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BREAKING NEWS: Lincoln County files murder charges in Utah manís death

Posted: Tuesday, Jun 28th, 2016
KEMMERER, The Lincoln County Attorney's Office has charged two Utah men with first-degree murder and kidnapping. The body of former Utah Transit Authority maintenance worker Kay Ricks was found a few miles north of Uinta County on May 17. Five days prior, Ricks had gone missing in Salt Lake City.
Fifty-one-year-old Flint Harrison, of Pinedale, Wyo., and his son Dereck

Fremont Campground is open!

Posted: Monday, Jun 27th, 2016
PINEDALE, The Fremont Campground opened Friday with a ceremonial unlocking of the gates closed to the public for more than three years while construction of roads and parking, picnic areas, bathrooms and campsites was under way.
Pinedale District Ranger Rob Hoelscher and campground host Randall Montgomery swung the gates wide open just after noon, with people driving through just to

Sheriff applicants narrowed to three Commissioners will choose one at special meeting tonight

Posted: Monday, Jun 27th, 2016
PINEDALE, The three men selected out of 16 candidates last week by the Sublette County Republican Party will find out tonight, Tuesday, June 28, which one of them county commissioners find most suitable to serve as Sublette County sheriff.
The three selected are former Sublette County Sheriff's Office (SCSO) Investigator KC Lehr, SCSO deputies Scott Winer and Tyson Gulbrandson.

From bad to worse...County, schools on the hook for more tax credits

Posted: Monday, Jun 27th, 2016
SUBLETTE COUNTY, After receiving a $14.2 million bill from Encana last year for unclaimed tax credits, the county and school districts are again on the hook for nearly $4 million from other energy companies seeking similar refunds.
Seven other companies have now turned in Notice of Valuation Changes (NOVCs) to the county, seeking a net total of $3.82 million

Indoor track no longer a sport at Big Piney

Posted: Monday, Jun 27th, 2016
BIG PINEY, Sublette County School District No. 9 (SCSD#9) moved its regular meeting from Thursday, June 16, to Tuesday, June 21, in the boardroom of the Fine Arts Center in Big Piney.
The board approved superintendent Kevin Garvey's recommendation for SCSD#9 to end indoor track as a school-sponsored activity. Garvey brought up the suggestion in May's meeting as the most

BREAKING NEWS: Fremont Campground is now open!

Posted: Friday, Jun 24th, 2016
PINEDALE, As of 12:30 p.m. on Friday, June 24, the Bridger-Teton National Forest has officially opened the gates of the Fremont Campground after nearly four years of closure. It was initially closed for construction but got bogged down by a contract dispute with the contractor.

Sublette rodeo team brings home four state champions

Posted: Monday, Jun 20th, 2016
DOUGLAS, Members of the Sublette County Rodeo Team attended the Wyoming State Finals at the state fairgrounds in Douglas on June 8-11 and the team came away boasting four state champs and one alternate.
The rodeo consisted of two go-rounds and a qualifying round in hopes of reaching the National High School Finals Rodeo, which will be held in

GOP sets schedule for sheriff hopefuls: Pinedale mayor also applies for the position

Posted: Monday, Jun 20th, 2016
SUBLETTE COUNTY, As of 2 p.m. on Monday, a total of 13 applicants, including Pinedale Mayor Bob Jones, past sheriffs and former unsuccessful candidates, turned in resumes for the now-vacant sheriff's position at the Sublette County Sheriff's Office (SCSO), according to Sublette County Republican Party Chair Colleen Martin.
Martin noted numerous calls and inquiries about the process to fill the

Marbleton mulls over chicken rules

Posted: Monday, Jun 20th, 2016
MARBLETON, Several Marbleton residents came to the town council's June 13 meeting with a petition in hand, asking members to consider a new ordinance to again allowing chickens.
The agenda included Doug Ness, who told the Examiner he has lived in Marbleton for nine years and his wife Shelly was born and raised in Big Piney.
"Let's talk some

RHCD debates possibility of new employee policies

Posted: Monday, Jun 20th, 2016
MARBLETON, The Sublette County Rural Health Care District (RHCD) met at the Marbleton Town Hall on Wednesday, June 15, for its regular meeting.
New business included the discussion of possible new policy options for employees who have been transferred from full-time to part-time positions.
A policy to include part-time employees in paid annual leave (PAL) was brought up

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