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Early winterish weather complicates Yellowstone travel

Travelers should be advised that some bad weather has recently closed main routes through Yellowstone National Park and threatens to do so again before week's end. On Tuesday morning a number of interior Yellowstone roads, including the South-Entrance-to-West-Thumb segment, shut down entirely before

JACKSON HOLE NEWS&GUIDE NEWSPAPER - 2017-09-21 22:30:00

Teton Tails helps cats find homes

Almost 100 cats will be looking for new homes on Friday at Teton Tails during a cat adoption special. The Animal Humane Association of Star Valley, Lucky's Place, is up to its ears in felines. President and director Mary Ann Ahrens said the shelter has about 92 cats, ranging from kittens to cats 12

JACKSON HOLE NEWS&GUIDE NEWSPAPER - 2017-09-21 10:30:00

Capitol renovation lawsuit assessed by Wyoming Supreme Court

CHEYENNE (AP) - The Wyoming Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday over whether a former state lawmaker and a resident can proceed with their lawsuit alleging state officials have mismanaged a $300 million project to renovate the state Capitol complex in Cheyenne. The main issue before the high cou

JACKSON HOLE NEWS&GUIDE NEWSPAPER - 2017-09-21 06:00:00

Architects to celebrate 70 years

Community members are invited to attend the 70th anniversary celebration of the Wyoming chapter of the American Institute of Architects today at the Center for the Arts. "It's a big milestone," said Katie Wilson, an architect and event organizer. The free event begins at 1:30 p.m. with addresses fro

JACKSON HOLE NEWS&GUIDE NEWSPAPER - 2017-09-21 10:30:00

2017 Fall Arts Festival QuickDraw

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism t

JACKSON HOLE NEWS&GUIDE NEWSPAPER - 2017-09-20 16:15:00

FEATURE: Return to Wind River

Little Plume (top left), Little Chief (top, second left) and Horse (bottom, second from the right) at Carlisle Indian Industrial School, 1881.The U.S. government promised to teach three Arapaho boys "the right way" and return them to their tribe as ambassadors of European assimilation.136 years late

PLANETJH.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Collectors bid $5M in art auction

Jason Brooks, the auctioneer, thundered, "Do I hear $500? Five, five, five, $500." Onstage was a framed sketch by wildlife art master Carl Rungius, one of the first offerings of the 2017 Jackson Hole Art Auction at the Center for the Arts. Collectors had gathered for a slate of moderately priced pai

JACKSON HOLE NEWS&GUIDE NEWSPAPER - 2017-09-20 10:30:00

MUSIC BOX: Feelin' Future Islands

Even if you're not familiar with the wild synthpop band Future Islands, you're probably still familiar with their name. They are, after all, a main staple on nearly every large festival lineup each season. Known for wicked performances and some, well, pretty sweet dad dance moves, Future Islands arg

PLANETJH.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Winds expert speaks on lifetime of climbing

Long before the Wind River Mountains made best-of lists for backpacking and before climbers from around the world traveled to the granite spires in the Cirque of the Towers, the Winds were overshadowed by the Tetons and left largely untouched because of their remoteness and the lack of information o

JACKSON HOLE NEWS&GUIDE NEWSPAPER - 2017-09-20 10:30:00

Art Association strives for inclusivity

Last spring, when the Art Association hosted artists from Mexico for the Art in Translation series, the organization knew it wanted that kind of programming to become more regular. Now, some six months later, the organization has been awarded one of the Arts for All grants by the Center of Wonder an

JACKSON HOLE NEWS&GUIDE NEWSPAPER - 2017-09-20 10:30:00

Sheriff maintains file on Village cold case

A woman who walked away from the Four Seasons Resort in Teton Village eight years ago hasn't been seen since. It's a cold case Teton County investigators continue to work even though say Katherine Schupp Major is likely dead. Despite aggressive searches for Major in the days after her disappearance,

JACKSON HOLE NEWS&GUIDE NEWSPAPER - 2017-09-20 10:30:00

Chilly day makes cool art

Painting an auction-worthy work of art in 90 minutes is a feat in and of itself. On Saturday, nearly 40 artists did just that - in freezing cold, rainy weather. Artist Kay Stratman paints watercolors, but doesn't usually have to deal with actual water getting in the way. "I had to dodge raindrops,"

JACKSON HOLE NEWS&GUIDE NEWSPAPER - 2017-09-20 10:30:00

Broncs' gym benefits from an artistic Teton facelift

When it comes to floor paint, less is more. But sometimes a bold and aggressive paint job can really brighten up the place. Yes, I'm talking decor in this week's column. No, I'm not writing about my apartment's faded pink walls that are poorly covered with one single photo of John Muir. I'm talking

JACKSON HOLE NEWS&GUIDE NEWSPAPER - 2017-09-20 10:30:00

Remarkable rides at chilly rodeo

McKenna Schroeder is no stranger to rodeo - she's been competing since she was 5 years old - but this past weekend's event marked her debut in the ring as a high schooler. Though the weekend weather gave all the riders a challenge - muddy pens, chilly air and drizzle - McKenna's biggest challenge wa

JACKSON HOLE NEWS&GUIDE NEWSPAPER - 2017-09-20 10:30:00

Mead pictures drones improving air service

Imagine stepping into a self-driving drone one morning in Jackson and being whisked across the state to a meeting in Cheyenne. Though it sounds like science fiction, Gov. Matt Mead believes it could soon be a reality. He discussed the prospect, among others, at the annual Wyoming Global Technology S

JACKSON HOLE NEWS&GUIDE NEWSPAPER - 2017-09-20 10:30:00

Leigh carves out a double career

Buy Now Chris Leigh first came to Jackson 1978, when he was a college student looking to ski big mountains. Almost 40 years later the criminal defense attorney and Teton County Search and Rescue volunteer says backcountry skiing on Second Turn after 14 inches of fresh snow is still his happy place.R

JACKSON HOLE NEWS&GUIDE NEWSPAPER - 2017-09-20 10:30:00

Crafts and cocktails come together

Haley Badenhop laid out plates of paint, small bowls of water and paintbrushes on the terrace outside Jackson Hole Winery. People trickled in on Thursday, picking up a glass of wine and sitting in front of a blank white canvas, to partake in Badenhop's Design and Wine event. Novice painters chose be

JACKSON HOLE NEWS&GUIDE NEWSPAPER - 2017-09-20 10:30:00

THE NEW WEST: Herd Mentality

Normally, encounters with fine art are personal affairs.Paintings might hang in museum galleries and attract long lines of people, but when they stir the soul, they do it one viewer at a time. Never before had I witnessed a large crowded auditorium erupt spontaneously into a standing ovation with an

PLANETJH.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

BUZZ: Options Amid Uncertainty

The White House's recent announcement about its plan to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) put the lives of approximately 620 Wyoming residents in jeopardy, but the Mexican consulate in Salt Lake City wants them to know they have options. "On a broad level, it's our interest to se

PLANETJH.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

DON'T MISS: Fighting for Forgiveness

Father Ubald Rugirangoga is in the business of healing. Parishioners allege he has cured leukemia, helped a paralyzed person walk out of a wheelchair, and saved a leg from amputation. But more important are the wounds we cannot see, according to Fr. Ubald. Wounds, he said, are more than just physica

PLANETJH.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00