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Feburary 2001

County Newspapers To Merge
Sublette County Journal to cease publication
Issue Date: Feburary 15, 2001

Jet Skids Off Pinedale Airport Runway
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: Feburary 15, 2001
One Hundred Year a Community
By Cris Paravicini - Issue Date: Feburary 15, 2001
The Last Journal
Issue Date: Feburary 15, 2001
Monopoly, Anyone?
Issue Date: Feburary 15, 2001
The Joy of History
Issue Date: Feburary 15, 2001
Pinedale Will be 89 Next Monday
Town was incorporated on February 12, 1912
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: Feburary 8, 2001
What does it take to make a marriage last?
Enduring couples share their secrets
By Helena Linn - Issue Date: Feburary 8, 2001
Lots of Sick Students Missing School
Sixty-nine Pinedale Elementary students missed class Friday
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: Feburary 8, 2001
Pinedale Native Follows His Dream
Ty Huffman is determined to become a game warden
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: Feburary 8, 2001
Aiport Property Owners Can't Win
Issue Date: Feburary 8, 2001
Happy Valentine's Day
Issue Date: Feburary 8, 2001
School on Silver Creek
Issue Date: Feburary 8, 2001
Snowpack 60% of Average
2001 looks to be the second drought year in a row
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: Feburary 1, 2001
Pinedale's Natural Gas Prices to Increase for 3rd Time Since July
Prices have more than doubled
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: Feburary 1, 2001
Green River Couple Buys Wrangler Cafe
By Rob Shaul & Joyce Bohm - Issue Date: Feburary 1, 2001
33 Race for Top Speed on Ice at Half Moon Lake Shootout
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: Feburary 1, 2001
Praise for PFAC
Issue Date: Feburary 1, 2001
Don’t Hold Your Breath
Issue Date: Feburary 1, 2001
Letters This Week
Issue Date: Feburary 1, 2001
January 2001

Pinedale EMS Explains Generator Purchase
DCI to investigate possible misuse of public money
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: January 25, 2001

Bounty Hunter Picks Up Missouri Fugitive in Marbleton

By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: January 25, 2001
Team Branding Event Offers An Afternoon of Fun and Competition

By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: January 25, 2001
An Ode to Newcomers

Issue Date: January 25, 2001
Jackson's Hole Refugee

Issue Date: January 25, 2001
Goodbye Socks

Issue Date: January 25, 2001
Health Care Board Agrees to a "Turn Key" Clinic
Policy Change will bring Dr. Boyle to Pinedale
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: January 18, 2001
Journal Named "Official County Newspaper"
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: January 18, 2001
Award Winning Photo
This photo of Pinedale’s Blaine Matthews taken at last Summer’s Little Buckaroo Rodeo won the first place 2000 Pacemaker Award in the portrait/personality photo category for small weekly newspapers at the last week’s Wyoming Press Association winter conference
Issue Date: January 18, 2001
Journal Garners Awards at WPA Conference
Advertising Team grabs top honors in the state
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: January 18, 2001
Behind the Scenes at White Tiger Photo
Blood & Guts, Chick Flicks and Videos at 10 p.m.
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: January 18, 2001
Editorial: Increase Teacher Salaries, but Attach Strings
Issue Date: January 18, 2001
Show Me The Need
Issue Date: January 18, 2001
Will the Dinosaurs Save Us?
Issue Date: January 18, 2001
Dr. Boyle Contract on Hold
Health Care Board wants her to pay to equip the clinic; she wants a turn key set up
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: January 11, 2001
Ripley's Interested in Water Skipping Sleds
TV Program may feature local riders
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: January 11, 2001
Sublette County Ranks 6th in Household Income
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: January 11, 2001
Meaner Than a Junkyard Sled
One Lunger 100 a big hit!
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: January 11, 2001
RHCB Woes
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: January 11, 2001
Focus on the Money, not the "Odyssey"
By Clint Gilchrist - Issue Date: January 11, 2001
Rah, Rah, Rah
By Nellie Steele - Issue Date: January 11, 2001
Friends Rescue Marbleton Man Caught in Avalanche
Troy May had lost consciousness when they recovered him
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: January 4, 2001
Rock Springs Man and Boy Survive Two Harrowing Nights up Horse Creek
Both are found missing a boot and with frostbitten feet
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: January 4, 2001
Listing Describes Fayette Ranch as "Ranching Empire"
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: January 4, 2001
My Museum of the Mountain Man Odyssey
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: January 4, 2001
Death Became Him Not
By Paul Rock - Issue Date: January 4, 2001
Questions and Answers with Laurie Latta of the Museum of the Mountain Man
Issue Date: January 4, 2001
December 2000

"102 Dalmations" Star Surprises Marbleton Movie Goers
Ms. Close owns property near Big Piney
By Helena Linn - Issue Date: December 28, 2000

Local Land Trust Hopes to Secure 6 Conservation Easements in 2001
The Green River Land Trust was formed last summer
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: December 28, 2000
Two Elk Poached Near Pinedale
Issue Date: December 28, 2000
My New Year's Predictions!
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: December 28, 2000
Making a Joyful Noise
By Bobbi Wade - Issue Date: December 28, 2000
Grand Old Traditions
By Russell Nelson - Issue Date: December 28, 2000
3 More County Ranches for Sale
$25 million asking price for the Fayette Ranch sets a county record
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: December 21, 2000
Is This the New Agriculture?

By Paul Rock - Issue Date: December 21, 2000
As Yet, No Word on Petition to List Sage Grouse
Enviro groups threatened to petition in 2000
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: December 21, 2000
The Faler's Reading Awards
Jud & Claire Faler provide and incentive for struggling readers
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: December 21, 2000
Dr. Boyle Headed to Pinedale Clinic
Health Care Board wants to study Pinedale EMT contract proposal
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: December 14, 2000
Ranchers Refuse to Participate in Planning Process for Bench Corral
They cite extreme positions taken by environmental groups
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: December 14, 2000
Developer Reneges on Packer Creek Deed Restrictions
P&Z upset, but powerless
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: December 14, 2000
Health Care Board Needs to be Bold
The County Drift
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: December 14, 2000
We Won't Participate

By The Bench Corral Permittees - Issue Date: December 14, 2000
TV Dinners
The Cook Tent
By Russell Nelson - Issue Date: December 14, 2000
Santa's Lap

An animated young Caroline Grassell tells Santa what she wants for Christmas at the Knotty Pine Plaza last week.
Issue Date: December 14, 2000
November 2000

Will 2000 Set a Roadkill Record?
The number of deer getting hit on the county's roads this year could be the highest ever.
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: November 30, 2000

