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Pinedale Online News - October 2013

(23 pictures) Big Piney-Marbleton Senior Housing opens (October 31, 2013)
Housing for seniors age 60 and over
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The Big Piney-Marbleton Joint Powers Board held an Open House and Ribbon Cutting ceremony for their new senior housing facilities on Monday, October 28th. The senior housing is available to residents who are 60 years of age and older. These units are intended ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Really nice buck (October 31, 2013)
Ralph Faler sent in this photo of a buck deer seen on Halloween Day near Cora. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Re-hanging & Ribbon Cutting for ‘All the Civilization You Need’ sign Nov. 1 (October 29, 2013)
Main Street Pinedale invites the public to a re-hanging and ribbon cutting ceremony for the "All the Civilization You Need" sign at 5:15PM on Friday, November 1st. The sign is located on the corner of Pine Street and Fremont Lake Road, in front of Ridley’s gr ... FULL STORY
Sublette Chamber Community Conversation Luncheon Nov. 7th (October 29, 2013)
The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce will hold its November Community Conversation Luncheon on Thursday, November 7th at noon in the Lovatt Room of the Sublette County Library in Pinedale. Topic is grant information with the Sublette County Community Founda ... FULL STORY
SCSSA Annual Ski & Gear Swap Nov. 1st & 2nd (October 29, 2013)
Get ready for winter with the help of the annual Ski & Gear Swap on Saturday, November 2nd. ... FULL STORY
More wolf hunt areas close (October 28, 2013)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Hunters harvesting wolves in Wyoming continue to experience success. The ... FULL STORY
(28 pictures) Burzlander Creekside Pathway now officially open (October 28, 2013)
Expansion addition to Boyd Skinner Town Park along Pine Creek in Pinedale
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The Town of Pinedale Park & Tree Board dedicated the new Burzlander Creekside Pathway on Saturday, October 26th. The new half-mile path follows the west side of Pine Creek along the length of Boyd Skinner Park and incorporates the recently acquired land on the ... FULL STORY
Legislative update from Representative Albert Sommers (October 27, 2013)
Select Committee on Education Accountability and Joint Education Committee meetings
by Representative Albert Sommers, House District 20, Wyoming
Hello Sublette County, I was in Cheyenne October 22-25, attending the Select Committee on Education Accountability and the Joint Education Committee meetings. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Roundup – Oct. 25, 2013 (October 26, 2013)
Vandalism hits LBES before annual school meeting ... FULL STORY
(6 pictures) MESA riders attend Wyoming Special Olympics Fall Tournament Horse Show (October 25, 2013)
M.E.S.A. riders attended the Wyoming Special Olympics Fall Tournament Horse Show in Casper, Wyoming on October 10th. M.E.S.A. Therapeutic Horsemanship, Inc. is a non-profit program aimed at providing equine-related therapy activities to individuals with disabi ... FULL STORY
Bridger-Teton National Forest to keep headquarters in Jackson (October 25, 2013)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Bridger-Teton National Forest, having received concurrence from the Regional Office, will renovate and construct new facilities at the Jackson Administrative Site in downtown Jackson, Wyoming, which will include the Supervisor’s Office and the Jackson Rang ... FULL STORY
Wolf Hunt Area Three Closes (October 24, 2013)
by Wyoming Game and Fish Department press release
The quota of three wolves for wolf hunt area three was met over the past weekend and will be closed the remainder of the season. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting ceremony for Marbleton senior housing Oct. 28th (October 24, 2013)
The Big Piney-Marbleton Joint Powers Board invites the public to the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting ceremony for the Marbleton senior housing on Monday, October 28th from 11AM to 7PM. The festivities begin at 11AM. The ribbon cutting will be at 11:30AM. ... FULL STORY
Major change in weather on the way (October 24, 2013)
Much colder temperatures, snow
The National Weather Service advises that a major change to cold and snowy weather expected Monday and Tuesday. Snow will develop quickly behind the front and may become heavy at times. Hunters, ranchers and others with outdoor interests should be prepared fo ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner – Oct. 22, 2013 (October 23, 2013)
Exploring hockey on ice ... FULL STORY
Willoughby awarded $1.25M in suit settlement (October 23, 2013)
DCI investigation drawing closer to finale
by Joy Ufford
It is now public knowledge that Wyoming agencies recently agreed to a $1.25-million settlement for former convicted murderer ¬Troy D. Willoughby, once a Daniel, Wyoming resident and now of Wickes, Montana– who was later acquitted in a second trial due to revel ... FULL STORY
