WYDOT installs new signage

Travelers entering Wyoming will soon be greeted by new Welcome to Wyoming signs, featuring a scenic view of the Lower Green River Lake and Squaretop Mountain. The Wyoming Department of...

Wyoming's newest "small town" springs up in Pine Bluffs

Visitors and tourists in the town of Riverwish, Wyo. will find plenty of opportunities for shopping, learning and entertainment. Located in Wanda Theobald's third grade classroom in the Pine Bluffs...

High-flying mayor

"It's a good thing he doesn't like boats our we'd have to build him a lake," said Rodney Anderson, former mayoral opponent of John Marquardt. Marquardt served one year as a town councilman beginning...

Shain and Fornstrom recognized for service

Presented on Monday by Mayor-elect Alan Curtis, Mayor William Shain and Councilman Mark Fornstrom received plaques from the Town of Pine Bluffs "in appreciation of your service and dedication to the ...

Albin News

What is prettier to the eye, a fresh looked field rich with potential or full grown acres of crop bursting with yields. Taking time to appreciate each stage of life is similar to farming. This...

Banner County News

Good morning Banner County, friends near and far! Little change in the weather this past week. We keep trying to get caught up and will here one of these days. The rain has been nice, but the chance...

Semper Fidelis

"Dear Mom, I can't write much now as it is almost time for taps." "I was looking out the window and I saw Dad runnin' to the house with that telegram. The only time I saw my Dad cry," Poot said. "The ...

Gorman steps down as LCSD2 spelling bee coordinator

Marjorie Gorman is stepping down as spelling bee coordinator for Laramie County School District #2. She has worked with the language arts coordinator for LCSD1 over the past 20 years to host the annual Laramie County Spelling Bee. Gorman started as...

Albin mayor and council members take the oath

Following the May 2 Albin town election, the victors were sworn in at the conclusion of the regularly scheduled town hall meeting, May 11. Sworn in were Mayor Kelly Krakow for a third term. Also...

Burns FFA Banquet of Appreciation

On Tuesday, May 9, the Burns FFA Chapter held is annual Appreciation and Awards Banquet to introduce new officers, hand out annual awards and to show appreciation for the parents, organizations and...

Local track and field wraps up regional play; preps for state tourney in Casper

The boys and girls track and field team from Pine Bluffs and Burns recently wrapped up the 2A regional tournament in Gillette and are prepping to end the season at the state tourney in Casper. The...

KofC hits the links for annual golf scramble

Using his 42 inch Craftsman mower, Dennis Talich took time last week to mow the fairways at Leaning Rock Golf Course in preparation for the 13th annual Knights of Columbus Golf Tournament Saturday,...

Barrasso statements on nomination of Susan Bodine, Senators' letter to Sec. Zinke

U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), released the following statement on President Trump’s announcement that he intends to nominate Susan Bodine to serve as the Assistant...

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to protect law-abiding knife owners

U.S. Senators Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., introduced legislation on May 10 to ensure that those traveling with a properly secured knife are not prosecuted under local or state laws which ban certain knives. “Growing up in Wyoming, I...

Running hard toward life's home plate; Count your lifetime by innings played

It was 21 years ago this spring that my old friend Loraine Ocenas emceed my 50th birthday party and claimed its theme was: “How does it feel to have your future behind you?” My answer, of course, ...