All posts by Jake Nichols

  • avalanche
    Backcountry treacherous, 12 more slides today

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – New snow on top of old crust is proving to be a deadly combination. The Bridger-Teton National Forest Avalanche Center is warning backcountry users to exercise extreme caution in route-finding lines today. Another...

    • Posted January 28, 2013
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  • Cindy Hill, State Superintendent of Public Instruction
    Legislative Roundup: ‘Hill Bill’ passes, Legislature in turmoil

      JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Rep. Keith Gingery is growing increasingly frustrated with the actions of some of his fellow legislators. Senate File 104 passed this morning after heated debate. The bill will effectively neuter Cindy Hill’s...

    • Posted January 25, 2013
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  • Great Gray Owl takes flight - photo courtesy TETON RAPTOR CENTER
    Props and Disses 1.23.13

      Hoot for joy, lucky owl PROP I will never tire of hearing stories like this one. Every time I read about wanton destruction of wildlife by some a-hole poacher I get angry. My blood boils when...

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • Devra Davis
    Is this the worst flu ever?

      JH Weekly: This season’s influenza strain is vicious. It’s been knocking normally healthy people down for weeks. Where did this come from? Did CDC drop the ball on this one? Dr. Devra Davis: I don’t think...

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • Corey Allan Donaldson
    eBuzz: JPD gets their man, bank robber arrested in Utah

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – A 39-year-old man wanted in connection with the robbery of U.S. Bank in Jackson on New Year’s Eve was apprehended Tuesday evening in Clinton, Utah. The suspect is Corey Allan Donaldson. He is...

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • Miss Wyoming Teen Sydney Graus
    Them on Us: We love us some dogs and cats

      Wyoming ranks tenth in the nation for pet ownership but we aren’t bringing our animals to the vet often enough. The American Veterinary Medical Association’s (AVMA) recently released U.S. Pet Ownership and Demographics Sourcebook revealed that...

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • Nowadays, bodyguards must blend in. If their client is in an Armani suit, so are they. If it’s an afternoon at the kid’s soccer game, khakis and a pullover might be in order. - photo by MARY GROSSMAN
    The Bodyguard

    Jackson Hole, Wyo.-Haven’t seen Man on Fire? Stop reading. Stop everything. Watch it. Then come back to this story about a real bodyguard who shared with JH Weekly what it’s actually like to protect clients – celebrities,...

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • M_USFS
    USFS: Forest merger off

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – JH Weekly has learned that plans to further study the merit of merging the Bridger-Teton and Caribou-Targhee national forests have been scrapped and any pursuit of that idea is officially dead. Sources inside...

    • Posted January 22, 2013
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  • M_Cell_phone_use_while_driving
    Legislative Roundup: Little interest in cell phone laws

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Not silenced yet: Firearms suppressors II After being shot down by the House last week, state senators have redrafted a bill that would make owning a silencer legal as long as hunters did...

    • Posted January 21, 2013
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  • M_Wyo state legislature
    Legislative Roundup: Search and rescue immunity bill moves forward

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Rep. Keith Gingery’s bill to grant search and rescue volunteers immunity from on-the-job lawsuits has moved from committee to a House floor vote early next week. As Gingery expected, the second half of...

    • Posted January 18, 2013
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