Mountain Man Back Country Horsemen meet Nov. 4 (October 23, 2013)
The Mountain Man Back Country Horsemen will meet on Monday, November 4th at the Pinedale Game and Fish office, 432 E. Mill St. at 6:00 p.m. All members, as well as anyone interested in finding out more about the organization, are encouraged to attend this mee ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) October Harvest Moon (October 23, 2013)
Photos by Dave Bell
Dave Bell took great photos of the large Harvest Moon. Click on this link for his October Harvest Moon album. ... FULL STORY
(19 pictures) Care advised when disposing of business and personal records (October 23, 2013)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
On a Sunday in April, two Pinedale residents found themselves in the middle of a bit of an adventure at the Pinedale Recycling Center. Twelve-year old Abby Hudson and her Mom, Dayle Read-Hudson, were dropping off items to be recycled when they noticed a number ... FULL STORY
Burzlander Creekside Pathway Dedication Oct. 26 (October 22, 2013)
The Town of Pinedale Park & Tree Board invites the public to the dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Burzlander Creekside Pathway on Saturday morning, October 26th at 10:30AM. Meet at Harmony Bridge over Pine Creek in Boyd Skinner Park and then ... FULL STORY
Local photographer to give talk on area birds Nov. 5th (October 22, 2013)
Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Boehm at the Pinedale Library
by Sublette County Library
The diversity of bird life in Sublette County is spectacular and local photographer Elizabeth "Betty" Boehm is constantly exploring with camera and binoculars in hand looking for unique and eye-catching images to capture digitally. Her images are displayed in ... FULL STORY
Pinedale street lighting public meeting Oct. 30 (October 21, 2013)
Main Street Pinedale will host an informational meeting and presentation on options for Pinedale street lighting on Wednesday, Oct. 30 starting at 6PM at the Pinedale Library. Sunrise Engineering will discuss the lighting options for awnings, several types of ... FULL STORY
(6 pictures) Pinedale Hockey Association hosts ‘Try Hockey for Free’ Nov. 2 (October 21, 2013)
The Pinedale Hockey Association (PHA) will be hosting ‘Try Hockey for Free’ on November 2 at the Sublette County Ice Arena in Pinedale. The Hockey Association sponsored another "Try Hockey Free" day on Saturday, October 19th for children ages 4 to 6. ... FULL STORY
Holiday & Craft Fair Nov. 1 & 2 (October 21, 2013)
Rendezvous Pointe will host their 10th Annual Holiday & Craft Fair Fundraiser and community event on Friday, Nov. 1st from 5 PM - 8 PM and Saturday, November 2nd from 10 AM - 3 PM at Rendezvous Pointe Senior Center in Pinedale. 33 vendors, silent auction, raff ... FULL STORY
Over 20,000 cattle perish in South Dakota/Nebraska blizzard (October 21, 2013)
Wyoming Stock Growers Association urges Wyoming to donate
by Wyoming Stock Growers Association
The Wyoming Stock Growers Association is urging its membership and Wyoming residents to give to those in the agriculture industry impacted by the blizzard of October 4-7, 2013 also known as "Atlas." ... FULL STORY
Public meetings on draft Protocol between BLM and SHPO (October 21, 2013)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management Wyoming (BLM) is seeking public comment on the draft revised Protocol between BLM Wyoming and the Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO). ... FULL STORY
Sublette Commissioners agenda – Oct. 22, 2013 (October 21, 2013)
At the Big Piney Town Hall
Pinedale Hockey Association brings out young skaters (October 21, 2013)
The Pinedale Hockey Association (PHA) hosted ‘Try Hockey for Free’ Day Saturday October 19 at the Sublette County Ice Arena in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Roundup – Oct. 18, 2013 (October 21, 2013)
Complaint leads to water fee ordinance change ... FULL STORY
WAS archaeology meeting Oct. 22 (October 21, 2013)
The Upper Green River Basin Chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society will hold a meeting on Tuesday, October 22nd at 7:00 PM at the Museum of the Mountain Man in Pinedale. Agenda topics include planning, report of summer activities, and discussion of upco ... FULL STORY
Halloween Haunting ‘Scarers’ wanted (October 18, 2013)
The Pinedale Aquatic Center is seeking volunteers as "scarers" for this year's PAC Haunting. Thursday, October 24 from 7-9pm and Friday, October 25 from 8pm-10pm - volunteer for one or both nights! Volunteers must be at least 18 years old or at least 14 if p ... FULL STORY
Three wolf hunt areas reach quotas (October 17, 2013)
by Wyoming Game & Fish Department
Two weeks into Wyoming’s second wolf season, a total of 13 wolves, or half of the 2013 quota, have been reported as legally harvested through the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s (WGFD) trophy game hotline (as of Oct. 17 at 4:40 p.m.). Hunt areas 10, five an ... FULL STORY
Government employees head back to work (October 17, 2013)
by Pinedale Online!
