All posts by Jake Nichols

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    Democrats forward three to BCC

    Jackson, Wyoming – Democratic leaders in Teton County have forwarded three names to county commissioners after interviewing more than 15 applicants last night to fill the seat vacated by Melissa Turley. The Board of County Commissioners will attempt to...

    • Posted July 23, 2015
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  • Q Roadhouse chef Matty Melehes displays his culinary prowess on Food Network’s ‘Chopped Grill Masters.’  Vote for him in the fan poll at (Photo: David Lang)

    Living large with less It might seem somewhat ironic that Jackson Hole is the home base for a “simplification” and “downsizing” movement focused on “tiny homes.” The valley’s current housing woes have been brought on, in part,...

    • Posted July 21, 2015
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  • Candidate Pete Muldoon has garnered robust community support after announcing his intent for Turley’s seat on Thursday. (Photo: David Swift)
    THE BUZZ: The long list

    A string of Dems line up for a shot at Turley’s seat Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Replacing Melissa Turley on the Board of County Commissioners will be an insightful exercise into all things politics. The process will...

    • Posted July 21, 2015
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    Inmate dies in jail

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – County authorities have confirmed the death of an inmate in the Teton County Detention Center on Thursday, July 16. Kenneth Scott Millward, 47, was found dead in his cell early in the morning on...

    • Posted July 17, 2015
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  • Father Eric Andrews-Sharer with rescued daughters Kelsi, Megan and Erin (Photo: andrews-sharer family)
    THE BUZZ: How to get ‘unlost’ in the wild

    Survival is often not about what’s in your backpack, but what’s in your head Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The Andrews-Sharer sisters ordeal last week caused a major search party that eventually led to their safe extraction from...

    • Posted July 14, 2015
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    Gone girls found

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – The three women missing since July 1 have been found deep in the Gros Ventre Wilderness by Search and Rescue teams at 10 a.m. today. A helicopter spotted the sister trio – Megan, Erin, and...

    • Posted July 9, 2015
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    FEATURE: Building Blocks

    Can private developers build a way out of a housing crisis? Do they want to? Jackson Hole, Wyoming – For the most part, Jackson Hole is a happy, healthy place to live. Neighbors help neighbors, the post...

    • Posted July 7, 2015
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  • Renowned bear expert slated to visit the valley, Dr. David Mattson chummies up with a replica of his favorite species.
    THE BUZZ: Grizzly challenge

    Living with the Yellowstone bear The grizzly bear population in the United States is …Fill in the blank. Wildlife biologists say everything from rebounding to robust. Conservationists and wildlife advocates might answer: encouraging, but still threatened. Ranchers...

    • Posted July 7, 2015
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    Suicide and the veil of secrecy A pastor friend of mine says this about suicide: “It’s something you can do any day of the week but once you do it, it can’t be undone.” More than once...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Teton County Commissioner Melissa Turley (far left), poses with the board of commissioners: Paul Vogelheim, Smokey Rhea, Mark Newcomb and Barb Allen. Teton County Democrats are eyeing candidates to replace Turley, who announced her intent to leave the board two weeks ago.
    THE BUZZ: Dem there were three

    Party rounding up a trio for Turley’s successor  Jackson Hole, Wyoming – More than two weeks after Melissa Turley announced her intention to leave the Board of County Commissioners, Democratic Party leaders are still muddling through the...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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