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Police Log: Recent Calls For Service - Buckrail, Jackson Hole News

JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Here are some recent calls for service in Teton County/Jackson from the dispatch log. Names may be withheld at the request of law enforcement. All persons cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. Charges are subject to change following official f

BUCKRAIL.COM - 2018-08-17 20:13:19

Jackson investor launches state House write-in campaign

A local investor and philanthropist announced his write-in campaign for House District 23 today, with just four days before the primary election.Alex Muromcew, a board member of the Jackson Hole Land Trust and Silicon Couloir, wants to run as a Republican against incumbent Andy Schwartz, a Democrat


Rescuers respond to multiple accidents

Responders at Teton County Search and Rescue, Grand Teton National Park and Teton Village all responded to separate incidents Tuesday.At 12:41 p.m., Teton County Search and Rescue was dispatched to Teton Canyon for a man who broke his ankle.The 37-year-old injured man, who was three miles up the mai


The How, What, When, Where And Why Of Seeing The Aurora Borealis, AKA Northern Lights (Archive) | Quill & Pad

But we serendipitously chanced upon “seeing” the aurora borealis while visiting Jackson Hole, Wyoming last year (seeGive Me Five: Reasons To Visit Jackson Hole, Wyoming), and the excitement of that led to months of research.

QUILLANDPAD.COM - 2018-08-18 02:14:18

Enzi mulls health care, immigration, ESA

U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi spoke with the Jackson Hole Daily recently about legislative issues facing Teton County, from health care and immigration to proposed Endangered Species Act revisions.Enzi, R-Wyo., who is not up for election, met at the Jackson Hole Daily office for a sit-down interview while vis


UPDATE: Idaho Falls couple's birthday cave adventure turned into rescue

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (AP) - UPDATE: An Idaho Falls couple who got lost inside a mazelike ice cave in Wyoming for nearly two days before being rescued had planned the adventure as a fun way to celebrate the husband's birthday.Spencer Christiansen, who turned 31 on Saturday, said the best part about bei


Couple rescued after being lost in cave for nearly 2 days

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (AP) — A man and a woman were lost and hypothermic when rescuers reached them in the Darby Canyon Ice Cave.The Jackson Hole News and Guidereportsthe couple, from Idaho Falls, Idaho, had been in the cave system for almost two days before being rescued Sunday.


Cattle drive Saturday will temporarily close 89 in GTNP

On Saturday morning, a two-mile stretch of US Highway 26/89/191 will be temporarily closed to vehicle traffic for a traditional cattle drive.The closure is between Moran Junction and the Elk Ranch Flats area one mile south of the junction in the northern area of the park. Park rangers will provide t


Bears. Love. Berries. Moose-Wilson Road closed again

Buy NowA black bear climbs a tree in pursuit of an abundance of berries in Grand Teton National Park in this file photo. Plants, berries and nuts make up a great deal of the species’ diet, though they are known to round out their omnivorous pickings with scavenged meat or smaller mammals.RYAN DORGAN


Hospital liberates parking, elevates employee happiness - Buckrail, Jackson Hole News

JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Did the folks at St. John’s Medical Center sit back on their laurels after winning recognition for its sustainability efforts? Heck no. They sat down on their bike seats.

BUCKRAIL.COM - 2018-08-17 14:01:51

Fire Trail fire nearly contained

USFSALPINE, Wyo. (KIFI/KIDK) - A fire on the Greys River Ranger District is now 94 percent contained.The Fire Trail fire was started after an ATV accident last Saturday in the Squaw Creek drainage about 5 miles south of Alpine, Wyoming.Fire personnel are looking for hot spots outside fire lines on t

IDAHO8.COM - 2018-08-17 14:31:47

Bears back: Moose-Wilson Road partially closed again for grizzly activity - Buckrail, Jackson Hole News

JACKSON HOLE, WYO – The northern section of the Moose-Wilson Road, between the Murie Ranch Junction and the Death Canyon Junction, is temporary closed to all visitors including motorists, cyclists, and hikers due to grizzly bears in the area. The Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve and Death Canyon Tra


Housing groups seek to recognize good work

Much of the community conversation about affordable housing is about what’s going wrong, Habitat for Humanity Outreach Coordinator Elizabeth Ferguson said. A coalition of advocacy groups, including Habitat, Shelter JH and the Spread the Love Commission, is looking to change that.“What we want to do


Drug suspect disputes chase details

Casey Hardison, the supposed drug dealer who police chased through town last week, is challenging almost every detail of the investigation.Hardison is wanted in Teton County on charges of delivery of marijuana and aggravated assault and battery after he allegedly sold pot to an undercover cop last w


Festival Orchestra Open Rehearsal: West Side Story

Enjoy a behind-the-scenes look as the conductor and orchestra rehearse for the weekend Festival Orchestra concerts, sponsored by Legacy Lodge Assisted Living at Jackson Hole.Please note: Open rehearsals are working rehearsals. Doors to the hall close promptly at 10 a.m.


Anderson East & Canyon Kids close out Jackson Hole Live - Buckrail, Jackson Hole News

JACKSON HOLE, WYO –Anderson Eastwill bring Alabama soul toJackson Hole Live’s season closer this Sunday, which will also featureCanyon Kids. East will be featured on the upcoming season ofAustin City Limitsand has been touring all over the U.S. and Europe in support of his 2018 album,Encore, produce


Architectural Digest Names WRJ-designed Snake River Sporting Club in Jackson Hole a Most Beautiful Clubhouse in U.S.

Award-winning Jackson Hole interior design firm WRJ Design created the clubhouse interiors for the Snake River Sporting Club in Jackson, Wyoming, recently named one of 50 most beautiful clubhouses in the U.S. by Architectural Digest. WRJ, the top mountain design firm known for drawing inspiration fr


Moose-Wilson Road reopens after bears move on - Buckrail, Jackson Hole News

Parkauthorities announced August 9, after spotting three grizzlies at about 8pm, that the northern section of the Moose-Wilson Road, between the Murie Ranch Junction and the Death Canyon Junction would be closed temporarily to all visitors including motorists, cyclists, and hikers.


Candidates for Jackson Town Council

The field of six candidates for Jackson Town Council will be narrowed to four for the Nov. 6. general election. The election is nonpartisan, so any resident within the town can vote for four of the six candidates. They’re competing for two seats on the council: one held by incumbent Don Frank, and o


Town may have more parking than needed

Wes Gardner, owner of Teton Toys, has taken it upon himself to get downtown employees’ cars off the streets and into the public parking garage.SZABOLCS NAGY / COURTESY PHOTO