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Pinedale Online News - July 2008

(47 pictures) Pig Wrestling and Greased Pig Contest (July 29, 2008)
Sublette County Fair
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Two of the fun events for kids at the Sublette County Fair are the Pig Wrestling and the Greased Pig Contest. ... FULL STORY
Air Health Alert issued for Eastern Sublette County (July 31, 2008)
Due to smoke from New Fork Lakes fire
by Pinedale Online!
8:30 AM: Sublette County Health Officer Dr. Tom Johnston has issued an Air Alert for eastern Sublette County for people who have compromised lung functions to stay inside and restrict physical activity until smoke from the New Fork fire is abated. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) New Fork Lakes Fire still active (July 31, 2008)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The New Fork Lakes Fire, burning 19-miles north of the town of Pinedale, Wyoming on the Bridger-Teton National Forest is slowly growing and continuing to move into the Bridger Wilderness area. The fire is approximately 2500 acres. There are no road or trail cl ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) New Fork Lakes Fire – Night Photos by Dave Bell (July 31, 2008)
Dave Bell paid a visit to the New Fork fire on Wednesday night and took some spectacular photos of the intense wildfire. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Fire Danger rating elevated to VERY HIGH (July 30, 2008)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
Teton interagency fire managers announce that the fire danger rating will be elevated to Very High for both the Bridger-Teton National Forest and Grand Teton National Park as of Thursday, July 31. Recent hot temperatures, low humidity and windy conditions have ... FULL STORY
Boy Scouts assist Forest with New Fork Lakes Fire (July 30, 2008)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
Some of the 1000 Arrowmen from the Boy Scouts of America that are presently working on the Bridger-Teton National Forest have stepped in to aid the Forest with the New Forks Fire which is burningnorth of the town of Pinedale, Wyoming. Several volunteer Arrowm ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Fremont Lake Road work resumes over Lee Ditch (July 30, 2008)
Contractors began working again on the bridge over Lee's Ditch on Fremont Lake Road. Traffic is under the control of flaggers while the subcontractor, RS Bennett Construction, completes dirt work, grading and placement of crushed base. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) New Fork Lakes Fire is Human Caused (July 30, 2008)
Fire at 2,000 acres
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
(Pinedale, Wyo) – The New Fork Lakes Fire was discovered Tuesday, July 29, 2008 at approximately 1:00pm. Fire Investigators for the Forest have determined that the fire was caused by an escaped campfire. Further investigation is still planned for today. ... FULL STORY
Fire near New Fork Lake at 1150 Acres (July 29, 2008)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
(Pinedale, Wyo) – The fire near New Fork Lakes, approximately 19 miles north of the town of Pinedale, Wyoming, grew this afternoon to 1150 acres. Forest Officials are ordering additional resources to help combat the blaze. There are presently no structures thr ... FULL STORY
(9 pictures) Fire near New Fork Lake (July 29, 2008)
Approximately 1150 acres in size
by Pinedale Online!
A wildfire was reported near New Fork Lakes a little after 1:00 PM on Tuesday. A large column of smoke is visible as far away as Big Piney. Firefighters from the Forest Service and Sublette County volunteer fire departments are responding. We'll post updates a ... FULL STORY
(22 pictures) Rough Stock Rodeo (July 26, 2008)
Sublette County Fair
by Pinedale Online!
