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Oct. 31 marks 40 years since the Jackson Hole High School football team won its first state championship. The team was undefeated, 9-0, when it entered the field on that cold Halloween afternoon to play Newcastle. The football field was where Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation now sit…

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Clifford “C.A.” Poindexter recently had the best weekend ever. He celebrated his 85th birthday with his wife, Becky, and four daughters: Polly and her granddaughter, Quynn, from Billings, Montana; PD (Patrice Diane), also from Billings; Kelly, who lives in San Diego; and Hannah and her husba…

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Jack Stark served as superintendent of Grand Teton National Park from 1979 to 1992, which made him the park’s longest-serving superintendent. He had a distinguished lifelong career in the National Park Service.

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I was wandering through the livestock barn at the Teton County Fair and started a conversation with Ben Uptain, who was taking care of his steer. I was so impressed with this young man that I asked if he would agree to an interview.

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Brooke Weston is not quite 12 years old but already is a creative and precocious young lady. She has made a double-size quilt and two quilted wall hangings, and this year she made a lap quilt that she has entered in the Teton County Fair.

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It was a wonderful coming together of family and old friends to celebrate Bob Shervin’s 88th birthday on June 19. The celebration took place at the Elks Lodge in downtown Jackson. About 50 people attended, including four generations of Shervins. Some old timers that Bob had not seen for a lo…

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Joy Hayashida Ludington is an enthusiastic 10-year-old. This week she welcomes us into her inner world by answering a lot of questions. I think that we oldsters could learn a lot from this smart, thoughtful and confident girl. She was recently awarded top honors in the Wyoming Letters About …

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A barn quilt will be installed on the west side of the barn at Wayne May Park at 4 p.m. Friday. The project was made possible by the Jackson Hole Quilt Guild with the help of many members of the community and was a year in the making.

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The first Spring Fling fundraiser was in 1958. Bob Stewart, Herb Jillson and Jack Francis came up with the idea because funding was needed for the hospital. It was also the last chance for locals to gather before the summer rush. Tickets were sold for $5. It wasn’t until 1962 that the St. Jo…

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In 1927 on May 18 the Kelly flood wiped out that little town. The following is an account of what happened as told by Anne Kent, who witnessed the event. Her son, Donald Kent, interviewed her for this story in 1966. A big thank you goes to Dawn Kent, granddaughter of Anne Kent, who gave me p…

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I t’s important to keep the memory of Jackson Hole old-timers alive. One lady who stands out in my memory is Vesta Ward Linn. She was born in Wilson in 1896, the first white child born on the west side of the Snake River in Jackson Hole.