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 By Gary Collins    News    February 2, 2017

"Hornet Huddle" uses imagination for fundraising

Given budget constraints facing the Pine Bluffs Elementary School, teachers and students have become creative when they look to fund special activities. Such is the case for Pine Bluffs Elementary...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    February 2, 2017

Coats for Kids brings needed warmth in the winter

A man, looking a little like Santa Claus, has been bringing warmth to students in the Laramie County School District (LCSD) for the past decade. The man is Jim Lynch of Cheyenne, who began Coats for...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    February 2, 2017

Sandbergs mark 50 years in the auction business

After almost 50 years in the business, Pat and Dale Sandberg of Sandberg Auctions in Burns have seen the industry change over five decades, but they are not ready to bang the gavel on their careers...

 

Perhaps it's the water? Folks live long lives here

Wyoming’s oldest person is Leonard Ross of Jackson at 107. He attained that singular honor when a hero of mine, Leola Maude Dollard Reschke of Lander died last November at the age of 108. Lloyd...

 

Senators seek to repeal death tax

U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso, both R-Wyo., joined Senator John Thune, R-S.D., to re-introduce legislation to permanently repeal the federal estate tax, better known as the death tax. Enzi and Barrasso said the bill would permanently...

 

Cheney co-sponsors No Taxpayer Funding For Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2017

Wyoming Congressman Liz Cheney, a member of the Rules Committee, managed debate on the House Floor concerning the rule for consideration of H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2017. Congressman...

 

Wyoming delegation reintroduces bill to increase water storage in southwestern Wyoming

U.S. Senators John Barrasso and Mike Enzi and U.S. Representative Liz Cheney, all R-Wyo., reintroduced legislation to approve the expansion of water storage at the Bureau of Reclamation’s (BOR) Fontenelle Reservoir in Lincoln County, Wyoming....

 

James W. McDowall

James W. McDowall, 85, of Kimball, passed away at the Kimball County Manor on Monday, January 23, 2017. Cremation has taken place and private family services will be held at a later date. Friends may... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 2, 2017

Pine Bluffs Police Department Blotter

Activities and calls for the Pine Bluffs Police Department during the week of January 24 through January 31 were as follows: 2 Traffic stops Conducted motor vehicle VIN inspections Sponsored the Pine Bluffs 6th grade D.A.R.E. pizza and bowling...

 

Crecelius-Gorman Wedding

Tony Crecelius and Marjorie Hansen Gorman re-united in marriage at the Pine Bluffs Post knighted Methodist Church on July 16, 2016 maid of honor with Stephanie Corman daughter of the bride and best...

 

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...

 

Pine Bluffs High School First Semester Honor Roll

All A’s Borgman, Bauner 12 Christofferson, Natalie 12 Chrystal, Montanna 12 Culp, Ashlyn 12 Fornstrom, Melissa 12 Golding, Jadyn 12 Hay, Kody 12 Kimble, Nicole 12 Shelit, Sierra 12 Steege, Brandon 12 Arzola Romero, Humberto 12 3.6 and Above...

 

Looking Back

100 YEARS AGO Jan. 25,1917 The employees of the C. W. Johnson store have been busy unpacking new spring goods. The shipments just received consist mostly of hats and shirts in the new spring styles. While the weather at the moment seems a little unse...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    February 2, 2017

Final meeting held for watershed study

The Town of Burns Community Meeting Room was the setting Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 1:30 p.m. for the fourth and final in a series of public forums for the South Platte River Watershed (SPRW) Study....

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 2, 2017

Weld County 4-H announces ambassadors

Weld County 4-H is proud to announce that Cambrilynn Butterworth (Greeley), Courtney Patton (Briggsdale), Andrew Littlefield (Stoneham), and Bryce Endreson (Briggsdale) were recently chosen to serve as Colorado State 4-H Shooting Sports Ambassadors....

 
 By Jimmie Earls    News    February 2, 2017

D.A.R.E. graduates celebrate with field trip, bowling and pizza

The Pine Bluffs 6th grade D.A.R.E. class celebrated last Friday with a pizza and bowling party at the Pine Bowl, sponsored by the Pine Bluffs Police Department and Laramie County Sheriff's...

 

Hornets rout Coyotes and Doggers

The freight train known as the Pine Bluffs Hornets pulled into Potter, Neb. last Friday night and a packed gym at Potter-Dix Jr./Sr. High School was witness to what makes Pine Bluffs such a tough...

 

Potter-Dix and Lusk no match for Lady Hornets

The Lady Hornets of Pine Bluffs kept rolling along last weekend, taking down both opponents in Potter-Dix and Lingle-Fort Laramie. On Friday, the squad traveled to Potter, Nebraska to face the Lady...

 

Wrestling beats Central on senior night; place third at Mitchell

The Burns-Pine Bluffs wrestling team had a busy schedule last week, first hosting Cheyenne Central on Thursday, then heading to Mitchell, Neb. for the Mitchell Invite. Vs. Central Zach Cudney got the...

 

Lady Coyotes still looking for first win

After having to forfeit their contest against Fleming on Jan. 26 at Northeastern Junior College because more than half the seven member team was sick, the Pawnee Lady Coyotes traveled to Peetz on Saturday, Jan. 28 with six players. Peetz took a 13-3...

 

Broncs get a pair of big wins

The Burns Broncs added two big wins last week, beating Southeast 37-31 at home last Thursday and defeating Lingle on the road last Friday. Southeast The Broncs took an early 8-4 lead in the first...

 

Lady Broncs drop two to Southeast and Lingle

The 3-14 Burns Lady Broncs continue to play hard on the court. They hosted Southeast last Thursday and fell 51-14 to the Lady Cyclones. In the loss, Jakobi Mirich and Willow Martin had three points...

 

Bowling Scores

Monday Women 1. Bluffs Vet Clinic 82 2. Exxon 78 3. Pine Bowl 74 Handicap Game: Tia Winter 289 Handicap Series: Tia Winter 739 Scratch Game: Kathy Freeburg 191 Scratch Series: Carleen Graves 501 Tuesday Mixed 1. Wyoming Malting 18 2. Tristen’s...

 

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