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Articles from the March 2, 2017 edition

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 By Gary Collins    News    March 2, 2017

Learning can be trivial

The Pine Bluffs High School Wyoming Academic Challenge (WAC) team competed against local adults in an exhibition match, answering general knowledge trivia questions at the Pine Bluffs library. The eve...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    March 2, 2017

Heritage Society is on the right track

Considered the first to be built in Wyoming, the Union Pacific Railroad depot of Pine Bluffs was constructed in 1907, relocated in 1918 and demolished in November 1980. The depots on the railroad...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    March 2, 2017

Auxiliary offers travelers some cookies and company

Cookies, coffee and cider were on the menu served up to travelers by the women of the American Legion Post 60 Auxiliary, Friday, Feb. 24, at the Interstate 80 Rest Area just outside of Pine Bluffs....

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    March 2, 2017

Everyone has a Wyoming dog story: Here is mine from a few years ago

If there ever were a place that required everyone to own a dog, it probably would be Wyoming. This is a true dog-loving state. And everyone has his or her favorite dog story. Here is mine: Our old fam...

 

Endangered species: Making recovery a priority

As a doctor, if I treat 100 patients and just three recover enough to be discharged from the hospital, I would deserve to lose my medical license. A similar standard should apply to the Endangered Species Act. This law was meant to protect animals,...

 

Letter to the Editor

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of those involved in helping us get some better results in our medical clinic. You each know who you are, if you attended our meetings, made phone calls, handed out flyers or whatever the job was....

 

Governor Mead announces ENDOW website

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead is pleased to announce a new website for the ENDOW (Economically Needed Diversity Options for Wyoming) Initiative. The site endowyo.biz was created through a partnership between the Governor’s office, the Wyoming...

 

Pine Bluffs Police Department Blotter

Activities and calls for the Pine Bluffs Police Department during the week of February 22 through February 28 were as follows: Two Possible Child Neglect Calls One Arrest Destruction of Property and...

 

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...

 

Looking Back

100 YEARS AGO March 1, 1917 SPEEDERS ANSWER TO COURT A short but interesting session of Judge Mann’s court was held yesterday morning, the occasion being a sort of reception to automobile speeders. Six defendants were found guilty, paying $7 apiece...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    March 2, 2017

Banner County News

Good morning Banner County, neighbors and friends! We here in the Burg received a gift of several inches of snow beginning last Thursday and continuing into the weekend. Over a foot in most places...

 
 By Carolyn Ragsdale    News    March 2, 2017

Hereford News

The 55 And Up Club will hold their monthly potluck luncheon on Friday, March 10 at noon at the Friendship Alliance North Church in Grover. Everyone 55 and over are welcome to attend. Come and join in...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    March 2, 2017

Albin News

Perhaps someone shouldn’t have mentioned the fact that Spring was here. Maybe this year, Spring is similar to some folks trying to leave their house in the morning. They make a few trips back inside...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    March 2, 2017

After seven months, town is still looking to repair hail storm damage

Due to the President's Day holiday, the regular meeting of the Pine Bluffs Town Council was held Tuesday, Feb. 21, with the mayor and all councilman present. Seated at the council table, in addition...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    March 2, 2017

Hornets claim regional title; state tourney play starts Thursday

The Pine Bluffs Hornets' quest to repeat as the state 2A champions forged ahead last weekend as the team literally mowed the competition down, leaving little doubt as to why the Hornets were ranked...

 

Ronning makes All-State

Burns-Pine Bluffs wrestler Isaac Ronning made the championship match for his weight class at the Wyoming 2A State Wrestling Tournament in Casper last week, earning All-State status...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    March 2, 2017

Lady Hornets get first loss but still advance to state

The Pine Bluffs Lady Hornets entered the 2A East Regional Tournament last week undefeated since last year's 2A East Regional final. This year's outcome left the Pine Bluffs faithful with a feeling of...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    March 2, 2017

Panthers and Eagles prove too much for Broncs in regional tourney

Coach Sean Patterson knew his squad had a tough challenge ahead going into the Wyoming 2A East Regional Tournament last week. The first round would be a test for the Broncs to see how their “second season” would shape up. Wright The Broncs...

 

Bowling Scores

Monday Woman 1. Texas Trail Market 180 2. Exxon 157 3. Pine Bowl 146 Handicap Game: Carleen Graves 271 Handicap Series: Carleen Graves 722 Scratch Game: Carleen Graves 212 Scratch Series: Amy Zitek 569 Tuesday Mixed 1. Wyoming Malting 30 2....

 
 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    March 2, 2017

Big Horn and Lusk send Lady Broncs home early

The Burns Lady Broncs’ season came to an abrupt end last weekend as they clashed with the Big Horn Lady Rams and the Niobrara County (Lusk) Lady Tigers in the Wyoming 2A East Regional Tournament. Big Horn The Lady Broncs came into the tournament...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    March 2, 2017

Grapplers place fifth at state tourney

The Burns-Pine wrestling team competed last weekend in Casper in the Wyoming 2A State Wrestling Tournament. The grapplers placed fifth overall, just being edged out by Cokeville by half a point....

 

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