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 By Charlene Smith    News    March 14, 2013

Staffing issues top school board discussion

At the Laramie County School District No. 2 board meeting Monday evening in Albin, the members heaviest load was renewing contracts and replacing staff. The board approved the recommendations for... Full story

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    March 14, 2013

Grants awarded to to area recreation programs

Laramie County School District No. 2 recreation board met Monday evening in Albin to review the applications they received for grants. After electing new officers for the year and reviewing the...

 
 By Dave Clark    News    March 14, 2013

Bingo wins over blizzard warning

The 10th Annual Pine Bluffs Music Boosters Bingo Night went off without a hitch despite a looming winter storm. Homemade chili and cinnamon rolls were served Friday night to those who came to play...

 

Lessons from the weekend

There are two things I learned this weekend: 1. Bountiful Baskets are pretty cool. 2. Daylight Savings Time is not so cool. As you are all aware this weekend we did the whole “Spring Ahead...

 

It's time to fish or cut bait

Spring is a week away, our clocks have sprung forward, and the chill is breaking away to warmth in the air. Time to cast a line, throw a hook, and reel in the big one. Fish or cut bait! “Fish or...

 

School News

March Newsletter Can you believe that it is already March? It is hard to believe that our students will be gone in a couple of months. Where did the year go? Academics The students have an intense (and extremely important) couple of weeks coming at...

 

Duane "Lee" Yeik

Duane Lee Yeik, 63, of Pine Bluffs died March 6, 2013, at his home. Lee (as he was known by his friends) was born on Feb 18, 1950, in Laramie, the son of Calvin D. and Lois Ann (Clary) Yeik. Duane...

 

Melvin "Andy" Anderson

Melvin “Andy” Anderson, 87, of Springdale, AR passed away on Sunday, February 24, 2013 in Springdale, AR. Andy was born on Aug. 11, 1925, in Pine Bluffs, a son of Reuben V. and Ruth L. Anderson....

 
 By Submitted    News    March 14, 2013

"Slammed" by a professional poet

Award Winning Slam Poet Jovan Mays from Aurora, Colorado, visits with English classes about his craft. Students listened to one of Jovan’s poems, learned about slam poetry, viewed other slam poets...

 

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 Charlene Smith    News    March 14, 2013

Business as usual for commissioners

Chairman Troy Thompson and commissioner Diane Humphrey were absent from the Laramie County Commissioners meeting last Tuesday. They were attending the National Association of County Officials...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    March 14, 2013

Student of the Week

When you first meet Scout Pachel, the first adjective that comes to mind is quiet. But the streaks of passion you see light up her eyes is due to school and family. Pachel, a seventh grader at Pine...

 

Pawnee Coyotes season ends at regionals

At the end of the first day of regional basketball action in Sterling, Colo., the weekend looked promising for the Pawnee Coyote boys team. An opening day 50-44 win over Denver Jewish Day sent the... Full story

 

Lady Coyotes fall short at regionals

The Pawnee Lady Coyotes traveled to Sterling, Colo., to play at Northeastern Junior College in the 1A Regional Tournament Thursday and came home with a big 61-54 win against the Otis Lady Bulldogs....

 

Bowling Results

1. Pine Bowl 207 2. Designs West 162 3. Subway 147.5 Highs Handicap game: Sonja Larez 237 Handicap series: Amy Zitek 633 Scratch game: Jesi Zitek 211 Scratch series: Amy Zitek 543 Tuesday Mixed 1. Beth’s Team 21 2. Killer B’s 20 3. Spare Room 17...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    March 14, 2013

Beer, the staple of any kitchen on St. Patrick's Day

What a holiday! Beer infused into all the meals, even the desserts. “Warm beer and bread they say can raise the dead,” probably because “in heaven there is no beer.” Or at least the...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    March 14, 2013

Banner News

Hallelujah! We had snow, some moisture, not enough, but all of it is appreciated. I looked at the 10 day forecast, and 47 was the predicted low for the next week-and-a-half. Like the blizzard, guess w...

 
 By Jamie Carpenter    News    March 14, 2013

Bushnell News

The village board meets at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 14. There will not be a regular Family Night celebration this month. Please attend the Bushnell Volunteer Fire Department annual chili and oyster s...

 

Burns News

As we waited for “Titan,” the forecasted blizzard to hit last weekend, I wondered why we name winter storms. We’ve had “Sandy,” “Iago,” “Gandolph,” “Q,” and who can forget our favorite little fishy “Nemo” from the Disney...

 

Albin News

Once again, neighbors, we find ourselves getting a little cardiovascular workout by shoveling and sweeping snow off our walks. The snow was very pretty, students wished it had hit on Thursday or...

 

Hereford News

For the special this week at the Hereford Community Church Carol Opdycke read “Jerusalem Obituaries 33 A.D.” The sermon topic was “The Governor and His Wife.” As we approach Easter Sunday,...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    March 14, 2013

A different way to home ownership

Albert Einstein helped us understand insanity by saying it’s doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. Einstein is also credited with saying, “Everybody is a genius. But...

 

Looking Back

100 years ago With the pleasant, matchless spring weather, activity begins among our neighboring farers. The weather conditions during the past winter have been almost ideal for another bumper grain crop and we predict a harvest which will cause...

 

Isn't it funny how things come in three's?

I am not a superstitious person. In fact, I think the number 13 has been given a bad rap. I mean, it is an odd number, but aren’t we all a little odd? That thing about walking under a ladder? Not...

 

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