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Pinedale Online News - January 2009

Dig It! Winter Dreams About Spring Gardening (January 31, 2009)
by Sage and Snow Garden Club
What garden interests do you have? Do you want to learn about shade gardening, xeriscape (low water) gardening, vegetables that grow at high altitudes, plants that benefit bees and butterflies, composting, how to make a window box or cold frame, how to prune l ... FULL STORY
High School Basketball (January 31, 2009)
Pinedale vs Mountain View FINAL SCORE Boys–Varsity: Mountain View 66-Pinedale 44. GIRLS' GAME FINAL: Mountain View 59-Pinedale 24. Games played in Mountain View and were broadcast live on KPIN 101.1 FM Radio. Thank you to sponsors who made broadcast possible. ... FULL STORY
Rangers apprehend snowmobilers in Yellowstone Park backcountry (January 31, 2009)
by Yellowstone National Park
Four people were apprehended recently when park rangers caught them riding snowmobiles in Yellowstone’s backcountry. ... FULL STORY
14th Annual IPSSSDR (January 31, 2009)
The Start for the Pinedale Stage of the International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race will be at the Visitor Center in downtown Pinedale on Monday, February 2nd. From there it will travel west to North Bootstrap Trail. The finish for the 35-mile course is at ... FULL STORY
‘Maui for Money’ May 1st (January 31, 2009)
by Children's Learning Center of Sublette County
"Maui for Money", the annual fundraiser for the Children's Learning Center of Sublette County, will be held on Friday, May 1st at 5:30 pm, at Rendezvous Pointe in Pinedale. Come for an evening of festivities including a live and silent auction, live music, a ... FULL STORY
BLM and Forest Service announce 2009 Grazing Fee (January 31, 2009)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Federal grazing fee for 2009 will be $1.35 per animal unit month (AUM) for public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management and $1.35 per head month (HM) for lands managed by the Forest Service. The grazing fee for 2009 is the same as it was in ... FULL STORY
Sixteen elk to sent to slaughter (January 31, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Trapping efforts at three Boulder-area elk feedgrounds this week resulted in the testing of 231 adult female elk for brucellosis, with 16 of those animals later sent to slaughter. ... FULL STORY
University of Wyoming Fall Semester Graduates (January 31, 2009)
by University of Wyoming
The University of Wyoming awarded degrees to the following students from Sublette County at the completion of the 2008 fall semester. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Romanza to serenade Pinedale Feb. 10 (January 31, 2009)
Tenor trio to perform classic opera, Italian favorites for contemporary audience
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council is proud to present internationally-acclaimed tenor trio, Romanza live in concert Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. in the Pinedale Auditorium. ... FULL STORY
WLCI meeting in Pinedale Feb. 3 (January 31, 2009)
by Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative
Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative Local Project Development Team has scheduled upcoming meetings in Pinedale, Lyman and Wamsutter in February. Draft agendas are available at ... FULL STORY
BLM investigates illegal dumping near Pinedale (January 31, 2009)
by Bureau of Land Management
Illegal dumping of oil near the town of Pinedale, Wyo., has cost a Wyoming man $525 in fines and his job. ... FULL STORY
Dell enters agreement with Wyoming for Deceptive Financing Practices (January 31, 2009)
by Wyoming Attorney General’s Office
(Cheyenne) - Wyoming Attorney General Bruce A. Salzburg announced today that one of the world’s largest computer companies, Dell, Inc., has agreed to pay $25,000 to Wyoming residents who experienced problems with the company’s financing and customer service pr ... FULL STORY
(16 pictures) Pinedale Glaciers Hockey (January 30 2009)
by Pam McCulloch
Hockey season is in full swing. January 24th the Pinedale Midgets and PeeWees took to the ice in the Sublette County Ice Arena in Pinedale. Saturday morning the PeeWees defeated the Rock Springs Miners 9-0. The Midget's Saturday night game was a success as th ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Middle School announces the Principal Honor Roll (January 30, 2009)
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 second quarter: ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Middle School announces the Superintendent Honor Roll (January 30, 2009)
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 second quarter. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Nordic Ski Grooming Report, January 30 (January 29, 2009)
by Bob Barrett, Pinedale Ski Education Foundation
Up to a foot of new snow since last week has recharged the Nordic trail system and filled in bare spots that were starting to show. Plenty of fresh, soft snow arrived for the annual Special Olympics and again for the Pinedale 4th graders yearly cross-country ... FULL STORY
DEQ to issue ozone advisory forecasts (January 29, 2009)
by Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality
Elevated levels of ozone were observed during February and March of 2008 in the Upper Green River Basin. As a result, the Air Quality Division (AQD) of Wyoming’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) issued six ozone advisories during that two month perio ... FULL STORY
Tightening the belt (January 29, 2009)
Suggestions for ways to save money
The tougher economic times are causing many people to tighten their belts and think harder about how they spend their money. Many people don’t have enough money saved for an emergency fund should they get ill for several weeks or lose their jobs. Financial pla ... FULL STORY
IPSSSDR starts Friday, January 30, 2009 (January 29, 2009)
International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race: Go, Dogs, Go!
