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Pinedale Online News - March 2013

(4 pictures) Hoppy Easter! (March 31, 2013)
The Pinedale Lions Club hosted a big herd of kids for their annual Easter Egg Hunt in Boyd Skinner Memorial Park in Pinedale on Saturday, March 31st. They would especially like to thank the Easter Bunny for taking time out of his busy schedule to attend again ... FULL STORY
Bear, Lion, and Wolf seminars teach large predator safety (March 30, 2013)
Seminar in Pinedale on April 24th
Would you know what to do if you suddenly encountered a wolf or grizzly bear while hiking, if a black bear entered your camp looking for food, or if you were surprised by a mountain lion in your backyard? ... FULL STORY
Mountain Man Back Country Horsemen to meet April 1st (March 30, 2013)
Mountain Man Back Country Horsemen will meet on Monday, April 1st at 5:30 p.m. at the Pinedale Game and Fish building, 432 E. Mill St. All members, as well as anyone interested in finding out more about the organization, are encouraged to attend this meeting. ... FULL STORY
Adult Co-Ed Dodgeball League begins April 8 (March 30, 2013)
The Pinedale Aquatic Center is holding their 1st ever Adult Co-Ed Dodgeball League. League games will be played Monday evenings, starting April 8. All players must be at least 16 years old. Visit the PAC website, www.pinedaleaquatic.com, to view a complete ... FULL STORY
PAC’s 3rd Annual Rock Rendezvous Climbing Competition April 4th (March 30, 2013)
The Pinedale Aquatic Center will host its 3rd Annual Rock Rendezvous Climbing Competition on Thursday, April 4th. This event is open to climbers of all ages and skill levels. Prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers in each age division. Rules and ... FULL STORY
Instructional dance classes offered at the PAC (March 30, 2013)
Sublette BOCES and the Pinedale Aquatic Center have partnered together to offer instructional dance classes in Pinedale Join instructors Joseph and Brittany McGettrick in learning the Tango, Foxtrot, Salsa, Waltz, and variations of the Swing. All classes will ... FULL STORY
SCRHCD Special Meeting April 3 (March 30, 2013)
There will be a Special Meeting of the Sublette County Rural Health Care District Board of Trustees on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 6:00PM at the Marbleton Town Hall meeting room. The purpose of this meeting is to finalize the job description for the Health Ca ... FULL STORY
Scrabble Tournament at the Pinedale Library April 6 (March 30, 2013)
The Sublette County Library, at 155 S Tyler Ave in Pinedale, wants to see what you've got in this winner-takes-all tournament for word lovers of all ages. The Scrabble Tournament will be on Saturday, April 6th. Pre-registration for this fun event is encouraged ... FULL STORY
Clingman pleads not guilty to 9 Sublette criminal charges (Original post March 30, 2013 | Updated April 4, 2013)
by Joy Ufford
Former Sublette County waste management supervisor Bradley D. Clingman, of Laramie, appeared in Pinedale’s Ninth District Court March 28 before Judge Marv Tyler and pleaded "not guilty" to nine criminal charges that he wrongfully kept county recycling proceeds ... FULL STORY
Prenatal classes in April (March 29, 2013)
Offered by County Public Health
Expecting parents are invited to sign up for the Prenatal Class offered by Sublette County Public Health in April. There are three classes, on Wednesday evenings: April 10, 17 & 24 from 6pm-8pm at the Public Health Office in Pinedale. (If enough people sign up ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup – March 29, 2013 (March 29, 2013)
Breaking for Spring ... FULL STORY
Sublette County High School Rodeo April 26-28 (March 29, 2013)
Sublette County High School Rodeo will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 26-28, 2013 at the Sublette County Fairgrounds. Friday, April 26 will be the Jr. High Division Rodeo followed by the "Dinner and a Show" fundraiser for the rodeo team. "Dinner ... FULL STORY
Fair photographer bids being accepted (March 28, 2013)
The Sublette County Fair Board is now accepting bids for the photography at the 2013 Sublette County Fair. If you are interested in submitting a bid, please visit www.sublettecountyfair.com to obtain an official bid request. For more information, please call ... FULL STORY
Softball league season beginning (March 28, 2013)
First sign up March 29 at the PAC
The Sublette Softball League is gearing up for the 2013. Sign ups will begin March 29th and can be turned in at the Pinedale Aquatic Center from 4-7pm, starting Friday, March 29th through April 12th. ... FULL STORY
Easter Service schedule at Emmanuel Baptist Church March 31 (March 28, 2013)
Easter Sunday Schedule: ... FULL STORY
Underwater Easter Egg Hunt & Spring Carnival March 29 (March 28, 2013)
At the PAC
