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Articles from the January 9, 2014 edition

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 By Zachary Laux    News    January 9, 2014

Contractor finishes water distribution project

Contractors working on the Pine Bluffs water distribution project laid the last of about 15,000 feet of water main Friday, putting a close to the project which began August 2011. "It's been a tough...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    January 9, 2014

Family wins; Senate campaign ends

In a family-driven state like Wyoming, it is not unheard of for someone to step back from their work to care for family. Even more understandable for a mother to care for an ill child. So when...

 

Feeling safe driving

I like to believe We all have a place where we feel safe and comfortable — a sanctuary. That place can be as simple as your living room or as complex as a fallout shelter. Granted, I think most of... Full story

 

A trip to warmer weather

Ever since most of Wyoming got pelted with that first snowstorm in September, I have been itching to get to a warmer climate. On Dec. 30, we climbed into our nine-year old motorhome (aptly named... Full story

 

Post Editorial: Christmas lights are not dimmed by contest

We received a phone call regarding the Christmas Light Decoration Contest and the houses selected as the “winners.” The caller felt that Greg Phillips, 1279 N. Main St. “did a heck of a job” with his lights and display and felt the Pine... Full story

 

Obituary: Claude Ray Nussbaum

Claude Ray Nussbaum, 90, of Burns passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. Claude was born June 21, 1923, in Pine Bluffs to Claude and Gladys Nussbaum. He was the... Full story

 

Birth announcment: Caitlyn Ann Hickman

Michelle and Brian Hickman, of Cheyenne, announce the birth of their daughter Caitlyn Ann Hickman. Caitlyn was born 10:18 p.m. on Dec. 13, 2013 at the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and 19 inches long. Paternal... Full story

 
 By Zachary Laux    News    January 9, 2014

Bushnell resident wins $200 Texas Trail Market gift certificate

Bushnell resident Wilma Sigette got a Christmas present a littler early this year. Sigette became the recipient of a $200 gift certificate to Texas Trail Market after participating in a Texas Trail...

 

Broncs score a win

The bus ride up to Yoder must have been a smooth one Saturday morning for the Burns Broncs. When they took the floor against the Southeast Cyclones, the only wind that was howling was outside the...

 

Lady Broncs start year with a battle

The Lady Broncs brought experience, preparation and confidence to Yoder for its first conference game of the new year Saturday afternoon. However, winning didn’t come out of the bag they packed for...

 

Burns/Pine Bluffs collects medals at Bonanza

The Burns/Pine Bluffs wrestling squad traveled to Cheyenne South for a dual tournament Friday, and the Bison Bonanza on Saturday returning with third place. “We struggled a little bit on Friday,...

 
 By Submitted    Sports    January 9, 2014

Matthews picked for motocross university

Cheyenne Matthews was notified on Christmas Eve that her application to the Ricky Carmichael (Motocross) University had been approved. This was a very selective opportunity for the young Pine Bluffs...

 

Bushnell community news

Since the Lions Club calendars aren’t out yet, please let me know this year’s meeting schedule for any community groups so I can include it in the news. The bookstore’s hours for the rest of... Full story

 
 By Barb Cross    News    January 9, 2014

Banner community news

Good morning to you all, here in Banner County and to all of our surrounding friends and neighbors. It has been quite awhile since I have felt as well as I do today. Both physically and emotionally. A... Full story

 

Herford community news

HAPPY NEW YEAR! The Hereford Community Church started off the new year by celebrating Holy Communion and burning burdens. For the special Carolyn Ragsdale read “Shepherd’s Christmas Reunion” by... Full story

 

Burns community news

During the month of January Burns Branch Library will be closed everyday from 12:30-1:15p.m. We are sorry for the inconvenience. Remember, the Burns Branch Library has movies to check out. Curl up... Full story

 
 By Zachary Laux    News    January 9, 2014

Student of the week: Josiah Clark

Third-grader Josiah Clark at Carpenter Elementary School says his favorite subject is reading, and likes to entice himself with adventure novels. "I really like adventure stuff, like the Hobbit and...

 
 By Submitted    News    January 9, 2014

State Engineer's Office to host public meeting: Office will conduct study of the Laramie County Control Area.

The Wyoming State Engineer’s Office will host a public meeting on Jan. 17, 2014 to present the draft results of the Hydrogeologic Study of the Laramie County Control Area. The meeting will be held in the downstairs meeting room at the Wyoming... Full story

 
 By Zachary Laux    News    January 9, 2014

Town takes closer look at building permit

The Pine Bluffs Town Council unanimously agreed to take a closer look at the town’s building permit and make adjustments after identifying some problems with the form involving utilities Monday nigh...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 9, 2014

Firearm accessory company announces move to Wyoming

Magpul, a firearm accessories manufacturer, announced Jan. 2 it will be relocating its manufacturing, distribution and shipping operations to Cheyenne. The company began a nationwide search for a new base of operations after legislation was enacted...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    January 9, 2014

Weather frightful, carbs delightful

Know what makes a body warm even on the coldest of days? Besides a trip to the Bahamas. Carbs. Or more specific, the burning of carbohydrates in our system. Carbs are not friends to those wanting to...

 

Looking Back

100 years ago Many people do not fully appreciate the importance of a newspaper as a part of their every-day life. A person’s daily duties and casual local occurrences afford familiarity with but a mere pin point on the globe of human interest.... Full story

 

Community Calendar

Items for possible inclusion in the weekly community calendar should be typewritten or legibly printed. All submissions should include the name and daytime telephone number of the person submitting...

 

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