Twenty teams will leave the starting line in Jackson's historic Town Square at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, January 30 for the start of the 2009 International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race (IPSSSDR). This year's roster includes three previous IPSSSDR champions: t ... FULL STORY
(8 pictures) Pinedale Triathlon (January 27, 2009)
by Pam McCulloch
In recognition of National Mentor month and as a promotional event for Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Pinedale Aquatic Center (PAC) and Proactive Fitness sposored the first annual Pinedale Indoor Triathlon on Saturday, January 24th. Together, PAC and Proactive ... FULL STORY
Wolf shot in South Dakota (January 29, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Argus Leader reports that a coyote hunter shot and killed a wolf in South Dakota this week. The 70-pound female wolf was killed in Roberts County. Click on the link below for the story. ... FULL STORY
Walkabout wolves and wolf update (January 29, 2009)
by US Fish & Wildlife Service Wolf Report
WYOMING WOLF WEEKLY- Jan. 9, 2009 through Jan. 23, 2009 ... FULL STORY
(12 pictures) Club Race at Jackson (January 29, 2009)
by Jeff Wohl
Eleven racers from Sublette County traveled to the Jackson Mountain Resort (JHMR) to race in the 2nd Club Series race of the season. The Giant Slalom race was held on Casper Bowl and consisted of two timed runs with the fastest combined time winning. ... FULL STORY
Wolf confirmed near Buffalo (January 28, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
It appears a lone wolf has been making its presence known near Buffalo, Wyoming. Click on the link below for the story. ... FULL STORY
Wolf hearing Friday morning (January 28, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Wyoming Legislature's House Travel, Recreation and Wildlife Committee will hold a hearing on the six wolf bills pending in the house. The hearing is slated for 7 a.m., Friday January 30, 2009 in Room 302 of the Wyoming Capitol in Cheyenne. ... FULL STORY
Elk trapping continues (January 28, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Wyoming Game and Fish Department officials continued the elk test-and-removal pilot project at Boulder-area feedgrounds Wednesday morning, with a successful capture at the Muddy Creek feedground this morning. The elk are currently being processed and blood sam ... FULL STORY
Drug busts send 17 to prison for Meth trafficking (January 28, 2009)
Convictions cap four years of work by narcotics investigators with the Sublette County Drug Task Force and other agencies
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Sublette County Sheriff Wayne "Bardy" Bardin held a press conference on Monday, January 26th, to release information about two long-term drug conspiracy investigations which resulted in the arrest and conviction of seventeen people for possession and distribu ... FULL STORY
County Commission meeting notes (January 27, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Skyline Drive ... FULL STORY
Elk trapped at Fall Creek (January 27, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department was successful in its elk capture efforts at the Fall Creek elk feedground on Tuesday morning. A total of 192 elk were captured in the trap that had been baited with hay. The elk were trapped as part of the fourth year of a ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Dreaming of summer (January 27, 2009)
A lot of people are calling and writing asking about summer hiking trips. "When will the snow be off in the mountains?" is a common question. The high mountain passes are usually passable by the 4th of July. Lower elevations free up of snow earlier. See our Ne ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Family on Bikes rides through Mexico (January 27, 2009)
Checking in on Nancy, John, Davy, Daryl Vogel on their 20,000-mile bike trek
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Here is the latest report from the Vogel family, the family that was stranded in Pinedale passed last October when an early season snow storm halted progress on their bicycle trip. This family isn’t just on a leisurely jaunt. They on eight months into a two-1/ ... FULL STORY
WYDOT Road Construction contracts (January 27, 2009)
by Wyoming Department of Transporation
Contracts totaling $31.1 million for 12 highway projects around the state, including five made possible by the additional funding the 2008 Legislature appropriated for highway construction, were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission at its January m ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) PAC 1st Anniversary Party Feb 6th (January 27, 2009)
Entertainment, refreshments, fun!
by Pinedale Aquatic Center
Join the Pinedale Aquatic Center in celebrating their first anniversary of operation.PAC will host an Anniversary Party on Friday, February 6th from 4:00 – 7:00 pm. Come enjoy refreshments and entertainment! See "How Far We’ve Come!" by viewing "Memory Wall." ... FULL STORY
Scam Alert: Jury Duty e-mail/phone Scam (January 27, 2009)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office wants to alert the public to an e-mail/phone scam related to failure to report for jury duty. ... FULL STORY
Brrrrr! (January 27, 2009)
Temperatures plummet to -35
by National Weather Service
Temperatures plummeted overnight and Tuesday morning after a strong storm system moved out and clear skies moved over head with fresh snow cover. Cold air from the north also aided in bringing below zero temperatures to everywhere in western and central Wyomi ... FULL STORY
Winter Weather Advisory (January 27, 2009)
More snow, wind, slippery roads and limited visibility at times
by National Weather Service
The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow, which is in effect until 5 pm MST Wednesday. ... FULL STORY
Sublette Clean-up Day organizational meeting Feb 4 (January 27, 2009)
Looking for people who want to help
by Sublette County Chamber of Commerce
