All posts by Jessica Sell Chambers

About Jessica Sell Chambers

  • CULTURE KLASH: Moran-Kazakhstan Cowboy Connection

    Rodeo skills translate to nomadic sport, but cowboy competitors have a lot to learn. JACKSON HOLE, WY – A mob of riders on horseback bustle and jam, sort of like in a roller derby match or rugby scram....

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 3: Attacking Affordables

    Residents’ false notions of affordable abuses are at odds with housing objectives.   JACKSON HOLE, WY – Jackson Hole’s housing market is unreachable for the average worker. Although most agree affordable housing options are necessary to keep...

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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  • OPINION: Weighty Gestures

    The decision to remove presidential photos at town hall was ill-conceived. “All democracies are emerging democracies, in the sense that they are always in danger of sinking into bad habits of thinking and acting.”  – Anonymous JACKSON...

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Usual Suspect

    In Birkholz death, alcohol, drug abuse were largely glossed over. JACKSON HOLE, WY – One finding from the recent inquest into the death of Anthony “Tony” Birkholz, who died in January after ingesting alcohol and DMT, was...

    • Posted May 31, 2017
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  • FEATURE: Preparing for Darkness

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – Perched on a verdant mountaintop with sweeping views of where the Makassar Strait meets the Palu River, Dr. Kate Russo, Aussie eclipse expert and self-proclaimed “eclipse chaser,” stood among pitched camping tents and...

    • Posted February 21, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Legislative Update

    The bills that suffered a quick death and the ones you should be watching. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Last week in Cheyenne, three very important and controversial bills were withdrawn from the Wyoming Legislature, likely due to...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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  • High Stakes Wind, Solar Energy Bill Blows into Senate Tomorrow

    Jackson Hole, WY — On Tuesday morning the Wyoming Senate will consider a bill that could halt or at least financially cripple renewable energy production in the state. The “Electricity Production Standard” bill (Senate File 71) targets only...

    • Posted January 30, 2017
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  • The BUZZ 3: Dual Decisions

    Which students benefit most from the valley’s increasingly popular dual immersion program? Jackson Hole, WY — As Teton County’s dual immersion program rises in popularity, questions have surfaced about how to handle the demand, but no matter...

    • Posted January 25, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Storm Blows Roof off Housing Crisis

    How a community of commuters hurts Jackson Hole during emergency situations. JACKSON HOLE, WY – A winter storm that hampered access to the valley last week highlighted this area’s enduring housing crisis. From START Bus and schools...

    • Posted January 17, 2017
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  • FEATURE: What’s Your Status?

    Examining deportation fears in Jackson Hole and the agencies enforcing immigration law. JACKSON HOLE, WY – When Jose* kissed his boys goodbye one morning in 2014, they had no idea it would be more than a year before...

    • Posted January 17, 2017
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