JACKSON, Wyo. — Jackson Hole Fire/ EMS hosted a ceremony on Town Square yesterday to honor and remember the first responders who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.

Photo: Nick Sulzer // Buckrail.

The ceremony started at 8 a.m. at George Washington Park with speakers and a moment of silence. The public was also invited to meet first responders at the base of Snow King where they could receive abadge with a photo and name of one of the 343 firefighters with the Fire Department of the City of New York (F.D.N.Y) and 72 members of law enforcement who lost their lives on one of the most tragic days in American history.

Toby Koekkoek is a Community News Reporter, and a recent resident of Teton Valley. He enjoys writing about our region's community events and the movers and shakers that make up the culture of this unique mountain town. He enjoys deep powder, and deep thoughts, skateboarding, playing racquet sports, riding his bike, and nerding out on music. Toby also coaches freeride skiing for the Jackson Hole Ski Club and runs skateboard camps in the summer.