1/9/2019 Photographs published in the Jackson Hole Daily and the Jackson Hole News&Guide from Jan. 4 - 9, 2019. Jan 9, 2019 0 1 min to read Facebook Twitter SMS Email Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save New Year's Baby Buy Now Sally Keenan, 4, holds her newborn brother, Noah, on Thursday morning at St. John’s Medical Center. Noah was the first baby born at the hospital in 2019, delivered at 9:18 a.m. Wednesday to parents Peter and Deb Keenan. See page 3 for more. BRADLY J. BONER/Jackson Hole Daily Milken Educator Award Buy Now Chris Bessonette, a second-grade teacher at Munger Mountain Elementary School, is mobbed by his students after receiving the Milken Educator Award on Friday morning during an all-school assembly. Bessonette was the only educator in the state to receive the award, which came with a check for $25,000. Forty of the awards were given out across the nation. BRADLY J. BONER / NEWS&GUIDE Fresh snow at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Buy Now Skiers enjoy the first measurable snowfall of 2019 Sunday morning at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. An additional 4 to 8 inches of snowfall is expected at high elevations Monday, with a slight chance of snow showers returning Wednesday. RYAN DORGAN/JACKSON HOLE DAILY Hoback Canyon avalanche Buy Now WYDOT foreman Bruce Daigle clears 8 to 10 feet of avalanche debris that ran across Highway 191 on Jan. 7 in the Hoback Canyon. RYAN DORGAN / NEWS&GUIDE County Commission meeting Buy Now The Teton County Board of County Commissioners heard much public comment about the academy’s bids to change rural regulations. RYAN DORGAN / NEWS&GUIDE FILE New Year's Baby Buy Now Sally Keenan, 4, holds her newborn brother, Noah, on Thursday morning at St. John’s Medical Center. Noah, the second child of parents Peter and Deb Keenan, was the first baby born at the hospital in 2019. BRADLY J. BONER / NEWS&GUIDE School safety legislation Buy Now Wyoming State Sen. Affie Ellis, R-Cheyenne, greets Munger Mountain Elementary School students before a school assembly last week. Ellis grew up in Jackson and graduated from Jackson Hole High School. BRADLY J. BONER / NEWS&GUIDE Recycling Center Buy Now Bryan Eberhardt, recycling supervisor at Teton County Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling, plucks out unrecyclable plastics at the facility near Adams Canyon. “Everything’s done by hand,” he said. BRADLY J. BONER / NEWS&GUIDE Weather Buy Now Steam rises from the surface of the Snake River as temperatures hovered around zero degrees Saturday morning. RYAN DORGAN / NEWS&GUIDE Steve Weichman sendoff Buy Now Well-wishers greet Teton County Prosecutor Steve Weichman during a send-off party Friday at the Teton County Courthouse. Weichman, who has been the county’s lead prosecutor since 1995, is retiring after 30 years of public service. He said he doesn’t know yet what’s next on the horizon. BRADLY J. BONER / NEWS&GUIDE Teton Pass backcountry skiing Buy Now A skier ascends a ridge line during a recent backcountry excursion on Teton Pass. BRADLY J. BONER / NEWS&GUIDE Close-up - A.J. Cargill Buy Now AJ Cargill caught the big mountain skiing bug at a competition in Crested Butte. From there, she became the top female freeskier in the world. RYAN DORGAN / NEWS&GUIDE DART training Buy Now Eva Perrigo assembles a kennel as part of the PAWS of Jackson Hole Disaster Animal Response Team training last month in Driggs, Idaho. The organization trains DART volunteers annually in order to stay prepared in case of emergencies that could result in owners becoming unable to care for their pets. BRADLY J. BONER/Jackson Hole Daily PHOTOS/ DART training Buy Now Staff and volunteers from animal advocacy organizations set up kennels during the PAWS Disaster