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Pinedale Online News - November 2011

Holiday events at Sublette County Libraries (November 30, 2011)
With the holiday season rapidly approaching look to the Sublette County Libraries to help. Although we can’t help you chose the perfect gift, we can help make your season easier and more memorable with hundreds of holiday craft idea books, cookbooks, movies a ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) High Wind Watch through Thursday morning (November 30, 2011)
The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Watch through Thursday morning for the Upper Green River Basin, Pinedale, Big Piney, LaBarge and Farson areas. ... FULL STORY
Hoback Junction bridge construction update (November 30, 2011)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
Work continues on the new Snake River Bridge at the Hoback Junction. Paving in the area has ceased and there are only minor expected delays at the bridge and in the Hoback Junction area. ... FULL STORY
Colder weather on the way – Winter Storm Watch in effect (November 30, 2011)
The National Weather Service advises that a strong cold front will move across the area Wednesday afternoon producing areas of light snow and strong northwest winds of 25 to 35 mph, with gusts to 45 mph Wednesday night. Snow will generally end, but the potent ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner – Nov. 29, 2011 (November 29, 2011)
Turkey Trotters ... FULL STORY
Skate Club Christmas Show Dec. 9 & 10 (November 29, 2011)
by Brandy Ackland, Wind River Skate Club Vice President
The Wind River Skate Club announces their annual Christmas show "A Forever West Christmas" that will take place on both December 9th and 10th at the Sublette County Ice Arena in Pinedale. The show will feature 50+ local skaters of all ages demonstrating their ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Glacier hockey news (November 29, 2011)
PeeWee tourney played Nov. 19 & 20
by Nan Stinson
The Pinedale Glaciers hosted a hockey tournament November 19 & 20 at the Sublette County Ice Arena. The Laramie Outlaws faced off against the three Pinedale teams; the Peewees, Squirts East, and Squirts West. ... FULL STORY
Transportation commission awards $35 million in highway contracts (November 28, 2011)
South Pinedale US 191 to get 5 lanes and a 1.5 mile bike path
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
Contracts totaling more than $35 million for 10 highway projects around the state were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during its November meeting in Cheyenne. ... FULL STORY
Hell Hole Archers organizational meeting Nov. 30 (November 28, 2011)
Hell Hole Archers are having a meeting to start their season off on Wednesday, November 30th at 6:00 pm at the Big Piney Recreation Center. Anyone interested in joining the group please feel free to stop in or contact Darren Davison at 307-276-3374 or 307-260 ... FULL STORY
Upcoming events at the PAC (November 28, 2011)
Mark your calendar!
Wise Men 3on3 Basketball Tournament - December 23, 2011 ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wyoming Range (November 28, 2011)
Bill Winney sent in this photo of the mountains and snow in Hoback Ranches on Monday morning, Nov. 28th. "The Wyoming Range was particularly beautiful this morning. They were silhouetted by dark clouds behind them and highlighted by the morning sunlight." ... FULL STORY
Gift & Keepsake classes at Sublette BOCES (November 28, 2011)
Holiday Trinkets ... FULL STORY
Chamber Community Conversation Luncheon Nov. 29 (November 28, 2011)
The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce will host a Community Conversation luncheon on Tuesday, November 29th, at noon at the Pinedale Library Lovatt Room. Sublette County School District #1 presenting their Strategic Plan. Please RSVP to 307-367-2242 or for ... FULL STORY
Fall Commencement set for Dec. 1-3 at UW (November 28, 2011)
by University of Wyoming
Fall commencement ceremonies at the University of Wyoming will be held Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 1-3. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Glacier Hockey tourney Dec. 3 & 4 (November 28, 2011)
The Pinedale Glaciers will host an ice hockey tournament on Saturday and Sunday, December 3rd & 4th. Below is the game schedule: ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) 3 new local books make great holiday gifts (November 27, 2011)
by Pinedale Online!
