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Pinedale Online News - January 2005

(1 pictures) Pinedale High School Hockey plays in Cody (January 18, 2005)
by Craig Sheppard
Last weekend, January 15th & 16th, the Pinedale high school age hockey team traveled to Cody to resume Wyoming Amateur Hockey League (WAHL) action. They were to face Gillette in an 8 AM Sunday game followed by a meeting with Cody at 11:30 the same morning. ... FULL STORY
(24 pictures) Pinedale Stage Stop of IPSSSDR begins (January 31, 2005)
by Dawn Ballou
DAY 3 Race Results: Jacques Philip from Nenana, Alaska, posted the fastest time in Day Three of the International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race (IPSSSDR) with 3:06:50. Philip averaged 14.5 miles per hour on the 45 mile stage. Hernan Maquieira from Osterm ... FULL STORY
Changes to Moose & Bighorn Sheep Licenses (January 31, 2005)
As the Feb. 28 application deadline approaches, the Wyoming Game & Fish Department alerts prospective moose and bighorn sheep hunters to changes in license availability for 2005. ... FULL STORY
Skiing still good at White Pine Resort (January 29, 2005)
by Dawn Ballou
Wyoming ski resorts are faring pretty well for the remainder of the ski season, especially when compared to Montana and Idaho. Five out of 6 resorts in operation this season are still 100% open, including White Pine near Pinedale. Hogodon is operating at 89% c ... FULL STORY
FWS proposes delisting Preble’s Jumping Mouse (January 29, 2005)
by Dawn Ballou
On January 28th, the US Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) office in Lakewood, Colorado issued a news release saying the FWS is now proposing to remove the Preble’s Meadow Jumping Mouse from the Endangered Species List. The mouse has been the center of a growing cl ... FULL STORY
(31 pictures) Lakeside Lodge Expansion Approved (January 27, 2005)
New lodge, cabins, boat slips and campground ok’d
by Dawn Ballou, Photos by Pinedale Online
The Bridger-Teton National Forest (BTNF) recently released their Decision Notice and Finding of No Significant Impact for the Lakeside Lodge and Marina Master Development Plan. Kniffy Hamilton, Forest Supervisor for the BTNF selected Alternative 4, as describe ... FULL STORY
Ice Fishing area lakes (January 26, 2005)
Lakes are frozen, but not really well
by Dawn Ballou
Usually by the end of January we’ve had several weeks of below zero temperatures to put a good thick layer of ice on area lakes for safe ice fishing. Not so this year. Despite the current conditions, the Pinedale Boat Club is still planning on holding their an ... FULL STORY
IPSSSDR starts Friday Jan. 28th (January 26, 2005)
Pinedale sled dog events Sunday-Monday
The 2005 IPSSSDR begins in Jackson on Friday. This is the race’s ten-year anniversary run, which will last for eight days traveling through Wyoming and into Utah. The race begins Friday, January 28, in Jackson, and ends in Park City, Utah, on Saturday, Februar ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Stage Stop start Sunday Jan 30 (January 26, 2005)
Race two days during Pinedale leg
by Dawn Ballou
Sled dog teams and mushers will spend three days in Pinedale during the Pinedale Stage Stop of the 2005 IPSSSDR. Teams will arrive on Sunday, January 30th and stay until Tuesday, February 1st. A Musher Reception is scheduled for Sunday night at Rendezvous Poin ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Drift (January 24, 2005)
What’s going on in Pinedale right now?
by Dawn Ballou, Editor, Pinedale Online!
Would you like to get notified of Pinedale news via your e-mail? We are now offering a free newsletter just for you! The Pinedale Drift is an opt-in newsletter with news about what is happening right now in Pinedale. It will be sent out about once a month, mor ... FULL STORY
Memorial Services for Max Boroff Jan. 27 (January 24, 2005)
Memorial Services for Max Boroff will be held at Rendezvous Pointe Senior Center in Pinedale on Thursday, January 27th, at 2 pm. ... FULL STORY
G&F to test elk for Brucellosis (January 24, 2005)
Alpine & South Park Feedgrounds
by WGFD news release
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be testing brucellosis-infected elk at Alpine and South Park Feedgrounds at the end of January. The study, a cooperative effort between Wyoming State Veterinarian Laboratory and WGFD, will require the euthanization of ... FULL STORY
A Wyoming Conversation Program (January 24, 2005)
A Changing Wyoming
The Wyoming Council for the Humanities will be presenting a series of programs entitled, “A Wyoming Conversation” January through June this year. A Wyoming Conversation is a statewide discussion program in partnership with Wyoming Public Radio, Wyoming Public ... FULL STORY
‘No Silver Bullet’ for Brucellosis (January 24, 2005)
Brucellosis Task Force Report to Governor
The Wyoming Brucellosis Coordination Team (BCT) delivered their report and recommendations to Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal earlier this month. That report is now available online as a printable PDF document. The Team is composed of 19 members, plus ten te ... FULL STORY
EA for Old Faithful Visitor Education Center (January 24, 2005)
To be located near Old Faithful geiser
Yellowstone National Park officials announced that the Old Faithful Visitor Education Center Environmental Assessment, Yellowstone National Park is available for public comment for 45 days. Comments may be submitted through March 10, 2005. ... FULL STORY
Archery Fun Shoot Jan. 22 (January 21, 2005)
The Wind River Archers Club will be holding a Fun Shoot Fundraiser on Saturday, January 22, 2005. There will be two raffles held during the event with only 100 tickets sold for each raffle. Grand Prizes are a Mathews’ Q2 Bow and a Mathews’ Q2XL Bow. Second and ... FULL STORY
What I Love about Pinedale (January 18, 2005)
Here are more comments viewers have sent in about what they like about Pinedale. Thank you for writing! ... FULL STORY
Watch for Wildlife on Roads (January 18, 2005)
