All posts by Jake Nichols

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    NASCAR legend raised big bucks

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – The totals are in for the 19th Anniversary Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America. The event, which passed through Jackson last May raised a total of $580,000 for Victory Junction, Petty’s camp created...

    • Posted November 14, 2013
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  • Kroger Family Rams
    THEM ON US 11.13.13

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Ram tough The Billings Gazette ran a feel-good story about a father-son team that both drew an elusive bighorn sheep tag, and harvested monster rams on the same day. Jacksonite Brett Kroger and...

    • Posted November 12, 2013
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  • Idaho County Sheriff’s Office
    PROPS & DISSES: 11.13.13

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Jackson’s oldest bash endangered – DISS The ‘49er Ball has existed in some form or another for at least 115 years. We traced the first event back to the 1890s, when it was...

    • Posted November 12, 2013
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    Jackson Peak avalanche injures local

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – A late-day, skier-triggered avalanche on Jackson Peak Sunday severely injured one local man, according to Undersheriff Bob Gilliam. Scott Dixon, 32, from Teton Valley, Idaho was airlifted to St. John’s Medical Center with...

    • Posted November 11, 2013
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  • Jackson Hole Mountain Bike Trails
    PROPS & DISSES 11.6.13

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Mountain bikers headed downhill DISS My what big balls you have, mountain biking community. I suppose the same bravado summoned to perch oneself on a postage stamp of a saddle and hurtle down...

    • Posted November 5, 2013
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  • Greg Prugh
    PRUGH’S VIEW: Prolific JH Developer Talks Past, Prologue

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Real estate broker Greg Prugh followed in his father’s footsteps even if his steps took him to Japan, Europe, San Francisco and Arizona. The prodigal son and Jackson native returned home a decade...

    • Posted November 5, 2013
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  • THEM ON US: 10.30.13

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Paging Dr. Jedi A new app scheduled for release and download in early 2014 claims it will help med students tackle their board exams in a fun way. Scrub Wars is set for...

    • Posted October 29, 2013
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  • THISWEEK10.30
    PROPS & DISSES: 10.30.13

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Follies: The stuff of folklore   PROP Remember the great bank robbery in Jackson that began the new year? What about Liz Cheney’s splash into Wyoming politics? Not much escapes the satirical eye of...

    • Posted October 29, 2013
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  • Looking back at mouth of Game Creek from high on top.
    GET OUT: Game Creek (not that one)

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – I’m going to tell you a secret. You can’t tell anyone. Promise? If you want to see wildlife, especially bears, I can put you on them, practically guaranteed. Go up Game Creek. Pause....

    • Posted October 29, 2013
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  • Mary Gibson Scott
    Park Super quits

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Mary Gibson Scott announced her retirement today from the National Park Service. As superintendent of Grand Teton NP since 2004, Scott has guided the park through several major projects and transitions. During her tenure...

    • Posted October 25, 2013
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