Three local authors have recently released books, just in time for the holiday season! ... FULL STORY
Sheriff tries to keep out wolves (November 27, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
An Oregon sheriff is actively pursing what he hopes is a legal way to keep gray wolves out of his county, and to convince wildlife officials to remove any wolves already existing there. ... FULL STORY
The art of wolf trapping (November 27, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Boise State Public Radio is airing a story on the art of wolf trapping in Idaho, featuring people who are now involved in this old hunting tradition that has been nearly lost. ... FULL STORY
Montana & Idaho wolf hunt success update (November 27, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Idaho wildlife officials report that 138 wolves have been killed in the fall hunting season thus far, with all wolf zones open for harvest. ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) Rena is missing (Original post November 27, 2011 | Updated Thursday, December 1)
Please call if you have any information on her whereabouts
by Pinedale Online!
UPDATE: Thursday, December 1st - RENA IS HOME! "Thank you God, and to everyone else who has been on the lookout for Rena! She's home! Reported traveling towards home on the highway by a nice man named Mike. She's been taken care of, and is not hungry at all, ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Thanksgiving weekend photos (November 26, 2011)
Dave Bell posted photos from Thanksgiving weekend in his photo gallery. Click on this link for his photo album: Dave Bell Photo Gallery ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Nordic Ski Grooming Report, November 26 (November 26, 2011)
Zero degrees today. Yesterday’s blustery weather brought perhaps an inch of snow and blew it all around. Some areas still have minimal snow depth, so please watch for rocks and be careful of your equipment. Gorgeous, "blue bird" day today – should warm up a b ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup – Nov. 25, 2011 (November 25, 2011)
Mmm, roast Bousman ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) 2011 Pinedale Turkey Trot news (November 25, 2011)
by Craig Sheppard
Over 154 turkey trotters woke up to a beautiful Pinedale morning. There was a 15-degree temperature with no wind and beautiful clear skies to aid the walkers, bikers and runners in seeing the great Wind River Mountains on their yearly 3-mile adventure. Just ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Encana Cares provides over $1.8 million for charity (November 23, 2011)
by Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc.
Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. recently completed its annual employee giving program, Encana Cares, raising over $1.8 million for charity; a new record for the company’s U.S. employees. ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) Junior Nordic skiers enjoy start of ski season (November 23, 2011)
by Bonnie Chambers
A few of the Pinedale Junior Nordic Ski Program members got an early start on skiing last week at Surveyor Park, with good snow conditions and grooming provided by the Sublette County Recreation Board. ... FULL STORY
Three Painters and a Potter art exhibit runs through Jan. 9 (November 23, 2011)
by Mixed Media artists
Four Sublette County artists are enthusiastically combining their resources and various art endeavors to host an art exhibit at the Big Piney Library beginning November 30 and running through January 9. The public is encouraged to visit with the artists at a ... FULL STORY
Holiday scam warning (November 23, 2011)
by Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office
ROCK SPRINGS, WYOMING - The holidays are nearly here, but the telephone and Internet scams that proliferate this time of year have also arrived. ... FULL STORY
Donate your rewards points to charity (November 23, 2011)
by Pregnancy Resource Center
PINEDALE – The Pregnancy Resource Center would like everyone to know that they can make a donation to their favorite charity this holiday season – without spending a dime. ... FULL STORY
Encana helps bring arts and cultural richness to Sublette County residents (November 23, 2011)
by Encana Oil & Gas
PINEDALE – Thanks to a grant from Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc., Sublette County residents will enjoy year-long arts programming, including a season ticket performing arts series, a free summer park series and arts education in Pinedale and Big Piney schools. ... FULL STORY
BLM Pinedale Field Office seeks public input on proposed well pad (November 23, 2011)
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Field Office (PFO) is seeking public comment on a proposed single well pad located on an existing improved access road in the Miller Mountain area approximately 14 miles southwest of LaBarge, Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
Only days left for Wyoming seniors to change Medicare drug plans (November 23, 2011)
December 7 deadline looming
by U.S. Senator Mike Enzi
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., is reminding Wyoming seniors that the deadline to change their Medicare Part D (prescription drug) plan is only days away. After Dec. 7, seniors will not be able to switch plans. This is the first year the d ... FULL STORY
