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Pinedale Online News - September 2007

(18 pictures) Scenic Photos: Big Sandy to Togwotee Pass (September 30, 2007)
by Scott Almdale
I got another wanderlust fever and had to hit the road again to do some more landscape study. This time I drove on the Big Sandy Road that went around the southern tip of the Wind River Mountains before coming out to Rte. 28 near the turn-off to the ghost tow ... FULL STORY
It’s not ‘IF’, but ‘WHEN’ (September 30, 2007)
Preparing Sublette County for the next emergency
by Pinedale Online!
We’re had enough close calls for everyone to be aware that emergency situations can happen to anyone, anywhere. Government agencies and emergency organizations are always planning and preparing for the next emergency, whether it be a terrorist attack or pandem ... FULL STORY
Black Tie & Blues Nov. 3 (September 30, 2007)
Pinedale Fine Arts Council Fundraiser
The 2007 Black Tie & Blues will be held on Saturday, November 3rd. The annual event is a fundraiser for the Pinedale Fine Arts Council (PFAC). Proceeds go to benefit the arts in Sublette County. This year the event will be held at Lakeside Lodge and starts at ... FULL STORY
Statewide Brucellosis Surveillance Program (September 30, 2007)
Enters Year Four
by Wyoming Game & Fish
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be asking hunters ... FULL STORY
G&F lifts fire ban on State lands (September 30, 2007)
The Wyoming Game & Fish Department lifted their fire ban on state lands effective Friday, September 28th. Campfires and barbecue grills are again permitted on Wyoming Game and Fish Department lands thanks to improved moisture conditions across the Cowboy State ... FULL STORY
Preference Point Only Application deadline Oct. 1 (September 30, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Resident and nonresident moose and bighorn sheep hunters and nonresident elk, deer and antelope hunters are alerted Oct. 1 is the deadline to submit their applications to purchase a preference point for 2007. ... FULL STORY
2007 Pinedale Cowboy Roundup Oct. 6 (September 30, 2007)
Cowboy Poetry & Music
The 2007 Pinedale Cowboy Roundup will be held on Saturday, October 6th. ... FULL STORY
Feds to purchase land with high conservation values (September 30, 2007)
by US Department of the Interior
September 4, 2007, US Department of the Interior media release: ... FULL STORY
Report cites flaws in DOI Oil and Gas program management (September 30, 2007)
In a New York Times article on Wednesday, September 26th, a recent investigative report done for the Department of Interior concludes that their “program to collect billions of dollars annually from oil and gas companies that drill on federal lands is troubled ... FULL STORY
(31 pictures) Wranglers lose to Punchers (September 29, 2007)
Pinedale 6 - Big Piney 20
by Clint Gilchrist
Big Piney Punchers hosted cross-county rivals Pinedale Wranglers on Friday September 28, 2007. In a tough defensive battle with a lot of miscues, Big Piney capitalized early on Pinedale mistakes and a wind advantage in the first quarter to post an early lead. ... FULL STORY
(12 pictures) Big Piney vs Pinedale Football (September 28, 2007)
Big Piney 20 - Pinedale 6
by Barbara Mullin
Coach Eskelsen's comments: ... FULL STORY
Oktoberfest! October 5 in Pinedale (September 28, 2007)
The 2nd Annual Oktoberfest will be held on Friday, October 5th in Pinedale. Sponsored by Obo’s Market and Deli, and Wise Connections. There will be brats with German potato salad and sauerkraut. This is also a fundraiser for the Ski and Snowboard Club. An “a ... FULL STORY
Spay & Neuter Dinner & Auction Sept 29 (September 27, 2007)
Benefits Loba Memorial Foundation veterinary care fund
The Loba Memorial Spay & Neuter Foundation invites the public to the PAW~TY Dinner & Auction on Saturday, September 29th in Pinedale. Dinner and auction will be from 5:30 to 9:00 pm at Café on Pine, 27 E Pine, in Pinedale. The Silent Auction starts at 5:30 pm ... FULL STORY
PAWG Agenda for Sept 27 meeting (September 26, 2007)
Pinedale Anticline Working Group
by Bureau of Land Management
Pinedale Anticline Working Group Meeting Agenda ... FULL STORY
Food Storage Requirements during Hunting Season (September 26, 2007)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
As the hunting season begins, officials on the Bridger-Teton National Forest are reminding Forest visitors to take extra precautions while hunting in bear country. The Bridger-Teton is under a mandatory Food Storage Order for all of the Forest north of the Sna ... FULL STORY
Senators lobby for Wyoming Sports on TV (September 26, 2007)
Encourate TV Execus to resolve disputes to get Mountain West sports on TV
by Senator Enzi media release
Wyoming Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso, along with Utah Senator Orrin Hatch and others, are encouraging TV executives to work out their differences so they can provide the programming Wyoming sports fans are hungry for. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Cell Phone Telemarketer E-mail Scam (September 26, 2007)
Claims cell phone numbers will soon be on telemarketer lists (but this is not true)
by Pinedale Online alert
Did you get an email claiming that your cell phone is about to be assaulted by telemarketing calls because of a new cell phone number database? Those claims are not true. In fact, federal law prohibits telemarketers from using automated dialers to call cell ph ... FULL STORY
Weekend Sports Update (September 26, 2007)
High School Sports news for the week of September 25-30, 2007
by Pinedale Online!
