All posts tagged "opinion"

  • 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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  • GUEST OPINION: Know Before You Go

    Outdoor winter revelry can come at a high cost to our wild neighbors. Jackson, WY – We knew it was wrong, but we didn’t care. Over the past few seasons we’d logged hundreds of laps in Granite...

    • Posted December 8, 2015
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  • FROM OUR READERS

    King Confusion Jackson, WY – Marvin Gaye’s great song, “What’s Going On,” keeps coming to mind whenever I glance up at Snow King. During the 15 years that we have lived at the base of these wild,...

    • Posted December 8, 2015
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  • 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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