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Articles from the August 20, 2015 edition

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 By Polly Taylor    News    August 20, 2015

Summer rains cause damage to area school

Summer storms can be pleasant, but when the rainfall occurs frequently and in torrents, damage is almost always the result. This problem was a major topic at last week's meeting of the Laramie County...


Country's oldest road

August has to be just about the best month to be in Wyoming.  Love the weather. Love the sights.  Love traveling around. Unfortunately for us, most of our August travel in the state has seen Nancy...

 By Submitted    News    August 20, 2015

Rylee Anderson named 2016 CFD Lady-in-Waiting

Rylee Anderson was named Lady-In-Waiting for 2016 after a selection process which included submitting a written application, an accomplishment book, a horsemanship skills demonstration and an interview. Rylee, who is the daughter of Robb Anderson and...


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 the information in case questions arise. Items... Full story


Just a Few Thoughts...

A friend of mine once told me a joke about the United States Postal Service. This was way back in the day, when Kinney's Shoes had not yet been gobbled up by a larger company that was afraid of a litt...

 By Submitted    Sports    August 20, 2015

Meetings to discuss late migratory game birds planned

Late migratory bird (duck and goose) seasons and a variety of licensing proposals will be presented at a series of public meetings to be held during August and September in various locations throughout the state. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department...

 By Submitted    Sports    August 20, 2015

Latest sage grouse numbers available

Wyoming Game and Fish Department personnel and other partners joined together to visit over 1,600 sage grouse breeding grounds, or leks, this year. The effort was part of the annual count of greater sage grouse. Each year Game and Fish, volunteers,...

 By Submitted    Sports    August 20, 2015

New Habitat and Access biologist in Yoder

The Laramie Region welcomes Dericke Lavoine as the new Habitat and Access biologist in Yoder. Lavoine comes to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department from Indiana. He was born in Indianapolis and grew up in a military family and has lived in many...

 By Polly Taylor    News    August 20, 2015

PAWS test results show improvement in some areas

The Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students – or PAWS – test results for the 2014-'15 school year were discussed at last week's school board meeting. "Without pointing fingers, newer and high...

 By Polly Taylor    News    August 20, 2015

Upgrade to water meter system approved by council

The Pine Bluffs Town Council, after listening to a presentation by the Tom McDonough, town's maintenance supervisor, voted to upgrade the current method of reading water and electric meters every...

 By Submitted    News    August 20, 2015

LIEAP webinars provide assistance to vendors and applicants alike

 In preparation for the upcoming season, the Wyoming Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) is offering two webinars at no cost.  The webinars are designed to provide assistance to fuel vendors, LIEAP applicants and those who might be assisti... Full story

 By Polly Taylor    News    August 20, 2015

Deadline for Mayor's Scholarship draws near

There is a new scholarship available for individuals who want to attain either an Associate's degree or a Bachelor's degree, but the deadline for applying is almost here. The Mayoral Scholarship,...

 By Sub    News    August 20, 2015

A Sentimental Journey

A group of local individuals have worked for a year to plan a dinner and stage show to honor Campbell County’s WWII veterans and their families, and to celebrate 70 years since the end of the war. All local WWII veterans – whether they lived... Full story


Looking Back

100 Years Ago August 19, 1915 Excessive Hail Damage The excessive hail this season may cause the farmers to quit banking too heavy on the small grain crop and persuade them to raise roughness and stock. This change will be a big thing for the farmer...

 By Barb Cross    News    August 20, 2015

Banner Co News

Good Morning Banner County! Here we are almost at the end of summer and it just does not seem possible to me. Where did the time go? I know that I did not have that much fun. I do hope we have an... Full story


Hereford News

The 55 And Up Club met for their monthly potluck dinner on Friday evening at the Grover park. Pee Wee and Cecelia Smock, Jerry Anderson and Bill McCurry provided musical entertainment for the... Full story

 By Charlene Smith    News    August 20, 2015

Albin News

The funny thing about sunflowers? They don’t care if our summer has been less than bright. They don’t care if we have been smiling since last time they were here. They come and shine and brighten... Full story

 By Mark Watson    News    August 20, 2015

No Till Notes: Residue Level

Believe it or not, the end of the growing season is rapidly approaching. Now is a good time to check your fields for the level of residue you have in them. If you find your residue levels are low and...

 By Submitted    News    August 20, 2015

Hartman selected as next Laramie Co Librarian

With the position vacant less than three months, the Laramie County Library System (LCLS) Board of Trustees have selected Carey D. Hartmann as the next County Librarian.  Hartmann is the first County Librarian to be appointed by the Board of... Full story


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