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County Mask Order Extended

July 29, 2020

Due to a continued increase in COVID-19 cases in Teton County, the State Public Health Officer, Alexia Harrist, MD, PhD, has approved a request to extend the Teton District Public Health Order #20-6, requiring that …

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Park Rangers to the Rescue

It has been busy for rangers in Grand Teton National Park with a host of rescues beginning on Saturday afternoon. That’s when a call came in reporting a visitor with a head injury in Garnet …

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Tax Sale Scheduled Next Week

Daigle Retires

The Teton County, Wyoming Tax Lien sale is scheduled to take place a week from today. Property owners and ownership entities have been notified of delinquent tax bills, but outstanding balances still exist for 107 …

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Forest Thinning Near Pinedale

Pinedale Ranger District of Bridger-Teton National Forest is continuing with the Skyline Wildland Urban Interface Hazardous Fuels Reduction Project. The project is a 2,247-acre project, designed to reduce and remove hazardous fuel loading along Skyline Drive …

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Bondurant Postpones Heritage Days

July 27, 2020

The Bondurant Community Club has decided to postpone this year’s Heritage Days celebration until August of 2021, in the best interests health and safety. Heritage Days is a favorite Bondurant community event, held every year on the second Saturday in …

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Snake River Basin Water Above 90%

Conditions are dry and the fire danger is high throughout most of the Greater Yellowstone region, but the Bureau of Reclamation reports that reservoirs in the Snake River Basin are still over 90% filled in …

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Black Bear Euthanized in GTNP

July 24, 2020

For public safety, a black bear was euthanized yesterday in Grand Teton National Park. The decision to remove the bear from the population was based on recent activities in which the bear exhibited no fear …

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Weber Appointed Interim Chief

With the resignation this week of Jackson Police Chief Todd Smith, Town Manager Larry Pardee named Sergeant Michelle Weber as Acting Chief of Police to serve in the interim until longer term decisions could be …

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Gardiner Fire Cause Still Undetermined

It has been more than a week since a catastrophic fire destroyed four businesses in the heart of Gardiner, Montana and the historic buildings that housed them. The Two-bit Saloon, Rosie’s Bistro, Montana Raft Company …

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St. John’s Health Highly Ranked

St. John’s Health has been recognized as one of Newsweek’s top hospitals in the nation in 2020, including being Wyoming’s first-place and the only hospital selected. Out of the 4,500 qualified hospitals in the United …

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Health Department Begins Testing Recruitment 

July 23, 2020
Wyoming COVID-19 Cases At 15

The Teton County Health Department, in partnership with St. John’s Health, will begin recruiting businesses for COVID-19 surveillance testing using the Curative SARS-CoV-2 assay, an oral swab that tests for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 (the …

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Another Bear Attack

There has been yet another grizzly bear incident in the Greater Yellowstone area this week. The Park County, Wyoming Sheriff’s office received a report Tuesday afternoon from a third party that a hiker was injured …

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Mask Order In Idaho Falls

Plan to go shopping in Idaho Falls? Be sure to take your facemask along. Eastern Idaho Board of Health determined Bonneville County had escalated to a Moderate Risk level and issued an order for face …

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Old Faithful Overpass Closed To Traffic

July 22, 2020
Old Faithful Inn Could Re-Open

The Old Faithful highway interchange and overpass in Yellowstone National Park has stood in its place since 1969, but now has begun showing serious wear. Consequently, traffic is being routed around the Old Faithful Overpass …

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