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 By Polly Taylor    News    December 31, 2015

2015 ends on a festive note

The year has come to an end, and Christmas came and went last week. Santa Claus took time to visit Pine Bluffs Elementary before students were released for vacation, shown here with his elf Bob Lyons...

 

Just a Few Thoughts...About Resolutions

It’s that time of year again. Time to make a lot of long-term (12 month) promises to yourself that you’ll most likely not keep. I think I’ve managed to keep a few New Year’s resolutions in my...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    December 31, 2015

113 Christmas food boxes delivered in Pine Bluffs

Every year the Pine Bluffs Lions Club, along with members of American Legion Post 60, and students who are members of the local FFA Chapter, come together to distribute food boxes to those in need,...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    December 24, 2015

The reason for the season

It's Christmas Eve, and this nativity scene, which can be viewed above the front doors of the Grace English Lutheran Church in Pine Bluffs, simply stated, displays the reason for the...

 

Just a few thoughts...about the past year

It’s Christmas Eve. Merry Christmas! How about this weather? I recall it being this cold last year, but I don’t recall this much snow still on the ground. I just recently celebrated my one year...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    December 17, 2015

BHS students hold Christmas concert

The Burns Jr/Sr High School Band and high school Choir performed a Christmas concert to a packed house last week. The high school band started out the evening playing a medley of songs from popular...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    December 17, 2015

School Board retains same slate of officers

The Laramie County School District 2 Board of Trustees met for a short, end-of-the-calendar-year meeting, and re-elected the 2014-2015 slate of officers to board leadership for 2015-2016. Taft Love wi...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    December 17, 2015

Shop with a cop

Despite the snow Saturday morning, members of the Pine Bluffs Police Department and Laramie County Fire District 5, as well as kids, made the trek to the new Walmart in Cheyenne to Shop with a Cop...

 

Just a Few Thoughts...on Kwanzaa

You know, it’s not that I don’t have anything better to write about, but I think newspapers can also be used as an educational tool, to explain the meaning behind certain events and celebrations....

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    December 17, 2015

Let it snow...

Let it Snow..Let it Snow..Let it Snow, and snow is exactly what residents of Pine Bluffs, southeastern Wyoming and the Nebraska panhandle received beginning late Monday night and into Tuesday. This...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    December 10, 2015

Really, Dad?

On Monday, Nov. 30, Pine Bluffs officially ushered in the beginning of the Christmas season, as well as the jolly old elf in red himself, Santa Claus. He listened to childhood wishes for toys, and...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    December 10, 2015

Weather Related Closures

Due to the winter storm that is impacting Pine Bluffs, Kimball and much of the southeastern Wyoming and Nebraska Panhandle area, there have been some closures and cancellations. The Kimball schools... Full story

 

Just a Few Thoughts...about Chanukah

The other day I was listening to North Pole radio, and I heard the individual who was pretending to be Santa Claus say “Happy Kwanzaa” and “Happy Chanukah” and then proceed to announce that...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    December 10, 2015

Not so sure about Santa

Many of the children who visited Santa during the Christmas at Home festivities were not in a hurry to meet the big guy in red, Santa Claus, like the young lady pictured above. But with a little...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    December 10, 2015

Town celebrates Christmas at Home

The Town of Pine Bluffs officially ushered in the holiday season with the annual Christmas at Home celebration Monday, Nov. 30....

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    December 10, 2015

Chamber Singers celebrate 25th anniversary in Pine Bluffs

The Cheyenne Chamber Singers were at the Pine Bluffs Historic High School Friday night to perform their third annual Christmas concert, as well as celebrate 25 years of performing for audiences,...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    December 3, 2015

Gator's Travelyn Motel object of armed robbery

Well, it looks like the Grinch has cloned himself, but in a female version, and the pair decided to make some local businesses targets of their less than honorable intentions over the Thanksgiving...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    December 3, 2015

LCSD2 students of the quarter honored

The Pine Bluffs Lions Club, in keeping with a 20-year tradition, recognized two students, chosen by the teachers and administration of their respective schools as Students of the Quarter, at their...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    December 3, 2015

Pine Bluffs burglary suspect apprehended

Just about a month ago the Pine Bluffs Post ran a story on the front page about the burglary of a residence on the north side of Pine Bluffs, involving a young man who was also wanted for questioning...

 

Just a Few Thoughts...HalloThanksChristmas?

Ok. Just recently I read about this new ‘term’ - if that’s what you want to call it - HalloThanksChristmas, and then I actually heard someone use it, and I have to say – I DON’T LIKE IT ONE...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    November 19, 2015

Council approves FlexShare benefit plan for employees

Employees of the Town of Pine Bluffs will be able to add a flexible spending account to their list of benefits during the current open enrollment period. Town council members unanimously approved the...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    November 12, 2015

LCSD 2 signs lease with Pine Bluffs Heritage Society

At Monday night’s regular meeting of the local school board, it was announced to members that a lease has been signed with the Pine Bluffs Heritage Society for use of the Pine Bluffs Historic High S...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    November 12, 2015

Children entertain seniors

Children from Little Learner's Child Care, LLC entertained seniors at the Pine Bluffs Senior Center during lunch time with the Pledge of Allegiance and songs recently, and promised they would return...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    November 5, 2015

Pine Bluffs residence falls victim to burglary

Once again burglary, and not just attempted this time. This is the second attempt at burglary in Pine Bluffs in as many months. According to Pine Bluffs Chief of Police Justin Trout, a residence in...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    November 5, 2015

Hail Caesar

There were witches, grim reapers, princesses and even a fire dog and a John Deere tractor at Friday night's Halloween Carnival in Pine Bluffs, but one little boy, complete with a crown of olive...

 

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