All posts by Jake Nichols

  • spring gulch
    PROPS & DISSES: Road Resistance

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Road resistance DISS Just pave Spring Gulch Road already. How long can the Lucases keep their stretch of that much-used thoroughfare all beat to hell? At one point the Lucases had a point:...

    • Posted July 30, 2013
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  • image002
    THEM ON US: Plein Conservation

    Plein conservation The Jackson Hole Land Trust has partnered with three prominent local artists on a unique venture that promises to marry land conservation with the arts. The idea, called View22: Painting Jackson Hole’s Open Spaces, is...

    • Posted July 30, 2013
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  • SAR dog
    Search and Rescue dogs put on clinic

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - The National Elk Refuge will hold its second free, family-friendly program this week on Friday morning at 10:00 a.m. at the Visitor Center (532 North Cache). This time it’s the Refuge’s maintenance worker Amanda...

    • Posted July 25, 2013
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  • PROPS & DISSES: Does Town Council have an East infection?

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Does Town Council have an East infection? Did you really just say that, Jim Stanford? Would you like an opportunity to retract? Councilman Stanford has an irrational fear of being run over. There’s...

    • Posted July 23, 2013
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  • 72413reporternoteTWEEN
    REPORTER’S NOTEBOOK: A picture’s worth a billion

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Instagram. So what’s all the hype about? I remember when it launched in late 2010. Everyone – at least everyone with an iPhone, where the app made its exclusive debut – was talking about it....

    • Posted July 23, 2013
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  • Moose Lake (Keith Miller)
    GET OUT: Delvin’ deep near Moose Creek

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Running across wildlife is difficult in the dead of summer. You have to get up early and get up high to see anything moving around. One hike that’s pretty good for spotting anything...

    • Posted July 23, 2013
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  • Jessica King
    Search and Rescue has new coordinator

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Jessica King has been appointed to head the county’s search and rescue operation. King was a seven-year volunteer with Teton County Search and Rescue before being tapped by the Sheriff’s Office to step...

    • Posted July 19, 2013
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  • Jackson Hole Juggernauts
    Queens of the Quads: Competition and camaraderie define local derby dolls

      JACKSON HOLE, WYO - “I’m in love with this,” Babe Ruthless (Ellen Page) confesses to her parents during a pivotal scene in Whip It, the 2009 movie about roller derby’s rebirth in Texas during the early aughts....

    • Posted July 16, 2013
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  • Goats
    PROPS & DISSES: Bullish times call for billy measures

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Bullish times call for billy measures   PROP Call: Times are tough. Response: How tough are they? Shooting Star, the Teton Village golf course development that would hardly be described as hurting for...

    • Posted July 16, 2013
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  • Jade Lake’s stunning waters beckon hikers and skinny dippers. (Jake Nichols)
    GET OUT: Jade Lakes

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – When it’s hot like it’s been, I like to hunt a mountain lake or two … or three. Come with, we’re headed for the photogenic Jade Lakes and, if you’ve the notion, further...

    • Posted July 16, 2013
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