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Pinedale Online News - October 2006

Firewood Removal at Green River Lakes Campground (October 29, 2006)
Permit valid until December 31, 2006
by Pinedale Ranger District, Bridger-Teton National Forest
(Pinedale) Forest officials are allowing firewood removal from slash piles at the entrance of the Green River Lakes Campground on the Pinedale Ranger District. Firewood can only be removed from these piles with a current firewood permit valid until December 3 ... FULL STORY
Dig It! Early Winter Gardening Tips (October 30, 2006)
Sage and Snow Garden Club
by Bettina Sparrow
Limit Frost Heave ... FULL STORY
Black Tie & Blues Nov. 11 (October 27, 2006)
Pinedale Fine Arts Council annual fundraiser
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council (PFAC) will hold its annual Black Tie & Blues event on Saturday, November 11, in Pinedale. Black Tie & Blues is PFAC’s major annual fundraiser, with many great events planned. The event will be held at Rendezvous Pointe, starting ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) G&F recommends against winter range closure exceptions (October 31, 2006)
Shrub production ‘abysmal’ on winter range
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Pinedale) - With word of requests for exceptions from big game winter range closures by natural gas companies in the Pinedale area, Game and Fish officials say they will recommend the BLM deny them based on poor forage production this past summer. ... FULL STORY
PAWG Reborn, Meeting Nov. 6 in Pinedale (October 30, 2006)
Pinedale Anticline Working Group advises BLM on Oil and Gas development
The Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG) will meet from 1 to 5 pm on Monday, November 6 in the Sublette County Library. The BLM will introduce the newly-appointed PAWG to the public at this meeting. ... FULL STORY
Elections in Sublette County (October 28, 2006)
5 Candidates vying for two seats in Sublette County
In Sublette County, five candidates are running for the two open seats on the Sublette County Board of Commissioners. ... FULL STORY
Public invited to view BLM Pinedale project commitments (October 28, 2006)
Public meeting November 6 in Pinedale
by Bureau of Land Management
(Pinedale) Earlier this year, the Pinedale BLM office began compiling a list of commitments made in various decision documents over the past 10 years including the Jonah and Pinedale Anticline natural gas fields. The Pinedale Field Office has reviewed these de ... FULL STORY
Who shot at the elk decoy? (October 30, 2006)
Game & Fish issues citations
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
On October 1st, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department from the Jackson/Pinedale Region set up an elk decoy in the Upper Green to see if any hunters would take an illegal shot at it, knowing it was out of season. ... FULL STORY
UW Not considering permanent tuition increase (October 30, 2006)
by University of Wyoming
Editor’s Note: Pinedale Online received this e-mailed letter from Jay N. Fromkin, Director of University Public Relations at the University of Wyoming in Laramie. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wyoming Skies for November (October 30, 2006)
A monthly look at the night skies of Wyoming
by Ron Canterna, professor in the University of Wyoming Department of Physics and Astronomy
Say goodbye to the summer triangle by following the nightly setting of Vega, Deneb and Altair. November ushers in our beautiful winter constellations which rise around 9 p.m. ... FULL STORY
Towns to receive funding for infrastructure (October 30, 2006)
Sublette Community Partnership assists in State funding requests
by Laurie Latta, Sublette Community Partnership Coordinator
Laurie Latta, Sublette Community Partnership coordinator, attended the State Land Investment Board (SLIB) meeting last week in Cheyenne representing Pinedale, Big Piney and Marbleton. The SLIB hearings were held to consider funding support for infrastructure ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Thank you from the family of Ken Koski (October 29, 2006)
"The family of Ken Koski would like to extend our sincere appreciation for all the love and support shown throughout all the communities in Wyoming during the difficult time of the loss of our loved one." – With sincere thanks, Cheryl Koski & Family ... FULL STORY
Mother of Wyoming’s First Lady passes away (October 29, 2006)
Shirley Castle of Cody, Wyoming
(Cody) Shirley Castle, mother of Wyoming First Lady Nancy Freudenthal, passed away in Cody on Saturday, October 28, after an illness and subsequent hospitalization, according to a news release from Governor Freudenthal’s office. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Candidate Forum Nov. 1 in Pinedale (October 29, 2006)
Also will be broadcast live on KPIN 101.1 FM
(Pinedale) - Sublette County citizens will have one last opportunity to hear local candidates for Sublette County Commissioners state their views during a Candidate’s Debate to be held on Wednesday, November 1st at the Sublette County Library in Pinedale. Bob ... FULL STORY
Pine Creek instream flow issue reborn (October 29, 2006)
Pinedale Town Council meeting Monday, Oct. 30
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The Town of Pinedale will hold their next regular Town Council meeting on Monday, October 30th. This meeting is the rescheduled meeting for the one that was cancelled on Monday, October 23 due to lack of a quorum. ... FULL STORY
Cold temps this week (October 30, 2006)
Cloudy, breezy, chilly
Daytime temperatures will struggle to get out of the 30s and 40s this week as a cold pressure system moves into the western Wyoming area. Strong, gusty winds will effect the mountains and passes in ahead of the front. Nighttime temperatures will be in the sing ... FULL STORY
Holiday & Craft Fair Nov. 3-4 in Pinedale (October 29, 2006)
Shop local for your Thanksgiving & Christmas gifts!
