All posts tagged "the new west"

  • Peregrine Falcon Tags: Why don’t we hunt bald eagles for the sport of it?

    In case you’re wondering where the thinking of some Westerners is — note, I am using the adjective some here — you need look no further than social media. This week, a few citizens from the great...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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  • Real Wyoming Natives: For 10,000 years, Sheepeaters knew how to live with nature

    Earlier this year, tantalizing new research based on mastodon bones was reported, which suggested that humans might have been in North America far longer than we’ve been long lead to believe — 130,000 years rather than the...

    • Posted November 1, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Ursid Rock Star

    A trip back to the dawn of Grizzly 399’s fame JACKSON HOLE, WY— Between living in a region for a long while and writing about it, you find that words yield snapshots. This one flashes forward from...

    • Posted October 4, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Herd Mentality

    Jarvi’s “African Menagerie” Shows How Fine Art Can Move the Masses Normally, encounters with fine art are personal affairs.  Paintings might hang in museum galleries and attract long lines of people, but when they stir the soul, they...

    • Posted September 20, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: It’s Our Turn

    How Greater Yellowstone sees the rest of degraded America JACKSON HOLE, WY — Maybe you still don’t realize it, neighbors, but we hicks of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem dwell in that part of the American boondocks otherwise known...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Indigenous Wisdom

    The voice of Red Elk-Reed hails from the real old West. JACKSON HOLE, WY — On the high plains of the American West, where four or five generations of land tenure is invoked to claim greater credibility...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Demand Accountability

    A former senator says elected officials can’t hide from citizens. JACKSON HOLE, WY – United States Rep. Liz Cheney is purported to live in Wilson, Wyoming. But her presence in Jackson Hole has been conspicuously scarce, at...

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Standing In Awe

    When nature wows us, we become more charitable citizens. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Where were you during the great solar eclipse? What kind of sobering sensations fired across the ancient synaptic pathways linking your mind to body...

    • Posted August 23, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: A New Watchdog

    Mountain Journal will raise regional consciousness about Greater Yellowstone. JACKSON HOLE, WY – The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem has, heretofore, never had a single journalistic presence devoted entirely to making sense of our vast region. Now it does....

    • Posted August 16, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Burn, Baby, Burn

    Al Gore returns with a climate warning and Wyoming still yawns off climate change. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Former Vice President Al Gore is back on the big screen with a follow-up to his 2006 Academy-award-winning documentary, An...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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