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Articles from the July 7, 2016 edition

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 By Jimmie Earls    News    July 7, 2016

The rocket's red glare

A year's worth of donations and planning went up in smoke last Monday as Laramie County Fire District #5 set off its annual firework display in Pine Bluffs. The cost of the patriotic extravaganza was...

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    July 7, 2016

Save this column! Readers chime in about their favorite back roads

Although Wyoming has outstanding interstate freeways and high quality two-lane highways, if you want to get a good discussion started, just mention your favorite back roads. I did that in last week...

 

Elizabeth Jane "Betty" Cox

Elizabeth Jane "Betty" Cox, 94, passed away on June 21, 2016 at the Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland, Colorado. She was born to Thomas and Elizabeth Walker in Chicago, Illinois on November... Full story

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    July 7, 2016

ATF, DCI investigating Albin man

The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and Federal Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms are investigating an Albin man for drugs and firearms charges. Hector Jasset Reza Colmenerno, 22, appeared in Laramie County Circuit Court Friday. He is...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    July 7, 2016

Season almost over for roping series

Well, the heavy rains last Friday forced the cancellation of the Pine Bluffs Summer Roping Series last week, so extra emphasis will be placed on the final night of action this Friday. With several...

 
 By Submitted    News    July 7, 2016

Richard and Louise Person are Albin Day grand marshals

The Grand Marshals for the 88th Annual Albin Day are Richard and Louise Person. The Persons celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in May. They began dating during their senior year at Albin High...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    July 7, 2016

Banner County News

Well, the Fourth of July has come and gone. As we shoot off or watch those fireworks, we are reminded of the men and women who have used real gun fire in war after war for us, our country and all...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    July 7, 2016

Albin News

onday night, did you notice all the “candles” being lit for our countries birthday? There may be no fireworks big enough to show our love and respect for the great America, but we sure do try....

 
 By Carolyn Ragsdale    News    July 7, 2016

Hereford News

For the special this week at the Hereford Community Church Kathy Zitek read some Capsule Sermons then an article from the Freedom Street Press about July 4. The congregation burned their burdens and...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    July 7, 2016

Get ready for Albin Day 88

It's Albin Day 88, so let's celebrate. That's the motto of this year's Albin Day. The annual event, which occurs the weekend after July 4, is set to begin at 8 a.m. with an FFA breakfast. Other event highlights include children's and adult parades...

 

Wyoming municipalities experiencing significant budget shortfalls

Staff members of the Wyoming Association of Municipalities (WAM) attended the recent Joint Appropriations Committee (JAC) meetings in Cheyenne to hear directly about the state’s budget concerns, while understanding first-hand the budget challenges...

 
 By StatePoint Media    News    July 7, 2016

A guide to saving water and your lawn

No longer must you choose between your lawn and saving water. Experts say there are ways to save both water and money that won’t hurt your turf. “We often see sprinklers watering sidewalks and drives, running during rain, or sending water down...

 

Looking Back

100 Years Ago July 6, 1916 Fats defeat leans in very close contest Contending for the beautiful silver trophy cup, the fat men of Pine Bluffs played the lean men in a closely contested and interesting baseball game last Sunday. The fats carried of...

 

USDA announces $8.4 million to support a diverse next generation of farmers and ranchers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the availability of $8.4 million in competitive grants to support the work of partner organizations that provide training, outreach and technical assistance for socially disadvantaged, Tribal...

 

USDA helps rural Wyoming recover from flooding

In June 2015, the town of Lusk was devastated when a thunderstorm dumped six inches of rain that washed out a bridge and flooded surrounding homes and businesses. Ervin Cox, a United States Marine Corps veteran and retired plumber, and his daughter D...

 
 By Submitted    News    July 7, 2016

High West Energy offers free Windows 10 upgrades through July 29

Last summer, Microsoft made a bargain with current users. Any PC with Windows 7 or Windows 8 installed could download the new operating system update, Windows 10, plus get free operating system updates for years to come. To help make the transition...

 

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