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Articles from the August 7, 2014 edition

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 By Staff report    News    August 7, 2014

Fire Burns at Oil Transfer Facility

On Monday July 28 at approx. 9 a.m., Laramie County Fire District 5 responded to a call at the Oil Transfer Facility Fire on Road 154. Upon arrival, crews found a fire burning in a vapor burn-off...

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    August 7, 2014

'Come home to Wyoming' campaign might fill critical jobs

Way back in December 1999 I wrote a column, which detailed the achilles heel of Wyoming’s economic expansion - the lack of qualified workers who live here. My solution was inviting natives, former...

 

Mud slide

Tim Parrish takes a dive Sunday in hopes of saving the volleyball during the Annual Mud Volleyball Tournament. See more photos from Trail Days inside....

 

Isaac Marion Haynes

Mike & Amy Haynes are excited to announce the birth of their son, Isaac Marion Haynes, born on July 7 at Poudre Valley Hospital in Ft. Collins, Colo. He weighed 9 pounds. 13 ounces. and was 22...

 

Mary Jane Beechler

Mary Jane Beechler, 97, of the Albin Community died July 30, 2014, at the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. Mary was born April 8, 1917, in Coleraine, Minn., to Willard and Cora Hunter. She graduated...

 

Community Calender

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... Full story

 
 By Allie Hurley    News    August 7, 2014

Texas Trail Market flips burgers

Texas Trail Market fed the community of Pine Bluffs bacon, cheddar hamburgers along with chips and a drink for Friday dinner in the Texas Trail Market parking lot. Employees of the Texas Trail Market...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 7, 2014

Burns girl killed in rollover

A 19-year-old Burns girl was killed, and four others injured, in a rollover wreck near county roads 219 and 151 on July 31. Laramie County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to the scene finding Sierra J. Deselms,19, of Burns, dead. Deselms...

 
 By Zachary Laux    News    August 7, 2014

48 pies benefit Hall

Forty-eight pies and United Methodist Church volunteers raised about $1,000 Saturday during Trail Days to benefit Shirley Hall, a Pine Bluffs woman who is in a battle with cancer. Becky Martinez said...

 
 By Allie Hurley    Sports    August 7, 2014

Color the rodeo pink

For the last night of the Double Bar G Rodeo Series, cowboys and cowgirls who were tough enough to ride in the rodeo showed they are also tough enough to wear pink. The stands were full and different...

 
 By Allie Hurley    Sports    August 7, 2014

Teens saddle up for the rodeo

Cowboys and cowgirls of all ages gathered in the arena Saturday for Pine Bluffs Trail Days Teenage Rodeo. The Teenage Rodeo was open to youth, between the ages of 5 and 18. The rodeo began with the...

 

Pine Bluffs Trail Days Antique Tractor Pull and Stock Non-Diesel Pickup Pull

Tractor pulling results: First place Division 1, 1941 Ford, Doug Fornstrom Division 1, 1955 Allis, Jesse Fornstrom Division 2, 1942 J.D. B, Jim Russell Division 3, 1942 J.D. B, Jim Russell Division 1, 1952 Farmall H, Doug Fornstrom Division 2, 1955...

 
 By Submitted    News    August 7, 2014

Fifth Annual Wyoming Native American Education Conference

Cheyenne, WY - The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) invites educators and community members across Wyoming to participate in the Fifth Annual Wyoming Native American Education Conference. The conference will be held Aug. 12 - 13 at Central... Full story

 
 By Zachary Laux    News    August 7, 2014

Class of 2014 guests of honor at Pine Bluffs Alumni Association Banquet

Four 2014 graduates attended the Annual Pine Bluffs Alumni Association Banquet Saturday evening to meet older graduates of Pine Bluffs High School, including members of the class of 1974, the largest...

 
 By Submitted    News    August 7, 2014

A Wyoming cowboy tradition the 102nd Wyoming State Fair

The Wyoming State Fair works to improve each year and the 102nd looks to continue that trend. By building on the momentum gained from the 100th and 101st celebrations, the Wyoming State Fair is bringing high profile entertainment while maintaining th...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    August 7, 2014

The Midway finds its way to you

Cheyenne Frontier Days has wrapped up and Laramie County Fair will be over this weekend wrapping up our local fairs and festivals. We have ample opportunities to dine on the tasty treats of carnival...

 

Hereford News

For the special this week at the Hereford Community Church Karel Smock read “How To Be The Perfect Grandma.” The topic for the day was “Looking For A Gideon” and a Gideon was found. Gary...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    August 7, 2014

Albin News

The quiet hot days of summer aren’t very news worthy in Albin. Oh, there are still birthdays within our ranks. And I am sure a few anniversaries have slipped by us without a note. We still have the...

 
 By Jamie Carpenter    News    August 7, 2014

Bushnell News

The Friends of the Kimball Library and the library board are hosting a pool party at the Kimball city pool from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, August 7. Entry to the pool is a free will donation. There will...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    August 7, 2014

Banner Co. News

It has been pretty warm here in Banner County this past week. The fire department has been out a few times and we all sure hate to see that. The last time I know of was a fire at Banner Feeding on...

 

Burns News

Summer is winding down, the County Fair is over and school will be starting next week. Do you have last minute vacations planned? I hope everyone has enjoyed their summer! Summer Reading Celebration at the Burns Branch Library will be wrapping up on...

 

Looking Back

100 years ago August 7, 1914 Cheyenne, Wyo., Aug. 4.-The Wyoming Humane Society has decided that steer-roping, old style, shall be permitted at the Frontier Days celebration at Cheyenne August 18, 19, 29 and 21. This means that the world’s champion...

 

Photo in history

The Texas Trail Museum and Pine Bluffs Post would like to identify the man in this week's historical photo. If you have any information about the photo, contact the Pine Bluffs Post, 307-245-3763 or...

 
 By Mark Watson    News    August 7, 2014

No till notes: "Last chance"

The Panhandle No till Partnership has extended the deadline to sign up for our tour to South and North Dakota. We currently have about 15 producers joining our tour. Please register as soon as possibl...

 

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