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Pinedale Online News - April 2007

Deer Surveys May 5th & 6th (April 27, 2007)
Wyoming Game & Fish looking for volunteers
by Wyoming Game & Fish Department
The Wyoming Game & Fish Department will be conducting their annual Wyoming Range Mule Deer Mortality Surveys in May and are looking for volunteers to help with the project. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale’s Arbor Day May 17th (April 30, 2007)
Join 3rd grade students at Arbor Day at the American Legion Park
by Lauren McKeever, Assistant to the Mayor, Town of Pinedale
Just like other communities across America during the months of April and May, citizens of Pinedale will celebrate Arbor Day at 10 a.m., Thursday, May 17 at the American Legion Park in Pinedale. Arbor Day is an observance that celebrates the important role t ... FULL STORY
3 Pinedale students qualify for National History Day (April 30, 2007)
Kathryn Konicek, Morgan Holz and Meredith Noble
by Ann Noble
Three Pinedale High School students qualified to represent Wyoming at National History Day in College Park, Maryland next month. The three students are Kathryn Konicek and Morgan Holz for their group performance, "Bohemian Rhapsody," and Meredith Noble for he ... FULL STORY
EnCana Conversation Sessions May 2 & 3 (April 23, 2007)
In Pinedale, Big Piney/Marbleton
EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. will host two listening sessions to discuss EnCana’s role in the community with neighbors in Sublette County May 2 and 3. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Ice Melting off Fremont Lake (April 29, 2007)
by Jason Brown
The ice has melted off almost all the way to the upper end of Fremont Lake. This photo was taken on Sunday, April 29th. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Skyline Drive (April 28, 2007)
Still snowed in
by Alan Svalberg
Skyline Drive It will likely be several more weeks before the snow melts away to open up Skyline Drive to the top. Although if we keep having days of 70 degree weather, it will happen pretty quick. This is the view of Skyline Drive on Sunday, April 29th. The r ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Monte Olsen hospitalized (April 30, 2007)
State House District #22 Representative from Daniel
by Pinedale Online!
Update: 1:55 PM, Monday, April 30: Laura Fabrick, House Supervisor for Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC), told Pinedale Online that the condition for Monte Olsen is now rated officially as “Serious”. He remains in the Intensive Care Unit at EIRMC. ... FULL STORY
Domestic incident puts man in hospital (April 30, 2007)
According to a Sublette County Sheriff’s Office news release on Monday, April 30, officers responded to a domestic situation at 50 Hwy 354 in Daniel, Wyoming, on Saturday, April 28th. ... FULL STORY
G&F recognizes Brandon Scurlock with 'Peer Recognition Award' (April 27, 2007)
Jackson/Pinedale Region
by Wyoming Game & Fish
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department recently gave our “Peer Recognition Awards” to employees working in the agency’s seven regions in Wyoming. Among those receiving recognition was Brandon Scurlock of the Jackson/Pinedale Region. ... FULL STORY
Rock Springs road construction update (April 27, 2007)
Work on I-80 and Dewar Drive
Rock Springs) – The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is alerting motorists to the next phase of road construction for the Rock Springs Marginal Dewar Drive/Pilot Butte project. Construction is moving into the Dewar Drive area of Interstate 80. ... FULL STORY
Landowner Applications due May 15 (April 27, 2007)
For antelope, elk and deer
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Resident landowners who hunt deer, elk or antelope are alerted that applications for landowner licenses must be submitted to your local game warden by May 15. To qualify for a landowner license, at least 160 contiguous acres must be owned. The land must have p ... FULL STORY
Importance of the Jury System (April 24, 2007)
Events planned for May 1st
(Cheyenne) - In conjunction with Law Day - May 1st - the Wyoming State Bar is partnering with others in the legal community to point out the importance of the jury system. ... FULL STORY
Postage rates to increase to 41 cents May 14 (April 26, 2007)
New 'Forever' Stamps will lock in postal rate
On Monday, May 14th, the cost of mailing a first-class letter will go up from 39 cents to 41 cents. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Summer Mountain Biking (April 23, 2007)
White Pine Ski Area and Resort offers challenging trails
Sublette County offers endless tracks and trails for mountain biking fans. Chances are that any ride you take will feature stunning scenery, wildlife viewing ad more. Consider that Wyoming's total population is less than half a million people, and you will u ... FULL STORY
(22 pictures) Boulder Lake is open (April 30, 2007)
by Alan Svalberg and Jason Brown
Jason and Alan checked out the Boulder Lake area on Saturday, April 28th and stopped by to tell us what they found. Well, actually they went to check out Meadow Lake, but discoverd the road was chained closed and a sign that says the road is closed until April ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) New Fork Canyon hike (April 29, 2007)
by Dave Bell
Dave Bell took advantage of the almost summer-like weather on Saturday and pushed up New Fork Canyon to snowline. The scenery was "incredible", he said. For photos of New Fork Lake and canyon from his early spring hike, click on this link: New Fork Canyon Spri ... FULL STORY
Bronx River Beaver alive and well (April 23, 2007)
New York beaver update
