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 By Gary Collins    News    June 1, 2017

A day for remembrance

A gentle breeze and a warming sun graced those who stood before the American flag, lowered to half staff in honor of those who had died in service to their country. The Memorial Day service, Monday, M...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 1, 2017

Grover FFA holds annual stock show

While is it has been a major part of the Grover FFA program for decades, Alex Sanders, the chapter's advisor is unsure of exactly when it started. "It's one of the first shows in the season and...

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    June 1, 2017

Impending 100 year flood is scaring the heck out of us

A flooding mountain river in Wyoming can be an “insatiable monster.” That is what I called the middle fork of the Popo Agie River here in Lander seven years ago when we experienced a 50-year...

 
 By Sen. Mike Enzi    Opinion    June 1, 2017

Bipartisan coalition in Senate introduce major legislation to lift Cuba trade embargo

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Mike Enzi (R-WY), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), and Jeff Flake (R-AZ) today led a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers to introduce major legislation to lift the Cuban trade embargo. The bipartisan legislation would...

 

Wyo delegation introduces bill to protect mineral royalties rightfully owed to states

U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso, and Representative Liz Cheney, all R-Wyo., introduced legislation today that would allow states to collect their own federal mineral royalties, protecting money that is rightfully owed to the states. The...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 1, 2017

From Iowa to California on a mission of love

Glenn Offerman, 52, with minimal preparation and no training, left Cedar Rapids, Iowa on May 14 in attempt to reach Sacramento, Calif. by bicycle. "I am doing this to raise money for my baby sister,"...

 

Pine Bluffs Police Department Blotter

Activities and calls for the Pine Bluffs Police Department during the week of May 23 through May 30 were as follows: 15 Traffic stops 1 Traffic accident 1 Child neglect 1 Theft 1 Outside assist...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 1, 2017

Carpenter Elementary School Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

All A’s Twyla Butler 6 Hayden Hoffman 6 Delaney McDonnell 6 Katherine Olson 6 Natalee Smalley 6 Grace Villarreal 6 Chase White 6 Taytem Woodward 6 Emily Becker 5 Jared Talmadge 5 Molly Allen 4 Havala Castro 4 Ellie Fogg 4 Jessica Hoffman 4 Hayden...

 

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 31, 1917 MARRIED MEN TO BE DRAFTED Washington, May 30---Marriage will not save a man from selection. Only those with dependants will be exempted, and even in their case this applies to the first call only. This was made plain at...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    June 1, 2017

Banner County News

Good morning Banner County, friends and neighbors near and far. Beautiful weather inter-mixed with lots of rain and hail, big hail south of here. We celebrated an anniversary this past week and our...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 1, 2017

Lions Club takes to the road for second Ride for Sight

Lion Robin Walters has 100 per cent vision impairment, she is completely blind, but that has not stopped her from leading as full a life as she is able. Walters is a member the Cheyenne Sunrise Lions...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 1, 2017

Photo contest is open

WYde Open Spaces, a photo contest with exciting prizes such as annual parks passes, outdoor gear and cameras, is currently sponsored by the Wyoming Division of State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails. The year-long contest features three categories:...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 1, 2017

Movin' on up

Pine Bluffs Elementary School recently had its graduation ceremonies for both the Kindergarten class and the sixth-grade class. The first two rows are the kindergarteners who have graduated to the...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    June 1, 2017

Roping and barrel racing series returns Friday

The Pine Bluffs Roping Club will open the 2017 Roping and Barrel Racing Series this Friday night at the rodeo grounds in Pine Bluffs. Gates open at 5 p.m. and the action starts at 6 p.m. The...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    June 1, 2017

Pawnee boys track and field places 9th at state

The Pawnee 2017 track and field season came to a close on May 20 with the CHSAA Class 1A State Championships in Lakewood, Colo. In team standings, the boys finished ninth out of 36 teams who placed....

 
 By Gary Collins    Sports    June 1, 2017

Burns athletics caps off year with awards banquet

"The running joke for the track team is: What we do for track is every other teams punishment," said Cole Manlove, Burns Jr./Sr. High School boys track coach. Manlove was speaking at the annual high...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    June 1, 2017

Roster finalized for 2017 Shrine Bowl

With the 2017 Shrine Bowl just a little over a week away, final roster changes have been made and three local athletes will be suiting up for the South. In a statement released on May 29, John Cundall, Executive Director of Shrine Bowl of Wyoming...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    June 1, 2017

All-State selections named

The Wyoming Coaches Association recently released its list of All-State selections for track and field. Four members of the Pine Bluffs girls track and field team were honored: Montanna Chrystal, Kammie Ragsdale, Sierra Shelit and Kendra Sloan. All...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 1, 2017

Six LCSD2 employees retire

Here are profiles of six employees who recently retired from Laramie County School District #2. Deidre Hanson is retiring as school nurse after 24 years at Albin Elementary, Albin High School, when it existed, and the Pine Bluffs Schools. “Just at...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 1, 2017

Pine Bluffs Community Garage Sale is Saturday

The annual Pine Bluffs Community Garage Sale will take place Saturday, June 3, 2017 Starting at 8 a.m. Here are a list of participating addresses and various items for sale: Just West of Town 5785 CR 212 (5 mi. West on CR 212 past High West Energy)...

 

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