All posts tagged "Teton County"

  • 160629TOU
    THEM ON US 6.29.16

    Valley of the Doll(ar)s JACKSON HOLE, WY – The perception that Jackson Hole has become a valley of the “have nots” is more than ideology. The data is in. Economic Policy Institute crunched numbers and spit out...

    • Posted June 28, 2016
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  • April Norton will take the reins of the new joint Affordable Housing Department.
    Town/County Housing Director Appointed

      Jackson Hole, Wyo. — As Jackson Hole’s housing emergency forces more and more people to confront homelessness, all eyes will be on the person at the helm of the new joint town/county Affordable Housing Department. Today folks...

    • Posted June 13, 2016
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  • 160330CoverFeat
    FEATURE: Man with the Plan

    Real talk with long-range planner Alex Norton on community growth and values. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Probably every generation of Jackson Holers viewed their beloved valley on the cusp of irreversible change. From the first settlers who...

    • Posted March 29, 2016
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  • 151223GuestOpinion
    GUEST OPINION: Ante Up

    To create the Jackson Hole we want, we have to put our chips on the table. Jackson, WY – Halfway up the boot pack on Mt. Glory for a dawn patrol lap with two good friends, I...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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  • 151104CoverFeat
    FEATURE: Identity Crisis

    When teens struggle to find their place in a party town. Jackson, WY – It was one of those icy mornings when the roads are empty and Jackson feels like a ghost town. Driving around, you might...

    • Posted November 3, 2015
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  • 151014GuestOpinion
    GUEST OPINION: Housing for Public, By Public

    Private development is missing the mark Jackson, WY – In my last piece in this space I wrote about what kind of housing we should be considering. Today I’d like to discuss who would own and operate...

    • Posted October 13, 2015
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  • 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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