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Articles from the February 9, 2017 edition

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 By Gary Collins    News    February 9, 2017

Her roots run deep in Pine Bluffs

One of the 3000 babies delivered by "Doc" Morris in the Pine Bluffs area was Becky Martinez, who came into the world at the home of her grandparents May 30, 1950. Legally she is named Jennie...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    February 9, 2017

Mr. Missile-laneous

Veterans buried in the Pine Bluffs Cemetery no longer rest in anonymity thanks to the efforts of SSgt. Charles "Chuck" Radcliffe, Missileer, Ret. and the local American Legion Post. There are 208...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    February 9, 2017

Possible HWE Expansion

High West Energy (HWE) is looking to expand into the fiber optic broadband internet business in the Pine Bluffs area. They are in the process of determining the amount of local interest to determine if this expansion is viable. HWE is currently only...

 

Charlie Belden chronicled state's history in photography

The first time I heard of Charlie Belden was during a visit to Omaha where my old friend Lee Myers lives a nice retired life with his wife Barbara. Lee is a former publisher of the Cody Enterprise...

 

VA purchases land for a new national cemetery in Wyoming

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced on January 30 that it purchased 5.04 acres from Cheyenne to establish Wyoming’s first VA National Cemetery. “We are proud to announce the shared goal of honoring our nation’s Veterans by...

 

Congress acts to overturn Obama era regulation aimed at coal

Congress passed its first resolution that would overturn an Obama Administration regulation that was aimed at limiting coal production. The Senate voted Feb. 2 to send the resolution of disapproval to President Trump’s desk. The measure would end...

 
 By Laine Vasko    News    February 9, 2017

Hornet's Buzz

Once a month during the school year, the Pine Bluffs Post will highlight stories from the Pine Bluffs High School journalism class. Valentine’s Day as we know it is a mushy, gooey, dorky day of showing affection and admiration for those...

 

Pine Bluffs Police Department Blotter

Activities and calls for the Pine Bluffs Police Department during the week of February 1 through February 7 were as follows: 2 Civil Standbys 2 Welfare checks One Theft Numerous VIN...

 

70th Anniversary

Blas and Eleanor Medina of Egbert, Wyoming will celebrate 70 years of marriage with a small family dinner in Cheyenne. Blas Medina married Eleanor (Leonor) Pacheco on February 16, 1947 in...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 9, 2017

Pine students place well in ACT

From left, Pine Bluffs High School students Brandon Steege, James Estes, Samuel Garcia, Chris Fornstrom, Melissa Fornstrom and Kenzie Graves recently placed well in the ACT in December. Garcia scored...

 

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 the information in case questions arise. Items...

 

Looking Back

100 YEARS AGO Feb. 8, 1917 The post office will observe the regular Sunday hours on Monday, on account of Lincoln’s birthday. Frand Land this week sold sixteen hogs for $539.35. There were two sows with litters and the pigs were just 9 months old...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    February 9, 2017

Banner County News

Good morning Banner County! How about that Superbowl? Quite an exciting game for most football fans I am sure. I for one can take it or leave it and usually watch it on and off. I like the...

 

Hereford News

For the special this week at the Hereford Community Church Carol Opdycke read an article from an eastern newspaper about human trafficking. The sermon topic for the day was The Quest For Joy or How...

 

Albin News

There is a reason not a lot of people are fond of rodents. They often stink of trash, have a dirty reputation, and represent the lowest of species on the circle of life. But worse than all that is...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    February 9, 2017

Seniors two-step and potluck at Pine Bluffs Senior Center

The Pine Bluffs Senior Center was the setting, Sunday afternoon, for the monthly dance and potluck dinner hosted by Dalton Fuller and his wife, Virginia "Gini" Fuller. The participants were well...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 9, 2017

Burn's High School Fall Semester Honor Roll

All A’s Honor Roll 12th Grade Reata Beck Mallory Ickes Meghan Murphy Katie Norris Lauren Streeter 11th Grade Reese Burnett Darrell Goeckeler Colton Sowards Sabrina Vorse Alex Williams 10th Grade Lash Branigan Mackenzie Faircloth Jack Ickes Alec...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 9, 2017

University of Wyoming Fall Semester Dean's and Dean's Freshman Honor Rolls: Laramie County

Pine Bluffs Austin Elizabeth Asay Andrew M. Ferguson Taylen Fornstrom Scott William Gross Bailey Z. Pachel Caleb E. Pachel Burns Cassy Underwood Carpenter Samantha L. Hanson...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 9, 2017

University of Wyoming Fall Semester Provost's Honor Roll: Laramie County

The Provost’s Honor Roll consists of undergraduates who have completed at least six but fewer than 12 hours with a minimum 3.5 grade-point average for the semester. Pine Bluffs - Michael Alan Curtis...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    February 9, 2017

Old man winter is still around

A quick ice storm pushed through Pine Bluffs and the surrounding area on Wednesday, Feb. 1, leaving a thick layer of ice on trees, streets and sidewalks. With the quick change in local temperatures,...

 

Pawnee boys edge Prairie; fall to Longmont Christian

The Pawnee Coyotes split a pair of home games last weekend, hanging on to beat the Prairie Mustangs last Friday, 49-46. The next day, the Warriors from Longmont Christian pulled into Grover and...

 

Steger will be an Eagle

Pine Bluffs senior Kyle Steger hopes to be flying like an Eagle after recently signing a letter of intent to play football for Chadron State College in Nebraska. "I'm pretty excited," said Steger....

 

We've got spirit, yes we do...

The Pine Bluffs Cheer Squad fired up the Hornet faithful last Friday night during the home basketball games against Southeast. It must have worked, because the Lady Hornets won 56-38 and the boys...

 

Grapplers place fourth overall at Southeast Duals

The Burns-Pine Bluffs wrestlers traveled to Yoder last week to take part in the Southeast Duals. It was a strong showing for the young team as they finished fourth overall, losing to Gering, Neb. in the third place match, 45-30. “It was a great...

 

Lady Broncs split at home; host Pine Bluffs on Friday

The Burns Lady Broncs have 4-15 record after splitting a pair of contests last week. Glenrock Last Friday, the girls beat the Glenrock Lady Herders 51-38 on the road. Willow Martin led scoring with 20...

 

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