Court orders grizzly protections (November 23, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that grizzly bear protections in the Yellowstone region must remain in place, despite what the court called "an impressive inter-agency, multi-state cooperative blueprint for long-term protection and management of a ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Super Walmart in Pinedale (November 23, 2011)
The new Super Walmart being constructed on the west side of Pinedale is progressing nicely. The large pre-cast walls are rapidly being tipped into place in spite of winter like conditions. "Uh...what? Just kidding--the large white walls are the golf course dri ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner – Nov. 22, 2011 (November 23, 2011)
Helping Hands ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Nordic Ski Grooming Report, November 23 (November 23, 2011)
No new snow. All trails in fair condition. Old Road Trail and Lower Surveyor Park are freshly groomed. ... FULL STORY
Open Letter to the Citizens of Sublette County (November 23, 2011)
by Sanford (Sandy) Wise, Chairman, Board of Directors - Sublette Senior Center
My name is Sandy Wise. I am the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Sublette Senior Center. I am writing this open letter to the citizens of Sublette County to inform you of certain issues that are extant at Sublette Center; to tell you what the Center ... FULL STORY
(10 pictures) QEP Honors Rose Skinner (November 21, 2011)
by Pinedale Online
Monday afternoon, QEP Resources hosted a small reception honoring former Pinedale Mayor Rose Skinner. Last month QEP donated 35 acres 2 miles south of Pinedale on the old Maytag Ranch to create the Rose Skinner Preserve and Sublette County 4-H Agricultural Ce ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Nordic Ski Grooming Report, November 21 (November 21, 2011)
Trails at Kelly Park, Old Road Trail, Lower Surveyor Park, Surveyor Park, Moose ridge, and Tree Loop are all groomed. The trails got a couple of inches of new snow over the weekend. Near the Nordic barn there is about 12 inches of total depth unpacked snow; by ... FULL STORY
Pet Adoption Day Nov. 30 (November 21, 2011)
Rocky Mountain Bank in Pinedale is hosting a Pet Adoption Day on Wednesday, November 30th from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Happy Endings Animal Rescue will be bringing in pets available for adoption. Come meet your "fur-ever" friend! ... FULL STORY
Special reception in honor of Rose Skinner Nov. 21 (November 21, 2011)
QEP Resources will host a special reception in honor of Rose Skinner on Monday, Nov. 21st at 1:30PM in the Pinedale Library. In October, QEP Energy Company announced the donation of 35 acres south of Pinedale to Sublette County 4-H to create the Sublette Coun ... FULL STORY
WYDOT highway construction project listing can be viewed online (November 20, 2011)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
A preview of upcoming highway construction work in Wyoming can be found in the "State Transportation Improvement Program" (STIP) for 2012, issued by WYDOT and available for viewing on the agency’s Web site, The document can be found in PDF ... FULL STORY
Holiday classes at Sublette BOCES #1 (November 19, 2011)
Holiday Trinkets ... FULL STORY
Appeals court panel upholds BLM on Pinedale Anticline (November 19, 2011)
In environmentalist lawsuit challenging violations of NEPA and FLPMA in gas field management plans
Platts, a source for global news for energy, petrochemicals and metals information, posted an article about a recent federal appeals court ruling in favor of the US Department of the Interior in a suit challenging the department's management plans for the Pine ... FULL STORY
BLM offers Christmas tree permits for sale (November 19, 2011)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is now offering Christmas tree permits for sale. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wyoming Bits & Spurs news (November 19, 2011)
by Wyoming Bits & Spurs
The Wyoming Bits & Spurs show circuit held its annual awards ceremony on Nov. 6th in Thayne, Wyoming. Buckles were awarded to the high point winner in each of the 43 sanctioned classes and saddles were awarded to the all around high point winner in each of th ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) Sublette Chamber holds annual banquet (November 18, 2011)
Roast with special guest Joel Bousman
by Cat Urbigkit
The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce held its annual banquet and roast with guest of honor, rancher and Sublette County Commissioner Joel Bousman. The event was held Friday evening in the Sublette County Library Lovatt Room in Pinedale. The Chamber gave out ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Changing weather (November 18, 2011)
Photos by Dave Bell
Dave Bell posted an album with photos of the stormy weather. "The changing weather, as winters grip tightens, has been fun to watch. The snow squalls, wind blown horizontal snow and whipped clouds made for a great photographers day on Saturday, November 12, 20 ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup – Nov. 18, 2011 (November 18, 2011)
Anna and the King ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Nordic Ski Grooming Report, November 18 (November 18, 2011)
by Mike Looney, Groomer
Get your skis on! Trails at White Pine, Surveyor Park, Tree Loop, Moose Ridge, Lower Surveyor Park are all groomed – about 14 inches of packed powder snow. No classic tracks in yet. Watch for rocks - might be a good idea to use your old skis for now, otherwi ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Abbie Woolwine Benefit December 9 (November 18, 2011)
