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Pinedale Online News - January 2018

Marbleton home saved from fire (January 18, 2018)
Timely homeowner discovery and quick fire department response
by Sublette County Unified Fire
On January 16 at 4:01 AM, Sublette County Unified Fire Battalions were dispatched to a report of a bathroom ceiling light that was on fire. Unified firefighters quickly responded and extinguished the fire before it was able to spread into other areas of the h ... FULL STORY
Wolf News Roundup 1/17/2018 (January 17, 2018)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Wyoming Hunt ... FULL STORY
Visitation to Grand Teton Park sets another record (January 16, 2018)
by National Park Service - Grand Teton National Park
Grand Teton National Park's 2017 visitation set a record for the fourth consecutive year. The park received over 4.9 million total visits, a 3 percent increase from the previous record set in 2016. Visitation reached monthly records in June, August, September, ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Pinedale, Big Piney band students prep for medley with The Queen’s Cartoonists (January 16, 2018)
New York Swing Band to perform in Pinedale Jan. 24th
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
Members of the Pinedale and Big Piney High School bands have been preparing for the past couple of months to join the Queen’s Cartoonists on stage at their Wednesday Jan. 24 performance in the Sheppard Auditorium at 7 p.m. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) The Queen’s Cartoonists perform Jan. 24 in Pinedale (January 16, 2018)
New York-based jazz/swing sextet
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council (PFAC) is proud to present New York’s The Queen’s Cartoonists performing live on Wednesday, January 24 at 7:00 p.m. in the Sheppard Auditorium. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Charges dropped against 4 arrested for alleged marijuana-growing operation (January 16, 2018)
The Sublette Examiner posted an article saying all charges have been dropped against four people arrested on August 25, 2017 for allegedly being involved in a large-scale marijuana growing operation at ‘Wyomatoes’ greenhouses near Big Piney, Wyoming. On Jan. 5 ... FULL STORY
FWS eyes lynx delisting (January 14, 2018)
by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service press release
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is announcing the completion of a scientific review of the Canada lynx in the contiguous United States. The review concludes that the Canada lynx may no longer warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act (ES ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sheriff’s Office issues advisory about working sheep dogs (January 16, 2018)
Large dogs encountered in remote areas are protecting sheep herds, do not take them
by Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office
The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office issued an updated advisory Tuesday (Jan. 16) concerning working sheep dogs. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Will Fremont Lake freeze over? (January 16, 2018)
Last time it didn’t freeze over was in 1981
by Pinedale Online!
It looks like this might be another rare year when the surface of Fremont Lake might not freeze over. We usually get several weeks of sub-zero weather during December and January that are cold enough to freeze over our area lakes, but so far that hasn’t happen ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) 3 towns call themselves the ‘Ice Box of The Nation’ (January 15, 2018)
Including Big Piney, Wyoming
Wyoming Public Radio posted an article today (Monday, January 15) about three towns that are fighting to claim the title of "Ice Box of the Nation.’ Those three towns are International Falls, Minnesota; Fraser, Colorado; and Big Piney, Wyoming. Each has had re ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Telestroke Services Program talks in January (January 15, 2018)
January 18 in Marbleton and January 24 in Pinedale
by Sublette County Rural Health Care District
This month the community is invited to learn about Tissue Plasminogen Activator (TPA), the most commonly used "clot buster" that can be used in the Emergency Room to dissolve blood clots that have suddenly blocked major arteries or veins and pose potentially s ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Commissioners agenda for Jan. 16 (January 15, 2018)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski trail grooming report – Jan. 13, 2018 (January 13, 2018)
by Mike Looney, Groomer, Sublette County Recreation Board
