All posts by Shannon Sollitt

  • THE BUZZ 3: To SPET or Fret

    Opponents are wary of the price tag while SPET supporters say this is the last hope to address community needs. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Polls are open for the SPET election, but a debate has ensued since...

    • Posted April 4, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Gimme Shelter

    Town council moves forward with an ordinance that would alter affordable housing standards on apartment complexes. JACKSON HOLE, WY – In a rather unexpected turn of events, town council voted unanimously to draft an ordinance that would exempt...

    • Posted April 4, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Wanted: Renter Relief

    Tenants in the valley may soon rest easier after town council agreed to move forward in conversations about tenant protections. JACKSN HOLE, WY – Cody Stearn’s* roof leaked all winter, and he put his safety on the line...

    • Posted March 28, 2017
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  • FEATURE: Mary, Full of Grace

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – Mary Erickson recalls spring 2011 as a turning point. It marked the time she understood what her role in the community would be. For about a week, a group of anti-choice protesters from...

    • Posted March 28, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Redmond Hall Gets Real

    As rental project construction nears, some of Jackson’s workforce hold out for distant dreams of home ownership. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Shovels will move snow, or more likely break ground, April 10 at the corner of Redmond...

    • Posted March 28, 2017
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  • CULTURE KLASH: ‘The Daddy of All Races’

    When witnessing carnage and day drinking is all in the name of charity. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Jackson local Cody Daigle has only missed three Hill Climbs in his 24 years of life here. It’s one of...

    • Posted March 21, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: The Party’s Over

    Massive drug bust highlights rising trend of drug use in Teton County. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Teton County Sheriff’s Department arrested two Jackson residents last week after seizing approximately $80,000 worth of narcotics in their apartment. Twenty-three-year-old...

    • Posted March 21, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 3: Livin’ on a Prayer

    Some electeds say proposed amendment tied to new apartment project would help developers but could hurt people who need housing most. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Town chambers filled to the brim Monday night with people in support...

    • Posted March 21, 2017
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  • Zac Brown Bundled: Rendezvous Fest Wrap-Up

    Zac Brown of Zac Brown Band took the stage last night wearing the same beaver-fur hat he bought to battle last year’s freezing cold temps. But the weather this year was much more forgiving. Still, Brown battled...

    • Posted March 19, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Essentially Needed

    When it comes to housing, should the community redefine its definition of “essential workers”? JACKSON HOLE, WY – Lina Collado has lived in the same apartment since she moved to Jackson from Puerto Rico four years ago...

    • Posted March 16, 2017
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