All posts by Jake Nichols

  • Cutline: Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom were spotted in Jackson Hole.
    THEM ON US: Men are from Mars, women are from Driggs

    Teton Valley News reported last week that, for reasons not immediately understood, women tend to gravitate toward Driggs rather than Victor. Census Bureau numbers from 2010 peg a five-year average (2006-2010) with the following breakdown: Victor has...

    • Posted February 19, 2013
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  • (From left to right) Nick Pampe, Ashley Potzernitz, Emily Mickus, Kameron Moroneso, Hunter Hardwick, Heidi Schmillen, Brad Riotto, Garrett Nickel.
    GEEK WEEK – New age nerds are too cool for school

    Nerd: One whose IQ exceeds his weight. Remember high school? The Indian caste system has nothing on an American high school. A delicate social order worked out its way flawlessly every lunch period in the cafeteria. Don’t...

    • Posted February 19, 2013
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  • Alex Selton rocks a classic rugby look:
mohawk, stylish blazer, Gilbert ball and a fair to middlin’ bourbon at the ready.
    Rugged, raw and steeped in tradition – Rugby takes hold in the Hole

    Rugby hasn’t caught on in the U.S. Maybe it’s the crude-sounding terminology of a sport that finds steady use for words like “scrum,” “maul,” and “blood bin.” Or perhaps it’s the non-stop action with no timeouts, huddles,...

    • Posted February 12, 2013
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    THEM ON US: Facebook fodder

    A spot-on hilarious meme map of Wyoming is making the rounds. Whoever made it pretty much captured the state accurately and succinctly. Does anyone see a way to improve upon it? Also making its way around Facebook...

    • Posted February 12, 2013
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    Props ’n Disses: Robbin’ hood is full of it

    DISS – Robbin’ hood is full of it Come off it, Donaldson. You robbed U.S. Bank of 140 G’s to bring awareness to the plight of the unfortunate? Do we look like the naive saps who bought...

    • Posted February 12, 2013
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  • Horsethief Canyon FireHelitack crews worked furiously during a weeklong push to hold back wildfire from town limits last September. (Sargent Schutt Photography).
    eBuzz: Jackson resident facing federal charges in Horsethief Canyon Fire

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – James Anderson is facing charges brought by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for his actions in allegedly starting the Horsethief Canyon fire after county authorities decided to ‘stand down.’ “After discussing the matter with...

    • Posted February 8, 2013
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    Props and Disses 2.6.13

    Committee comity is dead in Cheyenne DISS If time-wasting bills weren’t enough, lawmakers at the state capital have been habitually resuscitating dead legislation for two and three go-rounds. Today is the final day for a bill to...

    • Posted February 6, 2013
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    eBuzz: Hockey community mourns death of Moose captain

      JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Jackson Hole residents are awakening this morning to the implausible notion that a beloved member of the community has been taken from us. JH Weekly regrets to inform our readers that Joe...

    • Posted February 5, 2013
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  • M_S&P
    eBuzz: S&P: State rates great … still

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Amid heated debates right now in Cheyenne regarding saving and spending, Wyoming policymakers and residents alike can rest assured in one thing: Wyoming’s credit is still A-OK with Standard & Poor’s rating service....

    • Posted February 1, 2013
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  • A River Running West: The Life of John Wesley Powell
    Book Review: A River Running West: The Life of John Wesley Powell Donald Worster

      Book Review: A River Running West: The Life of John Wesley Powell Donald Worster Historians of the American West regularly pull their classics off the shelf. Bibles of a bygone era like Wallace Stegner’s “Beyond the...

    • Posted January 30, 2013
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