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  • Zephan winner of Fourth Annual Corgi Race

    Karen Lipska|May 12, 2022

    Fun hats and fancy outfits along with happy-go-luck fun loving dogs were at the Fourth Annual Corgi Derby races on May 7th at Pine Bluffs Distilling in Pine Bluffs, Wyoming. Pine Bluff Distilling hosts the event with the Cheyenne Animal Shelter to raise money to help the animals in Laramie County. There were over 400 people who attended the races this year. This event started with an idea to race Corgi's like the horses at the Kentucky Derby. Next on the agenda was to find a charity that Pine...

  • Burns Town Council passes new leases

    Karen Lipska|May 12, 2022

    New leases for businesses and more on the development. Burns Town council met on May 9th at 6:30 p.m. Carrie Clark addressed the council about someone almost getting hit by some kid leaving the school. She was asking for sheriff's being on 3rd street after school. Laramie County Deputy Sheriff Gaskin stated, "They are sending Deputies out to the area but remember they may end at a call.” The Pine Bluffs Post encouraged the town of Burns to put information in the High Plains Adventure magazine to have the tourists know where and what is going o...

  • Pine Bluffs High School Music performs in Cheyenne

    Karen Lipska|May 12, 2022

    The Pine Bluffs Band and Chorus performed at the Southeast Music Festival in Cheyenne on April 11th and 12th. The band performed Three songs. The first song is Celtic Voyage. This song is about Irish immigrants. The drums in the background are the sound of the ocean. The flute solos are the main theme. It is about the hardships on the journey to America. The second song Novena. It is rhythmic vitality song. The last is the Disney song Mulan. This is about a girl who impersonates a man to serve...

  • Stories I Ain't Told Nobody Yet

    Karen Lipska|May 12, 2022

    Stories I Ain't Told Nobody Yet was the setting of the Burns High School Spring Play held on May 7th. This play was inspired by the poetry of Jo Carson. The students performed monologues and dialogues. There were three different sets on the stage. A porch, a kitchen and a bench. These take place in the areas of East Tennessee and the Appalachian region. Cooper Allen did five dialogues. They are "Daddy's Daddy", "Sick Mother", "Them Young'uns Married?", "The Only Junkyard", and "I Lived Off Old...

  • Trees are ready for Planting

    Mike Heath Laramie County Master Gardners|May 12, 2022

    It's spring and everything seems to be coming to life. Birds are nesting, yards are turning into jungles, and trees and shrubs are budding out. This is the perfect time to plant new trees. Actually you can plant a tree anytime as long as you can get the shovel in the ground. But spring will give your tree the best chance at survival. New trees can come from a variety of sources, but there are some things to consider before you purchase. To begin with, ask yourself what you want the tree for. Is...

  • Wyoming Weed and Pest Council Announces New Color Twine for Weed-Free Hay

    Wyoming Weed and Pest Council|May 12, 2022

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (April 19, 2022) – The Wyoming Weed and Pest Council (WWPC), in partnership with the North American Invasive Species Management Association (NAISMA), is excited to announce a new twine color for NAISMA certified weed-free hay. Any forage or hay certified as weed-free will now be marked with blue and orange twine or will be accompanied by either a certification form or a transit certificate. The weed-free twine program helps limit the spread of noxious weeds through the movement of forage or hay. Many federal and state lands r...

  • Laramie County Voters Cancelled by State Republican Party

    Mike Heath|May 12, 2022

    As predicted, the Wyoming Republican Party denied Laramie County voters a place at the table when it comes time to provide input into Republican Party politics in Wyoming. In a 15-8 vote, the Credentials Committee recommended that the Laramie County delegation should not be permitted to participate in the biennial Republican Convention. Several delegates were already in Sheridan prepared to represent Laramie County Republicans. The Wyoming GOP had already cancelled Natrona County for not paying their dues. That’s 28,739 voters from Laramie C...

  • Armed Forces Day - May 21

    Hunter Sherman|May 12, 2022

    Armed Forces Day is Saturday, 21 May 2022. It is a joint celebration of all six branches of the U.S. military: the Army, the Navy, the Coast Guard, the Marine Corps, the Air Force and the Space Force. A lot of people get Armed Forces Day, Memorial Day and Veterans Day confused, I know I did before I researched this. Armed Forces Day celebrates the men and women who are currently serving in our great military. Memorial Day remembers and mourns people who have died while serving in the U.S....

  • Jungle vibes at Albin Elementary

    Karen Lipska|May 12, 2022

    The animals were coming out at the Albin Elementary School on May 5th at 6:30 p.m. during their Spring concert. Welcome to the Jungle was the theme this year. Before the concert got under way, Mrs. Morrison with a translator informed parents and students about the Literacy camp. Students will receive a backpack of books along with information about the program this summer. And now ladies and gentlemen, "Welcome to the Jungle." The Fifth and sixth grade band performed first. The first song was...

  • People's Convoy

    Karen Lipska|May 12, 2022

    The People's convoy came through Pine Bluffs May 9th at 10:30 a.m. A firetruck leading the group was followed by trucks, cars, and a bus supporting the cause. They were honking and waving while they headed east down I-80 and passed through Pine Bluffs. The Convoy's mission is to gain back Americans freedoms, our civil liberties, and bring an end to all unconstitutional mandates. The bottom line, to restore our nation's constitution. The truckers are tired of the high-cost of diesel and gas. It...