Check back through the weekend for score and stat updates. ... FULL STORY
(38 pictures) Snow dampens Tanner Fire (September 25, 2007)
Fire near South Piney Creek is in patrol status
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online! | Photos courtesy Kenna & Kim Tanner
Snowfall over the weekend helped firefighters working on the Tanner fire burning in the South Piney Creek area west of Big Piney. “Everyone has been released and the fire is in patrol status,” said T.J. Hunt, Sublette County Fire Warden, on Monday. He said the ... FULL STORY
(17 pictures) New Historical Sign at American Legion Park (September 25, 2007)
by Clint Gilchrist
The Sublette County Museum Board recently replaced the aging historical sign at the American Legion Park in Pinedale with a new cast aluminum sign and new metal posts. ... FULL STORY
(12 pictures) Pinedale Half Marathon (September 24, 2007)
by Pam McCulloch
Around 400 people participated in the Pinedale Half Marathon on Saturday, September 22nd. There were three race lengths to ensure everyone could participate, no matter what their fitness level. There was a half marathon (about 13 miles), a 10K (about 6 miles) ... FULL STORY
Mid-year estimate tops 1,500 wolves (September 25, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
“Overall, the Northern Rocky Mountain wolf population in 2007 will be higher, wolf control about the same, and confirmed livestock depredations lower than that documented in 2006,” according to Ed Bangs of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Bangs released the ... FULL STORY
Federal Oil and Gas Sale Scheduled for Oct. 2, 2007 (September 24, 2007)
In Cheyenne, Wyoming
by Bureau of Land Management
An oral oil and gas lease auction sponsored by Wyoming's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will be held Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2007, at the Holiday Inn in Cheyenne. Doors open at 7 a.m. with the auction beginning at 8 a.m. BLM will offer a total of 162,476 acres in 18 ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Snow dusts the mountains (September 24, 2007)
by Pinedale Online!
The Wind River Mountains got their first dusting of the season on Sunday night. Rain mixed with snow is possible during the early part of the week. Temperatures should warm up slightly by mid-week into the 60s. Night-time temperatures will hover around freezin ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Bull Moose (September 21, 2007)
by Dave Bell
Dave Bell captured this bull moose on Friday, September 21, in Grand Teton National Park on a trip up to Jackson Hole. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Update on the Moondance Diner (September 23, 2007)
From New York to La Barge, Wyoming
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Recent Updates: ... FULL STORY
Enviros claim thousands of wolves needed (September 23, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Earthjustice, representing the Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club, Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance, and the Humane Society of the Untied States, submitted a comment letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on the proposal to delist the North ... FULL STORY
Presidential candidates court Wyoming (September 23, 2007)
by Wyoming Republican Party
Wyoming is in the spotlight like never before, with the GOP’s decision to hold our county conventions statewide on Saturday, January 5, 2008. At those conventions 12 delegates and 12 alternate delegates will be elected to the national convention. National medi ... FULL STORY
(20 pictures) Fall Splendor (September 23, 2007)
Photos by Scott Almdale
by Scott Almdale
Scott Almdale took three excursions recently around Sublette County to enjoy the beautiful fall colors and sent in these pictures. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) More Fall Colors (September 23, 2007)
Photos by Sally Hayward
by Sally Hayward
Sally Hayward sent in these photos recently of the brilliant fall colors in the Upper Green. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Between Fences (September 19, 2007)
Between Fences The Sublette County Library in Pinedale will have a public reception for Sublette County’s contribution to the traveling “Between Fences” exhibit on Saturday, September 22, from 3:00 to 5:00 at the library. Many community members and organizatio ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Animal Reports: Wyoming News & Notes (September 22, 2007)
by Pinedale Online!
