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Articles from the March 13, 2014 edition

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 By Zachary Laux    News    March 13, 2014

Flooding plagues Laramie County

Moisture from rapid snow melting in Laramie County would have been a welcome sight for many farmers last week, if it were not for frost. Local farmer Greg Gorss said, without frozen grounds, the...

 
 By Zachary Laux    News    March 13, 2014

LCSD 2 sticks with 5-day school week

Laramie County School District 2 schools will be sticking with what they know until more research is done on shortened school weeks. The LCSD 2 School Board of Trustees, in a five-to-four split,...

 

WCA announces All State selections

The Wyoming Coaches Association announced the 2013-14 All State selections 1A & 2A Boys and Girls Basketball, with some Burns and Pine Bluffs high school athletes making the cut. Pine Bluffs 2013-14 All State Basketball selections were: Andrea Baker... Full story

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    March 13, 2014

When People Magazine calls . . . answer

Last October, I was shopping at a store in Two Rivers, Wisconsin, when my cell phone rang. I answered it. “This is Caitlin Keating of People Magazine. I . . .” “No, I don’t want any,” I... Full story

 
 By Zachary Laux    News    March 13, 2014

Creating Mr. Roboto: Students build robots for state competiton

Lara Shook took three robot-building teams, comprised of children of all ages, to a state robotics competition. Shook said all three teams performed well this year. "I am extremely proud of how they...

 

Death Notice: Betty Jean Barkell

Betty Jean Barkell, 90, died March 9, 2014 in Cheyenne. She was born to Gottlieb Frank and Carrie (Vogt) Frank on Jan. 5, 1924 in Weld County. She spent most of her life in Pine Bluffs before moving to Cheyenne six years ago. She was active at the... Full story

 

Birth Announcement: Jesslyn Marie Tucker

Rachell and Tyler Tucker of Cheyenne are happy to announce the birth of their daughter Jesslyn Marie Tucker. Jesslyn was born 7:45 p.m. Jan. 17, 2014 at the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center in Cheyenne. Fraternal grandparents are Kim and Ken Plum.... Full story

 

Faith communitites community calandar

Albin Baptist Church, 315 Cheyenne Ave, Albin; 246-3254; Sunday school, 9:30 a.m., Sunday service 10:45 a.m.; Youth group, Sunday, 5:30 p.m. Blessed Hope Baptist Church, 327 S. Main St., Suite D, Burns; 307-757-7910; J. Nathaniel Ensley, pastor;...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    March 13, 2014

Student of the week: Austin Burson

Young people have many chances in life. Chances to turn mistakes into success. And, unfortunately, some chances to turn failures into a path misfortune. Austin Burson, son of Robert "Allen" and Mary...

 
 By Zachary Laux    Sports    March 13, 2014

Hornets come up short at state competition

The Pine Bluffs Hornets came within reach of a championship game over the weekend, but came up short in a semifinal game that ended in double overtime. "It was a great experience for our kids and the...

 
 By Zachary Laux    Sports    March 13, 2014

Broncs end successful season losing at state

The Burns Broncs ended its season at state losing the initial and consolation rounds. But the Broncs had a good season overall, said Coach Sean Patterson. "We had another great season. This senior...

 
 By Zachary Laux    Sports    March 13, 2014

Lady Hornets win 1, lose 2 at state competition

The Pine Bluffs Lady Hornets ended the basketball season with one win and two losses at the Wyoming state basketball tournament March 6 through March 8. Coach Lindsey Forbes said she was extremely...

 
 By Submitted    News    March 13, 2014

Anderson returns home after 9-month deployment

Lt. Col. Leonard Anderson Jr. is returning to his home in Nebraska after serving as commander of the 949th Medical Detachment Veterinary Services in Kuwait. Anderson, the son of Leonard Anderson Sr....

 
 By Zachary Laux    News    March 13, 2014

Count on Chance

Judge Mark Moran swore in Chance Walkama Wednesday evening to serve the town of Pine Bluffs as a reserve officer for the Pine Bluffs Police Department. "I am glad to be here," Walkama said after...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    March 13, 2014

Local youth wins big at state science fair

Tim Love, son of Taft and Jill Love of Burns, is just a sixth grader. But he has already impressed scientists and teachers with his forethought and knowledge of water and life systems in the water....

 
 By Submitted    News    March 13, 2014

Pine Bluffs Lions honors Deane Skinner

On March 4, 2014 the Pine Bluffs LIONS Club honored Deane Skinner with the presentation of a Melvin Jones Fellow. The Melvin Jones Fellow is the highest honor bestowed on a Lion and named in the... Full story

 
 By Submitted    News    March 13, 2014

Burns mayor completes training

The Leadership Training Services Continuing Education Program (LTS/CEP) would like to recognize Burns Mayor Judy Johnstone for completing the Level III Municipal Governance Award. Mayor Johnstone is now recognized as a Leadership Fellow. The LTS/CEP...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    March 13, 2014

Banner community news

Good morning everyone, friends and neighbors near and far! With the exception of a few cool days the weather has started acting like maybe spring is on her way. This morning there was the biggest,... Full story

 
 By Submitted    News    March 13, 2014

Mystery bell

Within the Burns First Presbyterian Church courtyard lies a 460-pound cast iron mystery. Excavation of the First Presbyterian Church in Burns started in March of 1909, and a dedication held on March... Full story

 

Bushnell community news

The Fire Department chili feed is Saturday, March 15. That’s also the night of the monthly Family Night potluck at the community center, so plan to stop by both events! If you have news, announcements, meeting times/dates, information about events... Full story

 

Looking Back

100 years ago C.E. Carlstrum was attending to business matters at Cheyenne yesterday. George W. Bremer of Egbert, deputy assessor for this district, has been doing the town this week. A marriage license was issued Wednesday to George Hartman and... Full story

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    March 13, 2014

Albin community news

Believe it or not, the warm weather and Wyoming wind made it possible for some locals to leave their “island in the mud.” It is not quite spring yet, but it seems to be coming around the bend.... Full story

 

No till notes: '10 Tips, part 4'

I’ve been discussing 10 tips for successful no-till crop production and thus far I have covered choosing a good crop rotation, winter wheat as the most important crop for supplying a consistent amount of residues to make the rest of the crop... Full story

 

No till notes cont. 'Spring is coming!'

I want to start off by thanking everyone who made this year’s Panhandle No till Partnership’s winter conference a success. I especially want to thank the members of the PNTP for all their efforts in putting together this conference and congratula... Full story

 

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