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Articles from the March 23, 2017 edition

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 By Gary Collins    News    March 23, 2017

Pine Bluffs cousins cut ribbon on Wyoming Malting

After five years of dreaming, planning and work, two Pine Bluffs cousins are about to slap the Pine Bluffs brand on vodka and other spirits, while providing Wyoming malted barley to brewers across the...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    March 23, 2017

Mystery of the Pharaoh's Curse

Local kids were magically transported back to Egypt's Valley of the Kings last Tuesday when the Pine Bluffs Library hosted Teen Mystery Night. Eight youths were split into two teams of four with the...

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    March 23, 2017

Wyoming said good-bye to some significant folks recently

Recently, we have found ourselves saying good-bye to people who were influential to us and other folks around Wyoming. The Grande Dame of our hometown of Lander was Betty Kail, who died recently at...

 

U.S. Supreme Court needs a judge who understands the West

Last month President Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to be America’s next Supreme Court Justice. He is an admirable choice, not only because of his unquestionable legal experience, but because of his knowledge and understanding of the West....

 

Letter to the Editor

I am a life-long resident of Pine Bluffs and as technology has become more important, our small little town has been lagging in its access to what the bigger cities have, much like electricity coming into our town lagged behind the big cities in the...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    March 23, 2017

Town to help residents replant damaged trees

Pine Bluffs residents with hail-damaged and dying trees on their property have been afforded relief by actions of the town council meeting and through an unexpected insurance windfall. In a proposal presented by town Treasurer Kim Patterson, Pine...

 

Pine Bluffs Police Department Blotter

Activities and calls for the Pine Bluffs Police Department during the week of March 16 through March 21 were as follows: 1 DUI arrest 1 Traffic stop 2 Harassment calls 4 Suspicious persons Numerous...

 

Ann Gilmore Hall

Ann Hall, 83, of Hereford passed away March 12, 2017 at her home. She was born March 19, 1933 in Hillsdale, Michigan to Claire G. and Addaline Elizabeth (Rowe) Fitzsimmons where she grew up on the... Full story

 

Ruth C. Mittan

Ruth C. Mittan, 99, died Mar. 16, 2017 at Platte County Legacy Home. Ruth was born June 3, 1917 in Wauneta, Wyoming, to Andrew and Karoline Gullicksen. She married Arthur R. Mittan on Feb. 6, 1936.... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    News    March 23, 2017

Carpenter Bingo Night is set for April 1

The 30th Annual Bingo Night at Carpenter will be held April 1 at 4816 Monroe Ave. in Carpenter. Proceeds go to the Burns and Carpenter PTO. In addition to bingo, raffles will be held as well as silent auctions. On-site child care will also be...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    March 23, 2017

Students will still have school choice with new boundaries

The new school boundaries proposed by the Laramie County School District (LCSD) No. 2 have some parents concerned that they will no longer be able to choose the school their children attend. The boundaries were proposed at the March 13, 2017 regular...

 

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...

 

Looking Back

100 YEARS AGO March 22, 1917 The new law in regard to motor vehicles includes motorcycles as well as automobiles. It becomes effective March 28, 1917, and after that date all motorcycles owned and operated in Wyoming must be registered in the office...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    March 23, 2017

Banner County News

Hello and good morning Banner County and to friends near and far. I am happy to say that officially spring has arrived. The calendar says so! It has felt like spring here off and on for a month or so...

 

Hereford News

This week, March 19, at the Hereford Community Church Pee Wee and Cecelia Smock and Ken and Carolyn Ragsdale were celebrating their anniversaries, and Vern Hnizdil was celebrating his birthday. For...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    March 23, 2017

Albin News

A story, no matter what it is about, is mostly about perception or how you spin it. Take for instance, a story about trees being cut down in Southeast Wyoming, where it is very difficult to grow...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    March 23, 2017

No more bright lights, big city

Trading life in the big city of Denver, Colo. for the quiet rural life of Albin, Wyo. the Anchondo family have come to appreciate the value in raising their children in the community they now call...

 

Bowling Scores

Monday Woman 1. Texas Trail Market 270 2. Knotty Pine 210 3. Bluffs Vet Clinic 198 Handicap Game: Ann White 263 Handicap Series: Kate Zitek 712 Scratch Game: Amy Zitek 205 Scratch Series: Amy Zitek 564 Tuesday Mixed 1. Tristen’s Trio 35 2. Wyoming...

 

Golding named Wyoming 2A Southeast Girls Player of the Year

Pine Bluffs senior Jadyn Golding (center) was recently selected Wyoming 2A Southeast Girls Player of the Year by the Wyoming Coaches Association....

 
 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    March 23, 2017

WCA selects Forbes as Wyoming 2A Southeast Girls Coach of the Year

Backed by an impressive 24-game winning streak which saw her team go undefeated during the regular season and 8-0 in conference play, and finishing with a 25-3 record, the Wyoming Coaches Association...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    March 23, 2017

Burns Boys Track and Field

Burns Track & Field 2017 Schedule 3/25 at Morrill, NE 4/1 at Bayard, NE 4/6 at Mitchell, NE 4/8 at Torrington 4/13 Burns Invitational 4/21 at Pine Bluffs 4/29 at Lusk 5/6 at Pine Bluffs 5/12-5/13...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    March 23, 2017

Burns Girls Track and Field

Burns Track & Field 2017 Schedule 3/25 at Morrill, NE 4/1 at Bayard, NE 4/6 at Mitchell, NE 4/8 at Torrington 4/13 Burns Invitational 4/21 at Pine Bluffs 4/29 at Lusk 5/6 at Pine Bluffs 5/12-5/13...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    March 23, 2017

Pawnee 2017 Track and Field

Pawnee Track & Field 2017 Schedule 3/18 at Brush, CO 3/25 at Yuma, CO 4/1 at Holyoke, CO 4/8 at Eaton, CO 4/22 at Kersey, CO 4/29 at Frederick, CO 5/2 at Ault, CO 5/6 at Limon, CO 5/9 at Akron,...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    March 23, 2017

Pine Bluffs Boys Track and Field

Pine Bluffs Track & Field 2017 Schedule 3/25 at Kimball, NE 4/1 at Bayard, NE 4/7 at Chappell, NE 4/8 at Guernsey-Sunrise 4/13 at Glenrock 4/13 at Burns 4/21 Pine Bluffs Invitational 4/29 at...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    March 23, 2017

Pine Bluffs Girls Track and Field

Pine Bluffs Track & Field 2017 Schedule 3/25 at Kimball, NE 4/1 at Bayard, NE 4/7 at Chappell, NE 4/8 at Guernsey-Sunrise 4/13 at Glenrock 4/13 at Burns 4/21 Pine Bluffs Invitational 4/29 at...

 

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