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Ozone Action Day issued for Saturday, March 23, 2019 (March 22, 2019)
by Wyoming DEQ
The Air Quality Division (AQD) of Wyoming’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is designating Saturday, March 23, 2019, as an Ozone Action Day for the Upper Green River Basin Ozone Nonattainment Area. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Town of Pinedale statement on Ozone Action Days (March 22, 2019)
Residents asked to minimize ozone precursor emissions
by Town of Pinedale media release
Attention Pinedale Residents: We would like to call attention to the Ozone Action Days that have been recently instituted by the Air Quality Division of Wyoming’s Department of Environmental Quality. The Town of Pinedale is doing our part by limiting vehicula ... FULL STORY
Update on high ozone levels near Boulder (March 22, 2019)
Declaration of emergency being considered
by Pinedale Online!
We are being told that Wyoming Governor Gordon is in the process of declaring an emergency due to the high ozone levels at the Boulder monitor. The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is meeting today (Friday, March 22, 2019). Based on the Boulde ... FULL STORY
Ozone Action Day issued for Friday, March 22, 2019 (March 22, 2019)
by Wyoming DEQ
The Air Quality Division (AQD) of Wyoming’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is designating Friday, March 22, 2019, as an Ozone Action Day for the Upper Green River Basin Ozone Nonattainment Area. ... FULL STORY
Enzi, Barrasso statements on federal judge halting new oil and gas drilling in Wyoming (March 22, 2019)
by Wyoming Senate Delegation joint media release
Washington, D.C. – On March 19, a district court judge in Washington, D.C. blocked new oil and gas drilling across nearly 500 square miles in Wyoming. U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso, both R-Wyo., released the following statements: ... FULL STORY
Wolf News Roundup 3/21/2019 (March 21, 2019)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Resilient wolves ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski trail grooming report – March 21, 2019 (March 21, 2019)
by Mike Looney, Groomer, Sublette County Recreation Board
Thursday, March 21, 8:50AM report: ... FULL STORY
Ozone Action Day issued for Thursday, March 21, 2019 (March 20, 2019)
by Wyoming DEQ
The Air Quality Division (AQD) of Wyoming’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is designating Thursday, March 21, 2019, as an Ozone Action Day for the Upper Green River Basin Ozone Nonattainment Area. ... FULL STORY
PAC Closure Notice (March 20, 2019)
Wednesday, March 20, 2019: Due to no heat (including no hot water), the Pinedale Aquatic Center will be closed on Thursday, March 21. They will reopen as soon as possible after repairs to boilers are made and heat is restored. However, there is no current time ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Still winter on the first day of spring (March 20, 2019)
Early March photos by Dave Bell
Wednesday March 20th is officially the first day of spring according to the calendar, but Pinedale is still under feet of snow. Daylight is getting longer and we’ve had some gorgeous days with beautiful blue skies. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski trail grooming report – March 20, 2019 (March 20, 2019)
by Mike Looney, Groomer, Sublette County Recreation Board
Wednesday, March 20, 10:05AM report: ... FULL STORY
Funeral Service for David Sanders March 23 (March 20, 2019)
by Covill Funeral Home
David M. Sanders, 78, of Big Piney, Wyoming passed away Thursday, March 14, 2019 at St. Vincent's Hospital in Billings, Montana. A funeral service will be held Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Marbleton Senior Center. Graveside and interment will fo ... FULL STORY
Ozone Action Day issued for Wednesday, March 20, 2019 (March 20, 2019)
by Wyoming DEQ
The Air Quality Division (AQD) of Wyoming’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is designating Wednesday, March 20, 2019, as an Ozone Action Day for the Upper Green River Basin Ozone Nonattainment Area. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wyoming Pipeline Association meeting in Pinedale March 19 (March 19, 2019)
The Wyoming Pipeline Association (WyPA) is having a public meeting on Tuesday, March 19 from 5:30 to 7:30PM in the Sublette BOCES building in Pinedale, 655 N Tyler Avenue. Attendance is free of charge, everyone welcome. WyPA will make a presentation on behalf ... FULL STORY
Sublette Co Commissioners meeting March 19 (March 18, 2019)
by Carrie Long, Sublette County Clerk
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ... FULL STORY
Report on National Association of Counties (NACO) Legislative Conference (March 18, 2019)
Washington, DC - March 1-March 7, 2019
by Joel Bousman, Commissioner, member NACO Board of Directors and Public Lands Steering Committee
Saturday, March 2nd: I serve on the Public Lands Steering Committee. All day was devoted to public lands Issues and reports provided to the Public Lands Steering Committee (PLSC). Three resolutions were adopted by the PLSC and later approved unanimously by t ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Happy St. Patrick's Day! (March 17, 2019)
There isn't much green around Sublette County this March 17th to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, so local photographer Dave Bell went into the archives to find a lush green picture taken of Triple Peak in the Wyoming Range from summer. Click on this link to see m ... FULL STORY
Wolf delisting proposed (March 17, 2019)
by Analysis by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) has issued proposed rules to remove gray wolves in the Lower 48 states from federal protection of the Endangered Species Act. The Trump-administration proposal is the latest in a string of similar proposals issued under t ... FULL STORY
Big Sandy Enlargement Meeting March 26th (March 17, 2019)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The US Bureau of Reclamation (BuRec) will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, March 26 to accept public comment on the proposed Big Sandy Reservoir Enlargement Project. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the Eden Valley Community Center in Farson. ... FULL STORY
G&F invites the public to discuss proposed 2019 hunting seasons (March 17, 2019)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is holding open public meetings and has opened a comment period to gather input on proposed big game, wild turkey, upland game bird, small game, wild bison, migratory game bird and light goose conservation order hunting sea ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Daffodil fundraiser for Kickin’ Cancer (March 17, 2019)
Orders due by April 3, 2019
Sage and Snow Garden Club and Ridley’s Family Market are partnering to conduct a daffodil fundraiser for "Kickin’ Cancer in Sublette County." ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Archaeology talk about ‘Lucy’ by Larry Todd on March 19 (March 17, 2019)
3.2 million year old Lucy is among the oldest and most complete fossil hominin skeletons discovered
by Upper Green River Basin Chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society
The Upper Green River Basin Chapter of the Wyoming Archeology Society will be having a meeting next Tuesday, March 19th, at 6:30 pm at the Museum of the Mountain Man in Pinedale. There will be a short business meeting followed by a presentation by Larry Todd. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Keep your bleeders on (March 17, 2019)
To keep water lines from freezing
by Town of Pinedale
The Town of Pinedale would like to remind our residents, especially those leaving for Spring Break, to keep bleeding their lines. As Spring begins to approach, warmer air temperatures do not necessarily mean that the ground is beginning to thaw. Even though to ... FULL STORY
Ozone Action Day issued for March 17 & 18, 2019 (March 17, 2019)
by Wyoming DEQ
The Air Quality Division (AQD) of Wyoming’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is designating Sunday, March 17, 2019 and Monday, March 18, 2019, as Ozone Action Days for the Upper Green River Basin Ozone Nonattainment Area. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Women’s History Month luncheon March 28 (March 17, 2019)
The Gender Wage Gap
Is the gender wage gap real or a myth? Women’s issues and social justice expert Jen Simon will discuss the reality of gender wage gap in Wyoming at this free luncheon which will be on Thursday, March 28th in the Lovatt Room of the Pinedale Library. Lunch is pr ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski trail grooming report – March 15, 2019 (March 15, 2019)
by Mike Looney, Groomer, Sublette County Recreation Board
Friday, March 15, 8:35AM report: ... FULL STORY
(16 pictures) Aniel Daniel Chili Cookoff (March 13, 2019)
The Daniel Community Club held their 37th Aniel Daniel Chili Cookoff and Dessert Auction on Saturday, March 9th at the historic Daniel Schoolhouse. There were 17 entries for red chili and eight in the green chili category. Judges for the red chili were Dianna ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Museum Board meeting March 14 (March 13, 2019)