The Pinedale Aquatic Center is holding an Underwater Easter Egg Hunt and Spring Carnival on Friday, March 29th. The event is free for all participants. Children under 8 must be supervised by an adult. ... FULL STORY
SCRHCD Special Meeting March 29 (March 28, 2013)
NOTICE: There will be a Special Meeting of the Sublette County Rural Health Care District Board of Trustees on Friday March 29, 2013 at 4PM in Pinedale at the Commissioners meeting room. There will be an Executive Session called immediately for the purpose of ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Sandhill cranes are back! (March 28, 2013)
A pair of sandhill cranes arrived at the Paradise Ranch near Hwy 351 just before dusk on Tuesday, March 26th. They enjoyed the oats and peas left on the ground from winter feeding of hay to the sheep herd. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) First weekend of Spring (March 27, 2013)
Photos by Dave Bell
Dave Bell posted pictures showing what things were like here on the first day of Spring. "Pretty typical spring weekend--cold wind and spring clouds and snowshowers. With spring break underway, our little community is mostly deserted! Pretty quiet around town ... FULL STORY
Lowest wolf count on Isle Royale (March 27, 2013)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The most recent annual report of ecological studies of wolves on Isle Royale reveals that there are only eight wolves left in this unique population. ... FULL STORY
Wolf-dog hybrid in NM (March 27, 2013)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
With so few Mexican wolves remaining in the wild, it's no wonder that every now and then wildlife managers discover the animals have bred with domestic dogs. Federal wildlife managers recently discovered what they believe to be a wolf-dog hybrid. Read about it ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner – March 26, 2013 (March 27, 2013)
The roar of the King ... FULL STORY
Feds keep $53 million of Wyoming’s share of federal mineral royalties (March 27, 2013)
The Wyoming Business Report posted an article today (Wednesday, March 27) saying the Department of Interior plans to keep $53 million dollars due to Wyoming from their split share of federal mineral royalties from mineral leasing on federal lands in the state. ... FULL STORY
Jim Latta to hold office hours in Marbleton April 8 (March 27, 2013)
Sublette County Commissioner Jim Latta will hold office hours from 10am to 1pm, at the Marbleton Senior Center on Monday, April 8th. Anyone with questions or concerns is welcome to visit with him during this time. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski grooming report – March 27, 2013 (March 27, 2013)
Report courtesy of Mike Looney ... FULL STORY
Wyoming has record elk harvest in 2012 (March 25, 2013)
by Wyoming Game and Fish
Favorable hunting conditions, long seasons, and a growing elk population allowed Wyoming hunters last year to post the highest elk harvest ever recorded in the Cowboy State. ... FULL STORY
Game and Fish Commission approves budget cuts for FY 2014 (March 25, 2013)
More cuts planned for FY 15
by Wyoming Game and Fish
The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission has approved cuts proposed by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department to their Fiscal Year 2014 budget. The commission approved the budget reductions at their meeting last week in Gillette and will take final action on the ent ... FULL STORY
DEQ adds two additional Air Quality Monitors (March 25, 2013)
Two new air quality monitoring stations, in Casper and Rock Springs
by Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality
The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality – Air Quality Division (AQD) is adding two new air quality monitoring stations to their Wyoming network, in Casper and Rock Springs. ... FULL STORY
Sub-zero temperatures hit west and central Wyoming (March 25, 2013)
Sublette County dips to -19
by National Weather Service
Clear skies behind an exiting winter storm allowed temperatures to plunge well below zero across portions of west and central Wyoming this morning (Monday, March 25, 2013). ... FULL STORY
Jared Rogerson ‘DIRT’ CD release concert April 17 (March 24, 2013)
There will be a release concert for Jared Rogerson’s new CD in the Lovatt Room of the Pinedale Library on Wednesday, April 17th. There will be a social hour from 6-7pm, then a concert from 7-8:30pm. For more information, visit Jared’s website at www.jaredroge ... FULL STORY
St. Andrews Holy Week schedule (March 24, 2013)
St. Andrews in the Pines Church
HOLY WEEK – March 24-31, 2013 ... FULL STORY
Harlem Ambassadors come to Big Piney May 17 (March 24, 2013)
The Harlem Ambassadors will be in Big Piney on Friday, May 17th. Big Piney Recreation is still looking for people to play on a team against them. Must be 19+ and not currently playing on an athletic scholarship at college. Call Big Piney Recreation if you are ... FULL STORY
