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Articles from the August 11, 2016 edition

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 By Zach Spadt    News    August 11, 2016

Town rebounds with Trail Days

Pine Bluffs residents needed a break after a hailstorm hit two weeks ago. They got that with Trail Days last week. The 66th annual event attracted people from across Wyoming and surrounding states...

 

Around the state: funny campaign ad, curious sheep, Naked and Afraid and Buffalo Coats

While I had earlier predicted Liz Cheney, Wilson, will win the Wyoming GOP nomination for U. S. House, now she is enduring being on the butt end of a funny commercial by her competitor State Sen....

 
 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    August 11, 2016

Garcia takes the tape at 5K

It’s almost a sure thing if you run in the same 5K race as Jorge Garcia, the best anyone else to hope for is second place. This was the case this past Saturday at the 15th Annual 5K/1Mile Longhorn Stampede Fun Run/Walk. This year, there were 34...

 
 By Submitted    Sports    August 11, 2016

Panhandle women hit the links

Even though the day was hot and steamy, 40 ladies from the Panhandle Senior Women’s Golf Association gathered together for an enjoyable day of golf at the beautiful Scottsbluff Country Club this past Monday. Results from the tournament: First...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    August 11, 2016

The race for Commissioner

This is the final part of a four-part weekly series to focus on the Laramie County Commissioner race before the August 16 primary election. Buck Holmes said he has dedicated his life to public service, and now he wants to spend four more years doing...

 
 By Submitted    News    August 11, 2016

Early voting ends Monday

Early voting sites for Primary Election set up in Albin, Iron Mountain; voting continues in Atrium through Aug. 15. The Laramie County Clerk’s Office is setting up early voting sites in Albin and Iron Mountain for voters who wish to cast their...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    News    August 11, 2016

Plane crashes at airport

At 12:41 p.m. this past Sunday, Laramie County Fire District #5, as well as Pine Bluffs EMS and Pine Bluffs Police responded to a crashed plane at the Pine Bluffs Airport. According to Jerry Lamb...

 

Fun Ways to Help Ease Kids Back into the Classroom

(StatePoint) After a summer of fun, getting back into the swing of the classroom can be difficult for students of all ages and family backgrounds. But parents can help, say experts. “It’s easy for parents to feel like there isn't enough time to...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    August 11, 2016

Albin News

Have you ever noticed how quickly changes come in our Wyoming seasons? Well, of course you have, you live here. Earlier this week, the cool morning start was a few degrees below what it usually is....

 

Hereford News

This week at the Hereford Community Church Pee Wee Smock and Hannah Reifschneider were celebrating their birthdays. For the special Karel Smock read Musical Woes from the book God Uses Cracked Pots...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    August 11, 2016

Banner County News

The Kimball/Banner County Fair has been underway for the past few days and man is there a lot going on, and more will be going on for the rest of the week beginning today with the animal weigh ins....

 
 By Jimmie Earls    News    August 11, 2016

Trail Days Mud Volleyball Tournament

The Pine Bluffs Mud Volleyball tournament, traditionally held the Sunday of Trail Days weekend was a rousing success. Twenty-four teams out of the maximum of 25 signed up for the tournament which...

 

Looking Back

100 Years Ago August 10, 1916 John B. Sloan Announces for Office of County Commissioner John B. Sloan of Cheyenne is the Republican candidate for the nomination for county commissioner to fill the four-year term. His announcement is published...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    August 11, 2016

School board discusses July hail damage in Burns and Pine

Despite suffering severe damage during last month’s hailstorm, schools in Pine Bluffs are expected to open on time. Officials also said the storm provided a chance to review emergency management policies. “It is a chance to step back and...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    August 11, 2016

Possible changes to LCSD2 bus routes

Laramie County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees discussed creating a more efficient busing plan for district students. During their regularly scheduled meeting Monday in Albin, LCSD No. 2 board members discussed holding public meetings with pa...

 

Tips to Beat Wardrobe Wars When Back-to-School Shopping for Kids

(StatePoint) It’s no secret that kids have strong opinions when it comes to style and that their tastes are always evolving. With 38 percent of parents spending between $100 to $249 per child on back-to-school clothing, according to statistics...

 

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