Finding "Love" on the Internet
Lessons learned from one local man.
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: November 30, 2000
Are ATVs Destroying Hunting?
Part 4
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: November 30, 2000
Enforcement is the Solution to ATV Abuse
Rob Shaul
Issue Date: November 30, 2000
Old-Fashioned Political Discourse
By Bobbi Wade - Issue Date: November 30, 2000
Sublette County, 2025
By Albert Sommers - Issue Date: November 30, 2000
What Is A Good Life?
By Rob Shaul, Publisher - Issue Date: November 22, 2000
Mold Your Clay
By Mary Lankford - Issue Date: November 22, 2000
Share Yourself
By Max Lundberg - Issue Date: November 22, 2000
Seek the Divine
By Mary Thompson - Issue Date: November 22, 2000
Look Within
By Nellie Steele - Issue Date: November 22, 2000
Peace of Mind
By Tom Heydt, Jr. - Issue Date: November 22, 2000
Learn to Read
By Gary Neely - Issue Date: November 22, 2000
A Good Life?
The County Drift
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: November 22, 2000
In the Year 2025 ...
Stringin' Along
By Paul Rock - Issue Date: November 22, 2000
The List
The Cook Tent
By Russell Nelson - Issue Date: November 22, 2000
Are ATVs Destroying Hunting? Part 2
ORV advocates give their side
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: November 16, 2000
Paydirt in Pinedale?
Questar could drill up to 150 rigs on the Mesa
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: November 16, 2000
Progress continues on new Super 8 in Pinedale
43-unit motel will be located next to Best Western
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: November 16, 2000
Presidential Dispute Has Me Uneasy
Issue Date: November 16, 2000
Politics 2000
By Nellie Steele - Issue Date: November 16, 2000
Letters This Week
Issue Date: November 16, 2000
Think Snow!
The snow gauge atop the lift at White Pine Ski area doesn’t lie. There was one and a half to two feet of dry, powdery snow at the top of the hill last Saturday, and maybe 8 inches at the bottom of the lift: a good start, but not enough to hit the slopes.
Issue Date: November 16, 2000
Lodging Tax Passes - Barely
Johnston, Malkowski, Shaul elected to office
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: November 9, 2000
Are ATVs Destroying Hunting?
Local outfitters describe ATV abuse during hunting season
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: November 9, 2000
Sheriff Asks County to Pay for His Pilot Training
In return, he'd piolot SAR flights for 5 years
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: November 9, 2000
Gore Should Get the Presidency
Issue Date: November 9, 2000
Ugly Duckling - Dead or Alive
Issue Date: November 9, 2000
The Cost of Camouflage
By Russell Nelson - Issue Date: November 9, 2000
Windy Sunday
Issue Date: November 9, 2000
October 2000

Airplane Clips Powerline
Plane confiscated: pilot facing charges
By Jennel Lovell & Rob Shaul - Issue Date: October 19, 2000

One Incredible Family
How the Eiden's adopted five children
By Helena Linn - Issue Date: October 19, 2000
New Industrial Park for Oilfield Proposed South of Boulder
Eric Fairbank's Development would serve the Jonah and Pinedale Anticline fields
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: October 19, 2000
A Salute to Garry & Trena
Issue Date: October 19, 2000
WyCAS - Heard on the Street
Issue Date: October 19, 2000
Elk Legs, Buffalo Heads & Bull Moose
Three hours at the G&F's Daniel Check Station
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: October 26, 2000
Letters This Week
Issue Date: October 19, 2000
P&Z Approves Boulder Campground
Industrial development for oilfield also approved
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: October 26, 2000
Pinedale's Average Home Sale Price Increased 31% from 1998-1999
Home sale prices in areas surrounding Pinedale were up 23.5%
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: October 26, 2000
Big Elk, Happy Hunter!
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: October 26, 2000
Scenery is Not a Future
Issue Date: October 26, 2000
Why Not Pay the EMTs?
Issue Date: October 26, 2000
WyCAS: A Student's Point of View
By Kimberly Brokling - Issue Date: October 26, 2000
Letters This Week
Issue Date: October 26, 2000
Taking Sides on the Lodging Tax Debate
Issue Date: October 26, 2000
Go Wranglers!
Issue Date: October 12, 2000
Dr. Glas' Contract Terminated
Dr. Glas has been practicing in Pinedale for 6 years
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: October 12, 2000
Pinedale Still 2nd Most Expensive Place to Live in Wyoming
Only the cost of food is below the statewide average
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: October 12, 2000
Local Boy Worms His Way to Financial Security
Herman Siems is a red worm "rancher"
By Jenna Meyer - Issue Date: October 12, 2000
Will This Never End?
Issue Date: October 12, 2000
WyCAS? So What?
Issue Date: October 12, 2000
We've Been There
By Jody & Kevin Roche - Issue Date: October 12, 2000
Letters This Week
Letters to the Editor
Issue Date: October 12, 2000
Jonah Field Could Hold $15 Billion in Natural Gas
$50 million in gas is produced from the field every month
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: October 5, 2000
Industrial Site Expansion Dead
BLM won't sell County another 50 acres
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: October 5, 2000
One Hundred and Two Years Young
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: October 5, 2000
Thoughts on Change and the Future
Issue Date: October 5, 2000
Letters This Week
Issue Date: October 5, 2000
The Cost of Compromise
By Bog Guier - Issue Date: October 5, 2000
September 2000

Pinedale EMS Meeting Gets Off to Rocky Start
Committee formed to develop paid EMS contract proposals
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: September 28, 2000

Greg Noble Survives Alaska Plane Crash
Former Pinedale hockey coach reports he's on the mend
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: September 28, 2000
Fire Ban Partly Lifted
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: September 28, 2000
The Pinedale EMS Meeting
Issue Date: September 28, 2000
From One Small Town to Another
By Jim and Mary McClung - Issue Date: September 28, 2000
This Week's Letters
Issue Date: September 28, 2000
Blood & Guts!
Issue Date: September 28, 2000
Commissioners Approve Latest Saypol Development
"Packer Creek" parcels range in price from $375,000 - $675,000
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: September 21, 2000
Pinedale Schools 5th Best Overall in State for 2000 WyCAS Scores
Piney ranked 28th out of 45 school districts
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: September 21, 2000
Pinedale School Enrollment Jumps
Most Wyoming schools are seeing declining enrollment
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: September 21, 2000
Old Magazines
Issue Date: September 21, 2000
There's More to the Story
By John Linn and Bob Dew - Issue Date: September 21, 2000
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Issue Date: September 21, 2000
It happens!
Issue Date: September 21, 2000
August 2000

Firestone Tire Recall Impacts Sublette County
Ford Explorer in recent Hwy 189 rollover had recalled Firestone tires
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: August 31, 2000

