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Pinedale Online News - November 2008

(1 pictures) Governor recommends conservative state spending (November 29, 2008)
by Governor Freudenthal's office
(Cheyenne) Gov. Dave Freudenthal's supplemental budget proposes appropriating $440 million in existing carry-over revenues, rather than relying on estimates of future revenues. ... FULL STORY
Fall Commencement set at UW Dec. 5-6 (November 29, 2008)
by University of Wyoming
(Laramie) - Fall commencement ceremonies at the University of Wyoming will be held Friday and Saturday, Dec. 5-6. ... FULL STORY
University of Wyoming grateful for support by Governor Freudenthal (November 29, 2008)
UW President Tom Buchanan's statement on the Governor's 2009 Supplemental Budget Recommendations
by University of Wyoming
(Laramie) - University of Wyoming President Tom Buchanan today (Saturday, November 29) issued the following statement in response to Gov. Dave Freudenthal's 2009 Supplemental Budget recommendations: ... FULL STORY
Unemployment Compensation Extension Act allows seven more weeks of benefits (November 29, 2008)
by Wyoming Department of Employment
On November 21, 2008, President Bush signed into law an extension of federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) benefits. ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Commissioners Agenda: Dec. 2, 2008 (November 29, 2008)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
(3 pictures) Fall burns improve wildlife habitat (November 29, 2008)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
It was a good fall for conducting prescribed fires in western Wyoming. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department partnered with a number of agencies and conservation groups to improve several thousand acres of wildlife habitat in the Jackson and Pinedale Regions. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Sleigh Rides on the National Elk Refuge to begin on December 8 (November 28, 2008)
by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - National Elk Refuge
National Elk Refuge Manager Steve Kallin has announced that the 2008–09 sleigh ride season will start on Monday, December 8, beginning the refuge’s popular wildlife viewing program that runs through the end of March. ... FULL STORY
Mountain Man Christmas events (November 28, 2008)
2008 Schedule of Events
by Sublette County Chamber of Commerce
Friday, December 5 ... FULL STORY
(18 pictures) Mixed Media Artists Art Show 2008 (November 25, 2008)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The Mixed Media Artists annual Art Show & Sale is taking place in the Lovatt Room of the Sublette County Library through Tuesday, December 2nd. The Show will be at the Pinedale Library until December 2nd, then will move to the Big Piney Library through Wednesd ... FULL STORY
White Pine plans Thanksgiving Day opening (November 25, 2008)
White Pine Ski Area and Resort is planning on opening on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 27, for the 2008/2009 snow sport season. Lifts will run from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM. The Ski & Sport Shop will be open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. According to ... FULL STORY
Roscoe wins HD22 seat (November 25, 2008)
by Cat Urbigkit
The results are in for the House District 22 special election in the Alpine precincts of Lincoln County that took place today, Tuesday. Democrat Jim Roscoe won the seat, with 320 votes in the special election, compared to Republican Charles Stough’s 163. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Pinedale Anticline updates (November 25, 2008)
Ultra Resources, Shell and Questar companies report on activities with the approval of the Record of Decision
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Representatives from Ultra Resources, Shell and Questar met with us recently to give an update on where things are at with their companies now that the Record of Decision (ROD) for gas drilling and development on the Pinedale Anticline has been approved. ... FULL STORY
United Way Helps Families Cover Prescription Costs (November 25, 2008)
Prescription drug discount card can help Sublette County residents lower cost of medicines by as much as 35%
by Kelly E. Frink, United Way of Southwest Wyoming
(Sublette County) If you don’t have health insurance or need medicine not covered by your insurance plan, you need the FamilyWize prescription drug discount card being distributed by United Way of Southwest Wyoming. This card could lower the cost of your medi ... FULL STORY
Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative – Pinedale Meeting Notes (November 25, 2008)
Pinedale Local Project Development Team
by Daniel D. Blake, Fish and Wildlife Biologist, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Editor's Note: The Pinedale Local Project Development Team for the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative met on Friday, October 24, 2008, from 1:00 pm-4:00 pm at the Pinedale Library. The group is considering local habitat improvement projects to benefit w ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Gas at $1.89 per gallon (November 25, 2008)
Fuel prices continue to drop in Sublette County. Prices for regular unleaded dropped to a low of $1.89 per gallon on Monday, November 24th. The low for diesel prices was $2.89 per gallon. Obo's has lead the way for the price drops in both Pinedale and Big Pine ... FULL STORY
Parvo killing Minnesota wolves (November 24, 2008)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
According to an article in the new issue of the Journal of Wildlife Diseases, parvo is taking its toll on the Minnesota wolf population. Here's the abstract of the article entitled "Demographic effects of canine parvovirus on a free-ranging wolf population ove ... FULL STORY
Wyoming wolf update (November 25, 2008)
by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
WYOMING WOLF WEEKLY- Nov. 10, through Nov. 21, 2008 ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Beware Sweepstakes Counterfeit Check Scam (November 25, 2008)
by Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office
The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office today (Tuesday, November 25) issued a citizen advisory regarding a direct-mail scam that is being circulated in the county. ... FULL STORY
(20 pictures) The Sound of Music - Showtime! (November 24, 2008)
Photo Gallery
The Sound of Music was performed in Pinedale on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, November 20, 21 and 22 at the Pinedale Auditorium. ... FULL STORY
Hydraulic fracturing is crucial (November 24, 2008)
To addressing the challenges of climate change and energy security
by Kathleen Sgamma, Director of Government Affairs, Independent Petroleum Association of Mountain States
In the past ten years, the natural gas producers of the Intermountain West have been able to increase supplies of the clean burning natural gas that Americans rely on everyday to light their offices, heat their homes, and power their factories. Natural gas pr ... FULL STORY
Not another Pinedale (November 24, 2008)
Sublette County residents travel to Craig, Colorado to discuss energy impacts
Several Sublette County residents traveled to Craig, Colorado recently to share their feelings and experiences about energy development activity around Pinedale. Rita Donham, Jamie Burgess, and Pinedale Town Councilman David Smith spoke to a crowd of around 25 ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Southwest Wyoming High School Honor Band and Choir (November 24, 2008)
Local musicians participate
by Sublette County School District #1
On Monday and Tuesday November 17th and 18th, 20 Pinedale high school musicians participated in the annual Southwest Wyoming District High School Honor Band and Honor Choir. These students practiced with other musicians from the area schools for two days at ... FULL STORY
Christmas tree permits available on the Bridger-Teton (November 24, 2008)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Bridger-Teton National Forest announces that Christmas tree permits will be available for purchase beginning October 15, 2008. Permits may be obtained at the Kemmerer, Big Piney, Pinedale, Greys River (Afton), and Buffalo Ranger Stations. Permits are als ... FULL STORY
(7 pictures) Dancer’s Workshop (November 24, 2008)
Annual workshop now in its 11th year
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
For the 11th year, Dancer’s Workshop of Jackson Hole (DW) worked with Pinedale Elementary Physical Education students as part of a two-week residency presented and made possible by the Pinedale Fine Arts Council. The residency concluded on Friday, Nov. 21. ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) FFA Blood Drive (November 24, 2008)
by Pam McCulloch
Pinedale High School held a blood drive on Thursday, November 20th. The drive was sponsored by the Pinedale FFA. They set a goal of 35 donors and met that goal Thursday night. ... FULL STORY
(31 pictures) There’s a bear cub on the roof! (November 23, 2008)
At the Dell Fork Ranch, home of the Bondurant webcam
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
On Saturday, Paul and Barbara Ellwood looked out the window of their home in Bondurant to see a small bear cub in their yard. It climbed up their tack shed and enjoyed sunning itself on the metal roof. The mother bear was nowhere to be seen, but the cub didn’t ... FULL STORY
Sound of Music on YouTube (Original post November 23, 2008 | Update November 25, 2008)
Video clip
Editor's Note, update Tuesday, November 25, 2008: We received a phone call from Valerie Lee, Music Director for the local performance of "The Sound of Music." She explained that the licensing agreement for them to do their performance of "The Sound of Music" p ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Gas prices continue to drop (November 22, 2008)
by Pinedale Online!
All the Pinedale gas stations are now below $2.00 a gallon for regular unleaded fuel. On Tuesday, Obo's in Pinedale led the way by dropping their prices to $1.99 per gallon. Sinclair and Country Lane dropped their prices the next day. On Friday Obo’s again dro ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Turkey Trot 5000 Nov. 27 (November 21, 2008)
Three-mile fun Run, Walk or Trot on Thanksgiving morning
by Craig Sheppard
Don't miss the annual Pinedale Turkey Trot 5000 to be held Thanksgiving morning starting at the Craig & Ellen Sheppard's house (22 Sportsmans Loop). This is a three-mile fun run, walk or trot. It starts at 9 AM. All levels of fitness are welcomed. ... FULL STORY
Wyoming's trophy game conflicts 2008 (November 20, 2008)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Mark Bruscino of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department reported on trophy game animal/human conflicts in Wyoming in 2008. ... FULL STORY
WG&F changes wolf plan (November 20, 2008)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Although Cora rancher Dave Noble cautioned the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission not to be in such a hurry to change the status of wolves in Wyoming, the commission disagreed. In a unanimous vote at a Jackson meeting Tuesday, the commission voted to revise its ... FULL STORY
Air quality modeling may not be required for Wyoming Range drilling (November 20, 2008)
Article in the Jackson Hole Daily
An article by Cory Hatch of the Jackson Hole Daily News reports that there is an unconfirmed agreement between the US Department of Agriculture and EPA which could eliminate the requirement for modeling air quality impacts from proposals to drill for natural g ... FULL STORY
(16 pictures) Taking the Stage: The Sound of Music (November 20, 2008)
Behind the scenes with the Pinedale Community Theatre
by Janet Montgomery
Since August, members of the Pinedale Community Theatre have been toiling with auditions, costumes, sets, posters and more for the culminating event of the three-night production of its first musical production of "The Sound of Music" starting Thursday. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Gas drops to $1.99 per gallon (November 20, 2008)
by Pinedale Online!