The Sublette County Museum Board will hold a meeting on Thursday, March 14th at 11:00AM in the Commissioners meeting room in the Sublette County Courthouse in Pinedale. The Museum Board provides funding to the Green River Valley Museum and Museum of the Mounta ... FULL STORY
BLM offers new incentives to encourage more adoptions of wild horses and burros (March 12, 2019)
by Bureau of Land Management
WASHINGTON – As part of the Bureau of Land Management’s effort to find good homes for wild horses and burros removed from public lands, the agency today (March 12, 2019) began offering new financial incentives to encourage qualified people to adopt one or more ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ March 13 & 14 (March 12, 2019)
Pinedale High School Drama Club production
Pinedale High School Drama Club presents their production of "Singin’ in the Rain" on Wednesday and Thursday, March 13 & 14th at 7:00PM in the Sheppard (Pinedale) Auditorium. The show is co-directed by Gregory Allen and Justin Smith. Tickets are $5 each. Ticke ... FULL STORY
2019 civilian firearms training offered in Rock Springs (March 12, 2019)
Classroom and range training
by Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office
The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office firearms training staff is pleased to announce our 2019 civilian firearms training course schedule. We are now offering basic, intermediate and special accommodations classes. The basic and special accommodations classes ... FULL STORY
Governor signs temporary executive order to expedite propane deliveries (March 12, 2019)
To make sure homes and businesses can have fuel for heat during frigid winter temperatures
Buckrail posted a story reporting that Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon has signed an executive order putting in place temporary emergency rules for the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) that allows drivers to make extra propane deliveries to heat homes ... FULL STORY
Ozone Action Day issued for Tuesday, March 12, 2019 (March 12, 2019)
by Wyoming DEQ
The Air Quality Division (AQD) of Wyoming’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is designating Tuesday, March 12, 2019, as an Ozone Action Day for the Upper Green River Basin Ozone Nonattainment Area. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski trail grooming report – March 12, 2019 (March 12, 2019)
by Mike Looney, Groomer, Sublette County Recreation Board
Tuesday, March 12, 8:45AM report: ... FULL STORY
Wolf News Roundup 3/11/2019 (March 11, 2019)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Delisting ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski trail grooming report – March 11, 2019 (March 11, 2019)
by Mike Looney, Groomer, Sublette County Recreation Board
Monday, March 11, 9:50AM report: ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) 100 Year Anniversary of Military Convoy and Lincoln Highway to be commemorated (March 10, 2019)
annual conference in Rock Springs June 18-21
by Sweetwater County Historical Museum
SWEETWATER COUNTY — The U.S. Army’s groundbreaking 1919 Transcontinental Motor Convoy that crossed the United States from Washington, DC to San Francisco — ultimately a source of inspiration for the Interstate Highway System — passed through Sweetwater County. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) WY Conservation license plates available (March 10, 2019)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
The new wildlife conservation plates are off to a strong start, with the public acquiring more than 500 since the Jan. 1 unveiling. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Early March (March 10, 2019)
Scenic photos by Dave Bell
Local photographer Dave Bell has been recovering after wrist and thumb surgery. He has posted some new photos for early March. He said he has about 25 inches of snow at his house in Pinedale. Click on this link to see more of his scenic pictures of the area: D ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) Big Fish Winter Derby pays out over $7,000 in prizes (March 10, 2019)
by Mindi Crabb
The Pinedale Lions Club hosted the 2019 Big Fish Winter Derby on Fremont Lake on Saturday and Sunday, March 2 & 3, 2019. The two-day fishing event featured over $7,000 in cash and prizes. 248 participants enjoyed their time on the lake, even if the catching wa ... FULL STORY
PAC Summer Expo May 1st (March 10, 2019)
Find out more about youth and family focused happenings in Sublette County
The Pinedale Aquatic Center will host their annual Summer Expo on Wednesday, May 1st from 3:30 to 6:00PM. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) ASK FLORA – Soil Fungus (March 10, 2019)
