All posts by Jake Nichols

  • Natalia Macker (Facebook)
    Macker makes cut

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Planet Jackson Hole has learned that Natalia Macker has been chosen by the Board of County Commissioners today to replace the resigning Melissa Turley. Macker was one of three finalists chosen by Democratic...

    • Posted August 4, 2015
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  • Typical dorm room at Colter Bay (GTLC)
    Fire in park kills one

    Jackson, Wyoming – An early morning fire at an employee dormitory in Colter Bay claimed the life of one seasonal worker and injured four others. Teton Interagency Dispatch Center received an emergency call at 12:04 a.m. on...

    • Posted July 31, 2015
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    FEATURE: Quiet casualties

    Why we shouldn’t stay silent about suicides in a small town Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Many people who attempt suicide often talk about wanting rest or trying to find peace. They don’t want to die so much but...

    • Posted July 28, 2015
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    Roll on, Alabama KMTN radio celebrity Mark Fishman posted pics of Alabama’s frontman Randy Owen as he stopped by to play for the St. Jude Moonlight on the Mountains Gala at Hotel Terra on Saturday. Owen had...

    • Posted July 28, 2015
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    Democrats forward three to BCC

    Jackson, Wyoming – Democratic leaders in Teton County have forwarded three names to county commissioners after interviewing more than 15 applicants last night to fill the seat vacated by Melissa Turley. The Board of County Commissioners will attempt to...

    • Posted July 23, 2015
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  • Q Roadhouse chef Matty Melehes displays his culinary prowess on Food Network’s ‘Chopped Grill Masters.’  Vote for him in the fan poll at (Photo: David Lang)

    Living large with less It might seem somewhat ironic that Jackson Hole is the home base for a “simplification” and “downsizing” movement focused on “tiny homes.” The valley’s current housing woes have been brought on, in part,...

    • Posted July 21, 2015
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  • Candidate Pete Muldoon has garnered robust community support after announcing his intent for Turley’s seat on Thursday. (Photo: David Swift)
    THE BUZZ: The long list

    A string of Dems line up for a shot at Turley’s seat Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Replacing Melissa Turley on the Board of County Commissioners will be an insightful exercise into all things politics. The process will...

    • Posted July 21, 2015
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  • Kenneth Scott Millward (TCSO)
    Inmate dies in jail

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – County authorities have confirmed the death of an inmate in the Teton County Detention Center on Thursday, July 16. Kenneth Scott Millward, 47, was found dead in his cell early in the morning on...

    • Posted July 17, 2015
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  • Father Eric Andrews-Sharer with rescued daughters Kelsi, Megan and Erin (Photo: andrews-sharer family)
    THE BUZZ: How to get ‘unlost’ in the wild

    Survival is often not about what’s in your backpack, but what’s in your head Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The Andrews-Sharer sisters ordeal last week caused a major search party that eventually led to their safe extraction from...

    • Posted July 14, 2015
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  • Andrews-Sharer sisters (Facebook)
    Gone girls found

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – The three women missing since July 1 have been found deep in the Gros Ventre Wilderness by Search and Rescue teams at 10 a.m. today. A helicopter spotted the sister trio – Megan, Erin, and...

    • Posted July 9, 2015
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