Community members are invited to attend a benefit dinner and raffle for the family of Abbie Woolwine on Friday, December 9 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Wrangler Gym Cafeteria at 665 N. Tyler Ave. in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Foot of snow in Bondurant (November 18, 2011)
A winter storm is bringing snow as it moves across the Cowboy state. Bondurant residents woke to a foot of fresh snow on Friday morning. ... FULL STORY
Winter Weather Advisory Nov. 18 (November 18, 2011)
by National Weather Service
Friday, Nov. 18, Pinedale Weather, 3:36AM: A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 5 pm Friday afternoon. Snow will continue today and last through the afternoon hours. Snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches possible with the highest amounts around Bond ... FULL STORY
Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner in Pinedale Nov. 24 (November 17, 2011)
There will be a free Community Thanksgiving Dinner in Pinedale on Thursday, November 24th from 12:00 Noon – 2:00 PM at the Pinedale Community Church United Church of Christ, 113 S. Maybell St. (next to Skate Park). Interdenominational Worship Service at 11:00 ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Attorney responds to legality of 5 to 3 petition (November 17, 2011)
Citizens tussle over how many commissioners to have for Sublette County
November 17, 2011 Statement from Sublette County and Prosecuting Attorney Neal R. Stelting: ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet November 18 (November 17, 2011)
The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce will hold their annual Banquet on Friday, November 18, 2011 at 6:00 PM in the Lovatt Room of the Sublette County Library in Pinedale. It will feature a "Roast" with guest Sublette County Commissioner Joel Bousman. There ... FULL STORY
Obama Administration ‘We Can’t Wait’ Executive Action for standards programs over auto industry (November 17, 2011)
Bypassing Congress for decision-making over America
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency media release, Wednesday, November 16, 2011: ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) 4-H members explore college life and career opportunities (November 17, 2011)
by Sublette 4-H
Through a grant funded by the Daniels Fund and the state 4-H program, 4-H members from the southwest district gathered at the University of Wyoming campus to spend two days touring the University and learning about career opportunities and college prep. ... FULL STORY
Lummis applauds House passage of National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act (November 17, 2011)
by U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis (R-WY), a member of the Second Amendment Task Force, applauded House passage of H.R. 822, the National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2011, which would require states allowing concealed carry to recogniz ... FULL STORY
WGFD continues public discussion of Wyoming Range deer (November 17, 2011)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
After several rounds of community meetings held in 2010 and 2011 to develop a management plan for the Wyoming Range mule deer herd, The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will again be visiting those local communities to discuss current issues and progress on th ... FULL STORY
Canadian Tribe orders wolf hunt continuance (November 15, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Leaders of the Tsilhqot’in Nation have expressed concern that the local wolf population is threatening wild horse and endangered mountain caribou herds. The British Columbian government has ordered that the wolf season remain open in hopes to reduce the popula ... FULL STORY
Idaho Wolf Management update (November 15, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
One hundred wolves were harvested by hunters through the end of October. Hunters killed three wolves in August during the first two days of the season, 30 wolves during September, and 68 wolves in October. In comparison, hunters had killed 84 wolves by October ... FULL STORY
Idaho’s wolf trapping season (November 15, 2011)
by Idaho Fish & Game news release
It is that time of year again when trappers and hound hunters will be out and about in the wilds of Idaho. ... FULL STORY
Wyoming committee backs changes to wolf plan (November 15, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Members of the Wyoming Joint Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resources Committee voted to change state law regarding wolf management so that it complies with a deal cut between Wyoming Governor Matt Mead and U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. The f ... FULL STORY
Appeals panel hears wolf hunt case (November 15, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Wolf advocates appeared before a federal appeals panel to protest the wolf hunts taking place in Idaho and Montana this fall. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Redistricting meeting draws crowd (November 15, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Update November 16, 2011 - Audio of Senetor Stan Cooper's statement at the redistricting meeting has been added courtesy of Bob Rule of KPIN 101.1 FM. Audio runs 18 minutes long and the file is large. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale High School Honor Rolls (November 15, 2011)
by Sublette County School District #1
High Honor Roll – Straight A’s ... FULL STORY
Wyoming DEQ 2011 Engine Emissions Study Summary Report available (November 15, 2011)
by Pinedale Online!
