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  • Post staff earn press awards

    Staff Report|Jan 24, 2019

    CHEYENNE - Pine Bluffs Post Publisher Penny Merryfield and Reporter Zach Spadt were honored with Pacemaker awards at the Wyoming Press Association Annual Convention held in Cheyenne over the weekend. Merryfield's ongoing weekly series, "A Veteran's Story" took first place in Miscellaneous Speciality Reporting. It was her first award at the Pine Bluffs Post and her first Wyoming Press Association Pacemaker. "A Veteran's Story" appears weekly in the Post and features a profile on a local veteran....

  • Pine Bluffs Branch Library hosted Banned Book Slam

    Staff Report|Oct 5, 2017

    Banned Books? Students, grades 7-12 got the chance to learn about some banned or challenged books and the reasons why. Many of the books that are banned or challenged are taken off of school or library shelves when there are complaints about content, such as language, violence, religious themes, etc. The students had the chance to read a few lines from a banned/challenged book, and listen to community member, Robert Simkins read two of his poems. Instead of clapping, everyone snapped their... Full story

  • Final Point Standings

    Staff Report, Pine Bluffs Post|Jul 27, 2017

    Junior Barrels Natalee Smalley 33 Jadea Graves 31 Kashley Fornstrom 21 Stesha Tidyman 20 Molly Allen 15 Kasey Dalton 12 Justin Lerwick 8 Jaxon Farella 5 Colby Smith 5 Kutter Fornstrom 4 Jessie Graves 3 Dalton Fox 3 Javonna Hunt 2 Whitlee Smalley 2 Javaya Harms 2 Shayden Tidyman 1 Irene Madler 1 1D Barrels Katie Klingingsmith 34 Heather Lake 32 Kelby Eastman 21 Kasey Dalton 10 Brenda Miller 8 Jadyn Cross 8 Jo Langlois 6 Eva Belzil 6 Nancy Capes 6 Natalee Smalley 4 Dena Krist 3 Bradi Nelson 3...

  • Local girl hopes to pin a win in Michigan

    Staff Report, Pine Bluffs Post|Jul 20, 2017

    Sierra Starr isn't like most twelve-year-old girls. Instead of spending her summer doing the usual things girls her age do, she is about to be part of history in the making by participating in the inaugural year of female wrestling in the AAU Junior Olympics. Starr is part of the Tri-State Grapplers, a local wrestling group and, according to her grandmother Penny Hobbs, she is currently ranked sixth in the U.S. in her weight class. Starting out, Starr had to compete against male opponents...

  • Pine Bluffs Police Department Blotter

    Staff Report|Jul 13, 2017

    Activities and calls for the Pine Bluffs Police Department during the week of July 5 through July 11 were as follows: 6 Traffic stops 1 Domestic verbal 1 Domestic assault Fireworks call 1 Vicious animal Numerous VIN inspections...

  • If your brand has expired, now's the time to renew

    Staff Report|Jul 13, 2017

    The Wyoming Livestock Board announced on June 21, 2017 they have finished with the 2017 brand renewal list, which amounted to a total of 8,406 brands. Of that number, the board was able to successfully renew 80 percent of the brands, according to a news release by the organization. This means, however, that 20 percent of the brands due for renewal have not been renewed and are, therefore, on the delinquent list. Those 20 percent of the brands on the delinquent list will be held for the rightful owners until December 31, 2017, but with an...

  • Local hoopsters attend camp

    Staff Report|Jul 13, 2017

    It may not be basketball season, but that didn't stop local hoopsters from attending the Mid-America Basketball Camp in Morrill. Neb., hosted by Coach Mike Trader. Pictured are participants from the Pine Bluffs and Albin areas....

  • University of WYOMING PRESIDENT'S 2017 HONOR ROLL SPRING SEMESTER

    Staff Report|Jul 6, 2017

    BURNS Eylisch Bradlie Porter CARPENTER Samantha L. Hanson PINE BLUFFS Andrew Michael Ferguson Taylen Forstrom Scott William Gross Rachel A. Purdy...

