbeten’s appointment follows the resignation of Adonia Ripple last month to accept a position with the Four Seasons Resort in Teton Village.  Ripple has served … Continue Reading

Idaho Puzzled By Dying Fish

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Idaho Fish and Game is seeking help from river users in the South Fork and main Snake River basins.  Over the past few weeks, biologists have documented dead mountain whitefish on the South Fork and main stem of the Snake River, and have received … Continue Reading

Farmers’ Almanac Predicts Mild Winter

Farmers Almanac

After a year of unprecedented warmth – both during the winter and summer months – the great debate over whether or not Old Man Winter will return with a vengeance is on.   Last winter was … Continue Reading

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)

Teton Valley Has New Comp Plan

August 27, 2012 State of Idaho, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
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Teton Valley Idaho has a new Comprehensive Plan after the county commissioners there unanimously adopted it Friday.  The adoption followed the final public hearing Thursday at which 22 people attended and provided some … Continue Reading

Missing Girl Located

August 24, 2012 State of Idaho, Teton County, Teton Valley, Town of Jackson Comments Off
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A 16-year-old employee of Wendy’s in Jackson who failed to return home after going to work July 17th has been located in Mexico.  The Teton County Idaho Sheriff’s office says Kenia Stack of Driggs, Idaho had gone with her aunt of Mexico to visit her ill grandmother.  The girl says she did not tell her aunt she was running away until they arrived in Mexico.  Stack was reported missing after failing to show up for work and then not returning home in July.

Abduction Probe Continues

August 2, 2012 State of Idaho, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
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Questions and tips continue to dominate the investigation in Victor, Idaho where a 15-year-old girl was apparently abducted from the field where she was working and taken to a remote area east of town.  Sheriff’s officials enlisted the help of investigators from … Continue Reading

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    As hunters, it’s our responsibility to take care of the critters we hunt, as well as those we don’t. We have to obey the game laws. Police ourselves to be sure others respect the wildlife. And even offer suggestions to the Game and Fish Commission when we think there are better ways to ensure that […]
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