Posts Tagged ‘ Driggs ’

Huntsman Springs moves forward

Jun 11th, 2015 | By

By Stephen Henderson Teton Valley News Only 255 acres of the approximately 1,347 total Huntsman Springs planned development are within Driggs city limits, but a recent city council hearing brought those acres into even more focus. A proposed subdivision will allow the city to more clearly differentiate 30 acres for the recently-approved 80-room lodge site
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Warmer winter impacts area business

Mar 11th, 2015 | By

By Stephen Henderson Teton Valley News Last week Travis Moulton put up a small white sign in the window of his business. It read “Still Open.” Like other businesses in the area, Teton Valley Adventures on Little Avenue in Driggs was announcing that yes, it was still renting out snowmobiles and guiding backcountry snowmobile tours.
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Driggs Allstate owner gets community award

Jan 28th, 2015 | By

DRIGGS — Allstate agency owner Isabel Waddell, based out of Driggs, received the Agency Hands in the Community Award for her commitment to helping others. With this award came five $1,000 grants from the Allstate Foundation for the Teton Valley Recycling Center Inc., Latino Resource Center Inc., City of Driggs/ Teton Geotourism Center, Teton Valley
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Driggs approves plans for outdoor stage

Dec 18th, 2014 | By
Driggs stage rendering
A rendering by Teton Timberframe and the Broughtons for a proposed stage for the City of Driggs in memory of Bryce Broughton.

By Stephen Henderson Teton Valley News DRIGGS — The Driggs City Council approved plans for construction of a stage on the city plaza in the coming months. The stage, a memorial to Teton Timberframe founder Bryce Broughton who passed away in 2007, would be erected in the southwest corner of the city plaza near the
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Help from afar: Teton Valley Hospital uses telemedicine to assist patients

Sep 26th, 2014 | By

« By Vanessa Grieve » During certain times in the winter, Teton Valley residents have restricted access to outside medical services. Snow and inclement can block passes to larger metropolitan areas with more medical services. A few years ago, Drigg’s Teton Valley Hospital began offering telemedicine services. The rural hospital serves a community of about
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A new kind of tourism: Geotourism promotes authentic and responsible enjoyment of natural features

Sep 26th, 2014 | By

« By Vanessa Grieve » There is only one Yellowstone National Park in the world and only one Grand Teton. Many other hidden gems are scatter in and around these two natural fea- tures in three states. Promoting the unique natural, historical and cul- tural features of the region and ensuring they are maintained for
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Driggs author releases “My Final Ride”

Mar 4th, 2014 | By

By Journal Staff DRIGGS — Author LeAnn Bednar has written a book called “My Final Ride” that is now available for purchase at The story is based on a human interest article the Idaho State Journal ran in 1993 that is entitled “Mule Skinner Rides Ahead of Death.” It was written by J. Mark Dudick. “This
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Targhee shuttle sees spike in riders

Dec 26th, 2013 | By
Scott Stuntz
Targhee shuttle
The Grand Targhee shuttle pulling into the downtown Driggs stop last week.

By Scott Stuntz  Teton Valley News Grand Targhee Resort’s shuttle service carried about 10,000 more riders this year than last year, according to numbers released by the resort. The service had 3,819 riders in its first year from 2010 to 2011, 4,231 rider the year after that, and 14,438 last season. Ken Rider, Director of
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Vodka distillery set to grow, expand offerings

Sep 23rd, 2013 | By
Grand Teton Vodka distillery

By Ken Levy Teton Valley News The Grand Teton Vodka distillery north of downtown Driggs is poised to double in size, even as it prepares to introduce several new products to the market, including whiskey. The company has sold 2,000 cases of its product during its first year, said Lea Beckett who runs the distillery
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Broulim’s set to expand

Sep 16th, 2013 | By

  By Bridget Ryder  Teton Valley News Broulim’s supermarket in Driggs is planning to expand to an upscale, roomier version of itself. The plans, according to Robert Broulim, president of the eastern Idaho grocery store chain, will expand the store into the two spaces south of the adjoining wall. One of those is currently vacant
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