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Fire Danger Ramps Up

red flag

The volatility of this area for fire has not been nearly as high as other areas nearby, but all of Southern Idaho and extending east to the Tetons were placed under a red-flag warning for the first time this summer yesterday.  This included up to the boundaries of … Continue Reading

WGA Wants Teens Outdoors

June 13, 2012 Greater Yellowstone, State of Idaho, State of Wyoming Comments Off
WGA

The Western Governors’ Association and Outdoor Nation have announced a pilot project to inspire teenagers and their families to get outdoors and take advantage of the many great places for outdoor recreation throughout the Western states.  Several western governors have agreed to create a position of Youth Outdoor Recreation Outreach Coordinator in their offices.  Then, … Continue Reading

Fall River Electric Elections Held

June 13, 2012 State of Idaho, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
Fall River Electric

Fall River Electric serving residents of Teton Valley and other Eastern Idaho communities, held its election over the weekend for three seats on the board of directors. Brent Robson of the Tetonia area was elected as a new director of Fall River and will … Continue Reading

Outdoor Recreation Very Profitable

WGA

The Western Governors’ Association and a coalition of outdoor industry groups have released a joint study which documents the continued growth and importance of outdoor recreation to the economies of the Western states and the nation.  With $646-billion in national sales and services in 2011, recreation dollars are nearly … Continue Reading

Logging Project Halted Near YNP

June 12, 2012 Greater Yellowstone, State of Idaho Comments Off
logging

A federal judge has halted a 7,000-acre eastern Idaho logging project in potential lynx habitat near Yellowstone National Park, after finding the U.S. Forest Service failed to follow federal laws intended to safeguard the environment. U.S. District Magistrate Judge Candy Dale’s decision last week is the result of … Continue Reading

New Electric Monitoring System Offered

June 8, 2012 State of Idaho, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
MYMETER

Fall River Electric Cooperative this weekend plans to unveil what may be the most innovative service to ever be offered its member-owners. MYMETER is a free service which allows members to see their actual electric usage on a … Continue Reading

INL Offers Free Tour

EBR-1

Those looking for something to do this weekend may be interested in taking a closer look at some of Idaho National Laboratory’s early historic nuclear energy activities by visiting the Experimental Breeder Reactor-1 museum west of Idaho Falls. Free summer tours of the recently expanded EBR-1 museum begin tomorrow. EBR-1 was … Continue Reading

Fatal Fire Investigation Continues

May 22, 2012 State of Idaho, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
Victor Fire

The investigation continues into the fire in Victor, Idaho last week which claimed the life of a 33-year-old Victor man, destroyed the home and a vehicle parked next to it.  According to Fire Marshall Bret Campbell a Victor fire engine was on scene within minutes but could not … Continue Reading

Fatal Fire in Victor, ID

May 15, 2012 State of Idaho, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
Victor Fire

A Victor man has died as the result of an early Monday morning fire that destroyed his home along with a vehicle parked next to it.  According to Fire Marshall Bret Campbell, the call was received shortly after 2:30 am  and the Victor fire engine was on scene within minutes.  Ultimately, he says, … Continue Reading

Local Reservoirs Filling

Jackson Lake Dam

Even as the snow-melt is winding down for another season, Jackson Lake Reservoir has risen to 88% of its capacity leaving about 100-thousand acre-feet of empty space for flood control.  Mike Beus of the Minidoka Project office of the Bureau of Reclamation says forecasts for flood control operations here show … Continue Reading

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  • Mild With Increasing Winds Today, Colder And More Unsettled This Weekend - November 21, 2014
    High pressure will slowly slide east today, which will cause winds to increase and become strong by this afternoon and evening.  Expect wind gusts between 35 and 50 mph throughout central and southeastern Wyoming.  Otherwise, we will see sunny to mostly sunny skies, mainly dry weather conditions, and near or slightly above normal temperatures.  Daytime […]
  • Shouldn’t my dogs be KEEPING their hair now? - November 21, 2014
    I don’t understand why it’s happening now, when the temperatures are dropping well below zero, but my golden retriever’s blowing her coat. In a big way. And it’s not just her. Our collie’s doing the same thing, and to a much bigger degree. At least the golden has some abilities that allow me to overlook […]
  • Cool And Still Breezy At Times - November 20, 2014
    High pressure will be the main weather feature across much of the state today.  Expect partly to mostly sunny skies, mainly dry weather conditions, and near or slightly above normal temperatures.  Winds, however, could still be breezy to gusty at times.  Expect gusting between 35 and 50 mph across central and southeastern Wyoming this morning […]
  • Don’t commercialize hunting - November 20, 2014
    The state of New Jersey is dealing with a huge whitetail deer overpopulation problem. To get more people to get out and hunt those deer, and hopefully bring the population down to a more manageable level, the state is toying with the idea of allowing the commercial sale of meat from wild deer. It’s a […]

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