It has come to light that Rylee McCollum, a 2019 graduate of Jackson Hole High School, was one of the U.S. Marines killed in Afghanistan on August 26.
Upon learning this, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow released the following statement:
“Saying that I am grateful for Rylee’s service to our country does not begin to encapsulate the grief and sadness I feel today as a mother
Before the Jackson Hole area was discovered by celebrities like Harrison Ford and Sandra Bullock, it was ruled by a different species. A video that's over 80 years old shows it was an elk town back in those days.
It's not exactly a big secret that if you live in Wyoming there's at least a chance that your home will have wildlife nearby. But, one Jackson Hole family learned they had a very big mountain lion family that paid them a visit while they were sleeping.