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Pinedale Online News - September 2018

(1 pictures) Rain and snow showers in the forecast for the Upper Green (September 30, 2018)
The National Weather Service is forecasting sunny skies for Monday, October 1st, then moisture moving into western Wyoming bringing showers Tuesday through Thursday, October 2-4. Then into the weekend the outlook is for a mix of rain/snow showers. Daytime temp ... FULL STORY
Roosevelt Fire update – Sept. 30 (September 30, 2018)
Sublette County Sheriff’s Office: At 9am this morning, The Sublette County Sheriff's Office in cooperation with the Roosevelt Fire Incident Management team have evaluated the "GO" and "SET" areas of the Roosevelt Fire. The following zones have been changed. ... FULL STORY
Area Closure around Marten Creek Fire reduced (September 30, 2018)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
September 29, 2018 - Supervisor Tricia O'Connor signed a new closure order (No. 04-03- 592) for the Marten Creek Fire Saturday, reducing the size of the emergency area closure for roads, trails, and lands around the Marten Creek Fire on the Greys River and Big ... FULL STORY
Representative Liz Cheney to visit Bondurant for Roosevelt Fire Oct. 2 (September 30, 2018)
Wyoming Representative Liz Cheney will be in Bondurant on Tuesday evening, October 2nd, to hear some of residents’ stories and see what support is needed and/or what kind of support she can provide. Bondurant School on Tuesday at 5:30 pm. All are welcome at th ... FULL STORY
Modification of Roosevelt Fire Set & Go areas (September 29, 2018)
by Sublette County Sheriff’s Office
At 9am this morning (Saturday, September 29), the Sublette County Sheriff's Office in cooperation with the Roosevelt Fire Incident Team have evaluated the "GO" and "SET" areas. We have changed Zone 10 Flying A Ranch to Twin Creek area has been downgraded to "S ... FULL STORY
Lisanne Fear Art Show reception Oct. 4 (September 27, 2018)
Fearlis Art LLC presents Mandala Saws A Piece of Time for a Peace of Mind Art Show at Painted Dreams Fine Art & Gift Shop in Pinedale. "These pieces of upcycled mandalas are designed to create a sense of peace as it hangs on the wall amid all of the chaos in y ... FULL STORY
Notices from the Sublette County Sheriff’s Office – Sept. 27 (September 27, 2018)
The Sublette County Sheriff's Office and Sublette County Emergency Management are asking Kendall Valley residents that are affected by the power outage from the Roosevelt Fire near the Rim to go to the LDS Church in Pinedale. The Jackson Hole Red Cross locatio ... FULL STORY
Bucky's Outdoors Fall Open House Oct. 11 (September 27, 2018)
Bucky’s Outdoors will hold their Fall Open House on Thursday, October 11th from 3:00 to 7:00PM. They will have kids and adults drawings and giveaways every hour. They will be giving away a Stihl Chainsaw and there will be discounts on select showroom items and ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Commissioners meeting Oct. 2 (September 27, 2018)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
Wyoming Legislature update (September 27, 2018)
by Albert Sommers – House District #20
September 27, 2018 ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) 'Suicide - The Ripple Effect' documentary showing Sept. 28th (September 27, 2018)
In conjunction with National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, there will be a showing of the documentary ‘Suicide – The Ripple Effect’ at 6:30PM in the Lovatt Room of the Pinedale Library. Refreshments will be provided. ... FULL STORY
Additional information on Roosevelt Fire (September 26, 2018)
Below is information forwarded from Hoback Ranches for residents on Wednesday, September 26th: ... FULL STORY
Wolves headed to Isle Royale (September 25, 2018)
by National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) announced Friday the beginning of implementation of the Record of Decision of the Plan to Address Wolf Presence on Isle Royale National Park that was signed in June. This fall, the NPS working with partners and other agencies, p ... FULL STORY
Grizzlies back under federal protection (September 25, 2018)
by Wyoming Game & Fish Department
On Monday, a federal judge ruled against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and overturned the Service’s action to remove grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem from the endangered species list. This means grizzly bears in Wyoming are now under fed ... FULL STORY
CURED meeting Oct. 2 (September 25, 2018)
Citizens United for Responsible Energy Development (CURED) will hold their annual meeting on Tuesday, October 2, 6 PM in the Lovatt Room at the Pinedale Library. Nominations will be held and election of officers, board members and discuss old and new business. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Roosevelt Fire public meeting held Sept. 25 in Bondurant (September 25, 2018)
by Pinedale Online!
