Grand Teton National Park

JACKSON (WNE) — The bull elk was standing in the rain, grazing, when Adam Collins pulled into the parking lot Friday to see the Chapel of the Sacred Heart in Grand Teton National Park. The 44-year-old visitor from Glen Ellyn, Illinois, stopped the car and got out to take a few photos, making sure...
JACKSON — A public service announcement for young black bears in Grand Teton National Park: If you get into mischief and get too close to people, but steer clear of human foods, you might just wake up in a new home. In May, a mother black bear weaned two cubs near Jenny Lake. Both were about a year...
JACKSON — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department, acting with authorization from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, has killed one of Grizzly 399’s offspring that was frequenting human-occupied areas in Sublette County. WyoFile first reported the management action Thursday afternoon. Dan Thompson,...
JACKSON (WNE) — Grand Teton National Park has lifted its requirement for wearing masks inside park buildings as Teton County’s risk for COVID-19 has declined. After just one week at high risk for COVID, the county is back down to medium, based on a decrease in new COVID-positive hospital admissions...
JACKSON (WNE) — Grizzly 793, known as “Blondie” by wildlife watchers, has lost her three cubs born this year. That’s according to Grand Teton National Park, which confirmed rumors that had been circulating on social media for days. Justin Schwabedissen, the park’s bear management specialist, said...
JACKSON (WNE) — Even with an airport closure and lower numbers of tourists, Teton County is at high risk for COVID-19 sooner than it has been the past two summers. With that shift comes questions about why the coronavirus — now a more transmissible version of the omicron variant — is circulating...
CASPER — Grand Teton National Park announced Monday that it will again require masking in all buildings.  Masks are required at all park buildings regardless of vaccination status, the park said. That includes visitor centers, administrative offices, lodges, gift shops and restaurants in Grand...
JACKSON (WNE) — A former Jackson resident has been banned from Grand Teton National Park and ordered to pay restitution after park officials say she knowingly provided false information in the search for a missing hiker last summer that cost park officials hundreds of hours looking in the wrong...
JACKSON — When Lindsey Wennerth saw two of grizzly 399’s offspring meandering through the Solitude subdivision Thursday evening, her motherly instincts kicked in. Seeing the 2-year-old subadults out on their own, knowing they’d been emancipated from their mother, proved emotional, Wennerth said....
One cub hazed after 399 and her brood split   JACKSON (WNE) –  Grizzly 399 and her four cubs have officially separated, spreading out into different areas of Grand Teton National Park and the unincorporated areas of Teton County on Thursday and Friday. One cub, one of two that was collared last...

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