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Teton Canyon reopens after bear pushes camper out of hammock   JACKSON (WNE) — Camping in Teton Canyon has reopened after wildlife officials killed a bear thought to be the aggressive bruin that pushed a camper out a hammock roughly two and a half weeks ago. Caribou-Targhee National Forest Teton...
Desire to honor late Lance Cpl. Rylee McCollum leads town to consider policy for place names   JACKSON (WNE) — Jackson’s Town Council is planning to name a street, park or another public place in town after fallen U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Rylee McCollum, who grew up in Jackson, along with making a...
JACKSON — In the wake of Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, right-to-life advocates are rejoicing and physicians are dejected. Now that a constitutional right to abortion has been eliminated by the conservative Supreme Court, Wyoming lawmakers and abortion advocates...

Sarah Wormald, of Powell, hands out meals to volunteers as they work to help Red Lodge residents recover from the destruction from flood waters. Wormald was one of several volunteers from Powell who went to Red Lodge to feed workers as they helped the town recover from the flood. (Photo by Mark Davis, Powell Tribune)

POWELL — On June 17 before sunrise, volunteers started arriving in downtown Powell to load their vehicles with supplies prior to heading north in an 11-County convoy. They forged their way to flood-ravaged Red Lodge to show support for residents and volunteers with free food, drinks and a heaping...
JACKSON — Wyoming’s 24/7 Sobriety Program will continue running in Teton County until a verdict decides whether the program is unlawful, federal Judge Scott W. Skavdahl ordered April 15. The ACLU isn’t backing down, however. In a flurry of filings, the ACLU challenged Skavdahl’s ruling and...
About 10,000 people enter Yellowstone on its first day back post-floods   By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — When Yellowstone National Park officials evacuated visitors last week after historic floods, Julie Miller, 64, was discouraged. After taking a buyout...
JACKSON — Jackson residents are fed up with tourism, that much is clear. But at least Jackson is no more fed up than other popular destinations around the globe.  That’s according to Seleni Matus, director of George Washington University’s International Institute of Tourism Studies, which is...
JACKSON (WNE) — Even with an airport closure and lower numbers of tourists, Teton County is at high risk for COVID-19 sooner than it has been the past two summers. With that shift comes questions about why the coronavirus — now a more transmissible version of the omicron variant — is circulating...
JACKSON (WNE) — Ed Opler, 89, was walking his dog on June 1 when a moose came out of “nowhere” and knocked him to the ground. “He couldn’t see her,” said Opler’s wife, Laura. “She just knocked him right down.” A bit of pandemonium ensued. His wife, who heard the dog barking, looked out the kitchen...
JACKSON — Bill Hayes returned last week to Jackson with a light case of COVID-19 and a suitcase full of stories of resilience from his volunteer mission to Poland and Ukraine. Like many other Americans, his first introduction to Russia’s invasion was on the news. The war had been raging for about a...

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