The Rough Stock Rodeo was a new event for the Sublette County Fair. The rodeo kicked off the events for the Fair, bringing the most action-packed rodeo events to the Sublette County Fairgrounds. Cowboys competed in bull riding, bareback and saddle bronc events ... FULL STORY
(15 pictures) New Sublette County Veterans’ Memorial (July 27, 2008)
Unveiled at Pinedale Legion Park
by Sue Sommers
On a perfect summer day in Pinedale on Saturday, July 26, perhaps two hundred people, from babies in arms to elderly in wheelchairs, gathered to witness and honor the dedication of Sublette County’s first veterans’ memorial. Everyone present was either a ve ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Haying (July 25, 2008)
Fields of tall green grass are getting cut and baled as haying season continues. Depending on the equipment used, some is baled into big round bales, like shown here. Some are put up in smaller square bales. Others go into large conveniently stackable square b ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) WYDOT warns of new speed zone on Hwy 191 in Rock Springs (July 25, 2008)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
(Rock Springs) The Wyoming Department of Transportation is advising motorists to be aware of the new posted speeds as they enter and leave city limits on US 191 north of Rock Springs after changing the speed zones recently. Outbound traffic now must delay spee ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) Summer Days in the park (July 25, 2008)
Riding Bikes
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Trevor Ginestar, Kelin George, and Troy Echar had fun riding their bikes in Boyd Skinner Memorial Park recently. Trevor is from Green River, Kelin is from Rock Springs and Troy is from Colorado. ... FULL STORY
Kendall Valley VFD BBQ & Open House Aug. 16 (July 25, 2008)
Fundraiser for the volunteer fire department
The Kendall Valley Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting their Grand Opening celebration and 2nd annual BBQ and Open House on Saturday, August 16th. In addition to socializing, the event is a fundraiser for the volunteer fire department. "We came to your f ... FULL STORY
Memorial Service for Fern Toth August 2 (July 25, 2008)
A Memorial Funeral Service for Fern Toth will be held on Saturday, August 2, at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Pinedale. Interment will follow the service in the Pinedale Cemetery. ... FULL STORY
‘RIDE’ Pace-Peace Ride/Walk August 3 (July 25, 2008)
Organizers say, "Join us on ride (bring a horse, a bike, your legs) to reclaim the pace and peace of our community." ... FULL STORY
Courtney White book signing August 1: ‘Revolution on the Range’ (July 25, 2008)
Unchecked sprawl, impacts on wildlife and open space, who controls it
by Sublette County Library Foundation
(Pinedale) - Courtney White, author of Revolution on the Range: The Rise of a New Ranch in the American West, will be reading excerpts and signing books at the Sublette County Library at 155 South Tyler Ave. on Friday, August 1, 2008 from 7 – 9 p.m. in the Lov ... FULL STORY
National Elk Refuge elk hunting permits to be issued online (July 25, 2008)
by National Elk Refuge
National Elk Refuge Manager Steve Kallin and Wyoming Game and Fish Department Jackson Region Wildlife Supervisor Tim Fuchs announce the initiation of a new online application process for obtaining elk hunting permits for the National Elk Refuge. ... FULL STORY
Daniel herd tests brucellosis-positive again (July 24, 2008)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Daniel cattle herd that tested positive for brucellosis last month was retested again this week and seven more animals are seropositive reactors, according to Wyoming State Veterinarian Dr. Walt Cook. ... FULL STORY
Second aggressive black bear euthanized in Yellowstone Park (July 24, 2008)
by Yellowstone National Park
Rangers in Yellowstone National Park removed a 130-pound sub-adult male black bear because it became conditioned to human food, posing a continuing threat to the safety of park visitors and employees. This is the second conditioned black bear to be euthanized ... FULL STORY
GRVLT Community-Wide Picnic in Big Piney August 23 (July 24, 2008)
