All posts tagged "women"

  • #MeToo Outside

    Women in outdoor recreation spell it out for an industry where sexism, assault run rampant JACKSON HOLE, WY – The first time a helicopter dropped Christie Watts off at the top of a snow-covered Alaskan peak, she just “stood there and cried” before dropping in. “I was so happy to...

    • Posted April 18, 2018
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  • Unleashing the Cowgirl State

    How one woman and her allies are reviving Wyoming’s history of equality JACKSON HOLE, WY – Wyoming has a rich legacy of political firsts. In 1869, it became the first state to grant women the right to...

    • Posted April 11, 2018
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  • FEATURE: Engineering Equality

    Women more than measure up to men in the world of science, technology, engineering and math. So why must they work so hard to shatter the sexism in those fields? JACKSON HOLE, WY – Twenty years into...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Ill Wishes

    The Senate health care bill would disproportionately hurt Wyoming women and vulnerable groups. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Over the past decade, Lisa Murphy-Weeks has confronted loss on several levels, the loss of her husband, her business. Through...

    • Posted July 5, 2017
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  • FEATURE: Chasing The Dare

    The evolving playbook of women risk-takers. JACKSON HOLE, WY – At 19, Elsa Smith competed in the Big Mountain Collegiate Freeskiing Open at Grand Targhee last winter.  Not only did she win the competition, but she also...

    • Posted July 5, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: A Man’s World

    How a male-dominated workforce takes a toll on women in the valley. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Women in Jackson Hole can prove themselves on the river or in mountains in ways that are unambiguous—either you flip the...

    • Posted May 31, 2017
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  • FREE SPEECH: Ms. Appropriate

    Grassroots campaign will subscribe Wyoming lawmakers to a feminist education. JACKSON HOLE, WY – After attending the Women’s March in Washington D.C. in January, Pinedale artist Isabel Rucker was determined not to let her momentum wane. A...

    • Posted April 11, 2017
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  • FREE SPEECH: Talking Too Much

    How speaking up presents a different set of challenges for half the population. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Women have a reputation for speaking too much. A Christmas photo that surfaced on the internet this year depicts a...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Female Fervor

    Local women gear up for Women’s March on Washington and marches in Wyoming. JACKSON HOLE, WY – When Jackson Hole ski instructor Augusta Friendsmith learned the results of the presidential election she was in Playa del Carmen...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ 3: Contraception Demand Rises

    In the wake of the presidential election, local providers say women are placing more focus on their reproductive health. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Since the presidential election, local women’s health and family planning providers have reported an...

    • Posted December 13, 2016
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