All posts tagged "news"
News of the Weird
From Cuba, With Love One of the remaining 116 Guantanamo Bay prisoners (a man suspected of having been close to Osama bin Laden) has a dating profile on Match.com captioned “detained but ready to mingle,” the man’s...
- Posted September 30, 2015
NEWS OF THE WEIRD
Your English Teacher Was Right In September, Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery concluded that records of an investigation need not be released to the Memphis City Council—because there was no comma. The law requires the records’ release...
- Posted September 23, 2015
NEWS OF THE WEIRD
A Paper Drone The Federal Aviation Administration recently granted (likely for the first time ever) an application to fly a paper airplane. Prominent drone advocate Peter Sachs had applied to conduct commercial aerial photography with his “aircraft”...
- Posted September 16, 2015
Gov: ‘Jackson Hole open for business’, overblown headlines may impede summer tourism.
JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING – After touring the Budge Drive landslide on Monday, Governor Matt Mead said, “It was dramatic to see it in person.” Mead also praised local officials for their diligent work and emphasized that it’s...
- Posted April 28, 2014
The Buzz: No final agreement
Jackson Hole, Wyo.-On Dec. 10, a document mysteriously appeared on my desk at JH Weekly. The cover read “USDA Draft Environmental Impact Statement: Eagle Prospect and Noble Basin Master Development Plan Project.” Having just written a cover...
- Posted December 10, 2010
Not your average tree huggers
Jackson Hole, Wyo.-Light glints off Daniel Smitherman Jr.’s spectacles as he bows his head. After a moment’s reflection, he says, “The sense of peace I get when I am in the Noble Basin is tremendous. I always...
- Posted December 8, 2010