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Pinedale Online News - September 2005

Services for Andrew & Andrea Bjorksten Oct 1 (September 30, 2005)
Memorial graveside services for Andrew and Andrea Bjorksten will be held on Saturday, October 1, at Plainview Cemetery in Big Piney. ... FULL STORY
(6 pictures) Mineral lease next to Plainview Cemetery (September 28, 2005)
880 acres in Sublette County to be offered in October 4 Oil and Gas lease sale in Cheyenne
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will be offering oil and gas leases on over 137,000 acres of federal land in Wyoming at the next Federal Oil and Gas Sale scheduled for Tuesday, October 4th in Cheyenne. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Deer Warning Flashers (September 28, 2005)
The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) recently installed wildlife warning signs along Highway 191 west of Pinedale near Trappers Point and the Cora turn-off. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Fall Burning (September 28, 2005)
by Dawn Ballou
Smoke visible from Pinedale Wednesday, and in the Pinedale webcam, was due to a planned fall burn. With cooler temperatures and lower wildfire danger, forest and wildlife resource managers use fire as a management tool to improve habitat forage conditions and ... FULL STORY
Planned power outage for Oct 2 (September 27, 2005)
Overnight for Pinedale, Boulder, Cora and Daniel
Pacific Power customers in Pinedale, Boulder, Cora and Daniel will be without power overnight on Sunday, October 2, while crews implement a planned power outage required for system upgrade work at the utility’s Pinedale Substation. ... FULL STORY
BLM approves Year-Round Demo Project (September 24, 2005)
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Field Office in Pinedale has approved a winter drilling project in the Pinedale Anticline, designed to reduce the impacts of energy development by consolidating drilling operations. The proposal would demonstrate the feasibi ... FULL STORY
Snow on the way (September 23, 2005)
Up to 3-6 inches of snow possible in the mountains
The National Weather Service in Riverton is advising a change in the weather that may bring snow to the mountains in the Upper Green River Valley. ... FULL STORY
Missoula Children's Theatre in Pinedale (September 23, 2005)
Auditions - Monday, Oct. 3 at 3:30 pm
Missoula Children's Theatre Returns to Pinedale and is looking for local talent! ... FULL STORY
Elementary School Dance Recital Sept. 30 (September 23, 2005)
FREE at the Pinedale Auditorium
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
Renowned dance instructor Babs Case, of Jackson, will be here once again working with students in the Pinedale Schools. This is the 7th year in a row that the "Dancer's Workshop" residency has come to Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
(9 pictures) BLM Tour of Stewart Point well area Sept 28 (September 23, 2005)
Six proposed wells will be visible to the south of Pinedale
by Dawn Ballou
The Pinedale Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will be holding a tour of the proposed wells in the Stewart Point area, just south of Pinedale, on Wednesday, September 28th. ... FULL STORY
(22 pictures) Hoback Gas Well Project (September 23, 2005)
Notice of Staking just first step in the process
by Dawn Ballou
Plains Exploration and Production Company, out of Houston, Texas, filed a Notice of Staking with the Bridger-Teton National Forest (BTNF) on September 8, 2005 for plans to do a wildcat well in the Noble Basin near the Hoback River, south of Bondurant. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Marbleton Town Hall Construction (September 22, 2005)
by Dawn Ballou
Work is visibly progressing on the new Town Hall in Marbleton. Foundations are in and workers are building walls. ... FULL STORY
Hunting season is here (September 21, 2005)
Below are general dates for hunting seasons for various species in the Upper Green River Valley. Check the current Game & Fish hunting regulations for season opening and closing dates for specific areas, as dates may vary from area to area. ... FULL STORY
LaBarge Seismic Activity Notice (September 21, 2005)
Mule deer hunters take note
Mule deer hunters should be aware that seismic activities associated with natural gas exploration will be taking place in the southern portion of Hunt Area 143 west of ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Attorney suspended (September 21, 2005)