The Roosevelt Fire Team held a public information meeting at the Bondurant school on Tuesday, September 25th to give a fire update. The meeting lasted about 45 minutes. The meeting was broadcast live via Facebook Live and a recording is available to watch on t ... FULL STORY
Reminder-fire evacuations still in place (September 25, 2018)
by Sublette County Sheriff's Office
Tuesday, Sept. 25, 8:00AM: The Sublette County Sheriff's Office would like to remind the citizens affected by the Roosevelt fire that evacuation zones are still valid and the area is not safe to enter. The Fire continues to burn and we have operations underway ... FULL STORY
Non-denominational Prayer Circle for fires Sept. 25 (September 25, 2018)
There will be a non-denominational prayer service on Tuesday, Sept. 25th at 6:30PM in the parking lot of the Sublette County Fairgrounds in Big Piney. For the community to come together and pray for the people affected by the wildfires and for the firefighters ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Travel & Tourism Grant Application deadline Oct. 16 (September 24, 2018)
The Pinedale Travel & Tourism (P.T.T.C.) offers grants to qualified applicants. Applicants that are considered will host events that will bolster local participation, but more importantly, will bring in travelers and visitors to our area. Such events to be co ... FULL STORY
Wolf News Roundup 9/22/2018 (September 22, 2018)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Wyoming Hunt ... FULL STORY
Colorado River Basin Drought Contingency Planning meeting in Pinedale Oct. 11 (September 24, 2018)
by Wyoming State Engineer's Office
The State Engineer’s Office will hold public meetings in western Wyoming in October on Drought Contingency Planning in the Colorado River Basin. ... FULL STORY
Sublette County Rural Health Care District Board Special Meeting Oct. 2 (September 24, 2018)
by Sublette County Rural Health Care District
The Sublette County Rural Health Care District Board will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, October 2 at 6PM at the Marbleton Town Hall. ... FULL STORY
Upcoming meetings for Roosevelt Fire (September 24, 2018)
Several meetings are scheduled this week for the Roosevelt Fire: ... FULL STORY
Roosevelt Fire Update Sept. 24, 2018 (September 24, 2018)
by Roosevelt Fire Information
Monday, September 24, 2018 as of 8:00 a.m. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Roosevelt Fire-September, 2018 Album (September 23, 2018)
Dave Bell posted pictures from the Roosevelt Fire. Click here to view: Roosevelt Fire-September, 2018 Album ... FULL STORY
US 189/191 CLOSED due to Roosevelt Fire (September 23, 2018)
No through traffic between Pinedale and Jackson
by Roosevelt Fire Information
NOTICE OF HIGHWAY CLOSURE, Sept. 23, 2018, 1:42PM UPDATED 4:00PM: Effective immediately, US 189/191 is closed from Daniel Junction (mile marker 110) to HOBACK JUNCTION due to the #RooseveltFire. The fire is expected to reach the highway by Monday night. Travel ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Marten Creek Fire Update - Sunday, September 23, 2018 (September 23, 2018)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
Current Size: 5,602 acres ... FULL STORY
(12 pictures) 2018 Big Piney Hall of Fame Induction ceremony held (September 23, 2018)
Honoring distinguished Puncher athletes and alumni
by Pinedale Online!
The 2018 Big Piney Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony was held the evening of Saturday, September 22nd at the Southwest Sublette County Pioneers Senior Center in Marbleton, Wyoming. The event coincided with Big Piney Homecoming activities. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Irish Fire starts near Big Sandy (September 22, 2018)
Evacuations for Big Sandy Lodge, Opening, trailhead, and Temple Peak Summer Homes
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
September 22, 2018 – A new fire—the Irish Fire—was located on the Pinedale Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest at approximately 2:30 p.m. Saturday, September 22. It is in remote, rugged terrain approximately 30 miles southeast of Pinedale, a h ... FULL STORY
Pinedale Half Marathon Sept. 22 (September 21, 2018)
Each year Pinedale hosts the Pinedale Half Marathon, 10K and 1-Mile races which take runners and walkers of all ages from the center of downtown to the banks of beautiful Fremont Lake. This year’s event will be on Saturday, September 22, 2018. ... FULL STORY
Freezing overnight temperatures expected for Pinedale area (September 21, 2018)
Temperatures will drop into the 20s overnight this week in the Upper Green River Valley. Gardeners should take precautions to protect sensitive plants outside. ... FULL STORY
Type 1 Incident Management Team ordered for Roosevelt Fire (September 21, 2018)
Fire grows to over 31,000 acres, 3 structures lost, evacuation area expands
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
September 21, 2018, 5:17PM – Bridger-Teton National Forest fire managers and Unit Administrators for Sublette County Unified Fire, Bureau of Land Management and Wyoming State Forestry Division have ordered a national Type 1 incident management team Friday, Sep ... FULL STORY
Fire Restrictions implemented on Federal Lands (September 21, 2018)
