All posts tagged "activism"

  • Local Syndrome: Where It All Begins

    In his final column, the author makes the case for community authenticity and activism JACKSON HOLE, WY – The first draft of this column was fairly incensed, its contents fueled by the knowledge that this would be...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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  • Unleashing the Cowgirl State

    How one woman and her allies are reviving Wyoming’s history of equality JACKSON HOLE, WY – Wyoming has a rich legacy of political firsts. In 1869, it became the first state to grant women the right to...

    • Posted April 11, 2018
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  • Creative Peaks: Pattern Prey

    Teton Artlab artist-in-residence protests human-caused catastrophe JACKSON HOLE, WY – Miranda Brandon saw the guy observing her shirt. He complimented her before he really processed the design—the spilled oil, the men cleaning it up and the duck...

    • Posted March 21, 2018
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  • DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: Reinventing the Underground, Part 1

    A countercultural exorcism and its missing young participants. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Standing on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, poet and provocateur Ed Sanders shouted, “Out demons, out!” his arms raised in clenched fists above his...

    • Posted June 7, 2017
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  • REPORTER’S NOTEBOOK: Legal, Educado & Enojado

    People marched in solidarity with ‘those in the shadows’ while Mead dodged their message. JACKSON HOLE, WY – On Monday about 200 people gathered in downtown Cheyenne to march to Governor Matt Mead’s office with a letter...

    • Posted May 2, 2017
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  • FEATURE: Mary, Full of Grace

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – Mary Erickson recalls spring 2011 as a turning point. It marked the time she understood what her role in the community would be. For about a week, a group of anti-choice protesters from...

    • Posted March 28, 2017
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  • STAFF PICKS

    Best Homegrown comedy I Can Ski Forever Perhaps I Can Ski Forever’s biggest success is how hard it is to distinguish between audience members and fictional characters. Not only is the audience occasionally the butt of the...

    • Posted March 21, 2017
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  • ON THE GROUND: Marching With Suspicion

    Was the Native Nations Rise March just a PR move? JACKSON HOLE, WY – Thousands of Native Americans and allies took part in the Native Nations Rise March in Washington, D.C. on Friday. Approximately 8,000 people marched...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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  • FEATURE: Moments vs. Movements

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – At the time, Erica MacDonald didn’t know what she was a part of. Shoulder to shoulder with hundreds of strangers, she stood at a Washington D.C. street corner for hours on January 21,...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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  • 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. Jackson Hole, WY — The ongoing headcount for the Women’s March on Washington and its “sister...

    • Posted January 24, 2017
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