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Pinedale Online News - September 2011

BLM-National Landscape Conservation System releases 15-Year management strategy (September 30, 2011)
Focus on conservation and ‘compatible uses’
by Bureau of Land Management
WASHINGTON – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today (Friday, Sept. 30, 2011) released a 15-year strategy to guide National Landscape Conservation System (NLCS) land management efforts in coming years. ... FULL STORY
Judge rules against BLM RMPs (September 30, 2011)
Ruling affects Pinedale BLM RMP
by Pinedale Online!
The New York Times posted an article about an Idaho federal judge ruling on September 28th against the Bureau of Land Management and in favor of Western Watershed Projects in a lawsuit challenging 16 separate BLM Resource Management Plans (RMPs), and their as ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) South Horse Fire (September 30, 2011)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
BIG PINEY – The South Horse Fire was discovered Thursday, September 29 burning in the South Horse Creek drainage southeast of Prospect Peak on the Big Piney Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest. ... FULL STORY
UW Fall enrollment at nearly 13,000 students (September 30, 2011)
by University of Wyoming
LARAMIE, WYOMING - Fall enrollment at the University of Wyoming is at nearly 13,000 students for the second consecutive year as the university continues to maintain historically high enrollment numbers. ... FULL STORY
Larger wolf packs less successful on hunt (September 30, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Research on wolves in Yellowstone National Park indicates that larger packs of wolves seem to have diminished amounts of success in hunting prey. ... FULL STORY
EPA warned of Sublette ozone lawsuit (September 30, 2011)
by Earthjustice
A group of local Wyoming citizens today demanded that the Environmental Protection Agency act immediately in confronting the unhealthy ground-level ozone pollution that has resulted from an extraordinary rise in oil-and-gas activity within the state’s Upper Gr ... FULL STORY
Football game, parade, Gorbachev speech highlight UW Homecoming schedule (September 30, 2011)
by University of Wyoming
LARAMIE, WYOMING, September 30, 2011 — "Wanted: Cowboys of the West" is the theme of the 2011 University of Wyoming Homecoming, Oct. 13-15. Activities will include a speech by former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev, a dance, a pig roast and the time-h ... FULL STORY
Mikhail Gorbachev to give talk at UW Oct. 14 (September 30, 2011)
by University of Wyoming
LARAMIE, WYOMING, September 30, 2011 — In response to numerous questions from members of the public, the University of Wyoming provides the following information about former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev's talk Friday, Oct. 14. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Fall colors (September 30, 2011)
Dave Bell is building a Fall Colors photo gallery. Here is a photo of the dazzling display on Skyline Drive Friday morning. Click on this link for more of his scenic photos: Dave Bell Photo Gallery ... FULL STORY
Annual Flu Clinic in Pinedale Oct. 5 (September 30, 2011)
Sublette County Public Health will be offering their annual Flu Clinic in Pinedale on Wednesday, October 5th. It will be at Rendezvous Pointe from 10AM to 1PM and 3-6PM. No appointment necessary. Previously this shot has been $15. This year, due to the generos ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup – Sept. 30, 2011 (September 30, 2011)
You gonna finish that? ... FULL STORY
Sawtooth Fire (September 30, 2011)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The lightning-caused Sawtooth Fire is located approximately eight miles northeast of Bondurant on south slope of Tosi Peak in the Sawtooth Range. It is about ¼ acre in size. ... FULL STORY
Hunters: Be bear aware (September 30, 2011)
Bears seek opportunities to feed during hunting season
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
Hunters on the Bridger-Teton National Forest are reminded to be particularly cautious when field-dressing their game in bear country. ... FULL STORY
Memorial Service for Dee Dee Anderson Oct. 9 (September 30, 2011)
A Memorial Service for Dee Dee Anderson will be held at the Spur Bar in Big Piney at 12:00 PM on Sunday, October 9th. ... FULL STORY
NPS to implement One-Year Rule for 2011-2012 Winter Use Plan (September 30, 2011)
by Yellowstone National Park
National Park Service planners will implement a "One-Year Rule" for the upcoming 2011-2012 winter season, in order to allow time to better address significant public input regarding the proposed long-term regulation. ... FULL STORY
EPA Inspector General slams EPA for skipping scientific standards (September 29, 2011)
Barrasso: ‘It’s clear we’ve all been repeatedly misled.’
