All posts by Shannon Sollitt

  • THE BUZZ 2: Dam Concerns

    Officials discuss potential for flooding as massive snowmelt ensues in the valley.   JACKSON HOLE, WY – If you’re not building the next Noah’s Ark, you might be in trouble once the weather warms up and the...

    • Posted May 24, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 3: Master Plans

    More public input, some argue, is necessary before moving forward with the town hill’s blueprint for expansion. JACKSON HOLE, WY – “I live close to a forest, and my dog was eaten by a mountain lion. If...

    • Posted May 17, 2017
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  • CULTURE KLASH: Your Weekend of Zen

    Get out, get going this weekend with obstacle courses, backcountry beta and a film fest. JACKSON HOLE, WY – The objective of the sixth annual Ultimate Towner is similar to years past: “to engage the community in...

    • Posted May 17, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Housing Watch

    Council OKs car camping and relaxed affordable housing regulations. JACKSON HOLE, WY — Almost 12 hours of exhaustive town council meetings yielded, among other things, a handful of victories for housing projects, if being allowed to sleep...

    • Posted May 16, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Low Levels, High Danger

    A “very, very empty” reservoir contributed to boater fatalities in the Palisades. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Low water levels combined with freezing temperatures from snowmelt run-off created precarious boating conditions for the three recreationists found dead in...

    • Posted May 9, 2017
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  • FEATURE: At Your Service

      JACKSON HOLE, WY – Jack Maguire has lived in Jackson Hole most his life, and worked in the service industry almost as long. But when he returned home from college he saw no other option but...

    • Posted May 9, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Back of the Bus

    The valley’s only public transit will be studied for its ridership and funding. JACKSON HOLE, WY – To define “fairness” in START funding, town and county electeds voted last week to approve a 10-member funding task force...

    • Posted May 9, 2017
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  • CREATIVE PEAKS: A Lens for All

    Film festival this week highlights collaborations and female filmmaking finesse. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Since the Academy Awards’ inception in 1929, only four women have been nominated for best director. Only one, Kathryn Bigelow, has won an...

    • Posted May 9, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Housing Watch

    Council moves closer to relaxing affordable housing standards while continuing discussion on workforce camping. JACKSON HOLE, WY – As summer approaches and the town braces itself for record-breaking visitation, relaxing affordable housing standards and workforce camping remain housing...

    • Posted May 2, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 3: Little Lives, Large Concerns

    Children’s Learning Center appeals to town and county for financial support, warning that budget cuts will impact community at large. JACKSON HOLE, WY – The Children’s Learning Center is grappling with state budget cuts that could have...

    • Posted May 2, 2017
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