For those following the saga of Jose, New York’s Bronx River resident beaver, a recent article in The New Yorker (online) reports that he was spotted recently and appears alive and well. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Community Clean Up Days May 19 (April 27, 2007)
by Sublette County Chamber of Commerce
Spring is in the air and there are many reasons to pack up the snow gear, clean the house and dust off your flip flops. Winter is melting away, making way for the Sublette County Chamber of Commerce to host our annual Community Clean Up Days. This event will ... FULL STORY
Bridger-Teton celebrates Earth Day (April 25, 2007)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
(Pinedale) – The Bridger-Teton National Forest Pinedale Ranger District celebrated Earth Day this year with Woodsy Owl at the Pinedale Library. Earth Day was officially on Saturday, April 21, but the Pinedale District celebrated during story time with pre-scho ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Cowbelles/Cattlewomen Quilt Raffle (April 24, 2007)
Money raised promotes beef nutrition awareness and ag education
The Green River Cowbelles/Cattlewomen are working on a new quilt and are starting to sell raffle tickets. Money raised goes towards helping the organization promote beef nutrition awareness, beef /agriculture education in the classroom, scholarships, beef yout ... FULL STORY
Pinedale 2007 Golf Tourney Schedule (April 23, 2007)
Golf course is open
Below is the 2007 schedule for golf tournaments at Rendezvous Meadows Golf Course in Pinedale. Click here for a printable PDF of this same schedule. ... FULL STORY
2007 Pinedale Boat Club Ice Off Guesses (April 20, 2007)
When will the barrel drop into Fremont Lake?
During late winter, the Pinedale Boat Club places a barrel out on the frozen surface of Fremont Lake. Then, in April, the Club sponsors a barrel drop guessing contest fundraiser to determine when the ice will melt off Fremont Lake causing the barrel to drop in ... FULL STORY
Ask the Game & Fish (April 20, 2007)
Crayfish, Cutt-Slam, Fishing in the Wilderness
Here are some commonly asked questions of the Wyoming Game & Fish Department: ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale BLM to move into new offices mid-May (April 20, 2007)
Closed May 7-14
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Pinedale will close its East Mill Street location the week of May 7th to relocate into their new location on the west side of Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wild Horse Adoption May 11-12 in Riverton (April 20, 2007)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Wyoming Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm will host a wild horse adoption on May 11 and 12 in Riverton, Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
Local Sage Grouse Group to convene April 23 (April 20, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish Department
(Pinedale) - The Upper Green River Basin Local Sage Grouse Working Group will hold their next meeting Monday, April 23rd at the Pinedale Library starting at 10:00 AM. The group is in the process of finalizing its sage grouse conservation plan based on comment ... FULL STORY
‘How the News is Reported’ April 27 (April 20, 2007)
Sublette County Chamber of Commerce April Community Conversation Luncheon
The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce April Community Conversation Luncheon, “How the News is Reported,” will be on Friday, April 27th, at Noon at Rendezvous Pointe in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
New fees to dig in Pinedale (April 20, 2007)
To dig in Town street and alley right of ways
The Town of Pinedale has lifted the winter frozen ground “No Digging” restriction, as of April 15th. ... FULL STORY
Open House for Pinedale Clinic team April 25 (April 17, 2007)
Meet the staff
The Sublette County Health Care Coalition and Rural Health Care District Board will be hosting an Open House to celebrate the new medical team at the Pinedale Medical Clinic. The Open House will be held on Wednesday, April 25th, at Rendezvous Pointe in Pinedal ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Softball League organizational meeting April 25 (April 17, 2007)
Organize teams, appoint captains & umps, set game schedule
The 2007 Slow Pitch Softball League organizational meeting will be held at the Sublette County Library in Pinedale on Wednesday, April 25th from 5:30-7:00 pm. Teams will be organized, captains and umpires appointed, and a game schedule made. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Fremont Lake (April 27, 2007)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The ice is beginning to melt off of the lower end of Fremont Lake. These views were taken on Thursday evening. ... FULL STORY
(18 pictures) Spring sheep shearing (April 27, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit
Crews of professional sheep shearers are working throughout western Wyoming to shear domestic sheep flocks in preparation for spring lambing, which begins in May. A crew of five shearers took care of the Paradise Sheep Company's flock near Highway 351 earlier ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Boulder Creek (April 23, 2007)
by Dave Bell
Dave Bell was out and about last weekend taking pictures of sandhill cranes, herons and scenery. Click on this link for pictures of his weekend outings: Boulder Creek Canyon Hike, Early Spring Wildflowers, Sandhill Cranes, Great Blue Herons, Scenery ... FULL STORY
Hydrocarbons found in 85 Jonah/Pinedale Anticline water wells (April 26, 2007)
3 of the 85 have Benzene Hydrocarbon levels above allowable WY DEQ levels
by Dawn Ballou, Editor, Pinedale Online!
