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Pinedale Online News - November 2009

(2 pictures) Sage grouse fence collision study (November 29, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
A two-page preliminary report of a study examining sage ... FULL STORY
Ban on aerial gunning sought (November 29, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Wild Earth Guardians is once again seeking an end to the aerial gunning of predators. The technique used this time is the submission of a "petition for executive order and rulemaking banning aerial gunning and poisoning activities of native wild carnivores on ... FULL STORY
Lawsuit filed for Colorado River Cutthroats (November 29, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Center for Biological Diversity filed a federal lawsuit last week that seeks Endangered Species Act protection for the Colorado River Cutthroat Trout. ... FULL STORY
Rocky Mountain Power redesigns their website (November 29, 2009)
Enhances online service to customers
by Rocky Mountain Power
SALT LAKE CITY — Beginning this month, Rocky Mountain Power’s Web site is doing more to turn the answers on for customers in Utah, Wyoming and Idaho. The Web site has been redesigned with a new look and navigation and improved content. The changes took effect ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Bridger-Teton bids farewell to District Ranger Greg Clark (November 29, 2009)
Big Piney Ranger District
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
BIG PINEY – In just over a month, the employees of the Bridger-Teton will say good-bye to Big Piney District Ranger Greg Clark, as he retires after more than 31-years with the United States Forest Service. Clark has long been a fixture on the Bridger-Teton, se ... FULL STORY
Lots of fun on tap for the holiday season (November 29, 2009)
Great specials and entertainment
by Pinedale Online!
December: Holiday Dining Specials at Café On Pine: $4.50 LUNCH To Go – Take Out Lunch Hamburger, Cheeseburger, Grilled Chicken Sandwich or a large Pizza Slice, all with chips and a soda, just $4.50 (+tax), take out only. Dine at Café on Pine and enjoy ou ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) White Pine hopes to open Dec. 4th (November 28, 2009)
Lack of snow delays opening of ski areas
Lack of snow has pushed back the opening of several ski areas in Wyoming, including White Pine Ski Area and Resort near Pinedale. White Pine is located ten miles from Pinedale in the Bridger-Teton National Forest. It is tentatively scheduled to open for snow s ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup stories – Nov. 27, 2009 (November 27, 2009)
Ta-daa! ... FULL STORY
(8 pictures) 2009 Pinedale Turkey Trot 5000 (November 26, 2009)
211 registered turkey trotters
by Craig Sheppard
The nineteenth running of the Pinedale Turkey Trot was another huge success. The 15 degrees starting temperature did not discourage the 211 registered turkey trotters from having a great time. The scene was almost exactly the same as last year – clear cloudl ... FULL STORY
(10 pictures) Thanksgiving Eve fire (November 25, 2009)
At Bridger Speed & Sport in Pinedale
Sublette County firefighters from Pinedale, Daniel and Boulder volunteer fire departments responded to a fire at the corner of Pine Street and Madison in Pinedale on Wednesday evening, November 25th. ... FULL STORY
Community Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 26 (November 25, 2009)
Interdenominational Worship Service Thanksgiving Day in Pinedale
There will be an Interdenominational Worship Service on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26th,, at Our Lady of Peace Church, 112 Sublette Ave. in Pinedale, at 11 a.m. ... FULL STORY
Wyoming wolves kill three hounds (November 25, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Joy Ufford has an article in the Sublette Examiner newspaper detailing how wolves killed three hounds as a group of men hunted mountain lions in western Wyoming earlier this month. ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Commissioners meeting Dec. 1 (November 25, 2009)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
Christmas tree permits available on the Bridger-Teton (November 25, 2009)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Bridger-Teton National Forest announces that Christmas tree permits are available for purchase from any of the Bridger-Teton National Forest District Offices which include the Kemmerer, Big Piney, Pinedale, Greys River (Afton), and Buffalo Ranger Stations. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner stories – Nov. 24, 2009 (November 24, 2009)
Bookworm ... FULL STORY
IPSSSDR marks 15th year (November 24, 2009)
Mushing for Immunization - Sled dog race contributes vaccination funding to Wyoming and Utah charities
by International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race (IPSSSDR)
Vaccinating kids has become an of-the-moment hot topic with the thorny public health issues surrounding the H1N1 virus, but for the 15-year-old International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race (IPSSSDR) – known as "the race to immunize" as part of its mission – ... FULL STORY
Fall Commencement set at UW Dec. 4-5 (November 24, 2009)
