All posts by Todd Wilkinson

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  • THE NEW WEST: Herd Mentality

    Jarvi’s “African Menagerie” Shows How Fine Art Can Move the Masses Normally, encounters with fine art are personal affairs.  Paintings might hang in museum galleries and attract long lines of people, but when they stir the soul, they...

    • Posted September 20, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: It’s Our Turn

    How Greater Yellowstone sees the rest of degraded America JACKSON HOLE, WY — Maybe you still don’t realize it, neighbors, but we hicks of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem dwell in that part of the American boondocks otherwise known...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Indigenous Wisdom

    The voice of Red Elk-Reed hails from the real old West. JACKSON HOLE, WY — On the high plains of the American West, where four or five generations of land tenure is invoked to claim greater credibility...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Demand Accountability

    A former senator says elected officials can’t hide from citizens. JACKSON HOLE, WY – United States Rep. Liz Cheney is purported to live in Wilson, Wyoming. But her presence in Jackson Hole has been conspicuously scarce, at...

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Standing In Awe

    When nature wows us, we become more charitable citizens. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Where were you during the great solar eclipse? What kind of sobering sensations fired across the ancient synaptic pathways linking your mind to body...

    • Posted August 23, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: A New Watchdog

    Mountain Journal will raise regional consciousness about Greater Yellowstone. JACKSON HOLE, WY – The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem has, heretofore, never had a single journalistic presence devoted entirely to making sense of our vast region. Now it does....

    • Posted August 16, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Burn, Baby, Burn

    Al Gore returns with a climate warning and Wyoming still yawns off climate change. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Former Vice President Al Gore is back on the big screen with a follow-up to his 2006 Academy-award-winning documentary, An...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Ode to Wildness

    Brooke Williams’s Open Midnight pieces together a poignant Western landscape and the people it calls to. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Before William Williams joined other Mormon faithful—before he, too, set out on a religious pilgrimage Westward, ultimately...

    • Posted August 2, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Defense Mechanisms

    Can we love a resource without killing it? JACKSON HOLE, WY – If your favorite place on earth was facing a threat, an impact that you know will only grow in magnitude, what would you do to...

    • Posted July 25, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Crossing the Divide

    The next generation is heeding the call of one artist’s wildlife art. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Andrew Denman’s engaging art is definitely not the kind of nature painting you’d typically find hanging at grandma’s and grandpa’s house—that...

    • Posted July 18, 2017
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