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Pinedale Online News - June 2005

(1 pictures) View of Pinedale (June 30, 2005)
Pinedale and Fremont Peak View of Pinedale from the Mesa taken on Wednesday evening, June 29th, by Dave Bell. The Wind River Mountain range and Fremont Lake are in the background. For more of Dave’s scenic photos of the area, see his Photo Gallery: Dave Bell S ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Cow and Calf Moose (June 30, 2005)
A cow moose and her brand new calf forage on the lush green vegetation in the Upper Green River Valley. Photo sent in by Green River Outfitters who have a remote camp in Jack Creek near the Gros Ventre Wilderness Area. ... FULL STORY
Public Hearing on flaring June 29 (June 29, 2005)
Comment on permits issued under new DEQ air-quality order
The Wyoming state Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will be holding a public hearing in Pinedale on Wednesday, June 29th, to hear comments about concerns over smoke and air quality from flaring from natural gas rig wells around Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Beautiful Sunset (June 28, 2005)
Beautiful Sunset Clint Gilchrist captured the beautiful sunset seen over Pinedale on Tuesday evening. Brilliant reds and oranges filled the entire sky. Dave Bell caught the beautiful rainbow that went along with the storm that made these spectacular clouds. In ... FULL STORY
Wyoming Outfitters aid in Brucellosis efforts (June 26, 2005)
Efforts to understand and manage brucellosis in Wyoming’s elk population got a shot in the arm thanks to financial contributions from the state’s guides and outfitters. The Wyoming Outfitters and Guides Association (WyOGA) donated $1,000 to the Game and Fish D ... FULL STORY
West Nile Virus Cautions (June 26, 2005)
As summer temperatures heat up and mosquito activity increases, dead bird sightings have prompted many Wyoming residents to contact the Game and Fish Department with concerns of West Nile virus. West Nile is a mosquito-borne disease that can cause a potentiall ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Scenic Photos by Dave Bell (June 26, 2005)
Dave Bell did some hiking this past weekend in the Scab Creek area of the Wind River Mountain Range and in the Wyoming Range. This photo was taken near Toboggan Lake in the Wind River Mountains. Click here for more scenic photos from Dave’s hikes: Dave Bell Sc ... FULL STORY
(35 pictures) Bear (June 26, 2005)
Wyoming Range tour offers spectacular scenery and wildlife viewing opportunities
by Dawn Ballou
Photos by Clint Gilchrist and Dawn Ballou ... FULL STORY
Hatch Report – June 20th (June 21, 2005)
Green River, New Fork River, area lakes
by Fishing Guide John Ross
The fishing hatch report is courtesy of professional fishing guide, John Ross, of Two Rivers Emporium Orvis Fly Shop in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
Final Grizzly Bear Occupancy Plan released (June 21, 2005)
After evaluating extensive public input received during a 4-month process, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has released its final plan for grizzly bear occupancy in Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
Bardy Bardin appointed new Sheriff (June 21, 2005)
Replaces Hank Ruland who retires June 30th
by Bob Rule, KPIN 101.1 FM Radio
The Sublette County Commissioners met in executive session on Tuesday, June 21, and interviewed the three candidates for Sheriff who were chosen by the Sublette County Republican Central Committee on Monday night. Those three who were chosen were: ... FULL STORY
(8 pictures) Father’s Day Fishing Derby (June 21, 2005)
Pinedale Boat Club event on Fremont Lake
by Bill Boender
Father’s Day Fishing Derby Winners: ... FULL STORY
Memorial Service for Henry Mauss June 24th (June 20, 2005)
A memorial service for long-time Pinedale resident Henry Mauss will be held Friday, June 24th, at 2 pm at Rendezvous Pointe Senior Center in Pinedale. Lunch will be served. ... FULL STORY
Funeral Services for Bob Hansen June 23 (June 20, 2005)
Funeral services for Bob Hansen of Pinedale will be held on Thursday, June 23rd, at 11 am at Hudson’s Funeral Home. ... FULL STORY
