All posts by Jake Nichols

  • Cool off in Leidy Lake
    GET OUT: Leidy boot camp

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Here’s a fun weekend camping trip-cum-backcountry hike combined into one. You will summit a 10K, swim and fish in a peaceful pond, and hike through some wild country filled with all sorts of animals....

    • Posted June 25, 2013
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  • Defaced wall mural art in bathroom of Thai Me Up (Courtesy TME)
    Tofte’s ticked: TMU toilet tagged

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – “I’d like to find the guy who did this and have a fistfight with him, that’s all,” Jeremy Tofte told JH Weekly by phone today. Tofte was dismayed to learn someone had defaced...

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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  • Teton School District Superintendent Monte Woolstenhulme
    PROPS & DISSES: Cowboys vs. Indians, someone call the cavalry

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Cowboys vs. Indians, someone call the cavalry   PROP At first, I wanted to jump all over Teton School District Superintendent Monte Woolstenhulme’s decision to obliterate the school’s Redskin mascot. It smacked of...

    • Posted June 18, 2013
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  • Car wreck on Highway 789 between Lander and Hudson. (County10.com)
    THEM ON US: Suicide by car wreck?

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Suicide by car wreck? Suicide by vehicular homicide is the stuff of urban myth. It’s nearly impossible to wrap one’s head around the idea that a distraught individual would choose to end his...

    • Posted June 18, 2013
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  • A rock outcropping marks the entrance to Holmes Cave.
(Ralph Maughan)
    GET OUT: Holmes Cave

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – The first time I arrived at Holmes Cave, I couldn’t find it. My GPS gave the little tone it does when I’m within 100 yards of an important waypoint and all I saw was...

    • Posted June 18, 2013
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  • Jim Williams
    Popular local climber rescued from Grand

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Climbing rangers at Grand Teton NP responded this morning to a report of an injured climber who fell near Black Rock Chimney on the Grand Teton sometime around 11 a.m. Jim Williams, 57, a...

    • Posted June 17, 2013
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  • Colter Bay (GTNP)
    Colter Bay calamity: 1 dead, 1 hurt

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – UPDATE 4:17 pm, Monday, June 17 The heart attack victim has been identified as Harold Jennett, 74, of Troy, Mich. Jennett was taking part in a ranger-led hike of Swan Lake near Colter...

    • Posted June 16, 2013
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  • Shooter Jennings
    Concert on the Commons lineup announced

    TETON VILLAGE, WYO – Just when it seemed Jackson Hole couldn’t possibly host even one more ‘notes-worthy’ music concert this summer, Teton Village Association has just announced its Concert on the Commons 2013 schedule, and the lineup is eclectic...

    • Posted June 13, 2013
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    TEDx Talk: Todd on Ted: A Turner we never knew

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Respected author and journalist Todd Wilkinson just released his new book on media mogul and billionaire Ted Turner. Wilkinson won Turner’s respect and confidence during a years-long process after the founder of CNN and...

    • Posted June 11, 2013
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  • NSA data farm (NSA.gov1)
    PROPS & DISSES: Holy hot motherboards: H2O blow

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Holy hot motherboards: H2O blow   DISS Lost in the revelation that our own government is spying on us lies a far more sinister plot: water wasting. Now don’t laugh. The two are...

    • Posted June 11, 2013
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