All posts by Jake Nichols

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    Slide at JHMR kills 2…UPDATED…

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Tragedy struck at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort today when a pair of skiers were buried by an avalanche in an out-of-bounds area south of the resort. Ski Patrol was notified by cell phone that...

    • Posted January 24, 2016
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    THEM ON US 1.20.16

    Primitive warfare Here’s one for the lumbersexuals–a hipster trend we thought (hoped) would be buried with 2015. Outside Magazine’s lede was irresistible: “It’s seductive, manly, and primal–and really damn hard. After a few whiskeys, our writer tries...

    • Posted January 19, 2016
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    THE BUZZ: Winds of Change

    Citizens are heard on commercial, but tax tango irks some. Jackson, WY – The joint town and county meeting (JIM) on January 12 promised to be groundbreaking. Indeed, it did not disappoint. Wearied from talking a good...

    • Posted January 19, 2016
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  • 160113Buzz
    THE BUZZ: Room and Board

    Has the lodging tax run its course? Jackson, WY – Timing is everything. More than two decades ago, as the final touches were being put on the 1994 Comprehensive Plan, valley voters had had it with tourists....

    • Posted January 12, 2016
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    THE BUZZ: Capitol Hill Slide

    Legislators brace for a brutal budget session. Jackson, WY – When legislators convene for the upcoming budget session this February they’ll have a nagging corporeal reminder of the spending and saving decisions looming in the coming year....

    • Posted January 5, 2016
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    THEM ON US

    Brigid goes hunting Huge “atta cowgirl” to Brigid Mander. The former Planet writer knocked out a wonderful piece on hunting for the Wall Street Journal to end last year. It was mainly a travelogue for interested hunters....

    • Posted January 5, 2016
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    Newsmaker 2015: The Future of Jackson Hole

    Will unchecked growth, climate change transform the valley into a place we don’t recognize? Jackson, WY – Something changed this past summer. We all felt it. It could be measured in part with quantifiable data, but much...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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    THEM ON US

    Leno truckin’ with JH Winslow Bent, owner of Legacy Classic Trucks in Jackson Hole, stopped by “Jay Leno’s Garage” to show the comedian some of the finer points of the 1942, six-wheeled Dodge Power Wagon his company...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • 151223GameTime
    GAME TIME: Hunter-Gatherer Mavens

    More and more females are getting into the game. Jackson, WY – Their stalking has nothing to do with broccoli. And it’s not so much salad dressing as field dressing that offers an afternoon’s greatest challenge. In...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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    THE BUZZ: Devil in the Details

    Officials debate the ins and outs of Jackson’s future. County crushes conservation County officials met last week to finalize rural Land Development Regulations (LDRs) for various districts including amendments to Division 6.1, the establishment of three new...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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