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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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Set in Stone

Sarah Tams’ effervescent personality echoes the fun-loving turquoise and silver jewelry for which she is known. It’s no surprise that her own bright sense of style and individuality shows up in each piece she creates, whether it’s for herself or a custom design for a client. The eye-catching piece she wears on the middle
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Embracing the Softer Side

Ashley Ost and Grace Peck didn’t realize what would transpire from a casual happy hour chat over margaritas at Pica’s Taqueria a little over two years ago. But the realization of their aligning passions and career ambitions sparker a fire that quickly spread. Why not use their love of art and creativity, along with
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At Home in the Workshop

Today, Igneous Skis turns custom skis and snowboards out in its Gregory Lane facility. But in the late ‘90s, when Michael Parris took a brief break from his work at the Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute, Igneous Skis was a new idea taking shape in a garage, and the company was just starting to push
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Nonprofit Spotlight

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY “A hand up, not a hand out” is the motto of Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Teton Area. Over the past two decades, the nonprofit has built over 30 Teton County homes. To participate, potential homeowners have to earn less than 80 percent of the county’s median income, pass a rigorous
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Vertical Vision

On a concrete corner in Jackson, a three-story greenhouse is on its way to producing 100,000 pounds of produce per year, including lettuce, heirloom tomatoes, basil and microgreens. You heard that right: some of the most nutritionally dense produce in Jackson grows right next to the parking garage downtown. This produce, which would typically
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