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Articles from the July 24, 2014 edition

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Medical center demolished for makeover

Preston Harr uses a track hoe to gather the remains of the Tri-County Medical Center in Pine Bluffs. Tom McDonough, of Pine Bluffs, said the materials will be taken west of Pine Bluffs to be burn,...

 
 By Zachary Laux    News    July 24, 2014

64th Trail Days kicks off July 30

The 64th Pine Bluffs Trail Days kicks off July 30 this year and ends Aug. 3, giving everyone the opportunity to celebrate the town of Pine Bluffs and the passing of the Texas Trail through town. The...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 24, 2014

Woman found dead in Burns from gunshot wound

The Laramie County Sheriff’s Department took Ron Zimmerman, 61, of Burns into custody Sunday evening after Teresa Zimmerman, 51, was found dead. Sheriff department officials, responding to a 911 call, arrived at 116 South Wyoming in Burns at...

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    July 24, 2014

Put together your Wyoming bucket list

By definition, the term “bucket list” stands for those places you want to visit or those things you want to do before you die. For some time now, I have been publishing my own version of this...

 

News notes

Lego Fun, Lego Learning! This month, a team of youth ages 6-9 are participating in Junior First Lego League. The team consists of 11 youth lead by coach Ryan Smith. Together, they learn about simple machines and natural disasters through the use 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 Zachary Laux    News    July 24, 2014

School Board approves budget, hires new principal

Laramie County School District 2 Board of Trustees unanimously approved the 2014-15 budget July 16 with a general fund of more than $17 million, showing a $412,073 increase from the final 2013-14 budg...

 
 By Submitted    News    July 24, 2014

Shrinking Volunteer Pool Puts Mounting Strains on Rural Ambulance Services

For years, much of the rural EMS system has relied on volunteers to staff their ambulance and first-responder emergency services. But the volunteer pool is shrinking and today’s EMS services are feeling the loss. What’s happening to our...

 
 By Allie Hurley    Sports    July 24, 2014

No one is too big, too small to ride in the rodeo

A young cowboy enjoys racing his small ride during the Pine Bluffs Double Bar G rodeos. At almost every Double Bar G Rodeo, Braxton Wiesen, of Carpenter, can be seen racing Rascal, a shetland pony,...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    July 24, 2014

A wild west taste of Wyoming

The calendar has found its way to the last full week of July. Which means, Cheyenne Frontier Days is in full swing. Many Cheyenne residents take their vacation not to attend the largest outdoor rodeo...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    July 24, 2014

Albin News

The Albin residents are getting their senses pulled into overdrive. The sight and smell of our community is in rare form this time of year. The sun soaked fields of wheat look like pale caramel dancin...

 
 By Carolyn Ragsdale    News    July 24, 2014

Hereford News

For the special this week at the Hereford Community Church Carolyn Ragsdale read from Guideposts Mysterious Ways “More Than Coincidence.” The sermon title was “Barnabas’ Secrets” to what...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    July 24, 2014

Banner community news

Good morning to all of you! Harvest is underway for the wheat farmers and hopefully all of you will get’er done before we have any bad weather, so far so good. Last weekend sidewalk sales were hot...

 

Burns News

The Lego League will be meeting at the Burns Branch Library Thursday, July 31 from 4-6:30 p.m. to show off their final creations. Stop in the library to check them out! Friday Aug. 1 at 1 p.m., the Burns Branch Library we will be showing a family...

 

Photo in history

he Texas Trail Museum and Pine Bluffs Post would like more information on this week's historical photo. The Texas Trail Museum provided the following information about the photo: The photo was taken...

 

Looking Back

100 years ago July 24, 1914 Frontier Days, a cowboy festival at Cheyenne, Wyoming, which was the first and continues the greatest of such events, is an annual “Wild West” show a hundred times greater and more thrilling than the greatest of the...

 

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