State Relaxing Virus Rules

Gordon Approves Statewide Mask Mandate

In spite of a Critical Risk level for COVID-19 in Teton County, the State of Wyoming is relaxing restrictions. Beginning January 26th, indoor gatherings that incorporate social distancing and face coverings are permitted for up …

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Avalanche Close Call

January 20, 2021

The Bridger Teton National Forest Avalanche Center is reporting a near miss for a skier occurred Monday involving the new wind loaded snow on the South Teton in terrain above the 10,500-foot elevation. Reports indicate …

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Snowpack Below Average

January 12, 2021

Much of Wyoming is experiencing drought conditions this year, while other areas of the Rocky Mountain States are in far worse condition. Here in the northwestern corner of Wyoming, however, the snow-water equivalent is below …

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Snowmobiler Rescued

Teton County Idaho Search and rescue was dispatched Saturday to locate and assist with an injured snowmobiler in the southwest corner of the Big Hole Mountains. 18 team members responded to the call including ground …

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COVID Closes Courthouse

Due to staff exposure to COVID-19, all departments within the Teton County courthouse will be closed to the public except the court offices effective immediately. The courthouse will reopen to the public on Tuesday, January …

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Airbag Saves Snowmobiler

January 10, 2021

The Bridger-Teton National Forest Avalanche Center reports that a snowmobiler triggered a three-foot-deep slab on a northeast facing aspect around 9,500 feet in the Salt River Range Saturday. According to the report, he was caught, …

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Gordon Decries Capitol Violence

January 6, 2021
Gordon Approves Statewide Mask Mandate

Wyoming’s Republican Governor Mark Gordon reacted to the scene Wednesday in Washington DC calling it “dishonorable,” and “denigrating.” In the Governor’s words, “The violence that we are witnessing in the U.S. Capitol dishonors our legacy …

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Delegation Condemns Mayhem

John Barrasso

Members of Wyoming’s Washington Delegation condemned Wednesday’s storming of the US Capitol Building. Demonstrators charged the complex and eventually made their way into the Senate Chamber. Both the House and the Senate were forced to …

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Lummis Condemns Violent Protesters

Key Lummis Staff from Teton County

Newly seated Wyoming Senator Cynthia Lummis has strongly condemned the protest at the US Capitol. In tweets delivered the afternoon @SenLummis said “The First Amendment only protects peaceful assembly. Stop the Violence,” and ” Call it …

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St John’s Health Certified

More Honors for St. John’s Health

St. John’s Health has announced it has received ISO-9001 certification, recognized as the most widely accepted system for quality management worldwide. The accomplishment of ISO-9001 certification marks the culmination of a multi-year goal of CEO …

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Stabbing Suspect Charged

January 3, 2021

The man who held police off for 13 hours Thursday after allegedly stabbing another man is in police custody and will face attempted murder charges. 40-year-old Riley Sills gave himself up to police shortly after …

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Avalanche Danger Increasing

December 21, 2020
Avalanche Danger Increasing

Due to the recent freeze and thaw cycles of snow in the higher elevations, the general avalanche hazard is expected to be Considerable in those elevations of the Teton and Southwest Trails forecast zones. The …

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