by U.S. Senator John Barrasso media release
WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) responded to a report (http://www.epa.gov/oig/reports/2011/20110926-11-P-0702.pdf) by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Inspector General that found that the EPA did not follow their own rules and ... FULL STORY
EPA’s response to Inspector General’s rReport on Endangerment Finding (September 29, 2011)
by Environmental Protection Agency
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report on EPA’s process as it relates to the greenhouse gas endangerment finding. Some news accounts have mischaracterized the report’s findings. The following is EPA’s statement in response to the OIG report an ... FULL STORY
UW plans changes to student admission categories (September 29, 2011)
Efforts to cultivate college preparedness attitudes in younger students
The University of Wyoming is preparing to make some changes in the way it categorizes students for admission, in an effort to help the state better prepare its young people for an increasingly "knowledge-based economy". Their initiative aims to encourage more ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) 'Drop, Cover, and Hold On' or ‘Triangle of Life’? (September 29, 2011)
Earthquake response
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The Wyoming State Geological Survey held a mock earthquake drill at 11:00 AM on Thursday, September 29th. The exercise was to have citizens participate in a 5-minute drill to encourage the public to prepare for an earthquake and to think about seismic risk. In ... FULL STORY
Sublette BOCES offers fun and educational classes (September 29, 2011)
The Sublette Board of Cooperative Education Services is offering a great selection of fun and educational classes for the community. ... FULL STORY
Food Preservation Workshop Oct. 20 (September 29, 2011)
Interested in preserving your own food? The Sublette Co. Extension Office is sponsoring a Pressure Canning Workshop on Thursday, October 20, 2011. ... FULL STORY
PRC to partner with Text4baby (September 29, 2011)
Health information for pregnant women and new moms
by Pregnancy Resource Center
The Pregnancy Resource Center announced that it has partnered with Text4baby – the first free texting service to provide health information to pregnant women and new moms from pregnancy through a baby’s first year. ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) Yellowstone Park in the fall (September 29, 2011)
Photos by Dave Bell
Fall is a great time of year to visit the National Parks. The fall colors are stunning and the wildlife viewing opportunities are amazing. Dave Bell spent a few days in Yellowstone recently and has posted a photo gallery. He said they had "…temperatures in the ... FULL STORY
Talks on White Pine continue (September 28, 2011)
Sublette Commissioners hold another workshop with Citizens to Save White Pine
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The Sublette Commissioners held a workshop on Tuesday, September 27th, with the Pinedale business owners, Citizens to Save White Pine (CSWP), to continue discussions on the situation of White Pine Ski area. This was their second workshop between the group and ... FULL STORY
Town of Pinedale Special Meeting Notice (September 28, 2011)
PUBLIC NOTICE: Town of Pinedale will hold a Special Meeting today, Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 4:30PM at the Pinedale Town Hall to consider a settlement offer from McKinstry regarding litigation over the Pinedale Town Shop. ... FULL STORY
Human Resources consulting available to small businesses (September 27, 2011)
by Wyoming Entrepreneur, SBDC
CHEYENNE, WYOMING - Are you an employer ready to hire your first employee? Would you like to offer an employee training program or orientation and don’t know where to start? Could you use help with other human resource-related issues? Entrepreneurs often ha ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner – Sept. 27, 2011 (September 27, 2011)
Running Man ... FULL STORY
Preparing for the arrival of winter (September 27, 2011)
by National Weather Service
The National Weather Service and local emergency management agencies are gearing up for the winter of 2011-2012, and are encouraging Wyoming residents to use Winter Weather Awareness Day on Wednesday, October 5, to do the same. This day serves as an excellent ... FULL STORY
Christmas tree and firewood price change on the Bridger-Teton (September 27, 2011)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
Beginning Monday, October 3, 2011, the prices for Christmas tree permits on the Bridger-Teton National Forest will increase by five dollars. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Lost & Found horses and dogs (September 26, 2011)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
We have a number of lost and found horses and dogs in our Pinedale Online classified ads right now. If anyone is missing an animal, we have two found dogs, one missing dog, one found horse, and two missing horses. We also have one free dog to give away to a go ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Obituary – Helen Ballard (September 25, 2011)
On March 10, 1906, Helen Ballard was born to D.C. and Mae Ballard on an Indian reservation near Wheeler, South Dakota. Her early years were shared with nine brothers and sisters in the Sand Hills of Nebraska. She grew up helping with her father’s ranch duties ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Roundup – Sept. 23, 2011 (September 25, 2011)
The sticker man cameth ... FULL STORY
BLM hosts Gateway West meetings in October (September 25, 2011)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will host four public open house meetings in Wyoming to answer questions and gather public comment on the draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the proposed Gateway West Transmission Line Project in Wyoming and Idah ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Aspen Creek Fire on the Pinedale Ranger District (September 25, 2011)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Aspen Creek Fire is burning on the Bridger-Teton National Forest approximately 32 miles southeast of Pinedale, Wyoming near Muddy Ridge. ... FULL STORY
Grand Teton National Park installs new air quality monitoring station (September 25, 2011)
At Teton Science Schools’ Kelly Campus
by Grand Teton National Park
Grand Teton National Park recently installed an air quality monitoring station at Teton Science Schools’ Kelly Campus and operations at the new station began this week. This station will collect meteorological data and provide online information about visual a ... FULL STORY
