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Pinedale Online News - July 2010

Commissioners Agenda for August 3, 2010 (July 30, 2010)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Bull Fire Closure Order expanded (July 30, 2010)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Bridger-Teton National Forest has expanded the Temporary Emergency Fire Closure for the Bull Fire. The closure order, which was put in place on July 24, includes the Rough Hollow, Bull Creek, Cow Creek, Bear Creek drainages, north of the Hwy 187 /191 to Cr ... FULL STORY
Lummis: CLEAR Act costs American jobs, raises taxes (July 30, 2010)
by U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis media release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) released the following statement regarding today’s passage of H.R. 3534, the CLEAR Act: ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup – July 30, 2010 (July 30, 2010)
Sharp Skills ... FULL STORY
EPA Report: 22 Million cataract cases will be prevented by stronger Ozone layer protection (July 30, 2010)
by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency marked the beginning of Cataract Awareness Month by announcing a new peer-reviewed report predicting that more than 22 million additional cataract cases will be avoided for Americans born between 1985 and ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Bull Fire Update - July 29, 2010 (July 30, 2010)
643-acre fire in the Gros Ventre Wilderness being allowed to burn for resource benefit
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Bull Fire was located and sized up at 3 acres on the afternoon of July 23 after an aerial fire detection flight. The lightning-ignited fire is located east of Hoback Junction inside the Gros Ventre Wilderness in the Bull Creek drainage. Because the fire is ... FULL STORY
Ultra Petroleum reports record natural gas and crude oil production (July 30, 2010)
First half and second quarter of 2010 financial report
Ultra Petroleum (NYSE: UPL) released their First Six Months and Second quarter 2010 Financial and Operating Results report on July 30, 2010. They report a 17% increase in natural gas and crude oil production for the first six months of 2010 and a 25% increase ... FULL STORY
WYDOT issues draft version of 2011 STIP (July 29, 2010)
Upcoming highway project work
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
A draft slate of upcoming highway projects and other work is detailed in WYDOT’s State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for fiscal year 2011 and is now available for public review and comments. ... FULL STORY
Transportation commission awards $55 million in contracts (July 29, 2010)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
Contracts totaling nearly $55 million for 14 highway projects around the state, including five to widen two-lane road sections to five lanes, were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during its July teleconference meeting. ... FULL STORY
New Marbleton Farmers Market begins in August (July 29, 2010)
Bi-weekly on Saturdays August –September
by Maggie Palmer
Marbleton, Wyoming is the proud home of Wyoming's newest Farmers Market. The Marbleton Farmers Market will be held on bi-weekly Saturdays including August 7th, August 21st, September 4th and September 18th. Markets will be held from 3 pm to 6 pm at the ... FULL STORY
BLM launches social media to promote public involvement (July 29, 2010)
Makes a presence on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter
by Bureau of Land Management
As part of its ongoing effort to engage the public on issues in more timely and relevant ways, the Bureau of Land Management has entered the realm of social media by establishing a presence on the popular websites Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. ... FULL STORY
Kids Ag Connection to be held at County Fair (July 29, 2010)
Kids get hands-on handling chickens, goats, sheep, dairy and beef cattle
by Kari Bousman
The 1st Annual Kids Ag Connection will be held August 6-7, 2010 at the Sublette County Fair. The event will give children a chance to experience agriculture hands-on by handling chickens, goats, sheep, dairy and beef cattle. ... FULL STORY
EPA rejects claims of flawed climate science (July 29, 2010)
by Environmental Protection Agency
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today (July 29, 2010) denied 10 petitions challenging its 2009 determination that climate change is real, is occurring due to emissions of greenhouse gases from human activities, and threatens human h ... FULL STORY
(10 pictures) Pinedale Elementary Moving Day (July 29, 2010)
by Pam McCulloch
Several volunteers showed up to help move things from the old elementary school to the new one this week. Among the volunteers were several teachers and their families, the Pinedale High School Football and Volleyball teams, and members of the National Honor ... FULL STORY
Primary candidates’ forum August 3 & 5 (July 29, 2010)
by Pinedale Online!
Leading up to the August 17 primary election, the public will have an opportunity to hear position statements from local Sublette County elections and House District representative candidates in a two-night candidates’ forum in August. ... FULL STORY
(11 pictures) Sublette County Democratic Candidates' Social (July 29, 2010)
Meet & Greet in Pinedale
Sublette County Democrats held a Candidates' Social at the Pinedale Library on Wednesday, July 28th. ... FULL STORY
Update on Pinedale assault case (July 28, 2010)
No suspects at this time; residents urged to be watchful & report any suspicious activity
Editor’s Note: The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office held a press conference on Wednesday, July 28th at the Sheriff’s Office in Pinedale to give an update on the status of the assault on a 20-year old Pinedale woman on the morning of July 24, 2010. Sublette Co ... FULL STORY
Community Resources: ‘A Woman’s Work’ (July 28, 2010)
by Pinedale Online!
