All posts by Jake Nichols

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    Mosquito Creek body missing head; now ruled suicide

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Investigators are closer to identifying the man found in Mosquito Creek last Thursday. New evidence secured from an autopsy performed yesterday, combined with old-fashioned detective work now leads authorities to believe the victim...

    • Posted September 17, 2013
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    Murder in Mosquito Creek

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Investigators are continuing their search for clues in the case of a badly decomposed body recovered in the Mosquito Creek drainage on Thursday. Authorities were alerted after a backcountry user stumbled upon the...

    • Posted September 13, 2013
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    Wolf vs Bear Showdown

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Planet Jackson Hole came upon the “Wolves versus Bear” video that’s swiftly making the rounds on social media. It features a wolf pack chasing away a grizzly bear in the Mud Flats area...

    • Posted September 11, 2013
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  • The calm before the storm:
Starbuck’s construction zone. (JAKE NICHOLS)
    FAIR TRADE: Coffee locals brace for battle from Seattle

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – When Stefan Grainda set up shop three years ago just east of the Town Square, the coffee market already was becoming a bit crowded. By the time he looked to move JH Roasters...

    • Posted September 10, 2013
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    PROPS & DISSES: 9.11.13

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Dumpster poaching: Are we that desperate? DISS Hard times call for desperate measures. While more normal communities might have to deal with the dumpster-diving destitute looking for a day-old pastry or a discarded...

    • Posted September 10, 2013
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  • Klan and NAACP representatives meet. ALAN ROGERS, CASPER STAR-TRIBUNE
    THEM ON US: 9.11.13

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Saturday night in Casper: KKK vs. NAACP The Star-Tribune practically dislocated their arm last week patting themselves on the back for outing the clandestine meeting between the KKK and the race they love...

    • Posted September 10, 2013
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    Park death ruled suicide

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Rangers in Grand Teton National Park responded to an early morning call to 911 on Monday to find the body of a Florida man next to his Toyota pickup, deceased at the Windy Point...

    • Posted September 10, 2013
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    Jackson lawyer suffers stroke

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – JH Weekly has confirmed a prominent Jackson attorney suffered a life-threatening stroke while participating in LOTOJA on Saturday. Brian Hultman, a Deputy County Attorney, was eventually transferred to University Hospital in Salt Lake after...

    • Posted September 8, 2013
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    Child shot in Yellowstone

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Yellowstone National Park officials have confirmed an accidental shooting in Grant Village campground on Saturday. Left dead was a three-year-old Idaho girl from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. A 911 call was made Saturday morning...

    • Posted September 8, 2013
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    Thunderstorm likely killed climber

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – A Colorado man plunged to his death Friday in Garnet Canyon while searching for shelter from a severe thunderstorm. Edward Tom, 40, of Boulder, Colorado was pronounced dead at the scene from trauma associated...

    • Posted September 8, 2013
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