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Articles from the October 2, 2014 edition

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Congratulations

Congratulations to Kim Cox for winning the 2014 Laramie County Steer Stopping Championship, held at the Pine Bluffs Rodeo Arena, Aug. 23. (left to right) Brenda Elliott, placing 3rd; Rick Griego...

 
 By Allie Hurley    News    October 2, 2014

Sewer smell leads to daycare evacuation

Burns daycare will no longer be held in the Burns Plex due to bad sewer smell. Mayor Judy Johnstone said the sewer smell came with the building when the town bought it in the 1980s.     “We’ve tried all different things and nothing has...

 

How green was your Wyoming valley in 2014?

Wyoming has rarely gotten the reputation as a wet place. Perhaps except only when ski areas get buried or back when Cheyenne was inundated by a horrific super cell thunderstorm, our state is...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear: Sir/Madam: My name is Richard E Brown Sr. or as I was known in Pine Bluffs Dick Brown. I am writing to express my love for the town of Pine Bluffs, and its residents. My stay in Pine Bluffs was made great by so many people and businesses that...

 

The Lodging Tax – Unsung Hero of Laramie County Economy

An unsung hero for Laramie County is on the ballot this November 4th. It helps bring in millions of dollars each year, provides thousands of jobs, and contributes substantial taxes. The hero is the Laramie County lodging tax. This tax is paid by...

 

John Roger Anderson

John Roger Anderson, age 75, died September 23, 2014, in Cheyenne. Roger was born October 8, 1938, in Burns, to Ed C. and Grace Anderson. Roger was raised in Albin. Roger graduated from Albin High Sch...

 

Community Calender

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...

 
 By Submitted    News    October 2, 2014

2015 National Beef Ambassadors selected

30 of the nation's best beef industry youth spokespersons competed. Rachel Purdy (Wyoming), Will Pohlman (Arkansas), Alicia Smith (Texas), Kalyn McKibben (Oklahoma), Demi Snider (Ohio) were chosen as...

 

Lady Broncs Nation take Potter-Dix Volleyball Invite

Saturday evening saw the showdown between the undefeated Burns Lady Broncs and the undefeated Pine Bluffs Lady Hornets in the championship game at the Potter-Dix Volleyball Invite.  Both teams...

 
 By Allie Hurley    Sports    October 2, 2014

Lady Broncs trample over Lady Tigers

Burns Lady Broncs beat Lusk Lady Tigers in three games Friday evening. During the first game, the Lady Broncs won 25-6. The Lady Tigers tried to steal the win but were defeated 25-16. The Lady Broncs...

 
 By Submitted    Sports    October 2, 2014

Pawnee plays short against Peetz

Pawnee Volleyball team hosted Peetz Thursday September 25 and traveled to Weldon Valley Friday September 25. Coach Kaeley Malcom said, “It was a tough week with Pawnee playing two league teams, Peetz and Weldon Valley. Junior, Amy Probst was...

 
 By Allie Hurley    Sports    October 2, 2014

Broncs get mauled by Bobcats

Burns Broncs lost on the road to Thermopolis Bobcats 38-0 on Friday The bobcats made one touchdown in the first quarter when Bobcat Dominic Jensen ran for 77-yards to the goal. Bobcat Cornwell got the team a few more points with the two point...

 
 By Submitted    News    October 2, 2014

New sign unveiling and building dedication

The Laramie County Board of Commissioners are planning an unveiling of the new sign dedicating the Laramie County Planning and Development Building at Archer in memory of former Laramie County Planner, Gary Kranse, whose hard work, dedication and...

 
 By Submitted    News    October 2, 2014

Department of Defense Proposes Rules to Strengthen Military Lending Act

Today, the Department of Defense released proposed rules to further protect service members and their families from predatory lending practices. If fully implemented, these rules will strengthen protections under the Military Lending Act and close...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    October 2, 2014

No need to add flavor

There was a story I heard once that Henry Ford would take potential new employees to dinner before he hired them. If they salted their food before they tasted it, he would not hire them. Mr. Ford...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    October 2, 2014

Banner Co. News

Good morning Banner County, neighbors near and far. We had the first day of fall recently and it sure is starting to look and feel like the season. Leaves are changing color and days and nights are...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    October 2, 2014

Albin News

After the warm calm blue sky weather we had last week, the weekend ended with a few rain storms and cooler weather. However, I don’t think there was a consensus of our neighbors whether fall was...

 

Hereford News

The next potluck luncheon for the 55 And Up Club will be held on Friday, October 10, at noon at the Friendship Alliance North Church in Grover. Everyone 55 and over is welcome to attend. Come join in...

 

Looking Back

100 years ago October 2, 1914 Sunday afternoon a motorcycle race between “Casey Jones” of Albin, Fred Miller and Dick Rutledge of Pine Bluffs took place. The starting and ending place was at the Pine Bluffs Garage, the race being from there to a...

 
 By Mark Watson    News    October 2, 2014

No till notes "The value of water"

I’ve been thinking about the value of water and what this resource means to our communities. I suspect if we didn’t have this valuable resource our landscape would look quite a bit different than...

 

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