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Pinedale Online News - January 2007

(1 pictures) Natural Gas Development Impacts on Sublette County (January 31, 2007)
Social and Economic Impacts
Jeffrey Jacquet, Socioeconomic Analyst for Sublette County, put together a report recently on the social & economic impacts to Sublette County from natural gas development. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wyoming’s fatality rate on the rise (January 31, 2007)
One car rollover #1 fatal crash type
by Wyoming Highway Patrol
Preliminary numbers for 2006 indicate that the number of fatalities in the State of Wyoming will be the highest they have been since 1982. Indications are that a total of 195 people lost their lives on Wyoming public roadways statewide. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) New Rec Center for Big Piney-Marbleton? (January 31, 2007)
Watch your mailbox for a questionnaire
by Pinedale Online!
A local Sublette County group is proposing that a multi-purpose community recreation center be built in Marbleton to serve the Big Piney-Marbleton area. The facility would be paid for by Sublette County government, along with contributions from individuals and ... FULL STORY
UW Dean’s Freshman Honor Roll (January 31, 2007)
University of Wyoming honors list
by University of Wyoming
(Laramie, Wyoming) - The University of Wyoming lists two students from Sublette County on the 2006 fall semester academic Dean's Freshman Honor Roll. The honor roll consists of regularly-enrolled freshmen who have earned a 3.25 or better grade point average. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Natural Gas rate public hearing March 21 (January 31, 2007)
PNG requesting an 11.5% rate of return
The Wyoming Public Service Commission issued a public service announcement on Wednesday notifying interested parties of an upcoming public hearing that has been scheduled to provide information and allow questions from the public on Pinedale Natural Gas’s requ ... FULL STORY
Community Dinner Theater forming in Pinedale (January 21, 2007)
Looking for participants
If there is sufficient interest, Pinedale could have a community dinner theater production this winter. Thus far, Frank Roncalio has agreed to serve as play director for the prospective all-volunteer group, and the acclaimed Sue Eversull has generously offere ... FULL STORY
Frigid weather on the way (January 31, 2007)
20 to 30 below Zero
Another storm system will move into western and central Wyoming in the next few days bringing frigid weather and some snow, says the National Weather Service (NWS) out of Riverton. ... FULL STORY
PAWG Water Quality Task Group meets March 2 (January 31, 2007)
Pinedale Anticline Working Group citizens committee provides input to BLM
by Bureau of Land Management
The Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG) Water Quality Task Group will meet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, March 2, at the Pinedale BLM Office Conference Room. The Pinedale BLM office is located at 432 E. Mill Street. ... FULL STORY
Snowshoe Outing on Murdock Ranch Feb. 2 (January 31, 2007)
Green River Valley Land Trust event
by Green River Valley Land Trust
Experience the beauty and take in the magnificent views from the Murdock’s Double Bar E Ranch in Pinedale as we enjoy the surroundings with family and friends on a snowshoe outing. This event, organized by the Green River Valley Land Trust, will take place on ... FULL STORY
LaBarge wolf killed (January 29, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reported that last Wednesday, Jan. 24, an uncollared adult wolf was caught in a coyote trap on a private ranch near LaBarge. The trap drag did not hold and the wolf ran off with the trap. The trapper notified FWS. ... FULL STORY
Bowhunter Education Course offered in Pinedale Feb. 17 (January 27, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Pinedale, Wyoming) - If you are a bowhunter or want to learn more about the sport, there will be a bowhunter education course in Pinedale, Saturday, February 17 from 8 am to 5 pm at the Wind River Archers' indoor range. ... FULL STORY
UW President's Freshman Honor Roll (January 26, 2007)
University of Wyoming
by University of Wyoming
(Laramie, Wyoming) - The University of Wyoming lists two students from Sublette County on the 2006 fall semester President's Freshman Honor Roll. This honor roll consists of regularly enrolled freshmen who earned a 4.0 ("A") grade point average for the semeste ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Antler Hunting (January 27, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
In the Cody area alone, wildlife officials know that at least two bull elk and three mule deer were poached last winter and one deer this winter - not because someone needed the meat - but because someone wanted their antlers. ... FULL STORY
2007 Wyoming Walk-In Fishing Atlas Available (January 27, 2007)
Pick up from License Agents and Game & Fish Offices
by Wyoming Game & Fish
The 2007 Walk-In Area Fishing Atlas is now available from the Wyoming Game & Fish Department. The 42-page fishing guide features 49 fishing spots enrolled in the Game and Fish Department's Private Lands Public Wildlife Access Program. ... FULL STORY
Avalanche danger lessens (January 27, 2007)
Snowmobile Condition Report
CDT SNOWMOBILER'S TAKE NOTE: The International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race is taking place this week. Expect to see sled dog race teams on the Upper Green to Pinedale trails Monday, January 29. Teams will be at Middle Piney trails near Big Piney on Tuesd ... FULL STORY
BLM removes 8 parcels from Feb O&G Lease Sale (January 26, 2007)
by Bureau of Land Management
(Pinedale, Wyoming) - Based on review and recommendation from the Pinedale Field Office, the BLM has removed eight (8) parcels originally included in the February 2007 Competitive Oil and Gas Lease sale. The parcels were removed when BLM determined they conta ... FULL STORY
(19 pictures) Pinedale Stage Stop IPSSSDR (January 31, 2007)
by Pinedale Online!
