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As the SHIFT Festival goes on in town, discussing the importance of time spent in nature (and the economic benefits that can create), read a story about Cycling Without Age, a program that gets seniors out of their assisted living facilities so they can feel the wind in their hair.

And in case you missed it, the Hoback water problems are getting a fresh look with help from community members. — Tom

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Feeling the wind in their hair

The sun shining and the air crisp, Mike Welch turned his trishaw onto bike path near the West Jackson post office. Read more

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'Tampon Team' curbs period poverty in Teton County

Melinda Binks and Sarah Ferris have worked on providing access to menstruation products in the Himalayas. But both were surprised to find the same problem facing girls and women in Teton County. Read more

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St. John's offers lower-cost MRIs for low-back pain

Musculoskeletal injuries are common in Jackson. Some — like an ankle sprain — may put you out of action for just a few weeks. Others can leave you down for months. Read more

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Hoback water stakeholder group members announced

A water manager from Australia recently told Carlin Girard a horror story. Read more

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