Claims that community must grow to fix the affordable housing crisis are not only based on faulty logic but are destroying valley's beloved sense of place, Robert Frodeman writes
Mayor Ghosts Nature In Bozeman's Annual State Of The City Address
March 1, 2023
It's strange how so few elected officials in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem are willing to speak out for our world-class wildlife. And that does not bode wellRead More
If Jackson Hole Is On Wrong Path, Then What Is The Right One?
February 26, 2023
In this opinion essay, Jonathan Schechter, a member of the Jackson town council, explains why he voted against an affordable housing projectRead More
Why 'Yellowstone' Rancher John Dutton Says 'Progress' Is Destroying The Wild Rural West
October 27, 2022
The only way Greater Yellowstone, America's most iconic wildlife ecosystem, stands a chance of being saved is if there's a game plan. Glaringly, none now existsRead More
Win Or Lose, Liz Cheney's Legacy In American History Will Be Non Sibi Sed Patriae
August 16, 2022
In this op-ed, Tom Sadler reflects on Wyoming's Republican primary and what Lincoln, Roosevelt, Ike and Reagan would make of Harriet HagemanRead More
Is More Group “Awe” The Magic We Need To Save Greater Yellowstone?
February 4, 2022
Studies show that those who are more humble, giving and respectful of nature are better, more virtuous and likable peopleRead More
'A Life Lived Wild: Adventures at the Edge of the Map' Is A Great Read
December 14, 2021
Rick Ridgeway has been called 'the real Indiana Jones' for his gravity-defying daring, breathtaking photos and yen to be outdoors. Now his priority is saving what's left of our wild home planetRead More
Listed Again: Greater Yellowstone Grizzlies Federally Protected And Won't Be Trophy Hunted
July 14, 2020
What the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals wrote in its high-profile ruling and what it means for the most iconic population of bears in the worldRead More
Two Metrics Point At Tail-spinning Economy In Jackson Hole
April 19, 2020
Jonathan Schechter, a noted data wonk and local elected official, looks at airport traffic and newspaper ads to gain a sense of Covid-19's impacts on a main tourism hub in Greater YellowstoneRead More
High Living For Whom In America's Quarter Million Dollar County?
December 1, 2019
What if the average per capita local income was $250,000? In Teton County, Wyoming, it's true, but you know what they say about statistics, ehRead More
A Grand New Book Honors One Of The Mightiest Places In The American West
November 28, 2019
'Voices of Yellowstone's Capstone: A Narrative Atlas of the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness' is a must-have trove of words pictures and mapsRead More
If The Challenges Facing Jackson Hole Can't Be Fixed, Then What's The Fate Of Greater Yellowstone?
October 14, 2019
Will "collaboration as usual" save America's most iconic ecosystem or it is time for new leaders touting a braver new vision?Read More
Is Development On Private Land in Jackson Hole Causing The Community To Burst At Its Seams?
May 6, 2019
Award-winning writer Susan Marsh, a former Forest Service naturalist and wildlands manager, expresses worry that is on the minds of many in her famous valleyRead More
Do We Need New Maps To Protect Nature Or A New Land-Based 'Mythology'?
October 3, 2018
Lee Nellis, a longtime planning guru in Greater Yellowstone, responds to Lori Ryker's call for a new blueprint in thinking about developmentRead More