All posts tagged "Teton County"

  • THE BUZZ 4: Blossoming Activists

    A generation of politically engaged young people is born. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Kalamu ya Salaam, an activist and social critic from New Orleans, said the Civil Rights Movement revealed so many injustices that “it was unthinkable...

    • Posted November 15, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ 5: Penny For Your Thoughts

    Making sense of the 1 percent sales tax failure. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Last week Teton County voters shot down the 1 percent general sales tax ballot measure in a 6,800 to 5,435 vote. Money generated from...

    • Posted November 15, 2016
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  • Election Results 2016

    Jackson Hole, WY — All votes counted (9:11 p.m.). Results are unofficial, winners are in red. MAYOR 2,376 Sara Flitner 2,414 Pete Muldoon Recount potential? An automatic hand recount is triggered if the winning margin is within 1 percent variance...

    • Posted November 8, 2016
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  • It’s On: Make Your Voice Heard Today in General Election

    Jackson Hole, WY – In temps hovering around freezing, throngs of valley voters flooded six vote centers this morning to cast their ballots in today’s general election. Less than half of the county’s registered voters will have the option of...

    • Posted November 8, 2016
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  • FEATURE: We the People

    An election issue for the people, by the people. JACKSON HOLE, WY – The Planet has always given candidates the floor in its election issues. But this year, as we face the most important election in the...

    • Posted November 1, 2016
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  • GUEST OPINION: We Forgot About Karyn

    Why you should vote for the 1 percent local option sales tax. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I’m often asked why the Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance has endorsed the 1 percent  local option sales tax on the November...

    • Posted November 1, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ 3: Voting Barriers

    How alleged snafus in state databases are discouraging Latinos from voting. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Some Latinos and other naturalized citizens are facing hurdles at the voting booths in Teton County, which could impact local elections where margins...

    • Posted October 18, 2016
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  • Housing Plan in Place

      Jackson Hole, WY — Town and county elected officials signed off on a housing plan intended to map out workforce housing efforts in Teton County, and cement a closer relationship between the new Affordable Housing Department and...

    • Posted October 5, 2016
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  • FEATURE: The Lasting Bern

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – Jessica Sell Chambers wielded a paint roller in one hand and a cell phone in the other. She called over her shoulder to her young son McCrae to stay clear of a step...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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  • They’re In: Primary Election Results

    Mayor Pete Muldoon                 780 Sara Flitner                     752   Mark Obringer               494 Stephen...

    • Posted August 17, 2016
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