All posts by Jake Nichols

  • Golightly Going

    Chamber prez leaving the organization for the corporate world. JACKSON HOLE, WYO – The Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce announced today that president/CEO Jeff Golightly has resigned after four years with the organization. Golightly said he is...

    • Posted October 27, 2016
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  • Home for the Holidays

    Housing department: Near record number of applicants vied for five affordable homes.   Jackson Hole, WY — The Jackson/Teton County Affordable Housing Department announced yesterday it selected five families to fill spaces in two available rental units at...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ: Ghost Governments

    The mysterious ‘special districts’ that operate in the soft underbelly of conventional government. JACKSON HOLE, WY – They can sue and be sued. They can borrow money and acquire debt. They can impose taxes on their citizens but...

    • Posted October 25, 2016
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  • Old Bills Smashes Records

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Philanthropy is alive and well in Jackson Hole. The community known for its giving, especially during the one-day event called Old Bill’s Fun Run, has topped itself again. More than 450 representatives of nonprofits...

    • Posted October 24, 2016
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  • School Hires Former Planner

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Teton County School District No. 1 announced this morning the hiring of a new top-level administrator. Jeff Daugherty will join the district as assistant superintendent of operational services. Daugherty was most recently at First...

    • Posted October 21, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Legacy of Action

    Taking a deep dive into Election Day numbers, and exploring the politically engaged history of Jackson, Teton County and Wyoming. JACKSON HOLE, WY – If the heavy turnout for August’s primary in Teton County is any indication,...

    • Posted October 18, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ: Fried and Retried

    District 2 land regs are repackaged sans short-term rentals after referendum repeal. JACKSON HOLE, WY – The town council voted 4-1 Monday to move forward with new land development regulations for District 2 of Jackson’s downtown core by...

    • Posted October 18, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ: Woeful Imbalance

    A new study zeroes in on the unhealthy, widening gap between residential potential and demand, and everything else that isn’t housing. JACKSON HOLE, WY – But first, let’s play a game What happens when you take a...

    • Posted October 11, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Wildlife Get A Brake

    County officials make a commitment to protecting wildlife and motorists from highway collisions. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Marcia Willingham remembers driving up through Bondurant last fall on one of her frequent trips to Jackson. She was behind...

    • Posted October 11, 2016
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  • THEM ON US

    How rich is rich? JACKSON HOLE, WY – When it comes to the “1 percent,” Teton County is in a class all its own. A recent New York Times story headlined, “Your Local 1-Percenters May Not Be...

    • Posted October 11, 2016
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