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 By Zach Spadt    News    December 6, 2018 

Pine Bluffs Town Council seeking grants for pool, golf course

Pine Bluffs Town Council members on Tuesday approved applying for roughly $1 million in grants for recreation improvement projects. Specifically and in order of priority, the town will ask for $250,000 to pay to resurface the community swimming pool...

 By Zach Spadt    News    December 6, 2018 

Burns students solve world's problems

nts were recognized last weekend for their work planning space exploration. And they did it in the most unlikely of ways - LEGO Robots. FIRST LEGO League challenges students in the fourth through...

 By Zach Spadt    Sports    December 6, 2018 

Winter sports begin Thursday

Prep sports are finally coming back to the area. Starting Thursday, schools from around the state will descend on Burns for the Winter Classic basketball tournament. Local play starts at 6 p.m. when...

 By Zach Spadt    News    November 29, 2018

Former Pine Bluffs residents recall escaping deadly California wildfire

November 8 started out just like any other for former Pine Bluffs residents Rick and Shelle Scott. By the time it ended, they had both made harrowing escapes from the most destructive wildfire in...

 By Zach Spadt    News    November 29, 2018

Macys honored for family farm, community service

Ken and Angie Macy, Pine Bluffs area farmers, were recently chosen as the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union’s 2018 Farm Family of the Year. The award goes to a Farmers Union Family that is exceptionally dedicated to agriculture, involved in the communit...

 By Zach Spadt    News    November 22, 2018

PBHS students compete in Taco John's culinary competition

Pine Bluffs High School students Kaetlin Paice and Lucy Syvanen prepare their meal for judges at the Taco John's corporate headquarters in Cheyenne. The two students were chosen as finalists for the...

 By Zach Spadt    Sports    November 22, 2018

Coaching Boys Into Men

Athletic coaches are among the most influential people high school students will encounter during their most formative years. That's a pillar of Coaching Boys Into Men, a program designed to teach...

 By Zach Spadt    Sports    November 22, 2018

Burns grad recognized for play at Chadron State

A 2014 Burns High School graduate has made a name for himself continuing his football career at Chadron State College in Nebraska. Now a senior at CSC, former Burns High School football standout...

 By Zach Spadt    News    November 15, 2018

Missoula Children's Theatre is here

Laramie County School District 2's youngest thespians will take center stage this week when they perform in "The Snow Queen." Missoula Children's Theatre sends trained actors around the world to work...

 By Zach Spadt    News    November 15, 2018

PBHS to compete in Taco John's culinary competition

Students from Pine Bluffs will have the opportunity to compete to have their recipe put on the Taco John’s menu. Six Wyoming High School teams were chosen to compete in the 11th Annual Taco John’s Culinary Competition in Cheyenne on Thursday,...

 By Zach Spadt    Sports    November 15, 2018

Learning the outdoors

On Saturday morning, young hunters and volunteers hopped in the car and headed up to an area near LaGrange to try their hand at pheasant hunting. When they arrived, they were treated to breakfast... Full story

 By Zach Spadt    News    November 15, 2018

Getting ready for opening night

Students from Laramie County School District 2 schools will perform the play for the public at Pine Bluffs High School Friday, Nov. 16 at 5:30 p.m. and on Saturday at 3 p.m.... Full story

 By Zach Spadt    News    November 8, 2018

Gordon wins governor's race

Mark Gordon was easily elected Wyoming's next governor Tuesday night. As of 10 p.m. Thursday, Gordon had received 48,307 votes to Democratic opponent Mary Throne's 15,674. Several Wyoming counties...

 By Zach Spadt    News    November 8, 2018

Malm to join commission

Gunnar Malm will join incumbents Linda Heath and Troy Thompson on the Laramie County Commission next year. Although the race was too close to call between Heath and Malm (Less than one-hundreth of a percentage point separated them Tuesday night.), be...

 By Zach Spadt    Sports    November 8, 2018

Lady Hornets take second at state tourney

The Lady Hornets came one match away from hoisting the 2A Wyoming State Volleyball Championship trophy over the weekend - but they were bested by a familiar foe. Pine Bluffs traveled to the Wyoming st...

 By Zach Spadt    Sports    November 8, 2018

Hornets' season ends in Big Horn

Pine Bluffs' prep football season on the gridiron came to a disappointing close in Big Horn Friday night. Big Horn defeated the hornets 68-13. "Big Horn is as good of a team as I've coached against,"...

 By Zach Spadt    News    November 1, 2018

Sheriff's dept. representatives address Albin residents

ALBIN - Laramie County Sheriff's Department personnel would like to make it into rural Laramie County for patrols and community outreach more frequently - they just lack the manpower. That's what repr...

 By Zach Spadt    News    November 1, 2018

Voters will head to the polls Tuesday

Laramie County residents will head to the polls next Tuesday. Early voting is currently underway. Those wishing to vote early can do so at the Laramie County Courthouse in Cheyenne. Statewide elections include the race for Wyoming’s sole seat in...

 By Zach Spadt    Sports    November 1, 2018

Lady Hornets heading to State

The Lady Hornets are heading to the Wyoming State Volleyball Tournament where they will represent the second seed for 2A-East. Their run to the state tournament comes on the heels of earning the runner-up spot in the 2A East Regional Volleyball...

 By Zach Spadt    News    October 25, 2018

Cheers to a year

In the early 20th century, somewhere in Laramie County, thirsty men from all walks of life gathered in cow pastures under the moonlight to produce whiskey with the sole hope of not getting caught. The...

 By Zach Spadt    News    October 25, 2018

Power outage planned for Tuesday

A town-wide power outage is still planned for the night of Tuesday Oct. 30. It is expected to last from 10 p.m. until the early morning hours of Oct 31. The outage is the result of the town’s substation needing substantial repairs following the Jul...

 By Zach Spadt    Sports    October 25, 2018

Lady Hornets grab top seed at regionals

The Lady Hornets punched their ticket to the postseason in style, grabbing a top seed in the Wyoming 2A East Regional Volleyball Tournament. In their final regular season game, the Lady Hornets defeated Lusk in three: 25-19, 25-7 and 25-20. It seems...

 By Zach Spadt    Sports    October 25, 2018

Hornets win on senior night, will travel to Shoshoni for postseason opener

The Pine Bluffs Hornets will get another week on the gridiron-and maybe more. After returning to familiar form and shutting out Lusk Friday night, the Hornets will head to Shoshoni for the first...

 By Zach Spadt    News    October 18, 2018

Marquardt honored

Everyone has a story involving John Marquardt - and many took place in a small airplane. Take Alex Davison for example. Davison learned to fly at the instruction of Marquardt in 1984. One day the...

 By Zach Spadt    News    October 18, 2018

Distillery celebrating new bourbon, one year on Saturday

The Pine Bluffs distillery crew has experienced many firsts this year. They've put out their first bottle of vodka and two different whiskies. Now, they're on the verge of putting out their first...


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