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Pinedale Online News - October 2009

Enviros seek judgment in wolf case (October 31, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Since a federal court judge has indicated a coalition of environmental and animal rights groups will probably prevail in their lawsuit seeking to have wolf delisting in the Northern Rockies null and void, the groups have now filed a motion for summary judgment ... FULL STORY
Coyotes kill Canadian woman (October 31, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
News reports from Nova Scotia provide accounts of a fatal attack on a human by ... FULL STORY
Regional wolf news (October 31, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
To learn more about each entry, click on the links at the bottom of the page. ... FULL STORY
High School Football Playoffs (October 30, 2009)
Big Piney vs. Thermopolis game in Thermopolis. ... FULL STORY
Recovery Act money in Wyoming (October 30, 2009)
860 jobs created through the program in Wyoming is the U.S. government’s official website providing easy access to data related to Recovery Act spending. ... FULL STORY
Nancy Pelosi Health Care package: $894 billion price tag (October 30, 2009)
On Thursday, Nancy Pelosi unveiled an $894 billion health care package that is similar in size and scope to a bill being developed in the Senate. The House bill, called "The Affordable Health Care for America Act." The purpose of the bill is stated "To provide ... FULL STORY
SCSO checks for sales of alcohol and tobacco to minors (October 30, 2009)
Looking for minors to participate in compliance checks in the county
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
It is illegal to sell alcohol or tobacco to minors under the age of 21 in Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
Ultra Petroleum releases 3rd Quarter 2009 financial results (October 30, 2009)
Reports record production and industry-leading returns
Ultra Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: UPL) describes their current status as continuing "to deliver strong financial and operating performance for the third quarter of 2009". ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Blustery Sunset (October 30, 2009)
Dave Bell took this picture of the sunset light on the Wind River Mountains Friday night. "Boy, what a windy and cold day! Did it feel a little like December? Guess we can be glad we're not in Cheyenne or Denver, or we'd have that 20 inches of snow (or more) t ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup stories – Oct. 30, 2009 (October 30, 2009)
All Shook Up ... FULL STORY
FCC solicits comment on e-media on children safety (October 29, 2009)
60-Day public comment period on FCC Notice of Inquiry
by Pinedale Online!
The Federal Communications Commission posted a Notice of Inquiry in the Federal Register soliciting public comment on the matter of "Empowering Parents and Protecting Children in an Evolving Media Landscape." ... FULL STORY
Map company confusion prompts caution from Chamber (October 29, 2009)
Second company peddling map is not sponsored by the Chamber
by Pinedale Online!
A confusion over "who is who?" has prompted a consumer alert from the Sublette County Chamber of Commerce. ... FULL STORY
Big Piney-Thermopolis playoff game to be broadcast live on KPIN radio (October 29, 2009)
Starts at 6:45PM Friday, Oct. 30
The Big Piney – Thermopolis high school football playoff game being played on Friday, Oct. 30th in Thermopolis will be broadcast live on KPIN 101.1 FM radio. It will start around 6:45 PM. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Halloween Trick-or-Treating fun in Pinedale (October 29, 2009)
Chamber After-Hours Trick-or-Treat and PAC Haunting are a Go!
There have been a couple last-minute changes to Trick-or-Treating activities offered in Pinedale. The Sublette Center and BP America have both cancelled their annual Halloween parties this year, in an effort to keep potential exposure to flu to a minimum. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Zero in Bondurant (October 29, 2009)
Temperatures hit Zero degrees (F) in Bondurant this morning (Thursday, October 29, 2009). ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) A glimpse into the cost of government (October 28, 2009)
by Pinedale Online!
Here is a look at where your tax dollars are going to support government employees at the federal, state, county and local level. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Pinedale Middle School kicks off bully program (October 28, 2009)
The Pinedale Middle School had its kickoff on Wednesday, October 28th, for the Olweus bully program that was implemented into the school last year. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Winter driving requires extra caution (Original post October 28, 2009 | Updated January 31, 2012)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
Editor's Note, January 31, 2012: We've updated this story with links to more pages with good additional information. See Related Links at the end of the story. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Governor orders closure of Wyoming State Government at 1pm today (October 28, 2009)
by Governor Freudenthal media release
CHEYENNE - Governor Dave Freudenthal has ordered state offices in the Cheyenne area to close at 1 p.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009, due to the weather. ... FULL STORY
Seasonal flu vaccine clinic in Pinedale Oct. 30th (October 28, 2009)
Sublette County Public Health has a limited supply of seasonal flu vaccine for adults and will be offering seasonal (regular) flu immunizations for people 65 and over ONLY on Friday, Oct 30 from 9:00 to noon at the Public Health Office in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Icy roads cause flurry of accidents (October 28, 2009)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Here is an article detailing accidents in the area from the icy road conditions on Tuesday, October 27th. Deadly storm hits By Amanda H. Miller, Jackson Hole News & Guide, 10/28/09. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner stories – October 27, 2009 (October 27, 2009)
Patriotic prelude ... FULL STORY
Barrasso: ‘Performance Rights Act would devastate the local radio broadcasting system’ (October 27, 2009)
Senate bill S. 379 would require radio stations to pay fees to play music
Recently, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) and Senator Blanche Lincoln (D-AR) sent a letter to Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell of the United States Senate expressing concerns over Senate bill S. 379, the "Performance Rights Act," which was voted out of the Jud ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) WGFD works to bolster struggling roundtail chubs near Pinedale (October 27, 2009)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