Editor’s Note: As a result of the recent assault on a woman in Pinedale, we are getting questions from people asking "what can we do to help?" In every community and county, at all times of the year, women become victims of abuse, assault, rape and murder. Be ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner – July 27, 2010 (July 27, 2010)
Swordplay ... FULL STORY
(12 pictures) A visit to the Teton Raptor Center (July 27, 2010)
Located on Highway 22 in Wilson, Wyoming
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
... FULL STORY
Wolves killing sheep in the Bighorns (July 27, 2010)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reports: ... FULL STORY
Sublette County wolf problems (July 27, 2010)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reports: ... FULL STORY
Utah wolf killed for livestock kills (July 27, 2010)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service reports: ... FULL STORY
Native American High Altitude Living presentation July 31 (July 27, 2010)
Archaeological talk In Dubois
David Hurst Thomas, author and current curator of Anthropology at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, will talk about a Central Nevada Native American high altitude residential site in an evening lecture in Dubois on July 31. ... FULL STORY
Big Piney Recreation (July 27, 2010)
PeeWee Football and Medieval Games
Big Piney Recreation is offering the following fun activities: ... FULL STORY
Self Defense Clinic in Pinedale August 17 (July 27, 2010)
by Pinedale Aquatic Center
The Pinedale Aquatic Center will be hosting a self defense clinic on Tuesday, August 17th at 5:30pm. The clinic is FREE to the public. Karate Sensei Karen Rogers will be leading the clinic. www.PinedaleAquatic.com ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Town Council takes on a Town smoking ban and prohibiting idling trucks (July 27, 2010)
Votes to write a letter to Sublette Commissioners in opposition to QEP zone change request
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Here are reporter’s notes of highlights of the Monday, July 26, 2010 Pinedale Town Council meeting. In attendance were Town Councilpersons David Smith, Nylla Kunard, David Hohl and Chris House, Pinedale Mayor Stephen Smith, and Pinedale Town Clerk-Treasurer Pa ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Haying with horses in Bondurant (July 27, 2010)
Photo by Barbara Ellwood, Dell Fork Ranch
Lennie Campbell uses horses to mow grass for hay on the Dell Fork Ranch in Bondurant. The Campbells are one of the few ranching families in Sublette County that continues to use horses for a significant part of their ranch operations. Photo taken on Saturday, ... FULL STORY
Pinedale woman assaulted in her home (July 26, 2010)
No suspects at this time; Residents urged to use caution and secure their premises
by Sublette County Sheriff’s Office media release
Sublette County Sheriff’s Office press release, Monday, July 26, 2010: ... FULL STORY
Free Disaster Preparedness training August 21 (July 26, 2010)
Free community awareness and partnerships training for disaster preparedness in Sublette County
by Captain John Wells, Sublette County Sheriff’s Office
The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office and the National Sheriff’s Association are sponsoring an All-Hazards Homeland Security Initiative Community Partnership and Awareness Training for Disaster Preparedness in Pinedale, Wyoming. This unique training opportunity ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Anticline Operators launch new website (July 26, 2010)
Ultra, Shell and QEP Energy website provides information on operations and activities
by Ultra, Shell and QEP Energy media release
Ultra, Shell and QEP Energy website provides information on operations and activities ... FULL STORY
Fishing Report (July 26, 2010)
by Mike Kaul, Two Rivers Emporium
The water flow Green and New Fork Rivers are moderating and the water clarity is very good, so we can now expect some good production on these two major waterways in our area. ... FULL STORY
Yellowstone Park road construction - closures & delays (July 26, 2010)
by Yellowstone National Park
From West Yellowstone to Madison ... FULL STORY
Greys River Road bridge work temporary road closures (July 26, 2010)
Closed July 15-October 1 for Shot Hole Springs Bridge, Poison Creek Bridge, East Fork Bridge
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Greys River Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest will be replacing three bridges in the Upper Greys River area this summer. The bridges are the Shot Hole Springs Bridge, the Poison Creek Bridge, and the East Fork Bridge along the Greys Riv ... FULL STORY
Vice President Biden to visit Yellowstone National Park July 26th (July 26, 2010)
To survey Recovery Act Projects
by National Park Service
As part of Recovery Summer, Vice President Biden will visit Yellowstone and Grand Canyon National Parks, where $25 million in Recovery Act funding is creating jobs and jump-starting previously-deferred construction and maintenance projects. More than 1,000 wo ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Karate sword demonstration (July 25, 2010)
by Bob Rule, KPIN 101.1 FM Radio
Dai Shihan Ted Tabura, 2009 Weapons Instructor of the Year, was in Pinedale for a special presentation at the American Legion Park on Saturday, July 24th. ... FULL STORY
(6 pictures) Pine Creek Canyon hike (July 25, 2010)
Photos by Scott Almdale
Scott Almdale took two recent hikes down the Pine Creek Canyon from Elkhart Park. This hike was 2000 feet and two miles down and 2000 feet and two miles back up. "I was struck with so much scenic beauty down there. There was so much to see in one tiny ... FULL STORY
Graveside Memorial Service for Keith Anderson July 28th (July 25, 2010)
by Covill Funeral Home
Keith Anderson passed away peacefully Friday evening, July 23rd, at the Sublette Center in Pinedale. A graveside memorial service will be held Wednesday, July 28th at 12:00 noon at the Cora Cemetery. ... FULL STORY
Funeral Services for Virginia ‘Ginny’ Schertz July 29th (July 25, 2010)
by Covill Funeral Home
Virginia "Ginny" Schertz, 86, of Pinedale passed away Saturday morning, July 24th at St. Mark’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. Her funeral services will be held Thursday, July 29th at Out Lady of Peace Catholic Church at 11:00 a.m. Rosary will be held Wedne ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup – July 23, 2010 (July 25, 2010)
