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Pinedale Online News - June 2014

Sublette County Commissioners meeting July 1, 2014 (June 30, 2014)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
BLM schedules Riley Ridge to Natrona Pipeline public scoping meetings (June 30, 2014)
BLM extends comment deadline to August 1
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Rock Springs Field Office has scheduled public scoping meetings for the proposed 243-mile hydrogen sulfide and carbon dioxide pipeline from Riley Ridge, 18 miles southwest of Big Piney, Wyoming, to the Natrona Hub, 30 miles ... FULL STORY
‘Head Games’ movie June 30, 2014 (June 30, 2014)
The Sublette County Rural Health Care District is hosting a free viewing of the movie "Head Games" on Monday, June 30th from 7-8:30PM at the Pinedale Entertainment Center. ... FULL STORY
Town of Pinedale 4th of July Picnic & Potluck July 4 (June 30, 2014)
4th of July Picnic and Potluck at the American Legion Park, 5-7PM. The Town will provide meat (kielbasa, hamburgers, hot dogs) and drinks. Please bring something good to share, whether it is a bag of chips or your famous homemade cooking. The Town will als ... FULL STORY
WYO Wolf Harvest Tally Rises (June 27, 2014)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Since the start of 2014, seventeen wolves have been taken in Wyoming's predator zone (June 13), according to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. ... FULL STORY
(12 pictures) Dedication held for Green River Drift listing on National Register (June 26, 2014)
by Joy Ufford, Photos by Terry Allen
Humans and herd animals share an instinct to move beyond boundaries, and both create trails where signs of their passages more than a century ago and to this day revealed their potential as modern legacies of Sublette County’s history and heritage. ... FULL STORY
(31 pictures) Grand Opening of the Lander Trail-New Fork River Crossing Historical Park (June 25, 2014)
Interprets an emigrant river crossing site along the Lander Trail, part of the California-Oregon Trail used in the mid-1800s
by Pinedale Online! Photos by Terry Allen
The grand opening celebration of the new Lander Trail New Fork River Crossing Historical Park was held Saturday, June 21, 2014. A free lunch of campfire stew, home-made biscuits and desserts was served at noon. A ceremony to recognize contributions of partners ... FULL STORY
Funeral Service for Cliff Brewer June 28 (June 25, 2014)
Funeral Service for Cliff Brewer will be held on Saturday, June 28th at 11:00AM at the Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1 Gooseberry Circle off the Industrial Site Road in Pinedale. Dinner to follow at Stockman’s Restaurant. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Presentation of Phase II New Fork Park Development June 25 (June 24, 2014)
The public is invited to hear a presentation from the National Park Service on Phase II of the development of the Lander Trail-New Fork River Crossing Historical Park Development. The National Park Service has spent several days digesting public input on ideas ... FULL STORY
Graveside Funeral Service for Ruth Hendricks June 27 (June 23, 2014)
by Covill Funeral Home
Ruth E. Hendricks, 83, of Big Piney passed away Monday June 16 at St. John's Hospital in Jackson. A graveside funeral service will be held Friday June 27 at 11:00 AM at the Plainview Cemetery in Big Piney. ... FULL STORY
Meet & Greet for Mike Ceballos June 24th in Pinedale (June 23, 2014)
There will be a Meet & Greet for Mike Ceballos, Democratic candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction, at the Chambers House Bed & Breakfast in Pinedale on Tuesday, June 24th from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come meet the candidate. ... FULL STORY
Funeral services for Pat Pearson June 23 (June 22, 2014)
by Covill Funeral Home
Funeral services for Pat Pearson, 84, of Daniel, WY will be held Monday, June 23 at 2:30 PM at the Pinedale Community United Church of Christ, 113 S. Maybell Ave. ... FULL STORY
