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Pinedale Online News - November 2006

Protecting private property rights in Wyoming (November 30, 2006)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Laurie Goodman, spokesperson for the Landowners Association of Wyoming, gave a presentation in Pinedale on Wednesday, November 29th, on Wyoming’s eminent domain laws. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Bridger-Teton Forest Plan Revision Workshop (November 29, 2006)
Recreation and Oil & Gas primary topic focuses
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The Bridger-Teton National Forest held a workshop in Pinedale on Tuesday, November 28, for the public to provide input into the forest plan revision process. This was one of a series of workshops the forest is hosting to gather public input on current conditio ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Sales & Use Tax Report (November 24, 2006)
Covering Sales and Use Tax Revenues for Fiscal Years 2001 through 2006
In Fiscal Year 2006, Sublette County generated $52,568,766 worth of sales and use tax revenue, of which $16,278,557 was returned to the county and local municipalities, according to a report just presented by Sublette County Socioeconomic Analyst, Jeffrey Jacq ... FULL STORY
More Burbot found in Flaming Gorge Reservoir (November 24, 2006)
by Wyoming Game & Fish Department
(Green River) Much to the dismay of Wyoming Game and Fish Department fisheries biologists, 82 burbot - a predatory fish not native to the Green River drainage - were recently netted in Flaming Gorge Reservoir during a November 7-8 operation to sample fish pop ... FULL STORY
BLM Pinedale limits industry wildlife exceptions (November 22, 2006)
Trying to keep exceptions to short-term timeframes with minimal impacts to wildlife
by Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
The Bureau of Land Management Pinedale (BLM) has limited exceptions to big game winter wildlife stipulations in the Pinedale area following a BLM assessment of range conditions and input from the Wyoming Game and Fish Dept. ... FULL STORY
Holiday Events in Pinedale (November 18, 2006)
There are many fun events scheduled for the upcoming holiday season. Below is a list of some of the things happening for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season: ... FULL STORY
NPS releases Park Winter Use Plan (November 22, 2006)
For Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks
The National Park Service (NPS) released a preliminary version of the Draft Winter Use Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks on Monday, November 20th. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) A Tribute to Todd Skinner (November 22, 2006)
Special DVD Presentation
A new DVD has been created to help commemorate the motivational inspiration of renowned rock climber, Todd Skinner, who was killed in a tragic climbing fall in Yosemite National Park in October. "His life was dedicated to achieving legendary first ascents and ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Woodsy Owl and Smokey Bear Poster Contest Winners (November 22, 2006)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
(Pinedale) - This month, the Forest Service partnered with the Sage and Snow Garden Club and visited the Pinedale Elementary School to promote the Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl 2007 Poster Contest. Each year first through fifth graders from around the country pa ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Turkey Trot (November 26, 2006)
Annual Thanksgiving morning Walk-Run
by Craig Sheppard
Whoever would of thought, in 1990 when the first Pinedale Turkey Trot was held, that this Thanksgiving exercise event would be averaging over 100 people and better yet having two years in a row with the temperature almost above freezing. Yes, the 105 trotters ... FULL STORY
3-D Archery Shoot Dec. 2 (November 18, 2006)
Wind River Archers 'Fun Shoot'
Wind River Archers will be having their 3rd Annual Christmas Benefit 3-D Shoot on Saturday, December 2, from 8AM-5PM at the Archery Range located upstairs in the Sublette County Ice Arena. ... FULL STORY
Punchers Garner Post-Season Honors (November 19, 2006)
Big Piney Puncher higih school football team players
by Coach Joel Eskelsen
Four Punchers were selected to the all-conference and all-state first teams. An additional four were honored with honorable mention status. Seniors Trevor Wilson and Seth Linn are repeat selections to the 3A All-State team. For Linn it was his 3rd such sele ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Bald Eagle (November 29, 2006)
by Pam McCulloch