by University of Wyoming
LARAMIE - Fall commencement ceremonies at the University of Wyoming will be held Friday and Saturday, Dec. 4-5. ... FULL STORY
Wyoming Game & Fish Calendar (November 24, 2009)
Nov. 30 - Season closes for blue and ruffed grouse ... FULL STORY
Antelope deaths traced to poisonous yew bushes (November 24, 2009)
Landscape plant deadly to horses, livestock, humans and pets
by Wyoming Game & Fish
CHEYENNE - The deaths of 10 pronghorn antelope in the Cheyenne area over the past month has been traced to consumption of foliage of poisonous yew bushes. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Bridger-Teton’s Forest Supervisor celebrates ten years of service (November 24, 2009)
Kniffy Hamilton
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
JACKSON - Forest Supervisor Kniffy Hamilton has served as the Forest Supervisor of the Bridger-Teton National Forest since November 1999. Her office is located in Jackson, Wyoming. As Forest Supervisor, Hamilton is responsible for 3.4 million acres of Nation ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Update on HR 980: Rahall may send bill to Mark Up soon (November 24, 2009)
Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act (NREPA)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Wyoming Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis has sent out word that House Resource Subcommittee Chairman Rahall may be planning to have Mark Up on HR 980 (the Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act), possibly as soon as in December. The effort at this time by the ... FULL STORY
National Park Service releases Final EIS on Benefits-Sharing (November 24, 2009)
by National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) is proposing to implement benefits-sharing agreements with scientists who conduct research in National Park System units. Such agreements could return benefits to the park and the public if the research results lead to the deve ... FULL STORY
Economy creates high call volume at Wyoming UI claims center (November 24, 2009)
by Wyoming Department Of Employment
The Wyoming Department of Employment, Unemployment Insurance Division, is feeling the effects of the national economic recession with an unprecedented number of calls and subsequent longer wait times. ... FULL STORY
Memorial Service for Carl Sauls Nov. 25 (November 23, 2009)
A Memorial Service for Carl Sauls will be held Wednesday, November 25th, at 7:00 PM at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 1 Hawken Lane in Pinedale (Cora Y). ... FULL STORY
DEQ Public Hearing on Ultra Drill Rig Fleet Application Nov. 23 (November 23, 2009)
The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality – Air Quality division will hold a public hearing on Monday, November 23 in Pinedale regarding a Drill Rig Fleet application by Ultra Resources. ... FULL STORY
Fishing Report and News from Mike Kaul (November 23, 2009)
by Mike Kaul, Two Rivers Emporium
With morning temperatures here in Pinedale in the single digits it is time to wrap-up this fly fishing season and start thinking about next year. ... FULL STORY
Tuition goes up at University of Wyoming (November 22, 2009)
For 2011-2012 academic year
by University of Wyoming
The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees voted to increase tuition by $5 per credit hour for resident undergraduate students and proportional increases for nonresident undergraduates and all graduate students. It marks the first resident undergraduate tuiti ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wyoming offers Veteran license plates (November 22, 2009)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
Armed forces veteran specialty license plates and embossed plates approved by the 2009 Wyoming Legislature will become available next year. ... FULL STORY
Yellowstone Park Bison Management Plan available (November 22, 2009)
by Yellowstone National Park
The Interagency Bison Management Plan (IBMP) partners have released the Annual Report for the 2008-2009 operating season. The report is available online at ... FULL STORY
State renews objections to Yellowstone plan (November 22, 2009)
Asks Court for relief
by State of Wyoming
Governor Dave Freudenthal and the State of Wyoming are challenging a snowmobile-related rule the U.S. National Park Service has adopted for Yellowstone National Park this winter. ... FULL STORY
(12 pictures) Missoula Children's Theatre (November 22, 2009)
by Pam McCulloch
Missoula Children's Theatre held auditions Monday for all school age children. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Thanksgiving week weather outlook (November 22, 2009)
Chilly, but mostly sunny
A cold front will move into the west Sunday afternoon and across central Wyoming Sunday evening. Snow will taper off to snow showers around midnight. Isolated to scattered snow showers will accompany the front across central Wyoming with the snow showers most ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) 10 Below Zero in Bondurant (November 22, 2009)
The Bondurant webcam read 10 degrees below zero (F) at 8AM on Sunday morniing, November 22. This cam is hosted by Paul and Barbara Ellwood at the Dell Fork Ranch. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Demolition of the old Town shop (November 22, 2009)
