This Week in the News&Guide
August 1, 2012
Hoback project stalls
A contract dispute between Wyoming Department of Transportation officials and a Utah-based contractor could delay the construction of a new bridge near Hoback Junction by two years, if not longer.
Emmaline Hultman, Susie Hawkes and Robin Wilde all beat cancer about a decade ago. This week, they aid others fighting the same battle by participating in Relay for Life.
In the 11 heats it took to decide a champion, the Figure 8 races delivered all the car-crushing carnage and daredevil driving of a good action movie. Find out who prevailed and who took top honors for best paint job, as well as how to view a behind-the-scenes video of the county fair finale.
New York City Ballet Moves returns to the Center for the Arts this weekend for performances, workshops and master classes. A four-year relationship between Dancers’ Workshop and the famous ballet troupe has been winning new fans of the art form.
Motoring for Olympians
Saturday’s inaugural motorcycle Jackalope Poker Run Through the Tetons will raise money for the Wyoming Special Olympics. Bikers will ride a 110-mile loop — one of the most beautiful scenic trips in the country — picking up a playing card at five locations. The one who completes the highest hand wins a prize.