All posts by Jake Nichols

  • THE BUZZ: Home Away

    Jackson’s under-housed get squeezed out a little more. Jackson Hole, WY – Jackson’s housing ills waver between emergency and urgency—a crisis that makes itself known in marches on town hall, and two-day summits where alarming statistics are...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Brewed, Tapped and Bottled

    Drinking in the valley’s local liquid experts. JACKSON HOLE, WY – An alcoholic beverage not only compliments a great meal—whether a quick lunch or fine dining—but it can make or break a repast. Craft brewers numbers continue...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Power Outage: blackout hits western Wyoming and eastern Idaho

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Rocky Mountain Power officials say they lost a substation in Shelley, Idaho resulting in a widespread blackout in eastern Idaho and western Wyoming. Jackson Hole residents are reporting a loss of power valley-wide....

    • Posted July 19, 2016
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  • BREAKING: Wildfire Triples In Size

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Firefighters continue to battle the Cliff Creek fire that tripled in size yesterday. A Type 2 Incident Management Team is in place, headed by commander Tony DeMasters. Great Basin Team 7 assumed command of...

    • Posted July 19, 2016
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  • BREAKING: Cliff Creek Fire Forces More to Evacuate

    UPDATE—3 p.m., Monday, July 18: Teton County Emergency Management has ordered an immediate evacuation for Granite Creek due to the Cliff Creek Fire. People at Granite Hot Springs and Campground, Safari Club International, and the Jack Pine Summer Homes should...

    • Posted July 18, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ 2: North vs. South

    Airport soars, school gets flushed in separate sewer solicitations. North face JACKSON HOLE, WY – OK, sewer hookups are admittedly hardly the stuff of exciting news pieces. In this case, however, the tale of two sewer lines...

    • Posted July 12, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ: Quirky and Brilliant

    Derby doll remembered as a community mourns, loves and learns. JACKSON HOLE, WY – By all accounts, Jennifer Nalley was the smartest person in the room. Any room. The 39-year-old was a graduate scholar of the NASA...

    • Posted July 12, 2016
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  • Roller Derby Queen Gunned Down

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Jennifer Nalley, 39, was found murdered Tuesday morning in front of her home near Driggs, Idaho. The Teton County Sheriff’s Office reported she likely died of multiple gunshot wounds. She was 12 weeks...

    • Posted July 7, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ: Luxury Levy

    How a tax on second homeowners would help the housing crisis. JACKSON HOLE, WY – With a sales tax hike looming in the near future in order to establish a funding source for affordable housing and transportation,...

    • Posted July 5, 2016
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  • THEM ON US

    Police solve missing bison case JACKSON HOLE, WY – Law enforcement agencies across the country are facing public backlash regarding their approach to arrests, infringements on Constitutional rights, and wrongful death suits. So it’s refreshing to see...

    • Posted July 5, 2016
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