Potatoes for sale from LaBarge PTO (September 25, 2011)
The LaBarge Parent-Teacher Organization and students have started their Potato Sales for 2011. They are $20 for a 50 lbs bag of Idaho Russet Potatoes. These are fresh market potatoes. They will keep through March, if stored in a cool dark place safe from fr ... FULL STORY
House passes bill that takes on EPA regulations (September 25, 2011)
by U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis media release
WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) applauded House passage of legislation which calls for an assessment of the combined impacts of recent major Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations. ... FULL STORY
Mountain Man Back Country Horsemen meeting Oct. 3 (September 25, 2011)
Mountain Man Back Country Horsemen will hold a meeting on Monday, October 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Pinedale Game & Fish building, 432 E. Mill St. All members, as well as anyone interested in finding out more about the organization, are encouraged to attend this ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Travel and Tourism Special Meeting Sept. 26 (Original post September 23, 2011 | Updated September 25, 2011)
by Jordan Vana, PTTC Chair
NOTICE: The Pinedale Travel and Tourism Commission will reschedule its special meeting to discuss its draft marketing plan from Monday, September 26, 2011 at 12 noon at Town Hall, to Monday, October 3, 2011 at 12 noon at Town Hall. We apologize for any inconv ... FULL STORY
Sublette Fair Board Special Executive Session Sept. 27 (September 23, 2011)
by Sublette County Fair Board
The Sublette County Fair Board will be holding a special executive session to discuss personnel on Tuesday, September 27 at 6:00 pm in the County Fair office located on the Fair Grounds. For more information, call Laura Clark, Fair Board Secretary, at 307-276- ... FULL STORY
Raising flag notice (September 22, 2011)
by Governor Matt Mead media release
Having honored Senator Malcolm Wallop, who died September 14, 2011, by lowering flags to half staff, Governor Matt Mead now requests that flags be returned to full staff beginning at sunrise on Friday, September 23, 2011. ... FULL STORY
Sublette Chamber Mixer with SERC Sept. 22 (September 22, 2011)
The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce September Chamber Mixer will be on Thursday, September 22nd, hosted by the Sublette Economic Resource Council (SERC). Meet Sam Bixler, the new Executive Director. The Mixer will be at the Sublette County Visitor Center/ ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Statewide earthquake drill Sept. 29 (September 21, 2011)
by Wyoming State Geological Survey
On Thursday, September 29th, at 11:00 am, the Wyoming State Geological Survey would like to invite you to participate in a statewide earthquake drill. The purpose of this drill is to encourage the public to prepare for an earthquake and to think about seismic ... FULL STORY
Barrasso, Graham introduce legislation allowing States to ‘Opt-Out’ of Medicaid expansion under Obamacare (September 21, 2011)
by Senator Barrasso media release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and John Barrasso (R-Wyoming) today introduced the Medicaid Flexibility for States Act to allow states to ‘Opt-Out’ of Obamacare’s costly expansion of Medicaid. ... FULL STORY
(5 pictures) Wind River Range views (September 21, 2011)
Photos by Hank Williams
Hank Williams sent in these photos from his recent climbing trip in the Wind River Mountains showing the views from the summit of Mt. Arrowhead. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Cast selected for ‘The King and I’ (September 21, 2011)
by Pinedale Community Theatre
Following four days of auditions, August 6 and September 8, 9 and 10, a cast of 50 was selected from a very talented field of singers, actors and dancers for the Pinedale Community Theatre’s November production of The King and I. Over 70 individuals tried out ... FULL STORY
EPA to hold three public hearings on proposed air pollution standards for oil and natural gas production (September 21, 2011)
In Pennsylvania, Colorado, Texas
by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold three public hearings in September on the agency’s proposed standards to reduce air pollution from oil and gas drilling operations. The proposed standards would rely on cost-effective, exis ... FULL STORY
UW releases second edition of Wind Energy Guide (September 21, 2011)
by University of Wyoming
The Ruckelshaus Institute of Environment and Natural Resources and the Cooperative Extension Service (CES) at the University of Wyoming have released the second edition of a guidebook for Wyoming landowners to better understand the process of leasing private l ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner – Sept. 20, 2011 (September 21, 2011)
Garden Party ... FULL STORY
Labuda elected Secretary/Treasurer of Wyoming State Bar (September 19, 2011)
by Wyoming State Bar
CHEYENNE, WYOMING - The Wyoming State Bar is pleased to announce that John P. LaBuda, an attorney from Pinedale, Wyoming, has been elected Secretary/Treasurer of its organization. ... FULL STORY
County Commissioner Joel Bousman urges Congress to support mandatory PILT program funding (September 19, 2011)
Payment in Lieu of Taxes funding helps counties with large areas of tax-exempt federal land
by Wyoming County Commissioners Association
WASHINGTON, D.C. ¬ Joel Bousman, Sublette County Commissioner and President of the Wyoming County Commissioners Association travelled to Washington, D.C. recently and personally delivered the following message to key members Congress: pass mandatory funding f ... FULL STORY
UW to host 10th Annual Rocky Mountain Rendezvous Job Fair (September 19, 2011)
Sept. 30 – Oct. 3 at the University of Wyoming
by University of Wyoming
The 10th annual Rocky Mountain Rendezvous (RMR), one of five regional job fairs sponsored by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), will be Sept. 30-Oct. 3 at the University of Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
Free entrance to Yellowstone Park on Saturday, September 24 (September 19, 2011)
by Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park is offering free visitor admission on Saturday, September 24, in honor of National Public Lands Day. All entrance fees for the day, including commercial tour entrance fees and transportation entrance fees, will be waived. ... FULL STORY
Entries sought for 9th Annual Yellowstone Fall Photo Festival (September 19, 2011)
