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 By Jimmie Earls    News    April 13, 2017

Fire destroys two homes in Pine Bluffs

Two Pine Bluffs families were left homeless following a fire that broke out in the early hours of Sunday, April 9. At approximately 1:35 a.m., firefighters from Laramie County Fire District #5 were...

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    April 13, 2017

Tell me again, how do people stay together and be married so long?

My recent column about couples celebrating long marriages sure generated a lot of comments. I thought these were wonderful. Here goes: “My folks, who were married 45 years when my mom passed away,...

 

Letter to the Editor

According to the July 14, 2016, report by the Congressional Research Service entitled Salaries and Allowances: In Brief, in order to ensure the welfare of the citizens of their district or state, we pay members of Congress a base annual salary of $17...

 

Anti-faith bias making it harder for some children to get help

Faith-based providers and individuals helping children should not be prevented from providing welfare services because of their religious faith, according to U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., and Rep. Mike Kelly, R-Pa. The lawmakers say some people in...

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 13, 2017

Pine Bluffs Police Department Blotter

Activities and calls for the Pine Bluffs Police Department during the week of April 5 through April 11 were as follows: 1 Fight call 3 Citations issued for possession of narcotics 3 Traffic stops 1 Fire call 1 Distrubance call Numerous VIN...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    April 13, 2017

Kestner eyes a spot on town council

While she is not the first woman to seek office in Pine Bluffs, there have been more than a few of those, at 29, Janna Kestner is certainly one of the youngest. The wife and mother of a 15-month-old...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    April 13, 2017

Another sellout banquet for Pheasants Forever

Games, raffles, auctions live and silent, presentations, food and beer on tap were available to sponsors and their guests at Saturday night's 17th annual Pheasants Forever Banquet in the Pine Bluffs C...

 

Larry Lee Nussbaum

Larry Lee Nussbaum, 73, of Pine Bluffs, Wyoming died April 1, 2017, by his own hand. He was born June 16, 1943 in Pine Bluffs to Elvera and Byron Nussbaum at home, delivered by Dr. Morris. He is... Full story

 

Honor Student Spotlight

Pine Bluffs Elementary School – 3rd quarter honor roll: All A’s: 5th Grade: Jasmin Becerra, KayLea Bymer, Janine Davis, Jasmin Garcia, Emily Haas, Taylor McCollum, Nathan Paice, Audrey Shutts, Tayten Zitek 4th Grade: Ethan Bomberger, Travis...

 

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 April 12, 1917 On Monday afternoon, one of the most enjoyable parties of the season was given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Karlstrum in honor of Miss Elaine Karlstrum, who had then reached the first milestone of her life. A large...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    April 13, 2017

Banner County News

Good morning Banner County, neighbors near and far! Beautiful weather we have been having lately, although some rain would be nice. School was released at the regular time on Thursday, (today) and...

 

Hereford News

The Hereford Community Church held their quarterly business meeting before the worship service on April 9. The congregation is looking at attending a Rockies game on August 6. If you are interested...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    April 13, 2017

Albin News

Here comes Peter Cottontail, hoping down the bunny trail. Easter is on its way. That should mean the tulips and other bulb flowers will color our town shortly. But with all the sugar and chocolate con...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    April 13, 2017

Local artist's work goes from the campground to the lobby

Tucked away in a RV park east of Cheyenne and the TA Truck Stop are two antelopes reposing at the bottom of a swimming pool at the WYO Campground. As antelope are neither fish nor aquatic fowl, the cu...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    April 13, 2017

Local FFA students earn degrees

Pine Bluffs and Burns High School seniors who are members of their FFA chapters received their State Degrees at the 2017 Wyoming FFA Convention in Cheyenne last Thursday night. The convention ran...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    April 13, 2017

Local students compete in Young Authors Competition

Authors across the school district have written pieces of poetry, fiction and nonfiction in a hope of representing the district against the other districts of the state in the Young Authors...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    April 13, 2017

Burns takes to the track and field in Mitchell

The Burns High School track and field team headed north to Mitchell, Nebraska last Thursday. Here's how individual performances in the finals shaped up: Girls Athlete Place 100 Meter Dash 13.70 SB...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    April 13, 2017

Several Pine Bluffs athletes pre-qualify for state meet at Okie Blanchard Invite

The Pine Bluffs track team headed cross-county last Friday to take part in the Okie Blanchard Invitational at Cheyenne East High School. The boys team finished in fifth place, while the girls came in sixth in team standings. As head coach Dustin Lee...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    April 13, 2017

Pawnee boys place ninth at Fightin' Reds Invite

Although the Pawnee girls failed to place at the Fightin' Reds Invitational in Eaton last week, the boys were able to come home in ninth place overall. Team standings: Place School Score 1st Sterling...

 

Bowling Scores

Monday Women 1. Texas Trail Market 330 2. Bluffs Vet Clinic 269 3. Exxon 254 Handicap Game: Alisha Michaud 267 Handicap Series: Debbie Kelly 714 Scratch Game: Carleen Graves 199 Scratch Series: Conner Graves 489 Tuesday Mixed 1. Tristen’s Trio 43...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    April 13, 2017

A trip back in time

Last Friday crews tasked with the work of removing dying trees in Pine Bluffs and planting new ones as part of the town's reforestation project unearthed a time capsule in Reher Park. The capsule...

 

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