All posts by Jake Nichols

  • Idaho County Sheriff’s Office
    PROPS & DISSES: 11.13.13

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Jackson’s oldest bash endangered – DISS The ‘49er Ball has existed in some form or another for at least 115 years. We traced the first event back to the 1890s, when it was...

    • Posted November 12, 2013
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    Jackson Peak avalanche injures local

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – A late-day, skier-triggered avalanche on Jackson Peak Sunday severely injured one local man, according to Undersheriff Bob Gilliam. Scott Dixon, 32, from Teton Valley, Idaho was airlifted to St. John’s Medical Center with...

    • Posted November 11, 2013
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  • Jackson Hole Mountain Bike Trails
    PROPS & DISSES 11.6.13

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Mountain bikers headed downhill DISS My what big balls you have, mountain biking community. I suppose the same bravado summoned to perch oneself on a postage stamp of a saddle and hurtle down...

    • Posted November 5, 2013
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  • Greg Prugh
    PRUGH’S VIEW: Prolific JH Developer Talks Past, Prologue

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Real estate broker Greg Prugh followed in his father’s footsteps even if his steps took him to Japan, Europe, San Francisco and Arizona. The prodigal son and Jackson native returned home a decade...

    • Posted November 5, 2013
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  • THEM ON US: 10.30.13

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Paging Dr. Jedi A new app scheduled for release and download in early 2014 claims it will help med students tackle their board exams in a fun way. Scrub Wars is set for...

    • Posted October 29, 2013
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  • THISWEEK10.30
    PROPS & DISSES: 10.30.13

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Follies: The stuff of folklore   PROP Remember the great bank robbery in Jackson that began the new year? What about Liz Cheney’s splash into Wyoming politics? Not much escapes the satirical eye of...

    • Posted October 29, 2013
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  • Looking back at mouth of Game Creek from high on top.
    GET OUT: Game Creek (not that one)

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – I’m going to tell you a secret. You can’t tell anyone. Promise? If you want to see wildlife, especially bears, I can put you on them, practically guaranteed. Go up Game Creek. Pause....

    • Posted October 29, 2013
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  • Mary Gibson Scott
    Park Super quits

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Mary Gibson Scott announced her retirement today from the National Park Service. As superintendent of Grand Teton NP since 2004, Scott has guided the park through several major projects and transitions. During her tenure...

    • Posted October 25, 2013
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  • 102313freedom9
    FREEDOM: The revolver, the town, the only way to do business

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Bob Baker speaks and moves with the deliberate and slow way of country folk. He could be mistaken for a Star Valley plumber or carpenter or the guy your brother knows who can...

    • Posted October 22, 2013
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  • Bison topples barricade.
    PROPS & DISSES 10.23.13

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – ‘When Animals Attack’ PROP Jackson Hole could have hosted its own “When Animals Attack” episode last week after two separate incidents were eye-witnessed or caught on videotape. The video of a bison in...

    • Posted October 22, 2013
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