Don’t miss the Holiday and Craft Fair on Friday and Saturday, November 3-4 in Pinedale. Shop early for your Thanksgiving and Christmas gifts! There will be baked goods, homemade dog treats, wreaths, art, photography, wood carvings, crocheted and knitted clothi ... FULL STORY
Big Piney upsets Newcastle, 12-6 (October 28, 2006)
Glenrock beats Mountain View
by Pinedale Online!
In a surprise upset, the Big Piney High School Punchers beat Newcastle 12-6 at their football game in Newcastle on Friday, October 27. Big Piney was 6th seed and Newcastle was 3rd seed in the standings at that point. ... FULL STORY
David and Thompson win national recognition (October 27, 2006)
Top honors in Discovery Channel’s Young Scientist Challenge
Amy David (15) and Jayne Thompson (15) of Pinedale received top honors this week in the Discovery Channel’s Young Scientist Challenge. They spent five days in Washington, D.C. competing against students from across the country. David and Thompson did a joint p ... FULL STORY
Delegation Reps in Pinedale/Big Piney Oct 31 (October 24, 2006)
Field representatives for U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, U.S. Senator Craig Thomas and U.S. Representative Barbara Cubin will be coming to Pinedale and Big Piney on Tuesday, October 31st. Lyn Shanaghy, Pati Smith and Bonnie Cannon will visit with members of the publi ... FULL STORY
Forest Service to burn slash piles near Green River Lakes (October 24, 2006)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
(Pinedale) - Over the next several weeks the Pinedale Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest plan to burn slash piles created from the Green River Lakes Timber Sale located at the entrance of the Green River Lakes Campground. ... FULL STORY
Game and Fish Uses Elk Decoy To Curb Poaching (October 23, 2006)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Jackson/Pinedale) - For the second time in five years, Wyoming Game and Fish law enforcement officers from the Jackson/Pinedale Region recently implemented an elk decoy in the upper Green River drainage north of Pinedale to reduce the number of hunting violat ... FULL STORY
New Pinedale Blog (October 22, 2006)
Ways to stay informed on area happenings
Anyone interested in another way to keep in touch with what is happening in Pinedale is encouraged to check out a new online blog that has recently been sent up. “Things are happening so fast in Sublette County none of us is able to keep up. If only we could f ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Halloween in Pinedale (October 31, 2006)
Happy Halloween! Tots dressed up in costume for the Halloween Toddler's Story Hour at the Sublette County Library in Pinedale Tuesday morning. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Ray Hunkins visits Pinedale (October 31, 2006)
Ray Hunkins, Republican candidate for Wyoming Governor Ray Hunkins talks with Sublette County resident Tony Gosar during a visit to Pinedale Tuesday morning. Earlier in the day, Hunkins did an interview on KPIN News Radio, 101.1 FM, then visited with the publi ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Fence Post Eagle (October 30, 2006)
Dave Bell snapped this photo Monday of an immature bald eagle sitting on a fence post next to busy Paradise Road in the Pinedale Anticline. For more of Dave's photos of the area, see his Photo Gallery ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Memorial for Todd Skinner held at Sinks Canyon Center (October 29, 2006)
by Sue Sommers
Saturday saw a spectacular fall afternoon at Sinks Canyon Center outside Lander, and provided a fitting scene for the memorial service and tribute to climber and Pinedale native son Todd Skinner. The tone was both solemn and celebratory and included a melodio ... FULL STORY
G&F continues disease surveillance in Jackson elk herd (October 23, 2006)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Jackson) The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is asking Grand Teton National Park (GTNP) and National Elk Refuge (NER) hunters to again collect blood samples from harvested elk for brucellosis surveillance. Hunting seasons began October 20th in GTNP and Octo ... FULL STORY
New Lawyers admitted to WY State Bar (October 23, 2006)
(Cheyenne) Sixty-nine people have been recommended for admission to practice law in Wyoming, according to Chief Justice Barton R. Voigt. An admission ceremony before the Wyoming Supreme Court will be held on Friday, October 27, 2006, at 10 a.m. ... FULL STORY
Sage Grouse Conservation Study Draft available (October 22, 2006)
30-day Public Comment period, deadline Nov. 17
by Wyoming Game & Fish
The Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) has released the draft of the Greater Sage-grouse Comprehensive Conservation Strategy for a 30-day courtesy public review and comment period. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) PMS musicians at District Honor Band & Choir (October 25, 2006)
