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Winter backcountry recreationists of the Tetons are fortunate. Not only is our community making good efforts to address the coronavirus pandemic, we are also surrounded by public lands that allow us to leave the confines of our homes and have outdoor experiences that nourish our bodies and souls.

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Estamos en un momento de decisiones difíciles. Como Oficial de Salud del Condado, he tenido la responsabilidad de hacer algunas decisiones especialmente difíciles. Estoy profundamente agradecido por el apoyo que he recibido de muchos miembros de la comunidad.

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Estamos en un momento de decisiones difíciles. Como Oficial de Salud del Condado, he tenido la responsabilidad de hacer algunas decisiones especialmente difíciles. Estoy profundamente agradecido por el apoyo que he recibido de muchos miembros de la comunidad.

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In the late hours of last Saturday night, Gavin Fine and I, along with our management teams, decided to close all of the Fine Dining Restaurants, The Roadhouse Pub and Eatery, and our Tap Room on Gregory Lane. This decision was not easy, and I want to put a magnifying glass on the “why” behi…

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Scenic heli tours are on the Jackson Hole Airport Board’s agenda next Wednesday, March 18. We, our members and our partners have grave concerns.

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Few images better capture the Wild West’s bygone era of adventure and lawlessness than “most wanted” posters adorned with the grimacing miens of bank robbers like Butch Cassidy or Jesse James. Today’s residents of Wyoming might soon fear another heist, but this time the image may portray the…

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A groundswell of determination to respond to climate change is growing in Jackson. Sandwiched between well-attended climate change community conversations in recent weeks was a discussion, organized by Mayor Pete Muldoon, sounding a call to action by the community on this important issue.

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The managers at Bridger Teton National Forest have failed in developing a reasonable and unbiased draft environmental impact statement for the proposed increased development at Snow King. Specifically, they have utterly failed to include a “reasonable range of alternatives” in the DEIS as re…

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It’s time we appreciate the importance of protecting Wyoming’s big game migration corridors. We have long known the value of winter and summer range. Now we must embrace the third element: the land connecting the two — the migration corridors.

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In December the Teton County commissioners once again denied a request by Sheriff Matt Carr for funds to compensate 911 operators with salaries commensurate with those of patrol officers, opting instead to create a task force to study the issue. This in light of the fact that these positions…

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I am the president of Responsible Growth Coalition, a local nonprofit that advocates publicly vetting and justifying each capital road project set forth in the Integrated Transportation Plan.

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Facts are stubborn things, but facts are still vitally important. In our busy world with information bombarding us 24/7 it is easy to get confused or be persuaded by what seem to be compelling arguments. But it is important to take the time to understand the facts.

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The role local news plays in defining and resolving community challenges is best summed up by our cartoonist Rob Pudim in his interview last week that graced our Valley section cover. After decades of distilling small-town life into pointed sketches, here’s how Pudim sees local news: