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Pinedale Online News - September 2006

High School Football Scores (September 30, 2006)
Pinedale and Big Piney
Friday, September 29 at Wind River: ... FULL STORY
Wind River Heritage programs in October (September 23, 2006)
Here are two special programs to put on your calendar for October. BOCES and Rendezvous Pointe are hosting a series of talks entitled, Our Wind River Heritage”. These talks are free and open to the public. ... FULL STORY
Campground Status (September 28, 2006)
National Forest and BLM campgrounds
Here’s an update on the status of the developed campgrounds on the Bridger-Teton National Forest and Bureau of Land Management lands in the Pinedale and Big Piney area. ... FULL STORY
EPA and Air Quality (September 28, 2006)
EPA adjusts pollutant monitoring requirements to improve air quality protection and information
by Environmental Protection Agency
To help the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), states, tribes and local air quality agencies better protect and inform the public about air quality in their communities, EPA has changed its national air quality monitoring regulations as part of a strategy ... FULL STORY
Jim Creek Wildfire Use Road Closure Update (September 26, 2006)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
Road closures on the Jim Creek Wildland Fire Use have been modified to allow for human presence but remain closed to motorized access. Affected roads include the Jim Creek Road # 710, The Pot Creek Roads # 714 and #713 and the Boulder Basin Road #716. ... FULL STORY
G&F lifts fire ban Sept. 27 (September 26, 2006)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Campfires and barbecue grills will again be permitted on Wyoming Game and Fish Department lands beginning Wednesday, September 27 thanks to improved moisture conditions across the Cowboy State. ... FULL STORY
EPA, International Partners to reduce methane emissions (September 26, 2006)
by Environmental Protection Agency
Seven oil and gas companies are signing on as charter members of the Natural Gas Star International program, an expansion of the successful Environmental Protection Agency domestic program to reduce methane emissions. This cost-effective program to capture and ... FULL STORY
WY AGl warns of Credit Union e-mail scam (September 26, 2006)
Scam regarding Warren Federal Credit Union in Cheyenne
The Wyoming Attorney General's Office is warning consumers to be aware of e-mail transmissions being circulated under the guise of Warren Federal Credit Union. The e-mails state that their website is down and your account has been suspended. They then ask th ... FULL STORY
Fire Restrictions Lifted (September 23, 2006)
Fire Danger lowered to Moderate
Fire restrictions have been lifted on the Bridger-Teton National Forest (BTNF), according to Nan Stinson, Fire Prevention Technician with the BTNF. Fire danger has been lowered to Moderate. ... FULL STORY
Bridger-Teton plans Prescribed Burn Sept. 28 (September 25, 2006)
On Monument Ridge near Bondurant
The Bridger-Teton National Forest plans to conduct a prescribed burn near the town of Bondurant, Wyoming starting Thursday, September 28. The Monument Ridge Prescribed Fire Project, located approximately three-miles west of Bondurant on the Big Piney Ranger Di ... FULL STORY
IBLA halts Wyoming Range Oil and Gas leasing (September 22, 2006)
Temporary halt while it considers an appeal of the leasing decision
The U.S. Interior Board of Land Appeals (IBLA) issued a decision on Thursday temporarily halting an April, 2006, oil and gas lease sale in the Wyoming Range while it considers an appeal of the leasing decision. ... FULL STORY
Town of Pinedale to consider contractor licensing (September 22, 2006)
The Town of Pinedale Planning & Zoning commission will hold a workshop on Monday, October 2nd, to consider several new proposals affecting residents in Pinedale. The workshop is open to the public, Pinedale Town Hall, 210 W Pine Street, 5:30 pm. ... FULL STORY
Big Piney man killed in crash (September 26, 2006)
Dustin Hielscher
Dustin P. Hielscher, age 18, from Big Piney, was killed on Monday, September 18, in a car wreck on Highway 351 east of Marbleton. ... FULL STORY
(5 pictures) Pinedale Band attends Band Days (September 25, 2006)
by Craig Sheppard
Last Saturday (September 23), 35 members of the Pinedale Wrangler Marching Band traveled to Laramie to participate in the University of Wyoming Band Days. They practiced with nine other school bands and the UW Marching Band and then participated in a 550-stud ... FULL STORY
High School Football Scores (September 23, 2006)
by Dawn Ballou
Big Piney vs. Rawlins, Friday 9/22/06, Score: 12-6. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Storm brings first snow to Pinedale valley (September 22, 2006)
1-4 inches of snow in the mountains and valley floor
Even though the calendar says it’s officially the last day of summer, Wyoming weather had its own mind. A strong low pressure system moved through the area Thursday night dropping several inches of snow in the mountains and a dusting on the floor of the Upper ... FULL STORY
