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Articles from the April 18, 2013 edition

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 By Charlene Smith    News    April 18, 2013

Improved road accepted; valves make water shut-offs less dry

Preston Harer reviewed the original plan to improve the existing trail to his property with the council Monday evening at the Pine Bluffs council meeting. Town administrator Caryn Miller said after... Full story

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    April 18, 2013

A good place for an exit?

A new week was welcomed about the same as our last week. Falling temperatures and snow depths looming towards 10 inches again made traveling difficult. This unidentified vehicle rolled off County...

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    April 18, 2013

Living in the heart of country's gun culture

Some 63 percent of the 579,000 residents in Wyoming own guns. This is the highest percentage of any state in the USA. Perhaps it makes some sense to describe what living in the heart of America’s... Full story

 
 By Cynthia Shroyer    News    April 18, 2013

Doing what we do best

The pin speck on the globe that is Boston came under attack this week and people across the handprint that comprises the United States on that globe were instantly banded by both the horror of the...

 

News Notes

The Wyoming Writers, Inc., Annual Conference will be held from June 7 through June 9 at the Hilton Garden Inn & UW Conference Center in Laramie. The conference features workshops in fiction, poetry,...

 

Anniversary

Buster and Sylvia (Danielson) Childers were married on April 19, 1963, in Cheyenne. They will celebrate with a gathering of friends and family on Saturday. The couple met at the Grover Rodeo, in...

 

Engagement

Stacey Lynn Gray and Brooks Allan Hoffman, along with their parents have announced their engagement. She is the daughter of Van and Jan Gray of Burns. He is the son of Gary and Jeanne Hoffman of...

 

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 Cynthia Shroyer    News    April 18, 2013

Burns council mulls daycare dilemma

Talk of opening a daycare in the Burns-Plex took a good portion of the Burns Town Council meeting Monday, April 8. Jessica Loyd was unable to attend the meeting, but sent a list of needed items to...

 

Johnston takes first in long jump

Lyndee Johnston continued to impress this track season with a first place finish for the Pawnee Coyote squad at the Weld Central Rebel Round-up. The meet, with a field of 24 teams, was held Friday in...

 

Post play by play

Meets canceled for Burns, Pine Bluffs Friday’s Storm Invite in Chappell and Saturday’s Tiger Invite at Lusk were cancelled due to weather causing the Pine Bluffs and Burns track teams to take...

 

Bowling Results

Monday Women 1. Pine Bowl 289 2. Designs West 258 3. Subway 251 Highs Handicap game: Conner Graves 231 Handicap series: Kate Zitek 630 Scratch game: Amy Zitek 200 Scratch series: Carleen Graves 540 Wednesday Mixed 1. Bluffs Insurance 36 2. Drew’s...

 
 By Cynthia Shroyer    News    April 18, 2013

High Plains Chapter hosts annual banquet

The High Plains Chapter of Pheasants Forever hosted its annual banquet Saturday night at the Pine Bluffs Community Center with a sold out crowd enjoying the festivities. Silent and live auctions took...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    April 18, 2013

Albin Town Council hires new staff

The Albin Town Council immediately adjourned to executive session Thursday night at the Albin town meeting to discuss the selection of new staff. They returned and moved to hire Aaron Anderson as the...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    April 18, 2013

Banner News

The foot or so of wet snow we had last week was welcome; even it meant closing the town for three days. If the forecast they have out now comes through more is on its’ way. There were several...

 

Hereford News

The Hereford Community Church held its quarterly business meeting before the worship service on Sunday. General items of business were discussed. An upcoming date to put on your calendar is...

 
 By Jamie Carpenter    News    April 18, 2013

Bushnell News

The village meeting was postponed because of the snowstorm, so I’ll report on it next week. Family Night is Saturday, April 20. Join your neighbors at 6 p.m. in the community center for a potluck...

 

Looking Back

100 years ago A quintet of infants was born recently to Mrs. Charles Smith of Danby, a few miles south of Ithaca, N.Y. The gross earnings of the Midwest Oil Company of Casper approximate $180,000 for the month of March. (sic) Work is progressing...

 

Albin News

Our little community welcomed precipitation this week. This round of white stuff was more of a spring version, but still dampened the flowers spirits considerably. Remember to mark on your calendar...

 

Am I talking the walk, or walking the walk?

My family, like most others who have or will walk this planet, have experienced a life full of trouble. I can’t really say I know anyone who has lived a “charmed” life. Blessed yes, charmed no....

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    April 18, 2013

Go green or go home

Ho, Ho, Ho! Yeah, no, I haven’t lost my calendar in the spring snow. I was trying for the “Green Giant.” Earth Day is Monday, April 22. A day for dusting off the carbon footprint on our boots...

 
 By Mark Watson    News    April 18, 2013

No-till notes - irrigated no-till economics, part II

Jessica Johnson, UNL agricultural educator at the Panhandle Research and Extension Center located in Scottsbluff has compiled budgets for the majority of the irrigated crops commonly grown here in...

 

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