The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce is proud to sponsor Community Clean up Day every year here in Sublette County. This event will take place on May 16 2009. ... FULL STORY
9th Graders: Energy Summer Institute at UW (January 27, 2009)
Applications being accepted for June summer program
by University of Wyoming
Applications are now being accepted for the 2009 Energy Summer Institute sponsored by the University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources. The Energy Summer Institute is a two-week summer residential program for students currently enrolled in ninth grade. ... FULL STORY
Sublette County HeART and Soul Contest (January 27, 2009)
For kids age Pre-K to 8th Grade
by Green River Valley Land Trust
The Green River Valley land Trust invites children from preschool age to 8th grade to participate in the Sublette County HeART and Soul Contest. Complete the entry form and let everyone know what you LOVE about Sublette County’s open spaces, agriculture and wi ... FULL STORY
2009 Fishing Walk-In Atlas now available (January 27, 2009)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
January may not be the time when the thoughts of most Wyomingites are with fishing, but the 2009 Game and Fish Walk-in Fishing Atlas is now available to help anglers plan their trips for the coming year. ... FULL STORY
Snow Storm Totals (January 27, 2009)
Sublette County gets 4-15 inches new snow
A Pacific storm system dumped heavy snow on much of western and central Wyoming this weekend. Below are snow totals for western Wyoming, courtesy of the National Weather Service. Amounts are up to 5:00 pm Monday January 26. ... FULL STORY
BTNF signs ROD for Off Highway Vehicle Routes (January 27, 2009)
For Big Piney, Jackson and Buffalo Ranger Districts of the Bridger-Teton National Forest
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
District Rangers on the Buffalo, Jackson and Big Piney Ranger District have signed the Record of Decision for the Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) Route Designation Project on the Bridger-Teton National Forest. The decision will improve management of public summer m ... FULL STORY
UW Nordic Ski Team News (January 27, 2009)
Includes local skier Kari Boroff of Daniel
by University of Wyoming
The University of Wyoming Nordic ski teams swept their respective divisions in the recent opening competition at Snow Mountain Ranch, near Granby, Colo. ... FULL STORY
ONA commends President Obama for timely support of transparent government (January 27, 2009)
by Online News Association
The Online News Association sent the following letter to President Barack Obama on Friday, Jan. 23 on behalf of its members. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Elk evade traps (January 27, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Dozens of Wyoming Game and Fish Department personnel spent Sunday and Monday on standby in the Pinedale regional office, awaiting word that elk had been trapped and were ready to be processed for brucellosis testing. But the elk refused to cooperate. ... FULL STORY
Obo’s hopes to expand to Green River (January 26, 2009)
by Wyoming Business Report
The Wyoming Business Report had three online stories today that directly relate to Sublette County. ... FULL STORY
Funeral Service for Pat Jackson Jan. 29 (January 26, 2009)
Funeral Service for Pat Jackson will be on Thursday, January 29, at 1:00 PM at St. Andrews in the Pines Episcopal Church in Pinedale. Party will follow immediately after at the VFW. ... FULL STORY
County Commissioners Agenda for Jan. 27 (January 26, 2009)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
Winter Weather Advisory for Wyoming (January 25, 2009)
Major winter storm arrives
The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow which is in effect until 5:00 am MST Monday. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Town Council meeting Jan 26 (January 25, 2009)
Unclear if Ordinance 442-Site Plans will be discussed
The Pinedale Town Council will hold their regular council meeting on Monday, January 26, 2009 at 5:30 PM at the Pinedale Town Hall, 210 W Pine Street. ... FULL STORY
A’Maze’ing Gayle Memorial Benefit (January 24, 2009)
Fundraiser on January 31 for the Gayle McMurry Kinnison Memorial Labyrinth
by Sublette County Library Foundation
(Pinedale) – Grab your dancing shoes and plan on rocking the night away at Rock Rabbit Saturday, January 31,2009 from 4 p.m. until 2 a.m. for the A"Maze"ing Gayle Memorial Benefit. This is the community's opportunity to fund raise for the Gayle McMurry Kinnis ... FULL STORY
University of Wyoming News (January 24, 2009)
by University of Wyoming
UW Trustees approve Room and Board fees ... FULL STORY
UW launches two energy-related undergraduate degree programs (January 24, 2009)
Energy Resource Science and Energy Systems Engineering
by University of Wyoming
Two new University of Wyoming energy-related undergraduate degree programs will provide a well-trained workforce to help develop conventional and alternative energy sources while addressing growing social and environmental concerns. ... FULL STORY
Lower speed limit on WY 351 reduces crash rate (January 24, 2009)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
(Pinedale) – Aggressive enforcement of a reduced speed limit on an eight-mile section of WY 351 is proving to reduce the crash rate between milepost 4.5 and milepost 13.5, according to records. ... FULL STORY
The Wildlife of Sublette County (January 24, 2009)
Clip from ‘Discover the Wild’ wildlife series on PBS
"Discover the Wild" is a wildlife series produced for Public Television by Evergreen Productions out of Casper, Wyoming. They are now preparing the program for national broadcasts, 10 shows, 40 segments in all, for distribution throughout the PBS system in the ... FULL STORY
Memorial Funeral Service for Wayne Jensen Jan. 27 (January 23, 2009)
by Covill Funeral Home
A memorial funeral service for Wayne Jensen of Boulder, Wyoming will be held on Tuesday, January 27th at 2:00 p.m. at the Boulder Community Center. ... FULL STORY
2009 Wyoming legislation (January 22, 2009)
Snapshot into some of the proposed legislation
by Pinedale Online!
