• Don Elijio Panti, right, collects medicinal plants in Belize. Courtesy Belize.com
    Mayan medicine looks to nature

    Ethnobotany is the study of indigenous cultures and their use of herbals for healing. And while Belize is a hotspot for ethnobotany, it’s actually happening every day in our own community. My path through this rainforest of...

    • Posted October 29, 2013
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    MUSIC BOX: Hold onto your costumes, the party scene just got rolling

    Halloween in the Hole, Round 2 The beat drops heavy. Words flow toward social and political optimism. “Those that want to see change implemented/Not just words but actions/A commitment to a brighter future/We won’t be denied, progress is...

    • Posted October 29, 2013
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  • by Thomas Macker
    HIGH ART: The light in the night

    Dramatic light, after dark. It’s everywhere: In the twilight, the stars, the streetlights and the voids in between. Perfect light, sometimes, is any light at all, when you know how to capture it. For the third year...

    • Posted October 29, 2013
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  • Mary Gibson Scott
    Park Super quits

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Mary Gibson Scott announced her retirement today from the National Park Service. As superintendent of Grand Teton NP since 2004, Scott has guided the park through several major projects and transitions. During her tenure...

    • Posted October 25, 2013
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    FREEDOM: The revolver, the town, the only way to do business

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Bob Baker speaks and moves with the deliberate and slow way of country folk. He could be mistaken for a Star Valley plumber or carpenter or the guy your brother knows who can...

    • Posted October 22, 2013
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  • Bison topples barricade.
    PROPS & DISSES 10.23.13

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – ‘When Animals Attack’ PROP Jackson Hole could have hosted its own “When Animals Attack” episode last week after two separate incidents were eye-witnessed or caught on videotape. The video of a bison in...

    • Posted October 22, 2013
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  • Cheryl Strayed (JONI KABANA)
    CULTURE MATTERS: Strayed, found: ‘Wild’ author explores fear, beauty, growth

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – In 1995, grieving the death of her mother, her marriage collapsing, Cheryl Strayed decided on a whim, without training or backpacking experience, to hike the 2,663-mile-long Pacific Crest Trail. She chronicled her journey...

    • Posted October 22, 2013
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  • Bin 22’s standout salad of arugula with peaches and prosciutto. 
(Geraldine Mishev)
    FEED ME! Koshu who? Hello Bin22

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Housemade meatball ($8), will you marry me? Spanish baked egg ($12), I hope this doesn’t freak you out coming so early in our relationship, but I love you. And vitello tonnato ($9), I...

    • Posted October 22, 2013
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Clyde strayed, only pieces found

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – In honor of “Wild” author Cheryl Strayed appearing at “Page to the Podium,” I offer a column that appeared two years ago when her book was the latest in the confused-female-finding-herself-in-nature genre. Her...

    • Posted October 22, 2013
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  • GUEST OPINION: Unaborted thoughts

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – I was looking through the JH Weekly this morning and noticed an ad on page 5 sponsored by Elaine Kuhr and Right to Life of Teton County.  She should know, of course, that...

    • Posted October 22, 2013
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