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Pinedale Online News - October 2007

Veterans urged to support tri-county vet office (October 31, 2007)
Open letter to Sublette County Vets from Patty Burgin Perengliev, Sweetwater County VFO: ... FULL STORY
Spaghetti Dinner in Big Piney Nov. 16 (October 30, 2007)
Sponsored by St. John’s Episcopal Church
St. John's Episcopal Church is sponsoring a Spaghetti Dinner in Big Piney on Friday, November 16th from 5-7:30 pm. Everyone is welcome. Donations accepted and go towards the community home health care program. The church is one block north of the Big Piney Lib ... FULL STORY
(11 pictures) Tie Hack Logging talk (October 30, 2007)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Perry Binning and Bob Dew gave a talk on Monday, October 29, about historic tie hack and lumbering in the Upper Green River Valley. Other members of the audience added in comments about things they knew or remembered about the people who lived here and worked ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Rocky Mountain Bank celebrates Grand Opening (October 31, 2007)
Events all week
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Rocky Mountain Bank is celebrating their Grand, Grand Opening of their new building with festivities through the week. Special events continue through Saturday. The new bank building is located on East Pine Street in downtown Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Halloween Treats (October 31, 2007)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce sponsored a Business Trick-or-Treat Walk on Halloween. Children were invited to visit the participating businesses to get a special treat. ... FULL STORY
4-H Celebration Day Nov. 11 (October 31, 2007)
4-H will hold their Celebration Day (formerly known as Achievement Day) on Sunday, November 11th at the Sublette County Fairgrounds north of Marbleton, starting at 4:00 PM. Everyone is welcome. See upcoming events, year-end slide show, awards and prizes and mo ... FULL STORY
Indoor Winter Archery Shooting begins Nov. 14 (October 31, 2007)
Winter Shooting League forming
The Wind River Archers Archery Club will be starting their indoor winter shooting on Wednesday, November 14, at 6:30 PM at the archery range upstairs in the Sublette County Ice Arena in Pinedale. They will be open every Wednesday night. If interest grows, they ... FULL STORY
Public Meeting Nov. 5 to discuss closure of Marbleton Post Office (October 31, 2007)
At the Marbleton Town Hall
There will be a Public Meeting to discuss the closure of the Marbleton Post Office on Mondya, November 5th at the Marbleton Town Hall, 5:00 PM. Two Postal representatives from Denver will be on hand along with Patti Smith, Field Representative for Senator Ba ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) 4.0 Earthquake in Bondurant (October 31, 2007)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a 4.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Bondurant area around 11:23 PM Tuesday night (October 30, 2007). The quake was located approximately 12 miles Northeast of Bondurant and 26 miles East of Hoback. It occurred at a depth ... FULL STORY
Notice of Special Board Meeting Nov. 1-SCSD #1 (October 30, 2007)
by Sublette County School District #1
The Board of Trustees of Sublette County School District #1, Pinedale, Wyoming will hold a Special Meeting on November 1, 2007 at 12:00 Noon in the Board Room of the Administration Building for the purpose of an Executive Session / Expulsion Hearing. ... FULL STORY
Draft Gray Wolf Plan comments available (October 30, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be posting all public comments regarding its draft gray wolf management plan on the department’s Web site on Monday, Oct. 29. ... FULL STORY
Wyoming wolf plan comments available (October 30, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has posted all the public comments it has received on the latest version of the state wolf management plan. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Halloween Scene (October 30, 2007)
Teton Court Motel in Pinedale has a spooky Halloween scene on their front lawn. They decorate their yard for all the major holidays. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Klay Jones coming home today (October 30, 2007)
12-year old seriously injured in ATV roll-over accident
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
11/29/07 Editor's Update: This article is part of a media emphasis on seatbelt safety that has resulted from the 6-wheeler accident involving Klay Jones and Nick Gay. Click on this link for a follow-up article by Alicia Warren that appeared in the Pinedale Rou ... FULL STORY
(8 pictures) Big Brothers & Big Sisters (October 29, 2007)
by Pam McCulloch
On Friday, October 26th, Sublette County Big Brothers Big Sisters hosted a Fall party at the Sublette County Library for children, volunteers and their families. ... FULL STORY
(5 pictures) Scenic Views - Photo Gallery (October 29, 2007)
Scott Almdale sent in these photos recently from around the Pinedale area. ... FULL STORY
When do we change our clocks back? (October 29, 2007)
‘Fall Back’ on November 4
by Pinedale Online!
If you’re confused because the clock on your computer is telling you it is an hour earlier than it should be, here is a possible reason. Your computer might be operating on old information for daylight saving’s time. Beginning in 2007, most of the United State ... FULL STORY
(16 pictures) Accident shuts down Green River WYO 351 Bridge Sunday (Original post October 28, 2007 | Updated with photos December 13, 2007)
3 vehicles, 7 people involved-including 4 children; No fatalities
by Pinedale Online!
A very serious multi-vehicle accident shut down the Green River Bridge on WYO 351 east of Big Piney for several hours on Sunday, October 28. There were no fatalities. ... FULL STORY
Get published in Wyoming Wildlife Magazine (October 28, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
It's the chance only a few photographers have each year - having a photo appear in the Wyoming Game and Fish Department's Wyoming Wildlife magazine - and this year that photographer could be you. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Watch for Wildlife on Roads (October 28, 2007)
by Pinedale Online!