County-wide Lodging Tax Will Be On November Ballot
Goal is to promote county, spread revenue from visitors year round
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: August 31, 2000
The Lodging Tax and the Tourism Fight
Issue Date: August 31, 2000
Fires a Boon for Some Area Businesses, Bust for Others
Cancellations plague outfitters, restaurants feed fire fighters
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: August 31, 2000
Wildfires Cause Hunters and Agencies to Eye Opening Day with Caution
Commissioners prevent fires on private lands
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: August 31, 2000
Drought Won't Alter Sage Grouse Season
Issue Date: August 31, 2000
Wolf Pack Attacks Dogs
3 Dogs injured in Upper Green
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: August 24, 2000
Little Half Moon Fire Burns 600 Acres
Lightning blamed for sparking blaze
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: August 3, 2000
Local Land Trust Created
"Green River Valley Land Trust" will work to protect open space and family ranching in Sublette County
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: August 3, 2000
Middle Ground in the Abortion Debate
Issue Date: August 3, 2000
Smile When You Say That
Issue Date: August 3, 2000
BLM Approves Pinedale Anticline Drilling Project
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: August 3, 2000
County Declared An Agri-Business Disaster Area
Year-long drought could cost local ranchers 50% of their hay crop
By Jennifer Binning & Rob Shaul - Issue Date: August 3, 2000
Ag Center Grand Opening
Issue Date: August 3, 2000
July 2000

Boulder Erupts in Change
P&Z hearing pits neighbor vs. neighbor; newcomer vs. oldtimer
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: July 27, 2000

Ryegrass Owners Change Covenants
Owners say change designed to benefit "health of land" but result will be a massive tax cut
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: July 27, 2000
Baker: Cheney is Competent, Loyal
Former Sec. of State reflects on Bush's choice for VP
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: July 27, 2000
Dry Summer Taking Toll on Local Ranchers
Southern Sublette County is hit hardest
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: July 27, 2000
From a Small Town to the Big Time
John Burrough says despite the work and pressures of the NFL, the fun and excitement never goes away
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: July 27, 2000
Boulder Should Follow Bondurant's Lead
Issue Date: July 27, 2000
Some Property Owners Opposed to Fremont Lake Walking/Biking Path
Safety, nuisance, wildlife concerns cited
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: July 20, 2000
Commission Overrules P&Z, Denies Noble Re-Zoning
Dugans also denied zone change for their truck terminal
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: July 20, 2000
We've Become a Bunch of Greenies!
Issue Date: July 20, 2000
Town Council Rolls Up Sleeves in Work Session
City water and sewer lines biggest concern
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: July 20, 2000
New Hardware Store Opens in Big Piney
By Bobbi Wade - Issue Date: July 20, 2000
The Pioneer Graves of Sublette County
Spending an afternoon with Nancy Penton-Smith
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: July 20, 2000
The Old Timer's Picnic
By Cris Paravicini - Issue Date: July 20, 2000
Leftover License Drawing Deadline is July 20
Issue Date: July 20, 2000
Sprinting for Home
Cover photo.
Issue Date: July 20, 2000
$150,000 Learning Center Donation Could Be in Jeopardy
Learning Center, anonymous donors unable to reach agreement on new building name
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: July 14, 2000
Gophers!
By DeeAnn Price - Issue Date: July 14, 2000
EMTs Get Call Pay, Retirement Benefits
Health Care Board moves to stop attrition of overworked volunteers
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: July 14, 2000
Town Council Meeting Short and Sweet
Park gazebo still a problem
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: July 14, 2000
Two Vehicles Stolen from Owners' Driveways in Pinedale
One was taken by a former policeman
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: July 14, 2000
$209,040 Wasted on Lawyers
Issue Date: July 14, 2000
So Many Topics, So Little Space ...
Issue Date: July 14, 2000
Natural Gas Prices Nearing All Time High
$2.5 million worth of natural gas is produced in Sublette County each day
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: July 14, 2000
A Meeting on the Green
After many years spent avoiding the Rendezvous, a local returns
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: July 14, 2000
June 2000

2nd Offender Busted in Piney
Jeramie McGuire is the half-brother of High Risk Offender Hooper
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: June 29, 2000

6 Registered Sex Offenders Remain in Sublette County
County Attorney has not requested notification hearings for these individuals
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: June 29, 2000
Louie Tomassi Has a Challenger
4-term Republican has run unoposed in last two elections
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: June 29, 2000
Saypol Putting In Another Large Tract Development
$675,000 for 40 acres
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: June 29, 2000
Sex Offender Hearings Warrant Urgency
Issue Date: June 29, 2000
Negativity is a Poor Guiding Principle
Issue Date: June 29, 2000
Looking Back to See the Future
Issue Date: June 29, 2000
Letters to the Editor, 6/29/00
Issue Date: June 29, 2000
County Sheriff is a Pinedale Boy, Born & Bred
Once Hank Ruland got law enforcement into his blood, he couldn't shake it
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: June 29, 2000
Shaggy Pony's Play All Day!
By Story and photo by Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: June 29, 2000
July 2000

Millennium Sculpture to be Sited in Chamber Park
Johnston opposed placing sculpture in park next to the old library
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: July 6, 2000

Commissioners Designate Journal the 'Official County Newspaper'
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: July 6, 2000
The 'Official County Newspaper'
Issue Date: July 6, 2000
The Time Has Come
Issue Date: July 6, 2000
Learning Center Still Waiting $150K from Anonymous Donors
Commissioners refuse to give $10,000 for operating money
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: July 6, 2000
County Commissioners Crunch Budget Numbers
As the County Budget comes into focus, one thing is clear, Sublette is one rich county
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: July 6, 2000
Commissioners Lose Exxon Appeal
Cramer alleges Governor Stacked BOE against county
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: July 6, 2000
ExxonMobil Statement on State Board of Equalization Hearing
Issue Date: July 6, 2000
Elk, Deer & Antelope Drawings Conducted
Issue Date: July 6, 2000
Letter Home From the Frontier, 1836
By Jeffrey Reising - Issue Date: July 6, 2000
Wild Rendezvous Weekend Stories
Long-time Rendezvous revelers remember the good old days
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: July 6, 2000
June 2000

Four Very Lucky Kids
Overcorrection sends pickup tumbling and kids to the hopsital
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: June 22, 2000

