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Pinedale Online News - October 2011

Pinedale Anticline Working Group to meet Nov. 8 (October 31, 2011)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG) will hold its quarterly meeting at 9 a.m. on Nov. 8 in the Pinedale Field Office’s Rendezvous Room at 1625 W. Pine St. in Pinedale, Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
Memorial Funeral Service for Debi Ruland Nov. 5 (October 31, 2011)
by Covill Funeral Home
A Memorial Funeral Service for Debi Ruland of Pinedale will be held Saturday, November 5th, at 2:30 PM in the Lovatt Room of the Pinedale Library. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Obituary - Debra Kay Ruland (October 31, 2011)
Debra Kay (Debi) Ruland passed away Oct. 28, 2010 at Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George, Utah. Debi lost a battle against a rare and aggressive auto immune disease, which she’d dealt with for many years. She was 58. ... FULL STORY
Memorial Funeral Service for Bill Milleg Nov. 2 (October 31, 2011)
by Covill Funeral Home
Bill Milleg of Big Piney, Wyoming passed away Thursday, October 27, 2011 in Big Piney. A memorial funeral service will be held Wednesday, November 2nd at 2:00 PM at the Southwest Sublette County Pioneers Senior Center in Marbleton. ... FULL STORY
Death Notice: Bill Milleg (October 31, 2011)
by Sublette County Sheriff’s Office
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on Thursday October 27th, the Sublette County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a missing person in the area of Middle Piney Road west of Big Piney. Family members reported 66 year old Bill Milleg had been missing since ear ... FULL STORY
Tegeler Insurance & Allen Agency Real Estate's Annual Open House Nov. 3 (October 31, 2011)
Tegeler Insurance & Allen Agency Real Estate will host their annual Open House on Thursday, November 3, 2011 from 4 - 7 PM at 8 South Tyler Avenue in Pinedale. There will be food, drinks & door prizes. All are welcome to attend. ... FULL STORY
Snow Spotter training in Pinedale Nov. 10 (October 31, 2011)
by National Weather Service
The National Weather Service will be conducting a Snow Spotter Training class in Pinedale on Thursday, November 10. The training session will take place in the boardroom of the Sublette County Library beginning at 6:00 p.m. The one hour class is free of char ... FULL STORY
Winter Storm Watch for southwestern Wyoming (October 30, 2011)
Including Big Piney, LaBarge and Farson
The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Winter Storm Watch which is in effect from Tuesday afternoon through late Tuesday night. ... FULL STORY
SCSSA Annual Ski & Gear Swap Nov. 5th (October 30, 2011)
The Sublette County Ski & Snowboard Association will hold their annual Ski & Gear Swap on Saturday, November 5th. Get you and your family a great deal on gear for the upcoming season! The Swap is a benefit for the SCSSA. It will be held in the old Pinedale Ele ... FULL STORY
Death Notice: Debi Ruland (October 30, 2011)
Debi Ruland, age 58 of Pinedale, Wyoming and Hurricane, Utah passed away at Dixie regional hospital in St. George, Utah on October 28, 2011. She died of a long term auto-immune disease. An obituary and memorial service date and time will follow shortly. ... FULL STORY
Hunter injured by bear in Grand Teton National Park (October 30, 2011)
by Grand Teton National Park
A hunter in Grand Teton National Park was injured by a bear just after 11:30 a.m. Sunday October 30. The incident occurred along the east side of the Snake River between Blacktail Ponds and Glacier View Overlooks. Bear frequenting area signs have been placed i ... FULL STORY
President Obama’s plan to help the economy and create jobs (October 30, 2011)
‘We can’t wait’ to ease the burden on college students, President says
by Pinedale Online!