Wild Horses an Endangered Species? (June 20, 2014)
by The Cloud Foundation press release
Friends of Animals (FoA) and The Cloud Foundation have filed a petition with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to list North American wild horses on public lands as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) since the Wild Free-Roaming H ... FULL STORY
Temporary North Piney Bridge install (June 19, 2014)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
A contract has been awarded for the transportation and installation of a temporary bridge on North Piney Creek, on the Big Piney Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest. The temporary bridge will provide access to full size vehicles and trailer tr ... FULL STORY
Middle Piney Lake Road inaccessible (June 19, 2014)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
Middle Piney Lake Road is currently inaccessible to full size vehicles on the Big Piney Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest. Early this spring an avalanche occurred on the north slope of Middle Piney Lake that deposited large amounts of snow, ... FULL STORY
FS Seeks Comment on Over-Snow Vehicles (June 19, 2014)
by USFS press release
The U.S. Forest Service is set to publish a Federal Register Notice seeking public comment on a proposal that would help standardize where and when over-snow vehicles, such as snowmobiles, are used on national forests and grasslands. ... FULL STORY
Wolf Effect Exists (June 19, 2014)
by Oregon State University press release
Scientists have used coyote and red fox fur trapping records across North America to document how the presence of wolves influences the balance of smaller predators further down the food chain. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Brewer 50th Wedding Anniversary celebration June 21st (June 17, 2014)
Friends are invited to help Rosemarie and Richard Brewer celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 21st from 1-5PM at Rendezvous Pointe in Pinedale. (No gifts please, just your friendship and love.) ... FULL STORY
Fun at the PAC (June 17, 2014)
by Pinedale Aquatic Center
World’s Largest Swimming Lesson - Friday, June 20, 9AM ... FULL STORY
Coastal Wolves Are Different (June 16, 2014)
by University of Calgary press release
University of Calgary researchers reveal surprising genetic differences among wolves in coastal British Columbia ... FULL STORY
California Lists Wolf As Protected (June 16, 2014)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The California Fish & Game Commission voted to list the gray wolf as a protected species under its state Endangered Species Act. The action is significant in that state wildlife officials will now be required to initiate a wolf recovery program – in a state th ... FULL STORY
WYO Landowners Sue Anti-Grazing Activists (June 14, 2014)
by Press release
On Friday, June 13, 2014, fifteen landowners in Fremont County, Wyoming and Lincoln County, Wyoming filed a civil trespass lawsuit in Wyoming District Court, Fremont County, against Western Watersheds Project, Inc. (WWP) and Jonathan Ratner, WWP Director for ... FULL STORY
Air Race Classic to stop at Pinedale Airport June 16 & 17 (June 15, 2014)
All-woman pilot airplane race includes stop at Ralph Wenz Field, public invited to visit
The 2014 Air Race Classic (ARC), an all-woman pilot airplane race, will be held June 16–19. Racers will zoom through ten intermediate stops in four days enroute from Concord, California to New Cumberland, Pennsylvania in the quest for the fastest time. Pinedal ... FULL STORY
2014 Rendezvous Rodeo July 10, 11 & 12th (June 14, 2014)
Green River Rendezvous Days
The 2014 Rendezvous Rodeo will be held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 10-12th at the Pinedale Rodeo Grounds. The event includes all rough stock (bareback, addle bronc, ranch saddle bronc and bulls), tie down roping, breakaway roping, junior barrels, p ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Be vigilant (June 14, 2014)
Bat attacker still on the loose
by Pinedale Online!
