Tag Archives: recession

Demand drives up Jackson Hole housing market; supply becomes scarce (April 24, 2012)

The housing market in Jackson Hole is booming, and it’s getting even more expensive to live there. Last week, the Jackson Town Council decided to buy an apartment building to house town employees, so they could afford to live in … Continue reading

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UPSTARTS: Custom rifle maker builds luxury firearms, rides out the Recession (December 7, 2012)

In 2012, I created a series called “Upstarts” in which reporters profile Wyoming entrepreneurs. This was the first in the series. It’s a self-narrated profile of a high-end custom rifle maker in Laramie. Upstarts: Riflemaker Profile “Now we’ll play the … Continue reading

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Trash talk: Landfill does what it can with what it’s given (Monday, January 24, 2011)

Rebecca Martinez/staff  From atop a million tons of garbage, you can see pretty far. “Nothing beats seeing the sun rise above the mountains from the top of the landfill,” said Greg Thomasson, director of Solid Waste Management at the Augusta … Continue reading

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Young farmers tap into an aging industry (Thursday, July 22, 2010)

Rebecca Martinez/staff Ever at the mercy of the weather and the markets, farming never has been easy work. But with the rising cost of starting a farm and competition with developers for land, Greg Hicks of the Virginia Farm Bureau … Continue reading

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