All posts by Jake Nichols

About Jake Nichols

Jake is a work in progress.
  • THEM ON US

    Gleeful wedding “Now this is something to sing about,” wrote Brides. Former Glee star Becca Tobin tied the knot in Jackson Hole earlier this month with Jackson’s Carrie Patterson shooting the event at Amangani. Zach Martin was...

    • Posted December 6, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ: Water Watch

    Town on heightened EPA inspection after routine water tests show elevated level of benzene. JACKSON HOLE, WY – News about increased levels of a hazardous, cancer-causing agent in the town’s drinking water supply leached out to the...

    • Posted December 6, 2016
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  • THEM ON US

    50 candles (and, hopefully, 50 inches) for JHMR Jackson Hole Mountain Resort was feted in USA Today for turning 50, though the ski resort did so dark. A lack of early snow pushed back opening day to...

    • Posted November 29, 2016
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  • FEATURE: The Tourist Trap

    How excessive tourism affects beloved places and their inhabitants. JACKSON HOLE, WY – You’ve probably seen the bumper sticker, “If it’s tourist season why can’t we shoot ‘em?” It captures some locals’ sentiment toward visitors. It’s a...

    • Posted November 29, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Numbers and Neighborhoods

    A break down of local voter behavior by area. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Tuesday’s general election held a few surprises—one of them was not turnout. A high number of voters showed up at the polls as history...

    • Posted November 15, 2016
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  • THEM ON US

    Not so Rich JACKSON HOLE, WY – Several trade magazines are reporting radio magnate Richard Mecham filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy on behalf of RP Broadcasting Idaho, LLC. Rich Broadcasting purchased eight radio stations from Chaparral Broadcasting in...

    • Posted November 8, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ: Endorsement Furor

    Jackson assumes ‘big city’ political sensibilities, but not without clamor. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Political endorsements can be a powerful show of support for candidates. A stamp of approval from the right celebrity, fellow or former politico,...

    • Posted November 8, 2016
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  • It’s On: Make Your Voice Heard Today in General Election

    Jackson Hole, WY – In temps hovering around freezing, throngs of valley voters flooded six vote centers this morning to cast their ballots in today’s general election. Less than half of the county’s registered voters will have the option of...

    • Posted November 8, 2016
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  • County Voter Conundrum

    Why county residents can’t vote on town issues… and likely will never be able to. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Every year around this time a rising complaint mounts among voters. It is a beef that comes from...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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  • Penny Lane

    Talking the pros and cons of the general excise tax. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Around-robin panel of four debated the merits of a one percent local option sales tax at the League of Women Voters forum October...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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