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Pinedale Online News - April 2014

Explosion at Williams Gas Plant in Opal (April 23, 2014)
On Wednesday, April 23, an explosion was reported at the Williams natural gas plant in Opal, Wyoming. Updates reporting fire and explosion in the Opal Plant’s TXP-3 cryogenic processing tower. Evacuees being taken to Little America for registration and lodging ... FULL STORY
High Elk Mortality: Wolves, Disease (April 23, 2014)
by Wyoming Game & Fish Department
With the supplemental winter feeding program now concluding on most Wyoming Game and Fish Department elk feedgrounds, managers are reporting higher than normal calf mortality at a few feedgrounds, most notably the Camp Creek feedground south of Jackson and the ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Signs of spring (April 29, 2014)
Photos by Dave Bell
Pinedale Online photographer Dave Bell has posted spring pictures in his photo gallery. Click here to see spring trying to make way over winter: Spring In Western Wyoming-April, 2014 ... FULL STORY
Red Desert to Hoback Deer Migration (April 28, 2014)
by Wyoming Migration Initiative, University of Wyoming
Western Wyoming supports some of the largest and most diverse ungulate populations in North America. The performance of these herds is largely dependent on their ability to seasonally migrate from low-elevation winter ranges to high-elevation summer ranges, wh ... FULL STORY
Wildland fire training offered May 5-10 (April 28, 2014)
Seeking firefighters
Attention Potential Fire Fighters! The Basic Wildland Fire Training course required of all firefighters before working on the firelines of any Sublette County, USFS, BLM or State Land fire is being offered May 5th-10th at the new Fire Training Facility in Marb ... FULL STORY
Local artists to attend annual Wyoming Artists' Association Convention May 2-4 (April 28, 2014)
The annual convention of the Wyoming Artists' Association will be held in Dubois May 2, 3, and 4, 2014, at the Headwaters Arts and Conference Center in Dubois, Wyoming. This year's theme is "Come Fly With Me". ... FULL STORY
Tourists Provide Shelter for Prey Species (April 28, 2014)
by Colorado State University
Prey animals, such as elk and pronghorn, are changing their behavior in close proximity to predictable human activity. ... FULL STORY
‘Rolls with the Mayor’ April 25th (April 24, 2014)
Everyone is welcome to come and discuss any and all things Pinedale with Mayor Steve Smith at the next "Rolls with the Mayor" session, Friday, April 25th at 10:00AM at the Pinedale Town Hall. Call John Anderson at 307-367-4136 for more info. ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Annual Cabin Fever Concert & Spring Fair May 2 & 3 (April 24, 2014)
Concert, Home & Garden Show & Health Fair at the Sublette County Fairgrounds
The Sublette County Annual Cabin Fever Concert & Spring Fair will be on Friday and Saturday, May 2nd & 3rd at the Sublette County Fairgrounds north of Big Piney. The event is a combination Home & Garden Show & Health Fair. There will be a Kick-Off Concert Fri ... FULL STORY
Pinedale High School National Honor Society Donkey Basketball April 29 (April 24, 2014)
Pinedale High School National Honor Society will host a Donkey Basketball game on Tuesday, April 29 at 7:00 pm in the Wrangler Gym in Pinedale. Come out for an evening of laughs, thrills, and spills. Students of PHS take on the school staff and Sublette County ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) PFAC's Black Tie & Blues May 3rd (April 24, 2014)
With Kentucky Derby Format; tickets on sale now
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
Black Tie and Blues has always been the Pinedale Fine Arts Council annual fundraiser, but this year we are adding a twist. On May 3rd at 3:30pm Black Tie and Blues will be going to the races; to the Kentucky Derby specifically. We will hold the event at the ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Candidate Forum May 1st (April 24, 2014)
For Pinedale Town Council and Mayor candidates
The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce will host the 2014 Town of Pinedale Candidate Forum on Thursday, May 1st in the Lovatt Room of the Pinedale Library from 6:00PM to 8:30PM. The Town of Pinedale will elect two Town Council members and the Mayor during the ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Class of 2014 Lasagna Dinner May 1 (April 24, 2014)
