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Pinedale Online News - November 2007

Another word on wolf compensation (November 30, 2007)
Never send Defenders photos of damage
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Todd Stevie is simply the most current Sublette County, Wyoming livestock producer who has been denied compensation for damages caused by wolves. ... FULL STORY
Sheriff told to hold fire on domestic wolf (November 30, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Associated Press reports that an Idaho sheriff has been told to "hold fire" on an escaped captive wolf, for fear that a wild wolf could be mistakenly killed. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Moving the Pinedale Roundup (November 29, 2007)
Newspaper moving into the Summit Building in Pinedale
Mike Fitzgerald, Editor of the Pinedale Roundup newspaper, was busy with his staff on Thursday moving into their new office in the Summit Building in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
Error found in Wyoming Quarter Proof set (November 29, 2007)
Story in Numismatic News
In an article that appeared online today on, a coin collector from New York was surprised when he opened his 2007 Wyoming State quarter proof set given to him by his in-laws on his birthday. When he slid the set out of the box, he discovered hi ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Donation Funds New Toilet on Bridger-Teton (November 29, 2007)
Exxon Mobil donates $6,000 to help Forest visitors
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
(Big Piney) – The Big Piney Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest received a donation of $6000 towards the purchase and installation of a new Sweet Smelling Toilet (SST) at the Snyder Basin Guard Station from the Exxon Mobil Corporation this yea ... FULL STORY
Governor Freudenthal: Use $600 million AML funding for UW School of Energy Resources (November 29, 2007)
Wyoming has the opportunity to lead rather than follow, says Governor
by Governor Dave Freudenthal, Editorial
For decades the federal government has failed to pay Wyoming its full entitlement under the Abandoned Mine Lands program. Currently, the state is owed approximately $600 million. Thanks to congressional action, largely prompted by Senator Enzi, Wyoming should ... FULL STORY
Delegation: Public input is crucial for BTNF office relocation (November 29, 2007)
Write letter urging Forest Service to hold public meetings
by Wyoming Delegation (Enzi, Barrasso, Cubin)
(Washington, D.C.) - The Wyoming delegation today urged the U.S. Forest Service to take seriously the need for public input in the possible relocation of the Bridger-Teton National Forest supervisor’s office in Jackson. ... FULL STORY
(7 pictures) Doing a Snow Dance (November 29, 2007)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Skiers and snowmachiners are watching the weather for the next big storm that will bring a foot or two of snow to give us base to start the winter snow sport season. This is an unusual year to not have snow by the end of November, one of the signs of nine year ... FULL STORY
Big Piney resident asks Hwy 351 drivers to Slow Down (November 28, 2007)
Letter to the Editor
by Tina Winkelman
Pinedale Online received this Letter to the Editor: ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Barrasso offers In-State Internship Pilot Program (November 28, 2007)
In Casper or Cheyenne offices
by Senator Barrasso media release
(Washington) – U.S. Senator John Barrasso, R-Wyo., is currently accepting applications for an in-state internship pilot program for spring 2008. The program, which lasts four months, is designed to give Wyoming’s youth an insider’s look into the workings of th ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Mountain Man Christmas Dec. 7 & 8 (November 28, 2007)
Pinedale will celebrate their Mountain Man Christmas on Friday and Saturday, December 7th and 8th. There will be many events taking place: Pictures with Santa, the Museum's Wreath & Chocolate Auction, the Town tree lighting & caroling, the night-time Christmas ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Medical Clinic opening delayed to mid-December (November 28, 2007)
The Sublette County Rural Health Care District has announced that the opening of the new Pinedale Medical Center is being delayed. “Due to reasons beyond our control, the new Pinedale Medical Center will have to wait to open its doors until mid- to late-Decemb ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wind River Range Music CD (November 27, 2007)
Marc Peterson, Portland Oregon artist
Earlier this month we got a note from Marc Peterson, from Portland, Oregon. He is a musician and artist there and contacted us to let us know about a new CD he has created with music dedicated to the Wind River Mountains and Pinedale, Wyoming area. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Urbigkit book signing Dec. 8 (November 27, 2007)
Cat Urbigkit, Sublette County author
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Local author and photographer, Cat Urbigkit, has published four non-fiction children’s picture books. Her latest book, Cattle Kids, just came out this year. She will be doing a book signing on Saturday, December 8, at the Cowboy Shop in Pinedale from 5:00 to 8 ... FULL STORY
