This Week in the News&Guide
August 29, 2012
The Nature Conservancy is reviewing whether it mistakenly allowed berms to be built on an iconic meadow along Highway 22. A growing number of residents — including members of the families that put the land under easement — say the conservancy failed to protect the property.
New faces in class
When bells ring in schools today, 24 educators new to Teton County School District No. 1 will greet their pupils. Hailing from Arizona, Texas, Massachusetts and even Jackson, they come with varying levels of education and experience.
The Chapel of the Sacred Heart hosts Mass every summer Saturday and Sunday for faithful visitors to Grand Teton National Park. On Aug. 15, about 150 people helped celebrate as the little log church turned 75.
The Jackson Hole High School football team trampled Mountain View in the team’s first game of the year, winning 40-16. The out-of-conference scrimmage introduced a number of the team’s stars, including a surprise quarterback.
On Thursday evening at The Rose, artists Alissa Davies, Pamela Gibson, Kathryn Turner and Kelly Halpin will discuss the tension between aesthetics and content in their work. The panel is presented by Meg Daly’s Culture Front.