All posts by Jake Nichols

About Jake Nichols

Jake is a work in progress.
  • Hiking the King at sunset. Photo: Robyn Vincent
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    Medic aid needed It’s not that Wyomingites are all fat and out of shape. Teton County pulls more than its weight raising the curve for the state’s health outlook, yet a new survey shows we are less...

    • Posted December 16, 2014
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  • ‘Extreme skiing’ indeed. PHOTO: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
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    JH makes Fodor’s list Fodor’s annual Go List Of 2015’s Top Destinations includes Jackson Hole. The expansive list covered international hotspots like Patagonia, Paris and, yes, Cleveland. Still, we were the only North American ski resort town...

    • Posted December 16, 2014
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    Barn dance ‘Tis the season, and, while I’ve never been entirely comfortable with the term “Nutcracker” as a XY chromosomer, I thoroughly enjoyed the performance of the century-old Russian masterpiece at Center for the Arts last weekend....

    • Posted December 9, 2014
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    Brrrutally cold Jackson Hole, Wyoming - USA Today’s Travel section last weekend included a ranking of “The 52 coldest cities in America.” We were eager to see where Jackson would make this list, or if the nation’s...

    • Posted December 9, 2014
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  • Seminoe has 180 miles of shoreline and is one of the largest man-made reservoirs in Wyoming. WYOMING TOURISM
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    Examining new efforts to protect a precious Wyoming resource Jackson Hole, Wyoming – During this past summer, as high-profile news concerning Medicaid expansion, wolf management and same-sex marriage grabbed headlines, a monumental shift in thinking occurred that...

    • Posted December 2, 2014
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    Bears are aware A Fox News report tells us what we could have guessed: Grizzlies follow hunters. GPS-collared bears provided scientists with the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team proof that bruins track hunters as they track elk...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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    911: Cellular respiration Good to see two proposed cell towers draw a total of five complaints from residents and subsequently receive approval to glow at Stilson and Melody Ranch. Dr. Devra Davis has led the charge locally...

    • Posted November 18, 2014
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    Hard-working Kelly The To-Do list for the average Kelly, Wyoming, resident probably looks like this: Wake up in the dark. Prop the yurt back up. Chop firewood. Water the hemp. Shovel a path to the Outback. Drive...

    • Posted November 18, 2014
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    Double whammy park pinch Park officials are shopping the idea of hitting visitors twice on their way to see Yogi Bear. Gate fees would also increase. The price of a seven-day pass would double and the annual...

    • Posted November 11, 2014
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  • Pippa Middleton and Chris Koch dance at the Silver Dollar Bar

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    Pippa prances in JH Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Legit news sources and paparazzi tabloids alike all caught wind of Pippa Middleton’s appearance at the Silver Dollar Bar in the Wort Hotel. Duchess Kate’s sister was whirled and...

    • Posted November 11, 2014
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