All posts by Jake Nichols

  • Legislative Roundup: Silencers shot down

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Silencers shot down in committee Members of the House Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resources Committee refused to endorse legislation that would make the use of suppressors and silencers legal for hunters in...

    • Posted January 13, 2013
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  • Nick Izard and his family
    Props and Disses: 1.9.13

      Bases loaded, two out, bottom of the ninth – PROP Open letter to J. Joseph Ricketts: Mr. Ricketts, you are my new hero. What you did makes me want to root for the Cubs. Well, almost....

    • Posted January 9, 2013
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  • Them on Us: Pardon our pollution

    Jackson Hole, Wyo.-Wyoming again is home to one of the stinkiest power plants in the country, according to the Environmental Integrity Project. The national nonprofit watchdog compiles an annual list of top polluters in the nation. Laramie...

    • Posted January 9, 2013
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  • eBuzz: Town to Flat Creek residents: You’re on your own this winter

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – The Town of Jackson will not mitigate Flat Creek flooding this winter. In a letter obtained by JH Weekly, Mayor Mark Barron recaps the 14-year battle the town has had trying to prevent...

    • Posted January 7, 2013
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  • eBuzz: Field is set for open council seat; a dozen want to finish Turley’s term

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – The application deadline for the vacant seat on the town council has passed. Councilwoman Melissa Turley stepped down officially on January 2 to accept her post to the Board of County Commissioners. Mayor...

    • Posted January 4, 2013
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  • Jennifer Wolfrom
    eBuzz: Nightmare in South America: Jackson woman abducted, assaulted and robbed

      JACKSON HOLE, WYO – UPDATED: In her words: Victim speaks out, answers critics This story presents some unique constraints for a journalist. As some have noted, it is obviously a one-sided piece. JH Weekly does not...

    • Posted January 3, 2013
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  • eBuzz: Bank robber in town all weekend; JH Weekly uncovers new photos

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – The suspect wanted in the robbery of the U.S. Bank on Powderhorn Lane Monday was apparently in Jackson all weekend, maybe longer. The ‘vehicle of interest’ in connection with the incident was videotaped...

    • Posted January 2, 2013
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  • LEGISLATURE KICK-OFF: State lawmakers gear up for annual session

    The 62nd Wyoming Legislature kicks off with the 2013 General Session on January 8 at high noon. An estimated 350 bills will vie for lawmakers’ attention over the span of 40 days. Representatives Keith Gingery, Ruth Ann...

    • Posted January 2, 2013
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  • Props and Disses: 1.2.13

    DISS Powerball: Wyoming is not for sale What aspect of a state lottery is in adherence to the cowboy credo adopted by Wyoming lawmakers two years ago? The last two of 10 qualities ascribed in the Cowboy...

    • Posted January 2, 2013
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  • Them On Us 1.2.13

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Gingery’s “Pay-to-Play” bill makes ESPN State legislator Keith Gingery is making headlines ahead of the 62nd legislative session set to convene on Jan. 8. Gingery plans to introduce 10 bills at the general...

    • Posted December 31, 2012
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