Gas prices continue to drop – Obo’s leads the way Obo’s in Pinedale dropped their fuel prices to $1.99 per gallon for Regular fuel. Diesel dropped to $2.99 per gallon. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Mule Deer poachers sentenced (November 19, 2008)
Utah men convicted of illegal shooting of a trophy class mule deer buck out of season
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Pinedale) – Jeremy S. Zumwalt and Gregory L. Carter, both from the Salt Lake City, Utah area, were recently convicted in Sublette County Circuit Court for multiple violations associated with the illegal shooting of a trophy class mule deer buck out of season. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Lynx prowl Wyoming Range (November 19, 2008)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The eastern front of the Wyoming Range Mountains in ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) SCSD#1 approved to get new elementary school (November 19, 2008)
by Pinedale Online and Dari Quirk
After considerable discussion, the Wyoming School Facilities Commission approved construction of a new 570-student elementary school for Pinedale. The Commission met for an all-day meeting held at the Pinedale Aquatic Center. The room was standing-room only fo ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Systems of Care meeting Dec. 3 (November 19, 2008)
by Kathy Anderson
Sublette County Systems of Care will be having an organizational meeting and working lunch on Wednesday, December 3, from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at the Sublette County Library in Pinedale. The purpose is to identify unmet needs, eliminate overlap, and coordinate ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) Chamber Community Mixer: Spa 551 (November 19, 2008)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The November monthly member mixer of the Sublette County Chamber of Commerce was held at Spa 551 in Pinedale on Wednesday, November 18th. The new spa destination in Pinedale offers guests a distinctive combination of therapeutic massage, energy and body works, ... FULL STORY
CO2 Sequestration project in Wyoming (November 19, 2008)
DOE awards $66.9 million for test project
Wyoming Business Report posted an article on Tuesday, November 18, saying the U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $66.9 million to the Big Sky Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership for a large-scale project in the Wyoming Range of western Wyoming, west o ... FULL STORY
WG&F to host wolf meetings (November 17, 2008)
by Wyoming Game and Fish Department
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will host public information gathering meetings and a public comment period to finalize an emergency rule regarding gray wolf management in Wyoming. The regulatory process has been initiated to finalize emergency regulatio ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Green River fish numbers look good (November 17, 2008)
Annual river check-up to check fish populations
by Wyoming Game and Fish Department
(Pinedale) – Fish biologists with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department in Pinedale performed their annual "check-up" on the Green River trout population this summer and have given it a clean bill of health. ... FULL STORY
Articles on drilling and water quality (November 17, 2008)
Mention Sublette County and Pinedale
Below are links to two articles on drilling and water quality, which mention Sublette County natural gas drilling activity. Both articles were written by Abrahm Lustgarten. who does international reporting on topics including environmental and energy issues. ... FULL STORY
Parks to open on time for winter use (November 17, 2008)
Court order provides for snowmobile and snowcoach access in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks
by National Park Service
A recent court order removes uncertainty about snowmobile and snowcoach access in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks this winter. ... FULL STORY
Community Conversation Luncheon Nov. 20 (November 17, 2008)
Guest Speaker Mike Kaul, Half Moon Lake/Burnt Lake Educational Campus
by Sublette County Chamber of Commerce
The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their monthly Community Conversation Luncheon at Noon on Thursday, November 20th at Rendezvous Pointe. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wyoming water outlook looks good (November 17, 2008)
by Jim Fahey, Wyoming NOAA hydrologist
Abundant rainfall and above average spring runoff across the across the state in May and in June has allowed the severe drought category to be dropped in Wyoming. A majority of river basins across Wyoming continue to have near normal to above normal precipita ... FULL STORY
BLM finalizes Rules that could add billions of barrels of oil to U.S. supply (November 17, 2008)
by Bureau of Land Management
As part of its ongoing effort to increase and diversify America's energy supply, the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management today published final regulations to establish a commercial oil shale program that could result in the addition of up to ... FULL STORY
(5 pictures) Working on Winter Snow (November 17, 2008)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
November is the month we start working on building our snowpack for the winter. The mountains have between six inches to a foot of snow right now, according to the area SnoTels. White Pine Ski Area typically opens around Thanksgiving for their snow sport seaso ... FULL STORY
(9 pictures) Water Management Challenges in the Upper Green (November 17, 2008)
WWDC looking for water storage opportunities
by Clint Gilchrist, Pinedale Online!
