Jackson Hole natives have unique connections to their hometown. Most reflect with happiness on the memories made here. It is so disheartening when kids who were born and raised in Jackson Hole cannot find a way to have a future here. It is also sad when long-timers can no longer afford to live here. They leave the place they have loved and called home. Here are some stories from former residents.

Peggy Walker Jensen: I was born in Jackson in 1936 and graduated from Jackson-Wilson High School in 1954. I left Jackson in 2006 and moved to Illinois to live with my daughter. The lower altitude was better for my husband’s health.

Connie Owen would love to hear your stories. Call or email her at 605-593-2730 or connie_owen@icloud.com.

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