All posts by Sarah Ross

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  • THE BUZZ 2: Defeated Drivers

    At least two lodged semis have closed Teton Pass in the last two weeks and irked commuters want change. JACKSON HOLE, WY – It has been a frustrating winter for those who travel Teton Pass often. Commuters...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Quest for Equality Ensues

    After the state legislature shot down a non-discrimination bill, local groups are taking the matter into their own hands. JACKSON HOLE, WY – In February, the Wyoming Senate voted down Senate File 153, an Employment  Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA)...

    • Posted March 8, 2017
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  • FREE SPEECH: Wendell’s Jackson

    What it was like to be the only black man in the valley. JACKSON HOLE, WY – When he enters a room, Wendell Brown isn’t surprised to see heads turn. Growing up, he was among the few...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: People Power

    Locals are working to shift lawmakers’ decisions in Cheyenne and Washington. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Until a couple weeks ago, Wilson resident Beth McIntosh didn’t know that Republican Sen. Mike Enzi has an office in Jackson above Picnic....

    • Posted February 7, 2017
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  • FEATURE: Moments vs. Movements

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – At the time, Erica MacDonald didn’t know what she was a part of. Shoulder to shoulder with hundreds of strangers, she stood at a Washington D.C. street corner for hours on January 21,...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Bill Battle Royale

    Welcome to Wyoming’s 2017 legislative session, where abortion, ‘anti-discrimination’ and public lands are the issues du jour. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Class is in session for state lawmakers who are considering legislation that could have critical impacts...

    • Posted January 17, 2017
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  • FREE SPEECH: Cowboy Courage

    How a former UW student shed light on civil rights issues in the face of intolerant school and state officials. JACKSON HOLE, WY – When he woke up on October 17, 1969, Mel Hamilton was a starter...

    • Posted January 10, 2017
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  • FEATURE: Melting Pot of the West

    Wyoming’s hushed history of diversity reveals much about attitudes today on race and discrimination. JACKSON HOLE, WY – When Tawsha Mitchell was 6 years old, she remembers waiting in line for the water fountain at Torrington Elementary...

    • Posted January 3, 2017
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  • FREE SPEECH: Talking Too Much

    How speaking up presents a different set of challenges for half the population. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Women have a reputation for speaking too much. A Christmas photo that surfaced on the internet this year depicts a...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ: Healthy Uncertainty

    How the repeal of Obamacare would affect thousands of Teton County residents. JACKSON  HOLE, WY – Teton County residents added to the record number of Americans hurrying to register for health insurance this week through the Patient...

    • Posted December 20, 2016
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