Pinedale Online!

Pinedale on the Web!
Pinedale, Wyoming

Home | Calendar of Events | Photo Gallery | Local Businesses |

Pinedale Online > News > July 2014

Pinedale Online News - July 2014

(1 pictures) Summer fun (July 31, 2014)
Photos by Dave Bell
Dave Bell has many photos posted online from his treks around the area. Pictured here are wildflowers and snow shapes from his Lookout Peak hike in the Wyoming Range on July 27th. Click on this link for more of Dave's photos: Dave Bell Photo Gallery. ... FULL STORY
Cycle Greater Yellowstone rides through Pinedale August 19th (July 31, 2014)
On August 19th, Cycle Greater Yellowstone (CGY) riders and support teams will be arriving in Pinedale. The event will include over 700 riders and about 100 support staff. A number of family members and friends will also be arriving that day. ... FULL STORY
WG&F: Elk Populations May Survive CWD (July 30, 2014)
by Wyoming Game & Fish Department
A ten-year study conducted by the University of Wyoming and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department suggests that the effects of chronic wasting disease (CWD) on elk populations may not be as devastating as once believed. ... FULL STORY
Red Wolf Experiment May End (July 30, 2014)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has agreed to review the red wolf program in eastern North Carolina – at the request of state officials – raising the possibility that the nearly 30-year old program aimed at restoration of the species may end in failure. The e ... FULL STORY
Minnesota Hopes For 250 Wolf Harvest (July 30, 2014)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Minnesota wildlife officials are hoping to boost the wolf harvest to 250 animals - up 30 from last year. ... FULL STORY
Wolf Hunts Head to Michigan Ballot Box (July 30, 2014)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Opposing sides of Michigan's wolf hunt are attempting to take their views to the ballot box. The Michigan Legislature has already upheld the authority of its state wildlife agency to set hunting seasons for wolves, but anti-hunting activists have filed petitio ... FULL STORY
Western Watersheds Sues Over Elk Feedgrounds (July 30, 2014)
by Western Watersheds Project release
"Western Watersheds Project has filed a court challenge contesting the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s daily feeding of elk on five feedgrounds during the winter on public lands within the Bridger-Teton National Forest and adjacent to the Palisades Wilderne ... FULL STORY
Primary Candidate Introduction August 13th in Pinedale (July 30, 2014)
Hosted by the Sublette County Chamber of Commerce
The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce will host their 2014 Primary Candidate Introduction on Wednesday, August 13th from 6-8PM in the American Legion Park in Pinedale. The Chamber will provide each candidate with a three minute opportunity to introduce thems ... FULL STORY
1st Annual Sublette County Fair Lynn Thomas Memorial Art Show & Sale a success (July 30, 2014)
Features 150 pieces of art
by Mixed Media Art Group
Members of the Sublette Co. Fair Board and the Mixed Media art group are pleased to report a successful launch of the first annual Sublette County Fair Lynn Thomas Memorial Art Show and Sale. Already they are looking forward to bigger and better next year. ... FULL STORY
Bondurant Heritage Days Community Sale August 9th (July 30, 2014)
The Bondurant Community Club will host Bondurant Heritage Days Community Sale on Saturday, August 9th from 9AM-3PM. There will be a raffle, lunch, and bake sale. $1.00 bags starting at 1PM. Raffle drawings at 2PM – need not be present to win. There will be lot ... FULL STORY
Grizzly Bears relocated away from Pinedale (July 30, 2014)
by Wyoming Game & Fish
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department trapped and relocated an adult female grizzly bear with a cub of the year July 28, 2014. The bears were captured for killing livestock on a U.S. Forest Service grazing allotment north of Pinedale, Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
