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Teton County Search and Rescue

Jackson Hole search and rescue missions reach potentially record-breaking territory

JACKSON (WNE) — As of Friday, Teton County Search and Rescue had logged 80 missions, matching the total number of responses recorded in all of 2020, according to Search and Rescue Chief Advisor Cody Lockhart. With just four months left…

Woman, 67, dies in Snake River guided fishing incident after boat overturned

JACKSON (WNE) — A 67-year-old woman died on the Snake River shortly after noon Tuesday in a guided fishing accident when the drift boat she and two other people were in tipped at an eddyline, “began to take on water…

Togwotee slide kills Jackson snowboarder

JACKSON (WNE) — A snowboarder buried Thursday afternoon in an avalanche in the Togwotee Pass area died at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center later that day. The Teton County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as Michael McKelvey, 31, of Jackson….

Four skiers rescued after avalanche in GTNP

The following is a news release from Grand Teton National Park. MOOSE, Wyoming — Teton Interagency Dispatch Center received an emergency call at approximately 2:30 p.m. Sunday about several skiers involved in an avalanche in the Olive Oil area located…

Goat cull efforts off to smooth start

By Mike Koshmrl Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — The ongoing effort to eradicate nonnative mountain goats from the Teton Range is predictably going slower using ground-based volunteer hunters than with a helicopter flying contracted gunners. Three…

Teton County forms animal attack response team

———————- By Emily Mieure Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — First responders have been running up the Snow King boot pack as their first round of qualifications to be part of a new animal attack response team….