All posts by Jake Nichols

  • Author at Lake Louise
    GET OUT: Land O’Lakes and bombers

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Now that everyone is back from a Memorial Day camping weekend, here is where you should have gone. The Torrey-Ring-Trail lake circuit just southeast of Dubois is a spectacular place to spend a...

    • Posted May 28, 2013
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  • Themonus5.29
    THEM ON US: Pants on the ground

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Pants on the ground Full disclosure: Mountain Khakis conducted the survey that found out men like to wear khakis. Hmm, who didn’t see this coming? “Are khakis the male style equivalent of the...

    • Posted May 28, 2013
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  • JacksonBroncBlack_lg
    State statute: High school extracurriculars for all

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Rumors of late and a certain degree of confusion has led some students and parents of students to understand public high school sports, after-school activities, and electives are for Jackson Hole High School...

    • Posted May 23, 2013
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  • librarysign
    Future is now at public library: Teton County paves the way with innovation and excellence

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - “Make thy books thy companions. Let thy cases and shelves be thy pleasure grounds and gardens.”  — Judah ibn Tibbon This is how my love affair with the library began. I confess, our relationship...

    • Posted May 21, 2013
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  • Daft Punk meets Soul Train
    PROPS & DISSES: Disco ain’t daft, punk

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Disco ain’t daft, punk   PROP Everything else has lost meaning. Time stands still. Whether hikers can no longer access the summit of High School Butte or if a bridge will ever be completed...

    • Posted May 21, 2013
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  • Pot test on sale at the Dollar Tree in Jackson.
    THEM ON US: Weed whacker

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Weed whacker Suspicious parents now have a quick and easy alternative to rummaging through their kid’s sock drawer. Spotted at the Dollar Tree: An at-home marijuana drug test kit. Mom and dad can...

    • Posted May 21, 2013
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  • View from the top of the ridge looking down on Leeks Canyon.
    GET OUT: Game for Leeks Canyon?

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - The first time I hiked Game Creek through to Leeks Canyon I wasn’t intending to. I had started up Game Creek for the millionth time, hit the Cache Creek connector split and felt pretty...

    • Posted May 21, 2013
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  • Recent photo of a mountain lion at an undisclosed residence. Photographer said, “I wish to keep the location secret so Game & Fish won’t come trap it or kill it.”
    CULTURE MATTERS: The Cougar Fund hosts discussion

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - What’s the first thing you think of when you see the animal pictured above? Maybe ten percent of people will respond with something “Westernly” witty like, “BANG!” or “Makes a good target.” The majority of...

    • Posted May 21, 2013
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  • Artist rendering of proposed vertical greenhouse to be built along south wall of the parking garage. (Courtesy Vertical Harvest)
    Councilman changes his mind about greenhouse

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Councilman Bob Lenz, who was among the unanimous vote to recommend Vertical Harvest to the Wyoming Business Council for a grant that would provide capital startup money for a three-story greenhouse in Jackson, has...

    • Posted May 19, 2013
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  • Boy scouts display set of antlers at the 46th annual Elk Antler Auction. (USFWS)
    Antler auction record-setting despite dreary weather

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - The 46th annual Boy Scout Elk Antler Auction took place in cold, wet conditions but the weather could not damper the enthusiasm or final totals for last weekend’s sale. Refuge spokesperson Lori Iverson said a...

    • Posted May 19, 2013
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