All posts tagged "Teton County"

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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