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Community Bak Pak Program a success (posted 4/4/2020)
Easter ‘Drive-in Service’ April 12 in Pinedale (posted 4/3/2020)
Nordic ski trail grooming report – April 3, 2020 (posted 4/3/2020)
Thanks neighbor! (posted 4/3/2020)
Sublette County Commissioners meeting April 7 (posted 4/2/2020)
Sublette County closures & updates list (posted 4/2/2020)
SCSD 1 further expands Free Meals Program (posted 4/2/2020)
Letter from TOP Mayor to Pinedale residents (posted 4/2/2020)
New guidelines for local post offices (posted 4/2/2020)
Dog rescued from Fremont Lake (posted 4/2/2020)
Town of Pinedale No-Dig period lifted April 6 (posted 4/1/2020)
Help for Pinedale businesses (posted 4/1/2020)
Pinedale Community Food Basket Food Distribution April 9th (posted 4/1/2020)
News from the Library (posted 4/1/2020)
Shoppers: Help ‘Flatten the Curve’ (posted 3/31/2020)
Sublette County Public Health is open (posted 3/30/2020)
If Sick, Stay Home, but call Clinics if you have concerns (posted 3/30/2020)
Town of Pinedale to hold Virtual Meetings (posted 3/30/2020)

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April 6: Town of Pinedale No-Dig period lifted - All permit requirements remain in place. If you have questions regarding permits, please visit www.townofpinedale.us. Be sure to call 8-1-1 before you dig.
April 9: Pinedale Community Food Basket Food Distribution - Thursday. If you are not on the regular distribution list but are in need of food assistance, please be sure to call 307-367-3160 to apply and sign up ASAP.
April 17: School closed through this date. No estimate when school will resume. - School closure extended for all Wyoming schools due to COVID-19 concerns. E-learning options being created. Check with you local school district for exact information for your child's school.

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Community Bak Pak Program a success (posted 4/4/2020)
Helping to get food to hungry kids
Here is a message from JJ Huntley & the Community Bak Pak Program Volunteer Team:

Hello All,

On March 26th, the Community Bak Pak Program put out the "call" that more backpacks (new or used) were needed to continue providing food to kids who might not otherwise have enough to eat on the weekends.

Within a week, well over 50 backpacks were donated. Along with those that will be returned from the kids each week, we now have plenty of backpacks to easily finish up this school year.

The Bak Pak Program Volunteers are deeply grateful for this generous and timely response to the urgent need.

THANK YOU Everyone who donated. You took ACTION to ensure our kids are fed!

Working to Eliminate Food Insecurity for our Youth,
JJ Huntley & the Community Bak Pak Program Volunteer Team

To contact us:
307-749-2522
P.O. Box 1127
Pinedale, WY 82941


Easter 'Drive-In' Service April 12 in Pinedale
Easter ‘Drive-in Service’ April 12 in Pinedale (posted 4/3/2020)
The Church of the Resurrection in Pinedale will be holding an Easter "Drive-In" Service from 10:00AM to about 11:30AM on Sunday, April 12th. Meet at the south parking lot of the Museum of the Mountain Man in Pinedale. You will stay in your vehicle and the service will be live-streamed on YouTube and Pinedale’s KWCN 89.9 FM Radio. This gathering has been approved by the Sublette County Health Officer and things will be done in a way to continue to respect current social distancing orders. Click on this link for more on what a "Drive-In" service is.


Nordic Ski Trail map courtesy Sublette County Recreation Board
Nordic Ski Trail map courtesy Sublette County Recreation Board
Nordic ski trail grooming report – April 3, 2020 (posted 4/3/2020)
This is the last grooming of the spring season
Mike Looney, Groomer, Sublette County Recreation Board
Friday, April 3, 2020, 8:00AM report:
Most trails above have been groomed this morning. About 1 inch of new snow from yesterday. Chilly, -3F degrees at the Nordic Equipment Building and -10F at the Warming Hut. Use caution on the downhills, may encounter some icy spots. As the week progresses due to warming afternoon temperatures and cold mornings, the crust skiing should improve. This will be the last grooming for the season. Thanks to all the folks who use the trails and especially the ones who pick up after their pets.
This Nordic Ski Trail grooming report is courtesy of the Sublette County Recreation Board.

