Water Rights and Water Law

Like most western states, both Idaho and Wyoming regulate water use according to the “prior appropriation doctrine.” The prior appropriation doctrine recognizes the priority of water rights, or the order in time in which they were originally acquired. Early water users are referred to as “senior,” while those who come later are called “junior.” In water-short periods, water users having … Read More

Housing Confidence Grows in West, South

Daily Real Estate News | Monday, December 09, 2013 States in the West and in the South are expected to see the highest price gains in the next 12 months of about 4 to 8 percent, according to the REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey, a survey of about 3,000 REALTORS®. Tight inventory conditions persist in these areas, driving up home prices. … Read More

Snow Mountain Biking, Fat Bikes at Grand Targhee Ski Resort

Grand Targhee Resort is the first ski resort in the United States to embrace and endorse fat bikes aka snow biking on our nordic trail system. Bikers who purchase a Nordic Day Ticket or a Nordic Season Pass will have access to ride on the Grand Targhee Resort Nordic Trail System. About Fat ‘Snow’ Biking The fat ‘snow’ bike was … Read More

Community cast performs Christmas tradition in Teton Valley

When young Tyson Marcum takes a seat on the new Scrooge’s knee, performed by Ted Kasper, at the end of the tenth anniversary of the collaborative efforts of Pierre’s Playhouse and the City of Victor, we all remember what it truly means to love our neighbor and fellow man. For the tenth consecutive year, the City of Victor is sponsoring … Read More

Spike in New-Home Sales ‘Negate’ Interest-Rate Trouble?

Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, December 05, 2013 Single-family new-home sales posted a sharp rise in October, up 25.4 percent from September, according to newly released Census Bureau data. That was a similar rate to last spring when the new-home market was taking off in recovery mode. Across the country, all regions posted double-digit gains in new-home sales in … Read More