PINEDALE — Most people reading this have never seen, nor even heard of, a roundtail chub. Of those who have, many don’t realize they exist in the waters of southwest Wyoming or that Pinedale-area waters are home to the northernmost populations of this fish tha ... FULL STORY
Update on Questar (October 27, 2009)
Company plans to operate 6 wells on Pinedale acreage in 2010
Questar Corporation (NYSE: STR) subsidiary Questar Exploration and Production Company provided an update on the company’s leasing and acquisition activity, recent well results, and initial drilling plans for 2010 in its core operating areas on Tuesday, October ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Lights On Afterschool (October 27, 2009)
by Big Piney Afterschool
Koy Walton, a participant in the Big Piney Afterschool 4-H Program, enjoys a treat to celebrate Lights On Afterschool last Thursday, October 22nd. Koy and his fellow afterschool students had just completed a pirate skit for a large group of friends and support ... FULL STORY
H1N1 (Swine Flu) Immunization Clinic Oct. 28 (October 27, 2009)
Sublette County Public Health (SCPH) will hold a H1N1 (Swine flu) immunization clinic on Wednesday, October 28th, at the Public Health office in Pinedale, 619 E Hennick Drive, from Noon to 4:00 PM. Supplies are extremely limited, so only children age 6 months ... FULL STORY
New Fork Lake boat ramp closed until Nov. 30th (October 26, 2009)
The New Fork Lake public boat launch facility, located on the Bridger-Teton National Forest approximately 25-miles north of Pinedale, will be closed to public access until November 30, 2009. ... FULL STORY
PAWG Socioeconomic Task Group meets October 29th (October 26, 2009)
Pinedale Anticline Working Group
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Field Office will host the Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG) Socioeconomic Task Group on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009, at 11 a.m. The meeting will be held in the Rendezvous Meeting Room at the BLM Office at 1625 W ... FULL STORY
New weather data available online from NWS (October 26, 2009)
National Weather Service offers daily climate data and Cooperative Water Year Precipitation
The National Weather Service (NWS) has two new climate data additions available on their website. ... FULL STORY
Sublette County launches new website (October 26, 2009)
Sublette County has launched their new redesigned website. It can be found at ... FULL STORY
Sublette Chamber Annual Banquet Nov. 20th (October 26, 2009)
With Special Guest Speaker Max Maxfield, Wyoming Secretary of State
The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce will be holding their Annual Banquet, Silent Auction and election of new officers on Friday, November 20th. Special guest speaker will be Max Maxfield, Wyoming Secretary of State. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Snow Explorers meeting Nov. 14 (October 26, 2009)
Snowmobile club general membership meeting, everyone welcome!
The Pinedale Snow Explorers Snowmobile Club invites anyone in Sublette County interested in snowmobiling to the general membership meeting on Saturday, November 14, 6:00 pm at the Hampton Inn in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Middle School Musicians at District Honor Band and Choir (October 26, 2009)
by Sublette County School District #1
On Saturday October 24th, eighteen Pinedale middle school musicians traveled to Evanston to perform in the Wyoming Southwest District Middle School Honor Band and Honor Choir. They were selected from nine school music programs in the area by the recommendatio ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Early winter photos of the Upper Green (October 26, 2009)
Dave Bell took a drive into the Upper Green Sunday afternoon and added more pictures in his photo gallery. He said they "enjoyed terrific colors, blue skies, some new snow and chilly temperatures. It's a sure sign the seasons are a changin'." Pictured here is ... FULL STORY
Wintery weather to return (October 26, 2009)
Mix of rain and snow in outlook for the week, widespread strong wind
Snowfall will be present Monday, especially across western Wyoming. Snowfall potentially will become moderate to heavy this evening and continue into the overnight hours. Snowfall will create hazardous traveling conditions over the mountain passes Monday. ... FULL STORY
Windbreak Workshop Oct. 28 in Big Piney (October 25, 2009)
Planting Trees for Conservation
by Sublette County Conservation District
The Sublette County Conservation District will be holding their annual Windbreak Workshop on Wednesday, October 28th, at 6:00 pm at the Big Piney Library. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Riders in Sky to perform Nov. 4 (October 25, 2009)
Pinedale Fine Arts Council presentation
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council is proud to present legendary country quartet "The Riders in the Sky" performing live on Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Pinedale Auditorium. ... FULL STORY
Mixed Media Artists to display paintings In Big Piney Nov 2-30 (October 25, 2009)
by Mixed Media Artists
The library in Big Piney will host the annual Mixed Media art show beginning November 2 and running until November 30. The theme for this much anticipated event is "Flora, Fauna, and Little Gems." ... FULL STORY
Town of Pinedale Photo Contest (October 25, 2009)
Photos for the Town's new website
The Town of Pinedale is hosting a Photo Contest to get photographs for its new website. They want images that capture the social, cultural and physical setting of Pinedale and the immediate vicinity. Deadline is November 30th. ... FULL STORY
(14 pictures) PFAC Cinderella Ballet (October 18, 2009)
by Pam McCulloch
October 14th Pinedale Fine Arts Council presented Cinderella. State Street Ballet of Santa Barbara brought the fairy tale to life through dance, humor, and beautiful costumes. They included two local dance companies, Express Yourself Dance Company and Daniel ... FULL STORY
Funding wolf management (October 25, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The cost of wolf management when wolves are removed from federal protection is an issue that states will have to deal with. Whether there will be federal assistance is in question, but states with wolf hunts are getting some revenue from the sales of wolf tags ... FULL STORY
Idaho hunters harvest 76 wolves (October 25, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Hunters in Idaho have harvested 76 wolves in this fall's hunt, with another 144 remaining under the quota system in the state's 12 hunt areas. None of the hunt areas have closed because quotas have been met, but several are getting close. For more information, ... FULL STORY
