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Pinedale Online News - October 2017

Memorial Funeral Service for Mary Ellen Steele Oct. 21 (October 15, 2017)
Mary Ellen Steele, 93, of Pinedale, Wyoming passed away at her home Monday morning October 9, 2017. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) WYCF gives $27,869 to local organizations (October 15, 2017)
by Wyoming Community Foundation
In Sublette County, the Wyoming Community Foundation’s (WYCF) Local Board, the Sublette County Foundation (SCF), granted $27,860 to the following area organizations: ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Dental offers free dental care for Veterans Nov. 10th (October 15, 2017)
As Veteran’s Day is approaching, Pinedale Dental is doing a special dental care offer for Veterans to honor and thank them. "We are offering veterans your choice of the following options at no charge; a cleaning, a filling or an extraction." They will be open ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Rural Health Care District gets $5,000 donation for telemedicine (October 15, 2017)
by Sublette County Rural Health Care District
The Sublette Center, in collaboration with the Rural Health Foundation, presented a $5,000 donation to the Sublette County Rural Health Care District this month. The donation will help with connectivity fees and neurology fees for the District's Telestroke Pro ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Pronghorn on the move (October 15, 2017)
The cold weather and snow has started to cause pronghorn to move out of the high elevation locations down the valley for their fall southern migration down the Upper Green River Valley. More and more animals can be seen crossing the Trappers Point Wildlife Ov ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wintery weather up Cottonwood (October 15, 2017)
Photos by Dave Bell
Dave Bell ventured up Cottonwood in the Wyoming Range on Saturday enjoying the beautiful weather, fresh white snow on the mountains, and late fall scenery. Click on this link for more of Dave’s pictures: Mid-October wintery weather up Cottonwood ... FULL STORY
(20 pictures) The Green River Valley Drift 2017 (October 15, 2017)
Hard Work and Hazards for Man and Beast
by Terry Allen
When Grizzly bears attack they go right for the Withers. This is the same general area on a fighting bull’s neck into which a matador plunges his sword. Rising on his toes, a skilled matador executes the kill with a single powerful downward thrust and the swor ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) PFAC presents Jon Stickley Trio Oct. 18 (October 15, 2017)
Pinedale just one stop on 46-date "Dream Vision" Tour
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council (PFAC) is proud to present The Jon Stickely Trio performing live on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in The Sublette County Library Lovatt Room in Pinedale. Admission is free and wine/apps/desserts will be served! ... FULL STORY
Hunters Harvest Feast Nov. 11th (October 11, 2017)
Hunters Harvest Feast will be on Saturday, November 11th at 6 p.m. at the LaBarge Elementary School. Please bring a wild game dish, side dish, or dessert. Drawing for the Kimber 300 Win Mag will be that night (only 200 tickets sold). If you would like to buy a ... FULL STORY
VFW Turkey Bingo Nov. 4 (October 11, 2017)
Noon at the VFW in Pinedale. Free-will donation lunch, everyone welcome. Donations welcome. Proceeds benefit the VFW Auxiliary Education Scholarships. For more information call 307-367-4339. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Don’t fall for phone scams targeting utility customers (October 11, 2017)
Scam Alert
by Rocky Mountain Power
Rocky Mountain Power is reminding customers to be aware of phone scams that target utility customers. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sign auction nets WYDOT $33,005 for road improvement projects (October 11, 2017)
by Wyoming Department of Transportation
Tiffany Gamble loves everything Wyoming. As a collector, she’s always on the lookout for items with the famous bucking horse logo that represents her home state. ... FULL STORY
(30 pictures) Looking back: The GP Bar Dude Ranch (October 10, 2017)
Early 1900s, historic photos and posters put up at Green River Lakes rock lodge
by Jonita Sommers
On Tuesday, October 3, 2017, several members of the Sublette County Historic Preservation Board--Carmel Kail, Dave Vlcek and Jonita Sommers-- went to the rock lodge at Green River Lakes with Cindy Stein--of the Forest Service-- along with Tom and Pam Curry and ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Women in Worship (October 11, 2017)
On September 30th, White Pine Resort was packed with women from all over the state from different churches who gathered to worship their God and hear teachings based on the Bible. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Legislator Meet & Greet (October 11, 2017)
Sublette County legislators were on hand for a meet and greet session in Pinedale on October 9th to give interested public a chance to discuss current issues facing the Wyoming legislature. Albert Sommers and Marti Halverson from the Wyoming House of Represent ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Every Second Counts, Plan 2 Ways Out! (October 10, 2017)
Fire Prevention Week Oct. 8-14, 2017
by Sublette County Unified Fire
You and your family are fast asleep when the smoke alarm sounds: Do you know what to do? ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Rural Health Care Board Special Meeting Oct. 10 (October 9, 2017)
