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This Week in the News&Guide
Date: December 19, 2012
Whoa there, prayer
Members of the Jackson Town Council may not have gone far enough in regulating prayer at the Jackson Hole Rodeo, according to the American Civil Liberties Union. The group contends the town could be violating citizens’ constitutional rights by allowing any kind of prayer.
Colby King turned 13 in November and had a rocking bar mitzvah party. This month, he participated in his first Hanukkah as an adult in the eyes of the Jewish faith.
Gideon Wilson wants a trampoline. Ava Tozzi is asking for an American Girl doll with earrings. Emily Stafford requests blue Moon Boots and a Christmas dress. Read what the other 249 first-graders in Teton County School District asked for from the man in red.
Another close hockey game Friday night ended in shootout fireworks as the Moose downed the Bozeman (Mont.) Stingers. Then, as has become its modus operandi, the home team buried the Stingers 9-4 the very next night.
Starting today and continuing all week, meditation groups, drum circles, yoga sessions and other rites and ceremonies help Jackson welcome the return of the sun. The celebration culminates in the “Solstice Awakening” on Saturday at the Teton Science Schools’ Jackson campus.