All posts by Jake Nichols

  • Props ‘n Disses 5.21.14

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - The cost of choice DISS The Town of Jackson now knows the cost of ignoring the Constitution: About a quarter million. A recent settlement between the Town and anti-abortion activist Mark Holick will give...

    • Posted May 20, 2014
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  • Props n Disses: 5.14.14

    JACKSON, WYO – Vacation vocation DISS As another tourist season gears up in Jackson Hole, this columnist feels compelled to issue a conditional “diss” to the valley’s service industry in general. A few hotels, shops, restaurants, and...

    • Posted May 13, 2014
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  • Them on Us 5.14.14

    JACKSON, WYO – Hot Dog, hot springs The proposed reopening of Astoria Hot Springs was met with mainly positive responses after appearing in numerous places last week. Closed in 1999, the popular swimming spot is where countless...

    • Posted May 13, 2014
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  • Council Chronicles 5.14.14

    JACKSON, WYO – Rev. Dr. Paul Hayden has brought many to tears over the course of his double-decade run in Jackson. Count the mayor as the latest. Maybe it was the long day (three back-to-back meetings began...

    • Posted May 13, 2014
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  • Swinging Bridge
    PROPS & DISSES: 4.16.14

    JACKSON, WYO – Ban bullets at Swinging Bridge PROPS Bridger-Teton Forest officials are toying with the idea of banning the discharge of firearms in the Swinging Bridge area. It’s a smart move that should help cut down...

    • Posted April 15, 2014
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  • Janet and Doug Colclough
    THEM ON US: 4.16.14

    JACKSON, WYO – Massachusetts mourns our loss “Wilson woman missing in Nicaragua” headlined local news feeds including our own until her body was found. To us here at Planet Jackson Hole the news was too close to...

    • Posted April 15, 2014
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  • Yellowstone bison on a spring sprint.
    PROPS & DISSES: 4.9.14

    JACKSON, WYO – Bison bailing Yellowstone ahead of Big One? DISS “Bison fleeing Yellowstone ahead of impending supervolcano!” the headlines read. Dozens of blogspots and other soft-news cyber outlets ran wild with news that wildlife in Yellowstone...

    • Posted April 8, 2014
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  • National Museum of Wildlife Art
    THEM ON US: 4.9.14

    JACKSON, WYO – Travel blog wild about NMWA The National Museum of Wildlife Art received distinction as THE destination museum to hit while in Wyoming. Better yet, why not travel to Wyoming just to experience it? “We’ve...

    • Posted April 8, 2014
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  • THEM ON US: 4.2.14

    JACKSON, WYO – Another Friday night in Rock Springs This is so, well, Rock Springs. Trailer trash talk erupted at a fifth-grade girls’ basketball game at Pilot Butte Elementary in Rock Springs last Friday night, and blew...

    • Posted April 1, 2014
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  • PROPS & DISSES: 4.2.14

    JACKSON, WYO – BLM: Take the money and run DISS What a mess the feds have created by selling our future to oil and gas lessees. After raising nearly $9 million from the private sector to halt...

    • Posted April 1, 2014
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