• 0

Fin Hutchinson, a freshman varsity skier, gets a good stretch in before his second slalom run of the day Friday during the Bruce Studer Memorial Invitational Race at Hogadon Basin Ski Area in Casper. See the Sports section of Wednesday’s Jackson Hole News&Guide for coverage of the Broncs…

  • 0

Jackson artist Will Munford paints in the upstairs bar of Moe’s Original Bar B Que during the Pop Up Get Down event on Friday night, billed as “a surprise night of art, music, photography and food” by local artisans and musicans. The downtown eatery has plans for another pop-up event — typic…

  • 0

Two women walk down the Cache Creek trail, enjoying Wednesday’s partially sunny afternoon and the high temperature of 32 degrees. On most days at Cache Creek, people can be seen hiking, running, walking their dogs, biking and skiing.

  • 0

Adolfo Vega cuts material for a Habitat for Humanity condo at The Grove in 2018. Teton Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Teton Area and the Jackson Hole Community Housing Trust have received $300,000 in grants from the Wells Fargo Foundation.

A mother moose and her calf brave whiteout conditions Tuesday morning while finding a meal along the Lower Gros Ventre Road in Grand Teton National Park. The park issued a “No Unnecessary Travel” restriction Monday afternoon along Highway 89 between Moose and Moran, where hazardous driving c…

Vertical Harvest co-founders Nona Yehia, left, and Caroline Croft, right, give Wyoming first lady Jennie Gordon a tour of the facility Friday afternoon before Gordon’s presentation at the Center for the Arts. Gordon was in town to present on the NO HUNGER WYO initiative aimed at reducing hun…

Bar T 5 sleigh drivers bring horses into the sleigh ride staging area Tuesday morning on the National Elk Refuge. The outfit rotates through 24 teams of horses, each weighing between 1,900 and 2,200 pounds. Their 14th sleigh ride season continues through April 4.

Two mule deer bucks make their way through the snow Monday in Grand Teton National Park, pausing occasionally to dig up grasses and brush for a morning meal. While moose, the largest members of the Cervidae family, are beginning to shed their antlers, deer and elk usually begin to shed their…

Fireworks light up the sky Tuesday evening during New Year’s Eve festivities at the base of Snow King Mountain. The explosive show immediately followed the annual Glow Worm Parade for youngsters and Torchlight Parade for well-seasoned skiers and riders.

With the windchill hovering around minus 20 degrees, a young mule deer looks for breakfast early Monday morning near Kelly Warm Spring in Grand Teton National Park. Clear skies and frigid temperatures are expected to continue until Tuesday night, when a chance of snow returns through the weekend.

Class of 2013 alumna Jess Freeze looks for a way out under heavy Lady Bronc pressure Saturday evening during the alumni basketball game at Jackson Hole High School. See Tuesday’s Jackson Hole News&Guide for more on the third annual tournament.

Professional ski mountaineer Janelle Smiley, left, listens to questions while leading a free ladies’ uphill skinning clinic earlier this month at Snow King Mountain. Smiley and Doctor of Physical Therapy Mouna Goyette taught proper alpine touring technique to those looking to move safely and…

American Avalanche Institute instructor Chris Ebeling, standing in a snow pit, speaks with skiers about the current snowpack while leading an Avalanche Level 1 Refresher course Saturday near Teton Pass. Students brushed up on their backcountry decision-making, rescue techniques and snowpack …

From right, Tye Tilt, of Driggs, Idaho, Bill Dow, of Billings, Mont., and Rich Brown, of Boise, Idaho, work into the night cutting, shoveling and carving what was a heaping mound of man-made snow into a snow castle on Wednesday at the base of Snow King Mountain. Snow King will host a Grand O…

Sydney Clark, center, plays Aslan the lion during the Dancers’ Workshop performance of “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” on Saturday night at the Center for the Arts. More than 120 dancers dazzled audiences in four sold-out shows this past weekend.

A cow elk follows the western boundary of the National Elk Refuge early Monday morning, searching for a break in the fence, called an “elk jump,” to join the rest of the herd. Recent snowfall and colder temperatures have pushed many ungulates closer to their winter range and drivers are remi…

From left, Kelly Elementary School students Jack Tobiason, 11, Liam Coin, 10, Peter Mayer, 8, and Cameron Freitas, 10, enjoy the freshly fallen snow before heading inside for class Thursday morning. Snow showers are expected to taper off by Sunday as a cooling trend continues into next week …

The first rays of sunlight illuminate the high peaks of the Teton Range recently in Grand Teton National Park. A chance of snow returns to the valley Wednesday with increasing probability of precipitation as the week goes on.

A light snow falls around newlyweds Abigail Hernandez and Luis Chalas as photographer Viviana Torres fixes Hernandez’s veil during a photo shoot in Jackson Town Square following their wedding ceremony Saturday afternoon. Hernandez and Chalas have been together for two years after meeting on …

A skier makes her way down the Lower Elk trail on Snow King Mountain on Friday morning. The Town Hill officially opens for the winter season on Saturday with the revving up of the Cougar chairlift and Magic Carpet.

Jenny May, the current president of Soroptimist of Jackson Hole, decorates one of the 24 trees being prepared Wednesday afternoon at the Virginian Convention Center. The trees, as well as a sleigh and five wreaths, will be up for auction Sunday during the Soroptimist’s 34th annual Christmas …

Following a morning of shredding, Dawson Handley hangs ten off the nose of his snowboard Thursday at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Grand Targhee Resort opened limited terrain Wednesday, and Snow King Mountain is scheduled to open its Cougar lift to skiers and snowboarders Dec. 7.

Roger Watson walks his dog, Thor, through East Jackson on their way to the Nelson Drive trailhead Tuesday evening.

Members of the Jackson Hole High School basketball team run agility drills Monday during their first morning of practice. Pick up a copy of Wednesday’s Jackson Hole News&Guide for a preview of the Broncs’ and Lady Broncs’ upcoming seasons.

Jackson forward Alex Dewitz (96) skates off the ice with a bloody nose after fighting Portland Legend Matt Bader during their game Friday night at Snow King Sports & Events Center. Dewitz said he had to get six stitches on the bridge of his nose following the fight. Jackson defeated Port…

Members of the Jackson Hole High School Nordic ski team practice Tuesday at Snow King Mountain.

Employees of the Rusty Parrot Lodge survey the building Tuesday morning after a fire heavily damaged it hours before. See Wednesday’s Jackson Hole News&Guide for the latest on the fire at the downtown lodge.

Snowmobilers dig in to the early-season powder Sunday at about 9,600 feet above sea level near Togwotee Pass. Though precipitation is expected early Tuesday and into Wednesday, high temperatures in the 40s through the next week will likely keep any low-elevation snow accumulation at bay.

A bighorn ram pauses Nov. 11 while grazing by the road on the National Elk Refuge. After a short while, it crossed the road and ran up Miller Butte. A small group of bighorn winter on and around the butte each year.

A hiker pauses to take in the view Tuesday at Taggart Lake in Grand Teton National Park. Although most of the roads have been closed, cars can still drive to the Taggart Lake trailhead and people can continue on bike or foot throughout the park.

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!