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 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...

 
 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...

 

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