by Sage & Snow Garden Club
Yes, fungus is among us and it is a good thing, at least in our soil! I was talking with a friend, Gardener Joe, recently and he revealed the world of mycorrhizal soil fungi to me. Here is some of the general information he shared. By the way, he promised we c ... FULL STORY
Ozone Action Day issued for Monday, March 11, 2019 (March 10, 2019)
by Wyoming DEQ
The Air Quality Division (AQD) of Wyoming’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is designating Monday, March 11, 2019, as an Ozone Action Day for the Upper Green River Basin Ozone Nonattainment Area. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Talk March 11: ‘What Does Healthy Mean? (March 10, 2019)
Health & Wellness Lunch & Learn talks on the 2nd Mondays of the month
by Sublette County Library
Let 2019 be the year you finally take charge of your health and well being. Sublette County Library in Pinedale is launching a new monthly Health & Wellness Lunch & Learn lecture series to help you get informed with the latest research on a variety of health a ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) SC Rural Health Care Board meeting March 14 (March 9, 2019)
The Sublette County Rural Health Care District Board will meet on Thursday, March 14 at 5:00PM in the Sublette County Commissioner’s Room in the Sublette County Courthouse in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski trail grooming report – March 9, 2019 (March 9, 2019)
by Mike Looney, Groomer, Sublette County Recreation Board
Saturday, March 9, 8:55AM report: ... FULL STORY
County property for sale (March 9, 2019)
Bids to be awarded March 19, 2019
by Carrie S. Long, Sublette County Clerk
PUBLIC NOTICE: Below is a list of equipment previously advertised for sale in November of 2018. This equipment did not sell at that time. The items are located at the County Shop located east of the Fairgrounds at the junction of U.S. Highway 189 and State H ... FULL STORY
Budget challenges and opportunities for the Wyoming Legislature (March 9, 2019)
by Albert Sommers, House District #20 Representative
The 2019 General Session of the 65th Wyoming Legislature has wrapped up. It was a whirlwind right down to its 2 a.m. closing on February 28. This session was one of the busiest in my tenure in the Legislature, with over 500 bills numbered and worked. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Calling All Musicians - URA seeking original music by Wyoming bands (March 8, 2019)
Wyoming Roots Music Festival
by Wyoming Roots Music Festival
ROCK SPRINGS — This could be the opportunity Wyoming bands have been waiting for all their lives. ... FULL STORY
(5 pictures) Wyoming led the way for women's rights (March 8, 2019)
by Dick Blust, Jr., Sweetwater County Historical Museum
SWEETWATER COUNTY - March 8 is International Women's Day, which has been "celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women" since 1975. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski trail grooming report – March 7, 2019 (March 7, 2019)
by Mike Looney, Groomer, Sublette County Recreation Board
Thursday, March 7, 9:30AM report: ... FULL STORY
One killed, one injured in head-on crash south of Daniel (March 6, 2019)
Cory Sequera of Big Piney killed in crash
by Wyoming Highway Patrol
On March 5, 2019, a fatal crash occurred at milepost 123 on US 189 south of Daniel, Wyoming. Around 9:18 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to the area for a two-vehicle collision. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski trail grooming report – March 6, 2019 (March 6, 2019)
by Mike Looney, Groomer, Sublette County Recreation Board
Wednesday, March 6, 9:30AM report: ... FULL STORY
Ozone Action Day issued for Wednesday, March 6, 2019 (March 6, 2019)
by Wyoming DEQ
The Air Quality Division (AQD) of Wyoming’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is designating Wednesday, March 6, 2019, as an Ozone Action Day for the Upper Green River Basin Ozone Nonattainment Area. ... FULL STORY
Funeral Notice for Val D. Ercanbrack March 9th (March 5, 2019)
by Covill Funeral Home
Val D Ercanbrack, 64, of Pinedale passed away peacefully at his home Sunday March 3, 2019. A viewing will be held Saturday, March 9th from 12 to 2 PM at the Pinedale LDS Church. A funeral service will be held Monday morning, March 11th at 11:00 AM at the Balla ... FULL STORY
Death Notice: Val Ercanbrack (March 5, 2019)
by Sublette County Sheriff’s Office
