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Pinedale Online News - July 2005

(1 pictures) SAFV Art Auction August 19 (July 25, 2005)
The Sublette County Sexual Assault and Family Violence Task Force will be holding their annual Art Auction on Friday, August 19th. All proceeds from the event benefit SAFV’s efforts to end sexual assault and family violence in Sublette County. Events include a ... FULL STORY
Search begins for new County Attorney (July 28, 2005)
Republican Party seeks candidates
by Sublette County Republican Central Committee
With the anticipated retirement of Sublette County's County Attorney, Van Graham, the Sublette County Republican Central Committee will be faced with the responsibility of choosing three candidates for County Attorney in the near future. ... FULL STORY
Crimestoppers asks for info about vandalisms (July 26, 2005)
Faler’s General Store and The Dollar Store in Pinedale vandalized
The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on the recent vandalism of Faler’s General Store and The Dollar Store, two local businesses in the Pinedale area. ... FULL STORY
Events & Meetings for July-August (July 26, 2005)
Below are events, meetings and functions for the remainder of July and August. For a complete year-round calendar for events, meetings and functions in Sublette County, see our frequently updated Calendar of Events page. This is the most complete year-round ca ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wind River Range condition update (July 27, 2005)
Fires, trails, bears, Continental Divide
by Dawn Ballou
Here’s the latest update on conditions in the Wind River Mountain Range and Bridger Wilderness, as of Wednesday, July 27th, gleaned from reports from the Bridger-Teton National Forest (BTNF) staff. ... FULL STORY
Wyoming Game Warden Exam offered in October (July 26, 2005)
Registration deadline September 9th
Have you always wanted to be a game warden working with wildlife and wildlife management? The Wyoming Game & Fish Department is offering the game warden competitive examination between October 1-October 15, 2005. All law enforcement personnel including wildlif ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Update on Tourist Creek Fire (July 23, 2005)
Tourist Creek drainage closed for public safety
Saturday, July 23 Update: The Tourist Creek Fire was detected on Thursday, July 21, 2005 in the Bridger-Wilderness, approximately ten miles southeast of the Green River Lakes Trailhead and two miles northeast of Three Forks Park in the Tourist Creek drainage. ... FULL STORY
Accident claims Doris & William Burzlander (July 23, 2005)
Single car roll-over on Hwy 191 on Friday, July 22
A single car roll-over accident claimed the lives of Doris and William Burzlander of Pinedale on Friday afternoon, July 22, according to a report by the Wyoming Highway Patrol. ... FULL STORY
Wildfire near Square Top Mountain suppressed (July 22, 2005)
10 acre human-caused fire in Bridger Wilderness started Thursday
Forest Service firefighters responded to the Green River Lakes area on Thursday night to a report of a fire near Square Top Mountain, according to a news release by the Bridger-Teton National Forest. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Injured man rescued from Square Top Mtn (July 22, 2005)
Tip-Top Search & Rescue helps 2 injured on the mountain
On Wednesday, July 20, 2005, at 10:25 am, Mike Hanko, reported to Sublette County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) that his father had fallen while descending Square Top Mountain near Green River Lakes and had possible broken ribs and a dislocated shoulder. According ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) July 23 National Day of the American Cowboy (July 22, 2005)
The American Cowboy now has his own day! On May 12th, the United States Senate voted to pass Resolution 85, declaring the fourth Saturday in July as the National Day of the Cowboy. This day recognizes the cowboy and cowgirl for their enduring contribution to t ... FULL STORY
Chickadee Fire burning in Yellowstone Park (July 22, 2005)
5-acre lightning fire started July 14th
A fire in a remote area northwest of West Thumb of Yellowstone National Park is putting up smoke and may be visible from some locations along the park's road system and Yellowstone Lake, park officials said Thursday. ... FULL STORY
Services for Grace Chamberlain July 30 (July 27, 2005)
Graveside funeral services for Grace Chamberlain will be held on Saturday, July 30th at 1 pm at the Pinedale Cemetery. ... FULL STORY
United Way Helping Hands Day August 20th (July 22, 2005)
Volunteers needed
