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A Grand Art Destination

A Grand Art Destination

Early Teton painters blazed the trail for Jackson Hole to become a major art market.

Jackson’s Whole History

Jackson’s Whole History

The Teton Range, geologists say, first sprouted about 9 million years ago. The Yellowstone Caldera, which sculpted so much of the landscape we know today, last exploded some 600,000 years ago....

The Need for Speed

The Need for Speed

I'm starting to shiver. Trying to duck the wind whipping 5,000 feet above the valley floor, I’m hunkered behind rocks. I’m cooling down quickly from my two-hour run to this point from the...

Ones to Watch

Ones to Watch

These artists are about to be big. Really big.

What's in a Letter

What's in a Letter

IT’S A GRAY and overcast Wednesday when I make my way to the Jackson Town Square. Standing beneath the archway of antlers, I poll passersby. “What does the difference in these two words mean to...

High Mountain Harmonies

High Mountain Harmonies

Three regulars reflect on what Targhee Music Camp means to them

Tackling  the Teton Crest

Tackling the Teton Crest

It’s the names that get you: Hurricane Pass, Death Canyon, Alaska Basin. Even at the planning stages of our four-day Teton Crest Trail traverse, as Rochelle and I pore over the map, the names...

Bringin' It! To Jackson Hole

Bringin' It! To Jackson Hole

Tony Horton is the face, body, and gagman behind the ultrapopular P90X (Power 90 Extreme) fitness program. Even if you haven’t worked out to his DVDs, you’ve probably seen his pitches for them...

Finding Harmony

Finding Harmony

Couple balances family, sustainable design, and outdoor living

To the Big Apple and Back

To the Big Apple and Back

Local creative couple finds serenity and inspiration working at home (when the kids are napping)

Forty Years of Solitude

Forty Years of Solitude

Steven Fuller is Yellowstone's longest-serving winterkeeper. He might also be the park's last. His photography portfolio will, however, remain a monument to one of the world's most unique jobs and...

The Lesson of an Avalanche

The Lesson of an Avalanche

Thick, low clouds, relentless snowfall, and unyielding winds had swallowed the Tetons for days.

Style Comes  Together

Style Comes Together

It took a village, or in this case a valley, to bring together all the components Chuck Iossi and Tina Culman desired for their mid-century/modern, functional, comfortable Teton Springs house. But...

“It just feels right for us”

“It just feels right for us”

When Ann and Steve Ryan set out to build on a forested, three-acre lot at Trail Creek Ranch ...

At Home in the Saddle

At Home in the Saddle

'Every painting starts with a horse' for Utah artist who created Fall Arts Festival poster canvas.

Yellowstone National Park: Out There

Yellowstone National Park: Out There

The First and Next 100 Years (continued)

The First and Next 100 Years (continued)

The mostly open-air interpretive center will cover the entire space between the depot and Beryl Street. Features will include a cooking and picnic pavilion, public restrooms, parking, and various...

Mad About Elk

Mad About Elk

The National Elk Refuge celebrated its 100th anniversary last year. But its future is far from certain.

Discovering  Community

Discovering Community

Business owners find a special brand of magic in Teton Valley

Raising  the Bar

Raising the Bar

Kate Schade came to Teton Valley to spend a summer with her brother

Thinking Locally,  Acting Globally

Thinking Locally, Acting Globally

These days, discussions about Teton Valley’s economic future can take on a resigned tone.

It’s All about the amenities

It’s All about the amenities

People move to Jackson Hole for many reasons.

Hip-Pocket Home

Hip-Pocket Home

Measuring only a little more than four hundred square feet, Katherine Liatsos’ house is beyond snug.

A Pretty Wild Dream

A Pretty Wild Dream

Moonlit creatures portend Fall Arts honor for young, contemporary painter

The Dividends of Thinking BIG

The Dividends of Thinking BIG

The Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative is transforming the way the world thinks about ecology and commerce

Earthquake!

Earthquake!

Imagine: You’re awakened in the wee hours of the morning by a low-frequency roar coming from … everywhere

Contour Construction

Contour Construction

Before Jackson architect Brad Hoyt was hired to design a home for Maria and Worthy Johnson, he strapped on snowshoes to explore the rolling aspen forest encompassing their proposed homesite in...

Sí, Se Puede

Sí, Se Puede

As the only Caucasian in this particular Teton High School classroom, Rose Hendricks, the new teacher, stood out.

Just for Kicks

Just for Kicks

Scandanavian in origin, the kicksled—or “spark” as it is known in its homeland

Lots of Glass, Plenty of Class

Lots of Glass, Plenty of Class

A neighborhood boy and his babysitter were riding their bikes around John Dodge subdivision off Teton Village Road, when a woman pulled up and asked, “Can you tell me where the Crothers live?”...

Courses for horses— English riding in the Tetons

Courses for horses— English riding in the Tetons

Bucking the trend of Western horsemanship in the Teton counties of Wyoming and Idaho, English riding is alive and kicking.

Simple Satisfaction

Simple Satisfaction

Just five blocks from downtown Jackson, and one block from the National Elk Refuge, sits a discreet 1970s ranch-style home.

REACHING BEYOND

REACHING BEYOND

Imagine setting off on a year-long horseback trip across the United States.

The High Note

The High Note

Pilot Kristine Ciesinski stands next to a glider and points across the airfield at the dirt devils swirling in the distance. “Rising air,” she says.

Goin’ to the Spud

Goin’ to the Spud

As the Spud Turns: Since this article was published, the Spud Drive-In 1)closed for the summer, and then 2) reopened for the summer. Read all about it here.

North End Refuge

North End Refuge

Jennifer and Chris Tissot, like others attracted to the Tetons, are convinced they were destined to build here. Before their decision to buy property, all kinds of coincidences pointed them in this...

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Rapa Nui at Last

Rapa Nui at Last

I’d wanted to travel to Easter Island for just about as long as I could remember. In September 2012, we made it happen.

Invisible Cowboys

Invisible Cowboys

The Library’s Renewal

The Library’s Renewal

Big Turns in the Big Holes

Big Turns in the Big Holes

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