• Miss Wyoming Teen Sydney Graus
    Them on Us: We love us some dogs and cats

      Wyoming ranks tenth in the nation for pet ownership but we aren’t bringing our animals to the vet often enough. The American Veterinary Medical Association’s (AVMA) recently released U.S. Pet Ownership and Demographics Sourcebook revealed that...

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • Nowadays, bodyguards must blend in. If their client is in an Armani suit, so are they. If it’s an afternoon at the kid’s soccer game, khakis and a pullover might be in order. - photo by MARY GROSSMAN
    The Bodyguard

    Jackson Hole, Wyo.-Haven’t seen Man on Fire? Stop reading. Stop everything. Watch it. Then come back to this story about a real bodyguard who shared with JH Weekly what it’s actually like to protect clients – celebrities,...

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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    USFS: Forest merger off

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – JH Weekly has learned that plans to further study the merit of merging the Bridger-Teton and Caribou-Targhee national forests have been scrapped and any pursuit of that idea is officially dead. Sources inside...

    • Posted January 22, 2013
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  • The typical basic no-frills room at Mission Hospital, similar to the room where Wayne Thomas stayed. Other rooms had more amenities including TVs and DVDs. - photo by Wayne Thomas, WyoFile
    A Thai hospital saves a Wyomingite’s life (and finances)

      By Wayne Thomas For Wyofile.com I made a spontaneous decision to travel to Southeast Asia after nabbing a pet-sitting gig in Oahu, Hawaii. I was looking for a change from Wyoming, and after booking my flight...

    • Posted January 22, 2013
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  • Dr. Lou Hochheiser, St. John’s Medical Center Hospital Chief - courtesy photo
    This WEEK 1.16.13

      Hospital chief leads talk Join Dr. Lou Hochheiser, CEO of St. John’s Medical Center, for a community discussion on local health care. Everyone is invited to come share opinions and refreshments. St. John’s Medical Center discussion,...

    • Posted January 22, 2013
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    Legislative Roundup: Little interest in cell phone laws

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Not silenced yet: Firearms suppressors II After being shot down by the House last week, state senators have redrafted a bill that would make owning a silencer legal as long as hunters did...

    • Posted January 21, 2013
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    Legislative Roundup: Search and rescue immunity bill moves forward

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Rep. Keith Gingery’s bill to grant search and rescue volunteers immunity from on-the-job lawsuits has moved from committee to a House floor vote early next week. As Gingery expected, the second half of...

    • Posted January 18, 2013
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    eBuzz: Council decides on final member

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – The Jackson Town Council has appointed Don Frank to fill the seat vacated by Melissa Turley. The interview process began on Wednesday with an executive session immediately following 11 interviews. After deliberating late...

    • Posted January 17, 2013
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  • Letters 1.16.13

    Imperiled travelers should be supported, not chastised I have to start this off by saying I am a huge fan of The Planet. I read it every week and always enjoy it. But I was incredibly shocked...

    • Posted January 16, 2013
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  • Reporter’s Notebook: U.S. health care system: What doesn’t kill you makes you broke

    The healthcare system in the United States is broken. Everyone, it seems, knows that. Fixing it will be such a monumental and thankless task, it’s unlikely the answer will come from the political realm. Who would be...

    • Posted January 16, 2013
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