All posts tagged "Wyoming"

  • 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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  • FEATURE: Dawn After the Storm

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – Misty Dawn grew up on the Wind River Indian Reservation (WRIR) in Crowheart, Wyoming. On one side, her ancestors are healers, on the other, chiefs. The reservation is the only in the country...

    • Posted April 11, 2017
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