All posts tagged "Wyoming"

  • 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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  • To Feed or Not to Feed Starving Artists

    Redmond Rentals partnership stirs controversy over who should be prioritized for affordable housing JACKSON HOLE, WY – Artist Andy Kincaid will spend the summer sleeping in a tent. Kincaid, who shows his work nationwide, founded two contemporary...

    • Posted June 6, 2018
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  • Letter: It Begins Before High School

    A middle school student’s plea for parents, teachers and children to talk about consent, sexual assault now The students at the Jackson Hole Middle School are studying key problems both at home and abroad, such as the...

    • Posted June 5, 2018
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  • Bar T 5: No More Native American Portrayals

    Owners don’t want their business wrapped in ‘politics’ JACKSON HOLE, WY – Bar T 5 Covered Chuckwagon Cookout’s performances in Cache Creek and at Jackson parades will no longer include the portrayal of Native Americans. The decision came...

    • Posted June 1, 2018
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  • Redface in Jackson Forces Residents to Rethink Traditions

    Some of Jackson’s holiday celebrations include a racist component JACKSON HOLE, WY – There has been little community dialogue about the appropriation of Native American culture in Jackson Hole. That changed during Jackson’s Old West Days parade,...

    • Posted May 30, 2018
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  • Check Yes or No Consent

    Read the background on this story here. As adolescents in a small town test the sexual boundaries of themselves and each other, is a risk-prone community failing to teach them the limits? JACKSON HOLE, WY – In...

    • Posted May 30, 2018
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  • Editor’s Note: Shedding Fear and Speaking Out

    In a community where a poisonous sexual culture has thrived, Jackson’s youth seek cultural reformation  Nearly three months before the #MeToo movement emerged, Jackson Hole faced its own moment of reckoning. “I had no idea what I...

    • Posted May 30, 2018
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  • Title X Quandaries

    Wyoming family planning providers say vulnerable women at risk with ‘domestic gag rule’  JACKSON HOLE, WY – It has been a tumultuous time for family planning clinics. Since the election of President Trump, clinics have been told...

    • Posted May 28, 2018
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