State asks for relief from Clinton Roadless Rule (September 22, 2006)
Judge strikes down Bush Roadless Rule, state wants return to on-the-ground forest planning
by Governor Freudenthal’s office
With a motion in US District Court Friday, September 22, the State of Wyoming is seeking a return to on-the-ground forest planning efforts by reinstating a judge's decision to strike down the Clinton roadless rule. ... FULL STORY
Top Ten Hunting Violations (September 22, 2006)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
With the hunting seasons getting underway across Wyoming, Game and Fish officials are reminding hunters to familiarize themselves with the hunting regulations for the species they plan to pursue. Each year game wardens issue citations to hunters who do not fo ... FULL STORY
Hunting Season FAQ's (September 22, 2006)
Frequently Asked Questions
by Wyoming Game & Fish
b>Q - What licenses are still available, and how can I obtain one? ... FULL STORY
BLM lifts fire restrictions (September 21, 2006)
Sublette, Sweetwater & Lincoln Counties
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has lifted all fire restrictions in Sublette, Sweetwater and Lincoln Counties on BLM-administered public lands. Cooler temperatures, higher humidity and recent precipitation are some of the factors in rescinding the partia ... FULL STORY
BLM plans October prescribed burn in Mesa Sept 25 (September 21, 2006)
Project to evaluate sagebrush vegetation treatments
by Bureau of Land Management
The Rock Springs Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) plans to conduct a prescribed burn Monday, September 25, south of Pinedale. The prescribed burn will be located at Township 32, Range 109, Section 18, on the Mesa south of Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
Governor encourages tech industry research (September 21, 2006)
Tech businesses: fill out online survey
by Governor Freudenthal’s office
The first-ever comprehensive survey of Wyoming's technology companies, large and small, kicks off this month. ... FULL STORY
1868 Hayden Expedition talk Sept 28 (September 21, 2006)
In Cheyenne
This one may be a bit far away for most local folks, but if you are interested in early Wyoming history and geology, we want to make you aware of this program next Thursday in Cheyenne at the University of Wyoming (UW). ... FULL STORY
EPA strengthens Air Quality Standards (September 21, 2006)
by EPA
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) just announced the strongest national air quality standards in the country's history. These National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) address fine and coarse particle pollution, also known as particulate matt ... FULL STORY
Governor asks for explanation on high gas prices (September 20, 2006)
Why are Wyoming’s prices still high when rest of the nation is seeing a drop?
by Governor Freudenthal’s office
(Cheyenne) Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal is seeking answers as to why gas prices in Wyoming and neighboring states remain high even as prices continue to drop across the country. ... FULL STORY
PAWG meeting set for Sept. 26 (September 22, 2006)
Pinedale Anticline Working Group - Oil & Gas advisory groups to the BLM
The Pinedale Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has scheduled a Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG) meeting for Tuesday, September 26 in the Sublette County Library. The PAWG meeting will begin at 8:00 am and will continue until noon. For more information, c ... FULL STORY
Pinedale school portrait schedule (September 21, 2006)
School pictures for Pinedale schools will be taken during the week of September 26-28th by Carole Richie with Western Exposure. Below is the schedule. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Health Fair Sept. 30 (September 21, 2006)
Screenings, information booths, more
The annual Pinedale Health Fair will be held on Saturday, September 30th, from 9 am to 1 pm at Rendezvous Pointe Senior Center. The Health Fair is part of Pinedale Wellness Week. ... FULL STORY
WY Post-High School Planning Days Sept 27 (September 21, 2006)
High School Students: Don’’t miss the Wyoming Post High School Planning Days on Wednesday, September 27, at the Pinedale High School. Planning Days is designed to familiarize high school students, generally juniors and seniors, with some of the educational opp ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Road Construction Update (September 19, 2006)
All paving complete on Tyler and Sublette Avenues
Rio Verde Engineering and the Town of Pinedale have announced that all paving is complete on Tyler and Sublette Avenues, and all streets are now open to traffic. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale bike path extension (September 26, 2006)
The Pinedale Bike/Walking Pathway extension has been paved along the Fremont Lake Road hill and connects up with the main pathway near the cemetery. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) New BLM building under construction (September 26, 2006)
The Bureau of Land Management is constructing a new building on the west end of Pinedale for their Pinedale Field Office. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wyoming Range fall colors (September 25, 2006)
