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Pinedale Online News - May 2017

(3 pictures) Cowboy Poetry & Songwriting Workshop June 1 (May 31, 2017)
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council (PFAC) is proud to present a free Cowboy Poetry and Songwriting Workshop at the Sublette County Library Lovatt Room in Pinedale on Thursday, June 1 beginning at 7:00 p.m. ... FULL STORY
Deadline to submit Wyoming Community Foundation grant applications June 15th (May 29, 2017)
Nonprofit organizations that would like to submit for a grant from the Wyoming Community Foundation are reminded that the application deadline is Thursday, June 15th. Typical grants are from $500 to $5000. More info at:, W ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Town of Pinedale update – New Ordinances (May 29, 2017)
by Town of Pinedale
The Town Council of Pinedale recently passed several ordinances that were intended to bring the Town Codes up-to-date and more reasonable for everyday application. ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Rural Health Care District Board Special Meeting May 30 (May 29, 2017)
Public Notice: There will be a Special Meeting of the Sublette County Rural Health Care District Board of Trustees on Tuesday, May 30, at 6:00 pm. Venue to be determined. Agenda: Executive Session for the purpose of: Legal ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Rivera Lodge Open House June 1 (May 29, 2017)
The Rivera Lodge in Pinedale is hosting an open house and coffee and dessert sale on Thursday, June 1 from 2-7PM. There will be live music by Jason Tyler Burton from 6-7PM. Come help us kick off our 65th year! 442 Marilyn Street in Pinedale. More info: 307-36 ... FULL STORY
(21 pictures) Sublette County Memorial Day programs – Monday, May 29 (May 29, 2017)
Memorial Day is a Federal holiday in the United States to remember and to honor all of those who have died while in service of the military. It is always celebrated on the last Monday in May. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Aurora borealis over Wyoming (May 28, 2017)
by Pinedale Online!
We received a report from a reader that a Aurora borealis was visible in the night sky over Pinedale late Saturday night May 27th/early Sunday morning May 28, 2017. The person said, "I saw a vertical pillar north of Pinedale tonight. The northern sky was so br ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Road construction at the Rim (May 27, 2017)
Travelers may encounter delays driving between Pinedale and Jackson on US 191 due to several locations of road construction. Traffic is down to single lane at the Rim as crews do road work and delays can be up to 1/2 hour. If going this way, allow more time to ... FULL STORY
Update from Rep. Sommers (May 26, 2017)
Economic development, K12 school funding, prison reconstruction
by Albert Sommers, House District #20 Representative
5-26-2017 ... FULL STORY
Memorial Service for Rev. Tom H. Griffin May 27 (May 26, 2017)
Memorial Service for Rev. Tom H. Griffin will be held on ... FULL STORY
Pride Not Prejudice in Pinedale event June 3 (May 26, 2017)
Women's Advocacy Group is sponsoring a picnic and potluck on Saturday, June 3rd at the American Legion Park in Pinedale from 11am-2pm. This is a celebration in support of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender).month of June and to support the LGBT comm ... FULL STORY
Flower Barrel Planting Day May 27 (May 26, 2017)
Volunteers wanted to help with planting
The Sage & Snow Garden Club will have their Flower Barrel Planting Day on Saturday, May 27th. They have 230 barrels to plant and need all the help they can get. EVERYONE IS WELCOME…bring your friends, neighbors, kids, and strangers you pick up on the way. Pl ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Flag half staff notice: Memorial Day (May 25, 2017)
by Governor Matt Mead media release
Wyoming Governor Matthew H. Mead, pursuant to President Donald Trump's Proclamation issued on Wednesday, May 24th, has ordered both the U.S. and State of Wyoming flag be flown at half-staff statewide from sunrise until noon on Monday, May 29, 2017 in honor of ... FULL STORY
BTNF plans spring prescribed burns near Pinedale (May 21, 2017)
Near Sylvan Bay Summer Home area
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Bridger-Teton National Forest is planning to conduct a prescribed burn near the Sylvan Bay Summer Home Area on the Pinedale Ranger District at the end of May or beginning of June. ... FULL STORY
Wi-Fi added at some rest areas in Wyoming (May 21, 2017)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
The Wyoming Department of Transportation is finding new ways to provide connections for the traveling public. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Anticline Project Office proposes upgrading county snow removal equipment (May 21, 2017)
by Bureau of Land Management
