• Berry Creek Fire ignites in Grand Teton National Park

    Buckrail- Teton Interagency Firefighters are monitoring a lightning-ignited fire in Grand Teton National Park on the northwest side of Jackson Lake. The fire is located near the confluence of Berry Creek and Owl Creek, approximately three […]

  • Fire restrictions on BLM land

    Fire restrictions on public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management High Desert District within the boundaries of Sublette, Teton, and Lincoln counties will begin August 4, 2016 due to high fire danger. Under […]

  • Cliff Creek and Lava Mountain Fires grow

    Buckrail- As of today, July 27, the Cliff Creek Fire is burning 21,483 acres on the Bridger-Teton National Forest. The fire is currently 10 percent contained. There will be a public meeting tonight at the Kendall […]

  • Black bear at Teton Pines

    (Jackson, Wyo.) Buckrail – Golfers got a show yesterday during a sunny round at Teton Pines Golf Course when a black bear made an appearance at Hole #7. Amy Runkel snapped these photos of the […]

  • Updates on our local fires

    Cliff Creek Fire Date of Detection: July 17, 2016 Current Size: 14,629 acres –An Infrared (IR) flight last night, which is a heat detection system used for fire mapping, provided more accurate mapping of the […]

  • Lessons learned from human-bear conflicts in neighboring Colorado

    Glenwood Springs- A Colorado bed and breakfast owner armed with just a length of rope helped save a black bear with a giant plastic container stuck on its head. Jim Hawkins, of Glenwood Springs, got his […]

  • Both fires in our area grow

    Buckrail (Jackson, Wyo.) – Despite hot, dry weather and gusty winds Tuesday, a change in wind direction and fire suppression efforts helped prevent the Cliff Creek Fire from reaching the Granite Creek drainage on Wednesday. […]

  • Fire danger ‘very high’

    Buckrail- Teton Interagency fire managers announce that the fire danger rating has increased to Very High for the Bridger-Teton National Forest, Grand Teton National Park and Teton Interagency Dispatch Area. With exceptionally dry conditions, local residents […]

  • Crews brace for Cliff Creek battle

    Jackson Hole News & Guide, Mike Koshmrl– All around the mountainsides smoke wisped off the mostly denuded forest floor under the corpses of conifers that reached up over the eastern reaches of the Hoback Canyon. […]

  • Evacuations ordered because of Cliff Creek Fire

    Jackson Hole Daily, Mike Koshmrl- An active wildfire crested the high ridge over Granite Creek on Monday afternoon, prompting an evacuation of the ranches, homes and commercial hot springs that line the picturesque valley below. […]