All posts tagged "Teton County"

  • 151007Buzz1
    THE BUZZ: Penny for Their Thoughts

    Tax hike for housing, transportation hinges on the ‘hows?’ Jackson, WY – One of two agenda items at Monday’s joint information meeting between the town and county was a discussion on the public’s possible appetite for an...

    • Posted October 6, 2015
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  • 150930GuestOpinion
    GUEST OPINION: Creative Quarters

    A few bold moves would go a long way to house more people in Teton County. Jackson Hole, Wyoming – There is a rapidly developing consensus that the town of Jackson and Teton County need to start...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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  • ITP
    Surprise: Transit Plan passes

    Jackson, Wyoming – Town and County electeds passed unanimously the Integrated Transit Plan (ITP) at their Joint Information Meeting (JIM) this afternoon. It was anticipated by many that the revised plan was still too raw to receive approval, though...

    • Posted September 14, 2015
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  • 150715GuestOpinion
    GUEST OPINION: Lessons from football

    Local government must make decisions based on entire ‘team’ Jackson Hole, Wyoming – As I lay on the Snow King ball field grass with my wife and kids watching this year’s fantastic Fourth of July fireworks show,...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • Teton County Commissioner Melissa Turley (far left), poses with the board of commissioners: Paul Vogelheim, Smokey Rhea, Mark Newcomb and Barb Allen. Teton County Democrats are eyeing candidates to replace Turley, who announced her intent to leave the board two weeks ago.
    THE BUZZ: Dem there were three

    Party rounding up a trio for Turley’s successor  Jackson Hole, Wyoming – More than two weeks after Melissa Turley announced her intention to leave the Board of County Commissioners, Democratic Party leaders are still muddling through the...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • 150624_Buzz-1
    The BUZZ: Budget balancing

    Town, county spending is up Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The county’s general fund budget for FY 2016 will just about hit the $39 million mark. The 5 percent increase is due in part to new hires the county...

    • Posted June 23, 2015
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  • Photo by Stacy C. Noland
    GUEST OPINION: Don’t forget about Karyn

    A healthy community means housing the middle class Jackson Hole, Wyoming – I’m often asked how housing fits into the Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance’s mission of protecting the wildlife, wild places, and community character of Jackson Hole....

    • Posted June 3, 2015
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  • 150603TOU-2

    Yellen bails Well, we know one thing for sure: Janet Yellen is not a fly fisherwoman. The Federal Reserve chair announced she would be skipping the annual economic symposium held in Jackson Hole in August. Industry heavies...

    • Posted June 2, 2015
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  • The Island features Dr. Buck Parker. PHOTO: NBC

    Paging Dr. Buck Yes, that’s Jackson’s Buck Parker on NBC’s new reality survival show “The Island.” The 41-year-old doctor (Parker is a trauma surgeon now living in Orlando, Florida) managed to escape the first week of his...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Where is everybody? Desolation Row in Jeffrey City. PHOTO: LELAND RUCKER

    Bare minimum doesn’t cut it One clear way to assess whether your politician has a Democratic heart or a Republican heart is to watch how they vote next month on a bill sponsored by Rep. Jim Byrd,...

    • Posted December 31, 2014
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