Get a weather forecast before burning this spring (March 24, 2013)
by National Weather Service
Fire danger has already been increasing across the lower elevations of Wyoming due to below normal precipitation this year, especially in windy areas such as Cody and Dubois. These conditions have resulted in several agricultural burns getting out of control i ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Bobcat in the osprey nest (March 24, 2013)
Photos by Fred Pflughoft
Fred Pflughoft spotted this bobcat stranded on an osprey nest for a few hours on Friday (March 22nd). Fred said he didn’t know how the bobcat got there or how he/she got down, but it eventually did. ... FULL STORY
(15 pictures) M.E.S.A. Therapeutic Horsemanship Winter Camp (March 24, 2013)
M.E.S.A. Therapeutic Horsemanship is holding their Winter Camp, which is a condensed lesson program for participants to learn about horse safety, handling horses on the ground, as well as stable management and horse knowledge topics. ... FULL STORY
Sweetwater Sheriff’s Office issues phone swindle alert (March 24, 2013)
‘Grandson in trouble’ scam making rounds again
by County Sheriff’s Office
(Rock Springs, Wyoming) The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office issued an advisory concerning a recurrent phone swindle circulating in Sweetwater County that targets seniors. ... FULL STORY
WY wolf lawsuit grows (March 24, 2013)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Wyoming Wolf Coalition has been granted intervenor status in the federal lawsuit challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decision to delist wolves in the state. Meanwhile, a coalition of hunting advocates are awaiting word whether they will be allow ... FULL STORY
Montana wolf numbers down slightly (March 24, 2013)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
At least 625 wolves inhabited Montana at the end of 2012 according to state wildlife managers preparing the federally required annual wolf conservation and management report. ... FULL STORY
Bitterroot Valley of Montana home to 13 packs of wolves (March 24, 2013)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Montana's Bitterroot Valley is home to 13 packs of wolves. That's up two packs from the year before. ... FULL STORY
(6 pictures) Sublette Republicans Reagan Fundraising Dinner (March 24, 2013)
Guest speaker Liz Cheney
by Pinedale Online!
The Sublette County Republican Party held their annual Ronald Reagan Fundraising Dinner at the Southwest Sublette Pioneers Senior Center on Saturday, March 23rd. Special guest speaker was Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney. Wyoming Trea ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski grooming report – March 24, 2013 (March 24, 2013)
Report courtesy of Mike Looney ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Rural Health Care District Workshop and Special Meeting March 26 (March 23, 2013)
The Sublette County Rural Health Care District Board of Trustees will hold a Workshop on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 from 6PM-6:45PM in the Commissioners meeting room of the Sublette County Courthouse in Pinedale. The agenda of the Workshop is to finalize the job ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) Rats! (March 22, 2013)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Earlier in the week, Town of Pinedale Animal Control officer Julie Early was dispatched to a complaint of numerous rats on the loose by the Pinedale golf course. A resident reportedly turned the rats loose after his snake died. It is uncertain how many rats we ... FULL STORY
Secretary Salazar finalizes plan promoting responsible oil shale and tar sands research, demonstration and development (March 22, 2013)
BLM proposes revisions to commercial oil shale regulations to ensure fair return to taxpayer; will open 60-day public comment period
by U.S. Department of Interior media release
WASHINGTON – As part of President Obama’s strategy to continue to expand safe and responsible development of the nation’s energy resources, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today (March 22, 2013) announced the Department’s final plan for encouraging resea ... FULL STORY
Barrasso statement on Interior decision to block access to oil shale resources in the West (March 22, 2013)
by Senator Barrasso media release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today (Friday, March 22, 2013), U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyoming) spoke out against the Obama Administration’s decision to vastly reduce the acreage available for oil shale development in Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah. ... FULL STORY
President Obama signs cybersecurity Executive Order (March 22, 2013)
by Pinedale Online!
