All posts by Jake Nichols

  • 160601Buzz
    THE BUZZ: Pulse on Politics

    A first glance at the candidates vying to lead, represent the valley. JACKSON HOLE, WY  – The field of candidates for local office is set with the passing of last Friday’s deadline. Every local race—county commission, town...

    • Posted May 31, 2016
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  • 160525Buzz
    THE BUZZ: Power of the Penny

    Electeds devise a sales tax structure they hope will pay for slide while also funding housing and transportation. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Town and county leaders have placed their bets—the ante: two pennies worth of taxes—and they...

    • Posted May 24, 2016
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  • 160525TOU
    THEM ON US

    Manhunt leads to grizzly discovery JACKSON HOLE, WY – The manhunt for a father-son team on the lam from Utah ended in Sublette County Wyoming where authorities arrested Flint and Dereck Harrison on kidnapping charges. The story...

    • Posted May 24, 2016
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  • Pete Muldoon
    Mayoral Race Now at 4

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Pete Muldoon has joined the growing field of citizens interested in becoming Jackson’s next mayor. Muldoon is the latest candidate to officially file for the seat that incumbent Sara Flitner holds. He joins...

    • Posted May 20, 2016
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  • Parker Heuser 'locked up' in Cedar Point, Ohio
    Leave No Trace (of common sense)

    United States of America v. Canada Tourons Seeking Justis, et al for Yellowstone violations   Jackson Hole, Wyoming—Wow, talk about viral. An adventure group from Canada is in hot water. But it’s not the scalding Prismatic Springs, where...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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  • 160518TOU
    THEM ON US

    Yellowstoned What in the wide, wide world of sports is going on in the nation’s first national park? Celebrating 100 years of Yellowstone has started off with a bang. Already visitors have been observed approaching wildlife, petting...

    • Posted May 17, 2016
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  • 160518Buzz1
    THE BUZZ: Gender Battle

    Wyoming reacts to Washington mandate to accommodate and protect transgender students. JACKSON HOLE, WY –  President Barack Obama’s parting shot before leaving the presidency may well be the appointment of a moderate liberal Supreme Court Justice. But...

    • Posted May 17, 2016
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  • "Rescued" bison calf. (Karen Richardson Facebook)
    Yellowstone Bison Calf Euthanized

      Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Recent wildlife violations at Yellowstone Park have authorities bewildered on just how to best manage the park’s wildlife or, better yet, manage the absurdity of its two-legged guests. Thanks to social media, park...

    • Posted May 16, 2016
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  • The Virginian Apartments will undergo renovation, displacing an estimated 300 residents. (Photo: google earth)
    THE BUZZ: No Spin Zone

    Studying the small business side of the town zoning battle. JACKSON HOLE, WY – What is it about this community? What disease has it caught that causes it to care so passionately, so intensely about practically everything?...

    • Posted May 10, 2016
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  • 160504CoverFeature
    FEATURE: Houses of the Holy

    Striving to get ahead, get a home, in the poverty of paradise lost. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Last summer was a preview. The hell unleashed on the valley’s quality of life included traffic jams, rising crime rates,...

    • Posted May 3, 2016
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