  • Pine Bluffs Police Department Blotter

    Staff Report|Jul 6, 2017

    Activities and calls for the Pine Bluffs Police Department during the week of June 21 through June 26 were as follows: 6 Traffic stops 1 Domestic with a gun 1 Dog at large Fireworks call 1 Domestic standby Numerous VIN inspections...

  • Road closures planned

    Staff Report|Jun 29, 2017

    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 hours to minimize traffic disruptions. The following closures are planned: Parsons Street will be closed June 27-29, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Beech Street will be reduced to one lane on July 5 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. and on July 6 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Beech Street will be completely closed on July 7...

  • Pine Bluffs Police Department Blotter

    Staff Report|Jun 29, 2017

    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 inspections...

  • License and registration fees go up July 1

    Staff Report|Jun 29, 2017

    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 driver license and the state's portion of motor vehicle registrations. The new law takes effect July 1. The increases will replace a portion of the $25 million in state general funding lawmakers removed from the Wyoming Department of Transportation's budget this past session. WYDOT received those...

  • Albin's Beck receives scholarship from water foundation

    Staff Report|Jun 22, 2017

    The Wyoming Rural Water Foundation Board and the Scholarship Committee of the Wyoming Association of Rural Water Systems is pleased to announce the winners of the Foundations 2017 scholarships to Ms. Reata Jo Beck of Albin, WY and Mr. Cooper Fargen of Glenrock, WY. Each year the Foundation awards two $1,000 scholarships to graduating High School seniors. Funds for the scholarships are raised from raffle proceeds conducted at the Wyoming Association of Rural Water Systems annual Spring and Fall Training Conferences as well as donations...

  • Fornstrom receives scholarship

    Staff Report|Jun 22, 2017

    Taylen Fornstrom, of Pine Bluffs, is the recipient of a $500 college scholarship from the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation. She is the daughter of Todd and Laura Fornstrom. Taylen is studying Elementary Education at the University of Wyoming, where she will be a sophomore this fall and is a member of Teaching Young Children freshman interest group. The Fornstrom family have been active members of Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation for twenty years. Both parents have served on the Laramie County Board, and her father is currently serving as State...

  • More competitors means roping and racing points are tightening up

    Staff Report|Jun 22, 2017

    After three weeks of roping and barrel racing competition, the point standings as of June 16 are: Junior Barrels Natalee Smalley 16 Jadea Graves 14 Kashley Fornstrom 11 Stesha Tidyman 6 Molly Allen 6 Colby Smith 3 Jessie Graves 2 Javonna Hunt 2 Dalton Fox 1 Shayden Tidyman 1 Javaya Harms 1 1D Barrels Heather Lake 12 Katie Klingingsmith 11 Brenda Miller 6 Jo Langlois 6 Natalee Smalley 4 Jadyn Cross 4 Dena Krist 3 Nancy Capes 3 Loretta Grosset 2 Evelyn Cochran 2 Jadea Graves 1 2D Barrels Amanda...

  • Panhandle lady golfers bounce back after storms

    Staff Report|Jun 22, 2017

    Under blue skies and a beautiful sunny day, 43 ladies from around the Panhandle joined together for a fun day of golf on what could have very well been a closed course following severe thunderstorms from the previous week, including a tornado, the Chimney Rock Golf Course in Bayard, Neb.. Thanks to all the hard work from many, the course was open and in excellent shape. Results from last Monday’s tournament are as follows: tied for fifth place with 65.75 included the teams of Sheri Dobrinski, Linda Cleveland, Claudia Benda, Kay Heggem as w...

  • 94th Earl Anderson Memorial Rodeo and Parade

    Staff Report|Jun 22, 2017

    Another successful Grover Rodeo Parade was held Saturday morning June 17 before the Rodeo at 1:30. American Legion Post 60 from Pine Bluffs, Wyoming led the parade with the Color Guard Flags. They are named Donald Eisenhauer to honor him. He was the first to die at Iwo Jima. This year for the Grover Parade Grand Marshall the ranches that been in the same family for 100 years or more will be honored. These are in the Grover area. The 10 honored ranches are: Burnett Ranch, Eagle Rock Ranch, Ehmke...