by Craig Sheppard
On Saturday, October 21, fifteen Pinedale Middle School musicians traveled to Kemmerer to perform in the Wyoming Southwest District Middle School Honor Band and Honor Choir. They were selected from nine school music programs in the area by the recommendations ... FULL STORY
More on Green River bridge truck accident (October 24, 2006)
News release from the Sublette County Sheriff’s Office
The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office sent out a news release today regarding last Wednesday's accident between two trucks on the bridge over the Green River on WYO Highway 351: ... FULL STORY
Crash on Boulder Ck bridge injures 3 (October 23, 2006)
Highway 191 near Boulder, Wyoming
by Dawn Ballou, Editor, Pinedale Online!
A crash involving two vehicles injured three people Friday night, October 20th, on Highway 191 just north of the town of Boulder, ten miles south of Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
Half Moon Lake Resort to close Oct 27 (October 21, 2006)
Half Moon Lake Resort announced that they will be closing their doors on Friday, October 27 (date change from earlier report of Saturday). The management advised that anyone who has gift certificates can use them until they close on October 27th, or they can b ... FULL STORY
Pine Creek Water Rights meeting Oct 20 (October 20, 2006)
Pine Creek instream flows to be voted on
by Dawn Ballou, Editor, Pinedale Online!
According to Pinedale Mayor, Steve Smith, the Pinedale Town Council will hold a Special Meeting tonight (Friday, Oct. 20) at the Pinedale Town Hall regarding the Pine Creek Pilot Program. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Wranglers defeat Rawlins 54-12 (October 21, 2006)
The Pinedale Wranglers defeated Rawlins, 54-12, in their home football game in Pinedale on Friday, October 20. ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Public Land Policy Final Draft (October 17, 2006)
Planning & Zoning meeting November 16
The Sublette County Planning & Zoning Commission will consider the final draft of the Sublette County Public Land Policy document at their regular meeting on Thursday, November 16th. The P&Z Commission will take action on the request at this meeting. ... FULL STORY
(7 pictures) Massenkoff Russian Folk Festival (October 28, 2006)
Pinedale Fine Arts Council presentation
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council presented Nikolai Massenkoff’s Russian Folk Festival on Friday, October 27, in the Pinedale Auditorium, performing to a packed house. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Mount Moran (October 22, 2006)
Dave Bell took his last end-of-summer trip to Yellowstone National Park last weekend hoping to catch some pictures of wildlife. He took this photo of Mt Moran in the Tetons reflecting in the Snake River north of Jackson. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Todd Skinner killed in climbing fall at Yosemite Park (October 24, 2006)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
(Editor's Update 10/27/06: Memorial Services for Todd will be held on Saturday, October 28th at 3:00 pm at the Central Wyoming College (CWC) Sinks Canyon Center Field Station near Lander, Wyoming. Directions on how to get there. Potluck meal, dress warm (outsi ... FULL STORY
Game and Fish see mixed hunting success (October 24, 2006)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Jackson/Pinedale region) With some hunting seasons now ended and some just getting underway, Wyoming Game and Fish Department officials report seeing a mixed bag, as far as success, so far this hunting season. Each year, biologists and wardens set up hunter ... FULL STORY
IPPSSSDR adds Big Piney/Marbleton Stage (October 24, 2006)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race (IPSSSDR) has expanded the 2007 route to include Big Piney/Marbleton, announced Race Director Frank Teasley. The 2007 IPSSSDR is slated to run from Friday, January 26 through Saturday, February 3. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wind River Mountain view (October 22, 2006)
Arnold Brokling snapped this photo of Fremont Peak from Sacred Rim in the Wind River Mountains on Sunday. "Beautiful day for a short hike," he said. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Town votes to support releasing water to Pine Creek (October 21, 2006)
Skips notifying the public of Special Meeting and binding vote
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Author’s Note: Since this story was written, more specific information has come available, so we want to correct a couple statements made in the article below. Pine Creek has, or has had, at least four water level gauging stations on Pine Creek at various loca ... FULL STORY
