All posts by Jake Nichols

  • Christy Lawton Photo Sargent Schutt
    2013 Newsmaker of the year

    Matchmaker Christy Lawton JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Perhaps no story from Planet Jackson Hole stirred up more interest than the expose on Christy Lawton’s dating service for the well-heeled. Actually, no story did. We can confirm that...

    • Posted December 23, 2013
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  • PROPS & DISSES: 12.24.13

    Walgreens, Starbucks… bring on Walmart and get it over, already DISS JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Told ya so. A year ago. When town councilors approved Walgreens to be slotted into the hillside on Broadway across the street...

    • Posted December 23, 2013
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  • Jackson Hole's Matt Annetts
    THEM ON US: 12.24.13

    On extreme edge JACKSON HOLE, WYO – French filmmaker Thierry Donard’s Imagine: Life Spent on the Edge will make its U.S. premiere this Friday night at Center for the Arts. Jackson Hole’s Matt Annetts is among the...

    • Posted December 23, 2013
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  • Sandy Hessler at the ‘office.’
    Start Me Up: Institute sharks teach entrepreneurs how to swim

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – The inaugural Start Up Institute fall session culminated last week at a two-day pitch seminar that had the look and feel of the ABC reality show “Shark Tank,” where hopeful entrepreneurs sweat out...

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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  • First Snow King Mountain Resort ski school. Photo: Courtesy of Snow King
    GET OUT: Get out, go back

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – I remember my first run on Snow King. I grew up skiing back east on total crap snow. Ice really. It was a frigid morning, and it hadn’t snowed for weeks. The conditions...

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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  • COUNCIL CHRONICLES: 12.18.13

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – They did it. They really did it. To keep town citizens (known to politicians as voters) safe, the sage panel of electeds pushed through a ban on cell phone use in a moving...

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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  • Moose hockey is a hot ticket this year Photo: reactionphoto.com
    PROPS & DISSES: 12.18.13

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Moose are loose PROPS Don’t look now but your local hockey team is undefeated and feeling it. Off to a 6-0 start, the Moose are taking advantage of a better skating unit overall...

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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  • BTNF-Office-175x175
    Forest office gassed out

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – A faulty HVAC unit caused the evacuation and subsequent closure of the Bridger-Teton Forest supervisor’s office Sunday. A leak in the heating system produced fumes making the building unfit for human presence. B-T...

    • Posted December 15, 2013
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  • Jeff Daughtery
    EXIT PLAN: Jeff Daugherty looks back on 7 years in hot seat

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Planet Jackson Hole knew Jeff Daugherty was leaving his post as county planning director long before he announced his decision to take a job heading up First American Title in Jackson. We promised...

    • Posted December 10, 2013
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  • Warshaw Residence
    BOOK REVIEW: In the Shadows of the Tetons

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Just in time for Christmas and hot on the heels of their designation as 2013 Firm of the Year by AIA Western Mountain Region, comes a coffee table book release featuring the work...

    • Posted December 10, 2013
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