Presentation on underage drinking and drug use trends Sept. 1 in Pinedale (July 30, 2014)
by Sublette County Prevention Coalition
The Sublette County Prevention Coalition and the Prevention Management Organization will offer a free presentation on underage drinking, alcohol, clothing trends and drug trends from 6:30-8 p.m. on Monday, September 1 at the Hampton Inn in Pinedale. The presen ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Blood Draws for Pinedale Health Fair (July 28, 2014)
Draws in August & early September, Health Fair Sept. 19th
Public Health of Sublette County will host blood draws in Bondurant and Pinedale in August and early September to get ready for the upcoming Pinedale Health Fair in Pinedale on Friday, September 19th (the day before the Pinedale Half Marathon.) ... FULL STORY
Preference Point application period underway (July 28, 2014)
Moose, bighorn sheep, elk, deer, antelope
by Wyoming Game & Fish
Resident and non-resident moose and bighorn sheep hunters and non- resident elk, deer and antelope hunters are reminded that the preference point only application period is now underway. Applications for preference points will be accepted through Sept. 30. ... FULL STORY
Graveside Funeral Service for Harold Faler August 4th (July 28, 2014)
by Covill Funeral Home
A graveside funeral service for Harold Faler will be held Monday morning, August 4th at 10:30 AM at the Pinedale Cemetery. ... FULL STORY
Motorcyclist killed in 4-vehicle crash near Jackson (July 28, 2014)
Joseph Bale of Whittier, California killed, three others injured
by Wyoming Highway Patrol
Two motorcycles and two passenger vehicles were involved in a crash on July 27th at 12:51 pm. The crash occurred at mile post 146.10 on US 89 six miles south of Jackson, Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
WLCI Local Project Development teams meet in August (July 28, 2014)
Land owners, project proponents and the public are invited to attend the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative (WLCI) Local Project Development Team (LPDT) meetings in August for updates on existing conservation projects and a review of projects approved f ... FULL STORY
Wildfire activity report (July 27, 2014)
Two lightning-caused fires are burning in the Upper Green River Valley area. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wind River Mountains - Bridger Wilderness Area (July 26, 2014)
Arnold Brokling hiked up to Photographers Point Tuesday, July 22nd. "Gorgeous day! The trail is good, the bugs tolerable and the view spectacular!" ... FULL STORY
Ducks Unlimited Banquet & Auction August 23 (July 25, 2014)
Ducks Unlimited will hold their annual banquet in Pinedale on Saturday, August 23rd at Rendezvous Pointe, 425 E. Magnolia Street in Pinedale. The doors open at: 4:30pm. Cocktails, Appetizers, Games begin at: 4:30pm. Dinner starts at: 6:00pm. There will be a L ... FULL STORY
Absentee voting available through August 18 (July 24, 2014)
Wyoming will hold its 2014 Primary Election on Tuesday, August 19th. Any person who expects to be absent from his place of residence on Election Day, or who cannot be present at his precinct polling place on Election Day because of illness, injury, disability, ... FULL STORY
Senator Enzi Meet & Greet August 12 (Original post July 24, 2014 | Updated July 31, 2014)
Update, Thursday, July 31, 2014: The location for this event has been changed to the Lovatt Room of the Pinedale Library, same time. ... FULL STORY
Wyoming school districts form coalition to reinstate annual inflation-adjusted funding (July 23, 2014)
Superintendents meet with Governor Mead to discuss effect on students and to seek support
by Sublette County School District #1 media release
PINEDALE – A coalition of seven Wyoming school districts have joined together to advocate for the reinstatement of an inflation adjustment to the school funding program, according to Dr. Boyd Brown, superintendent of Campbell County School District #1. The coa ... FULL STORY
Town of Pinedale launches new website (July 23, 2014)
by Pinedale Online!