Related Links:
White Pine-Kelly Park Ski Trail Map - (10.3MB PDF)
CCC Ponds Ski Trail Map - (1.84MB PDF)
Road and Weather links
www.visitpinedale.org Pinedale tourism website (links to lodging, dining, area information)
www.whitepineski.com White Pine Resort, 307-367-6606, (CLOSED FOR SEASON)
www.greatoutdoorshop.com The Great Outdoor Shop, 307-367-2440
www.sublettechamber.com Local businesses & services, 307-367-2242
www.golfpinedale.com Rendezvous Meadows Golf Course (Additional Nordic ski trails, food services, restroom)


Thanks neighbor! (posted 4/3/2020)
Split Diamond Subdivision
KC Lehr, Sheriff, Sublette County Sheriff’s Office
KC Lehr, Sheriff, Sublette County Sheriff’s Office
PINEDALE, WYOMING – April 3rd, 2020 - Yesterday afternoon around 2:30pm, residents of the Split Diamond Subdivision in Pinedale may have seen a large law enforcement presence in the neighborhood. I want to assure everyone that your neighborhood is safe and that everyone is okay.

On Wednesday April 2nd, Sublette County Sheriff’s Office dispatch received a call from a resident of the Split Diamond Subdivision. That resident was not at home, but their Ring doorbell just recorded a person leaving their front porch with a package in tow.

After speaking with several neighboring residents, we were able to contact the individual caught on camera. It turned out that it was a very helpful neighbor delivering miss-sorted mail to the residence. They just happened to have their mail and a box in their hands at the time.

Thank you to all of those residents that assisted the Sheriff’s Office. You have a very tight-knit neighborhood that looks out for one another.


Sublette County Commissioners meeting April 7 (posted 4/2/2020)
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
SUBLETTE COUNTY, WYOMING
COMMISSION CHAMBERS
SUBLETTE COUNTY COURTHOUSE
PINEDALE, WYOMING
TUESDAY, APRIL 7, 2020
AGENDA

To attend the meeting remotely by Zoom, please see instructions at the bottom of agenda

9:00 A.M. Call to Order
• Pledge of Allegiance – Chairman David Burnett will call the meeting to order, and lead the Pledge of
Allegiance.
• Request approval of the agenda
• Request approval of the prior meeting minutes

9:05 A.M. Janna Lee, Dave Doorn, Shad Cooper; Unified Command COVID 19 ‐ Update

9:30 A.M. Matt Gaffney, County Administrator
• Discussion with Kelly Crane regarding 4H Extension Agent
• Appointment of Centennial Committee
• Grant of spending authority to Incident Commander, Shad Cooper
• Presentation of Jonah Tax Proposal
• Covid 19 Cost Share Agreement with Governmental Entities

10:00 A.M. Tracey Hoover / Jeness Saxton – Deputy County Clerk, Public Hearing (Budget Transfer)

10:30 A.M. Andrew Browning, Western State and Tribal Nations Gas Initiative – Presentation

11:00 A.M. Emily Paravicini, Treasurer – Tax Roll Corrections payment

11:15 A.M. Monthly Reports
• Accounts Payable audited with motion to approve for payment.
• Approve Payroll in the amount of $1,024,365.62
• Assessor – John Paravicini (State Assessed Notice of Valuation Changes)
• Treasurer – Emily Paravicini (Bond Approval)
(1) Tessa Manning; Treasurer, Fayette Irrigation District
(2) Tessa Manning; Treasurer, Highland Irrigation District
• Doyle Property Lease Renewal

11:30 A.M. Amber Anderson, Pinedale Aquatic Center Director – PAC Preliminary Budget

11:45 A.M. Old Business

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Related Links:
www.sublettewyo.com Sublette County website


Sublette County closures & updates list (posted 4/2/2020)
As of Saturday, April 4, 2020 (Note: This is a constantly evolving situation and some information shown here may be outdated. Please contact the particular business to verify status. Also check the Sublette County Sheriff's Office Facebook page for updates for Sublette County businesses.)

