All posts by Jake Nichols

  • Fauna Jackson, 16. (Facebook)
    Girl Still Gone, Boot Found

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – The search for missing teen Fauna Jackson continues into its second day. Search teams found a hiking boot in the area the teen went missing. It was confirmed to be Jackson’s but her...

    • Posted August 6, 2016
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    Teenage Girl Disappears

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Fauna Jackson, 16, took a bathroom break while doing trail work near Triangle X with a youth group this morning and never came back. Her coworkers reported her missing shortly after 8:45 a.m....

    • Posted August 5, 2016
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    THE BUZZ: Barred J Buckwagon

    Famed cowboy cookout raises hackles on 390. JACKSON HOLE, WY – The quaint cowboy cookout in Jackson Hole hosted by the Bar J Wranglers has hit a sour note of late, and the jubilee has been anything...

    • Posted August 2, 2016
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    FEATURE: The Heat Is On

    Hole heroes—how firefighters lay it all on the line. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Heroism doesn’t always look like you’d expect it to. Blame Hollywood for creating a swashbuckling example of a shining knight who saves the day....

    • Posted August 2, 2016
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  • Night burnouts at Cliff Creek Fire (Casey Johnson and Alex Christensen)
    Fire updates 7/28

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Cliff Creek Fire Wind gusts and high temps made for a rough day on the Cliff Creek Fire. Fire managers have identified Elbow Draw in the northeast perimeter as the crucial containment spot...

    • Posted July 28, 2016
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    THE BUZZ: Gaining Elevation

    Remembering Gary Falk, the Exum guide who perished while leading a group down from the Grand Teton. [This online version has been amended to reflect that there is no information available indicating Gary Falk had “broken protocol.” Falk also...

    • Posted July 26, 2016
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    THE BUZZ 3: Red Flag Summer

    Wildfires continue to plague western Wyoming. Cliff Creek Fire JACKSON HOLE, WY – For 10 days now Jacksonites have awoken to a smoke-filled valley and a habit of casting a wary glance to the southwestern horizon each...

    • Posted July 26, 2016
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  • 160727TOU

    Pizza party JACKSON HOLE, WY – Planet Jackson Hole and Pinky G’s Pizza were mentioned in USA Today recently. The local pizzeria was recognized for its New York-style slices and the fact it was visited by food TV...

    • Posted July 26, 2016
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    Fire Update: Cliff Behaving, Lava Lurking

    Jackson Hole, Wyo – The Cliff Creek Fire continues to advance slowly to the northeast into the Gros Ventre Wilderness where Bridger-Teton officials are content to let it burn to clear out old beetle-killed stands. Over the...

    • Posted July 25, 2016
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  • Granite Hot Springs spike camp briefing.
    Day 8: Fighting Fire with Fire

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Where there’s smoke, there’s a firefighter. With calmer winds today, fire managers will attempt burnouts along perimeter containment lines in an attempt to rob the Cliff Creek Fire of fuels as it approaches...

    • Posted July 24, 2016
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