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  • The Ugly Valley Boys — Ryan Eastlyn and Braxton Brandenburg — have been playing The Trap Bar since 2010, a tradition they look forward to every year. PHOTO: UGLY VALLEY BOYS
    MUSIC BOX: Ugly Valley Boys make beautiful music

    Duo on tap at The Trap Vintage processes — whether they consist of a classic songwriting style, amplifying an electric guitar, or the blowing and bending of neon glass — are often developed from years of trial...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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  • A cheap high, ‘palcohol’ faces a proposed substance ban. PHOTO: PALCOHOL.COM
    PROPS & DISSES

    Just say no to the war on drugs Lawmakers waste their time and effort banning party drug du jours and adding to a bloated list of junk kids are not to snort, shoot, drink or smoke. Today’s...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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    FEATURE: The Path to Ruins, Burgeoning author Andrew Munz hunts down Jess Walter

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Jess Walter’s primary memory of Jackson Hole is coming here with his family back in the 1980s and riding the Alpine Slide. Since then, his writing career has taken just as many turns...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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  • A Bokin bookstore in Reykjavik, Iceland.
PHOTO: MONICA DONOVAN
    WELL, THAT HAPPENED: Dear writers: Dream big

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – This week I was able to interview Jess Walter (page 8), sift through the nooks and crannies of his creativity and find out how an idea makes its way to paper. It was...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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  • My two aunties going to the airport in their Ford touring car. They have discovered that they don’t know what an airport is and Nebraska doesn’t have one anyway.

PHOTO: JEAN WEBBER
    GALLOPIN’ GRANDMA: Fur and loathing in the airport

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – There was a time when air travel was fabulous. Everyone dressed up, the service was fabulous, the food and drink were fabulous, the planes were fabulous and you could travel to Hawaii or...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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  • Introducing skiers and snowboarders to its bright new lights, Snow King recently hosted a free night of skiing; headlamps are no longer necessary. PHOTO: ELIZABETH KOUTRELAKOS
    GET OUT: King keeps it simple and light

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Snow King Resort had been part of this town for decades before I was even conceived. Its prime location in the town of Jackson allows visitors and residents to enjoy the various exercise...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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  • ‘Anima No. 4,’ by Carmelo Midili.
    CULTURE FRONT: New life in the lab

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Teton Artlab welcomed two inaugural residents to its newly revamped and expanded visiting artist residency program. Massachusetts-based David Buckley Borden and Sicilian-born Carmelo Midili have been busy making art and hobnobbing with artists...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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  • Hailing from Leeds, England, The New Mastersounds got together in 1999. PHOTO: THE NEW MASTERSOUNDS
    MUSIC BOX: Go to Therapy with The New Mastersounds

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – With the utmost respect for the pocket, English funk/jazz-fusion quartet The New Mastersounds have persevered the U.S. tour circuit for a decade now. They garner a high-degree of respect within an instrumental framework,...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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  • PHOTO: NANCY LEON
    THIS WEEK: JANUARY 21-27

    CALENDAR HIGHLIGHTS THURSDAY 1.22 Ski tales of Kashmir Nancy Leon presents a slideshow and talk that will transport you to the contested ‘Line of Control’ border of India and Pakistan. Armchair Adventures: Out of Bounds Skiing in...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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  • Voted by staffers as ‘the nicest senator,’ Mike Enzi is taking his number knowledge to Washington. PHOTO: MIKE ENZI
    PROPS & DISSES

    Enzi tackles the math Senator Mike Enzi, a self-admitted “numbers guy,” will be chairing the Budget Committee in Washington. It’s an honor Enzi was made for and, surprisingly, the first time a trained accountant has actually served...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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