The Pinedale Class of 2014 will host their Senior Lasagna Dinner fundraiser on Thursday, May 1st at 5:30PM in the Wrangler Cafeteria. Musical entertainment by the Pinedale High School Jazz band. There will be a silent auction and dessert auction. The event is ... FULL STORY
Container Gardening Workshop April 24 (April 24, 2014)
Local Sage & Snow Garden Club veterans, Jeanne Brown and Arlinda McLaughlin will be teaching a workshop on "Container Gardening" at 6:00 pm in the Lovatt Room of the Sublette County Library in Pinedale. The workshop will feature information on specific seed ... FULL STORY
Media release from Williams Partners regarding Opal gas plant explosion and fire (April 23, 2014)
by Williams Partners L.P
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 ... FULL STORY
Wind River Riders 14th Annual Open Horse Show May 3rd (April 23, 2014)
Wind River Riders will host their 14th Annual Open Horse Show (Bits N Spurs sanctioned) at the Sublette County Fairgrounds Arena, Big Piney, on Saturday, May 3rd at 8AM. There will be 45 Classes. Buckles sponsored by local businesses and supporters awarded to ... FULL STORY
SCRHCD Special Budget meeting April 30 (April 23, 2014)
by Sublette County Rural Health Care District
Public Notice: The Board of Trustees of the Sublette County Rural Health Care District will hold a Special Budget Meeting at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at the Marbleton Town Hall, Marbleton, Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
‘Meet the Candidate’ socials for Michael Kudar April 24th & 25th (April 23, 2014)
Everyone is invited to a "Meet the Candidate" social for Michael Kudar, candidate for Pinedale Town Council, on Friday, April 25th from 5-7PM at Wind River Brewing in Pinedale. Come with questions, comments or concerns. Michael will have a Special Guest there ... FULL STORY
Funeral Service for Mary Brabant April 25 (April 22, 2014)
Funeral Services for Mary Brabant will be held on Friday, April 25 at 10AM at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Pinedale. Rosary will be held on Thursday evening, April 24th at 6PM. ... FULL STORY
BC Releases Wolf Management Plan (April 22, 2014)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations has released the Province’s wolf management plan. ... FULL STORY
Eleven Wyoming wolves killed (April 22, 2014)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Since the start of 2014, eleven wolves have been taken in Wyoming's predator zone (through April 16), according to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. ... FULL STORY
DEQ to hold Winter Ozone Season open house May 22 (April 22, 2014)
by Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality
DEQ will host a public open house in Pinedale on Thursday, May 22, 2014 to discuss the recent Winter Ozone season. ... FULL STORY
DEQ releases update to Ozone Strategy (April 22, 2014)
by Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality
Today (Tuesday, April 22, 2014), the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Air Quality Division (AQD) released the update to the Ozone Strategy for the Upper Green River Basin (UGRB). ... FULL STORY
‘Meet the Candidate’ social for Matt Murdock April 26 (April 22, 2014)
Everyone is invited to a "Meet the Candidate" social for Matt Murdock, candidate for Pinedale Town Council, on Saturday, April 26th at Serendipity Coffee House, 215 Country Club Lane in Pinedale, from 9:30-11am. ... FULL STORY
(6 pictures) Pinedale Lions Easter Egg Hunt (April 21, 2014)
A big crowd of impatient tikes gathered at the Pinedale Boyd Skinner Park on Saturday, April 19th for the annual Pinedale Lions Easter Egg Hunt. Eager kids and their families filled Town Park and cleaned up 200 pounds of candy within minutes. The Easter Bunny ... FULL STORY
2014 Election update (April 21, 2014)
Candidate Forum May 1st; Pinedale elections May 6th
(1 pictures) Pinedale hockey players part of team that takes win in Big Sky State Games (April 18, 2014)