Two More Sublette County Ranches For Sale
Long-time absentee owners asking $2.3 million, $3.5 million respectivley for their ranches
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: June 22, 2000
Rendezvous Rodeo Queens
By Kimberly Brokling - Issue Date: June 22, 2000
Public Radio Update
Pinedale's public radio signal interferred with the Sheriff's radios
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: June 22, 2000
Some "Steering" Would Be Nice!
Issue Date: June 22, 2000
Road Courtesy
Issue Date: June 22, 2000
Lodging Tax Political Action Committee to Form
Pinedale Chamber prepares to promote tax
Issue Date: June 22, 2000
Derby Day!
Issue Date: June 22, 2000
District No. 1 School Board Raises Staff Salaries 9%
Board wants Pinedale teachers' salaries to be in top 5% of state
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: June 15, 2000
Survey Says Anglers Cast $492 Million to Wyoming Economy
Issue Date: June 15, 2000
SAFV Coordinator gives options, doesn't judge
Pat Bean used to be a security guard for the Cinncinnatti Reds
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: June 15, 2000
G&F Wants to Remove Nonnative Trout from Section of LaBarge Creek
Brook & Rainbow trout will be destroyed to make room for Colorado River Cutthroat
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: June 15, 2000
Olsens Clean Up at Half Moon Fishing Derby
Afton man catches the winning fish from shore
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: June 15, 2000
Commission Tables Learning Center Funds Transfer
Anonymous donors promise $150K if building is named the "Martha Ptasnic Learning Center"
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: June 8, 2000
Millenium Artist Submits Proposed Sculpture for Comment
Concrete Cowboy profile silhouette represents past & future of Pinedale
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: June 8, 2000
County Valuation Up 21%
Oil and gas sales drive assessment up to a new record
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: June 8, 2000
Record Dryness Has Forest Service Considerating Campfire Restrictions
Forest is drier now than this time in 1988
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: June 8, 2000
Deer Mortality Surveys Confirm Mild Winter for Sublette County Deer
Issue Date: June 8, 2000
Conservation Stamp Art Show Opens at Pinedale Library June 7th
Issue Date: June 8, 2000
Fishing Day Reels In About 70 Kids
By Kimberly Brokling - Issue Date: June 8, 2000
Low Turnout at USFS Roadless Meeting
By Bobbi Wade - Issue Date: June 8, 2000
Local Comments on the Anticline DEIS
Locals grudgingly accept development, but urge resource protection
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: June 1, 2000
Local Artists Clean Up at WAA Convention
Four paintings on the way to hang in the halls of Congress
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: June 1, 2000
Businesses See Savings With Power Decision
Fund wants PSC to set deadline for parity plan
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: June 1, 2000
Is There a Place for Public Art in Pinedale?
Issue Date: June 1, 2000
Pinedale's Sweet Spot
By Kimberly Brokling - Issue Date: June 1, 2000
Cutting Comes to Sublette County
By Linda James - Issue Date: June 1, 2000
Jackrabbits and More Jackrabbits
Issue Date: June 1, 2000
May 2000

Public Service Commission Decides Power Rate Case
George Funk is "Pleased in retrospect"
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: May 25, 2000

Pinedale EMTs Push for Paid Service
Increasing runs and volunteer burnout cited as justification
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: May 25, 2000
Pinedale Anticline Final EIS Released
BLM recommends "Resource Protection Alternative"
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: May 25, 2000
Ag Center's First Major Event This Weekend
Hopefully, the building will be ready
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: May 25, 2000
Community Service Requests Top Town Budget Talks
Council "very dissatisfied" with Sheriff's contract
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: May 25, 2000
G&F: 1999 Elk Harvest Down, Mule Deer Success Up
Issue Date: May 25, 2000
Whirling Disease Found in Daniel Hatchery
70,000 Rainbows to be destroyed
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: May 18, 2000
Millennium Project Stirs Discussion
Artist Don Kennell fields questions at public meeting
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: May 18, 2000
Park Gazebo Still Causing Problems
Town council grants variance for Nocora
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: May 18, 2000
Commissioners Briefed on Roadless Initiative
District Rangers says oil & gas, timbering will be most affected
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: May 18, 2000
Concerns Raised About New Grad Requirements
School officials concered about state requirements to measure "proficiency"
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: May 18, 2000
Rough Weather, Large Crowds Afflict Soda Lake Opening
By Tony Tully - Issue Date: May 18, 2000
Black Bear Hunters Urged to Positively Identify Their Target
Issue Date: May 18, 2000
Rec Board Deems TV "Recreation"
Rec Board tentatively approves $495K in new recreation funding - including $3,500 for TV
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: May 18, 2000
Concerns Raised About Low Water in Pine Creek
How much water is needed to sustain fish? Who's in charge of the Fremont dam?
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: May 11, 2000
Martha Ptasnik to Leave Pinedale Learning Center
Board chooses not to renew her contract
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: May 11, 2000
17 Hungry Mouths to Feed!
By DeeAnn Price - Issue Date: May 11, 2000
Information Sought in Osprey Shooting
Raptors shot from highway near Pole Creek Bridge
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: May 11, 2000
Lots of Talk, Little Action at Health Care Board Meeting
By Bobbi Wade - Issue Date: May 11, 2000
17 New Gas Wells Planned for Pinedale Anticline in 2000
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: May 11, 2000
Dead Mountain Lion Found Near Little Soda
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: May 11, 2000
Elk, Deer and Antelope License Applications Due May 31
Issue Date: May 11, 2000
Fires Plague Sublette County
Nine fires recorded over a 4-day period
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: May 4, 2000
Commissioners Give Learning Center $100K
Board open to helping fund Pinedale Clinic expansion
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: May 4, 2000
Questions Arise Over Millennium Art Project
PFAC moves to address public concern about artist and his art
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: May 4, 2000
Sled Dealers Expect Boost if Yellowstone Put Off Limits
In long run, they see potential drawbacks
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: May 4, 2000
Pinedale Airport to Get $3.1 Million Facelift
Stage set for future commercial flights
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: May 4, 2000
Pinedale Airport to Get $3.1 Million Facelift
Stage set for future commercial flights
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: May 4, 2000
Hunting Lottery Held for Moose, Sheep and Mountain Goat Licenses
Issue Date: May 4, 2000
April 2000

Swish, Swish . . . Bloop, Bloop
Springtime means sage grouse strut, biologists bustle
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: April 27, 2000

Behind the Scenes at the Easter Egg Hunt
$250 worth of Easter candy disappears in seconds
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: April 27, 2000
$492K of Funding Requests to Rec Board
Diversity of needs may require "Recreation Master Plan"
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: April 27, 2000
Pinedale Schools Pick New Superintendant
Peggy Sanders to relocate from Buffalo
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: April 27, 2000
Three Running for Two Town Council Seats
Mayor Skinner running unopposed
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: April 27, 2000
EMT Coverage Issues Emerge at Board Meeting
Ambulance response time could be delayed
By Tony Tully - Issue Date: April 20, 2000
Public Radio Could Be On Air by June 1
WPR transmitter will be located on the Mesa's Mount Airy
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: April 20, 2000
PFAC Unveils 2001 Season Events
From cowboy poetry to classical ballet, there's something for everyone
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: April 20, 2000
Daniel Tea Revisited
Bringing back an old tradition. The last Daniel Tea was held in the 1980s.
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: April 20, 2000
Updating the Comp Plan, Paragraph by Paragraph
A focus group forges ahead
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: April 13, 2000
39% of ‘99 New Residence Permits in Sublette County Were for Second Homes
All were built in the northern end
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: April 13, 2000
Pinedale is 2nd Costliest Place to Live in Wyoming
Only food prices are below statewide average
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: April 13, 2000
Adults Really Do This!
Issue Date: April 13, 2000
Raising and Breeding Bobcats
Issue Date: April 13, 2000
Rescued 'Bilers Cited for Wilderness Trespassing
Three additional people caught in Wilderness trying to retrieve a stuck snowmobile
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: April 6, 2000
Daniel Library Tea Resurrected
Donations to benefit the Daniel Book Project
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: April 6, 2000
G&F Wants to Liberalize Deer & Elk Seasons
Elk populations still over objective; Antlerless deer tags suggested
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: April 6, 2000
Lynx Guidelines May Not Impact National Forest Snowmobiling
Only groomed trils and designated play areas will be restricted
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: April 6, 2000
Now That's Some Heritage!
Pinedale's Bartley Skinner has roots that go back to the Revolutionary War
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: April 6, 2000
March 2000