Rancher protests wolf policies (October 25, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
A Montana rancher has withdrawn his lands from a public hunting program in protest of Montana's wolf management policies. For details, click on the link below. ... FULL STORY
Wolf hunt insights (October 25, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Billings Gazette provides details about the Montana wolf hunt, such as 7 of 9 hunters noted that there were other wolves with the ones they shot. Four of the hunters were with outfitters. For more, click on the link below. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup stories – Oct. 23, 2009 (October 25, 2009)
Winter cleaning ... FULL STORY
Bridger- Teton releases Draft Environmental Analysis on selling downtown Jackson parcel (October 25, 2009)
by Bridger Teton National Forest
JACKSON–The Bridger Teton National Forest will release an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Jackson Administrative Site Land Conveyance and Development project. The proposal calls for the sale of up to 11 acres of land at the North Cache site and construct ... FULL STORY
Marketing presentation in Pinedale Oct. 25 (October 23, 2009)
The former Sublette County Joint Tourism Promotion Board has hired First Take LLC to give a marketing presentation in Pinedale "to explore a marketing strategy for Pinedale and Sublette County." ... FULL STORY
Town of Pinedale Workshop on ‘Administration’ Nov. 2 (October 23, 2009)
Topics include advertising and notification, P&Z duties, and application fees
by Town of Pinedale
The Town of Pinedale will be holding public workshop #6 on Monday, November 2nd. The topic will be on advertising and notification, Planning & Zoning duties, and application fees. ... FULL STORY
NHS ‘Trick or Treat’ for the Food Basket Oct. 29 (October 23, 2009)
Pinedale High School National Honor Society food drive
The National Honor Society at Pinedale High School will be doing a "Trick or Treat" for the Pinedale Food Basket on Thursday October 29, 2009. Members will be gathering donations door to door from 6-7 pm. Community members are asked to have their canned and ... FULL STORY
Defenders targets wolf hunt (October 22, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Defenders of Wildlife is targeting the wolf hunt in Montana, attempting to generate opposition, while raising money in the process. To learn more, click on the link below. ... FULL STORY
Wolves hit Montana ranch, again (October 22, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit
The Montana ranch that lost more than 120 domestic rams to wolves this summer was recently subject to more wolf depredation. For more information, click on the link below. ... FULL STORY
FCC votes to regulate the internet (October 22, 2009)
Feds seek guaranteed government access and overriding management of local, regional and national internet communications for ‘national security and safety’ efforts
by Pinedale Online!
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted unanimously on Thursday, Oct. 22, to support government legislation to regulate telecom network operators that provide wired and wireless broadband services over the internet. The proposed rule now goes to the ... FULL STORY
Memorial Service for Tuffy Davis Oct. 26th (October 22, 2009)
by Covill Funeral Home
A Memorial Funeral Service for Tuffy Davis will be held on Monday, October 26th, at 1:30 PM at the Southwest Sublette County Pioneers Senior Center in Marbleton. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Cashore Marionettes, bringing puppets on strings to life (October 21, 2009)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Pinedale was treated to a wonderful performance by the Cashore Marionettes on Wednesday, October 21st, in the new Lovatt Room at the Pinedale Library. With precision dexterity using only two hands, he manipulated a maze of strings to bring incredible movement ... FULL STORY
Community Choir rehearsal Oct. 25th (October 21, 2009)
by Community Choir
The Community Choir will hold a rehearsal on Sunday, October 25th in the Lovatt Room of the Pinedale Library at 6:00 pm. All interested singers welcome, no auditions! We need sopranos! ... FULL STORY
Mixed Media Annual Art Show Nov 2-30 (October 20, 2009)
At the Big Piney Library
The annual Mixed Media Art Show will be held at the Big Piney Library from November 2-30. A Gala Reception will be held on November 6th from 4:30 to 6:30 PM at the Library. The theme for the Art Show is "Flora, Fauna & Little Gems." ... FULL STORY
Clothing Closet comes to Big Piney (October 20, 2009)
Seeking donations of gently used clothing
The Clothing Closet will be coming to Big Piney once a month with free clothes. The Clothing Closet is a ministry of First Baptist Church of Big Piney. The church is collecting gently used clothing now. Please bring to the church. If no one is there, please le ... FULL STORY
FBLA Coat Drive (October 20, 2009)
Pickup day November 19th
Big Piney Future Business Leaders of America are holding a Coat Drive. Anyone who has extra coats they would like to donate to people in need can drop them off at the schools, library or Town Halls in Marbleton, Big Piney or LaBarge, and also the Big Piney and ... FULL STORY
Big Piney/Marbleton Community Address book being updated (October 20, 2009)
The Big Piney/Marbleton Community Address book is in the process of being updated. Any local resident interested in having their name and address in the book, or have a change made to existing information, can call Carolyn Fowler at 307-276-3828. Deadline for ... FULL STORY
Sublette Examiner stories – Oct. 20, 2009 (October 20, 2009)
Powder Puff ... FULL STORY
Difference between Cold and Swine Flu symptoms (October 20, 2009)
Below is information from the American Red Cross on flu care. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) BLM seeks comment on proposed condensate pipeline (October 20, 2009)
BLM seeks comment on proposed condensate pipeline
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Field Office is seeking comments on an application for construction and operation of a 42-mile long, 6-inch condensate pipeline in Sublette and Lincoln counties, Wyo. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) New WYDOT travel conditions map online (October 20, 2009)
Has travel alerts, road condition updates, construction info, more
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
Just ahead of another winter season in the Cowboy State, WYDOT has rolled out another improvement to the Wyoming 511 Travel Information Service. ... FULL STORY
Greys River Black Bear hunting closing (October 20, 2009)
