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FWS declares Wyoming wolves recovered (August 31, 2012)
Delisting set for Sept. 30
by US Fish and Wildlife Service
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today (Friday, August 31) that the Wyoming population of gray wolves is recovered and no longer warrants protection under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Beginning September 30th, wolves in Wyoming will be managed ... FULL STORY
‘Lands & Brands’ Ranch Tour Sept. 10 (August 31, 2012)
Tour of ranchland under conservation easements
The Wyoming Land Trust is offering a special "Lands & Brands" Ranch Tour on Monday, September 10th from 1pm – 5pm. This is an opportunity to get to know some of the lands and landowners that are an integral part of Sublette County and the Wyoming Land Trust. W ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Rock Springs Sheriff seeks info in murder of 17-year old youth (August 31, 2012)
$5,000 reward for information resulting in the arrest and conviction of persons involved in his death
by Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office
Murder investigation focused on four areas ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Half Marathon Sept. 22 (August 30, 2012)
Come one, Come ALL! The annual Pinedale Half Marathon will be held on Saturday, September 22nd, 2012. The event includes at 10k & 1 mile Run or Walk. Go any distance! ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Ice Arena now open (August 30, 2012)
by Nan Stinson
Temperatures outside may soar into the 80’s, but one place in Sublette County offers a respite from the heat. The Sublette County Ice Arena is now open. It is located at 1219 W. Washington Street in Pinedale, east of Rendezvous Meadows Golf Course. ... FULL STORY
SAVVY Parenting Webinar Series offered (August 30, 2012)
University of Wyoming Extension programs
The University of Wyoming Extension office is offering online webinars on personal finance. "Financial Literacy - Money Management" are webinar and podcast programs are focused on Wyoming’s regionally identified needs. Below are topics being offered in the upc ... FULL STORY
Emergency Preparedness talk Sept. 11 (August 30, 2012)
Are you ready?
by Sublette County Library
Do you ever worry your family might not be prepared to handle an emergency such as fire or natural disaster? Here’s your chance to learn what you need to do. In celebration of National Emergency Preparedness Week, the Sublette County Library at 155 S Tyle ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Fire danger warrants great care on public land (August 30, 2012)
by Teton Interagency Fire
Teton Interagency Fire managers would like to remind visitors of the severe fire danger that currently exists due to hot and dry weather conditions affecting western Wyoming. Visitors and local residents are advised to use extreme caution when recreating on pu ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Bob Budd honored with the Kurt Bucholz Conservation Award Aug. 25th (August 30, 2012)
by Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust
The Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust awarded Bob Budd the fifth annual Kurt Bucholz Conservation Award at its annual Roundup Barbeque Saturday, August 25 in Big Piney. ... FULL STORY
Tuesday Church School begins Sept. 4th in Big Piney (August 30, 2012)
St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church in Big Piney will hold Tuesday Church School for elementary age children beginning Tuesday, September 4th from 3:15 to 5:00 PM. There will be worship, fun, friends and snacks. Leaders escort children from school to Church ... FULL STORY
Registration for Pinedale Hockey Sept. 7 (August 30, 2012)
Pinedale Hockey Association will be having a registration party on Friday, September 7th from 5-8 at the Sublette County Ice Arena. Players may register at this time. There will also be a BBQ and stick and puck. For more information email PHA@pinedaleglaciers. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Green River Valley Museum news (August 29, 2012)
Open House and honoring three retiring board members
The Green River Valley Museum in Big Piney held an open house for the dedication of the new Wyoming stamp on Thursday, August 16th. It was the final stamp of the "Flags of our Nation" multi-stamp series featuring the Stars and Stripes, the 50 state flags, five ... FULL STORY
(26 pictures) Sommers Ranch Homestead Grand Opening Sept. 1 (August 29, 2012)
Public invited to see the new additions to the historical site
Everyone is invited to come out to the Grand Opening of the Sommers Ranch Homestead living history site on Saturday, September 1st. ... FULL STORY
Flag half-staff notification (August 29, 2012)
In honor of Neil Armstrong, Commander of Apollo 11 and first man to walk on the Moon
by Wyoming Governor Matt Mead’s office
Pursuant to President Barack Obama’s Proclamation, Governor Matt Mead, has ordered both the U.S. and the State of Wyoming flag be flown at half-staff statewide from sunrise to sunset on Friday, August 31, 2012 in respect and memory of Neil Armstrong, Commande ... FULL STORY
Funeral services for Nancy Colton Sept. 1 (August 29, 2012)
by Colvill Funeral Home