With the justification "The cyber threat to critical infrastructure continues to grow and represents one of the most serious national security challenges we must confront," President Obama signed the "Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity" Executive ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup - March 22, 2013 (March 22, 2013)
PFAC’s Tradition ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner – March 19, 2013 (March 22, 2013)
Here an egg, there an egg ... FULL STORY
More private emails and web surfing to be scanned by government (March 22, 2013)
Homeland Security to eavesdrop and collect secret data on employees to ensure the protection of the country
by Pinedale Online!
NBCNews.com posted an article saying the U.S. Government plans to expand a cybersecurity program that scans web traffic of more private sector and civilian-run employees as a precaution against espionage threats, hacking attempts and threats of cyber attacks. ... FULL STORY
Nordic ski grooming report – March 22, 2013 (March 22, 2013)
Report courtesy of Mike Looney ... FULL STORY
(6 pictures) History Day (March 21, 2013)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Students from Pinedale, Big Piney and Afton competed in the 2013 District No. 7 National History Day Competition in Pinedale on Wednesday, March 20th. The competition was held in the Sublette School District #1 BOCES building in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Middle School MATHCOUNTS team captures state title (March 21, 2013)
The Pinedale Middle School MATHCOUNTS Team competed at the University of Wyoming in Laramie on Saturday, March 16th and captured the state title defeating teams from all over the state including Casper, Laramie, Cheyenne, Gillette, and Rock Springs. The team ... FULL STORY
New District Ranger for Big Piney Ranger District (March 21, 2013)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Bridger-Teton National Forest will have a new District Ranger for the Big Piney, Wyoming office on April 8, 2013. ... FULL STORY
Moose monitoring update talk March 28 (March 21, 2013)
by Sublette County Library
In 2012, Wildlife Biologist Gary Fralick from the Wyoming Game & Fish Department came to the Sublette County Library as part of the Making Tracks program to speak about the Sublette Shiras, one of the largest moose populations in North America. On Thursday, M ... FULL STORY
Summer Hula Dance Camp 2013 in June (March 21, 2013)
Children 12 and under are invited to attend one of three week-long dance camp sessions in Pinedale to learn how to be a Hula Girl and learn to sing and dance the Hawaiian way. No experience necessary. There will need to be a minimum of five children per camp. ... FULL STORY
Canadian wolf attack (March 21, 2013)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Canada media sources report that a woman was attacked by a wolf near Grand Rapids, Manitoba. The woman, who sustained puncture wounds to her neck, drove herself to the hospital for treatment. ... FULL STORY
Health insurance premiums expected to rise from 20-100% in 2014 (March 21, 2013)
‘UnAffordable Care Act’?
by Pinedale Online!
The Associated Press posted an article on March 13 reporting the nation’s big health insurers say they expect the health insurance premiums for millions of people to rise from 20% to doubling due to changes that will occur when key provisions of the Affordable ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski grooming report – March 21, 2013 (March 21, 2013)
Report courtesy of Mike Looney ... FULL STORY
White Pine to close March 23 for 2012/13 Winter Season (March 20, 2013)
by White Pine Ski Resort
The lifts will close for this season’s skiing at 4pm on Saturday 23rd March. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski grooming report – March 18, 2013 (March 18, 2013)
Report courtesy of Mike Looney ... FULL STORY
America's Wolf Dilemma (March 17, 2013)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
British journalist Jim Wickens spent a week traveling Montana trying to learn about America's conflicts over wolves and wolf management, with the end result a piece published in The Ecologist. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski grooming report – March 17, 2013 (March 17, 2013)
Report courtesy of Mike Looney ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup – March 15, 2013 (March 16, 2013)
The new kid in town ... FULL STORY
(11 pictures) Meth & Marijuana found at Creature Comforts in Pinedale (March 16, 2013)
by Tony Keys
A half dozen squad cars descended on the Creature Comforts Pet Shop in Pinedale early Wednesday morning loaded with drug dogs from Sublette and Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Offices and the Wyoming Highway Patrol. The cause for this four-legged tour de force? A ... FULL STORY
DESTINATION: PINEDALE reception March 19 (March 16, 2013)