For the past 16 days, 17% of the federal government workforce was told to stay home because they were designated "nonessential employees," meaning the government could still provide essential services without them. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Sweetwater Sheriff’s Office seeks information on fugitives (October 16, 2013)
by Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office media release
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner – Oct. 15, 2013 (October 16, 2013)
A macho man’s work ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale 7th Grade football team ends season undefeated (October 16, 2013)
The Pinedale 7th grade football team not only finished their season undefeated, they also held all of their opponents scoreless. ... FULL STORY
Daylight Savings Time changes Nov. 3rd (October 15, 2013)
When do we change our clocks back for fall? Daylight Savings Time ends at 2AM on Sunday, November 3rd this year. Set your clocks back one hour. (Editor’s note: We incorrectly posted this in our calendar as Oct. 20th – we apologize for the error.) ... FULL STORY
Enzi, Barrasso: We will oppose ratification of UN small arms treaty (October 15, 2013)
by Joint media release
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso, both R-Wyo., are continuing the fight against the controversial United Nations (U.N.) arms trade treaty that Secretary of State John Kerry signed in late September despite strong bipartisan oppositi ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) 2013 State of the County report available (October 15, 2013)
Report on Sublette County, Wyoming only available digitally
The 2013 edition of the Sublette County State of the County report is now available. According to Sublette County Clerk Mary Lankford, there will not be a printed and mailed version of this report, as in the past. The report is being made available electronica ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Square Top Mountain, Green River Lakes featured in Air Wick commercial (October 15, 2013)
A recent commercial for Air Wick brand air fresheners features a fly-over of Green River Lakes and view of Square Top Mountain as part of their promotional photography for their 2013 National Parks collection of air fresheners. ... FULL STORY
Grants available for ‘The Great Conservation Idea’ (October 15, 2013)
by Sublette County Conservation District
Sublette County Conservation District has released the second request for proposals for "THE GREAT CONSERVATION IDEA", a new grant assistance program designed for small projects. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Wind River Glaciers photo exhibit at the Library (October 15, 2013)
Local photographer, Rita Donham, has hung new images in the Lovatt Room of the Pinedale Library. The pictures are aerial views of glaciers in the Wind River Mountain Range. The display is part of Rita’s "Dirty Little Local Glaciers" series. "Little...because ... FULL STORY
Wyoming Democratic Central Committee meeting and annual dinner in Pinedale Oct 26 (October 15, 2013)
The Wyoming Democratic Central Committee will meet in Pinedale on Saturday, October 26, 2013 for their last meeting of 2013. This gathering will be divided into two portions, a traditional business meeting and an intensive training session. The current Chairma ... FULL STORY
Update on White Pine Ski Patrol OEC class (October 15, 2013)
(Editor’s note: This is a corrected press release regarding the White Pine Ski Patrol OEC class. There is no cost for this class.) ... FULL STORY
Ski Club refocuses to family and adult winter recreation (October 15, 2013)
The Sublette County Ski and Snowboard Association is reorganizing to change focus from ski racing and learn to ski/snowboard for youth to family and adult winter recreation. According to a recent media release from the association, they are not just kids skiin ... FULL STORY
Weathering the storm (October 15, 2013)
by Pinedale Online!
