All posts tagged "Wyoming"

  • FEATURE: Cowboys in Crisis

    The good, the bad and the ugly of mental health care in a small Western town. JACKSON HOLE, WY – “Welcome to the Wild West of mental health care.” That’s how Stephanie,* a 40-something professional and Jackson...

    • Posted June 7, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 3: Come Together

    New efforts are taking shape in Wyoming to protect the state’s immigrant populace. JACKSON HOLE, WY – In response to increased Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) presence, local communities are creating ICE Rapid Response Teams to advocate...

    • Posted June 7, 2017
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  • Alkali Concerns

    Groups sue feds over “recipe for disaster” for Jackson elk herd. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Four conservation groups that fear for the health of Jackson’s elk herd filed a lawsuit on Monday against the Forest Service over...

    • Posted June 6, 2017
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  • Jackson Joins Paris

    Town pledges to support goals outlined in the Paris climate accord. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Seeds of change are often sown at the local level. During Monday’s town council meeting, the council reaffirmed its belief in this...

    • Posted June 6, 2017
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  • CULTURE KLASH: Gay Renegades

    How a crew of savvy performers is disrupting social dynamics in Jackson Hole and beyond. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Small towns in the West extend little hospitality to LGBTQ folks. Jackson Hole, for its part,—and the state...

    • Posted May 31, 2017
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  • FEATURE: BURNING QUESTIONS

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – The clear blue sky is slowly gobbled up by rolling dark thunderheads. Thick squalls of rain and gusts of wind intermittently pummel the valley. A bright streak of lightning splits the sky, striking...

    • Posted May 24, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Unequal Grounds

    For working women, Wyoming’s wage gap has deepened their struggles to survive. JACKSON HOLE, WY – In the most economically disparate place in the country, many Teton County residents work multiple jobs to afford increasingly high rents....

    • Posted May 24, 2017
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  • FEATURE: BECOMING INDIVISIBLE

    How Wyoming’s young Latinos are navigating a web of prejudice and an uncertain fate. No one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark you only run for the border when you see the whole...

    • Posted May 17, 2017
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  • FEATURE: Wyoming’s Coal Conundrum

    Despite President Trump’s executive order, the market is retreating from the Cowboy State’s cash cow. JACKSON HOLE, WY – On March 28, the coal mecca of Gillette, Wyoming, rejoiced as President Trump declared an end to the...

    • Posted May 2, 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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