All posts by Jake Nichols

  • 032013feature
    COYOTE UGLY: Wyoming’s legacy of brutality

    Part 2 in a series: Wildlife Services was known as Animal Damage Control from 1895 to 1997. Its primary statutory authorities now stem mainly from the 1931 Animal Damage Control Act. In 1995, President Clinton moved the...

    • Posted March 19, 2013
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  • Courtesy NPS
    Park responds to hunter-grizzly incident; changes made to elk hunt

    Grand Teton National Park officials today announced significant changes will be made to the controversial elk reduction program, which allows hunting within the national park in late fall. Park officials will limit the amount of ammunition hunters...

    • Posted March 13, 2013
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  • PROPS & DISSES: Mack attack

      Mack Attack (DISS) Peter Moyer is fit to be (Woolly Bugger) tied. He’s been bending YNP Superintendent Dan Wenk’s ear about the all-out war being waged on Yellowstone lake trout. Moyer isn’t buying the smear campaign...

    • Posted March 13, 2013
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  • Photo Cutline: Summer line-shack home to one UGRCA cowboy.
Photo Credit: Jayme Feary
    THEM ON US: Riding for the Brand

    Not even coal for Christmas China may not get their Wyoming coal after all. Shipping difficulties stand in the way of a proposed deal to sell coal mined in Wyoming to markets in Asia. With domestic demand...

    • Posted March 12, 2013
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  • 31313coverlead
    TRAPPED! In the shadows of wildlife management

    PART 1: First in a two-part series. Next week, find out what Wildlife Services’ investigation turned up and learn more about Wyoming’s obsession with hating the coyote. Caught! Late last year, Wyoming trapper Jamie Olson, from Douglas,...

    • Posted March 12, 2013
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  • Grizzly
    Investigation: Hunters killed griz in self-defense

    Hunters who shot and killed a grizzly bear in Grand Teton National Park on Thanksgiving Day last year have been cleared of any wrong-doing after an investigation by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Grand Teton National...

    • Posted March 7, 2013
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  • bojhparty
    High 5 to Best of the Best

    It’s not easy to rise to the top of the pack. It’s even tougher to stay there once you’re king of the hill. So we salute the men and women and business entities that hit the ground...

    • Posted March 6, 2013
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  • The badlands of Dubois contain odd rock formations that need to be “surfed.”
    Get Out: West Jenkins Wash

    Call it the poor man’s spring break. Real poor. Or a pre-spring break break. West Jenkins Wash, just the other side of Dubois, is two months ahead of us, weather-wise. OK, it’s not much to look at,...

    • Posted March 6, 2013
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  • Them On Us 3.6.13

    At the mouth of Corbet’s: it’s OK if you just peed a little Sure, there have been a zillion stories written on the toughest run in North America. Every winter, another publication trots out the same tired...

    • Posted March 6, 2013
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  • 030613props
    Props & Disses 3.6.13

    The sky is not falling (DISS) With directors like this, who needs enemies? National Park Service director Jon Jarvis wrote a memo to all park employees last week that was all gloom and doom. When the sequestration...

    • Posted March 6, 2013
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