EnCana supports Curran-Seeley’s treatment program (November 27, 2007)
Contributes more than $13,000 to substance abuse treatment service provider in Sublette County
by Lani Matthews, Operations Supervisor, Curran-Seeley Foundation
(Pinedale) – In an effort to help reduce crime by repeat offenders, EnCana contributed more than $13,000 to the Curran-Seeley Foundation of Pinedale. The contribution will help support an intensive outpatient treatment program and build a strong support system ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) VP Cheney has heart procedure (November 27, 2007)
Electrical shock to restore normal heart rhythm
The Vice President visited his doctors at George Washington University Hospital Monday afternoon for evaluation and treatment of atrial fibrillation (an abnormal rhythm involving the upper chambers of the heart) which was discovered incidentally yesterday duri ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Senator Barrasso: Thanksgiving in Iraq (November 27, 2007)
by Senator John Barrasso
The brave Wyoming men and women serving in our nation’s military make us incredibly proud. I had the privilege of spending Thanksgiving with nine of them in three separate areas of Iraq. Each is an American hero. ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Republican caucus set (November 27, 2007)
To be held Tuesday, December 11
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Sublette County Republican Party precinct caucuses will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007 at 7 p.m. at meeting places throughout the county. ... FULL STORY
Mountain Man Christmas Parade Registration (November 27, 2007)
The Mountain Man Christmas Parade of Lights will take place on Saturday, December 8th, in Pinedale. The event is sponsored by the Sublette County Chamber of Commerce as part of their holiday Mountain Man Christmas festivities. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Southwest Wyoming High School Honor Band and Choir (November 27, 2007)
Local musicians participate
by Sublette County School District #1
On Monday and Tuesday November 19th and 20th, twelve Pinedale high school musicians participated in the annual Southwest Wyoming District Honor Band and Honor Choir. These students practiced with other musicians from the area schools for two days at Mt. View ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Gusty winds, cold, chance of snow this week (November 27, 2007)
Snow Advisory in effect for mountains and valleys of Western Wyoming
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
A Snow Advisory is in effect today (Tuesday) for the mountains and valleys of Western Wyoming as a storm system moves into the Rocky Mountains. ... FULL STORY
Christmas Tree Permits available (November 26, 2007)
Range from $5 to $25, depending on size
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
(Western Wyoming) - The Bridger-Teton National Forest announces that Christmas tree permits are available for purchase. Permits may be obtained at the Kemmerer, Big Piney, Pinedale, Greys River (Afton), and Buffalo Ranger Stations. Permits are also available ... FULL STORY
Looking for a job in Pinedale? Check out our JOB BOARD (November 26, 2007)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Looking for a job around Pinedale? There are several resources available to help you find a job. We post jobs anytime, any day, on our Pinedale Online JOB BOARD, (or Also, check out the classified ads for ... FULL STORY
Financial Aid Workshop in Pinedale Dec. 3 (November 26, 2007)
For Senior Class and other interested community members
by Jenifer Proud
There will be a generic financial aid presentation by Laurie Jaskolski of the University of Wyoming Financial Aid Office on Monday, December 3, 2007, at 6:30 PM at the Pinedale High School Media Center. Topics to be discussed include Financial Aid Package and ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Town Hall Holiday Open House Dec. 8 (November 26, 2007)
by Lauren McKeever, Assistant to the Mayor
Pinedale Town Hall will be hosting an open house during Pinedale’s Mountain Man Christmas on Saturday, December 8, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The Town invites everyone to come by Town Hall at 210 West Pine Street for something hot to drink and refreshments duri ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Driver smashes into Blushing Crow Studio (November 26, 2007)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Local photographer Tara Bolgiano, Blushing Crow Photography, was working late in her studio in Pinedale on Wednesday, the night before Thanksgiving. Around midnight, she got a call from her brother and went out to socialize for a bit. When she returned about ... FULL STORY
Defenders denies compensation for wolf attack (November 26, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
In August 2006, a mule was attacked by a wolf or wolves while in a pasture northwest of Pinedale. Bonny, who is owned by Wolf Lake Outfitters, suffered numerous wounds, including having the base of her ears chewed up, gashes to her hocks and life-threatening w ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Turkey Trot Draws 105 Contestants (November 26, 2007)
