All posts tagged "Wyoming"

  • LGBTQ Ordinance Passes Second Reading Despite Increased Opposition

    Town Council stayed the course as opponents delivered disparaging remarks JACKSON HOLE, WY – The second reading of the LGBTQ non-discrimination ordinance was a clear win for civil rights advocates. The ordinance requires one more reading before...

    • Posted July 4, 2018
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  • Double, Double, Toil and Trouble

    Off Square’s Thin Air Shakespeare returns with ‘Macbeth’ JACKSON HOLE, WY – While watching Off Square Theatre Company’s production of Macbeth, you might notice a few women that appear as medical workers, household staff, or part of...

    • Posted July 3, 2018
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  • Wyoming Marches to Keep Families Together

    From Jackson to Cheyenne, people protested the separation of migrant families at the border and advocates say the fight has just begun JACKSON HOLE, WY – Hundreds of thousands of people in more than 700 American towns...

    • Posted July 3, 2018
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  • The Bruin Battle

    As Wyoming’s grizzly hunting season approaches, Native tribes and wildlife advocates are placing their bets on federal lawsuits meant to halt the hunt JACKSON HOLE, WY – The grizzly bear is a sacred animal to Dr. David...

    • Posted July 3, 2018
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  • The Fire is Coming

    Jackson’s own two-day metal festival ignites this weekend JACKSON HOLE, WY – Denver heavy metal band Wayfarer sings passionately of mountains and wilderness. While listening to their lyrics, Jeremy Walker’s longing to hear metal in Jackson Hole...

    • Posted June 27, 2018
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  • The New West: The Dishonorable Ousting of Wenk

    Ryan Zinke’s removal of Ystone superintendent has sparked national outrage JACKSON HOLE, WY – After 42.5 years toiling for the same company, doing exceptional, laudable things on behalf of the clients who pay his salary, most employees...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Immigrants are Helping Fuel Local Economy

    A new report quantifies their contributions and outlines many of the challenges they increasingly confront   JACKSON HOLE, WY – It’s no secret immigrants comprise a large portion of the local workforce. Now there is data on...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Seeing Jackson Through Indigenous Eyes

    As a global tourist destination, Jackson has a duty to responsibly reflect Native people, culture and history JACKSON HOLE, WY – I remember Jackson from my childhood. My family would venture to Yellowstone National Park and then...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Local Syndrome: Who Tells Your Story?

    StoryCorps and oral histories are Jackson’s best hope for cultural preservation JACKSON HOLE, WY – Sitting across from my friend and creative cohort, Heidi Christine, a surge of warmth washed over me. Perhaps it was because we...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Costumed Revelry, Heavy Bass for Summer Solstice

    Event is a last hurrah for residents to get down before summer chaos ensues JACKSON HOLE, WY – Jeff Stein doesn’t need an excuse to throw a party. “There is always a reason to celebrate,” he said....

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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