Teton County, Idaho Search and Rescue was called out shortly after 6:00 pm Sunday when two snowmobilers failed to return home when their snow machines became caught in a ravine. Paul Bruno of the search and rescue team says … Continue Reading
Authorities believe a Nevada murder suspect who had previously resided in Driggs, Idaho may be returnng to Driggs. Carson City sheriff’s deputies notified the Teton County, Idaho Sheriff’s office that a man wanted in connection with in the killing of a man and wounding of his 19-year-old daughter may be headed to Idaho. Upon arriving on the crime scene … Continue Reading
The Bonneville County, Idaho Sheriff’s Office says 39 year-old Rex Andersen of Arco was killed about 3:00 pm Thursday afternoon in an avalanche in Neely’s Cover near Palisades Peak just west of the Idaho-Wyoming state line near Irwin. Anderson had been snowmobiling with … Continue Reading
Gasoline prices are edging upward nationally according to AAA Auto Club’s Fuel Gauge report. Currently, the average is $3.26-point-8 per gallon of unleaded regular compared with $3.21 one week ago. The lowest prices in the country are to be found once again in … Continue Reading
Teton County, Idaho firefighters have battled three serious house fires in the last two weeks – one of which resulted in the total destruction of a home. Fire Marshal Earl Giles says that latter fire took place Tuesday in Packsaddle Estates, and firefighters found the 800 square foot structure fully involved when they arrived. Giles says the residents were able to … Continue Reading
Got your Christmas cards and packages out yet? The deadline for mailing first class items in time for them to arrive by Christmas is tomorrow – however, if you procrastinate you can still get them there by priority mail service by Saturday or even Monday if you want to spend the money for priority express service. However, as you head to the post office, be aware that the lines are long and more likely than not, the tempers of fellow patrons may be short.
Just at the time the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee has decided to recommend the grizzly bear in the Greater Yellowstone area be removed from protection under the Endangered Species Act, the ESA marks its 40th anniversary this month. A new report from the Endangered Species Coalition points to … Continue Reading