This Week in the News&Guide
January 30, 2013
Slides kill 2
Powder stashes in trees proved fatal for two backcountry skiers this weekend. Two avalanches that killed a pair of Jackson Hole residents were of a fundamentally different nature, but both ended in deadly collisions with trees.
In her eighth running of the International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race, Stacey Teasley is in it to win it. Her team is the strongest to come out of the Jackson Hole Iditarod kennels in years, her husband and race director Frank Teasley, says.
Rethinking elder care
A nonprofit aims to introduce a new style of care that would allow senior citizens to maintain independence while giving them more of a familial home life. Learn about the Green House Model and Jack-son Hole Elders in the Valley section and in a talk.
The Teton Passers put on an exciting show during the Debra Doom Cup this weekend. Jackson’s A team fought back from a deficit to take the final game to overtime and then to a shootout. Strong goaltending and beautiful goals put the Jackson women on top.
Library lights up
The newly remodeled Teton County Library is bigger and brighter, with 11,000 square feet of new space, a used bookstore, new auditorium and fiber optic public art work. The community celebrates Thursday with an open house.