All posts by Jake Nichols

  • Jack Huyler
    2014 Happy Trails

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The new year began with the passing of a valley legend. Jack Huyler, 93, passed away in Ojai, California, on January 2, 2014. Huyler lived the early dude ranching life in Jackson Hole...

    • Posted December 31, 2014
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  • After a number of residential ‘field trips,’ Grizzly 760 was put down much to the dismay of many valley residents. PHOTO: THEHOLEPICTURE.COM
    2014 A year to forget for wildlife

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The year 2014 will be remembered as tough on wildlife. From an unfortunate moose fatality in the Gros Ventre to an elk bloodbath in the park to a high-profile grizzly removal, the passing...

    • Posted December 31, 2014
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  • Where is everybody? Desolation Row in Jeffrey City. PHOTO: LELAND RUCKER
    PROPS & DISSES

    Bare minimum doesn’t cut it One clear way to assess whether your politician has a Democratic heart or a Republican heart is to watch how they vote next month on a bill sponsored by Rep. Jim Byrd,...

    • Posted December 31, 2014
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  • 122414props
    PROPS & DISSES

    B-T gets super Super  Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Tricia O’Connor will lead the Bridger-Teton National Forest in the right direction for a few reasons. First and foremost, she’s a Yankees fan. The Chenango Forks, New Yorker has...

    • Posted December 23, 2014
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  • 122414themonus.lead
    THEM ON US

    Teton talk Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Steds07: You have our admiration. Your self-admitted “first post ever” on Reddit is amazing. Of course, it’s hard to go wrong with a shot of the Tetons. Imgur.com user “Steds07” posted...

    • Posted December 23, 2014
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  • Hiking the King at sunset. Photo: Robyn Vincent
    PROPS & DISSES

    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
    THEM ON US

    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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  • 121014themonus.lead
    THEM ON US

    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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  • 121014props.lead
    PROPS & DISSES

    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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  • Seminoe has 180 miles of shoreline and is one of the largest man-made reservoirs in Wyoming. WYOMING TOURISM
    Water weight

    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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