by Sublette County Library
The Sublette County Library invites you to join them for the opening reception of Destination: Pinedale on Tuesday, March 19 at 5:00 pm. A group of students participating in the Art Institute of Colorado’s landscape photography program spent the second week o ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Republican Party Reagan Day Dinner and Fundraiser March 23 (March 16, 2013)
The Sublette County Republican Party will hold their Reagan Day Dinner and Fundraiser on Saturday, March 23 at the Southwest County Pioneers Senior Center in Marbleton. Social Hour will be from 6-7PM. Prime Rib Dinner at 7PM, $45/plate. Featured guest speaker ... FULL STORY
Wyoming Land Trust hires Interim Director and continues operations (March 16, 2013)
by Wyoming Land Trust
The Wyoming Land Trust Board of Directors is happy to announce the hiring of a part-time Interim Director to oversee ongoing stewardship and monitoring activities. Mindi Crabb of Western Horizons Consulting will coordinate Sublette County efforts as the Board ... FULL STORY
Wildlife Winter Range areas closed until May 1st (March 16, 2013)
BLM Pinedale patrols winter closures for wildlife
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Field Office (PFO) is patrolling over 500,000 acres of BLM-administered winter closure areas through April 30. ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Commissioners meeting agenda - March 19 (March 16, 2013)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ... FULL STORY
(13 pictures) Spring Thaw (March 15, 2013)
Annual meeting of the Sublette County Historical Society at the Museum of the Mountain Man
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The Sublette County Historical Society held their annual meeting and Spring Thaw Party on Thursday, March 14th at the Museum of the Mountain Man. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Family Dollar Store opens in Pinedale (March 15, 2013)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The Family Dollar Store opened its doors in Pinedale on Thursday, March 14th. The new discount store is located on the west end of town at 835 W Pine. The parent company says they have more than 7,600 stores and has operated for over 50 years in the retail bu ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Museum of the Mountain Man releases new book (March 15, 2013)
Obstinate Hope: The Western Expeditions of Nathaniel J. Wyeth, Volume 1, 1832-1833 by Jim Hardee
by Sublette County Historical Society/Museum of the Mountain Man
Obstinate Hope: The Western Expeditions of Nathaniel J. Wyeth, Volume 1, 1832-1833 by Jim Hardee ... FULL STORY
Tess Carney places third at Salomon Extreme Freeride Championships (March 15, 2013)
Tess Carney, from Cora, Wyoming, placed third at the 2013 Salomon Extreme Freeride Championships at Taos Ski Valley in New Mexico Feb. 28th-March 2nd. Carney competed in a three-day ekvent with cumulative scores. The event is a qualifier for the Freeride World ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Louise Winney receives Paul Harris Rotary Fellowship recognition (March 15, 2013)
Louise Winney, of Bondurant, was one of five persons recognized on March 9th at an honorary dinner at the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson for three Jackson Hole Rotary Clubs and two Idaho Clubs. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Pinedale students attend Powerlifting Meet in Shoshoni (March 15, 2013)
Pinedale High School students on the Wrangler Strength Team attended a Powerlifting Meet in Shoshoni, Wyoming on March 9th. Six schools competed for both individual weight classes and overall team score. ... FULL STORY
Fremont Lake Campground closed for reconstruction for summer 2013 (March 15, 2013)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Bridger-Teton National Forest plans to close the Fremont Lake Campground and Upper Fremont Lake Boat Launch Site on the Pinedale Ranger District during the 2013 summer season to allow for reconstruction. ... FULL STORY
Yellowstone grizzly bears emerging from dens (March 15, 2013)
by Yellowstone National Park
Grizzly bears are emerging from hibernation in the Greater Yellowstone Area, so hikers, skiers and snowshoers are advised to stay in groups of three of more, make noise on the trail and carry bear spray. ... FULL STORY
DEQ releases strategy for tackling Ozone in the Upper Green River Basin (March 14, 2013)
by Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality – Air Quality Division
On March 14, 2013, the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) released the Ozone Strategy for the Upper Green River Basin (UGRB) to help bring the area back into ozone attainment. ... FULL STORY
‘Make it Painful’ (March 13, 2013)
Senator Enzi responds to constituent concerns; White House directs government agencies to cut the most painful things first for sequester spending cuts