The Pinedale Anticline Project Office (PAPO) proposes to upgrade snow removal equipment in Sublette County to meet higher emission standards and is seeking public comment regarding this proposal. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wrangler Alumni Basketball Game May 23 (May 21, 2017)
Fundraiser for Pinedale Basketball
The Pinedale Wrangler Alumni Basketball Game will be held on Tuesday, May 23rd in the Wrangler Gym. The event is a fundraiser to raise money for summer camps, uniforms, travel and meals for Pinedale Basketball. There will be baked goods sale, raffle, auction i ... FULL STORY
Beware fraudulent credit/debit card activity (May 21, 2017)
Beginning on Monday, May 15th the Sublette County Sheriff’s Office began receiving calls from citizens in the community stating that they were getting fraudulent transactions on their credit/debit cards. ... FULL STORY
Rendezvous Rodeo July 6, 7 & 8, 2017 (May 21, 2017)
Green River Rendezvous Days in Pinedale
The annual Rendezvous Rodeo will be held at 7PM at the Pinedale Rodeo Grounds during Green River Rendezvous Days. . ... FULL STORY
(76 pictures) Branding Time in Wyoming 2017 (May 19, 2017)
by Terry Allen
I can't remember if I asked or got invited, but either way I was welcomed to the branding at the historic Centennial Ranch to give my impressions in both words and photographs. ... FULL STORY
DJ Harrison sentence: Life in prison without parole (May 18, 2017)
For 2016 killing of Utah rail worker near Kemmerer, Wyoming
by Pinedale Online!
23-year old Dereck James "DJ" Harrison, 23, was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Wednesday, May 17th in Kemmerer for his role in the kidnapping and killing of Utah Transit Authority worker Kay Porter Ricks near Kemmerer, Wyoming while on the run f ... FULL STORY
Wolves Killed In Predator Zone (May 17, 2017)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
For those wanting to know how many wolves have been legally killed in Wyoming’s predator zone since wolves were removed from federal protection on April 25, the Wyoming Game & Fish Department is keeping a tally on its website. (See the link below, and click on ... FULL STORY
Wolf News Roundup 5/17/2017 (May 17, 2017)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Yellowstone wolf shot ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pellet gun brought onto school bus (May 17, 2017)
Student suspended, no intent to cause harm
by Sublette County School District 1 and the Sublette County Sheriff’s Office joint press release
On Friday, May 12th, Sublette County School District 1 received a report that a student had possibly brought a weapon on to one of the school buses Thursday afternoon. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Early Spring in the Upper Green (May 17, 2017)
Local photographer Dave Bell has posted more photos from his early spring outings. Click on this link to see his Mother’s Day weekend pictures. ... FULL STORY
May Fishing Report (May 16, 2017)
by Mike Kaul, Two Rivers Emporium
It looks like the seasonal run-off is in full swing and it is going to be a "hum dinger". The large snowpack laying in the Winds will produce a lot of water for a long period of time this year. Currently, there are still a lot of low snow drifts of significa ... FULL STORY
Lybecker Concert May 17 (May 16, 2017)
Everyone is invited to enjoy a free live music concert in Pinedale on Wednesday, May 17th. The free Lybecker concert will be at 6:30PM PM in the Pinedale Auditorium (note the time and location change for the concert from earlier advertising). Live music. Free ... FULL STORY
Archaeology Talk May 16 (May 16, 2017)
Sublette County's Top 10 Archaeological Finds in 10 Years
Join James (Sam) Drucker, BLM Archaeologist/Paleontology Coordinator on a 10 year journey of Sublette County's top 10 archaeological discoveries. At Sublette BOCES in Pinedale on Tuesday, May 16 from 6-8PM. Free. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by Suble ... FULL STORY
Firewood permits available on the Bridger-Teton National Forest (May 15, 2017)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Bridger-Teton National Forest will start selling firewood permits for personal use beginning May 15, 2017 at many of our District offices and local vendors for a price of seven dollars per cord with a five cord minimum purchase. Those obtaining a permit mu ... FULL STORY
Cat Fish Fry in Marbleton May 20 (May 15, 2017)
Come support the Big Piney/Marbleton firefighters
Sublette County Unified Fire will be hosting a Cat Fish Fry at Battalion 2 in Marbleton on Saturday, May 20th starting at 11:00 am. There will be fire truck rides for the kids and a fire prevention booth. Also, Sparky the Fire Dog will be making an appearanc ... FULL STORY
Volunteers wanted to help start a Bridger Wilderness Stewardship Group (May 13, 2017)
by Janet Caille, National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance
You can help take care of our great Bridger Wilderness! A group is getting started to support the Forest Service and our Pinedale community. Groups all over the country help protect our wild areas, and no one can do that better than volunteers who know and are ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Commissioners meeting agenda – May, 16, 2017 (May 13, 2017)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
Pinedale Food Basket will be closed May 20 for spring clean-up (May 12, 2017)
by Pinedale Community Food Basket
The Pinedale Community Food Basket exists to support our community by providing low cost clothing and household items; to improve the quality of life of low-income individuals by providing free access to regularly distributed food, and to aid qualifying indivi ... FULL STORY
St. John’s to provide an Information Day in Pinedale May 20 (May 12, 2017)
St. John’s Cancer Care will provide an information day at the Pinedale Aquatic Center on Saturday, May 20, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The theme of the event is "Focus on Wellness" and will include workshops, classes, and information booths to help people as the ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Wonderful Warm Weekend (May 12, 2017)
Spring photos by Dave Bell
Dave Bell posted pictures from the beautiful weather we’ve been having in May. The snow is melting and people are having fun getting back into the outdoors after the long winter. Click on this link to see Dave’s photos from his latest outing: Wonderful Warm W ... FULL STORY
St. John’s to provide an Information Day in Pinedale May 20 (May 11, 2017)
St. John’s Cancer Care will provide an information day at the Pinedale Aquatic Center on Saturday, May 20, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The theme of the event is "Focus on Wellness" and will include workshops, classes, and information booths to help people as the ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Road damage (May 11, 2017)
Pictured here is road damage in the Snake River Canyon about 2 miles west of Hoback Junction in northwest Wyoming on Highway 89 headed towards Alpine. Photo taken on Sunday, May 7th. There are also places near Bondurant where the Hoback River is very high near ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Preschool summer program offered (May 11, 2017)
Runs June 12-August 4
Pinedale Preschool is offering a summer program for children aged three through those who have just completed kindergarten. The program has a variety of active, hands-on learning experiences around an exciting theme each week. The program will run June 12-Aug ... FULL STORY
Natural Resources Conservation Service Sublette Work Group meeting June 6 (May 10, 2017)
In Afton, Wyoming
PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE: The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service Sublette County Local Work Group will meet June 6, 2017 at 1:00 pm at the Afton USDA Center 625 Washington Street Afton, Wyoming. The main purpose of the meeting is to determine local work ... FULL STORY
Volunteers sought for Sublette County internet access speed tests (May 9, 2017)
The County and Towns of Sublette have embarked on a program to determine current capabilities of internet access in the county/towns in order to better understand the actual situation and then develop short and long term plans for improvement. ... FULL STORY
Town of Pinedale Trash Services Request for Bids (May 9, 2017)
The Town of Pinedale, Sublette County, Wyoming is seeking bids for annual trash services for Town trash receptacles. The Trash Services Request for Bid package may be obtained at the Town Hall or by email. For questions call 307-367-4136 or email patschwab@to ... FULL STORY
Farewell Reception for Nancy McDaniel May 31 (May 8, 2017)
Pinedale’s long-time Children’s Librarian is retiring
The Sublette County Library invites everyone to come to the Pinedale Library on Wednesday, May 31st for a Farewell Reception for Children’s Librarian, Nancy McDaniel. Nancy is retiring after 27 years at the Library. Everyone is invited to come wish her well a ... FULL STORY
(48 pictures) Kentucky Derby Party 2017 (May 7, 2017)
Fundraiser For The Arts - Updated
by Terry Allen
If you haven't been to this event before, you might be dazzled right out of your game plan like I was. I couldn't take two steps in any direction without bumping into beautiful women in grand and glorious hats. Yes, there were some guys in hats, but they seeme ... FULL STORY
Rural Health Foundation helps EMS improve efficiency with new computers (May 7, 2017)
by Rural Health Foundation (RHF) of Sublette County
Sublette County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) has just installed five new HP all-in-one computers acquired by the Rural Health Foundation (RHF) of Sublette County to replace outdated ones that were more than eight years old. ... FULL STORY
Pinedale power outages and Big Piney smoke (May 6, 2017)
by Pinedale Online!