Here is an update of the list showing the status of some of the businesses and organizations in Sublette County dealing with the mandated shut-downs. More frequently updated information is available at the Sublette County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, on the Sublette County COVID-19 webpage, and on KPIN 101.1 FM Radio.

307 Roots Salon, 3/24/2020, CLOSED until April 3rd

Animal Clinic of Pinedale, 4/2/2020, Modified, Open for sick/injured animals and some vaccines. No clients in will see curbside
AutoDoc, 3/23/2020, MODIFIED, Open with modified procedures

Belveal’s Body Shop, 3/19/2020, Closed to public, operating & taking estimates by phone appointment, 307-367-6331
Big Piney Rec Center, 3/23/2020, CLOSED, Closed to public
Big Piney Town Hall, 3/23/2020, Office closed to public, but Clerks available by phone

BLM-Pinedale Field Office, CLOSED, Lobby closed to public, call for assistance, 307-367-5300
Blue Planet Foods, Pinedale, Open regular hours
Bomgaars Shortened hours, Mon-Sat 7:30AM – 6PM, Sunday normal hours 10AM – 5PM, Inside is open, but curbside pick-up also available if you want us to shop for you, 307-537-3188

Catholic Church, 3/19/2020, SUSPENDED, Statewide suspension of services and gatherings
Children’s Discovery Center, 3/18/2020, CLOSED, Closed April 17th per new orders
Children’s Learning Center, 3/18/2020, CLOSED, Pinedale & Big Piney will resume April 20th. Check Facebook for updates.
Corral Bar, 3/27/2020, Modified, Closed to public traffic, available for take-out, Mon-Sat, 5-10PM

DA Screening, 3/30/2020 Modified, Open with modified hours, Mon – Thurs 8AM to 2PM, please call ahead 307-367-6782
D & L Repair, 4/2/2020 Modified, Limited traffic to sales, offering curbside drop/pickup. Available on the phone and payments.
Department of Family Services, 3/18/2020, Open, prefer phone calls to office visits 307-367-4124

Elevation Tax Service, 3/22/2020, Closed to public, serving customers by phone, email, fax
Episcopal Church, 3/19/2020, SUSPENDED, Statewide suspension, call 307-367-2674 for small groups

Farm Bureau Financial Service, 3/21/2020, Closed to public traffic, available by phone 307-367-2141, email, fax
First Bank-1st Bank, 3/23/2020, Lobbies closed, drive through open, for appointment call 307-367-6641
Flicks ‘N Pins, 3/19/2020, CLOSED, Closed through April 3RD
Flow Right Plumbing and Heating, 3/23/2020, Office closed to public, but working and taking calls & appointments for service

Heart & Soul Café, 3/20/2020, Closed to dine-in, call for take-out orders 7AM-2PM, 307-367-4415, pizza Thrs-Sat, 4-7:30 (last order for pizza at 7:30PM), delivery possible, 307-367-4415
James H Helm CPA, 4/2/2020, Closed, still operating and can be reached by phone email or fax Sherrie 307-367-4468/James 307-360-6213
Hope Choice/Family Tree 3/24/2020, Open Wed and Thurs from 10AM-3PM, clients in need can still receive service, 307-367-7077

Iron Kitchen Weightlifting Club, 3/28/2020, CLOSED, providing virtual training.