The Town of Pinedale invites the public to check out their new website. It’s at the same domain address, Online information includes contact information for Town staff, a calendar of events with dates of upcoming meetings for the Town Co ... FULL STORY
Grizzly Bear relocated from north of Pinedale (July 23, 2014)
by Wyoming Game and Fish
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department trapped and relocated an adult male grizzly bear on July 12, 2014. ... FULL STORY
(5 pictures) Firemen’s Golf Tournament (July 22, 2014)
The Firemen’s Golf Tournament was held on Saturday, July 19th at Rendezvous Meadows Golf Course in Pinedale. The annual tournament is a fundraiser for local volunteer firefighters. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Preliminary Hearing held for Brian McDonald (July 22, 2014)
by Sublette County Sheriff’s Office media release
Brian James McDonald was in Sublette County Circuit Court this afternoon for a preliminary hearing to establish probable cause on the charges filed against him last week. Judge Curt Haws heard arguments from Sublette County Attorney Neal Stelting and public d ... FULL STORY
McDonald bound over for further court proceedings (July 22, 2014)
July 22 Preliminary Hearing for charges related to 2010 attack against Pinedale woman
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
Pinedale resident, Brian James McDonald appeared for a preliminary hearing in Sublette County Circuit Court Tuesday afternoon, July 22, 2014. The courtroom was filled with citizens interested in hearing the case which involved a brutal attack against Jacie Ros ... FULL STORY
Final Public Hearing on Sublette County proposed 2014-2015 budget July (July 21, 2014)
A final public hearing on the proposed budget for Sublette County for fiscal year ending June 20, 2015 will be held in the County Commissioners meeting room in Pinedale on Monday, July 21 at 8:00PM. Any and all interested persons may appear and be heard respec ... FULL STORY
Cindy Hill in Pinedale July 22 (July 20, 2014)
Cindy Hill, candidate running for Wyoming Governor, will be in Pinedale on Tuesday, July 22nd. Residents are invited to join her for breakfast at 7AM at Stockman's Restaurant, lunch from 11:30AM-4PM in the Lovatt Room of the Pinedale Library, or Evening Movie ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Commissioners agenda for July 22 (July 20, 2014)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
Republican Meet & Greets July 30 & 31st (July 20, 2014)
The Sublette County Republican Party will be holding two Meet and Greets in July. The first will be Wednesday, July 30th at the Marbleton Senior Center, 111 Rakestraw Ave., in Marbleton from 4:30 to 7:00 pm. The second will be Thursday, July 31st in the Lov ... FULL STORY
White Pine season lift passes on sale (July 20, 2014)
by White Pine Resort
Lift passes for winter 2014/15 at White Pine Resort are now on sale. Priced at $245 for an adult (18-69 years old), pre-season lift purchases in July represent a 45% saving on the price of a season pass on opening day. The early discount continues through to ... FULL STORY
Lynn Thomas Memorial Art Show Reception July 22 (July 20, 2014)
Sublette County Fair Art Show & Sale July 19-26th
Mixed Media art group will hold a reception on Tuesday, July 22nd as part of the Sublette County Fair Lynn Thomas Memorial Art Show & Sale. The reception will be at the Sublette County Fairgrounds Community Hall at 5:00PM. The public is cordially invited. ... FULL STORY
Memorial Service for Emma Lee Hecox July 19 (July 18, 2014)
A Memorial Service for Emma Lee Hecox will be held on Saturday, July 19th at 2:30PM at the Pinedale Community United Church of Christ, 113 S. Maybell Ave, Pinedale, Wyoming. An Open House will follow at 45 W Buffalo Street in Pinedale. We hope you can come jo ... FULL STORY
EPA decides to cancel wage garnishing rule (July 16, 2014)
Comments from Wyoming legislators
Senator Barrasso applauds EPA decision to cancel wage garnishing rule ... FULL STORY
BLM sets PAPA annual planning meeting for air, water and socioeconomics Aug. 5th (July 14, 2014)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Field Office will host the annual planning meeting (APM) for air, water and socioeconomic topics at 8 a.m. on August 5 at 1625 W. Pine St. in Pinedale, Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
Senators: EPA grants itself excessive authority with new rule to garnish wages from private citizens (July 14, 2014)
by Wyoming Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso
Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, July 10th, U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee, along with Sens. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) and John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), sent a letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the U.S. E ... FULL STORY
