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 By Allie Hurley    News    June 5, 2014

New track installed by old student

A Burns native is repeating history as he helps put in the new Burns High School's football field and track, just as he did 43 years ago. Les Horst, project superintendent of Knife River, helped...

 
 By Allie Hurley    News    June 5, 2014

Second reading of budget approved

The Pine Bluffs Council approved on second reading of the Fiscal Year 2014/15 Budget during Monday’s town meeting. Changes had been made to the budget before it was approved. The third and final reading of the Fiscal Year 2014/15 Budget will be on...

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    June 5, 2014

Yellowstone's lure draws 3 million visitors to state

If you like tourism like I do, then it is easy to appreciate what Yellowstone National Park means to Wyoming. Some 3 million folks come to the world’s first national park each year. Almost a third o...

 

David A. Rucker

David A. Rucker, 48, of Burns died May 24, 2014 in Burns. He was born March 11, 1966 in Indianapolis, IN to Michael and Carol Rucker. He was a mechanic. He is survived by his father, Michael Rucker...

 

Ruth Shepard

Ruth Shepard, 93, of Westminster, Calif., passed peacefully on Jan. 5, 2014. Ruth was born to Fred and Ella Brodine, July 15, 1920, in Elm Creek, Neb. She attended school in Pine Bluffs and married...

 

Alec Wayne Etherton

Olivia and Eli Etherton would like to announce to birth of their brother Alec Wayne Etherton, whose parents are Scott and Kassie Etherton of Lincoln, Neb. He was born on Sunday May 25 at 8:14 p.m....

 

David Lawrence Heinert

David Lawrence Heinert was born in Gainesville, Fla., on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 9 pounds, 12 oz, and 22 inches long. He is the first child of Lisa (Nelson) and Seth Heinert, and the first...

 

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 Todd Sweeter    News    June 5, 2014

Scholarship awards

Pine Bluffs Pine Bluffs High School would like to thank the following local groups for maintaining scholarships for our seniors. Our students work extremely hard and it is always nice to reward them for this effort. Scholarships are especially...

 
 By Allie Hurley    Sports    June 5, 2014

Canadian cowboy ropes first place in calf roping

Double Bar G held its second rodeo on Friday night and the rain did not stop cowboys and cowgirls from having fun. One cowboy who wouldn't let the rain stop him from competing was Logan Young. He...

 
 By Submitted    Sports    June 5, 2014

Panhandle Senior Ladies Golf Association kick off season

The Panhandle Senior Ladies Golf Association held its first outing of the year at Courthouse & Jail Rock Golf Club at Bridgeport. The team of Donna Andrews, Myrna Carroll, Julie Walworth and Nancy Oconnell won first place and shot two birdies....

 
 By Submitted    News    June 5, 2014

Wyoming Consortium of Municipalities Awarded Additional $4,345,555 Million for Small Business Finance Programs

Funds will be administered by Wyoming Smart Capital Network and are estimated to help businesses raise up to $43 million of capital. The Wyoming Consortium of Municipalities announced today that it has secured an additional $4,345,555 in funding for...

 
 By Allie Hurley    News    June 5, 2014

Hardware store continues to lumber

A hardware store that contributed to the development of Pine Bluffs is going out of Business. Lipps Lumber and Hardware's last day of business will be on Saturday, June 7. Lipps' only store is in...

 
 By Allie Hurley    News    June 5, 2014

Bus trips to visit summer fun

This summer, get out of town and enjoy some new activities. The Pine Bluffs Recreational Center has planned bus trips that will take residents to fun, summer-time destinations. The bus trips are scheduled for once a month throughout the summer. The...

 

First hotel in Pine Bluffs

The caption on this photo is: "First Hotel in Pine Bluffs, 1892." If you can identify any of the people in the photo, call the Pine Bluffs Post staff at 307-245-3763. The Texas Trail Museum is now...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    June 5, 2014

Albin News

About 40 years ago, Alyce Krakow was sending her children to school. Living out in the country, far out, the school district gave the Krakow’s two options; drive a bus or drive their children to...

 
 By Laine Vasko    News    June 5, 2014

Kids get in touch with wild side

The Texas Trail Ringnecks hosted its annual Days in the Wild May 20 and 21 for Laramie County School District 2 students. Kids from kindergarten through sixth grade participated in the event. With...

 
 By Allie Hurley    News    June 5, 2014

Bill covers land, livestock losses

The 2014 Farm Bill makes the Livestock Forage Disaster Program and Livestock Indemnity Payments permanent programs. The Farm Bill provides retroactive authority to cover eligible losses back to Oct. 1, 2011. The Livestock Forage Disaster Program...

 
 By Carolyn Ragsdale    News    June 5, 2014

Hereford News

For the special this week at the Hereford Community Church Carol Opdycke read “Renew Your Character” from her devotional. The sermon title was “The Old Lamplighter.” A person would walk along...

 
 By Pine Bluffs Post    News    June 5, 2014

Keeping Tabs

Looking for a secure method of destroying your old, outdated personal files? Laramie County Farm Bureau Federation will provide a FREE service to SHRED your personal files on Wednesday, June 18, from noon till 2 p.m. Clean out your old bank statement...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    June 5, 2014

Banner community news

Good morning! I hope you all are enjoying the beautiful, cool summer morning that we have had for the past several days. The rain we have been getting sure has been nice. The fields and pastures are...

 
 By Jamie Carpenter    News    June 5, 2014

Bushnell News

The community center board meets Monday, June 9. The village board meets at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 11. If you have news, announcements, meeting times/dates, information about events happening...

 

Looking Back

100 years ago June 5, 1914 The Frontier committee has let to the colorado Tent and Awning company the contract for decorating streets of the business district for the 1914 Frontier Days celebration. The contract calls for much more elaborate...

 

Burns News

Vacation Bible Fun at Golden Prairie Church, 4996 Road 226, Burns June 9-13 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. call 547-2254 to register Pd. Adv. Summer Break has arrived! One of my favorite treats in the summer is ice cream, especially home made! June 2 is...

 
 By Mark Watson    News    June 5, 2014

No Till Notes: Predicting Yields

Last week I wrote about the abundant moisture we have received in our area the past fall and so far this spring. I’ve also been tracking field pea and winter wheat yields over the past several...

 

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