A two-day forum, held last Friday and Saturday in Pinedale, explored water management on the Upper Green River. ... FULL STORY
(12 pictures) Lil' Wrangler Basketball Camp (November 17, 2008)
by Pam McCulloch
Over 80 kids recently attended a week-long basketball camp in the Wrangler Gym in Pinedale. Pinedale Girl's Basketball Coach, Michelle Busch, organized the Lil' Wrangler Basketball Camp. Several of the high school players helped coach the camp. ... FULL STORY
County Commissioner Agenda for Nov. 18 (November 17, 2008)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
(2 pictures) 50 Big Ones-Lewis and Ann Atkinson (November 17, 2008)
by Carla Mlinar
Lewis and Ann Atkinson are celebrating their 50th Anniversary on December 6, 2008. They met on a blind date set-up by Ann’s little sister, Angie, and Lew’s best friend, Joe Bertagnolli, who were dating at the time. After a week of courting, Lew proposed to A ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Mt. Bonneville (November 16, 2008)
by Dave Bell
Dave Bell took this photo of Mount Bonneville in the Wind River Mountains recently. Click on this link to see more of Dave's photos of the area: Dave Bell Photo Gallery ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Wolf book signing in Pinedale Nov. 18 (Original post November 16, 2008 \ Updated November 19, 2008)
'Yellowstone Wolves' by Cat Urbigkit
The Sublette County Library in Pinedale will host a book reading and signing for Cat Urbigkit’s new wolf book on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. The book tells, for the first ime, the history of Wyoming’s native wolf in an intensively researched, fully footnoted ch ... FULL STORY
Group calls for widespread wolf effort (November 16, 2008)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The environmental group Center for Biological Diversity is sending out a plea for help to its members to "Save the Wolves of the Rockies from Slaughter." ... FULL STORY
Students: Join Enzi, Barrasso in Washington (November 16, 2008)
Wyo. Senators accepting applications for spring internships
(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso, both R-Wyo., are encouraging college students who are interested in experiencing the work of national government firsthand to pursue a spring internship in their Washington, D.C. offices. ... FULL STORY
IPSSSDR Pinedale Stage to start at Pinedale Visitor Center in 2009 (November 16, 2008)
by Pinedale Stage Stop
News flash! The START is to be in PINEDALE at the Visitor Center area and follow Pine Street to American Legion Park with the 35 mile course FINISH in Cora at the Upper Green parking area! This race is deemed to be as challenging as Alaska’s IDIDAROD. For 20 ... FULL STORY
Confidential Intermediaries can help Wyoming adoption cases (November 16, 2008)
by Wyoming Department of Family Services
November is National Adoption Month, and Wyoming has a special law that lets families affected by adoption meet or share medical histories. ... FULL STORY
UW Fall Semester enrollment increases (November 16, 2008)
University of Wyoming
The University of Wyoming reports their largest freshman class ever. Fall enrollment totaled 12,099 students, an increase of 99 students from the same time a year ago. The totals show 9,999 students enrolled on the Laramie campus and 2,100 enrolled through the ... FULL STORY
War Memorial Stadium to be enhanced (November 16, 2008)
University of Wyoming
The University of Wyoming has plans to do enhancements and renovations of War Memorial Stadium. ... FULL STORY
Game and Fish Commission to meet in Jackson Nov. 17-18 (November 16, 2008)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission will meet Monday and Tuesday, November 17-18, at the Antler Inn in Jackson. ... FULL STORY
Contractors preparing to open I-80 (November 16, 2008)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
(Rock Springs) Contractors for the Rock Springs Marginal Dewar Drive/Pilot Butte project are preparing to open parts of Interstate 80 during the week of Nov. 17. ... FULL STORY
Funeral services for Louie Tomassi Nov. 19 (November 16, 2008)
Funeral services for Louie Tomassi will be held on Wednesday, November 19, at 11:00 AM at the Big Piney Fine Arts Center. A Rosary will be held at 7:00 PM on Tuesday night at St. Anne's, 421 Piney Drive in Big Piney. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Big P ... FULL STORY
EnCana gives $5000 to Pinedale Fine Arts Council (November 15, 2008)
For Educational Enrichment Residencies
by EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc.
