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Articles from the May 14, 2015 edition

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 By Polly Taylor    News    May 14, 2015

Farmers State Bank, still thriving after 100 years

It's not often that a business continues to grow and prosper after being around for 100 years, unless there have been major upheavals, like being absorbed into a larger, more modern corporation. And...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    May 14, 2015

Bartels is new Mayor-elect of Burns

The Burns Town Hall was busy with voters today, as they decided who was going to run the town government for another term. Judy Johnston, the incumbent in the mayoral race, lost to Ralph Bartels, 36...

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    May 14, 2015

A prehistoric land of beasts rock art, mysterious places

My favorite all-time tourism slogan for our state was the short-lived BIG WYOMING, which described our towering mountains, vast high plains, amazing deserts and long distances. Just about everything...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    May 14, 2015

School board discusses random drug testing

The Laramie County School District 2 discussed, at length, the real possibility of enacting and enforcing a random drug testing policy for all junior high and high school students who participate in...

 
 By Submitted    News    May 14, 2015

Burns Elementary socks it to Cancer

During the last week of April, Burns Elementary students and staff participated in a fundraiser for CureSearch called Sock it to Cancer. They raised $3367.50. The idea for this event started when...

 
 By Polly Taylor    Sports    May 14, 2015

Pine Bluffs place second and third at SEWAC

Old Man Winter and Jack Frost may have had plans to disrupt this past weekend's SEWAC meet in Lusk, but the powers that be had other ideas, and moved the meet up one day, enabling athletes to...

 
 By Polly Taylor    Sports    May 14, 2015

Burns boys place first at SEWAC, girls second

For someone coming off an injury, Paden Wilson made sure that he made up for lost time at practice by placing first in the 100m Dash, 400m Dash, and second in the 200m Dash. He also lead the first...

 
 By Polly Taylor    Sports    May 14, 2015

Pawnee boys one event shy of first place

The Pawnee track team participated in the North Central League meet May 5 at Sterling High School. Teams that participated included Briggsdale, Fleming, Pawnee, Prairie, Peetz and Weldon Valley. "We...

 
 By Submitted    News    May 14, 2015

Join the fun at NWC's Yellowstone Summer Music Camp

Student musicians still have time to apply for scholarships to Northwest College’s 2015 summer music camp. The 25th annual Yellowstone Summer Music Camp (YSMC) for middle and high school band and choir musicians gets underway with an afternoon...

 
 By Submitted    News    May 14, 2015

Library News

Pine Bluffs Branch – Laramie County Library Bam! Pow! Read! Friday, May 22, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Stop by the library on May 22 and help us celebrate the summer reading kick-off. All ages are encouraged to sign up for the Summer Reading Program, where...

 
 By Submitted    News    May 14, 2015

American Mountain Bike Challenge to come to Casper Mountain Aug. 22

On August 22, 2015, Casper Mountain and the Nordic Trails Center will host the first USA Cycling “American Mountain Bike Challenge” (AMBC) to ever be held in Wyoming. The AMBC is a series of nine events held in the United States allowing...

 

Looking Back

100 Years Ago May 13, 1915 The Town Election The town election passed off very quietly here Tuesday. Some tried to start something but failed. Despite the fact that there was only one ticket up there was a large vote polled, which shows that the peop...

 
 By Submitted    News    May 14, 2015

Gentled wild horses and burros available at Honor Farm adoption

The Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm will host a wild horse and burro adoption on Saturday, May 16, in Riverton, Wyoming. On Friday, May 15, potential adopters can preview the horses and burros that will be available for adoption....

 
 By Submitted    News    May 14, 2015

True Companies award scholarships

H.A. True, III, and David L. True, partners, recently announced the names of the recipients of the True Companies Children of Employee scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year. Those receiving the employee scholarships are Cordell D. Burry of...

 
 By Submitted    News    May 14, 2015

Sheriff's Blotter

March 30, 2015 2:00 am. Tabatha Ivy Kolkman, 4572 Teal Lane, Burns, arrested in the 100 block of Interstate 80 fon a misdemeanor charge of possession of a controlled substance. April 3, 2015 1:45 p.m. Tabatha Ivy Kolkman, 4572 Teal Lane, Burns,...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    May 14, 2015

Banner County News

Good morning Banner County, friends near and far. Today is the middle of the month of May. Amazing how quickly the time flies, whether you are having fun or not. April brought us showers, May brought...

 
 By Carolyn Ragsdale    News    May 14, 2015

Hereford News

Fifteen people attended the potluck luncheon for the 55 And Up Club on Friday, May 8. The theme for this month was Mother’s Day, and all the mothers received flowers. The door prize was won by...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    May 14, 2015

Albin News

ay flowers. Sometimes April Showers bring May snow drifts. I know we are a little dry in our area, but wouldn’t it be better to have four or five wet rains than one big snowstorm? Watch what you...

 
 By Mark Watson    News    May 14, 2015

No Till Notes: Observations

We have now planted field peas on all of our dry land fields for a third time in our winter wheat, corn, field pea crop rotation. We have learned quite a bit over this time on growing field peas and...

 
 By Submitted    News    May 14, 2015

Wyoming teachers receive Golden Apple

Golden Apple Award certificates were presented to 14 outstanding classroom teachers by the Arch Coal Foundation. The Golden Apple Awards are part of the Arch Coal Foundation’s teacher recognition program, which recently honored 10 superior Wyoming...

 

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