On Thursday, April 26th, the Bureau of Land Management issued a news release to make the public aware that water quality testing of a number of industrial water wells in the Pinedale Anticline and Jonah natural gas field tested positive for the presence of Hyd ... FULL STORY
Three wolves killed (April 25, 2007)
Kill order issued on three more
by Cat Urbigkit
On April 9, USDA Wildlife Services personnel confirmed a calf had been killed by wolves near Daniel, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in an area that has had repeated depredations over the last several years. FWS requested Wildlife Services rem ... FULL STORY
Virginia Tech Remembrance Ceremony (April 19, 2007)
Governor Freudenthal conveys Virginia Governor’s request for Remembrance Ceremony
by Governor Freudenthal’s office
(Cheyenne) In remembrance of the victims of the recent shootings at Virginia Tech University, Virginia Governor Timothy Kaine has requested that other states join his state in ringing bells at noon, eastern daylight savings time, on Friday, April 20, 2007. In ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Snow Storm at New Fork Lake (April 21, 2007)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
An early spring snow squall overtakes "The Narrows" of New Fork Lake on Saturday, obscuring it from view shortly after this photo was taken. The road up to the lake is open. A seasonal road closure gate still blocks the road further in near the boat ramp. The ... FULL STORY
(33 pictures) Pinedale High School Drunk Driving Awareness (April 23, 2007)
by Pam McCulloch, Pinedale Online!
On Thursday and Friday, April 19th and 20th, the Sublette County Emergency Medical Services, the Sublette County Sheriff’s Office, and the Pinedale Volunteer Fire Department sponsored an event for Pinedale High School students, focusing on teen awareness of al ... FULL STORY
Eagle Prospect Well: Public Meeting notes (April 18, 2007)
Exploratory oil & gas well project in Hoback area, Reporter’s Notes
by Dawn Ballou, Editor, Pinedale Online!
The Big Piney Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest hosted two open houses recently on the Plains Exploration & Production Company (PXP) Eagle Prospect Exploratory Wells project. One open house was in Jackson, the second was at the Pinedale Libr ... FULL STORY
UW Commencement scheduled for May 5 (April 18, 2007)
University of Wyoming
by University of Wyoming
(Laramie) - The University of Wyoming's 117th spring commencement activities will be held Saturday, May 5, with ceremonies at individual colleges beginning at 8:30 a.m. at various campus locations. ... FULL STORY
BLM extends Pinedale RMP comment period (April 18, 2007)
Additional 30 days for public comment
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will provide an additional 30 days to the comment period on the Draft Resource Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (RMP/EIS) for the Pinedale planning area. ... FULL STORY
8 arrested in Marijuana drug bust (April 17, 2007)
Residents of Jackson and Wilson, Wyoming
Seven people were arrested on Tuesday, April 17, on charges related to marijuana possession and conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance. An eighth person was arrested earlier in the investigation. All eight people, ranging in age from 18 to 56, were resi ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Volunteer Night at Pinedale Recycling Center (April 17, 2007)
Thank you volunteers!