by Craig Sheppard
Despite the 5 degree start time temperature, 105 hardy turkey trotters toed the line for the 17th running of the Pinedale Turkey Trot 5000. When race director Sheppard was putting out the cones it was 1 degree below zero, and he feared that no one was going t ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Mike Macey: Workforce Housing Issues Dec. 7 (November 26, 2007)
by Laurie Latta
Mike Macey, President of M-Powerment of Highlands, Colorado will provide a unique program to address workforce housing issues in impacted communities on Friday, December 7th at 10:00 a.m. at the Pinedale Town Hall. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) McDougal Gap-Cottonwood Creek Drive (November 25, 2007)
by Dave Bell
McDougal Gap-Cottonwood Creek Drive Dave Bell and his son, Donner, took a long drive up Horse Creek and then up Cottonwood all the way to McDougal Gap on Saturday. "It was a gorgeous day, but who'd of ever thought you could drive to McDougal Gap the last week ... FULL STORY
(56 pictures) Pinedale Christmas Shopping (November 24, 2007)
Great gift ideas right here in Pinedale
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
One of the fun things to do during the holiday season is go shopping for presents for friends and loved ones on your gift list. Pinedale isn’t a large town, only about 1500 or so population, but the local stores still have plenty of selection and great gift id ... FULL STORY
Traffic Returns To Normal On I-80 (November 24, 2007)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT)
(Rock Springs) - Motorists in the Rock Springs area have much to be thankful for this year. The prime contractor, Upper Plains Contracting, Inc. and their subcontractors have completed phase one of a two year construction project for the Rock Springs Marginal ... FULL STORY
Federal Oil and Gas Sale scheduled for Dec. 4, 2007 (November 24, 2007)
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, Dec. 4, 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 243,882 acres in 22 ... FULL STORY
(35 pictures) Mixed Media Annual Art Show & Sale (November 23, 2007)
Through December 3rd in the Pinedale Library
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The mixed Media Artists are holding their annual Art Show & Sale in the Lovatt Room of the Sublette County Library in Pinedale through Monday, December 3rd. Many of the artwork pieces are available for purchase. this is a great opportunity to see the work of s ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) No Snow, but Cold in the Upper Green (November 21, 2007)
by Dave Bell
Winter in the Upper Green Dave Bell visited the Upper Green on Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving, where cold, but no snow, arrived. The lowest temperature he recorded in the morning in the Upper Green was -8F at sunrise. He found the Green River frozen so ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Rendezvous Pointe asks for help with funding (November 21, 2007)
Friends of Rendezvous Pointe fund drive
by Pinedale Online!
Rendezvous Pointe is a gathering place for Sublette County Seniors, and for the community. The center has been able to grow and provide more services to help senior citizens, the disabled, and the community. They are currently working on building new senior ho ... FULL STORY
Wyo Delegation applauds Sylvan Pass decision (November 21, 2007)
Keep open to snowmobiles and snowcoaches
by Senator Barroasso's office media release
(Washington) - U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso and Representative Barbara Cubin, all R-Wyo., applauded the National Park Service’s decision to keep Sylvan Pass open to snowmobiles and snowcoaches. ... FULL STORY
Barrasso visits Troops in Iraq for Thanksgiving (November 21, 2007)
Wyoming Senator Travels To Iraq With McCain, Lieberman
by Senator Barrasso media release
(Washington) – U.S. Senator John Barrasso, R-Wyo., will visit American troops and meet with top military commanders during a Thanksgiving trip to Iraq. ... FULL STORY
2 Men arrested after high-speed chase near Marbleton (November 21, 2007)
Night-time search in Eiden Industrial Park area nets wanted felons
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Sublette County Sheriff’s Office Media Release, November 21, 2007: ... FULL STORY
Holiday Safety on Highways (November 21, 2007)
Move Over & Slow Down for Emergency Vehicles
by Wyoming Highway Patrol
(Cheyenne) – The Wyoming Highway Patrol would like to remind motorists traveling on Wyoming roadways this holiday season to be extremely cautious when approaching stopped emergency vehicles. ... FULL STORY
Ski Area waiting for snow… (November 21, 2007)
White Pine opening delayed until weekend of December 1st
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
“We’re just one snow storm away from opening,” said Stuart Thompson, General Manger for White Pine Ski Area and Resort. “Our projected opening is as soon as snow and weather conditions allow.” White Pine had hoped to open Thanksgiving weekend, but an expected ... FULL STORY
