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Articles from the July 23, 2015 edition

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 By Polly Taylor    News    July 23, 2015

Random drug testing policy fails

Last Wednesday night saw a full house with a number of parents representing all parts of Laramie County School District2, speaking out against the proposed random drug testing policy, which was up...

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    July 23, 2015

After years of respect, coal has become bogeyman of our nation's energy supply

The history of coal’s significance to Wyoming’s economy is being written today. It is beginning to look like a swan song. Wyoming’s long love affair with coal can be written in five brief...

 

Gladys Escelda Bode

Gladys Escelda Bode, 95, died in Fort Collins, Co., on July 16, 2015. She was a long-time resident of the Burns area. Gladys was born on May 4, 1920, in Burns, to Chester and Evelyn Fuller. She grew...

 

Clara Ann Nelson

Clara Ann Nelson, 94, of Kimball, died at the Kimball County Manor on Saturday, July 18, 2015. Funeral services for Clara Ann will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 23, at the Cantrell Funeral Home...

 

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...

 
 By Darrel Miller    News    July 23, 2015

Operation Back to School planned for Aug. 11

The Pine Bluffs Town Council met for their regular meeting and moved right to visitor comments. Sharon Fain spoke. “This year Operation Back to School of Laramie County School District 1 wants to share supplies for students with Laramie County...

 
 By Submitted    News    July 23, 2015

Veterans service officer will conduct community outreach

A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout August. Vicki Richards is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss state and...

 
 By Polly Taylor    Sports    July 23, 2015

Rodeo points contest is heating up

Attendance was off a bit at last Friday night's Double Bar G rodeo, which was to be expected as Cheyenne Frontier Days and the National High School Rodeo Finals in Rock Springs, began this past week,...

 

Rodeo Results 7/17/15

Steer Riding Brenson Bartlett $36 Bohdi Coombs $24 Pee Wee Barrels Jenna East $29 Afton McIntosh $25 Rayne Grant $23 Kaitlyn Idler $20 Jadyn Shelit $18 Kaydence Bartlett $15 Novice Bull Riding No Qualified Rides Open Bull Riding Clint McCrea $296...

 

Rodeo Point Standings

Jr/Sr Team Roping Seth Glass 25 Vanessa DeLaCruz 12 Rayne Grant 6 Corey James Bomhoff 6 Brayden Evans 6 Clay Kinnison 5 Blake Afdahl 5 Tate Bishop 4 Cort McBride 4 Brayden Wiesen 4 Blain Tamlin 4 Justus Golden 2 Baylen Smith 2 Steer Riding Brenson...

 
 By Submitted    Sports    July 23, 2015

Panhandle Ladies birdie for a win

The Panhandle Senior Ladies Golf Association held their latest outing at Rolling Green Golf Club in Morrill. First place and two birdies went to the team of Mary Nielsen, Dee Vogel, Myrna Carroll and Donna Meier. Coming in second was the team of...

 
 By Submitted    Sports    July 23, 2015

State Fair accepting local rodeo entries

The 103rd Wyoming State Fair and Rodeo is accepting local entries from Wyoming cowboys and cowgirls to participate in the 2015 PRCA Rodeo. Rodeo performances are scheduled for Aug. 13-14 at the State Fairgrounds. Contestants must be entered by July...

 
 By Mark Watson    News    July 23, 2015

No Till Notes: Irrigation Rotation

During our Panhandle No-till Partnership’s field days we also looked at no-till production practices on irrigated acres. The farms we visited have been using the standard irrigated no-till crop...

 
 By Crabbie Abner    Opinion    July 23, 2015

Fresh Water Flavors

We are now more than halfway through summer, so there are not a lot of weekends left before the kids are back in school, and the cooler autumn weather sets in. That means there are still a few weeks left to take advantage of all of the fresh fruits...

 
 By Submitted    News    July 23, 2015

Protect Wyoming waters from invasive species

There is plenty of summer left to enjoy Wyoming’s boating opportunities. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department reminds watercraft users of how to comply with the Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) laws and regulations. Here are some of the key points...

 

Pine Bluffs approaching peak summer temperatures

In a couple of weeks he hottest summer temperatures for the Pine Bluff area will occur, from Aug. 1 to 5, according to 30-year averages calculated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. You can stay safe by watching for signs of...

 

Looking Back

100 Years Ago April 15, 1915 Improving the Lincoln Highway Arrangements have been made to do some material improving on the Lincoln Highway adjacent to Pine Bluffs. The town of Pine Bluffs is to begin at the Nebraska line and grade up, put in cement...

 
 By Carolyn Ragsdale    News    July 23, 2015

Hereford News

This week at the Hereford Community Church Don Smock and Aubrey Tarrr celebrated their birthdays. For the special Steve Hauer sang Cry Out To Jesus.” The sermon topic was Footprints and the...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    July 23, 2015

Banner County News

Good morning Banner County. This past week was a typical July week for the most part, until Saturday, when several events had quite an impact on many of us. Our Saturday morning started out like most...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    July 23, 2015

Albin News

Those golden fields swaying in the wind will soon be dust in the wind, and truck loads of wheat headed to the bins. Wheat harvest has begun in Laramie County. Welcome the out-of-towners who show up to...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    July 23, 2015

Quarterly milk production up

The United States Department of Agriculture released the numbers for April thru June, for the mountain states of Arizona, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming, and the number are up across...

 

Report dead sage grouse during West Nile virus season

All Wyomingites, especially landowners, are again being asked to assist in the management of the state’s sage grouse populations this summer by immediately reporting dead sage grouse to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department so they can be tested...

 
 By Submitted    News    July 23, 2015

Counties eligible for emergency loans

Presidential Major Disaster Declaration has made Wyoming County eligible for disaster assistance. Farmers and ranchers may qualify for Emergency Loans based on losses caused by severe storms and flooding that occurred May 24, 2015 through June 6, 201...

 

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