(24 pictures) 3-D Archery Shoot (June 20, 2005)
Wind River Archers
The Wind River Archers held a 3-D Archery Shoot at a course at Half Moon Lake Resort on Saturday and Sunday, June 18-19th. This was very much a family event, with young children following along and many also shooting in the self-guided course through the fores ... FULL STORY
Public comment for Gold Book until July 10 (June 17, 2005)
Surface Operating Standards for Oil and Gas Development
The BLM and Forest Service have released a draft updated version of the Gold Book, a document introducing Best Management Practices to improve the processing of Applications for Permits to Drill (APDs) for oil and gas development. The Gold Book outlines proced ... FULL STORY
(25 pictures) Green River Valley Museum (June 17, 2005)
Community museum dedicated to preserving the history of the Green River Valley
by Dawn Ballou
The Green River Valley Museum is a wonderful little museum about local history of the Green River Valley. Located on US Highway 189 in Big Piney, the museum houses historical exhibits about area ranching, mining, Native Americans and pre-historic Indians, Big ... FULL STORY
2005 Pinedale Blues Festival August 20-21 (June 14, 2005)
The 2005 Pinedale Blues Festival will be held on Saturday & Sunday, August 20-21st at the Pinedale Rodeo Grounds. ... FULL STORY
Amerihost Pinedale Inn opens June 15 (June 14, 2005)
Pinedale’s newest motel
Pinedale’s newest motel, the Amerihost Pinedale Inn, is scheduled to open its doors to the public on Wednesday, June 15th. Workers are still busy putting on finishing touches, and they are awaiting the Fire Marshall’s final inspection as of Tuesday, to get the ... FULL STORY
Pinedale resident killed in vehicle roll-over (June 14, 2005)
Accident on Hwy 189 claims Deborah Luster
Pinedale resident Deborah Luster, 44, was killed Monday evening, June 13th, in a one-vehicle roll-over crash on US 189. According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol, Luster was driving in her pickup northbound around 7:30 pm when, for unknown reasons, her vehicle l ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Trailhead Conditions Update (June 12, 2005)
Elkhart Park, Big Sandy, Scab Creek
by Dawn Ballou
Are the trailheads open to get up to the Continental Divide Trail yet? We’re getting that question now from folks who live in lower elevations and want to come hiking. Some can't believe we still have snow when they've been enjoying summer for months now. It’s ... FULL STORY
(25 pictures) Elk, elk and more elk at Scab Creek! (June 12, 2005)
Road, campground and trailhead are all open
by Dawn Ballou
We scoped out conditions at Scab Creek campground and trailhead access on Saturday, June 11th. The road in, trailhead and campground are all dry and accessible. ... FULL STORY
(23 pictures) Big Sandy current conditions (June 12, 2005)
Road still not open to top yet
by Dawn Ballou
The Big Sandy campground and trailhead access road are still closed about four miles from the end, as of June 11th. We took a drive up that way on Saturday to scope out current conditions and see how far the road is open. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Snowmobile/ATV event dates announced (June 10, 2005)
Pinedale Snow Explorers Snowmobile Club
The Pinedale Snow Explorers Snowmobile Club has announced their tentative schedule for snowmobile and ATV events for 2005/2006. Highlights for the upcoming season include poker runs, the immensely popular Pinedale Grass Drags, the One Lunger Snowmobile Race an ... FULL STORY
Guides need permits on BLM land (June 10, 2005)
Fishing and Boating Guide Services
The Pinedale office of the Bureau of Land Management reminds anyone providing guided fishing and boating services using boat ramps on BLM lands that they need to be sure they are permitted by the BLM. Officials will be stepping up measures to curtail unauthori ... FULL STORY
Fishing Hatch Report (June 10, 2005)
Green River & Meadow Lake
by Fishing Guide John Ross, Two Rivers Emporium
The fishing hatch report is courtesy of professional fishing guide, John Ross, of Two Rivers Emporium in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Finding a job in the oil field (June 10, 2005)