The Sublette County Rural Health Care Board will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 6 pm at the Big Piney Town Council room for an executive session regarding personnel in accordance with Wyoming statute § 16-4-405(a) (ii). ... FULL STORY
US Citizenship Test – Could You Pass? (October 9, 2017)
The Washington Times has a US Citizenship Test you can take to quiz your knowledge of United States governance and civics. Anyone who wishes to become a U.S. citizen must pass this test, but how many U.S. citizens can? It might be eye-opening and give those w ... FULL STORY
Crack Sealing around Pinedale (October 7, 2017)
by Town of Pinedale
The Town has contracted R&D Sweeping to crack seal the Town streets. R&D will be crack sealing streets and parking areas Monday, October 9th through Wednesday. Please drive with caution when around the work crew. If you experience any issues please contact ... FULL STORY
BLM ups oil and gas drilling permit fee on public & Indian lands to $9,790 (October 7, 2017)
Non-refundable processing fee
by Bureau of Land Management
As directed by Congress, the Bureau of Land Management will adjust the fee it charges to process oil and gas drilling permits on public and Indian lands for inflation, effective Oct. 1. That adjustment will increase the fee by $180, to $9,790. ... FULL STORY
BLM cancels 10 million acre Sagebrush Focal Area (October 6, 2017)
Withdrawal Proposal
by Bureau of Land Management
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Based on a recent analysis and review of data available that showed that future mining is not a significant threat to sage grouse habitat, the Bureau of Land Management has canceled its Sagebrush Focal Area withdrawal application and the Dep ... FULL STORY
BLM invites public to comment on Sage-grouse conservation plans (October 6, 2017)
Federal Register to publish notice soon
by Bureau of Land Management
WASHINGTON – Given a finding by the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada that the Bureau of Land Management’s designation of Sagebrush Focal Areas in its 2015 greater sage-grouse plan amendment for Nevada was illegal, the Bureau today offered the pub ... FULL STORY
Winter-like conditions are possible this weekend in Wyoming (October 5, 2017)
by National Weather Service
National Weather Service (NWS) meteorologists expect that early winter weather conditions are possible between this upcoming Sunday and into early Monday from west through southeast Wyoming. In preparation for the upcoming snow potential and colder weather, th ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale vs. Big Piney High School football (October 5, 2017)
The Pinedale Wranglers play the Big Piney Punchers on Friday, Oct. 6th in Big Piney. The game will be broadcast live locally on KPIN 101.1 FM Radio. Pregame at 3:00PM, Kickoff at 3:30PM. The audio can also be found live on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Safety reminder for the day: Clean mud off tail lights (October 5, 2017)
by Pinedale Online!
As we get into fall and mud season, if you’ve been out on muddy roads be sure to check to make sure your tail lights are cleaned off before you get out on the main roads again. We’ve heard of tragic accidents and deaths from people who were rear ended at night ... FULL STORY
Science Café returns Oct. 27 (October 4, 2017)
Sublette BOCES and the Sublette County Library will be hosting another Science Cafe on October 27th. It will be in the Lovatt Room of the Pinedale Library at 6PM. There will be a free light meal and drinks. This is a public event and there will be no registr ... FULL STORY
Graveside Funeral Service for Larry Robertson Oct. 7 (October 4, 2017)
by Covill Funeral Home
Larry Robertson, 71, of Big Piney passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017. A graveside funeral service will be held Saturday, October 7th at 12:00 noon at the Plainview Cemetery in Big Piney. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Fall Scenery at the Parks (October 4, 2017)
Photos by Dave Bell
Dave Bell has had a chance to be in and out of the parks several times in the past weeks enjoying spectacular scenery and sights. Click on this link to see pictures of grizzly bear, elk, bison, and beautiful scenery: Fall Scenery at the Parks album. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Pilgrimage for Promise - Walking for Shoes (October 4, 2017)
by Terry Allen
Rick Hagens is a pastor from Alabama and is walking across Wyoming this fall and is in Pinedale right now. Wyoming is the 38th state of our union he has walked across. It’s taken 27 years to get to 38 and he’s headed to do all 50. ... FULL STORY
(9 pictures) Rural Health Care District board continues to move forward with Critical Access Hospital (Original post October 4, 2017 | Updated October 9, 2017)
Could be operational by 2020
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
The Sublette County Rural Health Care District (SCRHCD) held a Special Meeting at the Marbleton Town Hall the evening of Monday, October 2nd. After an executive session, the board held a second Special Meeting open to the public to hear a Final Report by consu ... FULL STORY
Ban on killing grizzlies proposed (October 4, 2017)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Humane Society of the United States has teamed up with Arizona Congressman (D) Raul Grijalva, to propose legislation that would ban grizzly bear hunting in the lower 48 states. H.R. 3894 would ban the killing, possession, or transport of grizzly bears or t ... FULL STORY
Mexican wolf range: 90% in Mexico (October 4, 2017)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
