This Week in the News&Guide
September 19, 2012
The Horsethief Canyon wildfire burned to within less than a mile and a half of Snow King and east Jackson. Read how it stacks up against other fires that have threatened town.
The incident command post at the corner of highways 22 and 390 houses 669 firefighters. The routine there is pretty simple: Eat, clean up, sleep, then get out there and fight the fire some more.
Out of all the costumes, fanfare, sporting events and glee at Jackson Hole High School’s homecoming, perhaps the most memorable development was Principal Scott Crisp’s new ’do. Oh, and the Broncs beat Lander.
Young adults fighting cancer and survivors took to the Snake River with guides from Rendezvous River Sports. First Descents, the nonprofit that organized the trip, helps people embrace challenges and meet others who have lived with similar circumstances.
Buckethead to shred
The masked guitarist who wears a bucket on his head is actually Brian Carroll. The shredding virtuoso is set to play Monday at Pink Garter Theatre.
A day for dogs
Saturday’s Canine Carnival will provide treats, contests, entertainment and education for pets while raising money to help animals looking for a home.