Tartuffe on the turf ... FULL STORY
Lightning sparks fires on Bridger-Teton National Forest (July 25, 2010)
Fire Danger is HIGH
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Bridger-Teton National Forest reports that a lightning storm, which passed over the area on Wednesday, July 21, resulted in nine wildfires on the forest to date. Most fires were less than 1 acre and initial attack efforts were successful where suppression ... FULL STORY
(6 pictures) Rendezvous Ramble Run/Walk (July 23, 2010)
by Allen Agency Real Estate, LLC
Every year Allen Agency Real Estate, LLC and Tegeler & Associates Insurance become a part of the Green River Rendezvous by hosting the annual Rendezvous Ramble Run/Walk. This year’s event was our first fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity and we had over 100 p ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) 16 injured, 1 killed when lighting storm hits Grand Teton (July 22, 2010)
Climbers were caught by severe lightning storm on the west and northwest faces of the Grand Teton
by Grand Teton National Park
Grand Teton National Park rangers launched a multi-faceted, complex rescue operation to reach numerous climbers who were injured by lightning during the passage of an active and severe thunderstorm in the Teton Range on Wednesday, July 21. Lightning bolts stru ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) What is that rock? (July 21, 2010)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Field Office hosted a rock and mineral seminar on Wednesday, July 21. BLM Geologist Catharine Woodfield (in the blue shirt on the right), talked about the various rocks and minerals that can be found in the area. Pa ... FULL STORY
JIO and PAPO Board Meetings August 5 (July 21, 2010)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Jonah Interagency Office (JIO) and Pinedale Anticline Project Office (PAPO) will hold their Agency Managers Committee and Mitigation Management Board meetings on August 5. The meetings will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM ... FULL STORY
Wolf stories in national news (July 21, 2010)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Christian Science Monitor currently has two feature stories on wolves. The first is about Yellowstone National Park wolf researcher Doug Smith. ... FULL STORY
Wisconsin installs wolf howling boxes (July 21, 2010)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
In an effort to control wolf pack movements, wildlife officials are installing howling boxes in Wisconsin, hoping that when wolves hear recorded wolf howls in certain areas, they will believe that the territory is already occupied. ... FULL STORY
Missing hiker’s body found (July 21, 2010)
Bodie Moody had been missing since July 17th in Boulder Lake area
The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office issued a press release on Wednesday, July 21st, stating that the body of missing hiker Bodie Moody was found on Tuesday, July 20th after an exhaustive search in the Boulder Lake area. Below is the text of the media release. ... FULL STORY
Nextraction acquires additional 1,023 acres in Pinedale Anticline (July 21, 2010)
Canadian oil and gas company, Nextraction Energy Corp, issued a media release on July 13th stating they have acquired an additional 1,023 acre leasehold in the northern region of the Pinedale Anticline, Wyoming. The leasehold area lies within two miles of Next ... FULL STORY
Encana releases 2nd Quarter financial report (July 21, 2010)
Generates cash flow of US$1.2 billion, or $1.65 per share
Encana Corporation (TSX, NYSE: ECA) released their 2nd Quarter of 2010 financial results on Wednesday, July 21st. They report Cash flow was $1.2 billion, or $1.65 per share, and operating earnings were $81 million, or 11 cents per share. ... FULL STORY
2 Grizzly Bears relocated from Pinedale area (July 20, 2010)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department trapped and relocated one sub-adult male grizzly bear on July 16 and one adult male grizzly bear on July 19, 2010. ... FULL STORY
Group petitions for wolves across United States (July 20, 2010)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Center for Biological Diversity issued a press release today stating: ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wyoming Range wildflower show (July 20, 2010)
Scenic photos by Dave Bell
Dave Bell and Brian Gray hiked from McDougal Gap to Horse Creek in the Wyoming Range this week. "It is a SPECTACULAR flower show in the Wyoming Range right now." Click on this link for photos from their trek: McDougal Gap To Horse Creek hike ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Tuesday Update: Hiker Bodie Moody still missing (July 20, 2010)
Public asked to avoid search area
by Sublette County Sheriff's Office
Editor's Note: The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office issued a press release update on Tuesday, July 20th, on the status of missing hiker Bodie Moody. He remains missing from the Boulder Lake area and the search is continuing. Anyone with information about his w ... FULL STORY
Public Hearing on 2010 Community Development Block Grant July 26 (July 20, 2010)
by Town of Pinedale
The Town of Pinedale will hold a public hearing on Monday, July 26, for funding from the 2010 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The meeting will be one of the agenda items at the Town Council meeting starting at 5:30 in the Pinedale Town Hall, ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner – July 20, 2010 (July 20, 2010)
Wandering Wyoming Range ... FULL STORY
Mike Massie social July 28 (Original post July 20, 2010 | Revised July 21, 2010)
by Ann Noble
Mike Massie, Candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction, will be at the Democratic Party event at the library 5 - 7 on Wednesday the 28th. He will then go over to the Chambers House Bed and Breakfast, West Magnolia Street, Pinedale, for anyone who wan ... FULL STORY
Best Ditch water to be turned off July 20, 2010 (July 20, 2010)
by Latner Straley, ditch rider, Highland Irrigation District
