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Articles from the June 15, 2017 edition

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 By Jimmie Earls    News    June 15, 2017

Tornadoes rip through Wyoming

A strong storm system moved through the area last Monday producing dozens of tornadoes from Colorado to South Dakota. No injuries were reported from a tornado that touched down in Carpenter. The syste...

 By Gary Collins    News    June 15, 2017

Burns man possible homicide victim

The Weld County Sheriff's Office (WCSO), Colo., is seeking information from anyone regarding an alleged homicide which occurred at Weld County Road 136 and Weld County Road 77 west of Hereford on May...

 By Penny Merryfield    News    June 15, 2017

Patriotism unfurled

"Rally around the flagpoles boys" stands true to this day as members of the Donald Eisenhauer American Legion Post 60 have been erecting flagpoles in Pine Bluffs. This is actually a American Legion...

 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    June 15, 2017

How does our threesome compare when it comes to Congressional clout?

As a long-time observer of our two U. S. Senators and one U. S. Congressperson, it would seem to me that today we have a chance to have more clout in Congress than ever before. Senior Sen. Mike Enzi...


June 27 deadline for Enzi U.S. Senate page application

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., is encouraging Wyoming juniors in high school to apply to be a Senate page for the fall session in Washington, DC. There are 30 page positions in the U.S. Senate each session. One of those positions is reserved for...


Senate passes conservation legislation

U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), and committee ranking member Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE) released the following statements regarding the Senate passage of S. 826, the Wildlife...

 By Staff Report    News    June 15, 2017

Pine Bluffs Police Department Blotter

Activities and calls for the Pine Bluffs Police Department during the week of June 7 through June 13 were as follows: 4 Traffic stops 2 Traffic accidents 2 Civil 1 Animal at large 1 Fraud 1 Assist...


Leonore "Eleanor" Medina

Leonore "Eleanor" Medina, 89, of Egbert, died Sunday, June 11th. She was born March 26, 1928 in Guadalupita, New Mexico, a daughter to Andres and Corina Pacheco. Eleanor married Blas Medina, Jr., on... Full story


Jacquelyn Jean Eggli

vJacquelyn Jean Eggli, 79, of Pine Bluffs, died Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at Davis Hospice Center. She was born January 1, 1938 in Central City, Nebraska, a daughter of Harold and Myrtle (Jerome) Harlow.... 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 June 14, 1917 FARMERS BANK HOLDS OPENING The formal opening of the Farmers State Bank last Saturday was a successful event in every feature. Cashier A. B. Mitchell had delayed the opening until he felt sure that every detail of the new...

 By Barb Cross    News    June 15, 2017

Banner County News

What a nice change in the weather we woke up to this past Monday. Much, much cooler, and at this point I do not know what the week will bring. Did you make it to Historical Day? I was around very...

 By Carolyn Ragsdale    News    June 15, 2017

Hereford News

The 55 And Up Club met for their monthly potluck luncheon on Friday, June 9. There was a good attendance for the good food and fellowship. The theme for the day was Father’s Day and each of the men...

 By Charlene Smith    News    June 15, 2017

Albin News

All is well over in Albin. The grass is green, the flowers blooming and the storms slip right over us. Birthdays this week include LeAnn McLaughlin on June 16 and Brent Lerwicks June 18. Jacob and...

 By Gary Collins    News    June 15, 2017

LCSD2 bus to stop at Albin

The issue of transportation of students from the Albin area to Burns High School was settled Wednesday, June 7 at the monthly Committee of the Whole (COW) meeting for the Laramie County School District No. 2. When the high school in Albin was closed...

 By Staff Report    News    June 15, 2017

Pine Bluffs High School 2nd Semester Honor Roll

4.0 12th Grade Christofferson, Natalie Chrystal, Montanna L. Culp, Ashlyn R. Fornstrom, Melissa K Golding, Jadyn Shelit, Sierra B. Steege, Brandon M. 11th Grade Crouse, Taylor Fornstrom, Haize C. Fornstrom, Wyatt L. Garcia, Leonardo S. Graves,... Full story


Pine Bluffs Elementary 4th Quarter Honor Roll

All A's 6th Grade - Ryan Fornstom Dalton Schaefer Alex Sloan Jessica Weller 5th Grade - Jasmin Becerra Jasmin Garcia Taylor McCollum, Nathan Paice Audrey Shutts Tayten Zitek 4th Grade - Ethan Bomberger Michelle Carranza Travis Lerwick Ryan Mohren...

 By Staff Report    News    June 15, 2017

Local students make Chadron President's List

Chadron State College has announced that 301 students met requirements for the spring 2017 President's List by earning a 4.0 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Students must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours of coursework during...

 By Penny Merryfield    News    June 15, 2017

Radcliffe makes rank

Nina Radcliffe has made the rank in record time during her career so far in the United States Navy. She was recently pinned with the new rank of senior chief. Radcliffe dropped out of East High...

 By Staff Report    Sports    June 15, 2017

Action from the rodeo grounds

Points are starting to add up in the Pine Bluffs Summer Roping and Barrel Racing season. After the second week of competition last Friday, here are the series' points standing through June 8: Junior B...

 By Staff Report    Sports    June 15, 2017

Thompson named 2017 Mister Wyoming Basketball

Pine Bluffs graduate Hunter Thompson was named Mister Wyoming Basketball for 2017 recently. He will play basketball at the University of Wyoming....

 By Staff Report    Sports    June 15, 2017

Panhandle ladies take to the links

The Panhandle Senior Women’s Golf Association met on a beautiful Monday, June 5 for a fun day of golf at the Riverview Golf Course with 61 ladies in attendance. The weather was perfect and all had a most enjoyable day on this great course. Results...


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