Sunday, March 3rd, at approximately 06:25 PM Sublette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call of an unresponsive male in Pinedale. Upon arrival on scene, responders found the male in his home. He was cold to the touch and appeared to be deceased before t ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski trail grooming report – March 5, 2019 (March 5, 2019)
by Mike Looney, Groomer, Sublette County Recreation Board
Tuesday, March 5, 8:40AM report: ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Hot Yoga March 9 (March 5, 2019)
At Proactive Rehabilitation
Proactive Rehabilitation and Fitness in Pinedale is offering Hot Yoga on Saturday, March 9th. Join Serese Kudar, guest instructor from Inversion Yoga, for 26+2 90 minute Hot Yoga classes this winter. This style of hot yoga follows a systematic set of 26 postu ... FULL STORY
Annual St. Patrick's Day Lunch and Dinner March 17 (March 4, 2019)
Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Pinedale will be offering their Annual St. Patrick's Day Lunch and Dinner on Sunday, March 17th, 2019. ... FULL STORY
Ozone Action Day issued for Tuesday, March 5, 2019 (March 4, 2019)
by Wyoming DEQ
The Air Quality Division (AQD) of Wyoming’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is designating Tuesday, March 5, 2019, as an Ozone Action Day for the Upper Green River Basin Ozone Nonattainment Area. ... FULL STORY
BLM issues Record of Decision for the Riley Ridge to Natrona Pipeline (March 4, 2019)
The BLM’s selected alternative is the Agency Preferred Alternative as described in the Final EIS
by Bureau of Land Management
ROCK SPRINGS, WYOMING – In support of the Department’s goal to promote responsible energy development and create jobs, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) High Desert District Office has released a Record of Decision (ROD) on three right-of-way applications su ... FULL STORY
Watch out for germs spread by cute chicks (March 4, 2019)
Baby poultry are a common source of Salmonella
by Wyoming Department of Health
As the time of year arrives when people buy baby poultry and start planning flocks, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is reminding people to watch out for the harmful germs baby birds can sometimes carry even if they appear healthy and clean. ... FULL STORY
Ozone Action Day issued for Monday, March 4, 2019 (March 3, 2019)
by Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality
The Air Quality Division (AQD) of Wyoming’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is designating Monday, March 4, 2019, as an Ozone Action Day for the Upper Green River Basin Ozone Nonattainment Area. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Sublette County Artists Guild features Frances Clark: 'Sublette County - - Then or Now' (March 2, 2019)
by Sublette County Artists’ Guild
Pinedale Online is proud to present writings by the Sublette County Artist Guild. The Sublette County Artists’ Guild, originally called the Writer's Club, was organized in 1928 by six ranch women in Sublette County, Wyoming, who had a common desire for self-ex ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski trail grooming report – March 2, 2019 (March 2, 2019)
by Mike Looney, Groomer, Sublette County Recreation Board
Saturday, March 2, 8:30AM report: ... FULL STORY
UGRB Ozone Outlook for March 3 – 6, 2019 (March 1, 2019)
by Wyoming DEQ
This is notification that the Air Quality Division (AQD) of Wyoming’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has issued an Upper Green River Basin (UGRB) Ozone Outlook starting on Sunday, March 3 and forecasted to persist through Wednesday, March 6, 2019. T ... FULL STORY
Temporary closure of Teton Pass to human presence for avalanche mitigation (March 1, 2019)
March 1 – March 2, 2019
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
JACKSON, WYOMING—March 1, 2019—The Bridger-Teton National Forest has issued a temporary closure of the Teton Pass area to human presence to allow Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) to do thorough avalanche control. The temporary closure is necessary ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski trail grooming report – March 1, 2019 (March 1, 2019)
by Mike Looney, Groomer, Sublette County Recreation Board
Friday, March 1, 10:40AM report: ... FULL STORY
Update on GoFundMe campaign set up for border wall (March 1, 2019)
Campaign changed to funding building portions of wall on private land
by Pinedale Online!
Back in December 2018 we wrote a story highlighting the effort by a triple amputee, Purple Heart recipient, veteran in Florida who has set up a GoFundMe account for people to contribute money to help build the wall along the Mexican border. That campaign has b ... FULL STORY

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