All posts by Jake Nichols

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    THEM ON US for June 11

    It’s a wrap This should be the last we hear from Corey “Robin Hood” Donaldson for a while. The Australian bank thief who knocked off US Bank in Jackson on New Year’s Eve 2012 was sentenced to...

    • Posted June 10, 2014
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  • Kelly Gneiting is the ‘Man of Fat Steel.’ Photos courtesy Kelly Gneiting
    Sumo cum laude

    Ancient martial art all about honor, tradition Jackson Hole, Wyoming – When Kelly Gneiting stomps into the sumo ring, known as a dohyo, he carries with him all the weight his massive frame will bear. At six...

    • Posted June 10, 2014
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    Them on Us for June 4. 2014

    Bowe show Jackson Hole, Wyo – News that a release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held by the Taliban, had been negotiated reverberated throughout the country. Republicans blasted the deal, which set free five bad guys from Gitmo,...

    • Posted June 3, 2014
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    PROPS & DISSES for June 4, 2014

    Lax catches fire in the Hole PROP Jackson Hole, Wyoming –  In case no one has noticed, lacrosse is America’s fastest team growing sport. And the oldest. The ancient Native American game is catching on fast in...

    • Posted June 3, 2014
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  • PROPS & DISSES for May 28. 2014

    Old Jackson: There’s an app for that PROP The new self-touring app for the Town of Jackson was unveiled during Old West Days weekend at the Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum. The mobile application is a...

    • Posted May 27, 2014
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  • Sasha Johnstone conquers the Grand. Photo by David Gonzales.
    THEM ON US for May 28, 2014

    Gleaning from Google  Ryan Nickum writing for Estately Blog picked through Google Trends to mine some interesting data. What can we learn about each of the 50 states from the most commonly searched questions on Google? Wyomingites...

    • Posted May 27, 2014
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  • Courtesy: BasehuntersChasing
    Them On Us: Name Game

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Name game  The top five names for babies in Wyoming for 2013 basically mirrored the new national list with a few regional exceptions. The most surprising deviation perhaps is “Jackson” making the top 10...

    • Posted May 20, 2014
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  • Props ‘n Disses 5.21.14

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - The cost of choice DISS The Town of Jackson now knows the cost of ignoring the Constitution: About a quarter million. A recent settlement between the Town and anti-abortion activist Mark Holick will give...

    • Posted May 20, 2014
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  • Props n Disses: 5.14.14

    JACKSON, WYO – Vacation vocation DISS As another tourist season gears up in Jackson Hole, this columnist feels compelled to issue a conditional “diss” to the valley’s service industry in general. A few hotels, shops, restaurants, and...

    • Posted May 13, 2014
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  • Them on Us 5.14.14

    JACKSON, WYO – Hot Dog, hot springs The proposed reopening of Astoria Hot Springs was met with mainly positive responses after appearing in numerous places last week. Closed in 1999, the popular swimming spot is where countless...

    • Posted May 13, 2014
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