All posts by Jake Nichols

  • Josh Bock shows off monster lake trout.
    LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY FISHERMEN: A cast of all-star anglers comes to the aid of villain trout

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Park officials are making a stand in Yellowstone Lake. Their extermination crusade to eradicate lake trout in order to give native cutthroat a fighting chance has been largely heralded by pundits and public...

    • Posted April 30, 2013
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  • Photo cutline: Modeling of what the valley should look like in 15 years. The question is, will the Comp Plan be done by then?
Photo credit: Town of Jackson
    PROPS & DISSES: Comp Plan, Shmomp Plan

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Comp Plan, Shmomp Plan   DISS Has anyone else had it up to “here” with this Comp Plan nonsense? Do other growing communities need or use comprehensive plans? More importantly, do they spend...

    • Posted April 30, 2013
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  • Jason Collins is out of the closet and into Wyoming history.
    THEM ON US: No. 98 hits home with Shepards

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Broncs best in state U.S. News and World Report found favor with our local high school, ranking Jackson Hole High as the best public school in the state. JHHS placed 1,159th out of...

    • Posted April 30, 2013
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    BOOK REVIEW: ‘Tom and the Sagittarius’ by Brian Karre

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Local author Brian Karre now has two books to his credit. The latest is another in the vein of boy-loses-girl-because-boy-doesn’t-get-girls series. Karre’s heroes never know the right thing to say so they don’t say...

    • Posted April 30, 2013
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    Spring fever: Chomping at the bit

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Warmer temps and fast-melting snow has many of us thinking about hitting the backcountry for some long-overdue hiking, biking adventures or horn hunting. Don’t jump the gun, though. It’s not fair to others who...

    • Posted April 25, 2013
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    Ride into Victory lane: NASCAR legend gives back on a bike

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - How do you make a name for yourself when they call your father “The King?” Kyle Petty grew up in the shadow of one of the greatest race car drivers of all time, just...

    • Posted April 23, 2013
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  • Teton Valley News reporter Bridget Ryder.
CREDIT: Teton Valley News
    PROPS & DISSES: ‘Ryding’ herd on the Teton Valley turmoil

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Town takes care of its own – PROPS The Town of Jackson now owns more real estate than the Gill family. And that’s saying something. Retiring to executive session in order to fan...

    • Posted April 23, 2013
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  • Security at Tribeca Film Festival keeps out pro-fracking farmers.
    THEM ON US: Farmers ‘gassed’ at NYC film premiere

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Farmers ‘gassed’ at NYC film premiere “Gasland 2”, the sequel to the Academy Award-nominated 2010 documentary, premiered in New York City last weekend at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival. It’s more of the...

    • Posted April 23, 2013
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  • Superstar Bill Graham in Wyoming hospital. (Scott Epstein)
    THEM ON US: Billy Graham takes ill on way to Tetons

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Billy Graham takes ill on way to Tetons The Grand Tetons were on Superstar Billy Graham’s bucket list. Now, it looks like he may kick that bucket before getting to cross that one...

    • Posted April 18, 2013
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  • We can't have this again, can we?

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Making amends: model behavior Computer-aided design is terrifically useful. But all the CAD/CAGD and 3D renderings in the world won’t help a planner get his or her mind wrapped around height, mass, and...

    • Posted April 17, 2013
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