All posts by Shannon Sollitt

  • THE BUZZ 2: Four’s a Crowd

    Senior center, Children’s Learning Center, CWC and boat ramp stalled in SPET discussion. JACKSON HOLE, WY – County commissioners and town councilors failed to reach a decision Monday with what Teton County Commissioner Mark Newcomb called the...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Deciphering Disaster

    Is the valley destined for more wild, destructive storms as climate change tightens its grip around Jackson? JACKSON HOLE, WY – The now infamous winter storm of 2017 was a literal disaster for Teton County. Flooding, 90...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • JUST IN: State of Emergency for Teton Village

    [Update, 4:30 p.m. Thursday: Resort officials are reporting some headway as a major effort to restore area power ensues. From JHMR’s Anna Cole: “Today a great deal of progress was made by Lower Valley Energy and they are...

    • Posted February 9, 2017
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  • The Buzz 3: Redmond on Pause

    Town and county electeds still grappling over funding the Housing Trusts’s affordable rental project.   JACKSON HOLE, WY — Progress on the Redmond Street Rentals is stalled again after a series of contentious discussions Monday. During a joint...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Risky Turns

    House Bill launches debate about skier safety and resort liability in Wyoming. JACKSON HOLE, WY – A bill in front of the Wyoming Legislature aims to clarify the definition of “inherent risk” in skiing and snowboarding at...

    • Posted February 7, 2017
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  • DON’T MISS: Griz Gumption

    A wildlife biologist delivers the lessons he learned in the Gobi Desert. JACKSON HOLE, WY – As a young writer and wildlife biologist, Douglas Chadwick’s first impression of Mongolia’s Gobi Desert was that it seemed of another...

    • Posted February 7, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: National Park Limbo

    NPS faces a murky future under a new administration. JACKSON HOLE, WY – President Trump’s recent hiring freeze on the National Park Service is concerning to people across the nation. And in Jackson, a gateway community to...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Coverage Conundrum

    Millenials in Jackson don’t remember a time before the Affordable Care Act, and they don’t know what to expect next. Jackson Hole, WY — Twenty-four-year-old Danika Comey has bounced back and forth between her parents’ healthcare plans...

    • Posted January 25, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 3: Proceed with Caution

    Avalanche forecaster: ‘Bucket list’ lines should not be a priority right now. JACKSON HOLE, WY – A skier-triggered avalanche in the wake of last week’s massive multi-day snowstorm that deposited almost five feet of snow in the...

    • Posted January 17, 2017
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