The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office held a town informational meeting in Pinedale on Thursday, June 12th to update the public on the investigation into finding the assailant in the attack on a Pinedale woman in the early morning hours of May 28th. The victim ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Green River Drift Dedication June 20th (June 14, 2014)
The first ranching-related Traditional Cultural Property listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the nation
by Sublette County Historic Preservation Board
The Green River Drift cattle trail has been continuously used since the 1890s to get cattle from spring pasture on the desert to summer pasture in the forest. Chilly fall weather causes the cattle to "drift" back out of the forest to return to their home ranch ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) New Fork Park Grand Opening June 21 (June 14, 2014)
by Sublette County Historic Preservation Board
"hear was hundreds of Emigrants camped and making preparations for crossing", James McClung recorded in his diary on July 19, 1862 when he arrived at the difficult New Fork River crossing of the Lander Trail. A new 100-acre historical park has been developed ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Town Council Special Meeting June 19 (June 14, 2014)
The Pinedale Town Council will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday, June 19 for the purpose of a Workshop on the 2014- 2015 Budget and consideration of passing the Budget Ordinance on the Second Reading. The meeting will be at 4:30 PM in the Pinedale Town Hall, ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) Upper Green, Glimpse Lake Trail and Wyoming Range Photo Gallery (June 13, 2014)
Photos by Dave Bell
As the weather warms, the high country becomes accessible again. Dave Bell has posted pictures from his recent outings into the Upper Green, the Glimpse Lake Trail and the Wyoming Range. Click on this link to see his Early June Photo Gallery. ... FULL STORY
Funeral services for Frances 'Fanny' Korfanta June 17 (June 13, 2014)
by Covill Funeral Home
Frances 'Fanny' Korfanta, 96, of Pinedale passed away peacefully at her home Wed. morning June 11, 2014. A Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday June 17 at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Pinedale. The Rosary/Vigil will be held Mon. evening June 1 ... FULL STORY
$1,500 reward for return of old saddle (June 12, 2014)
Fell out of vehicle onto Highway 191 by Hoback Ranches on Saturday, June 7th
Update 6/15/14: The lost saddle has been returned! Someone found it and tossed it in a shed and then heard about it and contacted Kevin immediately. He is very happy to have it back again. ... FULL STORY
Kemmerer prescribed burn now a wildfire (June 12, 2014)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Pole Creek prescribed burn was implemented Saturday, June 7, 2014 on the Kemmerer Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest (BTNF). The burn, about 50 miles northeast of Kemmerer, Wyoming, was converted to a wildfire after a dry cold front came ... FULL STORY
Burning at the Pinedale Transfer Station June 16-20 (June 12, 2014)
by Sublette County
PUBLIC NOTICE: Sublette County Waste Management will be burning clean wood and vegetative material at the Pinedale Transfer Station, located west of Pinedale, during the week of June 16 through 20, 2014, depending on weather conditions. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Stolen van recovered (June 11, 2014)
by Pinedale Online!
On Monday, June 9th, a local resident realized her van had been stolen out of her driveway in Pinedale sometime during the night. The keys had been left in the ignition. The van was found later the same day by Wyoming Highway Patrol at milepost 87 between Far ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale public meeting June 12th (June 11, 2014)
Regarding May 28th assault
Public meeting in Pinedale June 12th: The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting an informational town meeting on Thursday in the Lovatt Room of the Pinedale Library from 4-5PM regarding the assault that occurred in Pinedale on May 28th. Anyone with ... FULL STORY
Navigation seminar June 12th (June 11, 2014)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Pinedale Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest will hold a seminar entitled "Navigating Your Way in the Wilderness" at the Sublette County Library on June 12th at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. ... FULL STORY
Road washouts inhibit traveling on Big Piney roads (June 10, 2014)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Big Piney Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest has limited the access to some of its roads due to washouts and less than ideal road conditions. It has been a prevalent occurrence this year as we are nearing the warmer months, that our roads ... FULL STORY
New Fork River access temporarily closed (June 7, 2014)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