The old Pinedale Town Shop on Lincoln Avenue is the process of being demolished. All of the buildings on the lot are being taken down. ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) WGFD gathers salmon eggs near Pinedale (November 21, 2009)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
For most anglers, fishing for salmon conjures up images of Alaska or other parts of the Pacific Northwest but thanks to the efforts of fish managers with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, the Cowboy State can be added to the list of states offering salmon ... FULL STORY
Montana ends wolf hunt (November 21, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit
Montana wildlife officials have shut down the state's wolf hunt as quotas were either reached or nearing the limit. ... FULL STORY
Idaho extends wolf hunting season (November 21, 2009)
by Idaho Fish and Game press release
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission on Thursday, November 19, extended wolf hunting seasons in all Idaho wolf zones not already closed to March 31. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Town Deer (November 21, 2009)
by Pam McCulloch
It never gets old seeing wildlife in the town limits of Pinedale. This buck mule deer was seen with four does and a smaller buck traveling from driveway to driveway Friday evening. ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) Sublette Chamber annual banquet (November 21, 2009)
Secretary of State Max Maxfield special guest speaker
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield was the special guest speaker at the Sublette County Chamber of Commerce annual banquet held at the Sublette County Library in Pinedale on Friday night, November 20. The event included prime rib dinner, appetizers and de ... FULL STORY
Health Care Bill (November 20, 2009)
Click here to read the new incarnation of the government’s Health Care bill: H.R. 3590 (2.51 MB, 2,074 pages, PDF) ... FULL STORY
EnCana Cares provides over $1.32 million for charity (November 20, 2009)
by EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc.
EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. recently completed its annual employee giving campaign, EnCana Cares, raising over $1.32 million for charity; a new record for the company’s US division. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup stories – Nov. 20, 2009 (November 20, 2009)
Olympic Aspirations ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) A taste of winter (November 19, 2009)
Snocross racer Taylor Dyess tests out new sled in preparation for upcoming races
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Clark Dyess sent in photos of a sneak peek from son Taylor's first ride on his new 2010 Ski-Doo 600RS. ... FULL STORY
Lions Club Snowmobile Raffle tickets for sale (November 19, 2009)
$50 buys a chance to win a 2010 Polaris 800 Dragon RMK 163 Ultimate Deep Snow Performance Sled
The 2009 Pinedale Lions Club Snowmobile Raffle will take place on Saturday, December 5th at Bucky’s Outdoors in Pinedale. This is the 20th year for the annual event which raffles off a new snowmobile each year. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Chamber Banquet to feature Max Maxfield Nov. 20 (November 19, 2009)
Wyoming Secretary of State to speak on ‘Partners for Progress’
The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce annual banquet will take place on Friday, November 20th. Special guest speaker is Max Maxfield, Wyoming’s Secretary of State. Maxfield is in his first term as Wyoming’s Secretary of State, following two terms as State Au ... FULL STORY
DEQ Air Quality public meeting Nov. 19 (November 19, 2009)
The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality will host a public meeting in Pinedale on Thursday, November 19, in the Sublette County Library Lovatt Room from 6:00 to 7:30 PM. The Air Quality Division of the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality will d ... FULL STORY
Interim Winter Use Rule for Yellowstone (November 17, 2009)
Park set to open for winter season as scheduled on December 15
A rule implementing a new plan to provide for limited, regulated snowmobile and snowcoach access in Yellowstone National Park for the next two winters will be published in the Federal Register on Friday, November 20. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Governor Freudenthal congratulates Rockies Express Pipeline for full service (November 17, 2009)
by Governor Freudenthal's office
CHEYENNE – Gov. Dave Freudenthal hosted representatives from the Rockies Express (REX) Pipeline to mark full service of the 1,679 mile pipeline, which runs from northwestern Colorado to eastern Ohio. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) 4-H members attend Career Days at UW (November 17, 2009)
by Sublette County 4-H
Through a grant funded by the Daniel’s Fund, 4-H members from the southwest district gathered at the University of Wyoming Campus to spend two-days touring the University and learning about college preparedness. ... FULL STORY