by Senator Enzi media release
Washington, D.C. – Today (Wednesday, March 13) U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., sat down and responded to Wyoming constituents questions and comments about the sequester (spending cuts) that took effect March 1 and his support for Senator Rand Paul’s filibuster ... FULL STORY
Still time to get in NAMI Family to Family Education class (March 13, 2013)
Help for persons caring for individuals with serious mental illness
Anyone interested in attending the free National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) class offered through Sublette BOCES can still get in. This is a series of 12 classes structured to help caregivers understand and support individuals with serious mental illne ... FULL STORY
Wind River Archers & Hell Hole Archers 3-D Archery Shoot March 16 (March 13, 2013)
Wind River Archers & Hell Hole Archers will host a 3-D Archery Shoot on Saturday, March 16th from 10:00AM - 5:00PM at the Sublette County Fairgrounds. This will be a 20-target, 3-D course with classes for everyone. Breakfast and lunch provided by Pioneer Smoke ... FULL STORY
Grand Teton Park limits hunter’s cartridges & shots fired for elk hunting (March 13, 2013)
Changes in Store for Grand Teton National Park Elk Reduction Program ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Democrats Annual Meeting & County Party Elections March 17 (March 13, 2013)
Sublette County Democrats will hold their Annual Meeting & County Party Elections on Sunday, March 17th from 5:30 to 7:00pm in the Lovatt Room of the Sublette County Library in Pinedale. They will have a St. Patty's Day potluck and celebration starting at 7PM ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski grooming report – March 13, 2013 (March 13, 2013)
Report courtesy of Mike Looney ... FULL STORY
31st Aniel Daniel Chili Cookoff & Dessert Auction fundraiser April 6 (March 12, 2013)
The 2013 Aniel Daniel Chili Cookoff & Dessert Auction fundraiser will be held on Saturday, April 6 at the Historic Daniel Schoolhouse ... FULL STORY
Public comments sought on PAPO mitigation project proposals (March 11, 2013)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Pinedale Anticline Project Office (PAPO) is accepting public comments until Friday, March 29 for 15 mitigation projects submitted for potential 2013 funding from the PAPO Monitoring and Mitigation Fund (Fund). ... FULL STORY
Wolf spotted at Idaho's Craters (March 11, 2013)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online
A remote camera captured images of a wolf at Craters of the Moon National Monument in Idaho. Although one wolf was confirmed in the area in December 2012, more recent images have confirm two wolves roam the area. ... FULL STORY
Soroptimist International of Sublette County to meet March 14 (March 11, 2013)
Everyone is invited for the charter celebration for the newest Soroptimist club, Soroptimist International of Sublette County. The celebration will be held on March 14th, 2012 at 5:30 in the Lovatt Room at the Pinedale Library. ... FULL STORY
Renewable energy projects wanted (March 11, 2013)
Rocky Mountain Power’s Blue Sky program is accepting applications for community-based renewable energy project funding
by Rocky Mountain Power
Got a bright idea for making Utah, Wyoming or Idaho greener? Rocky Mountain Power is looking for organizations that would like help in making their dreams of a renewable energy project a reality. Once a year, the company’s Blue Sky program accepts applications ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) The hidden swan pond (March 11, 2013)
Photos by Dave Bell
Dave Bell posted a photo album of Trumpeter Swans. "I came upon the mother of all Trumpeter Swan ponds while traveling this week. The mature Trumpeter Swans were teaching the younger swans to fly. It was quite a sight, with tremendous noise, splashing, activi ... FULL STORY
Game and Fish hosts public meetings to discuss 2013 hunting seasons (March 11, 2013)
Meeting in Pinedale on March 21st
by Wyoming Game and Fish
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department invites the public to participate in the 2013 big game season-setting process. This year’s formal season-setting public meetings will be held in Pinedale and Jackson with an open house to be held in Afton. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup – March 8, 2013 (March 11, 2013)
Pin it and win it ... FULL STORY
Nordic ski grooming report – March 9, 2013 (March 9, 2013)
Report courtesy of Mike Looney ... FULL STORY
Utility customers warned of nationwide phone scam (March 8, 2013)
by Rocky Mountain Power and Questar Gas media release
Rocky Mountain Power and Questar Gas are warning their customers of a phone scam targeting utility customers in many states, where crooks posing as customer service agents are trying to steal personal information. ... FULL STORY
