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 By Zach Spadt    News    August 16, 2018

Primary election is Tuesday

As of Friday, Aug. 10, about 10 percent of Laramie County voters have cast their ballots for the primary election according to the Laramie County Clerk’s office. “A total of 3078 voters cast ballots in the Atrium of the Laramie County Governmenta...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    August 9, 2018

Haynes' gubernatorial bid will continue

A Laramie County District Court judge determined last week that Republican gubernatorial candidate Taylor Haynes can continue his campaign amid questions of the candidate’s residency. Hayne’s resides on a ranch that straddles the...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    August 9, 2018

Town to absorb retirement system contribution increase for public employees

Monday voted to absorb a retirement system contribution rate increase for public employees. Contributions will increase of increments of .5 percent over the next four years, leading to a total increase of 2 percent, Pine Bluffs Treasurer Kim Patterso...

 
 By Zach Spadt    Sports    August 9, 2018

Delancey, Scheller win Trail Days Youth Rodeo senior divisions

It was a beautiful day for young cowgirls and cowboys over the weekend. It was perfect for a youth rodeo. On Saturday afternoon, youths from Pine Bluffs and surrounding areas turned out for the Pine...

 
 By Zach Spadt    Sports    August 9, 2018

Garcia wins Longhorn Stampede

Former Pine Bluffs High School distance-running standout Alejandro Garcia put on a familiar show Saturday, Aug. 4 as he won the 17th annual Longhorn Stampede 5K. It wasn’t close as he finished with a time of 15:20. That’s less than a 5-minute...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    August 2, 2018

Weather Service issues 95 warnings July 20 - 30

Over a 10-day period, the National Weather Service in Cheyenne issued 95 total warnings. As a breakdown, that's 74 severe thunderstorm warnings, 14 tornado warnings and seven flash flood warnings....

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    July 26, 2018

AG asks judge to rule on Haynes' eligibility to seek governorship

The Wyoming Secretary of State’s Office has asked a state judge to decide whether Republican gubernatorial candidate Taylor Haynes is eligible to seek office amid allegations that he resides out-of-state. On June 25, the Wyoming Secretary of...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    July 12, 2018

Wyoming Air Guard sends crew to help fight Colorado wildfires

CHEYENNE - Airmen with the Wyoming Air National Guard's 153rd Airlift Wing were hard at work preparing for a deployment last week. They weren't going to a combat zone, nor were they training for it....

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    July 12, 2018

Donald and Vernida Anderson named Albin Day grand marshals

Donald Anderson has called the Albin area home since 1929. Saturday, along with his wife, Vernida, he will take part in the annual Albin Day parade as grand marshal. “He has deep roots here,” Vernida said. “I guess that’s why they asked us...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    June 28, 2018

GOP pie social draws big crowd

Republican candidates for federal, statewide and local offices had a chance to meet Laramie County residents and give their reasons to be elected to office last week during the Lawrence Anderson...

 
 By Zach Spadt    Sports    June 28, 2018

Put me in, Coach

With summer vacation in full-swing, area children are getting their first taste of America's pastime. On Monday, children from Burns were in Grover for a friendly T-ball game....

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    June 14, 2018

Pine Bluffs grad heading to West Point

Pine Bluffs High School chemistry teacher Kendra Roeder doesn't usually let students take phone calls in her class, but she made an exception for Wyatt Fornstrom last March. That's what you do when...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    June 14, 2018

Fundraiser for Pine Bluffs man paralyzed in 2011 farming accident

A Pine Bluffs man is asking the community for help after losing a piece of equipment that helps him get around. Gary Shandera was herding cattle on a dirt bike in 2011 when he hit a badger hole. He fell off the bike and in the process injured his spi...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    June 7, 2018

Man killed in dairy farm accident

A man died Tuesday morning while working at a dairy farm near Carpenter. According to a statement on the Laramie County Sheriff's Department's Facebook page, the unidentified man was killed while...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    June 7, 2018

Town will allow fireworks in July

Pine Bluffs residents will be able to set off certain fireworks during three-day period in July. On July 3, 4 and 5 residents can enjoy ground-based fireworks and sparklers. On July 3 and 5 fireworks will be permitted within town limits until 10...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    May 31, 2018

'America the Beautiful'

About 100 spectators packed the Pine Bluffs Veterans Memorial Plaza Tuesday to dedicate a tribute to veterans that has been in the works for years now. U.S. Senator John Barrasso, Wyoming Governor Mat...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    May 31, 2018

Community garage sale set for Saturday

Each year, residents from Pine Bluffs and surrounding areas congregate to put on a community-wide garage sale. This year’s is set to kick off Saturday. Pine Bluffs recreation director Sonja Fornstrom said the event gives people from out of town a...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    May 31, 2018

Scouts, Legion place flags at veterans' grave sites

Each year, American Legion members nationwide place American flags at the grave sites of deceased U.S. veterans. Last Friday was no different for Pine Bluffs American Legion Post 160. Members turned...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    May 31, 2018

The Pine Bluffs pool is OPEN

The Pine Bluffs swimming pool officially opened Tuesday for a free swim day. Despite the rain and clouds, area children were out in full force to enjoy the first week of summer vac...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    May 24, 2018

Burns graduates 29

Twenty-nine students took the first steps of the rest of their lives Sunday at Burns High School before a gym filled with friends and family. "This packed gym is only one of many examples I can...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    May 24, 2018

Town votes to relocate railroad crossing

Pine Bluffs Town Council members on Monday passed a resolution paving the way to relocate the Main Street railroad crossing. The council briefly discussed the resolution at their meeting earlier this month, but did not take any formal action....

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    May 24, 2018

'America the Beautiful' dedication set for Tuesday, Governor to participate

Governor Matt Mead and other dignitaries will be in Pine Bluffs next week to dedicate the recently installed “America the Beautiful Mural.” The mural was installed last week after years of work from Pine Bluffs resident Larry Silvey. Located at...

 
 By Zach Spadt    Sports    May 24, 2018

Hornets earn third-place at state

The Pine Bluffs Hornets capped off an impressive year with a third-place finish at the Wyoming High School State Track and FIeld Meet in Casper over the weekend. Lovell won the title with Pine Bluffs...

 
 By Zach Spadt    Sports    May 24, 2018

Lady Hornets take 12th at state meet

Maddie Fornstrom capped off a stellar sophomore campaign with all-state honors in the pole vault at the Wyoming High School state track and field meet held in Casper over the weekend. Fornstrom...

 
 By Zach Spadt    Sports    May 24, 2018

Lady Broncs end season with fifth place at state

The Burns Lady Broncs finished their 2018 track and field season with a fifth-place finish at the state meet in Casper held over the weekend. Malli O’Neal took fourth in the 100-meter dash with a time of 13.43. Sophomore Piper Perez was sixth in...

 

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