The Sublette County United Way Chapter will be hosting the first year of their chapter by having their first ever Helping Hands Day on Saturday, August 20th, in Pinedale and Big Piney. They are asking for support in their efforts to help those in need in our c ... FULL STORY
Local Sage Grouse Group to convene July 27 (July 22, 2005)
by Wyoming Game & Fish Department
The Upper Green River Basin Sage Grouse Working Group will hold their next meeting next Wednesday, July 27th, 2005, at the Pinedale Library starting at 9:00AM. The group is comprised of nine local citizens, representing groups interested in sage-grouse conser ... FULL STORY
Local students receive UW Business Scholarship (July 21, 2005)
Students from Pinedale, Farson, Alpine and Jackson among recipients
Top students from Wyoming and out-of-state have received more than $137,000 in scholarships and awards from the University of Wyoming College of Business, according to a news release by the University of Wyoming. Students were honored at the college’s recent 5 ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) 4x4 Poker Run July 30th (July 18, 2005)
Pinedale Snow Explorers
The Pinedale Snow Explorers Snowmobile Club will be hosting a 4x4 Poker Run in the Upper Green on Saturday, July 30th. ... FULL STORY
Hatch Report - July 16th (July 16, 2005)
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
(1 pictures) Sublette County Fair July 29-August 7 (July 14, 2005)
Chely Wright concert Friday, August 5th
This year’s Sublette County Fair will begin on Friday, July 29th and run a full week until Sunday, August 7th at the Sublette County Fairgrounds just north of Big Piney and Marbleton. The fair is packed with events all 10 days, including the headline concert b ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) New Construction in Pinedale (July 27, 2005)
Pinedale is seeing a tremendous growth spurt with many new buildings going up all around town. These multi-family housing structures are going in on the southwest side of town not far from the golf course. ... FULL STORY
Thunderstorms & Wind Friday evening (July 22, 2005)
Strong downburst winds possible
The National Weather Service out of Riverton has issued a special weather statement advising of widely scattered thunderstorms developing Friday evening over the Upper Green River Basin. Thunderstorms are mainly concentrated south of Highway 351 (just north o ... FULL STORY
Sage Grouse to be tested for WNV (July 19, 2005)
West Nile Virus testing
by Wyoming Game & Fish
All Wyomingites, especially landowners, are being asked to assist in the management of the state’s trademark sage grouse populations by immediately reporting dead sage grouse so they can be tested for West Nile Virus. Past research has shown the disease to be ... FULL STORY
Wyoming petition to delist wolves approved (July 19, 2005)
Final approval more than a year away
by Wyoming Game & Fish
The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission addressed many topics at their July 12-13 meeting in Rawlins including a petition to delist wolves, the grizzly bear occupancy plan, the Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy and establishing a preference point syste ... FULL STORY
Graveside Services for Everett Johnson July 22 (July 18, 2005)
Graveside Funeral Services for Everett "Tuffy" Johnson will be held on Friday, July 22, at 11 am at the Pinedale Cemetery. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Fishing outlet of Half Moon Lake (July 17, 2005)
Tony Vitolo sent in this photo of his son, Anthony, fly fishing on the outlet of Half Moon Lake earlier this month. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Lucky Chipmunk (July 17, 2005)
Charlie & Shannon from Oregon spent a week in the Wind River Range last week. They snapped this chipmunk sitting on a rock at Photographer's Point, with the rugged Jim Bridger Wilderness as the backdrop for his portrait. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Shakespeare Twelfth Night July 24th (July 14, 2005)
Pinedale Fine Arts Council outdoor presentation
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council will kick off this year’s season with a performance by the Wyoming Shakespeare Festival Company, performing William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" on Sunday, July 24th. The performance will be at 2 pm on the Pinedale Library lawn. ... FULL STORY
LaBarge 3-D Archery Shoot July 23-24 (July 14, 2005)
Bare Mountain Bowhunters
The Bare Mountain Bowhunters of LaBarge will be holding a 3-D archery shoot on Saturday & Sunday, July 23-24 at the old Boy Scout Camp. There will be classes for men and women BHFS, BHFSL, and traditional, youth, cub and pee wee. Saturday will feature a shoot ... FULL STORY