Wyoming Game & Fish officials are alerting motorists to be on the watch for big game wildlife along roads finding food and crossing roads creating a potential hazard situation for motorists. Heavy snows and fence barriers are creating a situation where antelop ... FULL STORY
Snowmobiling Report (January 16, 2005)
The recent storms have created excellent snowmobiling conditions in the area. All areas are open with from 12-42” bases. Trails are being groomed. The best report we can pass along for conditions are the words of one gentleman we met at a local gas station her ... FULL STORY
CDST opens within Grand Teton National Park (January 16, 2005)
The portion of the Continental Divide Snowmobile Trail (CDST) that runs through Grand Teton National Park opened for the 2005 winter season on Sunday, January 16. ... FULL STORY
(16 pictures) Flood at the Museum (January 13, 2005)
by Dawn Ballou
A burst fire sprinkler pipe caused considerable water damage to the interior of the Museum of the Mountain Man Sunday afternoon, January 9th. Water cascaded through the ceiling, down the steps, flooding portions of the upstairs, and the lower level with 6-8" o ... FULL STORY
Hunting Deadlines Approaching-apply early (January 10, 2005)
The 2005 hunting process has kicked off. Application periods have begun for many species. ... FULL STORY
WY G&F asks Feds to control their wolves (January 10, 2005)
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has asked the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to remove or relocate wolves from the Daniel pack in western Wyoming that have been chasing large numbers of elk from winter feedgrounds onto private lands and, in some cas ... FULL STORY
Midget Hockey Team Plays at Douglas (January 10, 2005)
by Craig Sheppard
The Pinedale Midget, high school age, hockey team traveled to Douglas this past weekend to participate in their first weekend of Wyoming Amateur Hockey League (WAHL) action. This young team (no seniors and only two juniors) jumped into action against two of t ... FULL STORY
WY G&F License Refund Review Meetings (January 10, 2005)
Meeting in Pinedale on January 12th
Expanding the circumstances hunters may receive license refunds, eliminating the license issuance review board and clarifying the minimum age to receive preference points highlight public meetings to revise chapter 44 of Game and Fish Commission regulations be ... FULL STORY
Grizzly Bear Occupancy Comments due Jan. 14 (January 10, 2005)
by WY G&F news release
Interested citizens are alerted written comments on the Grizzly Bear Occupancy Management must be received by Jan. 14. Comments may be submitted online at or by mail to: Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Att ... FULL STORY
Dennis Almquist retires from WY G&F (January 10, 2005)
After 33 years of patrolling the Wind River Mountains and sagebrush basins south and east of Pinedale, Game Warden Dennis Almquist is transferring to a new district: retirement from the Game and Fish Department. ... FULL STORY
WY G&F Calendar (January 10, 2005)
Below are upcoming dates for local Wyoming Game & Fish Department topics. ... FULL STORY
Snow totals from recent storm (January 9, 2005)
7-22 inches new snow in Sublette County
Below are new snowfall totals reported for the storms over this past weekend. ... FULL STORY
Expect delays in Hoback Canyon for avalanche control (January 9, 2005)
South Pass & Teton Pass Closed
Road Update as of 7 AM Sunday, January 9: Travelers in western Wyoming Sunday should expect full winter driving conditions. Roads are snow-packed and slick in spots. ... FULL STORY
Travel Advisories (January 9, 2005)
1:30 PM Jan. 9 Road Update: ... FULL STORY
Winter Storm/High Wind Warning through Sunday (January 8, 2005)
The Winter Storm Warning for western Wyoming has been extended until Sunday morning. Gusty winds will cause considerable drifting and blowing snow, significantly reducing visibility and causing hazardous travel conditions. Travel through the Hoback Canyon betw ... FULL STORY
I Love Pinedale! (January 6, 2005)
E-mails from viewers
Below are more comments from visitors on what they love about Pinedale. Thank you for writing! ... FULL STORY
Winter Storm Watch through Saturday (January 6, 2005)
The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Friday evening to late Saturday night. A major Pacific storm system is setting the stage for significant snowfall across the valleys and mountains of western Wyoming beginning Friday ... FULL STORY
Sublette Ski Club Registration Jan. 7 (January 6, 2005)
The Sublette County Ski & Snowboard Association will be holding their registration on Friday, January 7th, from 4-7 pm at the Sublette County Library in Pinedale. There will also be a Parent Coach Clinic on Saturday, January 8th, at White Pine Ski Area from 9 ... FULL STORY
PAWG Group to meet Jan. 5 (January 3, 2005)
The Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG) will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, January 5th, in the Lovatt Room of the Sublette County Library in Pinedale. The public is invited to attend the meeting, which starts at 9 am. The PAWG is designed to advise t ... FULL STORY
Fire burns south county home (January 3, 2005)
$162,000 loss to Bob McNeel home
The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office reported that sheriff’s deputies responded to a structure fire at the Bob McNeel ranch approximately 15 miles north of Big Piney, Wyoming on Sunday, January 2nd. ... FULL STORY
(24 pictures) 2004 Photo Review (January 1, 2005)
by Dawn Ballou, Editor, Pinedale Online!
We've received many wonderful e-mails from people in response to our question of "Why I Love Pinedale". Thank you to everyone who wrote and shared their experiences! Upon reflecting on 2004, we felt a photo essay would be the best way to capture some of the mo ... FULL STORY
(24 pictures) One-Lunger Snowmobile Race (January 1, 2005)
The Pinedale Snow Explorers Snowmobile Club started the new year by holding their 5th annual Pinedale One Lunger 100 Snowmobile Race on New Year’s Day. The event first debuted in December, 2000. The interest in vintage snowmobiles spawned the existence of the ... FULL STORY

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