All posts tagged "opinion"

  • FROM OUR READERS

    Save a Bison, Euthanize a Local “Does someone around here not like tourists?” “What do you mean?” “Does someone at this restaurant not like tourists? While we were having dinner just now, someone put a bumper sticker on...

    • Posted May 31, 2016
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  • WELL, THAT HAPPENED: Fresh Eyes

    When exploring a foreign land helps you to see your own home in a new light. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Normally, the ever-talented Andrew Munz writes this column and I’m sure his loyal following and avid Iceland...

    • Posted April 5, 2016
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  • GUEST OPINION: Sick Of It

    Blue Cross, Blue Shield, red tape. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Last year, I hurt myself at one of my jobs. Or, more accurately, a chronic injury I got from working that job got bad enough that I...

    • Posted March 23, 2016
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  • FROM OUR READERS

    Embrace your election grief As we navigate the emotional landscape of the current political climate one may wonder if the five stages of grief apply. All signs point to yes—we are suffering a certain kind of death...

    • Posted March 8, 2016
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  • GUEST OPINION: Erasing Divisive Lines

    While national politics are rife with displays of hate, Jackson Hole has an opportunity to be different. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Last week I did something profoundly disturbing. Something that bothered me to the depths of my...

    • Posted March 1, 2016
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Two ‘Halfs’ Make a Whole

    He’s a little bit country; she’s a little bit liberal. JACKSON HOLE, WY – There is competition between liberals and conservatives over who can create the greatest race-related controversy with the least amount of substantive fact. At...

    • Posted March 1, 2016
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  • GUEST OPINION: Playing Safe

    Let’s make the best decisions possible in the backcountry, and stay alive. Jackson, WY – Our decisions have consequences. This hit home for me on Monday, March 7, 2005, when one decision saved a life; another, nearly...

    • Posted February 2, 2016
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  • GUEST OPINION: Public Sector’s Bad Rap

    Knee-jerk attacks on big government need to be examined. Jackson, WY – Among the many things Americans are noted for is a widespread antipathy towards government. This hostility is not unfounded; our government has the ability to...

    • Posted January 26, 2016
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  • GUEST OPINION: The Right Way to Play

    The power of engaging in local politics Jackson, WY – It’s a moment that changed the trajectory of my life, and like other important moments in my life, it took place at a dive bar. My wife...

    • Posted January 19, 2016
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  • GUEST OPINION: Dude, Where’s My Car?

    Trading your car keys for a seat on the bus could ultimately result in more housing options. Jackson, WY – One of the most striking things I notice while walking (and yes, driving) around Jackson is how...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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