The Pinedale Stage Stop of the International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race (IPSSSDR) took place Sunday and Monday, January 29-30. Pinedale is one of eleven towns that serve as "stages" for the annual race. Other towns include Jackson, Lander, Big Piney-Mar ... FULL STORY
(18 pictures) Big Piney-Marbleton Stage Stop IPSSSDR (January 31, 2007)
International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race
by Pinedale Online!
The International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race began in 1993 with the goal to introduce spectators to the sport of sled dog racing, spread the word about the need to immunize children under the age of two years old and to showcase the beautiful state of W ... FULL STORY
(14 pictures) Muddy Creek Elk Feedground Brucellosis Testing (January 31, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Editor's Note: Selected members of the media were invited to attend and cover the Wyoming Game & Fish Department elk brucellosis trap and testing procedure at Muddy Creek Elk Feedground on Monday, January 29, 2007. Cat Urbigkit went for Pinedale Online! Here a ... FULL STORY
IPSSSDR in Pinedale & Big Piney Jan 28-30 (January 27, 2007)
International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race
The 12th Annual International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race (IPSSSDR) is coming to Pinedale again and now to Big Piney/Marbleton. Here’s the schedule of events for our area. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Flick Theater not threatened says Town of Marbleton (January 25, 2007)
Untrue rumors being spread
by Pinedale Online!
The Town of Marbleton wrote an Open Letter to the Citizens of Sublette County on Thursday, January 25th, to squelch apparent rumors floating around that the Flick Theater in Marbleton is in danger of being closed or demolished due to plans for the new south-co ... FULL STORY
UW Dean’s Honor Roll (January 25, 2007)
by University of Wyoming
(Laramie) - The University of Wyoming lists seven students from Sublette County on the 2006 fall semester academic Dean's Honor Roll. The honor roll consists of regularly enrolled undergraduates above freshman standing who earned a 3.4 or better grade point a ... FULL STORY
High school alpine ski teams in jeopardy (January 23, 2007)
Casper schools may drop alpine ski sport
Pinedale’s high school alpine ski racers will be traveling to Casper on Thursday to race on Friday, January 26th. ... FULL STORY
Big Piney Bicycle Path to be extended to Fairgrounds (January 23, 2007)
The Wyoming Transportation Commission awarded contracts for nearly $18.4 million for ten highway projects around the state during its January meeting in Cheyenne recently. ... FULL STORY
On Global Warming (January 23, 2007)
Blog debates crash website
The United States Senate’s website was slowed down recently, and the culprits might be and Global Warming, according to a recent story by Bob Rule of Pinedale’s KPIN 101.1 FM News Radio. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale BLM sets Informal Open House Feb. 13 (January 23, 2007)
To discuss PAPA Draft Supplemental EIS
by Bureau of Land Management
The Pinedale Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will host an informal open house from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesday, February 13, in the Sublette County Library in Pinedale to discuss the Pinedale Anticline Project Area (PAPA) Draft Supplemental nvironmental Impa ... FULL STORY
Big Piney High School Class of 1987 Reunion July 6-8, 2007 (January 22, 2007)
Still looking for some missing classmates!
The 20-Year Reunion for the Big Piney High School class of 1987 will be held Friday-Sunday, July 6-8, 2007. "All 80s classes are welcome," said organizer Michelle Anschutz Blomfelt. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) New Pinedale Clinic set to open Nov. 2007 (January 22, 2007)
The new Pinedale Medical Clinic is set to be constructed and ready to open by November, 2007, according to Randy Johnson, Director of the Sublette County Rural Health Care District. ... FULL STORY
UW President’s Honor Roll (January 22, 2007)
University of Wyoming students from Pinedale and Daniel
by University of Wyoming
(Laramie) - The University of Wyoming lists seven students from Sublette County on the 2006 fall semester President's Honor Roll. ... FULL STORY
Workshop on new Golf Course Feb. 5 (January 22, 2007)
Town of Pinedale Planning & Zoning
The Town of Pinedale Planning & Zoning Board will hold a public workshop after their regular business meeting on Monday, February 5th, to discuss the proposed 280-acre golf course in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
Funeral Services for John W. Hansen Sr. Jan. 29 (January 27, 2007)
Funeral services for John W. Hansen Sr. will be held on Monday, January 29, at 12:00 Noon at Covill Funeral Home in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Mountain Goats (January 28, 2007)
Dave Bell saw two groups of mountain goats on cliffs in the Snake River Canyon this weekend near Alpine. Click on this link to his photo gallery see more pictures: Mountain Goats in Snake River Canyon (6 photos) ... FULL STORY
Senator Thomas fights for Beef Labeling (January 26, 2007)
by Office of U.S. Senator Craig Thomas
(Washington D.C.) - U.S. Senator Craig Thomas introduced legislation today that would expedite the implementation of country-of-origin labeling (COOL) for beef and other products by saying, “It is important to provide consumers with more product information, b ... FULL STORY
LIEAP help period extended to April 30 (January 24, 2007)
Wyoming Low Income Energy Assistance Program
The Wyoming Department of Family Services has extended the application season for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program, LIEAP, by two months. The application period was scheduled to end on February 28th, but due to an increase in requests, the program will ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Mule Deer Jumping Barb Wire Fence (January 24, 2007)
A mule deer jumps over a barb wire fence along the South Cottonwood Creek road earlier this week. Antelope do not jump over these fences. They prefer to crawl under the wires. ... FULL STORY
(7 pictures) Molly's Revenge (January 27, 2007)
Highland Celtic band performs in Pinedale
by Pam McCulloch, Pinedale Online!
