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Articles from the May 12, 2016 edition

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 By Zach Spadt    News    May 12, 2016

Weekly rodeo series hangs up spurs

As the Double Bar G Rodeo (then the Outlaw Saloon Rodeo Series) wrapped up its first summer in 1998, Dennis and Maxleene Goodwine told the Pine Bluffs Post they looked forward to being back the next...

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    May 12, 2016

Trump on the national stage, Liz Cheney on the Wyoming stage, are setting the tone

When it comes to national and state elections, 2016 will be remembered as a real doozy. Most folks I talk with cannot remember a national election campaign like the one that we are witnessing. For...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    May 12, 2016

Critically acclaimed musicians to visit Pine Bluffs

Classical piano and viola is coming to Pine Bluffs. With the help of the Wyoming Arts Council and Piatigorsky Foundation, viola soloist Marcus Thompson and pianist Doris Stevenson will be in Pine Bluffs May 23. According to a press release the Piatig...

 

Margaret "Midge" Sarah McDowall

Margaret "Midge" Sarah McDowall passed away in Corvallis, OR on the 8th of April, 2016 with loving family and care givers by her side. Midge was born to James and Minnie McDowall on the 10th of... Full story

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    May 12, 2016

Roping to replace rodeo on summer Friday nights

While bucking broncs and bulls will no longer be a part of summer Friday nights in Pine Bluffs, a new event is taking its place. Dennis Goodwine, who put on the Double Bar G Rodeo Series (See related...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    May 12, 2016

Burns puts a stop on stop sign removal

Burns Town Council declined a proposal to remove stop signs at a four-way intersection at Fourth and Main Streets during its meeting Monday. Burns resident Jim Clark addressed the council during the...

 

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...

 

Rotary Club honors Pine Bluffs NHS seniors

Eight Pine Bluffs seniors who are members of the National Honor Society were honored by the Rotary Club of Cheyenne on April 27 at Little America. Every year, the Rotary Club invites the senior...

 

Garcia is SEWAC Athlete of the Year

Pine Bluffs senior Jorge Garcia runs in the 800 meter during the SEWAC track and field meet in Burns Friday, May 6. In addition to winning the 800, 1600 and 3200 meter races, Garcia was named the...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    May 12, 2016

Lady Hornets take first at SEWAC meet; Hornets place second

"There has been a lot of consistency to this track season due to the weather," said Coach Dustin Lee following his team's performance last Friday at the SEWAC meet in Burns. "Many meets were moved or...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    May 12, 2016

Burns hosts conference meet; Girls take second, boys place fourth

Last Friday was a perfect day for Burns Jr/Sr High School to host the SEWAC track meet for the first time. The Lady Broncs placed second behind Pine Bluffs and the boys took fourth place behind...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    May 12, 2016

Banner County News

Good morning Banner County! We woke up after a nice Mother’s Day weekend to more cloudy skies and puddles in the yard. I would think the farmers are getting somewhat tired of all of this moisture. S...

 
 By Carolyn Ragsdale    News    May 12, 2016

Hereford News

This past Sunday was Mother’s Day. The Hereford Community Church honored the mothers by having them choose the hymns. There was a special guest speaker from the Gideons. Mr. Ed Munson read a...

 
 By Zach Spadt    Sports    May 12, 2016

KoC golf tourney nets 52 participants

The Knights of Columbus recently held its annual golf tournament the weekend of May 7. Fifty-two people turned out from the event, including participants from Laramie, Upton, Cheyenne, Torrington and Loveland, Colo. There were 13 total teams for the...

 
 By Mark Watson    News    May 12, 2016

No Till Notes: "Herbicide Resistance"

A growing concern across the country is the development of herbicide resistance in weed species to glyphosphate herbicide more commonly referred to as Roundup. This herbicide has grown in popularity...

 

Looking Back

100 Years Ago May 11, 1916 Verna Lerwick visited Friday and Saturday with Evona Hockersmith. Alfred Pence was the guest of Dwain and Wesley Hockersmith Thursday and helped celebrate Wesley’s birthday. The community was shocked to hear of the death...

 

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