PUBLIC NOTICE The Best Ditch which runs through Carmichael Hills, behind the ball fields, through the rodeo grounds and out to Pole Creek road will be shut off Tuesday July 20 to allow construction of the new town water line. Water should be turned back in th ... FULL STORY
Wyoming wolf update (July 19, 2010)
Wolf problems in the Bighorns
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reports: ... FULL STORY
Sublette Social set for July 21 (July 19, 2010)
by Sublette County Republican Party
Citizens wanting to meet and visit with Republican candidates will soon have a great opportunity to do so. The Sublette County Republican Party will host a Sublette Social on Wednesday, July 21 at 6 p.m. in the Pioneer Senior Center in Marbleton. Come on over ... FULL STORY
Grizzly mauling report released (July 19, 2010)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released the final investigation team report is now available on the death of Mr. Erwin Evert on June 17, 2010, due to a grizzly bear attack in Kitty Creek on the Shoshone National Forest in Wyoming. This report is an in ... FULL STORY
(8 pictures) Tartuffe (July 19, 2010)
Wyoming Shakespeare Company performs in Pinedale
by Tim Ruland, Pinedale Fine Arts Council
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council presented Theatre in the Park on Friday July 16 at the American Legion Park in Pinedale. The visiting Wyoming Shakespeare Company performed the comedy "Tartuffe" for a crowd of about 75 people who were treated to good weather and ... FULL STORY
Sublette Commissioners agenda – July 20, 2010 (July 19, 2010)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Hiker missing on Burnt Lake trail (Original post July 19, 2010 | Updated July 20, 2010)
Call the Sublette County Sheriff's Office with info, 307-367-4378
Update Tuesday, July 20, 2010: ... FULL STORY
July 22 PAWG meeting cancelled (July 19, 2010)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG) has cancelled its Thursday, July 22, 2010 meeting. The meeting has been rescheduled for Friday, August 13, 2010 at 9 a.m. in the Pinedale Field Office Rendezvous Room. ... FULL STORY
Funeral Service for Kathleen ‘Kathy’ Miller July 21 (July 19, 2010)
by Covill Funeral Home
Kathleen "Kathy" Miller, of Daniel, passed away at her home Saturday morning, July 17th. Her funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 21st at 2:00 p.m. at the Fine Arts Building in Big Piney. A viewing will be held one hour prior to the service. Interme ... FULL STORY
Sage-Grouse Working Group to meet July 20 (July 17, 2010)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
The Upper Green River Basin Local Sage-Grouse Working Group will hold their next meeting from 12:00PM-4:00 PM, Tuesday, July 20, 2010, at the Shell Building located in Pinedale at 205 S. Entertainment Lane (directly south of the movie theater and Wolf’s Pineda ... FULL STORY
Work in Snake River Canyon to cause traffic delays (July 17, 2010)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
The Wyoming Department of Transportation is advising motorists driving through the Snake River Canyon that traffic delays should be expected on their weekday commute. ... FULL STORY
New Bridge and Intersection coming to Hoback Junction (July 17, 2010)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
After years of public input and meetings, WYDOT will be reconstructing the road and bridge at Hoback Junction on US 26-89 under a $25 million contract awarded to Wadsworth Brothers Construction of Draper, Utah under a three year contract. ... FULL STORY
Dig It - The Other Benefits of Gardening (A Local Gardener's Story) (July 17, 2010)
by Sage and Snow Garden Club
When I step into my garden my stresses and worries magically melt away. My senses are overtaken by the freshness of the water on leaves, the fresh air, and the pleasant sunshine. Spending a few minutes pulling weeds or planting seeds is meditation with insta ... FULL STORY
US Capitol Christmas Tree comes from Wyoming (July 17, 2010)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
It’s official – Wyoming’s perfect tree to serve as the Christmas Tree for the 2010 United States Capitol holiday celebration will come from Teton County. ... FULL STORY
One Sublette County Family: A Celebration of Our Strong & Diverse Heritage (July 17, 2010)
A collaborative project to build community in Sublette County
by Sublette County Library
As Walt Whitman once said, we are "not merely a nation but a teeming nation of nations" and that could be said about the unique lifestyle of our region. Steeped in old traditions yet merging with a boom/bust economy, we are proud to be individuals and to call ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Fair is Where Your Community Shines (July 17, 2010)
by Sublette County Fair
The 2010 Sublette County Fair features the best of small town life, with lots of local entertainment and opportunities for regular folks to participate. Come down to the fairgrounds any time July 29 through August 8 to see plenty of familiar faces, and meet n ... FULL STORY
(9 pictures) Ryegrass Ranch Garage Fire (July 17, 2010)
'Dry hydrants' help firefighters combat blaze
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Firefighters from Daniel, Big Piney and Pinedale responded to a blaze located on a rural ranch about twenty miles from Big Piney and Daniel. By the time firefighters arrived, the garage was fully engulfed in flames and, unfortunately, no firefighting efforts c ... FULL STORY
Campgrounds opening (July 17, 2010)
Whiskey Grove, Trails End, Boulder Forest Service campgrounds
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Pinedale Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest announced that Whiskey Grove and Trails End Campgrounds will be opening, Friday July 16. The Boulder Lake Campground will open towards the end of next week. The campgrounds have been closed to a ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup – July 16, 2010 (July 17, 2010)
Sweet, Lasting Victory ... FULL STORY
Loba Memorial Spay & Neuter Foundation Dinner & Auction Sept. 25 (July 15, 2010)
The annual Loba Memorial Spay & Neuter Foundation Dinner & Auction will be held on Saturday, Sept. 25 at Café on Pine in Pinedale. All proceeds go to help with spay, neuters, vet bills and shots for animals. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Photographer’s Point (July 15, 2010)
Photos by Dave Bell
by Pinedale Online!