PINEDALE - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department reports that the Airport Public Access Area for the New Fork River south of Pinedale is closed until further notice due to flooding. Flood waters have washed out the road and Game & Fish personnel are currently w ... FULL STORY
Funeral Service for John Amos June 9th (June 7, 2014)
by Covill Funeral Home
A funeral service for Big Piney resident John Amos, who passed away Thursday, June 5, 2014 at the Sublette Center in Pinedale, will be held Monday, June 9th at 11:00 AM at the Marbleton Senior Center. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sailing Fremont Lake (June 6, 2014)
Photo by Dave Bell
Spring is here and it's wonderful to be able to get out into the great outdoors again. Dave Bell caught these two sailboats on Fremont Lake with Fremont Peak in the background. The road to Green River Lakes is open now. There is still snow in the high count ... FULL STORY
(12 pictures) Funnel cloud spotted near Green River Lakes (June 6, 2014)
Photos by Amy Hemenway and Kathy Raper
Amy Hemenway and Kathy Raper sent in images of a funnel cloud seen on Saturday, May 31st. Amy, her husband and three daughters were on their way up to fish at Green River Lakes. ... FULL STORY
Green River Valley Museum opens June 7th (June 6, 2014)
The Green River Valley Museum in Big Piney opens for the season on Saturday, June 7th. The Opening Program will be "Cruisin’ with Jonita.’ Come and listen to Jonita Sommers talk about her latest adventure around Southeast Asia and Southwest Africa. The program ... FULL STORY
Kickin' Cancer in Sublette County June 7th in Pinedale (June 6, 2014)
Fundraiser to help cancer victims in Sublette County
The 12th Annual Kickin' Cancer in Sublette County Raffle Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, June 7th at 5PM at the Sublette County Ice Arena in Pinedale. There will be a BBQ, raffle, live music and live auction. All proceeds to go to help cancer victims in S ... FULL STORY
Bucky's Outdoors Open House June 7th (June 6, 2014)
Bucky's Outdoors will host their spring Open House on Saturday, June 7th from 9AM to 3PM. They offer a free lunch and there will be door prizes. This is a Polaris XP sales event with huge rebates and low financing going on now for outdoor recreation fun. Buck ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sommers Homestead Living History Museum opens June 6th (June 5, 2014)
Interpreting homestead era history in Sublette County
The Sommers Homestead Living History Museum will open for the season on Friday, June 6th. The complex is managed by the Sublette County Historical Society, Green River Valley Museum and siblings Jonita and Albert Sommers. It is in its third season of operation ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Boat Club 38th Annual Horseshoe Pitch June 7th (June 5, 2014)
The Pinedale Boat Club will hold their 38th Annual Horseshoe Pitch at the American Legion Park on Saturday, June 7th. Sign-in starts at 10AM. Play start at 11AM. There will be food & drinks, door prizes, $400 added purse. Must be a Boat Club member to particip ... FULL STORY
Kids Fishing Day June 7th (June 5, 2014)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
PINEDALE - Kids are invited to ‘get hooked on fishing’ at the annual Kids Fishing Day event Saturday, June 7, 2014. The event will take place at the CCC Ponds three miles north of Pinedale. Parents are invited to come and share in the fun and maybe learn a t ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Meet & Greet for Taylor Haynes June 22 in Pinedale (June 5, 2014)
Republican candidate for Wyoming Governor
The public is invited to a Meet & Greet for Taylor Haynes, Republican candidate for Wyoming Governor, on Sunday, June 22nd from 5:30-8:00PM at the American Legion Park in Pinedale. Free hamburger & hotdog picnic. Silent auction fundraiser. Bring the family and ... FULL STORY
Bridger-Teton plans prescribed burn in Wyoming Range early June (June 5, 2014)
Smoke will be visible
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
BIG PINEY – The Bridger-Teton National Forest plans to conduct a prescribed burn in the Cottonwood area beginning sometime in the next couple of weeks. ... FULL STORY
Town of Pinedale Special Council Meeting June 4 (June 3, 2014)
The Town of Pinedale will hold a Special Council Meeting on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 1:00 PM to discuss Budget 2014-2015/Personnel. The meeting will be at the Pinedale Town Hall, 210 West Pine Street. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) $10,000 Reward offered for info about May 28th violent attack (June 3, 2014)
by Sublette County Sheriff's Office
The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the violent attack on a Pinedale woman on Wednesday, May 28th. An intruder broke into a residence and used a T- ... FULL STORY
Sublette Commissioners meeting June 3, 2014 (June 2, 2014)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
Obituary - Patricia Burton (June 2, 2014)
(December 30, 1933 - May 25, 2014) ... FULL STORY

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