Imagine you’re strolling along a trail, winding through sagebrush.
‘Swap Meets’ continue
The 2019 specific purpose excise tax election is over, but Jackson residents have two options to continue their civic engagement this week when Teton County Library’s “Swap Meets” continue.
Town Councilor Jonathan Schechter will host the week’s first article-and-discussion session from 6 to 7:30 tonight. His talk will focus on a Stanford Social Innovation Review article, “The Wall Street Takeover of Nonprofit Boards.” That article can be found at TinyURL.com/wallstreetjh
Picture this: You log on to LinkedIn, except it isn’t the LinkedIn you’re used to. Your network is composed entirely of women from around the world sharing their stories, supporting each other and starting businesses.
At 18, not knowing much about whaling, indigenous tribes or Alaska, Bathsheba Demuth left Iowa to train sled dogs in the village of Old Crow in the Yukon, about 30 miles north of the Arctic Circle. Captivated by living north of the circle, Demuth’s interest in the far western part of the Nor…
Did I scare you?
Or, maybe the better question is: Did Haunted Harvest? What about Dancers’ Workshop’s annual “Thriller”-themed Zombie Crawl?
For 16 years the annual Teton County Library Benefit at Four Seasons Resort Jackson Hole has had one of the valley’s best — and maybe only — red carpets.
Energy underpins everything we eat, touch and wear, according to John Hebberger Jr., vice president of the Geologists of Jackson Hole.
￼Dylan McGee, 10, sat with anticipation as the sorting hat was placed on his head. The professor yelled out, “Gryffindor!” and Dylan broke into a wide grin as members of the Gryffindor house erupted into a cheer to welcome their new classmate.
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort doesn’t open for another 36 days, but there’s a good chance you or someone you know has already gotten in first turns for the 2019-20 season.
Looking to go toe-to-toe with Jackson Mayor Pete Muldoon?
From 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Teton County Library you’ll have the opportunity to do so — though in a respectful, intellectual, article-inspired way — when he drops by for the library’s third “Swap Meet.” The next, with State Sen. Mike Gierau, is Nov. 7.
This year, 43 years after graduating from high school in Bristol, Connecticut, Mike Reiss was given the rare opportunity to be the 2019 Bristol Mum Festival’s grand marshall.
In the spring, antler gatherers head into national forests and parks to collect shed antlers, sometimes running into the animals while they’re still migrating. This causes the animals additional stress.
On the scale of “party” to “Town Council meeting,” Leah Shlachter says the Swap Meet is somewhere in the middle — but “definitely closer to the party.”
These days it seems rare to find any self-proclaimed “explorer.” With a significant portion of the world mapped and interconnected — the exception being the deep sea — what’s left to map?
A black tie …
… and some blue jeans: a classic Jackson tuxedo.
Break yours out this Friday night for the Jackson Hole Ski and Snowboard Club’s fundraiser, the 31st annual Melvin Brewing Black Tie, Blue Jeans Ski Ball, set to run from 5:45 to 10:30 p.m. at the top of the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort’s Bridger Gondola.
It’s about 700 miles from Jackson to the Pacific Ocean, 2,000 or so to the Atlantic and about 3,500 to the North Atlantic, where in 1986 anti-whaling activists from the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society sank two Icelandic whaling vessels in Reykjavik Harbor.
Wyoming isn’t always known as a bastion of cultural intersection, but for Saturday afternoon the Teton County Fairgrounds will facilitate an exchange centuries in the making.
When 66-year-old LeAnn Yeates started photographing wildlife in the Tetons eight years ago, she didn’t see many other women out in the field, let alone women her age.
Last winter Raith Wehner needed to be driven from his home in Victor, Idaho, to Idaho Falls for dialysis, but a snowstorm had closed Highway 33 to Rexburg, Idaho, and the road over Pine Creek Pass.
Adventuring in Wyoming’s backcountry often involves a great amount of risk. When plans don’t go as expected and people end up in danger, Teton County Search and Rescue volunteers are there for them.
Wyoming’s national forests and parks were the backdrop this summer for important discussions. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, Rhode Island U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and world-renowned climber Alex Honnold, among other artists, authors, and academics, came to Teton County to speak …
A taste of Chicago
It’s not often that the words “Chicago” and “Jackson” go together in the same sentence, but this week Dancers’ Workshop is putting them side by side.
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, a contemporary company from the Windy City, is set to be in town for a 17-day residency. Guest choreographer Kyle Abraham will join Hubbard Street in the project as the group prepares for the 2020 premiere of a new work in its hometown.