Dave Bell posted photos from his recent hike up to Photographer’s Point in the Wind River Range. He took a nice timed sequence of shots to capture the "mood of the mountains" between about 7-9PM, with some very scenic photos of Fremont Peak. ... FULL STORY
Shell hosts webchat dialogs about energy issues on July 22 (July 15, 2010)
Ideas to create better energy tomorrow
Ideas to create better energy tomorrow ... FULL STORY
BLM grants El Paso Conditional Right-of-Way for Ruby Pipeline (July 15, 2010)
by El Paso Corporation
El Paso Corporation (NYSE: EP) today (July 13, 2010) announced that it has received a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) right-of-way grant for its Ruby Pipeline project. The grant is subject to final completion of cultural treatment plans and related agreements ... FULL STORY
House Committee on Natural Resources passes CLEAR Act (HR 3534) (July 15, 2010)
Deepwater Horizon disaster excuse for feds to enact more legislation on offshore/onshore oil and gas industry
by Representative Cynthia Lummis media release
WASHINGTON D.C. – During a Full Committee markup of the CLEAR Act (HR, 3534), Rep. Cynthia Lummis (WY) offered an amendment to strike all items in the bill related to onshore oil and gas development (Title II, Subtitle B). Democrats defeated this amendment in ... FULL STORY
(23 pictures) Rendezvous at the Museum of the Mountain Man (July 14, 2010)
by Pinedale Online!
The 2010 Green River Rendezvous was held Thursday through Sunday, July 8-11 in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
Green River Valley Land Trust becomes Wyoming Land Trust (July 15, 2010)
by Wyoming Land Trust
PINEDALE – The launch of the Wyoming Land Trust will help more ranching families statewide keep land within their families, and significantly strengthen Wyoming landowners’ ability to keep wildlife, scenic viewsheds and open spaces available for generations to ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette County Library management changes (July 15, 2010)
Director Daphne Platts to retire
by Sublette County Library Board
The Sublette County Library Board is excited to announce that with the impending retirement of Library Director Daphne Platts – who has served county library patrons for nearly three decades – management changes are soon to come. ... FULL STORY
Closure lifted in the Upper Green (July 15, 2010)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
PINEDALE – The Bridger-Teton National Forest announced today that the Upper Green River Area will be open to camping again effective Friday morning, July 16. The closure, which included the area adjacent to the Green River Lakes Road from the forest boundary u ... FULL STORY
(31 pictures) 2010 Rendezvous (July 14, 2010)
by Pam McCulloch and Dawn Ballou
... FULL STORY
EPA Rule: All Contractors must get Lead-Safe Certified (July 14, 2010)
Pay $75-$870 for certification training; EPA penalties of up to $37,500 per violation, per day, for violators
On April 22, 2008, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a rule requiring the use of lead-safe practices and other actions aimed at preventing lead poisoning. EPA’s says common renovation activities like sanding, cutting, and demolition can cre ... FULL STORY
Representative Jim Roscoe and Senator Dan Dockstader chosen for 2010 Western Legislative Academy (July 14, 2010)
by Representative Jim Roscoe media release
The Council of State Governments-WEST (CSG-WEST), a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization serving Western state legislators of both parties in 13 Western states, has selected two state legislators, Representative Jim Roscoe and Senator Dan Dockstader, who repres ... FULL STORY
Sublette Social set for July 21 (July 13, 2010)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Sublette County Republican Party will host a Sublette Social on Wednesday, July 21, at 6 p.m., in the Marbleton Pioneer Senior Center. ... FULL STORY
Library Board meets July 23 (July 13, 2010)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Sublette County Library board will hold its next meeting on Friday, July 23 at 3 p.m. in the board meeting room of the Sublette County Library in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
Ducks Unlimited Annual Banquet and Auction August 14 (July 13, 2010)
by Ducks Unlimited
The Sublette County Frozen Mallard Chapter of Ducks Unlimited is planning our Third Annual Banquet and Auction to be held on August 14, 2010 at Rendezvous Pointe, 425 E. Magnolia Street, in Pinedale Wyoming. Thank you to everyone who made our previous fundrai ... FULL STORY
New Bondurant Farmers Market begins July 17 (July 13, 2010)
by Pinedale Farmer’s Market
Bondurant, Wyoming is the proud home of Wyoming's newest Farmers Market. The Bondurant Farmers Market will be held on bi-weekly Saturdays including July 17th, July 31st, August 14th, August 28th, September 11th and September 25th. Markets will be held from 4 ... FULL STORY
Upper Green Archaeological Society meeting July 20 (July 13, 2010)
At the Museum of the Mountain Man