Teagan Bowers, Jayden Currah, and Bridger Smith, along with their Jackson teammates, took home gold in the Big Sky State Games tournament held in Billings, MT over the weekend of April 12th. This win qualifies the team to compete in the national state games h ... FULL STORY
Sublette Commissioners meeting April 22 (April 18, 2014)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
(1 pictures) Flag half staff notice – Monte Olsen (April 18, 2014)
by Governor Matthew Mead’s office media release
Governor Matthew H. Mead has ordered the State of Wyoming flag be flown at half-staff at the Capitol, Cheyenne and Lincoln, Sublette and Teton counties from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, April 19, 2014, in honor of former State Representative Monte Olsen, who ... FULL STORY
Pedaling through Pinedale this summer (April 16, 2014)
by Sublette County Library
The Greater Yellowstone Coalition (GYC) has revealed that its "Cycle Greater Yellowstone" 2014 route – which features 465 miles, five mountain passes, and nearly 20,000 feet in elevation gain – will be passing through Pinedale this summer. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) I-80 reopens after 47-vehicle crash, 18-hour closure (April 14, 2014)
by Wyoming Highway Patrol
Elk Mountain – Wyoming Highway Patrol Troopers and WYDOT personnel reopened westbound Interstate 80 after a pileup crash involving at least 47 vehicles forced the closure of the westbound lanes of the Interstate for approximately 18 hours. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Lunar Eclipse (April 14, 2014)
There was an eclipse of the moon on Monday night, April 14th. For those who stayed up late to observe it, a black shadow appeared at 11:58 PM and moved across the moon, and became total at 1:07 AM Tuesday morning, Rocky Mountain time. Pinedale Online photograp ... FULL STORY
Stabilis Energy announces signing of Definitive Agreement to Purchase Encana Natural Gas Inc.'s domestic LNG business (April 14, 2014)
Combined company to be a leading provider of Liquefied Natural Gas fueling solutions to high horsepower engines
by Stabilis Energy media release
BEAUMONT, TX--(Marketwired - April 14, 2014) - Stabilis Energy announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase substantially all of the U.S. based assets of Encana Natural Gas Inc. (ENGI). Denver-based ENGI is a leading distributor of liquefied ... FULL STORY
Sublette County School District #1 recognizes QEP Resources (April 14, 2014)
On April 7th, Sublette County School District #1 ("District") recognized QEP Resources, Inc. ("QEP"), for investing $200,000 to strengthen the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education programs for middle and high school teachers and students ... FULL STORY
(19 pictures) Grand Opening of 4-H Barn April 15 (Original post April 14, 2014 | Updated April 15, 2014)
University of Wyoming Extension and Sublette County 4-H are pleased to announce the Grand Opening and Donor Recognition Ceremony for the new community livestock barn. ... FULL STORY
4 Pinedale students to go on to National History Day competition (April 14, 2014)
by Ann Noble
Four Pinedale High School History Day students are off to National Competition after placing in the top two spots at Wyoming History Day competition at the University of Wyoming in Laramie on April 7th. Tayln Hutta took first for her historical paper, "An Unf ... FULL STORY
Meet the Candidate Open House for Michael Kudar April 17 (April 14, 2014)
Everyone is invited to a Meet the Candidate Open House for Pinedale Town Council candidate, Michael Kudar, wine and cheese reception hosted by Chambers Bed and Breakfast on Thursday, April 17th. 111 West Magnolia Street in Pinedale from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ... FULL STORY
Sarah Hunt announces candidacy for Pinedale Town Council (April 12, 2014)
by Sarah Hunt media release
Sarah Hunt is pleased to announce her candidacy for the Pinedale Town Council. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Death Notice: Monte Olsen (April 11, 2014)
Below is a media release from the Teton County Coroner’s Office (Jackson, Wyoming) ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Harlem Gospel Choir performance April 11 (April 11, 2014)
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council is proud to present the world famous Harlem Gospel Choir performing live Friday, April 11 at 7 p.m. in the Pinedale Auditorium. ... FULL STORY