On October 25th, through the latest of ongoing weekly "We Can’t Wait" Executive Orders by President Obama bypassing Congressional decision-making authority, a new program has been put in place purportedly to help ease the burden on students for the cost of the ... FULL STORY
Food Basket there for those in need (October 28, 2011)
by Pinedale Community Food Basket
The Pinedale Community Food Basket is available to assist if you have food needs for your family. We are a community supported organization that requires only residence in the area and has the same eligibility guidelines as school lunch programs. This is a con ... FULL STORY
JIO plans improvements at Boulder Lake (October 28, 2011)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Jonah Interagency Office (JIO) is planning a series of improvements at Boulder Lake this fall to enhance the popular Boulder Lake North Campground. ... FULL STORY
(5 pictures) New Photo Contest to document CCC Ponds (October 28, 2011)
Fred Pflughoft invites local photographers to join in one-year photo project to document 365 Days at the CCC Ponds
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Pinedale Online and nationally recognized and award-winning local photographer, Fred Pflughoft, would like to invite ALL photographers; young and old, amateur and professional to participate in a special Photo Contest. ... FULL STORY
Mountain Man Back Country Horsemen meeting Nov. 7 (October 28, 2011)
Mountain Man Back Country Horsemen will hold a meeting on Monday, November 7th at 5:30PM at Fandek’s Saddles & Stirrups, 43 E. Pine St. for a tour. The regular meeting will follow at the Pinedale BLM building, 1625 W. Pine St. All members, as well as anyone ... FULL STORY
PEO Chapter BE Annual Christmas Auction & Brunch Dec. 3 (October 28, 2011)
by PEO Chapter BE of Pinedale
PEO Chapter BE of Pinedale is holding their Annual Christmas Auction & Brunch on Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 10:30 AM in the Lovatt Room of the Sublette County Library located at 155 South Tyler Street, in Pinedale, Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
PAPO plans sagebrush fertilization flights in November (October 28, 2011)
To enhance winter forage for sagebrush production for wildlife benefit
by Bureau of Land Management
The Pinedale Anticline Project Office (PAPO) will be using a fixed-wing aircraft to fertilize approximately 1,000 acres of sagebrush on the Mesa in the weeks leading up to the Nov. 15 winter stipulations for big game. ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) Thirty Wyoming wolf packs (October 28, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service reports: ... FULL STORY
Coywolves common (October 28, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Discovery News reports that research in the eastern portion of the United States indicates that interbreeding between coyotes and wolves has resulted in coywolves in that region – specifically in the Northern Virginia region. ... FULL STORY
New Oregon wolf pack (October 28, 2011)
by Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife
A new wolf pack is using the Snake River wildlife management unit of northeast Oregon, which borders Idaho and includes the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area and Wilderness. ... FULL STORY
Night herding and wolves (October 28, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
OPB News has an article by Jessica Robinson about how the use of Peruvian sheep herders is changing the dynamics of wolf conflicts in Idaho. ... FULL STORY
Great Lakes wolf delisting update (October 28, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to delist gray wolves in the Great Lakes area by the end of this year. ... FULL STORY
Riverton NWS to enhance radar capabilities in November (October 28, 2011)
Enhanced National Weather Service Radar to improve precipitation detection and rorecasting
by National Weather Service
The National Weather Service Doppler radar serving western and central Wyoming will be enhanced with the latest dual-polarization technology beginning November 7. Installation of the enhanced technology will take approximately two weeks. The dual-polarization ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup – Oct. 28, 2011 (October 28, 2011)
Get your scare on ... FULL STORY
Dig It! Preventing your Garden from Wildlife and Winter (October 27, 2011)
Sage & Snow Garden Club newsletter - November, 2011
by Sage & Snow Garden Club
This time of year is beautiful, with its muted colors and glistening mornings. Our gardening psyches might be muted, too, but never fear, spring will reappear. In preparation for the next few months, Flora has provided some activities to pursue in the garden. ... FULL STORY
(8 pictures) Upper Green River Valley archaeology update (October 27, 2011)
Archaeologists give updates on recent finds
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Three Pinedale Anticline gasfield operators sponsored a talk at the Museum of the Mountain Man in Pinedale on Tuesday, October 18th giving an update on archaeological finds from the past summer’s work in the Upper Green River Valley. Shell, Ultra and QEP spons ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner – Oct. 25, 2011 (October 26, 2011)
Tiny Punchers ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Glaciers Bantam home hockey tourney Nov. 5-6 (October 26, 2011)
The Pinedale Glaciers Bantams Hockey (Middle School/Freshman) team will host a home hockey tournament on Saturday and Sunday, November 5-6 at the Sublette County Ice Arena in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
WYDOT prepares for winter season (October 25, 2011)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
While local residents are hoping for some of Wyoming’s best weather this winter season, Wyoming Department of Transportation officials are preparing for some of its worst. WYDOT’s maintenance crews have spent the last few months gearing up for this year’s win ... FULL STORY
Be prepared and stay safe when winter power outages occur (October 25, 2011)
Simple tips to help people avoid inconvenience and danger
by Rocky Mountain Power
Delivering safe and dependable electric service for its customers is Rocky Mountain Power’s continual focus. Severe weather, vehicle accidents and other unpredictable situations, however, can cause power outages despite the utility’s best preparations. Custome ... FULL STORY
Big Piney Angel Tree program (October 25, 2011)
The Angel Tree program is an effort to ensuring that all children in Big Piney/Marbleton do not go without this Christmas. If you know of a child who is "financially needy," sponsors may fill out a form for the child. This is an anonymous program. Forms are ... FULL STORY
Tickets on sale for ‘The King and I’ (October 25, 2011)
by Pinedale Community Theatre
Pinedale Community Theatre announces tickets are now on sale for Roger and Hammerstein's The King and I. Production dates are November 16, 17, 18 & 19 at 7:00 PM at the Pinedale High School Auditorium. Tickets may be purchased at Office Outlet, Pine Street F ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette County Emergency Alert Program initiated (October 24, 2011)
Sign up for alerts to your email and mobile devices
Get time-sensitive local alerts for severe weather, fires, road closures, missing persons, evacuations on your cell phone, email, text messages and hearing-impaired devices ... FULL STORY
Horned Toad subject of Conservation Stamp Art Contest (October 24, 2011)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Wyoming’s state reptile, the Greater short-horned lizard, commonly referred to as the horned toad, will be the subject for the upcoming Wyoming Conservation Stamp Art Competition. The annual event is now in its 29th year. ... FULL STORY
Honor Flight (October 24, 2011)
Wyoming’s 6th and final Honor Flight to Washington D.C. was recently held. ... FULL STORY
Schedule set for 2012 PAWG meetings (October 24, 2011)
Pinedale Anticline Working Group
The Bureau of Land Management Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG) has set their agenda for their 2012 meetings. Meetings will be held in Pinedale, Wyoming beginning at 9 a.m. MST at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Field Office, 1625 West Pine ... FULL STORY
UW Hockey Club splits two games (October 24, 2011)
by University of Wyoming
(LARAMIE, WYOMING, October 24, 2011) — The University of Wyoming hockey club split a pair of home games last weekend against Metro State College. ... FULL STORY
TV/Radio/Satellite/Cable top-down EAS test Nov. 9th (October 24, 2011)
Nation-wide test of Emergency Alert System
by Pinedale Online!
