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Tanker Wreck Spills Gas

June 9, 2020
Pass Reopens to Eastbound Trailer Traffic

  US Highway 191 north of Pinedale was closed for about 11 hours Sunday after a tanker truck overturned just north of The Rim south of Bondurant. The accident occurred around noon, shortly after a …

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Smaller Fair Will Happen

June 8, 2020

The Teton County Fair Board voted to cancel the entertainment portion of the 2020 Teton County Fair Monday night during a regularly scheduled Board Meeting. This includes Frazier Shows carnival, all nighttime grandstand events, live …

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Teton Counties Graduate

Two graduation ceremonies finished out last week and the more than bizarre 2019-2020 school year.  On Thursday Night, two separate ceremonies were held at the Spud Drive-In, and a total of 136 students graduated from …

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No Virus in Completed Tests

Gordon Plans to Ease COVID-19 Restrictions

It has been 11 days since the mass testing of Teton County residents for COVID-19 was conducted, but the results from the labs have not entirely been returned as yet. Over 1,300 people were tested, …

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State Budget Cuts Deep

Legislature Works Remotely

In response to Wyoming’s significant revenue shortfalls, Governor Mark Gordon has instructed state agencies to immediately take action to further reduce spending and prepare for deeper cuts in the coming months. The reduction plan requires …

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Scout Camps Cancelled

June 5, 2020

At least one traditional youth activity of 100 years or more is being interrupted by the Coronavirus this year. Grand Teton Council Executive Board has voted to suspend all Boy Scout resident camp and Cub …

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Boats Back in Park Waters

Lakes and rivers that are accessed for private and commercial vessels for floating, boating and fishing throughout Grand Teton National Park are open for the season beginning today. Local residents and visitors to Grand Teton …

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Giants Win, Host Green River

June 2, 2020

The Giants grabbed their first win of the year in convincing fashion, jumping all over the Green River Knights in what looked like a football score at game’s end: 14-0. Before the Giants could even …

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Yellowstone Plans for WiFi

Back to School Monday

The National Park Service is seeking additional comments from the public about the impacts a Wi-Fi proposal may have on Yellowstone National Park’s historic properties or other cultural resources. The proposal from AccessParks includes the …

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COVID-19 Death in Fremont County

June 1, 2020
COVID-19 Death Toll Adjusted

An additional Fremont County resident counted earlier as one of Wyoming’s laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 has died, according to the Wyoming Department of Health. The adult woman had been hospitalized and did not have any …

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Yellowstone Numbers Strong

May 28, 2020

Wintery weather disrupted the ability of visitors to access Yellowstone National Park on Saturday. A large snowstorm closed the major mountain passes in the park on Saturday, which required the park to close the east …

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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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