Jackson Hole, WY News

Johanna Love


Johanna Love steers the newsroom as editor. Her time off is occupied by kid, dog, biking, camping and art. She loves to hear from readers with story tips, kudos, criticism and questions.

Sometime in the next few weeks, U.S. deaths from COVID-19 will exceed the 291,000 combat fatalities from World War II. This did not need to happen.

Recently a friend sent me David Gamble Jr.’s op-ed piece published June 14 in the Reno-Gazette Journal describing the many examples of racism …

• The Nov. 11 article “Town, county approve update to comp plan” misstated the name of the Teton Conservation District.

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The following comment was submitted by a woman involved in this case, so News&Guide editors are allowing an exception to our rules of requiring names. 

Be really careful with interactions with women. If you have sex with her, make sure she enthusiastically consents. Mak…

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Thank you for calling our attention to this oversight; you’re correct that we usually include first and last names in an opinion piece tagline. Fixed!

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Johanna Love commented on EDITORIAL: Settle in, help each other

Hi Jim, the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole has set up a form on its page where people can sign up to be connected to COVID-19 volunteering opportunities. https://www.cfjacksonhole.org/subscribe-as-a-covid-19-volunteer/ ... and there are many neighborhood-specific groups on Facebook …

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We appreciate feedback from readers on everything from the content of articles and headlines to word choice. Upon further reflection, editors decided that despite Lovell's lawyer using his religion as part of his defense, using "Mormon" in the web version of this headline was unnecessary …

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Mr. Miller, the reporter and editors verified the identity of the trapper. He provided his driver's license and a copy of his WGFD residency card. The photo on his license matches his FB photo. Although we rarely agree to anonymity, the substance of this article was deemed important enoug…

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The wolf was shot during the shutdown, at the end of December, 2018. The blood trail was discovered Jan. 1, 2019. The government was shut down from Dec. 22, 2018, to Jan. 25, 2019. — Editor

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Richard, the government was shut down from Dec. 22, 2018, to Jan. 25, 2019. The wolf was shot during the shutdown. Nothing about this article is included for political purposes. — Editor

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A comment has been deleted because the identity of the commenter cannot be verified. Anonymous comments are against our policy. — Editor

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Ken, the original article did not say the wolf was killed Jan. 1. It said "on Jan. 1, park rangers identified evidence to suggest illegal hunting activity." Once our reporter was able to get the chief ranger on the telephone, he was able to flesh out the timeline more. The informat…

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Johanna Love commented on Group: Preserve historic edifices

Thank you, Frank. I've edited the article to change the verb "update" to "change" to "match" that of the surrounding area. It's not poor reporting of the information; perhaps it was not ideal word choice in the writing. Fixed. — Ed.

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