Molly’s Revenge, a Highland Celtic band, gave several appearances in Pinedale this week, culminating with a performance in the Pinedale Auditorium on Friday night, January 26th. The group gave performances for the Pinedale Elementary and High Schools on Thurs ... FULL STORY
Upper Green Snowmobiling-By Dave Bell (January 23, 2007)
Honey, I'm going snowmobiling this weekend! This untracked meadow may be more than some of you avid snowmobilers can resist. Upper Green, north of Pinedale. This is a picture from Dave Bell and Arnold Brokling's snowmobile trip there last weekend. For more pho ... FULL STORY
A reality: Wyoming Supercomputer Facility (January 24, 2007)
News from Congress
by Senator Craig Thomas, Senator Mike Enzi, Representative Barbara Cubin
(Washington, D.C.) - The Wyoming delegation praised the recent decision to build a supercomputing data center for scientific research in Cheyenne, Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
Wyoming to get Supercomputing Center (January 23, 2007)
To study climate, weather and other Earth & atmospheric processes
HPCwire, a news and information website covering the global community of computationally- and data-intensive computing, reports that the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and its managing organization, the University Corporation for Atmospheric R ... FULL STORY
BLM extends PAPA SEIS comment period to March 15 (January 15, 2007)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Pinedale Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has extended the Pinedale Anticline Project Area (PAPA) Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) public comment period by 30 days to March 15, 2007. The field office wants to include the results of the Cal ... FULL STORY
IPSSSDR Jan. 26-Feb. 3 - Sled Dog Race (January 13, 2007)
New Big Piney/Marbleton stages added for 2007
Twenty sled dog teams will harness up for the running of the 2007 International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race (IPSSSDR), January 26 – February 3, announced Race Director Frank Teasley. This year’s roster includes many race veterans as well as rookies to th ... FULL STORY
Property Tax Bill dead, says Olsen (January 22, 2007)
Indefinitely postponed by Revenue Committee
by KPIN 101.1 FM Pinedale News Radio
(Cheyenne, Wyo) Rapidly rising property values in Sublette County are certainly welcome by those who are selling their home or land, but when it comes to property taxes, these rapidly rising property values can be a serious problem, especially for retired pers ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Molly’s Revenge headed to Pinedale Jan. 26 (January 16, 2007)
Celtic music sure to raise the rafters!
