All posts by Jake Nichols

About Jake Nichols

Jake is a work in progress.
  • 082714skynrd.lead
    Don’t Ask Me No Questions

    Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Gary Rossington answers all before playing JH’s centennial.     Can a song be bigger than “Sweet Home Alabama?” From the opening strains of the instantly recognizable riff – it’s a simple D-C-G progression with...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • PROPSFistbump
    Props and Disses

    Signs of the end times Jackson Hole, Wyoming – We’re living in the last age here in Wyoming. Of that, there can be no doubt. Referencing Biblical passages, the case can be made quite convincingly that the...

    • Posted August 20, 2014
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  • Mark-Newcomb-CtyCommish
    Primary election results

    Planet JH here at election result headquarters waiting on first precincts to come in:  Candidates listed in order of votes received.   BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Republicans Paul Vogelheim moves on. Paul Perry moves on. Reynolds Pomeroy...

    • Posted August 19, 2014
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  • Carlen-Carney-e1408254496198_rotated
    School bombshell – Carney surrenders chair, possibly board position

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Carlen Carney surprised fellow board members with her announcement that she will surrender the chair on the board of trustees for the Teton County School District No. 1 effectively immediately. Carney shared the news...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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  • 072314politics.darwiche.lea
    New era for House District 23

    The race for House District 23. It seems odd even writing that. Keith Gingery held the spot with an iron grip since 2004. No one dared even challenge the five-time incumbent in the primary or general elections...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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  • Geneva Chong
    Tough towners

    Core beliefs from town council and mayoral candidates PJH: What does the town need more of? What does the town need less of? Geveva Chong (mayor): I would like to see enforcement of speed limits, hands-free device...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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  • 2014_08_13_cover
    Primary concern – Introducing the primary election voter guide

      How it goes With primary election day just around the corner, a closer look at past Augusts reveals some compelling and disturbing trends. First gleaned from a look back is the surprising number of quality candidates...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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  • 080614themonus4
    THEM ON US

    Cool runner Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Any story that begins with, “The diarrhea wouldn’t stop” has our attention. Nice lede, Dashiell Young-Saver. The piece in the LA Times went on to herald local extreme runner Lisa Smith-Batchen...

    • Posted August 7, 2014
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  • Jackson Hole Airport offers a unique set of challenges as an airport located in a national park with a particularly short runway. Photo by Luca Diana.
    Cleared for landing

    High-flying airport director sets down in Jackson Hole.   Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The Jackson Hole economy rises and falls in close correlation with deplanement numbers at the airport. Especially during winter, when few dare to brave...

    • Posted August 6, 2014
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  • John Stennis
    PULSE ON POLITICS: Town candidates sound off

    PJH: Does the town need to do more to provide sidewalks, pathways and alternate avenues for non-motorized travel? Geneva Chong (mayor): Yes, there is always room for improvement. As areas are developed access should be completed whether...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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