Local Beauty Shop to Stop Cutting Hair
Business will offer "Juicy Gossip" instead
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: March 30, 2000

Branding Alternative Discovered
Genetic Animal Branding results in "born on" brands
By Charles and DeeAnn Price - Issue Date: March 30, 2000
Pinedale Declared "Human Habitat Zone"
Town will serve as location for "Manly Man" breeding effort
By Tony Tully - Issue Date: March 30, 2000
G&F to Create Elk Season for "Dumb, Lazy Hunters"
Hunters from Texas, California and Arkansas automatically qualify
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: March 30, 2000
Marbleton and Big Piney Consolidate
New town to be known as "Tannerton"
By Bobbi Wade - Issue Date: March 30, 2000
Missing Woman Found Trapped in Suburban
Jennifer Winters was missing for three days
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: March 30, 2000
Commission Lukewarm to Higher Speed Limits
Commissioners also question increased recycling funding
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: March 23, 2000
Fomer Pinedale Resident Safely Lands Crippled Airplane in San Francisco
Mike Cavanaugh hailed as a hero by friends, pilots
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: March 23, 2000
Wrecking at the Pinedale 100
Issue Date: March 23, 2000
Conservation District to Begin Water Testing
Sampling will start with the New Fork
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: March 23, 2000
First Breath of Spring
Issue Date: March 23, 2000
Meth Use in Sublette County
We know it's here, but how widespread?
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: March 2, 2000
And So, I Shall Name You Scruffy
Issue Date: March 2, 2000
Local Sled Dog Race This Weekend
"Green River Rondy" teams will race Saturday and Sunday
Issue Date: March 2, 2000
The Future of Wyoming & UW
By Philip Dubois, President, Univeristy of Wyoming - Issue Date: March 2, 2000
Dubois and the Tax Increase Dogma
Issue Date: March 2, 2000
Respect Wintering Wildlife
Issue Date: March 2, 2000
The Future of Natural Resources
A conversation with Bob Reese
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: March 2, 2000
Kelly Falls Short
$12,500 and 190 horses aren't enough for a 1st place finish
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: March 2, 2000
Raising and Breeding Pine Marten
Issue Date: March 2, 2000
Feburary 2000

The Need for Speed
Kelly Winters hopes $12,500 and 190 horses will result in a 1st place finish at this weekend's snow drags
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: Feburary 24, 2000

G&F to Consider Antler Hunting Season
Local antler hunters disagree over the idea
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: Feburary 24, 2000
P&Z Tables Thompson Conditional Use Application
Commission cites lack of information, vagueness of permit application
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: Feburary 24, 2000
Snowboarding & Pain
Issue Date: Feburary 24, 2000
That's My Dog!
By DeeAnn Price - Issue Date: Feburary 24, 2000
G&F Kills Resident Mountain Lion
Young Tom showed no fear of people or dogs
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: Feburary 17, 2000
Goodman Denied Committee Seat
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: Feburary 17, 2000
Daniel Fundraiser Brings Back a Good Thing
By Sue Sommers - Issue Date: Feburary 17, 2000
Women's Hockey!
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: Feburary 17, 2000
Houfek & Oglietti Ski to Top-10 Finishes
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: Feburary 17, 2000
The How-to On Catching Coyote Breeding Stock - cont.
Issue Date: Feburary 17, 2000
Is the Sled Dog Race Good for Pinedale?
It's something to do during the winter, but its economic and community value are questionable
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: Feburary 10, 2000
The White Pine Factor
Resort has been open for just over one month - how's business?
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: Feburary 10, 2000
True Love in the Chicken Coop
By Cris Paravicini - Issue Date: Feburary 10, 2000
No Pokemon in School!
Pinedale Elementary School asks parents for their help
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: Feburary 10, 2000
Boroff Wins Nordic Ski Meet
PHS Junior wins race to delight of hometown crowd
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: Feburary 10, 2000
Alice in Wonderland
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: Feburary 10, 2000
The February Blues
Issue Date: Feburary 10, 2000
Commissioners Frustrate Konicek, Give Skyline Plowing Back to White Pine!
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: Feburary 3, 2000
SI Names Three County Residents to Top 50 Athletes List
Many more left off. Why?
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: Feburary 3, 2000
Commission Hears Ranchers' Concerns, G&F Responses to Piney Elk Herd Issue
Board will seek "cooperative agency status" with BLM
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: Feburary 3, 2000
Committee Begins Planning for Ag Center Opening
Building may be completed by May 1
By Helena Linn - Issue Date: Feburary 3, 2000
Daniel Post Office Centennial
Daniel, Wyoming's Centennial Birthday celebration on Tuesday, February 1 was a tremendous success with complete sellout of 260 collectors' cachet envelopes designed by Dele Ball.
Issue Date: Feburary 3, 2000
Changes Made to Moose & Sheep Drawings
Issue Date: Feburary 3, 2000
The How-to of Catching Coyote Breeding Stock
Issue Date: Feburary 3, 2000
January 2000

Sublette Has Lowest Cancer Rate in Wyoming
From 1993-97, seventy-nine county residents were diagnosed with cancer; 44 died
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: January 27, 2000

