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Articles from the April 20, 2017 edition

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 By Gary Collins    News    April 20, 2017

WAC season over for Pine Bluffs

The season has ended, not as hoped for but as expected, for the Pine Bluffs High School (PBHS) Academic Challenge team. Four members of the team, Brandon Steege, Samuel Garcia, Amy Bauer and Scout...

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 20, 2017

Talkington earns citizenship award

Nicole Talkington of Burns High School was awarded the Eastern Laramie County Citizenship Award at the Laramie County Retired Education Personnel luncheon at the Raddison Inn in Cheyenne, Wyoming....

 
 By Gary Collins    News    April 20, 2017

Letters to home

"Dear Mom: It's been a long time since I've written, I know, but I could tell from your letter that you understood. This letter will probably be a little late getting there, but if I could rush it...

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    April 20, 2017

Favorite political stories about the state's leaders

For a long time, the Riverton radio station KVOW was located in a small house along the Big Wind River. Unbeknownst to statewide politicians back in 1984, the radio station moved and the building was...

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 20, 2017

Enroll Wyoming's Cheyenne Culture Fest hosts free Youth Night

The Cheyenne Culture Fest will hold a free Youth Night for teens, 12 to 18 years old, from Cheyenne, Pine Bluffs, Burns, Laramie, Wheatland and surrounding areas, on April 28, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Laramie County Community College P...

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 20, 2017

It's time to plan ahead for annual Community Wide Garage Sale

It’s that time of year again; time to start your annual spring cleaning! Clean and organize your home and then be ready to peddle your gently used treasures at the Pine Bluffs Recreation Department’s Ninth Annual Community Wide Garage Sale...

 

Pine Bluffs Police Department Blotter

Activities and calls for the Pine Bluffs Police Department during the week of April 12 through April 18 were as follows: 3 Traffic stops 1 Citation for public intoxication 1 Unattended death call...

 

Everett John Shields

Services for Everett John Shields, 87, of Pine Bluffs, will be held Saturday, April 22, at St. Paul's Catholic Church with the Rev. Kevin Koch officiating. Praying of the rosary will begin at 10 a.m.... Full story

 

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 April 19, 1917 WILSON ISSUES CALL TO CITIZENS The whole nation was called upon for war service in a formal proclamation issued by President Wilson last night. Declaring that “mere fighting will be fruitless,” the president demanded...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    April 20, 2017

Banner County News

Good morning Banner County! Wow what a beautiful place we live in right now. Everything is green and bright blue, little rain and hail when we least expect it. Baby calves all over the county side...

 

Hereford News

The 55 And Up Club met on Friday, April 14, for their monthly potluck luncheon. The theme for the day was Easter. Everyone enjoyed a good meal, then they played bingo for the door prizes. The winners...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    April 20, 2017

Albin News

No one ever said Spring came with low expectations. As soon as you expect a cold dreary day, the sun breaks through and warms places in your soul that felt frozen in winter and gloom. It tosses in...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    April 20, 2017

Burns freshman bests upperclassmen

Wyatt Ebben, a freshman at Burns High School, did Wyoming and his school proud by taking a first place in the Chadron State College Scholastic competition April 7 in Nebraska. Ebben managed to out-test sophomores, juniors and seniors in the Business...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    April 20, 2017

LCSD2 adopts new boundaries

In a seven to one vote the Laramie County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees approved the school boundaries that were proposed and debated these past two months. At the April 10 meeting, board member Lee May was the sole dissenting vote on the...

 

Albin election information

Voters in the Albin Town elections on May 2 will be under the watchful eyes of Carol and Sheri Sorensen, who were chosen as election judges by the Town Council at their regular monthly meeting April 13. The Sorensens will perform their duties at the...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    April 20, 2017

Town addresses clean-up and illegal dumpster use

Pine Bluffs Town Treasurer Kim Patterson addressed the annual town clean-up at last Monday's town council meeting. During the following discussion the subject of county residents driving into Pine Bluffs and depositing their trash in town dumpsters,...

 
 By Gary Collins    News    April 20, 2017

Fornstrom hopes to make a difference

Farmer and local businessman, Justin Fornstrom, is seeking the office of town councilman in the upcoming May 2 town elections. He is one of three candidates hoping to secure one of the two vacant...

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 20, 2017

Diamonds are forever at Pawnee prom

Pawnee High School held its annual prom on Friday, April 7 with the theme "Diamonds Are Forever"....

 
 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    April 20, 2017

Second-place finishes for Pine Bluffs at Burns Invite

The Pine Bluffs track and field team visited Burns last Thursday and both the boys and girls teams came in second overall in team standings. It was also a good day individually, as head coach Dustin...

 

Bowling Scores

Monday Women 1. Texas Trail Market 337 2. Bluffs Vet Clinic 301 3. Knotty Pine 278 Handicap Game: Carla Thurin 244 Handicap Series: Carla Thurin 704 Scratch Game: Jo Radcliffe 185 Scratch Series: Val Eastman 500 Tuesday Mixed 1. Tristen’s Trio 45...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    April 20, 2017

Burns takes third place in home meet; travel to Pine Bluffs on Friday

The Burns track and field team hosted several teams from Wyoming and Nebraska last Thursday and both the boys and girls teams came in third overall in team standings. Team results: Varsity - Boys 1....

 
 By Gary Collins    News    April 20, 2017

Local kids have an eggstraordinary day For egg hunting

The Easter Bunny spent a busy Saturday in southeast Laramie County hopping from Albin to Burns, in the morning, and finally to Pine Bluffs in the afternoon bringing joy, eggs and candy to kids in the...

 

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