Quota has been reached
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Black bear hunters should be advised that black bear hunting in most of the Wyoming and Salt River Ranges has closed for the fall season with the mortality quota recently being reached. The Greys River Black Bear Management Unit, which closed October 19th, in ... FULL STORY
Wyoming wolf count updated (October 20, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Although the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will have its official year-end wolf population count later this year, the federal agency recently provided an updated estimate. ... FULL STORY
Congressional Reps in Pinedale Oct. 21 (October 20, 2009)
Opportunity for citizens to ask questions and voice concerns
Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso and Congressman Cynthia Lummis will have their Sublette County representatives, Reagen Bebout, Sandy Da Rif and Pat Aullman in Pinedale to hold "Office Hours" on Wednesday, October 21, 2009. They will be at the Pinedale Tow ... FULL STORY
The cost of endangered species (October 20, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released a new report detailing expenditures, by species, for threatened and endangered species management. The report only looks at one year of funding - Fiscal Year 2007. ... FULL STORY
Washington State looks at wolf management (October 20, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife has issued a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) titled: "Wolf Conservation and Management Plan for Washington". ... FULL STORY
WLCI meeting in Pinedale Oct. 21 (October 20, 2009)
Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative Executive Committee
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative Executive Committee will meet in Pinedale this week, holding a meeting at the Bureau of Land Management office in Pinedale on Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The group will tour local conservation proj ... FULL STORY
Library Board meets Oct. 22 (October 20, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Sublette County Library Board will meet on Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 10 a.m. in the board meeting room of the Pinedale Library. All meetings are open to the public. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup stories – October 16, 2009 (October 18, 2009)
Toree's Night ... FULL STORY
What to do if you get sick from the flu (October 18, 2009)
by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
What To Do If You Get Sick: 2009 H1N1 and Seasonal Flu ... FULL STORY
(19 pictures) Pinedale Wranglers defeat Lyman Eagles in Homecoming win 25-15 (October 18, 2009)
by Pinedale Online!
The Pinedale Wranglers took on the Lyman Eagles for their Homecoming football game on Korfanta Field in Pinedale on Thursday, October 16th. The Eagles put on a good fight, but in the end the Wranglers overpowered them with a 25-15 victory. ... FULL STORY
Subcontractor prequalification meeting Oct. 27 (October 18, 2009)
For subcontractors work on the new Pinedale Elementary School project
by Layton Construction
Layton Construction will be conducting a Subcontractor Prequalification Meeting to get ready to bid out the 82,000 SF Pinedale Elementary School which is currently under construction with an anticipated completion date of August 2010. All interested subcontra ... FULL STORY
EPA steps up Clean Water Act enforcement (October 18, 2009)
Will target enforcement to significant violations and pollution sources
by Environmental Protection Agency
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson announced on Oct. 15th at a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing that the agency is stepping up its efforts on Clean Water Act enforcement. The Clean Water ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Commissioners meeting Oct. 20 (October 18, 2009)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
United Way of SW Wyoming contributes to afterschool programs in Pinedale/Big Piney (October 18, 2009)
by Pinedale and Big Piney afterschool programs
The newly established Pinedale and Big Piney afterschool programs are pleased to announce that they have received funding from United Way of Southwest Wyoming. As United Way partners, the programs will receive a total of $10,000 to be divided equally between ... FULL STORY
GUEST EDITORIAL: Miranda Warnings (October 18, 2009)
by Diane Lozano, Wyoming State Public Defender
If you watch any of the crime shows on TV today, you have undoubtedly heard the phrase, "You have a right to remain silent." These rights are called Miranda warnings, and they are the result of the Supreme Court case known as Miranda v. Arizona. ... FULL STORY
PAWG to meet November 5th (October 18, 2009)
Pinedale Anticline Working Group
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Field Office will host the Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG) on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009 at 1 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Rendezvous Room at the BLM office located at 1625 West Pine in Pinedale, Wyo. ... FULL STORY
(11 pictures) PHS Powder Puff Game (October 18, 2009)
by Pam McCulloch
Tuesday night, October 13th, the Pinedale High School Senior girls challenged the Junior girls to a Powder Puff football game. The boys football team coached, refereed and announced the game. The Senior girls won the game. The event was part of Homecoming we ... FULL STORY
(33 pictures) PHS Homecoming Events (October 18, 2009)
by Pam McCulloch
Pinedale High School celebrated homecoming the week of October 12th. The week started with a town bonfire and ended with a victory for both the volleyball team and football team. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Cashore Marionettes to perform in Pinedale Oct. 21 (October 16, 2009)
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council and Sublette County Library are proud to present The Cashore Marionettes performing live Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 7:00 p.m. in the Sublette County Library Lovatt Room ($5 at the door). ... FULL STORY
10th anniversary of ‘Lights on Afterschool’ celebrated Oct. 22 (October 16, 2009)
Sponsored by the Pinedale and Big Piney Afterschool programs
by Sublette County Afterschool Program
The Pinedale and Big Piney Afterschool programs will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Lights on Afterschool program, Thursday, October 22, 2009. This annual event will call attention to the importance of afterschool programs nationwide and highlight ... FULL STORY