Green River Valley Land Trust picnic at the Cross Lazy Two Ranch
Green River Valley Land Trust will hold its first-ever community-wide picnic at Cross Lazy Two Ranch in Big Piney on Saturday, August 23. Festivities begin at 5:30pm and admission is free. Music, dancing, drinks and dinner. In order to plan best for this event ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Aquatic Center seeks bids for fans (July 24, 2008)
Deadline July 30
by Pinedale Aquatic Center
The Pinedale Aquatic Center is seeking bid proposals for large pivoting fans, from 10’ to 20’ in diameter, to accommodate air flow throughout the facility. Copies of the RFP may be obtained from Jan Clark, PAC Office Assistant, by calling 307-367-2832 extensio ... FULL STORY
Sale for Surplus Pinedale School Equipment August 9 (July 24, 2008)
by Sublette County School District #1
PUBLIC NOTICE: Sublette County School District #1 in Pinedale will be having a surplus sale on Saturday, August 9, 2008, from 8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon behind the Auditorium in the "old bus garage." There will be no advance sales and prices will be "make an offer. ... FULL STORY
High tech side-scan sonar helps find drowning victims (July 23, 2008)
Tip Top Search and Rescue assists in underwater searches
by Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office
Diving resources and advanced underwater technology and equipment from Wyoming was used in the recent search for a drowning victim in southeast Montana, Sweetwater County Sheriff Rich Haskell of Rock Springs said today (July 22, 2008). ... FULL STORY
Lee Ditch bridge work to resume July 28 (July 23, 2008)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
(Pinedale) - Contractors working on the bridge over Lee's Ditch on Fremont Lake Road will be returning Monday, July 28 to complete the next phase of the project. ... FULL STORY
Big Piney campgrounds temporarily closed (July 23, 2008)
Road washout closes access to Sacajawea and Middle Piney Lake campgrounds
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
(Big Piney) – Big Piney District Ranger Greg Clark of the Bridger-Teton National Forest has temporarily closed the Sacajawea and Middle Piney Lake Campgrounds due to the access road being completely washed out. The road flooded approximately 300-feet below the ... FULL STORY
DEQ to hold air quality meeting in Pinedale July 30 (July 23, 2008)
by Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality
On Wednesday, July 30, 2008, the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will be hosting a public meeting in Pinedale to discuss air quality. The meeting will be held at the Sublette County School District No. 1 Auditorium at 147 E. Hennick in Pineda ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Veterans' Memorial Dedication (July 22, 2008)
by Pinedale Online
The new Sublette County Veterans' Memorial honoring all those that have served in our nation's military will be dedicated on Saturday July 26, 2008 at 10 am in Pinedale's American Legion Park. ... FULL STORY
FWS statement on wolf management (July 22, 2008)
by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service press release
The U.S. Federal District Court in Missoula, Montana, issued a preliminary injunction on Friday, July 18, 2008, that immediately reinstated the Endangered Species Act protections for wolves in the northern Rocky Mountains. That area includes all of Montana, I ... FULL STORY
(8 pictures) Shakespeare in the Park (July 21, 2008)
by Pam McCulloch
King John by William Shakespeare was presented by Wyoming Shakespeare Festival Company. The group performed in American Legion Park on Sunday, July 20th. The performance was presented by the Pinedale Fine Arts with support from the Town of Pinedale, Sublette ... FULL STORY
(10 pictures) Old Timer's Picnic (July 22, 2008)
Bob, Karen and David Rule took time on Sunday to attend the Old Timer's Picnic at the historic Daniel School House. Bob said they stayed around longer than most and were rewarded when more musicians came out to entertain. Here are some picture Bob sent of the ... FULL STORY
(5 pictures) Old Timer's Picnic (July 21, 2008)
by Casey Dean, Pinedale Online!