Pinedale residents experienced two power outages in two days. According to Dave Eskelsen, Company Spokesman for Rocky Mountain Power, the first outage was on Thursday, May 4th from 9:27AM to 10:40AM, impacting 1,009 customers in the Pinedale area to lose power ... FULL STORY
WyFOG public meeting in Pinedale May 15 (May 6, 2017)
Wyoming Fishing Outfitter & Guides Association
Over the past two years, outfitters and guides across the state of Wyoming have been working to form WyFOG (Wyoming Fishing Outfitter & Guides Association.) Outfitters and guides, and any interested public are invited to attend a meeting on Monday, May 15th in ... FULL STORY
Wolf Hunting Season Proposed (May 4, 2017)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Wyoming Game & Fish Department has released its draft wolf hunting season regulations for public review and comment. The proposal calls for a season date from Oct. 1 to Dec. 31 in most areas where wolves are classified as trophy game, with a total quota of ... FULL STORY
Wolf News Roundup 5/4/2017 (May 4, 2017)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Oregon ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Kentucky Derby May 6 (May 3, 2017)
Fundraiser for the Pinedale Fine Arts Council
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council will host their Kentucky Derby funding event on Saturday, May 6th. It will begin at 3:30PM in the Sublette County Fairgrounds. There will be a catered dinner of beef brisket by Sue Eversull, mint juleps, live music from Nashvill ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Signs of Spring (May 3, 2017)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
St John’s Medical Center and Sublette County Rural Health Care District expand partnership (May 3, 2017)
by Sublette County Rural Health Care District
St. John's Medical Center (SJMC) and Sublette County Rural Health Care District (SCRHCD) will expand their current affiliation agreement, formalized in 2015. As a next step, the two medical communities will jointly develop a management agreement to provide adm ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Rural Health Care Board Special Meeting May 4 (May 2, 2017)
Strategic Planning Workshop
by Sublette County Rural Health Care Board
PUBLIC NOTICE: Sublette County's Rural Healthcare District Chair Laura Clark has called a Special Meeting of the Rural Healthcare District Board for Thursday, May 4, 2017 for a Strategic Planning Workshop at the Sublette County Extension Office from 4:00 p.m. ... FULL STORY
Juror Appreciation Day May 3 (May 2, 2017)
At the Sublette County Courthouse in Pinedale
by Sublette County District Court
Please join us for Juror Appreciation Day on Wednesday, May 3 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the District Court Courtroom. Hosted by the Sublette County Clerk of District Court's Office as a thank you to all community members for their past, present and future service as ... FULL STORY
Grimes steps down from Sublette County Chamber of Commerce (May 2, 2017)
by Sublette County Chamber of Commerce
Sublette County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Rachel Grimes is stepping away from her position, effective May 22nd. Grimes, who has been with the Chamber for eight (8) years is ready for a change of pace and is pursuing new opportunities. ... FULL STORY
Rural Health Care District Special Board Meeting May 3 (May 2, 2017)
PUBLIC NOTICE: Sublette County's Rural Health Care District Chair Laura Clark has called a Special Meeting of the Rural Health Care District Board for Wednesday, May 3, 2017 to approve an Affiliation Agreement and subsequent organizational implications. This i ... FULL STORY
Local gardeners can take your used ranch lick tubs (May 2, 2017)
Ranchers (local in Sublette County): If you have a bunch of lick tubs you’d like to get rid of, local area gardeners can use them for their gardening purposes. They started picking up this past weekend around the Pinedale area and will have a trip or two to t ... FULL STORY
Volunteers needed for the 24th annual deer mortality surveys in southwest Wyoming (May 1, 2017)
Wildlife managers with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department invite the public to participate in the 24th annual deer mortality surveys. The mortality surveys assess how this past winter has affected the Wyoming Range and Uinta mule deer herds of western Wyomin ... FULL STORY

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