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council is proud to present Molly’s Revenge in concert Friday, January 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Pinedale High School Auditorium. ... FULL STORY
Sportsmen unite to save the Wyoming Range (January 26, 2007)
And yes, they are heavily armed
A new group has formed to lend their support for efforts to protect the Wyoming Range from further oil and gas development. The group is a coalition of high-profile sporting organizations and sportsmen who have joined forces hoping their combined voice will be ... FULL STORY
Dale Bosworth to retire as chief of Forest Service (January 13, 2007)
Woman from Montana selected as his replacement
On January 12th, Forest Service Chief Dale Bosworth announced his retirement after 41 years of service with the federal agency. He served in the position of chief for six years. ... FULL STORY
Landowner coupons due Feb. 1 (January 13, 2007)
For elk, deer and antelope
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Cheyenne) - Ranchers and farmers are alerted the February 1 deadline to redeem landowner coupons from the past hunting season is fast approaching. The coupons and corresponding affidavit must be submitted to the local game warden or Wyoming Game and Fish Depa ... FULL STORY
Submissions sought for Anthology by Wyoming Writers (January 13, 2007)
by University of Wyoming
Wyoming Poet Laureate David Romtvedt, associate professor in the University of Wyoming Department of English, will select works by Wyoming writers for an anthology expanding on themes related to the Smithsonian's "Between Fences" exhibition. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) More on UW Supercomputer (January 25, 2007)
Great Day for Wyoming, says Governor Freudenthal
by Governor Freudenthal's Office
(Cheyenne) - Diversification of Wyoming’s economy, enhancement of energy research and attracting top-flight scientists and faculty to the University of Wyoming are among the benefits from a planned supercomputer center in southeast Wyoming, Governor Dave Freud ... FULL STORY
Jan. 24 Rural Health meeting cancelled (January 19, 2007)
Next meeting February 14th
NOTICE: The Wednesday, January 24th, regular meeting of the Sublette County Rural Health Care District board has been CANCELLED due to family-related absences. The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 14th. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Drivers: Beware of wildlife on roads (January 13, 2007)
As winter weather pushes area wildlife down to winter ranges near valley bottoms, the Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation (JHWF) and Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) are cautioning drivers about the hazards of wildlife crossing valley roads and asking driv ... FULL STORY
Good weekend for snow sports (January 20, 2007)
SnoCross Snowmobile Race, Skiing
This is a great weekend for those who enjoy playing in the snow! ... FULL STORY
Housing Trends in Sublette County (January 16, 2007)
New report says 86% of homes currently on the market are out of reach of the average Sublette County family
If the trends of the last 5 years continue, Sublette County can expect about 500 new houses and at least 1000 new people from 2007 to 2010 according to a new report on Sublette County real estate trends. The report also calculates that the average Sublette Co ... FULL STORY
Pinedale P&Z votes down County Shop request (January 16, 2007)
Citizens speak out in opposition
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
There was a standing-room only crowd at the Town of Pinedale Planning & Zoning Board meeting at the Pinedale Town Hall on Tuesday night to speak on the agenda topic of Sublette County's request for a zone change for a parcel of property located near Rendezvous ... FULL STORY
BLM Slash/Pile burn on Friday, Jan. 19 (January 17, 2007)
Hoback Ranches subdivision area
by Bureau of Land Management
The Pinedale BLM will conduct a slash pile burn on Friday, January 19, in the Hoback Ranches subdivision area. ... FULL STORY
New spins on old Scams (January 23, 2007)
Dog For Sale Scam, Job Classified Scam, Banking Agent Scam, all variations of the Nigerian 419 Scam
by Pinedale Online!
Anyone who does e-mail, or owns a fax machine, these days has no doubt received a suspicious solicitation. There are new twists to the old scams, so it bears bringing some attention to them to raise awareness amongst our readers. The variations we want to call ... FULL STORY
Would you like to work in Yellowstone Park? (January 22, 2007)
Yellowstone National Park recruits for 2007 YCC Program
by Yellowstone National Park
Imagine an opportunity to work in and enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities in our nation's first national park--hiking, backpacking, and exploring, to name a few--while fostering an understanding and appreciation of Yellowstone National Park and its natura ... FULL STORY
Yellowstone Elk Count (January 22, 2007)
by Yellowstone National Park
The Northern Yellowstone Cooperative Wildlife Working Group conducted its annual winter survey of the northern Yellowstone elk population on December 30, 2006. A total of 6,738 elk were counted during good survey conditions. Approximately two-thirds of the o ... FULL STORY
(21 pictures) SnoCross in Bondurant (January 21, 2007)
Heart 2 Heart SnoCross
by Clint Gilchrist, Pinedale Online!
The 3rd annual Heart 2 Heart SnoCross race was held in Bondurant over the weekend (Jan 20-21) on the Norris and Layne Brown ranch. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Holiday Inn Express coming to Pinedale? (January 21, 2007)
Motel and 230-acre subdivision topics of Pinedale P&Z workshop
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
On Tuesday, January 16th, the Town of Pinedale Planning & Zoning Board held their regular public meeting. At the end of their regular session, they held a public workshop to hear information about two proposals: one for a new large motel on the east end of Pin ... FULL STORY
Stuck in the wolf quagmire (January 20, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The quagmire over future plans for the management of wolves in Wyoming shows no sign of easing, and although state and federal officials keep talking, each side seems to be showing few signs of actually listening to the other. What is often left out of the dis ... FULL STORY
