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All posts tagged "Jackson Hole"

  • The Death Canyon Cabin nestled in the snow. (Photo: Elizabeth Koutrelakos)
    GET OUT: Winter cabin inspection for Burt

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Sometimes I feel a striking need to go up Death Canyon. It’s not really for the skiing or the exercise or about the beautiful views or the fresh air. The reason I go...

    • Posted February 3, 2015
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    FEATURE: POINT OF ORDER, General feelings on the session so far

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The 63rd Wyoming Legislature is two-and-a-half weeks into its seven-week run and the buzz at the Capitol is all about money. Every other year (but not this one) lawmakers tackle budget issues during...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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  • Old-time techniques create arresting contemporary portraits. PHOTO: Lindsey Ross
    ART FEATURE: Reviving bygone beauty

    Vintage photographs possess an allure that renders doctored digital images almost lifeless and flat by comparison. In addition to the subjects’ oft-demure, suggestive expressions, these photos are a looking glass into the past. We ponder, among other...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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    GUEST OPINION: Support bill to embrace science standards

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – It looks as if the Wyoming Legislature will undo the damage done last year when it used a budget bill footnote to exclude some academic standards for consideration by the Wyoming State Board...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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  • MOMIX dancers weave athletic tapestries. PHOTO:  MOMIX
    MOMIX: A dance of illusion

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Moses Pendleton wasn’t a dancer. He was an aspiring downhill skier raised on a farm in Vermont, who each year traveled to Mount Hood to train with the Austrian ski team. When he...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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  • The Bar BC dude ranch is shown sometime during its heyday. PHOTO: JACKSON HOLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM
    GET OUT: Bar BC excursion a blast from the past

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – I’ve received a number of complaints that some of my excursions may be inaccessible to the average visitor. For this reason, I’ve decided to share a completely accessible yet slightly terrifying adventure I...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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  • A cheap high, ‘palcohol’ faces a proposed substance ban. PHOTO: PALCOHOL.COM
    PROPS & DISSES

    Just say no to the war on drugs Lawmakers waste their time and effort banning party drug du jours and adding to a bloated list of junk kids are not to snort, shoot, drink or smoke. Today’s...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Hog Islander takes on ‘Rocky Love’

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The Planet recently canceled its dating in the Tetons advice column called “Dear Rocky Love.” The Rocky Love columnist obviously did her writing while strung out on Prozac, chamomile tea, and Harlequin novels....

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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  • NATURAL MEDICINE with DR. MONIQUE: Coming clean in the New Year

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – It’s the time of year to hit the reset button, and cleansing can be great part of your plan. There are a variety of cleanses, but which one is best for you? In...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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    FEATURE: The Path to Ruins, Burgeoning author Andrew Munz hunts down Jess Walter

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Jess Walter’s primary memory of Jackson Hole is coming here with his family back in the 1980s and riding the Alpine Slide. Since then, his writing career has taken just as many turns...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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