Welcome Home Kelsey Rooks! (November 21, 2007)
18-year old Pinedale High School graduate returns from Army Basic Training
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
A reader wrote in asking us to give recognition to a local girl who is home on leave from the Army. “Kelsey Rooks, daughter of Rob Rooks, address The Rim....Let her know that every one is proud of her. Wish her many happy hours with her family and friends. Wha ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) Mountain Sunset (November 21, 2007)
by Scott Almdale
Scott Almdale sent in these photos of the lovely sunset last Sunday evening in Pinedale. “… I happened to capture the mountains' symphony that lasted for only five minutes. It was cloudy and snowing in the mountains off and on all day with no sun. Then, a ... FULL STORY
Swan Numbers at Record Levels (November 21, 2007)
Game and Fish asks the public to report observations
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Jackson - Trumpeter swans nesting in Wyoming shattered all records in 2007, delighting Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) biologists who have worked for years to increase numbers and distribution of swans in the state. ... FULL STORY
Snow Explorers 2008 Calendar of Events (November 21, 2007)
Snowmobile fun! Mark your Calendar!
by Pinedale Snow Explorers Snowmobile Club
Below is the Schedule of Events for the Pinedale Snow Explorers Snowmobile Club. ... FULL STORY
(7 pictures) Wind River Kempo Karate (November 20, 2007)
by Pam McCulloch
Wind River Kempo Karate held a luau at Rendezvous Pointe on Friday evening, November 16. They sold tickets for a Hawiian dinner and a raffle to raise money for a February karate seminar in Phoenix, Arizona. After the dinner, the students performed a karate d ... FULL STORY
Denver Lauger Fundraiser dinner Nov. 24 (November 20, 2007)
by Barb Lauger
Editor’s Note: This is a release on a fundraiser for Denver Lauger, who was injured in an automobile accident in late October. ... FULL STORY
Idaho releases draft wolf plan (November 20, 2007)
by Idaho Department of Fish and Game
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game has developed a draft wolf population management plan that includes provisions for hunting wolves - in anticipation of wolves in Idaho being removed from the endangered species list. ... FULL STORY
Canada wolf in Idaho, Idaho wolf in Wyoming (November 19, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reports that a wolf collared in Alberta, Canada, is now located in Idaho. The collar records the wolf's movements, but was scheduled for release at the end of October. It stayed on the wolf in Idaho for at least another week, ... FULL STORY
Wolves at Hoback Junction (November 19, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, last week wolf project leader Mike Jimenez met with a ranch/outfitting family whose private land is near a state elk feedground that has been seeing 3-4 wolves repeatedly near Hoback Junction. ... FULL STORY
Denver Lauger Fundraiser dinner Nov. 24 (November 19, 2007)
by Barb Lauger
Editor’s Note: This is a release about a fundraiser to help Denver Lauger, who was injured in an automobile accident in late October. ... FULL STORY
Deer poachers caught near Pinedale (November 19, 2007)
Salt Lake City men charged with poaching trophy mule deer following high-speed chase and roll-over accident November 16
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Pinedale) – A report of possible poaching activity southeast of Pinedale Nov. 16 led to a high speed chase, a roll-over accident and two Salt Lake City men being charged for taking a trophy mule deer out of season. ... FULL STORY
Woodhouse encourages participation in Solidarity Rally Nov. 26 (November 19, 2007)
To support imperiled attorneys and judges in Pakistan
by Sharon Wilkinson, Communications Director, Wyoming State Bar
(Cheyenne) - Wyoming State Bar President Gay Woodhouse of Cheyenne invited all Wyoming attorneys to join her in a Solidarity Rally in front of the Federal Courthouse in Cheyenne on Monday, November 26th, at 12:00 p.m. The rally is in support of the imperilled ... FULL STORY
Holiday Travel Tips (November 19, 2007)
Getting through airport security smoothly and quickly
by Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
Knowing that holiday travel brings inexperienced and infrequent travelers to airports, wed like to provide holiday-specific 3-1-1 information to help you get through the security checkpoints smoothly and quickly. ... FULL STORY
IRS warns taxpayers of new e-mail scams (November 19, 2007)
by Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
In a variation, an e-mail scam claims to come from the IRS and the Taxpayer Advocate Service (a genuine and independent organization within the IRS whose employees assist taxpayers with unresolved tax problems). The e-mail says that the recipient is eligible ... FULL STORY
Eastern coyotes linked to wolves (November 19, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
New research on tissue samples taken from 75 Massachusetts coyotes has found that all contained varying degrees of the genes of a wolf species found in southeastern Canada and the genes of the western coyote, according to a press account written by Stan Freema ... FULL STORY