  • UW Extension Announces Grape-Growing Symposium in Lander on May 21

    May 12, 2022

    Lander, Wyo.-May 6, 2022-On Saturday, May 21, the University of Wyoming Extension will offer a one-day educational program on growing grapes in Wyoming, to be held at Central Wyoming College in Lander. Led by UW Extension educator Jeremiah Vardiman, the symposium will provide attendees with the information they need to start their own vineyards as well as a hands-on demonstration at a local vineyard. Vardiman, a northwest area UW Extension agriculture and horticulturalist educator, says that...

  • Hornets host Pine Bluffs Field Extravaganza

    Jim Merryfield|May 12, 2022

    The Pine Bluffs High School hosted the Pine Bluffs Field Extravaganza last Thursday. Seven teams from across the state came to tune their talents in preparation for the SEWAC meet on the seventh. Since this was a field event only there were no races. The team did well and the athletes looked ready for the next meet. Reed Thompson and Stuart Lerwick were the stand out performers. Reed Thompson took first in the high jump getting over 5ft 4in. Stuart Lerwick took second in the triple jump with a...

  • Burns Broncs compete at Pine Bluffs Field Extravaganza

    Jim Merryfield|May 12, 2022

    The Burns Broncs track and field team traveled to Pine Bluffs, Wyoming to compete in the Pine Bluffs Field Event Extravaganza. Since there were no races only the field event competitors were able to participate. The Broncs put many of the athletes in the top three but were not able to top the third position. Several of the athletes placed third in their events. Mason Medley and Mason Terry each jumped 5ft 2in in the high jump event to tie for third place. Joel Morales jumped 18ft 10in in the...

  • Pine Bluffs Lady Hornets take Second at Home Meet

    Jim Merryfield|May 12, 2022

    The Lady Hornets competed in the Pine Bluffs Field Event Extravaganza on May 5th. The Lady Hornets placed second in the meet with several of the Lady Hornets placing in the top three. This would have been a field event warm up for the SEWAC meet that was coming up on May 7th for the Lady Hornets. Monse Serrano continues to place high in the shot put event as she took third with a throw of 33ft 9in. Emily Haas took fourth with a toss of 32ft 10in. Jessica Hoffman was first in the discus with a...

  • Burns Lady Broncs take First Place at Pine Bluffs Field Events Extravaganza

    Jim Merryfield|May 12, 2022

    The Lady Broncs traveled across the border to Pine Bluffs High School to compete in the Pine Bluffs Field Events Extravaganza last Thursday. The Lady Broncs took first place in the event with several of the field athletes placing in the top three. Rylee Jo Ward led the way placing first in the pole vault with a vault of 9ft 1in. Teammate Kamber Clayson was fourth with a vault of 8ft 1in. Emma Norris proved that she could defy gravity with a leap of 4ft 10in in the high jump that netted her a...

  • Lady Hornets take First at SEWAC

    Jim Merryfield|May 12, 2022

    The Lady Hornets also competed in the SEWAC track and field meet last Saturday hosted here in Pine Bluffs. The Lady Hornets took home the first place finish award for the girls side. The Lady Hornets placed in the top five positions in every event. In the 800m run and discus they finished first and second . It was a great showing for the Lady Hornets. Alexis DePaulitte proved she was the one to beat in the long distance running. She placed first in both the 800m and 1600m runs. Merina Theobald was right there with her placing second in the...

  • Hornets take Second at SEWAC Meet

    Jim Merryfield|May 12, 2022

    The Pine Bluffs Hornets Boys track and field team hosted the SEWAC track and field meet on Saturday, May 7th in Buzz stadium. Teams from divisions 1A and 2A competed which included Lingle-Ft Laramie, Southeast, Glenrock and Niobrara County along with Pine Bluffs. The Hornets took second in the meet with several of the athletes finishing in the top three. Carson Rabou led the way with a first place finish in the pole vault lifting his frame over the 11 ft bar. Reed Thompson showed his speed and leaping ability by placing first in both the long...

  • Burns Broncs take Sixth at Wiseman Invite

    Jim Merryfield|May 12, 2022

    The Burns Broncs boys track and field team traveled to Goshen County, Wyoming to compete in the 2022 Wiseman Invite track and field meet. The boys field team did well at the Pine Bluffs Field Events the day before and were ready for the meet. The boys Broncs placed sixth in a field of 12 other teams. They had several top 10 finishes but only two individual athletes place in the top three. Ethan Norris took third place in the 110m hurdles and Cody Hape placed third in the high jump. All four relay teams placed in the top three. The 4x100m relay...

  • Lady Broncs take Fifth at Wiseman Invite

    Jim Merryfield|May 12, 2022

    The 2022 Wiseman Invite track and field meet was held in Goshen County, Wyoming last Friday. The Lady Broncs traveled to Goshen County to compete in the 12 team meet. The Lady Broncs took fifth place in the meet. Although they would have liked to finish higher some of the team did well. Emma Gonzalez continues to be a force in the long distance races finishing first in the 3200m run. She also finished seventh in the 400m run. Rylee Jo Ward finished fourth in the 100m hurdles. Brooke Hansen finished fourth in the discus and sixth in the shot...

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