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Articles from the August 15, 2013 edition

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Burns keeping 4-way stop

Burns town council again debated the need for a four-way stop at the intersection of 4th and Main streets during Monday night’s regular meeting. Councilman Harvey Humphrey brought the issue up... Full story

 

Changing our horizon

Monday brought a big change at the Conoco station in Pine Bluffs when the store and gas station became Pine Bluffs Exxon. Signs at the front of the store were being switched out on...

 

This week marks historic anniversary of deadliest forest fire in Wyoming history

This week marks the 76th memorial anniversary of the worst forest fire disaster in Wyoming history when it came to loss of firefighter lives. In an obscure and difficult place to reach called...

 

Chances are, pretty good ... you'll say goodbye more often than you want to

There is a guy in Florida that has been bitten by a shark, struck by lightning, bit by a rattle snake and head punched by monkeys, twice, and lived to tell about it. Fate must have it in for this...

 

Joseph R. Culek

Joseph R. Culek, 89, of Kimball, Neb., died at Heritage Estates in Gering, Neb., on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. Joseph Rudolph Culek was born in Abie, Neb., on March 16, 1924, the son of Josef and Marie...

 

John Hillman

John Hillman, 99, of Grover, Colo., passed away Aug. 8, 2013 in the Hospice of Northern Colorado at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colo. He was born July 13, 1914, at the farm house of his...

 

Thought for the week

There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last. Robert Louis Stevenson...

 
 By Submitted    News    August 15, 2013

Class of '48 celebrates reunion

The Pine Bluffs High School class of 1948 had is 65th year class reunion prior to the senior-alumni banquet on Aug. 3. We met at the historic high school and then went on a tour of the Larson house,...

 
 By Submitted    News    August 15, 2013

Bivens celebrating 90th birthday

Boyd Bivins will be celebrating his 90th birthday this month. Boyd was born Aug. 21, 1923, to Raymond N. and Mable (Hyatt) Bivens in Fairmont, Fillmore County, Neb. He graduated from Exeter High...

 

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...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    August 15, 2013

School board hits curriculum again

The Laramie County School District No. 2 board of trustees met Monday evening in Burns and took one step closer to getting the district ready for the school year. The board approved the math...

 
 By Submitted    News    August 15, 2013

CLFP issues fraud advisory

Cheyenne Light, Fuel & Power received a report last week of a scam involving unknown parties impersonating Cheyenne Light personnel and demanding money.  According to the report, the fraudulent... Full story

 
 By Submitted    News    August 15, 2013

LCSD2 releases free, reduced meal policy

Laramie County School District No.2 announces its policy for free and reduced price meals for children unable to pay the full price of meals served under the National School Lunch Program and School...

 
 By Submitted    News    August 15, 2013

LCSD2 introduces Chartwells as the new Food Service Management Company

Chartwells Philosophy Making sure students enjoy what they eat can do wonders for growing minds. It has always been the Chartwells Promise and commitment to provide customized solutions to support academic achievement at the highest levels. We...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    August 15, 2013

County Commissioners give go-ahead to new clinic

A public hearing was held at the Laramie County Commissioners meeting Tuesday, Aug. 6, on the Business Ready Community Program grant submission for the new clinic in Pine Bluffs. Cheyenne Regional...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    August 15, 2013

Albin accepted backhoe bid

The Albin Town Council opened two sealed bids for the backhoe Thursday evening at their monthly meeting. The winning bid came from Kirk Steiner for $20,600. The other bid was considerably less at...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    August 15, 2013

Banner News

Good morning Banner County, all surrounding neighbors and friends. Here it is the middle of August — personally, I wish it was the middle of May! I am not ready for school to begin, which is four...

 

Burns News

er Reading Celebration are ending, school activities are starting up. The Back-to-School nights are on Monday, Aug. 19 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., in the Burns Elementary School, the Burns High School...

 

Bushnell News

Don’t forget Bushnell Day this Saturday! The Old-Timer’s Storytelling session starts at 9 a.m. at The Sisters Grimm. Next, the parade will line up in front of the bookstore and wind its way...

 

Hereford News

ereford Community Church Carolyn Ragsdale read “Explain God” written by an 8-year-old boy for his school assignment. The guest speaker for the day was John Snedden. His topic was Dark and Light....

 

Albin News

Watch what you wish for, huh. We can almost set our clocks by the rain or thunderstorms that come almost every day at 3 p.m. I tried to mow the lawn last weekend and it was more like cutting water...

 
 By Submitted    Sports    August 15, 2013

Panhandle Senior Ladies Golf results

The Panhandle Senior Ladies Golf Association held their latest outing at Cottonwood Country Club in Torrington. Finishing in first place with 5 birdies was the team of Gail Magers, Sally Plover, Mary...

 

Looking Back

The Panhandle Senior Ladies Golf Association held their latest outing at Cottonwood Country Club in Torrington. Finishing in first place with 5 birdies was the team of Gail Magers, Sally Plover, Mary...

 

'Burn out' or 'Do you deserve a break today?'

McDonald’s didn’t start it, but its campaign propelled it to the forefront of people’s thoughts — “You deserve a break today!” Really? Do we really deserve a break? A break from what...

 

Plan to attend the 2013 PNTP Irrigated Field Days

The Panhandle No-till Partnership will be hosting a series of Field Days Aug. 21 and 22. No-till crop production systems result in lower soil moisture evaporation, improved water infiltration, and...

 

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