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Articles from the February 25, 2016 edition

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 By Jimmie Earls    News    February 25, 2016

Moose on the loose

This moose was spotted by several residents last Thursday in Pine Bluffs. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department advises residents that moose can be potentially dangerous and to be especially watchful...

 

A look at national politics through Cowboy State eyes

The political fates of our nation and of Wyoming are being decided right now across the country through a series of presidential primaries, debates and caucuses. Here in Wyoming, we are merely...

 

Colon Cancer Awareness Month: What to know about getting tested

(StatePoint) March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and the perfect time to think about colon health. Unfortunately, less than half of people aged 50 and older get tested for colon cancer. But early...

 

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 Jimmie Earls    News    February 25, 2016

It's a senior thing!

Before the start of their respective home games last Saturday, the Pine Bluffs girls and boys basketball teams took time to recognize their senior players....

 

Hornets roll through weekend with double win

The regular season ended with a pair of wins for the Pine Bluffs Hornets as they downed Southeast on the road and Lingle-Fort Laramie at home. "We ended the regular season on a high note," said head c...

 

Wrestlers take third place at regionals

The Burns/Pine Bluffs wrestlers finished third last weekend at the WHSAA 2A East Regionals at Lusk, finishing with 116 tam points behind First Place Moorcroft with 246.5 and Saratoga with 118....

 

Looking Back

75 Years Ago February 27, 1941 Would eradicate snakes by using blasting powder People living in the Goodstreak community north of Bayard, Neb. have suggested that their county commissioners set up a fund for the eradication of rattlesnakes. The plan...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    February 25, 2016

Banner County News

Good morning Banner County! After a week of horrible strong winds, this one has been quite a lot nicer. I know many of you who had property damage due to the wind last week and we had our share so...

 

Hereford News

The 55 And Up Club potluck luncheon will be held on Friday, March 11 at 12 p.m. at the Friendship Alliance North Church in Grover. Everyone 55 and over are welcome to attend. Come and join in the fun...

 

Coyotes end regular season with a pair of losses

The Pawnee Coyotes suffered a pair of non-conference losses last week to end the regular season at 5-14. Last Thursday, the boys were off to Anton, Colo. to play Arikaree/Woodlin, coming away with a 67-39 loss. Pawnee stayed within reach in the...

 
 By Mark Watson    News    February 25, 2016

No Till Notes: Water Conservation, Part 5

In previous articles I have visited about a systems approach we incorporate on our farm to conserve our groundwater pumping. The key components for us are managing our soil and residues so the soil ca...

 

Three Tips for Surviving Cold and Flu Season

(StatePoint) It’s that time of year again. From minor colds to severe flus and fevers, seasonal sicknesses are unpredictable and can sneak up on your family at any time. Unfortunately, even the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cannot...

 

Lady Hornets split weekend

Despite starting strong in the first quarter, the Pine Bluffs Lady Hornets suffered their first loss in almost two months as they fell to Southeast 50-46 on the road last Friday. The Lady Hornets open...

 

Wins elude Lady Broncs

Starting their weekend at home, the Burns Lady Broncs struggled to get points on the board against the Pine Bluffs Lady Hornets as they fell, 59-17. Burns only put up two points in the first quarter as the visiting Lady Hornets played solid defense....

 

Broncs drop two over weekend

A blown lead in the fourth quarter led to the first loss of the weekend for the Burns Broncs as they lost to Lingle-Ft. Laramie, 44-34. Lingle-Ft. Laramie kicked off the first quarter with 22 points. Burns was able to hang close as they knocked down...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    News    February 25, 2016

Money $hot

Pine Bluffs assistant basketball coach Travis Werner lets fly on a half-court shot during halftime of the boys basketball game last Saturday. Werner sank the shot to win the jackpot that had grown to...

 

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