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Articles from the June 26, 2014 edition

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 By Zachary Laux    News    June 26, 2014

Politics and pie

Wyoming republican candidates for every office from U.S. Senator to Laramie County commissioner visited Pine Bluffs Sunday evening to deliver a brief speech describing their platform. They stayed for...

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    June 26, 2014

The longest highway in America touches Wyoming

During a recent road trip through nine states, I stumbled onto an interesting factoid: the longest highway in America bisects Wyoming. It is Historic US 20, which is 3,365 miles in length. We drove...

 

Helen (Anderson) Peters

From her home, surrounded by her family, on June 21, 2014, Helen began her grandest journey when she arrived in Heaven. Helen (Anderson) Peters, 91, of Albin, was born Feb. 24, 1923, at the farm of...

 

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    June 26, 2014

First security cameras installed in Burns

The Town of Burns announced new security cameras have been installed and are working. The cameras have been installed in the hallways of both Burns Plex buildings. These are the first security cameras for the town of Burns. The cameras have been in...

 
 By Zachary Laux    Sports    June 26, 2014

Bulls get wild at Double Bar G Rodeo

Things got wild Friday night at the Double Bar G Rodeo Fair Grounds, specifically with bull riding. One contestant was flung from his bull, prompting Pine Bluffs EMTs to check his condition. The...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    June 26, 2014

A Pea Pod of history with dinner

What does Wrigley’s Gum, the Pied Piper, the Beatles and Elvis have in common? Funny you should ask. June 26 was the first time the Universal Product Code was scanned on a pack of gum in Troy, OH. H...

 
 By Submitted    News    June 26, 2014

Heritage Society recognizes Texas Trail Museum

The Pine Bluffs Heritage Society recognized the Texas Trail Museum June 19 for the orginization's excellence in preserving local history. Each year the Pine Bluffs Heritage Society recognizes an...

 
 By Submitted    News    June 26, 2014

Pine Bluffs Lions take walk for sight preservation

The Pine Bluffs Lions Club will raise funds for sight preservation while having a good time and learning about the history of Pine Bluffs during the Historical Walk for Sight July 12. The walk begins...

 
 By Allie Hurley    News    June 26, 2014

Burns EMS financially plans best patient care

Burns Emergency Medical Service raised $148 at the chili cook off during Burns Day. Erica Maddison, supervisor for Burns EMS, said the money raised will be put into savings. Maddison said there was $3,000 let over from Mission Life Line. That money...

 

Photo in history

The Texas Trail Museum and Pine Bluffs Post would like more information on this week's historical photo. The caption of the back of the photo reads: "A chautauqua in Pine Bluffs in the early 1900s....

 

Burns News

Did you know? John Adams believed that July 2 was the correct date on which to celebrate the birth of American independence, and would reportedly turn down invitations to appear at July 4 events in protest? Adams and Thomas Jefferson both died on...

 
 By Carolyn Ragsdale    News    June 26, 2014

Hereford News

For the special this week at the Hereford Community Church Amy and Renee Martin sang “I Surrender All.” The sermon title was “Where’s Timbuktu?” Timbuktu is a city of 32,000 people in Mali,...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    June 26, 2014

Albin News

Bob Wagner’s 80th birthday party. July 13, 2014 at the Moose Lodge, 1019 S. Greeley Highway 1 to 4 p.m. Let your presence be your gift. Pd. Adv. Life is not meant to be lived forever. However, some...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    June 26, 2014

Banner community news

Wow! Can you believe this weather? Monday morning we had exactly one inch of rain in the gauge, and more throughout the week. I know the area farmers appreciate it and so do all of the trees we have r...

 
 By Jamie Carpenter    News    June 26, 2014

Bushnell News

The Bushnell Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2. We are having our 3rd anniversary celebration at The Sisters Grimm from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, July 4. Stop in for free refreshments,...

 

Looking Back

100 years ago June 26, 1914 C.H. Malm, a successful young stockman of Pine Bluffs, Wyo., was at the yards with a bunch of choice hogs, says the Denver Record-Stockman. They were Duroc Jerseys of his own raising and good enough to sell at $8.15 the...

 
 By Mark Watson    News    June 26, 2014

No Till Notes: Drilling Beans

We decided this year to go back to drilling our edible bean crop rather than use the 15 inch planter we have used over the past several years. We saw some agronomic advantages to going back to using...

 

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