Animal Response Team. The program is designed to care for more than 100 displaced pets during an evacuation. Offering care to pets is key to evacuating and sheltering people in disaster situations. BRADLY J. BONER / NEWS&GUIDE DART training Buy Now Jess Farr and Lynn Skilton unpack the Disaster Animal Response Team trailer, which is stocked with equipment and supplies needed to care for up to 150 animals. PAWS purchased it in 2014, the same year it formed a partnership with American Humane, an organization well-versed in parachuting into disaster-riddled communities and setting up shop to help. BRADLY J. BONER / NEWS&GUIDE PHOTOS DART training Buy Now Kristie Eggebroten and PAWS Executive Director Amy Moore role-play. The training addressed the reality that in the event of a disaster many pet owners will be reluctant to leave their animals. BRADLY J. BONER / NEWS&GUIDE DART training Buy Now Kathi Meyers plays the role of a needy pet owner during the Disaster Animal Response Team training. BRADLY J. BONER / NEWS&GUIDE DART training Disaster Animal Response Team volunteers are trained to care for a variety of exotic pets that could come to the temporary shelter during an emergency. BRADLY J. BONER / NEWS&GUIDE EcoWatch Buy Now You can learn about mountain lions and their habitats Feb. 12, when naturalist Leslie Patten will give a presentation at Teton County Library. BRADLY J. BONER / NEWS&GUIDE FILE Looking Back Buy Now Jim Kanzler tosses a charge into an avalanche path in this January 1989 Jackson Hole News file photo. The longtime mountain guide, ski patroller and avalanche forecaster, died in 2011 at 62. ANGUS M. THUERMER JR./Jackson Hole Daily FILE Matt Confer Buy Now Matt Confer is the founder of RPK3 Law. BRADLY J. BONER/Jackson Hole Daily/ Caroline Classic Buy Now Jackson Hole Ski and Snowboard Club Executive Director Brian Krill talks with Robby Wade before Wade’s first U10 run Saturday morning during the club’s Caroline Classic race at Snow King Mountain. RYAN DORGAN / NEWS&GUIDE Caroline Classic Buy Now Jackson Hole High School racer Teddy Morgan eyes the last few gates during his first run Saturday during the Caroline Classic at Snow King. Morgan placed first in the race with a two-run combined time of 43.07 seconds, besting second-place Makayla Burke by 1.35 seconds. RYAN DORGAN / NEWS&GUIDE Caroline Classic Buy Now Jackson Hole High School racer Teddy Morgan eyes the last few gates during January’s Caroline Classic at Snow King. RYAN DORGAN / NEWS&GUIDE Moose hockey vs. Colorado Nailers Buy Now Moose forward A.J. Sanders checks his opponent Saturday night in a game the team won in overtime. AMBER BAESLER / NEWS&GUIDE Moose hockey vs. Colorado Nailers Buy Now Moose forward Alex Dewitz (96) gets caught in a scuffle ending in penalties Saturday night against the Colorado Nailers. AMBER BAESLER / NEWS&GUIDE Moose hockey vs. Colorado Nailers Buy Now Moose forward Miller Resor (22), Ben Pullar (71) and Dan Dupont (77) celebrate a goal Saturday night against the Colorado Nailers. AMBER BAESLER / NEWS&GUIDE Moose hockey vs. Colorado Nailers Buy Now Moose forward Drew Akins breaks free from the defense Saturday night against the Colorado Nailers. AMBER BAESLER / NEWS&GUIDE Aspen Dawn Jacquet Buy Now Aspen Dawn Jacquet will perform in the lobby during the event. BRADLY J. BONER / NEWS&GUIDE Winter plowing Buy Now Crews use a rotary snowblower to consolidate the ever-growing pile of snow last week at the Teton County Fairgrounds. Snow removal crews dump their loads at the fairgrounds when clearing the streets around town during and after major winter storms. BRADLY J. BONER/Jackson Hole Daily Contact Brad Boner at 732-7064 or email email@example.com. Follow on Twitter @JHNGphoto. 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