by Yellowstone National Park
Amateur and professional photographers alike are again being invited to share some of their favorite photos taken in and around Yellowstone with the members of the public. ... FULL STORY
Wyoming Resource Advisory Council meeting set for October 12-13 (September 19, 2011)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wyoming Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet Wednesday, Oct. 12, and Thursday, Oct. 13 at the Pinedale Field Office, 1625 West Pine Street, Pinedale, Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
EPA releases strategy to protect people’s health and the environment in communities overburdened by pollution (September 19, 2011)
by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the release of Plan EJ 2014, a three-year, comprehensive plan to advance environmental justice efforts in nine areas, including rulemaking, permitting, enforcement, and science. Plan EJ 2014 ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sage grouse wings needed (September 19, 2011)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
With the opening of the sage grouse hunting season Saturday, September 17, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is urging all sage grouse hunters to drop one wing from any birds they harvest in one of the sage grouse wing barrels that have been placed at conve ... FULL STORY
Hunting seasons draw near; Elk, deer and antelope licenses still available (September 19, 2011)
by Wyoming Game and Fish Department
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department reports that hunters who did not get in on the drawings this year may still have an opportunity to hunt as a number of hunt areas still have big game licenses remaining. Licenses are available for both residents and nonresi ... FULL STORY
September 30 is deadline to apply for Preference Points (September 19, 2011)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Earlier this summer, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department sent out more than 15,000 letters to notify hunters that their accumulated preference points are in jeopardy of being lost. ... FULL STORY
Hunters urged to carry bear spray and use caution when hunting in grizzly bear country (September 19, 2011)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department urges hunters and other backcountry users to carry bear spray for their own safety, and to help reduce the number of grizzly bears killed by hunters in self defense this fall. ... FULL STORY
Hall Sawyer named recipient of Excellence In Wildlife Conservation Award (September 19, 2011)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
CHEYENNE, WYOMING – Hall Sawyer, research biologist for Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (commonly referred to as WEST, Inc.) has been named recipient of the Excellence in Wildlife Conservation Award given annually by the Wildlife Division of the Wyoming Ga ... FULL STORY
Public meeting in Pinedale for FEMA hazard mitigation project grants Sept. 20 (September 19, 2011)
by Wyoming Office of Homeland Security
Looking for grant funds to accomplish a mitigation project in your community? ... FULL STORY
Wyoming educators: Register now for free energy education workshops (September 19, 2011)
Encana hosts two upcoming workshops in Pinedale and Casper
by Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc
Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. is offering two free, interactive workshops in Pinedale and Casper for Wyoming teachers to explore energy resources. Encana is partnering with National Energy Education Development (NEED) to present the workshop curriculum and train ... FULL STORY
WLCI Annual Report released (September 19, 2011)
Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative
The U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Geological Survey have released their ‘Science for the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative— 2010 Annual Report.’ This is the third report produced by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) for the Wyoming Land ... FULL STORY
(18 pictures) Sublette Commissioners meet with Citizens group to discuss White Pine ski area (September 19, 2011)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The Sublette County Commissioners held a workshop on Friday, September 16th, to meet with the Citizens to Save White Pine (Citizens) group to discuss the future of the financially troubled ski area. The meeting was a workshop, so no decisions were made and no ... FULL STORY
Power Outage (September 19, 2011)
by Pinedale Online!
The Sublette County area lost power early Monday morning, September 19th. According to a Rocky Mountain Power spokesperson, an interruption in the transmission system affected about 5,600 customers in the Pinedale, Big Piney, Marbleton, Boulder and Daniel area ... FULL STORY
Ridley’s Market expands to Kemmerer (September 19, 2011)
2nd store in Wyoming, including Pinedale
The Kemmerer Gazette posted a story that Ridley’s Family Market has purchased the Jubilee store in Kemmerer, Wyoming. Ridley’s has a store in Pinedale. Click on this link for the story: Ridley’s Family Market purchases Jubilee store (By Isaiah May, Kemmerer ... FULL STORY
Death Notice: Paula McNeel (September 19, 2011)
by Sublette County Sheriff’s Office
Monday, September 19, 2011: ... FULL STORY
JIO/PAPO project application deadline Oct. 31 (September 16, 2011)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Jonah Interagency Office (JIO) and the Pinedale Anticline Project Office (PAPO) will accept applications for the funding of mitigation projects planned for 2012 until October 31. ... FULL STORY
National Public Lands Day at CCC Ponds Sept. 17 (September 16, 2011)
by Bureau of Land Management
National Public Lands Day (NPLD) will be celebrated locally at the CCC Ponds Recreation Area near Fremont Lake north of Pinedale, Wyo., on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 8:00 a.m-noon. ... FULL STORY
Rental scam notice (September 16, 2011)
by Pinedale Online!
Renters, please be aware of possible scams regarding rentals in the Sublette County area. We have received a report from a realtor of some of their For Sale properties being listed by unauthorized persons on other online classified ad websites to appear as ren ... FULL STORY
2011 Ace Race Oct. 8th (September 16, 2011)
The Wind River Disc Golf Club is proud to sponsor their first annual Disc Golf Ace Race in Pinedale on Saturday, October 8th. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Half Marathon Sept. 24th (September 16, 2011)
by Pinedale Online!
