All posts by Shannon Sollitt

  • JUST IN: Semi Closes Teton Pass

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – A semi truck lodged on Teton Pass at mile post 10 has closed the highway for the afternoon. The truck has chains on the tires, “but he’s stuck pretty good,” said Stephanie Harsha, public relations...

    • Posted February 21, 2017
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  • A Day Without Immigrants in Jackson Hole

    JACKSON HOLE, WY — More than 100 Jacksonites, a number of high school students among them, braved frigid temps outside Jackson Hole High School this morning in support of the valley’s immigrant populace for a “Day Without Immigrants.”...

    • Posted February 16, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Four’s a Crowd

    Senior center, Children’s Learning Center, CWC and boat ramp stalled in SPET discussion. JACKSON HOLE, WY – County commissioners and town councilors failed to reach a decision Monday with what Teton County Commissioner Mark Newcomb called the...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Deciphering Disaster

    Is the valley destined for more wild, destructive storms as climate change tightens its grip around Jackson? JACKSON HOLE, WY – The now infamous winter storm of 2017 was a literal disaster for Teton County. Flooding, 90...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • JUST IN: State of Emergency for Teton Village

    [Update, 4:30 p.m. Thursday: Resort officials are reporting some headway as a major effort to restore area power ensues. From JHMR’s Anna Cole: “Today a great deal of progress was made by Lower Valley Energy and they are...

    • Posted February 9, 2017
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  • The Buzz 3: Redmond on Pause

    Town and county electeds still grappling over funding the Housing Trusts’s affordable rental project.   JACKSON HOLE, WY — Progress on the Redmond Street Rentals is stalled again after a series of contentious discussions Monday. During a joint...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Risky Turns

    House Bill launches debate about skier safety and resort liability in Wyoming. JACKSON HOLE, WY – A bill in front of the Wyoming Legislature aims to clarify the definition of “inherent risk” in skiing and snowboarding at...

    • Posted February 7, 2017
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  • DON’T MISS: Griz Gumption

    A wildlife biologist delivers the lessons he learned in the Gobi Desert. JACKSON HOLE, WY – As a young writer and wildlife biologist, Douglas Chadwick’s first impression of Mongolia’s Gobi Desert was that it seemed of another...

    • Posted February 7, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: National Park Limbo

    NPS faces a murky future under a new administration. JACKSON HOLE, WY – President Trump’s recent hiring freeze on the National Park Service is concerning to people across the nation. And in Jackson, a gateway community to...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Coverage Conundrum

    Millenials in Jackson don’t remember a time before the Affordable Care Act, and they don’t know what to expect next. Jackson Hole, WY — Twenty-four-year-old Danika Comey has bounced back and forth between her parents’ healthcare plans...

    • Posted January 25, 2017
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