All posts by Jake Nichols

  • PROPS & DISSES

    Red Top rape: The prosecution rests The most difficult thing about writing this column is how alienating it can be. After a few years of writing an opinion piece, a journalist doesn’t have many friends left. But...

    • Posted February 10, 2015
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  • THEM ON US

    American Sniperess American sniper Chris Kyle, whose story has now been immortalized in the hit Clint Eastwood film, continues to live on through his wife. Taya Kyle joined the Weatherby team in fulfillment of her husband’s dream....

    • Posted February 10, 2015
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    PROPS & DISSES

    National Park (at your) Service  Jackson Hole, Wyoming – In celebration of their 100-year anniversary, National Park System officials are hoping to get a bump in funding from Washington. President Obama’s record-setting budget calls for $3 billion...

    • Posted February 3, 2015
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    THEM ON US

    I wanna be a cowboy     Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Sublette County Sheriff Stephen Haskell’s new dress code has its first casualty. Deputy Gene Bryson quit the force after being told he could no longer wear...

    • Posted February 3, 2015
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    FEATURE: POINT OF ORDER, General feelings on the session so far

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The 63rd Wyoming Legislature is two-and-a-half weeks into its seven-week run and the buzz at the Capitol is all about money. Every other year (but not this one) lawmakers tackle budget issues during...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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    THEM ON US

    Honeymoon in the Hole Yes, that was Cameron Diaz in Jackson Hole. The inked-up dude with her is her new husband, Benji Madden. This columnist was flooded with calls from People, Star, and US Weekly asking if...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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  • A cheap high, ‘palcohol’ faces a proposed substance ban. PHOTO: PALCOHOL.COM
    PROPS & DISSES

    Just say no to the war on drugs Lawmakers waste their time and effort banning party drug du jours and adding to a bloated list of junk kids are not to snort, shoot, drink or smoke. Today’s...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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  • Voted by staffers as ‘the nicest senator,’ Mike Enzi is taking his number knowledge to Washington. PHOTO: MIKE ENZI
    PROPS & DISSES

    Enzi tackles the math Senator Mike Enzi, a self-admitted “numbers guy,” will be chairing the Budget Committee in Washington. It’s an honor Enzi was made for and, surprisingly, the first time a trained accountant has actually served...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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    THEM ON US

    Hollywood-Hole exec passes Alan Hirschfield’s passing made most of the Hollywood trades early this week. Variety, ABC News, and Deadline were among dozens of outlets to carry the news. The Hollywood Reporter already had it added to...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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    Hooters rumor a bust

    JACKSON HOLE, WY- The whole town’s talking about it. The rumor. Hooters is coming to Jackson Hole. The Planet tracked it down and we have confirmation the rumor is just that. A hoax. The buzz began with a...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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