The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality released their 2011 Engine Emissions Study Summary Report on November 3, 2011. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Industry leads youth in fight against noxious weeds (November 15, 2011)
by Encana USA
There is an on-going battle in Jonah Field, between native and non-native species. Noxious and invasive weeds, such as cheat grass, thistle and Hoary cress have invaded the unshaded, open fields of Sublette County. The presence of these foreign plants is harmf ... FULL STORY
Turkey Talk (November 15, 2011)
by Sublette County Cooperative Extension Service
The holiday season has arrived and so has listeria in cantaloupes, E. Coli in ground beef and salmonella in nuts and dog food. The holidays are about spending time with family and food is a central focus at many holiday gatherings. It is no surprise during th ... FULL STORY
Lummis calls for A.G. Eric Holder’s resignation (November 15, 2011)
by .S. Representative Cynthia Lummis media release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today (Tuesday, November 15, 2011), U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) called on Attorney General Eric Holder to step down over his handling of Operation Fast and Furious, a Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives ... FULL STORY
Holiday Farmers Market December 4th (November 14, 2011)
The Sublette Local Food will hold their annual Holiday Farmers Market at the Pinedale Aquatic Center on Sunday, December 4th from 1pm to 4pm. The Market is an offshoot of the Pinedale Farmers Market and features local craftspeople, artisans and gourmets. Mag ... FULL STORY
Close encounter of the grizzly bear kind (November 14, 2011)
Ben Laster shoots charging sow bear
Former Pinedale resident Ben Laster, now living in Kalispell, Montana, shot and killed a charging grizzly bear in the Badger-Two Medicine Area of the Rocky Mountain Front while elk hunting on Wednesday, November 9th. Click on this link for the complete story f ... FULL STORY
Game and Fish hunting surveys now underway (November 14, 2011)
by Wyoming Game & Fish Department
Big game hunting seasons are winding down in much of the state and in the next few weeks both resident and nonresident hunters will be receiving harvest survey cards in the mail. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department contracts with Tetra Tech to conduct the la ... FULL STORY
Got an extra turkey? (November 12, 2011)
Pinedale Food Basket seeks donation of 20 turkeys
The Pinedale Food Basket wants to let the community know they are in need of about 20 more turkeys for Thanksgiving for the families they assist. If anyone has an extra turkey they won’t need for Thanksgiving, the Food Basket would greatly appreciate a donati ... FULL STORY
Community Thanksgiving dinner in Marbleton Nov. 24 (November 12, 2011)
Join the feast! If you are far from home or alone this Thanksgiving, come join us in celebration at the Old Senior Center on 1 Street E Street and Rakestraw avenue in Marbleton. From 11:00am to 1:00pm. No need to bring anything not even your wallet. If yo ... FULL STORY
(15 pictures) Late season on the Lander Road (November 11, 2011)
Photos by Bill Winney
Bill Winney sent in photos taken on Wednesday, Nov. 8 following the old Lander Trail Road near Buckskin Crossing. His pictures follow the trail as it runs on the western slope of the Wind River Mountains from Buckskin Crossing on the Big Sandy River to the jun ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Rural Health Care District regular Board meeting schedule (November 11, 2011)
by Sublette County Rural Health Care District
All meetings will begin at 7:00 p.m. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) New Fork Moose (November 11, 2011)
Cat Urbigkit saw this cow and calf moose along the New Fork River on Thursday, November 10th. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup – Nov. 11, 2011 (November 11, 2011)
Little Launchers ... FULL STORY
Court allows Wyoming Stock Growers Association intervention in grazing allotment case (November 10, 2011)
Environmentalists object to Forest Service categorical exclusions for renewal of grazing permits
On Wednesday, November 9th, U.S. Magistrate Judge Ronald Bush of the United States District Court for the District of Idaho granted a request and Order approving Stipulation on Intervention for the Wyoming Stock Growers Association, Wyoming Wool Growers Associ ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Middle School - 2011-12 Quarter 1 Honor Rolls (November 10, 2011)
by Sublette County School District #1
Petition to decrease the Commissioners from 5 to 3 (November 10, 2011)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
"On October 26, 2011, Paul Johnson of Pinedale requested the forms for a petition to decrease the Board of County Commissioners from 5 to 3. My office is beginning to receive signatures from the petition drive. For the question to access the ballot, there wi ... FULL STORY
Sublette Commissioners meeting agenda – Nov. 15, 2011 (November 10, 2011)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
Redistricting to be discussed Nov. 15 (November 10, 2011)