JAKs, 3/18/2020, CLOSED, Closed through April 3rd
Jorgensen 3/22/2020, Office closed, but serving customers by phone, appointments, in field

La Cabana Restaurant, 3/20/2020, Closed to dine-in, but open for take-out, alcohol available curbside, call 307-276-5776
Lakeside Lodge, 3/19/2020, Closed to dine-in, open for take-out and possible meal delivery, call 307-367-3555
Los Cabos, 3/21/2020, Closed for dine-in, open for take-out call 307-367-6781

Marbleton Liquor, 3/19/2020, Selling alcohol through drive-through only, 307-276-5344

Obo’s Market 3/25/2020, Store and gas open, Deli closed, but take-out available. Soup & chili, sandwiches, more. We’re happy to shop for you and take out to your car in the parking lot, 307-699-3526. Deli orders 307-367-6717.
Office Outlet, 3/23/2020, Both stores open, call-in & online orders for your essential office supplies. Limited in-town delivery around Pinedale. Pinedale, 307-367-6763 8:30AM – 5:30PM, Big Piney 307-276-5250 9AM – 5PM
Old Stones Pizza 4/1/2020, Take-out, curbside and delivery available, also offer buy now pay later.

Painted Pony Nail Salon – Chelsea Martin, CLOSED, Chelsea Nelson, 307-851-8608
Patio Grill, 3/26/2020, Closed to inside dining, take out Monday – Saturday, 307-367-4611
Perfectly Pampered by Shaylee, 3/20/2020, Closed until further notice
Pinedale Aquatic Center, 3/16/2020, CLOSED, Closed until further notice, all programs cancelled
Pinedale Auto Supply NAPA, 3/20/2020, open to 5 customers at a time, 307-367-4141
Pinedale Natural Gas, 3/24/2020, Office closed to public, staff still working, pay bills online at www.xpressbillpay.com
Pinedale Online! 3/21/2020, call/text 307-360-7689 anytime for assistance
Pinedale Preschool, 3/18/2020, CLOSED, Following SCSD#1, closed until April 3rd
Pine Street Coffee, 3/18/2020, Café closed, but taking online orders, 307-367-4343
Pinedale Super Center, 3/19/2020, Inside shopping done for you, they pump your gas, curbside payment, 307-367-3335
Proactive Rehabilitation, 3/20/2020, Gym closed to public, still seeing patients, therapy services Mon-Fri 7AM to 6PM, call 307-367-6236

Rebel Auto Parts, 3/31/2020, Modified, Open Mon-Fri 7:30AM-6PM, Sat 8AM-5PM, limiting customers, providing curbside service, 307-367-4320
Rendezvous Meadows, 3/22/2020, Closed to dine-in, Open for food Wed-Sun 11AM-8PM take out, in-town deliveries
Rendezvous Pointe, 3/17/2020, CLOSED, Senior meal delivery still available, call by 9:30AM, 307-367-2881
Rio Verde Engineering, 3/30/2020, Modfied, Closed to public, still taking phone calls/emails and making appointments
Rocky Mountain Bank 3/30/2020, Modified, Call 307-367-7600 schedule lobby appointments. Drive-up Mon-Fri 9-5. Use ATM/Online if possible
Rocky Mountain Yeti, 3/23/2020, Modified, Call 307-367-3880 for essential vehicle service needs, will do limited pick-up and delivery within a 40 mile radius for shut-ins and people self-isolating.

SAFV, 3/24/2020, Staff working remotely, crisis lines fully operational, call for help 307-367-6305, 307-276-3975
SW Sublette Pioneers Senior Center, CLOSED, Call 307-367-2931 for senior meal delivery
Sublette BOCES, Pinedale, 3/18/2020, CLOSED, programs cancelled, office staff available by phone 307-367-6873
Sublette Co Chamber Commerce/Visitor Center, 3/18/2020, CLOSED, staff available by phone 307-367-2242
Sublette Co Courthouse, 3/19/2020, Limited, Lobbies closed, offices available by phone, fax, email, mail
Sublette County Democratic Party, 3/30/2020, Caucus Cancelled for April 7th, being held digitally, email sublette.wyodems@gmail.com for needs
Sublette Co Ice Rink, 3/18/2020, CLOSED, Ice off the rink
Sublette Co Libraries, 3/18/2020, CLOSED, All programs cancelled, e-services online, WIFI in parking lots
Sublette Co Public Health, 3/17/2020, Open normal hours, blood draws cancelled, 307-367-2157
SCSD #1, 3/16/2020, SUSPENDED, Pinedale Schools closed through April 30th, check Facebook for updates
SCSD #9, 3/20/2020, SUSPENDED, Big Piney Schools closed through April 30th, check Facebook and website for updates
Sublette Co Weed & Pest, 3/23/2020, CLOSED, Closed to public
Sublette Insurance Office closed to public traffic. Available by phone 307-367-3886.
Subway, CLOSED, Order subs online, curbside pickup, outside payment or by app, 307-367-3346

