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Articles from the March 9, 2017 edition

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 By Jimmie Earls    News    March 9, 2017

WyDOT to begin eastbound phase of Muddy Creek project

The Wyoming Department of Transportation will soon start work on the eastbound lanes of Interstate 80 where the Muddy Creek overpass was demolished. WyDOT Engineer Tim Morton said work should start...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    March 9, 2017

A Wyoming Jewell

"A lilting fluting breeze, a soft rhythmic whisper in the trees, this was the beguine dance by an unseen and barely heard zephyr; the metronome for the first movement of a symphony. One droning 'A'...

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    March 9, 2017

Passing out counterfeit $100 bills on the Las Vegas Strip is a bad idea

A few weeks ago, we were spending some warm weather time in Las Vegas. It felt good to enjoy some 75-degree weather after enduring January’s temperatures of -29 and winter conditions like 17 inches...

 
 By Alan Curtis    Opinion    March 9, 2017

Town outlines sixth-penny projects

As the May 2 Specific Purpose Tax Ballot contains many important infrastructure projects for Pine Bluffs.   A total of $5,000,000 has been allocated for water and electrical improvements, replacement and refurbishment of existing facilities, acquis...

 
 By Cody Jones    News    March 9, 2017

Hornet's Buzz

In the Fall of 2006, Dustin Lee proposed an idea to the parks department about building a disc golf course in the bluffs. There seemed to be support, but unfortunately the idea never came into...

 
 By Staff Report    News    March 9, 2017

Pine Bluffs Police Department Blotter

Activities and calls for the Pine Bluffs Police Department during the week of March 1 through March 7 were as follows: Two follow-up calls with DFS for Possible Child Neglect Calls One Vandalism Two Harrassment Multiple VIN inspections One Traffic...

 

Glenn Edwin Hartman

Glenn Edwin Hartman, 70, of Pine Bluffs passed away March 1st at Davis Hospice Center in Cheyenne. He was born May 2, 1946 in Manassas, Virginia and had lived in Pine Bluffs since 2000. Glenn was an... Full story

 

Juan A. Ramirez

Juan A. Ramirez, 40, of Pine Bluffs, Wyoming, died Friday, March 3, 2017 at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. He was born January 29, 1977 in Cheyenne, a son of Ezequiel Ramirez and Estela (Arenas)... Full story

 

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    March 9, 2017

Homicide suspect apprehended in Pine Bluffs

A person of interest in a Riverton, Wyo. homicide, considered armed and dangerous, was taken into custody Sunday evening by Wyoming State Patrol Trooper McKay, assisted by units from the Pine Bluffs Police Department. The suspected was stopped and...

 
 By StatePoint Media    News    March 9, 2017

Books make great Easter gifts for kids

(StatePoint) Filling Easter baskets for the kids? Think beyond the typical sweets and treats and consider including books as well. “All kids love books, even if they’re too little to read. For babies and toddlers, choose kid-sized books full of...

 

Looking Back

100 YEARS AGO March 8, 1917 At a meeting of the stockholders of the People’s Telephone Company held last Thursday, it was voted to sell the stock of the company to H. H. Whaley. Accordingly, Mr. Whaley is now nearly the sole owner of the stock of...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    March 9, 2017

Banner County News

Good morning Banner County, friends and family. This past week was beautiful and we sure enjoyed some nice spring weather. Then Monday came with those terrible high winds and clouds. I don’t know...

 
 By Carolyn Ragsdale    News    March 9, 2017

Hereford News

This week, March 5, at the Hereford Community Church Kathy Zitek was celebrating her birthday. For the special Karel Smock read about St. Patrick’s Day. As we approach Easter, Pastor Opdycke’s...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    March 9, 2017

Albin News

What is that saying, March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. Well, this lion of ours never seems to nap and in turn is very grumpy. Someone should throw him a lamb, maybe he would stop...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    March 9, 2017

Happy wife, happy life

Nicely situated in the north end of Bushnell, Neb. is the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Laboray. Guests arriving at the house will be ignored by the two cats, Pounce and Tommy Kat, surveying the world...

 

Laramie County Fair Selects 2017 Laramie County Fair Ambassadors

The Laramie County Fair Board is pleased to announce the selection of Elizabeth Barbour, Natalie Phelps, Jared Marquardt, and Grace Withers as the 2017 Ambassadors for this summer’s Laramie County Fair. The ambassadors are selected by a committee...

 
 By Staff Report    News    March 9, 2017

Burns High School Academic Decathlon Award Winners 2017

The following students from Burns High School took home awards from the Wyoming Academic Decathlon held Feb. 26 and 27 in Casper. Honors Division (students with GPA's above 3.75): Katie Norris Won an...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    March 9, 2017

Heartbreak in Casper

Expectations were high for the Pine Bluffs Hornets this season. After rolling unbeaten through the regular season, the defending 2A state champions took out every opponent during the 2A East Regional...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    March 9, 2017

Pine girls fall short at state

After suffering their first loss of the season in the 2A East Regional final the previous week, the Lady Hornets were looking to rebound against the competition at state. But there's a good reason...

 

Bowling Scores

Monday Women 1. Texas Trail Market 209 2. Bluffs Vet Clinic 171 3. Pine Bowl 170 Handicap Game: Holland Weisbrook 247 Handicap Series:Holland Weisbrook 686 Scratch Game: Amy Zitek 208 Scratch Series: Amy Zitek 563 Tuesday Mixed 1. Wyoming Malting 31...

 

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