Moratorium on new large subdivisions in Pinedale? (January 20, 2007)
Reporter’s Notes: No on Moratorium, County P&Z decides to recommend meetings to Commissioners
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
At the last meeting of the Sublette County Planning & Zoning Board in Pinedale on Thursday, January 18th, the suggestion was brought up to consider putting a short-term moratorium on new subdivisions in the county within the one-mile radius of incorporated tow ... FULL STORY
Faler’s Store temporarily closed (January 19, 2007)
Saturday, January 20 Update: Faler’s is OPEN! ... FULL STORY
(6 pictures) WG&F plans for Piney elk herd (January 17, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has finalized its plans for controlling brucellosis in the Piney elk herd in issuing its Piney Elk Brucellosis Management Action Plan. Although closing elk feedgrounds was one option considered, the plan recommends against ... FULL STORY
Changes at the Pinedale Recycling Center (January 15, 2007)
by Marti Seipp
Pinedale has many, many GREAT recyclers working together to help get materials back into useful life. In the past, all drop offs at the Pinedale center have been accepted on the east side of the building on North Bridger Avenue. That has had commercial vehic ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Bull Elk (January 17, 2007)
by Lynn Wittlieff
Lynn Wittlieff drove to Jackson on Saturday and found this elk feeding with some horses by the road. He was kind enough to pose for photos. ... FULL STORY
Heart 2 Heart SnoCross Jan 20-21 (January 13, 2007)
In Bondurant
The 3rd annual Heart 2 Heart SnoCross race is scheduled to be held on Saturday & Sunday, January 20-21 in Bondurant. ... FULL STORY
Sublette County to accept hazardous waste year-round (January 14, 2007)
The Sublette County Commissioners have decided to go to year-round acceptance of hazardous household waste at the County landfills rather than only on the once-a-year schedule used in the past. This is in response to requests from the public. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale BLM issues Mesa seasonal closure (January 13, 2007)
Closed January 15-April 30
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Pinedale, in coordination with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, is preparing to close all BLM-administered public lands on the Mesa south of Pinedale to motorized vehicle use from Monday, January 15 through April 30, ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Boat Club Events (January 13, 2007)
Fishing Derbies, Sailing Regatta, Horseshoe Pitch, Cookout
Below are dates for upcoming events for the Pinedale Boat Club. Memberships are available for purchase at the sign-up for these events: ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Antlers in the grass (January 17, 2007)
by Dawn Ballou
Four mule deer bucks lounge in the tall grass on a ranch north of Big Piney this week. With the January 15th closure of the Mesa, big truck traffic on Highway 351 (in the background) has reduced considerably. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Frigid weather to continue (January 13, 2007)
Temperatures to dip to 25-35 degrees below zero
The National Weather Service is advising that frigid temperatures will continue over western and central Wyoming as an Arctic air mass remains over the area. ... FULL STORY
90-Room Motel Workshop Jan. 16th (January 15, 2007)
by Pinedale Online!
The Town of Pinedale Planning and Zoning Board will hold their regular meeting on Tuesday, January 16th, beginning at 5:30 pm at the Pinedale Town Hall. At the end of their regular business session, they will move into a workshop session that will discuss two ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) New Historical Signs for Sublette County (January 10, 2007)
The Past Recast: New signs recount area history
by Sublette County Museum Board
The Sublette County Museum Board has received the first of its upgraded historical signs, part of a project to improve and replace approximately 10 interpretive signs along major roads and byways in the county. ... FULL STORY
Bowhunter Ed course offered in Pinedale (January 10, 2007)
February 17th, 8 am - 5 pm
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Pinedale) If you are a bowhunter, or want to learn more about bowhunting, there is a Bowhunter Education Course being offered in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
Snowmobile Grooming Report (January 11, 2007)
Weekend of January 12, 2007
by Wyoming State Trails Program
Memorial Services for Adella Hummer Jan. 16 (January 13, 2007)
Memorial Services for Adella Hummer will be held on Tuesday, January 16, at 11:00 AM at Covill Funeral Home in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
Writer’s Roundtable Jan. 23 in Big Piney (January 9, 2007)
Local author Cat Urbigkit
The Big Piney Library will host a writer’s roundtable discussion on Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 7:00 pm. Local author Cat Urbigkit will lead an informal discussion about book writing and publishing, highlighting resources available to help writers down the road to get ... FULL STORY
Chamber of Commerce Luncheon Jan. 24 (January 9, 2007)
'Bugs Got Your Trees Down?'
by Sublette County Chamber of Commerce
Are Wyoming's forests healthy? Are the trees planted within the community of Pinedale healthy? Wyoming's trees, whether in a forested environment or within a community, have been under considerable attack lately from a variety of insects, diseases, and abioti ... FULL STORY
Boy Scout Spaghetti Dinner Feb. 22 (January 6, 2007)
Fundraiser for the Pinedale Boy Scouts
The 12th Annual Boy Scout Spaghetti Dinner will be held on Thursday, February 22nd in Pinedale. This dinner is the Scouts’ only fundraiser for the year, so please come out and support them! ... FULL STORY
PAWG Water Quality Task Group to meet Jan. 24 (January 4, 2007)
by Bureau of Land Management
(Pinedale) - The Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG) Water Quality Task Group will meet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the Pinedale BLM Office Conference Room. The Pinedale BLM office is located at 432 E. Mill Street. ... FULL STORY
(7 pictures) Pinedale Perks (January 16, 2007)
Finding a great cup of coffee in Pinedale
by Pam McCulloch, Pinedale Online!