According to a news release Wednesday from the Wyoming State Bar, Pinedale attorney Ken McLaughlin was suspended by Order of Interim Suspension from the Wyoming Supreme Court on September 21, 2005. ... FULL STORY
Free day at Yellowstone Park Sept. 24 (September 21, 2005)
Get in free to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks on Saturday
Visitors entering Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks on Saturday, September 24, 2005, will have their entrance fees waived in honor of the 12th annual National Public Lands Day. ... FULL STORY
Wildfires on the BTNF (September 20, 2005)
Several small fires still burning
The Bridger-Teton National Forest fire and resource officials are remaining busy this fall monitoring several fires ignited by lightning. ... FULL STORY
Big Piney man killed in accident (September 20, 2005)
A Big Piney man, Brian Huckabee, age 29, was killed Friday, September 16th, in a roll-over accident north of Big Piney. ... FULL STORY
(17 pictures) Fire as a tool for resource benefit (September 20, 2005)
Fremont 2 Prescribed Burn
In an effort to improve forest habitat for wildlife, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and Bridger Teton National Forest are conducting a prescribed controlled burn of approximately 1,200 acres of aspen and sagebrush habitat on Fremont Ridge north of Pineda ... FULL STORY
'The Truck'– Part 2 (September 19, 2005)
by Bob Rule, KPIN Radio - 101.1 FM
The story started out after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, and former Pinedale resident Bill Johnson, vice president of a trucking company in Kemmerer, announced he would drive a semi-truck through much of Western Wyoming, picking up food, bottled water ... FULL STORY
Prescribed burns begin this week on BTNF (September 19, 2005)
Fremont Ridge burn on Tuesday, Sept. 20
The Bridger-Teton National Forest will be igniting prescribed burns throughout the Forest this week, if weather conditions hold. The Forest anticipates lighting the Fremont 2 burn near Fremont Ridge on the Pinedale District on Tuesday, September 20. ... FULL STORY
Lightning-caused fire near Hams Ridge (September 19, 2005)
Being allowed to burn for resource benefit
A lighting storm ignited the Hams Ridge fire 14-miles north of the Viva Naughton Reservoir on the Bridger-Teton National Forest (BTNF) on Thursday, September 12. A Forest engine crew spotted the fire. Fire officials and resource specialists decided to use th ... FULL STORY
Grizzly bear attacks hikers in Yellowstone Park (September 19, 2005)
by Yellowstone National Park - NPS
On Wednesday, September 14, 2005, two men, hiking the North Shore Trail along Shoshone Lake in the southern portion of Yellowstone National Park, were attacked multiple times by a grizzly. The incidents occurred at approximately 3:15 p.m. ... FULL STORY
G&F Urges Bear Awareness for Hunters (September 18, 2005)
Hunters and bears share the woods
by Wyoming Game & Fish Department
With big game hunting seasons just getting into full swing, and the recent injuries to a Texas deer hunter north of Moran, Wyoming Game and Fish officials are urging hunters in Northwest Wyoming to be "bear aware" and take steps to avoid conflicts with grizzly ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Half Marathon Sept. 24 (September 18, 2005)
Half Marathon, 10K and 1-Mile courses
The 2nd annual Pinedale Half Marathon takes place on Saturday, September 24th. The event also includes a 10K and one mile walk/run for those who want to participate in shorter courses. Participants may walk or run any of the courses. ... FULL STORY
Snow Spotter Training Sept. 21 (September 18, 2005)
New Wyoming Snow Spotter Network
by National Weather Service - Riverton Office
The National Weather Service will be conducting a Snow Spotter Training class in Pinedale on Wednesday, September 21. The training session will take place at the Pinedale Public Library beginning at 6:00 p.m. ... FULL STORY
Upper Green River Tour Sept. 15th (September 14, 2005)
Sights & Sounds of Fall
The Green River Valley Land Trust is hosting a special tour of the Upper Green River Valley on Thursday, September 15th. The free public tour, "Sights & Sounds of Fall", will leave from the Land Trust office in Pinedale, 136 West Pine Street, at 2 pm and will ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Homecoming Weekend (September 14, 2005)
Go Wranglers!
