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 By Amy Votruba    News    November 30, 2017

Christmas is Coming!!

Thanksgiving has come and gone, with full bellies we now move on to Christmas! Santa Claus, decorating of home and yard is soon to be seen, gift shopping to be done as well as mailing of the...

 
 By Amy Votruba    News    November 30, 2017

Modification to consent agenda topic at Pine Bluffs Council meeting

Discussion to modify the Consent Agenda cover items Minutes from the November 6 meeting, consideration of Claims and Payroll, extended hours for Knotty Pine, building permits for a fence at 645 Black Blvd., a shed at 830 Sanders Dr., invoices for...

 
 By Amy Votruba    News    November 30, 2017

Count down begins for launch!

Are you following Albin Elementary high altitude balloon launch, taking place on Dec. 6 at 9:00 a.m.? Mr. Romsa is the go to person for this project at Albin Elementary, attending conference last May regarding teaching about the eclipse, that...

 
 By Amy Votruba    News    November 30, 2017

Farming and ranching co-op style

One of the best known co-op locally is the Frenchman Valley Coop, fits all of the definition of a co-op per wikipedia. Definition of Agricultural supply cooperatives aggregate purchases, storage, and...

 
 By Amy Votruba    News    November 30, 2017

Space Exploration at the Library

The month of December for all three of the Libraries (Cheyenne, Burns and Pine Bluffs) take you into space! Dinner and a movie will be “The Martian” on December 5 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Space poster will be on display throughout the Pine Bluffs...

 
 By Amy Votruba    News    November 23, 2017

Quarter Store invites Pine Bluffs Children

The doors are soon to open to The Quarter Store, at 6th Street and Chestnut, Kimball, NE. It is open for Pine Bluffs residents as well. Organized by Jeanne Laboray and the Calvary United Methodist...

 
 By Amy Votruba    News    November 23, 2017

Shop with Heroes hits 6th year

The Pine Bluffs Police and Fire Department will be taking 10 children to "Shop with a Heroes" on December 16. The children will receive $100.00 gift cards to spend at the WalMart in Cheyenne. After sh...

 
 By Amy Votruba    News    November 23, 2017

The many faces of Ag

What is the agriculture business and how does it effect every day life? Have you ever wondered what goes into getting that steak on your table, or how long it took to grow those potatoes you are...

 
 By Amy Votruba    News    November 23, 2017

Christmas at Home is coming

"Christmas at Home" December 4 this year. The theme is "The Polar Express." The program will be at the Community Center, located at 708 Lawson Street, the parade will start at 5:00 p.m., starting at 2...

 
 By Amy Votruba    News    November 16, 2017

Burns Council votes to pay back loan in full

Glen Crumpton requested to install a radio system on the water tower to alleviate some of the dead spots for the emergency responders hand held radios. The Utility board approved, with the...

 
 By Amy Votruba    News    November 16, 2017

Bond issue voted down

Good news for the voters opposed to the Bond Election on November 7. Out of 42088 voters or 22.28%, there were 3861 votes for the bonds and 5505 votes against. Per Laramie County Community College's website the feeling was not as delightful. While...

 
 By Amy Votruba    News    November 16, 2017

FBLA to host Snowball Dance and Dinner

November 19 from 4:30-7:00 p.m. the FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) Pine Bluffs chapter will be hosting a "Snowball Dance and Dinner" for the local Senior Citizens at the High School...

 
 By Amy Votruba    News    November 16, 2017

Keeping the crop in Pine Bluffs

Purdy Farms is a small family run ranch located in Pine Bluffs, WY. Gene Purdy's newest adventure is growing barley and wheat for Wyoming Malting and Pine Bluffs Distilling. Purdy speaks of growing...

 
 By Amy Votruba    News    November 9, 2017

Proclamation made naming November 13-17 Apprenticeship Week

Today November 7, 2017 Mayor Allen Curtis, for the town of Pine Bluffs, proclaimed the week of November 13 thru 17, 2017, Pine Bluffs' apprenticeship week. This year marks the 80th anniversary of the...

 
 By Amy Votruba    News    November 9, 2017

Traffic soon to be back to normal on I-80 at Pine Bluffs

Eastbound lane of I-80 is scheduled to be open sometime this week. Traffic should be back to normal by Friday or Saturday. "The I806199-Pine Bluffs Marginal project is coming along well," per Kevin...

 
 By Amy Votruba    News    November 9, 2017

New Snow removal plan adopted by Town Pine Bluffs

Discussion and approval of the snow and ice removal plan for the town of Pine Bluffs was the focus of this weeks town council meeting. It is helpful for the residents of Pine Bluffs to keep in mind th...

 
 By Amy Votruba    News    November 9, 2017

Postal Changes concerning delivery

Change of any kind, be it good, bad or just taking time to get use to it, is what the Hillsdale, Burns and Carpenter resident are encountering, with the newly appointed postmaster, Mathew Hinkle ....

 
 By Amy Votruba    News    November 9, 2017

Salem Cementery from the past yet still serving

Northwest of Pine Bluffs, about 12 miles, is the Salem Cemetery. Mark Lanning, is a board member, as well as, now the Secretary of the Salem Cemetery Association. Per Lanning, confusion regarding the...

 
 By Amy Votruba    News    November 2, 2017

Bond passage could affect tax dollars

Get out and vote! Only one item is on the November 7 ballot this year. Although it does not directly effect the town of Pine Bluffs, it does effect the tax dollars. The item on the ballot is for...

 
 By Amy Votruba    News    November 2, 2017

Pine Bluffs Lions Club celebrates 95 years of good deeds

On November 4, the Pine Bluffs Historical High School will be hosting the 95th Anniversary banquet, social time is at 6;00 pm with dinner being served at 6:30 pm. The meal sure to be an enjoyable one with good food as well as the Special guest Ken...

 
 By Amy Votruba    News    November 2, 2017

Times are changing

Time to change, the clocks that is. November 5 is the time to change the clocks back again. You have an extra hour to rest on Sunday. The history of the time change was first used in Canada in 1908. Little known fact that a few hundred Canadians on...

 
 By Amy Votruba    News    November 2, 2017

Pride of the Spuds

Outside of Pine Bluffs, on the west side of I-80 interstate, is irrigated farm land that is planted in potatoes belonging to Donald Brown. A third generation potato farmer, he is also claim to "the...

 
 By Amy Votruba    News    October 26, 2017

Helping Hand of Sheperd's Closet

Are you looking to get rid of gently used clothing or household items? The Shepherd's Closet is your place to go! Located in the Burns complex, Burns, WY, is a purely volunteer run organization to...

 
 By Amy Votruba    News    October 26, 2017

Local Knights of Columbus collect for military

The call for donations is strong for the Knights of Columbus. Farther Killian Muli, the former pastor from Pine Bluffs has reached out to the local Knights of Columbus to solicit items for the 800 soldiers at Camp Casey in South Korea. Items they...

 
 By Amy Votruba    News    October 26, 2017

Burns High School FFA

On Sunday October 22 the Burns chapter of FFA (Future Farmers of America) will be headed to Indianapolis to compete in the National FFA Convention. Mr Craig Spatz, Burns area FFA advisor was very exci...

 

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