At 2:00 PM (EST) on Wednesday, November 9th, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Homeland Security and National Weather Service will conduct the first-ever, nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS). The stated purpose of the test is to ass ... FULL STORY
EPA announces schedule to develop Natural Gas wastewater standards (October 24, 2011)
Part of President Obama’s ‘Blueprint for a Secure Energy Future’
by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing a schedule to develop standards for wastewater discharges produced by natural gas extraction from underground coalbed and shale formations. No comprehensive set of national standards exi ... FULL STORY
Lummis: Close Urban, not Rural Post Offices (October 24, 2011)
by Representative Cynthia Lummis - Op Ed
Those of us who live in rural areas understand the importance of accessibility to postal services, particularly for those located in isolated areas. Many people living in Wyoming contend with great distances between communities, difficult terrain, and extreme ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Last days of Fall (October 24, 2011)
Dave Bell has been out and about catching photos of the fall scenery before winter settles in. "I have wandered around Sublette County, up into Teton Park and over South Pass this week. On Sunday I journed over McDougal Gap and into the Greys River valley to t ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Cold and snow on the way (October 24, 2011)
20-30 degrees colder temperatures coming
by Pinedale Online!
The National Weather Service advises that a strong cold front will move into northern and central Wyoming Monday night bringing sharply colder temperatures and light precipitation. Temperatures may plummet 20 to 30 degrees colder. A few inches of snow will be ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Sublette County air quality update (October 24, 2011)
by Pinedale Online!
The Environmental Protection Agency has updated their information for Sublette County air quality for 2011. The air quality charts show week by week air quality levels ranging from good to very unhealthy. ... FULL STORY
Telecommunications outage (October 23, 2011)
Long distance phone and some internet service for CenturyLink went down between 8-8:30AM on Sunday, October 23rd in Sublette County. Local calls were possible in Pinedale and Big Piney. Long-distance was out across the county. There were reports of long dist ... FULL STORY
High School Football (October 21, 2011)
Game played Friday, October 21 in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
BLM seeks nominations for the Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG) (October 21, 2011)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is now accepting nominations for two positions on the Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG) representing the public-at-large or an archaeological or historic organization. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Roundup – Oct. 21, 2011 (October 21, 2011)
Taking to the streets ... FULL STORY
QEP Energy Company donates land to Sublette County 4-H Council (October 21, 2011)
by QEP-Sublette County 4-H joint media release
Opportunities for Sublette County 4-H’ers to raise livestock and participate in agricultural education programs are expected to increase due to an energy company’s land donation. ... FULL STORY
A ‘Grave Situation’ with Ann Chambers Noble Oct. 20 (October 19, 2011)
Wyoming Land Trust program
by Wyoming Land Trust
Join the Wyoming Land Trust for a fun and educational opportunity to learn local history. In keeping with the Halloween season, Ann Chambers Noble will be "speaking from the grave" as she leads a tour through local cemeteries—public and private—to teach partic ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Troopers make drug busts on I-80 (October 19, 2011)
by Wyoming Highway Patrol
Wyoming Highway Patrol Troopers continue their criminal interdiction efforts across the State of Wyoming making some notable seizures within the last couple of weeks. ... FULL STORY
Gorbachev speech can be viewed on web (October 19, 2011)
by University of Wyoming
LARAMIE - In response to numerous requests from the public, the University of Wyoming has made available the video recording of former Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev’s Oct. 14 speech at UW’s Arena-Auditorium. ... FULL STORY
(12 pictures) Wildlife Connectivity road projects continue (October 19, 2011)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
Work on the WYDOT’s "wildlife connectivity" project on US 189/US 191 in Sublette County, continues to progress, and Pete Hallsten, the agency’s resident engineer in charge of the project, reports that six new underpasses for wildlife should be ready for use by ... FULL STORY
EPA releases new air quality model to study air pollution (October 19, 2011)
Community Multi-scale Air Quality model (CMAQ)
by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a new version of its Community Multi-scale Air Quality model (CMAQ) that uses up-to-the minute meteorology and air chemistry data to determine how weather conditions affect pollution, and how ... FULL STORY
‘Three Painters and a Potter’ Artist Show Nov. 30 to Jan. 9 (October 19, 2011)
At the Big Piney Library