Drivers are cautioned to be on the alert for big game (deer, antelope and moose) on the roads and right-of-ways now. Animals are on the move working their way back down the valley. They are out in large numbers at dusk and dawn, and feeding along the sides of ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wyoming Range Hike (October 28, 2007)
by Dave Bell
Even though winter has started to reclaim the mountain country, Dave Bell decided to attempt a hike to the summit of Wyoming Peak (11,378 ft) in the Wyoming Range on Saturday. ... FULL STORY
Wolves attack sled dogs in Alaska village (October 28, 2007)
Finland wolves kill 20 dogs
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
A pack of wolves entered a small village in Alaska, attacking area sled dogs, leaving about six dead and mauling nearly a dozen more. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pumpkin Alternative (October 28, 2007)
by Pam McCulloch
October is the month for harvest scenes, Halloween and decorated pumpkins. Or, in this case, decorated Butternut Squash. ... FULL STORY
3.0 Earthquake in Jackson Hole Sunday (October 28, 2007)
by Pinedale Online!
There was a small earthquake in the Jackson Hole area early Sunday morning. The tremor lasted approximately five seconds, and some people didn’t even notice it. According to the U.S. Geologic Survey Earthquake Center, the quake was magnitude 3.0 and occurred a ... FULL STORY
(14 pictures) Big Piney Loses in State Playoffs (October 27, 2007)
Big Piney 14 - Wright - 44
by Barbara Mullin
Coach Eskelsen's Comments: ... FULL STORY
Weekend Sports Update (October 26, 2007)
October 25-28, 2007
Check back through the weekend for score and stat updates. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Barrasso introduces Wyoming Range Legacy Act of 2007 (October 25, 2007)
Bill to protect over a million acres from future oil and gas leasing
by Senator Barrasso’s office
(Washington) - A signature mountain range, named for the Great State of Wyoming, will receive protection for Wyoming sportsmen and visitors to hunt, fish, and experience its grandeur, cowboys to graze cattle and next generations to be inspired by the spirit of ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nicole Parker bags her moose (October 25, 2007)
13-year old from Pinedale
13-year old Nicole Parker was a happy hunter on Wednesday night after shooting her first moose. Some hunters wait years to get a moose tag, and then may or may not be successful in their hunts. Nicole and her father had been out hunting since October 1st and f ... FULL STORY
Meth and other drugs found in Bondurant (October 24, 2007)
The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office issued the following release on Monday, October 24: ... FULL STORY
Habituated Jackson Bear put down (October 24, 2007)
Residents continue to give bears food rewards
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Jackson) - Officials with the Wyoming Game & Fish Department report that they lethally removed a young male black bear from a subdivision near Moran on Tuesday after it had received several human food rewards and had become very bold. The bear was trapped o ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Archaeological Finds in the Jonah Field talk Nov. 6 (October 24, 2007)
BLM Archaeologist Dave Vlcek will speak at the Green River Valley Museum
The Green River Valley Museum will have their final program of the season on Tuesday, November 6th. BLM Archaeologist Dave Vlcek will speak on archaeological finds in the Jonah gas field. All of the oil and gas-related activity has caused the discovery of many ... FULL STORY
Sun Cal Energy Inc: Update on Jonah Field prospects (October 24, 2007)
by Sun Cal Energy Inc:
Editor's Note: Sun Cal Energy Inc issued a media release yesterday about its natural gas development activities in the Jonah Field, south of Pinedale, Wyoming. Sun Cal has a 100% working interest in 6,000 acres of high impact gas leases in the Jonah Field regi ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Fires in Southern California (October 24, 2007)
Word from relatives in San Diego
by Pinedale Online!