County Wages Drop
1998 Average Annual Wage of $21,860 is $3,000 less than statewide average, and down from 1997
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: January 27, 2000
Residents Comment on Draft EIS
Most advocate development - with protections
By Tony Tully - Issue Date: January 27, 2000
Town Council Work Session Covers Numerous Topics
Gazebo project still a headache
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: January 27, 2000
Daniel Post Office Chooses Hay Slide for Centennial Cancellation
Issue Date: January 27, 2000
No More Stinky Snowmobiles
Idaho company wants to replace sparkplugs in snowmobiles with "Smartplugs" to reduce emissions
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: January 27, 2000
Science Fair Growing by Leaps & Bounds
Exceptional field of entries inspires new award
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: January 27, 2000
All In The Family
For the past two years, the Norby Family in Big Piney has been feeding elk in the Wyoming Range
By Story and photos by Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: January 20, 2000
Elk Versus Cows?
Piney ranchers suspect the G&F of using elk to reduce livestock grazing on BLM land
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: January 20, 2000
County Takes Over Skyline Drive Plowing
Commissioners fed up with Forest Service, Stuart Thompson
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: January 20, 2000
Paul Hagenstein Day!
Issue Date: January 20, 2000
Bashing the Wyoming Business Council
Issue Date: January 20, 2000
A Fox Raising Venture - cont.
Issue Date: January 20, 2000
Mad Moose Stories
By DeeAnn Price - Issue Date: January 6, 2000
Commissioners Upset With Skyline Plowing
However, White Pine hasn't signed a contract or received money to do the job.
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: January 13, 2000
Are Predators Responsible for Sage Grouse Decline?
Local biologist and a rancher give their views
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: January 13, 2000
$35,000 Needed to Preserve Daniel's History & Schoolhouse
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: January 13, 2000
Sixth Grade Science Fair
Issue Date: January 13, 2000
The Future is Now
A Conversation with Mary Caucutt about the future of Faith.
For the first time in 1,500 years, Christians must define themselves
Issue Date: January 13, 2000
Sublette Mule Deer Herd Still Recovering
G&F encouraged by December deer count
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: January 13, 2000
Representative Shivler: Tax Hikes Are Coming
"Bubba" thinks a gas tax increase is the most likely
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: January 6, 2000
"Yawn2K"
Y2K was a "non-event" in Sublette County
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: January 6, 2000
Mountain Lion Back in Town
Lion seen near cemetery; some pets missing
By SCJ Staff - Issue Date: January 6, 2000
White Pine Memories
Issue Date: January 6, 2000
We'll Miss Monte Norris
Issue Date: January 6, 2000
Tommy Johnston Works to Bring Highest Standards to North American Ski Racing
Local Skier is a technical advisor for World Cup ski races
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: January 6, 2000
Game & Fish Wants to Raise Hunting Fees
Non-residents hit hardest
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: January 6, 2000
Pinedale Anticline Public Hearing Next Wednesday
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: January 6, 2000
A Fox Raising Venture
Issue Date: January 6, 2000
December 1999

Gotcha!
State lands advocate claims politicians made inappropriate comments on tape
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: December 30, 1999

Falconer Returns to Pinedale for 14th Year
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: December 30, 1999
White Pine Opens Today!
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: December 30, 1999
Ranting on the Lists of 1999
Issue Date: December 30, 1999
Game & Fish Info
Issue Date: December 30, 1999
Good Stuff from the Copy Wall
By Trudy Fry - Issue Date: December 30, 1999
Men - Last Minute Christmas Shoppers
Local retailers tell their stories of "last minute men"
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: December 23, 1999
Commissioners Bend in Stuart Thompson Case
Thompson needs use of James Lane property for White Pine snowplow storage
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: December 23, 1999
Legislative Committee Approves 8˘ Fuel Tax Hike
One cent increase in sale tax and real estate tax also approved
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: December 23, 1999
Neighbor Opposes Large Tract Development Near Merna
"Homestead" development would cut 280 acres up into seven 40-acre parcels
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: December 23, 1999
Planning & Zoning in Sublette County
A conversation with Marlenn Wise
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: December 23, 1999
DeNise Christmas Traditions Remembered
Homestead Family Shares Their Christmas Traditions
Issue Date: December 23, 1999
Feds Will Decide On Lynx Listing by Jan. 8
Only known lynx in Wyoming are found in Sublette County's Wyoming Range
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: December 16, 1999
Greens Petition to List Colorado Cutthroat
State's largest concentration of trout is in Sublette County
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: December 16, 1999
Questar to Drill Nine Wells On Mesa in 2000
Company doesn't like BLM's proposal to limit pace of development
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: December 16, 1999
2nd Doc Found for Marbleton/Big Piney Clinic
Dr. Judy Boyle reports January 15
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: December 16, 1999
Company Offers Mexican Laborers to Pinedale Employers
This is a change, but does it signify "resortification" of Pinedale?
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: December 16, 1999
Soda Lake Produces Brook and Brown Trout for Wyoming and Beyond
By WDG&F Press Release - Issue Date: December 16, 1999
Bucky's Lynx Trapping Stories from 1972
The Neelys trapped 13 lynx that one winter
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: December 16, 1999
County Won't Mitigate Drilling on Private Lands
Landowners can require mitigation in their lease agreements, commissioners argue
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: December 9, 1999
Sublette County's Own Santa
Uniting communities and recalling the magic of Christmas past is John Godfrey's goal
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: December 9, 1999
Environmental Group Will Petition for Sage Grouse Listing within a year
Group argues sage grouse are clearly threatened
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: December 9, 1999
Exxon-Mobil Merger Won't Affect Jobs in Sublette County
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: December 9, 1999
Nov & Dec Second Busiest Months for Pinedale Retailers
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: December 9, 1999
The Cunning Coyote
Locals talk about Sublette County's most clever animal
By DeeAnn Price - Issue Date: December 9, 1999
The Christmas Picnic
By Gina Feltner - Issue Date: December 9, 1999
To Feed or Not to Feed?
Feeding wildlife in town continues to ignite the passion of people on both sides of the issue
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: December 2, 1999
Body Art in Sublette County
Pinedale residents line up for tattoos and body piercings
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: December 2, 1999
Are Sage Grouse the Next Spotted Owl?
As an Oregon newspaper asks this question, Game & Fish scrambles to explain a 30% decrease in grouse numbers statewide
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: December 2, 1999
"The Sage Grouse: Natural History, Wyoming Studies, Current Issues and Management Considerations"
By Wyoming Cooperative Research Unit - Issue Date: December 2, 1999
"Pinedale/Jackson Region Sage Grouse Job Completion Report, 1996-1998"
By Doug McWhirter - Issue Date: December 2, 1999
Exxon Asks BOE to Dismiss County's Petition
If the deal is reopened, Exxon want a refund for its original $12 million settlement payment
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: December 2, 1999
Exxon's Brief to the Board of Equalization
Issue Date: December 2, 1999
November 1999

Pinedale Anticline Draft EIS Released
BLM analyzes impacts from up to 900 natural gas wells south of Pinedale
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: November 24, 1999