Saturday, January 13, 9:20AM report All trails above groomed this morning. About 8" of new snow yesterday. Road is dry. Sunny and 28F degrees currently at the Nordic Equipment Building, a little breezy, but not too bad. Should be a good ski day. ... FULL STORY
Indoor Triathlon Jan. 20 (January 12, 2018)
Swim, Bike, Run
The Pinedale Aquatic Center will host their Annual Indoor Triathlon on Saturday, January 20th. Individuals, teams and pairs may register. The entire event is held indoors. Competitors will swim as many laps as they can in 15 minutes, ride a stationary bike as ... FULL STORY
Archaeology Chapter to meet Jan. 16 (January 12, 2018)
Introduction to the Avocational Archaeology Training Program
The Upper Green River Basin Chapter of the Wyoming Archeology Society (WAS) will be having a meeting on Tuesday, January 16th, at 6:30 pm at the Museum of the Mountain Man in Pinedale. There will be a short business meeting followed by a presentation by the O ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nice Buck (January 11, 2018)
Arnold Brokling sent in this photo he saw near Boulder recently. ... FULL STORY
Request for Proposal for flooring replacement in the PAC (January 11, 2018)
by Pinedale Aquatic Center
ADVERTISEMENT FOR PROPOSAL ... FULL STORY
Soroptimist of Sublette County membership meeting Jan 18 (January 11, 2018)
Soroptomist of Sublette County will hold a membership meeting on Thursday, January 18th at 5:30 PM in the Western Americana Room of the Sublette County Library in Pinedale. ... FULL STORY
Groups ask court to reinstate grizzly protections (January 10, 2018)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Tribal and environmental groups have asked a federal judge to invalidate a government decision to strip the Yellowstone region’s grizzly bears of endangered species protections and to return the Yellowstone grizzly bear population to federal protection. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski trail grooming report – Jan. 11, 2018 (January 11, 2018)
by Mike Looney, Groomer, Sublette County Recreation Board
Thursday, January 11, 9:20AM report Trails freshly groomed this morning: Old Road Trail, Lower Surveyor, Powerline, Upper Surveyor, Tree Loop, Moose Ridge, Kelly Tie-In, Kelly Park, Half Moon Tie-In. Less than ½" of new snow. 15F degrees currently at the Nordi ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) 2018 Wyoming Senior Olympic Games in Pinedale Feb. 8-10 (January 10, 2018)
The Wyoming Senior Games will be held in Pinedale Thursday through Saturday, February 8-10th. Anyone over the age of 50 is invited to participate. Events include Alpine skiing, Slalom and Giant Slalom, snowshoe, Nordic skiing – Classic and Freestyle, hockey, ... FULL STORY
Naming the new hospital: Keep it Clear and Unconfusing (January 10, 2018)
by Guest Editorial by Bob Rule
I conducted an interview on KPIN Radio with Ann Noble Tuesday morning, where we respectfully disagreed on the concept of naming our new hospital. Ann wanted to honor a distinguished person (Dr. John Montrose) with the name, and I wanted the name to reflect th ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski trail grooming report – Jan. 10, 2018 (January 10, 2018)
by Mike Looney, Groomer, Sublette County Recreation Board
Wednesday, January 10, 9:50AM report All trails above freshly groomed this morning. Couple inches of new snow. It’s a little breezy, but not too bad. The road is plowed, a little slick in spots. 28F degrees. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) BLM follow-up on dumpsites near Big Piney (January 10, 2018)
by Bureau of Land Management
As part of the BLM’s mission to keep public lands healthy and productive, the Pinedale Field Office recently cleaned up two dumpsites in the Big Piney area. ... FULL STORY
WGFD talks mule deer management (January 10, 2018)
by Wyoming Game & Fish Department
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) invites members of the public to join them in discussions about the management of mule deer and their habitat in the Jackson and Pinedale regions. Since 2010, the WGFD has worked collaboratively with the public to de ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Hospital Name Suggestion: John W. Montrose Memorial Medical Center (January 8, 2018)
Guest Editorial
by Ann Chambers Noble
Why our new hospital/medical center should be called the John W. Montrose Memorial Medical Center to honor one of our earliest and most dedicated medical doctors to serve Sublette County. Here is his story: ... FULL STORY
Celebration of Life for Bob Tanner Jan. 15 (January 8, 2018)
by Covill Funeral Home
