All posts tagged "suicide"
FEATURE: Pillar of Support
JACKSON HOLE, WY – October 29 was an average day in Teton County dispatch. Calls occasionally lit up the desktop screens of dispatchers Jenn McGrath and Jim Ligori, all to the soundtrack of radio chatter from officers...
- Posted February 15, 2017
THE BUZZ 3: Preventing Prevention
Lawmakers argue that funding for substance abuse and suicide prevention organization is expendable. JACKSON HOLE, WY – A good swift kick—that’s what Rep. Tom Walters-R, Casper, said the leading prevention organization in the state needs, in the...
- Posted January 31, 2017
FEATURE: Turning Away from the Ledge
Why the focus has to shift from the aftermath of suicide to prevention. JACKSON HOLE, WY – This is not the suicide story you are used to. By now, many Wyoming residents know that the Cowboy State...
- Posted June 21, 2016
FEATURE: Quiet casualties
Why we shouldn’t stay silent about suicides in a small town Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Many people who attempt suicide often talk about wanting rest or trying to find peace. They don’t want to die so much but...
- Posted July 28, 2015
PROPS & DISSES
Suicide and the veil of secrecy A pastor friend of mine says this about suicide: “It’s something you can do any day of the week but once you do it, it can’t be undone.” More than once...
- Posted June 30, 2015
Death at Van Vleck believed to be suicide
Jackson, Wyoming – Planet Jackson Hole has confirmed the death of a student yesterday at the Van Vleck home in Jackson. The student was discovered unresponsive last night. Teton Youth and Family Services staff members trained in first...
- Posted June 26, 2015
Mosquito Creek body missing head; now ruled suicide
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Investigators are closer to identifying the man found in Mosquito Creek last Thursday. New evidence secured from an autopsy performed yesterday, combined with old-fashioned detective work now leads authorities to believe the victim...
- Posted September 17, 2013
THEM ON US: Pants on the ground
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Pants on the ground Full disclosure: Mountain Khakis conducted the survey that found out men like to wear khakis. Hmm, who didn’t see this coming? “Are khakis the male style equivalent of the...
- Posted May 28, 2013