The wildfires burning in southern California are a long ways from Wyoming, but many of us here have friends and relatives there and are watching the situation very closely. We had our own brush with a fire at the outskirts of town last July. ... FULL STORY
EPA recognizes Oil & Gas Industry Partners (October 24, 2007)
For Greenhouse Gas Reduction Efforts
by Environmental Protection Agency
(Washington, D.C) EPA yesterday presented awards to some members of the oil and gas industry for their voluntary efforts to reduce methane under EPA's Natural Gas STAR Program. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette October gas rig count down 13% from last year (October 24, 2007)
Spring and Summer months were down 20%
by Jeffrey Jacquet - Sublette Community Partnership
The new Sublette County rig count numbers from October 1st, 2007 show a 13% decline in the number of rigs drilling from last year, according to data from Drilling Records Inc. There are currently about 49 rigs drilling inside the county limits, compared to abo ... FULL STORY
Crash closes I-80 near Rawlins (October 24, 2007)
by Wyoming Highway Patrol
(Rawlins) – Eastbound Interstate 80 remains closed at this time due to multi-vehicle crashes between the west Rawlins Interchange (mile post #211) and the Thayer Interchange (mile post #214) in Carbon County. ... FULL STORY
Natural Gas 101 (October 23, 2007)
Basic class offered: From Leasing through Production
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Ultra Petroleum, Shell and Questar, the three big companies that are involved in natural gas production in the Pinedale Anticline, have been working hard to get information out to the public through field tours and on-going educational sessions. Tonight we att ... FULL STORY
(11 pictures) Big Piney 4th Graders visit Wardell Buffalo Trap (October 23, 2007)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Big Piney 4th graders took a field trip out to the Wardell Buffalo Trap near Big Piney on Monday morning as part of a series of trips highlighting economics, and how people present and past make and made their livings. ... FULL STORY
Resistant staph infection causing health concerns (October 23, 2007)
by St. John’s Lutheran Hospital
Editor’s Note: The article below is excerpted from a media release about a “new infection”, Methacillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureas (MRSA), which is in getting increasing national attention in the news. This article provides basic information about MRSA. I ... FULL STORY
New Pinedale Medical Clinic to offer CT Scanner (October 23, 2007)
Taking appointments now
by Sublette County Rural Health Care District
(Pinedale) - As the Pinedale Clinic expansion nears completion, the benefits to patients in terms of space are apparent to the passerby. But it’s what’s happening on the inside that will soon bring much anticipated high-tech options to the heart of the communi ... FULL STORY
Wolf advocates attack livestock grazing (October 23, 2007)
Mexican wolf recovery at issue
by Cat Urbigkit
Environmental groups filed a federal lawsuit in New Mexico seeking to overturn grazing decisions issued by the U.S. Forest Service. The basis of the lawsuit is that the decisions were made without considering the negative impact on the Mexican wolf due to conf ... FULL STORY
BTNF plans fall slash pile burning (October 23, 2007)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
Over the next several weeks the Greys River and Kemmerer Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest plan to burn approximately a total of 201-acres of hand piles created from fuels reduction projects. ... FULL STORY
Marbleton/Big Piney Clinic hours (October 23, 2007)
by Sublette County Rural Health Care District
The Marbleton/Big Piney Clinic will be open for patients and physicals from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Sublette County Rural Health Care District apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Middle School Honor Band & Choir perform (October 23, 2007)
by Sublette County School District #1
On Saturday October 20th, twelve Pinedale middle school musicians traveled to Big Piney to perform in the Wyoming Southwest District Middle School Honor Band and Honor Choir. They were selected from nine school music programs in the area by the recommendation ... FULL STORY
(23 pictures) Pinedale High School Football (October 22, 2007)
Final Score: Pinedale-25, Lyman-8
by Janet Montgomery
Pinedale football team ends the 2007 season with its second win this year, playing Lyman on Friday, October 19th at Korfanta Field in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
Governor clarifies comments on funding equalization (October 22, 2007)
In response to Casper Star-Tribune article
by Pinedale Online!
We wrote Governor Freudenthal’s office asking for clarification on his comments about equalizing funding across the state which he made during his press conference last Wednesday, as appeared in an article by Joan Barron in the Casper Star-Tribune on Saturday, ... FULL STORY
Denver TV station examines wolf ad campaign (October 22, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
CBS4 Denver reporter Raj Chohan recently aired a piece examining the new wolf ad campaign undertaken by the Natural Resources Defense Council. The report shows clips from the ad, then explains what parts are true, and what parts are misleading. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Natural Gas Petition Rehearing Nov. 1 (October 22, 2007)
The Wyoming Public Service Commission will be holding a public hearing on Thursday, November 1, to hear arguments related to the Second Amended application of Pinedale Natural Gas Inc for authority to establish a revised overall rate of return of 11.5% to refl ... FULL STORY
Chamber Annual Banquet Nov. 30 (October 22, 2007)
Sublette County Chamber of Commerce annual meeting & election of officers
The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce will be holding their Annual Banquet and Membership Meeting on Friday, November 30, at 6:00 PM at Rendezvous Pointe in Pinedale. The Chamber will hold their annual election of officers during this meeting. Information on ... FULL STORY
CPR/First Aid Classes to be held (October 22, 2007)
CPR/First Aid Classes will be held at the Pinedale Ambulance Facility on the following dates: ... FULL STORY
Wolf killed in Massachusetts (October 22, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
It had been killing sheep on Massachusetts farms for at least a month, but wildlife officials claimed it was probably a dog. A farmer shot the sheep-killer last week, and yes, it was a wolf - an 85 pound male. ... FULL STORY
