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’Tis prime wildflower time in the valley. And prime time for flowers not wild, albeit in some instances, rampant: scarlet gilia, blue penstamon, yellow sweet clover, Indian paintbrush, salsify, sticky geranium. Despite the drought, hollyhock, fireweed, wild rose, butter-and-eggs, ox-eye dais…

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Forgive me our town fathers for I sin — I drive in Jackson. I get that you are trying to dissuade people from driving but in reality, no matter what you do to make it more attractive, it is only a very small percentage of people who can actually walk or bike to work and/or do daily errands like grocery shopping, taking their kids to activities, etc.

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Teton Village Water and Sewer District wishes to comment on Paul Hansen’s Common Ground column published May 30: “New rules are needed to protect Fish Creek.” While we wholeheartedly agree with the spirit of the column that Fish Creek is a gem that should be protected, there are phrases that…

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Jackson’s native son Gov. Matt Mead and first lady Carol Mead were honored last month in Cheyenne. With the governor’s term ending Dec. 31 the Meads were honored for nearly eight years of service to the state. U.S. Sens. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso and University of Wyoming President Dr. Laurie Nichols were in attendance for the occasion.

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It was eight years ago this week, on July 21, 2010, when 17 climbers were injured by lightning near the summit of the Grand Teton. One was knocked completely off the mountain, falling 2,000 feet to his death.

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“Isn’t Jackson Hole supposed to be a hotbed of awesome athletes?” I thought to myself about 20 seconds into my first Rendezvous Mountain Hillclimb, an annual race from the base area of the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort to the top of the tram — a climb of about 4,100 vertical feet over 7(ish) miles.

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As the smoke from the Fourth of July fireworks show at Snow King Mountain began to dissipate, hundreds of cyclists pushed off on their bikes, many of them traveling down Snow King Avenue.

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We rolled around the corner to see the trail stretched out ahead of us. It climbed steeply beneath an incised pink cliff. A couple of logs lay across the trail, blocking our way, and in one section we found spring flooding had destroyed the path, leaving behind a deep, loose gully that we ha…

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The story written by Kylie Mohr, “CLC drops program that benefits teachers,” published in the July 4 edition of the News&Guide tells only part of the story. As so often in this publication, entities with boards and directors use the media to manipulate the public’s opinion of local issues.

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Jackson’s native son Gov. Matt Mead and first lady Carol Mead were honored last month in Cheyenne. With the governor’s term ending Dec. 31 the Meads were honored for nearly eight years of service to the state. U.S. Sens. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso and University of Wyoming President Dr. Laurie Nichols were in attendance for the occasion.