The 2011 Pinedale Half Marathon and 10K will take place on Saturday, September 24th in Pinedale. The event includes a run/walk for the entire half (13.1 miles), a 10K (6.2 miles) or a one mil course. A FREE Community BBQ will follow the races. ... FULL STORY
Island farmers want wolves eliminated (September 16, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Farmers on Estonia’s Saaremaa island (in the Baltic Sea) are seeking to have all the wolves on the island killed. In the last three months, wolves have killed 70 sheep and injured dozens more on the island. ... FULL STORY
Mexico plans wolf release (September 16, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Wildlife officials in Mexico plan to release rare Mexican wolves in that country, but close enough that the animals may cross into the United States. Wildlife officials in the southwest are scrambling to address the questions raised by the issue. ... FULL STORY
WG&F Commission approves wolf plan (September 16, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission has approved the new wolf management plan in compliance with the deal Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has made with federal officials. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup – Sept. 16, 2011 (September 16, 2011)
swing your partner ... FULL STORY
Wyoming flag half staff notice – Senator Malcom Wallop (September 15, 2011)
by Wyoming Governor Matt Mead media release
Governor Matt Mead requests that flags be flown at half staff in honor and memory of Senator Malcolm Wallop who died September 14, 2011. Notification of when flags will return to full staff will be sent at a later date. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) White! (September 14, 2011)
The Wind River Mountains also got a dusting of snow on Wednesday. Click on this link for more photos by Dave Bell: Dave Bell Photo Gallery ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) First snow (September 14, 2011)
The Bondurant webcam captured a dusting of snow on the Gros Ventre mountains on Wednesday. Fall is already beginning to make an appearance, some leaves are starting to turn yellow and there is a chill in the air in the mornings. Click here for the Bondurant ... FULL STORY
Former Wyoming U.S. Senator Malcom Wallop dies at age 78 (September 14, 2011)
Malcolm Wallop, a former three-term Republican U.S. Senator from Wyoming, died Wednesday, September 14th, at the age of 78. He was elected to the Senate in 1976 and left office in 1995. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Soul Street Dance brings hip-hop, break-dancing to Pinedale Sept. 23 (September 13, 2011)
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council is proud to present Soul Street Dance Company performing live Friday, September 23 at 7:00 p.m. in the Pinedale Auditorium. ... FULL STORY
Paradise Road closure for bridge work Sept. 15 & 16 (September 13, 2011)
Bridge over the New Fork River on northern end of Paradise Road
by Pinedale Online!
PUBLIC NOTICE: The northern access to Paradise Road (County Road 23-136), near Boulder off of US 191, will be closed Thursday and Friday, Sept. 15th & 16th for work on the bridge over the New Fork River. Crews will be taking the bridge deck down, repaving and ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner – Sept. 13, 2011 (September 13, 2011)
In memory of Sept. 11 ... FULL STORY
White Pine ski area suspends operations (September 13, 2011)
Will not open for Winter 2011-2012 alpine ski season
by Citizens to Save White Pine media release
September 12, 2011: ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wyoming wolf depredations continue (September 13, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reports: ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) Remembering 9-11 (September 13, 2011)
Remembrance Walk in Pinedale on 10th anniversary of September 11, 2001 al-Qaeda terrorist attack on the United States
A remembrance walk was held down Pine Street in Pinedale on Sunday, September 11th, the 10th anniversary of the al-Qaeda terrorist suicide-murder plane attacks on the World Trade Center twin towers in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington D.C., and the hij ... FULL STORY
Hunters: Be alert to high fire danger (September 12, 2011)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
With the onset of the fall hunting season and some recent dry weather, the Bridger-Teton National Forest urges the public to use caution on public lands and be aware of the fire hazards that exist this time of year. ... FULL STORY
Visitation up in Yellowstone National Park (September 12, 2011)
August visitation 805,173 visitors - second highest monthly visitation level ever recorded
by Yellowstone National Park
Monthly visitation to Yellowstone National Park in August topped the 800-thousand mark for only the second time in the park’s history. ... FULL STORY
BLM plans new rules for Oil & Gas categorical exclusions (September 12, 2011)
The Wyoming Business Report posted an article about plans by the Bureau of Land Management to compile new rules for categorical exclusions, a provision that allows for quicker environmental reviews of oil and gas development projects on public land. Click on ... FULL STORY
UW to host Hydraulic Fracturing Forum Sept. 26-27 (September 12, 2011)
by University of Wyoming
LARAMIE, WYOMING -- The University of Wyoming’s School of Energy Resources and Ruckelshaus Institute of Environment and Natural Resources will co-host a two-day forum this month on hydraulic fracturing. ... FULL STORY
WYDOT Authorized Travel (WAT) permission pre-approval available (September 12, 2011)
Program for pre-approval permission to travel on closed roads
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
During the upcoming cold-weather season, roads may be temporarily closed during strong storms due to inclement weather or other reasons. However, in certain situations, motorists can still legally travel on an otherwise closed road, under terms of the "WYDOT ... FULL STORY
