• A River Running West: The Life of John Wesley Powell
    Book Review: A River Running West: The Life of John Wesley Powell Donald Worster

      Book Review: A River Running West: The Life of John Wesley Powell Donald Worster Historians of the American West regularly pull their classics off the shelf. Bibles of a bygone era like Wallace Stegner’s “Beyond the...

    • Posted January 30, 2013
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  • courtesy photo Habitat DIGS, tetonhabitat.org.
    THIS WEEK 1.30.13

    Wednesday Happy hour for homes Join Habitat for a happy hour supporting DIGS (Dedicated Individuals Giving and Serving). The group raises funds, increases awareness and recruits volunteers for Habitat. Habitat DIGS, 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, at...

    • Posted January 30, 2013
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    Karl Pace’s circular logic

    Jackson Hole, Wyo.-As the evening sinks into a lull, a tremendous quiet space opens up to simultaneously widen and pinpoint all the fragmented ramblings in my mind. It is my brain trying to seize control, reclaim clean...

    • Posted January 30, 2013
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    Publisher’s Note: Music-scene musings

    I think there must be something wrong with me. I don’t like to do what everyone else likes to do. I can’t stand Facebook and Twitter. Even though I have accounts on both I can’t even bear...

    • Posted January 30, 2013
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  • Author and artist Kelly Halpin in her studio. -courtesy photo
    The magic of children’s books

    Jackson Hole, Wyo.-The powerful impact of children’s books starts early and continues on into adulthood. Who can forget Aslan, the great lion from the fantasy world of Narnia? When my sixth-grade teacher read “The Chronicles of Narnia”...

    • Posted January 30, 2013
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  • Kate Schade- courtesy KATE SCHADE
    Them on Us: Lucky life of a lifty

      Lucky life of a lifty The first of the “One Day in Jackson Hole 12-12-12” projects is finished. We read on Snowboarding.com that KGB Productions, along with the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival contributed their film...

    • Posted January 30, 2013
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  • Taylor Wollart with Sen. John Barrasso. - photo by BRUCE NICHOLS
    Props and Disses 1.30.13

    TV versus TOJ, battle of the bulges DISS Build it and they won’t go somewhere else. In their mad race to outdo one another, County Commissioners (Teton Village) and City Councilors (Town of Jackson) are each building...

    • Posted January 30, 2013
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  • Liza Benson
    Savage Sunday: Skiers die in two separate slides; another party still lost

      JACKSON HOLE, WYO - UPDATE: The victim of the Clause Peak avalanche has been identified by the Sublette County Sheriff’s Office. Elizabeth “Liza” Benson, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene Sunday afternoon by a doctor...

    • Posted January 28, 2013
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  • Nick Gillespie
    eBuzz: Second avvy victim identified

      JACKSON HOLE, WYO – JH Weekly has learned the identity of the victim of an avalanche that occurred in Grand Teton National Park on Sunday afternoon. Nick Gillespie, 30, was with three other skiers when a...

    • Posted January 28, 2013
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    Backcountry treacherous, 12 more slides today

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – New snow on top of old crust is proving to be a deadly combination. The Bridger-Teton National Forest Avalanche Center is warning backcountry users to exercise extreme caution in route-finding lines today. Another...

    • Posted January 28, 2013
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