(17 pictures) Big Piney defeats Greybull (October 21, 2007)
Big Piney 21, Greybull 6
by Barbara Mullin - Photos by Debbie Camis
Coach Eskelsen's Comments: ... FULL STORY
Governor wants to take money away from richer counties (October 21, 2007)
Equalize funding between rich counties (like Sublette County) and mineral poor counties
According to a news story that appeared in the online Casper Star-Tribune on Saturday, October 20, Governor Dave Freudenthal wants a plan to redistribute money richer counties in the state receive from state severance tax or other revenue (such as mineral roya ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Chamber Member Mixer (October 18, 2007)
Chamber Member Mixer The monthly Member Mixer for the Sublette County Chamber of Commerce was held Thursday evening at Proactive Rehabilitation in Pinedale. They provide physical, occupational, speech, and language therapy, as well as fitness instruction and p ... FULL STORY
Governor: Forest Planning Important to Wyoming (October 20, 2007)
by Governor Freudenthal’s office
(Cheyenne). - Noting that national forest management planning plays a significant role in state affairs and local economies, Governor Dave Freudenthal commended the U.S. Forest Service for a proposed rule that considers those issues. The Governor, however, ex ... FULL STORY
Citizens Protecting the Wyoming Range asks for e-mails (October 20, 2007)
Want the Wyoming Range withdrawn from future oil and gas leasing
Citizens Protecting the Wyoming Range, a group that is working to stop further oil and gas drilling in the Wyoming Range, has put out a call for help requesting interested persons send e-mails in this next week to Wyoming Senator John Barrasso’s office support ... FULL STORY
Tree Windbreaks & Living Snow Fences Oct 24 (October 20, 2007)
Sublette County Conservation District program
The Sublette County Conservation District will be hosting an informational program on Tree Windbreaks and Living Snow Fences on Wednesday, October 24th at 6:00 pm. The program kicks off their annual seedling tree program. Learn about the many advantages of a t ... FULL STORY
BloomField Master Plan talk Oct. 26 (October 20, 2007)
Sublette Chamber Community Conversation Luncheon
The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce will host their monthly Community Conversation Luncheon on Friday, October 26, at Rendezvous Pointe in Pinedale. Guest speaker for the luncheon will be Matthew Harber of HayMaker Land Holding, to discuss the BloomField S ... FULL STORY
No Watercraft registrations through Nov. 1 (October 20, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be closed to 2007 watercraft registration from Oct. 22 through Nov. 1, for annual year-end report processing. ... FULL STORY
Kids’ Christmas Shoppe seeks donations (October 20, 2007 | Updated December 3, 2007)
Will be held December 12-16 at the Pinedale Library
The annual Kid’s Christmas Shoppe is seeking donations to allow youngsters to be able to give gifts for Christmas. The effort hopes to teach children that it is better to give than to receive. ... FULL STORY
Ski Club Equipment Swap November 2-3 (October 20, 2007)
Have the kids outgrown their skis and ice skates? Come to the Sublette County Ski and Snowboard Club Equipment Swap on Friday & Saturday, November 2-3 and find some gear that fits! While you’re there, sign the kids up for the Club! ... FULL STORY
Sagebrush Downs SnoCross Race Feb. 23-24 (October 20, 2007)
Mountain West Racing sanctioned event
Mountain West Racing will be holding the Sagebrush Downs SnoCross Race at Sagebrush Downs racetrack near Cora on Saturday & Sunday, February 23-24, 2008. ... FULL STORY
Goveror proposes Property Tax Relief for WY Seniors (October 20, 2007)
Asks legislators to consider constitutional amendment in the 2008 legislative session
by Governor Freudenthal’s office
(Cheyenne) In an effort to move long-stalled efforts at property tax relief, Governor Dave Freudenthal is proposing a constitutional amendment that would lower taxes for Wyoming homeowners 65 years of age and older. ... FULL STORY
Bear conflicts continue in Jackson (October 20, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
The Wyoming Game & Fish Department continues to respond to regular calls regarding black bears in conflict situations in the Jackson Hole area. A poor natural food year has resulted in an extraordinary number of bears moving to the valley floor, where they ar ... FULL STORY
Top Ten Hunting Violations (October 20, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
With the hunting seasons getting underway across Wyoming, Game and Fish officials are reminding hunters to familiarize themselves with the hunting regulations for the species they plan to pursue. Each year game wardens issue citations to hunters who do not fo ... FULL STORY
Hoback Rim landowners concerned about drilling on Forest (October 20, 2007)
Fear negative impacts to wildlife, recreation and quality of life values
Landowners in the Hoback Rim area of the Upper Green River Valley have organized to speak out against oil and gas drilling in the Upper Hoback between Pinedale and Jackson Hole. The informal group, Landowners of the Upper Green, is seeking public support to jo ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Alison Brown Quartet, Joe Craven, Nov. 1 (October 20, 2007)
Jazz, Bluegrass, Latin, Folk, Banjo concert
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council is proud to present Grammy-nominated banjoist Alison Brown and her quartet performing live with special guest Joe Craven (fiddle) at the Pinedale Auditorium Nov. 1 at 7:30 pm. ... FULL STORY
Bluetongue confirmed in Wyoming (October 19, 2007)
In flocks of sheep in the Bighorn Basin
by Wyoming Livestock Board
(Cheyenne) - The Wyoming Livestock Board and State Veterinarian, Dr. Walt Cook, report that Bluetongue has been confirmed and reported in three flocks of sheep in the Bighorn Basin. According to the Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory, seven (7) cases of the d ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) 1-3 Inches of snow possible (October 20, 2007)
Turning the corner into winter
The weather forecast for this weekend calls for rain showers changing over to snow across the western valleys and basins. Gusty winds are expected to pick up through the afternoon hours on Saturday. Snow levels will drop with the mountains getting between 3 to ... FULL STORY
Shiras Moose Conservation Fund (October 20, 2007)
by The Nature Conservancy in Wyoming press release