(11 pictures) Pinedale Glaciers take 2nd at State Hockey Tournament (March 8, 2013)
Hosted by Pinedale
by Pinedale Hockey Association
The Pinedale Glacier Peewees finished second overall in the B Division of the 2012-2013 Wyoming Amateur Hockey League (WAHL) Peewee State Tournament held March 1-3 in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
Sheriff warns of social networking scam (March 8, 2013)
by Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office
ROCK SPRINGS, WYOMING - The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office has received local reports of a social networking scam cybercrooks often employed on Facebook. ... FULL STORY
PHS Drama Club presents plays March 12 & 13 (March 8, 2013)
This year, the Pinedale High School Drama Club is producing two one-act plays. First in the line-up is The Tangled Snarl by John Rustan and Frank Semerano. The second production will be Guess Who’s Coming to Lunch? (Or Just Desserts) by Fred Carmichael. The s ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Travel and Tourism Commission hires Director (March 8, 2013)
Serese Kudar promoted from Marketing Consultant to Director
by Pinedale Travel and Tourism Commission
The Pinedale Travel and Tourism Commission (PTTC) has hired Serese Kudar as the full-time administrator and executive director for the Town of Pinedale's Lodging Tax Board, which oversees tourism and promotion for Pinedale, Mayor Stephen Smith said Monday. ... FULL STORY
Sublette BOCES offers community grants (March 8, 2013)
Application deadline April 5
Sublette BOCES is taking applications for community grants for the fiscal year 2013-2014. The grants are open to Sublette County School District #1 residents. ... FULL STORY
Kick Butts Day March 20th (March 8, 2013)
At the Pinedale Aquatic Center
The Sublette County Prevention Coalition and Pinedale Aquatic Center (PAC) invite everyone to the events for Kick Butts Day on Wednesday, March 20th from 3-7PM at the PAC. Kick Butts Day is a national day of activism that endeavors to educate and encourage you ... FULL STORY
Town of Big Piney 'Camp In' Centennial Event March 9 & 10 (March 8, 2013)
Camp overnight inside the Fairgrounds Event Center
Come to the Sublette County Fairgrounds Event Center (heated!) with your camper, RV, tent or cot and spend the night indoors! Dutch oven cook-off & potluck dinner on Saturday, March 9th. Live band and dancing, beach volleyball games, kits money pit, bike ridin ... FULL STORY
Opening on Sublette County Planning & Zoning Commission Board (March 8, 2013)
Deadline for application is March 18
The County Commissioners will appoint a board member to one unexpired, 3-year term Sublette County Planning & Zoning Commission at their meeting on Tuesday, March 19th. Anyone interested in volunteering should write a Letter of Application to the Board (there ... FULL STORY
Underwater Easter Egg Hunt & Carnival March 29 (March 7, 2013)
At the Pinedale Aquatic Center
The Pinedale Aquatic Center will host an Underwater Easter Egg Hunt & Carnival at the Pinedale Aquatic Center on Friday, March 29th. This event is FREE for all ages. The carnival will run from 4pm-5:30pm with fun games, bouncers and treats. ... FULL STORY
St. Patrick’s Day Dinner March 15 (March 7, 2013)
Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church will host a St. Patrick’s Day corned beef & cabbage dinner on Friday, March 15th. Lunch will be from 11:30AM to 1:30PM. Dinner will be from 5:30 to 7:30PM. Take out will be available. By free-will donation. For more inform ... FULL STORY
White Pine RMSHA Hillclimb March 8 & 9 (March 7, 2013)
Snowmobile hillclimb event
The Rocky Mountain Snowmobile Hillclimb Association will hold the White Pine RMSHA Hillclimb on Friday & Saturday, March 8 & 9 at White Pine Ski Area. Over 300 races will take place climbing up an elevation of 9,500 feet up Fortification Summit. White Pine Ski ... FULL STORY
Nordic ski grooming report – March 7, 2013 (March 7, 2013)
Report courtesy of Mike Looney ... FULL STORY
County Commissioners Agenda for Friday, March 8 meeting (March 7, 2013)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
Board of County Commissioners ... FULL STORY
Wyoming Public Safety Communications Commission meetings in Pinedale March 11 & 12 (March 6, 2013)
by Wyoming Public Safety Communications Commission
The Wyoming Public Safety Communications Commission (PSCC) will be hosting two meetings in Pinedale, on March 11 & 12th. ... FULL STORY
SCRHCD Special Meeting March 7 (March 6, 2013)
by Sublette County Rural Health Care District
There will be a Special Meeting of the Sublette County Rural Health Care District Board of Trustees on Thursday March 7, 2013 at 6PM at the Commissioners meeting room in Pinedale. There will be an Executive Session for Personnel followed by a short Open Meetin ... FULL STORY
