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Articles from the May 15, 2014 edition

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 By Allie Hurley    News    May 15, 2014

If pets can't be controlled, at least control pests

Summer is getting closer. More animals are roaming the fields and plants are starting to bloom. Some of these wild animals and plants can become a problem this summer. Pests can be big or small and are seen in town and on the range land. It is import...

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    May 15, 2014

Spring offers opportunities for Wyoming saver-hoarders

At a recent meeting of the Lander Planning Commission, of which I have been a member for years, it was mentioned that we would soon be deciding on the addition of yet another “storage” facility...

 

Cris D. Humphrey

Cris D. Humphrey was born on July 26, 1962 in Cheyenne to Kent and Joan (Hatcher) Humphrey and completed this journey on May 5, 2014 surrounded by loved ones. Cris lived life on his terms as a...

 

Eileen W. Poelma

Eileen W. Poelma, 93, of Carpenter, passed away on May 1, 2014 at her daughter's home in Alamogordo, N.M. Eileen was born on Oct. 10, 1920 in Albin to Martin and Effie Ruth. She married James Poelma...

 

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 which... Full story

 
 By Allie Hurley    News    May 15, 2014

Firearms bring back end-of-war celebration history

Victory in Europe Day was the turning point of World War II. It is the day when allied forces won over the Nazi forces on May 8, 1945. This day was officially announced the end of WWII in Europe. To...

 
 By Zachary Laux    Sports    May 15, 2014

Lady Hornets take second at SEWAC

Pine Bluffs track teams venture to Torrington for the 2A East Regional competition Friday, after many track athletes competed well at the SEWAC meet Saturday, with the Lady Hornets taking second...

 
 By Zachary Laux    Sports    May 15, 2014

Broncs take second, Lady Broncs take fourth at SEWAC

Burns Broncs track athletes face a busy schedule this weekend with 2A East Regional competition after coming out of the SEWAC meet Saturday, performing well. The Broncs took second place overall with...

 
 By Zachary Laux    News    May 15, 2014

Knights get close to golf tourney goal for 10th year

The Pine Bluffs Knights of Columbus held its 10th Annual Golf Tournament Saturday in hopes of filling the event for the first time ever, but came up one team short of the anticipated 18 teams. "We...

 
 By Allie Hurley    News    May 15, 2014

Student of the week: Alex Pyle

A Burns Junior High School athlete is hurdling himself over his competition in order to be the best. Alex Pyle, seventh grader at Burns Jr./Sr. High School, enjoys playing a lot of sports. Pyle is...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    May 15, 2014

Albin News

It is a little odd to start the second week in May with a snow day for the schools. It was an early taste of the lazy summer days to come for the students in a couple of weeks. And as the overused...

 
 By Carolyn Ragsdale    News    May 15, 2014

Hereford News

The service was cancelled this week at the Hereford Community Church because of bad weather.  Next week the sermon topic is scheduled to be “Joyful Stress.... Full story

 
 By Barb Cross    News    May 15, 2014

Banner community news

 Hello to all! Was this past Sunday a Mother’s Day one to remember? We had semi-planned a barbecue. With 6+ inches by 1p.m., we cranked up the grill and continued on. It was a fun time, but not e...

 

Burns News

This is a full week for the school children. On Friday, May 16 the fourth grade class will take the second half of their Wyoming History Field Trip to Ft. Laramie. On Sunday, May 18 at 1 p.m., Burns High School graduation will take place at Burns Hig...

 
 By Jamie Carpenter    News    May 15, 2014

Bushnell News

Thanks to everyone who came through town for the garage sale! Saturday, May 17 is Family Night. Join your neighbors at 6 p.m. in the community center for a potluck supper and conversation. If you...

 
 By Allie Hurley    News    May 15, 2014

May brings snow storm

After a few days of sunshine and rain, a snow storm has hit Wyoming. This is not a record breaking storm however, it is server, according to the National Weather Service. Interstate 80 was closed down, schools had snow days and residents were asked...

 

Looking Back

100 years ago May 15, 1914 The city election last Tuesday was a warm one event though the day was cold. The citizens and the Drys were the rival factors, the Citizens standing for a licensed saloon and the Drys for no saloon. The outcome is that...

 
 By Mark Watson    News    May 15, 2014

No till notes: 'Cheat grass'

I wish I had all the money I’ve spent over the years trying to control cheat grass on our farm.  Cheat grass has been a problematic weed in winter wheat production for as long as anyone can...

 
 By Allie Hurley    News    May 15, 2014

Doors open to colorful greenhouse

The Pine Bluffs FFA Horticulture class showed off its colorful assortment of plants during their new greenhouse opening on Friday, May 9. Billy’s Barnyard greenhouse is located between the high school’s track and the high school. These plants...

 

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