"Three Painters and a Potter" Artist Show will be held November 30 to January 9 at the Big Piney Library. A Reception will be held on Saturday, December 3, from 4:30 to 6:30 P. M. Participating artists are Debbie Despain, Charmian McLellan, Kay Meeks and Rut ... FULL STORY
Senate passes Ski Area Recreation bill (October 19, 2011)
Ski Area Recreation Opportunity Enhancement Act
by Senator John Barrasso media release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today (Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011) , U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) praised the Senate’s passage of the bipartisan Barrasso bill, the Ski Area Recreation Opportunity Enhancement Act of 2011: ... FULL STORY
WGFD nabs deer poachers (October 19, 2011)
Two Rock Springs men convicted of poaching mule deer near Pinedale
by Wyoming Game & Fish
PINEDALE - Two Rock Springs men recently were convicted of charges relating to shooting and abandoning a mule deer doe south of Pinedale last fall. ... FULL STORY
Court rejects wolf hunt stay (October 19, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
A federal court has rejected pleas from animal advocacy groups to stop the wolf hunts in Montana and Idaho. ... FULL STORY
Board members wanted - Sublette County Childcare Coalition (October 19, 2011)
The Sublette County Childcare Coalition is seeking community minded, active, enthusiastic volunteers in the Pinedale area for their non-profit board. For more information please contact Erin Losik 307-260-5141 or email ... FULL STORY
Examining Yellowstone wolf skeletons (October 18, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
A paleopathologist with the Denver Museum is examining the skeletons of wolves from Yellowstone National Park to reveal clues to their lives. ... FULL STORY
Wolf rally, call for boycott (October 18, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Wolf advocates rallied in Montana last week, calling for an economic boycott of Idaho, Wyoming and Montana because of the wolf hunts currently being held in our neighboring states. ... FULL STORY
Wolf hunt update (October 18, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Hunters have taken 53 wolves in Idaho and 11 wolves in Montana so far in the 2011 fall hunting season. Wolf advocates aren’t happy about the situation and are seeking an emergency injunction to stop hunts in both states. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner – Oct. 18, 2011 (October 18, 2011)
Bondurant ballad ... FULL STORY
Celebration of Life service for Jimmy Sims Oct. 29 (October 18, 2011)
A Celebration of Life service for Jimmy Howell Sims II, of Rock Springs, will be conducted on Saturday, October 29th, at 1:00PM at the V.F.W. in Pinedale, 1033 W Pine Street. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Winter is coming; Snowbirds are going (October 17, 2011)
Bondurant resident, Bill Winney says, "You know when winter's coming when... The Branding Iron in Bondurant closes for the season." The Bondurant eatery closed for the season on Sunday, October 16th. They will return in May. ... FULL STORY
Fall Fly Fishing report for Pinedale area (October 17, 2011)
by Mike Kaul, Two Rivers Emporium
October 15, 2011 - We have had a lot of surface moisture the past few days and the snow pack in the mountains looks a lot like December. The weather alternates between warm and cool temperatures, which have kept the flows consistent on the major streams. Wal ... FULL STORY
Dan Abernathy book signing Nov. 3 (October 17, 2011)
Rock Rabbit in Pinedale will be hosting a book signing for Dan Abernathy’s new book of poetry, "Looking for Security While Wearing a Loincloth," on Thursday, November 3rd at 5:30PM. The new book has over 100 pages of "nonsensical writing" derived from his own ... FULL STORY
Rendezvous Pointe’s 8th Annual Holiday and Craft Fair Nov. 4 & 5 (October 17, 2011)
Rendezvous Pointe Senior Center will be hosting their 8th Annual Holiday and Craft Fair on November 4 & 5 in Pinedale. The event is a fundraiser and community event. It will be held on Friday, November 4, from 5 – 8 PM and Saturday November 5, from 10 AM – 3 ... FULL STORY
Christmas Craft Bazaar in Big Piney Nov. 19 (October 17, 2011)
A Christmas Craft Bazaar will be held on Saturday, November 19th, at the Big Piney High School from 9:00 to 2:00. Plan to shop till you drop. Lunch will be available. All are welcome and spaces rent for only $20. To reserve a space contact Renell Foreman a ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Commissioners meeting Oct. 18 (October 17, 2011)
In Big Piney
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
Rain and snow expected (October 16, 2011)
The National Weather Service advises that moderate to heavy rain and mountain snow are expected late Sunday evening (Oct. 16) through early Monday morning. Bands of moderate to heavy rain and mountain snow will move east into the Upper Green River Basin and Wy ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Fall glory (October 16, 2011)
Photos by Scott Almdale
Scott Almdale posted more photos of the burst of color on the hillsides around Fremont Lake. "The lake with warm water has a moderating effect on temperature extremes in the area, and therefore creates a micro-climate where the fall color change occurs later t ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Unwanted solicitation in Sublette County (October 15, 2011)
by Pinedale Online!
