All posts by Jake Nichols

  • Patients at St. John’s Sleep Disorder Center, such as Molly Hufford (above), are monitored for signs they are transitioning smoothly from one stage of sleep to the next. No, technicians can’t tell what you’re dreaming about, but they can diagnose and remedy most sleep maladies like apnea, restless leg syndrome or upper airway resistance. Photo credit: KELLI WINDSOR
    The Science of Sleep

    Making the most of pillow time is critical to health Jackson Hole, Wyoming – I’ve never had trouble sleeping. Planes, trains, Greyhounds, church pews, laundromats, easy chairs, hardwood floors, even an MRI tube have all provided adequate...

    • Posted November 4, 2014
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    PROPS & DISSES

    Tax shelter is nothing to brag about The nonpartisan Tax Foundation says Wyoming’s business tax climate is the best in the nation. Politicians eager to take credit and tourism industry heavies “viralizing” the acclaim heralded the news...

    • Posted November 4, 2014
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    How it will go

    Predictions from Jake Nichols’ crystal ball. Board of County Commissioners The race for Board of County Commissioners is a tough one to call. It will likely be a dogfight decided by the slimmest of margins. Democrats will...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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    ELECTION 2014: Mayoral candidates talk valley’s big issues

    Planet Jackson Hole wraps up its Town of Jackson mayoral coverage with side-by-side comparisons on where candidates Sara Flitner and Mark Nowlin stand when it comes to the valley’s shortage of workforce housing, the Budge hill slide,...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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    Welcome to 2014 JH midterms

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Slips, slides and a whole lot of talk about housing have marked the campaign for the 2014 general election. Candidates for both town and county gigs have sniped at each other on occasion...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Smokey Rhea
    ELECTION 2014: Candidates for county commissioners

    BEN ELLIS What does the county do well? With the programs we have in place, they’re incredibly efficient. We delivered the services that we agreed to deliver, from Parks and Rec to library to development of new...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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    ELECTION 2014: House 23 candidates talk recent bills

    Republican Jim Darwiche and Democrat Andy Schwartz discuss how they would have voted on a few watershed bills introduced in recent sessions. ANDY SCHWARTZ Concealed carry without a permit? I talked to a lot of sheriffs. This...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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    PULSE ON POLITICS

    Lenz, Frank & Stennis converse over coffee Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The race for two open seats on Town Council pits two incumbents against a sole challenger. Longtime councilman Bob Lenz continues to be a top vote-getter...

    • Posted October 21, 2014
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    PROPS & DISSES

    Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve  Same-sex marriage is incorrect. On every level. A same-sex marriage does not produce offspring. Not that baby making is the sole definition or purpose of marriage, but the Creator’s intent...

    • Posted October 21, 2014
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  • Update on Ebola scare…

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – UPDATE: Planet Jackson Hole has received word from the local hospital that the patient who created alarm yesterday with a 911 call for symptoms believed at first to be Ebola was treated for...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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