All posts tagged "Jackson Hole"

  • During her trail run, the author glimpses a paraglider floating high above Cody Peak. (Photo: Elizabeth Koutrelakos)
    GET OUT: Give me shelter

    Get high via the gondola or tram to enjoy respite from scorching temps  Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The summer feels unreasonably warm. Part of it could be my exceedingly old age, but the warming temps seem legitimate....

    • Posted July 7, 2015
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    PROPS & DISSES

    Suicide and the veil of secrecy A pastor friend of mine says this about suicide: “It’s something you can do any day of the week but once you do it, it can’t be undone.” More than once...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • This is becoming a more common sight on the roads of Teton County. (Credit: JH Conservation Alliance)
    GUEST OPINION: Let the animals roam

    Support wildlife crossings to decrease wildlife-vehicle collisions, protect migration paths in the valley Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The driver screamed as the windshield shattered and the START bus came to a crashing halt on the side of...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Teton County Commissioner Melissa Turley (far left), poses with the board of commissioners: Paul Vogelheim, Smokey Rhea, Mark Newcomb and Barb Allen. Teton County Democrats are eyeing candidates to replace Turley, who announced her intent to leave the board two weeks ago.
    THE BUZZ: Dem there were three

    Party rounding up a trio for Turley’s successor  Jackson Hole, Wyoming – More than two weeks after Melissa Turley announced her intention to leave the Board of County Commissioners, Democratic Party leaders are still muddling through the...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • THEM ON US

    Walgreens worries reach HQ The story The Planet broke two weeks ago exposing Walgreens’ decision to discard their Jackson store’s inventory rather than donate it to a charity reverberated across national news outlets including the Chicago Tribune...

    • Posted June 23, 2015
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    MUSIC BOX: Alt-country is coming

    Two hot bands and more summer series lineups Texas country titillates the Tav It’s not easy bringing acts like Randy Rogers Band—that often plays amphitheaters and arenas—to a room like Town Square Tavern, but that’s exactly what...

    • Posted June 23, 2015
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  • Phot Caption:The author and her hiking companion survived the ‘impassable.’
    GET OUT: Peaceful Paintbrush

    Slide, snow cover the trail to the canyon Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The warm, thick pollen in the air initially sparked my urge to escape the allergy-related sniffles. A nice jaunt was in the books for the...

    • Posted June 23, 2015
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  • A cover image apparently too offensive for some here in Jackson Hole.
    EDITOR’S NOTE: The rainbow’s edge

    How do we erase the arbitrary lines that divide us? JACKSON, WYOMING – Walking into the office Wednesday, I was stunned to learn that a certain local business owner demanded he be removed from The Planet’s delivery...

    • Posted June 23, 2015
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    GUEST OPINION: Answering the call

    Assuming responsibility for Jackson Hole’s future Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Fourteen years ago I moved to Jackson Hole to ski deep pow in big mountains. For the next five years I lived the dream, skiing more than...

    • Posted June 16, 2015
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    Queer in the Cowboy State

    Gay marriage is a start, but Wyoming has a long way to go Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Don’t ask, don’t tell. That’s how Bettie Taylor of Jackson, Wyoming, describes the atmosphere for members of the LGBT community...

    • Posted June 16, 2015
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