Library Board meets Nov. 30 (November 17, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Sublette County Library Board will hold a work session and board meeting on Monday, Nov. 30 at 10 a.m. in the Big Piney Branch Library. All such meetings are open to the public. ... FULL STORY
FWS reaches deal on Mexican wolves (November 17, 2009)
Three-strikes rule is out
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Obama administration has reached a deal with wolf advocates in which the three-strikes rule for Mexican wolves that prey on livestock were removed will no longer be in effect. ... FULL STORY
Wolf attack in India injures 17 (November 17, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Seventeen people were injured in a wolf attack in India, according to news reports. The wolf, which may have been rabid, was subsequently killed. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner stories – November 17, 2009 (November 17, 2009)
We salute you! ... FULL STORY
I-80 Reopened (November 17, 2009)
Partial closure imposed for several hours due to semi-truck fire
by Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT)
Interstate 80 eastbound at milepost 65 has been reopened to traffic following a semi truck fire at milepost 62. ... FULL STORY
Free sheets at the Baymont Inn (November 17, 2009)
The Baymont Inn in Pinedale currently has numerous white double sheet sets that they are taking out of service. If anyone can utilize any of these, please stop by the Baymont Inn and Suites before 4:00 pm today (Tuesday, November 17). There is no charge for th ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Senator Barrasso holds live call-in Town Hall meeting Nov. 17 (November 17, 2009)
Wyoming Senator John Barrasso will host a live tele-town hall TODAY from Washington, D.C. "I want to hear your thoughts and questions on issues that concern you," he said in his media release. ... FULL STORY
WY Citizens for Liberty & Freedom meeting Nov. 17 (November 17, 2009)
At the Marbleton Town Hall, 7:00PM
The Wyoming Citizens for Liberty and Freedom will hold a meeting on Tuesday, November 17 at 7:00 pm at the Marbleton Town Hall. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale FAA Wreath Sale (November 16, 2009)
Taking orders now
Pinedale FFA is selling wreaths and greenery this holiday season as a fundraiser. They have fresh greenery shaped into wreaths (24" & 36"), crosses, candy canes, door swags and garlands. FFA members are out contacting people directly. Orders can also be place ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) ’Protecting Water Resources in the PAPA’ Nov. 18 (November 16, 2009)
Pinedale Anticline operators host educational series
by Anticline Operators: Ultra Petroleum, Shell Oil, Questar
WHAT: Join natural resource and environmental specialists from Ultra, Shell and Questar for a community discussion about water: Protecting Water Resources in the Pinedale Anticline Project Area (PAPA). ... FULL STORY
(7 pictures) Ladies' Night Out (November 15, 2009)
by Pam McCulloch
The Pinedale Aquatic Center held their annual Ladies' Night Out Saturday evening, November 14th. It is time to visit with friends, check out local vendors, sample classes offered at the PAC and enjoy good food. ... FULL STORY
(5 pictures) Junior Jazz Basketball League (November 14, 2009)
by Pam McCulloch
PAC Junior Jazz Basketball League started their games on Saturday morning. Eight teams ages Kindergarten to 5th grade show their skills on the court. The players will end the season with a trip to see the Utah Jazz play. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wyoming Range Sunday Drive (November 15, 2009)
Dave Bell took a drive up north of Jackson on Sunday to Moran Junction. "Had a very beautiful day with sunshine, blue skies and great clouds, but cold." ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Library’s holiday vision goes global (November 15, 2009)
by Sublette County Library
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup – November 13, 2009 (November 14, 2009)
Point me to the food ... FULL STORY
(10 pictures) Sublette County Ski & Snowboard Ski Swap (November 14, 2009)
by Pam McCulloch
Sublette County Ski and Snowboard Association held their annual ski swap Saturday morning, November 14, in the Pinedale Elementary School cafeteria. There were skis, snowboards, boots, bindings, poles, helmets, and clothing available for purchase. ... FULL STORY
EnCana reports $2.1 billion cash flow, down 26% (November 13, 2009)
Plans to split into two independent companies
EnCana Corporation (TSX & NYSE: ECA) reported their third quarter 2009 financial results. EnCana generated third quarter cash flow of US$2.1 billion, or $2.77 per share, and operating earnings of $775 million, or $1.03 per share – down 26 and 46 percent respec ... FULL STORY
Court rules in favor of Exxon Mobil (November 13, 2009)
Over point of valuation for natural gas production from LaBarge Project
The Casper Star-Tribune posted a story saying the Wyoming Supreme Court sided with Exxon Mobil Corp. in the dispute over the point of valuation for its natural gas production at its LaBarge Black Canyon facility. The decision will cost the state and Sublette C ... FULL STORY
Leonid Meteor Shower will light up the sky (November 13, 2009)
Meteors may be seen between Nov. 13-20th
by Pinedale Online!
