All posts by Jake Nichols

  • Snowking Pond Skim Fail
    THEM ON US: 3.26.14

    JACKSON, WYO – List-topping Wyoming Wyoming often tops the list of states in numerous studies and compilations. Some good, some bad. We enjoyed the Star Tribune story last Sunday that reported Wyoming is truly still the Equality...

    • Posted March 25, 2014
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  • PROPS & DISSES: 3.26.14

    JACKSON, WYO – School board bucks politics PROP Good on ya, school board trustees, for keeping politics out of the classroom. The Next Generation Science Standards nested within Common Core have effectively edged a creator god out...

    • Posted March 25, 2014
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  • We forgot a category: Best Parent Photo Buzzfeed
    THEM ON US: 3.19.14

    JACKSON, WYO – Early political posturing Political news has been traveling via several outlets as would-be candidates jockey early for positions in 2014 races. Keith Gingery barely had time to enjoy his exit speech before at least...

    • Posted March 18, 2014
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  • Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee
    PROPS & DISSES: 3.19.14

    JACKSON, WYO – Radio wrecking ball – DISS Rich Broadcasting continues to make balance sheet maneuvers that make little sense. Owner Richard Mecham has now shredded the Jackson radio group to one remaining regular on air personality...

    • Posted March 18, 2014
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  • Wyoming Cowboys
    THEM ON US: 3.12.14

    911 86’d in Cheyenne It’s a sign of the times in many municipalities now. Many big city police departments are painfully slow in responding to anything but the most dire dispatch calls. Some have even announced the...

    • Posted March 12, 2014
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  • Alan Simpson
    PROPS & DISSES: 3.12.14

    Web crushes big boxes too PROP Two retail giants announced last week they would be closing stores in the face of disappointing revenue and sales projections. Both have brick-and-mortar outlets in Jackson. If they were on the...

    • Posted March 12, 2014
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  • Jackson SPET
    PROPS & DISSES: 3.5.14

    JACKSON, WYO – SPIT SPET SPAT – DISS This is the SPET cycle that all capital projects to be included on the August 19 ballot will be hogged by the town and county. The result is a...

    • Posted March 4, 2014
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  • THEM ON US: 3.5.14

    JACKSON, WYO – Weekend warrior to track Cathedral Group George Hein has been putting in the time on the slopes every weekend this year like a lot of us. But unlike a lot of us he is...

    • Posted March 4, 2014
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  • Resi Stiegler in Sochi
    THEM ON US: 2.26.14

    JACKSON, WYO – Queen teen Natalie Palmquist, 18, a Jackson Hole High School senior from Moran, was named Distinguished Young Woman of Wyoming on February 1. She was awarded $1,600 in cash scholarships during a statewide program...

    • Posted February 25, 2014
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  • Sublette County’s young athletes. Winning smiles and certificates. Photo: WIND RIVER YOGA
    PROPS & DISSES: 2.26.14

    JACKSON, WYO – VRB-Busted! PROP The short-term rental debate has raged on since before we broke the story on September 12, 2012. Illegal and semi-legal vacation rentals, often appearing on popular websites like Airbnb, have popped up...

    • Posted February 25, 2014
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