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 By Polly Taylor    News    November 5, 2015

Halloween Coloring Contest Winners

Brynlee Loyd was the Kindergarten-2nd Grade winner. Tayten Zitek was the 3rd-4th Grade winner. Grace Steenbergen was the 5th-6th Grade winner. Thanks to everyone who participated!...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    October 29, 2015

Three teachers and an astronaut

A few weeks ago three science teachers from Burns Junior/Senior High School had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet and greet a member of NASA's group of active astronauts in Gering, Ne. Active...

 

Just a Few Thoughts...on taking a stranger's word

As I sit here, it is Saturday afternoon, about 3:30, and I am feeling a mixture of disappointment and anger; but I am not the only one. A five-foot section of steel beam, on its way to the Poudre...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    October 22, 2015

Town Council agrees to raise cost of daycare

After voting against acceptance of a proposal by a local daycare center to take over the center run by the Town of Pine Bluffs, back in September, the Town Council, on Monday night, agreed to raise...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    October 22, 2015

WTC beam to make stop in Pine Bluffs Saturday

Thanks to the Terry Farrell Firefighters Fund (Terry Fund), Poudre Fire Authority has been granted the privilege of owning one of the last pieces of a World Trade Center (WTC) beam to be given to a...

 

Clark, Malm honored for good sportsmanship

Burns Bronc athletes Klayton Clark and Jessica Malm were recently recognized by the Wyoming High School Activities Association for their conduct during football and volleyball games they participated...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    October 22, 2015

Watch out for snakes at rest area

It's been said that one should watch out for snakes at the rest area, and with the changing of the seasons some animals, snakes in particular are beginning to go into hibernation, while others like...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    October 15, 2015

LCSD2 terminates principal due to certification issue

Monday night’s meeting of the Laramie County School District 2 Board of Trustees seemed to center around the recent termination of Dustin Seger, principal at Carpenter Elementary School. A special,...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    October 1, 2015

Council approves $32,500 purchase of digger derrick

The Pine Bluffs Town Council, minus Mayor William Shain, met and approved the purchase of an International 4800 Digger Derrick truck, valued at $32,500 from Bri-Ley Sales Co. The council originally...

 

Just a Few Thoughts...

I had another column that I could have used for this week's paper, but some things have happened this week that I really think need to be addressed. The first one is the obvious lack of enthusiasm on...

 

Garcia runs to first place for second week, at Torrington

The Pine Bluffs-Burns Cross Country team took part in the 5K Torrington Invite last week with Jorge Garcia finishing in first place once again, and four of the girls finishing in the top 10 in both...

 

School district to create para professional 'pool'

There were not a lot of big issues on Monday's Laramie County School District 2 Board agenda, but there were a lot of small ones that necessitated discussion. Superintendent Jon Abrams stated that he...

 

Council votes against lone daycare proposal

In a vote of 3 to 2, after putting the decision off until Councilman Mark Fornstrom could be in attendance at Monday night's meeting, the full council decided not to accept the only proposal it had...

 

School district welcomes new superintendent

He's been on the job almost three months, but arrived in Pine Bluffs long before July 1 in order to get acquainted with the town and Laramie County School District 2. His name is Jon Abrams, and he...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    September 3, 2015

Texas Trail Market a target for burglary?

Pine Bluffs may be a small town where everyone feels safe enough to leave the keys in their car while they run into the post office, or leave their homes unlocked, but it's not immune from crime, or...

 

Lady Hornets start season with two wins

The Pine Bluffs Hornets volleyball team is off to a decent start with two wins after playing five teams at the Lingle-Ft. Laramie Dogger tournament last Friday. The Lady Hornets beat Rock River in...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    August 27, 2015

Summer ends and school begins

It's sad but true. This past Sunday was unofficially the last day of summer for area children, and the following day was the beginning of a brand new school year. Fall doesn't actually end until late...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    August 20, 2015

Summer rains cause damage to area school

Summer storms can be pleasant, but when the rainfall occurs frequently and in torrents, damage is almost always the result. This problem was a major topic at last week's meeting of the Laramie County...

 

Just a Few Thoughts...

A friend of mine once told me a joke about the United States Postal Service. This was way back in the day, when Kinney's Shoes had not yet been gobbled up by a larger company that was afraid of a litt...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    August 20, 2015

PAWS test results show improvement in some areas

The Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students – or PAWS – test results for the 2014-'15 school year were discussed at last week's school board meeting. "Without pointing fingers, newer and high...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    August 20, 2015

Upgrade to water meter system approved by council

The Pine Bluffs Town Council, after listening to a presentation by the Tom McDonough, town's maintenance supervisor, voted to upgrade the current method of reading water and electric meters every...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    August 20, 2015

Deadline for Mayor's Scholarship draws near

There is a new scholarship available for individuals who want to attain either an Associate's degree or a Bachelor's degree, but the deadline for applying is almost here. The Mayoral Scholarship,...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    August 13, 2015

Domestic disturbance reveals illegal drugs

It's not often that a drug seizure of any size is conducted in Pine Bluffs, but that is exactly what happened Monday, Aug. 3, around 5:30 p.m., at the Exxon gas station/convenience store. Chance Walka...

 

Just a few thoughts...

It's been awhile since I shared my thoughts with you, for the most part because I've been busy and because I have been watching, again, as people try to down play history, or try to obliterate it alto...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    August 13, 2015

Pine Bluffs Lions work includes helping kids

Every year Lions worldwide provide special services, like eye exams and free glasses for children, and adults, who have problems with eyesight. In some cases the individuals are legally blind, or...

 

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