All posts by Sarah Ross

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  • Free Speech: Painful Awakenings

    During instances of racial injustice across the nation, Jackson’s response reveals a town unable to reckon with conversations about race JACKSON HOLE, WY – Since the killings of Saheed Vassell and Stephon Clark, protests have surged across...

    • Posted April 11, 2018
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  • Jackson, Pinedale March for Gun Control Saturday

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – Last week thousands of students across the country walked out of school in solidarity with the survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. This week, Yvette Werner says it’s time for adults...

    • Posted March 22, 2018
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  • Why Local Students Walked Out

    Student-organized protests drew hundreds of participants, and at one school, counter-protesters JACKSON HOLE, WY – On Wednesday hundreds of students from Jackson Hole High School, Jackson Hole Community School, Journeys School and Teton Valley High School in...

    • Posted March 15, 2018
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  • REPORTER’S NOTEBOOK: The Space to Speak

    An insidious sexual culture festers among Jackson Hole’s young people and the time to talk about it is now. So I could go home To not feel guilty So he would like me Because I’m supposed to...

    • Posted July 19, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 3: Suffering in Silence

    How Jackson Hole dynamics have created a culture that normalizes non-consensual sex. JACKSON HOLE, WY – In the nine years she’s lived in Jackson, Jaclyn “JJ” Jaroch has been sexually assaulted twice, first by someone she was...

    • Posted July 5, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Sustained Duress

    ICE visits, contradicting messages, have local immigrant populace living in uncertainty. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Last week confusion and fear rippled through Jackson Hole’s immigrant populace when U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers swept Teton County....

    • Posted June 28, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 3: Come Together

    New efforts are taking shape in Wyoming to protect the state’s immigrant populace. JACKSON HOLE, WY – In response to increased Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) presence, local communities are creating ICE Rapid Response Teams to advocate...

    • Posted June 7, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: A Man’s World

    How a male-dominated workforce takes a toll on women in the valley. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Women in Jackson Hole can prove themselves on the river or in mountains in ways that are unambiguous—either you flip the...

    • Posted May 31, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Unequal Grounds

    For working women, Wyoming’s wage gap has deepened their struggles to survive. JACKSON HOLE, WY – In the most economically disparate place in the country, many Teton County residents work multiple jobs to afford increasingly high rents....

    • Posted May 24, 2017
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  • FEATURE: BECOMING INDIVISIBLE

    How Wyoming’s young Latinos are navigating a web of prejudice and an uncertain fate. No one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark you only run for the border when you see the whole...

    • Posted May 17, 2017
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