All posts by Sarah Ross

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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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  • REPORTER’S NOTEBOOK: Legal, Educado & Enojado

    People marched in solidarity with ‘those in the shadows’ while Mead dodged their message. JACKSON HOLE, WY – On Monday about 200 people gathered in downtown Cheyenne to march to Governor Matt Mead’s office with a letter...

    • Posted May 2, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Humanity vs. Legality

    Sifting through the barriers to citizenship that Jackson’s undocumented immigrants face. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Hector Flores* spent the first six years of his life in Tlaxcala, Mexico. He says his parents struggled to find work and...

    • Posted May 2, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Narrative by Numbers

    Unpacking ICE’s past, present and future in Teton County. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) was recently in Jackson to arrest nine undocumented people. These detainments—four were arrested—have spurred questions about ICE’s role in...

    • Posted April 18, 2017
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