Snow King ski resort for sale (September 12, 2011)
Wyoming’s first ski resort
The Wyoming Business Report has an article about Snow King Resort in Jackson being for sale. Click on this link for the story: Wyo's first ski area for sale ... FULL STORY
Putting a stop to radical environmentalists’ best-kept secret (September 12, 2011)
by U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis media release
They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Red Rock Fire update – Sept. 12, 2011 (September 12, 2011)
Using explosives to blast hazard trees off of Teepee Creek and the West Goosewing Trails this week
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Red Rock Fire is burning in the Gros Ventre Wilderness east of the Crystal Creek drainage and south of the Gros Ventre Road on the Jackson Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest. ... FULL STORY
Search for missing woman suspended (September 12, 2011)
Paula McNeel
by Sublette County Sheriff’s Office media release
The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office and Tip Top Search and Rescue have suspended the search in the Upper Hoback for 57 year old Paula McNeel. The search operation, which began on August 28th, will remain suspended pending any new leads or information. Hunte ... FULL STORY
SERC Chamber Mixer Sept. 22 (September 12, 2011)
The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce will host their September Chamber Mixer with Sublette Economic Resource Council (SERC) on Thursday, September 22, 2011. It will be in the Sublette County Visitor Center in Pinedale, 19 East Pine Street, from 5 - 7 PM. Fo ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup – September 9, 2011 (September 11, 2011)
Car meets watery end on 191 ... FULL STORY
Art and Poetry show in September celebrates recovery in Sublette County (September 11, 2011)
Reception Sept. 14th at then Pinedale Library
Recovery Month promotes the societal benefits of treatment for substance use and mental disorders, celebrates people in recovery, lauds the contributions of treatment providers, and promotes the message that recovery in all its forms is possible. Recovery Mon ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) 9-11 sunset (September 11, 2011)
Photo by Dave Bell ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal honored by Wyoming State Historical Society (September 11, 2011)
2011 Publications Award for Magazines and Newspapers
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The Wyoming State Historical Society honored the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal with a 2011 Publications Award in their Magazines and Newspapers category at their annual convention in Evanston on Saturday, September 10th. The Wyoming State Historical Socie ... FULL STORY
Patriot Day - 10th Anniversary of 9 - 11 (September 11, 2011)
Attack on America
September 11, 2011 is the 10th anniversary of the day 19 militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al-Qaeda hijacked four airliners and carried out suicide attacks against targets in the United States. Two of the planes were flown into the towers o ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Town Moose (September 11, 2011)
Kathie Martin took this picture of a moose at the children's fishing pond in Pinedale Boyd Skinner Town Park Friday afternoon. ... FULL STORY
Western Caucus releases ‘Jobs Frontier’ Report (September 11, 2011)
Legislative solutions to cut red tape, develop American energy, protect and create jobs.
by Western Caucus media release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, Sept. 8, Senate Western Caucus Chairman John Barrasso (R-WY), Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Steve Pearce (R-NM), and members of the Senate and House Western Caucuses released the "Jobs Frontier" report. ... FULL STORY
Flag half-staff notice - Sept. 11th (September 9, 2011)
Day of Reverence for the 10-Year Anniversary of 9/11
On September 11, 2001, 19 militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al-Qaeda hijacked four airliners and carried out suicide attacks against targets in the United States. Two of the planes were flown into the towers of the World Trade Center in New ... FULL STORY
Study declares Flaming Gorge pipeline ‘expensive’ water project (September 8, 2011)
Proposed diversion of water from the Green River over to Colorado
by Pinedale Online!
A study released September 7th analyzed the economics and finances of the Flaming Gorge Pipeline (FGP) project, a proposal to divert water from the Green River at Flaming Gorge Reservoir in Wyoming over to the Colorado Front Range to help that state meet their ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Local 4-H youth donate sale proceeds to charities (September 8, 2011)
by Sublette 4-H
Citizenship and giving. Those two words are cornerstones in the 4H program and exactly what volunteers strive to teach youth in their clubs. For Sublette County youth the gift of giving was exemplified last year in an impressive rally of the members to help ... FULL STORY
(36 pictures) Sommers Ranch Homestead Open House (September 8, 2011)
Upper Green River Valley homestead living history site
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
On Saturday, September 3rd, the Sublette County Historical Society, Green River Valley Museum, and siblings Jonita & Albert Sommers held an Open House to showcase the renovation of the 100-year old homestead house on the Sommers Ranch. Around 250 people turned ... FULL STORY
Raptor platforms installed for Jonah Field mitigation (September 8, 2011)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Field Office and Jonah Interagency Office (JIO) have installed two JIO-funded raptor platforms as offsite mitigation for ferruginous hawks, a BLM-designated sensitive species that has been impacted by oil and gas de ... FULL STORY
The Nelson Brothers ‘Clear Out West’ at Half Moon Lake Lodge Sept. 9 (September 8, 2011)