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council (PFAC) received a $5,000 donation from EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. to support the Educational Enrichment Residencies for elementary, middle and high school students in Big Piney and Pinedale schools. ... FULL STORY
Special Election Procedures for House District 22 (November 15, 2008)
by Wyoming Secretary of State
Secretary of State Max Maxfield issued a media release outlining the procedures for the Special Election which will be held in one precinct of Lincoln County for House District 22. According to W.S. 22-16-121 the Special Election is to be conducted by the cou ... FULL STORY
Tests clear cattle (November 14, 2008)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Wyoming State Veterinarian Dr. Walter Cook has reported that after testing cattle in the Bondurant area for brucellosis, the animals all tested negative. That means that Wyoming retains its brucellosis-free market status, and quarantines for herds in the Bondu ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Deer Crossing (November 13, 2008)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
This doe and her two fawns decided to cross busy Pine Street and Lake Avenue around 2PM on Thursday afternoon. Fortunately, she found a break in the cross traffic and she and both fawns crossed safely. Technically, they stopped at the stop sign and crossed at ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Jonah (November 13, 2008)
New book by Photographer Nikki Mann and Cowboy Poet Andy Nelson
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Photographer Nikki Mann and cowboy poet Andy Nelson had a book signing on Thursday evening at the Pinedale Library for their new book, "Jonah". ... FULL STORY
What a difference a year makes! (November 13, 2008)
What a difference a year makes!
by Mike Kaul, Two Rivers Emporium
The past several years have spoiled us. The mild winters and springs lulled us into expecting a late April, early May fly fishing season here in the high country. Well we had a more traditional winter and spring in our parts, which has changed our fly fishin ... FULL STORY
Public Service Commission urges consumers to continue efficiency efforts (November 13, 2008)
by Wyoming Public Service Commission
The Wyoming Public Service Commission has revised estimates for natural gas cost increases for the coming winter heating season. Based on current approved rates, some Wyoming natural gas consumers can expect winter bills very close to those of last year, whil ... FULL STORY
Managing Water in the Upper Green River Nov. 14 &15 (November 13, 2008)
Stroock Forum in Pinedale
by University of Wyoming
A major conference, the Stroock Forum at the University of Wyoming, will focus on managing water in the Upper Green River in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
Strong Winds expected Thursday (November 13, 2008)
Winter Storm Warning cancelled
by National Weather Service
The National Weather Service has issued a Significant Weather Advisory for strong winds for Sublette and Lincoln Counties. Very strong wind is expected to continue through Thursday evening. Sustained west to southwest wind of 30 mph to 40 mph with gusts as hig ... FULL STORY
Despite changes, sense of community remains strong (November 12, 2008)
by Michael S. Coburn, Sublette Community Partnership
Preliminary results from the Community Satisfaction and Quality of Life Survey indicate a slight drop in community satisfaction among long-term residents compared to a decade ago. Despite this drop, community satisfaction remains high amongst respondents. Du ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Book Signing for ‘Images of America: Pinedale’ (November 12, 2008)
New book by Ann Chambers Noble
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
A book signing was held at Rendezvous Pointe on Wednesday for Ann Chambers Noble’s new book, "Images of America: Pinedale". This latest book is part of Arcadia Press' Images of America series and tells the early history of Pinedale and the area through histori ... FULL STORY
Portion of HD22 to hold special election (November 12, 2008)
by Wyoming Secretary of State
Secretary of State Max Maxfield announced that the State Canvassing Board met this morning at 10 a.m. in Room 302 of the Wyoming State Capitol. The State Canvassing Board certified the statewide abstract as the official canvass, excluding House District 22. ... FULL STORY
Brucellosis zone proposed (November 12, 2008)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has issued a National Brucellosis Elimination Zone ("NBEZ") Proposal as a preliminary step to drafting proposed rules. ... FULL STORY
(16 pictures) Big Piney-Marbleton Veteran’s Memorial (November 12, 2008)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The Big Piney-Marbleton Veteran’s Memorial is still under construction at Plainview Cemetery. Workers with Smith and Sons Construction out of Cache Valley, Utah, have been busy laying the bricks around the base of the monument. ... FULL STORY
Funeral Service for Lawrence Shaul Nov. 15 (November 12, 2008)
by Covill Funeral Home
A funeral service for Pinedale resident Lawrence Shaul will be held on Saturday, November 15th, at 11:00 AM at Covill Funeral Home in Pinedale. Interment will follow the service in the Pinedale Cemetery. ... FULL STORY