by Marti Seipp, Sublette County Citizens for Recycling, Pinedale Recycling Center
Sublette Citizens for Recycling held their regular monthly volunteer night on Monday, April 16. Folks came in and helped break down cardboard and bale it for shipment. Altogether, about fifteen people helped, the youngest two years old. Two bales of cardboa ... FULL STORY
Health Care Coalition Meeting Report (April 17, 2007)
April 16, 2007 meeting
by Bob Rule – KPIN Radio
Monday night, the Health Care Coalition met at the Sublette County Library at 7 PM, and the highlight of the meeting was the introduction of Kip Boone to the organization. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Rural Health welcomes Dr. James Quirk (April 16, 2007)
Full-time staff physician and Medical Director of the Pinedale Medical Clinic
by Sublette County Rural Health Care District
Sublette County Rural Health Care District is very pleased to welcome Dr. Jim Quirk as a new, full-time staff physician and the Medical Director of the Pinedale Medical Clinic. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sandhill Cranes and Herons (April 21, 2007)
by Dave Bell
Dave Bell saw these sandhill cranes on Saturday. For more of his wildlife pictures this weekend, click on his photo gallery: Sandhill Cranes, Great Blue Herons, Green River scenery (13 photos) ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Porcupine (April 21, 2007)
This porcupine was seen feeding on green grass just off Highway 352 on the way to the Upper Green on Saturday. He then ambled off into the sagebrush and disappeared in a burrow. ... FULL STORY
Jack Morrow Hills update (April 21, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit
The Bureau of Land Management recently provided an update on what’s been ... FULL STORY
Nationwide BlackBerry network failure (April 18, 2007)
Impacts individual users and some public safety communications
“A service interruption occurred Tuesday night that affected BlackBerry in North America”, according to a statement from Research In Motion (RIM). The BlackBerry service experienced a widespread outage in United States. ... FULL STORY
Meat regulation change proposed (April 21, 2007)
Enzi cosponsors legislation
by Senator Mike Enzi press release
Argentinean beef marketers can freely sell their product across state lines in ... FULL STORY
Brucellosis team to meet (April 21, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit
The Wyoming Brucellosis Coordination Team will hold its next meeting at the ... FULL STORY
Mock car accident planned for April 20 (April 18, 2007)
Demonstrate effects of teenage alcohol use and drinking and driving
by Wil Gay, Sublette County EMS
On Friday, April 20, at 12:30 pm, there will be a mock car accident in the parking lot of Sublette School District #1’s bus barn, just west of Pinedale. This is a joint effort between Sublette County EMS, the Sublette County Sheriff’s Department, and the Pined ... FULL STORY
Snow, T-Storms, Strong Winds (April 18, 2007)
Wind gusts of up to 50 mph Wednesday in Big Piney, Farson, Pinedale areas
(Update 9:00 PM, April 18, 2007) – Snow showers will continue to move north through the Upper Green River basin and across the adjacent foothills and mountains through at least midnight Wednesday night. Moderate to heavy snow will continue, reducing visibility ... FULL STORY
UW President Tom Buchanan statement on Virginia Tech (April 17, 2007)
University of Wyoming to review campus security and response procedures
by University of Wyoming
(Laramie) - My thoughts and prayers go out to the families of the victims and the entire Virginia Tech community, and the residents of Blacksburg. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Winter returns (April 19, 2007)
It's Baaaaaaack! Winter returned as a blizzard on Wednesday evening dropping around three inches of wet snow by Thursday morning. April traditionally is a ping-pongy month between gorgeous, warm spring days, interspersed with brief returns of winter storms and ... FULL STORY
(26 pictures) Pinedale High School Every 15 Minutes Program (April 19, 2007)
by Pam McCulloch, Pinedale Online!
The Sublette County Emergency Medical Services (EMS), the Sublette County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO), and the Pinedale Volunteer Fire Department are sponsoring an event focusing on teen awarness of alcohol-related accidents. ... FULL STORY
WY lawyers now can access Casemaker (April 16, 2007)
Wyoming State Bar joins 25 other State Bar Associations in Casemaker legal research consortium
by Wyoming State Bar
(Cheyenne) - The Wyoming State Bar today announced that it has joined 25 other State Bar Associations in the Casemaker Consortium. Casemaker is an online legal research tool that will provide Wyoming lawyers free, unlimited access to numerous libraries of sta ... FULL STORY
Thomas sponsors produced water bill (April 19, 2007)
by Senator Thomas press release
U.S. Senator Craig Thomas yesterday joined several western Senate members ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Morning Drill Rigs (April 17, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit
The sun peeks through the clouds above the Wind River Mountains Tuesday morning, providing dawn light to drilling rigs working near Highway 351 east of Marbleton. ... FULL STORY
State of Emergency: New Jersey, W Virginia, Maine (April 16, 2007)
US air traffic affected due to major nor’easter storm
Three states, New Jersey, West Virginia and Maine have declared a State of Emergency due to a major storm impacting the Northeast. The storm is expected to bring significant snow, heavy rain and strong winds. Emergency responders are on full alert for the powe ... FULL STORY
WY Teachers invited to WGFD Educator's Camp (April 16, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
The Wind River Mountains stretch up right behind you, an engaging outdoor skills activity lies right in front of you and the result is Wyoming's children will benefit. That's the scene at the educator's camp the Wyoming Game and Fish Department hosts each summ ... FULL STORY
Ask the G&F: Float tubes and life jackets (April 16, 2007)
Water safety
by Wyoming Game & Fish Department
(1 pictures) Daily water forecasts for area streams (April 10, 2007)
Green, New Fork & Sandy Rivers, among others around the state
The National Weather Service has daily hydrologic forecasts available for many streams around Wyoming, including several stations on the Green, New Fork and Big Sandy Rivers in our Upper Green River Valley. ... FULL STORY
Eagle Prospect Public Meeting April 18 (April 8, 2007)
Exploratory Oil & Gas well near Bondurant
The U.S. Forest Service will hold two open house public meetings for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Eagle Prospect Exploratory Wells project in mid-April, one in Jackson and the other the following day in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
Increased monopolization of US food supply (April 18, 2007)
University of Missouri study
by Rocky Mountain Farmers Union
(Denver) - Rocky Mountain Farmers Union (RMFU) expressed alarm at the data presented in a University of Missouri study released Monday showing the continuing trend of monopolization of the U.S. food supply. The study, which was commissioned by National Farmer ... FULL STORY
(9 pictures) Democrats imported to county (April 17, 2007)
Bill and Hillary arrive
by Cat Urbigkit
Local ranchers Cat & Jim Urbigkit recently brought two formerly wild burros from Montana to their ranch to serve as livestock guardian animals. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) American Mountain Men visit Sublette County (April 16, 2007)
by Pinedale Online!