Here are some reports that have recently been passed on by the State of Wyoming Department of Health veterinary folks regarding animal-related incidents and news here in the state and near Pinedale: ... FULL STORY
(10 pictures) Big Piney vs Kemmerer Football (September 21, 2007)
Big Piney Punchers 7 - Kemmerer Rangers 39
by Barbara Mullin
Coach Eskelsen's comments: ... FULL STORY
WYDOT seeks volunteers to report Road & Weather Conditions (September 21, 2007)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT)
The Wyoming Department of Transportation is seeking assistance from local motorists this fall and winter in southwest Wyoming to accurately report road and weather conditions. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale P&Z hears large subdivision project proposal Oct. 1 (September 21, 2007)
Also, new 1st Bank building
by Pinedale Online!
At the upcoming Town of Pinedale Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on Monday, October 1, two of the agenda items to be heard include these two significant projects. ... FULL STORY
Small Game Hunt Area omitted in Regulations (September 21, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Cheyenne) - The hunt area description for small game – cottontails, snowshoe hares and squirrels – was omitted in recently printed 2007 egulations. ... FULL STORY
Interstate-80 Work Progresses (September 21, 2007)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT)
(Rock Springs) - In the coming weeks, motorists on Interstate 80 and Dewar Drive (in Rock Springs) will see many changes as work on the reconstruction of the interstate moves forward. ... FULL STORY
Public Meeting in Rock Springs to discuss WLCI (September 21, 2007)
Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative
by Bureau of Land Management
The state and federal agencies involved in the new Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative (WLCI) will host a public meeting from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the Rock Springs Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Office. “We want to bring the public ... FULL STORY
Hunters need to be ‘Bear Aware’ in Northwest Wyoming (September 21, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
With big game hunting seasons getting into full swing, Wyoming Game and Fish Department officials are urging hunters in northwest Wyoming to be “bear aware” and take steps to avoid conflicts with grizzly bears. ... FULL STORY
Meetings to discuss water well hydrocarbon contamination issue (September 21, 2007)
Two meetings to be held in Pinedale on September 25
There will be two meetings held on Tuesday, September 25th focusing on the increasing number of hydrocarbon contamination detections in the water quality of industrial water wells in the Pinedale Anticline. ... FULL STORY
Barrasso accepting applications for Spring Internships (September 21, 2007)
by Senator Barrasso's office
(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Senator John Barrasso, R-Wyo., is currently accepting applications for his Washington, D.C. internship program for spring 2008. The program, which lasts four months, is designed to give Wyoming’s youth an insider’s look into the worki ... FULL STORY
Planned Power Outage in LaBarge Sept. 22 (September 21, 2007)
Rocky Mountain Power is advising their LaBarge customers there will be a planned power outage on Saturday, September 22, from 9:00 PM until Sunday morning at 8:00 AM. The power interruption is necessary to provide for new customers and improve electric service ... FULL STORY
Wyoming Business Council recommends $12 Million in grants (September 20, 2007)
Over $12 million in grant funding recommended for approval/approved during Business Council meeting
by Wyoming Business Council
(Cheyenne) – The Wyoming Business Council Board of Directors met on September 13th in Gillette to offer their recommendations and decisions on over $12 million worth of Business Ready Community Grants, Community Facility Grants and Community Development Block ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Los Llaneros to conduct two free workshops in Pinedale (September 21, 2007)
Workshops Wednesday & Thursday, performance on Friday
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
In addition to their evening performance on Friday, September 28th, visiting Columbian/Venezuelan folk trio Los Llaneros will hold two evening workshops free to the public on Sept. 26 and 27. ... FULL STORY
High School Sports Update (Original Post: September 20, 2007 | Updated: September 25, 2007)
September 20-26, 2007
Check back through the weekend for score and stat updates. See weekend schedule at the end of the story. See the Pinedale Roundup and Sublette Examiner newspapers on Thursday for in-depth sports coverage. Thank you to the contributors for sending in the sports ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Anticline Water Quality issues meeting Sept. 25 (September 20, 2007)
To discuss increasing occurrences of hydrocarbons in industrial water wells in the Pinedale Anticline
Representatives from the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (WOGCC) will be in Pinedale to discuss the issue of increasing occurrences of low-level hydrocarbons in water quality tests of indust ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Mt. Coffin Hike (September 17, 2007)
