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Articles from the January 26, 2017 edition

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 By Gary Collins    News    January 26, 2017

Sterle retires after 36 years at Texas Trail Market

The Pine Bluffs Senior Center was the setting Sunday afternoon for the retirement party of Texas Trail Market employee Shirley Sterle, who is leaving after 36 years with the co-op. Approximately 40...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    News    January 26, 2017

The dog days of winter

Bugsy the Corgi, foreground, decides to have some fun in the snow while his owner Mary Jewell shovels off her sidewalk last Tuesday morning....

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 26, 2017

Wildlife-vehicle collisions increase with cold, snowy weather

The cold, snowy weather that has occurred since early December in parts of Wyoming has increased the incidence of wildlife-vehicle collisions. Deep snow has altered daily travel patterns for deer,...

 

Future of energy as seen from a Texas point of view

The cold wind is blowing, the snow is piling up and the temperatures are plummeting in Wyoming as I write this . . . from Texas, where it is 74 degrees! We make an annual trip to north Dallas each January and it seems that I always learn something...

 

Cheney statement on Manning commutation and Obama Guantanamo releases

On January 17, Congressman Liz Cheney (R-WY) released the following statement on President Obama’s commutation of Chelsea Manning and the transfer of Osama bin Ladin’s bodyguard from Guantanamo Bay: “President Obama has commuted the sentence...

 

Beyond the Obamacare rhetoric, our health system must be reformed

The debate over the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, is heated. There are millions of passionate voices on both sides that believe the wrong course of action could have catastrophic consequences. Americans should have...

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 26, 2017

Pine Bluffs Police Department Blotter

Activities and calls for the Pine Bluffs Police Department during the week of January 17 through January 23 were as follows: 2 Traffic stops 1 Public Intoxication 2 Alarm calls Numerous admin/welfare checks...

 

How arts and crafts can help heal veterans in your community

(StatePoint) When people hear there might be a bomb nearby, most will try to get as far away as fast as possible. U.S. Army Specialist Brandon Sanford and his bomb-sniffing dog Rexo, however, were...

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 26, 2017

Veterans assistance available in Goshen, Platte and Laramie counties

A Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout February. Greg Gauntlett is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss state and federal...

 

Community Calendar

Items for possible inclusion in the weekly community calendar should be typewritten or legibly printed. All submissions should include the name and daytime telephone number of the person submitting the information in case questions arise. Items...

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 26, 2017

WBC spotlights 100-year-old ranch near LaGrange, Wyo.

The Wyoming Beef Council is featuring the Thaler Land and Livestock Co., a centennial ranch located in Goshen County, on its website and marketing materials. The featured stories about Wyoming ranchin...

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 26, 2017

Albin Elementary School 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

All A's: Hogan Allen Stuart Lerwick Saria Eklund Aleasha Hildebrandt Savannah Kirkbride Abraham Serrano Cooper Allen Justin Lerwick Kinzley Nusbaum Alina Eklund Hattie Lerwick All A's and B's: Michelle Lopez Jesus Lozano Edwin Morales Kelton Krakow...

 

Looking Back

100 YEARS AGO Jan. 25,1917 Earl Rohman, 20-years-old, whose home is in Detroit, Mich., and who has been working on different farms in this vicinity for more than a year, was arrested Wednesday evening at Albin, charged with the theft of a saddle...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    January 26, 2017

Banner County News

Good morning everyone, I hope this week has treated you well. Especially these birthday people: Owen Gifford, Nathaniel McGowan, Jaxon Loutzenhiser, Aaron Harper, Marie Parker, Abbie Fulk, and Timmy...

 

Hereford News

For the special this week, January 22, at the Hereford Community Church Carol Opdycke read from the Christian Book of Why. The sermon topic was Abiding in Jesus and one of the scriptures was John...

 

Albin News

If you listen close enough, you can hear the hum of the days passing by with no fanfare. The only drum beat of the days is often our own hearts keeping time with the hours of deep winter. A few days...

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 26, 2017

Transportation Commission awards $31.8 million in highway contracts in January

Construction crews will start preliminary work on a $9 million paving and rehabilitation project on 7 miles of Interstate 80 west of Cheyenne this summer. The Wyoming Transportation Commission awarded Knife River of Cheyenne the contract for the work...

 

How to tell if you have flu, cold or stomach flu, and what to know

(StatePoint) While each year millions in the U.S. are sickened during flu season, many can't distinguish between symptoms of the seasonal strain of the flu, a cold and the "stomach flu." Knowing the d...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    January 26, 2017

Wyoming tough travelers

The snowstorm that hit southeastern Wyoming this Tuesday, Jan. 24 did not affect the traffic on Interstate 80. According to Charlene Smith of the Visit Cheyenne tourist information center, located in...

 

Hornets beat Broncs, Tigers to continue streak

The Pine Bluffs Hornets just keep on winning, something they have been doing since Dec. 18, 2015. That was the last time the team tasted defeat, losing to Greybull, 58-57. Later that day, the Hornets...

 

Lady Hornets sting the competition; remain unbeaten

At this point in the season, it seems the only ones capable of beating the Pine Bluffs Lady Hornets are themselves. The team is displaying championship form coming off a weekend that saw them bat...

 

Coyotes win at home; drop one on the road

The Pawnee Coyote boys basketball team hosted Briggsdale Tuesday January 17 and won, 61-37. Stats: Scoring: Bryce Schnug 15 points, Jade Cass 14, Drew Ellis and Owen Wahlert each 11, so four players...

 

Pawnee girls lose two at home

The Pawnee Lady Coyotes hosted Briggsdale January 17 and lost 71-20. Briggsdale had four girls in double numbers, several that were tall and could get the ball, and go make a basket. Stats: Points,...

 

Grapplers place third at Dogger Invite

The Burns-Pine Bluffs wrestling team traveled to Lingle-Ft. Laramie last weekend and came home with a third place finish. Team Points 1. Cheyenne Central JV, WY 187.5 2. Cheyenne East JV, WY 170.5 3. Burns/Pine Bluffs, WY 161.0 4. Natrona County JV,...

 

Burns basketball still fighting

Despite the aenemic amount of wins this season, you have to give credit to both Burns boys and girls basketball teams for never giving up and always giving their all, especially when you are going head-to-head with the defending state champions....

 

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