This Sunday, community members gathered at the Historic Daniel Schoolhouse for the annual Old Timer's Picnic. ... FULL STORY
Public lands policy deadline looms (July 21, 2008)
by Cat Urbigkit
Want to have a say in the county’s public lands policy? Now is the time to get your comments in on the Sublette County Commission’s draft federal and state land use policy. This policy document addresses everything from special designations such as wild and sc ... FULL STORY
(5 pictures) Horseback Ride Up Dry Beaver Creek (July 21, 2008)
Julie Soderberg sent us these photos of a horseback ride up the south fork of Dry Beaver Creek to Horse Mountain. There is still snow in the high draws and they came across a cow elk and acres of flowers. The paintbrush are thriving! ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Shoal Creek Hike (July 19, 2008)
Laurel Barrett sent these stunning pictures of a hike to Shoal Creek Falls last week. Other hikers included Kim O'Connor, Terry Cain, Jar Mortenson, Julie Konicek and Jill Tegeler. ... FULL STORY
Commissioner Meeting - Agenda for July 21 (July 19, 2008)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
Bridger-Teton announces elk feedground decision (July 19, 2008)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
Forest Supervisor Kniffy Hamilton of the Bridger-Teton National Forest signed a Record of Decision on July 15, 2008 approving the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission’s (WGFC) continued use of National Forest System lands for feedgrounds at five locations. Those ... FULL STORY
Special Olympics Wyoming meeting July 31 (July 19, 2008)
For Sublette County families and volunteers
Special Olympics Wyoming invites all Sublette County families and interested volunteers to attend an informational meeting on Thursday, July 31, 2008 at the Sublette County Library beginning at 6:30 p.m. Jill Quinlan, Regional Coordinator, will provide inform ... FULL STORY
WG&F responds to wolf decision (July 18, 2008)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
A decision issued today in federal court will have significant impacts on the way wolves are managed in Wyoming. Judge Donald Molloy issued an injunction to suspend the removal of wolves in the northern Rocky Mountains from the federal Endangered Species List. ... FULL STORY
Details of the wolf decision (July 18, 2008)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The federal court ruling this afternoon was on a motion for a preliminary injunction, which sought to have federal protections for wolves reinstituted while the full case is heard in court. The judge approved the injunction, noting: "In my view, Plaintiffs are ... FULL STORY
Wolf protections restored (July 18, 2008)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
A federal judge in Montana has ruled that "Endangered Species Act protections are hereby reinstated for the northern Rocky Mountain gray wolf" pending final resolution of a federal lawsuit challenging the delisting of wolves. ... FULL STORY
New County Attorney (July 17, 2008)
by Bob Rule, KPIN
Thursday afternoon, Lucky McMahon was selected as the new Sublette County Attorney by the County Commissioners and sworn in by County Clerk, Mary Lankford. ... FULL STORY
For Sale: Pages and Posts @ Your Library (July 17, 2008)
Friends of the Sublette County Library Annual Summer Book Sale
by Sublette County Library
PINEDALE, WY – Why pay full price, when you can buy more for less at the Friends of the Sublette County Library Annual Summer Book Sale. This not-to-miss summer event in Pinedale takes place Friday, July 25th and Saturday, July 26th from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. in ... FULL STORY
(6 pictures) White Pine Saddle Roping Sunday (July 17, 2008)
Starts 11am
by Mary Thompson, White Pine
The 3rd roping in White Pine’s eight event series takes place this Sunday at the wrangler corrals and village. Sign up begins at 10 AM and runs start at 11 AM. As always, there will be great fun and food aplenty as these regional roping experts compete for ... FULL STORY
Brucellosis update (July 16, 2008)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Wyoming State Veterinarian Dr. Walt Cook reports that the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has agreed to extend the deadline for testing contact cattle herds in Sublette County to October 31. ... FULL STORY
(23 pictures) Green River Rendezvous Pageant (July 16, 2008)
by Clint Gilchrist
Rendezvous weekend ended as usual with the Green River Rendezvous Pageant. Starting in 1936, the pageant was started by local volunteers to celebrate the 1830 rendezvous, six of which were held at the confluence of Horse Creek and Green River near present day ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Bomb Squad Callout in Sublette County (July 16, 2008)
