• 3

This past week Gov. Mark Gordon told a meeting of the Park County Farm Bureau, a livestock industry booster, that if they want to strip the Yellowstone grizzly of its current Endangered Species Act protections they will need to reelect Donald Trump as president. In doing so the governor illu…

  • 0

The Economic-Panel Discussion on Boom and Bust Cycles came to Rock Springs on Oct. 9. It was held at Western Wyoming Community College, and generously funded by the American Heritage Center. In attendance were about 75 people from the area. On the panel, acting as moderator, was former Wyomi…

  • 3

This past week Gov. Mark Gordon told a meeting of the Park County Farm Bureau, a livestock industry booster, that if they want to strip the Yellowstone grizzly of its current Endangered Species Act protections they will need to reelect Donald Trump as president. In doing so the governor illu…

  • 0

The Economic-Panel Discussion on Boom and Bust Cycles came to Rock Springs on Oct. 9. It was held at Western Wyoming Community College, and generously funded by the American Heritage Center. In attendance were about 75 people from the area. On the panel, acting as moderator, was former Wyomi…

  • 0

Teton County promotes itself as the “Last of the Old West” but yet so many are losing sight of what that actually means. The county says that it’s for conservation of open space via agriculture and recognizes that it’s important to protect the historic western character and supporting wildli…

  • 0

Since 2015, Grand Teton Lodge Company has been exploring ideas to expand employee housing at the Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis Club. The proposal — adding 13 RV pads for seasonal employees — was inspired by a successful model used in Grand Teton National Park that aided in recruiting and reta…

  • 0

Our state’s economy is facing hard times — that’s no secret to anyone. It seems that we face a budget shortfall every year, and never really figure out how to dig ourselves out of it. Many of our communities are struggling with lost jobs, and we risk losing even more of our young people as t…

  • 0

Technology is amazing. It helps us see our front door when we aren’t home. It allows us to have vacuums roam around our house cleaning while we are at work. It also provides us with communication and messaging tools that give us access to information in real time. We are more in tune with ou…

  • 0

I am writing to express my disappointment and frustration with the recent news regarding your Sept. 16-17 meeting at the Teton County Library in Jackson.

Your committee's published agenda, per the state website, stated the following: “The Department of Insurance (DOI) will discuss statute updates and DOI supervision of the Employee Group Insurance (EGI). EGI will provide an update on local government participation in the state health plan. The Committee will also receive testimony regarding election code revisions, Secretary of State's authority over elections, voter identification, and crossover voting. The Committee will continue discussions regarding corporate shareholders and net metering. The second day the Committee will hear testimony and discuss municipal right-of-way fees, utility regulation and processes, coal fired plants, surface water drainage systems, wind farm development and generally discuss siting issues. Public comment will be heard on each topic.”

  • 0

Nearly four years ago a group of longtime Jackson locals came together with one goal — to advocate for commonsense policies around our shared community priorities of housing, transportation and the protection of our community character while ensuring opportunities for small businesses.

  • 0

A couple weeks ago I had a conversation with a talented employee and friend that will sound all-too-familiar to every other employer in the valley: She’s leaving the valley. She doesn’t see a future for herself here because our housing is so expensive, so she’s moving somewhere more affordable.

  • 0

The Yellowstone region is home to the largest intact ecosystem in the Lower 48 states. This means that residents and visitors alike have the opportunity to view wildlife regularly and experience all that nature has to offer, including observing iconic species such as the greater sandhill cra…

  • 1

The most important thing about the Aug. 28 “Groping victim feels let down by cops, prosecutors, courts” article is that it allowed the victim to have a voice and the ability to speak out, as she was left feeling that “the system” fell short of providing some sense of closure to her.

  • 0

With the long days of summer winding down and the routine of the school year starting up soon, we want to remind the public to be extra cautious of kids making their way to and from school. While driving it is especially important to be focused along school routes and other transportation co…