Wilson http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Wyoming Stories: Wild Times At The Stagecoach Bar http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/wyoming-stories-wild-times-stagecoach-bar <p>Phil Round is a guitarist and singer from Jackson Hole.&nbsp; He’s a member of the fabled Stagecoach Band, which holds down a weekly Sunday night gig and dance at the Stagecoach Bar in Wilson.&nbsp;Phil shares some early memories from the bar with his son, Wilden.</p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 15:34:41 +0000 Cordelia Zars & Micah Schweizer 53681 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Wyoming Stories: Wild Times At The Stagecoach Bar Wyoming Stories: Bill Briggs Makes History Skiing Grand Teton http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/wyoming-stories-bill-briggs-makes-history-skiing-grand-teton <p>Bill Briggs, a Dartmouth graduate from Maine, moved to Jackson Hole and became North America’s “father of extreme skiing.” In Jackson he worked as a climbing and ski guide for many years, driven by his own passion and encouraged by the supportive outdoor community to surmount the insurmountable. In 1971, Briggs was the first person ever to descend the Grand Teton on skis, a feat most considered to be impossible.&nbsp; His friend Spark M asks him to describe the experience.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 19:49:21 +0000 Cordelia Zars & Micah Schweizer 53317 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Wyoming Stories: Bill Briggs Makes History Skiing Grand Teton Wyoming Stories: Dail Barbour's Indestructible Skirt And Other Jackson Hole Memories http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/wyoming-stories-dail-barbours-indestructible-skirt-and-other-jackson-hole-memories <p>Dail Barbour was twenty-four-years-old when she moved to Jackson Hole. She worked at the Wort Hotel, a historic inn in the heart of the city, where she was issued a remarkable uniform.&nbsp;</p><p>Dail Barbour arrived in Wyoming the summer she graduated from high school, 1964. She and a few friends bicycled across the country. They spent a week in Yellowstone and Barbour swore she would return. Six years later, she moved to Teton County permanently, settling for some time in Wilson where she spent many days and nights at the legendary Stagecoach Bar.</p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 20:20:19 +0000 Adrian Shirk & Jennifer Tennican 53210 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Wyoming Stories: Dail Barbour's Indestructible Skirt And Other Jackson Hole Memories Author Discusses America’s First Everest Expedition http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/author-discusses-america-s-first-everest-expedition <p>Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden spoke with author Brot Coburn. He lives in Wilson, and his book “The Vast Unknown” is about America’s first expedition up Mount Everest. Coburn says many of the members of the expedition honed their climbing skills in Wyoming.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 23:26:19 +0000 Willow Belden 53051 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Author Discusses America’s First Everest Expedition Wilson resident authors Yellowstone and Grand Teton field guide http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/wilson-resident-authors-yellowstone-and-grand-teton-field-guide <p>Kurt Johnson of Wilson is the author of a new field guide for Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden spoke with Johnson about the book. He says that while there were already a lot of field guides for those parks, he felt he could still add something.</p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 22:20:27 +0000 Willow Belden 44761 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Wilson resident authors Yellowstone and Grand Teton field guide