Winter in Wyoming brings cold temperatures, continuous snow-covered ground, and difficult living conditions. Temperatures can dip to more than 40 below zero for days at a time. Electricity outages can last for hours or even days in extreme cases. That means no ... FULL STORY
Wolf Harvest Update (October 11, 2013)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
As of the end of the day, Friday, October 11, 2013, hunters have harvested six ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Roundup – Oct 11, 2013 (October 13, 2013)
Park shutdown sends tourists to Pinedale ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Democrats 1st annual Oktoberfest Bazaar Oct. 18 (October 12, 2013)
Sublette County Democrats will hold their 1st annual Oktoberfest Bazaar on Friday, Oct. 18 in the Lovatt Room of the Sublette County Library in Pinedale from 5:30– 8:30PM. Find odds and ends from the garages and outbuildings contributed by local Democrats. Lo ... FULL STORY
White Pine Ski Patrol to offer OEC class (Original post October 10, 2013 | Updated October 15, 2013)
by White Pine Ski Resort
10/15/13: Editor's Note - Please click on this link for an update to this release. There is no cost for this class. ... FULL STORY
(5 pictures) Lyp Sync (October 10, 2013)
Fundraiser for ‘A Woman’s Work’
‘A Woman’s Work’ held its annual Lip Sync fundraiser on Saturday, October 12th at the Sublette County Fairgrounds. The zany event is one of several annual events this community organization holds each year to raise funds for the financial assistance of women i ... FULL STORY
Children’s Discovery Center Fall Harvest Celebration Oct. 12 (October 10, 2013)
by Dawn Ballou
‘Not Your Average Librarian’ talk at the Library on Oct. 12 (October 10, 2013)
The Sublette County Libraries invite you to come listen to Josh Hanagarne, a Salt Lake City librarian, with an inspiring story of how a Mormon kid with Tourette’s found salvation in books and weight-lifting. His book "The World’s Strongest Librarian" has been ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Back to Fall (October 8, 2013)
Photos by Dave Bell
Dave Bell posted photos of the lovely fall colors. "Fall is maybe our best season. Cool, sometimes cold nights, those beautiful blue skies and warm days--ahhh, ain't it grand!" Click here for his latest pictures: Fall Scenery in Western Wyoming Album ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette Examiner – Oct. 8, 2013 (October 8, 2013)
Don’t snow on my parade ... FULL STORY
4-H Week Open House Oct 9 in Pinedale (October 8, 2013)
Sublette 4-H is having an Open House on Wednesday, October 9th in celebration of National 4-H Week. The Pinedale Open House will be in the Extension Office in Pinedale, 621 S Pine Street Suite B, from 3:30-7:00PM. Enrollments are being accepted during this ti ... FULL STORY
Bridger-Teton National Forest begins pile burning (October 6, 2013)
The Pinedale and Big Piney Ranger Districts of the Bridger-Teton National Forest plan to begin burning slash piles throughout the area in the next several weeks. ... FULL STORY
USFWS proposes revising Canada Lynx Critical Habitat designation in U.S. (October 6, 2013)
Public comments on the proposed rule will be accepted until December 26, 2013
by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to revise the critical habitat designation for the Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis) in the contiguous United States, a species listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. The proposal would designate appr ... FULL STORY
‘Great Rocky Mountain Shake Out’ Oct 17 (October 6, 2013)
One minute earthquake preparedness drill
Wyoming Office of Homeland Security invites everyone to participate in the "Great Rocky Mountain Shake Out" at 10:17 a.m. on Thursday, October 17. ... FULL STORY
Ozone meeting in Pinedale Oct. 17 (October 6, 2013)
The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will host a public meeting in Pinedale on Thursday, October 17th. This meeting will be at the Sublette County Public Library in Pinedale from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. ... FULL STORY
BLM revises Mineral Cost Recovery Fee Schedule (October 6, 2013)
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) implemented an updated fee schedule for mineral cost recovery on Oct. 1. Notice of the revised fee published in the Federal Register on August 16, 2013. The final rule updated the fees charged to recover costs incurred in ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Roundup – Oct. 4, 2013 (October 6, 2013)
Marbleton senior housing almost complete ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Human remains found in Sand Dunes (October 6, 2013)
Determined to be prehistoric
by Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office
(Rock Springs, Wyo. - October 4, 2013) Human remains found in the Sand Dunes north of Rock Springs have been identified as prehistoric. ... FULL STORY
Not your average librarian (October 6, 2013)
by Sublette County Library