The next meeting of the Upper Green River Basin Chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society will be held on Tuesday, July 20, at 7:00 pm at the Museum of the Mountain Man in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
Sports Physicals in Marbleton July 27 & 31 (July 13, 2010)
The Marbleton-Big Piney Clinic will be offering Sports Physicals on Tuesday, July 27th and Saturday, July 31st. Cost is $40, payment expected at time of service. Cash or check accepted. Insurance will not be billed. Forms can be picked up at the Marbleton C ... FULL STORY
SCRHCD Budget Adoption meeting July 14 (July 13, 2010)
The Sublette County Rural Health Care District will hold a Budget Adoption meeting on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at 8:00 p.m. in the Pinedale EMS Classroom. ... FULL STORY
ETBU releases 2010 Spring Dean’s List with Honors (July 13, 2010)
East Texas Baptist University recognizes Jennifer Shafer, of Big Piney
MARSHALL, Texas - East Texas Baptist University has recognized its students for outstanding academic achievement during the 2010 Spring Semester with the release of the Spring Dean’s List with Honors. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner – July 13, 2010 (July 13, 2010)
Different drummer ... FULL STORY
Grizzly Bear relocated out of Pinedale area (July 12, 2010)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
JACKSON - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department trapped a sub-adult male grizzly bear on July 3, 2010. The bear was captured because it had killed domestic cattle north of Pinedale, WY. The bear was relocated to the Pilgrim Creek drainage in Grand Teton Nationa ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup stories – July 9, 2010 (July 12, 2010)
Sun Kissed ... FULL STORY
(24 pictures) 2010 Green River Rendezvous Pageant (July 12, 2010)
The 75th annual Green River Rendezvous pageant was held on Sunday, July 11th. The Green River Rendezvous Pageant is proudly presented by the Green River Rendezvous Pageant Association, a volunteer organization dedicated to keeping the Pageant tradition alive. ... FULL STORY
Casper man charged and bitten by grizzly bear near Union Pass (July 12, 2010)
Wyoming Game & Fish officials encourage bear awareness
by Wyoming Game & Fish
With increased bear activity in the Upper Green River areaand the recent injury of a hiker in the nearby Union Pass area, officials with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and Bridger Teton National Forest are reminding both residents and visitors to ‘be bea ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Grizzly (July 12, 2010)
With all the recent Grizzly bear activity, Dave Bell decided to head out after work Monday evening to try and get lucky to see one. "I was advised to head north toward Jackson, north of Warren Bridge. I searched and waited and on my way home spotted G&F vehicl ... FULL STORY
Bridger-Teton Welcomes Acting Forest Supervisor (July 12, 2010)
Jacque A. Buchanan comes from New Mexico
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
JACKSON - The Bridger-Teton National Forest would like to welcome Jacque A. Buchanan as the new acting Forest Supervisor. Buchanan has been the Forest Supervisor on the Lincoln National Forest for 2 ½ years and was the Deputy Forest Supervisor on the Lincoln ... FULL STORY
3-D Archery Shoot July 17 & 18 (July 12, 2010)
Wind River Archers Archery Club event
Wind River Archers will host a 3-D shoot over the weekend of July 17 & 18. The shoot will be held at Gil Winters’ property, approximately 1/2 mile south of Pinedale on Tyler St. Signs will be posted showing directions to the shoot. It will be a combination "Mo ... FULL STORY
Issue-After Elk, Deer and Antelope Licenses now on sale (July 12, 2010)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Hunters who missed the application periods to get into the drawings for elk, deer and antelope licenses could still have an opportunity to hunt this fall by picking up licenses that were undersubscribed in the initial drawings. ... FULL STORY
Yellowstone sets visitation record for June (July 12, 2010)
by Yellowstone National Park
Nearly 700,000 visitors came to Yellowstone National Park during June. It marks the second record June in a row, and the third record June out of the last four years. Visitor numbers this June are 100,000 higher than those recorded in June 2008. ... FULL STORY
Big Piney Recreation classes (July 12, 2010)
Co-Ed Softball, Soccer and Cardio Circuit training
HIGH SCHOOL CO-ED SOFTBALL (Free) ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) PFAC presents Theatre in the Park July 16 (July 12, 2010)
New date for ‘Tartuffe’!
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council is proud to present our annual "Theatre in the Park" on Friday, July 16 at 6:00 p.m. in the American Legion Park. This performance is free. (Editor’s Note: This event was moved from July 23rd.) ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) ‘Family on Bikes’ in Bolivia (July 12, 2010)
Boise, Idaho family of four on a 2-1/2-year, 20,000-mile bike trek from Alaska to Argentina; came through Pinedale in October, 2008
by Pinedale Online!
