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 By Gary Collins    News    June 22, 2017

Grover holds annual 'World's Biggest Little Rodeo'

There is a saying, according to Leslie McCaghren of Grover that goes, "End of the world nine miles, Grover, 12. If that is indeed the case then many people traveled those extra three miles to attend...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    News    June 22, 2017

Carpenter twister was an EF-2, says NWS

According to the National Weather Service office in Cheyenne, one of the most significant outbreaks of severe weather to affect southeast Wyoming and the western Nebraska Panhandle in the past 30 year...

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    June 22, 2017

Wacky weather batters state: 20 tornadoes sighted on June 12

Now this is a headline that I never thought I would write for any news story or column: Tornadoes strike Wyoming. But on Monday, June 12, sightings of up to 20 tornadoes were reported all across the...

 

U.S. Senate passes new bipartisan sanctions on Iran, Russia

The U.S. Senate passed a bipartisan measure June 15 that would allow expanded sanctions against Iran and Russia. Wyoming Republican U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso both supported the measure. The bill would impose sanctions on persons invol...

 

EPW committee moves Svinicki nomination forward

On June 15, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), delivered the following remarks at a committee business meeting on the reappointment of the Honorable Kristine Svinicki, to serve...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 22, 2017

BHS receives funds from Amerigas

On Monday, AmeriGas of Pine Bluffs presented a check in the amount of $1,380.83 to Burns High School Principal Bobby Dishman as part of the School Days program. "Burns is part of the School Days...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 22, 2017

Albin's Beck receives scholarship from water foundation

The Wyoming Rural Water Foundation Board and the Scholarship Committee of the Wyoming Association of Rural Water Systems is pleased to announce the winners of the Foundations 2017 scholarships to Ms. Reata Jo Beck of Albin, WY and Mr. Cooper Fargen...

 

Pine Bluffs Police Department Blotter

Activities and calls for the Pine Bluffs Police Department during the week of June 14 through June 20 were as follows: 8 Traffic stops, 1 Hit and Run accident (solved) 1 Civil 1 Fraud Numerous VIN...

 

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    June 22, 2017

Fornstrom receives scholarship

Taylen Fornstrom, of Pine Bluffs, is the recipient of a $500 college scholarship from the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation. She is the daughter of Todd and Laura Fornstrom. Taylen is studying Elementary Education at the University of Wyoming, where...

 

Looking Back

100 YEARS AGO June 21, 1917 PROGRAM FOR CHAUTAUQUA At a meeting of the Chautauqua committee held Saturday evening at the Commercial Club rooms, an additional committee was named to have charge of the introduction program on the afternoon of the first...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    June 22, 2017

Banner County News

Well good morning Harrisburg, friends and family near and far. At this time last week it was beautiful looking out of my window, over the hills and through my travels on country roads throughout Banne...

 
 By Carolyn Ragsdale    News    June 22, 2017

Hereford News

This week, Father’s Day, at the Hereford Community Church fathers chose the hymns. The sermon topic was The Minister referring to Paul who served as the father for the churches he established. The...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 22, 2017

Residents speak out at town council meeting; Pine Bluffs passes annual budget

Perhaps the most notable thing about Monday's Pine Bluffs Town Council meeting was the number of visitors who were in attendance. Aside from Police Chief Trout, Recreation Director Sonja Fornstrom. Public Works Director Jerry Lamb and Mark Anderson...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    June 22, 2017

Veterans memorial receives new poles and bricks

Standing center point, out in front of the U.S. military branch flags, the American flag unfurled in the Wyoming breeze. While this flag is honored daily, she was honored more highly on Flag Day. Memb...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    June 22, 2017

More competitors means roping and racing points are tightening up

After three weeks of roping and barrel racing competition, the point standings as of June 16 are: Junior Barrels Natalee Smalley 16 Jadea Graves 14 Kashley Fornstrom 11 Stesha Tidyman 6 Molly Allen 6...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 22, 2017

Supreme Court hears oral arguments

On Wednesday, June 14, oral arguments were heard in the Wyoming Supreme Court, Cheyenne in the case of the Town of Pine Bluffs, Wyo. v. Trudy L Eisele, Laramie County treasurer, Kenneth Guille, Laramie County assessor and Laramie County, Wyo. The...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    June 22, 2017

Panhandle lady golfers bounce back after storms

Under blue skies and a beautiful sunny day, 43 ladies from around the Panhandle joined together for a fun day of golf on what could have very well been a closed course following severe thunderstorms from the previous week, including a tornado, the...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 22, 2017

Humphrey says goodbye to Burns town council; election winners sworn in

The refurbished Burns Town Council chambers was the witness last Tuesday night to the retirement of long-time council member and former mayor, Harvey Humphrey, The meeting had been postponed to Tuesday due to the weather events of Monday, June 12,...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 22, 2017

94th Earl Anderson Memorial Rodeo and Parade

Another successful Grover Rodeo Parade was held Saturday morning June 17 before the Rodeo at 1:30. American Legion Post 60 from Pine Bluffs, Wyoming led the parade with the Color Guard Flags. They...

 

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