BLM seeks public input on Wildlife Exception (October 17, 2006)
Ultra Resources wants to drill a deep test well on the Mesa
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Field Office is seeking public comment as part of its analysis of a request from Ultra Resources, Inc. to drill a deep test well from the Mesa 9-33 pad. ... FULL STORY
JIO Draft Reclamation ready for public review (October 17, 2006)
Measuring reclamation success in the Jonah Field
by Bureau of Land Management
The Jonah Interagency Mitigation and Reclamation Office (JIO) has developed draft reclamation criteria used to measure reclamation success in the Jonah Field. The information is now available for public review and comment. These criteria are the result of an e ... FULL STORY
EnCana recognized by Governor (October 16, 2006)
Receives stewardship award
by Governor Freudenthal’s office
Gov. Dave Freudenthal, Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) 2005-06 chairman, recognized Monday EnCana Oil and Gas (USA) Inc., during the Chairman's Stewardship Awards presentation at the IOGCC Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas for the company's ou ... FULL STORY
Memorial Service for Spike Daniels Oct. 21 (October 21, 2006)
Memorial service for Spike Daniels will be held on Saturday, October 21, at the Big Piney Baptist Church at 11:00 am. A family dinner will follow at the Marbleton Senior Center at 1:00 pm. ... FULL STORY
Wyoming files suit over Wolf Plan (October 16, 2006)
(Cheyenne) Wyoming officials filed suit against the federal government last week, arguing that the rejection of the state's wolf delisting petition was based on political considerations and not science. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Drilling on Cottonwood Creek (October 19, 2006)
A natural gas drill rig sits on the Cottonwood Ranch between North and South Cottonwood Creeks, visible from Highway 189 between Daniel and Big Piney. The Wind River mountains and Fremont Peak are in the background. Once drilling is completed, the drilling tow ... FULL STORY
(12 pictures) Two-truck accident closes bridge over Green River (October 18, 2006)
Crash occured on bridge over the Green River on Highway 351 east of Big Piney
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Editor's Note: Information in this report is still unofficial and preliminary, based with talking with people at the scene of the accident Wednesday. We'll post official information to update this story when it becomes available. ... FULL STORY
Jack Tackle Slideshow Oct. 19 (October 17, 2006)
Rock climber, alpinist, ice climber, mountain guide, writer
The Sublette County Library Foundation and Great Outdoor Shop are proud to sponsor a special slideshow presentation by world-renowned alpinist Jack Tackle on Thursday, October 19, in Pinedale. Tackle is a world-renowned alpinist who has climbed all over the wo ... FULL STORY
Elk traps for Brucellosis Research (October 16, 2006)
Temporary traps near Pinedale for ongoing research on Brucellosis
by Wyoming Game & Fish
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department recently constructed temporary elk traps at the Bench Corral and Soda Lake feedgrounds. The traps will be used this winter for ongoing research on brucellosis seroprevalence and transmission. ... FULL STORY
High School Football Scores (October 13, 2006)
Games on Friday, October 13
Below are scores for the high school football games on Friday, October 13, for Pinedale and Big Piney: ... FULL STORY
Joint Town/County Subdivision Workshop (October 13, 2006)
Discusses possible residential development south of Pinedale
by Sue Sommers
The County Commissioners’ meeting room in the Courthouse was packed Wednesday night with locals concerned about a rumored development off Fayette-Pole Creek Road. ... FULL STORY
JED Oil Inc suspends drilling in Pinedale area (October 10, 2006)
Fall in natural gas prices cited as reason
JED Oil Inc, an oil and natural gas company based out of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, announced on October 10 that they have suspended further drilling in the Pinedale area as a result of the significant decline in natural gas prices. They said drilling would be ... FULL STORY
Fishing Hatch Report: October is transition month (October 9, 2006)
by Mike Kaul, Two Rivers Emporium
Editor's Note: Two Rivers Emporium in Pinedale is now managed by fishing guide Mike Kaul. Below is the latest Fishing and Hatch Report for October. Go to for more information about Two Rivers Emporium, their guide services and Orvis fly-fishing ... FULL STORY
New Travel Info Hotline, 5-1-1 (October 9, 2006)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
Obtaining travel information in Wyoming is now as easy as dialing "5-1-1," as a result of WYDOT's recent implementation of a new travel information telephone service. Regular reporting of road conditions for the cold-weather season began Sunday, Oct. 1. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Buffalo (October 17, 2006)