Dave Bell went into the Wyoming Range this weekend and took photos of the beautiful fall foliage. "Awesome colors, blue skies and white peaks." For pictures from his outing, and many more scenic photos of the area, see his photo gallery: Dave Bell Photo Galler ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Fire at the UCC Church in Pinedale (September 22, 2006)
A fire broke out at the Pinedale Community United Church of Christ (Community Congreational Church) on Maybell Avenue a little before noon on Friday, sending flames shooting out of the roof. Pinedale firefighters quickly responded and put out the blaze. There ... FULL STORY
Boulder hosts Sublette Co Roundup Sept 23 (September 22, 2006)
End of Summer Party
The community of Boulder will be hosting the 1st annual Sublette County Roundup 1st annual community gathering on Saturday, September 23rd. The event will be at 4:00 pm at the Boulder Community Center. ... FULL STORY
Fire danger lowered again, now High (September 20, 2006)
Forest managers with the Briger-Teton National Forest lowered the fire danger rating today from Very High to High. Fire restrictions remain in effect. Campfires are allowed only in developed campgrounds. ... FULL STORY
More snow expected for high country (September 20, 2006)
The National Weather Service (NWS) is advising that more precipitation is on the way for western Wyoming. A series of storm systems this week will bring rain, and possibly snow, to the high country. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Wyoming in the news (September 20, 2006)
by Dawn Ballou, Editor, Pinedale Online!
Lots of people are talking about Pinedale, Wyoming these days. There was an article posted on CNN yesterday about how the tax revenue generated from the natural gas production on public lands is pumping a ton of money into our school districts in Sublette Coun ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Entries still accepted for Half Marathon (September 19, 2006)
13-mile, 6.2 mile and 1-mile fun Walk/Run Sept. 23
by Sublette County Joint Tourism Promotion Board
Entries are still being accepted for this weekend’s annual Pinedale Half Marathon events. This is the third year for the annual event, which will be held on Saturday, September 23rd in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
Book Signings, Dr. Close, ‘Beyond the Storm’ (September 15, 2006)
New book by Big Piney author
William T. Close, M.D. of Big Piney, Wyoming has just published his new book Beyond the Storm: Treating the powerless and the powerful in Mobutu's Congo/Zaire. He will do readings and book signings in Pinedale and Big Piney. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Half Marathon Sept. 23 (September 12, 2006)
3rd annual 13.1 mile and 10K Walk/Run
9/22/06 Update, Half Marathoners: Organizers have made a last minute change to move the Start/Finish line and after-race picnic for the Pinedale Half Marathon to Rendezvous Pointe in Pinedale. It originally was scheduled to base from the American Legion Park. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Snow on the last day of summer (September 22, 2006)
Snow on the last day of summer This is what we woke up to this morning here in Pinedale. Technically, today is the last day of summer. Looks like it might just skip fall altogether and jump right into winter! ... FULL STORY
Anglers reminded of regulations (September 20, 2006)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
As the leaves turn gold and mornings crisp, thoughts typically turn to hunting for birds and big game. However, many also know that fall offers some the best fishing of the year. As anglers head out to wet a line, Wyoming’s Game and Fish wardens are remindi ... FULL STORY
FDA expands spinach ban (September 19, 2006)
Wyoming one of 21 states with reported cases
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updated their alert today regarding an outbreak of E. coli infection that has been traced to contaminated spinach. ... FULL STORY
Fire danger lowered; campfire restrictions still in effect (September 19, 2006)
Some area closures lifted
Fire managers have lowered the fire danger rating down a notch from Extreme to Very High, thanks to some recent moisture and cooler temperatures. Restrictions on campfires remain in effect, however, with campfires allowed only in developed campgrounds. ... FULL STORY
New Preference Point Only application period (September 19, 2006)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
A new Wyoming Game and Fish Commission Rule established a new preference point only application period. ... FULL STORY
FDA warns of E.coli outbreak from Spinach (September 15, 2006)
One death and multiple hospitalizations in several states
On Thursday, September 14, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an alert to consumers about an outbreak of E. coli in multiple states that may be associated with the consumption of produce. Preliminary epidemiological evidence suggests that bagge ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Marbleton Town Hall open (September 20, 2006)
