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Articles from the February 20, 2014 edition

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Tie a yellow ribbon

After serving protection detail for the Isa Navy Base in Bahrain, the Wyoming Army National Guard 133rd Engineer Company returned home after 10 months. "My company said 'we're going to Bahrain,' and... Full story

 

New 'Benjamin' finally here

Charlene Smith/Pine Bluffs Post Haven't seen one of these yet? You will. The Federal Reserve began supplying financial institutions with the redesigned note Oct. 8, 2013. But distance, demand and the...

 

Becoming better by wasting time

My friends and family often see playing video games as a waste of time. "Quit playing that thing and go play outside," My mom and dad would often say to me in my early years of gaming as I was...

 

Letter to the Editor

Pine Bluffs Friends and family,Thank you so much for your support this past holiday season. It felt like every one from town came to see 'Its A Wonderful Life.' It meant a lot to me. This last...

 

Martin W. Ferguson, Sr.

Martin W. Ferguson, Sr., 98, of Lingle died Feb. 11, 2014 in Torrington. He was born Feb. 7, 1916 in Cheyenne to Walter and Julia Ferguson. He married Gladys "Mina" Talkington on Feb. 28, 1965 in...

 

Jesse Ernest Loyd

esse Ernest Loyd passed away at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming on Feb. 11, 2014. Ernie was born on April 30, 1923 to Jesse and Selma (Patterson) Loyd near Parker, Colo. He...

 

Legislative Update

In the first week of the Wyoming Legislative session, decision makers worked on the biennium budget as well as numerous bills. Representative John Eklund sponsored HB 111, "An Act relating to school...

 

Correction

The Pawnee Coyotes Basketball team lost to Prairie on Feb. 7 with a final score of 56-42. An article in the Feb. 13 edition of the Pine Bluffs Post incorrectly reported who won the game and the final...

 

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 th...

 

A day of feasts, not just for saints

Feb. 20 is denoted as the Day of Feasts in some Christian communities. Many years ago, there were so few saints named, they each had their own day. No problem and it kept it honorable and special to...

 

Student of the week: Cora Cox

Pawnee seventh grader Cora Cox, beyond keeping her grades up stays very active in school activities. She is the girls basketball manager and plays volleyball and basketball on the junior high teams....

 

Burns Broncs split wins

Burns entertained Rock River and gave their varsity bench a little playing time. Looking to the future, Coach Sean Patterson will empty the bench of 11 seniors at graduation this year. The...

 

Last tally before regional wrestling

The Burns/Pine Bluffs wrestling squad had its last chance for pins and decisions before regionals at the Carbon County Invite at Hanna. “It went well,” said Coach Dan Clayson. “We were down a...

 

Win some lose some for Pine Bluffs

Fans attending the Pine Bluffs game against Potter/Dix Friday night witnessed a tough and aggressive battle. But after a while, the toughness turned into scoring for the Hornets. Pine Bluffs blew... Full story

 

Another loss bites Lady Coyotes

Emily Ellis aims for 2 as Pawnee hosted Briggsdale the night before Valentine's Day. No love was lost, however, as Pawnee lost the conference battle, 48-68. The Lady Coyotes put up a tough battle...

 

Lady Broncs triumph

Two wins in as many days this late in the season caused Coach Barry Ward, who is rarely quiet with his praise, to say "Atta Girl." Burns hosted Rock River and once they overcame their slow start,...

 

Coyotes play hard but lose

The Pawnee Coyotes experienced two losses Thursday and Friday, despite a good effort and hard work, said Coach Tim Brunelle. "We played hard, but just didn't make shots," Brunelle said of Friday's...

 

Lady Hornets fight for two wins

Coming in to the last few weeks of the season, coaches like to see congruency, teamwork, and efforts of improvement increasing. That is just what Coach Lindsey Forbes is getting from the Lady... Full story

 

Winter white to water fright

Accumulated snow in our region melted into water over the weekend showing signs of spring beneath the winter cover. That melting led to isolated flooding in several areas in Laramie County. Wyoming...

 

Burns News

Have you been watching the Olympics? Here are some interesting facts about this year’s competitors. United States national pairs figure skating champions Simon Shnapir is 6’ 4” inches tall and...

 

Hereford News

For the special this week at the Hereford Community Church Steve Hauer sang “I Pledge Allegiance To The Lamb” and showed the corresponding video. The sermon topic was “Gideon”. Judges 6...

 
 By Pine Bowl    Sports    February 20, 2014

Bowling Results

Monday Women 1 Pine Bowl 120 2 Subway 115 3 Farmers State Bank 111 Handicap Game Franny Haukup 232 Handicap Series Amy Zitek 671 Scratch Game Amy Zitek 204 Scratch Series Amy Zitek 587 Tuesday Mixed...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    February 20, 2014

Banner News

Hello Banner County and friends! Does anyone have any tumble weeds? If you are missing any, I think they might be at my place. For once though I have appreciated the wind ... drying out the mud....

 

Bushnell News

The village board meeting was held Feb. 13. The board announced that Kimball County landfill rates will increase $3 per month in April to $16 for village residents. The community center board is...

 

Albin News

Spring looks like it might be on its way. I know, you may not be able to see it through the snow drifts or have time to look as you dam up the water. But it is coming. Many Springs ago, a family...

 

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