WG&F approves wolf plan (November 18, 2007)
by Wyoming Game and Fish Department
The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission adopted a new wolf management plan for Wyoming. Wyoming Game and Fish Department Director Terry Cleveland said he hopes this plan will be accepted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and lead to the removal of wolves fr ... FULL STORY
(54 pictures) Girl Crazy, Big Piney High School Fall Play (November 17, 2007)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Big Piney High School delighted the audience with the Fall ... FULL STORY
Chance of snow this week (November 18, 2007)
The National Weather Service out of Riverton is advising that winds will pick up and there will be an increasing chance of snow over the next couple of days as a strong cold front approaches Wyoming. Sustained wind speeds could approach 40 mph. The east side o ... FULL STORY
(7 pictures) Western Wyoming Ski Area Snow Report (November 15, 2007)
White Pine hopes to open Thanksgiving weekend
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
White Pine Ski Area & Resort: Located 10 miles from Pinedale in the Wind River Mountains of the Bridger-Teton National Forest. “We hope for a tentative opening the week of Thanksgiving,” said White Pine Marketing Director Mary Thompson. They have done exten ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Jason Ray, Biathlon hopeful, seeking sponsorships (November 14, 2007)
Boulder resident a member of the U.S. Olympic development biathlon ski team
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Boulder resident, Jason Ray, is a member of the U.S. Olympic development biathlon ski team. He grew up in Daniel, Wyoming and now lives in Boulder. His dream is to make it to the Olympics. Biathlon is a sport that combines cross-country ski racing with rifle m ... FULL STORY
More on the proposed new Pinedale Elementary School (November 14, 2007)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Recently, some citizens have asked the members of Sublette County School District #1 if there can be more public input into the discussions about the plans for building a new elementary school on the west side of Pinedale. The School Board had indicated they w ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Big Piney High School Robotics Club (November 14, 2007)
Psyched up for its second year
by Big Piney High School Robotics Club
(Big Piney) – The Big Piney High School Robotics Club (BPRC) offers students a high-tech approach to education. With support from EnCana Oil & Gas as the club corporate sponsor, the BPRC is getting ready, and getting psyched for its second year. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Snow Bird Report (November 14, 2007)
Greetings from the Rulands
by Pinedale Online!
When winter descends on Wyoming, a lot of folks choose to “Snow Bird” to warmer climates. We always enjoy hearing from them and how they are spending the winter. ... FULL STORY
(7 pictures) Pinedale Veteran's Day Ceremony (November 13, 2007)
by Pam McCulloch
Pinedale held its annual Veteran's Day Observance on Monday, November 12th, in the Pinedale Auditorium. Ron Reckner, American Legion Commander, led the ceremony. ... FULL STORY
Principal Honor Roll: Pinedale Middle School (November 13, 2007)
by Sublette County School District #1
The following students are recognized on the Principal Honor Roll for achieving a 3.5 to 3.99 grade point average during the first nine week period: ... FULL STORY
Superintendent Honor Roll – Pinedale Middle School (November 13, 2007)
by Sublette County School District #1
The following students are recognized on the Superintendent’s Honor Roll for achieving a 4.0 grade point average during the first nine week period. ... FULL STORY
Wolf recovery program focused on hybrids (November 13, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Great Lakes wolf population has been delisted but now scientists are revealing that the “saved” wolf population isn’t what was there to begin with, since what was saved were hybrids. ... FULL STORY
Community Theater Workshop (November 12, 2007)
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council and others invite you to join in a theater workshop from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. this Saturday, November 17 at the Pinedale Community Church. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wolves in Russia book released (November 12, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
"Wolves in Russia: Anxiety Through the Ages" is written by ... FULL STORY
More aggressive wolf control initiated (November 12, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Mike Jimenez of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reports that if things seemed different in 2007, it’s because they were: FWS was more aggressive at controlling problem wolves this year, and the results are in the numbers. ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) Voluntary 55: Help Save Lives (November 11, 2007)
by Dawn Ballou, Editor, Pinedale Online!
