All posts tagged "suicide"

  • Candice Miller’s Body Found in Park

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – The body of Candice Miller-Kwiatkowski, 36, was recovered from Jackson Lake on Monday night. Officials are still investigating the cause of death, but initial indications are death by a suicide drowning, according to...

    • Posted July 24, 2018
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  • Difficult Discussions

    Woman’s suicide highlights staggering statistics in a state where lawmakers are hot and cold on suicide prevention    JACKSON HOLE, WY – Being around Rachel Rafferty was life-giving. “She would always bring a huge sense of energy,”...

    • Posted May 9, 2018
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  • FEATURE: Pillar of Support

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – October 29 was an average day in Teton County dispatch. Calls occasionally lit up the desktop screens of dispatchers Jenn McGrath and Jim Ligori, all to the soundtrack of radio chatter from officers...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 3: Preventing Prevention

    Lawmakers argue that funding for substance abuse and suicide prevention organization is expendable. JACKSON HOLE, WY – A good swift kick—that’s what Rep. Tom Walters-R, Casper, said the leading prevention organization in the state needs, in the...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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  • FEATURE: Turning Away from the Ledge

    Why the focus has to shift from the aftermath of suicide to prevention. JACKSON HOLE, WY – This is not the suicide story you are used to. By now, many Wyoming residents know that the Cowboy State...

    • Posted June 21, 2016
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  • FEATURE: Quiet casualties

    Why we shouldn’t stay silent about suicides in a small town Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Many people who attempt suicide often talk about wanting rest or trying to find peace. They don’t want to die so much but...

    • Posted July 28, 2015
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    Suicide and the veil of secrecy A pastor friend of mine says this about suicide: “It’s something you can do any day of the week but once you do it, it can’t be undone.” More than once...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Death at Van Vleck believed to be suicide

    Jackson, Wyoming – Planet Jackson Hole has confirmed the death of a student yesterday at the Van Vleck home in Jackson. The student was discovered unresponsive last night. Teton Youth and Family Services staff members trained in first...

    • Posted June 26, 2015
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  • Mosquito Creek body missing head; now ruled suicide

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Investigators are closer to identifying the man found in Mosquito Creek last Thursday. New evidence secured from an autopsy performed yesterday, combined with old-fashioned detective work now leads authorities to believe the victim...

    • Posted September 17, 2013
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  • THEM ON US: Pants on the ground

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Pants on the ground Full disclosure: Mountain Khakis conducted the survey that found out men like to wear khakis. Hmm, who didn’t see this coming? “Are khakis the male style equivalent of the...

    • Posted May 28, 2013
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