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Greg Collins, Beo Charette (left), Georgie Charette (right) and Georgie Stanley summited the Grand Teton on Tuesday, June 24. Beo, at age 6, is quite possibly the youngest person to ever summit the mountain. Both his mother, Georgie Stanley, and Collins who is a friend, are experienced climbers, having worked as mountain guides in the past. Beo’s mother said, “Beo got it in his head that he wanted to break the record.” But he would later recant saying, “I just want to do it for fun.” Citizen couresty photo


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Commission considers cutting engineer
July 30, 2014

Teton County Commission Chairman Kelly Park suggested cutting or reducing the county engineer/director of public works position citing a potential $104,000 cost savings. This suggestion was weakly supported by Commissioner Sid Kunz that afternoon who chose not to weigh in on Park’s proposal, but supported looking at the potential cut or reduction in hours. Commissioner Kathy Rinaldi was absent during Monday’s meeting, but said in a phone interview Tuesday that cutting the county engineer position was nothing short of “reckless.” ...(more)

McMurtry to rock Music on Main tonight
July 24, 2014

Tonight James McMurtry makes his Victor City Park debut, and like all bands slotted for these year’s concert series promises to keep the momentum coming off of excellent headlining performances by Mandatory Air, Young Dubliners, and Paper Bird. McMurtry’s rockabilly infused country is a styling Teton Valley may seem to be familiar with by now, but McMurtry is wholly his own man ...(more)

The price of Geotourism
July 24, 2014

And after the ribbon is cut next Friday, Aug. 1, it will be up to the 11 member volunteer board and the newly minted Executive Director, Cynthia Rose, to ensure that the first of its kind will remain one of a kind in the City of Driggs. ...(more)

Airing on this side of the Tetons
July 16, 2014

Local and visiting artists will be studying the epic scenery of the Tetons a little closer next week as Downtown Driggs Community Association kicks off its Plein Air Festival in Teton Valley. The event will feature a workshop by visiting artist and Colorado resident Nancy Lewis, who will impart her unique take on painting in plein air in the Rockies. ...(more)

Tin Cup is ready, set, go this Saturday
July 16, 2014

It’s not unusual to see valley residents sporting a Tin Cup Challenge t-shirt throughout the year, and with each passing year this spectacle seems even more common. That’s all due to the Tin Cup Challenge’s (and offshoot Fun Run) egalitarian and benevolent appeal and purpose. ...(more)

TVHC a polished diamond
July 09, 2014

Teton Valley Health Care is reaching a major milestone this year with its 75th anniversary. Originally built in 1938 using limestone from the Fox Creek Quarry, the hospital has been a symbol of longevity in a community that has continually evolved throughout its tenure. ...(more)


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