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Here’s something to contemplate as we start another winter: The blizzards of 1948-49 in Teton Valley.

An account written by William Ross Sandy, one of Teton Valley’s first teachers, details a career that paid a hefty $55 a month to instruct a c…

April 13, 1940, was not a Friday, but it could have been. That’s the date of what some have described as Victor’s most disastrous fire.

Driggs is no stranger recently to public works. This year it’s the Colter parking lot replacement. A couple of years ago it was the water proj…

With construction starting on the Linderman Dam this month, it seemed fitting to reprint this column from 2018.

Native Americans figure into the earliest histories of Teton Valley. They are in the journals and tales of fur traders and mountain men, trapp…

Early settlers of Teton Valley often had to do things themselves rather than buying the more costly already built versions of things.

The Teton Valley Museum is open once again! The hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10-5. The museum will close for the winter sometime in Oct…

Among the scores of family history books on the shelves of the Teton Valley Museum is this bound history of the Miford and Lucy Kunz family. A…

In a short time frame, Lorin Kearsley of Victor took a plethora of photographs that document many historical events in the Teton Valley town.

Fifty-eight years ago a fire alarm atop the Victor Hotel and Cafe sounded at 2 a.m., awakening the town. The alarm signaled that the building …

Many story gems from pioneer times can be found in the journals and family histories of early Teton Valley settlers.

There are a couple of things my family can be happy about my grandfather’s obsession with journaling. First we get to see his impressions day …

When the Oregon Short Line Railroad was completed to Driggs (a year later than expected) on Aug. 27, 1912, Driggs had its own ceremonial drivi…

Aska Langman is well known throughout the Teton Valley community for her rescue work. Though typically, her rescues have four legs, chilly nos…

An account in a file compiled by the Teton Valley Museum gives details of how the earliest settlers of Teton Valley partied.

Pioneers were attracted to Teton Valley. Hearing stories from others, they would trek from Utah (usually), like what they saw, then make prepa…

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