All posts by Jessica L. Flammang

  • FEATURE: Independently Powered

    Is living off the grid the new American Dream? JACKSON HOLE, WY—Without notice everything went dark one recent summer evening in Jackson Hole. Confusion swept through western Wyoming and southeast Idaho, to Idaho Falls, Rexburg and Shelley....

    • Posted August 17, 2016
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  • FEATURE: Climate Renegade

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – We read about it. We debate about it. We ridicule politicians and their stances on it. We complain about shorter winters and rising temperatures, but Wyoming resorts are still thriving and this area’s...

    • Posted May 10, 2016
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  • FEATURE: Single Mommy Solitude

    How Wyoming’s refusal to expand Medicaid is hurting struggling moms. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Tyduce is only four weeks old. His dark blue eyes light up a room, and he loves to cuddle. With a roof over...

    • Posted April 5, 2016
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  • FEATURE: Hushed Hunger

    How many people are silently suffering in the valley? JACKSON HOLE, WY – After paying rent and his monthly bills, Pat*, a 10-year resident, found himself using food stamps and shopping the aisles of the Jackson Food Cupboard...

    • Posted February 16, 2016
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  • FEATURE: Living with Less

    How some valley dwellers are rejecting consumer culture. Jackson, WY – Who lives in tiny houses, uses biodegradable materials, recycled water stored in an outdoor tank, and composts their own garbage? Who recycles, rebuilds, refurbishes, or reuses...

    • Posted January 5, 2016
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  • FEATURE: The Valley’s Divide

    Combating covert racism in Jackson Hole Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The Tetons frame a land of scenic contrast: stark mountain peaks, alpine hillsides, pristine lakes formed by ancient glaciers and deep canyons cut by rivers. Of more...

    • Posted August 18, 2015
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