Sublette County Commissioners called an emergency telephone meeting Thursday, Sept. 19, at 8 p.m. and passed a resolution banning all fires in Sublette County effective 12:01 a.m. Sept. 20 due to extreme fire dangers. The ban is includes fires and incendiary devices, for an indefinite period including: • Discharge of fireworks and all outdoor fires are prohibited in unimproved areas, except as provided below: 1. Trash or refuse fires between the hours of 6 p.m. and 8 a.m., inside containers provided with spark arresters and located within a cleared area 10 feet in radius, are permitted. 2. Campfires contained within an established fire ring in cleared areas, 10 feet in radius, are permitted. 3. Charcoal fires within enclosed grills are permitted. 4. Use of acetylene cutting torches or electric arc welders in cleared areas, 10 feet in radius, are permitted. Operators must also carry a fire extinguisher and a shovel. 5. Propane or open fire branding activities in cleared areas,10 feet in radius, are permitted. Operators must also carry a fire extinguisher and a shovel. Wyoming law requires all emergency actions by a county commission be confirmed in a scheduled meeting, which has been set by phone for 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21.
One thousand, one hundred and one students attended classes at schools across Sublette County School District No. 1 on RHCD board hears about counteroffer
INEDALE – One thousand, one hundred and one students attended classes at schools across Sublette County School District No. 1 on Sept. 13, according to a report presented to the Board of Trustees at its first regular meeting of the academic year. This number is possibly the highest level in district history and is an increase from an enrollment of 1,057 students reported on Sept. 14 last year.
Updated 9 a.m. Sept. 21, the map shows burned areas and potential threats to structures.
BIG PINEY – Big Piney schools and businesses are participating in Homecoming Week with events from Monday, Sept. 17, through Saturday, Sept. 22.