Jail stopgap

County jails, which aren’t designed for psychiatric patients, are filling a mental health care gap for people with mental illnesses in Wyoming as the Department of Health experiences consistent funding cuts and staffing shortages.

Raven research

Ornithologists are fitting ravens in Yellowstone with tracking backpacks, hoping to learn more about the birds and how they relate to wolves and mountain lions.

New hoops coach

Hayden Hatfield may be young, but he is confident he’s the right man for the job of coaching the Jackson Hole Broncs basketball team and turning around a program that has seen just 10 wins in the past three seasons.

Munz homecoming

With “Homecoming Queen,” Andrew Munz plans to take audiences at the Center Theater on a journey of something new, queer and comical as well as thought-provoking.

Hotel Hoot

Due to staffing issues, Dornan’s can no longer host the Jackson Hole Hootenanny as it’s been doing for years. But don’t worry, the acoustic songfest hasn’t gone away, it’s just gone downtown to The Wort Hotel.

Tax jump

According to Jonathan Schechter’s Market Watch column, Teton County’s taxable sales for the year ending in September jumped 34.7% from the previous year and for the first time in history exceeded $2 billion in a 12-month period.

Jennifer Dorsey is chief copy editor for the News&Guide and one of the editors for local articles printed in the Jackson Hole Daily.

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