Start watching the skies for a dazzling display of the Leonid meteor shower. It is expected to peak Tuesday and Wednesday, November 17 and 18, but shooting stars may be seen any time between November 13-20th. ... FULL STORY
(10 pictures) Veteran's Day Program (November 12, 2009)
by Pam McCulloch
American Legion Post 47 and VFW Post 4801 held a Veteran’s Day Observance Service on Wednesday, November 11th in the Pinedale High School Auditorium honoring our local returning veterans. ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Commissioners meeting - Agenda for Nov. 17, 2009 (November 13, 2009)
(3 pictures) Electrofishing expanded on Green River (November 13, 2009)
by Wyoming Game and Fish Department
Fish biologists with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department in Pinedale recently completed this year’s fish sampling on the Green River, obtaining important information on fish population trends for more than 130 stream miles from Green River lakes to Fontenelle ... FULL STORY
Wolves killed more Idaho livestock 2009 (November 13, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Wolves have killed more livestock in Idaho this year than in year's past, according to a federal animal damage control official. ... FULL STORY
Wolf Coalition: FWS flip-flops (November 13, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Wyoming Wolf Coalition also filed an opening brief in the federal court case in Wyoming challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decision not to delist wolves in Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
Wyoming: FWS decision not based on biology (November 13, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
State of Wyoming and Park County officials came out with their guns blazing in their joint opening brief challenging the federal decision not to delist wolves in Wyoming. The opening brief was filed in the U.S. Federal District Court in Cheyenne earlier this w ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Robinson Crusoe auditions Nov. 16 (November 12, 2009)
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
The Missoula Children’s Theatre of Missoula, Montana, will arrive in Pinedale on Monday, November 16, to audition students in grades K-12 for the production, "Robinson Crusoe". The Missoula Children’s Theatre directors will select 50-60 students to rehearse d ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Local author Paul Jensen releases new book (November 11, 2009)
‘The State of Equality in the Equality State: Saving the Best of the West in Wyoming’
by Paul Jensen media release
"New book debunks Wyoming's myth of equality and other claims. Then reveals the real Wyoming and its promising future." ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Middle School Superintendent Honor Roll (November 11, 2009)
by Sublette County School District #1
The following students are recognized on the Sublette County School District #1 Superintendent’s Honor Roll for achieving a 4.0 grade point average during the first quarter for the 2009-2010 school year. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Middle School Principal Honor Roll (November 11, 2009)
by Sublette County School District #1
The following students are recognized on the Sublette County School District #1 Principal Honor Roll for achieving a 3.5 to 3.99 grade point average during the first quarter: ... FULL STORY
Vitter, Barrasso: Cap & Trade bill effectively ends carbon credits (November 11, 2009)
by Joint media release by Senators David Vitter and John Barrasso
On Tuesday, November 10, U.S. Sens. David Vitter and John Barrasso called attention to a damaging provision in both the Waxman-Markey and Kerry-Boxer cap and trade bills that would require federal agencies to terminate permits and render carbon credits meaning ... FULL STORY
Cody Biologist Doug McWhirter named Wildlife Professional of the Year (November 11, 2009)
McWhirter previously worked in Pinedale
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Wyoming Game and Fish Department wildlife biologist Doug McWhirter was named Wildlife Professional of the Year by the Wyoming Chapter of The Wildlife Society at its annual meeting and banquet held Nov. 4, in Cody. ... FULL STORY
Questar seeks approval for Wyoming gas pipeline (November 11, 2009)
Would connect into the proposed Ruby Pipeline
According to a story on the Pipelines International website on Tuesday, November 10th, Questar Overthrust Pipeline, a subsidiary of Questar Pipeline, is seeking approval from the United States Federal Energy Regulation Commission (FERC) to construct a 42-mile ... FULL STORY
Turkey Shoot Nov. 15 in Big Piney (November 11, 2009)
There will be a Turkey Shoot on Sunday, November 15th at the Big Piney Range, 10 miles west of Big Piney on Highway 350. Events start at 12:00 noon. Shotgun and .22 long rifle. $5 a round, all ages welcome. For more information call Blake Turner, 307-260-60 ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) ‘Water in the PAPA’ presentation Nov. 18 (November 11, 2009)
Presentation sponsored by Pinedale Anticline natural gas drilling operators Ultra, Shell and Questar
On Wednesday, November 18, there will be a presentation by Ultra Petroleum, Shell and Questar, operators on the Pinedale Anticline, in response to public concerns over protecting water, air quality and wildlife. ... FULL STORY
Montana hunters tag 61 wolves (November 11, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Montana hunters have harvested 61 wolves in the state's fall hunt, with another 17 wolves remaining available for harvest under the state's quota system. ... FULL STORY
Idaho hunters harvest 98 wolves (November 11, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
There have been 98 wolves harvested in the Idaho fall wolf hunt, with two of the state's 12 wolf hunt areas now closed as quotas have been reached. There are still another 122 wolves left to harvest under the quota system. ... FULL STORY
Vipers Hockey Open House Nov. 11 (November 11, 2009)
Vipers Hockey will host an Open House at the Big Piney Library on Wednesday, November 11th, from 4-6PM. Learn about the hockey program. Equipment provided as long as supplies last. ... FULL STORY
Feds subpoena private online news website for user information (November 11, 2009)
Concerns raised over privacy rights and online journalism
by Pinedale Online!
