All posts by Jake Nichols

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    THE BUZZ II: Fire Union Hosed

    Contract talks halted, headed for lawsuit. JACKSON HOLE, WY – “I don’t think it ever crossed my mind,” Keith Gingery admitted to the town council Monday afternoon. “I didn’t even know we paid our volunteers.” The deputy county...

    • Posted March 23, 2016
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    BREAKING: Town/County Halts Talks with Fire Union

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Earlier today, the board of county commissioners signed off on a letter drafted by deputy county attorney Keith Gingery that effectively halted the current collective bargaining process underway between the joint government boards...

    • Posted March 21, 2016
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    …And They’re Off!

    Elk Refuge sets new opening policy for forest access Tired of dealing with the headache of babysitting the long line of shed hunters who cue for position to enter the Bridger-Teton National Forest via the National Elk...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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    THE BUZZ II: Authority Always Wins

    Electeds create new housing authority out of hot air. JACKSON HOLE, WY – County commissioners and town councilors met Tuesday to make two important decisions put off at past meetings. The joint board of 10 signed off...

    • Posted March 15, 2016
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    THE BUZZ: State of the Union

    Firefighters introduce organized labor to Jackson. JACKSON HOLE, WY – The Jackson Hole Fire/EMS department has experienced tremendous growth in its recent history. The evidence was cheerfully noted at the annual Fireman’s Ball, which smashed records last...

    • Posted March 15, 2016
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    Big Decisions on New Housing Authority, Budge

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming — County commissioners and town councilors met today to make two important decisions put off at past meetings. The joint board of 10 signed off on a resolution creating a regional Housing Authority including...

    • Posted March 14, 2016
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    BREAKING: GOP Chair Quits Over Trump

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming — The Planet has learned that Teton County GOP chair JuliAnne Forrest has resigned over her party’s choice in a presidential candidate. At last Saturday’s Republican Party caucus, held at Hotel Terra, party members elected...

    • Posted March 14, 2016
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    THE BUZZ: Grizzly Warfare… Again

    Fears and fights sure to ensue as bruins return to state management. JACKSON HOLE, WY – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced earlier this week what most expected was coming: grizzly bears no longer need...

    • Posted March 8, 2016
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    FEATURE: She’s Heli-Good

    Daring ace brings nerves of steel to air rescue missions. JACKSON HOLE, WY – “Do rescue helicopters have a hover button?” asked Billy G., an online blogger in response to a scene in the action movie “San...

    • Posted March 1, 2016
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    THE BUZZ: Budget Lands on Gov’s Desk

    Budget Session scheduled to wrap at the end of the week. JACKSON HOLE, WY – If the 63rd Legislative Session is all about the budget then all eyes are on Governor Matt Mead’s desk, where the proposed...

    • Posted March 1, 2016
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