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Articles from the September 1, 2016 edition


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  • Crash on I-80 claims life of Pine Bluffs man

    Zach Spadt, Pine Bluffs Post|Sep 1, 2016

    A Pine Bluffs man is dead following a two-vehicle crash that occurred Wednesday, August 24 in Cheyenne. Dennis Noack, 74, was traveling eastbound on Interstate 80 when the crash occurred at about 8:10 p.m. According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol, Noack was driving a 2004 Toyota Solara when he rear-ended a 2016 Jeep Cherokee that was driven by 57-year-old Cheyenne resident Karl Musgrave. The collision caused both vehicles to roll off the highway into the south ditch. Noack was not wearing his seat belt and was ejected, sustaining fatal injuries...

  • Time with Mike and Diana Enzi results in some interesting stories

    Bill Sniffin|Sep 1, 2016

    Not sure how to weave Donald Trump, Kim Kardashian and the First Lady serving duck at a Native American event into a column, but here goes: It had been a while since my wife Nancy and I spent any time with U. S. Sen. Mike Enzi and his wife Diana, but we shared a quick breakfast during their visit to Lander on primary election day Aug. 16. As usual, Mike was full of news. Most interesting is the fact that GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump has been reaching out to members of the Senate for...

  • 60th Anniversary

    Sep 1, 2016

    Happy 60th Anniversary, Mom and Dad! May your adventures continue to be filled with laughter, joy and love! You are amazing parents, who deserve only the best. With our admiration, gratitude & love, Mark Lori Kay Kent Jodi Rae Angie, Jennifer, Leana Dawn, Ryan, Jennifer, Austin, your Great-Grandchildren & Taco...

  • Lydia Faith Braman

    Sep 1, 2016

    A new “miracle” is born. Lydia Faith Braman made her debut on August 12, 2016 at 9:08 a.m. She is the baby daughter of Amy and Ryan Braman of Cheyenne....

  • Community Calendar

    Sep 1, 2016

    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 which may be included in the calendar are church events, club meetings, and school events. If your club will not be meeting or has a change, please contact us so we can update the calendar with the correct information as soon as possible. Items should be received on Monday at 5 p.m., one week prior to...

  • Free energy-saving tree from the Arbor Day Foundation and Black Hills Energy

    Submitted|Sep 1, 2016

    In partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation's Energy-Saving Trees initiative, Black Hills Energy is distributing approximately 1,100 free trees, one per household, to customers who reserve one beginning today. A free tree can be reserved on a first come, first served basis at www.arborday.org/blackhillsenergy . The 3- to 4-foot-tall dormant trees will be delivered directly to customers for fall planting in October. "Our partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation in the Energy-Saving Trees program offers us the opportunity to promote the...

  • Pine netters off to 5-0 season start

    Jimmie Earls, Pine Bluffs Post Editor|Sep 1, 2016

    The Pine Bluffs Lady Hornet volleyball team is off to a 5-0 start as they lost only two of the 12 games played and swept the competition in tournament play in Lingle-Ft. Laramie. 2A Pine Bluffs 2 1A Hulett 0 (25-21, 25-19) 2A Pine Bluffs 2 1A Midwest 0 (25-12, 25-21) 2A Pine Bluffs 2 2A Sundance 1 (18-25, 25-22, 15-11) 2A Pine Bluffs 2 1A Kaycee 1 (24-25, 25-20, 15-14) 2A Pine Bluffs 2 2A Upton 0 (25-18, 25-15) The Lady Hornets host rival Burns this Friday....

  • Lady Broncs drop 4 of 5 on the road

    Zach Spadt, Pine Bluffs Post|Sep 1, 2016

    The Burns Lady Broncs had a rough start to their 2016 volleyball season, going 1-4 at the Lingle Invite. Opening the tournament, the team went 0-2 against Sundance, going 16-25 during the first game and 20-25 during the second. After which the team suffered losses to Kaycee, Upton, and Hulett. The Lady Broncs had better luck defeating Midwest 25-14 and 15-12, but did lose one game 20-25. “We didn't start out as well as we would have liked,” said coach Christina Patterson. “We are working hard in practice and hoping to make improvements as th...

  • Let's get ready to rumble

    Jimmie Earls, Pine Bluffs Post Editor|Sep 1, 2016

    After all the practices, scrimmages and workouts, it's finally time to lace up the cleats, strap on the pads and take to the gridiron. Local high school football gets under way this weekend with Pine Bluffs opening at home against Mitchell, Neb. The Burns Broncs will be on the road at Saratoga. The Pawnee (Grover, Colo.) Coyotes will be at Fleming. The Pine Bluffs Post will be bringing you week-to-week highlights of your favorite local team in our print edition, on our Web site at...