10/15/11 salesmen ... FULL STORY
BLM Pinedale Field Office to hold Wildlife Annual Planning Meeting Oct. 26th (October 14, 2011)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Field Office (PFO), in coordination with the Pinedale Anticline Project Office (PAPO), will hold a Wildlife Annual Planning Meeting (APM) on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 8:30 a.m. in the PFO Rendezvous Room at 1625 W. Pine ... FULL STORY
Enzi accepting applications to fill Spring 2012 Page Position (Original post October 14, 2011 | Updated 10/24/11)
by Senator Enzi media release
Editor's Note: We have updated this press release with a correction for the website for the application. The correct web address is ... FULL STORY
Encana to open its first public natural gas vehicle fueling station in Wyoming (October 14, 2011)
Opening set for October 17 in Riverton
Encana is endeavoring to expand the use of clean-burning natural gas fueled transportation in North America by building the necessary infrastructure to support a transportation future driven by natural gas. ... FULL STORY
BLM seeks public comment on proposed Adaptive Management (October 14, 2011)
by Bureau of Land management
The Bureau of Land management (BLM) Pinedale Field Office (PFO) is seeking public comment on a proposed adaptive management (AM) change to the reporting requirements for Pinedale Anticline Project Area (PAPA) operators. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Roundup – October 14, 2011 (October 14, 2011)
Singing is a Woman’s Work ... FULL STORY
Pinedale NHS Trick or Treats for Food Basket Oct. 19 (October 14, 2011)
by Pinedale High School National Honor Society
The Pinedale High School National Honor Society will be going door to door and trick-or-treating for the Food Basket on Wednesday, October 19th. Students will be asking for donations between 5:30 and 7:00 P.M. Thank you in advance for your generosity. ... FULL STORY
Sweetwater Sheriff’s Office warns public about telephone scam (October 14, 2011)
Free government grant ruse to get bank account info
by Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office
(ROCK SPRINGS, WYOMING – October 13, 2011) The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office today issued an advisory concerning a telephone scam circulating throughout the county. ... FULL STORY
High School Football (October 13, 2011)
Pinedale vs. Lyman, game in Pinedale played Thursday, October 13th in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
UW football fans: Road construction update for Oct. 15th UW-UNLV game (October 13, 2011)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
Here's the road construction update from the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) for those traveling to the University of Wyoming vs. UNLV game on Saturday afternoon, October 15th. ... FULL STORY
Woman bowhunter kills wolf with .44 mag (October 13, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
An Idaho woman who was bowhunting for elk put down her bow and used her .44 mag to take out a wolf that approached her in response to her elk bugling. ... FULL STORY
Bold Yellowstone wolf killed (October 13, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Yellowstone National Park officials issued this news release Oct. 12, 2011: ... FULL STORY
(6 pictures) Gros Ventre views (Original post October 12, 2011 | Updated October 13, 2011)
Bondurant resident, Bill Winney snapped these photos of the Gros Ventre mountains on Wednesday, October 12th. ... FULL STORY
(12 pictures) Cattle Drive (October 12, 2011)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
In Wyoming, you never know when you’re going to come over a hill on the highway and run into a cattle drive. In the fall, ranchers are moving cattle down on the Green River Drift and onto winter pastures. This cattle drive was on US 189 between Daniel and Big ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Archaeology on the Anticline program Oct. 18 (October 12, 2011)
Three special guest speakers will give updates on Upper Green River Basin archaeology
Ultra Petroleum, Shell and QEP Energy, along with the Museum of the Mountain Man, will be sponsoring the next Upper Green River Basin Chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society on Tuesday, October 18th in Pinedale. Three special guest speakers will be on ha ... FULL STORY
Dig It! – Spring Flowering Bulbs (October 12, 2011)
October 2011 newsletter
by Sage & Snow Garden Club
Flora has been busy enjoying autumn in Sublette County. One of her favorite activities is planning next year's garden, including planting many different flower bulbs. ... FULL STORY
Northwest College Jazz Band I and Studio Singers in Pinedale Oct. 25 (October 12, 2011)
The Northwest College Jazz Band I and Studio Singers will rock the rafters at a 7:00 p.m. concert in the Pinedale High School Auditorium Tuesday, October 25. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) 4-H Celebration and Awards (October 12, 2011)
Sublette 4-H held their annual year end 4-H Celebration and awards program on Sunday, October 9th in the Exhibit Hall t the Sublette County Fairgrounds. 4-H is a youth development leadership program. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Power out (October 12, 2011)
A power pole near Ehman Lane in Pinedale caught fire Tuesday afternoon, October 11th. As part of the repairs to the wooden pole later that evening, Rocky Mountain Power had to shut off power to all of Pinedale, Boulder, Cora, and Daniel for about an hour. No ... FULL STORY
Grizzly Bears continue to stay active—Hunters need to stay alert (October 11, 2011)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Mid-November usually marks the official denning period for grizzly bears, but until then, they will remain very active in their search for food—creating challenging conditions for hunters. ... FULL STORY
SCRHCD receives United Way grant (October 11, 2011)
by Sublette County Rural Health Care District