The staff has started to move over into the new Marbleton Town Hall. Business is now being conducted out of the new building (please excuse the disarray while they unpack boxes and move things over). Work crews are still putting finishing touches on a few thin ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) What's that you say? (September 18, 2006)
This squirrel offered a good scolding for the hiker who intruded near his tree recently. ... FULL STORY
Funeral Service for Ken Koski Sept 20 in Cheyenne (September 17, 2006)
Funeral services for Wyoming State Public Defender Ken Koski, 56, will be held Wednesday, September 20, 2006, at 10:30 am at St. Mary's Cathedral in Cheyenne. ... FULL STORY
EnCana partners for habitat project (September 15, 2006)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
EnCana, USA has provided additional support to a unique project designed to develop a wildlife management model that can be used by agricultural landowners. ... FULL STORY
Wild Horse adoption Sept. 22-23 in Riverton (September 15, 2006)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Wyoming Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm will host a wild horse adoption on Sept. 22-23, 2006 in Riverton, Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Orange Aspens (September 18, 2006)
Aspen tree leaves can turn colors ranging from pastel yellows to fiery orange. We are seeing peak fall colors in the Upper Green River Valley right now. ... FULL STORY
(16 pictures) Jim Creek Fire (September 20, 2006)
A great example of wildland fire for resource benefit
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Wildfires aren’t necessarily all bad. In the early days, the philosophy of the public and the Forest Service was to put out all wildfires. Now, forest managers recognize that fire can be a valuable tool to help make the forest healthier. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Fire Updates: Sept. 15 (September 15, 2006)
Dramatic change in the weather (September 15, 2006)
Snow Advisory for Wind River, Wyoming, Salt and Teton Ranges
A vigorous storm system located over the Pacific Northwest will continue to spread showers and thunderstorms across the area. Gusty winds and brief heavy rainfall, along with lightning and hail are all in the weather outlook for the next couple of days. ... FULL STORY
Ken Koski's body found (September 14, 2006)
The Sublette County Sheriff's Office has regrettably announced the finding of a body on the southeast side of Mount Bonneville, in Sublette County, today (Thursday, September 14), at about 11:50 am. It is tentatively believed to be the body of Ken Koski, who h ... FULL STORY
(33 pictures) Big Piney 32 - Pinedale 0 (September 16, 2006)
High School Football
by Clint Gilchrist, Pinedale Online!
The Pinedale Wranglers hosted their cross-county rivals the Big Piney Punchers for a homecoming football game on Friday, September 15, 2006. "Wet" best describes the action. The field was soaked from two days of rain and it rained most of the game. Maybe th ... FULL STORY
Wyoming regains Brucellosis-Free status (September 12, 2006)
by Wyoming Governor’s Office
Wyoming's brucellosis-free status was restored Tuesday, loosening restrictions placed on Wyoming producers by the federal government and following 18 months of work by a statewide task force. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Snow in the high country (September 15, 2006)
A change in the weather brought rain to the valley and snow to the high country on Friday. Here, the Bondurant webcam is pointed at the rugged Gros Ventre mountains between the Upper Green and Jackson Hole Valleys near Bondurant. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Fall in the Winds (September 11, 2006)
Local photographer Dave Bell took a hike up the Glimpse Lake trail a couple of days ago to enjoy the brilliant fall colors in the Wind River Mountains. For more of Dave's scenic photos of the area, see his Photo Gallery. ... FULL STORY
Moose-Gypsum road closure lifted (September 11, 2006)
Other closures still in effect
Fire managers have lifted the road closure on the Moose-Gypsum Forest Road 680. The road had been closed due to the Battle Mountain fire, which has been burning since August 23rd. The road is now open to the public. ... FULL STORY
Elk/Red Deer hybrids escape Idaho Game Farm (September 10, 2006)
May end up in Wyoming area
A number of elk/red deer hybrid animals recently escaped from an Idaho game farm and may find their way into Wyoming. The Wyoming Game & Fish Department has issued a lethal take permit for the removal of these animals. The lethal removal of these hybrids will ... FULL STORY
Rain misses fires, still very dry in forest (September 10, 2006)
Fire danger still Extreme, campfire restrictions remain in effect
Pinedale and Big Piney saw a sprinkling of rain over the weekend, but it did little to help knock down area wildfires or to lower the fire danger. ... FULL STORY
BLM lifts fire restrictions for Sweetwater County (September 10, 2006)
Pinedale restrictions still in effect
