All posts tagged "housing"

  • THE BUZZ: Power of the Penny

    Electeds devise a sales tax structure they hope will pay for slide while also funding housing and transportation. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Town and county leaders have placed their bets—the ante: two pennies worth of taxes—and they...

    • Posted May 24, 2016
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  • GUEST OPINION: Gimme Shelter

    From ‘crisis’ to ‘emergency,’ housing in Jackson has an even bleaker future if we don’t act now. JACKSON HOLE, WY – It’s a frightening feeling not knowing where you’re going to live. But it’s nothing compared to...

    • Posted May 24, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ: No Spin Zone

    Studying the small business side of the town zoning battle. JACKSON HOLE, WY – What is it about this community? What disease has it caught that causes it to care so passionately, so intensely about practically everything?...

    • Posted May 10, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ: Giving a Face to the Displaced

    The H.U.G. Project shines a light on people one step away from homelessness. JACKSON HOLE, WY – As 250 residents are evicted from the Virginian Village Apartments, placing affected folks in the community spotlight is increasingly important....

    • Posted May 3, 2016
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  • GUEST OPINION: Zombie Politics

    A lobbying group’s agenda would only exacerbate the housing crisis. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Throughout the Town of Jackson’s District 2 rezoning process, one thing has remained clear. The public is overwhelmingly opposed to increasing the commercial...

    • Posted May 3, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ II: Authority Always Wins

    Electeds create new housing authority out of hot air. JACKSON HOLE, WY – County commissioners and town councilors met Tuesday to make two important decisions put off at past meetings. The joint board of 10 signed off...

    • Posted March 15, 2016
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  • GUEST OPINION: Dude, Where’s My Car?

    Trading your car keys for a seat on the bus could ultimately result in more housing options. Jackson, WY – One of the most striking things I notice while walking (and yes, driving) around Jackson is how...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • FROM OUR READERS

    Housing solution right above our heads Grow up, Jackson. Literally. That’s the solution to the housing problem here and it may just be the means to preserving the integrity of small town life throughout America. Urban style...

    • Posted December 15, 2015
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  • THE BUZZ: Silently Opposed

    Citizens coined ‘protesters’ at meeting while council hesitated on housing. Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Last Tuesday’s Jackson Town Council meeting yielded an unusual scene in town chambers: Donned in button up shirts and blouses, more than 40...

    • Posted July 7, 2015
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  • THEM ON US

    Paging Dr. Buck Yes, that’s Jackson’s Buck Parker on NBC’s new reality survival show “The Island.” The 41-year-old doctor (Parker is a trauma surgeon now living in Orlando, Florida) managed to escape the first week of his...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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