For a chilling account raising concerns of apparent abuse of federal authority, a story has surfaced about the U.S. Department of Justice in Indiana issuing a grand jury subpoena to a Philadelphia-based independent news website demanding they divulge their pri ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Governor Freudenthal visits military personnel in Middle East (November 10, 2009)
Travels to Kuwait and Iraq
by State of Wyoming media release
Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal visited Wyoming National Guard troops and other active duty U.S. personnel serving in Kuwait and Iraq while on a trip sponsored by the Secretary of Defense. ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) Pinedale Wrangler Band attends Band Days (November 10, 2009)
22 Schools attend Band Days in Laramie
by Sublette County School District #1
Last Friday and Saturday (Nov. 6th-7th) 40 members of the Pinedale Wrangler Marching Band traveled to Laramie to participate in the University of Wyoming Band Days. They practiced with 22 other high school bands and the 155 member UW Marching Band and then p ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, West Virginia – where are you…? (November 10, 2009)
50 State License Plate Survey
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
We began our "50 State License Plate Survey" in 2002 as a fun way to see how many people come visit, or pass through, our little town each summer. The survey has become a tradition for Pinedale Online, and we’ve heard from many people who say they enjoy this a ... FULL STORY
Flu Clinics in Pinedale and Big Piney (November 10, 2009)
For H1N1 (Swine) flu vaccinations
Sublette County Public Health (SCPH) will hold a H1N1 (Swine) flu clinic at the Public Health Office in Pinedale on Thursday, November 12, from 2:00 to 4:00PM, or for as long as supply lasts. The vaccinations will be available at the Big Piney/Marbleton Clinic ... FULL STORY
Wolf stalking impacts on elk (November 10, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Wolves impact the way prey animals live their lives, according to a Montana researcher, who noted that the pressure from being stalked is forcing changes in elk behavior, such as being alert and watching for predators more, and grazing less. Pregnancy rates ar ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner stories – Nov. 10, 2009 (November 10, 2009)
Nothing short of bullish ... FULL STORY
WGFD seeks public comment on wind energy impacts on wildlife (November 9, 2009)
by Wyoming Game and Fish
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is soliciting public comments on a new draft document: "Wind Energy Issues: Impacts and Mitigation for Wildlife in Wyoming." The document provides recommendations for assessing impacts to wildlife from wind energy projects, ... FULL STORY
Family on Bikes in Ecuador (November 9, 2009)
John, Nancy, and twins Davy and Daryl Vogel
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
On June 8, 2008, a family of four from Boise, Idaho embarked on a 2 1/2 year bicycle trip traversing the Pan-American Highway from Alaska to Argentina. Parents John and Nancy, and their 10-year-old twins Davy and Daryl, are traveling with two single bikes and ... FULL STORY
Sublette Chamber Annual Banquet Nov. 20 (Original post November 9, 2009 | Updated November 13, 2009)
Special Guest Speaker Max Maxfield, Wyoming Secretary of State
The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce will be holding their annual meeting and banquet on Friday, November 20th, at 6:00 pm in the new addition of the Sublette County Library in Pinedale. Tickets are $25.00 in advance and $30 at the door. Only a limited nu ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Snow Explorers Club meeting Nov. 14 (November 9, 2009)
by Pinedale Snow Explorers
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. A catered chili supper will be provided. We hope to hav ... FULL STORY
Yellow Ribbon project helps Wyoming soldiers during the holidays (November 9, 2009)
by Wyoming Army National Guard
Deer in the headlights (November 9, 2009)
Wildlife on the move presents a hazard to motorists
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department urges motorists to pay special attention for animals along roadways as wildlife are in mating seasons and moving to winter ranges. Many big game animals are most active at dusk, which is just the time when many people are ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wyoming Range Sunday Drive (November 8, 2009)
Dave Bell spent Sunday afternoon in the southern Wyoming Range, starting at the Cross Lazy Two and working their way home down Ryegrass Road. "As is typical this time of year, the willows are brilliant orange, and with sunshine, some snow and blue skies, it wa ... FULL STORY
