All posts by Jake Nichols

  • 51513props
    PROPS & DISSES: Rental Market is Brutal

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – There’s just nothing out there. It’s scary. It’s the tightest I’ve seen the rental market. Ever. The great majority of postings at the free online radio classifieds start “WANTED” instead of “FOR RENT.”...

    • Posted May 14, 2013
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  • Big Jim scales climbing boulder at Phil Baux Park. (Jeana Haarman)
    Everest 50: Getting high on the mountain

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Climbers are a different breed. They could easily be excused for having a god complex. From lofty perches and nearest the heavens a mortal can be still planted to terra firma, mountaineers stand astride...

    • Posted May 14, 2013
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  • 51513getout
    GET OUT: Forking the Buffalo in bear country

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – I love this hike. You shouldn’t try it if you are overly afraid of bears. Me, I like to know a grizzly could very well be around every corner. It heightens your awareness and...

    • Posted May 14, 2013
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  • Hard rock to delicate acoustic to Americana-on-mushrooms is part of Blitzen Trapper’s appeal. (Photo courtesy Blitzen Trapper)
    MUSIC BOX: Ease mud season with Blitzen Trapper, Sera Cahoone

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Folk meets Western themes, rock ‘n’ roll and Northwest Americana when Portland’s Blitzen Trapper rolls into the Pink Garter next Wednesday. The show is one amongst a short run through the region of seven...

    • Posted May 14, 2013
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    Well rock me, momma … Old Crow to play on the Fourth

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – It’s official. Old Crow Medicine Show will help Jackson Hole celebrate the Fourth of July with a concert at the base of Snow King. For OCMS, it will be their first visit to Jackson;...

    • Posted May 13, 2013
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    Public Art Taskforce takes shape

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – The Jackson Town Council appointed board members for an introductory organization called the Public Art Taskforce. The taskforce will help the town establish a systematic review of public art projects in Jackson. Under...

    • Posted May 9, 2013
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    Town of Jackson #tagged

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Graffiti artists, known as vandals to some, have been particularly active in the past few months. JH Weekly’s “Best of…” issue noted one prominent piece on the crumbling retaining wall between Storage Stables and...

    • Posted May 9, 2013
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  • JH People's Market
    COUNCIL CHRONICLES: Unredeemed

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Unredeemed If you wanted to sponsor an event in Jackson and you were thinking it might call for a street closure or it could block a street or obstruct traffic flow in any...

    • Posted May 8, 2013
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  • High School Butte
    Hikers, gliders, et al, booted from butte

    JACKSON  HOLE, WYO – Users of Antelope Butte, known to most locals as High School Butte, received bad news today as the decision was made to close the beloved hiking hill to all public use effective immediately....

    • Posted May 7, 2013
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    PROPS & DISSES: Skiing the Snake

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – SHIFT: Getting the off-season in gear   PROP Extend our tourist season through October and promote Jackson Hole’s commitment to the environment? As the old Guinness Beer ads used to say, “Brilliant! Organizers...

    • Posted May 7, 2013
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