Funeral services for Nancy Colton of Big Piney will be held Saturday, September 1st at 11:00 AM at the L.D.S. Church in Big Piney. A visitation will take place from 9:00 to 11:00 AM prior to the service at the church. Interment will follow the services in the ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner – August 28, 2012 (August 29, 2012)
Incredible edibles ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Porcupine Creek hike (Original post August 28, 2012 | Updated August 29, 2012)
Photos by Dave Bell
Dave Bell took on the challenge of long and grueling hike into the Upper Porcupine Creek Valley in the Upper Green on Sunday, August 26th. ... FULL STORY
Roquefort under threat from wolves (August 28, 2012)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The production of France's Roquefort cheese is threatened by the return of the wolf to southern France, according to an article in the UK Telegraph. Roquefort cheese must be produced from sheep that are grazed freely every day, a difficult proposition when the ... FULL STORY
Oversize-load fees waived for drought relief hay shipments (August 27, 2012)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
The Wyoming Department of Transportation is waiving oversize-load fees for shipments of hay coming into the state as part of the drought disaster relief effort. ... FULL STORY
Exploring Wyoming’s Rodeo Women program August 28 (August 27, 2012)
The Sublette County Artists’ Guild invites everyone to a special program in Pinedale on Tuesday, August 28th exploring the athleticism of early women rodeo competitors. The free event begins at 6:00 PM with a reception at the Museum of the Mountain Man. The ta ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Rural Health Care District revised Regular Board Meeting Schedule (August 26, 2012)
Below is the Sublette County Rural Health Care District revised Regular Board Meeting Schedule for September 2012 through August 2013. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Montgomery gets appointment for District Court Clerk (August 25, 2012)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
At Friday’s Sublette County Commission meeting, the commission had the difficult task of selecting between three highly qualified candidates to become the new District Court Clerk upon the retirement of Marilyn Jensen next month. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Cashing in on Wyoming wolves (August 25, 2012)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has stated its intent to delist wolves in Wyoming soon, allowing the species to become managed by state officials. The Center for Biological Diversity is using this opportunity to "prepare an emergency legal case to stop the ... FULL STORY
August 27th deadline for School Board candidate filings (August 25, 2012)
by Pinedale Online!
This coming Monday, August 27, is the deadline for two different groups of candidates seeking elected office. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup – August 24, 2012 (August 24, 2012)
Give Them A Call When It Gets Too Hot ... FULL STORY
California wolf may get endangered status (August 23, 2012)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
California may designate wolves with "endangered" status under state statute, according to news accounts. The issue has arisen since it was confirmed that there is one wolf roaming that state. ... FULL STORY
Michigan lawmaker proposes wolf hunt (August 23, 2012)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
With wolf hunts scheduled to take place in a variety of UP and western states this fall, a Michigan lawmaker is proposing legislation that could allow state wildlife officials the ability to develop regulations for the state's first wolf hunting season. ... FULL STORY
Wisconsin/Chippewas dispute hunt (August 23, 2012)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Wisconsin's Chippewa Indian tribes want to protect wolves within the northern part of the state, but Wisconsin wildlife officials say hunters will be able to harvest half the quota for that region. ... FULL STORY
Sublette Commissioners meeting agenda for August 24, 2012 (August 23, 2012)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
Sublette GOP selects 3 names for Clerk of District Court (August 23, 2012)
by Bob Rule, KPIN 101.1 FM Radio
With the announced departure of Marilyn Jensen from her position as Clerk of the District Court, the Sublette County Republican Central Committee was called to meet Wednesday night in the County Commissioners’ meeting room to select three persons in the proces ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette County assists in evacuation of burn victims in natural gas explosion (August 22, 2012)
At the Conoco-Phillips Lost Cabin natural gas treatment plant located near Lysite in Fremont County
by Pinedale Online!
Tip Top Search & Rescue program administrator, Jason Ray, and Sublette County EMS Director, Kenna Tanner accompanied the Sublette County contract helicopter on a rescue mission in Fremont County on Wednesday, August 22nd. Fremont County called asking for their ... FULL STORY
2012 Primary Election Results (August 21, 2012)
Sublette County, Wyoming
by Pinedale Online!
UNOFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS: Jim Latta wins Republican nomination for Sublette County Commissioner, defeating incumbent John Linn (718 to 663 votes). Albert Sommers defeats Jim Mickelson for House District 20 (1,246 to 647 votes). ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner – August 21, 2012 (August 21, 2012)
Team work ... FULL STORY
Poison awareness tips for end-of-summer safety (August 21, 2012)
Wyoming Poison Center: 1-800-222-1222
by Joan McVoy RN CSPI, Public Education, Nebraska Regional Poison Center
When people call Wyoming’s Poison Center, one of their first questions is: "Do I need to go to the Emergency Room?" A large majority of the callers are reassured to learn that their exposure will be safely managed at home. In fact, 75% of callers to the pois ... FULL STORY
VOTE TODAY! (August 21, 2012)
Polls open 7AM to 7PM
by Bob Rule, KPIN 101.1 FM Radio
Throughout Wyoming, today is Primary Election Day (Tuesday, August 21st). But, no, you will not see the names of Barack Obama or Mitt Romney on any of the ballots, that comes in November in the General Election. Today's election is where the Republican and ... FULL STORY
Environmental movements and the elections (August 20, 2012)
Agenda 21 and Wildlands
by Pinedale Online!
The November election will be important because those who are elected will decide the direction of the country for more than just the next four years. Significant philosophy and policy agendas are being pushed by various outside interests to pressure the Unite ... FULL STORY
Elk hunters can now purchase three licenses in a season (August 20, 2012)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Effective immediately, Wyoming elk hunters can now have up to three elk licenses in select elk hunt areas across the state. In addition to purchasing one full price elk license and one reduced price cow/calf elk license or two reduced price cow/calf elk licens ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Rural Health Care District Special Meeting August 22 (August 20, 2012)
by Sublette County Rural Health Care District
The Sublette County Rural Health Care District will hold a Special Meeting on Wednesday, August 22, at 7:00 the Pinedale EMS Conference room. ... FULL STORY
Community Conversation Luncheon September 6 (August 20, 2012)
With SCSD #1 Superintendent Jay Harnack
Please join the Sublette County Chamber of Commerce, along with Sublette County School District #1 Superintendent Jay Harnack, to learn more about the upcoming 1:1 Technology Initiative (possible demonstration), upcoming strategic planning process, and student ... FULL STORY
Tour of Jonah and NPL Fields Sept. 17 (August 20, 2012)
The Wyoming Land Trust and Sublette County Chamber Of Commerce are partnering with Encana to provide a tour of the Jonah and NPL Fields on Monday, September 17th. Get the latest information about the Jonah Field as well as Encana's next development, the NPL F ... FULL STORY
Yellowstone Park raises fire danger to EXTREME (August 20, 2012)
by Yellowstone National Park
Summary: Due to the lack of moisture throughout the park in the last several days, the fire danger level in Yellowstone has been elevated to Extreme. Fire restrictions are still in effect. Fire activity has increased on two fires in the central portion of ... FULL STORY
Notice of Destruction of Special Education Files (August 20, 2012)
by Sublette County School District #1
Flag Half Staff notification (August 20, 2012)
In honor of Command Sergeant Major Kevin Griffin
by Office of Wyoming Governor Matt Mead
Governor Matt Mead has ordered both the U.S. and State of Wyoming flag be flown at half-staff statewide from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 in honor of Command Sergeant Major Kevin Griffin who was killed in action in Afghanistan on August 8, 201 ... FULL STORY
Little change in drought conditions across Wyoming during the first half of August (August 20, 2012)
by National Weather Service - Riverton WY
Synopsis ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) South Cottonwood Creek hike (August 19, 2012)
Photos by Dave Bell
Dave Bell enjoyed a wonderful day hiking in the Upper Cottonwood Creek area on Saturday, August 18th. "I first visited this gorgeous area early this spring and wanted to ensure a return visit this year. I was stunned at how dry it is up top. Also, it is amazin ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Sunrise over the Winds (August 17, 2012)
Ray Pape took these pictures of the sunrise from the new wildlife bridge just west of Cora heading to Pinedale early Friday morning (August 17th). Smoke from ongoing forest fires blowing into the area has created amazing sunrises and sunset colors. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Joel Bousman receives Wyoming Agriculture Hall of Fame award (August 17, 2012)
Sublette County Commissioner Joel Bousman received a Wyoming Agriculture Hall of Fame award on Wednesday, August 15th at the Wyoming State Fair. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Airport 2012 Fly In September 8 (August 17, 2012)
The Pinedale Airport will host their 2012 Fly In on Saturday, September 8, 2012. ... FULL STORY
Friends of the Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center (August 17, 2012)
Name change part of new fundraising efforts for avalanche forecasting center
by Friends of the Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center
The private, non-profit organization that supports the Bridger-Teton National Forest Avalanche Center through fundraising and other support efforts has changed its name to Friends of the Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center. It was formerly known as the Avalanche Fo ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Roundup – August 17, 2012 (August 17, 2012)
Duck, Duck, Winner ... FULL STORY
Minnesota wolf season starts Nov. 3 (August 17, 2012)
by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Consistent with state law, the state's first regulated wolf season will start with the beginning of firearms deer hunting on Saturday, Nov. 3. ... FULL STORY
Wisconsin wolf season deadline nears (August 17, 2012)
by Wisconsin DNR
Hunters and trappers interested in participating in Wisconsin’s inaugural wolf hunting and trapping season must apply for a permit between August 1 and August 31, 2012. The permit application fee is $10 and applications can be purchased from authorized license ... FULL STORY
Montana's archery season on wolves opens Sept. 1 (August 17, 2012)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Montana's wolf hunting seasons open soon. The General Archery Season opens Sept. 1, while the backcountry rifle season opens Sept. 15. The general season rifle opens Oct. 15. Season dates do vary by hunting district, so be sure to check the Montana hunting reg ... FULL STORY
Candidate Forum audio files (August 17, 2012)
County Commissioner and Legislative candidates
by Pinedale Online!