It’s Homecoming Weekend for Pinedale High School! There are lots of events planned at the school including swimming, volleyball and the big football game against the Shoshoni Wranglers. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale High School Sports (September 13, 2005)
Catch a Home Game!
For those who would like to catch a local game for Pinedale High School sports, here is the schedule for games in Pinedale and Big Piney so you can mark your calendar. For the complete sport schedule calendar, see the Pinedale Schools website. For more communi ... FULL STORY
Update on Teton bear attack (September 13, 2005)
Griz injures hunter on BTNF
The Bridger-Teton National Forest reported that the Texas man injured last Sunday by a bear in the Teton Wilderness was attacked by a grizzly. ... FULL STORY
P&Z approves 100 unit hotel building permit (September 13, 2005)
Permit contingent on Town Engineer’s approval of plans
The Town of Pinedale Planning & Zoning (P&Z) Board voted 4-1 to approve a building permit request from Vista Grande LLC for a 100 unit extended-stay motel at a special meeting with the Pinedale Town Council on Monday night, September 12th. The permit approval ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Snow in the high country (September 13, 2005)
Cooler temperatures and a series of thunder squalls brought hail to the valley and snow to the high Wind River Mountains on Tuesday. Snow may come and go for the next couple of weeks before deciding to stay for good as winter nears. Backcountry travelers shoul ... FULL STORY
No injuries in Jonah rig fire (September 13, 2005)
No injuries were reported at a fire at Ensign drilling rig #28 at the Stud Horse Butte #3-33 location last Thursday, September 8th. Sublette County Sheriff’s officers, volunteer firefighters from Big Piney, Pinedale and Boulder Fire Departments, and Pinedale A ... FULL STORY
Fishing Hatch Report: Sept. 11, 2005 (September 12, 2005)
Fall fishing, and the fish are hungry!
by John Ross, Two Rivers Emporium
Hatch Report – September 11, 2005 ... FULL STORY
Man injured by a bear on Bridger-Teton Forest (September 12, 2005)
In Teton Wilderness near Bridger Lake
The Bridger-Teton National Forest reported that a man was injured by a bear on Sunday, September 11 around 1:30 pm just north of Hawk’s Rest cabin. The incident occurred in the Teton Wilderness, near Bridger Lake on the Buffalo Ranger District. ... FULL STORY
(26 pictures) Wardell Buffalo Trap Revisited (September 10, 2005)
BLM Archaeologists revisit prehistoric Indian buffalo kill site
by Clint Gilchrist & Dawn Ballou
‘Organized chaos’ may be the best way to describe a group of Indians on foot driving a herd of 1500-pound wild bison at full speed for as much as a mile into a specially built corral of juniper and sagebrush and then killing them with bow and arrows. It would ... FULL STORY
Update on 'The Truck' (September 8, 2005)
by Bob Rule, KPIN 101.1 FM Radio
It’s a Western Wyoming story which is being talked about with two words: “The Truck”. It arrived in Pinedale Wednesday evening, with both good news and with bad news. ... FULL STORY
LaBarge Creek Cutthroat Trout Restoration Project (September 7, 2005)
In an attempt to ensure the continual existence of natural reproducing Colorado River cutthroat trout populations throughout their native range, the Wyoming Game & Fish Department is attempting to restore native cutthroat trout to the LaBarge Creek watershed. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) H. David Wright nominated for Emmy Award (September 7, 2005)
Outstanding Art Direction nomination
Nationally renowned painter of the American frontier and Civil War, H. David Wright of Gallatin, Tennessee, has been nominated for an Emmy Award it was announced by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The Primetime Emmy nomination recognizes Wright’s ... FULL STORY
Local Cowboy DJs in the news (September 7, 2005)
James & Andy Nelson, COW Radio
For those of you who missed it, the Casper-Star Tribune did a great write-up about our two locally famous cowboy radio personalities, Andy and James Nelson. The Nelson brothers have been hosting and producing their own cowboy radio program, "Clear Out West" (C ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Small fire at Yellowstone’s Old Faithful Inn (September 7, 2005)
