Valley is home to over 800 vacation rentals, 2020 report says

A 2020 report revealed that between February of 2019 and February of 2020, there were over 800 short-term rentals in operation in Teton County, Idaho, which is around 14 percent of the housing units in the county. Top Featured Tags: – Idaho NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Lease ends on Driggs disc golf course

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Vandals damage fairground picnic area

Teton County Fairgrounds administrator Hallie Poirier was saddened to discover on April 7 that the Lewish-Parish Park picnic area, located between the riding pavilion and the museum, had been vandalized earlier this year. Top Featured Tags: – Idaho NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Sheriff’s Log – April 14

There were 173 calls for service reported to the Teton County, Idaho Sheriff’s Office between April 2 and April 8. Officers performed 35 traffic stops and seven security checks of local businesses. There was one accident and zero DUIs, and… Top Featured Tags: – Idaho NewsPress Release Distribution Service

ABC finds funding for Victor afterschool program

With several community grants, the local afterschool nonprofit Above and Beyond the Classroom will be able to expand its program to Victor Elementary School in the 2021/22 school year. Top Featured Tags: – Idaho NewsPress Release Distribution Service

TSD 401 board split on masks at recess

At this Monday’s meeting, Teton School District 401 Board of Trustees began a discussion around the rule that K-5 students must wear masks at recess if they want to play within 6 feet of one another. Top Featured Tags: – Idaho NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Idaho officials want 80% of residents vaccinated against COVID-19 by fall

Idaho health officials hope to have 80% of residents fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by early fall. Top Featured Tags: – Idaho NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Prosecutor files destruction of evidence charge in Berry case

On April 13, Teton County prosecuting attorney Bailey Smith initiated a new case against Ryan Richard Berry, charging that the Tetonia resident had intentionally destroyed evidence after allegedly committing rape. Top Featured Tags: – Idaho NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Help available for local farmers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced that signup has reopened for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2) as part of the Pandemic Assistance for Producers initiative. The initial CFAP 2 signup ended on… Top Featured Tags: – Idaho NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Tetonia sets its sights on summer fest

Valley residents have been wondering what Tetonia plans to do for the 4th of July, after the north end town took up the mantle last year when Victor decided to cancel its festivities due to Covid. Now that Victor has… Top Featured Tags: – Idaho NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Historical cabin rescued

Aska Langman is well known throughout the Teton Valley community for her rescue work. Though typically, her rescues have four legs, chilly noses, and plenty of affectionate wiggles. This time, Langman and her husband rescued something less lively but much… Top Featured Tags: – Idaho NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Victor public works director steps down

Rob Heuseveldt, the Victor public works director and city engineer, submitted his two weeks’ notice to the Victor City Council and mayor on April 13. Top Featured Tags: – Idaho NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Schools receive free screening kits of Vertical Harvest documentary

Vertical Harvest Farms, the hard-to-miss three-story glass structure in downtown Jackson, is home to innovative growing practices and an inclusive workforce, and award-winning documentary “Hearts of Glass” tells the story of the greenhouse’s tumultuous first 15 months. Teachers at Teton… Top Featured Tags: – Idaho NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Responsible shed hunting is critical for protecting big game

Shed hunting can have deadly implications for animals weakened by the rigors of winter Top Featured Tags: – Idaho NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Legislature’s COVID-19 outbreak infected at least 14, spread to household members

BOISE — The COVID-19 cluster that formed last month in the Idaho Capitol building infected at least 14 people who live in four different regions of the state. Top Featured Tags: – Idaho NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Teton Valley Foundation announces $100,000 donation, matching campaign for new Zamboni

The Teton Valley Foundation Board of Directors, along with Executive Director Amy Fradley, enthusiastically and humbly announced that, on behalf of Kristin Woodward and her sons Austin and Braden Vanskike, prominent American businessman and Jackson Hole resident Foster and Lynn… Top Featured Tags: – Idaho NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Teton Valley Resort seeks to annex western parcel, open restaurant

The manager of Teton Valley Resort on Highway 31 has applied to the City of Victor for an annexation of the resort-owned 12 acres west of the existing operation, and for a conditional use permit in order to operate a… Top Featured Tags: – Idaho NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Teton Valley Earth Day Celebration

In honor of Earth Day 2021, a collaboration of local non-profits led by Haley Slone of Full Circle Education has been planning a pandemic-safe way to engage the community and help folks feel connected again while doing service in and… Top Featured Tags: – Idaho NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Earthfire to introduce design concept for new bear habitats

Earthfire Institute is hosting an online event that will feature state-of-the-art design concepts for new bear gardens to be constructed within their wildlife sanctuary in Tetonia. Plans will be presented by two renowned animal habitat architects, Peter Choquette from Epsten… Top Featured Tags: – Idaho NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Gov. Little bans state government from requiring ‘vaccine passports’

BOISE — Idaho Gov. Brad Little issued an executive order Wednesday banning state government from requiring or issuing COVID-19 “vaccine passports.” Top Featured Tags: – Idaho NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Park implements changes on Teton Park Road in response to expected busy spring

Enjoying the park and getting outside via non-motorized travel on the Teton Park Road between the Taggart Lake Trailhead and Signal Mountain Lodge is an incredible spring experience for many. Park visitors are reminded to recreate responsibly, especially during the… Top Featured Tags: – Idaho NewsPress Release Distribution Service

CFTV announces competitive grant awards

The Community Foundation of Teton Valley is excited to announce the 2021 Competitive Grant Awardees. Thanks to the generosity of Tin Cup Challengers, the Community Foundation was able to award 15 Competitive Grants to Teton Valley nonprofits through this year’s… Top Featured Tags: – Idaho NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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