Teton County Search & Rescue was back in action over the weekend when they responded to two incidents, including one ended in tragedy. On Saturday, a Twin Falls, Idaho couple had rented a raft and launched at the Wilson Bridge with the goal of floating to the South Park Landing 13 miles downriver. Realizing they could not navigate the river the pair stopped the raft near … [Read more...] about Rafters aided by Teton County Search and Rescue, snowmobiler dies
More. Snow. Coming.
Well, it looks like more snow is headed our way. A winter storm watch has been issued for the mountains of Teton, Lincoln, Park, and Sublette counties. The watch is in effect from Tuesday through Wednesday. Heavy snow could fall on the Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains and the Salt River and Wyoming Ranges with total snow accumulations of 10 to 18 inches possible. Winds could … [Read more...] about More. Snow. Coming.
Search and Rescue helicopter used four days in a row
If you ever wonder if Search and Rescue really needs a helicopter, the last 4 days proves it. Four helicopter rescues occurred just last weekend alone. All four rescues would have been challenging if not nearly impossible without the use of the Teton County Search and Rescue helicopter and the highly trained volunteers and personnel. Helicopter rescue #1 On Thursday afternoon, … [Read more...] about Search and Rescue helicopter used four days in a row
Curtis Canyon expansion comments sought
If you’ve ever spent a night sleeping under the stars after taking the winding, bumpy gravel road to Curtis Canyon, you might have some thoughts on the plans to make some big changes up there. The Jackson Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest is looking or input on five possible projects in the Curtis Canyon area. These include road repairs, increasing the size … [Read more...] about Curtis Canyon expansion comments sought
Forest Service bridge construction near Fremont Lake
For those who frequent the south shore of Fremont Lake for winter activities, there is going to be some disruptions. The Pinedale Ranger District on the Bridger-Teton National Forest is reconstructing the CCC Ponds Trail Bridge. Work is expected to last through February 17th, 2023. The bridge that will replace the existing bridge will be constructed of steel girders with wood … [Read more...] about Forest Service bridge construction near Fremont Lake