A recent peer-reviewed scientific paper reaffirmed the historical range of the endangered Mexican wolf as being southeastern Arizona, southwestern New Mexico and the Sierra Madre Mountains in Mexico. ... FULL STORY
WSU predation study flawed (October 4, 2017)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
The Washington Policy Center took a look at the Washington State University paper authored by Robert Wielgus that claimed that killing wolves increases the number of sheep and cattle that wolves depredate the following year. ... FULL STORY
Jonah Energy LLC announces closing $600 Million of Senior Notes due 2025 (October 4, 2017)
by Jonah Energy LLC media release
Denver, Colorado – October 4, 2017 – Jonah Energy LLC ("Jonah Energy") announced today that Jonah Energy and Jonah Energy Finance Corp, a subsidiary of Jonah Energy, closed an upsized offering of $600 million of 7.25% senior unsecured notes due 2025 ("Notes"). ... FULL STORY
Local input sought for State Health Assessment (October 4, 2017)
Meetings scheduled in Rawlins, Evanston, Rock Springs
by Wyoming Department of Health
The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is inviting local residents to offer their thoughts, ideas and perspectives on the state’s health needs and priorities during upcoming events in Rawlins on October 10, Evanston on October 11 and Rock Springs on October 12 ... FULL STORY
Wolf Hunt Area 11 Closes (October 3, 2017)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Wolf hunt area 11 (the area from Boulder Creek north to the Upper Green) has now closed after the harvest quota was reached on opening day, Sunday, October 1. Although the quota was set at 3 wolves, four were taken, as the Wyoming Game & Fish Department report ... FULL STORY
Fishing Report 10/2/17 (October 3, 2017)
by Eric Oram, Two Rivers Emporium
Check out this great video that Two Rivers Emporium put together with Guide Mike Kaul this summer highlighting some of our private access streams around our area. The Wyoming Game and Fish have a wonderful program called the Cutt-Slam and this video shows the ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) PFAC kicks off 41st Season with Cleo Parker Dance Oct. 13 (October 3, 2017)
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council (PFAC) is proud to present The Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Company on Friday, October 13 at 7 p.m. in the Pinedale Auditorium. This highly anticipated performance kicks off PFAC’s 41st season ticket series. ... FULL STORY
Rendezvous Pointe 14th Annual Holiday & Craft Fair Nov. 3 & 4 (October 2, 2017)
Rendezvous Pointe will hold their 14th Annual Holiday & Craft Fair November 3rd & 4th. The Fair will be from 5-8PM on Friday and 10AM to 3PM on Saturday. ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Commissioners agenda Oct. 3 (October 2, 2017)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ... FULL STORY
Big Piney Library Fall Festival Oct. 7 (October 2, 2017)
by Fun for the whole family
Everyone is invited to come to the Big Piney Library on Saturday, October 7th from 11AM to 3PM for their Fall Festival. There will be fun for all ages: Build Your Own Scarecrow, paper crafts, bake sale. Refreshments include lemonade, turkey legs from Pioneer S ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale Lions Club re-invests over $12,500 into the local community (October 2, 2017)
by Robyn Blackburn
During the last financial year, the Pinedale Lions Club invested more than 75% of the money raised through the fund raising programs back into the local community. Biggest recipients included early childhood development programs, scholarships for college educa ... FULL STORY
Sublette County youth to celebrate National 4-H Week October 1-7 (October 2, 2017)
by Robin Schamber, UW 4-H & Youth Development Educator
For the 75th consecutive year, millions of youth, parents, volunteers and alumni across the country will be celebrating National 4-H Week during the first full week of October. Sublette County 4-H will leverage National 4-H Week this year by showcasing the inc ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Flag Half Staff Notice – Honoring victims of Las Vegas shooting (October 2, 2017)
Wyoming and US flag to be at half staff until Friday, Oct. 6
President Donald Trump has ordered American flags to be lowered to half-staff in honor of the victims of the shooting attack Sunday night, October 1st in Las Vegas, Nevada. A gunman opened fire as singer Jason Aldean performed on stage at the Route 91 Harvest ... FULL STORY
(29 pictures) Pinedale Rocks (October 2, 2017)
Inspirational kindness rocks hidden around town
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
It has been fun lately seeing cheery painted rocks appearing in places around Pinedale. The painted rocks have uplifting messages and drawings on them. We found this one at the Pinedale Post Office last week. ... FULL STORY
Octoberfest and Mountain Clean-up Day at White Pine Ski Resort Oct. 7 (October 1, 2017)
Volunteers are invited to come out to White Pine Ski Resort on Saturday, October 7th to help with Clean-Up Day and Octoberfest. Crews will be cutting out seedlings from the ski trails and picking up trash from noon on. There will be free chairlift rides up to ... FULL STORY
Wind River Skate Club registrations October 3 & 5 (October 1, 2017)
Wind River Skate Club will hold registrations on Tuesday, October 3rd and Thursday, October 5th at the Sublette County Ice Arena in Pinedale from 4-6pm. Please bring your skater if they will be needing skates so we can fit them. Classes start on October 10th. ... FULL STORY

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