All posts tagged "activism"

  • Jacksonites Join Protesters Across the Country

      JACKSON HOLE, WY – While the temperature hovered in the single digits, more than 100 people gathered on the Town Square today to protest the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a.k.a. Obamacare, President-elect Donald...

    • Posted January 15, 2017
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  • FREE SPEECH: Cowboy Courage

    How a former UW student shed light on civil rights issues in the face of intolerant school and state officials. JACKSON HOLE, WY – When he woke up on October 17, 1969, Mel Hamilton was a starter...

    • Posted January 10, 2017
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  • DON’T MISS: Activists Unite

    See what’s next for water protectors at Standing Rock and learn how to join the fight. Jackson Hole, WY — Locals will have the chance to hear from prominent activists involved in efforts near the Standing Rock...

    • Posted January 2, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Female Fervor

    Local women gear up for Women’s March on Washington and marches in Wyoming. JACKSON HOLE, WY – When Jackson Hole ski instructor Augusta Friendsmith learned the results of the presidential election she was in Playa del Carmen...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • GUEST OPINION: The Right Side of History

    It’s time to be brave, to speak out, and to take a good hard look at ourselves and what we can accomplish together. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I was living in downtown Oakland California when Barack Obama...

    • Posted December 13, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ: Protectors and Protesters

    As more folks from Jackson and beyond visit Standing Rock, native people are faced with a new set of concerns. JACKSON HOLE, WY – The Dakota Access Pipeline protests have drawn an influx of people near the...

    • Posted November 29, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ 4: Blossoming Activists

    A generation of politically engaged young people is born. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Kalamu ya Salaam, an activist and social critic from New Orleans, said the Civil Rights Movement revealed so many injustices that “it was unthinkable...

    • Posted November 15, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ 2: More Residents Take a Stand

    Local efforts to support Standing Rock gain momentum. JACKSON HOLE WY – Chris Christian recently returned from North Dakota, and she’s going right back next week. She is among the thousands of people protesting the proposed North...

    • Posted November 8, 2016
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  • REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK: Ready to Lead

    One local’s unfiltered perspective from Standing Rock. JACKSON HOLE, WY – For us, it began on social media. A limited scope of images and accounts of what looked like a lost time, but happening in a nearby...

    • Posted November 8, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Water is Life

    In a time when American corporations wield unchecked power, the Dakota Access Pipeline protesters are proving the potency of activism. Jackson Hole, WY — When Jackson resident Mark Henderson showed up at the Standing Rock Sioux reservation...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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