Babes in the wood

Some Teton Science School preschoolers spent time in nature and called it class this summer. The “forest kindergarten” pilot program, run in Jackson Hole and Victor, Idaho, models programs across the pond that encourage learning from Mother Nature.

See Valley cover.

Weather windows

Mountain Weather columnist Jim Woodmencey recently traveled to four places around the globe in 24 hours. Granted, it was from behind a computer screen. The meteorologist frequently forecasts mountain weather around the world from his Jackson home base.

See Valley, page 9B.

School sports are back

Many Jackson Hole High School sports teams kicked off their 2018 seasons last week; the rest will begin in coming weeks.

See Sports cover.

Not-so-smoky lungs

The wildfire smoke is here to stay but that doesn’t mean you should slow your outdoor fitness fun.

See Sports cover.

Ward, Baxter honored

The Teton Board of Realtors named Jeff Ward its Realtor of the Year and selected Wort Hotel and Million Dollar Cowboy Bar owner Bill Baxter as Business Person of the Year.

See Business, page 8C.

Smooth sailing in the park

In a world of big park concessionaires Jenny Lake Boating’s Doug Colonel takes pride in running a family-owned business in Teton park. He’s ferried tourists across Jenny Lake since 2002, and has another 10 years ahead in the business.

See Business, page 8C.

Grand aspirations

When Tate MacDowell and Brian McDonnell were diagnosed with colorectal cancer, they used the goal of ascending the Grand Teton as inspiration to overcome.

See Scene cover.

‘The Wonder of Birds’

Science reporter and author Jim Robbins believes that birds help humans connect with nature. He will present his new book “The Wonder of Birds” on Friday at the Library. Also invited: winged residents from the Teton Raptor Center.

See Scene, page 16.

Jennifer Dorsey is chief copy editor for the News&Guide and one of the editors for local articles printed in the Jackson Hole Daily.

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