The Nature Conservancy in Wyoming has announced a $250,000 challenge grant to Wyoming’s Wildlife and Natural Resource Trust for private lands conservation projects that focus on the Shiras moose, an iconic species living on the Wyoming Range’s eastern slope. ... FULL STORY
UW issues conservation easement brochure (October 18, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The University of Wyoming William D. Ruckelhaus Institute of ... FULL STORY
Report looks at Wyoming population growth (October 19, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
After increasing by more than 50 percent between 1970 and 1983 and then decreasing by more than 10 percent from 1983 to 1990, Wyoming’s population has returned to a more moderate growth rate. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) September one of warmest on record (October 18, 2007)
Drought worsens
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Temperatures in September 2007 were the 8th warmest on ... FULL STORY
Fifty years of moose/wolf research (October 18, 2007)
Isle Royale wolf project hits 50-year mark
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Scientists have been studying the interactions and interdependence of wolves and moose at Michigan’s Isle Royale National Park for nearly half a century. ... FULL STORY
(45 pictures) Inside tour of the Big Piney EnCana man-camp (October 18, 2007)
Big Piney Ensign/EnCana worker camp
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
EnCana Oil & Gas hosted a tour of their Big Piney worker camp facility for media and invited community members. The tour was in response to some public concerns about EnCana’s request to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to construct and operate a 350-person ... FULL STORY
Weekend Sports Update (October 18, 2007)
October 18-21, 2007
Check back through the weekend for score and stat updates. ... FULL STORY
EnCana man-camp tour Oct. 25 (October 18, 2007)
Public tour of Big Piney facility
EnCana Oil and Gas is offering a tour to the public of their man-camp workforce facility which is located in Big Piney, Wyoming. This present facility is located in the Mountain Village Park approximately two miles south of Big Piney (east side of US 189). EnC ... FULL STORY
Update on the Medical Clinics (October 16, 2007)
Marbleton/Big Piney Clinic reopens
The New Pinedale Medical Clinic is on schedule to open November 26th. They plan to have an Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Saturday, December 8th, tentatively scheduled for the morning. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wyoming Senior Winter Games Feb. 11-14 (October 16, 2007)
Ice Skating, Alpine and Nordic snow events hosted at White Pine Ski Area & Resort
The 2008 Wyoming Senior Winter Games will be hosted at White Pine Ski Area & Resort Monday through Thursday, February 11-14th. The event is open to participants age 50 or older. ... FULL STORY
Public meeting about new Pinedale Elementary School Oct 30 (October 16, 2007)
by Sublette County School District #1
Sublette County School District #1 will hold a meeting on October 30th from 7:00 – 8:30 PM in the Pinedale Elementary School Library for the purpose of discussing and taking input from interested parents and community members regarding the building of a new e ... FULL STORY
Week 3 Emergency Supply Shopping List (October 16, 2007)
Preparing Sublette County for the next Emergency
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
(1 pictures) Katie Bright's Unusual Bull Elk (October 15, 2007)
Katie Bright, 15, of Pinedale, bagged this unusual elk while out hunting with her father, Kim. The 7-point bull had two completely separate sets of antlers. Click on this link for the story about this hunt: Is It A 7-Point Bull, Or A 2 By 3…and A 5 By 4? By Jo ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Rain, maybe snow, on the way (October 16, 2007)
Showers, t-storms, snow in the mountains
The nice fall weather is expected to turn to rain by Tuesday evening in western and central Wyoming. An active weather pattern is approaching from the west which will bring scattered rain showers and possible thunderstorms by Tuesday evening. Higher elevations ... FULL STORY
More Wyomingites are buckling up (October 15, 2007)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT)
WYDOT's 2007 seat-belt-use survey observed 70 percent of Wyoming drivers and front-seat passengers buckled up, an increase of nearly 12 percentage points or 20 percent from the rate observed in 2006. ... FULL STORY
Truck tolls for I-80? (October 15, 2007)
Wyoming legislature looking for ways to pay for road repairs
According to a story that appeared today, October 15, on the Land Line Magazine website, a Wyoming legislative panel is looking into the possibility of imposing tolls on Interstate 80 (I-80) truck traffic to help foot the bill for the rising cost of road repai ... FULL STORY
U.S. Immigration Policy talk Oct 18th (October 15, 2007)
Crossing Borders: The History of Immigration Policy and Its Impact on Wyoming
by Sublette County Library (Pinedale)
The changing history of U.S. immigration policy is the topic of an October 18th program by University of Wyoming sociologist Ed Muñoz, which will be presented in both Pinedale and Big Piney. Muñoz’s talk, “Crossing Borders: The History of Immigration Policy an ... FULL STORY
Wyoming hay now available through online list (October 15, 2007)
by Wyoming Business Council
An old friend to Wyoming hay producers and buyers has a new name and a new home. ... FULL STORY
Traffic Changes Ahead on I-80 (October 15, 2007)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT)
(Rock Springs) - Beginning the week of Oct. 15, motorists traveling through the Rock Springs Marginal Dewar Drive/Pilot Butte Project, will find several traffic changes to facilitate wrapping up work for the construction season. ... FULL STORY
Funeral Service for Donna Smith Oct. 20 (October 15, 2007)
A Memorial Funeral Service for Cora resident Donna Smith will be held on Saturday, October 20th at 11:00 AM at the Pinedale Congregational Church (Pinedale Community United Church of Christ). ... FULL STORY
Moose use roads to protect young from bears (October 15, 2007)
Research article by Joel Berger about Yellowstone moose behavior
In a research paper that was just published in Biology Letters, wildlife biologist Joel Berger says his research studies show that moose in Yellowstone National Park are shifting birth sites closer to paved roads. His interpretation of this activity is that th ... FULL STORY
Survey of Sublette County Real Estate (October 15, 2007)
by Pinedale Online!