Three members of the American Mountain Men (AMM) visited Sublette County over the weekend American for a photo-video shooting session for the Museum of the Mountain Man in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Spring Prescribed Burns begin (April 10, 2007)
Wood Draw Prescribed Burn near New Fork Lake partially funded by Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation dollars
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
(Pinedale). – The Bridger-Teton National Forest began the first phase of the Wood Draw Prescribed Burn in the New Fork Lake area on Friday, April 6. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Traffic stop near Cheyenne yields nearly $3.25 million (April 7, 2007)
Loot confiscated, two occupants of vehicle released
by Wyoming Highway Patrol
A traffic stop on westbound Interstate 80 two miles east of Cheyenne has resulted in the seizure of an as of yet undetermined amount of U.S. currency. Troopers estimate that the amount of currency seized could be in the neighborhood of approximately $3.25 mil ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Colorado River pipeline planned (April 17, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit
Residents from throughout the Green River Basin converged at Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs last week to hear a presentation on the Flaming Gorge/Colorado River pipeline project proposed by Colorado businessman Aaron Million of Fort Collins. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale BLM RMP meeting notes (April 12, 2007)
Public meeting on April 11, 2007 - Reporter’s Notes
by Dawn Ballou, Editor, Pinedale Online!
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) held a public meeting in Pinedale on Wednesday to get input for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Pinedale Resource Management Plan (RMP) for public lands administered by the BLM Pinedale Field Office. T ... FULL STORY
Big Piney Game Warden wins 2006 Officer of the Year (April 6, 2007)
Brad Hovinga wins award from the Wyoming Game Warden’s Association
by Wyoming Game & Fish Department
The complete wildlife law enforcement package of investigative skill, public rapport, biological insight and untiring work ethic have earned Big Piney Game Warden Brad Hovinga the "2006 Officer of the Year" award from the Wyoming Game Warden's Association. ... FULL STORY
New Sage Grouse Viewing Brochure (April 6, 2007)
Responsible and ethical viewing and photographing
by Wyoming Game & Fish Department
Sage grouse are Wyoming's trademark game bird, and the annual courtship ritual on their lek or breeding grounds is the bird's trademark event. ... FULL STORY
Funeral Services for A. Joseph DeGrazio April 16 (April 14, 2007)
In Rock Springs
A Mass of Christian Burial for A. Joseph Degrazio, 92, will be celebrated at the Saints Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church, 633 Bridger Avenue in Rock Springs on Monday, April 16th at 10:00 AM. A parish rosary will be recited at 7:00 PM on Sunday, April 15, ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Volunteer Night at Recycling Center April 16 (April 13, 2007)
by Marti Seipp, Sublette Citizens for Recycling – Pinedale Recycling Center
BALE, BALE, THE GANG'S ALL HERE. Recycling will be having our first regular volunteer night on Monday April 16, 2007, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Please come and help out. See what really happens at the recycle center and help us get these recyclables back into use. ... FULL STORY
Wind River Rider’s 4H Open Horse Show May 5 (April 10, 2007)
The Wind River Rider’s will be hosting an Open Horse Show on Saturday, May 5th, at the Sublette County Roping Arena at the Fairgrounds, north of Marbleton on US 189. The Open Horse Show is open to everyone, not just 4H participants. There will be over 45 class ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) BTNF plans Prescribed Burn near New Fork Lake (April 5, 2007)
Starting Friday, April 6
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
(Pinedale) - The Bridger-Teton National Forest plans to conduct a prescribed burn in the New Fork Lake area starting Friday, April 6. The Wood Draw Burn is located southeast of New Fork Lake and west of Willow Creek Guard Station near Little Flattop Mountain. ... FULL STORY
Funeral Services for Cornelia Robinson April 14 (April 11, 2007)
Funeral services for Cornelia Robinson will be held on Saturday, April 14th, at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Big Piney. Viewing & Rosary will be held on Friday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. ... FULL STORY
Children’s Discovery Center Rummage Sale April 14 (April 13, 2007)
Fundraiser to help the Center