The Sublette County Libraries invite you to come listen to Josh Hanagarne, a Salt Lake City librarian, with an inspiring story of how a Mormon kid with Tourette’s found salvation in books and weight-lifting. His book The World’s Strongest Librarian has been p ... FULL STORY
Economic bite goes beyond predation (October 5, 2013)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
An ongoing Oregon study assessing wolf-cattle interaction and its impact on cattle behavior is delivering some insightful results. Article in Beef magazine, written by Heather Smith Thomas. ... FULL STORY
Stranded motorists advised to shelter in their vehicle (October 4, 2013)
by Wyoming Highway Patrol
Cheyenne, Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 – High winds, heavy snowfall and blowing and drifting snow have created whiteout conditions in north central and eastern Wyoming creating hazardous conditions for motorists. Many roadways in that area of the State remain closed ... FULL STORY
Sherman Cattle Allotment Record of Decision signed (October 4, 2013)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Big Piney Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest has signed a Record of Decision (ROD) on the environmental analysis of the effects associated with livestock grazing on the Sherman Allotment located near Merna, Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
Guys and Dolls tickets go on sale (October 4, 2013)
by Pinedale Community Theatre
"This is a show you won’t want to miss!" exclaimed Valerie Lee, Managing Director of the Pinedale Community Theatre. "We have a cast of 28 incredibly talented local performers who are bringing to life the quirky and charming characters in this wonderful story ... FULL STORY
Who is in charge of the National Parks? (October 4, 2013)
The Department of the Interior oversees the National Park Service as well as the Bureau of Land Management and the United States Geological Survey. The United States Secretary of the Interior is the head of the U.S. Department of the Interior. The Secretary is ... FULL STORY
Sublette BOCES offers Fall classes (October 4, 2013)
by Sublette Board of Cooperative Education Services (BOCES)
Spanish Evening ... FULL STORY
Willoughby suit closes with settlements (October 3, 2013)
by Joy Ufford
After a year’s worth of court proceedings, former Daniel resident Troy D. Willoughby brought his civil suit against former Sublette County officers to a close with undisclosed settlements. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Winter weather awareness (October 3, 2013)
A Preparedness Plan can help get you ready for months of snow, freezing cold temperatures, and challenging weather conditions
The National Weather Service encourages individuals, families, businesses, schools and others are encouraged to review their winter preparedness plans as winter approaches. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Memorial Funeral Service for Ray Clark Oct 5 (October 3, 2013)
by Covill Funeral Home
Raymond Frank Clark, 72, of Marbleton, Wyoming passed away at his home early Tuesday morning, October 1st of natural causes. A memorial funeral service for Ray will be held Saturday October 5th at 10:00 A.M. at the Marbleton Senior Center. ... FULL STORY
Sublette Examiner – Oct. 1, 2013 (October 3, 2013)
And they’re off ... FULL STORY
WY wolf hunting season open (October 2, 2013)
by Wyoming Game & Fish Department
Many fall hunting seasons have begun across the state of Wyoming, including wolf hunting seasons in the northwest part of the state. Hunting seasons in each hunt area begin October 1 and end December 31, 2013, except for Hunt Area 12 south of Jackson, which op ... FULL STORY
Singers invited into the Pinedale Community Choir (October 2, 2013)
The Community Choir is about to kick off their 2013 season. ... FULL STORY
Halloween at Half Moon Lake Lodge Nov. 2 (October 2, 2013)
Half Moon Lake Lodge will host Halloween fun on Saturday, November 2nd from 6PM to closing. Events include live music featuring Jared Rogerson, all-you-can-eat buffet, and costume contests. Tickets are $20 per person in advance or $25 at the door. All ages wel ... FULL STORY
Appalachian Trail endurance hiker to give talk at the Pinedale Library Oct. 2 (October 2, 2013)
Memorial funeral service for Cheryl Marie Sonnenberg Oct. 3 (October 2, 2013)
by Covill Funeral Home
Cheryl Marie Sonnenberg, 59, of Pinedale passed away Sunday afternoon September 29, 2013 at her home with her family at her side. A memorial funeral service will be held Thursday October 3, at 11:00 A.M. at Covill Funeral Home in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) 'Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash' Oct. 8 (October 1, 2013)
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council is proud to kick off its 2013-14 season ticket series with the jukebox musical Ring of Fire – The Music of Johnny Cash live on Tuesday, October 8 at 7 p.m. in the Pinedale Auditorium. ... FULL STORY

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