Annual Ski & Gear Swap Nov. 14th (November 8, 2009)
Sublette County Ski & Snowboard Association event
The Sublette County Ski & Snowboard Association will be hosting their annual Ski & Gear Swap on Saturday, November 14th. The event will take place from 8:00 AM until Noon at the Pinedale Elementary School Cafeteria. There will be free pizza and door prizes. Yo ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Mixed Media Artists host reception in Big Piney (November 8, 2009)
by Mixed Media Artists
In spite of the windy day, a good time was had by all at a reception held at the Big Piney Library by Mixed Media artists Friday evening, November 6. Many turned out to enjoy the sweets, savories, and socializing while viewing the beautiful paintings on displ ... FULL STORY
Winter Farmer’s Market Dec. 6th in Pinedale (November 8, 2009)
At the Pinedale Aquatic Center
The Pinedale Farmers Market group and the Pinedale Aquatic Center will host the first indoor Winter Farmers Market. on Sunday, December 6th from 1pm to 4pm. The Winter Farmer's Market will offer locally produced goodies for the holiday season. In addition to ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) Follow Snowfire Racing on Twitter (Original post November 8, 2009 | Updated November 11, 2009)
Pinedale snocross racer, Taylor Dyess,
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Update Wednesday, November 11, 2009: ... FULL STORY
Flags to be lowered to half-staff for Fort Hood victims (November 6, 2009)
Until Tuesday, November 10th
President Barack Obama has issued a proclamation which calls for the flags to be flown at half-staff as a mark of respect honoring the victims of the tragedy at Fort Hood, Texas. The proclamation calls for flags to be immediately adjusted and flown at half sta ... FULL STORY
‘The Power of Logs’ talk Nov. 12 (November 6, 2009)
Log Architecture in Wyoming, Green River Valley Museum presentation
The Green River Valley Museum in Big Piney presents Melanie O'Hara giving a talk on Thursday, November 12th on "The Power of Logs: A Brief History and Exploration of Log Architecture in Wyoming." The presentation will be at 7:00pm at the Museum This is a Wy ... FULL STORY
EnCana supports Pregnancy Resource Center (November 6, 2009)
Earn While You Learn program empowers first time parents
by Pregnancy Resource Center
EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. contributed $5,900 to the Pregnancy Resource Center for its Earn While You Learn Prenatal and Parenting Education Program. Funds will be used to purchase materials and maintain the program. ... FULL STORY
Winter archery shooting season begins (November 6, 2009)
Wind River Archers
Wind River Archers has started their winter shooting season. ... FULL STORY
Holiday & Craft Fair at Rendezvous Pointe Nov. 7th (November 6, 2009)
The 6th Annual Holiday & Craft Fair at Rendezvous Pointe continues on Saturday, Nov. 7th in Pinedale. The annual event is a great way to get an early start on holiday gift shopping. ... FULL STORY
Governor announces $1.8 Million grant awarded to Wyoming for Broadband (November 6, 2009)
by State of Wyoming media release
Governor Dave Freudenthal announced that Wyoming received a $1.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) today for broadband mapping and planning activities. ... FULL STORY
FWS tallies wolf conflicts 2009 (November 5, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reports that Based on preliminary reports through October 30, 2009, a total of 21 cattle, 183 sheep, and 4 dogs were recorded as confirmed wolf kills, and 29 wolves were killed in subsequent control actions in Wyoming. These ... FULL STORY
Bear managers push forward (November 6, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Coordinating Committee Chairman Steve Schmidt opened the group’s meeting in Jackson last week with a quote from Yogi Berra, "The future ain’t what it used to be." ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Grizzly bear conflicts 2009 (November 6, 2009)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Wyoming ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup stories – Nov. 6, 2009 (November 6, 2009)
Candid Costumes ... FULL STORY
(9 pictures) Riders in the Sky performs in Pinedale (November 5, 2009)
by Tim Ruland, Pinedale Fine Arts Council
Legendary western group the The Riders in the Sky graced the Pinedale Auditorium stage Wednesday night, November 3rd, to an almost sold-out audience. The Riders brought with them their trademark blend of classic western music, slapstick comedy and a stage ful ... FULL STORY
‘War Memories’ – history talk Nov. 18 (November 5, 2009)
Come to listen, come to share!
