All posts by Jake Nichols

  • Jade Lake’s stunning waters beckon hikers and skinny dippers. (Jake Nichols)
    GET OUT: Jade Lakes

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – When it’s hot like it’s been, I like to hunt a mountain lake or two … or three. Come with, we’re headed for the photogenic Jade Lakes and, if you’ve the notion, further...

    • Posted July 16, 2013
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    THEM ON US: And Wyoming’s state beer is …

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – And Wyoming’s state beer is … Thrillist’s “Red, White, and Booze: Mapping all 50 states’ most iconic beer/hooch” project was fairly accurate with one glaring error to anyone who lives around here. Tennessee was...

    • Posted July 16, 2013
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    Stagecoach wrecks downtown, horses down

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – The downtown stagecoach crashed today at approximately 3:30 p.m. on South Willow Street between East Pearl Avenue and East Simpson Street. The accident occurred just outside the Town Hall and headquarters to the...

    • Posted July 16, 2013
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  • Joe Rice knows how to run a dishwasher if he has to. (Mary Grossman)
    Blue Collar Boss: Regular Joe builds eatery empire on guts, good people

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Local restaurant owner Joe Rice is so working class, his holding company is called Blue Collar Restaurant Group. From his flagship eatery, Merry Piglets, to his latest venture into the competitive pizza arena, everything...

    • Posted July 9, 2013
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  • Bridget Gwilliam with her steer and show stick. (Courtesy)
    PROPS & DISSES: Map this genome: HHHH

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Map this genome: HHHH    PROP The world’s most “perfect” baby to date was born on May 31. Scientists made sure of it. The five-pound, five-ounce girl was produced using revolutionary IVF technology...

    • Posted July 9, 2013
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  • Cliff wall ridge to your left. (Jake Nichols)
    GET OUT: Crystal clear and quiet

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – The two toughest things about hiking Crystal Creek happen before you even get started. First, the access road is fairly awful. Put it in low gear and crawl the 2.2 miles. You’ll be glad...

    • Posted July 9, 2013
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  • Was that really Sarah Palin in Jackson Hole? (New York Daily News)
    THEM ON US: Republican ticket on parade for Fourth

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Republican ticket on parade for Fourth Our spies spotted a few more celebrities in town over the holiday weekend. Here to get her patriotism on was former Governor of Alaska and VP candidate...

    • Posted July 9, 2013
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    A Breed Apart: From war zone to living room, elite protection pups can do it all

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – The last place you would want to break into is the new business on 3510 South Highway 89. It would be suicidal. At present, 21 guard dogs live on premises at Snake River...

    • Posted July 2, 2013
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    PROPS & DISSES 7.3.13

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – It’s 10 o’clock. Do you know where your children are?   DISS If the long arm of government feels like Plastic Man with his incredibly stretchy arms after reaching into school vending machines...

    • Posted July 2, 2013
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    THEM ON US: Celebrity sightings

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Celebrity sightings Judge Judy has been spotted about town recently. The famed fire-breathing arbiter of reality TV has a home in the area and visits frequently. One thing we’ve always heard consistently from...

    • Posted July 2, 2013
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