All posts tagged "opinion"

  • 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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  • PROPS & DISSES

    Mayday, Mayday, Mayday! What an utter train wreck opening day on the forest was. Zealous horn hunters managed to capsize boats (twice), start forest fires and drown a horse. In past years, these weekend warriors have engaged...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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