The Bench Grill, 3/19/2020, Closed to dine-in, call for take-out orders, 307-276-4745
The Den, 3/30/2020, Restaurant closed until further notice. No take out available. Will update when able to reopen.
The Garage Gym, 3/20/2020, CLOSED, providing youth classes online
The Nail Smith, 3/23/2020, CLOSED, until further notice
The Tire Store, 3/21/2020, Open with precautionary measures for staff and customers
Town of Pinedale, 3/18/2020, CLOSED, lobby closed, make payments for water/sewer online or by mail or drop box, staff available by phone 307-367-4136

US Forest Service, 3/17/2020, Lobby closed, call 307-367-4326 for staff assistance

Visiting Doctors SCRHCD, 3/18/2020, SUSPENDED, Suspended until further notice
Waterhole, 3/19/2020, Closed to dine-in, serving take-out only, 307-276-9977
Wells Fargo Bank, 3/20/19, Lobby closed, for appointment call 307-367-2931, drive-through open
White Pine Ski Area, 3/21/2020, CLOSED, closed for season
Wind River Brewing, 3/25/2020, Restaurant closed, open for curbside pickup or delivery. Order online or call 307-367-2337. For curbside pickup, put vehicle description in comments (example "red Toyota sedan". Hours Thurs-Sun. Lunch from 11:30AM to 1:30PM, Dinner 4:30PM to 7:30PM. Delivery to 82941 only. Growlers and Crowlers and 4 packs. Limits may apply.
Wrangler Café, 3/22/2020, Closed to dine-in, offering take-out orders from 9AM to 7PM, 307-367-4233
Wyoming Concepts, 3/22/2020, Showroom closed, but can make appointments
Wyoming Probation Parole Pinedale, 3/19/2020, CLOSED, Closed until further notice


SCSD 1 further expands Free Meals Program (posted 4/2/2020)
Sublette County School District #1
Sublette County School District #1 (SCSD 1) recently announced that it was expanding its free meals program to include all students in our school district.

Today SCSD 1 is announcing that it will further expand its free meal program to include any child living in our school district, 18 years of age and under .

This service will be available beginning April 8th and the district is working on a plan to expand the delivery of meals to areas outside of Pinedale. More information will follow on distribution locations and times outside of Pinedale as it becomes available.

To join the program, please fill out the application on the district website. Families may also fill out a paper application at Pinedale Middle School during our current meal distribution times of 7:45 am – 9:00 am and 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm.

All applications are confidential and will be protected under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

SCSD 1 would like to encourage ALL families to participate in this program. While we know that the need for each family is different, we also view this as a way to support our community on a larger scale. This program might not be a necessity for some families, however, the money saved by utilizing the program could be reinvested elsewhere in our community for businesses who may desperately need it.

SCSD 1 is committed to being a good community partner during these challenging times. We hope you will consider joining us in this effort by making use of this program.

Related Links
www.sub1.org Sublette County School District #1


Town of Pinedale
Letter from TOP Mayor to Pinedale residents (posted 4/2/2020)
Town of Pinedale
April 1st, 2020
Residents of Pinedale:
Like you, we are very concerned about the impact that COVID-19 is having upon our residents – jobs, families, day-to-day living, etc. As we see on the news, there is a growing number of funding sources being made available, but there is confusion on who can apply and how. Therefore, we wanted to put together a quick list (that we will continue to update) to help our community to understand what is available to them. Further, we have begun putting together a team of volunteers who are willing to work one-on-one with you if you need additional help with these resources.

