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.
Hanging by one arm off a cliff just to get the perfect shot may sound unnecessarily risky but for Doug Gimesy, an Australian conservation and wildlife photojournalist, it was just another day at the office.
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.
At age 14 Kate Gersh witnessed the natural beauty of a wild lion during an African safari that inspired her to dedicate her career to conservation.
Matt Simmons was faced with post-traumatic stress disorder after serving in the Navy. Finding it difficult to return to society, he found healing through helping wolves.
The importing of big-city ideas is, at times, frowned upon in this mountainous enclave, but Patrick Trucco might have found one that everyone in town can support.
Some Jackson Hole residents are reaching out to a grieving community in El Paso, Texas, following a mass shooting that killed 22 people there last weekend.
Roger Wiens got his start in space exploration in western Minnesota, where he learned about rocketry (a long series of gradually more complex models launched from the fields around his house), attention to detail (going above and beyond what those rockets’ assembly instructions called for), …
While humans like to draw lines between “wild” and “domesticated” animals (and between “humans” and “animals,” for that matter), our relationship with one group directly affects the other.
Traci L. Jones was walking her class through a presentation, “The Building Blocks of Writing,” that hit on topics aspiring authors typically learn in college, maybe high school.