Half Moon Lake Lodge will be hosting the comedy duo brothers Jim and Andy Nelson ‘Clear Out West’ on Friday, September 9th. Enjoy an evening on the lake with the Nelson Brothers, Cowboy JJs of the Year - C.O.W. Clear Out West Radio. Dinner, entertainment, dan ... FULL STORY
Barn Dance Sept. 10 in Bondurant (September 7, 2011)
by Bondurant Community Club
Come kick up your heels at the autumn BARN DANCE, at the Heart-2-Heart Ranch in beautiful downtown Bondurant. ... FULL STORY
New arch bridge being constructed over Snake River (September 7, 2011)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
Work progresses on the new Snake River Bridge at Hoback Junction. An enormous 600-ton crane will be moved to the construction site the first week of September for moving large pieces of steel that will comprise the new arch bridge to replace the current bridg ... FULL STORY
LEPC meeting Sept. 8 (September 7, 2011)
The next Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) meeting is Thursday, Sept 8, 1:00, at the Marbleton Ambulance barn, Topic will be any information or concerns re: Emergency Management for Sublette County. Donni Toth will give a brief presentation on Family P ... FULL STORY
Closing dates for visitor services in Grand Teton National Park (September 7, 2011)
Transition from fall to winter hours
by Grand Teton National Park
Visitor services at Grand Teton National Park will make the annual transition from fall to winter season during the next few weeks. The following list reflects the closing dates that will occur during September and October. ... FULL STORY
No watercraft registration during October (September 7, 2011)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Boaters are alerted they will be unable to register their boat in Wyoming during October. ... FULL STORY
Road update for Sept. 10 Pokes game (September 7, 2011)
University of Wyoming football in Laramie
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
Here's the road construction round-up from WYDOT for those traveling to the University of Wyoming vs. Texas State game on Saturday afternoon. ... FULL STORY
An evening with Craig Johnson Sept. 9 (September 7, 2011)
Reception and book signing
by Sublette County Library
The Sublette County Library, at 155 S Tyler Ave in Pinedale, invites you to join Wyoming's mystery writer Craig Johnson for a reception and book signing on Friday, September 9th at 6:30 p.m. ... FULL STORY
9-11 Memorial Ride/Walk in Pinedale Sept. 11 (September 7, 2011)
Sublette 4-H invites the public to join for a walk or horseback ride down Pine Street to remember the anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner – September 6, 2011 (September 7, 2011)
Home, sweet homestead ... FULL STORY
(14 pictures) Ranch Rodeo benefit for Clayton Selby (September 7, 2011)
To help with medical expenses for local cowboy
A ranch rodeo benefit was held on Sunday, September 4th, at the Pinedale rodeo grounds for local cowboy, Clayton Selby. ... FULL STORY
9-11 Memorial Ride/Walk in Pinedale (September 7, 2011)
Sublette 4-H invites the public to join for a walk or horseback ride down Pine Street to remember the anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001
The public is invited to participate in a 9-11 10-year anniversary memorial ride/walk on Sunday, September 11th down Pine Street in Pinedale. The event is being organized by Sublette County 4-H to remember the victims and honor the heroes. The event begins be ... FULL STORY
Search suspended for missing woman (September 6, 2011)
Paula McNeel missing since August 27th
by Sublette County Sheriff’s Office News Release
The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office and Tip Top Search and Rescue are suspending a ground search in the Upper Hoback area for Paula McNeel, who was reported missing on August 27, 2011. Over the past seven days Tip Top Search and Rescue; in cooperation with fa ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Titcomb Basin - August hike (September 6, 2011)
Scenic photos by Fred Pflughoft
Photographer Fred Pflughoft recently did a four-day solo trip into Titcomb Basin in the Wind River Mountains, Bridger Wilderness. Click on this link to see his photos: 4 Day Solo Trip to Titcomb Basin – August 27th-30th, 2011 Album ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Public Meeting regarding National Register nomination of the Green River Drift Sept. 15 (September 6, 2011)
by Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office
The Sublette County Historic Preservation Board will be hosting a public meeting at the Sublette County Public Library, Lovatt Room, at 6:00 pm on Thursday, September 15, 2011. Staff from the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) will present information ... FULL STORY
Scientists from UW Carbon Management Institute to speak at Chinese conference (September 6, 2011)
by University of Wyoming
LARAMIE, WYOMING — Scientists from the University of Wyoming's Carbon Management Institute (CMI) will present research on innovative techniques for identifying and exploring unconventional natural gas deposits at a conference in China beginning today (Tuesday, ... FULL STORY
President Obama asks EPA to withdraw draft Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards (September 6, 2011)
by Pinedale Online!
Unnecessary effort duplication when a science review is already underway for standard reconsideration in 2013 ... FULL STORY
(103 pictures) Tour of the Jonah and NPL (September 5, 2011)
Natural gas fields south of Pinedale
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Encana Oil & Gas USA, Inc. gave a tour of their operations in the Jonah natural gas field and their proposed NPL field on Wednesday, August 31st. The purpose was to give members of the public an opportunity to see their current operations and the proposed new ... FULL STORY
Federal paid holidays cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars (September 5, 2011)
by Pinedale Online!