The Children’s Discovery Center will be holding a Rummage Sale at the Sublette County Library in Pinedale on Saturday, April 14th from 9 AM to 4 PM. The rummage sale is a fundraiser for the Center. Donations will be accepted on Friday, April 13, from 5-8 PM at ... FULL STORY
Man killed in truck accident near the Rim (April 9, 2007)
David R. Miller from Pocatello, Idaho
A Pocatello, Idaho, man was killed on Thursday, April 5th, in a roll-over accident near the Rim on U.S. Highway 191, approximately twelve miles south of Bondurant in Sublette County. ... FULL STORY
Town of Big Piney Municipal Election May 8 (April 8, 2007)
Filling Town Councilperson slots
The Town of Big Piney will be holding their municipal elections on Tuesday, May 8, to fill four Town Councilperson positions. ... FULL STORY
Town of Marbleton Municipal Election May 8 (April 8, 2007)
Voting in two new Town Councilpersons
The Town of Marbleton will hold their Municipal Election on Tuesday, May 8, to elect two new Town Councilpersons. Positions are open for two, 2-year Councilpersons and two, 4-year Councilpersons. ... FULL STORY
(9 pictures) Fire guts Pinedale home (April 11, 2007)
Second home fire in Pinedale in 3 weeks
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Fire consumed another home in Pinedale on Tuesday, April 10th. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Legacy of the Mountain Man (April 5, 2007)
New DVD from the Museum of the Mountain Man
The Museum of the Mountain Man’s new DVD about mountain men is now available for purchase. The DVD movie, entitled “Legacy of the Mountain Man”, was published by the Museum and the Sublette County Historical Society. It is 23 minutes 15 seconds long and costs ... FULL STORY
Bondurant death ruled a homicide (April 6, 2007)
Richard Dean Nystrom was from California
The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) has identified the man found dead on Rim Road near Bondurant on Tuesday, April 3rd, as 54-year old Richard Dean Nystrom. According to a SCSO press release, the man was a transient with a previous address in Ukia, Cal ... FULL STORY
Garden Flora booklet now available online (April 6, 2007)
Info on how to garden in Sublette County!
by Pinedale Online!
The Sage & Snow Garden Club and the Sublette County Conservation District have teamed up to put their gardening booklet online and available for download as a printable PDF. ... FULL STORY
Parent Education Class May 5 (April 6, 2007)
Designed for divorcing, separating, step and never-married parents
by Wyoming Children's Access Network
The Wyoming Children’s Access Network is providing a parent education seminar for divorcing, separated and never-married parents. The class provides information on the damage of parental conflict to children and teaches skills to minimize the effects. ... FULL STORY
‘Cowboys on Everest’ program April 11 (April 2, 2007)
The 1988 Expedition
On Wednesday, April 11, Courtney Skinner will give a presentation entitled, "Cowboys on Everest: The 1988 Expedition" at Rendezvous Pointe in Pinedale. The program is free and open to the public. This is part of a series of talks entitled "Our Wind River Herit ... FULL STORY
Big Piney students score in contest (April 10, 2007)
Higley, Shafer and Delgado write from the heart
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Several Big Piney students were among those in the state honored in the 2007 Letters About Literature Contest. Letters About Literature encourages students to read, be inspired and write back to their favorite authors. ... FULL STORY
Federal money pumped into habitat (April 10, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
On Tuesday, U.S. Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne launched the Healthy Lands Initiative in seven Western states, announcing that the Bureau of Land Management is allocating $3 million for immediate on-the-ground restoration work, including nearly half-a-mill ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Town Council Meeting Notes (April 10, 2007)
Council votes to pay legal expenses for David Smith
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The Pinedale Town Council met in their regular session on Monday, April 8th. Below are reporter’s notes of this meeting. ... FULL STORY
WY has own timeline for Wolf management (April 4, 2007)
Governor Freudenthal responds to U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
by Governor Freudenthal’s office
(Cheyenne) Wyoming will pursue its own time line when considering revisions to the state’s wolf management rules, Governor Dave Freudenthal said in a letter today to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Regional Director Mitch King. ... FULL STORY
(21 pictures) Marbleton Town Hall Open House (April 10, 2007)
by Pinedale Online!