Sixty-eight dead wolves in Wyoming (November 12, 2008)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service reports that so far this year, it has documented 68 dead wolves in Wyoming. Cause of death includes: ... FULL STORY
(6 pictures) Ladies’ Night Out at the Pinedale Aquatic Center (November 12, 2008)
by Pam McCulloch
Ladies only were allowed in the Pinedale Aquatic Center on Saturday night. The PAC hosted their first Ladies' Night Out. Class demonstrations were held. There were several different vendor booths set up. Refreshments were served. Door prizes were given aw ... FULL STORY
Game and Fish hunting surveys now underway (November 10, 2008)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Big game hunting seasons are now over in much of the state and in the next few weeks both resident and nonresident hunters will be receiving harvest survey cards in the mail from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. ... FULL STORY
Deadline for 2008 Wyoming Wildlife Photo Contest Dec. 1 (November 10, 2008)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Less than a month remains for photographers to submit entries for the annual Wyoming Wildlife photo contest. ... FULL STORY
Grizzly Bear meetings planned for West Yellowstone Nov 12-14 (November 10, 2008)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
The public and media are invited to attend the Yellowstone Grizzly Coordinating Committee (YGCC) and the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee (IGBC) fall meetings in West Yellowstone Nov. 12-14. ... FULL STORY
UW Hockey Club Improves to 7-4 (November 10, 2008)
by University of Wyoming
The University of Wyoming hockey club won two of three weekend games to improve to 7-4 this season. ... FULL STORY
(12 pictures) Readying for the Role (November 10, 2008)
Preparing for the role of Maria in ‘The Sound of Music’
by Janet Montgomery
In preparation for the role of Maria in the upcoming production of "The Sound of Music," Kim Buchanan headed to the Hair Outfitter in Pinedale to have Margie Nystrom put clips to her locks for a "Maria" do. ... FULL STORY
(24 pictures) Wranglers fall to Glenrock in playoff game (November 9, 2008 | Updated November 10, 2008)
3A Football
by Jonathan Van Dyke
After an emotional comeback victory in the first round of the 3A football playoffs, Pinedale found itself matched up against the number one seeded Glenrock Herders. ... FULL STORY
(9 pictures) Mongolian Journal (November 8, 2008)
by Cat Urbigkit
I spent several weeks in October in western Mongolia, in a mountainous region that is heavily Kazakh. This is an account taken from entries in my journal, leaving out the details of my journey to get there, and instead focusing on some of my experiences in the ... FULL STORY
(6 pictures) Rendezvous Pointe 5th Annual Holiday and Craft Fair (November 9, 2008)
by Pam McCulloch
Rendezvous Pointe was filled corner to corner this weekend with booths selling homemade crafts and treats. It was a great opportunity to get started on Christmas shopping. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Kid's Kreation Art Day (November 9, 2008)
by Pam McCulloch
Kids of all ages came to the Sublette County Library on Saturday to support the Pinedale Glaciers Booster Club. The kids were able to create pictures which will then be turned into magnets, mugs, calendars, mouse pads and several other things. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Ski Swap (November 8, 2008)
The Sublette County Ski and Snowboard Association (SCSA) held their annual Ski Swap on Saturday at the Pinedale Elementary School cafeteria. The Ski Swap is an annual fundraising event hosted by the SCSA. Local ski and snowboard enthusiasts sold used Alpine, ... FULL STORY
Glenrock 56, Pinedale 0 (November 8, 2008)
State semi-final playoff football game
Glenrock defeated the Pinedale Wranglers on Saturday during the State semi-final playoffs in Glenrock. The Herders now advance to the state championship game next weekend against Kemmerer. After the game, Coach Gregory said, "I can't say enough about the chara ... FULL STORY
State outlines special election rules (November 8, 2008)
by Wyoming Secretary of State
Secretary of State Max Maxfield issued a media release explaining the process for the conduct of a special election. ... FULL STORY
Idaho's perspective on wolves (November 7, 2008)
by Idaho Fish and Game Department
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission Wednesday, November 6, directed Fish and Game staff to pursue hunting seasons in the fall of 2009 and ways to control wolves in areas where wild deer and elk herd numbers are depressed. ... FULL STORY
Experts answer ozone questions (November 7, 2008)
Questions from October 7 forum in Pinedale
On October 7th, the University of Wyoming Helga Otto Haub School and Ruskelshouse Institute of Environment and Natural Resources organized a public educational forum on ozone in Pinedale. Dr. Derek Montague, Dr. Fred Miller, Peter Hess, and Dr. Rogene Henderso ... FULL STORY
(37 pictures) Golden Dragon Chinese Acrobats (November 6, 2008)
Colorful acrobatics with incredible balance, flexibility, strength, grace and gymnastic skill
by Pinedale Online!
