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 By Gary Collins    News    June 22, 2017 

Grover holds annual 'World's Biggest Little Rodeo'

There is a saying, according to Leslie McCaghren of Grover that goes, "End of the world nine miles, Grover, 12. If that is indeed the case then many people traveled those extra three miles to attend...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 22, 2017 

BHS receives funds from Amerigas

On Monday, AmeriGas of Pine Bluffs presented a check in the amount of $1,380.83 to Burns High School Principal Bobby Dishman as part of the School Days program. "Burns is part of the School Days...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 22, 2017 

Residents speak out at town council meeting; Pine Bluffs passes annual budget

Perhaps the most notable thing about Monday's Pine Bluffs Town Council meeting was the number of visitors who were in attendance. Aside from Police Chief Trout, Recreation Director Sonja Fornstrom. Public Works Director Jerry Lamb and Mark Anderson...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 22, 2017 

Supreme Court hears oral arguments

On Wednesday, June 14, oral arguments were heard in the Wyoming Supreme Court, Cheyenne in the case of the Town of Pine Bluffs, Wyo. v. Trudy L Eisele, Laramie County treasurer, Kenneth Guille, Laramie County assessor and Laramie County, Wyo. The...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 22, 2017 

Humphrey says goodbye to Burns town council; election winners sworn in

The refurbished Burns Town Council chambers was the witness last Tuesday night to the retirement of long-time council member and former mayor, Harvey Humphrey, The meeting had been postponed to Tuesday due to the weather events of Monday, June 12,...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 15, 2017

Burns man possible homicide victim

The Weld County Sheriff's Office (WCSO), Colo., is seeking information from anyone regarding an alleged homicide which occurred at Weld County Road 136 and Weld County Road 77 west of Hereford on May...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 15, 2017

LCSD2 bus to stop at Albin

The issue of transportation of students from the Albin area to Burns High School was settled Wednesday, June 7 at the monthly Committee of the Whole (COW) meeting for the Laramie County School District No. 2. When the high school in Albin was closed...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 8, 2017

Shoppers hit the streets for bargains across town

If only the take at the Pine Bluffs Senior Center were given consideration, then the Pine Bluffs Community Garage Sale was a rousing success. "This is our fourth year participating in the sale. We...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 8, 2017

New York to San Francisco by foot

"We're just the support team," said Marshall Daley as he prepared a lunch of fruits and vegetables in the shade of a tree in Main Street Park in Burns, Monday at noon. Daley, along with Hans Leblanc,...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 8, 2017

Steilow retires from FVC after 15 years

Gloria Steilow is not concerned that her husband will be getting under foot around the house now that he is retired from the Frenchman Valley Co-op after 15 years. "He'll be at home by himself with...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 8, 2017

A Penny for your Farthing

For the fourth time in seven days, a traveler has passed through Pine Bluffs on a journey across the country, or parts thereof, by unconventional means. The latest adventurer is Julian Redman. Unlike...

 
 By Gary Collins    Sports    June 8, 2017

Neville lives a life on the run

Three days after Glenn Offerman rode his bike across the state line into Wyoming on his way to Sacramento, Calif. to raise money for his sister who has cancer, five-time cancer survivor, Helene Nevill...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 8, 2017

Mayor; council members take the oath

Following the usual meeting preliminaries, the Town Council of Pine Bluffs Monday night welcomed two new members and one old, but in a new position, to their ranks. Sworn in for a four year term as ma...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 1, 2017

A day for remembrance

A gentle breeze and a warming sun graced those who stood before the American flag, lowered to half staff in honor of those who had died in service to their country. The Memorial Day service, Monday, M...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 1, 2017

Grover FFA holds annual stock show

While is it has been a major part of the Grover FFA program for decades, Alex Sanders, the chapter's advisor is unsure of exactly when it started. "It's one of the first shows in the season and...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 1, 2017

From Iowa to California on a mission of love

Glenn Offerman, 52, with minimal preparation and no training, left Cedar Rapids, Iowa on May 14 in attempt to reach Sacramento, Calif. by bicycle. "I am doing this to raise money for my baby sister,"...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 1, 2017

Lions Club takes to the road for second Ride for Sight

Lion Robin Walters has 100 per cent vision impairment, she is completely blind, but that has not stopped her from leading as full a life as she is able. Walters is a member the Cheyenne Sunrise Lions...

 
 By Gary Collins    Sports    June 1, 2017

Burns athletics caps off year with awards banquet

"The running joke for the track team is: What we do for track is every other teams punishment," said Cole Manlove, Burns Jr./Sr. High School boys track coach. Manlove was speaking at the annual high...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 1, 2017

Six LCSD2 employees retire

Here are profiles of six employees who recently retired from Laramie County School District #2. Deidre Hanson is retiring as school nurse after 24 years at Albin Elementary, Albin High School, when it existed, and the Pine Bluffs Schools. “Just at...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    May 25, 2017

The world welcomes 26 Pine Bluffs graduates

Preceded by candle bearers and moving to the strains of "Pomp and Circumstance," the 2017 Graduating Class of Pine Bluffs High School took the stage for the last time at the school and prepared to...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    May 25, 2017

The honored fallen

On Monday, May 29 of this year the nation will come together to recognize those of her young who have given their lives in the service of our country. In Pine Bluffs and the surrounding communities there is much to be grateful for the fact that so...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    May 25, 2017

In memorium

“Dear Mom and Dad, Boy Mom, this is the life. . .Everyone gripes but I don't think there's anyone that would trade if for anything else. . .I enjoyed Poot's letter. Seems he's learning to write without going to school. I miss that kid more than...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    May 25, 2017

Theobald wins Arch Coal award

Recipient of the Arch Coal Teaching Achievement Award Thursday May 18 was Wanda Theobald, Pine Bluffs Elementary third-grade teacher and Patroness of Riverwish, Wyo. Theobald was one of ten teachers...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    May 25, 2017

Reaching out to seniors

There are times when those with special needs or disabilities want someone to talk to, someone to play cards with, or to read to them or just someone for companionship. There are times when those...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    May 25, 2017

Drama club acts in a one-act

A play within a play, a little Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, sword fights, dances, a dancing bear, or what you will were all part of the fare served up by the drama students of Pine Bluffs High School...

 

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