All posts tagged "Wyoming"

  • The New West: The Dishonorable Ousting of Wenk

    Ryan Zinke’s removal of Ystone superintendent has sparked national outrage JACKSON HOLE, WY – After 42.5 years toiling for the same company, doing exceptional, laudable things on behalf of the clients who pay his salary, most employees...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Seeing Jackson Through Indigenous Eyes

    As a global tourist destination, Jackson has a duty to responsibly reflect Native people, culture and history JACKSON HOLE, WY – I remember Jackson from my childhood. My family would venture to Yellowstone National Park and then...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Local Syndrome: Who Tells Your Story?

    StoryCorps and oral histories are Jackson’s best hope for cultural preservation JACKSON HOLE, WY – Sitting across from my friend and creative cohort, Heidi Christine, a surge of warmth washed over me. Perhaps it was because we...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Costumed Revelry, Heavy Bass for Summer Solstice

    Event is a last hurrah for residents to get down before summer chaos ensues JACKSON HOLE, WY – Jeff Stein doesn’t need an excuse to throw a party. “There is always a reason to celebrate,” he said....

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • UN-masc-ING JACKSON

    Ahead of his local appearance, gender justice warrior Jackson Katz dismantles masculinity and reassembles male responsibility JACKSON HOLE, WY – The phrase “violence against women” is misleading, Jackson Katz often tells audiences. The author and educator is...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Non-Discrimination Ordinance Moves Forward

    Town Council voted unanimously to legally protect LGBTQ people from discrimination JACKSON HOLE, WY – It was an emotional moment during the first reading of the non-discrimination ordinance at Monday’s Jackson Town Council meeting. Tears brimmed in...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Tipping the Scales

    While challenging imbalances of representation in law and politics, a wave of indigenous women are rising into power within their communities JACKSON HOLE, WY – Even though Terri Smith spent the bulk of her teens and early...

    • Posted June 13, 2018
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  • Taxing the Rich, Teton Style

    As state revenue streams dry up, why are Wyoming’s richest residents absolved from paying their share? JACKSON HOLE, WY – David Miller has an apocalyptic vision for Wyoming—one that would shackle the state even more tightly to...

    • Posted June 13, 2018
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  • Editor’s Note: The Fight for Equal Rights is Everyone’s Fight

    Jackson’s first gay dance party could be the beginning of a new era JACKSON HOLE, WY – When LGBTQ people visit Jackson Hole, they often do not feel welcome. That’s what Vinicius Freitas wrote in an email...

    • Posted June 13, 2018
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  • The New West: Young People and Conservation

    A noted college professor weighs in on the future of a movement and its torchbearers As a Baby Boomer who came of age during the last half of the 20th century, Don Snow saw the rise of...

    • Posted June 6, 2018
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