All posts by Jake Nichols

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    THEM ON US 6.29.16

    Valley of the Doll(ar)s JACKSON HOLE, WY – The perception that Jackson Hole has become a valley of the “have nots” is more than ideology. The data is in. Economic Policy Institute crunched numbers and spit out...

    • Posted June 28, 2016
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    FEATURE: How the West Was One

    Wyoming’s new old range wars over drilling south of Jackson persist. JACKSON HOLE, WY – The battle for the Wyoming Range wore on and on. So long, it’s been a difficult story to follow with rapt interest....

    • Posted June 28, 2016
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  • 160622Buzz
    THE BUZZ: Tenement Tenting

    Homeless shelters pop up in canyons, mountains, and creeks, prompting electeds to once again consider temporary labor camps. JACKSON HOLE, WY – As the summer season hits full swing, worker shortages continue to be an issue for...

    • Posted June 21, 2016
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  • 160622TOU
    THEM ON US

    ‘Bearly’ knew you News outlets across America and across the pond lamented the loss of a famous grizzly bear cub that never got a chance to live long enough to be named. The blond-faced yearling was killed...

    • Posted June 21, 2016
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  • Snowy takes a break while mom, 399, forages. (ANN SMITH)
    Grizzly End for 399’s Cub

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming — Sorrowful wildlife watchers around the world are commiserating with residents over the loss of a famous grizzly bear cub that never got a chance to live long enough to be named. The blond-faced yearling was...

    • Posted June 21, 2016
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    THE BUZZ 2: Priority Pass

    Housing and transportation dominate tax-driven fund to the exclusion of conservation. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Local leaders established a Community Priorities Fund (CPF), and in doing so missed a chance to identify the valley’s supposed ongoing No....

    • Posted June 14, 2016
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  • 160615TOU
    THEM ON US

    Rodeo queen flags down Nat Geo In honor of Flag Day, National Geographic ran a pictorial story on flags from around the world. The feature, written by Melody Rowell, published on June 11. The photo gallery featured...

    • Posted June 14, 2016
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  • TCSO
    UPDATED: Death on the Dike

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – UPDATED 7:40 p.m. Teton County Sheriff’s have identified the man found dead on the Snake River dike early this morning. Kayden Quinn Tapia, 16, was pronounced dead at the scene. A preliminary coroner’s...

    • Posted June 14, 2016
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    FEATURE: Cruel Summer

    Happy Hundred. Are we prepared for the centennial slam headed our way? JACKSON HOLE, WY – Some call last summer a tipping point; others say it represented the new norm. At any rate, it will probably be...

    • Posted June 7, 2016
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  • 160608TOU
    THEM ON US 6.8.16

    Wildlife in Yellowstone: Humans JACKSON HOLE, WY – Bad behavior and poor decision-making continues at the nation’s first national park. Author Lee H. Whittlesey can forget adding a chapter or two to his 1995 and 2014 editions...

    • Posted June 7, 2016
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