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Teton Valley is blessed with many beautiful and exciting natural wonders, and this week we saw one of the most beautiful winter events of all.…

A forty-car pileup in the ice and snow of Island Park last week is the latest example of the downside to the fun and beauty of the weather we …

If you ask the people of Teton Valley what they thought of the weather in 2021, the clean words you’re likely to hear most often are hot and d…

Our unusually dry, unusually warm fall and early winter came to an end before 2021 did. While not especially extreme (except maybe the wind), …

Even though the weather has been cooler and wetter in the past week or so, we are still drier and warmer than average. The water year started …

Once in a while, usually around the holiday season, I step out of my snowshoes, take off my Tuck’s Tooque, finish my bag of Cheetos, and look …

There is plenty to be thankful for this year, but weatherwise, the amount of water we’re getting is among the most basic things to give thanks…

Is November shirtsleeve weather normal for Teton Valley? Do many of us have our Thanksgiving dinner alfresco? So far this year, it looks like …

It makes no sense. A piece of fence out in the middle of a field that doesn’t serve any noticeable purpose. I sometimes tell my southern frien…

According to Dr. Van Kirk of the Henry’s Fork Foundation, so far this water year, which began October 1, the reservoirs in our watershed are a…

Last week’s blog was about the fact that the La Niña weather pattern was happening and will impact our weather, probably for the snowier, this…

Last week, the Climate Prediction Center upgraded our longstanding La Niña Watch to a La Niña Advisory. The girl has arrived! 

This blog was originally published in October of 2016 and has become a fall rite of passage in the Teton Valley News ever since.  Here it is a…

October is an active and exciting weather month in these parts. As fall and winter arm-wrestle for dominance, we begin the month in cool, cris…

We are in a time-warp. At the time of this writing, September 2021 has four more days to go, but when you read this, those days will be here o…

It may seem there’s nothing you can do about it. You’re careful with fire, listen to Smokey, follow your local burn regulations. Even so, you …

People often ask where the warmest and coldest spots in Teton Valley are located. Especially now at this time of year, they wonder whether the…

At some point every year, Summer gives way to Winter. On the meteorological calendar, the four seasons are broken up into four fairly even per…

August is behind us now… well, not really for me as I write this, but it will be by the time you read this. The realities of newspaper deadlines.

For those of us who were born in the “number please” era instead of the dial tone era… What? No dial tones anymore? Oh well, for those who can…

As we have said before, emergencies are seldom polite enough to line up straight and come one at a time. Sometimes one crisis leads to another…

Friday afternoon’s smoke was a blast from the past, reminiscent of an August day in 2016 when thick smoke suddenly engulfed Teton Valley too. …

We knew July was going to be hot and dry, and sure enough, it was. In a month when Teton Valley high temperatures average between 79 and 85 de…

I wish I could really clear the air of all this smoke we’ve been breathing lately. But at least we can clear up some confusion about where it’…

We know that hot weather carries hazards all by itself, but they are complicated by the accompanying problems of drought and wildfire. Smokey …

Critical situations rarely come one at a time in single file. With unhealthy air quality, covid-19 variants, and extreme heat on our minds, it…

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