Local photographer, Pam McCulloch, took this picture of a mature bald eagle soaring above the Upper Green River Valley last weekend. They were surprised to find that the road to Green River Lakes is still driveable by vehicle all the way to the lakes. Winter s ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Teton Homestead Cabin (November 28, 2006)
The Teton Range is located north of Pinedale, just south of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, in the Jackson Hole valley. This beautiful, rugged range was an important geographic reference landmark for the mountain men during the Rocky Mountain Fur T ... FULL STORY
White Pine to open Thanksgiving Day (November 22, 2006)
Ski Pinedale! Downhill skiing and snowboarding just 10 miles from Pinedale
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
White Pine Ski Resort is projected to open on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23, for the 2006-2007 winter season. ... FULL STORY
Capitol Christmas Tree travels through Wyoming (November 22, 2006)
On its way to Washington DC
The 2006 Capitol Christmas Tree traveled on Interstate 80 through Wyoming and made a stop at F.E. Warren Air Force Base on Monday, November 20, on its way from Washington State to Washington, D.C. I-80 is the major east-west interstate across Wyoming, going t ... FULL STORY
Prepare for Winter (November 23, 2006)
Tips from Rocky Mountain Power
Rocky Mountain Power, our electric utility that services customers in Utah, Wyoming and Idaho, is urging people to do some advance preparation for winter outages. ... FULL STORY
Winter Storm Watch through Tuesday (November 26, 2006)
Get out your snow shovel again, 10-12 inches of new snow on the way
The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Monday morning through Tuesday afternoon. A cold Pacific storm system is expected to hit western Wyoming Monday morning bringing heavy snow to the western mountains. Snow is expected ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Winter Elk (November 27, 2006)
by Pam McCulloch
Pam McCulloch and family took a drive up to Green River Lakes on Sunday and saw 12 elk, a moose, deer and a mature bald eagle. The road is still driveable all the way to the lakes. ... FULL STORY
Tribcsp.com discontinues service to Big Piney/Marbleton (November 24, 2006)
Tribcsp.com, an internet service provider (ISP) that provides dial-up and high-speed internet service to southern Sublette County, has announced they will discontinue internet service to the area as of December 7, 2006. The Casper-based ISP sent a notice to th ... FULL STORY
Leonid meteor shower lights up the sky (November 19, 2006)
Peak is Sunday night
The annual Leonid meteor shower has been producing an impressive display across our expansive Wyoming night skies, with some of the shooting stars coming across as fast, bright fireballs with long trails. The show is expected to peak tonight, Sunday, November ... FULL STORY
Joint Pinedale-Sublette County Meeting Nov. 28 (November 18, 2006)
To discuss Subdivision Developments in Sublette County
The Town of Pinedale and Sublette County will be holding an Open Meeting on Tuesday, November 28th to discuss Subdivision Developments in Sublette County. The meeting will be at the Pinedale Town Hall, 210 West Pine Street, at 5:30 pm. ... FULL STORY
Memorial Service for Joan Schroeder Nov. 27 (November 18, 2006)
A Memorial Service for Joan Schroeder will be held on Monday, November 27, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Pinedale at 11:00 am. ... FULL STORY
I-80 road work planned near Rock Springs (November 20, 2006)
$26 million project planned for 2007-2008, $5.2 million per mile
by Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT)
A nearly $46 million contract awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission Thursday for reconstruction of 4.4 miles of I-80 in Rock Springs is the single most expensive contract ever awarded by the commission. ... FULL STORY
‘Pinedale Poacher’ returns to Jail (November 19, 2006)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Pinedale) - Landen Wisell, who became known locally as the "Pinedale Poacher" is once again behind bars in the Sublette County Jail. On Wednesday, November 15, Wisell appeared before the Honorable Judge Nancy Guthrie to face charges of violating his probati ... FULL STORY
Wyoming Wildlife Photo Contest deadline Nov. 27 (November 19, 2006)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
If you’d like the chance to have your photography published in Wyoming Wildlife magazine and perhaps even win some prize money, get your best slides and/or prints to Cheyenne by 5 pm, Monday, November 27. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Holiday Gift Buying in Pinedale (November 18, 2006)
We went shopping!