The Golden Dragon Acrobats performed to a full house in the Pinedale Auditorium on Wednesday night. ... FULL STORY
(11 pictures) Vote Recount the Same (November 6, 2008)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The Sublette County Clerks Office did a recount of all the votes to double check the ballots cast for candidates Jim Roscoe and Charles Stough for State Representative District #22. Once the ballots were all counted, Sublette County Clerk Mary Lankford said al ... FULL STORY
(8 pictures) Wells Fargo Bank Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (November 5, 2008)
In Pinedale
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Wells Fargo held their Grand Opening for the new bank in Pinedale on Wednesday, November 5th. ... FULL STORY
HD 22 vote recount Thursday morning (November 5, 2008)
by Cat Urbigkit
Sublette County Clerk Mary Lankford and Deputy Clerk Tracey Hoover will be conducting a recount of the votes cast for the House 22 race at 8 a.m. Thursday, November 6, 2008, in the Commissioners Meeting Room of the Sublette County Courthouse in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
Winter Use proposed Rule released for public comment (November 5, 2008)
by Yellowstone/Grand Teton National Parks
A proposed rule concerning winter use in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks is now out for public review and comment. ... FULL STORY
Wyoming Wildlife TV focuses on non-game species (November 5, 2008)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
When most people think about Wyoming’s wildlife, they think about large, charismatic game species—elk, bighorn sheep, mule deer. Wyoming is home to more than 800 species of wildlife, but only about 100 fish and wildlife species are considered game species. The ... FULL STORY
Ski and Snowboard Swap Nov. 7 (November 5, 2008)
At the Pinedale Middle School Cafeteria
The Sublette County Ski and Snowboard Association will be holding their annual Ski Swap the weekend of November 7-9th. The Ski Swap is an annual fundraising event. Local Ski and snowboard enthusiasts will be selling used Alpine, Nordic, Snowboard and winter ... FULL STORY
Private Land elk hunting opportunities near Big Piney, Daniel and Boulder (November 5, 2008)
Permits will be issued Saturday, Nov. 8th in Pinedale
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Pinedale) - Thanks to the Wyoming Game & Fish Department’s Access Yes program and some local cooperating landowners, there are additional elk hunting opportunities for some limited quota license holders. Unfortunately, these hunting opportunities are not av ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Storm brings snow to Wyoming (November 5, 2008)
Sublette County gets 2 to 8 inches
A strong winter-like storm system brought widespread snowfall to many areas of western Wyoming Sunday evening through Tuesday morning. The following are storm totals through 11 am MST, according to the National Weather Service. ... FULL STORY
Commissioners Agenda for Nov. 7 (November 5, 2008)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
(13 pictures) 2008 Election Results (November 4, 2008)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Update 12:15AM: 100% Reporting, all precincts in. Big upset news is that it appears Jim Roscoe may have defeated Charles Stough by 4 votes with all counties data unofficially in. A recount is automatic. Both tax votes failed. See sidebar for photos of the supp ... FULL STORY
Pinedale BLM to impound trespass livestock (November 4, 2008)
7-13 abandoned horses to be impounded
by Bureau of Land Management
The Pinedale Field Office is going to collect several horses (7-13) which appear to have been abandoned on lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management. ... FULL STORY
Funeral Services for Don Friedrichs Nov. 7 (November 4, 2008)
2:00 PM at the Peace Lutheran Church in Marbleton
by Covill Funeral Home
Funeral services for Don Friedrichs of Big Piney will be held on Friday, November 7th, at 2:00 PM at the Peace Lutheran Church in Marbleton. Interment will follow the service in the Plainview Cemetery. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Senior Scribbles (November 4, 2008)
by Rendezvous Pointe
Have pen, paper, laptop; will travel? Then "travel" yourself over to Rendezvous Pointe every Thursday after lunch and join the new "Senior Scribbles" group. Do you have a yen to write? Are family members urging you to write things down? Would you like to begin ... FULL STORY
(6 pictures) Snow on the way (November 4, 2008)
Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect
The Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for western and central Wyoming Tuesday through Tuesday night. Snowfall is expected to continue across the mountains. The advisory applies to the Wyoming, Gros Ventre, Teton, and Wind River Mountain Ranges, as well ... FULL STORY
SC Democratic Election Returns Watch Party (November 4, 2008)
Pinedale VFW 7:30 PM to ?
