Teton Valley Trunk or Treat

Ski season is getting underway, or already has if you look at some recent Teton Valley residents’ Facebook pages, which means it’s time to go “Trunk or Treating” at the Spud Drive-in. The Teton Valley Ski Education Foundation (TVSEF) will be holding its annual ski movie showing at the Spud, with help from Grand Targhee Resort and Teton Gravity Research. … Read More

Existing-Home Sales Grow 1.8 Percent in May; Highest Pace in Over Nine Years

WASHINGTON (June 22, 2016) — Existing-home sales sprang ahead in May to their highest pace in almost a decade, while the uptick in demand this spring amidst lagging supply levels pushed the median sales price to an all-time high, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All major regions except for the Midwest saw strong sales increases last month. Total … Read More

Library uses 3-D printing to give a “helping hand.”

Valley of the Tetons Library in Victor is offering opportunities for residents to not only further their education in 3D printing, but to help children in need. Enabling The Future is a nonprofit organization dedicated to using 3D printing to give the world a “helping hand.” In this particular project, this organization connects places, like the valley library, that have … Read More

New development at the King

As Snow King continues to evolve, more large-scale developments are being planned. The latest proposal, called Town Hill Lofts, is designed as a new mixed-use building at the base of Snow King, on 680 S. Cache St. The Jackson Planning Commission will review the project and take public comment July 6. The current design consists of 38 housing units and … Read More

Pending Home Sales Lift Off in April to Over 10-Year High

WASHINGTON (May 26, 2016) — Pending home sales rose for the third consecutive month in April and reached their highest level in over a decade, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All major regions saw gains in contract activity last month except for the Midwest, which saw a meager decline. The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based … Read More

Feds flush out South Fork of the Snake River

The annual spring bump in flows coming out of Palisades Reservoir is underway, and water managers are slowly boosting water releases for at least the next few days. Aimed at imitating the natural cycle, restoring riparian habitat and helping Snake River cutthroat trout, the “flushing flows” are increasing at a rate of about 1,000 cubic feet per second each day … Read More

Pending Home Sales Lift Off in April to Over 10-Year High

WASHINGTON (May 26, 2016) — Pending home sales rose for the third consecutive month in April and reached their highest level in over a decade, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All major regions saw gains in contract activity last month except for the Midwest, which saw a meager decline. The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based … Read More

Existing-Home Sales Rise in April for Second Straight Month

WASHINGTON (May 20, 2016) — Despite ongoing inventory shortages and faster price growth, existing-home sales sustained their recent momentum and moved higher for the second consecutive month, according to the National Association of Realtors®. A surge in sales in the Midwest and a decent increase in the Northeast offset smaller declines in the South and West. Total existing-home sales1, which … Read More

Yellowstone Golden Age may soon be history

National Geographic has now given Greater Yellowstone its greatest captive audience ever. In the yellow magazine’s May 2016 edition — a special issue devoted entirely to Yellowstone National Park and environs — science writer David Quammen calls attention to the natural amenity that distinguishes our region from almost every other on Earth. That amenity: a still largely intact and functioning … Read More