All posts by Jake Nichols

  • 150923TOU
    THEM ON US

    Wyoming up with startups Wyoming is the state to launch new business ventures. Wyoming Business Council’s coverage of the latest Kaufmann Index made it clear that the Equality State has much to offer startups beginning with its...

    • Posted September 22, 2015
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  • 150916Buzz
    THE BUZZ: Bumper-to-Bumper Blues

    Tourism traffic, road rage and tough decisions ahead in the valley’s transit future On Monday elected officials from the county and town approved the Integrated Transportation Plan (ITP) that staffers deemed “90 percent perfect,” despite objections from...

    • Posted September 15, 2015
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  • 150916TOU
    THEM ON US

    Griz shooter drops book The Sierra Club reviewed JH photographer Thomas Mangelsen’s new coffee table volume in its online publication Sierra. The 230-page photobook called “Grizzlies of Pilgrim Creek” is chockfull of shots of Yellowstone’s most iconic...

    • Posted September 15, 2015
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  • ITP
    Surprise: Transit Plan passes

    Jackson, Wyoming – Town and County electeds passed unanimously the Integrated Transit Plan (ITP) at their Joint Information Meeting (JIM) this afternoon. It was anticipated by many that the revised plan was still too raw to receive approval, though...

    • Posted September 14, 2015
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  • 150909TOU
    THEM ON US

    Doggone happy ending Is there anything as uplifting as a lost pet returning home to its owner? People, Fox News and the Denver Post were just some of the major news outlets that felt an Australian Shepard’s...

    • Posted September 8, 2015
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  • Django (Jamie Foxx) bathes in Kelly Warm Spring for a scene in ‘Django Unchained’ shot in February 2012. (Credit: Columbia Pictures)
    THE BUZZ: Mining for goldfish

    Kelly Warm Spring may be dosed with poison to rid its non-native inhabitants Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Grand Teton National Park authorities have wrapped up public comment period for their proposal to eradicate non-native fish from Kelly...

    • Posted September 8, 2015
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  • Screen grab of Budge slide April 17, 2014 (Town of Jackson)
    Town buys out Budges

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Planet JH has learned of a partial settlement with homeowners on Budge Drive as a step toward remediation of the landslide that caused the permanent closure of one retail store and condemned other...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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  • 150902TOU
    THEM ON US

    Y’all come back now Maybe the Wyoming Office of Tourism should tone it down a little. J-Holers appear to have had just about enough of tourists this summer as the season winds down. We’re not alone, apparently,...

    • Posted September 1, 2015
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  • Can TCSAR volunteer Alex Norton rescue Jackson Hole from its housing crisis (Photo: TCSAR)
    THE BUZZ: Homestead Act II

    Housing Action Plan offers path to domiciling reconciling It’s been studied for hundreds of thousands of dollars and a federal HUD grant on the backs of taxpayers. It’s been unpacked and analyzed at coffee shops, barbershops and...

    • Posted September 1, 2015
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  • Tyler Strandberg (left), and Catherin Nix (middle), suffered a fatal fall on Teewinot  Mountain Saturday. Their surviving climbing partner Rebecca Anderson (right), called 911 from a rock ledge. (Photo: Facebook)
    THE BUZZ: Teewinot claims two

    Trio of climbers were off-route when tragedy struck Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Three-and-half seconds. That’s how long Tyler Strandberg and Catherine Nix had to contemplate the rest of their lives. Rebecca Anderson saw her climbing friends fall....

    • Posted August 25, 2015
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