All posts by Jake Nichols

  • 100913onrock
    COUNCIL CHRONICLES 8.9.13

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – “It ain’t over ‘til it’s over.” Yogi Berra said that, right? Or was it Abe Tabatabai? Tabatabai tried to throw a stick in the spokes of the shiny, new $1.65 million “bicycle” the...

    • Posted October 8, 2013
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  • 100913getout1
    GET OUT: Alaska meets Wyoming at Basin Lakes

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – One of the most picturesque hikes in this region is over the hill … and you might feel that way when you’re done huffin’ and puffin’ in the Alaska Basin. It’s disorienting to...

    • Posted October 8, 2013
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  • Truck arrestors WYDOT has proposed for Teton Pass use metal nets that stop runaway trucks the way an aircraft carrier stops jets. This one is near Buffalo.
    PROPS & DISSES 10.9.13

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Pepsi: Beet of a different drum   PROP I first got turned on to “Mexican Coke” last summer. It was at Pica’s. I drank it down and ordered two more. I don’t remember what...

    • Posted October 8, 2013
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  • Hatch
    JH Wildlife Foundation chooses new executive director

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – The Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation board of directors tapped Cory Hatch as their new executive director to replace Leigh Work. Hatch moves from his position as wildlands director at the Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance, a job...

    • Posted October 1, 2013
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  • 100213bobby2
    He shoots, he scores… Retired hockey star Bobby Holik on passion for America, guns

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – This time of year, for just about every year of his life, Bobby Holik could be found on the ice. October would be the start of a renewed campaign in the National Hockey League,...

    • Posted October 1, 2013
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  • 100213props1
    PROP & DISSES 10.2.13

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – CLASSroom excellence rewarded at JHHS   PROPS The entire high school student body gathered in the auditorium Monday morning for a special presentation of its 2013 National Blue Ribbon Award. Jackson Hole High School...

    • Posted October 1, 2013
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  • 100213themonus2
    THEM ON US 10.2.13

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Wildlife Film Festival results RealScreen ran a story on the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival results. The 12th biennial event wrapped up last week with the Irish documentary On a River in Ireland...

    • Posted October 1, 2013
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  • Coroner IDs headless body

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – The body found in Mosquito Creek on September 12 has been identified as James P. O’Brien, 66, of Forest Hills, Queens, NY. Investigation into the circumstances surrounding O’Brien’s death continues. Detectives are still...

    • Posted October 1, 2013
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  • 92513cover8
    DRUID PEAK: Fest finalist stars wolves, JH scenery

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Filmmaker Marni Zelnick came to Jackson a month ago to premiere her debut feature film Druid Peak. Zelnick wrote and directed the motion picture, which was shot in and around Jackson Hole in...

    • Posted September 24, 2013
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  • 92513props1
    PROPS & DISSES 9.25.13

    The timing stinks, what with a winter storm predicted for today. Extending the seasonal opening of the new pathway along the National Elk Refuge is grounded in good intentions, but it’s a step in the wrong direction....

    • Posted September 24, 2013
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