by Dawn Ballou
We’re getting more and more inquiries from folks wanting to know how to find a job in the booming gas and oil fields here in western Wyoming. We don’t have a job placement office here in Pinedale, so that makes it more of a challenge finding where the job open ... FULL STORY
Trappers Point Wildlife Corridor Sensors (June 10, 2005)
WYDOT to install high-tech sensors to alert motorists of wildlife
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
Efforts are underway to help mitigate vehicle-wildlife crashes west of Pinedale on US Highway 191, according to the Wyoming Department of Transportation. ... FULL STORY
Sage Grouse populations improve (June 10, 2005)
Highest counts in 20-35 years recorded in 2005 annual survey
by Wyoming Game & Fish Department
Sage grouse made a significant comeback on most leks or strutting grounds this spring across its range in Wyoming, according to preliminary reports from annual surveys. ... FULL STORY
Non-Resident Preference Point comments (June 10, 2005)
Comments due by June 17 for elk, deer and antelope license changes
All interested parties are reminded written comments on the proposed preference point system for nonresident elk, deer and antelope licenses and increasing the price of nonresident moose and bighorn sheep preference points are due by 5 p.m. June 17. ... FULL STORY
Big Piney Bike Rodeo June 10, 2005 (June 10, 2005)
4-7 pm, Big Piney High School parking lot
Calling all kids to come out for the Bike Rodeo on Friday, June 10th in Big Piney. The event is being sponsored by the Sublette County Prevention Coalition, Big Piney Ambulance EMTs, and the towns of Marbleton and Big Piney. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sandhill Crane Family (June 10, 2005)
These sandhill crane chicks are tiny compared to their parents. Sandhill cranes are often seen along streams and marshy areas. These birds were seen in the Upper Green River area in early June. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Rafting the Snake River (June 9, 2005)
These rafters were enjoying the beautiful weather while taking on the rapids on the Snake River on Wednesday, June 8th, in the Snake River Canyon north of Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
(22 pictures) Kid's Fishing Day (June 4, 2005)
by Clint Gilchrist
In conjunction with National Fishing Week, Trout Unlimited, Wyoming Game & Fish, US Forest Service, Wyoming Bureau of Land Management and Encana combined to hold the annual Kid's Fishing Day at the CCC Ponds near Fremont Lake on Saturday, June 4th. ... FULL STORY
(37 pictures) Pinedale High School Rodeo (June 4, 2005)
by Clint Gilchrist
High school rodeo teams from all over the state of Wyoming came to Pinedale on Saturday, June 4, 2005 for the annual Pinedale High School Rodeo. More than 100 students participated in bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, bull riding, team roping, calf roping ... FULL STORY
First big weekend of the summer (June 3, 2005)
Saturday June 4 - Sublette County Days – The Museum of the Mountain Man will be open from 9am to 5pm and admission for all Sublette County residents is free. Come see the new displays. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Women’s Retreat offered in July (June 1, 2005)
Green River Outfitters mountain retreat
Green River Outfitters is offering a Spring Women’s Retreat July 1-3 at their forest camp in the Gros Ventre Mountain range. ... FULL STORY
June is county clean-up month (June 1, 2005)
Free dump days, community clean-up efforts
June is clean-up month in Sublette County. The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce be hosting community cleanup efforts in Pinedale on Saturday, June 4th and in Marbleton/Big Piney the following Saturday on June 11th. ... FULL STORY
Public Meeting on county clinic options June 1 (June 1, 2005)
The Sublette County Rural Health Care Board is hosting a public input meeting in Marbleton on Wednesday evening to hear opinions regarding the construction of one clinic in Daniel or two clinics. The public is encouraged to attend to make their feelings known ... FULL STORY

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