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 By Zach Spadt    News    February 7, 2019

Council approves grant request

Pine Bluffs Town Council Members Monday night voted to apply for $764,000 in grants and loans to bore an 800ft water well near the town's rodeo facility. In two resolutions, the council approved apply...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    February 7, 2019

House committee kills public notices bill

CHEYENNE - A Wyoming legislative committee killed legislation that would have dropped the requirement that local governing bodies publish public notices and minutes in newspapers. House Bill 242,...

 
 By Zach Spadt    Sports    February 7, 2019

Lady Hornets top Burns

BURNS - Torri Long and Dylan Sweeter combined for 26 of Pine Bluffs' 59 points in their win over Burns Friday night in a game dominated by the Lady Hornets for all four quarters of play. Long had 14...

 
 By Zach Spadt    Sports    February 7, 2019

Hornets tame Broncs

BURNS - Michael Shain and Justus Golding each scored in the double digits on the way to Pine Bluffs' dominant win over the Burns Broncs Friday night. Golding contributed 17 points while Shain added...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    January 31, 2019

Rockin' in Denver

For most of the fall school semester and into this year, youths from the Mountain West gathered and learned the fundamentals of playing Rock n' Roll music. And that included Pine Bluffs eighth-grade...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    January 24, 2019

Child marriage ban passes committee

CHEYENNE - Under Wyoming law, a minor can get married with certain approvals. However, if someone in that marriage were to become a domestic violence victim, before turning 18, he or she would be...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    January 24, 2019

'Sanctuary city' bill advances

CHEYENNE — A ban on so-called “sanctuary cities” in Wyoming moved a step closer to becoming law Tuesday afternoon after a committee vote. If House Bill 151 is enacted, local governments would be barred from refusing to comply with federal...

 
 By Zach Spadt    Sports    January 24, 2019

Home and road wins make Hornets 11-1

Two wins over the weekend improved the Pine Bluffs Hornets to 11-1 on the year. On Friday, the Hornets hosted Southeast and won that game 67-57. Though Southeast got the first points of the game, the...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    January 17, 2019

Teacher of the Year

Each year, the Wyoming Department of Education releases a list of teachers of the year for each school district. For Laramie County School District 2, that honor went to a popular man around Pine...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    January 17, 2019

Gun bill sent to committee

Monday voted to keep a bill repealing most gun-free zones in to the Senate Judiciary Committee. Sponsored by Sen. Anthony Bouchard, R-Carpenter, Senate File 75 would give the Legislature the sole...

 
 By Zach Spadt    Sports    January 17, 2019

Hornets win in Fort Collins

FORT COLLINS, Colo. - Four Pine Bluffs Hornets scored in the double-digits on Friday when they defeated Front Range Baptist 86-67 in Fort Collins. Justus Golding led Pine Bluffs in scoring with 18...

 
 By Zach Spadt    Sports    January 17, 2019

Lady Hornets win in Colo.

Kammie Ragsdale scored 29 of Pine Bluffs' 70 points against Front Range Baptist in Fort Collins Friday afternoon. Of those, 24 came from 2-point shots, 3 came from and 2 came from free throws. She...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    January 10, 2019

Curtis named Pine Bluffs' Wyoming Municipal Power Agency representative

Pine Bluffs Mayor Alan Curtis will serve as the town’s representative on a cooperative for rural municipal power providers. He was confirmed during the town’s regularly scheduled council meeting held Monday night. Curtis will replace former...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    January 10, 2019

Fire destroys home

Firefighters and first responders from area agencies responded to a structure fire Monday night. According to a Laramie County Fire District 5 (Pine Bluffs) information release, Laramie County...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    January 10, 2019

Gordon becomes 33rd Wyoming Governor

CHEYENNE — Wyoming’s governorship changed hands Monday afternoon in two separate ceremonies when Gov. Mark Gordon took the oath of office. Early Monday morning, in a ceremony open only to relatives, construction workers and an Associated Press...

 
 By Zach Spadt    Sports    January 3, 2019

Burns-Pine Bluffs grapplers sixth at Bison Bonanza

Burns-Pine Bluffs wrestlers continued their 2018 - 2019 season on the mat when they traveled to South High School in Cheyenne for the Bison Bonanza. The team finished sixth out of eight teams at the...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    December 20, 2018

OSHA: 'Serious' violations in June dairy farm death

A dairy farm near Carpenter is facing approximately $25,000 in penalties following the death of a worker last June. The federal Occupational Health and Safety Administration currently lists four serious violations totaling $25,275 for Burnett Enterpr...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    December 20, 2018

Town lights up for Christmas

Pine Bluffs Recreation recently announced the winners of the 2018 Christmas Lighting Contest. Winners are asked to stop by the Pine Bluffs Town Hall to collect a $10 gift card to Texas Trail Market....

 
 By Zach Spadt    Sports    December 20, 2018

Hornets slay Dragons

Playing in their first home game of the season, Pine Bluffs put up 19 points before the visiting Holyoke, Colo. Dragons managed to put up their first 2 Saturday afternoon. By the start of the second...

 
 By Zach Spadt    Sports    December 20, 2018

Lady Hornets improve to 5-1

It was nothing short of a nail-biter when the Lady Hornets hosted their first basketball game of the year Saturday, Dec. 15. Playing the Holyoke, Colo. Lady Dragons, Pine Bluffs didn't taste its first...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    December 13, 2018

Texas Trail Market celebrates another year with dinner, annual board meeting

Monday night, members and leadership of Pine Bluff’s grocery store, Texas Trail Market gathered for a dinner and state of the store address of sorts. According to an audit carried out by Grand Island, Nebraska-based Lutz and Company PC, the...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    December 13, 2018

Pine Bluffs Police officer receives Distinguished Service Award

A Pine Bluffs Police officer was recognized last week for her efforts in thwarting a kidnapping that took place in Pine Bluffs. On Oct. 4, police received a report that 2-year-old girl was being held...

 
 By Zach Spadt    Sports    December 13, 2018

Hornets begin season 4-0

BURNS - If the Pine Bluffs Hornets are looking for a repeat of last year's magical state championship run, they got off on the right foot last week. Tucker Norman and Michael Shane led the team to...

 
 By Zach Spadt    Sports    December 13, 2018

Lady Hornets off to 3-1 start

BURNS - Despite getting off to a slow start at the Burns Winter Classic basketball tournament, the Lady Hornets ended their first weekend of play on the right foot dominating Moorcroft 82-46,...

 
 By Zach Spadt    Sports    December 13, 2018

Burns-Pine Bluffs wrestlers compete at Charlie Lake Invite tourney

ayson finished second in the 170 lb varsity weight class at the Charlie Lake Invite wrestling tournament held Friday and Saturday of last week. He was defeated in the final match by Eaton, S.D.'s Ty...

 

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