Archive - Nov 22, 2012 - News

It's Another Successful Turkey Trot

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(Photo by Judy Hagerott)

It was a crisp Thanksgiving morn as hundreds showed up to participate in the annual Turkey Trot held at Kendrick Park and sponsored by Volunteers of America.

Ethan Boone, Director of Communications for VOA says it was all for a great cause.

Wyoming All-State Marching Band Performs in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

Wyoming All-State Marching Band Performs in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

The Wyoming All-State Marching Band will march in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City on Thursday.

The band consists of 245 high schoolers from 36 schools around Wyoming.

The band will wear white pants, red and blue shirts and white cowboy hats.

Jackson Hole Rodeo Changes Prayer to "Father" Instead of "Jesus"

Jackson Hole Rodeo Changes Prayer to "Father" Instead of "Jesus"

The Jackson Town Council wants the Jackson Hole Rodeo to start with a non-sectarian prayer addressed to "Father" instead of Jesus.

The Jackson Hole News and Guide reported Wednesday the council plans to add a provision to the rodeo operator's town contract spelling out the words of the prayer.

Jackson Hole Ski Areas Start to Open This Weekend

Jackson Hole Ski Areas Start to Open This Weekend

Despite one of the warmest Novembers on record, two Jackson Hole ski areas will open their new season as planned this weekend.

Grand Targhee Resort will have three of its five lifts open on Friday. The Alta ski area says it has received 73 inches of snow since the middle of October.

Turkey Trot Starts This Morning

There's still time this morning to get down to the Kendrick Park Bandshell and participate in the annual Volunteers of America Turkey Trot. Aside from doing preemptive damage control for the inevitable Thanksgiving binge, the event benefits the community's homeless shelter.

Buffalo Chamber Luncheon Features New Shopko Store

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Luncheon this month gave employees Audrey Semm and New Team Leader Trudy Lingle an opportunity to update those attending on the new store and its time line leading up to the Grand Opening next week.