All posts by Jake Nichols

  • tourists
    THEM ON US: Tourons on tape

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – It’s that time of year again: The birds are singing in the trees, fish are biting, and the bison are goring. The Casper Star-Tribune ran the nearly obligatory “Things stupid people do in national...

    • Posted June 4, 2013
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  • Three Kids on Pathway
    Oil those chains and get crankin’, it’s Bike Week!

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Seeing a few more bikes around town than usual lately? It could be a community’s reaction to traffic delays associated with construction at the five-way. Or it could just be a display of this...

    • Posted May 29, 2013
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  • Clarke Farrer, Scout Executive for the Grand Teton Council.
    IN SCOUTING’S BEST INTEREST: Local reaction to Boy Scouts’ policy vote

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO –  “A week before the vote I would have told you, ‘It’ll never pass,’” Clarke Farrer said of the historic policy vote that took place in Grapevine, Texas on May 23. Farrer is the...

    • Posted May 28, 2013
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  • Flashing sign urges motorists to merge like grown-ups. (Jake Nichols)
    PROPS & DISSES: Get your swerve on … please!

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Get your swerve on … please  DISS Jackson motorists lack the gene responsible for proper merging. It’s that simple. Never has a community as a whole been so woefully sucky at merging as...

    • Posted May 28, 2013
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  • 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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