by Teton Interagency Fire Team
WESTERN WYOMING - The Bridger-Teton National Forest, Grand Teton National Park and the High Desert District of the Bureau of Land Management, as well as Teton, Sublette and Lincoln Counties in Wyoming, are implementing fire restrictions. The restrictions do no ... FULL STORY
BLM issues Stage 1 Fire Restrictions for Sublette, Lincoln Counties (September 21, 2018)
by Bureau of Land Management
ROCK SPRINGS, WYOMING - Due to drying conditions and high fuel loading, the Bureau of Land Management High Desert District is implementing fire restrictions for all BLM-administered public lands within the boundaries of Sublette and Lincoln Counties, beginnin ... FULL STORY
New Closure for Merna/North Beaver area (September 21, 2018)
Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, 11:00PM: The information about a new area closure has been confirmed. This is posted on Inciweb. New Area Closure Announced, 9/21/18: Roosevelt Fire Wildfire. Due to increased wind and fire activity, a new Area Closure is going into eff ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Big Piney 2018 Hall of Fame Induction and Ceremony Sept. 22 (September 21, 2018)
The 2018 Big Piney Hall of Fame Induction and Ceremony will be held on Saturday, September 22nd at the Marbleton Senior Center with a reception starting at 5:30PM. ... FULL STORY
Roosevelt Fire Information – Sept. 21, 2018 (September 21, 2018)
Low temperature reports for western Wyoming Sept. 21 (September 21, 2018)
by National Weather Service - Riverton
Some of the coldest temperatures of the season so far occurred this morning (Friday, September 21, 2018). The following are the coldest morning low temperatures across the area. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Roosevelt fire community meeting (September 20, 2018)
by Pinedale Online!
There was a community meeting held in Bondurant for the Roosevelt Fire on Thursday evening, Sept. 20th at the Bondurant elementary school. The Forest Service live streamed the meeting on the Bridger-Teton National Forest Facebook page for those who could not a ... FULL STORY
Fire ban passed for Sublette County (September 19, 2018)
by Holly Dabb, Pinedale Roundup
Sublette County Commissioners called an emergency telephone meeting Thursday, Sept. 19, at 8 p.m. and passed a resolution banning all fires in Sublette County effective 12:01 a.m. Sept. 20 due to extreme fire dangers. Attendees were Commissioners Andy Nelson, ... FULL STORY
Update on the Roosevelt fire near Bondurant (September 19, 2018)
by Sublette County Sheriff’s Office
Wednesday, September 19, 2018, Noon: The Roosevelt fire, located near Bondurant has been burning since Saturday, September 15th 2018. As of this morning September 19th at 6 am the fire has reportedly burned over 25,000 acres with 0% containment. The fire trigg ... FULL STORY
Memorial Potluck Picnic for Mary Wills Sept. 23 in Pinedale (September 18, 2018)
There will be a memorial potluck picnic for veteran Pinedale Elementary School teacher, Mary Wills, on Sunday, September 23, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 512 N. Tyler, in Pinedale. The public is invited to attend. Please bring a di ... FULL STORY
Area Closure in effect in Wyoming Range (September 18, 2018)
For Marten Creek Fire, estimated 5,700 acres
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Bridger-Teton National Forest has issued an emergency area closure for the Marten Creek Fire burning in the Marten Creek drainage off the Greys River Road. ... FULL STORY
Evacuation Order given for Hoback Ranches (September 18, 2018)
Due to Roosevelt Fire
by Sublette County Sheriff’s Office
Tuesday, Sept. 18, 5:04PM: The Roosevelt Fire is threatening the Hoback Ranches subdivision and is posing a life safety risk. The entire Hoback Ranches subdivision has been put into "GO!" stage. Law enforcement and firefighters are in the area to direct traffi ... FULL STORY
Wildfire update – Sept. 17, 2018 (September 17, 2018)
Roosevelt Fire estimated to be 5,000 acres, Marten Fire at 3,500 acres
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
September 17, 2018 – Especially dry conditions with recent warm temperatures and windy conditions have contributed to several fires burning on the Bridger-Teton National Forest. Teton Interagency fire fighters and a variety of resources are responding to the ... FULL STORY
Saturday U returns to Pinedale Sept 27 (September 17, 2018)
by Sublette BOCES
Saturday U. returns to Pinedale but it will be on a Thursday night. That Thursday night will be September 27th and the learning will start at 6 p.m. Two local organizations and the Wyoming Humanities Council are pleased to host the University of Wyoming’s sp ... FULL STORY
Fire Danger increases to Very High (September 17, 2018)
Exceptionally dry conditions exist
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
WESTERN WYOMING - The fire danger rating has been elevated to Very High for the Bridger-Teton National Forest, Grand Teton National Park, National Elk Refuge, and remaining portions of the Teton Interagency Dispatch area. ... FULL STORY
Jackson hunting guide killed by grizzly bears (September 17, 2018)
Mark Uptain of Martin Outfitters killed in bear attack, client injured
by Pinedale Online!
