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Community Minded

Over 70 people packed town hall in response to a plan to rezone parts of Jackson in order to allow more hotels and commercial development. Some waved signs declaring “Housing not Hotels” and similar sentiments as they took turns sharing their opinions about the project, and voicing their concerns to their elected representatives, one by
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On the Road to Healing

When Brad Zolnowsky’s daughter, Sydney, was just 14 months old, she was diagnosed with a type of soft tissue cancer called Rhabdomyosarcoma. The cancer was just behind her cheekbone, and the family rushed to find the best treatment options for their little girl. Brad and Sydney’s mom, Megan, took their daughter to St. John’s Medical
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Nonprofit Spotlight

SPECIAL OLYMPICS WYOMING Each winter, Special Olympics Wyoming brings the statewide winter games to Jackson Hole. This February, over 200 athletes will compete insports like Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing. Events occur at numerous local venues including Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Teton Pines, Jackson Hole High School, and Snow King Mountain. Participants eat
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Achieving Independence

Carolyn Worth makes her way around the kitchen and dining room, charring with clients as they prepare and eat their lunches. Worth, program director for Community Entry Services, listens intently as one man shares his most recent journal entry, eagerly reading aloud his tale of conquering his fears to learn how to swim. The organization’s
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Nonprofit Spotlight

NORTHERN ROCKIES CONSERVATION COOPERATIVE “Conservation for the Common Good” is NRCC’s mission, and the organization works to advance conservation through efforts focusing on research,education, innovation, leadership, and professional development. The nonprofit strives to work toward “a world where humans and wildlife co-exist and thrive in healthy ecosystems.” Currently, the organization has 43 research associates who
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Wrapping and Snapping

Sam Lacasse always wore a teal bracelet when he was a special education teacher at C-V Ranch. The teal silicone band signified his identity as a thyroid cancer survivor. “Kids were always asking him about the bracelet,” says Nicole Rue, his wife and business partner, who worked with him at C–V. “Sam saw how much
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Flying High

When Kym Rambo entered the private aviation industry, she didn’t know that one day she would be responsible for transporting a baby seal lion on an international voyage. But that’s exactly what she did. The little pinniped needed a ride from Canada to Seattle, and Rambo’s team at independent jets made it happen, arranging for
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Saving Lives

When Jackson Hole Fire and EMS Battalion Chief of Training Brian Coe arrived on the scene of the Amerigas propane explosion in 2014, he knew this wasn’t a typical call. A propane leak had ignited, leading to an explosion. A massive fire raged, shooting flames 75 feet into the air. A huge plume of smoke
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Horse Wisdom

A horse whispering demonstration is about to begin at Diamond Cross Ranch. The crowd takes their seats in quaint chairs set out on the dirt floor of the Golliher family’s beautiful red barn. Even the youngest children fall quiet and watch in awe as a pretty young filly is released into the ring. She is
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Nonprofit Spotlight

JACKSON HOLE COMMUNITY HOUSING TRUST Finding sustainable and affordable housing has long been a problem for Jackson residents. In 1992, the Jackson Hole Community Housing Trust started working to find solutions to the community’s housing crisis. The Housing Trust works to help people find stable and affordable housing through collaboration, innovation, and stewardship. The organization
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