Bison, commonly called buffalo, once roamed the western plains by the millions. Native Americans and early trappers utilized them as a major food source here in the Upper Green River Valley. Prehistoric Indians hunted them here for thousands of years, evidence ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Ravens (October 11, 2006)
Two ravens perch like bookends on a stock loading ramp on a ranch near Big Piney recently. ... FULL STORY
Yellowstone Park season closures (October 9, 2006)
Winter season begins Dec. 20
Roads in Yellowstone National Park have begun to close for the season. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Museum to publish Fur Trade Journal (October 6, 2006)
Call for papers deadline January 2, 2007
"We are at the geographic center of the Rocky Mountain fur trade," said Clint Gilchrist, board member of the Sublette County Historical Society which oversees the Museum of the Mountain Man in Pinedale. "The Museum is moving forward with our next phase to cond ... FULL STORY
Lamreaux Meadow Bridge replacement Oct 9 (October 6, 2006)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Pinedale Ranger District on the Bridger-Teton National Forest will be replacing the Lamreaux Meadow Bridge located on Forest Service Road # 857 in the Big Sandy area beginning Monday, October 9th. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Smokey Bear visits the Big Piney Library (October 10, 2006)
National Fire Prevention Week
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
(Big Piney) Smokey Bear and a couple of his friends paid a visit to the after school reading program at the Big Piney Library on Thursday, October 5. About 65 children from kindergarten through fifth grade listened as Nan Stinson, Fire Prevention & Education ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Skinner Brothers – Unique History and Lore (October 16, 2006)
by Sue Sommers
At a Sublette BOCES-sponsored discussion at Rendezvous Pointe last week, Monte and Courtney Skinner provided an entertaining and illuminating history of the Skinner Brothers/Wyoming Outdoors Wilderness Camp, a Pinedale institution well-known to mountaineers an ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Yellowstone Lake Storm Clouds (October 11, 2006)
Dave Bell captured this incredible sunset over Yellowstone Lake on Wednesday. Click on this link for more of Dave's photos: Dave Bell Scenic Photos ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Enjoying fall horseback riding (October 9, 2006)
Gina, from North Dakota, enjoys a horseback ride last weekend while the weather was still nice. ... FULL STORY
Joint Planning Workshop Oct. 11 (October 10, 2006)
Proposed subdivision south of Pole Creek Road
The Town of Pinedale and Sublette County Planning Commission will be holding a joint workshop on Wednesday, October 11, in Pinedale. The purpose of the joint workshop is to receive information regarding a potential development proposal for properties south of ... FULL STORY
Lodging scams still alive and pfishing (October 6, 2006)
There are lots of variations, but it’s still about scamming money
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Attention hotels, motels and other lodging establishments: This scam has been around for quite some time, but it bears repeating since we’ve just heard of another local business mentioning they think they were targeted recently by one of these scammers. ... FULL STORY
First National Bank becomes First State Bank of Pinedale (October 5, 2006)
First National Bank of Pinedale has announced a change of their name to First State Bank of Pinedale. The name change took effect on October 1st. ... FULL STORY
Living ‘Off the Paved Road’ (October 4, 2006)
Story by James Rogers
One of the things we prize here is living "off the paved road." Whether it is a gravel road that leads to your house or a rough two-track off in the deep woods, we like being in a place that leaves pavement and the concrete jungle far behind. ... FULL STORY
Dig It! - Jack O'Planter (October 3, 2006)
by Bettina Sparrowe, Sage and Snow Garden Club
Nothing says "Fall" like a pumpkin, so what could be more perfect for a fall plant container than a pumpkin? This planter can be used as a centerpiece or an outside planter. ... FULL STORY
500 home subdivision coming to Pinedale? (October 3, 2006)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online
The Town of Pinedale Planning & Zoning Board met for their regular meeting on Monday, October 2nd. At the end of the meeting and workshop session, Robert Brito advised the other board members that they had been invited to a joint meeting with the Sublette Coun ... FULL STORY
