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 By Penny Merryfield    Sports    April 2, 2020 

Pine Bluffs Dirt Bike Racers

Nick Yelton, Social Studies teacher and coach at Pine Bluffs High School has rejoined a love of dirt biking. This time, he has taken it farther than a love to ride, but is now competing at races. His...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    April 2, 2020 

March 29th National Vietnam Veteran Day

National Vietnam War Veterans Day on March 29 honors the men and women who served and sacrificed during the longest conflict in United States history. It was on March 29, 1973, when combat and...

 

Patrick V. Currie A Veteran Story

Patrick V. Currie was born in Ronan, Montana to Mary Erickson in 1978. At the age of six, he was adopted by John Currie and his adventures in Wyoming would begin. Currie moved to Evanston, Wyoming...

 

International Women's Day A Veteran Story of Women

Kimberly J. Patterson Structure, commitment, rules and regulations in the United States Air Force life was not a new routine for Kimberly J. Patterson. Patterson made the change to the University of...

 

Pine Bowl hosts Top Gun Handicap Bowling Tourney

The second weekend of the "Top Gun" bowling tournament was a handicap event at the Pine Bowl in Pine Bluffs.. Bowlers traveled from all over the tri-state area to compete in the Top Gun Handicap...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    March 5, 2020

James A. Lish A Veteran Story

Jim Lish was born in Sacramento California to the late Melvin and Barbara Lish. While California was his first residence, it would not be his permanent. He grew up in Moab, Utah, which he calls his...

 

Pine Bowl hosts Top Gun Bowling Tourney Scratch

Bowlers from all over the tri-state area competed in the Top Gun Scratch Tournament on February 29, and March 1. There were 62 bowlers from around the tri-state area competing for the top honors. On...

 

Dorothy & John Brandt A Sweetheart Veteran Story Part II

Dorothy Mae Hinson was born May 03, 1927 in Monroe, N.C. to Gaither Winslow Hinson of Monroe, N.C. and Ester Emmalille (Purser) of Union County, N.C. and was one of six children. She entered the U.S....

 

Dorothy & John Brandt A Sweetheart Veteran Story

Dorothy Mae Hinson was born May 03, 1927 in Monroe, N.C. to Gaither Winslow Hinson of Monroe, N.C. and Ester Emmalille (Purser) of Union County, N.C. Hinson was one of seven children. During her junio...

 

Jeremy Kemp A Veteran Story

Jeremy Kemp was born in July, 1983. He grew up in Alma, Michigan where he would spend his youth. Kemp is the son of Rodney and Corrie Kemp of Pine Bluffs. J. Kemp graduated from Alma High School, in A...

 

Wyoming sister Veterans make Wyoming History

Sisters Judy Brayton and Joyce Hopkins were born ten months apart and when they were young, their parents split. Brayton remained in Wyoming, while sister Joyce moved away to Norfolk, Virginia....

 

24th Annual Team Challenge 2020

1ST PLACE TEAM HOLY MOLY BRIAN MANSELL BOBBY BOYD RODNEY FREIER, JR. JENNY WILSON $460 2ND PLACE FEAR NOT DEB ADAMS LEO LEVENGOOD TONY FOLLOWELL TAMMY FOLLOWELL $385 3RD PLACE 2 LEGIT 2 SPLIT ALEX...

 

Vietnam Peace Day

As with any war there comes an end... a day of peace. January 27, 1973 was a day that the United States, South Vietnam, Viet Cong and North Vietnam would sign the Paris Peace Accords, which created the end of America's involvement in the Vietnam...

 

Enzi surprises Veterans at the VA for Christmas

Senator Mike Enzi surprised staff, visitors and patients at the Cheyenne Veterans Medical Center and Hospital on Monday to wish all the Veterans and those who serve a "Very Merry Christmas!" "This...

 

Roland Thomas A Veteran Story

Roland Thomas, born September 25, 1922 in Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts entered the post office with full intentions of enlisting in the United States Army. He had graduated Technical High School and...

 

Shane Shepardson A Veteran Story

Some people will say it is the uniform, but for Shane Shepardson, the uniform just comes with the job. Shepardson is the newest member of the Pine Bluffs Police Department. He isn't too far from home...

 

A Thanksgiving Veteran's Story

Serving in the military means often times one is away from home during Thanksgiving time. For many military members their Thanksgiving meal is one provided by the military at the chow hall. This...

 

Mike Cooke A Veteran Story

A strong family history going back to World War II, may have been a hidden drive with Mike Cooke to join the military, but he claims the Marine recruiter had a better sales pitch than the colleges he...

 

Jesse Fornstrom & Racing

Jesse Fornstrom, from Pine Bluffs is in his third year of Super Stock racing with Fornstrom Racing. He was bit by the racing bug through his Uncle Clint Fornstrom. Fornstron Racing has taken him to...

 

Chance Walkama A Veteran Story

Chance Walkama was born on the west coast in Orange County, California in the mid 1980's. This California boy would find home on another coast as a youngster. Walkama's family moved to New York,...

 

Timothy L. Sheppard A Veteran Story

Born and raised on a farm outside of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, in September of 1957, Veteran Timothy L. Sheppard was the youngest of four children. He graduated from Oshkosh West High School and headed off...

 

2019 Congressional Family Farmers Fly-In

380 Family Farmers 'Fly-In' to Washington to Advocate Stronger Food and Agricultural Policy WASHINGTON – After yet another year of depressed commodity prices, uncertainty in export and biofuels...

 

A Veteran Mother's Story

My father before me was a United States Air Force veteran. He served over twenty years. My time as a United States Air Force veteran was much shorter. Then came my husband, Jim, who retired at almost...

 

Patriot Day An American Day

What is a "Patriot"? According to the Oxford dictionary, a patriot is a person who vigorously supports their country and is prepared to defend it against enemies or detractors. This does not require a uniform, but sometimes does....a policeman, a...

 

Patriot Guard Riders A Veterans Story

Founded in 2005 to shield families of fallen heroes from those that would disrupt the services of their loved ones, the Patriot Guard Riders has grown to include thousands of members across all 50...

 

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