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Articles from the January 8, 2015 edition

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 By Polly Taylor    News    January 8, 2015

Local wordsmith pens first novel

If you are an avid reader of fiction, particularly psychological thrillers, and like being kept on the edge of your seat waiting to see what the next page will bring, then you will want to read "This...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    January 8, 2015

Resident voices concern over employee turnover within Pine Bluffs Police Department

The first Pine Bluffs Town Council meeting of the new year saw a full house, mainly members of the Laramie County Fire District No. 5, concerned about the welfare of the town’s residents due to the...

 

Mysterious Ames Monument will be topic of state's 125th celebration

Wyoming is full of unusual and mysterious places. The Medicine Wheel between Lovell and Sheridan is one such place.  The birthing rock north of Rock Springs is another.  And one of the oddest of...

 
 By Submitted    News    January 8, 2015

Registered voters receive notice of pending cancellation

Registered voters who did not cast a ballot in November’s general election are receiving notices from county clerks that their names will be removed from the voter registration list unless they take action to remain on the list. “Wyoming’s vote...

 

Helen Lu Palmer

Helen Lu Palmer, 83, of Tucson, Arizona, died on Wednesday, December 31, 2014, at the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. She was born on August 21, 1931 in Hinsdale, Illinois. Mrs. Palmer was a legal... Full story

 

Service Notice

Lois McCurry of Longmont, Colorado has passed away. Funeral services will be held Jan. 12 at the Ahlberg Funeral Chapel at 326 Terry St. in Longmont at 10:30 a.m.... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Thursday, January 8, 2015 Laramie County Weed & Pest Control District will hold its regular monthly board meeting at the Little Bear Inn, Cheyenne, WY at 6:30 p.m. Albin-Bookmobile Friday, January 9, 2015 High School basketball @ Big Horn/Tongue Rive... Full story

 

Just a Few Thoughts...

Happy New Year! I hope all of our readers and advertisers had a fun, as well as safe, celebration last week. The Winds of Change With any new year comes change. It’s inevitable, whether we like it...

 
 By Polly Taylor    Sports    January 8, 2015

Luke Duggan named to 6-Man All-State First Team

A member of the Pawnee High School Coyote football team received an unexpected Christmas present this past December when he received notice that he had been named to the Colorado 6-Man Football All...

 
 By Submitted    Sports    January 8, 2015

Deadlines for non-resident hunting applications draws near

With the coming of the New Year also comes the first application periods for the upcoming hunting seasons. The first deadline is Feb. 2 when applications for nonresident elk licenses for the 2015 hunting seasons are due. The deadline in normally...

 
 By Submitted    News    January 8, 2015

Hospice Offers Workshop on Transforming Grief

Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s hospice service will offer a workshop to help people cope with grief on Jan. 11, from 2 to 4 p.m., at the Davis Hospice Center, 6000 Sycamore Rd., Cheyenne. Hospice volunteer and professional writer Pennie Hunt...

 
 By Submitted    Sports    January 8, 2015

New Year brings new fishing regulations

Several new fishing regulations will go into effect with the New Year. These changes came about because of action by the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission last fall and went through a series of public meetings.  Of interest to anglers and live...

 
 By Submitted    Sports    January 8, 2015

Shrine Bowl game time announced

The Board of Directors of the Shrine Bowl of Wyoming is pleased to announce that game time for the 42nd annual Wyoming Shrine Bowl Football game to be played June 13, in Casper, at NCHS has been set for 2 p.m. This will be the first time in several...

 
 By Submitted    Sports    January 8, 2015

Johnson bowls first perfect game of season

Local bowler Craig Johnson bowled the first perfect game, 300, of the 2014-2015 season in Pine Bluffs during league play on Dec. 30, 2014. Johnson has a 210 average, but has never bowled a perfect 300. His games for the night were 200, 299 and 300,...

 
 By Submitted    Sports    January 8, 2015

Bowling Results

Monday Women 1. Bluffs Vet Clinic 27 2. Texas Trail Market 18 3. Pine Bowl 18 Highs Handicap game: Franny Haukap 265 Handicap series: Franny Haukap 674 Scratch game: Franny Haukap 232 Scratch series: Franny Haukap 575 Tuesday Mixed 1. #6 7 2....

 

Looking Back

100 Years Ago Jan. 8, 1915 The question of consolidating the rural schools in this section is being seriously considered. The plan is to have a graded school with three rooms and a high school course added in each specified section and haul the pupil...

 
 By Submitted    News    January 8, 2015

Tips for staying safe and warm this winter

According to the National Weather Service, extreme cold and winter storms in 2013 resulted in 46 deaths and extensive disruptions for thousands of families. With another cold blast this week, the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)...

 
 By Submitted    News    January 8, 2015

Wyoming Resource Advisory Council Meeting Set for February

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wyoming Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet Feb. 2-4, in Laramie. The meeting is open to the public and will take place at the Holiday Inn, 204 S. 30th St., Laramie, beginning at 1 p.m., Monday, Feb. 2, and...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    January 8, 2015

Banner County News

Good morning, friends and neighbors, near and far! Brrrrrrrrrrr, that’s it. News is over! Haha, am I the only one out there who is really tired of this bitter cold? Bet not. You all know how I...

 

Hereford News

The 55 And Up Club monthly potluck luncheon will be held on Friday, Jan. 9 at noon, at the Friendship Alliance North Church in Grover. Everyone 55 years of age and older are welcome to attend. Come...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    January 8, 2015

Albin News

What a pretty start to 2015 we had in Albin. The snow, still falling, covered everything in sight. But watch out for the roads. They are still slick and could cause you to run into something or...

 
 By Submitted    News    January 8, 2015

Significant Fire in Downtown Dubois

A significant structure fire started at about 8 p.m. Dec. 30, on the north side of the downtown business section of the town of Dubois. As of 10 a.m. Dec. 31 there was no identified cause of the fire. There were no injuries reported due to the fire....

 
 By Mark Watson    News    January 8, 2015

No-Till Notes: 'Moving Forward'

I feel like we are at important cross roads with the field pea industry here in our region. We have grown the field pea industry from a grass roots movement to what it is today. Today we have grown...

 
 By Crabbie Abner    News    January 8, 2015

Healthy New Year Recipes

Hey there! My name is Crabbie Abner, but you can just call me Crabbie. That’s what I become when I’m hungry. My friends, who will tell you not to let my smile fool you, know better than to get within a claws-length when my stomach starts...

 

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