All posts by Jake Nichols

  • Wyoming Cowboys
    THEM ON US: 3.12.14

    911 86’d in Cheyenne It’s a sign of the times in many municipalities now. Many big city police departments are painfully slow in responding to anything but the most dire dispatch calls. Some have even announced the...

    • Posted March 12, 2014
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  • Alan Simpson
    PROPS & DISSES: 3.12.14

    Web crushes big boxes too PROP Two retail giants announced last week they would be closing stores in the face of disappointing revenue and sales projections. Both have brick-and-mortar outlets in Jackson. If they were on the...

    • Posted March 12, 2014
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  • Jackson SPET
    PROPS & DISSES: 3.5.14

    JACKSON, WYO – SPIT SPET SPAT – DISS This is the SPET cycle that all capital projects to be included on the August 19 ballot will be hogged by the town and county. The result is a...

    • Posted March 4, 2014
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  • THEM ON US: 3.5.14

    JACKSON, WYO – Weekend warrior to track Cathedral Group George Hein has been putting in the time on the slopes every weekend this year like a lot of us. But unlike a lot of us he is...

    • Posted March 4, 2014
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  • Resi Stiegler in Sochi
    THEM ON US: 2.26.14

    JACKSON, WYO – Queen teen Natalie Palmquist, 18, a Jackson Hole High School senior from Moran, was named Distinguished Young Woman of Wyoming on February 1. She was awarded $1,600 in cash scholarships during a statewide program...

    • Posted February 25, 2014
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  • Sublette County’s young athletes. Winning smiles and certificates. Photo: WIND RIVER YOGA
    PROPS & DISSES: 2.26.14

    JACKSON, WYO – VRB-Busted! PROP The short-term rental debate has raged on since before we broke the story on September 12, 2012. Illegal and semi-legal vacation rentals, often appearing on popular websites like Airbnb, have popped up...

    • Posted February 25, 2014
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  • Snow dogs out a moose sculpture that signals the turn off for Bryan Flats Photo: Jake Nichols
    GET OUT: Ghost homestead in Bryan Flats

    JACKSON, WYO – Staying on the flats might not be a bad idea right about now. If you’re like me, you just don’t trust your instincts in the backcountry when it comes to the epic amounts of...

    • Posted February 25, 2014
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    Note left at JHHS: School will be ‘shot up’ tomorrow

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – UPDATED… Authorities believe they have a suspect in custody. A 17-year-old male with intimate knowledge of the note was placed at the scene and interrogated. He admitted certain details to investigators that lead...

    • Posted February 20, 2014
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  • Rogue Shopping Carts
    Props & Disses: 2.18.14

    JACKSON, WYO – Bill me later PROP Once again, some Wyoming lawmakers have succumbed to the overwhelming urge to introduce bills in order to make themselves feel significant enough to justify their $150 per diem. This entry...

    • Posted February 18, 2014
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  • Grand Teton Photography and Field Guide
    BOOK REVIEW: Grand Teton Photography and Field Guide

    JACKSON, WYO – Grand Teton Photography and Field Guide Author and photographer Daryl L. Hunter What should you look for in a good wildlife/landscape photographer? What are the qualities inherent to all men and woman who point...

    • Posted February 18, 2014
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