Wolf predation on livestock in Greece (October 16, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Here's the abstract from a new paper by Y. Iliopoulous, S. Sgardelis, V. Koutis and D. Savaris entitled "Wolf Depredation on Livestock in Central Greece:" ... FULL STORY
Study looks at wolf population decline (October 16, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The European Journal of Wildlife Research includes an 11-page paper entitled "Historical dynamics of a declining wolf population: persecution vs. prey reduction" by J. Fernandez and N. Ruiz de Azua. Here's the abstract of the paper: ... FULL STORY
‘Grandson in jail’ scam shows up again in Sweetwater County (October 16, 2009)
Phone swindle targets seniors
by Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office
The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office (Green River/Rock Springs, Wyoming) issued an updated advisory concerning an ongoing phone swindle circulating in their county that targets seniors. ... FULL STORY
Delegation: Final snowmobile rule not good enough (October 15, 2009)
by Wyoming delegation media release
Washington, D.C. - The Wyoming delegation, U.S. Senators Mike Enzi, John Barrasso and Representative Cynthia Lummis, all R-Wyo., made comments following the National Park Service announcement today finalizing a limit on snowmobile and snowcoach access into Yel ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Upper Green River Fund gives out $19,500 to local organizations (October 15, 2009)
Pinedale Community Theatre, Big Brothers-Big Sisters, and the Pinedale Fine Arts Council receive grants
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
On Friday, October 9th, during halftime at the Big Piney Homecoming game against Pinedale, the Upper Green River Sustainable Communities Endowment Fund gave $19,500 in grants to three Sublette County non-profit organizations. The UGR Fund gave $7500 to the Big ... FULL STORY
A limited supply of H1N1 (Swine) flu vaccine available (October 15, 2009)
by Sublette County Public Health Office
The Sublette County Public Health Office has a limited supply of H1N1 (swine) nasal spray vaccine. This vaccine is a live attenuated virus so it cannot be given to pregnant women, children under age 2, or people who have certain medical conditions. ... FULL STORY
Wyoming fossil fuel sector can expect massive job losses under climate bill (October 14, 2009)
Barrasso: Budget Office admits Waxman-Markey climate legislation bad news for Wyoming fossil fuel sector
by Senator John Barrasso media release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) predicts the U.S. fossil fuel industry will suffer significant job losses if the Waxman-Markey climate bill is signed into law. ... FULL STORY
Lummis calls for an end to Stimulus spending (October 14, 2009)
Congressman wants unused funds to be used to cut deficit
by U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis media release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis, R-Wyo., is calling for a halt to the spending portion of the Obama-Pelosi "stimulus" package and allocations made from the Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP). ... FULL STORY
Internet chat helps Wyoming soldiers keep in touch with loved ones at home (October 14, 2009)
Gillette College hosts chat gathering
by Pinedale Online!
The Gillette News Record posted a great story Wednesday (Oct. 14) about Gillette College hosting a gathering for people to sit in on a live internet-based chat session with Wyoming National Guard troops from Campbell County who are deployed in Kuwait. ... FULL STORY
Fed energy officials decline to attend Wyoming energy symposium (October 14, 2009)
by Pinedale Online!
The Casper Star-Tribune posted an article on Wednesday (Oct. 14) saying that several big-name federal government officials responsible for overseeing energy development in the country have declined to attend the Western States Energy and Environment Symposium ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Rocky Mountain Power offers fridge/freezer recycling program (October 14, 2009)
They’ll haul it away for free and give you a $30 incentive check.
by Pinedale Online!
Rocky Mountain Power (RMP) is offering their customers an incentive program to recycle older refrigerators and freezers and replace them with new, energy-efficient models. RMP will pick up your old fridge or freezer and give a $30 incentive back. ... FULL STORY
Wolf hunt update (October 13, 2009)
Idaho and Montana
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Fifty-one wolves have been harvested in Idaho's wolf hunting season, with wolves taken in all but one of the 12 hunt areas of the state. Click on the link below for more information. ... FULL STORY
Wyoming wolf update (October 13, 2009)
by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Wyoming Gray Wolf Recovery Status Report ... FULL STORY
Nobel economics prize has local implications (October 13, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Nobel Prize in economics was awarded this week to an Indiana professor for her work on economic governance, with emphasis on the organization of cooperation. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Homecoming Bonfire (October 13, 2009)
by Pam McCulloch
This is Homecoming week for Pinedale High School. Students gathered at the Pinedale Rodeo Grounds on Monday for the Homecoming Bonfire. Events continue all week and include the Homecoming Parade, high school volleyball, football, swimming and ending with the ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner stories – Oct. 13, 2009 (October 13, 2009)
Poured on in Piney ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Museum Wreath & Chocolate Auction Dec. 4 (October 12, 2009)
Annual fundraiser for the Museum of the Mountain Man
The Museum of the Mountain Man will host their 16th Annual Holiday Wreath & Chocolate Auction on Friday, December 4th. The event is the major annual fundraiser for the Museum in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
Seasonal 65 mph safety speed limit starts on Interstate 80 (October 12, 2009)
52-mile section between Laramie and Rawlins
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
A seasonal speed limit of 65 mph will be enforced for six months beginning Oct. 15 to reduce crashes and closures on a 52-mile section of Interstate 80 between Laramie and Rawlins. ... FULL STORY
(6 pictures) Pinedale Marching Band (October 12, 2009)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The Pinedale High School marching band practiced their formation along the streets of Pinedale Monday morning in preparation for the Homecoming parade on Thursday. The band is directed by band instructor, Craig Sheppard. Homecoming events take place all this w ... FULL STORY
(39 pictures) HS Football: Big Piney 12 – Pinedale 7 (October 11, 2009)
by Pinedale Online!
