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Park Wants Help on AIS

June 29, 2020

Local residents and visitors to Grand Teton National Park are reminded to do their part to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. Those who recreate on park waters have a responsibility to drain, clean, …

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National Lightning Safety Awareness Week

This is national lightning awareness week – coming just at a time people are beginning to spend more time outdoors enjoying the Greater Yellowstone Region. National Lightning Safety Awareness week for 2020 began Sunday, June …

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Bear Bite Near Old Faithful

June 24, 2020

A 37-year-old Missouri woman sustained a minor injury Monday when attacked by a female grizzly bear while hiking on the Fairy Falls Trail near Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park. The unnamed woman was hiking …

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Rec Center Continues Phased Reopening

June 23, 2020
County Parks Open To Reasonable Users

Teton County Parks and Recreation will be entering Phase II of its reopening early next month. In this phase, the Recreation Center will expand swimming opportunities from five days to seven days a week. Under …

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Reservoirs Nearly Full

With the beginning of summer last weekend, the Upper Snake River Basin is recording capacity and near-capacity reservoirs. According to the Bureau of Reclamation, Jackson Lake and Palisades Reservoir are about 98% filled.  Grassy Lake, …

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Unemployment Numbers Released

Teton County, Wyoming last month posted the highest unemployment rate in the state which more than eclipsed the national average. According to the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, the jobless rate in the county soared …

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2 New COVID-19 Cases Here

COVID-19 Death Toll Adjusted

The Wyoming Department of Health is reporting two new cases of COVID-19 in Teton County as of yesterday. That brings the total case count to 113, including probable ones, with 104 recovered. Meanwhile, Wyoming overall …

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Wyoming Wolves in Colorado

Colorado Parks and Wildlife says it is receiving increased reports of wolves around northern Colorado this year. Director of Colorado Parks and Wildlife Dan Prenzlow says “While not all reports end up being verified as …

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Wind Power on the Rise in Wyoming

Wyoming is gradually embracing green power. Wind-energy production has been on the rise in Wyoming over the past decade. In 2018, wind contributed just under ten percent of the state’s electricity, compared with 86 percent …

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Bear Studies Begin

As part of ongoing efforts required under the Endangered Species Act to monitor the population of grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, the U.S. Geological Survey, in conjunction with the National Park Service, will …

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Hansen Ave Sidewalk Install This Week

July 6, 2020

Evans Construction is currently building a new sidewalk on the north side of Hansen Ave from Cache St to Redmond St.  This week, Evans will install irrigation sleeves, driveway aprons, subgrade, curb & gutter, and …

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Algae Dangerous to Pets

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality is warning that harmful Cyanobacteria Blooms, also known as blue-green algae, is again making its appearance in Wyoming waters. Jackson Hole Radio Veterinary Correspondent Dr. Stephanie Ninnemann explains that when …

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Teton Valley Balloon Rally Starts

The 39th annual Teton Valley Balloon Rally will take place July 2ndthrough the 5th in Driggs. Hot air balloons launch from the Teton County Fairgrounds just after sunrise each morning. With the easing of travel restrictions interested …

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Controlling What We Can In Uncertain Times – OP-ED

June 30, 2020
Gordon Plans to Ease COVID-19 Restrictions

By Chris Brown Executive Director, Wyoming Lodging and Restaurant Association, and Mike Moser Executive Director, Wyoming State Liquor Association   Wyoming’s hospitality and tourism industry is the state’s second largest industry.  In 2019 we welcomed 9.2 million overnight visitors that spent …

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