Chuck Murray Farewell Jam April 12 (April 10, 2014)
Friends of Chuck Murray are hosting a Farwell Jam for him at Stockman’s in Pinedale on Saturday, April 12 at 6:30 pm. Chuck has been advised by his Doctors that he should relocate to a lower altitude for health reasons and he will be moving back to Mississippi ... FULL STORY
Special Showing of movie ‘The Son of God’ April 16 (April 10, 2014)
There will be a Special Showing of the movie ‘The Son of God’ at the Pinedale Entertainment Center on Wednesday, April 16th at 7:00PM. The movie is the life story of Jesus from his birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection Cost is $7 p ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Jackson residents ordered to evacuate from unstable hillside (April 10, 2014)
Budge Drive area residents and buildings in danger
by Town of Jackson, Wyoming media release
JACKSON, WYOMING, 4/9/14, 7:45PM - Unified Incident Command issues evacuation order to residents of Budge Drive at 7:30 P.M. tonight (Wednesday, April 9th). ... FULL STORY
SAFV Task Force Annual Spring Luncheon April 24 (April 9, 2014)
Starting the Conversation
The Sexual Assault and Family Violence Task Force (SAFV) will host their annual Spring Luncheon on Thursday, April 24th from 11:45 am – 1:15 pm in the Lovatt Room of the Pinedale Library. The topic is: Services and support in Sublette County for victims of se ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Redheads on ice (April 9, 2014)
Photo by Dave Bell
Dave Bell observed two Sandhill Cranes navigating on thin ice on a small pond near Cottonwood Creek recently. "Let me tell you, a big body and long neck mounted on spindly long legs makes for some interesting navigating on thin ice. Quite a show for 5 minutes. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) A CELEBRATION OF LIFE – Cally McKee (April 9, 2014)
Cally, beloved mother, sister, daughter, best friend and life partner passed away March 26th, 2014. Calandra Jean McKee was born March 27, 1971 in Brindisi, Italy, the daughter of Ron and Coralee McKee (Petersen). She lit up our lives for almost 43 years. ... FULL STORY
Second annual Scrabble Tournament April 12th (April 9, 2014)
At the Pinedale Library
by Sublette County Library
It's time to C-O-M-P-E-T-E for the title of Sublette County SCRABBLE Champion! The second annual Scrabble Tournament will take place Saturday, April 12 at the Sublette County Library, 155 S Tyler Ave in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
Spring Farmers Market April 13th (April 8, 2014)
The Pinedale Farmers Market will host a Spring Farmers Market on Sunday, April 13th at the Pinedale Aquatic Center from 1pm to 5pm. Interested vendors should email to sign up for one of limited table spots. Further informatio ... FULL STORY
Feds give State wildlife agencies portion of excise taxes on anglers, hunters, and boaters (April 8, 2014)
Recreational use taxes fund conservation projects – Wyoming to get $18 million
by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell recently announced that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will distribute nearly $1.1 billion in excise tax revenues paid by sportsmen and sportswomen to state and territorial fish and wildlife agencies to f ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sheriff’s Office: Sheep dogs in remote areas should be left alone (April 8, 2014)
by Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office
The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office issued an advisory concerning sheep dogs and their puppies. ... FULL STORY
Scout Pack 18 Annual Spaghetti Dinner April 11th (April 8, 2014)
The boys of Pack 18 of the Cub Scouts and Troop 18 of the Boy Scouts would like to invite the community of Pinedale to our annual Spaghetti Dinner and Dessert Auction. The event will be held Friday, April 11 beginning at 5:30 PM at the Wrangler Cafeteria which ... FULL STORY
Nordic ski trail grooming reports done for the season – April 9, 2014 (April 8, 2014)
Report courtesy of Mike Looney, Groomer