by Democratic Party of Sublette County
The Democratic Party of Sublette County will be holding an Election Returns Watch Party at the Pinedale VFW from 7:30 to ? They will be monitoring the returns on local and national elections as they come in on TV and radio. "Come and join the suspense." No-hos ... FULL STORY
(12 pictures) BP Halloween Party (November 3, 2008)
by Pam McCulloch
BP America Production Company (BP) held their annual Halloween Party at Rendezvous Pointe in Pinedale on Friday. Carnival type games were played including a cake walk. Free drinks and pizza were served too. The annual party provides a fun, warm, safe place f ... FULL STORY
(7 pictures) New to Pinedale (November 3, 2008)
Corene Shaw recently moved to Pinedale from California and sent in these photos. She plans to make Pinedale her home. ... FULL STORY
Winter Weather Advisories (November 3, 2008)
Snow returns
The National Weather Service has Winter Weather Advisories in effect until 5:00 AM Wednesday for the following areas: ... FULL STORY
Rendezvous Pointe Holiday & Craft Fair Nov. 7 & 8 (November 3, 2008)
Fundraiser and community event
Rendezvous Pointe Senior Center will be holding their 5th Annual Holiday & Craft Fair on Friday & Saturday, Nov. 7 & 8. ... FULL STORY
Angel Wreath 2008 (November 3, 2008)
Be an Angel - Enjoy the spirit of giving to those in need
by Rendezvous Pointe
Angel wreaths are now up in local banks, Ridley’s grocery store and the Pinedale Library. Choose an angel from the wreath and help a family in need. ... FULL STORY
Residents to get new Wyoming license plates (November 3, 2008)
All Wyoming license plate holders will receive new plates in 2009
Sublette County will reserve license plate numbers 1 to 4000 for the current plate holder for both truck and car plates. If you have held a low number that is not currently registered, please notify the Sublette County Treasurer’s office to either reserve it o ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Book signing for new Pinedale book Nov. 12 (November 3, 2008)
New book by Ann Chambers Noble, Pinedale history in pictures
Ann Chambers Noble will be signing her new Pinedale photographic history on November 12, 2008, Wednesday, at 1:00 p.m. at Rendezvous Pointe. Books will be available for purchase at the book signing for $19.99. ... FULL STORY
Dig It! - Ready, Set, Winterize (November 3, 2008)
by Sage & Snow Garden Club
I know it's hard to believe, but winter is approaching and it's time to prepare your garden. Here are a few tips to ensure a beautiful garden next year. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Snow Explorers Annual Membership Dinner Nov. 8 (November 3, 2008)
Dinner and election of new officers
The Pinedale Snow Explorers snowmobile club will hold their annual membership dinner on Saturday, November 9th, at the VFW in Pinedale. Dinner will be at 6:30PM, followed by election of new officers. Potluck style dinner – bring a dish to share. The club will ... FULL STORY
BP well enters DEQ Voluntary Remediation Program for contaminated water well (November 3, 2008)
Public has until Dec. 23 to review two plans
by Pinedale Online!
BP America Production Company (BP) has been accepted by the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to participate in the Voluntary Remediation Program (VRP) for a contaminated water well in Sublette County. ... FULL STORY
Big Piney Viper Hockey Registration Nov. 12 (November 3, 2008)
There will be a registration for Big Piney Viper Hockey on Wednesday, November 12th, at the Big Piney Library from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. This is for all age groups, four years and up. ... FULL STORY
(5 pictures) Halloween Fun (November 2, 2008)
by Nikki Mann and Jeff Wohl
Nikki Mann and Jeff Wohl took these photos of the Halloween fun at Rock Rabbit in Pinedale on Friday. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Golden Dragons come to town Nov. 5 (November 2, 2008)
China’s premiere acrobat company to perform in Pinedale Auditorium
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council (PFAC) is proud to present the legendary Golden Dragon Acrobats on Wednesday November 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Pinedale Auditorium. ... FULL STORY
New BLM Right-of-Way fees (November 2, 2008)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management recently announced final regulations that revise the rental fees it charges companies or individuals for rights-of-way so that these fees more adequately reflect changes in land values over the past two decades. The BLM published ... FULL STORY
GE & UW work to advance cleaner coal (November 2, 2008)
High Plains Gasification Advanced Technology Center
by University of Wyoming
GE Energy and the University of Wyoming have reached agreement on a proposed development plan for the High Plains Gasification Advanced Technology Center. The agreement outlines the framework for the development, design, construction and operation of the facil ... FULL STORY
G&F seeks information on moose poaching (November 2, 2008)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking any information regarding two moose that were illegally shot and left approximately 10 miles northeast of Boulder on the Scab Creek Road, near the Scab Creek elk feedground. The two moose, a cow and a yearling b ... FULL STORY
EnCana supports Wildlife Heritage Foundation of Wyoming (November 2, 2008)
by EnCana Oil and Gas (USA) Inc. media release
EnCana Oil and Gas (USA) Inc. contributed $6,000 to the Wildlife Heritage Foundation of Wyoming to fund a strategy session scheduled for 2009. ... FULL STORY
(30 pictures) Wrangler’s Huge Playoff Comeback (November 2, 2008)
Pinedale Wranglers 28, Lovell Bulldogs 23
by Clint Gilchrist, Pinedale Online!
Last week, Pinedale honored the Wrangler senior football players. Many of the seniors indicated their favorite football memory was making the playoffs. Now they have a come-from-behind playoff victory to add to those memories. ... FULL STORY

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