Gary Beach memorial scholarship available (March 6, 2013)
$1,200 for natural resource management focus studies at UW
by Wyoming Natural Resource Foundation
The Wyoming Natural Resource Foundation (WNRF) will be awarding the annual Gary Beach memorial scholarship. This $1,200 scholarship for the 2013-2014 school year is available to University of Wyoming students enrolled at the Junior level or higher. ... FULL STORY
St. Patrick’s Day Music & Merriment March 17 (March 6, 2013)
At the Pinedale Library
The Sublette County Library in Pinedale invites the public to put on their green and head on down to the Ceilidh (pronounced Kay-Lee) for a not-so-average St. Patrick’s Day celebration, on St. Patrick’s Day - Sunday, March 17th from 1 - 5 pm. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner – March 5, 2013 (March 6, 2013)
Mama, let your boys grow up to be cattlemen ... FULL STORY
Cheryl Probert will serve as Interim Forest Supervisor to the Bridger-Teton (March 6, 2013)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
JACKSON, WYOING – Beginning March 25, 2013, Cheryl Probert will serve as the Acting Forest Supervisor of the Bridger-Teton National Forest until the position is filled permanently. ... FULL STORY
Montana wolf harvest numbers (March 6, 2013)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
State wildlife officials released the results of the 2012-13 wolf hunting and trapping seasons, which saw a substantial jump in harvest over last year. ... FULL STORY
Alaska biologists shooting wolves (March 6, 2013)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Wildlife biologists working for the Alaska Department of Fish & Game have been shooting wolves from a helicopter in attempt to reduce the wolf population to help the local moose population. Villagers are allowed to keep the wolf carcasses. ... FULL STORY
Idaho wolf seasons closing soon (March 6, 2013)
by Idaho Fish & Game news release
Gray wolf hunting and trapping seasons in most zones in Idaho run through March 31. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski grooming report – March 5, 2013 (March 5, 2013)
Report courtesy of Mike Looney ... FULL STORY
Easter Egg Hunt March 30th in Pinedale (March 3, 2013)
by Pinedale Lions Club
The Pinedale Lions Club will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt in Boyd Skinner Town Park on Saturday, March 30 at 10:00 AM sharp! Children from toddler through 5th grade are welcome to come and join in the fun. Don’t be late; you can’t hold back hundreds of ki ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Snow slide in Hoback Canyon (March 3, 2013)
Bob and Karen Rule encountered a snow slide on US 191 in Hoback Canyon on Saturday afternoon. The southbound lane was totally blocked. The northbound lane was passable by going around the extreme east edge of the road. Wyoming Department of Transportation had ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup – March 1, 2013 (March 3, 2013)
This ain’t your high schooler’s ski meet ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wolf prints (March 3, 2013)
Dave Bell went snowmobiling in the Upper Green this weekend, enjoying the mild temperatures and beautiful blue skies. He came across a number of wolf kills on the lower Green River Lake. Among those kills (moose and elk) were dozens of clear wolf tracks in the ... FULL STORY
(15 pictures) Ice Fishing Derby (March 2, 2013)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The Pinedale Boat Club held their annual Big Fish Ice Fishing Derby March 2nd & 3rd. Around 300 fishermen registered for the derby. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski grooming report – March 2, 2013 (March 1, 2013)
Report courtesy of Mike Looney ... FULL STORY
Viewing of ‘The Bible’ March 3 at Church of the Resurrection (March 1, 2013)
The Church of the Resurrection invites the public to come watch the kick-off showing of Mark Burnett’s "The Bible" mini-series on Sunday, March 3rd. They’ll be watching it on their big screen TV at the church, located at 41 S Lake Avenue in Pinedale, starting ... FULL STORY
Graveside Funeral Service for Robb Fletcher March 4 (March 1, 2013)
by Covill Funeral Home
Robb W. Fletcher of Jackson, Wyoming passed away suddenly and unexpectedly of natural causes at his home Wednesday evening February 27th. A graveside funeral service will be held Monday March 4th at 2:00 P.M. at the Pinedale Cemetery. Family and friends will g ... FULL STORY
Rendezvous Pointe Pie Social March 14 (March 1, 2013)
Rendezvous Pointe is having a "Pie Social" on Thursday, March 14th, from 1–4pm. A slice of Sue Eversull’s delicious homemade pie and a dollop of ice cream is only $2.50. Free coffee. Come in and join us. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski grooming report – March 1, 2013 (March 1, 2013)
Report courtesy of Mike Looney ... FULL STORY

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