Below are audio files from the Candidate Forums on Monday, August 13th at the Marbleton Senior Center and Tuesday, August 14th in the Lovatt Room at the Pinedale Library. Audio files courtesy of KPIN 101.1 FM Radio. ... FULL STORY
Idaho wolf hunt season opens soon (August 16, 2012)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Idaho's wolf hunting season is set to open in most wolf hunt areas of that state on August 30. Be sure to click on the link below for details. ... FULL STORY
Mexican wolf headed for captivity (August 15, 2012)
by Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center
SCOTTSDALE, AZ (Aug. 11, 2012) - The alpha female of a Mexican Gray Wolf pack in New Mexico has narrowly escaped death after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) agreed to let Scottsdale-based Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center provide permanent sanc ... FULL STORY
Washington kills one wolf for depredations (August 15, 2012)
by Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
On August 7, 2012 state wildlife managers killed a wolf from a pack that has repeatedly preyed on livestock in a remote area of northeast Washington for the past five years. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Mid-Summer Photography (August 15, 2012)
Photos by Dave Bell
Dave Bell posted a new gallery of miscellaneous mid-summer 2012 photography. "It is a catch all of stuff shot out and about and here and there!" He has some great pictures of bull moose, grizzly bears and scenery in the Upper Green River Valley. Click on this ... FULL STORY
Sample Ballots (August 13, 2012)
Sublette County Primary Election
by Pinedale Online!
We’ve posted sample ballots for those wanting to see what the ballots are going to look like for Sublette County for the Primary Election on Tuesday, August 21st. Note that the ballots are different by precinct and by whether you are registered as a Republican ... FULL STORY
Election and forum update (August 9, 2012)
Forums Aug. 13 & 14, Primary Election Aug. 21st
by Pinedale Online!
The Wyoming Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, August 21st. In addition to the Sublette County local races for County Commissioner, Assessor and Precinct candidates, citizens will also be voting on their choice for US Senator and for US House of Represe ... FULL STORY
Children’s Discovery Center Fall Registration August 13-24 (August 9, 2012)
The Children’s Discovery Center in Pinedale will be holding their Fall Registration August 13-24th. They have openings available for children ages 2-5 in their Preschool Program. Their After School Enrichment Program has openings available for children ages 5 ... FULL STORY
WYDOT STIP available for review (August 9, 2012)
Wyoming State Transportation Improvement Program
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
Another update to WYDOT’s "State Transportation Improvement Program" (STIP) for 2012 has been issued and is available for viewing on the agency’s Web site, ... FULL STORY
Presenter explores Wyoming’s Rodeo Women August 28 (August 9, 2012)
by Sublette County Artists’ Guild
Melanie O’Hara will explore the athleticism of early women rodeo competitors on Tuesday, August 28, 2012, in Pinedale. O’Hara’s talk, "Wyoming Rodeo Gals," is presented by the Wyoming Humanities Council and sponsored by the Sublette County Artists’ Guild. ... FULL STORY
Vacation Bible School at Immanuel Baptist Church August 13-17 (August 9, 2012)
Immanuel Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School from Monday, August 13 through Friday, August 17th for kids age 4 through 6th grade. Call 307-749-3225 to sign up, or just show up at the Church Monday morning, address 1 Gooseberry Circle Road, across f ... FULL STORY
Edible Book Festival at the Library August 23 (August 9, 2012)
by Sublette County Library
Sink your teeth into a good book! The Sublette County Library invites you to help celebrate books by gathering and eating edible book-like creations. The fun begins at 5 pm on Thursday, August 23rd when contestants will begin dropping off their cakes in the ... FULL STORY
Fire Danger rating elevated to Very High (August 9, 2012)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest and Grand Teton National Park joint media release
Teton Interagency Fire managers announce that the fire danger rating will be elevated to Very High for both the Bridger-Teton National Forest and Grand Teton National Park as of Thursday, August 9. Recent hot temperatures, low humidity and windy conditions hav ... FULL STORY
Farmers Markets August 9th (August 9, 2012)
