School absences

Victor Elementary School has shut its doors this week following staff and student absences. Despite at least two of the Idaho school’s entire classes needing to quarantine, administrators say COVID-19 is not the only culprit.

Happy trails

After 44 years of delighting people with Western music and homespun humor, the Bar J Wranglers performed their last show at the Chuckwagon.

No-growth guy

To cure what ails the valley, environmental philosopher Bob Frodeman suggests that we start by redefining what counts as progress. “We need to start moving toward a no-growth paradigm,” he says.

Artful living

The newly opened Sage Living is filled with the work of local and regional artists. The artwork is intended to create a sense of place for the elderly residents, stir memories, spark conversations and forge connections.

Going deep

Teton Gravity Research’s latest film, “Stoke the Fire,” gets into the minds of winter thrill seekers like Kai Jones, Caite Zeliff and Griffin Post. It debuts Saturday at Teton Village.

Mentors vital to visionaries

Starting a business requires long hours and hard work, but most of all it’s lonely. Having good coaches and mentors can make the difference between success and failure.

Broncs golfers qualify

This past week, six Broncs golfers qualified for the state tournament, to be held in Jackson this weekend. On Friday, 11 schools from around the state will pour into town to battle for the 4A state championship.

Runner reignites passion

Track runner Brian Schilling hadn’t run an event in decades, but recently found tremendous success at the USATF Masters Track and Field Championships in Iowa. Find out about his preparation, as well as his other experiences on the national stage.

People count

The 2020 U.S. census shows a 9.6% increase in Teton County’s population since 2010. But it has probably gone up even more during the pandemic.

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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