Below is a look at some of the land and commercial business real estate offerings in Sublette County, based on a scan of properties listed on local real estate agency websites. ... FULL STORY
Natural Gas Seminars offered (October 14, 2007)
Are you interested in learning more about the natural gas drilling and production activity that is going on in Sublette County? Three of the big operators in the county are offering free informational seminars to the public to give a better understanding of th ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Free Access Hunting on Private Land (October 14, 2007)
A Hunter Management Area (HMA) is a parcel of land where the Wyoming Game & Fish Department facilitates management of hunters in return for free public access to hunt. The area may refer solely to private lands or a combination of private, state trust land an ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Center offers Senior Living (October 14, 2007)
Sublette Center wants to get the word out that they have open beds in their 24-hour nursing wing. The Center is located in Pinedale, close to downtown shopping and dining, the Senior Center, Proactive Rehabilitation and the medical clinic. ... FULL STORY
ConAgra recalls all varieties of frozen pot pies (October 14, 2007)
Includes Western Family and Albertson’s brands, among others
Due to concerns over an outbreak of salmonellosis, ConAgra Foods has voluntarily recalled all varieties of frozen pot pies, chicken and beef, sold under the Banquet brand and under the names of Albertson's, Hill Country Fare, Food Lion, Great Value, Kirkwood, ... FULL STORY
(6 pictures) Hubbard Street 2 (October 12, 2007)
by Pam McCulloch
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council presented Hubbard Street 2 Wednesday, October 11. Hubbard Street 2 is the second company of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. The company consist of Stary Aung, Kira Rae Blazek, Jason Hortin, Hogan McLaughlin, Phillip John Orsano, ... FULL STORY
Draft EIS for Moxa Arch Energy Development Project released (October 14, 2007)
Kemmerer BLM
by Bureau of Land Managment
The Bureau of Land Management released its Notice of Availability (NOA) to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Moxa Arch Area Infill Gas Development Project. The 60-day review and public comment period begins ends on Dec. 10, 2007. ... FULL STORY
EnCana man-camp proposal meeting in Big Piney (October 13, 2007)
Reporter’s Notes: No widespread opposition from public
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
About thirty people showed up for a meeting on Thursday night at the Big Piney Library to discuss the request by EnCana to construct and operate a worker camp on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) property near its natural gas production operations in the Jonah F ... FULL STORY
(11 pictures) Big Piney loses to Lyman (October 13, 2007)
Big Piney 0, Lyman 21
by Barbara Mullin
Coach Eskelsen's Comments: ... FULL STORY
Big Piney Workforce Facility Tour Oct 17 (October 13, 2007)
Update: Monday, October 15th: We just got the message today that this EnCana tour of the Big Piney worker camp on Wednesday (October 17) is intended to be an invitation-only tour. There will be a tour offered for the public next week. More information about ho ... FULL STORY
(6 pictures) 4-H Open Houses (October 11, 2007)
4-H held their Pinedale 4-H Open House on Tuesday, October 9th. Another Open House was held on Wednesday at the Marbleton Fire Hall. This was an opportunity for families interested in learning more about the 4-H program to see what it is about and have questio ... FULL STORY
Weekend Sports Update (Original Post: October 11, 2007 | Updated: October 12, 2007)
October 11 - 16, 2007
Check back through the weekend for score and stat updates. ... FULL STORY
Wolf killed in Vermont (October 11, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
With several wolves shot in the state in recent years, locals in Vermont are wondering if wolves have returned to their state. Wildlife officials often discount wolf sightings in the area, and claim that when wolves are shot, proving wolf presence, those anima ... FULL STORY
(5 pictures) 21-pound, 31-inch Brown Trout from Soda Lake (October 10, 2007)
by Craig Scheetz
Editor's Note: Craig Scheetz, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, sent in this photo of a 21#, 31-inch brown trout he caught on September 23rd out of Soda Lake near Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
A shot-at wolf is an elusive wolf (October 10, 2007)
Sublette County Farm Bureau comments on State plan
by Cat Urbigkit
The Sublette County Farm Bureau submitted comments on the latest version of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department plan to manage wolves once they are removed from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service protection. The local livestock organization's letter shoots holes ... FULL STORY
Defenders aims to end aerial gunning (October 10, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Framed as a proposal to end aerial gunning of wolves in Alaska, proposed ... FULL STORY
(8 pictures) New Library Addition (October 10, 2007)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The foundation is going in for the new addition on the Pinedale Library. The addition is going on to the southeast side of the lot, between the current building and the firehall. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Second Grade students learn about fire (October 10, 2007)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
(Pinedale) - Bridger-Teton National Forest firefighters visited Ms. Bennett’s second grade Tuesday, October 2nd, during Fire Awareness week. ... FULL STORY
Current wolf activity update 10/05/07 (October 10, 2007)
Report covers 9/28/07 to 10/05/07
by Cat Urbigkit
Gray Wolves in the Northern Rocky Mountains ... FULL STORY
TEST BLIZZARD WARNING (October 10, 2007)
This is only a test
by National Weather Service
(1 pictures) Health Alert: Salmonella Outbreak: Banquet Chicken and Turkey Pot Pies (October 10, 2007)
Impacts 30 States, including 2 cases in Wyoming
Update: 10/10/07, 9:00 PM: For cases in Wyoming, one is reportedly from Lincoln County in June, one from Goshen County in September. Two more cases may be added to the list, one from Uinta and one from Natrona. The last two illness reports have pot pie consump ... FULL STORY
Town OKs Harber subdivision annexation request (October 10, 2007)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Reporter's Meeting Notes: ... FULL STORY
(30 pictures) Pinedale High School Homecoming (October 8, 2007)
by Pam McCulloch
Pinedale High School's Homecoming was Friday, October 5th. The town celebrated with a bonfire on Thursday evening sponsored by the booster club. Friday there was a parade before the football game. The theme for the parade this year was "tv commercials". The ... FULL STORY
Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act moves forward (October 8, 2007)
by Pinedale Online!