At the Big Piney Town Council meeting last Monday, the Council was discussing the dangerous conditions on Wyoming Highway 351, the cut-off road between US 189 and US 191 between Big Piney and the Sand Draw Industrial Site. This 2-lane highway is narrow along i ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Veterans Day Observance Nov. 12 (November 11, 2007)
To honor our local returning Veterans
American Legion Post 47 and VFW Post 4801 invites everyone to join them in honoring our local returning veterans at a special Veteran’s Day Observance on Monday, November 12th. The service will be in the Pinedale High School Auditorium at 11:00 AM. The Pinedal ... FULL STORY
(16 pictures) Sorting bucks (November 11, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit
The Arambel family has raised domestic sheep in the area ... FULL STORY
Safari Club defends grizzly delisting (November 11, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Safari Club International and the Safari Club International Foundation will represent the hunting community in defending against a lawsuit that challenges the Endangered Species Act delisting of the grizzly bear in the Yellowstone area of Idaho, Montana, and W ... FULL STORY
Snow Advisory for Gros Ventre Mountains & Tetons (Original post November 10, 2007 | Updated November 11, 2007)
Sunday, November 11, 2:30 PM Update: Snow advisory remains in effect until 8:00 pm MST this evening. A strong Pacific storm system will continue to bring light to ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Moondance Diner update (November 10, 2007)
Famous New York eatery finds new home in LaBarge, Wyoming
Plans to open the Moondance Diner, the famous diner which was moved from New York to LaBarge last August, have been pushed back until next spring due to unforeseen delays in the financing process. In the meantime, owners Cheryl and Vince Pierce have decided to ... FULL STORY
I-80 Reconstruction On Schedule (November 10, 2007)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
(Rock Springs) - Warm and dry weather conditions are allowing construction work on the Rock Springs Marginal Dewar Drive/Pilot Butte project to continue, either on or ahead of schedule. ... FULL STORY
EPA responds to air quality petitioners (November 10, 2007)
etition from Citizens of Sublette County regarding gas field development in the Pinedale Anticline and Jonah Field
Last May, a group of Sublette County residents mailed in a petition to the Region 8 office of the Environmental Protection Agency expressing their concerns about the effects of gas field development in the Jonah and Pinedale Anticline on air quality in Sublett ... FULL STORY
BLM GeoCommunicator Website has new features (November 10, 2007)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management recently released a new version of its National Integrated Land System’s (NILS) GeoCommunicator Website, which is accessible at ... FULL STORY
New Black Bear Management Plan implemented (November 10, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Cheyenne) A new black bear management plan that will provide direction for future management of black bears in Wyoming is now in effect. It updates the previous plan that has been in place since 1994. ... FULL STORY
Happy Endings Animal Rescue Silent Auction Dec. 6 (November 10, 2007)
Happy Endings Animal Rescue will be hosting a Silent Auction in the Sublette County Library on Thursday, December 6th, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. The Silent Auction will benefit Happy Endings Animal Rescue. Santa will also be there, so bring your pets for a pictur ... FULL STORY
Dig It! How to Make Wreaths (November 10, 2007)
Sage & Snow Garden Club November Newsletter
by Sage & Snow Garden Club
One of the very enjoyable outside activities that you can engage in during this time of year is gathering natural products for centerpieces, wreaths, swags, and holiday tree and house decorations. Let your spirit be your guide in terms of items that you want f ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Cubin announces retirement at GOP meeting (November 10, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
U.S. Representative Barbara Cubin spoke to the Wyoming ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Big Piney IPSSSDR (November 6, 2007)
Big Piney IPSSSDR Bob Beiermann (left) and Carie Whitman (right), from the Big Piney IPSSSDR Committee, present Big Piney Mayor Phil Smith (center) with a refund check during the Big Piney Town Council meeting Monday night. The check was for money from their c ... FULL STORY
Happy Endings Animal Rescue Silent Auction Dec. 6 (November 9, 2007)
