All posts by Jake Nichols

  • Security Guard at China’s Jackson Hole. (Photo credit: CBS News
    THEM ON US

    The other Jackson Hole CBS This Morning recently aired a piece on the Jackson Hole in China. It contained nothing much we didn’t know already but provided some pretty cool video to go along with our imaginations...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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    Eye spy tag tech Whenever law enforcement attempts to harness the ease and efficiency of new technology they’re often branded as bullies. “It’s an invasion of our right to privacy,” screech conspiracy theorists, wagging their tattered copy...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Photo credit: Melvin Brewing
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    Cleveland Cowboys? ABC affiliate WEWS out of Cleveland is claiming the Wyoming University basketball team as its own heading into March Madness. With little else to root for locally, b-ball fans in Cleveland are finding more than...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • Moose hockey team celebrates its championship. (Photo credit: Sean Hannafin)
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    Moosely Firsts, Pokes pride Sports fans had a lot to cheer about last weekend with upset victories for both the local hockey team and the state’s college basketball squad. The Black Diamond Hockey League champion Moose took...

    • Posted March 17, 2015
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  • Harrison Ford’s vintage World War II era plane. (Photo credit: NBC News)
    THEM ON US

    Jedi pilot The crash landing of Harrison Ford and his vintage World War II era plane was heard ‘round the world. The Star Wars and Raiders of the Lost Ark hero made breaking news just about everywhere...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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    (Un)Chartered waters Charter Communications is a giant junk show. The cable/Internet/phone provider formerly known as Bresnan-cum-Optimum has fumbled the handoff from previous valley providers and brought customer service to a new low. Councilman Don Frank, in his...

    • Posted March 10, 2015
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  • Winter caretaker Steve Fuller. (Photo credit: CBS News)
    THEM ON US

    The Shining Admit it: You want Steve Fuller’s job. The grizzled 70-something has been battling Yellowstone’s winters as the park caretaker for 42 years but he wouldn’t call himself a loner. “What an extraordinary landscape, huh?” he...

    • Posted March 3, 2015
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  • Bill Neeb’s six-year-old dauther was struck by a snowboarder leaving behind a broken tibia and fibula. (Photo credit: Bill Neeb)
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    Boheme endangered DISS Unfortunately, it’s true. Cathy Beloeil says she will close down Café Boheme at the end of May when her lease is up. Unless, that is, she can find a suitable space by then. The...

    • Posted March 3, 2015
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  • Packrafting in front of the Tetons. (Photo credit: backpackinglight.com)
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    Let ‘em burn bill Adherence to International Building Code may not be the sexiest topic at the state capitol, and it hardly appears to be a pressing matter in Teton County, but what a handy little piece...

    • Posted February 24, 2015
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  • Cheney protesters gather on the University of Wyoming campus (Photo credit: Casper Tribune)
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    Forever valentine A Casper man made national headlines when he gave his wife flowers for Valentine’s Day. Big deal, right? Him and 20 million other guys. Well, Jim Golay did it from the grave. When Shelly received...

    • Posted February 24, 2015
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