by Dave Bell
Mt. Coffin Cliffs Dave Bell took this photo while on a hike in the North Piney Creek area of the Wyoming Range recently. More photos by Dave Bell ... FULL STORY planned internet access outage Sept. 23 (September 20, 2007)
½ hour internet access outage for routine maintenance
by Network Engineers will be performing a planned maintenance in the Pinedale area on Sunday night, September 23rd, beginning at 10:00 PM and ending at 10:30 PM. “Although we expect the downtime to be minimal, we ask that you plan accordingly due to p ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Hockey Registration Sept. 22 (September 20, 2007)
For upcoming ice hockey season
The Pinedale Hockey Association will hold registration for the upcoming ice hockey season on Saturday, September 22, at the Sublette County ice arena in Pinedale, from 2:00 to 6:00 pm. Participants must come with a USA Hockey registration, which can be obtaine ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Chamber Member Mixer at Log Cabin Motel Sept. 20 (September 20, 2007)
The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to come to their September Chamber Member Mixer on Thursday, September 20, at the historic Log Cabin Motel in Pinedale. The Mixer will be from 4:00 to 6:00 PM. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale BLM invites public to Questar/Wexpro (September 20, 2007)
Drilling Projects On-site Visit in Stewart Point Area
by Bureau of Land Management
The Pinedale BLM invites the public to participate in public on-site visit to Questar Exploration and Production Company and Wexpro Company proposed gas well sites Thursday, Oct. 4, in the Stewart Point area. ... FULL STORY
(10 pictures) Union Pass fall colors (September 19, 2007)
by Scott Almdale
Scott Almdale decided to go to Dubois via the Union Pass Road several days ago and, out of curiosity to determine the total length of the distance and time to get there and back. It was 85 miles one way, about 37 miles of paved road and 48 miles of gravel ro ... FULL STORY
McKenzie Meningitis Documentary to be aired on The Today Show Sept 20 (September 19, 2007)
The TV program The Today Show will be airing the McKenzie Meningitis video on their program on Thursday morning, September 20th. ... FULL STORY
Jackson Black Bear areas closed Sept 18 (September 19, 2007)
Black Bear Areas 18, 20, 21, 22, 24, 29
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Black bear hunters take note: Hunt areas 18, 20, 21, 22, 24 and 29 in the Jackson area closed Sept. 18. ... FULL STORY
Algae toxins found in Fontenelle Reservoir (September 19, 2007)
Toxins in water harmful to humans and animals
by Bureau of Reclamation
Editor's Note: Below is a news release from the Bureau of Reclamation. It came with this note: "Bureau of Reclamation Water Quality Group in Salt Lake City, Utah has ... FULL STORY
Wildlife, Vegetation and Habitat Seminars (September 19, 2007)
There will be a series of weekly seminars during the month of November focusing on issues and education regarding our natural resources with special emphasis on wildlife, habitat, and vegetation. The overall subject matter will be focused on wildlife, vegetati ... FULL STORY
Biomass program October 1 in Pinedale (September 17, 2007)
Randy Williams of the Teton Conservation District is coming to Pinedale to provide an educational program on biomass. ... FULL STORY
Lightning ignites several fires on Bridger-Teton (September 17, 2007)
Bridger-Teton National Forest firefighters were busy throughout the weekend battling several lighting-caused fires that were ignited throughout the Forest. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Online is 10 years old! (September 17, 2007)
by Dawn Ballou, Editor
Ten years is a milestone for any business, but especially so for a web-based company. This month Pinedale Online celebrates our 10th anniversary! ... FULL STORY
Woodhouse takes top seat of Wyoming State Bar (September 17, 2007)
The Wyoming State Bar announced that Gay V. Woodhouse, a Cheyenne attorney, has been elected President of its organization. The 2007/2008 Election of Officers results were announced last week in Jackson, Wyoming, at the Bar’s Annual Business Meeting. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) The Big Piney Morgan Collection (September 17, 2007)
by Joe Gerdom
Coin collections always start somewhere. An old coffee can that caught spare change, a small coin purse found at the back of a desk drawer; the beginnings are almost as numerous as the collectors themselves. This is a short story about one of those collections ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) The CaroSal Baler (September 13, 2007)
The Pinedale Recycling Center honored two long-time recycling center devotees, Caroline Sulenta and Sally Mackey, for their dedication and service to the center at a party on Thursday, September 13th. They surprised the two by naming the center's brand new bal ... FULL STORY
(8 pictures) More Pinedale Fire photos (September 16, 2007)
The folks from Lakeside Lodge Resort & Marina recently brought in more photos of the Pinedale/Pole Creek fire from last July. ... FULL STORY
(25 pictures) Art Show in the Barn through Oct. 30 (September 16, 2007)
Western Artist Lynn Thomas
by Pinedale Online!