The holiday season is upon us. Faler’s has all their Christmas decorations and lights out now, so that signals the official beginning of the season, at least here in Pinedale. There is snow on the ground, which will likely stay now until next spring. White Pin ... FULL STORY
(17 pictures) More Pinedale Gift Ideas (November 26, 2006)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
With the 12 inches of snow on the way, and the holiday season in full swing, we even more think shopping local is a great idea! ... FULL STORY
(12 pictures) Opening Day at White Pine Ski Resort (November 23, 2006)
by Pam McCulloch
White Pine Ski Area opened on Thanksgiving Day for the 2006-2007 winter season. Skiers and snowboarders headed for the slopes to enjoy the day. ... FULL STORY
(5 pictures) Getting ready for opening day (November 22, 2006)
The day before opening at White Pine Ski Area
by Pam McCulloch
White Pine Ski Resort was a busy place the day before Opening Day for the 2006-2007 winter season. Photographer Pam McCulloch went up to see the preparations before skiers and snowboarders hit the slopes. ... FULL STORY
Crash kills 2, injures 2, on Hwy 191 (November 16, 2006)
A head-on crash on U.S Highway 191 north of Farson killed two men and injured two others on Wednesday, November 15. Killed in the crash were 23-year-old Nathan D. Murphy of Big Piney and Chad A. Turk, 30, of Superior, Wyoming. Theodore and Carol Bultsma, ages ... FULL STORY
Statement from U.S. Senator Craig Thomas (November 16, 2006)
(Washington) – Statement from U.S. Senator Craig Thomas, Thursday, November 16, 2006: ... FULL STORY
Fossilized Fish Tell Tales of Park’s Past (November 15, 2006)
Arvid Aase, Fossil Butte National Monument, Wins National Award for Interpretation
by National Park Service
(Kemmerer) - Museum Specialist Arvid Aase from Fossil Butte National Monument in Kemmerer, Wyoming is the winner of the 2006 Freeman Tilden Award for excellence in interpretation. Aase created “Fishing the Layers of Time,” a series of 26 interactive fossil ex ... FULL STORY
BLM Wild Horse Adoptions Nov & Dec (November 15, 2006)
by Bureau of Land Management
(Rock Springs) - The Bureau of Land Management's Rock Springs Corral announced that it will offer mares that are at least four years old for adoption at a reduced fee of $25 each during November. Most of these mares have been exposed to stallions and are expec ... FULL STORY
Students: New Wyoming Career Explorer can help you find a job (November 16, 2006)
by Wyoming Department of Employment
The 2006-07 Wyoming Career Explorer publication is now available from the Wyoming Department of Employment. The Explorer, which is offered free of charge, assists high school students seeking their first part-time job or possible career options. It is filled w ... FULL STORY
UW Serves Sublette County through Education, Economy (November 16, 2006)
by University of Wyoming
(Laramie) - Each year, the University of Wyoming takes a snapshot of the support that it provides to Wyoming counties and shares the results with Wyoming residents. Major categories of support are education, research, cultural outreach and economic impact. ... FULL STORY
Water Quality Preservation Meeting Nov. 21 (November 14, 2006)
Sublette County Conservation District
The Sublette County Conservation District would like to invite the public to attend a Water Quality Presentation on November 21, 2006 in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
How do I start a business in Wyoming? (November 13, 2006)
by By Arlene Soto, WSBDC Region 4 Director, Wyoming Small Business Development Center-University of Wyoming
Starting a business in Wyoming is generally easier than in other states, but the answer to this question depends on the type of business you would like to start. ... FULL STORY
Dec. 5 BLM gas lease sale includes 11,765 acres in Sublette County (November 12, 2006)
Moving northwest and southeast of the Pinedale Anticline
by Pinedale Online!
The Wyoming Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will conduct an oral oil and gas lease auction on Tuesday, December 5, 2006 in Cheyenne. The BLM will offer a total of 213,819 acres in 194 parcels in Wyoming. This sale includes over 11,765 acres in Sublette County ... FULL STORY
Winter Storm Warning & Snow Advisory (November 13, 2006)
The National Weather Service out of Riverton has issued a Snow Advisory until 8 am on Tuesday. ... FULL STORY
Rifle & Pistol Club meets Nov. 16 (November 15, 2006)
Everyone welcome!
