Residents of Budge Drive scrambled to gather belongings and find shelter after authorities issued an evacuation order at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday because of danger from a potential landslide.

Authorities cited new information from geologists that the earth movement on East Gros Ventre Butte is deeper and more dangerous than previously believed.

Cody Cottier covers town and state government. He grew up with a view of the Olympic Mountains, and after graduating Washington State University he traded it for a view of the Tetons. Odds are the mountains are where you’ll find him when not on deadline.

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