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 By Gary Collins    News    June 29, 2017

Snakes alive!

A report was received by the Post, Wednesday, July 21, regarding a rattlesnake spotted on the east side of Pine Bluffs. According to Edna Hickman, the predator was last seen on Beech Street. A quick...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 29, 2017

Road closures planned

Street closures are planned in Pine Bluffs over the next two weeks as construction crews set long-span girders for bridges on Interstate 80. The closures will happen during the evening and overnight...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 29, 2017

Palms named Albin Day grand marshals

Grand Marshals for the upcoming Albin Day, July 8, are long-time Albin residents Charles Wayne "Chuck" and Pat Netherton Palm. Chuck was born in Kimball, Neb. in 1931 but has lived on the family farm...

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    June 29, 2017

Here are some more favorite Wyoming political stories

Former U. S. Rep and Vice-President Dick Cheney would often tell this story about how his last name is pronounced. He says he attended a family reunion some years ago and sought out a favorite uncle...

 

League of Women Voters urges Wyoming senators to protect health insurance for people at home and to conduct work in public

The League of Women Voters of Wyoming (LWVWY) is urging Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso to use their roles on the U.S. Senate’s working group on the American Health Care Act (AHCA) to protect health care and insurance for 20,000 Wyoming reside...

 

Enzi statement on health care proposal

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., made the following statement after Senate Republicans released their discussion draft of legislation to stabilize health insurance markets and bring down health care premiums: “After months of hard work, Senate...

 

Beverly Irene Knight

Beverly Irene Knight passed away June 22, 2017 at the Laramie Care Center at the age of 91. She was born in Otis, Colorado February 25, 1926 to Olla and Ruby (nee Stratton) Elwood. They moved to Pine Bluffs, Wy at an early age and she completed all... Full story

 

Howard Wayne Jessop

A lifelong resident of Pine Bluffs Wyoming, Howard Wayne Jessop, age 79, passed away June 24, 2017, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born to Harold and Olga Jessop on the family... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 29, 2017

Pine Bluffs Police Department Blotter

Activities and calls for the Pine Bluffs Police Department during the week of June 21 through June 26 were as follows: 10 Traffic stops 1 Deceased person 1 Dog at large 1 Welfare check 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...

 

Looking Back

100 YEARS AGO June 28, 1917 MILLION DOLLAR RAIN YESTERDAY A fine shower of rain Tuesday night, which extended nearly over the entire county tributary to Pine Bluffs, relieved the dry period that had about set in. In some places there was hail and a...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    June 29, 2017

Banner County News

Good morning! I hope everyone is enjoying the beautiful weather, if not a little on the hot side sometimes. I surely would rather hear complaints about the heat instead of complaints about the cold!...

 
 By Carolyn Ragsdale    News    June 29, 2017

Hereford News

This week at the Hereford Community Church Carolyn Ragsdale was celebrating her birthday. For the special Carol Opdycke read the poem It Couldn’t Be Done from the book Treasury of Hope. The sermon...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    June 29, 2017

Albin News

Hello from Albin. We welcome summer with a bang and a sale. Albin community garage sales are Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call Dixie if you want a table or more information...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 29, 2017

A century of Pine Bluffs High School

The May 18, 1916 edition of the Pine Bluffs Post headline announced a special election, set for May 27, in which the citizens of the town were to decide the fate of a $20,000 bond needed to build a...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 29, 2017

Grover holds biennial reunion

In the midst of the 1967 of a nation-wide railroad strike of six shopcraft unions, Union Pacific President, Edd Bailey rode his private railroad car to Cheyenne only to drive to Grover, Colo. to atten...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    June 29, 2017

Four weeks down, four to go

It's hard to believe, but the Pine Bluffs Summer Roping and Barrel Racing season is already half over. The series started on June 2 and will wrapup on July 21. The leaderboards are quickly taking...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 29, 2017

License and registration fees go up July 1

Motorists will pay more for driver license and motor vehicle registration fees starting July 1. During the 2017 legislative session, lawmakers approved two bills, which will increase the fees for a...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 29, 2017

Sprucing up the Walker house

It is unknown when the Walker House which sits on the property of the Texas Trail Museum was built, according to documents in the museum. The land on which the building stands was donated to the town...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    June 29, 2017

Local Lions receive recognition

Pine Bluffs Lions Club, Cheyenne Lions Club, Cheyenne Frontier Lions Club, and Cheyenne Sunrise Lions Club hosted the 2017 Wyoming Lions State Convention at Little America in Cheyenne June 2nd - 4th....

 

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