Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton Bears Ending Hibernation
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Officials at Grand Teton National Park say bears are ending their winter hibernation and park visitors should be alert for their presence.
Recent bear sightings and discovery of bear tracks shows that they’ve been wandering around the park and nearby areas, in northw…
Spring Plowing Starts In Grand Teton National Park
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Crews are preparing for spring in Grand Teton National Park.
They began clearing snow from the Moose-Wilson Road and Teton Park Road on Monday. The work is expected to take several weeks. The roads should reopen to bikers, hikers and inline skaters in early April and to car t…
Teton Rescue Successful Despite Odds
A bad decision by back country snow-boarders this weekend could have ended tragically. 31-yr-old Sam Hoerr from Illinois and his group left for the back country in white out conditions. Hoerr took a wrong turn and became lost.
Snowmobiler Killed Near Togwotee Pass
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Teton County officials say a snowmobiler is dead after getting caught in an avalanche near Togwotee Pass in the Bridger-Teton National Forest.
The man was snowmobiling with a party of 10 when the avalanche overtook him Monday...
Storm Strands Wyoming Travelers
A winter storm over the weekend stranded travelers overnight in Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park and slowed down the search for a snowboarder missing in the backcountry amid high avalanche danger. Rescuers were able to find 31-year-old Sam Hoerr of Dunlap, Ill. around 8 p.m. on Saturday. H…
Grand Teton National Park Sees Accidents Decline
GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Grand Teton National Park reports a decline in collisions involving wildlife and vehicles last year compared to the year before.
Park officials say 103 animals were hit or killed in the park by vehicles in 2011, down from 162 animals in 2010...

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