Great horned owl Owly appeared, understandably, startled when the 120,000-pound barn started moving, right before her round yellow eyes.
As has become a September tradition, Town Square filled with runners, walkers and nonprofit donors Saturday for the 23rd annual Old Bill’s Fun Run for Charities.
The Children’s Learning Center’s Rafter J greenhouse project started several years ago, sparked by a group of intrepid 4-year-olds wanted to know more about where their food came from. They had a sense beef didn’t live in its life in plastic-wrapped packages and that bananas didn’t come off the tree with a neat piece of plastic wrapped around the bunch and marked with a sticker.
“OK, everyone, we’re going to play a game.”
Program Director Nealy Angell mostly held the attention of the children circled in the Jackson Hole Therapeutic Riding Association barn. Morning rain had pushed them inside for their warm-up activity. Angell held a rubber kickball plastered with images of farm animals.
The early scientist gets the bird. Every Wednesday morning for the past 10 weeks the Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation bird banding crew rose before dawn to set up mist nets around the Teton Science Schools campus near Kelly.
Even when they’re off duty, no red noses or gargantuan shoes in sight, Terry Donaldson sometimes forgets she’s talking to Denis Martinez rather than Ravioli the Clown.
Twenty-five steers weighing a combined 30,314 pounds were paraded, admired, bid on and sold Friday at the Teton County Fair, but the surprise of the day came with feathers.
After he finished shooting, put down his gun and walked away from the range, Will Harper, 11, wasn’t feeling all too great about his performance.
If you fly into Jackson Hole Airport on a Saturday this summer the first thing waiting to greet you won’t be a taxi driver or that friend generously picking you up in exchange for a beer.
At Mike Yokel Park on Saturday afternoon the easily recognizable rainbow flag made several appearances among transgender, bisexual, genderqueer and myriad other waving pride flags.
The imposing staccato opening notes of “Pomp and Circumstance” echoed through halls across the valley as high schools sent off their graduating classes of 2019.
When the hammer went down the final time during Saturday's Boy Scouts of America Elk Antler Auction, the amount raised was the fourth highest in auction history, according to a release from the National Elk Refuge.