Don’t miss the special “Art Show in the Barn” by local Western Artist, Lynn Thomas, at her home in Boulder. She will have paintings hanging through October 30th in the barn at their house south of Boulder at 105 Richie Road. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Popular Photography features Fremont Lake (September 12, 2007)
Fremont Lake on the cover of Popular Photography & Imaging magazine A picture of fall colors at Fremont Lake appeared as the cover of the October 2007 issue of Popular Photography & Imaging magazine which just came out. The picture is only on the cover of subs ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Fire in South Piney/Fish Creek area (September 16, 2007)
by Pinedale Online!
Sunday, September 16, 1:00 PM Update: A fire is burning in the Fish Creek area of South Piney Creek, east of North Mountain. The smoke column is visible from the Big Piney area. Big Piney fire crews are on the scene and Fire and additional Sublette County fire ... FULL STORY
(17 pictures) Big Piney vs Mountain View Football (September 14, 2007)
Final: Big Piney Punchers 8, Mt View Buffalos 34
by Barbara Mullin
Coach Joel Eskelsen's Comments: ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Weekend Sports Update (September 13, 2007)
High School sports September 13-16, 2007
by Pinedale Online!
Check back through the weekend for score and stat updates. See weekend schedule at the end of the story. See the Pinedale Roundup and Sublette Examiner newspapers on thursday for in depth coverage. ... FULL STORY
Bridger-Teton plans 2,000 acre Prescribed Burn (September 13, 2007)
Habitat Improvement project in the Greys River drainage this fall
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Bridger-Teton National Forest plans to conduct a prescribed burn in the Weiner Creek area this fall. The 2000-acre Weiner Creek burn unit is located off the Greys River Road approximately 10-miles south of Alpine and includes parts of Weiner Creek and the ... FULL STORY
Save the Wyoming Range on YouTube video (September 12, 2007)
Scenic views and commentary by local advocates
The Citizens Protecting the Wyoming Range advocates have posted a video on YouTube pitching the “Too Special to Drill” perspective. ... FULL STORY
Wyoming Idea Expo Sept. 26-28 in Casper (September 12, 2007)
Inspire companies to become more innovative
The 2007 Wyoming Idea Expo will be held Wednesday through Friday, September 26-28 at the Casper Events Center. The event is a partnership between the Wyoming Business Council and 10 other organizations. There will be speakers, panel discussions, a working trad ... FULL STORY
Bridger-Teton hires new Ranger for Jackson Ranger District (September 12, 2007)
Dale Deiter from Utah
The Bridger-Teton National Forest has hired a new District Ranger for the Jackson Ranger District. Forest Supervisor Kniffy Hamilton announced that Dale Deiter will report for duty on October 15th to assume his new role as District Ranger in Jackson. The Range ... FULL STORY
Wyoming West Nile Virus case count updated (September 12, 2007)
One case reported in Sublette County
by Wyoming Department of Health
With 155 cases reported to the Wyoming Department of Health, the 2007 West Nile virus infection case count in the state has continued to climb in recent weeks. ... FULL STORY
Beware of e-mail scam about tax refunds (September 12, 2007)
Could lead to identity theft
This scam has been around for several years now, but it is making the rounds again so we’re repeating the warning about it. ... FULL STORY
Closure Area around Granite Fire is modified (September 12, 2007)
Granite Creek trail reopened
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Granite Fire is a lightning-ignited fire that has been burning in the Bridger-Teton National Forest's Gros Ventre Wilderness since July 19, 2007. The fire is approximately 22-miles northeast of Hoback Junction, Wyoming. The Granite Fire has burned 1742 acr ... FULL STORY
Yellowstone wolves well fed (September 11, 2007)
by Ryan Smith, University of Calvary Express News
If Mark Boyce could converse with elk, he might give them a word of advice: avoid open, flat, snowy areas near rivers and roads. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Aquatic Center Update (September 11, 2007)
Tennis courts are in; Competition pool filled and being used
by J.J. Huntley
The Pinedale Aquatic Center (PAC) tennis courts were the sight of a “Meet and Greet” Friendly Tournament last Saturday from 9:00 – 2:00. About 25 people enjoyed trying out the brand new courts and anticipating many more happy hours of tennis. ... FULL STORY