The United Way of Southwest Wyoming recently awarded a $20,000 grant to the Sublette County Rural Health Care District for the 2011/2012 fiscal year. The grant will create a Families in Need Fund to provide financial aid to qualifying individuals and families ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) New Arcadia book about Big Piney and Marbleton soon to be released (October 11, 2011)
By local historian and author Ann Noble
By local historian and author Ann Noble ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner – Oct. 11, 2011 (October 11, 2011)
Party in Pink ... FULL STORY
Sublette Chamber Mixer – October 20 (October 11, 2011)
Artist Dwayne Harty in the footsteps of artist Carl Rungius for Y2Y
The Museum of the Mountain Man and Sublette County Chamber of Commerce are pleased to host: "Y2Y: The Journey of Wildlife in Art" featuring internationally acclaimed artist, Dwayne Harty following in the footsteps of artist Carl Rungius. The event will take pl ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Main Street Community Conversation luncheon Oct. 26 (October 11, 2011)
Historic Preservation with historic architect Kurt Dubbe
Main Street Pinedale and the Sublette County Chamber of Commerce will host a Community Conversation luncheon on Wednesday, October 26th. Special guest speaker will be Kurt Dubbe speaking on the topic of historic preservation. Dubbe is a licensed architect with ... FULL STORY
‘Tools to Build Your Online Presence’ Nov. 10 (October 11, 2011)
Workshop sponsored by the Sublette County Chamber of Commerce
by Sublette County Chamber of Commerce
Register today for "Tools to Build Your Online Presence" workshop presented at the Pinedale Library, Lovatt Room, on Thursday, November 10. Limited space is available. This full day seminar is presented by Jason Kintzler, CEO, and Fabian Lobera, COO, of the ... FULL STORY
(20 pictures) Big Piney students tour Sublette County historical sites (October 10, 2011)
Sommers Ranch Homestead, Lander Trail, Green River Drift, Green River Rendezvous
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Big Piney Teacher, Tracy Hughes took her freshman students on a tour of several historical sites in Sublette County on Monday, October 10th. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Winter returns to Wyoming (October 11, 2011)
Photos by Fred Pflughoft
Local photographer, Fred Pflughoft has been enjoying some trips around the area capturing the transition from fall to winter. He recently went up to Elkhart Park, Kelly Park and New Fork Lakes in the Wind River Range to photograph the fall colors capped with ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Looks like winter (October 9, 2011)
Dave Bell took this photo of the Sawtooth in the Gros Ventre Range on Saturday morning, October 8th as the sun was rising. Winter is working its way back to Wyoming, and it won’t be long before we are again covered with a permanent blanket of white for months. ... FULL STORY
Crime text messaging tip service launched in Sublette County (October 9, 2011)
by Sublette County Sheriff’s Office and Sublette County Prevention joint media release
For the first time, cell phone users across Sublette County now have the ability to provide anonymous text messaging. The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office, Sublette County Prevention and CrimeReports, the industry leader in law enforcement tip management soft ... FULL STORY
High School Football (October 8, 2011)
Final Score, Wranglers vs. Punchers: ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup – Oct. 7, 2011 (October 8, 2011)
The Wyoming Way ... FULL STORY
Rocky Mountain Power offers new energy-savvy incentives (October 7, 2011)
For Wyoming residents, businesses
by Rocky Mountain Power media release
Effective October 1, 2011, Rocky Mountain Power is offering revamped incentives for energy-saving measures by residential and commercial customers in Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
National Elk Refuge elk hunting season begins October 8 (October 7, 2011)
by National Elk Refuge
The annual elk hunting season on the National Elk Refuge will begin on Saturday, October 8 and conclude on the evening of Sunday, December 11. The hunting program helps manage and sustain elk population objectives set in cooperation with the Wyoming Game & Fis ... FULL STORY
Department of Homeland Security announces First National Preparedness Goal (October 7, 2011)
by U.S. Department of Homeland Security
WASHINGTON D.C. – Today (Friday, October 7, 2011), the Department of Homeland Security announced the release of the country's first-ever National Preparedness Goal. The goal is the first deliverable required under Presidential Policy Directive (PPD) 8: Nationa ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Approach of 1st winter storm brings high winds to Wyoming (October 7, 2011)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
CHEYENNE, WYOMING – The approach of the first winter storm of the season has the National Weather Service in Cheyenne posting high wind warnings and has WYDOT posting strong wind advisories warning light weight, high profile vehicles against travel. Weather w ... FULL STORY
‘Martinis for Money’ Oct 7 (October 7, 2011)
Cat Urbigkit book signing and fundraiser for the Pinedale Library
The next ‘Martinis for Money’ Fundraising event for the Pinedale library foundation will be held on Friday, October 7th at 5:00 PM. Martinis for Money is a fun time to get together and enjoy seeing friends and neighbors before getting on with your weekend. Lib ... FULL STORY
Big Piney Recreation events (October 7, 2011)
by Big Piney Recreation
Big Piney Recreation events: ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Women’s Safety Challenge course offered (October 7, 2011)
Registration is now open to all women in Sublette County for the Women’s Safety Challenge, a six-week course designed to empower women by increasing participants’ awareness about personal safety, teaching physical self-defense techniques, and building self-con ... FULL STORY