"Western Wyoming Beef" Has Solid First Run
Bypassing packers, Big Piney ranch sells 11,000 pounds of beef directly to 50 customers
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: November 24, 1999
White Pine Opening Depends On Snow
Lodge may not open when the slopes do
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: November 24, 1999
"Sweet Harmony"
Nine Sublette County women who laugh, cry and make spectacular music together
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: November 24, 1999
County Fire Association To Host December Convention
Up to 150 people expected to attend
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: November 24, 1999
Anticline Transportation Committee Formed
Committee begins meeting this week
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: November 24, 1999
It's Thanksgiving tomorrow. Are you ready?
Issue Date: November 24, 1999
23-000
By Cork Kelly - Issue Date: November 24, 1999
Our Fellowship
By Bobbi Wade - Issue Date: November 24, 1999
Blessing of Family
By Kay Storrud - Issue Date: November 24, 1999
Tiny Closets
By Helena Linn - Issue Date: November 24, 1999
Will
By Lynn Grassell - Issue Date: November 24, 1999
Art of Teaching
By Arlinda McLaughlin - Issue Date: November 14, 1999
More Pine Marten Live Trapping
Issue Date: November 14, 1999
No Recent Sightings of Pinedale's Mountain Lion
Big cat hasn't been seen in a week
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: November 18, 1999
Board Makes Pinedale Schools "Tobacco Free"
ESL aid hired for elementary school
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: November 18, 1999
Water Skipping Sleds
Ryan and Ryan water skip sleds across Fremont Lake
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: November 18, 1999
Daniel Hatchery Builds Against Whirling Disease
$800K project will protect hatchery fish from disease and predators
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: November 18, 1999
Animal Teeth Great and Small
Suzie Blaha expands her practice to include animal dentistry
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: November 18, 1999
Who Really Makes an Impact
Issue Date: November 18, 1999
Penalties, Turnovers Cost Wranglers A State Championship At Lusk
Lusk scores three second half TDs in 28-16 win over Pinedale.
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: November 10, 1999
When Is Winter Coming?
Last month was one of the warmest, driest Octobers on record
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: November 10, 1999
Educator, coach loves her family, players, students
Bev Walker brightens the lives of those she touches
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: November 10, 1999
Making the Choice
Issue Date: November 10, 1999
Group Convened To Manage Antelope
Issue Date: November 10, 1999
Wintertime Pine Marten Trapping
Issue Date: November 10, 1999
Anticline Draft EIS Will Be Out Nov. 26
Public comment will extend until February 2000.
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: November 4, 1999
Jonah II EIS Appeal Fails
Ruling will accelerate the decision on decreased well spacing for the rest of the project.
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: November 4, 1999
1999 Class 2A State Champions!
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: November 4, 1999
Keeping Animals Out of the Pinedale Graveyard
Knocked over headstones, chewed up flowers, lead to new 6-foot fence.
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: November 4, 1999
No More Chew!
After 25 years, Lance Koppenhafer has taken his last pinch of Copenhagen.
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: November 4, 1999
Wrangling Nuisance Moose
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: November 4, 1999
October 1999

3 Hours at a G&F Check Station
"All Hunters Must Stop."
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: October 28, 1999

Pinedale Mountain Lion Spotted Sunday Morning
Cat spotted behind B&B Yamaha: Sheriff's Deputies and G&F unable to track it down.
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: October 28, 1999
Is the Halloween Tradition Fading?
Religious concerns, avoiding depictions of violence and child safety take the "spook" out of Halloween.
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: October 28, 1999
Possible Wolf Sighting South of Boulder
G&F called to the scene.
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: October 28, 1999
Beau Faler's Bighorn Ram Continues Family Tradition

By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: October 28, 1999
Pinedale Mountain Lion Sighted Again
G&F wants help tracking big cat down.
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: October 21, 1999
'Burbans: Size Does Matter
Sublette County women tell why they love their Suburbans.
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: October 21, 1999
County Average Wages Up Slightly in 1999
Sublette's average weekly wages are $426.
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: October 21, 1999
Sublette Named "Most Dependent" on O&G Jobs
15.2% of county's jobs are in oil and gas,
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: October 21, 1999
New Jonah Gas Pipeline Dedicated
Local officials sing praises of natural gas development in Wyoming.
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: October 21, 1999
Fish Spawning At Soda Lake
Game & Fish to collect up to 1 million brown and brook trout eggs.
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: October 21, 1999
Elk Harvest Good on the Piney Front, Slow in Rest of County
Also - deer hunting better this year.
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: October 21, 1999
Sublette Pioneer Max Orgill
Max is one of the last of the Old West Cowboys.
By Cris Paravicini - Issue Date: October 14, 1999
Pinedale's Resident Mountain Lion
Big cat likes roaming up and down Pine Creek.
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: October 14, 1999
Pinedale Home Prices
What's available for working families.
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: October 14, 1999
Goats: A Love-Hate Relationship
By DeeAnn Price - Issue Date: October 14, 1999
Charge for Marijuana Cultivation Dismissed
County Attorney says search was illegal; Sheriff disagrees.
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: October 7, 1999
Foreign Olympic Teams May Train in Pinedale
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: October 7, 1999
Why Do Men Hunt?
By Bobbi Wade - Issue Date: October 7, 1999
Business Up For Local Snowmobile Dealers
New models and robust economy driving sales.
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: October 7, 1999
Last Day of Hunting Season Proves Lucky for Local Archer
Moose may score high enough to be included in Pope and Young.
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: October 7, 1999
Deptuy Winer's Report
By Sheriff Deputy Kenneth Winer - Issue Date: October 7, 1999
September 1999

New License Plates to Debut in 2001
Devils Tower and bucking horse will be featured.
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: September 30, 1999

New Jonah Field Gas Pipeline in Service.
Pipeline expands Jonah Field's flow capacity.
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: September 30, 1999
Oil & Gas Producers Garner G&F Awards
Exxon and Mobil recognized for stewardship initiatives.
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: September 30, 1999
Results in from 1st Statewide Assessment of 3R's
Local kids score well compared to rest of state, but there's room for improvement.
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: September 23, 1999
White Pine Will Open By Christmas
New lift nearly complete; tickets will cost $22.
White Pine will be open by Christmas, says the principal owner of the ski area, Stuart Thompson.
By Rob - Issue Date: September 16, 1999
The Grass Drags
Issue Date: September 16, 1999
Pinedale Airport 8th Busiest in Wyoming
Runway is 800 ft. longer than Jackson's.
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: September 16, 1999
G&F Biologists Expect Better Deer & Sage Grouse Hunting
Higher numbers of game this year.
Hunters can expect to see more deer and sage grouse this season report the two Game & Fish biologists responsible for game in Sublette County.
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: September 16, 1999
"Dang, I Shot a Sage Rooster!!"
County residents share their secrets for cooking that tough, old bird.
Hunters are cleaning their shotguns and whetting their appetites in preparation of the September 18 opeining of Sublette County's Sage Grouse season.
By Cris Paravicini - Issue Date: September 9, 1999
Sow Grizzly Captured
Sow with twin cubs was trapped and removed from the Upper Green last week.
Last Tuesday, a six-year old grizzly sow and her 1 1/2 year old twin cubs were found eating a freshly-killed calf.
By Cris Paravicini - Issue Date: September 2, 1999
Flannelman
Issue Date: September 2, 1999
August 1999