Environmental assessment on wolf rules released (September 11, 2007)
Public comment accepted until October 11, 2007
by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Today the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service published an environmental assessment to analyze the potential effects of proposed revisions to the (10j) special regulations governing the management of gray wolves introduced in the Central Idaho and Yellowstone areas ... FULL STORY
Free 4-H Horse Jumping and English Riding Clinic Sept 19 (September 11, 2007)
There will be a FREE 4-H Horse Jumping and English Riding Clinic in Big Piney at the Sublette County arena at 6:00 PM. Anyone interested in attending is welcome. Riders are required to wear a helmet. Nancy Wiebe, J.T “Doc” Johnston and Grant Whitman will be ... FULL STORY
Two wolves killed (September 11, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reports that on September 7, ongoing wolf control efforts were completed when USDA Wildlife Services specialists killed wolves in three western Wyoming wolf packs that had been preying on domestic livestock. ... FULL STORY
Baucus tells BP Execs: Halt Coalbed Methane Plans (September 10, 2007)
Montana Senator tells Energy Chiefs to expect fight; Wants public meetings on proposed coalbed methane plans
by Senator Max Baucus news release
The British Petroleum Company (BP) can expect “a knock-down, drag-out fight” if it advances a proposal to tap coalbed methane seems in the Canadian Flathead, Montana’s senior U.S. Senator Max Baucus said today (Monday, September 10, 2007). ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Recycling Thank You Party Sept 13 (September 11, 2007)
Thank you for the new Baler!
by Pinedale Recycling
The Pinedale Recycling Center will hold a special Thank You Party on Thursday, September 13th, to thank all those involved in helping them get their new baler. ... FULL STORY
WY Health Care Directory available (September 7, 2007)
The Wyoming Department of Health has released a new Wyoming health-care directory, described as a comprehensive listing of medical and other health-related services around the state. The directory is organized by region and category, making it easy to find a f ... FULL STORY
Flying Wyoming (September 7, 2007)
Ten commercial airports provide service
Wyoming has a wonderful mix of remoteness and links to the bustling outside world. We like it that way. There are many places here that aren’t easy to get to and require time and planning to reach certain destinations. Our Sublette County doesn’t even have a ... FULL STORY
Ask the Game & Fish: Muzzleloader Hunting (September 7, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Q. “I would like to hunt with a muzzleloader, but can’t find much information on muzzleloader seasons. Can you help?” ... FULL STORY
Wyoming woman crowned Mrs. America (September 6, 2007)
Kelly McBee from Worland
A woman from Worland, Wyoming was crowned Mrs. America on Wednesday, September 5th, at a program in Arizona. She is a 30-year old mother of three. ... FULL STORY
Wyoming population growing steadily (September 6, 2007)
Sublette County has the highest growth rate in the state
by University of Wyoming
Wyoming's population grew by about 3 percent from 2000-05, with Sublette and Campbell counties leading the way, according to a new publication available from the University of Wyoming's Cooperative Extension Service (UW CES). ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Cowboy poet, musician Dave Munsick Sept. 15 (September 4, 2007)
Performing at the Pinedale Library
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council is proud to present Big-Horn based cowboy poet and musician Dave Munsick performing live Saturday, Sept. 15 at 7:00 p.m. The location has been changed to the Heritage Room of the Sublette Center in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
Local High School Football Scores (September 7, 2007)
Scores for games on Friday, September 7, 2007
Pinedale Wranglers: ... FULL STORY
Dig It! Spring-flowering Bulbs (September 3, 2007)
by Sage & Snow Garden Club
There are many types of plants that store food in fleshy underground bulbs, corms, tubers, or rhizomes until conditions are right for growth. These plants are quite diverse in color, size, soil conditions, whether they can be grown indoors or out, and when the ... FULL STORY
Crimestoppers Report: Guns stolen in Cora (September 5, 2007)
Do you have any information on this incident?