The Wyoming Game & Fish Department reports that a hunting guide was killed and his client injured by two grizzly bears in an attack on Friday, September 14th in the Terrace Mountain area of the Teton Wilderness near Jackson, Wyoming. Martin Outfitting guide Ma ... FULL STORY
Several fires burning on the Bridger-Teton National Forest (September 16, 2018)
Two men sustained burns as winds quickly moved fire
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
September 16, 2018, 7:30PM – Several fires are burning on the Bridger-Teton National Forest. Fire officials are considering the weather, available resources, predicted fire behavior and the fuel conditions for each of the wildfires to determine management act ... FULL STORY
(49 pictures) Roosevelt Fire updates (Original post September 16, 2018 | Updated October 4, 2018)
by Pinedale Online!
Roosevelt Fire Update - Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Roosevelt Fire burning in Upper Hoback (September 16, 2018)
Reported at approximately 80 acres
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
Sept. 16, 2018 – Firefighters from the Bridger-Teton National Forest responded to the Roosevelt Fire on the Big Piney Ranger District. The fire is located approximately three miles west of the Upper Hoback trailhead near Roosevelt Meadows. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Sublette County Rural Health Care District Board Meeting Sept. 19 (September 15, 2018)
by Sublette County Rural Health Care District
The Sublette County Rural Health Care District Board will hold a regular meeting on Wednesday, September 19, at 6:00PM in the County Commissioner Room of the Sublette County Courthouse in Pinedale, Wyoming. Meetings are open to the public. ... FULL STORY
Wolf News Roundup 9/12/2018 (September 11, 2018)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Wyoming Hunt ... FULL STORY
Beware ‘Publisher’s Clearing House Scam’ (September 15, 2018)
by Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office
SWEETWATER COUNTY, WYOMING - September 13, 2018 - The "Publisher’s Clearing House Scam" has returned to Sweetwater County, and Sheriff Mike Lowell and Sweetwater Scam Alert wants people to avoid becoming victims. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Book Signing by Mary Budd Flitner Oct. 4 in Daniel (September 13, 2018)
New book: MY RANCH, TOO: A Wyoming Memoir
Sublette County Library/Big Piney Branch, and friends and family of Mary Budd Flitner, a Wyoming author with strong Sublette County ties, will host a book reading and signing for her new book MY RANCH, TOO: A Wyoming Memoir on Thursday, October 4th from 5-6:30 ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Flag Half Staff Notice – Sept. 11 - Patriot Day (September 10, 2018)
by Wyoming Governor Matt Mead
Governor Matthew H. Mead, pursuant to President Donald Trump's Proclamation issued today, has ordered both the U.S. and State of Wyoming flag be flown at half-staff statewide from sunrise until sunset on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 in honor of Patriot Day. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Pape and Boroff families recognized for contributions to Daniel Fish Hatchery (September 9, 2018)
by Pinedale Online!