Here is a look at some of the proposed bills being considered by the 2009 House committees: ... FULL STORY
Wyoming bills of interest to truckers (January 22, 2009)
Land Line Magazine, a magazine for professional truckers, posted an interesting article about several road safety bills being tossed around at the Wyoming statehouse. The new bills address chain law, road closures, and drivers distracted by cell phones and tex ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) It could be worse (January 22, 2009)
Natural gas drilling in other parts of the world
Here’s an article that adds a different perspective on all the discussions and issues related to natural gas drilling in the Upper Green River Valley. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Snow returns (January 22, 2009)
Significant snow accumulations possible for NW Wyoming mountains
by National Weather Service
Areas of light to moderate snowfall will create slick roadways through mountain passes Thursday night. Travelers are encouraged to dial 5-1-1 to get the latest road conditions. ... FULL STORY
CURED (January 22, 2009)
by CURED media release
Citizens United for Responsible Energy Development (CURED) is a recently formed non-profit. The organization was created to primarily address air, water, and human health issues related to energy development in the region. CURED is not opposed to gas develo ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Allegations of animal neglect at Rock Springs Humane Society (January 22, 2009)
Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office investigates complaints about conditions at the shelter and financial discrepancies
by Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office
An investigation into allegations of animal neglect and financial discrepancies at the Rock Springs Humane Society animal shelter on Yellowstone Road north of Rock Springs is nearly complete. ... FULL STORY
DOI Kempthorn signs Climate Change Order (January 22, 2009)
Provides guidance to Department of Interior on responses to emerging climate change issues
As one of his last actions before leaving the Department of Interior, Secretary Dirk Kempthorn signed a Secretarial Order on climate change which expands Interior bureaus responsibilities in addressing climate change. ... FULL STORY
(11 pictures) PFAC presents Calo Flamenco (January 21, 2009)
by Pam McCulloch
Thursday, January 15th, the Pinedale Fine Arts Council presented Calo Flamenco Ballet De Marin Gaxiola. Flamenco is a mixture of song and dance, with clapping and instruments used to keep the rhythm. No two performances are alike. The music was composed or a ... FULL STORY
Salazar confirmed as Interior Secretary (January 22, 2009)
by US Department of the Interior press release
Ken Salazar, a fifth-generation Coloradan who served as the state’s U.S. Senator, Attorney General and Director of Natural Resources, was confirmed on Wednesday, January 21, by a unanimous vote in the U.S. Senate to become the 50th Secretary of the Interior ... FULL STORY
Obama halts wolf delisting (January 22, 2009)
by Center for Biological Diversity press release
President Barack Obama has issued a freeze on publication of federal regulations planned under the previous administration but not yet published in the Federal Register. This action, which will give the new administration a chance to review Bush-era policy dec ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Idaho wolves at a glance (January 22, 2009)
by Idaho Fish and Game Department
Numbers: At the end of 2008 (tentative) ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wolves impact elk grazing (January 22, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
"Risk effects in elk: Sex-specific responses in grazing and browsing due to predation risk from wolves" is an article by D. Christianson and S. Creel in the journal Behavioral Ecology. ... FULL STORY
Big Piney ‘Ice Box of the Nation’ Sled Dog Celebration Feb. 2 (January 22, 2009)
Big Piney Stage will be Feb. 3
The Big Piney ‘Ice Box of the Nation’ Sled Dog Celebration 2009 Mushers Banquet for the Big Piney Stage Stop – IPSSSDR will be held on Monday night, February 2nd at the Marbleton Senior Center. The banquet will include the annual Dutch oven dessert, 4H dessert ... FULL STORY
‘Meet the Mushers’ Banquet Sunday, Feb. 1 (January 22, 2009)
Pinedale Stage Stop Monday morning
The Pinedale Stage Stop "Meet the Mushers" Banquet will be held on Sunday, February 1, at Stockman’s Restaurant and Lounge, 117 West Pine Street in Pinedale, from 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm. $7 Dinner – Halftime’s Kinnison Calcutta and presentations. ... FULL STORY
A’Maze’ing Gayle Memorial Benefit Jan 31 (January 22, 2009)
To raise funds to pay for the Labyrinth in the new Pinedale Library
by IPSSSDR Pinedale Stage Stop Committee
The Pinedale/Cora Stage Stop was introduced and sponsored by the late Gayle Kinnison since 1995. The Pinedale Stage Stop Committee will continue to recognize her love of dogs and how she helped build Pinedale and Cora as mushing communities. We welcome all par ... FULL STORY
Yellowstone receives $500,000 to look for new life (January 22, 2009)
Grant to research hydrothermal vents in the shoreline and bottom of Yellowstone Lake
by Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park will receive a half million dollars in federal funds to match a private donation enabling the park to conduct a groundbreaking research project. ... FULL STORY
2009 IPSSSDR hosts teams from Switzerland, Canada, Scotland and the U.S. (January 22, 2009)
Teams from Canada, Switzerland, Scotland and the U.S. have filled the 2009 International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race (IPSSSDR) field, announced Race Director Frank Teasley. Twenty teams will arrive in Wyoming for the Jackson, Wyo., start of the IPSSSDR, ... FULL STORY
United Way Opens Up Funding (January 22, 2009)
Any tax exempt organization can apply
by United Way of Southwest Wyoming
United Way of Southwest Wyoming announced that they are now accepting letters of intent (LOI) for one-year grants for the 2009-2010 funding process. This year’s funding processes will be open to any tax exempt organization that serves residents in Lincoln, Sub ... FULL STORY
New energy efficiency programs for Wyoming customers (January 22, 2009)
by Rocky Mountain Power
Rocky Mountain Power announced the launch of six energy efficiency and peak use reduction programs now available to its Wyoming residential, commercial and industrial customers. Rocky Mountain Power will offer customers incentives to purchase energy-efficient ... FULL STORY
Back Country Horsemen to meet Feb 2 (January 22, 2009)
Work session to plan activities for 2009
by Mountain Man Back Country Horsemen
The Mountain Man Back Country Horsemen will meet on Monday, February 2, at 5:30 p.m. at the BLM building (Stromness Building), 1625 W. Pine St in Pinedale. This will be a work session to plan activities for 2009. Some project in the works include a poker rid ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Pinedale Nordic Ski Grooming Report, January 21 (January 21, 2009)
