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BLM Plans Prescribed Fire North Of Pinedale
PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management plans to conduct a prescribed fire about 25 miles northwest of Pinedale this winter or early spring. The timing of the Hoback prescribed burn will depend on fuel moisture and weather conditions. The fire will dispose of slash piles alon…
Evacuees Being Allowed Back Home Near Pinedale
PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) — Residents evacuated by a 400-acre fire burning west of Pinedale are being allowed back home. Fire managers were letting residents return Thursday night. The Chall Creek Fire, which started Sunday, is 30 percent contained. The fire had threatened 13 homes but no buildings…
Wildfire West Of Pinedale Is 20 Percent Contained
PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) — Firefighters are making progress against a 400-acre wildfire threating 13 homes in western Wyoming. The  Chall Creek Fire was 20 percent contained Wednesday. It ignited Sunday 30 miles west of Pinedale and has prompted some evacuation orders. No buildings have been …
Crews Build Lines Around Wildfire In Western Wyo.
PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) — Fire officials say a wildfire burning about 30 miles west of Pinedale in western Wyoming is 10 percent contained. The Chall Creek Fire was burning on about 400 acres Tuesday. It ignited Sunday and has prompted evacuation orders for Timberline Lodge and some homes near Me…
Firefighters Battle New Blaze West Of Pinedale
PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) — A new fire is threatening homes in western Wyoming. The Chall Creek Fire started Sunday afternoon west of Merna, about 30 miles west of Pinedale, and has spread to 140 acres. Two crews and a helicopter that had been working at the Horsethief Canyon Fire south of Jackson …
Bureau Of Land Management Plans Pinedale Meeting
PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) — Officials with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management will meet with oil and gas operators at the agency’s annual planning meeting in Pinedale on Aug. 9. The federal agency intends to discuss air, water and socioeconomics topics with the operators at the meeting, whic…
FHA To Recognize WyDOT For Wildlife Underpass Work
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Federal Highway Administration is about to recognize Wyoming for a project to reduce road kill in the Pinedale area. A nearly $10 million project involved building underpasses and overpasses at eight sites along U.S. highways 189 and 189-191 near Pinedale. The work a…
Two Men Accused Of Poaching Deer Near Pinedale
Wildlife officials say two men have been charged after at least five mule deer were illegally killed on the animals’ winter range near Pinedale. The Associated Press  reports 27-year-old Thomas Drago faces 10 charges and 27-year-old Angel Escobar faces six charges stemming from the illeg…

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