Teton County Sheriff's Office

JACKSON — Search and Rescue backers are trying to raise $6.6 million in private donations to buy and outfit a helicopter that would ensure year-round access for rescues while asking the county to commit public dollars to monthly operational costs. If approved, Teton County would be the only county...
ACLU demands Wyoming, Teton County halt forced sobriety program   By Alexander Shur Jackson Hole News&Guide Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — The ACLU of Wyoming is threatening to sue the state for its use of the 24/7 Sobriety Program on people who have been arrested but not convicted....
Body of missing 26-year-old Texas man found in Teton Park   JACKSON (WNE) — Search teams found the body of missing 26-year-old Jared Hembree in Grand Teton National Park on Sunday, according to a National Park Service news release. Searchers had been looking for the Texan in the eastern portion of...
Petito strangled weeks before body was found, officials say   By Alexander Shur Jackson Hole News&Guide Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — Hundreds of thousands of people watched live and millions reacted as Teton County Coroner Dr. Brent Blue announced in a video press conference Tuesday...

A stone cross marks the location near Spread Creek in the Bridger-Teton National Forest where the body of Gabrielle Petito was discovered on Sunday. Gary Rider, a friend of Petito's stepfather, James Schmidt, told The Independent, a news site based in the United Kingdom, they visited the site Wednesday and created the memorial. Photo by Bradly J. Boner, Jackson Hole News&Guide.

Federal court issues arrest warrant for Laundrie   By The Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — The U.S. District Court of Wyoming issued a federal arrest warrant Wednesday for Brian Christopher Laundrie, the boyfriend of Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito, whose body was found this past...
Petito’s death ruled homicide   By Evan Robinson-Johnson and Alexander Shur Jackson Hole News&Guide Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — The search for Brian Laundrie continues three days after his partner Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito was found dead near the Grand Teton National Park boundary at...
Investigators focus on cause of Petito death   By Alexander Shur Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — An autopsy was scheduled Tuesday for the remains found Sunday in a dispersed camping area bordering Grand Teton National Park that match the description of Gabrielle “Gabby”...
Remains of kayaker missing since 1995 recovered   By Mike Koshmrl Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — The bones of a 24-year-old Pennsylvania man who drowned while kayaking the Hoback River 26 years ago have been found in Palisades Reservoir and confirmed to be those of the...

An honor guard from the Salt Lake City Inspector-Instructor Staff & Rifle Company F, 2nd Battalion, 23d Marines carries the casket of Lance Cpl. Rylee McCollum after arrival at Jackson Hole Airport on Friday near Jackson. McCollum's homecoming drew a crowd of thousands from around the region to honor the Jackson native who was killed with 12 other U.S. service members by a suicide bomber Aug. 26 in Afghanistan during operations to evacuate Americans and U.S. allies from Kabul. (Photo by Bradly Boner, Jackson Hole News&Guide)

Hundreds turn out for homecoming of Marine McCollum   By Alexander Shur and Timothy J. Woods Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — The remains of Lance Cpl. Rylee McCollum, the Jackson native and U.S. Marine who was killed in Afghanistan on Aug. 26 in a terrorist attack, touched...
Constitutionality of new sobriety law questioned   By Ryan Dorgan Jackson Hole News&Guide Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — A new program intended to promote public safety and reduce incarceration rates is coming under fire for potentially violating the constitutional rights of people...

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