Wednesday, April 9, 2014: The snow is melting away and we’ve reached the end of the Nordic ski trail grooming season and are calling it quits for this winter. There still is a lot of good crust skiing up above for those who want to venture out during the earl ... FULL STORY
Wyoming Wolf Population: Minimum of 306 (April 8, 2014)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department reports that at the end of 2013, the gray wolf population in Wyoming remained above minimum delisting criteria, making 2013 the 12th consecutive year Wyoming has exceeded the numerical, distributional, and temporal delistin ... FULL STORY
Minimum of 1,700 wolves in Northern Rockies (April 8, 2014)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), in collaboration with other federal, state and tribal agencies, announced the 2013 Northern Rocky Mountain (NRM) Gray Wolf Population numbers. ... FULL STORY
Nine wolves taken in Predator Zone (April 8, 2014)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
There have been nine wolves harvested in Wyoming's predator zone in 2014, according to a Wyoming Game and Fish Department report on April 4, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. ... FULL STORY
Meadowlarks are back! (April 8, 2014)
Eric Peterson, Manager at the Sublette County Conservation District, reports hearing a meadowlark this morning (Tuesday, April 8th). Meadowlarks returning are another sure sign spring has arrived. ... FULL STORY
Funeral Service for Jim Osborn April 9th (April 8, 2014)
by Covill Funeral Home
Jim Osborn, 78, of Marbleton, Wyoming passed away Saturday evening April 5th at the Sublette Center in Pinedale. His funeral service will be held Wednesday April 9th at 2:00 P.M. at Truth Ministries Church in Big Piney (316 Budd Ave.) Interment and military ho ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Paul Hagenstein recognized by Pine Creek Ditch Association (April 6, 2014)
For long commitment to water rights
Paul Hagenstein was honored by the Pine Creek Ditch Association, Inc. at their annual meeting on April 2nd for his "multi-decade" commitment to the delivery of adjudicated water rights to those in the organization and to those whose water rights have been prot ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski trail grooming report – April 5, 2014 (April 5, 2014)
Report courtesy of Mike Looney, Groomer
Saturday, April 5, 8:00AM report: Kelly Park, Kelly Tie-In, Lower Surveyor, Old Road Trail all freshly groomed this morning. Dusting of new snow. 23 degrees at Kelly Park now. Should be good skiing. Enjoy it while you can. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski trail grooming report – April 3, 2014 (April 3, 2014)
Report courtesy of Mike Looney, Groomer
Thursday, April 3, 9:15AM report: All trails above groomed. Chilly this morning, -5 at Lower Surveyor Park. Warming up now, 32 degrees. Should be great skiing today, beautiful blue skies. Be cautious of moose in the area. ... FULL STORY
Chamber Community Conversation Luncheon April 17 (April 2, 2014)
Promoting your business
The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce will host their April Community Conversation luncheon on Thursday, April 17th from noon to 2PM in the Lovatt Room of the Pinedale Library. The topic is "Promoting your business." Learn how to open an account, manage you ... FULL STORY
Town Council Workshop April 3 (April 2, 2014)
The Town of Pinedale Town Council will host a workshop on Wednesday, April 3rd at 5:30 p.m. at the Pinedale Town Hall. ... FULL STORY
Campaign kick-off reception for Michael Kudar April 3 (April 2, 2014)
The public is invited to a campaign kick-off reception for Michael Kudar, candidate for Pinedale Town Council, on Thursday, April 3rd from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at Stockman's Restaurant, 117 W Pine Street in Pinedale. The reception is hosted by the Kudar for Pinedal ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski trail grooming report – April 1, 2014 (April 1, 2014)
Report courtesy of Mike Looney, Groomer
Tuesday, April 1, 8:30AM report: 26 degrees. Less than ½ inch of new snow from the day before yesterday on the upper trails. Kelly Park, Kelly tie-In, Upper and Lower Surveyor, Moose Ridge and Old Road Trail all freshly groomed this morning. Be cautious as t ... FULL STORY

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