by Bob Barrett, Pinedale Ski Education Foundation
The county’s second PistenBully 100 has arrived and was used this week at the CCC Pond Pathway to widen the skating lane and lay a classic track. The warm temperatures have caused a loss of snowpack. Sagebrush is exposed on all of the routes leaving the main ... FULL STORY
After-School Programs for Pinedale Students (January 21, 2009)
by Sublette County School District #1
Currently in the Pinedale schools, there are many after-school enrichment and tutoring programs being offered for students to involve them in fun activities after the school day ends. ... FULL STORY
Ozone Advisory Alert test Jan 23 (January 21, 2009)
by Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality
The Air Quality Division of the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality will be conducting a dry run communications test of the ozone advisory alert system on Friday, January 23 between 11:00 a.m. and noon. This test will include an automated call, which ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) G&F warns of Winter wildlife conflicts (January 20, 2009)
by Wyoming Game and Fish
Workers with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department in Jackson found themselves working to free a young bull elk that had gotten its antlers tangled in a woven wire fence along the west boundary of the National Elk Refuge on Thursday (January 15). Game and Fish ... FULL STORY
‘Antarctic Journey’ January 21 (January 20, 2009)
A Photo Presentation by Leslie Rozier
by Rendezvous Pointe
Leslie Rozier will present a special photo presentation on her "Antarctic Journey". Leslie spent time in the South Pole as a Trauma Coordinator in 2008. She will share her experience and photos at Rendezvous Pointe in Pinedale on Wednesday, January 21 at 1:00 ... FULL STORY
PAWG meeting Feb. 19 (January 20, 2009)
Pinedale Anticline Working Group
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Field Office will host the first Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG) meeting of the new year at 1 p.m. on Feb. 19, 2009. The meeting is open to the public and will be held at the Pinedale Field Office located at ... FULL STORY
UW Fall Semester Dean's and Freshman Honor Roll (January 20, 2009)
by University of Wyoming
The University of Wyoming lists 11 students from Sublette County on the 2008 fall semester academic Dean's and Freshman Honor Roll. The honor roll consists of regularly enrolled undergraduates above freshman standing who earned a 3.4 or better grade point ave ... FULL STORY
Public Workshop on Pinedale storm water problem Jan 28 (January 20, 2009)
The Town of Pinedale, in cooperation with WLC Engineering/AMEC Earth and Environmental, will hold a public workshop and meeting on current storm water drainage problem on Wednesday, January 28th at the Pinedale Town Hall at 5:30 PM. Topics to be discussed incl ... FULL STORY
Library Metamorphosis Continues (January 19, 2009)
Sublette County Library
(PINEDALE) – The Sublette County Library, at 155 South Tyler Avenue, is a little bit louder than usual these days as construction work on the new addition enters its latest phase. The Lovatt Room is in the process of becoming the new children’s department and ... FULL STORY
Junior Mushers (January 19, 2009)
Ten-year-old Olivia Pape will represent Pinedale
Select students from Jackson, Lyman, Pinedale, Kemmerer, Alpine and Evanston, grades 3-8, will participate in a sled dog race of their own, the IPSSSDR Jr. Stage Stop on Saturday, February 7, at 2:00 p.m. during the final day of the International Pedigree Stag ... FULL STORY
Senate passes wolf compensation bill (January 19, 2009)
by U.S. Senator Jon Tester press release
On Thursday, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan "Wolf Kill Bill" by Senators Jon Tester and John Barrasso, R-Wyo. ... FULL STORY
Time to manage wolves (January 19, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Scientific American magazine online has dusted off an old article from 2003 and put it back into the spotlight this week. It's called "The Gray Wolf: Out of the Woods?" ... FULL STORY
Hunting decline changes natural order (January 19, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Matthew Teague has an interesting article posted on Sports Illustrated Vault. The article is "How the decline of hunting is changing the natural order." It's a long article and well worth the read. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Dave Bell Scenic Photos (January 19, 2009)
Dave Bell has posted two new albums in his photo gallery. One is of the sunset in the Daniel Valley on Sunday, January 18th, and the other is of the snowdrifts and scenery on South Pass over the weekend. Click on these links to see his latest photos: ... FULL STORY
Obama picks animal rights activist (January 16, 2009)
by PR Web news release
The nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom said today that Cass Sunstein, the Harvard University Law School professor tapped by President-elect Obama to head the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, has a secret aim to push a radical animal-rights agen ... FULL STORY
Defenders pledges wolf lawsuit (January 16, 2009)
by Defenders of Wildlife press release
Today, in a last-ditch effort by the Bush administration to undermine environmental protections, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced that the Northern Rockies gray wolf will be taken off the Endangered Species List. This decision is yet another ... FULL STORY
Enviros plan to sue over delisting (January 16, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit
The Wyoming Chapter of the Sierra Club has pledged to sue over the latest FWS wolf delisting rule. In a the press release, Sierra Club stated: ... FULL STORY
Wyoming left out of wolf delisting (January 16, 2009)
by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service press release
Deputy Secretary of the Interior Lynn Scarlett announced the removal of the western Great Lakes population and portions of the northern Rocky Mountain population of gray wolves from protection under the Endangered Species Act. The success of gray wolf recovery ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Indoor Triathlon (January 16, 2009)
by Amber Pearce- Pinedale Aquatic Center, and Pam McCulloch
It isn't too late to sign up for the Pinedale Indoor Triathlon. ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) Pinedale Youth Hockey (January 13, 2009)
Mite and Mini-Mite Glacier Hockey news
by T.J. Hunt and Daneka Ewert
Pinedale Mite and Mini Mite youth hockey team went to Rock Springs this weekend to participate in the Little Fire Hole Blowout Tournament. The contestants were between the ages of 8- under Mites and Mini Mites 6 - under. Other teams present were Rock Springs M ... FULL STORY
EnCana announces team leader rotation (January 16, 2009)
by EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc.
EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. is pleased to announce and welcome Julia Gwaltney as the Jonah Field Team Lead. Gwaltney joins the EnCana team as part of the company’s workforce mobility strategy. ... FULL STORY
3.7 Earthquake reported in Jackson Hole area (January 16, 2009)
The National Earthquake Information Center in Golden, Colorado reported that an earthquake occurred at 9:15 pm MST Thursday evening, January 15, which was felt weakly by many people in the Jackson Hole area. The quake had a magnitude 3.7 on the Richter scale a ... FULL STORY
Funeral Service for Dr. William Close Jan. 18 (Original post January 15, 2009 | Updated February 16, 2009)
by Covill Funeral Home
Funeral service for Dr. William Close will be held on Sunday, January 18th at 1:00 PM at the Big Piney Fine Arts Building. For more information contact Covill Funeral Home, 307-367-2321. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Nordic Ski Grooming Report, January 14 (January 14, 2009)
by Bob Barrett, Pinedale Ski Education Foundation
A break from the recent storms has allowed our grooming to catch up with the increasing snow pack. The upper trails along Skyline Drive are groomed with the PistenBully four days per week (Mon., Wed., Fri., Sat.) and all routes are open with almost no exposed ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Yellowstone wolf numbers decline (January 13, 2009)
by National Park Service press release
The number of wolves in Yellowstone National Park declined last year. It’s the first drop in wolf numbers in the park in three years. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) High School musicians meet in Casper (January 12, 2009)
Four students from Pinedale participating in the Wyoming All-State Music clinic
by Sublette County School District #1
Over 450 of Wyoming’s best high school music students will meet in Casper on January 18-20, 2009 for the 2009 Wyoming All-State Band, Orchestra, and Choir Clinic. Natrona County High School will host all of the clinic rehearsals. ... FULL STORY
(11 pictures) Express Yourself Dance Company (January 12, 2009)
by Pam McCulloch
Express Yourself Dance Company presented their annual winter dance recital January 9th in the Pinedale Auditorium. The girls came out dressed in black and white and showed their talents. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Town Council tables 2nd Reading of Site Plan Ordinance 442 (January 12, 2009)
To allow more time for public input
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
In response to considerable public comment and concern, the Pinedale Town Council voted to table the 2nd Reading for controversial Ordinance 442 at their regular meeting Monday night, January 12th to allow more time for public inpuy. ... FULL STORY
Landowner Coupons due Feb. 1; Rate Corrected (January 12, 2009)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
(Cheyenne) – Ranchers and farmers are reminded the Feb. 1 deadline to redeem landowner coupons from the past hunting season is fast approaching. The coupons and corresponding affidavits must be submitted to the local game warden or Wyoming Game and Fish Depar ... FULL STORY
Yellowstone Recruits for 2009 YCC Program (January 12, 2009)
by Yellowstone National Park
Imagine an opportunity to work in and enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities in our nation's first national park - hiking, backpacking, and exploring, to name a few - while fostering an understanding and appreciation of Yellowstone National Park and its natu ... FULL STORY
(13 pictures) Opening Day at the Moondance Diner (January 12, 2009)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The Moondance Diner opened its doors to customers at 5:30 AM on Monday, January 12th, in LaBarge, Wyoming. The first customers to get coffee and breakfast were Kent Profit (Father of diner owner Cheryl Pierce) and friend Guy Decker. More people came in during ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Duran Peak (January 11, 2009)
by Dave Bell
Duran Peak, 10,711', sits at the head of Bridger Creek above Fremont Lake. There are three main canyons and streams feeding into Fremont Lake. Pine Creek Canyon and Creek is to the left, Fremont Canyon and Creek is to the right, and Bridger Creek, is the cente ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Two Wyoming residents sickened in Salmonella outbreak (January 10, 2009)
Possibly due to King Nut brand peanut butter
Federal officials have not yet identified the cause of a salmonella outbreak striking almost 400 people in 42 states, but state officials in Minnesota said they believe peanut butter may be involved. On Friday, the Minnesota Department of Health said prelimina ... FULL STORY
(45 pictures) Moondance Diner to open Monday, January 12th (Original post January 10, 2009 | Updated January 20, 2009)
Famous New York Diner finds new home in LaBarge, Wyoming
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The long-awaited opening for the Moondance Diner in LaBarge, Wyoming will be on Monday, January 20th. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) A climate of Change! (January 9, 2009)
Off the Paved Road
by James Rogers
A new era dawns as the old calendar is thrown in the trash and a new one is put in its place. From my perspective the world that we are living in looks a little tougher than the past few years. Not tough as in impossible to make a living, nor tough as in "t ... FULL STORY
Wyoming cloud seeding study enters its 4th year (January 9, 2009)
by Wyoming Water Development Office
(Cheyenne) - A study aimed at determining whether or not cloud seeding technology can increase Wyoming’s snowpack entered its fourth season this winter. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Flamenco dance troupe in Pinedale Jan. 15 (January 9, 2009)
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council is proud to present the flamenco dance troupe Calo Flamenco live Thursday, January, 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Pinedale Auditorium. ... FULL STORY
SLIB approves over $22 million in grants for Wyo. Communities (January 9, 2009)
by Wyoming Business Council
(Cheyenne) - The State Loan and Investment Board (SLIB) approved over $22 million in grants for Wyoming communities at its meeting today in Cheyenne. ... FULL STORY
GRVLT, CLIMB and EnCana form partnership (January 9, 2009)
by Green River Valley Land Trust
(Pinedale) – EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. partnered with the Green River Valley Land Trust (GRVLT) and CLIMB Wyoming by donating $8,000 to train a CLIMB Wyoming candidate to become a staff member for GRVLT. ... FULL STORY
West Coast bank robbery suspect arrested near Laramie (January 9, 2009)
by Wyoming Highway Patrol
(Laramie) – A suspect wanted in connection with at least two armed bank robberies in the west coast area was arrested by Troopers yesterday afternoon (Thursday, January 8) near Laramie. The arrest took place approximately 15 miles east of Laramie on eastbound ... FULL STORY
Enzi speaks out for broadcaster free speech (January 9, 2009)
Co-sponsors the Broadcaster Freedom Act of 2009, S. 34
by U.S. Senator Mike Enzi media release
(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., is fighting to ensure the government won’t get to tell your local radio and television stations what type of political content to air. ... FULL STORY
Governor expresses strong support for Wyoming Range bill (January 9, 2009)
Counters misinformation
by Governor Freudenthal's office
