All posts by Planet Jackson Hole

  • FEATURE: High Stakes Primary

    Why citizens need to show up and vote on August 16. The primary election is here and one thing is fairly certain, one thing we know: history says most of you won’t show up. The 34 percent...

    • Posted August 9, 2016
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  • The LIST: Jackson Hole Restaurants

    Continental The Bird If only more people could follow The Bird’s ethos. Its philosophy is “to offer a restaurant and bar where laying back and enjoying the night is not only recommended, but required.” Get a seat...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • FROM OUR READERS

    Housing solution right above our heads Grow up, Jackson. Literally. That’s the solution to the housing problem here and it may just be the means to preserving the integrity of small town life throughout America. Urban style...

    • Posted December 15, 2015
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  • FROM OUR READERS

    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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  • FROM OUR READERS

    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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  • FROM OUR READERS

    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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  • 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 Match.com captioned “detained but ready to mingle,” the man’s...

    • Posted September 30, 2015
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  • 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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  • 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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