The Town of Marbleton hosted an Open House for the new Town Hall on Monday, April 10th. Construction of the new building was completed last fall. The building greatly expands the Towns working space for town business. The new building provides spacious new cha ... FULL STORY
G&F offers Summer Youth Camp (April 3, 2007)
July 22-27, open to kids 15-18
by Wyoming Game & Fish Department
The Wyoming Game & Fish Department is offering a summer youth camp where teenagers can learn about wildlife and the outdoors, make new friends, and create good memories. The Game and Fish Department's annual Youth Conservation Camp is scheduled for July 22-27 ... FULL STORY
Town of Marbleton Open House April 9 (April 8, 2007)
The Town of Marbleton will be hosting an Open House on Monday, April 9 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM. Everyone is invited to come see the new Town Hall building and meet the staff. Hamburgers will be served. For more information, call the Town Hall at 307-276-3815. ... FULL STORY
Unidentified body found near Bondurant (April 4, 2007)
Case under investigation
The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office reported Wednesday that an unidentified white male was found dead on Rim Road near Bondurant by Sublette County deputies on Tuesday, April 3, 2007, at approximately 11:35 PM. The case is under investigation. Additional info ... FULL STORY
Easter Services at White Pine April 8 (April 4, 2007)
Easter Sunday
White Pine Ski Resort will be holding special events on Easter Sunday, April 8th. The day will begin with a Summit Service at 9:00 AM. The chairlift loads at 8:45 AM for the service. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Spring Nursery (April 6, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit
Mother cows and their newborn calves stay close together in nursery herds, as was evident at dawn Friday morning in this herd near Highway 351, east of Big Piney. ... FULL STORY
(11 pictures) Annual Easter Egg Hunt (April 8, 2007)
by Pam McCulloch, Pinedale Online!
The Pinedale Lion’s Club held their annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Boyd Skinner Memorial Park in Pinedale on Saturday, April 7th. Children from toddler through 5th grade came out to hunt the eggs and candy. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Governor: Balance Development & Conservation on Pinedale Anticline (April 7, 2007)
Comments for the BLM Pinedale Anticline Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement
by Governor Freudenthal's office
(Cheyenne) - Acknowledging the federal government’s push to rapidly develop energy resources in Wyoming, today Governor Dave Freudenthal challenged the Bureau of Land Management and industry to strike a balance between development and conservation in the Pined ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Overland Pass Natural Gas Pipeline DEIS ready (April 2, 2007)
760-mile Pipeline will carry natural gas from Wyoming to Kansas
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Rawlins Field Office has issued a Notice of Availability for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Overland Pass Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) Pipeline. A 45-day public comment period will begin today, March 3 ... FULL STORY
Wolf news roundup (April 1, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Alaska bounty ... FULL STORY
Attorney General files response to MT lawsuit (April 1, 2007)
by Governor Freudenthal’s Office
(Cheyenne). - Wyoming Attorney General Pat Crank filed Wyoming’s response to Montana’s lawsuit regarding the Yellowstone River Compact today. ... FULL STORY
G&F seeks public input with Mule Deer Initiative (April 1, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Although mule deer are Wyoming's second largest big game population, the popular target of hunters across the continent are facing many pressures in the Cowboy State. That's why the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has launched the Wyoming Mule Deer Initiative ... FULL STORY
I-80 Road Construction (April 1, 2007)
Week of April 2
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
(Rock Springs) - The recent springtime snow brought some much needed moisture to the area, but also brought delays for contractors working on the Interstate 80 Rock Springs Marginal Pilot Butte/Dewar Drive project. ... FULL STORY
Recycling Center Volunteer Nights begin (April 2, 2007)
Help needed at the Pinedale Recycling Center, begins April 16
The Pinedale Recycling Center will begin having Volunteer Night on Mondays from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. All interested persons are invited to come in and help the Center out and see how recycling really gets done. The first planned work night is April 16th. The Cente ... FULL STORY
Pig & Lamb Sale CANCELLED (April 1, 2007)
Due to the loss of chapter advisor leadership and the implications arising from that, the Pinedale FFA Chapter regretfully must cancel the 2007 Rocky Mountain West Premium Hog and Lamb Sale which was scheduled for April 6, 2007 in Big Piney, WY. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Our Deer Deserve Better (April 4, 2007)
by Julia Stuble
Somebody is watching out for the Mesa deer, and posting their opinion onto Bureau of Land Management (BLM) signs, like this one along the East Green River Road. Many concerned citizens and wildlife biologists alike believe that the BLM has not adequately prot ... FULL STORY
(8 pictures) Spring Thaw (April 6, 2007)
by Pam McCulloch, Pinedale Online!
