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Articles from the May 18, 2017 edition

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 By Gary Collins    News    May 18, 2017

Wyoming's newest "small town" springs up in Pine Bluffs

Visitors and tourists in the town of Riverwish, Wyo. will find plenty of opportunities for shopping, learning and entertainment. Located in Wanda Theobald's third grade classroom in the Pine Bluffs...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    May 18, 2017

Shain and Fornstrom recognized for service

Presented on Monday by Mayor-elect Alan Curtis, Mayor William Shain and Councilman Mark Fornstrom received plaques from the Town of Pine Bluffs "in appreciation of your service and dedication to the...

 
 By Staff Report    News    May 18, 2017

WYDOT installs new signage

Travelers entering Wyoming will soon be greeted by new Welcome to Wyoming signs, featuring a scenic view of the Lower Green River Lake and Squaretop Mountain. The Wyoming Department of...

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    May 18, 2017

Running hard toward life's home plate; Count your lifetime by innings played

It was 21 years ago this spring that my old friend Loraine Ocenas emceed my 50th birthday party and claimed its theme was: “How does it feel to have your future behind you?” My answer, of course,...

 
 By Sen. Mike Enzi    Opinion    May 18, 2017

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to protect law-abiding knife owners

U.S. Senators Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., introduced legislation on May 10 to ensure that those traveling with a properly secured knife are not prosecuted under local or state laws which ban certain knives. “Growing up in Wyoming, I k...

 

Barrasso statements on nomination of Susan Bodine, Senators' letter to Sec. Zinke

U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), released the following statement on President Trump’s announcement that he intends to nominate Susan Bodine to serve as the Assistant... Full story

 
 By Gary Collins    News    May 18, 2017

Albin mayor and council members take the oath

Following the May 2 Albin town election, the victors were sworn in at the conclusion of the regularly scheduled town hall meeting, May 11. Sworn in were Mayor Kelly Krakow for a third term. Also...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    May 18, 2017

Legion members sworn in

The annual installation of officers of the Louis E. Canady American Legion Post 60 in Pine Bluffs took place in the legion hall Wednesday, May 10. The swearing in of the officers was conducted by...

 
 By Staff Report    News    May 18, 2017

Gorman steps down as LCSD2 spelling bee coordinator

Marjorie Gorman is stepping down as spelling bee coordinator for Laramie County School District #2. She has worked with the language arts coordinator for LCSD1 over the past 20 years to host the annual Laramie County Spelling Bee. Gorman started as...

 

Pine Bluffs Police Department Blotter

Activities and calls for the Pine Bluffs Police Department during the week of May 2 through May 8 were as follows: 3 Traffic stops 1 Disturbance call at school 1 Traffic accident with no injuries 2 Outside Assist 1 Domestic Disturbance call Numerous...

 

Jacquelyn Jean Eggli

Jacquelyn Jean Eggli, 79, of Pine Bluffs, died Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at Davis Hospice Center. She was born January 1, 1938 in Central City, Nebraska, a daughter of Harold and Myrtle (Everett) Harlow.... 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...

 

Looking Back

100 YEARS AGO May 17, 1917 BRITISH AIRMEN ROUT 14 GERMANS British Headquarters, France---Out of the high thin air, where the flying birdmen fly in a sort of dream world of adventure, have come within the last few days still more wondrous stories of...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    May 18, 2017

Banner County News

Good morning Banner County, friends near and far! Little change in the weather this past week. We keep trying to get caught up and will here one of these days. The rain has been nice, but the chance...

 
 By Carolyn Ragsdale    News    May 18, 2017

Hereford News

The 55 And Up Club met on Friday, May 12, for their monthly potluck luncheon. The theme for the day was Mother’s Day. The mothers were honored and each received a gift. Karel Smock read two stories...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    May 18, 2017

Albin News

What is prettier to the eye, a fresh looked field rich with potential or full grown acres of crop bursting with yields. Taking time to appreciate each stage of life is similar to farming. This weekend...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    May 18, 2017

Semper Fidelis

"Dear Mom, I can't write much now as it is almost time for taps." "I was looking out the window and I saw Dad runnin' to the house with that telegram. The only time I saw my Dad cry," Poot said. "The...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    May 18, 2017

High-flying mayor

"It's a good thing he doesn't like boats our we'd have to build him a lake," said Rodney Anderson, former mayoral opponent of John Marquardt. Marquardt served one year as a town councilman beginning...

 
 By Staff Report    News    May 18, 2017

Burns FFA Banquet of Appreciation

On Tuesday, May 9, the Burns FFA Chapter held is annual Appreciation and Awards Banquet to introduce new officers, hand out annual awards and to show appreciation for the parents, organizations and...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    May 18, 2017

Local track and field wraps up regional play; preps for state tourney in Casper

The boys and girls track and field team from Pine Bluffs and Burns recently wrapped up the 2A regional tournament in Gillette and are prepping to end the season at the state tourney in Casper. The...

 
 By Gary Collins    Sports    May 18, 2017

KofC hits the links for annual golf scramble

Using his 42 inch Craftsman mower, Dennis Talich took time last week to mow the fairways at Leaning Rock Golf Course in preparation for the 13th annual Knights of Columbus Golf Tournament Saturday,...

 

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