Grizzly Snared in Upper Green
380 lb. bruin has no history of livestock predation.
A six-year old male grizzly tipping the scales at 380 lbs. was snagged on Friday, August 20, by a research team's carefully placed cable foot snare.
By Cris Paravicini - Issue Date: August 26, 1999

The Rise and Fall of the Uinta County Irrigation Company
By Helena Linn - Issue Date: August 26, 1999
Team Houston Wins Adventure Race
Arriving back at Lakeside Lodge just before midnight on Friday, August 20, Team Houston captured the overall championship title of the week-long, Four Winds USA Supreme Adventure Race staged here in Sublette County.
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: August 26, 1999
Adventure Race Underway
A week of physical punishment, little sleep, and extreme sports.
Friday, Aug. 13, late afternoon: "Mounds of mountaineering, hiking, biking and kayaking gear lie in piles on the lawn beside Lakeside Lodge, and it is not difficult to figure out who it belongs to.
By Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: August 19, 1999
Another Grizzly Eating Cattle
New attacks in another area of the Upper Green.
New cattle kills are stacking up in the Upper Gros Ventre on Park Creek, within two miles of the Union Pass Road, and approximately five miles north of Mosquito Lake.
By Cris Paravicini - Issue Date: August 19, 1999
Floatin' the River
"Am I having fun yet?," I wondered to myself as the wind blasted our drift boat back up the river and the rain B.B. gunned down on us through our rain gear.
Issue Date: August 19, 1999
A River Runs Through Us
"River Rage" is what many landowners along the Green River are calling the increasing frenzy of float activity.
By Cris Paravicini - Issue Date: August 12, 1999
Hay Season Has Begun in Sublette County
Ranchers hope for average crop.
By Cris Paravicini - Issue Date: August 5, 1999
Two Days at Cow Camp
Terah Palmer of Big Piney is an association rider for the Silver Creek Cattle Association. The ten permittees in the assocation run a common allotment for 2,000 head of cattle high in the Bridger Wilderness above Silver Creek east of Boulder. What follows are two days of entries Terah made in her journal while riding in the allotment recently. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did. - Editor
By Terah Palmer - Issue Date: August 5, 1999
Grizzly Activity Down in Upper Green
Black bears are busy taking sheep.
By Cris Paravicini - Issue Date: August 5, 1999
Multi-Sport Race Staff Arrives in Pinedale
The USA Supreme Adventure Race begins Aug. 14 and starts and finishes in Pinedale.
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: August 5, 1999
Old Jeeps & Barbwire
By Betty Cheeney - Issue Date: August 5, 1999
July 1999

Dew To Shut Down Sawmill This Fall
Sawmill has been in operation since 1952.
"We started the sawmill on the 28th day of May, 1952," Bob Dew reflected. "We were sawing in the forest three miles above the Flying A." (An old ranch on Twin Creek near the Hoback Rim.)
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: July 29, 1999

A Short Ride On The Drift
Yes, a short ride, indeed. I've pushed cows all over the county, but have never ridden The Drift.
By Gina Feltner - Issue Date: July 29, 1999
The Daniel Store
More than shopping, the Daniel Store was a community gathering place.
Any story about the Daniel Store must begin with my grandfather, Elmer Dudley Key.
By Dudley Key - Issue Date: July 29, 1999
The Horse Trainer's Way
Chris Cox calls the eyes and ears of a horse - the "window to the mind."
"You can hardly make a friend by starting with a fight," emphasized gifted horse trainer Chris Cox, as he entered the round corral for his first meeting with Katie, a halter-broke-only, three-year old filly belonging to Tina Nelson of Cora.
By Cris Paravicini - Issue Date: July 22, 1999
Grizz! Again ....
A second grizzly is preying on cattle in the Upper Green.
By Cris Paravicini - Issue Date: July 22, 1999
Calf-Eating Grizzly Bear Destroyed
Large, ten-year old boar killed five calves, one yearling in the Upper Green.
On Tuesday, Game & Fish officials euthanized a 550 pound, ten-year old male grizzly bear, which they trapped in a snare on Monday.
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: July 15, 1999
A Native Revisits Rendezvous After Many Year's Absence
By Cris Paravicini - Issue Date: July 15, 1999
Profile of a Developer
Sublette County's most successful developer speaks about change, making money, and preserving the land.
"Obviously I'm in the business to sell land and develop land and make money doing it," says Sublette County's most successful developer, Ron Saypol, "but I'm interested in the dignity of the land, too."
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: July 15, 1999
Rendezvous: Hard Work, Tradition & Fun
Local comments about Pinedale's busiest weekend of the year.
Yes, Rendezvous is for tourists and the business they bring to Pinedale's biggest weekend of the year. But this week also will have an even greater impact for the local community.
By Rob Shaul and Jennifer Binning - Issue Date: July 8, 1999
A Few Good Horses
Every horse person has one horse in his or her life that stand out amoung the rest.
By Gina Feltner - Issue Date: July 8, 1999
Dead in a Flash
Lightning and cowboying in Sublette County.
Two yearlings, recently turned out onto Sublette County's summer pasture, didn't survive their first month here because Nature, in the form of a deadly lightning bolt, dropped them dead in their tracks as they nonchalantly grazed along the river bottom.
By Cris Paravicini - Issue Date: July 1, 1999
Resident Demand for Special Draw Licenses Up This Year
Issue Date: July 1, 1999
Small Wonder
Issue Date: July 1, 1999
June 1999

Jory
When Jory Tatro's body was found last November, the questioning began for his friends.
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: June 17, 1999

The Last Cattle Drive Through Pinedale?

At the crack-of-dawn last Sunday, May 29, bawling cows and calves shook awake sleeping Pinedale. Gene Pearson and seventeen other cowhands climbed a horseback early to beat the Sunday traffic and push 400-plus pairs of Angus/Hereford cows and calves down Pine Street. It was perhaps the last cow drive through town.
By Cris Paravicini - Issue Date: June 3, 1999
May 1999

An Awful Night
Donna Steele's brave confrontation with Boulder Store intruders.
Racing to the door in her nightgown, Donna prayed for the best, but grabbed her .38 pistol so she was prepared for the worst. The worst is what she found.
By Trudy Fry - Issue Date: May 20, 1999

April 1999

Forget Cows & Tourists, Sublette is "Natural Gas Country"
In 1997, Sublette had the largest volume of natural gas production of any county in Wyoming and Jonah was the largest sweet gas producing field in the state.
Sublette County has always been known for its ranching and tourism, but driven by the huge Jonah natural gas field in the southern part of the county, Sublette is rapidly becoming known as "Natural Gas Country."
By Rob Shaul - Issue Date: April 8, 1999

July 1998

The Misnaming of Battle Mountain
Hoback Canyon, 1895
One hundred three years ago, almost to the day, Hoback Canyon's Battle Mountain area was the scene of a confrontation between a posse of Jackson Hole men and a small band of Bannock men, women and children.
By Judy Myers - Issue Date: July 17, 1998


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