Like to shoot? The Pinedale Rifle & Pistol Club will be holding their annual membership meeting on Thursday, November 16, at the Sublette County Library in Pinedale, from 7:00-9:00 pm. Everyone is welcome. You don't have to be a member to attend the meeting. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) SW High School Honor Band & Choir (November 13, 2006)
by Craig Sheppard
On Monday and Tuesday, November 6-7, twenty-nine Pinedale High School musicians participated in the annual Southwest Wyoming District Honor Band and Honor Choir. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Ken Konicek runs New York Marathon (November 10, 2006)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Pinedale resident Ken Konicek ran in the New York Marathon on Sunday, November 5th. He finished the run in just over three hours, the second fastest time for his age group (55-59) for an American. Konicek was very happy with his time. “It was way better than l ... FULL STORY
(24 pictures) Cowboy Shop (November 15, 2006)
Uniquely Western
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The Cowboy Shop was established in Pinedale, Wyoming in 1947. Since then, it has always been a family-run business, specializing in authentic western wear. ... FULL STORY
(19 pictures) Spirits of the West (November 18, 2006)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Spirits of the West Galleries is a unique gift shop located in Pinedale, Wyoming. They carry Native American arts & crafts, collectibles and Western memorabilia. ... FULL STORY
(30 pictures) The Great Outdoor Shop (November 18, 2006)
For the outdoors person
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The Great Outdoor Shop in Pinedale is a treasure trove filled with everything the outdoors person could want or need. It's not a huge store, but it is packed from floor to ceiling with gear for the outdoor enthusiast. ... FULL STORY
How was the hunting? (November 11, 2006)
Please return the Surveys to the Game & Fish
by Wyoming Game & Fish
After filling out the application and license, hunters are urged to complete one last - although very important - item of paperwork for the season: the harvest survey. ... FULL STORY
2006 Conservation Stamp Art Competition (November 11, 2006)
Featured species is the black-footed ferret
by Wyoming Game & Fish
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will soon be accepting entries for the 24th Annual Wyoming Conservation Stamp Art Competition. ... FULL STORY
(9 pictures) SNOW! (November 14, 2006)
Pinedale gets 8", Big Piney gets 4"
by Pinedale Online!
Pinedale got hit with its first big snow storm of the season Monday night. Residents woke up to blizzard conditions in the county and 8" of snow on the ground to deal with. Big Piney got around 4" of snow out of the storm (unofficial totals). ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Osborn Cabins (November 13, 2006)
Dave Bell took this photo of the Osborn Cabins near Green River Lakes on Sunday. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Osborn Cabins (November 13, 2006)
This is a view of Square Top Mountain near the Green River Lakes trailhead. Camden Bennett sent in this picture which he took this past July. ... FULL STORY
Funeral Services for Flora Miley Nov. 14 (November 13, 2006)
Funeral Services for Flora Miley will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, November 14, at the Big Piney Congregational Church. ... FULL STORY
(13 pictures) 2006-2007 BLM Wildlife Winter Range Exceptions (November 13, 2006)
Allowing gas companies access to areas normally closed to protect crucial big game wintering areas
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
(Pinedale) – There has been a lot of recent publicity and debate about the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) decision to grant exemptions to winter range restrictions on the Mesa south of Pinedale for oil and gas drilling activity. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Punchers win State 3A Football Championship! (November 11, 2006)
The victorious Big Piney Punchers returned to Big Piney around 2AM Sunday morning, with sheriff, fire trucks and enthusiastic fans escorting them back into town. Despite the wee hour, they were given a full flashing light and siren parade into town. ... FULL STORY
Senator Craig Thomas diagnosed with Leukemia (November 9, 2006)
by Office of U.S Senator Craig Thomas
U.S. Senator Craig Thomas today announced that he has been diagnosed this week with a form of leukemia. Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. AML is the most common type of leukemia. More than 16,500 new cases occur in the Unit ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) 2006 Sublette County Election Results (November 8, 2006)
Sublette County and state-wide results
