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Articles from the February 23, 2017 edition

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 By Gary Collins    News    February 23, 2017

From tragedy to triumph

Leslie Fennell of Burns got into the alpaca business almost four years ago this March. But never did she think that business could literally go up in smoke. Fire erupted in Fennell's barn on the...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    February 23, 2017

Post 60 Auxilary observes National Salute to Veteran Patients Week

Veterans at the Cheyenne VA Medical Center were treated Wednesday, Feb. 15, to snacks and compassion by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit, attached to Post 60 of the Pine Bluffs American Legion. The...

 

On the road again; Eight states, lots of empty space

What can you learn about America after traveling through eight states over the past four weeks? Perhaps the biggest shock to a Wyomingite is that there is so much empty space out there in other...

 

Wyoming delegation fights activist lawsuits

U.S. Senators John Barrasso and Mike Enzi and U.S. Representative Liz Cheney, all R-Wyo., recently introduced the Open Book on Equal Access to Justice Act. The legislation prevents abuse of the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA) by large environmenta...

 

Enzi, Barrasso join fight to protect Second Amendment rights of social security beneficiaries

U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso, both R-WY., joined Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) in protecting the Second Amendment rights of Social Security beneficiaries. The senators introduced a resolution of disapproval via the Congressional Review A...

 

Rotary Club Students of the Month

Melissa Fornstrom, left, senior from Pine Bluffs High School and Meghan Murphy, right, senior from Burns High School were selected as the Rotary Club Students of the Month. The girls were honored at...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 23, 2017

Pine Bluffs Police Department Blotter

Activities and calls for the Pine Bluffs Police Department during the week of February 15 through February 21 were as follows: Two Distrubing the Peace with alledged intoxicant Multiple VIN inspections One Traffic Stop...

 

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...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 23, 2017

Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation offers nine scholarships

Farm Bureau members and their family are encouraged to apply for one of nine college scholarships offered by the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation. The Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation scholarship deadline is March 1, 2017. One scholarship is valued at...

 

Looking Back

100 YEARS AGO Feb. 22, 1917 EIGHT ARRESTS FOR HORSE STEALING Wholesale arrests have been made during the last week on charges of horse stealing. The arrests followed a long period of investigation and detective work on the part of the sheriff’s...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    February 23, 2017

Banner County News

Good morning everyone, I hope this week has been treating you well. Valentine’s Day has come and gone and our next holiday will be St. Patrick’s Day. I just want to say that I was wrong about the...

 

Albin News

This week at the Hereford Community Church Jerri Sadler was celebrating her birthday. For the special, Carol Opdycke spoke about George Washington. The sermon topic for February 19 was Sin Is Serious...

 

Albin News

Someone should say what everyone is thinking. Spring is here. Calves are dropping like raindrops in California. Baby lambs are out in force looking for Mary. However, no matter how early the Spring...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    February 23, 2017

New HVAC system at Texas Trail Market provides added comfort for shoppers

Comfortable conditions have returned to the Texas Trail Market with the installation last week of a new heating and air conditioning system. An unexpected windfall occurred when the market received a...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 23, 2017

Pawnee FFA week kicks off Feb. 27

Celebrating the Future Farmers of America (FFA) week February 27 through March 3 is the Grover, Colo. chapter from the agricultural education program at Pawnee High School. The students, along with...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    News    February 23, 2017

Keiter gains experience working with animals through FFA

Burns High School student Emily Keiter is a member of the livestock team and the parli pro team for the school's FFA chapter. "I mainly show sheep," said Keiter. "I won a few awards. I was either...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    News    February 23, 2017

Sowards says FFA helps teach leadership skills

Burns junior Colton Sowards says FFA has taught him a lot about growing as a person. "For me, FFA is all about leadership and self-development, really," Sowards said. "It's all about bettering...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    February 23, 2017

Graves has a heart for FFA

Aspiring one day to attend medical school, Kenzie Graves, a junior at Pine Bluffs High School and vice-president for the school's FFA chapter, hopes one day to become a heart surgeon. Raised on a farm...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    February 23, 2017

Ag is a way of life for Lind

Content one day to take over the family farm, Tristan Lind, a Pine Bluffs High School senior and FFA chapter member, also has an interest in welding. "When I go to college, I plan to major in farm...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    News    February 23, 2017

Down on the farm

Students from Albin Elementary's 4th-6th classes got some fresh air last Wednesday as they took a field trip to Lerwick Farm in Albin as part of the Wyoming Stewardship Program which is part of the...

 

Coyotes down Arickaree/Woodlin; fall to Caliche

The Pawnee Coyotes ended the regular season last week with a pair of games. Things got off to a strong start with a 61-55 win over Arickaree/Woodlin last Thursday, but the Coyotes lost to Caliche...

 

Lady Broncs prep for regional tourney

The Burns Lady Broncs wrapped up regular-season play last Friday hosting the Lingle-Ft. Laramie Lady Doggers. The Lady Doggers jumped out to a 18-5 lead in the first quarter as the Lady Broncs tried...

 

Hornets finish 22-0 in regular season; regional playoffs starts Thursday

Although the Hornets finished the regular season undefeated at 22-0, Coach Will Gray knows anything can happen in the playoffs, which start on Thursday in Gillette. “We open with Tongue River at 9 a.m. on Thursday,” said Gray. “We didn’t...

 

Unbeaten Lady Hornets head to regional tournament

The Lady Hornets finished out the regular season last weekend by doing something they’ve been really good at all year long - beating every opponent who crossed their path. Southeast and Lingle were no exceptions. Southeast It was Pine Bluffs game...

 

Broncs fall to Doggers; now it's tourney time

The Burns Broncs closed out their regular season last Friday with a 36-19 loss to visiting Lingle-Ft.Laramie. Although the Broncs finished with a 7-15 record, head coach Sean Patterson knows it's a...

 

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