All posts by Jake Nichols

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    THEM ON US

    Ocean to ocean Ultra-runner Lisa Smith-Batchen will lace up her jogging shoes in Los Angeles and plans on pulling them off in New York City less than 48 days later. Smith-Batchen believes she can break the Trans-Continental...

    • Posted May 3, 2016
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  • 160427TOU
    THEM ON US

    Priceless powder JACKSON HOLE, WY – In honor of Earth Day last week, and in consideration of computing the monetary value of snow to Jackson Hole, Teton Gravity Research crunched some numbers to come up with a...

    • Posted April 26, 2016
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  • 160420Buzz1
    BUZZ: Strip Clubs and ‘Y’ Bother

    Town tackles several tough issues in forum filled with fireworks. Pole dancing JACKSON HOLE, WY – In an attempt to get out ahead of potential Constitutional rights challenges, town officials are scrambling to move from a temporary...

    • Posted April 19, 2016
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  • 160420Buzz2
    BUZZ 2: Finalizing Funding

    General sales tax identified as means to pay into housing and transportation coffer. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Since the beginning of the year, elected officials have been wavering between a tax structure that would best fund the...

    • Posted April 19, 2016
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  • Bernie backers took the majority of delegates in Teton County (Robyn Vincent)
    BUZZ2: Into Internal ‘Demnation’

    National concerns unite Dems in Teton County but not without some contention. JACKSON HOLE, WYO – It might be time to redefine the Democratic Party…at least in Teton County. The Republicans seem fine. The elephant—a large, slow-moving behemoth...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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  • 62 percent of registered Democrats cast their ballot for Bernie Sanders.
    BUZZ1: County Gets its Bern on

    Sanders takes county but caucus process is called into question on several fronts. JACKSON HOLE, WYO – The expected monster turnout for the Democratic county caucus tripped turnstiles at 590 attendees. The meeting room at the Senior Center...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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  • Mark Obringer
    BREAKING: Mayor has first challenger

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Mayor Sara Flitner will have at least one challenger. Former town councilor Mark Obringer announced today he will seek to become Jackson’s next mayor this fall. “If elected Mayor, I will frame and guide...

    • Posted April 11, 2016
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  • 62 percent of registered Democrats cast their ballot for Bernie Sanders.
    BREAKING: Teton County Gets its Bern on

    Teton County will send 9 delegates to Cheyenne in support of Bernie Sanders for president, the remaining 6 delegates go to Hillary Clinton. Jackson Hole, WY – The expected monster turnout for the Democratic county caucus tripped turnstiles...

    • Posted April 9, 2016
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  • 160406Buzz
    THE BUZZ: Lawyers, Guns and Money

    Teton County braces for battle on several land use fronts. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Most county employees are off to various tropical climes for spring break like many residents. A little sun, a little battery recharge—and boy...

    • Posted April 5, 2016
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  • 160406TOU
    THEM ON US

    Death after a decade The skiing community celebrated the 10-year anniversary of a local legend’s death in France this week. Doug Coombs fell to his death while trying to reach aspiring mountain guide Chad VanderHam, who’d fallen...

    • Posted April 5, 2016
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