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Photographers sue to stop Grand Teton elk hunt

October 21, 2014

Action in D.C. court says elk feeding is cause of hunt that killed one grizzly bear and could kill four more.

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Shrouded in Clouds

October 9, 2014

I don’t make it to Grand Teton as much as I used to, and it seems like all I have time for now is a …

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Ancient life in the high Tetons

October 7, 2014

New archaeological finds suggest prehistoric people lived above 9,000 feet in what is now Grand Teton National Park.

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An Ode to Autumn: Floating the Snake River

October 2, 2014

‘Don’t let this small window of crisp, perfect, beautiful fall days surrounding the equinox slip past uncelebrated.’

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Hiking Jackson’s other iconic peak

August 3, 2014

The Grand Teton might be the most famous mountain in the area, but the Sleeping Indian provides incredible views and quiet.

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Bighorn sheep survive migration loss, now pressed by skiers

July 8, 2014

Backcountry recreation reduces winter range for a unique herd of bighorn sheep that lives year-round in the Tetons.

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New film tells the story of The Grand Rescue

July 8, 2014

One of the most famous rescues in Grand Teton National Park was in 1967, on the 13,777-foot Grand Teton’s North Face

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Paddling bill makes waves

December 10, 2013

A bill introduced by Rep. Cynthia Lummis could allow paddling on rivers in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks.

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Mary Gibson Scott retires from leading Grand Teton National Park

November 5, 2013

Mary Gibson Scott is retiring from superintendent of Grand Teton National Park on Friday. She talks grizzly bears, wolves and the current state of government.

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Yellowstone and Grand Teton reopen to fall splendor—and the crowds are gone

October 22, 2013

Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Park have reopened with a few weeks in the fall season left to make up for time lost due to …

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Fame comes with benefits and pitfalls — even for grizzlies, mule deer and bighorn sheep

July 23, 2013

People gathered to remember Bam Bam, Wyoming’s famous big horn sheep. But what does celebrity status mean for wildlife?

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The Grand Teton Triathlon

July 16, 2013

The Grand Teton Triathlon is a triathlon like no other, it features a bike leg, a swim leg and climb of the Grand Teton.

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10 sunny summer sights from Yellowstone and Grand Teton

June 11, 2013

Summer has arrived in Wyoming’s national parks. The visitors have come, but the residents are in shorter supply.

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Prepare for bears

April 2, 2013

Bears are emerging from hibernation. Make sure you are bear aware when recreating in grizzly country.

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Mountain goats threaten Bighorn sheep

January 15, 2013

Grand Teton National Park plans to step up efforts to monitor mountain goats. Biologists worry the species is establishing a population in the park.

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Tarantino film Django Unchained features Grand Teton scenery

December 25, 2012

Wyoming moviegoers may recognize the snowy backdrop of a few scenes in the major Hollywood movie set for release on Christmas Day.

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Is there a War on the West’s National Parks?

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If Wyoming abandons the tourism-based segment of its’ economy, it risks the perpetuation of the boom-and-bust cycle that has plagued the state for generations.

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General Supplies

November 2, 2012

A general supplies cabin in the historic Ferry District of Grand Teton National Park.

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Diverging paths: Park works to balance recreation and wildlife

October 23, 2012

This summer, Grand Teton National Park celebrated the opening of a 6.5 mile stretch of pathway. But pavement comes with a price that wildlife pay.

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Get outside and get involved on Public Lands Day

September 25, 2012

This weekend’s National Public Lands Day gives people a chance to give back to their favorite recreation areas by helping with service projects ranging from …