There are many places to get a hot cup of Joe in Pinedale, whether you want a quick cup or want the whole coffee shop experience. Pinedale coffee stops brew up anything from a regular drip to a triple shot espresso. A few of the perks in Pinedale include… ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Deer Crossing (January 12, 2007)
There are many places that are travel corridors for wildlife crossing highways in Sublette County. One such area is the five-mile stretch of road on Highway 189 just south of Daniel. The Wyoming Department of Transportation has put up lighted warning signs on ... FULL STORY
Governor gives 2007 State of the State address (January 11, 2007)
We have opportunities presented by a strong economy
by Governor Freudenthal's office
(Cheyenne) - Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal gave his 2007 State of the State address to a joint session of the Wyoming Legislature on Wednesday, January 10th, in Cheyenne. ... FULL STORY
UW to get $12 Million for new Energy School (January 9, 2007)
EnCana, Shell, and Nielson & Associates donate millions towards new School of Energy Resources
The University of Wyoming (UW) has secured $12 Million in gifts and pledges in gifts from three companies towards their new School of Energy Resources. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wyoming one of Worst States for highway safety laws (January 9, 2007)
New study by Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety
by Pinedale Online!
Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (AHAS), an alliance of consumer, health and safety groups and insurance companies, released its fourth annual highway safety report on January 8th. The report, “2007 Roadmap to State Highway Safety Laws,” includes ratings ... FULL STORY
(8 pictures) Photos of Sublette County (January 13, 2007)
Photos by Scott Almdale
Editor’s Note: Pinedale resident, Scott Almdale, sent in these photos from his recent outings around Sublette County. Scott moved to Pinedale from New Hampshire not long ago and is enjoying the scenery of the area. Scott’s comments beautifully capture the esse ... FULL STORY
Wyoming Ski, Snowmobile Trail & Avalanche Conditions (January 5, 2007)
Weekend of January 6, 2007
Piney Elk Herd Brucellosis meeting Jan. 11 (January 5, 2007)
In Big Piney
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Big Piney)- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will hold a public meeting to present the Brucellosis Management Action Plan (BMAP) for the Piney elk herd unit on January 11th, at 7:00 PM, in Big Piney, WY at the Public Library. The Piney elk herd unit enc ... FULL STORY
Hunting application periods underway (January 5, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Cheyenne) - Beginning January 2, Wyoming Game and Fish Department application periods for big game licenses officially got underway. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Jeni Fleming Trio in Pinedale Jan. 11 (January 2, 2007)
Classical, Modern Jazz, Folk, Original Pop
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
(Pinedale) - The Pinedale Fine Arts Council is proud to present The Jeni Fleming Acoustic Trio in concert Thursday, January 11 at 7:30 pm in the Pinedale High School Auditorium. ... FULL STORY
More winter weather on the way (January 11, 2007)
6-12 inches of new snow
The National Weather Service out of Riverton has issued a Snow Advisory for Yellowstone National Park, and the Teton and Gros Ventre mountains. The advisory is in effect through 5PM Thursday. North central Wyoming is also under a Snow Advisory through Thursday ... FULL STORY
Wyoming Range snowmobilers found safe (January 10, 2007)
Weather forces party of 8 to spend night in Warming Hut
A search and rescue effort for a group of eight missing snowmobilers up Horse Creek in the Wyoming Range had a happy ending on Monday, January 8th with the party finding their own way out before search and rescue crews went in. ... FULL STORY
Local Basketball Scores (January 10, 2007)
Pinedale vs Big Piney
Pinedale-Big Piney High School basketball games played on Tuesday, January 9: ... FULL STORY
Funeral Services Naomi Pape Jan. 13 (January 9, 2007)
Funeral services for Naomi Pape will be held on Saturday, January 13, at 1:00 PM at the Pinedale Auditorium. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Music Students to perform (January 8, 2007)
Wyoming All-State Music Groups
by Craig Sheppard
Over 450 of Wyoming’s best high school music students will meet in Rock Springs on January 14-16, 2007, for the 2007 Wyoming All-State Band, Orchestra, and Choir Clinic. ... FULL STORY
Wednesday Night Archery League begins Jan. 10 (January 5, 2007)
New members welcome
(Pinedale) - Archery enthusiasts met on Wednesday night and formed a new Archery League in Pinedale. The group will meet on Wednesday nights, beginning on January 10th, at the indoor archery range upstairs in the Sublette County Ice Arena. ... FULL STORY
Phronia Louis Gay Jones Baux (January 11, 2007)
Phronia Louis Gay Jones Baux died Monday, January 8, 2007. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Winter Walking Path (January 6, 2007)
The Pinedale Walking Path extension is being plowed during the winter for those who want to keep up with their exercise in the winter months. The path starts at the bottom of the hill on the east end of Pinedale, at the end of the Rendezvous Pointe road. This ... FULL STORY
(27 pictures) Hoar Frost (January 10, 2007)
by Pinedale Online!