In this time of crisis, know that the Town of Pinedale stands with you and will help however we can. If there are other sources of funding that you are aware of, or other means by which the Town can legally help within our own constraints, please do not hesitate to contact either me or the Town Clerk.

Matt W. Murdock, Mayor
Maureen Rudnick, Town Clerk

General
Wyoming State Services and Resources
Sublette County Rural Healthcare Community Page

Food
Wyoming Hunger Initiative COVID-19: Provides a county-by-county list of school districts distributing breakfasts and lunches to students.
Pinedale Food Basket: Jaime Mills at 307-367-3206
Mobile Pantries Wyoming:

Unemployment and Worker Benefits
• Wyoming 2-1-1: By dialing 2-1-1 from anywhere in the state of Wyoming, people are linked to information about COVID-19 as well as local resources, from both government and nonprofit agencies.
Unemployment Benefits: or call the WY Unemployment Office: (307) 473-3789 (call volumes are very heavy)
Employee Paid Leave Rights under the FFCRA

Insurance and Family Services
Health Insurance: Workers who have lost their job are eligible to enroll in health insurance through the federal marketplace.
Wyoming Department of Family Services (DFS); The DFS website reports there are currently no delays for receiving benefits DFS programs, including Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Cash Assistance, and Child Care Assistance.
Sublette County Sexual Assault & Family Violence Task Force SAFV Pinedale 367-6305, Big Piney 276-3975

Utilities
U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development COVID-19 Response Measures to help rural residents, businesses and communities affected by COVID-19 with regard to the USDA Rural Housing Service, Rural Utilities Service, and Rural Business-Cooperative Service.


Safety regulartions for local post offices
Safety regulartions for local post offices
New guidelines for local post offices (posted 4/2/2020)
Sublette COVID-19 Group
Starting April 1, 2020. The Sublette COVID-19 Group released new guidelines for all local post offices similar to grocery shopping notice released on March 31st, 2020:

1. Please DON’T come inside if you are sick.
2. Physical Distancing keep more than 6ft of distance and stay behind yellow line.
3. ONLY 2 persons inside the post office counter area at a time. Wait outside for your
turn.
4. DO NOT socialize in the lobby area with others.

Related Links:
Sublette COVID-19 information


On Tuesday, March 31st, a dog was rescued after falling through the ice into Fremont Lake.
On Tuesday, March 31st, a dog was rescued after falling through the ice into Fremont Lake.
Dog rescued from Fremont Lake (posted 4/2/2020)
Sublette County Sheriff’s Office
PINEDALE, WYOMING –April 2nd, 2020 - Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at approximately 1:15pm, Sublette County Dispatch received a call of a dog who had fallen through the ice into Fremont Lake just outside of Pinedale. Sublette County Deputies, Wyoming Highway Patrol and Tip Top Search and Rescue responded immediately to assist.

Once on scene responders found the dog approximately 40 yards off shore and the dog holding onto the edge of the ice in a hole approximately 10 foot across. According to the reporting party, the dog had been in the water approximately 30 minutes. Deputy Morgan approached the dog with caution and was able to crawl across the ice to the dog. He was then able to successfully pull the dog safely out of the water without incident. The dog was very happy to be free from the cold water and was returned to its owner who was anxiously awaiting on shore.

Click on this link to view a video of the rescue (mp4)


Town of PInedale
Town of Pinedale No-Dig period lifted April 6 (posted 4/1/2020)
Town of Pinedale
PUBLIC NOTICE: The annual No-Dig period will be lifted as of April 06, 2020. All permit requirements remain in place. If you have questions regarding permits, please visit www.townofpinedale.us. Be sure to call 8-1-1 before you dig.


