All posts by Jake Nichols

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    PROPS & DISSES: Skiing the Snake

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - SHIFT: Getting the off-season in gear   PROP Extend our tourist season through October and promote Jackson Hole’s commitment to the environment? As the old Guinness Beer ads used to say, “Brilliant! Organizers...

    • Posted May 7, 2013
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  • 50813themonus
    THEM ON US: Wolf signs get Burma-shaved

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Wolf signs get Burma-shaved It was hard to miss while it was up. The graphic billboard read: “This is what’s happening to your Yellowstone Wolves. Do you care?” It featured an in-your-face photo...

    • Posted May 7, 2013
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  • WY-TetonCountySD
    Fatal Thursday night: Two dead in unrelated accidents

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Separate accidents claimed the lives of two men in Jackson Hole late Thursday night/early Friday morning. The Teton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an accidental shooting death of an unidentified 20-year-old man. According...

    • Posted May 3, 2013
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  • Corey Donaldson
    Donaldson offers no defense, found guilty

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Corey Donaldson, the Utah man who robbed U.S. Bank in Jackson Hole on New Year’s Eve, was found guilty Thursday. A jury returned the verdict in 50 minutes after Donaldson presented no case in...

    • Posted May 3, 2013
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  • Fine-spotted cutthroat of the Snake River.
    WEB BONUS: Stocking trout

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Why not just stock Yellowstone Lake with cutthroat trout in order to help their population rather than remove lake trout? That question was posed to Chief of the Yellowstone Center for Resources Dave Hallac,...

    • Posted May 3, 2013
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  • Josh Bock shows off monster lake trout.
    LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY FISHERMEN: A cast of all-star anglers comes to the aid of villain trout

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Park officials are making a stand in Yellowstone Lake. Their extermination crusade to eradicate lake trout in order to give native cutthroat a fighting chance has been largely heralded by pundits and public...

    • Posted April 30, 2013
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  • Photo cutline: Modeling of what the valley should look like in 15 years. The question is, will the Comp Plan be done by then?
Photo credit: Town of Jackson
    PROPS & DISSES: Comp Plan, Shmomp Plan

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Comp Plan, Shmomp Plan   DISS Has anyone else had it up to “here” with this Comp Plan nonsense? Do other growing communities need or use comprehensive plans? More importantly, do they spend...

    • Posted April 30, 2013
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  • Jason Collins is out of the closet and into Wyoming history.
    THEM ON US: No. 98 hits home with Shepards

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Broncs best in state U.S. News and World Report found favor with our local high school, ranking Jackson Hole High as the best public school in the state. JHHS placed 1,159th out of...

    • Posted April 30, 2013
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  • 50113bookreview
    BOOK REVIEW: ‘Tom and the Sagittarius’ by Brian Karre

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Local author Brian Karre now has two books to his credit. The latest is another in the vein of boy-loses-girl-because-boy-doesn’t-get-girls series. Karre’s heroes never know the right thing to say so they don’t say...

    • Posted April 30, 2013
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    Spring fever: Chomping at the bit

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Warmer temps and fast-melting snow has many of us thinking about hitting the backcountry for some long-overdue hiking, biking adventures or horn hunting. Don’t jump the gun, though. It’s not fair to others who...

    • Posted April 25, 2013
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