Last week the Rawlins Bureau of Land Management (BLM) office lifted the partial fire restrictions for lands within Carbon and Sweetwater Counties. Carbon County also lifted partial fire restrictions on private lands. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) The hazy days of summer (September 7, 2006)
Murky skies due to drift-in smoke from area wildfires
If you’re wondering where all the smoke has been coming from these past couple of days, the graphic with this story will help explain it. Numerous large fires in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and northern California are all putting up a lot of smoke that is wrappi ... FULL STORY
Fire danger raised to EXTREME (September 6, 2006)
The Bridger-Teton National Forest (BTNF) raised the fire danger rating from Very High to EXTREME this afternoon. ... FULL STORY
Newpark Environmental Water Solutions shuts down (September 6, 2006)
Facility south of Pinedale included in abrupt closure of company
Newpark Resources has shut down the operations of their Newpark Environmental Water Solutions (NEWS) division, including their facility operating in the Sand Draw Industrial Park near the Pinedale Anticline and Jonah natural gas field. ... FULL STORY
Football Scores: Sept. 8 Games (September 8, 2006)
High School Football results for Friday, September 8th: ... FULL STORY
Finding Jobs – Finding Employees (September 5, 2006)
Job Board helps employers find employees
EMPLOYERS: We get phone calls, e-mails and web searches on a daily basis from people looking for jobs in the oil/gas field in western Wyoming and for other jobs in the Pinedale area. ... FULL STORY
Local High School Football Games (September 1, 2006)
Pinedale Wranglers and Big Piney Punchers
If you would like to catch one of the home high school football games for the Pinedale and Big Piney teams, here are their schedules. Home games played in the county are in bold. ... FULL STORY
Hatch Report: Fall fishing (September 4, 2006)
Report by Fishing Guide John Ross, Two Rivers Emporium
by John Ross, Two Rivers Emporium
The Hatch Report is by Pinedale fishing guide, John Ross, of Two Rivers Emporium. Two Rivers Emporium offers professional fishing guide services as well as an Orvis Fly Fishing shop in downtown Pinedale. Visit them on the web at ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) County asks BLM for land (September 4, 2006)
For snowmobile track, golf course and to expand county road maintenance facilities
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is has received a request from Sublette County seeking to exchange BLM land over to county use for three major projects. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Very High Fire Danger (September 12, 2006)
Fire danger is Extreme right now on the Bridger-Teton National Forest. Fire restrictions are in effect. Campfires are allowed only in developed campgrounds. Outdoor recreationists and hunters are asked to be extremely careful with campfires and cigarettes. On ... FULL STORY
(8 pictures) Search continues for man missing in Wind River Mountains (September 11, 2006)
Ken Koski, Wyoming State Public Defender missing from Pyramid Lake area
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Updated 12:00 pm, Friday, Sept. 15: ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Horseback riding at Big Sandy (September 8, 2006)
Guests enjoy a day horseback ride from Big Sandy Lodge to Diamond and Meeks Lake on Saturday. Their reflection, along with the beautiful fall colors of the aspen trees, is mirrored almost perfectly in the calm waters of Mud Lake. ... FULL STORY
Hunter injured after being thrown from mule (September 7, 2006)
Rescued from the top of Osborn Mountain near Green River Lakes
According to a Sublette County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) news release, the SCSO, Tip Top Search and Rescue High Angle Team, and Sublette County Emergency Management personnel responded to a report of an injured hunter in the area of Green River Lakes on Wednesda ... FULL STORY
Price of oil drops, gas prices go down a bit (September 7, 2006)
Oil price sinks on jump in gas inventories
Oil prices lowered a bit today after a government report indicating an increase in gasoline inventories, according to news reports. U.S. light sweet crude for October delivery lowered by 35 cents to $67.15 a barrel, from $67.60 before the Energy Information Ad ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Fall colors starting to appear (September 6, 2006)
Days are getting shorter and there is a briskness in the air. We haven't had a hard frost yet, but some of the trees are already starting to show fall colors. Some of the trees in Big Piney and Marbleton are starting to turn yellow, including these in front of ... FULL STORY
EPA proposes use of renewable fuels (September 7, 2006)
Ethanol and Biodiesel produced by American crops
by Environmental Protection Agency
Editor's Note: Under the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is responsible for promulgating regulations to ensure that gasoline sold in the United States contains a minimum volume of renewable fuel. A national Renewable Fuel P ... FULL STORY
Jim Creek Fire putting out more smoke (September 6, 2006)
Sept. 6 Update