The long, lacy ice crystals of hoar frost form on objects when the air is moist and the surface is cold. Humidity and moisture combine to freeze instantly. The water vapour condenses through deposition directly as solid ice onto the surface of objects. Hoar fr ... FULL STORY
Photos of Sublette County Jan. 10 (January 2, 2007)
John Fandek slide show
by Rendezvous Pointe
(Pinedale) - John Fandek will be presenting a Slide Show program entitled, “Photos of Sublette County”, at Rendezvous Pointe in Pinedale on Wednesday, January 10th at 1:00 PM. The program is part of a series called “Our Wind River Heritage”, funded from Sublet ... FULL STORY
Cody man killed in roll-over near Bondurant (January 8, 2007)
Steven B. Wickersham
The Wyoming Highway Patrol reported that Steven B. Wickersham, 56, of Cody, Wyoming, was killed on Saturday, January 6th in a one vehicle accident on the Dell Creek Road near Bondurant. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Blustery Pinedale (January 9, 2007)
Strong winds picked up snow and blew it across the streets of Pinedale on Sunday afternoon. The recent winter storms have dropped more snow in nearby mountains, more to play on for snowmobilers and skiers. White Pine Ski Area now has a 36-inch base with 4 inch ... FULL STORY
BTNF grants WG&F permits to go on Forest (January 5, 2007)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Bridger-Teton National Forest has issued four short-term permits to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department allowing them to use and occupy Bridger-Teton land in order to manage the elk populations in the area. The permits are for the Pritchard and Fish Creek ... FULL STORY
Hwy 191 in Hoback Canyon closed 1 PM today (January 6, 2007)
Avalanche Control Work - Expect brief delays
11:00 AM: The Wyoming Department of Transportation will be doing avalanche control work in the Hoback River Canyon on US Hwy 191 at 1:00 PM TODAY. Brief delays can be expected. ... FULL STORY
BTNF Backcountry Avalanche Bulletin (January 5, 2007)
General Avalanche Hazard is MODERATE - Caution Advised
Russian rocket debris re-enters over Wyoming & Colorado (January 4, 2007)
Debris fragment falls near Riverton, Wyoming Thursday morning
by Pinedale Online!
The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) reported that an SL-4 rocket body re-entered the atmosphere over Colorado and Wyoming early this morning, Thursday, January 4th, and a piece of the debris landed near Riverton, Wyoming. A piece reportedly la ... FULL STORY
Local Sage Grouse group to convene Jan. 8 (January 5, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Pinedale) - The Upper Green River Basin Local Sage Grouse Working Group will hold a brief meeting Monday, January 8th, at the Pinedale Library starting at 11:00 am. ... FULL STORY
Rural Health Special Meeting Jan. 8 (January 3, 2007)
Purpose is to hire a Medical Clinic Administrator
by Sublette County Rural Health Care District
(Pinedale) - The SCRHCD Board Chair has called a special meeting of the Board to be held Monday, January 8th, 2007 at 7:00 pm in the Commissioner's Room at the Sublette County Courthouse in Pinedale. The single agenda item is to discuss, and hopefully act on, ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sen. Enzi meets with President Bush (January 9, 2007)
‘A Day at the White House’
by U.S. Senator Mike Enzi press release
(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, the Ranking Member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee took part in a series of separate meetings this week in “a day at the White House”. ... FULL STORY
Olsen seeks tax relief (January 7, 2007)
House Joint Resolution 1
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
House District 22 Representative Monte Olsen of Daniel is tackling property tax relief for homeowners during this year’s Wyoming Legislature. ... FULL STORY
Locals work on legislation (January 6, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
With the Wyoming Legislature set to begin its 40-day general session on Tuesday, January 9, legislators have been busy getting their priority bills drafted and prefiled. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Instream Flows: Proposed Legislation 2007 (January 6, 2007)
Bills would create new instream flow rights in Wyoming
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Efforts to change the state’s existing instream flow law continue again this year in the Wyoming Legislature. Although numerous efforts have been made in recent years, none have been successful thus far. This session, there are two bills that have been pre-fil ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Instream Flows: Existing law (January 6, 2007)
Currently only the State of Wyoming can hold an instream flow water right
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Wyoming has an existing instream flow law that is clear: only the state can hold an instream flow water right. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Instream Flows: WG&F plans (January 6, 2007)
Wyoming Game & Fish Department's priorities for instream flow
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has a five-year plan in place for its fisheries program, including its priorities for instream flows. ... FULL STORY
(12 pictures) New Moms: Make new friends at the Library (January 5, 2007)
Children’s programs are great for kids & Moms
by Pam McCulloch, Pinedale Online!
