All posts by Jake Nichols

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    Wyolotto!

    State banks on lottery launching next month. Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Less than one month away from launch, Wyoming is poised to unveil its new state lottery with participation in two well-known multi-state games. Lottery tickets go...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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    PROPS and DISSES

      Cowboy up Jackson Hole, Wyoming – We can get behind the National Day of the American Cowboy. Wyoming senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso introduced the resolution that makes the annual day, which has been observed...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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    PULSE ON POLITICS: Battle for House District 23

    Planet Jackson Hole: What is your motivation for running? Top priorities? Jim Darwiche: As a county commissioner there were several issues that I wanted to pursue, but couldn’t as they were state issues. One was education and vocational training....

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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    Walker walks

    After nine years, Housing Authority leader tires of ‘battle.’   Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Christine Walker announced her resignation as executive director of the Teton County Housing Authority last week. Her departure comes at a time when...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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    Props and Disses

    Gubernatorial candidate implodes    Maybe it’s the heat or the pressure of an arduous campaign, but Republican gubernatorial candidate Taylor Haynes has become separated from his rocker. The strict constitutionalist is calling for limited federal government involvement...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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    Pulse On Politics: Town candidates

    As a cost-saving move, consolidation makes sense in a lot of ways. It also eliminates redundancy existing in many services provided by a town and county government that are, at times, virtually indistinguishable. Talk has heated up...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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    BREAKING: Local killed in Snake River rafting incident

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – A rafting accident claimed the life of a local woman late Sunday in Grand Teton National Park just north of Moose Landing. GTNP spokesperson, Jackie Skaggs confirmed that Donna Viehman, 63, of Jackson...

    • Posted July 14, 2014
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Photo: Wyoming Migration Initiative. 
    Props and Disses

    Prop: Support a path of least resistance Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Biologists working on the study of migration routes of mule deer, pronghorn and elk need every bit of support they can get. The more we learn...

    • Posted July 10, 2014
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  • Props and Disses

    DISS: SPET should be SPIT out Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Count this journalist in with Ed Cheramy. The impetus behind the Jackson Hole Tea Party is running newspaper ads (no, not in this one) imploring voters to...

    • Posted July 2, 2014
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  • A droid flies over Yosemite.
    Them On Us

    National Park Service: No drone zone News that the National Park Service will move toward banning the use of drones in the airspace above the nation’s 401 parks was met mostly with approval from cyberspace commenters, though...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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