All posts by Jake Nichols

  • The Darby Canyon wind and ice caves.
    Props and Disses

    Darby dissed by Teton County, WY  (PROP) When Teton County authorities, along with the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce, stepped up to help Yellowstone open roads last winter, they also opened the door to future financial bailouts...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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    The sky is falling

    Jet contrails clouded in conspiracy theories Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Max Mogren looks up into a bluebird sky with disgust. The Jackson Hole forecast called for a mostly sunny day, and it mostly is. Except for a...

    • Posted June 24, 2014
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    Props & Disses: June 18

    Trailers get dry-gulched DISS Jackson Hole, Wyoming – “They’re not just going to leave it like that, are they?” a concerned horsey person asked this columnist. The “it” was the new turnoff protocol at Spring Gulch Road...

    • Posted June 17, 2014
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  • PulseOnPolitics: June 18

    Meet the candidates Jackson Hole, Wyoming – This week begins The Planet’s political coverage for 2014. Several races at the city, county and state level could determine the direction of the body politic for the next two...

    • Posted June 17, 2014
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    THEM ON US for June 11

    It’s a wrap This should be the last we hear from Corey “Robin Hood” Donaldson for a while. The Australian bank thief who knocked off US Bank in Jackson on New Year’s Eve 2012 was sentenced to...

    • Posted June 10, 2014
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  • Kelly Gneiting is the ‘Man of Fat Steel.’ Photos courtesy Kelly Gneiting
    Sumo cum laude

    Ancient martial art all about honor, tradition Jackson Hole, Wyoming – When Kelly Gneiting stomps into the sumo ring, known as a dohyo, he carries with him all the weight his massive frame will bear. At six...

    • Posted June 10, 2014
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    Them on Us for June 4. 2014

    Bowe show Jackson Hole, Wyo – News that a release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held by the Taliban, had been negotiated reverberated throughout the country. Republicans blasted the deal, which set free five bad guys from Gitmo,...

    • Posted June 3, 2014
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    PROPS & DISSES for June 4, 2014

    Lax catches fire in the Hole PROP Jackson Hole, Wyoming –  In case no one has noticed, lacrosse is America’s fastest team growing sport. And the oldest. The ancient Native American game is catching on fast in...

    • Posted June 3, 2014
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  • PROPS & DISSES for May 28. 2014

    Old Jackson: There’s an app for that PROP The new self-touring app for the Town of Jackson was unveiled during Old West Days weekend at the Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum. The mobile application is a...

    • Posted May 27, 2014
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  • Sasha Johnstone conquers the Grand. Photo by David Gonzales.
    THEM ON US for May 28, 2014

    Gleaning from Google  Ryan Nickum writing for Estately Blog picked through Google Trends to mine some interesting data. What can we learn about each of the 50 states from the most commonly searched questions on Google? Wyomingites...

    • Posted May 27, 2014
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