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 By Jimmie Earls    News    August 18, 2016

School lunch assistance is available

With the start of the 2016-17 school year taking place this coming Monday, Laramie County School District #2 is taking steps to make sure no student goes hungry while attending school. In a release...


People you meet, events you experience create the individual that you become

Back in 1978, I hired a group of young men in their mid-20s who all grew up to be powerhouse publishers. But back then, they were raw, ambitious and a handful to deal with, for sure. My wife Nancy...


Kevin James Burns

Kevin James Burns, 54 formerly of Cheyenne dies June 12 after a heroic battle with glioblastoma. He was born Feb. 18, 1962, in Newton N.J., the son of Edward and Catherine (Balaconis) Burns. Kevin... Full story


Emerson F. "Fal" Calvert

Emerson F. "Fal" Calvert ,74, of Pine Bluffs, Wyoming, died on Friday, August 12, 2016. He was born on July 12, 1942 in Denver, Colorado and had lived in Pine Bluffs, since 2008. Mr. Calvert served in... Full story

 By Submitted    News    August 18, 2016

Chaires graduates with honors

Grace Tillman Chaires graduated Summa Cum Laude from Central Christian College on May 21st. She was on the President's Honor Roll with a 4.0 GPA all eight semesters. Grace's degree is in Business...

 By Jimmie Earls    News    August 18, 2016

Voters decide commission race plus statewide opponents

Voters in Laramie County, as well as all other counties in Wyoming, took to the polls Tuesday in the primary election to determine several local races and narrow down statewide opponents who will face-off in the general election in November. At home...

 By Zach Spadt    News    August 18, 2016

Cleanup efforts continue following storm

Pine Bluffs is getting back on its feet from last month's hailstorm and town officials are shifting to long-term recovery plans. Volunteer and non-profit organizations are also lending a helping hand to those who need it. Town Treasurer Kim...


Put your phone away: Distracted driving includes hands-free talking

(StatePoint) In an age of constant communication and connectivity, it can be difficult to take a break. But drive time is when your phone should take a backseat to safety, say experts. “You don’t need to be texting to be distracted by your...

 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    August 18, 2016

Area high school teams prepare for fall schedules

Before the ring of the first bell or the first textbook has been opened, high school student athletes were hard at work preparing for upcoming football, volleyball and cross country seasons. See next... Full story

 By Submitted    News    August 18, 2016

PBHS Class of '51 celebrates 65th reunion

On August 5, 2016, 10 of the original 23 graduates of Pine Bluffs High School class of 1951 celebrated their 65th reunion at a lovely dinner at Little America in Cheyenne. The members enjoyed an...

 By Jimmie Earls    News    August 18, 2016

Record chasers make pit stop in Pine

In their quest to set a record for antique engines at the Bonneville Salt Flats last week, the team from Kowalski Customs based in Reading, Pennsylvania had to take an unexpected pitstop at Pine...

 By Barb Cross    News    August 18, 2016

Banner County News

Good morning Banner County, neighbors near and far! Welcome to new neighbors Bret and Tiffany Jefferies and their children. We like to see those empty homes fill up! We all here are trying hard to...


Hereford News

The 55 And Up Club met for their monthly potluck luncheon on Friday, August 12. Carolyn Ragsdale won the door prize for the women. Harold Weisbrook won the door prize for the men. They are planning...

 By Charlene Smith    News    August 18, 2016

Albin News

The Fiesta “Jesus of Nazarene” had a wonderful attendance. Everyone enjoyed the red and green chili. The seven bikes were won by Avery Anderson, Eduarde Gurrda, Vanessa Pery, Angel Arzola, Max...


Looking Back

100 Years Ago August 17, 1916 F. W. Mondell from Boyhood to Congress Frank W. Mondell was born in St. Louis, Mo. The day that Lincoln was elected the first time. His father was an active Union man in the days that immediately followed when St. Louis...

 By Submitted    News    August 18, 2016

2016 Trail Days Tractor/Pick Up Pull Results

TRACTOR PULL 3500 DIV 1: Jim Russell 96.9 FT/42 John Deere B Mark Lambert: 29.2/49 John Deere MT 3500 DIV 2: Jim Russell 71.5 FT/42 John Deere B 3500 DIV3: Jeff Johns 187.8 FT/37 Allis Chalmers WC...


UW Extension educator warns of livestock poisonous plant dangers

A University of Wyoming educator is warning about poisonous plants in pastures this late summer and early fall. The species of poisonous plants posing danger can change as pastures move through the seasons, said Brian Sebade, based in Albany County...


Great tips for seasoned tailgaters

(StatePoint) Tailgating season is here, and while you may want to refer to last year’s playbook, new tools and tips can help make this your best season yet. Stay Comfortable There are a few simple things you can do to make comfort and safety a prio...

 By Submitted    News    August 18, 2016

Breeden named 2017 CFD Lady-In-Waiting

Emily Breeden was named 2017 Lady-In-Waiting after a selection process including submitting a written application, an accomplishment book, a horsemanship skills demonstration, and an interview....

 By Submitted    News    August 18, 2016

Fornstrom attends conference in Indianapolis

Melissa Fornstrom, Pine Bluffs High School senior, recently attended the National Student Leadership Conference in Indianapolis sponsored by the High School Athletic Associations. Melissa is serving...


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