• ART CREDIT: Nicole Nicklas
    THIS WEEK DECEMBER 18-14

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Nora’s holiday bazaar Enjoy Nora’s famous green salsa and taco bar while you search the array of handcrafted gifts for the remaining names on your list. Nora’s Holiday Bazaar, 5 to 8:30 p.m....

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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  • First Snow King Mountain Resort ski school. Photo: Courtesy of Snow King
    GET OUT: Get out, go back

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – I remember my first run on Snow King. I grew up skiing back east on total crap snow. Ice really. It was a frigid morning, and it hadn’t snowed for weeks. The conditions...

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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  • Jonathan Warren & the Billy Goats make their Jackson debut at the Silver Dollar; Bret Mosley goes it alone at the Tavern.
    MUSIC BOX: Blues, funk, and psychobilly folk grass

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Billygoats bring gritty folk-grass to Silver Dollar. The Payette River area north of Boise is raw, rugged and at times, its currents unpredictable. The same can be said for the progressive psychobilly folk-grass...

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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  • Photo cutline: Better than regular chili and turkey with cheese are Pines’ bison chili (left) and turkey with brie and cherry chutney (right). Photo: Geraldine Mishev
    FEED ME!: Pines’ delectable donuts

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – How had I forgotten about Teton Pines? More years ago than I care to share I frequented the Pines a couple of times a month. Not as a lady-who-lunches, but as an employee...

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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  • Dancers’ Workshop’s rehearsal of ‘A Fragmented Fairy Tale’ features dancers in regalia rented from the Eugene Ballet. Photo: Zac Rosser
    CULTURE MATTERS: Dancers’ stage fractured fairy tales

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Most are familiar with the story of the “Princess and the Pea”: prince tries to find a bride by testing whether his suitors are real princesses by placing a pea beneath multiple mattresses,...

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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    REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Dickens of a redneck Christmas

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – After a strenuous day of Christmas shopping, I was relaxing at the trailer with a case of Budweiser, some pork rinds, and the TV clicker. I already had gifts for all my girls:...

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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  • Dr. Richard Davidson (left) and seated with His Holiness the Dalai Lama (center). Photo JEFF MILLER.UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON
    St. John’s integrates wellness with preventative portal

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO- In a move that some say aligns with the Aquarian Age, St. John’s Medical Center has integrated its wellness program and launched a self-care portal for its employees to incentivize them to be well...

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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  • COUNCIL CHRONICLES: 12.18.13

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – They did it. They really did it. To keep town citizens (known to politicians as voters) safe, the sage panel of electeds pushed through a ban on cell phone use in a moving...

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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  • Moose hockey is a hot ticket this year Photo: reactionphoto.com
    PROPS & DISSES: 12.18.13

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Moose are loose PROPS Don’t look now but your local hockey team is undefeated and feeling it. Off to a 6-0 start, the Moose are taking advantage of a better skating unit overall...

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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    Forest office gassed out

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – A faulty HVAC unit caused the evacuation and subsequent closure of the Bridger-Teton Forest supervisor’s office Sunday. A leak in the heating system produced fumes making the building unfit for human presence. B-T...

    • Posted December 15, 2013
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