THIS IS AN ARCHIVED STORY. If you are looking for the current election results, please go to our front page: Pinedale Online home page. To find other year/month election results, please refine your search engine search with the year and month of the election y ... FULL STORY
Art Association Christmas Bazaar in Jackson Dec 2 (November 7, 2006)
The Art Association of Jackson Hole will be holding their 42nd Annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, December 2 at the Snow King Ice Arena in Jackson. The Bazaar will be from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm at the Snow King Ice Arena. This is another great opportunity to f ... FULL STORY
Senator Craig Thomas contracts pneumonia (November 5, 2006)
Will get further medical testing
by Office of U.S. Senator Craig Thomas
Statement from the Office of U.S. Senator Craig Thomas: ... FULL STORY
Private Land elk hunting opportunities (November 5, 2006)
Near Big Piney and Boulder
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Pinedale) - Thanks to the Wyoming Game & Fish Department's Private Lands, Public Wildlife access program (PLPW) and some local cooperating landowners, there are additional elk hunting opportunities for some limited quota license holders. ... FULL STORY
Griz on track for delisting (November 5, 2006)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Jackson) - At the Oct. 10-11 meeting of Greater Yellowstone Area grizzly bear managers in Jackson, the message was loud and clear about the future of the threatened species. "The delisting process is still on track," said U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grizzl ... FULL STORY
Illegally introduced Burbot in New Fork River (November 5, 2006)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Pinedale) - Fish biologists are concerned over the recent discovery of a burbot in the New Fork River south of Pinedale. The 19.5-inch long fish was discovered last month during routine electro-fishing sampling to estimate fish populations. ... FULL STORY
State Championship game Saturday, Nov 11 (November 8, 2006)
Big Piney Punchers play Tongue River in Dayton, Wyoming
The Big Piney Punchers travel to Dayton, Wyoming to play Tongue River for the state #A Football Championship title on Saturday, November 11th. The game starts at 1:00 pm and will be broadcast live on local KPIN 101.1 FM radio for those who can’t attend in pers ... FULL STORY
Test & Remove Brucellosis Project to continue (November 11, 2006)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Pinedale) - Wyoming's experimental elk test-and-removal project, begun last year on the Muddy Creek Feedground near Pinedale, will continue this winter. The five-year project was a key recommendation of the Governor's Brucellosis Coordination Team (BCT). ... FULL STORY
(26 pictures) Mixed Media Art Show (November 10, 2006)
Exhibit on display at the Pinedale Library through November
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Works of art by local Mixed Media artists are now on display in the Lovatt Room of the Sublette County Library in Pinedale through November. ... FULL STORY
Not registered? You can still vote in Wyoming! (November 6, 2006)
General Election, November 7, 2006
If you want to vote in Tuesday’s elections, but haven’t yet registered, there’s good news. Wyoming is one of the few states in the nation where voters can register at the polls on Election Day. ... FULL STORY
Amendment B - No Guarantee! (November 6, 2006)
Educators and citizens speak out in opposition
by Citizens concerned about Amendment B
Editor's Note: The information below is from concerned citizens and educators from several school districts in Wyoming who are opposed to Amendment B, which is on the ballot in the general election. ... FULL STORY
Sublette Chamber Members Meeting Nov. 9 (November 5, 2006)
The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce will be holding its annual members meeting on Thursday, November 9 at the Sublette County Library in Pinedale. The meeting will be in the Lovatt Room from 5-7 pm, 115 South Tyler Avenue. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Big Piney Punchers defeat Glenrock (November 3, 2006)
Head to state championship!
Big Piney 16-Glenrock 0 ... FULL STORY
Ski & Sport Swap Nov 3-4 (November 2, 2006)
Winter and summer sport clothing, accessories and equipment
The Sublette County Ski and Snowboard Club is hosting a Ski & Sport Swap this weekend in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
G&F hosts Hunter Ed Open Houses (November 2, 2006)
Meeting in Pinedale November 2
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Anyone interested in becoming a hunter education instructor or just learning about the hunter education program in Wyoming and meeting the new coordinator is invited to attend a workshop being held in November. ... FULL STORY

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