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Woman dies in Grand Teton rafting accident

A rafting accident on the Snake River resulted in the death of one member of a private boating party Sunday evening, July 13, in Grand Teton National Park. Donna Viehman, 63, of Jackson, Wyoming was riding in a rubber raft just north of the Moose Landing with five other people, including her husband, when the raft hit a mid-stream obstruction. The raft overturned and spilled all six persons into the river at approximately 6:20 p.m. Continue Reading →

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Pilot injured after plane crashses in Yellowstone

Emergency personnel walk past the wreckage of a crashed airplane Monday after the injured pilot was transported for medical care.

A 54-year old man was injured when the single-engine airplane he was piloting crashed Monday morning in Yellowstone National Park near the community of Gardiner, Mont. Shortly before 8:30 a.m., multiple callers reported that a small plane had crashed just north of the Gardiner Cemetery and east of Yellowstone Trail inside Yellowstone National Park, according to a statement released by the park's public affairs office. The accident site is south of the publicly owned Gardiner Airport, which is outside the park boundary. Continue Reading →

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