All posts by Shannon Sollitt

  • THE BUZZ: Lights Out

    The only black-out we’ll ever remember was surprisingly tame. JACKSON HOLE, WY – The most anticipated event of the season has come and gone, and the feeling seemed to be one of camaraderie more than chaos. “I’m...

    • Posted August 23, 2017
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  • CULTURE KLASH: Shining Revelations

    TEDx Jackson Hole hosts speakers who’ve uncovered answers from living in darkness and light. JACKSON HOLE, WY – For about two minutes on August 21, Jackson Hole will enter darkness in the middle of the day. Then,...

    • Posted August 16, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: River of No Return

    Commissioners vote down river park on the Snake for now. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Conservation and recreation frequently go hand-in-hand. Outdoor recreationists make the best conservationists, some argue, because they are personally vested in the land on...

    • Posted August 16, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Animal Cruelty Conundrum

    Loose laws have enraged and mobilized a community. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Teton County residents have taken social media, email and phone lines by storm after a video published to Facebook last week showed a man, identified...

    • Posted August 16, 2017
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  • Jackson Stands in Solidarity with Charlottesville

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – “Jackson Hole rejects white nationalism” was the message on the sign and at the heart of a vigil Sunday evening on Jackson’s town square. About 30 people gathered in solidarity with the people...

    • Posted August 13, 2017
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  • Officials Launch Animal Cruelty Investigation

      JACKSON HOLE, WY – A video (above) posted to Facebook Wednesday showing a local outfitter tying a horse to a post by its hind legs has gone viral and sparked an animal cruelty investigation. The horse died...

    • Posted August 10, 2017
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  • FEATURE: Authoring Atonement

    Dying and waking up again with writer Alexandra Fuller. JACKSON HOLE, WY – There’s a tradition among Shona tribes—Zimbabwe’s largest indigenous group—of atonement. For three days, victims and perpetrators of violence come together and share their perspectives. On...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • DON’T MISS: Different Targets, Same Story

    Anne Frank’s stepsister, a Holocaust survivor, discusses a past and present with many parallels. JACKSON HOLE, WY – History is perhaps society’s most powerful lesson—but only if we listen. Stepsister to Anne Frank and Holocaust survivor Eva...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Crowd Control

    How soaring park visitation could rescue public lands. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Increased visitation to national parks is straining federal public lands and infrastructure—but it’s also what will save them. That’s what former Secretary of the Interior...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Silence No More

    Defendant takes plea bargain in lengthy high school sexual assault case. JACKSON HOLE, WY – The plea deal in a two and a half year sexual assault case isn’t the one she wanted, but Claire Andrews is...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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