Oregon wolf control halted (October 7, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Center for Biological Diversity and its allies were successful at obtaining an emergency injunction from an Oregon court that has provided a temporary reprieve to the two livestock-killing wolves that were set to be killed. ... FULL STORY
Alaska looks to control wolves for moose (October 7, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Alaska wildlife officials will meet next month to decide what form of wolf control will occur on the Kenai Peninsula, in an effort to help local moose populations. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Wyoming wolf information (October 7, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service routinely provides information about wolf packs, breeding pairs, livestock depredations, and wolf control in Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Snow! (October 7, 2011)
Residents in Pinedale woke up to 5-1/2 inches of wet snow on Friday morning, October 7th. Temperatures are expected to stay in the 40s and 50s with a chance for scattered snow showers for the next week. Click here for weather info. Click here for webcams, r ... FULL STORY
Death Notice: Stuart McKinley (October 7, 2011)
Long-time Sublette County resident Stuart McKinley passed away on Saturday, October 1st at Davis Hospice Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming. A memorial service will be scheduled in Pinedale at a later date. The family requests that any memorial gifts be sent to the ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) PFAC presents Pianist Alpin Hong Oct. 14 (October 6, 2011)
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council media release
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council is proud to present pianist Alpin Hong performing live in concert Friday, Oct. 14 at 7:00 p.m. in the Pinedale Auditorium. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Turkey Trot Nov. 24 (October 6, 2011)
Thanksgiving Day 5K race/run/walk in Pinedale
The annual Pinedale Turkey Trot 5K race/run/walk will take place Thanksgiving Day, November 24th. "The head turkey Sheppard retired from teaching but not from hosting the 5K race/run/walk. It is not too late to get in shape," Craig Sheppard said. The event w ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Training for the Turkey Trot (October 6, 2011)
Thanksgiving Day 5K race/run/walk
Craig Sheppard was out training for the upcoming Pinedale Turkey Trot on Thursday afternoon when the snow storm hit. His wife, Ellen snapped this picture of him braving the weather. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Winter Weather Advisory for western Wyoming mountains (October 6, 2011)
Significant snow, winter driving conditions expected
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the mountains of western Wyoming for Thursday through Friday morning, with significant mountain snow expected and possible snow at lower elevations. Mountain passes may be reduced to zero vi ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Fall colors on Skyline Drive – Photos by Fred Pflughoft (October 5, 2011)
Fred Pflughoft took a couple of trips up Skyline Drive this past weekend to photograph the rapidly fading fall colors. "I had some marvelous clouds and light and was able to get some of my best fall images to date on that stretch of road." Click on this link f ... FULL STORY
(6 pictures) 2011 Sublette County contract helicopter report (October 5, 2011)
by Tip Top Search & Rescue
The 2011 Sublette County Contract Helicopter provided by Classic Aviation started work on June 15th and completed the season on September 26th. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Horse drive down Pine Street (October 5, 2011)
Cowboys from the Box "R" Ranch moved 42 head of horses in a horse drive through Pinedale on Wednesday afternoon, October 5th. It was part of moving the horses from the ranch in the Upper Green to their winter pasture at the Fayette Ranch south of Pinedale. Th ... FULL STORY
BLM Christmas tree permit price increases (October 5, 2011)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Kemmerer (KFO) and Pinedale (PFO) field offices have increased the price of Christmas tree permits by $5 to coincide with a U.S. Forest Service Bridger-Teton National Forest increase. This is the first price increase in 12 y ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Library Foundation fundraiser Oct. 7 (October 5, 2011)
‘Martinis for Money’ and Cat Urbigkit book signing
The Pinedale Library will be holding a fundraising event for the library foundation on Friday, Oct. 7 at 5:00 PM. Martinis for Money is a fun time to get together and enjoy seeing friends and neighbors before getting on with your weekend. Library board membe ... FULL STORY
Singers wanted – Pinedale Community Choir (October 5, 2011)
For ‘A Festival of Lessons and Carols’ Christmas concert in December
The Pinedale Community Choir is looking for singers, high school through adult, for their annual free Christmas concert. No auditions required. A 32-year tradition, this year the concert, "A Festival of Lessons and Carols" will be held at Our Savior's Lutheran ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner – Oct. 4, 2011 (October 5, 2011)
Autumn’s aspens ... FULL STORY
Businesses warned about international scam (October 5, 2011)
by Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office
ROCK SPRINGS, WYOMING – Oct. 5, 2011 - At least one local business recently came very close to being victimized by a large-scale international scam, and the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is issuing an advisory. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Little League seeks new board members (October 5, 2011)
Meeting Thursday, October 6th in Pinedale
Pinedale Little League is looking for a few new board members. They will be having a meeting on Thursday, October 6th at the Pinedale library Lovatt room at 6:30 pm. Anyone who would like a description on board member duties can contact Shelly Williams at 307 ... FULL STORY