Editor’s Note: On June 8, 2008, a family of four from Boise, Idaho embarked on a 2-1/2 year, 20,000-mile bicycle trek traversing the Pan-American Highway from Alaska to Argentina. Parents John and Nancy, and their 10-year-old twins Davy and Daryl, are travelin ... FULL STORY
Wyoming wolf update (July 12, 2010)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reports: ... FULL STORY
Wolf killed in southeastern Idaho (July 12, 2010)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
A sheepherder in southeastern Idaho shot and killed a wolf east of Preston, Idaho after the animal killed one of his lambs. For more on the story, click on the link below. ... FULL STORY
Idaho hopes to reduce wolf numbers (July 12, 2010)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Idaho wildlife officials hope that allowing wolf trapping and the use of electronic calls will help to reduce the wolf population in that state. For more on this story, click on the link below. ... FULL STORY
Montana sets 186-wolf quota (July 12, 2010)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks officials have set the hunting season harvest for wolves at 186, up from the 75 it had authorized for the 2009 season. For more on the story, click on the link below. ... FULL STORY
Shane DeForest named BLM’s Pinedale Field Office Manager (July 10, 2010)
by Bureau of Land Management
Shane DeForest, a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) field manager from Cedarville, Calif., has been named the new field manager for BLM’s Pinedale Field Office in Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
Upper Green River area closed to overnight camping due to Bear activity (July 9, 2010)
Day use still permitted
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Bridger-Teton National Forest will be closing the Upper Green River area to overnight camping until further notice. The Pinedale District Ranger has decided to close the area due to multiple reports of recent grizzly bear activity. ... FULL STORY
Rendezvous Meadows Appreciation Day July 16 (July 8, 2010)
Rendezvous Meadows Golf Course in Pinedale will host "Rendezvous Meadows Appreciation Day" on Friday, July 16th. The Driving Range will be free to all Season Pass holders. ... FULL STORY
(6 pictures) Deer fawn (July 8, 2010)
Photos by Michele Yarnell
Michele Yarnell sent in these photos of a baby fawn that she saw on her way home from Jackson recently. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner stories – July 6, 2010 (July 7, 2010)
Gliding along ... FULL STORY
(7 pictures) Pinedale 4th of July Fireworks (July 7, 2010)
by Pinedale Online!
Pinedale's Independence Day celebration included a free Town picnic in the American Legion Park with live music, capped by a great fireworks display after dark. This year's fireworks display was set to music played from loudspeakers from the ballfields for the ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Kilgore Creek hike (July 7, 2010)
Photos by Dave Bell
Dave Bell hiked to Kilgore Creek in the Wyoming Range on Monday, July 5th. He reports the trail is clear and the snow is mostly gone. Mosquitoes weren’t too bad. ... FULL STORY
Funeral Services for Kimberly Ann Evans in LaBarge July 9 (July 7, 2010)
Services for Kimberly Ann Evans will be held on Friday, July 9th at the LDS Ward in LaBarge (Hwy 189 and Calpet Road). ... FULL STORY
Christmas ornament craft July 10 (July 7, 2010)
Make an ornament for the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree
by Sublette County Library
PINEDALE - Did you know that the Bridger-Teton National Forest is providing the 2010 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree? A 65 ft. tall tree from the State of Wyoming will grace the west front lawn of the U.S. Capitol in December. The people of Wyoming are being asked ... FULL STORY
Pinedale School Reunion July 9 & 10 (July 7, 2010)
Schedule of Events
There will be a Pinedale School Reunion in Pinedale Friday and Saturday July 9 & 10. It is for any and all 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s Pinedale High School graduates. Other grads, non-grads, Big Piney, LaBarge and Bondurant welcome! ... FULL STORY
(28 pictures) Lil’ Buckaroo Rodeo – 2010 Chuckwagon Days (July 6, 2010)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The 2010 Lil’ Buckaroo Rodeo was held on Saturday, July 3rd as part of Chuckwagon Days in Big Piney/Marbleton over 4th of July weekend. The event was sponsored by Encana. ... FULL STORY
Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale July 9 & 10 (July 3, 2010)
Book Sale Sneak Preview Thursday, July 8th
The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce will hold their Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale on Friday and Saturday, July 9th and 10th. Support the library and choose from thousands of gently used treasures for adults and children alike: novels, biographie ... FULL STORY
Chamber Mixer and Open House at Bank of Sublette County July 21 (July 3, 2010)
The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce will host their monthly Chamber Mixer at the Bank of Sublette County in Pinedale on Wednesday, July 21st, 807 W. Pine St. from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ... FULL STORY
Sublette Chamber Mixer July 16 (July 3, 2010)
At WLC in Pinedale
The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce will host their monthly Chamber Mixer at WLC in Pinedale on Friday, July 16. Summer Bike in and Barbeque at WLC, 58 S. Tyler, from 5:00 to 7:00pm. Bring your family and friends and enjoy some food refreshments and horse ... FULL STORY
Native American Dancers in Pinedale July 9 (July 3, 2010)
Shoshone Tribal Dance Group from Lander