Joint Media Release
by Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office, Sublette County Sheriff's Office, Jackson Police Department
A Wyoming Highway Patrol REDDI (Report Every Drunk Driver Immediately) call south of Pinedale resulted in a bomb disposal incident on Tuesday. ... FULL STORY
(7 pictures) Rendezvous Rodeo (July 15, 2008)
The three day Rendezvous Rodeo, held during Green River Rendezvous Days, brought in large crowds again this year. It is very popular because most of the competitors are local and it is often the first rodeo for many visitors to Rendezvous Days. ... FULL STORY
More than 12,000 permitted for concealed weapons (July 15, 2008)
Two percent of Wyomingites packing
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Wyoming's statewide population is estimated at 522,830, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. And just over two percent of that population are packing concealed guns. ... FULL STORY
Three names forwarded to county commission (July 15, 2008)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Sublette County Republican Party Central Committee met late Monday afternoon to consider eight applicants for the currently vacant position of Sublette County and Prosecuting Attorney. The committee's role was to select three names to forward to the Sublet ... FULL STORY
Troopers Close Highway 191 South of Boulder (July 15, 2008)
by Wyoming Highway Patrol
Pinedale – For the safety of motorists, Troopers have closed a portion of US 191 in Sublette County approximately 4 miles south of Boulder in both directions while a team of bomb experts remove an explosive device from a vehicle. ... FULL STORY
(15 pictures) Rendezvous at the Museum (July 13, 2008)
Museum of the Mountain Man
by Clint Gilchrist
Green River Rendezvous Days is always the biggest week of the year at the Museum of the Mountain Man in Pinedale. This year was no exception with as many as three presentations going on at the same time. ... FULL STORY
Wyoming Rural Development Council offers training to meet rural community goals (July 14, 2008)
by Wyoming Business Council
The Wyoming Rural Development Council will hold a team member training workshop in August for individuals interested in helping shape the future of rural Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
SAFV provides quality service to victims (July 14, 2008)
Sublette County SAFV Task Force
by Sean Brazzale
The Wyoming Division of Victim Services (DVS) Director Julie Tennant-Caine congratulates the Sublette County SAFV Task Force for successfully passing their recent site compliance visit and was found to be in substantial compliance with the State rules for the ... FULL STORY
Passing Lanes on US 191 to be Chip Sealed (July 14, 2008)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
Beginning July 22 the contractor for the 16 passing lanes on US 191 north of Rock Springs will begin chip sealing the project. ... FULL STORY
WYDOT clarifies rules on placement of political signs (July 14, 2008)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
With the campaign season shifting into high gear, the Wyoming Department of Transportation reminds candidates that political signs cannot be placed in the rights of way of interstate and rural highways. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale grew 12.4% last year, Census says (July 14, 2008)
Pinedale 1st in the State, Marbleton 3rd
by Jeffrey Jacquet, Sublette Community Partnership
The U.S. Census Bureau recently released its population estimates for Wyoming cities and towns and Pinedale again led the state with a 12.4% rate of growth between July of 2006 and July of 2007. Pinedale now has an estimated population of 2,043 as of July 200 ... FULL STORY
More wild land fires reported near Rainbow Family Gathering (July 14, 2008)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced today that two fires were reported on Friday, July 11, on public lands near the Rainbow Family Gathering in the southern Wind River Range. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wolf killed in Upper Hoback (July 14, 2008)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department reports that one adult male wolf was killed by USDA Wildlife Services last week in response to domestic sheep depredations. ... FULL STORY
Calling all Dutch Oven Cooks! (July 14, 2008)
Join us at the Dutch Oven Cook-off August 2 at the Sublette County Fair
Calling all Dutch Oven Cooks! Come join the fun of our Dutch Oven-Cookoff during this year’s Sublette County Fair. ... FULL STORY
HeART of Sublette County Community Art & Music Festival July 19 (July 14, 2008)
by Callie and Sara Domek
Everyone is invited to join the Sublette County community for the HeART Of Sublette County community art and music festival! Art, music and conversation about sense of place will take place at the American Legion Park in Pinedale, beginning at 10 am and runni ... FULL STORY
