All posts tagged "Wyoming"
A Day Without Immigrants in Jackson Hole
JACKSON HOLE, WY — More than 100 Jacksonites, a number of high school students among them, braved frigid temps outside Jackson Hole High School this morning in support of the valley’s immigrant populace for a “Day Without Immigrants.”...
- Posted February 16, 2017
FREE SPEECH: Wendell’s Jackson
What it was like to be the only black man in the valley. JACKSON HOLE, WY – When he enters a room, Wendell Brown isn’t surprised to see heads turn. Growing up, he was among the few...
- Posted February 15, 2017
JUST IN: Teton County Declares Winter Storm Disaster
JACKSON HOLE, WY — Teton County commissioners elevated the state of emergency issued for Teton Village on Thursday to disaster status for Teton County. At a meeting Friday, commissioners unanimously approved the resolution that signals to...
- Posted February 10, 2017
THE BUZZ: People Power
Locals are working to shift lawmakers’ decisions in Cheyenne and Washington. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Until a couple weeks ago, Wilson resident Beth McIntosh didn’t know that Republican Sen. Mike Enzi has an office in Jackson above Picnic....
- Posted February 7, 2017
THE BUZZ: Legislative Update
The bills that suffered a quick death and the ones you should be watching. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Last week in Cheyenne, three very important and controversial bills were withdrawn from the Wyoming Legislature, likely due to...
- Posted January 31, 2017
High Stakes Wind, Solar Energy Bill Blows into Senate Tomorrow
Jackson Hole, WY — On Tuesday morning the Wyoming Senate will consider a bill that could halt or at least financially cripple renewable energy production in the state. The “Electricity Production Standard” bill (Senate File 71) targets only...
- Posted January 30, 2017
BREAKING: Discriminatory Bill Withdrawn From Wyo. House
Jackson Hole, WY — A “religious freedom” bill that would have stripped LGBTQ citizens of their rights in the “Equality State” was withdrawn today in the House of Representatives by sponsors, Reps. Cheri Steinmetz, R-Lingle; Susan Wilson, R-Laramie;...
- Posted January 26, 2017
FEATURE: Guardians of Place
Jackson Hole, WY — Trying to qualify the value of public lands can leave a person speechless. What are the words for that feeling as dawn breaks, flooding the valley with light, as backcountry skiers make their...
- Posted January 25, 2017
THE BUZZ: Daughters of Equality
From Jackson Hole and Lander to Cody and Cheyenne, Wyoming’s women’s marches will be counted among the efforts that helped make history on Saturday. Jackson Hole, WY — The ongoing headcount for the Women’s March on Washington and...
- Posted January 24, 2017
In Pictures: The Women’s March on Jackson
JACKSON HOLE, WY – Jackson Hole was among hundreds of locales, in all 50 states and in countries on all seven continents, where people peacefully demonstrated in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington. According to organizers, WMW is...
- Posted January 21, 2017