Delegation statement on proposed wolf delisting (October 5, 2011)
by U.S. Senators Enzi and Barrasso, and Representative Cynthia Lummis media release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Mike Enzi, John Barrasso and Representative Cynthia Lummis, all R-Wyo., issued the following statement following the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposal to delist the gray wolf from the Endangered Species List and transfer ... FULL STORY
Book signings planned for Ann Noble’s new Big Piney-Marbleton book (October 5, 2011)
Author Ann Noble is planning three book signings for the soon-to-be-released Images of America book, "Big Piney and Marbleton." The three book signings will be: ... FULL STORY
FWS proposes Wyoming wolf delisting (October 4, 2011)
by FWS press release
Following approval of a revised wolf management plan by the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed to remove the gray wolf population in Wyoming from the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife. Due to re ... FULL STORY
Graveside Funeral Service for Irene McClain Oct. 7 (October 4, 2011)
by Covill Funeral Home
A Graveside Funeral Service for Irene McClain will be held on Friday, October 7th at 1:00 PM at the Pinedale Cemetery. ... FULL STORY
Killer Grizzly Bear captured and euthanized in Yellowstone Park (October 4, 2011)
by Yellowstone National Park
A grizzly bear sow and two cubs captured by Yellowstone National Park staff have been linked to the scene of the recent mauling death of a hiker in the Hayden Valley. Results from genetic (DNA) tests obtained from bear hair and scat samples indicate the 250-po ... FULL STORY
National 4-H Week, 4-H Open House October 5th (October 3, 2011)
Join 4-H, Learn About 4-H, or Re-Enroll in 4-H. Pinedale Extension Office on Wednesday, October 5th, from 4-7 PM. The Extension Office is located at 621 S. Pine Street, Suite B in Pinedale. For more information, please contact the Extension Office at 307-367-4 ... FULL STORY
More talks on White Pine ski area (October 3, 2011)
Looking for ways to open for the upcoming ski season
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The Citizens to Save White Pine (CSWP) asked to be on the agenda for the Sublette County Commissioners Monday, October 3rd regular meeting. This was their third meeting with the Commissioners to discuss their hope to get some measure of funding support from t ... FULL STORY
Rules, deadline change for 2011 Wyoming Wildlife Photo Contest (October 3, 2011)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
CHEYENNE, WYOMING – Photographers are reminded that less than two months remain to submit entries for the annual Wyoming Wildlife photo contest. The deadline for submitting entries is Monday, November 21, 2011. ... FULL STORY
Hunters: Know the rules on State land use (October 3, 2011)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
With hunting seasons opening up across the state, hunters are asked to review the rules governing the use of State Trust Lands. ... FULL STORY
Funeral Service for Vivian Shaul Oct. 5 (October 3, 2011)
by Covill Funeral Home
A Funeral Service for Vivian Shaul will be held Wednesday, October 5th at 11:00 a.m. at the Pinedale L.D.S. Church. Interment will follow the services in the Pinedale Cemetery. ... FULL STORY
Memorial Funeral Service for Nancy Reinwald Oct. 8 (October 3, 2011)
by Covill Funeral Home
A Memorial Funeral Service for Nancy Reinwald will be held Saturday, October 8th, at 11:00 a.m. at the Pinedale Library Lovatt Room. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Update on multistate outbreak of Listeriosis linked to cantaloupes (October 2, 2011)
84 people affected; 2 cases in Wyoming
by Pinedale Online!
As of Thursday, September 29, 2011, a total of 84 persons infected with any of the four outbreak-associated strains of Listeria monocytogenes associated with eating infected cantaloupes have been reported to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) from 19 states. A ... FULL STORY
Rural Health Care District Special Meeting Oct. 5 (October 2, 2011)
by Sublette County Rural Health Care District
The Sublette County Rural Health Care District will hold a Special Meeting on Wednesday, October 5th at 5:00 PM at the Marbleton Town Hall Conference Room. The purpose is for an Executive Session for Personnel. ... FULL STORY
Sublette Commissioners meeting – Oct. 3 (October 2, 2011)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
The Fremont Lake Swim – 6 hours and 37 minutes (October 2, 2011)
by John Kelly
Editor’s Note: On Saturday, October 1st, John Kelly attempted to swim the length of Fremont Lake. He set off from the north end of the lake hoping to end at Lakeside Lodge. He was supported by Tom Brown. Below is his narrative about the swim. ... FULL STORY
Wildfire update (October 2, 2011)
South Horse Fire ... FULL STORY
Peace Corps talk Oct. 20 (October 2, 2011)
Kim Brokling’s Peace Corps service in Ghana
by Sublette County Library
Looking for a way to expand your life in ways you never thought possible? Ever thought about living overseas or how rewarding it would be to help people less fortunate? Want to know what the Peace Corps is all about? ... FULL STORY
Zumbathon ‘Party in Pink’ October 8th (October 2, 2011)
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Fundraiser
The Pinedale Aquatic Center (PAC) will host a Zumbathon (Zumba marathon) "Party in Pink" Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Fundraiser on Saturday, October 8th from 11:00AM to 3:00PM. Cost is $15 in advance and $20 at the door. If you’re ‘Tough Enough to Wear Pink’ ... FULL STORY
Change in the weather on the way (October 2, 2011)
Temperatures in the 40s and mountain snow expected
by Pinedale Online!
Hunters and outdoor recreationists are advised that a change in the weather is expected by the end of the week. By Thursday, October 6th, colder temperatures should arrive along with a chance of mountain snow. Daytime temperatures are expected to continue to ... FULL STORY

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