Happy Endings Animal Rescue will be hosting a Silent Auction in the Sublette County Library on Thursday, December 6th, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. The Silent Auction will benefit Happy Endings Animal Rescue. Santa will also be there, so bring your pets for a pictur ... FULL STORY
Trophy Mule Deer Poachers Convicted (November 9, 2007)
From Pinedale and Riverton
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Pinedale)- Michael J. Meeks of Pinedale, Wyoming and Cody R. Post of Riverton, Wyoming were recently convicted of illegally killing a buck mule deer near Daniel, Wyoming, on October 31st, 2007. The Halloween night escapade resulted in the two individuals ki ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Pronghorn research continues (November 9, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Wildlife Conservation Society continues in its long-term study of pronghorn antelope in the Yellowstone region. ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) Archaeology talk at the Green River Valley Museum (November 6, 2007)
Jonah Field archaeology
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
BLM Archaeologist Dave Vlcek gave a talk about archaeology at the Green River Valley Museum Monday night. The talk was the final program of the season for the Museum. Here he shows slides of human bones that were excavated near Pinedale this summer. The bones ... FULL STORY
(7 pictures) Phase II Sublette County Library features Rammed Earth Walls (November 8, 2007)
The new addition to the Sublette County Library in Pinedale is taking shape as construction is in progress. The architecture of this building features "rammed earth" walls as part of the building construction. This method involves ramming dirt into forms to c ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Final Summer Weekend in Yellowstone (November 7, 2007)
by Dave Bell
Dave Bell and his wife, Peggy, spent the final weekend of the "summer" season in Yellowstone National Park. “There was virtually no one there--except the awesome scenery and animals,” he said. Click on this link to see photos from his trip: Final "Summer" Week ... FULL STORY
Draft ERG Socioeconomic Impact Study released (November 7, 2007)
Comment period open until December 7, 2007
The Socioeconomic Impact Study for Sublette County that is being conducted by Ecosystem Research Group (Missoula, MT) has just been released in draft form. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) More on the Marbleton Post Office closure (November 6, 2007)
New Moosely Mailboxes to open in Big Piney
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online, Reporter's Notes
A vocal, a mostly very unhappy, crowd of citizens showed up at a public meeting Monday night at the Marbleton Town Hall to discuss the closure of the Marbleton post office and get an official explanation as to why the Marbleton post office was closed. ... FULL STORY
Red Ribbon Week Parent Info Night Nov 15 (November 6, 2007)
by Sublette County School District No. 1
Sublette County School District #1 and Sublette County Sheriff’s Office present Red Ribbon Week Parent Information Night on Thursday, November 15th. All parents of elementary, middle school, and high school students are invited to attend. The major topic will ... FULL STORY
BLM Waives recreation-related fees for veterans on Veterans Day (November 6, 2007)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management will waive recreation-related fees for veterans and military personnel, along with their families, on Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11. ... FULL STORY
Final Wyoming West Nile Numbers Reported (November 6, 2007)
by Wyoming Department of Health
The final count of laboratory-confirmed West Nile virus infections reported in Wyoming residents was 184 this year, according to the Wyoming Department of Health. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Hawaiian Luau Nov. 16 (November 6, 2007)
Wind River Kempo Karate Club fundraiser
by Wind River Kempo Karate Club
Come Join Ninjas in Training for a Hawaiian Luau, Friday, November 16th, at Rendezvous Pointe ... FULL STORY
Private Land Elk Hunting Opportunities (November 6, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Pinedale) - Thanks to the Wyoming Game & Fish Department’s Private Lands, Public Wildlife access program (PLPW) and some local cooperating landowners, there are additional elk hunting opportunities for some limited quota license holders. Unfortunately, these ... FULL STORY
Funeral Service for Stan Murdock Nov. 9 (November 5, 2007)
A funeral service for Pinedale resident Stan Murdock will be held on Friday, November 9th at 1:00 PM at the Pinedale Community United Church of Christ (Community Church, 113 S Maybell). Internment will follow the service in the Pinedale Cemetery. A gathering w ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Bar J Wranglers (November 2, 2007)