If you’ve seen the magnificent Old Faithful Inn at Yellowstone National Park, this story will make you cringe. ... FULL STORY
Wyoming helps Katrina victims (September 7, 2005)
Despite Wyoming’s distance from the areas hit by hurricane Katrina, offers to help have been given from all over the state. Pinedale, too, is pitching in helping with money donations and a charity collection of food, water and clothing to send to victims of th ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale to get 100 room hotel? (September 7, 2005)
To be leased exclusively for oil & gas workers for 5 years
by Dawn Ballou
Tuesday evening, the Town of Pinedale Planning & Zoning Board listened to an application by Vista Grande LLC for a commercial building permit to build a 100-room hotel on the west end of Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
BTI Trucking helps Katrina relief efforts (September 4, 2005)
Two Sublette County drop-off locations
by Bob Rule, KPIN 101.1 FM Pinedale Radio
All of us by now have no doubt heard the many appeals by relief organizations, such as the Red Cross and the Salvation Army, asking for those wishing to provide relief to the hurricane victims to offer cash donations… and in the same breath… stating that they ... FULL STORY
Daniel Poker Run Benefit Sept 10 (September 2, 2005)
Benefit for Robin Grassell's medical expenses
The 5th Annual Daniel Poker Run Benefit will be held on Saturday, September 10th. Proceeds from this year’s poker run will go to help with medical expenses for Robin Grassell of Daniel, who was injured after being kicked by a horse on August 27th while horseba ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Wranglers fall to Saratoga 14-13 (September 2, 2005)
Despite leading in the first half 13 to 0, the Pinedale Wranglers weren’t able to hold their lead in the second half against the Saratoga Panthers. It was a hard fought ball game, but Saratoga pulled ahead by one in the second half and kept the one point lead ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) No Boulder VFD Open House this year (September 2, 2005)
Lack of volunteer members and time constraints
For the past twenty years, the Boulder Volunteer Fire Department has held their annual Open House/Fundraiser and community BBQ picnic each year in September as a social gathering and to thank the community for their support. This year, however, the long tradit ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Oil & Gas Field Jobs (Original post September 1, 2005 | Updated April 30, 2009)
How do you find one?
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Editor’s Update, Thursday, April 30, 2009: If you’ve found this story because you are searching for jobs in Pinedale/Sublette County/Wyoming, you’ve landed on one of our old stories in our Pinedale Online new archive. Please click on this link for an article o ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Town Shop Contractor terminated (September 1, 2005)
Project now in hands of the Bonding Company
The Pinedale Town Council voted unanimously to terminate the Town Shop construction contract with KM Construction of Jackson, at a special Town meeting Wednesday night in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
Fall Prescribed Burning (September 1, 2005)
Bridger-Teton Nation Forest & Grand Teton National Park
Neighbors of the Bridger-Teton National Forest and Grand Teton National Park can expect to see fire activity throughout the region this fall as interagency fire managers conduct prescribed burns. Prescribed fires will take place during September and October as ... FULL STORY
Jim Percy retiring from Pinedale Post Office (September 1, 2005)
Goodbye Party Sept. 2
Long-time employee Jim Percy is retiring from the Pinedale Post Office on Friday, September 2. There will be a Goodbye Party at the post office on Friday between 10 am – 11 am with cake. Everyone is encouraged to stop in and say goodbye to Jim and give their b ... FULL STORY

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