On Tuesday, November 15th, the Sublette County Commissioners will hold their regular meeting in the Commissioners meeting room of the Sublette County Courthouse in Pinedale beginning at 9:00AM. For those interested in the Redistricting topic, Senator Stan Coop ... FULL STORY
Forest Service seeks public comment on Sherman Cattle & Horse Allotment grazing permit (November 10, 2011)
The Big Piney Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest is conducting an environmental analysis of effects associated with term permitted livestock grazing on the Sherman Cattle & Horse Allotment. ... FULL STORY
Flag half-staff notice: In honor of James Barrett (November 10, 2011)
Former Wyoming Attorney General and U.S. Court of Appeals Judge
by Governor Matt Mead media release
Governor Matt Mead has ordered both the U.S. flag and the State of Wyoming flag be flown at half staff statewide from sunrise Saturday, November 12, 2011 to sunset on Monday, November 14, 2011 in honor of former Wyoming Attorney General and U.S. Court of Appea ... FULL STORY
Special ski pass rates for Sublette County residents at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (November 10, 2011)
Available until Nov. 18, 2011
Due to the closure of White Pine ski area for the 2011-2012 winter season, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort has offered significantly discounted pass prices to Sublette County residents for the upcoming ski season. Passes must be purchased by Friday, November 18, ... FULL STORY
WAS meeting Nov. 15 (November 9, 2011)
by Upper Green River Basin Chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society
The regular meeting of the Upper Green River Basin Chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society will be held on Tuesday, November 15th, at 7:00 PM at the Green River Valley Museum in Big Piney. Special guest speaker will be archaeologist Dave Vlcek talking ab ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Clinics to close for Thanksgiving holiday Nov. 24 & 25 (November 9, 2011)
Public Notice
by Sublette County Rural Health Care District
The Marbleton/Big Piney Clinic and the Pinedale Medical Clinic will be closed to observe the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday & Friday, November 24th and 25th. Both clinics will be open Saturday, November 26th from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Snow Explorers membership drive Nov. 12 (November 9, 2011)
Trails update
by Pinedale Snow Explorers
November 08, 2011 update from George Pryich, President, Pinedale Snow Explorers: ... FULL STORY
Dept. of Homeland Security has goal to employ 50,000 veterans by end of 2012 (November 9, 2011)
by Department of Homeland Security media release
Given the vital role veterans play in advancing the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) mission, Secretary Napolitano set a goal to have 50,000 veterans employed at DHS by the end of 2012. Through a Department-wide effort, Secretary Napolitano announced th ... FULL STORY
EPA to act on state air pollution reduction plans (November 9, 2011)
30-day comment period on plan that addresses cross-state pollution reduction plans, regional air haze reduction, motor vehicle emission reduction rules, clean diesel rules, pollution from stationary sources, and more
by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today (Wednesday, November 9, 2011) announced a court-ordered schedule to review and act on more than 40 state pollution reduction plans that will improve visibility in national parks and wilderness a ... FULL STORY
TSA head outlines airport security efforts (November 9, 2011)
by Department of Homeland Security
Below is the transcript of the Statement of Administrator John Pistole, Transportation Security Administration, before the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, in the Russell Senate Office Building, released by the Departmen ... FULL STORY
Barrasso: Keep the internet free and open (November 9, 2011)
Stop FCC Obama appointees from controlling another cector of economy
by Senator John Barrasso media release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today (Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011), U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) expressed his support for a resolution of disapproval against the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Net Neutrality Rule (S.J.Res.6). Sponsored by Senator Kay Baile ... FULL STORY
Barrasso & Portman: Where are the plans to cut red tape? (November 9, 2011)
President should enforce his Executive Order and publish Independent Agency Plans
by Senator John Barrasso media release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today (Wednesday, November 9, 2011), U.S. Senators John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) and Rob Portman (R-OH) called on President Obama to enforce his Executive Order 13579 asking independent agencies to publicly publish plans to improve and streamline r ... FULL STORY
WGFD works to protect wintering deer (November 9, 2011)
by Wyoming Game and Fish Department
As mule deer make their annual migration to winter ranges, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department reminds citizens to keep a watchful eye for poachers or suspicious activity, and to report any illegal activity immediately. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Veterans Day Observance Nov. 11 (November 8, 2011)