The Bar J Wranglers, a group from Jackson Hole, performed to a lively crowd Friday evening as part of the Grand Grand Opening for Rocky Mountain Bank. ... FULL STORY
(20 pictures) Fall Shipping (November 4, 2007)
The Campbell Cattle Company and the Spur Quarter Circle Livestock ship their heifers
by Joy Ufford
Recently, the Campbell Cattle Company of Bondurant and the Spur Quarter Circle Livestock (Merrill and Allene Dana) got together on Cottonwood Creek to gather and ship both producers’ heifers to feed lots in Nebraska. ... FULL STORY
Game and Fish offers kids' publication online (November 3, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
There’s Wild Times to found on the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Web site – that is, information and education found in the pages of Wild Times, the agency’s quarterly newsletter for kids, can now be found online. ... FULL STORY
Wyoming Game & Fish Calendar (November 3, 2007)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Nov. 5: Conservation Stamp Art Competition rules available ... FULL STORY
Ultra Petroleum reports 3rd Quarter growth (November 3, 2007)
Had 11 operating rigs drilling in the Pinedale Field; Wyoming growth increased 26% from same period in 2006
Ultra Petroleum Corp. reported 22% organic production growth in the third quarter of 2007. Total production in the third quarter was 28.7 billion cubic feet equivalent (Bcfe) which compares to 23.6 Bcfe in the third quarter of 2006, including China operations. ... FULL STORY
(7 pictures) PFAC Alison Brown Quarter with Joe Craven (November 3, 2007)
by Pam McCulloch
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council presented the Alison Brown Quartet November 3rd in the Pinedale Auditorium. The Alison Brown Quartet is an amazing original instrumental sound that blends jazz, bluegrass, latin and folk music and takes the banjo far from its st ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Ninth year of drought (November 3, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The National Weather Service issued a short summary of current conditions in Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Warning: E. coli outbreak due to eating frozen pizza (November 3, 2007)
Health officials are warning the public about a recent multi-state outbreak of E. coli infections related to eating frozen pizza that contained pepperoni. Suspect brand names are Totino’s or Jeno’s frozen pizzas produced by General Mills as the likely source o ... FULL STORY
(13 pictures) Halloween Night in Pinedale (November 1, 2007)
by Pam McCulloch
There is always plenty to do in Pinedale on Halloween. ... FULL STORY
Coroner inquest determines man killed by wolves (November 1, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
A coroner's inquest in Saskatchewan has determined that 22-year old Kenton Carnegie of Ontario was indeed killed in a wolf attack. ... FULL STORY
Mixed Media Annual Art Show & Sale Nov 12-Dec 3 (November 1, 2007)
Gala Reception Nov 16
The Mixed Media Artists will hold their Annual Art Show & Sale in the Lovatt Room of the Pinedale Library from Monday, November 12th until Monday, December 3rd. This is a great opportunity to find artwork by many talented local artists. ... FULL STORY
Big Piney Viper Hockey Registration (November 1, 2007)
Nov. 14 and 28th
The Big Piney Vipers will hold ice hockey registration on Wednesday, November 14th at the Big Piney Library from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Ice hockey is for all age groups, four years of age and up. Equipment will be provided. Adult skates are also available for use. C ... FULL STORY
Rabid wolf attacked sled dogs (November 1, 2007)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Tha Anchorage Daily News reports today that a wolf killed during an attack on sled dogs in an Alaska village was rabid. Animal health officials are requesting that any unvaccinated dogs in the village be euthanized. ... FULL STORY
IPSSSDR News (November 1, 2007)
by IPSSSDR Race Committee
The largest dog sled race in the lower 48 states is set for its 2008 course through snowy Wyoming. The 13th International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race (IPSSSDR) will start out of Jackson on January 25, 2008, and finish in Park City, Utah, on February 2, ... FULL STORY
(9 pictures) UW Band Days (November 1, 2007)
by Craig Sheppard
Last Saturday (October 27th) 58 members of the Pinedale Wrangler Marching Band traveled to Laramie to participate in the University of Wyoming Band Days. They practiced with 13 other high school bands and the UW Marching Band and then participated in a 580 st ... FULL STORY

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