In Marbleton and Pinedale
Farmers Markets will be held on Thursday, August 9th in Marbleton and Pinedale. The Big Piney/Marbleton Market is at the Marbleton Town Hall from 11am-1pm. The Pinedale Market On The Green is from 4 - 7pm in the grassy lawn on Pine Street just east of the Sub ... FULL STORY
Dispute delays Snake River bridge at Hoback Junction (August 8, 2012)
Disagreement between WYDOT and contractor may delay bridge project by 2 years
The Jackson Hole News & Guide posted a story about a contract dispute that could delay a $25 million bridge project at Hoback Junction more than two years behind its planned completion date. The project involves removing a 1950s-vintage bridge and redoing the ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner – August 7, 2012 (August 8, 2012)
Wigged out ... FULL STORY
Vacation Bible School August 20-24 (August 8, 2012)
by Our Savior’s Lutheran Church
Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 512 N. Tyler, is hosting a Vacation Bible School (VBS) August 20th through the 24th from Noon to 3:30pm. Lunch will be provided. There will be lots of crafts and games. For more information call Sandy at 307-367-8840. Click her ... FULL STORY
Marilyn Jensen resigns as Clerk of District Court (August 8, 2012)
Resumes to apply to fill vacancy accepted until August 20th
Sublette County Clerk of District Court, Marilyn Jensen, submitted a letter of resignation to the Sublette County Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday, August 7th. ... FULL STORY
United Way awards grants to Sublette County (August 7, 2012)
by United Way of Southwest Wyoming
United Way of Southwest Wyoming (UWSW) awarded $9,355 in community impact grants to two programs in Sublette County. The grants are awarded to programs that show measurable outcomes in three focus areas: education, health and basic needs and emergency assistan ... FULL STORY
Fontenelle Fire flares up (August 7, 2012)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
BIG PINEY – The Bridger-Teton National Forest announced that a flare-up occurred Sunday afternoon on the Fontenelle Fire. ... FULL STORY
Two Candidate Forums, August 13 & 14 (August 7, 2012)
by Pinedale Online!
The Pinedale Roundup, the Sublette Examiner, Pinedale Online, and KPIN Radio will be hosting two Candidate Forums for the upcoming 2012 local Primary Election: ... FULL STORY
Volunteers needed for National Public Lands Day in Pinedale Aug. 25th (August 7, 2012)
Work at Warren Bridge Recreation Area
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Field Office, in coordination with the U.S. Forest Service, is inviting volunteers to participate in an early National Public Lands Day (NPLD) event at the Warren Bridge Recreation Area on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 9 a ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Lookout Mountain Flowers (August 7, 2012)
Photos by Dave Bell
Each summer Dave Bell tries to spend a day on Lookout Mountain in the Wyoming Range. "The north slopes of Lookout have the best flowers, consistently year-in and year-out, of anywhere that I have seen. Although some have reported better, I really like the view ... FULL STORY
Flag half staff notification – victims of Oak Creek, Wisconsin shooting (August 6, 2012)
by Office of Governor Matt Mead
Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has issued a flag notification: ... FULL STORY
(24 pictures) Livestock Shows at Sublette County Fair (August 5, 2012)
by Clint Gilchrist
2012 Sublette County Fair Livestock Results: ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Baptiste Lake backpack trip (August 5, 2012)
Photos by Fred Pflughoft
Fred Pflughoft and his family went on a backpacking trip over the Continental Divide from Hailey Pass to Baptiste Lake in the Popo Agie Wilderness last week. "I got some of my best Wind River images to date." Pictured here is Baptiste Creek and Mount Hooker. ... FULL STORY
Stock-killing grizzly euthanized (August 5, 2012)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department euthanized a 17-year old male grizzly bear on Friday morning. The bear had been live-trapped in the Wagon Creek area of the Upper Green River region after its involvement in livestock depredations. The bear had also been in ... FULL STORY
Memorial Celebration for Rose P. Skinner August 11 (August 2, 2012)
A Memorial Celebration for Pinedale’s former Mayor Rose P. Skinner will be held on Saturday, August 11th at 11:00AM at Fort William Recreation Area, 308 Fall Creek Road, 8 miles east of Pinedale. Carpools are recommended. ... FULL STORY