FS Planning Workshops July 19 & 20 (July 14, 2005)
In Pinedale and Marbleton
The Bridger-Teton National Forest is in the process of revising the BTNF Forest Plan and will be holding two local workshops to gather public input. The first session will be held at the Marbleton Fire Hall on Tuesday, July 19th from 4 to 10 pm. The second ses ... FULL STORY
Temperatures set records across Wyoming (July 13, 2005)
Temps of 100-106 degrees across the state
Temperatures soared across Wyoming on Wednesday breaking or tying many previously set records for July 13th. Several locations in central Wyoming saw temperatures from 100-106 degrees Wednesday. Pinedale’s temperature rose to a high of 91 degrees Wednesday. A ... FULL STORY
Headlight Safety Program for Hwy 191 (July 12, 2005)
Turn Headlights on for Safety Designation added to US 191 North
In an effort to assist motorists with passing opportunities, the Wyoming Department of Transportation is installing "Turn Headlights on for Safety" signs on US 191 North from Rock Springs to Daniel. ... FULL STORY
WYDOT to lower speed limit through Pinedale (July 5, 2005)
Will be reduced from 30 to 25 mph in town
The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is moving forward with a proposal to lower the speed limit through Pinedale. The agency was approached by the Pinedale Town Council to lower the speed limit in town from 30 mph to 25 mph for safety reasons. Spe ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Big Sandy & Elkhart current conditions (July 5, 2005)
Snow above about 12,000 feet, mosquitoes
by Dawn Ballou
Here is a report on current conditions for the high country from Elkhart Park (middle Wind River Range) and Big Sandy (southern Wind River Range/Cirque of the Towers) areas, as of Monday, July 5th. The Big Sandy area report comes courtesy of the folks at Big S ... FULL STORY
LA buys part of Sublette County gas (July 5, 2005)
$300 million purchase to secure LA power supply for future
According to a recent story that appeared in the online LA Times (, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has signed a purchase agreement with Anschutz Pinedale Corporation in Denver to buy a portion of the company’s natural gas reserves in ... FULL STORY
Fishing Hatch Report – July 4th (July 5, 2005)
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
Annual RMHC Summer Fest July 16 (July 14, 2005)
Music, special sales, Bob’s famous fajitas
Rocky Mountain Home Center in Pinedale will be hosting their Summerfest 2005 on Saturday, July 16th starting at 9 am. The annual event includes live music by Wild Country, Bob’s famous fajitas (free!), and beer for sale from Pinedale’s local microbrewery Botto ... FULL STORY
(35 pictures) Rendezvous Pageant (July 10, 2005)
The Green River Rendezvous Pageant is an elaborate production depicting the history of the Green River Rendezvous. The performance is made possible by community volunteers as part of the Green River Rendezvous Pageant Association. This year’s performance was t ... FULL STORY
(21 pictures) Rendezvous at the Museum (July 10, 2005)
"For sixteen years, the Green River Valley served as the center of the mountain fur trade, supplying prime beaver pelts as well as hosting a majority of the renowned annual rendezvous." These words, from the Museum of the Mountain Man’s new book, "The Fur Trad ... FULL STORY
(20 pictures) Rendezvous Parade (July 9, 2005)
Each year Pinedale celebrates the Green River Rendezvous with a colorful parade down Pine Street on Saturday morning. This year the beautiful warm weather brought out a huge crowd. ... FULL STORY
(23 pictures) Rendezvous Rodeo (July 9, 2005)
The Sublette County Sporting Association held their annual Rendezvous Rodeo July 7-9th during the Green River Rendezvous in Pinedale. Events included bareback riding, barrel racing, calf roping, saddle bronc, calf scramble, Ring of Fire, breakaway roping, bull ... FULL STORY
Memorial Service for Gerald Mason July 11 (July 8, 2005)
Memorial Services for Gerald Mason will be held on Monday, July 11 at 2 pm at the Pinedale High School Auditorium. ... FULL STORY
Packer Creek Fire (July 8, 2005)
Currently at 8 acres
The Packer Creek Fire was reported on Wednesday afternoon, July 6th, burning north of Pinedale. The fire is burning in timber on National Forest land approximately 9 miles north of Warren Bridge. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. Forest S ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Green River Rendezvous July 7-10th (July 6, 2005)
Meet Me on the Green!
