Over 4 million people visited Grand Teton National Park in 2014 with July setting the peak number of over 686,000.
While snow and moisture has been somewhat erratic on the valley floor, snow depths in the mountains are above normal.
The race has become an annual holiday for kids and residents in Alpine as the community embraces the dogs and the mushers.
Avalanche danger is an annual threat for back country riders in the area.
Star Valley’s long history of cutter racing is still going strong. Races are at the track West of Afton on Saturdays at 1 p.m.
Heavy snowfall in the mountains along with fluctuating temperature patterns have resulted in some unstable snow.
According to Chris Jones of the National Weather Service station in Riverton, Star Valley saw a record amount of rain in August.
The Game & Fish has suspended all sales of gray wolf licenses at the current time.
Marion Robinson hasn’t been afraid to try new business ideas with the practice of farming.