All posts by Jake Nichols

  • Resi Stiegler in Sochi
    THEM ON US: 2.26.14

    JACKSON, WYO – Queen teen Natalie Palmquist, 18, a Jackson Hole High School senior from Moran, was named Distinguished Young Woman of Wyoming on February 1. She was awarded $1,600 in cash scholarships during a statewide program...

    • Posted February 25, 2014
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  • Sublette County’s young athletes. Winning smiles and certificates. Photo: WIND RIVER YOGA
    PROPS & DISSES: 2.26.14

    JACKSON, WYO – VRB-Busted! PROP The short-term rental debate has raged on since before we broke the story on September 12, 2012. Illegal and semi-legal vacation rentals, often appearing on popular websites like Airbnb, have popped up...

    • Posted February 25, 2014
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  • Snow dogs out a moose sculpture that signals the turn off for Bryan Flats Photo: Jake Nichols
    GET OUT: Ghost homestead in Bryan Flats

    JACKSON, WYO – Staying on the flats might not be a bad idea right about now. If you’re like me, you just don’t trust your instincts in the backcountry when it comes to the epic amounts of...

    • Posted February 25, 2014
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    Note left at JHHS: School will be ‘shot up’ tomorrow

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – UPDATED… Authorities believe they have a suspect in custody. A 17-year-old male with intimate knowledge of the note was placed at the scene and interrogated. He admitted certain details to investigators that lead...

    • Posted February 20, 2014
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  • Rogue Shopping Carts
    Props & Disses: 2.18.14

    JACKSON, WYO – Bill me later PROP Once again, some Wyoming lawmakers have succumbed to the overwhelming urge to introduce bills in order to make themselves feel significant enough to justify their $150 per diem. This entry...

    • Posted February 18, 2014
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  • Grand Teton Photography and Field Guide
    BOOK REVIEW: Grand Teton Photography and Field Guide

    JACKSON, WYO – Grand Teton Photography and Field Guide Author and photographer Daryl L. Hunter What should you look for in a good wildlife/landscape photographer? What are the qualities inherent to all men and woman who point...

    • Posted February 18, 2014
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    FEATURE STORY: She’s gonna blow!

    JACKSON, WYO – Yellowstone Supervolcano eruption will be cataclysmic, if not imminent As learned as Wally Ulrich is about the unfathomable secrets of the terra firma deep, there are times when he just has to speculate, or...

    • Posted February 11, 2014
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  • PROPS & DISSES: 2.12.14

    JACKSON, WYO – IPSSSDR 2014: Why let the dogs out? PROPS Buddy Streeper won the 19th running of the International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race, his fifth title, but the real winners were the communities along...

    • Posted February 11, 2014
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  • Jamaican Bobsled team trains in Evanston
    THEM ON US: 2.12.14

    A dry future Longtime editor for Powder Magazine, Porter Fox landed a sweet opinion piece in The New York Times Sunday Review. Titled “The End of Snow?” the article had to baffle most New Yorkers who’ve had...

    • Posted February 11, 2014
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  • David Vela
    GTNP taps new super

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – It will be David Vela who will head Grand Teton National Park. Intermountain Regional Director Sue Masica announced today that Vela will take over superintendent duties in Grand Teton beginning sometime in April....

    • Posted February 11, 2014
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