On Friday afternoon the Big Piney Punchers took back the Sublette County Bowl trophy they lost last year to the Pinedale Wranglers. In a close defensive battle the Punchers won 12 to 7 on their home field. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Great catch! (October 11, 2009)
Pinedale Middle School football
by Tara Bolgiano, Blushing Crow Photography
Pinedale 7th grader, Ryan Ketterhagen, makes an awesome catch Saturday, October 10, against Rich County. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Snowy weather continues (October 11, 2009)
by Pinedale Online!
The National Weather Service (NWS) in Riverton is continuing the Winter Weather Advisory for parts of western and central Wyoming through 6:00 PM Sunday. This includes the towns of LaBarge, Big Piney and Farson, while a band of light to moderate snow continues ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Volunteer Fire Department Open House Oct. 10 (October 9, 2009)
Food, fire truck rides, educational videos, meet the volunteer firefighters
The Pinedale Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting an Open House on Saturday, October 10th. The event will be from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Pinedale Fire Hall, 130 S Fremont Ave. Free lunch will be served! Fire truck rides. Join the Pinedale VFD in celeb ... FULL STORY
Todd Skinner Leadership Lecture Oct. 15 in Laramie (October 9, 2009)
World-renowned mountain climber Chris Warner to give free talk at UW
by University of Wyoming media release
World-renowned mountain climber Chris Warner will deliver the inaugural lecture in a University of Wyoming series named for a UW alumnus who died in a climbing accident in 2006. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup stories: Oct. 9, 2009 (October 9, 2009)
Fish Rescue ... FULL STORY
Hunters: Be Bear Aware (October 9, 2009)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
With big game hunting seasons getting into full swing, Wyoming Game and Fish Department officials are urging hunters in Northwest Wyoming to be "bear aware" and take steps to avoid conflicts with grizzly bears. ... FULL STORY
Know the rules on State land use (October 9, 2009)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
With hunting seasons opening up across the state hunters are asked to review the rules governing the use of State Trust Lands. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department does not manage State Trust Lands but often receives questions from hunters and anglers on the r ... FULL STORY
Art Classes at Sublette BOCES (October 9, 2009)
For youth and adults
The Sublette Board of Cooperative Education Services (BOCES) is offering several art classes for youth and adults. ... FULL STORY
Lummis: Troops used as bargaining chips in Hate Crime debate (October 9, 2009)
by U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis media release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis, R-Wyo., released the following statement as the U.S. House prepares to vote on the annual defense authorization bill which includes an unrelated and controversial "hate crimes" amendment: ... FULL STORY
Big Piney Homecoming Game Oct. 9 (October 8, 2009)
This week is Homecoming for Big Piney High School. The Punchers will spar against the Pinedale Wranglers during the Big Piney Homecoming football game on Thursday, October 9th. Game starts at 3:00 PM in Big Piney. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Snow gone (October 8, 2009)
by Pinedale Online!
It didn't take too long for most of last weekend's snow to melt. The National Weather Service advises that still more wintery weather is on the way. ... FULL STORY
Governor publishes transparency Web Site (October 8, 2009)
by Governor Freudenthal media release
Cheyenne - Finding State information just became a whole lot easier. ... FULL STORY
Barrasso calls for immediate investigation into BLM misconduct (October 8, 2009)
Questionable management of the Bureau's National Landscape Conservation System (NLCS)
by Senator Barrasso media release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) is calling for an immediate investigation into the U.S. Department of the Interior Office of Inspector General’s recent findings of misconduct by Bureau of Land Management (BLM) officials. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Homecoming events Oct. 12-17 (October 8, 2009)
Influenza Vaccine and Your Health (October 8, 2009)
by Dr. Brent Sherard, Wyoming Department of Health director and state health officer
Most years, the Wyoming winds and noticeable nip in the fall air can be a reminder that influenza season is on the way. Around this time, public health officials generally begin encouraging people to get immunized before the full force of the flu hits. ... FULL STORY
Winter Weather Awareness (October 8, 2009)
Prepare yourself for winter emergencies
The National Weather Service encourages the public to review their winter preparedness plans to get ready for winter weather in Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) State will no longer mail business annual report reminders (October 8, 2009)
Will only send future notices by e-mail
by Pinedale Online!
Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield has sent out notices to Wyoming businesses informing them that his office will no longer be mailing out paper notice reminders to file annual business reports. The reason given is that businesses are now able to file the ... FULL STORY
Brucellosis policy out for review (October 8, 2009)
by Federal Register notice
October 5, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 191)] [Page 51115-51116] ... FULL STORY
(8 pictures) Lumbering Talk (October 7, 2009)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Perry Binning and Bob Dew gave a talk on Wednesday, Oct. 7th at Rendezvous Pointe about historic lumbering in the Upper Green River Valley. ... FULL STORY
The Haunting and Fall Festival Oct. 29-30 (October 6, 2009)
At the Pinedale Aquatic Center
The Pinedale Aquatic Center is hosting their 2nd annual Haunting and Fall Festival Thursday and Friday, October 29th & 30th. The Haunting is designed for those 8 and over, and might even be too much for some adults. It features a cast of characters from the c ... FULL STORY
Many elk and deer seasons open Oct. 15 (October 6, 2009)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Some big game seasons are ongoing in many areas throughout Wyoming, but there are a number of areas that won’t be opening until Oct. 15. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner stories – Oct. 6, 2009 (October 6, 2009)
Hunters urged to use caution In Beetle-Kill areas (October 6, 2009)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
The US Forest Service is asking hunters to take extra precautions this upcoming hunting season, especially in areas affected by the mountain pine beetle epidemic. ... FULL STORY
Hunting/Fishing Licenses, Stamps, now available for online purchase (October 6, 2009)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
CHEYENNE - Obtaining a license to hunt and fish in Wyoming just got easier now that a variety of hunting and fishing licenses can be purchased online from home computers. ... FULL STORY
Yellowstone 2009 visitation tops 3 Million mark (October 6, 2009)
by Yellowstone National Park
Continuing the trend which began in May, visitation to Yellowstone National Park set a new record in September. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Cinderella Oct. 14 (October 6, 2009)
PFAC presents State Street Ballet for opening performance of the season
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council is proud to present The State Street Ballet Company performing an original production of Cinderella on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 7:00 p.m. in the Pinedale Auditorium. This performance of the classic fairy-tale will officially kick of ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Barrasso: CIA Climate Change Center –The Wrong Priority (October 6, 2009)
by Senator Barrasso media release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) is opposing the Administration’s misguided defense funding priorities. Barrasso says the CIA should be combating terrorists, not spying on sea lions. ... FULL STORY
Attorneys General settle with Dish Network for $5.9 Million (October 5, 2009)
by State of Wyoming media release
The Wyoming Attorney General announced that DISH Network, LLC will pay $5,991,000 to settle consumer protection allegations with attorneys general in 46 states, including Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
(8 pictures) Camera found in the Wind River Mountains (Original post October 5, 2009 | Updated October 8, 2009)
Trying to locate the owner
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Do you recognize any of these people? ... FULL STORY
Pregnancy Resource Center Open House Oct 13 (October 5, 2009)
The Pregnancy Resource Center will be hosting an Open House at their new location, 115 N. Tyler Street in Pinedale, from 4:00 to 6:00 PM. Come meet the staff members and learn about the program services they offer the community. Refreshments will be provided. ... FULL STORY
Rocky Mountain Power files for price increase (October 5, 2009)
Increased cost to serve Wyoming customers’ growing electricity needs prompts request
by Rocky Mountain Power
Rocky Mountain Power is in the midst of an extensive construction program designed to respond to growing demand for electricity in Wyoming and across its system, meet the needs of the state’s expanding industrial customers and build a secure energy future for ... FULL STORY
Congressional Reps in Pinedale Oct 21 (October 5, 2009)
Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso and Congressman Cynthia Lummis are announcing that their Sublette County representatives, Reagen Bebout, Sandy Da Rif and Pat Aullman are schedule to hold "Office Hours" in Pinedale on Wednesday, October 21, 2009. They will ... FULL STORY
Additional Unemployment Insurance benefits in Wyoming (October 5, 2009)
by Wyoming Department of Employment
Federally funded Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) benefits will be available to unemployed workers in Wyoming, according to the Wyoming Department of Employment. The benefits, of up to 13 additional weeks, will be effective Oct. 4, 2009. ... FULL STORY
National Elk Refuge annual elk hunt begins October 10 (October 5, 2009)
by National Elk Refuge
The annual elk hunting season on the National Elk Refuge will begin on Saturday, October 10, 2009. The refuge holds both a North Unit and South Unit Limited Range Weapons elk hunt as a tool for reducing herd numbers to management population objectives. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Community Theatre news (October 5, 2009)
Auditions Nov. 14th
by Pinedale Community Theatre
The Pinedale Community Theatre would like to announce Wyoming Shakespeare’s founding director, Diane Springford, from Lander, is coming to be our guest director for the Appetizer-Dessert Theatre production in February 2010. Performances will be in the new addi ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Chamber of Commerce Mixer Oct. 15 (October 5, 2009)
The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce Chamber Mixer will be held at the new location of Communication Concepts, 639 South Pine Street, from 4:00-6:00pm. Beer, wine, and appetizers will be served. A Union Wireless representative will be available to address a ... FULL STORY
‘How to Start Your Own Business’ Workshop Oct. 8 (October 5, 2009)
The Small Business Administration and the Sublette County Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a free workshop on "How to Start Your Own Business" on Thursday, October 8th. ... FULL STORY
511 Notify lets travelers get road news electronically (October 5, 2009)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
WYDOT has made another addition to its popular 511 Travel Information Service. The new feature is called "511 Notify," and it allows travelers to receive notifications of road closures and openings as well as certain other travel alerts via email and text mess ... FULL STORY