The snow in and around Pinedale has just about completely melted. Although we get frequent snow showers in the spring months, the snow usually melts quickly. There are over a thousand lakes and many streams in Sublette County. Most of the creeks and streams ... FULL STORY
New wolf rules in the works (April 6, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Wolf Recovery Coordinator Ed Bangs reported this ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Doc Close interviewed (April 6, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit
The current issue of Wyoming Library Roundup includes a feature article on Dr. William Close of Big Piney. The article provides a look at his career, courtship with Tine, family life, and best of all, capture's the essence of Doc Close in a few short pages. ... FULL STORY
(11 pictures) Sand Draw Rescue Center Open House (April 4, 2007)
'It will save lives,' said Governor Freudenthal
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
An Open House was held on Tuesday, April 3rd, to celebrate the new Sand Draw Rescue Center. The event was attended by Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal, the Sublette County Commissioners, members of the oil and gas industry, and representatives from Sublette C ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Fight Against MS Quilt Show May 11-12 (April 4, 2007)
The Third Annual Fight Against Multiple Sclerosis Quilt Show will be held May 11-12, 2007. The Quilt Show and Silent Auction will be held in the Big Piney High School annex, located at 650 Piney Drive. The show will be open 4-7:00 pm on Friday, May 11th. Be ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Alaska wolf bounty halted (April 3, 2007)
Restraining order blocks $150 boundy to kill wolves as part of predator control program
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Last Friday, an Alaska Superior Court judge issued a temporary restraining order blocking the state from paying a $150 bounty to permittees who kill wolves as part of the predator control programs. The decision is a result of a motion filed by Defenders of Wil ... FULL STORY
From the WY Game & Fish (April 1, 2007)
Calendar, Trapping Season
by Wyoming Game & Fish Department
Game and Fish Calendar ... FULL STORY
Laramie Peak transplanted Bighorn Sheep doing well (April 1, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Wheatland) - Thirty bighorn sheep with global positioning system collars and all 30 accounted for, is the recent report on the January 31 transplant of Montana bighorn sheep to the Laramie Peak area west of Wheatland. ... FULL STORY
Wind, snow, wintery weather continues (April 2, 2007)
The National Weather Service in Riverton is forecasting very strong 25-40 mph winds for Monday evening, with gusts of 50 mph expected. High-profile vehicles are advised to use caution. ... FULL STORY
Learn about the Masonic Lodge April 3 (April 2, 2007)
What Masonry is about and how it serves the public
The Pinedale Masonic Lodge will present, "Family in the Open Lodge" at the Masonic Lodge on Tuesday, April 3rd. This is an opportunity to learn what Masonry is all about and how it serves the public. Everyone is welcome. Come to the Masonic Lodge on North Tyle ... FULL STORY
Obituary: JaNeanne Hays (April 1, 2007)
JaNeanne Marie Hays, 53, Big Piney, passed away Sunday, March 25, 2007, at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with her family at her side. Funeral services were held on Saturday, March 31, at the Fine Arts Building in Big Piney. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Piping the river (April 3, 2007)
Water from the Green and Colorado Rivers
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
A Colorado businessman with a plan to pipe Colorado River water throughout Colorado’s Front Range will present his proposal to the April 9 Upper Green River Joint Power Water Board Meeting at Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs in Room 1302 at 1: ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Visiting from Pennsylvania (April 1, 2007)
by Pinedale Online!
Pictured at right, 6-year old Jackson, from Pennsylvania, goes on his very first horseback ride on a ranch near Big Piney recently. Mom, Yuan, brushes the horses and gives the colt got a new hair style! ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Researchers collar additional Moose near Jackson (April 2, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Jackson) - Biologists from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and University of Wyoming teamed up to capture and fit an additional 20 moose from the Jackson moose herd with radio collars, near Moran Junction earlier this winter. ... FULL STORY
Wildlife Biologists speak out against BLM & gas drilling (April 2, 2007)
Dr. Rollin Sparrow and Dr. William Alldredge
by Pinedale Online!
Two wildlife biologists have written articles recently strongly criticizing the Bureau of Land Management for their energy development push, which they assert is negatively impacting wildlife in Wyoming. The articles appeared on the Missoula, Montana-based env ... FULL STORY
Review panel finds families supported in Western Wyoming (April 2, 2007)
by Department of Family Services (DFS)
A recent citizen review panel found social services in Afton, Evanston, Jackson, Kemmerer and Pinedale are supportive of families, and that’s thanks, at least in part, to lower caseloads. ... FULL STORY
UW students place in Rangeland Cup Competition (April 2, 2007)
Mae Peterson from Pinedale, and Rives White from Daniel, place
by University of Wyoming
(Laramie) - University of Wyoming students claimed firsts, seconds, third, fourth, and a sixth at the recent international meeting of the Society for Range Management in Reno, Nevada. ... FULL STORY
Dig It! - Seed Starting Hints (April 2, 2007)
by Sage and Snow Garden Club
“Remember that Easter weekend is the time to plant your sweet peas”. We’ve often heard this line and the story of the ranch wife removing snow from her flower beds to get the sweet pea (flower) seeds in the ground. Starting vegetable and flower seedlings insid ... FULL STORY

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