Monday, September 5th, is being celebrated as "Labor Day." It is a United States federal holiday observed on the first Monday in September to celebrates the economic and social contributions of workers. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) PFAC season kicks off with The Water Coolers Sept. 10 (September 4, 2011)
Famed New York comedy troupe brings laughs, songs
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council (PFAC) is proud to present New York comedy ensemble The Water Coolers live in concert Saturday, September 10 at 7:00 p.m. in the Pinedale Auditorium. ... FULL STORY
Culvert work road closure delayed one week (September 4, 2011)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
KEMMERER – The Kemmerer Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest previously announced a culvert replacement would occur and close the Labarge Creek road from September 6 through 11, 2011. Due to construction delays, the road closure has been pushe ... FULL STORY
Congressional Representatives in Sublette County Sept. 6 (September 4, 2011)
Senator Mike Enzi, Senator John Barrasso and Congressman Cynthia Lummis are announcing their field representatives, Reagen Bebout, Irene Parsons and Pat Aullman are scheduled to hold "Office Hours" in Sublette County at the following time and places: ... FULL STORY
Bridger-Teton seeks volunteers for National Public Lands Day Sept. 17 (September 4, 2011)
The Bridger-Teton National Forest is seeking approximately 50 volunteers to help with National Public Lands Day projects and activities at the CCC Ponds Interpretive Site on September 17, 2011 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 noon in Pinedale, WY. ... FULL STORY
Volunteers needed for National Public Lands Day Sept. 17 (September 4, 2011)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Field Office and U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Pinedale Ranger District are inviting volunteers to participate in National Public Lands Day (NPLD) at the CCC Ponds Recreation Area on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 8 a.m. to 1 ... FULL STORY
Sublette Commissioners meeting Sept. 6 (September 4, 2011)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ... FULL STORY
Teton Interagency Fire Managers plan several fall prescribed fires (September 4, 2011)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
Teton Interagency fire managers are preparing for several prescribed fires this fall, if weather conditions are favorable. Fire managers have work with other resource managers for several years to plan and write a specific "prescription" for each of the planne ... FULL STORY
Yukon wolf travels 1,500 miles (September 4, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
A radio-collared wolf in Canada's Yukon has been documented to have traveled 1,500 miles in a four-month period. ... FULL STORY
Wolf hunt update (September 4, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Montana and Idaho are currently in the first days of their fall 2011 wolf hunting season. As of Sunday, Sept. 4, there has been one wolf harvested in Montana, and three in Idaho. ... FULL STORY
News Roundup – Sunday, September 4, 2011 (September 4, 2011)
FDA approves Crizotinib (Xalkori) drug for non-small-cell lung cancer patients with ALK mutation (Food & Drug Administration) Pfizer announced recently that the FDA has approved crizotinib for treatment of patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) gene wi ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup – September 3, 2011 (September 4, 2011)
How does your garden grow? ... FULL STORY
Thank you from the Mackey family (September 4, 2011)
To our dear friends and family, We thank you with all our hearts for your outpouring of love, caring, generosity of selves, and being there for us in every way. You have helped us to begin our healing process. Steve was truly loved and will be greatly missed. ... FULL STORY
Preparedness month promotion launches September 1 (September 2, 2011)
by Sweetwater County Emergency Management
CHEYENNE, WYOMING - Preparedness Month is in September and local and state agencies are launching an awareness program to encourage residents to take steps now to prepare for disaster. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Obituary - Steven Mackey (September 2, 2011)
Local attorney and long-time Pinedale resident Steve Mackey died at his home Saturday, Aug. 27; he was 65. ... FULL STORY
(6 pictures) Sommers Ranch Homestead Open House Sept. 3 (September 2, 2011)
Public viewing for the restoration of the homestead house
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Everyone is invited to come out to the Open House for the Sommers Ranch Homestead living history project on Saturday, September 3rd. The open house will showcase the restoration of the 100-year old homestead house on a ranch on the Green River. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner – August 30, 2011 (September 2, 2011)
Triple trouble ... FULL STORY
Special WG&F Commission wolf meeting set (September 1, 2011)
by Wyoming Game & Fish Commission notice
A public meeting of the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission will be held on September 14, 2011, 11:00 a.m. at the Parkway Plaza Hotel, 123 West East Street, Casper, Wyoming. As authorized by W.S. § 23-1-301-303, W.S. § 23-1-401, the Commission will discuss and ma ... FULL STORY
Patriot Golf Day Sept. 2-5 (September 1, 2011)
At Rendezvous Meadows Golf Course
Rendezvous Meadows Golf Course is participating in Patriot Golf Day program Play golf during this week and make a donation of $1 or more to benefit the Folds of Honor Foundation. They provide post-secondary education scholarships for children and spouses of mi ... FULL STORY
Celebration of Life Service for Kevin Jaquez Jr Sept. 3 (September 1, 2011)
The family of Kevin Ray Jaquez Jr. would like to invite friends to a Celebration of Life Service for Kevin Ray Jaquez Jr. on Saturday, September 3 at the American Legion Park in Pinedale from 10AM to 2PM. Meat, as well as potato and macaroni salad, will be pr ... FULL STORY
Memorial Service for April Lippincott Sept. 10 (September 1, 2011)
A Memorial Service for April Lippincott will be held on Saturday, September 10th at 11:00 A in the Lovatt Room of the Pinedale Library. A "Celebration of Life" reception will immediately follow at the VFW. ... FULL STORY
Memorial Service for April Lippencott Sept. 10 (September 1, 2011)
A Memorial Service for April Lippencott will be held on Saturday, September 10th at 11:00 A in the Lovatt Room of the Pinedale Library. A "Celebration of Life" reception will immediately follow at the VFW. ... FULL STORY
Diverse groups form multiple use coalition (September 1, 2011)
by Wild Lands Coalition media release
CHEYENNE - The effort of Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar in late 2010 to direct the designation of "Wild Lands" and his continuing effort to push for expanded wilderness on BLM lands has led to formation of the Wyoming Wild Lands Coalition. Members include o ... FULL STORY

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