Resources
Resources
Help for Pinedale businesses (posted 4/1/2020)
Town of Pinedale
Pinedale businesses: Like you, we are very concerned about the impact that COVID-19 is having upon our local businesses. As we see on the news, there is a growing number of funding sources being made available, but there is confusion on who can apply and how. Therefore, we wanted to put together a quick matrix (that we will continue to update) to help each business understand what is available to them. Further, we have begun putting together a team of volunteers who are willing to work one-on-one with you if you need additional help with these resources.

We also encourage you to subscribe to email updates from the SBA via www.sba.gov/updates and check Wyoming’s Department of Workforce Services site frequently at www.wyomingworkforce.org.

Lastly, Main Street Pinedale has opened their Façade Grant fund for applications if there are businesses who would like to take advantage of this down time to make physical improvements to their buildings. These funds require a match, however, there are also funds available for that as well. In this time of crisis, know that the Town of Pinedale stands with you and will help however we can. If there are other sources of funding that you are aware of, or other means by which the Town can legally help within our own constraints, please do not hesitate to contact either me or the Town Clerk.
Matt W. Murdock, Mayor Maureen Rudnick, Town Clerk

CARES Overview The measure creates a $349 billion program for the SBA to offer unique loans to small businesses (500 or fewer employees). The loan amount is based on 250% of the borrower’s average monthly payroll cost for the preceding year (provisions for seasonal employers are included), up to $10 million. Collateral requirements are waived, and the "credit elsewhere" requirements (which have slowed down the process) have been waived as well. The loan is forgiven if used for payroll costs, mortgage interest, or rent/utilities. * An exception was made to the small business requirement for restaurants and hotels. The 500-employee number is based on the number of employees at each physical location. So, a restaurant or lodging property with 600 employees over five restaurants or hotels would qualify for these loans. This ensures that a number of larger independent restaurants, franchise owners and lodging properties can participate.

More Info: www.townofpinedale.us/announcements


Pinedale Community Food Basket Food Distribution April 9th (posted 4/1/2020)
Pinedale Community Food Basket Food Distribution is set for Thursday, April 9th. If you are not on the regular distribution list but are in need of food assistance, please be sure to call 307-367-3160 to apply and sign up ASAP.


We're going on a Sublette County Bear Hunt!
We're going on a Sublette County Bear Hunt!
News from the Library (posted 4/1/2020)
Pinedale and Big Piney Libraries have free digital collections of ebooks, eaudiobooks, and more
The Sublette County Libraries in Pinedale and Big Piney have lots planned to help families through these times of self-isolation due to the coronavirus. They have many resources available online. Click on this link to go to their website to see what is available and to sign up for their e-newsletter: www.sublettecountylibrary.org

Free WiFi available at the Libraries
The libraries may be temporarily closed, but free unlimited WiFi remains available outside both the Pinedale Library and the Big Piney Library, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Whether you need to download a movie or big file to your device for offline enjoyment, browse news or social media, or just want to connect with loved ones without using data, simply park your car outside the building or if it's a nice day, relax on one of our outdoor benches.

Free Ancestry Library access from home
Now until May 31st

If you find yourself at home wondering how to fill the time, consider launching that genealogical research project you've always wanted to do. Ancestry Library has temporarily lifted restrictions on home use and has made this GoWYLD resource available for library users accessing from home through April 30th, free with your library card and PIN. Access Ancestry Library, Newspaper Archive and other resources through the GoWYLD portal today.

We're Going on a Bear Hunt!
Let's spread some cheer across Sublette County during this time of social isolation! Place a teddy bear in your window for others to spot, and take a walk or drive to find some bears yourself! This bear hunt is inspired by the beloved children's classic We're Going on a Bear Hunt by author Michael Rosen and illustrator Helen Oxenbury. The Bear Hunt is not just for children, it's for everyone across Sublette County! Don't have a teddy bear? Any stuffed animal is welcome.

Storytime Live on Facebook
We launched our Facebook Storytime Live last week and boy, did we have fun! Pinedale Library's Ms. Michelle hosts Baby and Me on Wednesday at 10:15 am and Preschool Storytime at 11 am. Big Piney Library's Ms. Genavieve hosts Storytime on Thursday at 10:30 am. Each storytime features stories, songs and perhaps a special guest star or two! Don't miss either one by following our Facebook pages. Videos will also be accessible from our website's Pinedale Kids and Big Piney Kids pages.