The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office issued the following Crimestoppers Report on Wednesday, September 5: ... FULL STORY
(9 pictures) Sublette County Shooting Complex (September 9, 2007)
by Pam McCulloch
Looking for a place to sight in your gun for hunting season? Sublette County Shooting Complex is located at the south end of the Industrial Park, west of Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
Prepare for SNOW (September 9, 2007)
4-8 inches of snow possible for mountains; towns likely to get snow also
The National Weather Service out of Riverton advises outdoor recreationists of approaching colder temperatures and the likelihood of SNOW Sunday night and Monday morning. ... FULL STORY
Chance of Snow Sunday night (September 7, 2007)
Night-time temperatures around the freezing mark
The National Weather Service weather forecast shows a chance of snow after midnight on Sunday night. Daytime temperatures are expected to be in the 60s-70s. Nighttime temperatures will drop during the week, hovering around freezing. Travelers should be alert ... FULL STORY
300 Attorneys to gather in Jackson Sept 11-14 (September 5, 2007)
Annual Meeting & Judicial Conference
by Wyoming State Bar
The Wyoming State Bar today announced that it will be hosting its 2007 Annual Meeting & Judicial Conference at the Center for the Arts in Jackson, September 11 – 14, 2007. The meeting is a combined gathering of the Wyoming State Bar and the Wyoming Judiciary. ... FULL STORY
Energy/Climate Summit in Jackson Oct 8-10 (September 11, 2007)
Finding the Balance
by University of Wyoming
An Energy and Climate summit will be held in Jackson Hole October 8-10th to discuss “Finding the Balance”. The summit will bring together high-level decision makers, experts in the field of energy and climate and other interested parties from across the U.S. a ... FULL STORY
Barrasso will work to protect Wyoming Range (September 10, 2007)
Maiden Speech to Senate
by Senator Barrasso's office
(Washington DC) – U.S. Senator John Barrasso, R-Wyo., today delivered his maiden speech to the U.S. Senate, which outlined his vision for Wyoming and laid out specific legislative efforts he will champion. ... FULL STORY
Your Opinion Wanted! (September 9, 2007)
Community and Arts Center Survey
by Jo Crandall
Last spring a citizens’ group meet with the county commissioners and asked them to fund a feasibility study to look into the need for and what it would take to construct, manage, and operate a combined community and arts center in Pinedale. As envisioned, the ... FULL STORY
Big Piney vs Rocky Mountain Football (September 9, 2007)
Big Piney 19, Rocky Mountain 6
Coach Joel Eskelsen's Comments:  ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wildfire News (September 4, 2007)
Smoke from Idaho and Montana fires reaching us in Pinedale
by Pinedale Online!
Fire season is still in full swing across the United States with the most intense fire activity occurring in Idaho and Montana. California, Oregon and Washington also have fires burning. On Labor Day Monday, firefighters were sent out on initial attack on 236 ... FULL STORY
Hazardous conditions exist in area fires (September 4, 2007)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
(Pinedale) - The Bridger-Teton National Forest is cautioning visitors to stay aware of their surroundings as they utilize the Forest near the Salt Lick and Horse Creek fires. Although closures have been lifted on the Horse Creek and Salt Lick Fires, they are ... FULL STORY
Game & Fish Calendar (September 3, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish Department
Sept. 1: Archery elk and deer open in most areas. Remaining antelope ... FULL STORY
2006 Harvest Report available online (September 4, 2007)
Also available for purchase
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Hunters still contemplating where to use their general elk or deer license, or curious about last year’s success in their limited quota area for any big game species, are encouraged to consult the 2006 Annual Report of Big and Trophy Game Harvest now available ... FULL STORY
(12 pictures) County-wide Free BBQ in Boulder (September 8, 2007)
by Pam McCulloch
The 2nd Annual County-Wide Boulder BBQ was held on Saturday, September 7th, at the Boulder Community Center. The BBQ is free to the public. Donna Steele, who owns the Boulder Store, donated the meat. Sponsors were J&J Station, Longhorn Trucking, Faler's Gene ... FULL STORY
High School Sports Scores (September 1, 2007)
Wrangler & Puncher Football, Pinedale Volleyball
High School games played Friday, August 31, 2007: ... FULL STORY
Snake River Canyon reopened (September 5, 2007)
Mud slides and debris cleared from US 89 between Hoback and Alpine Junctions
6:36 PM Update: U.S. 29/89 through Snake River Canyon between Hoback Junction and Alpine Junction has been reopened. ... FULL STORY
Mudslides Close Snake River Canyon (September 5, 2007)
Expect US 89 to be reopened around 6 PM
by Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT)
Editor's Note: This release came in a little after 5:00 PM from the Wyoming Department of Transportation about the Snake River Canyon closure. They report there were two slides and give a more specific milepost location for the slide events. Road crews hope to ... FULL STORY
Snake River Canyon CLOSED due to slide (September 5, 2007)
Editor's Note: US 89 in the Snake River Canyon was reopened later in the day. Below is the first report about the slides in the canyon. ... FULL STORY
Weather Forecast: Sept. 5 (September 7, 2007)
Showers, T-storms, temps in the 70s
Wednesday: Occasional showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain. Low around 46. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becomin ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) WY Hunting & Fishing Heritage Expo Sept 7-9 (September 7, 2007)
In Casper, Wyoming
The 2007 Wyoming Hunting & Fishing Heritage Expo will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 7-9, at the Casper Events Center. Casper is about 285 miles east of Pinedale, in central Wyoming, which makes it about a 5-1/2 hour drive from Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
Wyoming’s Revised Wolf Management Plan open for public comment (September 7, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission today authorized a 30-day public comment period on the state's draft revised gray wolf management plan. The revised plan will be posted on the Wyoming Game and Fish Department's Web site on Monday, Sept. 10. The comment per ... FULL STORY
Flash Flood Warning-Severe Thunderstorm Warning (September 5, 2007)
Alert: Lightning, hail, damaging winds, flash flooding possible
by Pinedale Online!
