This Week in the News&Guide
August 15, 2012
King sale under way
Snow King Resort expects to have a new hotel owner within about seven days, president Manuel Lopez said Tuesday. It also will have a new management firm. Find out about who they are and what their visions for the landmark property mean for Jackson.
Bella Wood always wanted a pet turtle. After winning a tiny red-eared slider in a carnival game at the Teton County Fair last month, she has been learning of the cost, responsibility and time required for amphibian ownership. The goldfish game on the midway also suddenly made dozens of families new pet owners.
Jackson Hole High School football, golf, volleyball, tennis, swimming and cross-country teams held their first practices this week, marking the rapid approach of the beginning of the school year and another season of fall sports.
Scot or not, everyone will have the chance to learn about Celtic games, food and fun during the weekend’s Jackson Hole Scottish Festival at the Teton County Fairgrounds.
Hoback hawks ribs
Give back to firefighters and eat some legendary barbecue, complete with secret sauce, at the 36th annual Hoback Volunteer Firefighters picnic Saturday. More than 3,000 pounds of babyback ribs are slated for the grill.