During the 100th anniversary celebration for the Daniel Fish Hatchery on August 18th, the Wyoming Game & Fish Department presented two Daniel-area families with special recognition for their families’ past contributions in the making of the Daniel Fish Hatche ... FULL STORY
Meet & Greet with Wyoming Outdoor Council Sept. 14 (September 10, 2018)
The Wyoming Outdoor Council is hosting a Meet & Greet for members on Friday, September 14th in the Lovatt Room of the Pinedale Library from 5:00-7:30PM. The WOC staff and board will be attending. Learn about the organization’s statewide conservation news and n ... FULL STORY
Big Piney Library Fall Festival Sept. 22 (September 10, 2018)
The Big Piney Library will host their Fall Festival on Saturday, September 22, from 11AM to 2PM. The Library is celebrating autumn by collaborating with other Big Piney businesses to have some outdoor fun. Enjoy a variety of activities and refreshments provide ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) September 11 anniversary of terrorist attacks on United States (September 10, 2018)
Tuesday, September 11, 2018, is the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States. On the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001, the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda planned and carried out four coordinated attacks against the United States. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Fall is here (September 10, 2018)
Photos by Dave Bell
Dave Bell has posted a new gallery of photos from the first part of September. Fall has arrived, but more fires to the west of us have obscured the usual clear blue fall skies. Click on this link to see his latest photos: First Part of September ... FULL STORY
Archaeology talk in Pinedale Sept. 18 (September 10, 2018)
Paleoindian Heartland – Wyoming’s First Peoples
The Upper Green River Basin Chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society will hold a meeting on Tuesday, September 18th at 6:30PM at the Museum of the Mountain Man in Pinedale. Special guest speaker will be Brigid Grund, Ph.D., Adjunct Assistant Professor in ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) East Fork Valley Backpack trip in the Winds (September 9, 2018)
Photos by Fred Pflughoft
Fred Pflughoft took a trip into the East Fork Valley of the Wind River Range with family members over Labor Day weekend. This is a great time of year to head into the backcountry. Click on this link to see more of the photos from his outing: East Fork Valley ... FULL STORY
Residents asked to assess their home to avoid potential conflicts with moose and bears (September 9, 2018)
by Wyoming Game and Fish
JACKSON, WYOMING - Wyoming Game and Fish officials are asking residents to do their part to avoid conflicts with wildlife in residential areas this fall. The Jackson Game and Fish office typically starts receiving an increased number of calls this time of year ... FULL STORY
Fiber optic line installation approved for northern Teton County (September 9, 2018)
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
MORAN, WYOMING, September 6, 2018 – The Blackrock Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest has decided to authorize a Fiber Optic Line that will be installed along the length of the Buffalo Valley Road resulting in high speed internet for the entir ... FULL STORY
Archeology-focused Yellowstone Science magazine released (September 9, 2018)
by National Park Service – Yellowstone National Park
MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, WYOMING - A new issue of Yellowstone Science magazine invites readers to celebrate the achievements of recent archeological research in Yellowstone and traces the history of the park’s archeology program. The issue includes articles focusi ... FULL STORY
Beware IRS delinquent taxes phone scam (September 7, 2018)
by Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office
SWEETWATER COUNTY, WYOMING - Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Lowell and Sweetwater Scam Alert issued a warning Friday (Sept. 7, 2018) about a resurgent scam circulating in Sweetwater County. ... FULL STORY
Elk antlers as predator deterrents (September 4, 2018)
by University of Montana
What happens when you mix a biologist who studies beetle horns with scientists who spend their time exploring predator-prey dynamics? You get a better understanding of why elk shed their antlers much later than males of any other North American species. ... FULL STORY
Wolf News Roundup 9/5/2018 (September 5, 2018)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
Togo wolf killed ... FULL STORY
Power outage scheduled in Sublette County area Sept. 10 (September 5, 2018)
Expected to impact 5,600 customers in Pinedale, Boulder, Cora, Daniel, Marbleton and Big Piney overnight
by Rocky Mountain Power
PINEDALE, WYOMING (Sept. 5, 2018) — To improve reliability of the electrical system, Rocky Mountain Power will take a large-scale outage planned for Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 starting at 11 p.m. and going until 4 a.m. the next day. This outage will affect approxi ... FULL STORY
Museum Board meeting Sept. 5 in Pinedale (September 5, 2018)
The Sublette County Museum Board has one vacancy. The board is having a meeting at noon on Wednesday, September 5th at the Patio Grill in Pinedale for a discussion of officers for the new year and will also discuss ideas for a new member. ... FULL STORY
Sublette Commissioners agenda for Sept. 4, 2018 (September 4, 2018)
by Mary Lankford, Sublette County Clerk
Feds reject wolf depredation information request (September 4, 2018)
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
There have been a record number of confirmed livestock depredations by wolves in Idaho this year, but Western Watersheds Project (WWP) alleges that's because federal animal damage control officials and ranchers are inflating the number of kills, according to t ... FULL STORY
Togo pack update (September 4, 2018)
Lethal control okayed
by Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
A Thurston County Superior Court judge issued an order permitting the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) to initiate lethal action to remove the adult male wolf from a pack that has repeatedly preyed on livestock in northeast Washington. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) 1st Annual Wind River Brew Fest in Pinedale Sept. 8 (September 4, 2018)
by Wind River Brewing Company
Some of the most recognized names in the Rocky Mountain brewing scene will converge in Pinedale, Wyoming on Saturday, September 8, 2018 for the first annual Wind River Brew Fest. ... FULL STORY
Wyoming Legislature interim report (September 1, 2018)
by Albert Sommers, House District #20 Representative
September 1, 2018 ... FULL STORY

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