Forest Plan Revision Workshop Nov. 28 in Pinedale (October 5, 2006)
Others planned for Jackson, Kemmerer and Thayne in November
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Bridger-Teton National Forest invites the public to get involved in the revision of the Bridger-Teton Forest Plan, by attending one of four public workshops scheduled to occur in Kemmerer, Jackson, Pinedale and Thayne, Wyoming, during the week ... FULL STORY
‘Wolf delisting long overdue’ says Wyoming (October 3, 2006)
Responds to U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s refusal to delist wolves
by Wyoming Game & Fish
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has responded to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's recent denial of Wyoming's petition to remove gray wolves from the Endangered Species List in the Northern Rocky Mountains. ... FULL STORY
New BTNF Deputy Forest Supervisor named (October 3, 2006)
Michael L. Balboni comes from Montana
USDA Forest Service has selected Michael L. Balboni as the Deputy Forest Supervisor of the Bridger-Teton National Forest in Wyoming. Balboni will assist in the management of the Bridger-Teton National Forest’s 3.4 million-acres. ... FULL STORY
Grand Teton Park Fall Closures (October 3, 2006)
Closing facilities in preparation for winter
Grand Teton National Park's facilities and operations make the annual transition from summer season to fall season in late September and throughout October. ... FULL STORY
BP, Shell pay $1.5 million fines (October 5, 2006)
Penalties for Auto Gas Violations Threatening Public Health
by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
As part of ongoing efforts to protect public health by improving compliance with the motor vehicle fuels provisions of the federal Clean Air Act, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached settlements on Sept. 27 with BP Products and Shell, and two Shel ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Looking Back: Sage Grouse Studies (1942) (October 9, 2006)
Predation and the Sage Grouse: A Sage Grouse Nesting Study
by Pinedale Online!
The Wyoming Game & Fish Department has been publishing their magazine, Wyoming Wildlife, monthly since 1935. The early editions offer interesting insight into wildlife issues faced by managers and biologists over the years in Wyoming. We found a copy of severa ... FULL STORY
Attorneys evaluate Judge’s performance (October 3, 2006)
by Wyoming State Bar
The Wyoming State Bar released the results of this year’s Judicial Advisory Poll, which is utilized to provide feedback to judges about their performance on the bench and to help the public make more informed judgments in judicial elections. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Rain, lightning and thunder in the forecast (October 5, 2006)
Temps will be in the 50s-60s
The National Weather Service out of Riverton is advising that scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected over the next several days to western and central Wyoming. These storms may produce heavy rain, lightning, hail and wind gusts up to 45 mile ... FULL STORY
Explosion injures 5 people (October 3, 2006)
M & N Equipment Yard
An explosion at the M & N Equipment Yard on Mesa Road injured five people on Tuesday, October 3. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Mt Moran Sunrise (October 1, 2006)
Dave Bell did a photo safari to Yellowstone last weekend and encountered spectacular scenery, an abundance of wildlife and terrific weather. On the Tuesday after Columbus Day, October 10, a number of roads will close in Yellowstone Park for the season. Almost ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Storm Clouds (October 5, 2006)
Cumulonimbus mamma clouds may follow severe weather such as thunderstorms. These clouds were seen after a thunder and lightning storm passed over Marbleton on Thursday afternoon. More unsettled weather is expected over the next several days with rain, gusty wi ... FULL STORY
Two Elk Poachers caught in Grand Teton Park (October 1, 2006)
by Grand Teton National Park
Grand Teton National Park rangers apprehended two elk poachers Saturday morning, September 23, between North Jenny Lake junction and the Spalding Bay turnoff just off the Teton Park Road. The two men, both residents of Green River, Wyoming, were illegally hunt ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Fall Colors (October 3, 2006)
Arnold Brokling took these pictures recently of the beautiful fall colors. ... FULL STORY
(28 pictures) Monument Ridge Prescribed Burn (October 1, 2006)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
"The fuels are building up on this forest," said Paul Hutta with the Bridger-Teton National Forest. "We are going to see more, bigger fires. The stands are more prone to fire now," Hutta said. ... FULL STORY

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