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All posts by Jake Nichols

    Why she blows: Secrets of Old Faithful revealed

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – An immense underground chamber has finally been identified as the ‘holding tank’ for the water that causes Old Faithful to erupt on such a regular schedule. The discovery of the cavern is new...

    • Posted April 12, 2013
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    Aussie Robin Hood will defend himself

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – The man accused of robbing a Jackson Hole bank will be allowed to represent himself at his trial scheduled to begin April 29 in Cheyenne, Wyo. Corey Donaldson, 39, received permission from U.S....

    • Posted April 11, 2013
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  • Jace (8 yrs), Bob (11 yrs), and Charlie (2 yrs) grinding out another tough day at the office.
    SQUARE ONE: Quantum leaps for a small town lab

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Imagine a Jackson where Charlie Hagen, 26, can find work in his area of expertise. Twenty years ago, no, just 10 years ago, Hagen and his mechanical engineering degree from University of Vermont would...

    • Posted April 9, 2013
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  • PROPS & DISSES: News&Guide witch hunts

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – News&Guide witch hunts (DISS) Full disclosure: I respect the News&Guide and their reporters. I read their paper every day. They are a superb small press and deserve every accolade and award they flaunt...

    • Posted April 9, 2013
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  • THEM ON US: Christmas comes early to TGR

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Teton Gravity Research is still glowing over their latest acquisition – a Gyro-Stabilized Systems (GSS) C520. TGR says it’s the most advanced 4K/“Ultra HD” gyrostabilized camera platform in the world. The C520 is meant...

    • Posted April 9, 2013
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    GET OUT: Get your goat in Dry Gulch

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – I was on my way to Little Jenny Lake. Not the one in the park, but the tiny one up Mill Creek in the Greys River drainage. I never made it. Just before Alpine...

    • Posted April 9, 2013
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    Village Café likely looking for new digs

    TETON VILLAGE, WYO – The Village Café in Teton Village might have just wrapped up its last ski season serving breakfast to skiers and pizzas to local condo dwellers. VC is being threatened by a renovation project that...

    • Posted April 5, 2013
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  • CUTLINE: Weddings at Schwabacher Landing in Grand Teton National Park fall victim to sequestration cuts.
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    GET OUT: No, really, get out… of Schwabacher Landing

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO –  Budget woes plaguing Grand Teton National Park are already being felt by select visitors this coming season. Numerous prospective brides and grooms have been sent scrambling after being informed all events scheduled for...

    • Posted April 2, 2013
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  • PROPS & DISSES: Virtually Vacationing

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Grand Teton 2.0: virtually vacationing   DISS It’s becoming clear where this sequestration stuff is headed when it comes to the National Park System’s incredibly shrinking budget. It is moving, as I’ve always suspected,...

    • Posted April 2, 2013
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    THE CENTENARIAN SECRET: Getting to know one of the valley’s living history lessons

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Leta Grace Deveraux nee Falkenstein, mother to Patty Ewing and the unofficial grandmother of Jackson’s Barker-Ewing river rafting enterprise, was born into a world that had yet to see its first radio broadcast...

    • Posted April 2, 2013
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