Special County Commissioners meeting July 17 (July 14, 2008)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
Bill Cramer, Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners, has called a special meeting for the purpose of appointing a new County and Prosecuting Attorney. The meeting will take place in the Commissioners Meeting Room of the Sublette County Courthouse at 3 ... FULL STORY
(23 pictures) Rendezvous (July 13, 2008)
by Pam McCulloch
The Town of Pinedale comes alive the second weekend in July for the Green River Rendezvous. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Post Office parking lot maintenance (July 13, 2008)
May be closed for a couple of days
Starting Monday, July 14, there will be repairs being made to the Pinedale Post Office parking lot. According to a sign on the Post Office door, the parking lot may be closed for a couple of days. ... FULL STORY
Freezing temperatures expected early Saturday morning (July 11, 2008)
Take precautions to protect sensitive plants
The National Weather Service out of Riverton is advising that near freezing temperatures are expected early Saturday morning. ... FULL STORY
Funding discussed for Rec and Community Centers (July 11, 2008)
Big Piney/Marbleton Recreation Center and the Pinedale Community Center projects
by Jo Crandall
Representatives from the Big Piney/Marbleton Recreation Center Board and the Pinedale Community Center met with the Sublette County Commission on July 1 to discuss funding strategies for their respective projects. ... FULL STORY
Jim Bridger inducted into Wyoming Outdoor Hall of Fame (July 11, 2008)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Possibly the most famous mountain man in history, a founding member of the Powder River Basin Resource Council, a pioneer of modern fisheries management practices in Wyoming, and a widely acclaimed wildlife film producer head the 2008 inductees into the Wyomin ... FULL STORY
Volunteers sought to distribute Candidate Voters’ Guides in county (July 11, 2008)
Sponsored by Wyoming Conservation Voters Education Fund
Wyoming Conservation Voters Education Fund has asked all county commission and state legislative candidates about quality of life issues facing our community. They are printing the candidate responses in a user-friendly Sublette County Voters’ Guide. ... FULL STORY
KPIN radio in California; Manila, Philippines radio in Pinedale (July 11, 2008)
Radio waves 'skipping' their way to far off places
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
On Thursday evening, July 10, we received an interesting e-mail from Ron in Escondido, California, with a message for Pinedale’s KPIN radio station: ... FULL STORY
Three new fires makes five total sparked near Big Sandy (July 11, 2008)
Wildfire starts located near the Rainbow gathering site in the southern Wind River Mountains
Three more fires were reported in the Big Sandy, Dutch Joe area in the vicinity of the Rainbow Family Gathering camp on the Bridger-Teton National Forest ... FULL STORY
Rendezvous Schedule of Events (July 9, 2008)
Times and events listed below are subject to last minute changes. Be sure to pick up a final schedule at Rendezvous Days from the Visitors Center and Museum of the Mountain Man in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Barrasso squares off with DOI over wolves (July 9, 2008)
by Senator Barrasso press release
U.S. Senator John Barrasso , R-Wyo., took aim at the ... FULL STORY
Bush administration opposes wolf compensation (July 9, 2008)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The newswire is reporting that the Bush Administration is ... FULL STORY
Meetings to discus Sage Grouse raised on bird farms (July 9, 2008)
Pinedale meeting Wednesday, July 16
by Wyoming Game and Fish Department
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has scheduled a series of public information gathering meetings to discuss a proposed regulation governing sage grouse raised on private game bird farms. The meetings will be held at the following locations. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale BLM to host Blood Drive July 11 (July 9, 2008)
by Bureau of Land Management
After a life-threatening car accident while on the job, Kathy Gunderman, former Assistant Field Manager of the BLM Pinedale Field Office, was saved by a blood transfusion. Since her accident, Gunderman has taken steps to save others. ... FULL STORY
Grief Counseling resources (July 8, 2008)
by Pinedale Online!
Below are professional and Church sources for family and grief counseling services: ... FULL STORY
Gathering 2 Fire 100% Contained (July 8, 2008)
Fire near Dutch Joe/Big Sandy and Rainbow Camp
by Pinedale Online!