Suspect charged with five counts related to 2010 attack on Pinedale woman (July 14, 2014)
by Sublette County Sheriff’s Office
The suspect arrested last Thursday in connection with the July 2010 assault in Pinedale had his first appearance this afternoon in Sublette County Circuit Court. Thirty six year old Brian James McDonald of Pinedale was charged with five counts from the 2010 a ... FULL STORY
Arrest made in 2010 assault case (July 11, 2014)
by Sublette County Sheriff’s Office media release
On Thursday evening, July 10, 2014, Sublette County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a suspect in connection with the unsolved assault case that occurred in Pinedale in July of 2010. Charging documents will be prepared and presented to the court early next week. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Muddy and clear (July 10, 2014)
The Hoback River is running very muddy as it flows into the clear water of the Snake River. According to the Bridger-Teton National Forest, the source of the sediment is a mudslide at Jamb Creek, one of the tributaries at the Hoback River’s headwaters. Photo ... FULL STORY
Cattlemen Not Crying Wolf (July 10, 2014)
by University of Montana
A recent study by University of Montana faculty and graduate students found that wolf predation of cattle contributes to lower weight gain in calves on western Montana ranches. This leads to an economic loss at sale several times higher than the direct reimbur ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Newly-discovered 1826 William Ashley Journal on display at the Museum of the Mountain Man (July 10, 2014)
Talk about the journal on Friday, July 11th
The Museum of the Mountain Man is excited to have a very special exhibit on display this summer: A newly-discovered 1826 journal by William Ashley. The journal is on loan from the Campbell House Museum in Saint Louis, Missouri. ... FULL STORY
Wolverine Decision Pending (July 9, 2014)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Early next month, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is expected to issue a final decision whether to grant federal protection to wolverines under the Endangered Species Act. In response to continued petitions for listing filed by environmental groups, in Februa ... FULL STORY
Sublette Co School District #1 School board to hold 3 Special Meetings July 10 (July 9, 2014)
PUBLIC NOTICE: Sublette County School District #1 will hold three Special Meetings on Thursday, July 10th. One will be to interview candidates for the open Trustee vacancy, time to be announced. The other two meetings are budget hearings, one at 7:25PM and th ... FULL STORY
Wolf Buffer Zones Around National Parks? (July 8, 2014)
by U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio press release
This week, Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Committee Peter DeFazio (D-OR) sent a letter urging Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell to create critical buffer zones to protect endangered gray wolves in or around our National Parks. In 2011, Cong ... FULL STORY
Feds assess dog breeds to protect livestock herds from predator depredation (July 8, 2014)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Federal government researchers are testing a variety of larger livestock guardian dog breeds to learn if they can better protect livestock herds from wolf depredations. ... FULL STORY
Wolf Wars, Big Money (July 8, 2014)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Idaho's Magic news has an article alleging that conservation organizations are using Idaho's wolf population to line their pockets. Calling it a "War on Wolves," organizations such as Defenders of Wildlife are using debates over state management of ... FULL STORY
Porcupine Trail impassable due to avalanche (July 8, 2014)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
Porcupine Trail on the Pinedale Ranger District, located on the Bridger-Teton National Forest (BTNF), is obstructed by an avalanche of snow and debris. The affected area is three miles south of the Shirley Lake Trail junction (T38N R108W S31). ... FULL STORY
Memorial Funeral Service for Glenda Kipp July 12 (July 8, 2014)
by Covill Funeral Home
A memorial funeral service for Glenda Marie Kipp, 80, of Boulder will be held Saturday, July 12th at 1:00 P.M. at the Emmanuel Baptist Church (1 Gooseberry Ln. Industrial Site Rd. west of Pinedale). Interment will follow the services in the Boulder Cemetery. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Yellowstone Wildlife (July 6, 2014)
Amanda and Eduardo Martinez sent in pictures from their outing to Yellowstone National Park on Friday, July 4th. Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks are just a short distance away from Pinedale offering a chance to see elk, bison, moose, bear, wolves an ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) 4th of July (July 6, 2014)
