All posts by Jake Nichols

  • Smokey Rhea
    ELECTION 2014: Candidates for county commissioners

    BEN ELLIS What does the county do well? With the programs we have in place, they’re incredibly efficient. We delivered the services that we agreed to deliver, from Parks and Rec to library to development of new...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • 101514politics.leadschwartz2
    ELECTION 2014: House 23 candidates talk recent bills

    Republican Jim Darwiche and Democrat Andy Schwartz discuss how they would have voted on a few watershed bills introduced in recent sessions. ANDY SCHWARTZ Concealed carry without a permit? I talked to a lot of sheriffs. This...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Councilman Bob Lenz
    PULSE ON POLITICS

    Lenz, Frank & Stennis converse over coffee Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The race for two open seats on Town Council pits two incumbents against a sole challenger. Longtime councilman Bob Lenz continues to be a top vote-getter...

    • Posted October 21, 2014
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  • PROPSFistbump
    PROPS & DISSES

    Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve  Same-sex marriage is incorrect. On every level. A same-sex marriage does not produce offspring. Not that baby making is the sole definition or purpose of marriage, but the Creator’s intent...

    • Posted October 21, 2014
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  • Update on Ebola scare…

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – UPDATE: Planet Jackson Hole has received word from the local hospital that the patient who created alarm yesterday with a 911 call for symptoms believed at first to be Ebola was treated for...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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  • ebola
    Is Ebola here?

    Patient in Village rushed to St. John’s with Ebola-like symptoms JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Planet Jackson Hole has confirmed a patient with flulike symptoms was transported from Teton Village to St. John’s Medical Center today. Health officials would...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • 101514propsl.lead2
    PROPS & DISSES

    Death by a thousand cuts The reasoning can be completely valid: job creation, economic boost, added amenities, sales tax generation, etc. Policymakers can be gradually convinced that the location is right, the business plan pencils out and...

    • Posted October 14, 2014
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  • 101514politics.leadschwartz
    PULSE ON POLITICS: House District 23

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The race for Keith Gingery’s open seat in the State House features two former Teton County commissioners, Democrat Andy Schwartz and Republican Jim Darwiche. Both men admitted they have been looking for a...

    • Posted October 14, 2014
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  • Mark Nowlin
    Pulse on Politics: Mayoral maxims

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – As the general election draws closer, Planet Jackson Hole broke fast with candidates for mayor Sara Flitner and Mark Nowlin at Persephone earlier this week. Both had plenty to say on how they view...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • wildlifecoverLEAD
    Talking a good game

    Wildlife expert dissects status of Jackson Hole’s megafauna. Jackson Hole, Wyoming – With the valley still buzzing about the incident at the Gros Ventre campground, which claimed the life of a cow moose and once again highlighted...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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