All posts tagged "pjh"

  • Down with Discrimination

    Jackson Town Council moves forward with non-discrimination ordinance   JACKSON HOLE, WY – Jackson Town Council’s message to the LGBTQ community on Monday was clear: We will protect you. During a May 21 workshop, Town Council voted...

    • Posted May 22, 2018
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  • Council Approves First Step in Plastic Bag Ban

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – Seven years and millions of plastic bags later, the second attempt to ban plastic bags in Jackson is moving forward. Town Council unanimously voted Monday to draft an ordinance to ban plastic bags...

    • Posted May 21, 2018
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  • Fears, Anxieties Deepen for Immigrants

    Advocacy work in other parts of the state highlights a void in Teton County JACKSON HOLE, WY – Recently, Juntos founder and ACLU organizer, Antonio Serrano, based in Cheyenne, got a call from a girl whose father...

    • Posted May 16, 2018
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  • Al Margen de Todo (On the Outside of Everything)

    Jackson’s Spanish speakers find language barriers, lack of resources difficult to overcome in their path to learning and integration         JACKSON HOLE, WY – Emilia Alvarez dreams in English. “Es super raro,” she said. It’s really...

    • Posted May 16, 2018
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  • The Lines of Humanity

    Artist’s work focuses on ‘something that matters’ JACKSON HOLE, WY – The quirky composition and bright colors draw viewers to Jave Yoshimoto’s art. They might see Godzilla, or something that just doesn’t look quite right. “Then, when...

    • Posted May 16, 2018
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  • Out West Goes Multimedia

    Annual festival is anchored in local and regional films, music and a mission JACKSON HOLE, WY – Alana Nichols is a multi-sport gold medalist who has risen through the ranks of some of the most accomplished athletes...

    • Posted May 16, 2018
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  • Local Syndrome: Parsing Our Sensitivities

    Expressing unpopular thoughts on well-intentioned ideas JACKSON HOLE, WY – Despite my comedic résumé, I try not to make a habit of being too critical of my hometown or the people who live in it. I’m not...

    • Posted May 16, 2018
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  • Guest Opinion: A Seat of Opportunity

    Jacksonites must pay attention as Sen. Leland Christensen exits the building JACKSON HOLE, WY – It was a happy day when I learned that Teton County lawmaker Sen. Leland Christensen–R, Alta, would not be returning to the...

    • Posted May 16, 2018
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  • Everyone Has a Story

    StoryCorps tour asks Jacksonites to cozy up to the mic JACKSON HOLE, WY – History is so much more than important dates and events that change the world. It is more than facts and figures and outcomes...

    • Posted May 9, 2018
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  • Universal Ties

    African pop star and activist highlights a world of intercultural connections JACKSON HOLE, WY – The tiny West African country of Benin could not seem more distant from one’s perch in Jackson, Wyoming. For Angélique Kidjo, though,...

    • Posted May 9, 2018
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