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Fire danger increases to High for Teton Interagency area

The following is a release from the U.S. Forest Service – Western Wyo., September 7, 2021—Teton Interagency fire managers have elevated the fire danger rating to high for Grand Teton National Park, the Bridger-Teton National Forest and the National Elk…

COVID forces closure of visitor center

JACKSON (WNE) — Although the federally owned visitor center on North Cache Street has been closed because of Teton County’s high COVID-19 risk level, similar federal facilities in Grand Teton National Park are remaining open. The National Elk Refuge, which…

Fire Danger Has Increased to Very High

The following is a release from the Bridger-Teton National Forest – Western Wyo., June 23, 2021—The fire danger rating has been elevated to very high for Grand Teton National Park, Bridger-Teton National Forest, and the National Elk Refuge. Conditions in…

Cross-country skier collapses and dies in Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park Rangers responded to an emergency request to help with a collapsed cross-country skier at approximately 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 6. Gary Sternberg, age 69, of Jackson, Wyoming, was skiing with others near Phelps Lake when…

Elk Tests Positive for Chronic Wasting Disease in Park

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Wildlife Health Laboratory confirmed on December 16 that an elk in Grand Teton National Park tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). The cow elk was harvested by a participant in the park’s elk…

Snow plowing operations begin in Grand Teton National Park

◆ Opening dates of roads depends on weather. Spring plowing is underway in Grand Teton National Park. The snow clearing efforts started Monday, March 16. “The plowing operations mark the end of over-snow access on the 14-mile section of the…

13-year old Colorado boy dies in motorhome accident in Yellowstone

According to the public affairs office of Yellowstone National Park, an accident near the South Entrance has claimed the life of a 13-year old Colorado boy. “At about 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, a rental motorhome was involved in…