Dave Bell watched Pinedale’s 4th of July fireworks from Stewarts Point and enjoyed the show from a different angle. "This shot was taken using a Canon 7d and 200mm f1.8 lens. The shutter was open for 13 seconds with the aperture at 6.3 and ISO at 200. I though ... FULL STORY
Fremont Lake Campground & Upper Boat Site reconstruction update (July 4, 2014)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Fremont Lake Campground, located on the Bridger-Teton National Forest (BTNF) five miles north of Pinedale, Wyoming, is anticipated to be completed in mid to late summer of this year. The Fremont Lake Upper Boat Ramp reconstruction project is currently out ... FULL STORY
Closed Trail Notice – Porcupine Creek Pass Trail (July 4, 2014)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
Friday, July 4: The Forest Service is advising their trail crews have discovered a large debris, rock and snow slide that has blocked at least ¾ of a mile of the Porcupine Pass Trail in the Upper Green. The slide apparently occurred over the winter on the nort ... FULL STORY
(11 pictures) Wind River Mountains from the air (July 3, 2014)
Flight July 3, 2014 by Wyoming AeroPhoto
Here are photos from a flight over the Wind River Mountains by Wyoming AeroPhoto on July 3rd, 2014. Thank you to Rita Donham for sharing these! ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Still a lot of snow in the high country (July 3, 2014)
Dave Bell checked out the Elkhart Park trail to see if he could get in to Photographer’s Point last weekend (June 29th). ... FULL STORY
Fireworks banned in Sublette County year-round (July 3, 2014)
Pinedale & Big Piney will have great 4th of July Town displays
by Pinedale Online!
Sublette County has had an official resolution to ban fireworks since 1988, but every year people wonder if they can shoot off their own fireworks for the 4th of July. Fireworks are prohibited year-round everywhere in all of Sublette County. The fireworks ba ... FULL STORY
New Fork River access reopened (July 2, 2014)
by Wyoming Game and Fish
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department reports that the Airport Public Access Area for the New Fork River south of Pinedale has been reopened for public use. The access road had been closed due to floodwater damage in early June. Wyoming Game & Fish Habitat and ... FULL STORY
SERC works to develop county-wide strategic plan (July 1, 2014)
To address economic development needs
Sublette County, in partnership with Sublette Economic Resource Council (SERC), is developing a countywide strategic plan that will address the economic development needs of Pinedale, Big Piney, Marbleton and the unincorporated areas of Sublette County. This p ... FULL STORY
Mitch Irrgang receives Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year Award (July 1, 2014)
Pinedale Middle School teacher
WASHINGTON, D.C. – National History Day (NHD) announced the teachers selected to receive the Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year Award for their state. The teachers selected have shown outstanding creativity, commitment, and inspiration in developing student ... FULL STORY
Rendezvous at the Library’s Book Sale July 10-12 (July 1, 2014)
PINEDALE - The bargains are back! This July, rendezvous at the Pinedale library for this popular annual event especially for serious booklovers. Purchase previously loved books at rock-bottom prices: $2 for a hardcover book, $1 for a large paperback or four po ... FULL STORY
Music in the Courtyard in July (July 1, 2014)
The Sublette County Library will be hosting Music in the Courtyard, an hour of family entertainment on Thursday evenings in July at 6:30 pm. ... FULL STORY
SCSD #1 Board of Trustees extends deadline for applications (July 1, 2014)
To fill vacant board member seat
by Sublette County School District #1
The Sublette County School District #1 Board of Trustees has extended the deadline for receiving applications to fill the seat vacated by the resignation of Board Member Sandy Sikorski. The Board of Trustees will hold a Special Meeting on Wednesday, July 2nd, ... FULL STORY
Free firewood available at Middle Piney (July 1, 2014)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
BIG PINEY – The Big Piney Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest will be offering free-use firewood permits for Middle Piney Lake beginning Monday, July 7. ... FULL STORY

Pinedale Online!
Pinedale Online! PO Box 2250, Pinedale, WY 82941
Phone: (307) 360-7689 , Fax: (307) 367-2864

Office Outlet in Pinedale, 43 S. Sublette

Copyright © 2015 Pinedale Online. All rights reserved.
Pictures and content cannot be used in whole or part without permission.