  • Pine Bluffs Police Department Blotter

    Staff Report|Jun 15, 2017

    Activities and calls for the Pine Bluffs Police Department during the week of June 7 through June 13 were as follows: 4 Traffic stops 2 Traffic accidents 2 Civil 1 Animal at large 1 Fraud 1 Assist Numerous VIN inspections...

  • Pine Bluffs High School 2nd Semester Honor Roll

    Staff Report|Jun 15, 2017

    7th Grade Christofferson, Natalie Chrystal, Montanna L. Culp, Ashlyn R. Fornstrom, Melissa K Golding, Jadyn Shelit, Sierra B. Steege, Brandon M. 11th Grade Crouse, Taylor Fornstrom, Haize C. Fornstrom, Wyatt L. Garcia, Leonardo S. Graves, Kenzie Ann Pachel, Harper LeeAnn 10th Grade Fornstrom, Andrew R Jeffres, Hunter P. Long, Torri R. Norman, Tucker G. 9th Grade Abrams, Amber Dawn Arzola Romero, Brian Fornstrom, Hyleigh C Fornstrom, Maddie L Fornstrom, Sydnie J. Howard, Sophie Pachel, Reagan Elise 8th Grade Borgman, Alli Jo Fornstrom,...

  • Local students make Chadron President's List

    Staff Report|Jun 15, 2017

    Chadron State College has announced that 301 students met requirements for the spring 2017 President's List by earning a 4.0 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Students must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours of coursework during the semester to qualify. Alejandro Garcia of Pine Bluffs, Wyo. (82082) Bailey Lanier of Granite Canyon, Wyo. (82059) Cassady Malm of Albin, Wyo. (82050) Chadron State College, which was founded in 1911, is the only four-year, regionally-accredited college in the western half of Nebraska. As a public...

  • Action from the rodeo grounds

    Staff Report|Jun 15, 2017

    Points are starting to add up in the Pine Bluffs Summer Roping and Barrel Racing season. After the second week of competition last Friday, here are the series' points standing through June 8: Junior Barrels Natalee Smalley 10 Jadea Graves 10 Kashley Fornstrom 6 Stesha Tidyman 6 Molly Allen 6 Jessie Graves 2 Dalton Fox 1 Shayden Tidyman 1 1D Barrels Heather Lake 6 Brenda Miller 6 Jo Langlois 5 Kaite Klingingsmith 5 Natalee Smalley 4 Dena Krist 3 Loretta Grosset 2 Jadea Graves 1 2D Barrels Kaitlyn...

  • Thompson named 2017 Mister Wyoming Basketball

    Staff Report|Jun 15, 2017

    Pine Bluffs graduate Hunter Thompson was named Mister Wyoming Basketball for 2017 recently. He will play basketball at the University of Wyoming....

  • Panhandle ladies take to the links

    Staff Report|Jun 15, 2017

    The Panhandle Senior Women’s Golf Association met on a beautiful Monday, June 5 for a fun day of golf at the Riverview Golf Course with 61 ladies in attendance. The weather was perfect and all had a most enjoyable day on this great course. Results from the tournament are as follows: All the teams received gift certificates from the Riverview Golf Course. In fifth place receiving $25.00 each -Terria Hampton, Peggy Wagner, Claudia Benda and Kay Gardner with a combined score of 64.3. Fourth place team received $45.00 each - Jill Lenz, Londa M...

  • Shults completes training

    Staff Report|Jun 8, 2017

    USAF First Lieutenant James Shults, son of Jesse and Pam Shults of Pine Bluffs, recently graduated from Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training in Helicopter, Class 17-07 on Friday, May 19 at Fort Rucker, Alabama. He completed phases 1 and 2 of Undergraduate Pilot Training at Vance AFB, Oklahoma. His next assignment will be flying the CV-22 at Cannon AFB in New Mexico. He is a 2011 graduate of Pine Bluffs High School and a 2015 graduate of the US Air Force Academy/Colorado S...

  • Pine Bluffs Police Department Blotter

    Staff Report|Jun 8, 2017

    Activities and calls for the Pine Bluffs Police Department during the week of May 31 through June 5 were as follows: 5 Traffic stops 1 Fraud 1 Animal at large 4 Domestic dispute calls Numerous VIN inspections...

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