  • Storm cleanup continues one month later

    Sep 1, 2016

  • Veterans memorial dedication to take place Sept. 12

    Zach Spadt, Pine Bluffs Post|Sep 1, 2016

    The statues of servicemen and women are moving out of town hall to a new home. Monday, September 12, veterans, local and state officials will be on hand to christen the Pine Bluffs Veterans' Memorial at Veteran's Plaza in Pine Bluffs. The memorial, which so far, will include statues of a U.S. Marine, Army Soldier, Navy Sailor and Air Force Airman, is the work of local volunteers, generous donors, the Wyoming Business Council among others. Each statue cost $30,000 said Pine Bluffs Treasurer Kim...

  • Banner County News

    Barb Cross|Sep 1, 2016

    Good morning Banner County, friends near and far! This week started out with cool Autumn mornings turning into summer mid-morning. If this will keep it up for about another month I may actually finish my summer projects. Our fall season is just around the corner though and we have football to prove it! My whole month of June was just gone this year. Every week I was either gone or we had family here, which was really great, but what little plants I had intended on making into a small garden did...

  • Albin News

    Charlene Smith|Sep 1, 2016

    Just about the time we all get a little gloomy that summer has slipped by, a whole bunch of bright yellow faces remind us that sunny new beauty is not just for the summer. The fields of sunflowers have started turning their faces to the late summer sun and as they smile towards the sky, we lift our spirits up for one last blast of harvesting summer rays. The harvesters have all returned to their homes and the streets of Albin are a little less busy. However, Aaron Anderson and the town council...

  • Hereford News

    Carolyn Ragsdale|Sep 1, 2016

    The 55-and-Up Club will hold their monthly potluck luncheon on Friday, September 9, at 12 p.m. at the Friendship Alliance North Church in Grover. Everyone 55 and over is welcome to attend. Come and join in the fun with your friends and family. There will be a door prize! Kelly Osthoff from the Alzheimer’s Association will be giving a presentation. For the special this week at the Hereford Community Church Pee Wee and Cecelia Smock sang “There’s A Quiet Understanding” and “Amazing Grace My...

  • This calf is special, and that's no bull

    Susan Braden, Pine Bluffs Post|Sep 1, 2016

    Cowboy isn't just your average calf. From the very beginning, he was destined for great things. "I was cow sitting for a friend of mine while he he went on vacation," said Cowboy's owner Kurt Brower. "During this time there was a calf that had been abandoned by his mother, who also was being picked on by other cattle in the herd. He was just born in January, so he needed to be bottle fed to survive, so I started spending quite a bit of time getting to know him." It didn't take long for members...

  • Looking Back

    Sep 1, 2016

    1 Years Ago August 31, 1916 Pine Bluffs to have addition to light plant The new engine for the municipal light plant arrived here the 25th and is now being installed. This engine was purchased of the Fairbanks Morris people at a cost of about $2,600 including cost of installation. It was shipped here from Beloit, Wis. And is large enough to serve Pine Bluffs until it becomes a city of twice its present size. The capacity is 50 horse, the fly wheel alone weighing 8,400 pounds. It will be some two weeks before this new engine is in working...

  • Upland game bird, small game seasons open Sept. 1

    Wyoming Game and Fish Dept|Sep 1, 2016

    September 1 marks the opening for a variety of small game and upland bird species hunting season. Bird hunters can look forward to setting out for mourning dove; sora and virginia rail; snipe; early Canada goose; blue, ruffed, and sharp-tailed grouse; and in some areas, sandhill crane. Small game hunters can pursue cottontail rabbit, snowshoe hare; and red, gray and fox squirrel. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department forecasts an average to good hunting season for upland game birds due to moisture conditions across the state. Cottontail hunting...

  • National Preparedness Month:

    StatePoint Media|Sep 1, 2016

    (StatePoint) While most people don’t like to think about worst case scenarios, giving them their proper consideration can ultimately offer peace of mind. September is National Preparedness Month and it is a great time to get your home and family ready for a range of emergencies. Here are three steps to take. Stock Up Every home should contain a supply kit that includes a surplus of nonperishable food items, as well as fresh bottled water. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recommends one gallon per person in your household per d...

  • Be aware of deer hunting regulation changes

    Wyoming Game and Fish Dept|Sep 1, 2016

    Those hunting deer during the special archery season should be aware of a significant change to Wyoming Game and Fish Commission deer hunting regulations for the 2016 hunting season. Archers can no longer take “any deer” in hunt areas open to hunting with a general license during the special archery season. Archers are only allowed to take the sex and species of deer set forth in the limitations section of Section 2 of the deer hunting regulation. “The recent archery change for deer may be confusing for hunters, so we encourage anyone with...

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