Bob Tanner, 78, of Marbleton, Wyoming passed away at his home Sunday January 7, 2018. A celebration of Bob's life will be held Monday, January 15th at 2:00 PM at the Marbleton Senior Center. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pinedale, Wyoming wins title of Polaris ‘Ranger Country USA’ (January 8, 2018)
Polaris® to host official ‘RANGER Country USA’ celebration and donate RANGER® vehicles
by Polaris
MINNEAPOLIS (Jan. 8, 2018) – After three weeks of voting, Polaris® will award Pinedale, Wyoming, with the title of "RANGER Country™ USA." Located in west-central Wyoming, the town secured the most votes to win the title. To commemorate the RANGER-lifestyle emb ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Military Appreciation Basketball Game Jan. 12 (January 8, 2018)
Free dinner for veterans and their families
The Pinedale High School Boys and Girls Basketball Program will be hosting a Military Appreciation Game this Friday, January 12th at the Wrangler Gym. The Basketball Program is honored to dedicate a game to our past and current Military. There will be a Free ... FULL STORY
FREE Pro Se Forms Clinics in Pinedale (January 8, 2018)
Starts January 8th and continues the first Monday of every month
The Sublette County Bar Association and the Teton County Access to Justice Center are offering FREE Pro Se Forms Clinics in Pinedale on the first Monday of every month. The first one will be on January 8, 2018. Bring your forms and any related court documents ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Fremont Lake (January 6, 2018)
Fremont Lake is starting to freeze over, but there are still spots of open water. It isn't safe for walking on or ice fishing yet. Photo by Arnold Brokling. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) SCRHCD chooses Bloomfield as site for future hospital in Pinedale (January 5, 2018)
by Pinedale Online!
The Sublette County Rural Health Care District (SCRHCD) Board of Trustees held a Special Meeting on Friday, January 5th in the Lovatt Room of the Pinedale Library to discuss the Critical Access Hospital (CAH). Approximately 25 members of the public attended. ... FULL STORY
Beware ‘Blessing Loom’ pyramid scheme on social media (January 4, 2018)
by Sublette County Sheriff’s Office
The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office would like to inform citizens of a new pyramid scheme spreading around social media that has been discovered throughout Sublette County as well. ... FULL STORY
Sublette Chamber Mixer Jan. 23 (January 4, 2018)
Meet & Greet
The Sublette County Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Two Rivers CPA, Welch Law PC and Richard Burke Fine Art for the first Chamber mixer of the year. Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 5:30pm at the Sublette County Chamber of Commerce, 19 E. Pine St. Meet and ... FULL STORY
Scammers calling and posing as law enforcement officers (January 4, 2018)
by Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office
Swindlers are once again calling people in Sweetwater County, falsely identifying themselves as law enforcement officers, and threatening arrest for supposedly evading jury duty. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Obituary: Alfred ‘Ray’ Brazell (January 4, 2018)
by Vase Funeral Home
Alfred "Ray" Brazell, 89, passed away December 25, 2017 in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a resident of Pinedale, Wyoming for 50 years and a former resident of Cheyenne, Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
Detector saves Pinedale family from carbon monoxide poisoning (January 4, 2018)
by Sublette County Unified Fire
(Editor's Note 1/5/18: Note correction that this incident happened in Pinedale not Marbleton.) ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski trail grooming report – Jan. 4, 2018 (January 4, 2018)
by Mike Looney, Groomer, Sublette County Recreation Board
Thursday, January 4, 10:00AM report Trails freshly groomed this morning: Old Road Trail, Lower Surveyor, Powerline, Upper Surveyor, Tree Loop, Moose Ridge. All other trails in pretty good condition with exception of Half Moon Tie-In trail which has thin covera ... FULL STORY
(41 pictures) Sublette County Pictorial Year in Review (January 3, 2018)
by Terry Allen
Nothing slows down the people of Sublette County, Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
Public invited to help name new Sublette County hospital (January 3, 2018)
by Sublette County Rural Health Care District
After the recent selection of the Design Build firm, Sletten Construction of Wyoming, the Sublette County Rural Health Care District is inviting the local community to get involved in the creative process of naming the future critical access hospital where the ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) BOCES to host free cultural appreciation nights (January 3, 2018)
