All posts by Jake Nichols

  • 071614props.lead
    Props and Disses

    Gubernatorial candidate implodes    Maybe it’s the heat or the pressure of an arduous campaign, but Republican gubernatorial candidate Taylor Haynes has become separated from his rocker. The strict constitutionalist is calling for limited federal government involvement...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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    Pulse On Politics: Town candidates

    As a cost-saving move, consolidation makes sense in a lot of ways. It also eliminates redundancy existing in many services provided by a town and county government that are, at times, virtually indistinguishable. Talk has heated up...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • GTNP
    BREAKING: Local killed in Snake River rafting incident

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – A rafting accident claimed the life of a local woman late Sunday in Grand Teton National Park just north of Moose Landing. GTNP spokesperson, Jackie Skaggs confirmed that Donna Viehman, 63, of Jackson...

    • Posted July 14, 2014
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  • A mule deer scoots under barbed-wire.
Photo: Wyoming Migration Initiative. 
    Props and Disses

    Prop: Support a path of least resistance Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Biologists working on the study of migration routes of mule deer, pronghorn and elk need every bit of support they can get. The more we learn...

    • Posted July 10, 2014
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  • Props and Disses

    DISS: SPET should be SPIT out Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Count this journalist in with Ed Cheramy. The impetus behind the Jackson Hole Tea Party is running newspaper ads (no, not in this one) imploring voters to...

    • Posted July 2, 2014
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  • A droid flies over Yosemite.
    Them On Us

    National Park Service: No drone zone News that the National Park Service will move toward banning the use of drones in the airspace above the nation’s 401 parks was met mostly with approval from cyberspace commenters, though...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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  • The Darby Canyon wind and ice caves.
    Props and Disses

    Darby dissed by Teton County, WY  (PROP) When Teton County authorities, along with the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce, stepped up to help Yellowstone open roads last winter, they also opened the door to future financial bailouts...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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  • 062514feature.lead
    The sky is falling

    Jet contrails clouded in conspiracy theories Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Max Mogren looks up into a bluebird sky with disgust. The Jackson Hole forecast called for a mostly sunny day, and it mostly is. Except for a...

    • Posted June 24, 2014
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  • 061814props.leadspringgulch
    Props & Disses: June 18

    Trailers get dry-gulched DISS Jackson Hole, Wyoming – “They’re not just going to leave it like that, are they?” a concerned horsey person asked this columnist. The “it” was the new turnoff protocol at Spring Gulch Road...

    • Posted June 17, 2014
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  • PulseOnPolitics: June 18

    Meet the candidates Jackson Hole, Wyoming – This week begins The Planet’s political coverage for 2014. Several races at the city, county and state level could determine the direction of the body politic for the next two...

    • Posted June 17, 2014
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