A fire that started on Monday near the Rainbow encampment in the Big Sandy area is now 100% Contained, according to the U.S. Forest Service. The fire started on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land near the boundary with the Bridger-Teton National Forest near ... FULL STORY
Garrett Bardin found (July 7, 2008)
Media release from the Sublette County Sheriff’s Office
by Sublette County Sheriff’s Office
Below is a media release from the Sublette County Sheriff’s office. A Memorial Service for Garrett will be held on Wednesday, July 9, at 10:00 AM at the Pinedale Auditorium. Cards may be sent to the Bardin and Richie Family at PO Box 22, Boulder, WY 82923. ... FULL STORY
Yellowstone reports record June visitation (July 7, 2008)
by Yellowstone National Park
Visitation to Yellowstone National Park hit a new record in June, and is on a near record pace for the first six months of the year. ... FULL STORY
Forum on Upper Green Water Management slated for Nov. 14-15 in Pinedale (July 7, 2008)
Water management on the Upper Green River will be the topic of a public conference held in Pinedale by the University of Wyoming’s Stroock Forum on Wyoming Lands and People. ... FULL STORY
Family Portrait Fundraiser for Sublette County EMS (July 7, 2008)
by Sublette EMS
Have your kids grown so quickly that your last professional family photo was taken when they were infants? Have you put off having professional photos taken with the entire family because it is so hard to arrange? You’re in luck, because Sublette County Emer ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) BLM covering up public health issues? (July 7, 2008)
by Western Resource Advocates media release
A recently released letter reveals the BLM is attempting to censor how they resolved health concerns on a controversial plan that would dramatically expand drilling on the Pinedale Anticline gas field. ... FULL STORY
Temporary Extension of Unemployment Benefits (July 7, 2008)
by State of Wyoming media release
Additional unemployment benefits are available to qualified individuals in Wyoming beginning the week of July 6, 2008. The program will continue through March 28, 2009. ... FULL STORY
(6 pictures) White Pine Pow-Ow: Shifting Gears on the Ski Hill (July 7, 2008)
Wyoming State Championship Downhill and Super D Mountain Bike Races at White Pine Resort
by Casey Dean, Pinedale Online!
How fast can you descend Fortification Mountain at White Pine Ski Hill and Resort? The best this year went screaming down the track on their bikes in less than three minutes. ... FULL STORY
(5 pictures) Pinedale Fourth of July Town Picnic (July 7, 2008)
Annual tradition for the Town
by Casey Dean
The Town of Pinedale hosted its annual Fourth of July Picnic in the American Legion Park Friday. The turnout was smaller than last year, but those who came faced a feast, fun and a fabulous afternoon in the sun with friends and family. ... FULL STORY
Temporary Extension of Unemployment Benefits (July 7, 2008)
by State of Wyoming media release
Additional unemployment benefits are available to qualified individuals in Wyoming beginning the week of July 6, 2008. The program will continue through March 28, 2009. ... FULL STORY
Fire ignites near Dutch Joe Guard Station (July 7, 2008)
Forest Service evacuating some Rainbow camps
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
A fire was reported near the Bear Trap Meadows on the border between the Bureau of Land Management Land and the Bridger-Teton National Forest. The fire has been named the Gathering 2 Fire and has burned approximately ¾ of an acre of dead trees that have fallen ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Pinedale Fireworks (July 5, 2008)
by Pam McCulloch
Each year the Pinedale Volunteer Fire Department puts on a grand fireworks show for the 4th of July, and this year was no exception. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Memorial Service for Garrett Bardin July 9 (July 6, 2008)
Pinedale Auditorium, 10:00 AM
A Memorial Service for Garrett Bardin will be held on Wednesday, July 9th in the Pinedale Auditorium at 10:00 AM. A dinner will follow at Stockman’s. ... FULL STORY
(39 pictures) 74th Annual Chuckwagon Days (July 5, 2008)
July 4th, 2008 Celebration Big Piney & Marbleton
by Clint Gilchrist
For 74 years Big Piney & Marbleton have been celebrating the nation's independence with Chuckwagon Days. It is the biggest event of the year and has become a popular time for alumni, families and friends to return for vacation. Everyone gets together and cat ... FULL STORY
GOP to meet on county attorney vacancy (July 4, 2008)
Letters of interest are encouraged
by Sublette County Republican Party
Sublette County Republican Party Chair Cat Urbigkit has received official notification July 4, 2008 that a vacancy exists in the position of Sublette County Attorney. Although state statute provides for a meeting of the county GOP central committee to be calle ... FULL STORY
(5 pictures) Cold water, but few cold feet (July 4, 2008)
by Casey Dean, Pinedale Online!
