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Articles from the July 28, 2016 edition

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 By Zach Spadt    News    July 28, 2016

Getting into the swing of things

Even if they weren’t playing pickleball, Pine Bluffs kids found a way to enjoy their morning last Tuesday....

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    July 28, 2016

Medicine Wheel is America's Stonehenge; Long dusty hike is well worth the effort

So, there I was. Hiking as fast as I could at 9,642 feet above sea level. This was a spooky, surreal and spiritual place. This is America’s Stonehenge, the famous Medicine Wheel, high in the...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    July 28, 2016

Hailstorm wreaks havoc in Pine Bluffs

Several inches of hail left windows shattered, vehicles totaled and the town of Pine Bluffs without power Wednesday afternoon. At about 5:30 p.m., a severe storm dumped several inches of golf ball-siz... Full story

 
 By Susan Braden    News    July 28, 2016

Community Spotlight

Don Morse does not know a stranger. To him, everyone is an old or new friend. He is celebrating a mile-stone birthday, his 95th, on August 5 and is still full of stories of days gone by. Don was born...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    News    July 28, 2016

Howard awarded National FFA Scholarship

Brooke Howard, a 2016 graduate of Burns High School, recently received a $1,000 Built Ford Tough scholarship from the National FFA Organization. The scholarship is sponsored by Spradley Barr Motors...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    July 28, 2016

Malfunctioning electronic system causes town water tank to blow its lid

A malfunctioning telemetry system caused a 600,000 gallon water tank used to store drinking water for Pine Bluffs to blow its lid. Fortunately, however, the town was just preparing to bring a new 300,...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    July 28, 2016

Get ready for Trail Days next week

Entering its 66th year, much has changed with Pine Bluffs Trail Days, and a lot hasn't. When the Laramie County Fair moved from Pine Bluffs to Cheyenne in the late 1940s, Pine Bluffs residents still...

 
 By Zach Spadt    Sports    July 28, 2016

Three PBHS coaches named Coach of the Year

Three Pine Bluffs High School coaches were recently named Wyoming Coach of the Year, but they all insist the honor lies with their athletes. Both girls and boys basketball coaches Will Gray and...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    July 28, 2016

The race for Commissioner

This is the second part of a four-part weekly series to focus on the Laramie County Commissioner race before the August 16 primary election. A Laramie County native and Cheyenne firefighter is running for the Laramie County Board of Commissioners....

 

July Police Blotter

July 1, 2016 1:33 a.m. Lori Howard, 400 South Myrtle, Apt. #4, Kimball, NE, arrested for DUI .08, TA Truck Stop 4074 I-80 Service Rd. July 16, 2016 8:20 a.m. Alejandro Contreras Medina, 2415 Burton St., Rockford IL, arrested for SALE/DEL MARIJUANA;...

 

Wheat harvest in full gear

A pair of local farmers use their combines to harvest wheat just west of Pine Bluffs off Road 212. Wheat harvest is in full swing, with farmers reporting being about halfway done with this year's...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    July 28, 2016

Banner County News

Good morning, Banner County! I hope you are all doing well. I cannot hardly believe that this is the last week of July, but that is what my calendar is saying. Another clue is all of the harvesting...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    July 28, 2016

Albin News

About 50 miles west of us there is a little rodeo going on for 10 days. Cheyenne Frontier Days is a great opportunity for family and friends to get their cowboy on. Many of our neighbors volunteer...

 
 By Carolyn Ragsdale    News    July 28, 2016

Hereford News

For the special this week at the Hereford Community Church Andrea Reifschneider reported on her week at church camp. The sermon topic was Through God’s Eyes. Next week there will be a guest speaker...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    July 28, 2016

Dog days of summer...pickleball

A nice cool morning made for a great day to learn the fundamentals of Pickleball in Pine Bluffs last Tuesday. Pickleball is a popular game in the Pine Bluffs area, and Pine Bluffs Recreation offers...

 

Looking Back

100 Years Ago July 27, 1916 The creamery will soon be built While the board of directors of the creamery company realize that on account of the dry spell it is rather discouraging to go ahead with the creamery, they feel that this is one of the...

 

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