2009 Wyoming Wildlife photo contest deadline Nov. 16 (October 5, 2009)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Photographers are reminded that less than two months remain to submit entries for the annual Wyoming Wildlife photo contest. ... FULL STORY
Bridger-Teton concludes successful prescribed burn near Pinedale (October 5, 2009)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Bridger-Teton National Forest concluded ignitions on the Chicken Creek prescribed burn on Tuesday, September 29, on the Pinedale Ranger District southeast of Pinedale, Wyoming. While fire officials are no longer lighting fire within the burn unit, fire may ... FULL STORY
GOP candidates to meet Thursday (October 5, 2009)
by Sublette County GOP
The Sublette County Republican Party will host a "Sublette Social" at the Sublette County Library on Thursday, October 8, 2009, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the foyer of the new addition to the Pinedale Library. Access to this informal and informational event is via ... FULL STORY
Idaho, Montana wolf hunt update (October 5, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
As of this morning (October 5, 2009), hunters have harvested 26 wolves in the ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Snowfall totals (October 5, 2009)
Pinedale gets 6 inches, Big Piney gets 4 inches
by National Weather Service
The season’s first widespread snow storm moved across western and central Wyoming Sunday and Monday. Most areas picked up snow, except the Casper area, which received mostly rain. The following are storm total snowfall data as of 2:00 pm Monday, October 5. ... FULL STORY
Researcher: Yellowstone wolves different (October 5, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Yellowstone National Park wolf biologist Doug Smith recently told a crowd in ... FULL STORY
Oregon rancher caught in middle (October 5, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Oregon rancher Curt Jacobs authored an editorial on about how ... FULL STORY
Dig It! Winter Greens (October 4, 2009)
by Sage & Snow Garden Club
For those of us who have severe mood swings this time of year because one day we are enthralled by the beauty of the fall colors and the next day we are sad because the bright colors of summer flowers are gone, here's a possible solution - winter gardening. W ... FULL STORY
Snow Spotter training in Pinedale Oct. 14 (October 4, 2009)
by National Weather Service
The National Weather Service will be conducting a Snow Spotter Training class in Pinedale on Wednesday, October 14. The training session will take place at the BLM Office, 1625 W Pine St. beginning at 6:00 p.m. The one-hour class is free of charge and open t ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wintery weather descends on Wyoming (October 4, 2009)
Colder, wetter weather is moving across Wyoming this week bringing snow to the high mountains. The National Weather Service has issued winter weather advisories, warnings and watches for much of the central and northeastern portions of the state into Monday. ... FULL STORY
(22 pictures) Shocking fish in the Little Colorado Ditch (October 3, 2009)
Rescuing fish after irrigating season
Volunteers helped members of the Upper Green River Chapter of Trout Unlimited in the annual fall Little Colorado Ditch Shocking Project Fish Rescue effort on Saturday, October 3rd. Fish left in ditches once irrigation season is over would most likely die durin ... FULL STORY
High School Football scores (October 3, 2009)
Mountain View: 9, Pinedale: 5 ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Tourism Alliance meeting Oct. 6 (October 3, 2009)
To discuss forming a new Pinedale Tourism Alliance to promote local tourism
The purpose of this meeting is to open the discussion to forming a new Pinedale Tourism Alliance. This new group of interested business owners would work to market and promote our tourism industry, as well as to promote Pinedale in an accountable, transparent ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Farmer’s Market Oct. 4 (October 2, 2009)
The next Pinedale Farmer’s Market will be on Sunday, October 4th. It is held on North Tyler Street from 11:00AM to 2:00PM. ... FULL STORY
Sublette Commissioners meeting Oct. 6th (October 2, 2009)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
FWS estimates 25-27 WY wolf packs (October 2, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued its rough estimate of the minimal number of wolves, packs and breeding pairs of wolves that exist in Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
To Kill a Wolf video about wolves and ranching (October 1, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Click on the link below to watch "To Kill a Wolf - Wolves and the Ranching ... FULL STORY
Idaho parachutist shoots at wolves (October 2, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
An Idaho sheep producer shoots at wolves from his motorized parachute, but later learns his actions were illegal. Click on the link below for the story. ... FULL STORY
Four dogs killed by wolves in Idaho (October 2, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Idaho news outlets are reporting that four hunting dogs were recently killed by a pack of Idaho wolves. Click on the link below for the story. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Chilly Bondurant (October 2, 2009)
"The scene is beautiful, but 8 degrees this morning is a little premature even for Bondurant." – Paul Ellwood MD, in Bondurant. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) 4-H helps young entrepreneurs (October 1, 2009)
Start-up business ventures teach business skills to 4-H youth
by Robin Schamber, Sublette County 4-H
Sublette County 4-H taught some local youth valuable life skills through a unique business education program recently. Funded through the generous support of the Daniels Fund, this new Sublette County program provided an excellent opportunity for local youth t ... FULL STORY
Three wolves killed north of Cody (October 1, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Three wolves have been killed north of Cody in federal control actions after the animals attacked cattle on a public land grazing allotment in the Shoshone National Forest. The aftermath of the attack was photographed and described by a hunter in a widely-dist ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) 2009 Pinedale Half Marathon – Final Results (October 1, 2009)
The 2009 Pinedale Half Marathon took place on Saturday, September 26th. More than 400 people participated. Out-of-area participants came from as far away as Alaska, Tennessee, Kentucky, Michigan, Oregon, Utah, Idaho, Florida, Ohio, Colorado, California and the ... FULL STORY

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