Are you a new mom in town looking to meet other moms in Pinedale? The first place to start is at the Sublette County Library. ... FULL STORY
Two arrested for snowmobile part theft (January 4, 2007)
(Pinedale) - According to the Sublette County Sheriff’s Office, on December 30, 2006, at approximately 8:00 am, Sublette County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Logan Gehlhausen responded to a theft complaint at the Lodge of Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
JIO approves date for new project applications (January 4, 2007)
Jonah Interagency Mitigation and Reclamation Office (JIO)
by Bureau of Land Management
(Pinedale) - The Jonah Interagency Mitigation and Reclamation Office (JIO) Agency Managers Committee held a regular meeting Nov. 28th to review current JIO activities. The Managers Committee is comprised of the Directors of the four JIO charter members; BLM, ... FULL STORY
Please keep wheeled vehicles off unplowed roads (January 3, 2007)
by Dawn Ballou, Editor, Pinedale Online!
We received a complaint today from a person who was cross-country skiing up by Fremont Lake and encountered a couple of guys in a truck driving up the campground road, creating deep ruts in the unplowed snow. ... FULL STORY
Memorial Services for Jim Carbley Jan. 6 (January 3, 2007)
In Big Piney
Memorial Services for Jim Carbley will be held on Saturday, January 6, at 11:00 AM in the Fine Arts Center in Big Piney. ... FULL STORY
Volunteer opportunities with the Forest Service (January 3, 2007)
Western Wyoming, Utah, southern Idaho, Nevada, California
by U.S. Forest Service
Are you a retiree, professional, homemaker, student, service club, or organization looking for a rewarding adventure? ... FULL STORY
Mountain Lion Area 3 Closed Jan. 3 (January 3, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Pinedale) Mountain lion hunters take note: Hunt Area 3 closed January 3. The area closed because the mortality quota or harvest limit of eight mountain lions was reached. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) BLM Building construction progress (January 3, 2007)
Workers are making good progress on the new Bureau of Land Management building on the west end of Pinedale. Windows are in and the metal roof is almost all on. The BLM hopes to move in sometime this summer. Winter isn't putting much of a slow-down on new const ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Frozen Fremont Lake (January 3, 2007)
Fremont Lake is semi-frozen. We still need some stretches of our normal -20 degree January weather to put a good solid layer of ice on it to make it safe for ice fishing. The weather report is forecasting another storm Wednesday and Thursday which is expected ... FULL STORY
State considers payment of Dental Education (January 3, 2007)
by University of Wyoming
The state's Joint Labor, Health and Social Services Interim Committee will sponsor legislation in the coming legislative session to address a shortage of dentists in Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
Winter Storm Warning (January 3, 2007)
The National Weather Service has upgraded their advisory from a Winter Storm Watch to a Winter Storm Warning for western Wyoming from Wednesday evening through Thursday evening. ... FULL STORY
Wyoming Inauguration and Swearing-In Ceremonies (January 2, 2007)
Wyoming held the state inauguration and swearing in ceremonies at the Cheyenne Civic Center in Cheyenne on Tuesday, January 2. The five statewide elected officials - Gov. Dave Freudenthal, Secretary of State-elect Max Maxfield, State Auditor-elect Rita Meyer, ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Oil & Gas Lease Sale February 6 (January 2, 2007)
Near Daniel, Signal Hill, Cottonwood Creeks, North & Dry Piney Creeks
by Pinedale Online!
The next Bureau of Land Management (BLM) competitive Oil & Gas Lease Sale will be held on Tuesday, February 6, 2007 in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The sale will include oil and gas lease offerings in Wyoming and Nebraska. 6356.88 acres are being offered in Sublette Cou ... FULL STORY
Winter Storm Watch (January 2, 2007)
5-10 inches snow possible Wednesday and Thursday
The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Winter Storm Watch for western Wyoming for Wednesday evening through Thursday evening. A strong winter storm will move into western Wyoming Wednesday evening bringing significan snowfall through Thursday ev ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Governor Dave Freudenthal’s Inaugural Comments-2007 (January 2, 2007)
Wyoming State Inauguration and Swearing In Ceremonies
by Governor Dave Freudenthal
Good morning and welcome. Thank you for extending my employment contract to serve as your Governor for another four years. With great humility, Nancy and I look forward to continuing our service to the people of Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
SNOTEL Snowpack Data (January 1, 2007)
Upper Green River Basins are 68-83% of average in snowpack
by Pinedale Online!
Snowpack data for Upper Green River Basins as of January, 2007. Data from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) National Water and Climate Center. Upper Green River Basins are approximately 64-83% of average and 56-83% of what they were last year a ... FULL STORY
Week-at-a-Glance (January 1, 2007)
Pinedale Calendar Jan 2-7
by Pinedale Online!
On the Calendar for Monday, January 2 through Sunday, January 7, 2007: ... FULL STORY
(5 pictures) Torchlight Parade (January 1, 2007)
New Year's Eve celebration at White Pine Ski Area
White Pine Ski Area held their annual Torchlight Parade on Sunday, December 31st. Approximately 100 people took part in the annual New Year’s Eve celebration skiing in the new year. ... FULL STORY

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