All posts tagged "Jackson Hole"

  • 151202GuestOpinion
    GUEST OPINION: Raise the Minimum Wage

    Workers’ wages are not keeping pace with soaring rents, so it’s time town council take action. Jackson Hole, WY – I’ve been writing these bi-monthly columns from the perspective of the average resident; low-to-middle-income Jackson residents who are...

    • Posted December 1, 2015
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    FEATURE: The Teton torch

    Does Jackson Hole have an appetite for Olympic glory? As the Tetons tower in the mid morning against a stark blue winter sky, the air is clean and clear, and the untouched snow promises possibilities. The setting...

    • Posted November 17, 2015
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  • Strokkur geyser in Iceland (left) and Old Faithful in Wyoming. (Photo: rafn sigurbjornsson/
    WELL, THAT HAPPENED: Europe’s Cowboy State

    Cue the Icelandic dispatches. Jackson, WY – Now that I’m tucked away in the Northern Atlantic, I can now officially report that I’ll be writing this column while living in Iceland. That doesn’t mean this column is...

    • Posted November 3, 2015
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    FEATURE: Teton Shadows

    Tales from some of Jackson Hole’s ‘haunted’ haunts. Aspen Hill Cemetery, Jackson, WY – It was 1 a.m. when Jennifer James and I climbed the tiered cemetery walkway. We were making our way at a steady pace,...

    • Posted October 27, 2015
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  • In 1929, my mother picked this man, my dad, for a husband. She thought he was a snappy dresser... (Photo: gallopin’ grandma)
    GALLOPIN’ GRANDMA: Of Life and Buffet Lines

    When the options are plentiful, judicious decisions are a must at restaurants and beyond. Jackson, WY – Not long ago I paid many large bucks for a ticket to a fancy charity dinner. It promised me a...

    • Posted October 27, 2015
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  • 151028Buzz
    THE BUZZ: Frankly Speaking

    Are intolerance and intimidation eroding First Amendment rights? Jackson, WY – Mary Grossman was a natural fit for the classroom when administrators at the Jackson Hole Community School decided to cover freedom of expression for Free Speech...

    • Posted October 27, 2015
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    Adventure, conservation luminaries storm the valley for annual festival Jackson, WY – I ran into a friend at the park last week. She was brimming with excitement about a wedding she attended the night before. “They grew...

    • Posted October 6, 2015
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  • Red-Light1
    THE BUZZ: Cabbies See Red

    Yellow checkered past paints taxi tiff Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Let’s get this straight. When cab drivers caught wind of a fare increase proposal that would allow them to charge more for a ride from the airport,...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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  • Local, state and regional officials along with community volunteers banded together for seven days to locate  Wilson resident Bernhard Rietmann. His remains were discovered Tuesday. (Photo: reitmann family photo)
    THE BUZZ: Farewell Bernhard

    A family friend marvels over impressive search effort that resulted in the discovery of the missing hunter’s remains. Jackson, Wyoming – The body of Bernhard Rietmann was found Tuesday just before noon. The 85-year-old hunter who hitchhiked...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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  • Craig Benjamin’s new neighborhood watch. (Photo: Craig Benjamin)
    GUEST OPINION: Keep Jackson Wild

    Citizens must take steps to ensure peaceful co-existence among ‘everyone’ Black bears breaking into a Hoback home, raiding picnics at String Lake and shutting down the Moose-Wilson road. Smoke from monster wildfires across the west fouling our...

    • Posted September 22, 2015
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