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Articles from the October 20, 2016 edition

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The man behind the faces of the Veterans Memorial

After hundreds of hours over the course of two years, many working hands, and the imagination of Carl Jensen of Wheatland, Wyo., four life-size statues are now at home in Pine Bluffs at the Veteran's...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    News    October 20, 2016

New supplier for Texas Trail Market

Shoppers who frequent Texas Trail Market will notice a significant change in store items over the next few weeks. The grocer’s current supplier, Affiliated Foods Midwest, has merged with Associated Wholesale Grocers. For shoppers, that means a...

 

Math is a piece of pie!

Katie Wright enjoys her piece of pie during the Burns Elementary Math Pi and Pie Night last Thursday evening. Wright attended the night with her family. According to Burns Elementary Principal Jerry...

 

We will need to do ultimate road trip to finish my Wyoming Bucket List

When you have been fortunate enough to travel all over the world, why would you then spend so much time wandering around Wyoming? I get that question a lot. The answer is simple – there is just so...

 

Letter to the Editor

We have seen several pictures of Burns and Pawnee Homecoming royalty, but almost nothing about Pine Bluffs royalty (with exception of the photo on the front page of the king and “queen”). We would like to congratulate the following students who...

 

Letter to the Editor

To the voters of Senate District 6, Kym Zwonitzer has stepped forward as an independent candidate in your district. How fortunate you are. Her business background is much needed in the legislature. Since she is married to Representative Dave...

 

Wyoming energy powers the nation

Last week we visited about my work on the House Natural Resources Committee and this week I want to drill down further into the energy production that is so crucial to jobs in Wyoming and revenue for our state government. Wyoming coal, oil, gas, and...

 

Governor Mead announces outdoor recreation task force

Governor Matt Mead announced a new initiative to promote the outdoor recreational industry in Wyoming. The Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources will work with private and public stakeholders to develop recommendations to grow Wyoming’s...

 

U.S. Senate page wanted for spring 2017

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., is encouraging Wyoming high school juniors to apply to be a Senate page for the spring session in Washington, D.C. There are a total of 30 page positions in the United States Senate each session. One of those...

 

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 Submitted    News    October 20, 2016

Derner wins at Western Junior Livestock Show

Rebecca Derner competed in the Western Junior Livestock Show in Rapid City, South Dakota on October 7th. She won the extra heavy weight class with her lamb purchased from Lee Club Lambs of Baggs, WY....

 

MesaBlue Quincy Scarborough

BeauRyan, Ty and Tuf would like to announce the birth of their new little sister; MesaBlue Quincy Scarborough. She was born on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 6:33 a.m. at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff, Neb. Proud parents are Aaron and...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    October 20, 2016

Banner County News

Good morning! Another beautiful fall day, just a little bit to much wind. Could be worse though, right? The damage caused by the rough weather in our eastern/southern states will take months if not...

 

Hereford News

There was a good crowd for the monthly potluck luncheon for the 55 And Up Club. on Friday, October 14. The door prize was won by Leonard Wiggin. Following the luncheon, Cynthia Shlaer presented a prog...

 

Albin News

Is it the wisp of corn dust or simply the strong winds ushering in the new season that has changed the air outside. Both leave us with amazing views. The combines rolling slowly over their dried...

 

Hornet Cheerleading brings school spirit

Twice a week, four Pine Bluffs students can be found along side of their coaches, practicing wherever they find room to help bring out the school and community spirit of Pine Bluffs. Going into their second year, Hornet Cheerleading is perfecting...

 

Forum to be held for school board candidates

A class sponsored candidate forum will be held for those running to fill the five open seats for the Laramie County School District #2 (LCSD #2) school board. According to Burns High School History Teacher Barry Ward, his senior class decided to...

 
 By Submitted    News    October 20, 2016

Learning all about fire safety

The Pine Bluffs Kindergarten students were treated to a ride on Laramie County Fire District No. 5 firetrucks earlier this month as they learned about fire safety. The students throughout the month...

 

Hornets secure playoff spot; Broncs fight to stay alive

Despite losing 28-14 to Tongue River last Friday, the Pine Bluffs Hornets secured a spot in the 1A playoffs. The Hornets were hindered without running back Ruger Lewis, who did not play due to a lower...

 

Pine Bluffs-Burns XC team head to state

Members of the Pine Bluffs-Burns Cross Country team will be headed off to the state competition in Sheridan Saturday after running at regionals in Hulett, Wyo. Although not the favorite this year,...

 

Lady Broncs fall to Hornets, Tigers

The Burns Lady Broncs fought two hard games last weekend, coming up short both times in the win column. Burns hosted the Pine Bluffs Lady Hornets Friday, battled to the win, and lost in five sets. During the first set, the Lady Broncs played with...

 

Lady Hornets go 1-1

The Pine Bluffs Lady Hornets went one and one on the weekend as they bought home a victory against the Lady Broncs and fell to Lingle. Pine Bluffs traveled to Burns to take on Laramie County School District No. 2 rivals the Burns Lady Broncs Friday...

 

Coyotes blindside Weldon Valley

The Pawnee Coyotes football team traveled to Weldona, Colo., to take on conference rivals Weldon Valley Warriors Friday. The Coyotes racked up 28 points in the first quarter and held the Warriors to only six points. During the second quarter, Pawnee...

 

PBJH VB takes third at SEWAC

The Pine Bluffs Lady Hornets Junior High Volleyball A team captured third place at the SEWAC conference tournament after going 5-7 in regular season play. According to Head Coach Nancy Malcolm, the squad was going for a three-peat at claiming the...

 

Looking Back

100 Years Ago Oct. 19, 1916 The Postmaster here received word from Washington that the Golden Prairie office would discontinue Oct. 31. The basement of the Bushnell school house was nearly excavated. Frank Beaver, the general proprietor of the City...

 

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