All posts tagged "Jackson Hole"

  • Wyatt Lowe & the Mayhem Kings just returned from a run of shows in Chicago. (Photo credit: Zac Rosser.)
    MUSIC BOX: Sodapop’s Bottomless Well

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Seventeen-year-old guitar slinger and rockabilly minstrel Wyatt Lowe has the goods of a seasoned musician that would lead you to believe he has been a performing bandleader for decades. The evidence is his...

    • Posted April 7, 2015
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  • A large gap between treeline and the water level in California’s Shasta Lake on August 25, 2014, is one sign of the state’s devastating drought. Shasta Reservoir is at 30 percent of its total capacity and 47 percent of its historical average capacity. (Photo credit: California Department of Water Resources.)
    GUEST OPINION: Climate Change is my fault

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – It’s been a pretty testy winter to say the least. After four years of tragic snowfall amounts in the Sierra I want to yell out, “Can somebody please tell me what is going...

    • Posted April 7, 2015
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  • Whether in the mountains or by the pool, don’t forget an essential item that wicks away sweat and protects you from the sun: the almighty buff. (Photo credit: Elizabeth Koutrelakos)
    GET OUT: Praise be to buff

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The days here in northwest Wyoming are almost desert-like. Freezing temperatures in the morning quickly change to mind-melting days in the sun. Cold mornings sometimes make me think that I will never be...

    • Posted April 7, 2015
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    This Week’s PLANET Picks

    When in doubt, look up An artist’s work often reflects the complexion of his environs. Different surroundings, people, and energy all have a way of seeping into the creative process. When photographer Bailey Russel moved from Seattle...

    • Posted April 7, 2015
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    THEM ON US

    Seeing red at Yellowstone It was the day before April Fools’ Day, so it’s hard to believe anything you read. But March 31 headlines read that one Russian geopolitical analyst called for his country to nuke Yellowstone...

    • Posted April 7, 2015
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    REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Enhanced streams and legacy properties

    Christina Grey, a Sotheby’s Realtor and my latest inamorata, stopped by my trailer last week. “Sotheby’s on MSN!” she exclaimed. “There’s a pictorial in its online news showing the most expensive home in Wyoming. And guess what?...

    • Posted April 7, 2015
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    WELL, THAT HAPPENED: The Girl with the Bankable Franchise

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – My first encounter with Stieg Larsson’s internationally bestselling Millennium Trilogy was on my last day visiting Ireland in 2009. I picked up a copy of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo at The...

    • Posted April 7, 2015
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  • Jackson Hole Winery (Photo credit: 1% for the tetanus)
    PROPS & DISSES

    Wine it up Just give Bob and Anthony Schroth their winery business already. County commissioners and planners have wasted too much time on this while more important issues cross their plate. Reasons for the winery? For one,...

    • Posted April 7, 2015
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    Jackson Hole, Inc.: Virtual Locality, Hundreds of companies headquarter in the Hole, but who are they?

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming, offers outdoor recreation and sightseeing opportunities galore. The valley is home to dazzling vistas and abundant wildlife free to roam its rugged and pristine landscape. Travelers flock to the Rocky Mountain mecca in numbers...

    • Posted March 31, 2015
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  • JHMR closing weekend throws down with Moonalice, Mandatory Air, Head to Head, John Wayne’s World, and Naive Melodies: Tribute to the Talking Heads. (Photo credit: Moonalice)
    MUSIC BOX: Beam up to planet Moonalice

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Moonalice. The name alone suggests an Alice-in-Wonderland-esque psychedelic trip through a Jetsons-era mind warp. Certainly Grateful Dead-inspired, the music of Moonalice is carefree and occasionally cheesy through its free spirit (“It’s 4:20 Somewhere”),...

    • Posted March 31, 2015
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