All posts by Jake Nichols

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    Jackson Hole, Inc.: Virtual Locality, Hundreds of companies headquarter in the Hole, but who are they?

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming, offers outdoor recreation and sightseeing opportunities galore. The valley is home to dazzling vistas and abundant wildlife free to roam its rugged and pristine landscape. Travelers flock to the Rocky Mountain mecca in numbers...

    • Posted March 31, 2015
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    PROPS & DISSES

    The cowboy rides away News of the death of Mason Tibbs is hard to swallow. Tibbs was a true cowboy legend. I had always heard he was a nephew or some distant relative to the famed rodeo...

    • Posted March 31, 2015
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  • Security Guard at China’s Jackson Hole. (Photo credit: CBS News
    THEM ON US

    The other Jackson Hole CBS This Morning recently aired a piece on the Jackson Hole in China. It contained nothing much we didn’t know already but provided some pretty cool video to go along with our imaginations...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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    PROPS & DISSES

    Eye spy tag tech Whenever law enforcement attempts to harness the ease and efficiency of new technology they’re often branded as bullies. “It’s an invasion of our right to privacy,” screech conspiracy theorists, wagging their tattered copy...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Photo credit: Melvin Brewing
    THEM ON US

    Cleveland Cowboys? ABC affiliate WEWS out of Cleveland is claiming the Wyoming University basketball team as its own heading into March Madness. With little else to root for locally, b-ball fans in Cleveland are finding more than...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • Moose hockey team celebrates its championship. (Photo credit: Sean Hannafin)
    PROPS & DISSES

    Moosely Firsts, Pokes pride Sports fans had a lot to cheer about last weekend with upset victories for both the local hockey team and the state’s college basketball squad. The Black Diamond Hockey League champion Moose took...

    • Posted March 17, 2015
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  • Harrison Ford’s vintage World War II era plane. (Photo credit: NBC News)
    THEM ON US

    Jedi pilot The crash landing of Harrison Ford and his vintage World War II era plane was heard ‘round the world. The Star Wars and Raiders of the Lost Ark hero made breaking news just about everywhere...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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    PROPS & DISSES

    (Un)Chartered waters Charter Communications is a giant junk show. The cable/Internet/phone provider formerly known as Bresnan-cum-Optimum has fumbled the handoff from previous valley providers and brought customer service to a new low. Councilman Don Frank, in his...

    • Posted March 10, 2015
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  • Winter caretaker Steve Fuller. (Photo credit: CBS News)
    THEM ON US

    The Shining Admit it: You want Steve Fuller’s job. The grizzled 70-something has been battling Yellowstone’s winters as the park caretaker for 42 years but he wouldn’t call himself a loner. “What an extraordinary landscape, huh?” he...

    • Posted March 3, 2015
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  • Bill Neeb’s six-year-old dauther was struck by a snowboarder leaving behind a broken tibia and fibula. (Photo credit: Bill Neeb)
    PROPS & DISSES

    Boheme endangered DISS Unfortunately, it’s true. Cathy Beloeil says she will close down Café Boheme at the end of May when her lease is up. Unless, that is, she can find a suitable space by then. The...

    • Posted March 3, 2015
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