This Week in the News&Guide
July 18, 2012
Comp plan complications
Members of Save Historic Jackson Hole filed a lawsuit Tuesday in 9th District Court alleging town officials illegally approved a new land-use plan for the county. The suit asks a judge to overturn town officials’ adoption of the document, which took more than five years to pass and cost more than $500,000.
Colter Elementary School has dizzying “spinny things.” Rangeview Park has the steepest slide. And don’t miss a chance to splash in the creek at Mike Yokel Park. Valley children discuss which playgrounds are the best.
Lemon gals hit big time
Within about 15 years, homegrown girls Gillian Mahin and Laura Hall went from mixing drinks at a Jackson Hole lemonade stand to having their fashion line, For Love and Lemons, sold at Nordstrom stores.
On Sunday, Amanda Carey, of Victor, Idaho, won the Breckenridge 100, a 100-mile race that gains 14,000 feet all at high altitude. For a third year, Carey is dominating the National Ultra Endurance Mountain Bike Series.
Complete solitude can be found inside a canoe, gliding across Leigh Lake, bow pointing to sandy, white beaches along the western shore. Classic canoe excursions in the area also come in easier or more difficult versions.