Please join American Legion Post 47 and VFW Post 4801 and their Auxiliaries in honoring our veterans past and present on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11th. The Observance will be at the Pinedale High School Auditorium at 11:00 am. The Pinedale High School Ba ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner – Nov. 8, 2011 (November 8, 2011)
Smashing Pumpkins ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) WYDOT applies for Recovery funds (November 8, 2011)
Funding for Wyoming Habitat Connectivity Initiative for wildlife over and underpasses in Sublette County
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
The Wyoming Department of Transportation has applied for federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) discretionary grants to fund the Wyoming Habitat Connectivity Initiative in Sublette County. ... FULL STORY
Home Brewing workshop Nov. 17 (November 8, 2011)
by Sublette County Library
Join us for a home brewing workshop! Thursday November 17th. This is presented by the brew masters of the Wind River Brewing Company in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
Interstate game tags required when antlers are attached to skull plates (November 8, 2011)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Every year Wyoming Game & Fish (WGFD) offices receive calls concerning collecting antlers. Troy Tobiasson, Sheridan Game Warden reminds hunters, "When someone finds a skull with antlers or horns attached they must contact a Wyoming Game and Fish Department law ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Cleaners has been sold to Rock Springs company (November 8, 2011)
Garments need to be picked up by Nov. 15th
Pinedale Cleaners has been sold to Sweetwater Laundry located on Foothill Blvd in Rock Springs, Wyoming. All garments need to be picked up by November 15. The hours for pickup will be between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Try for the Cutt-Slam this Fall (November 8, 2011)
Catch Wyoming's four cutthroat sub-species in their native range in Wyoming
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Late fall often provides some of the best fishing of the year and hunters with late season licenses might consider adding another activity and pursue their Cutt-Slam certificate. ... FULL STORY
Encana partners with Wyoming Stock Growers to support Rural Community Dialogues (November 8, 2011)
by Encana media release
The Wyoming Stock Growers Association and Encana Oil and Gas (USA) Inc. are working together to support Community Dialogues for Rural Wyoming, a program dedicated to providing information and education about life in small Wyoming communities with high energy a ... FULL STORY
Major NWS radar upgrade begins in Riverton (November 8, 2011)
The National Weather Service in Riverton is upgrading their Doppler Radar system which serves western and central Wyoming. The system is being shut down for a major radar upgrade and won’t be back online for two weeks. Radar services from that station via int ... FULL STORY
‘A Chili Night Out:, Warm Up To History’ Nov. 12 (November 8, 2011)
Presentation and book signing by local author Paul Jensen
by Sublette County Library
PINEDALE - Please join the Sublette County Library, at 155 S Tyler Ave in Pinedale, on Saturday, November 12th at 5:30 pm for "A Chili Night Out, Warm Up To History." ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Scott Werbelow moves to position as new Game Warden Supervisor in Cody (November 8, 2011)
Former Pinedale WG&F Game Warden
by Wyoming Game & Fish
The Cody region of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department encompasses all of the Big Horn Basin and there is a game warden stationed in each of the major communities found therein. There are nine wardens total. ... FULL STORY
(5 pictures) Safety, reliability, top priorities for Rocky Mountain Power (November 8, 2011)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Representatives from Rocky Mountain Power gave a media tour of their facilities in Sublette County on Tuesday, November 1st. The purpose was to explain the causes of recent power outages and to provide information about corrections and improvements the company ... FULL STORY
John Underwood talk Nov. 21 (November 8, 2011)
Pinedale Pure Performance, a Pinedale High School leadership program, along with the Pinedale Booster Club and Pinedale High School S.A.D.D. program, are pleased to sponsor special guest speaker John Underwood for a motivational talk on Monday, November 21st. ... FULL STORY
Treats for Troops (November 8, 2011)
by Sublette County 4-H
Sublette County 4-H will again be sending cookies to the men and women serving in our military. We would like to invite any member of the community to help out. We really need military addresses! If you know anyone serving in the military, please call the Sha ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nov. 9 EAS national test change notices (November 8, 2011)
30-second test at Noon in Wyoming on Wednesday, Nov. 9th
by Pinedale Online!
