(Jackson, Wyo.) – Today’s photo of the day was taken on the porch of the Historic Miller House on the Miller Ranch at the National Elk Refuge. To learn more about the Miller House, read our recent article “Take a walk through Jackson’s history at the Miller Ranch.”
Governor Matt Mead submitted his comments, through the Governor’s consistency review, concerning land use revisions proposed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS). The BLM and USFS land use plans undergoing amendments or revisions cover most federal lands in the state and are expected to guide management on those lands for 20 or more years. These plans include the Wyoming Greater Sage-Grouse Amendment (commonly referred to as “the 9 Plan”), Utah Greater Sage-Grouse Amendment, and Bighorn Basin and Buffalo Resource Management Plan Revisions.
The Wyoming Department of Health’s Office of Emergency Medical Services is leading a statewide effort to enhance and modernize Wyoming’s ability to respond to cardiac emergencies.
(Jackson, Wyo.) – Thanks to Rachael Dunlop for submitting this beautiful photo of the Tetons from the Bridger-Teton National Forest, deep behind Curtis Canyon. The photo was taken on July 29.
(Jackson, Wyo.) – Here is a recap of local dispatch and law enforcement activity from yesterday in the Town of Jackson and Teton County. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until proven guilty. There were 75 calls to the area dispatch on Thursday, July 30.
Updates and photos from the dorm fire that resulted in 1 death and 4 injuries in Grand Teton National Park
(Jackson, Wyo.) – At 12:04 a.m. this morning, a structural fire broke out at the Grand Teton Lodge Company’s Colter Bay employee dormitory in Grand Teton National Park. The fire resulted in the death of one person and injuries of four others.
(Jackson, Wyo.) – This Saturday and Sunday, the Jackson Hole Land Trust and the Center of Wonder and Jackson Hole Public Art will host an interactive public art project at Karns Meadow.
(Teton County, Wyo.) – The summer days are numbered, so this weekend take advantage of all that Jackson summers have to offer. Here are five free things to do in Teton County this weekend:
Structural fire causes one death & injures others, demands quick response from Grand Teton National Park & Jackson Hole Fire/EMS Firefighters
(Moose, Wyo.) – One person died and four others were injured during an early morning structural fire at the Grand Teton Lodge Company’s Colter Bay employee dormitory in Grand Teton National Park. A quick response by Grand Teton’s structural firefighters and personnel from Jackson Hole Fire/EMS helped contain the fire to a single dorm room. Adjacent rooms sustained smoke damage. Approximately 70 people were evacuated from the two-story dormitory building and all were assessed for injuries and/or smoke inhalation by park EMS providers.
(Jackson, Wyo.) – Teton Gravity Research (TGR) announced the release of the trailer for Paradise Waits, the feature length ski and snowboard film slated for a September 2015 release. The film will premiere in Jackson on September 11.
(Jackson, Wyo.) – Tomorrow, the fishing seasons open for Lower Flat Creek and Nowlin Creek on the National Elk Refuge. The refuge waters support a wild population of Snake River cutthroat trout as well as Brook, brown, and rainbow trout.
(Jackson, Wyo.) – The Chainless Bike Races are back tonight during Jackson Hole Mountain Resort’s weekly Friday Night Bikes event.
(Jackson, Wyo.) – Thanks to Doreen Jarman for submitting today’s photo of the day. The photo was taken yesterday morning on Josie’s Ridge.
(Teton County, Wyo.) – We have seen it snow and JHMR passes will be on sale August 1, but we still have at least a month of warm summer weather left. Here are our favorite Instagram pictures of 10 things you’ll want to squeeze in before summer’s up:
(Jackson, Wyo.) – Starting August 1, the local “Raising Girls” initiative will join forces with Girls Actively Participating! (GAP!).
(Jackson, Wyo.) – The Teton County fair isn’t just about fried Oreos and carnival rides. The fair held numerous competitions last week and Teton County just released the results. The fair even added a community pie eating contest this year as well as more open exhibit classes.
(Teton County, Wyo.) – Buckrail has added 22 Trades and we already have amassed almost 100 participants. 22 Trades is a vetted Facebook group designed for peer-to-peer posting of wanted items, items for sale and trade, and garage sale location listings. Its sister-site, 10 Trades, has over 9,000 participants.