All posts tagged "Jackson Hole"

  • 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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    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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  • Quixotic by Sargent Schutt
    THE BUZZ: Music city madness

    A few memorable moments from the groundbreaking Contour Music Festival Jackson, Wyoming – A pulsating music metropolis – words not typically used to describe Jackson Hole, until now. Contour Music Festival spiked the valley’s cultural pulse and...

    • Posted June 16, 2015
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  • Adam Silvera ushers important youth issues into the limelight with his debut novel, ‘More Happy Than Not.’ He discusses his book with teen program coordinator Andrew Munz Friday at the library. (Photo:  Margot Wood)
    A&E: A brave voice

    Young adult author to visit the valley tackles weighty issues in debut novel Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Adam Silvera’s debut young adult novel “More Happy Than Not” is set during a Bronx summer where 16-year-old Aaron Soto...

    • Posted June 16, 2015
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  • The Polish Ambassador shakes it for the crowd. Photo: Sargent Schutt
    Contour kicks off with a bang

    Mesmerized by the psychedelic sounds of Papodosio last night at the Pink Garter, I finally connected the dots. Earlier that day I was dancing barefoot in the sun among smiley festivalgoers wondering what it was that separated...

    • Posted June 13, 2015
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