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Articles from the March 5, 2015 edition

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 By Tonia Copeland    News    March 5, 2015

Pine Bluffs Elementary School

Despite being in the works for a decade, there has been no bond issue, no rise in property taxes, and still no new elementary school. Residents should not expect a rise in taxes because there will be...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    March 5, 2015

Pine Bluffs Post email addresses are changing

In an attempt to improve our email service, the Pine Bluffs Post will begin using a new set of email addresses on a new server at the end of the week. As readers and advertisers you are probably...

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    March 5, 2015

New cry for peacemakers: '1-2-3 Joe McGowan!'

Last fall, Wyoming’s present and future peacemakers learned about a new hero for them to emulate, when a young Lander man was killed while trying to break up a fight in Laramie. I knew Joe McGowan...

 

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...

 
 By Submitted    News    March 5, 2015

County test of siren system Friday

The Cheyenne/Laramie County Emergency Management Agency will be testing the Outdoor Warning Siren system promptly at 10 a.m., Friday, March 6, in Pine Bluffs. The warning system will sound a steady signal for a period of 1 to 3 minutes. During an...

 
 By Rob Langrell    Sports    March 5, 2015

Hornets capture regional title

The Pine Bluffs High boys' basketball team took care of business last week, winning the 2A East Regional championship and earning a spot in the Wyoming state tournament. "We had a good weekend," said...

 
 By Rob Langrell    Sports    March 5, 2015

Burns boys to make fifth straight trip to 2A tourney

The Burns High School boys' basketball team will be making its fifth consecutive trip to the Wyoming Class 2A State Tournament this week – the longest active streak in the state. The Broncs took...

 
 By Rob Langrell    Sports    March 5, 2015

Burns girls take second at regionals, look for success at state tourney

The Burns High School girls' basketball team locked up a berth at this week's 2A state tournament with a second-place finish at the East Regionals. The Lady Broncs advanced to the championship game...

 
 By Rob Langrell    Sports    March 5, 2015

Pawnee boys' fall to Peetz

A furious comeback fell just short last week for the Pawnee High boys’ basketball team in the Colorado 1A District 4 tournament. The Coyotes trailed by 11 points in the final quarter against Peetz in the opening round of the tournament at...

 
 By Rob Langrell    Sports    March 5, 2015

PB girls come up short of state bid

The Pine Bluffs girls' basketball team saw its season come to an end last week, falling one win shy of qualifying for the Wyoming 2A State Tournament. The Lady Hornets fell into the consolation bracket of the 2A East Regional at Big Horn last week....

 
 By Rob Langrell    Sports    March 5, 2015

Pawnee girls show marked improvement

The season may have ended last week for the Pawnee High girls’ basketball team, but coach Megan Malcom can point to some marked improvements over the final few games. The Coyotes dropped a 42-35 decision to Heritage Christian last Wednesday in the...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    March 5, 2015

Early morning fire claims rural Bushnell home

At approximately 5:45 a.m. Monday morning, the Bushnell Volunteer Fire Department received a call about a home on fire, located 12 miles south and two mikes west of the village. Fire Chief Dave...

 
 By Submitted    News    March 5, 2015

Even cute chicks can carry harmful germs

With the season approaching when baby chicks and ducklings are typically bought and sold around the state, a Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) representative says even cute chicks can sometimes carry harmful germs. “While many animal species can c...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    March 5, 2015

Lions honor students, induct new members

The Pine Bluffs Lions Club has been busy taking part in International Service Week, inducting new members, recognizing students of the quarter, and getting ready for their annual Easter Egg hunt. At...

 

Looking Back

100 Years Ago March 4, 1915 Burns Preparing For Laramie County Fair Burns is already laying plans and making preparations for the county fair for 1915. We take the following from the Golden Prairie Herald of last week: A meeting of the directors and...

 
 By Rod Horn    Opinion    March 5, 2015

Preparations made for determining allocations

The District is beginning the process of review and evaluation of its ground water management in preparation to set ground water allocations for irrigators over the next allocation period (2016-2018). The 2015 growing season marks the end of the seco...

 

Wrestlers compete at state tournament

The Burns/Pine Bluffs wrestlers competed in the Class 2A championships last weekend at the Casper Events Center. Four members of the team placed in the top five in their specified weight classes....

 
 By Mark Watson    News    March 5, 2015

No Till Notes: Path to Soil Health

After listening to various speakers over the past month at the no-till conferences I attended it became pretty obvious that we are working with degraded soils on our farms and ranches.  The soils we...

 

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