Updates from the National Weather Service in Riverton: ... FULL STORY
Flash Flood Watch for Wednesday (September 5, 2007)
Thunderstorms, rain, wind, lightning
That National Weather Service out of Riverton has issued a Flash Flood Watch for western and north-central Wyoming for Wednesday, September 5. The Flash Flood Watch is in effect from 6 am MDT through 9 pm MDT. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Labor Day Weekend Hike Photos (September 4, 2007)
Dave Bell photos of the Wind River Range
by Dave Bell
This is a great time of year to go hiking and camping. Dave Bell did just that for the Labor Day weekend holiday, and to celebrate his birthday. This photo is of the high peaks of the northern Wind River Range. ... FULL STORY
(7 pictures) Autumn Leaves (September 6, 2007)
by Pam McCulloch
Temperatures are dropping, days are getting shorter and leaves are changing. Autumn has arrived in Pinedale. Leaves will continue to change from green to red, orange and yellow. If the wind doesn't blow too hard, we should be able to enjoy the fall colors t ... FULL STORY
West Nile Virus case total continues to grow (September 3, 2007)
by Wyoming Department of Health
The 2007 West Nile virus infection case count in Wyoming residents continues to grow at a steady pace with 119 cases reported so far to the Wyoming Department of Health. ... FULL STORY
(13 pictures) Pinedale's First Day of School (September 4, 2007)
by Pam McCulloch
Fall is here. The air is cooling and leaves are starting to change. Along with that comes the start of school. Sublette County School District #1 started school on September 4th. Kindergarteners were experiencing school for the first time. Pinedale 5th & 6th g ... FULL STORY
(14 pictures) Big Piney vs Cokeville Football (September 1, 2007)
Final: Big Piney Punchers 14, Cokeville Panthers 13
by Barbara Mullin
Puncher Football, Friday, August 31, 2007: ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wyoming to host presidential candidates (September 1, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Wyoming is in the spotlight like never before, with the GOP’s decision to hold its county conventions statewide on Saturday, January 5, 2008. At those conventions 12 delegates and 12 alternate delegates will be elected to the national convention. National medi ... FULL STORY
Wyoming GOP first in nation (September 1, 2007)
by Wyoming Republican Party press release
The Wyoming Republican Party voted resoundingly at its recent state central committee meeting to stay the course and conduct the party’s county conventions on January 5, 2008. At those conventions 12 delegates and 12 alternate delegates will be elected to the ... FULL STORY
Elk effects (September 1, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The effect of wolf predation on elk is undergoing increased scrutiny, and a new paper published in Science magazine takes an interesting look at elk reproductive physiology in response to wolves. ... FULL STORY
Wyoming plan maximizes wolf killing (September 1, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Environmental groups joined together recently to comment on the FWS proposal to remove wolves in the Northern Rockies from the list of federally protect species, opposing such a move. ... FULL STORY
FWS promotes intolerance for wolves? (September 1, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
According to a coalition of environmental groups, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s proposal to change the federal rules regarding non-essential experimental wolves in the Northern Rockies will “significantly set back wolf recovery.” ... FULL STORY
Boulder BBQ Saturday, Sept. 8 (September 1, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Donna Steele has set the date for the second annual county-wide community barbecue in Boulder for Saturday, Sept. 8. ... FULL STORY

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