On Wednesday, November 18th, Rendezvous Pointe will present a history talk entitiled, "War Memories"in honor of Veterans Day. This will be stories from times of war, both from those who fought and those who remained at home. 12:45 PM. Come to listen, come to s ... FULL STORY
EPA offers $1 million in grants to address environmental & public health issues (November 4, 2009)
Agency solicits applications for forty $25,000 grants
by Environmental Protection Agency
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is accepting grant applications for a total of $1 million in funding for projects aimed at addressing environmental and public health issues in communities. EPA expects to award approximately 40 grants of u ... FULL STORY
Congress ups BLM APD processing fee to $6500 (November 4, 2009)
60% fee increase reimburses U.S. Treasury for estimated cost of processing new Applications for Permit to Drill
by Bureau of Land Management
At direction of Congress, BLM will collect a $6,500 processing fee for each new oil and gas drilling permit application. ... FULL STORY
Private Land Elk hunting opportunities in Sublette County (November 4, 2009)
Near Big Piney, Daniel and Boulder
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Thanks to the Wyoming Game & Fish Department’s Access Yes program and some local cooperating landowners, there are additional elk hunting opportunities for some limited quota license holders. Unfortunately, these hunting opportunities are not available to tho ... FULL STORY
Wyoming State Treasurer makes statement about his health (November 4, 2009)
Will undergo surgery for lung cancer
by Wyoming State Treasurer media release
On Tuesday, November 3rd, State Treasurer, Joe Meyer, held a press conference to provide information to the public about the results of some medical tests he recently underwent. ... FULL STORY
Application deadline approaches for spring internships with Enzi, Barrasso (November 4, 2009)
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso, both R-Wyo., are encouraging students and graduates from all backgrounds to apply for internships in their Washington, D.C. offices this spring. The deadline for applications with Enzi’s office is N ... FULL STORY
Wyoming drought-free since late June (November 4, 2009)
by Jim Fahey, Wyoming NOAA Hydrologist
Here is the latest information on drought conditions across Wyoming (as of October 30th), with a review of water year 2009. ... FULL STORY
Dig It! - Make your own Natural Rooting Hormone (November 4, 2009)
by Sage & Snow Garden Club
Both Cottonwood Trees and Willow Trees produce their own rooting hormone, called auxin. This is probably not hard for most locals to believe as they can take over water ditches in a relatively short time. For gardeners who like to propagate through cuttings, o ... FULL STORY
Veterans, military personnel and families admitted free to National Park sites Nov. 11 (November 4, 2009)
by National Park Service
All National Park Service sites will offer free admission to veterans, current members of the U.S. armed forces, and their families on Tuesday, November 11, in honor of Veterans Day. This annual fee-free day was established in 2006 and is in addition to Natio ... FULL STORY
Yellowstone visitation through October tops previous annual record (November 4, 2009)
by Yellowstone National Park
The number of visitors to Yellowstone National Park the first ten months of 2009 exceeded the park’s previous annual visitation record set in 2007. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner stories – Nov. 3, 2009 (November 3, 2009)
Trick-or-treat ... FULL STORY
Public Health Office flu clinics Nov. 4 (November 3, 2009)
There will be a seasonal and H1N1 flu clinic from 12 Noon to 4:00 PM at Sublette County Public Health in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Moon rise and set (November 2, 2009)
Scenic photos by Dave Bell
"From a photographers perspective, there are only two times per year when the full moon sets and the full moon rises, on the same day, and they do so in opposite sync with the respective sunrise and sunset, allowing for exceptional moon photographing. So, I sh ... FULL STORY
County Commissioners agenda for Nov. 3 (November 2, 2009)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
(2 pictures) Fall Scenery (November 2, 2009)
Photos by Dave Bell
Dave Bell took advantage of the beautiful late fall weather to take a hike up to Glimpse Lake on Saturday. Click on this link for more photos: Walk To Winter At Glimpse Lake Album ... FULL STORY

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