(Cheyenne) – In a letter to the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee today (Friday, January 9, 2009), Gov. Dave Freudenthal expressed strong support for the Wyoming Range Legacy Act and corrected misinformation about the legislation that has bee ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wolf hunting reinstated in Macedonia (January 9, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Newropeans online magazine has an interesting article detailing how the ban on wolf hunting in Macedonia has been set aside after numerous recent conflicts with wolves, of which number in the "many." ... FULL STORY
DEQ to host public meeting in Pinedale Feb 9 (January 7, 2009)
EnCana has asked to modify 32 gas/condensate production facilities
DEQ will hold a public hearing in Pinedale to gather comment regarding a request by EnCana Oil and Gas to modify 32 gas/condensate production facilities. ... FULL STORY
Slow economic times impacting Lee Enterprises (January 7, 2009)
Parent company of the Casper Star-Tribune newspaper
According to an article in the Wyoming Business Report on January 5th, Lee Enterprises, the parent company of the Casper Star-Tribune newspaper, is having trouble generating enough revenue to meet its 2009 operating requirements. As a result of the financial ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Nordic Ski Grooming Report, January 7 (January 7, 2009)
by Bob Barrett, Pinedale Ski Education Foundation
All designated routes in our Nordic trail system are now being groomed on a regular basis. The trails along Skyline Drive are groomed every other day during the week and, beginning this weekend, on Saturday mornings. We have adequate snow for the PistenBully ... FULL STORY planned internet outage Jan. 9th (January 7, 2009)
From 2-4AM to perform planned maintenance
by Network Engineers will be performing a planned maintenance in their Riverton data center to upgrade their switching infrastructure. The work will be performed on Friday, January 9th, 2009, during the maintenance window of 2:00AM-4:00AM. Wyoming.c ... FULL STORY
Planned Power Outage for Pinedale rescheduled for Jan. 14 (January 7, 2009)
Necessary to perform transmission upgrades near Pinedale and Big Piney
by Rocky Mountain Power
(Pinedale) — Rocky Mountain Power will initiate a planned power outage on Wednesday, Jan. 14, in order to safely perform necessary transmission upgrades in the areas near Pinedale and Big Piney. The outage is scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m. and will last appr ... FULL STORY
USGS: Swarm of earthquake activity over for now (January 7, 2009)
At Yellowstone National Park
by U.S. Geological Survey
The notable swarm of earthquakes that started December 26, 2008, beneath Yellowstone Lake in Yellowstone National Park has stopped for now and may have ceased entirely. ... FULL STORY
No Yellowstone Evacuation Warning Issued (January 7, 2009)
by U.S. Geological Survey
The USGS is not affiliated with a web site that recommends evacuation of Yellowstone National Park and bears the USGS logo. The USGS is not recommending the evacuation of the Park. ... FULL STORY
(7 pictures) Golden eagle winter (January 7, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit
Golden eagles from more northern regions have migrated into ... FULL STORY
(5 pictures) Sublette County Ski and Snowboard Association – Season Opener (January 6, 2009)
by Lisa Hornberger & Dari Quirk
The Sublette County Ski & Snowboard Association (SCSSA) took to the slopes Saturday and Sunday, January 3rd and 4th, at White Pine Ski Area & Resort for the first weekend of training for all club members. Despite cold temperatures, the excellent snow coverage ... FULL STORY
Wolves spotted on Muddy Mountain (January 6, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Casper Star-Tribune reports that two wolves have been spotted in the Muddy Mountain area about 30 miles south of Casper. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Commissioners start new year (January 6, 2009)
Board appointments made
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Sublette County Commissioners kicked off the new year with ... FULL STORY
(9 pictures) Green River Classic Sled Dog Race (January 6, 2009)
by Pinedale Online; Photos by Trey Wilkinson, Sublette Examiner
The 2009 Green River Classic Sled Dog Race was held on Saturday & Sunday, January 3rd & 4th on the Bridger-Teton National Forest in the Upper Green River Valley. Mushers from Montana, Utah, Idaho, Wyoming and South Dakota came to participate in the race. Twent ... FULL STORY
CPR First Aid classes offered (January 5, 2009)
CVC Training Inc. offers CPR First aid Classes for business, healthcare providers, daycare providers and general public. Classes are available days, evenings and weekends and now online. Cost is $50.00 per class for card certification. Online course fees di ... FULL STORY
Aquatic Center closed Monday & Tuesday (January 5, 2009)
Severe cold weather causes unforeseen technical difficulties
The Pinedale Aquatic Center was closed Sunday and Monday due to technical difficulties related to the recent severe cold weather. The PAC will be closed again on Tuesday, January 6th as maintenance personnel continue to make repairs. ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) Brrrrrr! (January 4, 2009)
by Pam McCulloch
Temperatures started dropping Saturday. Sunday night temperatures read between -10 and -18 degrees Fahrenheit on the Pinedale banks. The photographer's car read -24 ... FULL STORY
(6 pictures) A Day of Sledding (January 4, 2009)
by Pam McCulloch
Several families braved the cold temperature (between 9 and 12 degrees) and went sledding in Merna Saturday. There are many great hills to sled on in Sublette County. All you need is a sled and a strong pair of legs to get back up the hill. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Aquatic Center closed Monday (January 4, 2009)
Severe cold weather has caused unforeseen mechanical difficulties
by Pinedale Aquatic Center
The Pinedale Aquatic Center will be closed on Monday, January 5th, due to unforeseen mechanical difficulties caused by the severe cold weather. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Frigid temperatures put the freeze on Wyoming (January 4, 2009)
Sublette County sees -10 to -40 below zero
Mother Nature wasted no time getting serious about serving up real Wyoming winter to start the New Year. Temperatures plummeted over the weekend as a high pressure system settled in over Wyoming on Saturday. This, coupled with light winds, allowed temperature ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Storm brings more snow to Wyoming (January 4, 2009)
4-20 inches in Sublette County
by National Weather Service Riverton WY
A Pacific winter storm dumped snow across much of Wyoming for the new year. Western Wyoming was hit hardest with 2 to 3 feet of snow in the mountains of northwest Wyoming. Snow totals are from Wednesday, December 31 through 4 pm Saturday, January 3, 2009. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Planning & Zoning Agenda: Jan. 5, 2009 (January 4, 2009)
by Town of Pinedale
Town of Pinedale Planning and Zoning Commission Agenda ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Commissioners Agenda: Jan. 6, 2009 (January 4, 2009)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
Pinedale Town Council Agenda: Jan. 12, 2009 (January 4, 2009)
by Town of Pinedale
(1 pictures) -40 Below in Bondurant (January 4, 2009)
by Pinedale Online!