The Monument Ridge Wilderness Area? The Commissary Ridge Wilderness Area? The Little Sheep Mountain Wilderness Area? ... FULL STORY
BRC and CFP grants total $11.7 million (October 8, 2007)
Business and community facilities grants
by Wyoming Business Council
The State Loan and Investment Board (SLIB) funded three Business Ready Community (BRC) Grants and four Community Facilities Program (CFP) Grants, totaling $11.7 million during their meeting recently in Cheyenne. ... FULL STORY
(14 pictures) Shipping the 2007 lamb crop (October 7, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
After an all-night rain, Sublette Flat was muddy Saturday ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sand Draw Rescue facility ready to roll (October 8, 2007)
Sublette County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) announced that the Sand Draw Rescue facility (SDR) is now open and operational. “I am happy to announce, after much anticipation, the opening of the Sand Draw Rescue facility,” said Wil Gay, Supervisor of the Su ... FULL STORY
Week 2 Emergency Supply Shopping List (October 8, 2007)
Preparing Sublette County for the next Emergency
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
As part of our “Preparing Sublette County for the next Emergency” effort, in cooperation with Sublette County Health, here is the “to buy” supply list for Week 2. This time, they are having us get basic supplies from the hardware store and suggesting we check ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Medical Clinic: Landscaping & paving in (October 5, 2007)
by Pinedale Online!
The landscaping is in at the new Pinedale Medical Clinic, which is being built adjacent to the old clinic. Road work is also mostly completed in front on Hennick Street. The road is paved and a new parking lot has been created across the street for supplementa ... FULL STORY
(9 pictures) PAWG revitalizes (October 6, 2007)
Pinedale Anticline Working Group meeting, Reporter’s Notes
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG) met on Thursday, September 27, to decide their fate. After lengthy, very interesting discussions, and hearing from several members of some of the Task Groups, enthusiasm renewed and the decision was made to continue. ... FULL STORY
Ask the Game & Fish: Hunting and 4-Wheelers (October 6, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Q. "Can I drive my 4-wheeler off road to haul my game out?" ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Sage Grouse habitat management guidelines available (October 6, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Landowners and land managers are alerted a comprehensive guide to maintaining and improving sage grouse habitat is available from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. ... FULL STORY
Bighorn Sheep poacher nabbed (October 6, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Dubois) - Information received following a rash of bighorn sheep poachings near Dubois in November 2006 has resulted in the conviction of a Dubois man for his involvement with killing a ram illegally and an arrest warrant being issued for a Tennessee man alle ... FULL STORY
Montana ranch hand kills wolf (October 6, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
If there was ever a case of why you should consult your attorney before speaking publicly, this case may be it. The first article details a Montana ranch hand killing a wolf near the cattle. The second article tells the same story, but with a different tone. S ... FULL STORY
(10 pictures) Big Piney defeats Thermopolis (October 6, 2007)
Big Piney 19 - Thermopolis 0
by Barb Mullin
Coach Joel Eskelsen's Comments: ... FULL STORY
(6 pictures) Forest Service brings Fire Education to area Schools (October 4, 2007)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
(Pinedale) - Bridger-Teton National Forest employees visited elementary students in Sublette and Lincoln County schools this past week. ... FULL STORY
National Visitor Use Surveys-Bridger-Teton National Forest (October 4, 2007)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
National Forest Surveys will soon be taking place across the Bridger-Teton National Forest. Forest Service and contract employees will be working in developed and dispersed recreation sites along Forest Service roads. The on-going national forest surveys have ... FULL STORY
Defenders slams Wyoming wolf plan (October 4, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Jamie Rappaport Clark, former director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the executive vice president of the environmental group Defenders of Wildlife, released the following comments about Wyoming’s wolf plan. ... FULL STORY
NRDC unleashes “Call off the guns” campaign (October 4, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
As part of the “save the wolf” campaign, the Natural Resources Defense Council's Action Fund is purchasing “Call off the guns” television ads. ... FULL STORY
Winter Storm Watch Friday (October 4, 2007)
Rain mixed with snow in the forecast
The National Weather Service out of Riverton has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the West-Central mountains including the Wind River Range from 3:00 PM Friday through 6:00 AM Saturday. ... FULL STORY
NRDC takes on wolf issue (October 4, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Natural Resources Defense Council, a national environmental group, has taken on the Rocky Mountain wolf as an action issue. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Mountain Lodge (October 4, 2007)
Units are moved into place and set on foundations on Wednesday for "Mountain Lodge", being constructed on the corner of Mill & Bridger Avenue. They expect to open after November 1st, according to owner Lynn Grassell. The new complex offers brand new one- and t ... FULL STORY
Weekend Sport Update (October 4, 2007)
October 4 - 9
by Pinedale Online!