On Friday, July 9th, authentic Native American dancers from the Eastern Shoshone Tribal Dance Group from Lander area Wind River Indian Reservation will give a special performance of authentic Native American Song & Dance at 7:00 pm in the American Legion Park ... FULL STORY
Barrasso statement on Independence Day (July 3, 2010)
by U.S. Senator John Barrasso media release
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), released the following statement in honor of Independence Day: ... FULL STORY
Youth Soccer starts in Big Piney July 6 (July 3, 2010)
by Big Piney Recreation
Youth Soccer starts in Big Piney on Monday, July 6th. It will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30pm. Last day to sign up July 16, 2010. Sign up now in the Big Piney Rec Office. For more information contact Marilyn Erickson or Tracy Pape, Recreation Directors ... FULL STORY
Sublette Commissioners agenda – July 6, 2010 (July 3, 2010)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Prescribed burn for the Wyoming Range a success: Caution urged for burn area (July 3, 2010)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) High Desert District treated approximately 2,743 acres of conifer-encroached aspen stands withprescribed fire in the Red Canyon Allotment during the week of June 21. There is still residual burning in the area, which lies ap ... FULL STORY
Driver killed in motorcycle vs elk accident (July 3, 2010)
Marcus Corbeil from Bliss, Idaho, victim of collision
Wyoming Highway Patrol reports a Bliss, Idaho man was killed when his motorcycle collided with an elk on US 191 on Friday, July 2nd. The accident happened around 10:15PM about 25 miles north of Pinedale on US 191 in Sublette County. ... FULL STORY
Candidates’ forum Aug 3 and 5 (July 2, 2010)
by Pinedale Roundup, Sublette Examiner, KPIN, Pinedale Online joint releease
Leading up to the Aug. 17 primary election, candidates in local Sublette County races will participate in a two-night candidates¹ forum next month. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Mosquito Spraying (July 2, 2010)
Dave Bell snapped this photo of the mosquito spray helicopter over Pinedale on Friday evening. They also sprayed once earlier in the week. ... FULL STORY
Chuckwagon Days July 3 & 4 in Big Piney & Marbleton (July 2, 2010)
Chuckwagon Chug, Little Buckaroo Rodeo, Charity Breakfast, Parade, Rodeo, Street Dance, Fireworks
Everyone is invited to the festivities in Big Piney and Marbleton for the 4th of July weekend. ... FULL STORY
Town of Pinedale hosts Town Picnic on 4th of July (July 2, 2010)
Town picnic, free food, live music, fireworks
The Town of Pinedale will host their annual 4th of July Town Picnic on Sunday, July 4th at the American Legion Park from Noon to 3:00PM. Free hot dogs and burgers, courtesy the Town of Pinedale, hosted by the Pinedale Lions Club. There will be live music by Pe ... FULL STORY
(9 pictures) Soundcheck (July 2, 2010)
by Tim Ruland, Pinedale Fine Arts Council
Photos from Mini-Music Fest on June 26th in Pinedale ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup stories – July 2, 2010 (July 2, 2010)
Puppy Love ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Fireworks banned in Sublette County (July 2, 2010)
Pinedale & Big Piney will have great 4th of July Town displays
by Pinedale Online!
Sublette County has had an official resolution to ban fireworks since 1988, but every year people wonder if they can shoot off their own fireworks for the 4th of July. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Green River Lakes campground open (July 2, 2010)
All facilities open to the public
The Pinedale Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest reports that the Green River Lakes campground facility is totally open now. The roads, campground, boat launch, trailhead and parking areas are all open to the public. Free Firewood permits are ... FULL STORY
Field trip to proposed Plains Energy Wyoming Range drill site planned July 15 (July 1, 2010)
Sponsored by the Wilderness Society and Wyoming Outdoor Council
The Wilderness Society and Wyoming Outdoor Council invites the public on a field trip to hike into the site where Plains Energy (PXP) plans to develop a 136-well natural gas project in the Noble Basin of the Wyoming Range, in the Bridger-Teton National Forest. ... FULL STORY
Dai Shihan Ted Tabura in Pinedale July 24 (July 1, 2010)
Master of Asian weaponry
On Saturday, July 24, Internationally acclaimed martial artist and 2009 Weapons Instructor of the Year, Dai Shihan Ted Tabura, will be in Pinedale for a special presentation at the American Legion Park. This is a presentation by Lim’s Hawaii Kenpo, Pinedale, W ... FULL STORY
QEP Resources completes spin-off from Questar Corporation (July 1, 2010)
Company commences trading on NYSE under symbol ‘QEP’
by QEP Resources Inc.
DENVER, COLORADO – QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE: QEP) today (July 1, 2010) announced the completion of the tax-free spin-off from Questar Corporation (NYSE: STR). Effective 11:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on June 30, 2010, all of the shares of common stock of Q ... FULL STORY
(12 pictures) QEP revisits proposed new Pinedale office facility (July 1, 2010)
Would add as many as 70 new jobs to community
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
QEP Energy Company, a subsidiary of the newly spun-off QEP Resources, Inc. that was formerly a part of Questar Corporation, is revisiting the proposal to build a new office facility south of Pinedale on their Pine’s End Ranch property. QEP Energy Company focus ... FULL STORY

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