Grizzly Bear by Jackie Skaggs, Grand Teton National Park

Bears Active Again in Grand Teton National Park & the Rockefeller Parkway

(Moose, Wyo.) —Bears are out of hibernation and active again in both Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway. Now that bears are awake, appropriate precautions must be taken. Park visitors and local residents need to exercise common sense and good judgment, stay alert, and follow these recommended safety precautions while skiing or hiking throughout Grand Teton and the Rockefeller Parkway:

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Wind River Canyon Crash Sunday sends six Cody Residents to area hospitals

(Shoshoni, Wyo.) – Six injuries are being reported after a 1999 Jeep collided with a rock on US Highway 20 in the Wind River Canyon on Sunday, March 22nd. The crash occurred at approximately 10:00 p.m. near mile post 117 on US 20 in Fremont County north of the tunnels in the Wind River Canyon.

Viola Vigil

Viola Vigil

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Viola Vigil, 87, of Riverton died on Thursday, March 19, 2015, at Kindred Health Care- Wind River. A rosary will be held on Monday, March 23, 2015 at 7:00 pm at St, Margaret’s Catholic Church. The funeral service will be on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 10:00 am at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.