A key to appreciating a culture is to understand the history behind it. In that spirit, Sublette BOCES is holding several cultural appreciation nights this winter. Wyoming native and Russian speaker, Chase Judd will present on America’s Cold War Rival, Russia, ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) SCRHCD offers 6 week health workshop series (January 3, 2018)
by Sublette County Rural Health Care District
Sublette County Rural Health Care District employee Laura Lopeman, and community member Jim Huntley, will be leading a six week Healthy U Workshop Series starting January 18th. Healthy U is a community health program offered in collaboration with University of ... FULL STORY
Beers & Bills in Pinedale Jan. 30 (January 3, 2018)
Social to learn about upcoming Wyoming conservation legislation for 2018
The Wyoming Outdoor Council and Citizens United for Responsible Energy Development (CURED) invite the public for a beer, a bite to eat, and an open discussion on upcoming Wyoming conservation legislation for 2018. Beers & Bills will be at Boondocks Pizza & Mor ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Christmas Bird Count (January 2, 2018)
by Fred Pflughoft
Sublette County's participation with the National Audubon Bird Count on Sunday, December 31st was a great success with 25 participants enjoying a beautiful day and half of them a wonderful chili dinner courtesy of Ross McCracken at our annual get-together that ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) SCRHCD Special Meeting Jan. 5 (January 2, 2018)
On Critical Access Hospital
Public Notice The Sublette County Rural Health Care District will hold a Special Meeting on Friday, January 5th at 6:30PM in the Lovatt Room of the Pinedale Library. The purpose is to discuss and make decisions about the Critical Access Hospital. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) SCRHCD Workshops & Open House Jan 4 & 5 (January 2, 2018)
Public Notice The Sublette County Rural Health Care District will hold a Workshop about the Critical Access Hospital on Thursday, January 4th from 6-9:30PM and on Friday, January 5th from 8:00AM to 3:00PM in the Public Health Conference Room in Pinedale. They ... FULL STORY
BLM approves Denbury Riley Ridge Development Project in Sublette County (January 2, 2018)
Finding of No Significant Impact
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Field released its decision to allow Denbury Resources, Inc. to begin the Riley Ridge Development Project (RRDP) in Sublette County, Wyoming (decision released Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018). ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Dave Bell Photography Show in January at the Pinedale Library (January 2, 2018)
Reception on Thursday, January 4
Dave Bell will have a Photography exhibit on display through the month of January at the Pinedale Library. There will be a Photographer Reception on Thursday, January 4th from 5:30 to 7:30PM at the Library. Dave will have a selection of 25 canvas wraps of wild ... FULL STORY
WYG&F to hold open houses to discuss SW Wyoming fisheries (January 2, 2018)
Management on Flaming Gorge Reservoir
by Wyoming Game and Fish Department
GREEN RIVER — Green River fisheries managers with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department are holding four open houses in January and they really want input from anglers who fish in southwest Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
Eastern Star Card Party Jan. 13 (January 2, 2018)
Eastern Star will host a Card Party on Saturday, January 13th at 1:00PM at the Masonic Lodge in Pinedale, 23 N Tyler. Donations to benefit Shrine Hospital. Cards and other games available. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Super Moon (January 2, 2018)
by Pete Arnold
AKA The Wolf Moon rises over 8,700' Half Moon Mountain, Pinedale and the Winds on January 1, 2018. There will also be a Blue Moon this month on January 31st. The first Full Moon of the year is named after howling wolves. In some cultures, it was known as Ol ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordic ski trail grooming report – Jan. 2, 2018 (January 2, 2018)
by Mike Looney, Groomer, Sublette County Recreation Board
Tuesday, January 2, 9:05AM report Trails freshly groomed this morning: Old Road Trail, Lower Surveyor, Kelly Tie-in, Kelly Park. All other trails in good condition with exception of Half Moon Tie-In trail which has very thin coverage. Dogs not allowed on trail ... FULL STORY

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