Check back through the weekend for score and stat updates. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Bloomfield Subdivision proposal (October 3, 2007)
Application for Annexation into Pinedale
Below is an excerpt from the Application for Annexation of the Bloomfield proposed subdivision, near Pinedale, Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Yellowstone Safari (October 1, 2007)
by Dave Bell
Dave Bell took his annual trip to Yellowstone National Park recently and took many pictures of the fall colors and big game wildlife. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) G&F completes restoration of LaBarge Creek (October 3, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(LaBarge) – The young Colorado River cutthroat trout slowly spilled over the rim of the bucket and into the crystal clear waters of LaBarge Creek, immediately darting for the safety of the shadows and over-hanging banks. It was a satisfying sight for Hilda S ... FULL STORY
Town of Pinedale Planning & Zoning: Reporter’s Notes (October 3, 2007)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Below are Reporter’s Notes highlights of the recent Town of Pinedale Planning & Zoning meeting held on Monday, October 1, 2007: ... FULL STORY
Hunters Need To Remember ATV Etiquette (October 3, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
With big game hunting seasons getting into full swing, hunters using Off Road Vehicles (ORVs) are reminded to keep other hunters in mind. It's no secret; the use of ORVs while hunting has increased dramatically over the past ten years. With the increased use ... FULL STORY
Shriver Gravel Pit expansion proposed (October 3, 2007)
Pinedale BLM Seeks Public Comment
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking public comment on a proposal by the Shriver Sand and Gravel Co. of Pinedale to expand its existing Shriver Hay Gulch sand and gravel pit from 10 acres to 40 acres. This proposed expansion is located on a 40-acre ... FULL STORY
Crash closes US 189 near La Barge (October 3, 2007)
An accident closed US Highway 189 near milepost 90 around 11:00 am on Wednesday, October 3. The wreck was just north of La Barge near the Lincoln/Sublette County line. It caused complete blockage of the road for around two hours while emergency crews worked on ... FULL STORY
Pinedale to get a Barber Shop (October 3, 2007)
Caters to men only; “No Appointments”, Walk-In traffic only
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Ok guys, here’s great news for you! Pinedale is getting a real Barbershop! ... FULL STORY
New WYDOT webcam to be installed east of Evanston (October 2, 2007)
The Wyoming Transportation Commission awarded nearly $10.8 million during their meeting in Cody last month for various road-related construction and upgrade projects across the state. ... FULL STORY
BLM Oil and Gas Lease Sale nets Over $10 Million (October 2, 2007)
State of Wyoming to get half
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) generated $10,994,651 for leasing rights and rental fees on parcels offered at the BLM's bimonthly federal oil and gas lease auction held in Cheyenne on Oct. 2, 2007. Half of the bid and rental receipts go to the State of Wy ... FULL STORY
2007 Pinedale High School Homecoming Events (October 2, 2007)
by Sublette County School District #1
Homecoming Girls Swim Meet vs Kemmerer and Jackson is Oct. 4th at 4:00 PM in the Pinedale Aquatic Center. ... FULL STORY
Warren Bridge Public Fishing Area Improvements (October 2, 2007)
Reconstruction, campsite improvements started; Area still open for use
by Bureau of Land Management
Improvements on Recreation Area Road and the Warren Bridge Campsite have begun within the popular Warren Bridge Public Fishing Area. “Area recreationists and visitors may experience brief traffic delays and temporary camping inconveniences,” said Martin Hudso ... FULL STORY
Wyoming Skies for October (October 1, 2007)
by Ron Canterna, University of Wyoming
A monthly look at the night skies of Wyoming, written by Ron Canterna, professor in the University of Wyoming Department of Physics and Astronomy. ... FULL STORY
Dig It!: MULCH (October 1, 2007)
by Sage and Snow Garden Club
Mulch can be any material that covers the ground and keeps the ground moist, suppresses weeds, reduces temperature fluctuations and, additionally, organic mulches will improve the soil as they decompose. Loose mulches let air and water through. Weeds that alre ... FULL STORY
EnCana proposes Camp for up to 350 workers (October 1, 2007)
Pinedale BLM seeking public comment by Oct 15th
by Bureau of Land Management
EnCana Oil & Gas (USA), Inc. is proposing to construct and operate a worker camp on property near its natural gas production operations in the Jonah Field. The proposed camp would be located on a 15-acre parcel of land managed by the Bureau of Land Management ... FULL STORY

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