The Bondurant webcam was showing a temperature of -40 below zero at 8:00 AM on Sunday, January 4th. This webcam is located at the Dell Fork Ranch in Bondurant. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Wyoming in the Winter (January 4, 2009)
by Dave Bell
Dave Bell got out and enjoyed the splendor of winter in Wyoming over the weekend. "Saturday, January 3, 2009 was one of those terrific winter days--brilliant sky, very brisk temperatures and terrific scenery and sights at every turn. We spent the day shooting- ... FULL STORY
United Way launches website (January 3, 2009)
Supports health and human service organizations in Lincoln, Sublette, Sweetwater and Uinta counties
Suzanne Zutter, director of the United Way of Southwest Wyoming, announced Monday that the organization has launched a redesigned website, ... FULL STORY
(9 pictures) Punchers make 2nd appearance on TV (January 3, 2009)
Toyota Line of Scrimmage Halftime Show on NBC
by Pinedale Online!
The Big Piney Punchers had their second appearance on NBC during the Toyota Line of Scrimmage Halftime Show during the game between the Atlanta Falcons and the Arizona Cardinals. ... FULL STORY
Green River Classic Sled Dog Race Jan. 3 & 4 (January 2, 2009)
The 2009 Green River Classic Sled Dog Race will be held Saturday & Sunday, January 3 & 4. There will be a 6-dog race and a 12-dog race. The Start/Finish is at parking area at Bridger-Teton National Forest parking lot on Hwy 352, 25 miles north of Cora. The rac ... FULL STORY
Big Piney Punchers on TV Jan. 3 (January 2, 2009)
Toyota Line of Scrimmage halftime program
The Big Piney Punchers will be on TV again on Saturday, December 3 for a special feature during the Toyota Line of Scrimmage Halftime Program. It will be on NBC. This is the second of two TV clips of the Big Piney Punchers shown as part of the Toyota Line of ... FULL STORY
Funeral service for Joan E. Millard Jan. 3 (January 2, 2009)
Funeral service for Joan E. Millard will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, January 3, 2009 at Our Lady of Peace Church in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Avalanche Warning issued (January 1, 2009)
For Friday, January 2
For mountainous areas of western Wyoming ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Checking back in on the Family on Bikes (January 1, 2009)
Nancy and John Vogel and their 10-year old twin sons Davy and Daryl
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Last October, we met the Vogel family when they passed through Pinedale on their two-1/2 year, 20,000-mile bicycle trek from Alaska to the southern tip of South America. Nancy and John, and their ten-year old twin sons, Davy and Daryl, began their trip in Bois ... FULL STORY
Indoor winter Archery Shooting begins (January 1, 2009)
by Wind River Archers
Wind River Archers has started their indoor winter shooting on Monday and Wednesday at nights 6:30PM at the archery range located upstairs in the Sublette County Ice Arena in Pinedale. They will have league competition every Wednesday night and, as interest gr ... FULL STORY
Back Country Horsemen to meet Jan. 5 (January 1, 2009)
by Dawn Ballou
On Monday, January 5, Mountain Man Back Country Horsemen will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the BLM building, 1625 W. Pine St, in Pinedale. Anyone interested in keeping back country and wilderness areas open to horses and recreational stock is welcome and encouraged t ... FULL STORY
(8 pictures) WYDOT tackles Teton Pass snow slides (January 1, 2009)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
A natural slide closed the Pass at 10:30 p.m. on Dec. 28. Jamie Yount, WYDOT Avalanche Technician, hiked to the top of Glory Bowl and threw three 5-pound bombs above the highway that brought down three additional slides on Dec. 29. In clearing the 50 foot deep ... FULL STORY
(11 pictures) Torchlight Parade at White Pine (January 1, 2009)
Skiing in the New Year!
White Pine Ski Area hosted their annual New Year’s Eve Torchlight Parade on Wednesday, December 31 to "ski in the New Year!" Spectators gathered at the lodge to watch the skiers and snowboarders snake down the mountain with torches. Afterwards, there was a Ch ... FULL STORY

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