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  • Is the adult populace sending too many mixed messages to young people in Jackson? (Photo: Jake Joslyn)

    Potholes to Pot Three years ago, Wyoming was road blocked on the path to legalizing medical cannabis by major obstructionist thinking among not only our legislators, but by a main part of our citizenry as well. But...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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    American Identity As a 27-year-old resident of Jackson, I found the torrent of hateful words directed at Jackson Hole High School administrators and Latino students in the wake of the “America Day” drama to be deeply disturbing....

    • Posted November 3, 2015
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    Grizz Confidential A recent story in the Jackson Hole News & Guide about grizzly bears being killed during hunter encounters exposes a troubling lack of measures taken by wildlife managers to prevent such deaths and the minimal...

    • Posted October 27, 2015
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  • Denis Leary delves into stick and puck humor with his latest production playing on IFC, ‘Benders.’
    True TV: Ice Holes

    ‘Benders,’ ‘Dr. Ken’ and ‘Casual’ debut; ‘American Horror Story’ checks into ‘Hotel.’ Benders Thursday, Oct. 1 (IFC) Series Debut: Denis Leary has produced shows about firefighters (“Rescue Me”), EMTs (“Sirens”) and music (“Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll”), so it was inevitable...

    • Posted September 30, 2015
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    News of the Weird

    From Cuba, With Love One of the remaining 116 Guantanamo Bay prisoners (a man suspected of having been close to Osama bin Laden) has a dating profile on captioned “detained but ready to mingle,” the man’s...

    • Posted September 30, 2015
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  • Melissa Turley at 4th of July parade in Jackson on July 4, 2014. (David Swift via Facebook)
    Turley quits … again

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Melissa Turley will step down from the Board of County Commissioners at the end of the month, The Planet verified today. The surprise news came less of an announcement and more of an...

    • Posted June 12, 2015
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  • PHOTO: Charles Bradley, Theivery Corporation, Emancipator
    Festival Aplenty

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Sixty acts across multiple Jackson venues, three days and four nights of music, art and culture with family-friendly offerings each day (kids under 10 enjoy free access) and raucous concerts pushing into the...

    • Posted June 9, 2015
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    Yellen bails Well, we know one thing for sure: Janet Yellen is not a fly fisherwoman. The Federal Reserve chair announced she would be skipping the annual economic symposium held in Jackson Hole in August. Industry heavies...

    • Posted June 2, 2015
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  • Jack White on stage at the Pink Garter Theatre in Jackson.
    Jackson, Wyo., gets Jack White

    Jackson, Wyoming – Jacksonites have been camped out all day on Glenwood and Broadway Avenues to score $3 tickets to one of two shows Jack White plays today at Pink Garter Theatre. Following his Coachella performance, White...

    • Posted April 23, 2015
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    Best of Jackson Hole 2015 Reader’s Choice Poll

    People & Living  Best Non-profit Gold: Habitat for Humanity Silver: PAWS of Jackson Hole Bronze: Animal Adoption Center   Best Charity Event Gold: Old Bill’s Fun Run Silver: Bras for a Cause (Soroptimists) Bronze: Dancing with the...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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