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have announced changes to their planned Emergency Alert System (EAS) national test scheduled for 2:00 PM Eastern Time (12:00 Noon Rocky Mountain Time) on Wednesday, Nove ... FULL STORY
Montana hunters take 44 wolves (November 6, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The fall wolf hunt in Montana has resulted in the harvest of 44 wolves so far, according to press reports. Meanwhile, state officials are considering extending the hunting season so that quotas can be filled, according to the Helena Independent Record. ... FULL STORY
Oregon counties weigh in on wolves (November 6, 2011)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Elected officials in eight eastern Oregon counties have joined together to file a court brief that advocates the killing of problem wolves in that state. The brief was filed in response to a court-issued stay that prohibited the killing of two wolves that have ... FULL STORY
Sublette Commissioners meeting Nov. 8 (November 6, 2011)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup – Nov. 4 (November 6, 2011)
Halloween's a ball ... FULL STORY
Flag Half Staff notice (November 3, 2011)
In honor of former Chief Justice of the Wyoming Supreme Court, Walter Urbigkit
by Governor Matt Mead’s office media release
Governor Matt Mead has ordered both the U.S. flag and the State of Wyoming flag be flown at half staff statewide from sunrise to sunset on Friday, November 4, 2011 in honor of former Chief Justice of the Wyoming Supreme Court, Walter Urbigkit who passed away O ... FULL STORY
Women’s handgun classes available (November 2, 2011)
Improving shooting skills and for personal defense
Women who are interested in improving their shooting skills or their personal defense with a firearm can take advantage of a firearms class offered by Green River Firearms Training LLC. Women will learn how to shoot or become more familiar with handguns or ri ... FULL STORY
Roads to Old Faithful, Canyon close for the season Nov. 7 (November 2, 2011)
by Yellowstone National Park
Visitors who are still considering that fall trip to see Old Faithful erupt or take that perfect picture of the Lower Falls from Artist Point better do so soon. ... FULL STORY
BLM seeks comments on Draft Environmental Assessment for May 2012 Oil and Gas lease parcels (November 2, 2011)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) High Desert District (HDD) is seeking public input on the draft environmental assessment (EA) for the May 2012 competitive oil and gas lease sale parcel offering. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale classes selected for School-Community Initiative (November 2, 2011)
by University of Wyoming
Students in two Pinedale High School classes are participating in an innovative school-community engagement initiative this fall that will benefit the community. ... FULL STORY
WYDOT finishes projects on I-80, US 191 (November 2, 2011)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
Residents and travelers have noticed the Wyoming Department of Transportation’s new Variable Speed Limit signs that have been placed across the I-80 corridor through Sweetwater County. The signs are situated at 12 new locations between milepost 88 to milepost ... FULL STORY
Sweetwater Sheriff’s Office warns of latest scams (November 2, 2011)
by Detective Dick Blust, Jr., Public Information Officer, Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office
ROCK SPRINGS - The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office has issued an advisory concerning three scams presently circulating in the county. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) In the Upper Green (November 2, 2011)
Photos by Dave Bell
Dave Bell took advantage of the sunshine last weekend to take a drive to the Upper Green. "As winter begins to set in, the warmer days are rapidly dwindling down. So, enjoying the last days of warmth outdoors is paramount. Sunday, was one of those days--warm, ... FULL STORY
(5 pictures) Canning Workshop (November 2, 2011)
Recently, the Sublette County Extension Office held a Canning Workshop. The program was held by Jennifer Jacobsen, Nutrition & Food Safety Educator with the University of Wyoming Extension office. The class was a hands-on learning opportunity. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner – Nov. 1, 2011 (November 1, 2011)
Tiny trick-or-treater ... FULL STORY
Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for SW Wyoming (November 1, 2011)
by National Weather Service

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