Nominations sought for the Pinedale Anticline Working Group (August 2, 2012)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is accepting nominations for seven two-year term positions on the Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG) representing landowners, permittees, transportation or rights-of-way, recreation interests, environmental organization ... FULL STORY
Western Caucus protests DOI’s attempt to resurrect Wild Lands Policy (August 2, 2012)
Members call out DOI for attempting to re-establish controversial Wild Lands Policy through new Guidance Manuals
by Western Caucus
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today (Thursday, August 2), Senate Western Caucus Chairman John Barrasso (R-WY), joined 18 Caucus Members in sending a letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar expressing opposition to the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) efforts to re-esta ... FULL STORY
Volunteers needed for Holden Hill recordation project (August 2, 2012)
Recording emigrant inscriptions along the Sublette Cutoff of the Oregon Trail
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management, in cooperation with the Wyoming Archaeological Society’s Upper Green River (UGR) Chapter, is seeking volunteers to assist in the recordation of Holden Hill, an emigrant inscription site on the Sublette Cutoff, a shortcut which sh ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Where is the smoke coming from? (August 2, 2012)
Smoke on the Northern Bridger-Teton Forest
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
Neighbors to the Bridger-Teton National Forest especially in the Jackson Hole area have been looking for the source of the smoke that filled much of the valley on Thursday, August 2. ... FULL STORY
St. Andrews to sell burgers for the PFAC concert August 3 (August 2, 2012)
St. Andrews in the Pines Episcopal Church will put on a burger sale on Friday, August 3 starting at 6:00 PM for the Pinedale Fine Arts Council concert in the park. They will have soft drinks, hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and cookies. ... FULL STORY
Yellowstone Park visitors injured by animals and nature (August 2, 2012)
Wildlife interactions, thermal burns, recreation accidents
by Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park rangers spent the day Monday responding to numerous incidents, including several involving significant injuries to visitors. ... FULL STORY
2nd Annual Pinedale Duck Derby August 11 (August 2, 2012)
by Pregnancy Resource Center
On August 11th Pine Creek will be the site of the 2nd Annual Pinedale Duck Derby to benefit the Pregnancy Resource Center (PRC). Volunteers for the event will be dumping rubber ducks into the water to race for three cash prizes: $1,000, $500, and $250. ... FULL STORY
Bridger-Teton Resource Advisory Committee to accept proposals (August 2, 2012)
Projects for resource benefit on National Forest land
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Bridger-Teton Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will be accepting proposals for review and possible funding for Fiscal Year 2013. ... FULL STORY
M.E.S.A. Horseback Poker Ride & Celebration Sept. 8 (August 2, 2012)
M.E.S.A. Therapeutic Horsemanship, Inc., a non-profit program aimed at providing equine-related therapy activities to individuals with disabilities within Sublette County, Wyoming, will host a horseback poker ride and celebration on Saturday, September 8th at ... FULL STORY
(111 pictures) Fun at the Fair! – Photo Gallery (August 1, 2012)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
"Round ‘Em Up & Bring ‘Em To The Fair!" was the motto for the 2012 Sublette County Fair, July 20-29, 2012 at the Sublette County Fairgrounds near Marbleton/Big Piney. ... FULL STORY
Scab Creek Trail Maintenance Project (Original post August 1, 2012 | Modified August 3, 2012)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Bridger-Teton National Forest and the Bureau of Land Management are planning to complete heavy trail maintenance during August and early September on the first three miles of Scab Creek Trail #7110. ... FULL STORY
Memorial Graveside Funeral Service for Stella Faye Dolence August 4th (August 1, 2012)
by Covill Funeral Home
Stella Faye Dolence, 87, passed away on July 27, 2012 at the St. John’s Living Center in Jackson, Wyoming. A memorial graveside funeral service will be held Saturday August 4th at 2:30 P.M. at the Pinedale Cemetery. ... FULL STORY

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