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Video: Up Close and Personal with an Erupting Italian Volcano


Mount Stromboli, a volcanic island north of Sicily, is commonly known as the "Lighthouse of the Mediterranean" due to its almost-constant eruptions. Most eruptions are quite minor, resulting in harmless lava-flows and small ash clouds. However, on Wednesday, August 28th, there was an abnormally large eruption which resulted in a dramatic ash cloud and started small fires on the island, according to the Associated Press.

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Luckily, there have been no injuries reported in the wake of the eruption, though the boaters in the above video seem understandably concerned as a massive ash cloud rolls towards them.

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Hiker Dies After 500-Foot Fall at Yosemite’s Half Dome
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The fixed-cable route up Half Dome is often crowded. Wikimedia Commons photo. 29-year-old Danielle Burnett of Lake Havasu City, Arizona, passed away on Thursday, September 5th after falling 500 feet from the fixed-cable route up Half Dome. An eyewitness posted non-graphic photos of the pre-incident scene, and described what happened: RELATED: Scenes from Jackson's Saddle Butte Fire - Shawn Slimp, via Facebook. The National Park Service has instituted a 300 hiker-per-day permit system to

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Join TGR at FarOutFest 2019
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Join TGR at FarOutFest 2019

Jackson, get ready! On Saturday, September 14, we are throwing the winter kick-off party of the year, with the world premiere of our new feature-length ski and snowboard film, . Join the TGR crew and support a great cause - 100% of the proceeds benefit local charity partners! RELATED: Check Out TGR's 'Shop For a Cause' Kicking off with the 2nd Annual FarOutFest at the base of JHMR in Teton Village, the bike park will open at noon, with live music all day beginning at 1:00pm. Plus,

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The Tetons Are Forecasted to See 4-10” Of Snow
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After seeing snow in the Alps this past weekend, it’s time to spread the love to North America this week. It might only be the middle of September, and still technically summer, but the weather forecast is calling for as much as 10 inches of snow above 10,000 feet in the Tetons. The National Weather Service issued a Special Weather Statement for the area detailing as much. It mentions one to three inches possibly falling in the valley. Time to break out the snow tires? RELATED: Gravity