Teton County Fair

Tanner, 7, and his mom Claire Scolnick look at 4-H sheep Wednesday in the Heritage Arena during opening night of the Teton County Fair.

As the July 31 edition of Jackson Hole's award-winning community newspaper hits the stands today, you'll find it packed with thorough reporting on the people, events and issues affecting your lives in the valley. Here are some highlights:

Fun at the county fair

Jackson Hole News& Guide reporters and photographers spent a week at the Teton County Fairgrounds covering 4-H shows, interviewing a married clown couple and trying out the carnival food.

See Valley cover.

What’s your pet thinking?

Animal communicator Heidi Grengg may be able to tell you. After years of study she tunes in to ask animals questions from their owners.

See Valley, page 5.

Flat Creek fishing opens

When anglers get the green light to cast into Flat Creek on Thursday, crowds are anticipated. Outdoors columnist Paul Bruun gives the scoop on what to expect from fellow anglers on the creek.

See Sports, page 2C.

End of the baseball road

The Jackson Giants advanced to championship day of the American Legion AA state tournament on Tuesday before bowing out to Casper. The season is over now, but the Giants can still hang their hat on the best finish in program history.

See Sports, page 3C.

Hello and goodbye

A Five and Dime General Store is coming to the corner of Cache and Deloney this winter. It will fill the Town Square space that’s long been the Jackson home of Legacy Gallery.

See Business, page 8.

Water power

Powwater is a new entrant to the water bottle industry and also to the world of “social businesses,” which funnel profits to good causes. In Powwater’s case, cash will go to micro entrepreneurs who head water systems in Bangladesh or one of several African companies.

See Business, page 10.

Turn the page ...

... and pick up “The Library Book,” whose author, New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean, will be speaking Tuesday at the Center for the Arts through the Teton County Library’s “Page to the Podium” series.

See Scene cover.

Don’t deny the funk

You couldn’t if you tried. Big Sam’s Funky Nation is dropping into the Pink Garter Theatre Saturday for a night of booty shakin’ and good times. After all, isn’t that what funk’s all about?

See Scene, page 2.

For these articles and more, visit JacksonHoleNewsandGuide.com for online access or pick up a copy of today's issue on newsstands around town. 

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