Rendezvous is here! Pinedale’s biggest event of the year, the annual Green River Rendezvous, takes place Thursday through Sunday, July 7-10th. This year’s Rendezvous is packed with fun and interesting things to see and do. There’s something for everyone, so do ... FULL STORY
(6 pictures) Things to do in and around Pinedale (July 6, 2005)
by Dawn Ballou
As if there isn’t enough going on during Green River Rendezvous, we get asked what else is there to do when people get into town? There are many, many fun and interesting things to do and places to go. Here are some recommendations for "Must Do" things to see ... FULL STORY
(33 pictures) Hidden Heart Ranch (July 6, 2005)
This close, yet remote get-away will truly capture your heart!
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Rustic log cabins, fishing, horseback riding, hiking ... FULL STORY
Fireworks start July 4th fire near Hoback Jct (July 5, 2005)
Fire danger still listed as Low
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
Despite the fire danger for the Bridger-Teton National Forest being listed as low, Interagency Fire Crews suppressed the human-caused wildfire near Hoback Junction on the fourth of July. The Hoback Fire was reported at 5:15 am Monday morning. A fire engine r ... FULL STORY
Resident Elk, Deer, Antelope Draw results (July 5, 2005)
Results available July 7
The Wyoming Game & Fish Department (WYG&F) will make the results of the 2005 license draw results for deer and antelope available on Thursday, July 7th. Resident and nonresident deer and antelope license drawings and the resident elk drawing will be announced ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) New Yellowstone webcams better than ever (July 5, 2005)
New cameras at Old Faithful and Mammoth Hot Springs
Yellowstone National Park has made major upgrades to their webcam showing Old Faithful Geyser, according to the park. New cameras at Old Faithful and Mammoth Hot Springs will provide larger and sharper images than before. ... FULL STORY
Forest Service sells firewood permits (July 5, 2005)
Firewood permits are now available for those wishing to gather wood from the Bridger-Teton National Forest for their winter fuel. Permits are available at the local District offices during regular business hours. Cost is $5/cord, with a minimum purchase of $2 ... FULL STORY
Wolf Delisting Petition (July 5, 2005)
WYG&F to consider delisting at July meeting in Rawlins
The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission will be addressing the topic of signing and submitting a petition to the US Department of the Interior to remove the Northern Rocky Mountain Distinct Population of wolves from the list of endangered and threatened species a ... FULL STORY
(32 pictures) Chuckwagon Days Rodeo (July 4, 2005)
Big Piney & Marbleton celebrated their 72nd Chuckwagon Days celebration over the 4th of July weekend. Festivities included a WRA & IMPRA Rodeo on Sunday and Monday featuring bareback riding, calf roping, team roping, barrel racing, breakaway roping, bull ridin ... FULL STORY
(20 pictures) Big Piney Chuckwagon Days, Parade & BBQ (July 4, 2005)
Big Piney’s Chuckwagon Days are held each year over the 4th of July holiday. The weather was beautiful for this year’s celebrations for all three days, July 2-4. ... FULL STORY
(32 pictures) Li'l Buckaroo Rodeo (July 2, 2005)
Big Piney Chuckwagon Days
The Li’l Buckaroo Rodeo kicked off this year’s Chuckwagon Days 4th of July celebration in Big Piney/Marbleton. The rodeo is for kids age 1-13 and included stick horse barrel racing, goat tail tying, sheep riding, bareback riding, calf roping and mini bull ridi ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Chuckwagon Days July 2-4th (July 1, 2005)
It's 4th of July weekend! Big Piney & Marbleton are celebrating with their annual Chuckwagon Days festivities which include a 5K & 10K Walk/Run, a Li'l Buckaroo Rodeo for kids 1-13, an adult WRA & IMPRA Rodeo Sunday and Monday, parade & free BBQ and fireworks ... FULL STORY

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