The last snow this year (if we’re lucky) came just ten days before the summer solstice and unofficial first day of summer, but not before boats hit the water. ... FULL STORY
(31 pictures) 2008 Lil Buckaroo Rodeo (July 3, 2008)
Chuckwagon Days
by Clint Gilchrist
Lil' Buckaroo Rodeo Winners: ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Golden Retriever ‘Sam’ found (July 4, 2008)
Dog did not survive being swept over Fremont Lake spillway
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Dog-owner, Carol Davis, called today to let us know that their 11-year old Golden Retriever, "Sam", was found yesterday. He was swimming near the outlet of Fremont Lake on Saturday, June 28th, when he got caught in the swift current of the lake outflow and was ... FULL STORY
Sheriff’s Office says victim still unidentified (July 4, 2008)
Friday, July 4, 2008, 12:49 PM, Media Release from the Sublette County Sheriff’s Office: ... FULL STORY
Rainbow Gathering: Forest Service Incident Management Team Encounters Interference During Investigation (July 4, 2008)
by Forest Service media release
Friday, July 4, 10:51 AM, Media Release from the Rita Vollmer, Intermountain Region Regional Office Public Affairs Specialist for the Forest Service, Office: (801) 625-5153, Cell: (801) 791-2390. Forest Service media release of July 3, 2008 incident at Rainbow ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Rendezvous Rumble 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament July 12 (July 3, 2008)
For Boys, Girls grades 3-12 and Adult Men & Women’s teams
The Pinedale Rendezvous Rumble 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will be held on Saturday, July 12. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Tour Divide Mountain Bike Race (July 3, 2008)
Mary Collier is riding in the Tour Divide Mountain Bike Race this year, a 2711-mile trek from Banff, Canada, to the New Mexico at the Mexican border. ... FULL STORY
Body found near Big Sandy River (July 3, 2008)
As-of-yet unidentified man
Thursday, July 3, 2008, 4:40 PM Media Release from the Sublette County Sheriff’s Office ... FULL STORY
Ralph Boynton resigns as Sublette County Attorney (July 3, 2008 - Updated July 3, 2008)
Effective July 3, 2008
Media release from the Sublette County Board of Commissioners: ... FULL STORY
Dig It!: Instant No-dig Garden Beds (July 1, 2008)
by Sage & Snow Garden Club
We are all very busy this time of year so why not consider these seven no-dig ways to make new garden beds. ... FULL STORY
Fireworks prohibited in Sublette County (July 1, 2008)
Also not allowed on National Forest or BLM land
Visitors and residents are reminded that fireworks are not allowed anywhere in Sublette County, including on private land. Fireworks are also prohibited on National Forest and BLM land. ... FULL STORY
Boating safety urged for 4th of July holiday (July 1, 2008)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
The Fourth of July holiday is typically the busiest weekend of the year for Wyoming boaters and is also the busiest weekend of the year for Game and Fish officers charged with enforcing boating regulations. ... FULL STORY
Roads in Sublette, Uinta and Lincoln Counties to be Chip Sealed (July 1, 2008)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT)
Various roads in Uinta, Sublette and Lincoln counties will be resurfaced through a Wyoming Department of Transportation District Three maintenance chip sealing project during July. ... FULL STORY
Alaska shoots wolves to save caribou (July 1, 2008)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Fairbanks Daily News Miner reports that Alaska wildlife biologists recently undertook an aerial gunning program for wolf control. A total of 28 wolves were killed last month on the calving grounds of the struggling Southern Alaska Peninsula Caribou Herd. ... FULL STORY
Idaho investigates wolf death (July 1, 2008)
by Idaho Fish and Game Department
Idaho Fish and Game is investigating the death of a wolf shot northeast of Stanley. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) 'We're OPEN!' - Rocky Mountain Home Center (July 1, 2008)
They will have to be creative, but they are open for business!
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
“We’re OPEN!” said Rocky Mountain Home Center owner Scott Grove. “There have been a lot of rumors that we’re shut down, but we are open and in business!” ... FULL STORY

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