Pinedale and Upper Green River Valley residents saw and smelled more smoke Tuesday evening and Wednesday as a result of the Jim Creek fire making a run down a ridge. North winds picked up around 6:00 pm Tuesday causing the fire to spread quickly on the west si ... FULL STORY
New Immunization Program for Wyoming children (September 5, 2006)
Free vaccines beginning September 1
As of September 1, all Wyoming children are eligible to receive free vaccines through an expanded Wyoming Department of Health program. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Geophysique and Veritas DGC merge (September 5, 2006)
Create a leading global geophysical services and equipment company
Veritas DGC Inc (Veritas) announced today (Tuesday, September 5), that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement with a French company, Compagnie Générale de Géophysique (CGG), for CGG to acquire Veritas for $3.1 billion for a deal to merge the two ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nancy Freudenthal visits Sublette Co Sept. 8th (September 5, 2006)
Will visit Big Piney, Marbleton and Pinedale
Wyoming First Lady Nancy Freudenthal will be in Sublette County on Friday, September 8th. The visit is partially a campaign trip for her husband the Governor, as well as to meet with local team leaders for her Initiative on Underage Drinking. The public is wel ... FULL STORY
Paving to begin on N Sublette Ave Sept 5 (September 4, 2006)
The Town of Pinedale is advising that paving on North Sublette Avenue beginning Tuesday, September 5th. ... FULL STORY
Marbleton considering an Industrial Park (September 4, 2006)
Interested in acquiring BLM land
The Town of Marbleton is looking into purchasing land from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for an industrial park. The Town is soliciting public comment on this proposal and would like to hear from any businesses who might be interested in moving their ope ... FULL STORY
Pinedale to implement brake ordinance (September 4, 2006)
The Pinedale Town Council is in the process of implementing a new ordinance that would restrict the use of engine compression brakes or mechanical exhaust devices within the town limits. The new ordinance passed the first reading at the August 28 Town Council ... FULL STORY
Purdy Fire Update: Sept. 5 (September 5, 2006)
70% contained, 23,000 acres
A burn out operation was conducted on the Purdy Fire near Washakie Park Monday, allowing firefighters to reach 70% containment on the wildfire. The operation used natural barriers and fire to reduce the length of active fire perimeter. Operations Section Chie ... FULL STORY
Drop off-Pick Up for Pinedale Elementary Students (September 1, 2006)
Parents asked to follow these procedures around road construction
by Sublette County School District #1
Printable flyer showing Pinedale Elementary School drop-off and pick-up route (164K, requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to view) ... FULL STORY
Hwy 191 closed briefly due to grass fire (September 2, 2006)
(Updated 9/4/06) Highway 191 north of Daniel Junction was closed briefly Saturday evening due to a report of a grass fire. ... FULL STORY
National Public Lands Day Sept 9 (September 21, 2006)
Volunteers needed, CCC Ponds in Pinedale
Volunteers are needed to help with the local National Public Lands Day in Pinedale on Saturday, September 9th. The event will be held at the CCC Ponds in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
Game & Fish Calendar (September 1, 2006)
Below are important upcoming Game & Fish dates: ... FULL STORY
Purdy Fire update: Sept. 2 (September 2, 2006)
23,000 acres, 60% contained
Firefighters attained 60% containment on the Purdy Fire on Friday. A morning low temperature of 18 degrees helped cool the fire as line improvement and mop up continued. ... FULL STORY
Hunters urged to use caution in griz country (September 1, 2006)
Whitebark pine cones abundant in high country this year
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Whitebark pine cone production was abundant this summer, according to the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team - which is good news for bears and people. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Mistake Lake (September 1, 2006)
Mistake Lake in Titcomb Basin This photo was taken by Jeff Madden, sent in by his friend PJ Quealy. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Big Piney takes win over Rocky Mtn (September 1, 2006)
Injured Quarterbacks - The Big Piney Punchers football team lost their starting and backup quarterbacks to injury on Friday afternoon, but beat the Rocky Mountain Grizzlies 19-6 anyway. For more photos and story see Big Piney vs Rocky Mountain. The Pinedale Wr ... FULL STORY
WY Public Radio goes High Def (September 1, 2006)
Wyoming Public Radio for Pinedale and Rock Springs
by University of Wyoming
Wyoming Public Radio stations KUWZ, 90.5 in Rock Springs, and KUWX, 90.9 in Pinedale, are the latest sites converted to a digital High Definition (HD) transmitter that will provide clearer signals and create a new statewide radio network with the capability of ... FULL STORY

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