Pinedale Library Baby and Me is Wednesday at 10:15 am & Preschool Storytime is Wednesday at 11 am

Big Piney Library Storytime is Thursday at 10:30 am

63 Easy Science Experiments
Wishing the kids could get more learning in during school closure? These 63 science experiments for kids are easy and fun, and use materials already around the house. Learn about the crystallization process by growing rock candy in a glass, study explosions with Diet Coke and Mentos, turn milk into a material that acts like plastic using white vinegar, or build the classic baking soda volcano. Have fun!
See the easy science experiments


Attention Shoppers
Shoppers: Help ‘Flatten the Curve’ (posted 3/31/2020)
Sublette COVID-19 Response Group
Sublette County, help us "Flatten that curve" while shopping for supplies with these four helpful tips if you’re at Ridley's, Burney's, Dollar Store, OBO's or similar stores:

1. Limit the number of shoppers in the store at one time
2. Physical Distancing keep 6 feet of distance while in line
3. Please only 1 one shopper per family in the store if possible
4. Don't shop every day, buy enough to last a week if possible at a time and don't hoard supplies.

#SubletteCOVID19
#InItTogether


Sublette County Public Health is open (posted 3/30/2020)
Sublette County Public Health remains open for our normal hours at both offices:
Pinedale Office: Monday--Friday 8AM-12, 1-5PM.
Marbleton Office: Tuesdays 9AM-4PM (enter through side door at Southwest Sublette County Pioneers Senior Center).

Sublette County Public Health is asking that you do not come to our office if you have a fever, cough, or symptoms of illness. We are asking that clients call to schedule an appointment for immunizations or PH services.

We have postponed our Marbleton Blood Draw--future date undetermined.

For questions, please call Public Health at 307-367-2157.


If sick, stay home, but call the Clinics if you have concerns or questions
If sick, stay home, but call the Clinics if you have concerns or questions
If Sick, Stay Home, but call Clinics if you have concerns (posted 3/30/2020)
Sublette County Sheriff’s Office
This whole time during COVID-19 we have encouraged the public to stay home if they are feeling ill....

However, if you are sick and having medical concerns and really not feeling very well, please still call the clinics. Providers are still available at both clinics and can even see patients via telehealth. We don't want people staying home getting sicker and not seeking out medical treatments.

Clinic staff are here for you even if your medical concern is not COVID-19 related.

#SubletteCOVID19
#InItTogether


Town of PInedale
Town of Pinedale to hold Virtual Meetings (posted 3/30/2020)
Town of Pinedale
PUBLIC NOTICE:
Due to the rising concerns regarding COVID-19, the Town of Pinedale will be holding virtual meetings. These meetings are still public. If you would like to join please see the below information.

Airport Board Meeting
Meeting ID: 427-313-253
https://zoom.us/j/427313253

Planning & Zoning
Meeting ID: 755-054-963
https://zoom.us/j/755054963

Phone Numbers (all work)
+1-929-205-6099 US (New York)
+1-312-626-6799 US (Chicago)
+1-301-715-8592 US
+1-346-248-7799 US (Houston)
+1-669-900-6833 US (San Jose)
+1-253-215-8782 US

Phone attendees will need to call one of the numbers, then follow the prompts (enter the meeting ID followed by #, then enter # again to join).

Everyone else will need to install the Zoom client - https://zoom.us/download. Then launch Zoom, select Join Meeting, and finally enter the meeting ID.

Thank you for your support in staying home during this time.
Related Links:
www.towonofpinedale.us Town of Pinedale


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WYDOT US 191
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WYDOT Web Cam on US 189 north of Marbleton at the junction with Hwy 351  - view looking south
US 189 north of Marbleton - View looking south

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US 191 at Sand Draw - View looking north

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