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LCSD2 welcomes three new principals for school year

With the start of the school year, students at Carpenter Elementary School (CES), Pine Bluffs Elementary School (PBES) and Burns Junior-Senior High School (BHS) were introduced to new faces as three new principals for each school were hired. Taking...

 
 By Staff Report    News    October 13, 2016

Back to her roots: Former Post reporter rejoins newspaper

Many may remember her, most will not, however she intends to change all that as she joins the ranks of the Pine Bluffs Post this week. Almost 14 years ago to the date, Becky Christofferson joined the Post as a young, non-experienced reporter who was...

 

Get your home ready for winter now

As usual, winter will be here quicker than we think, and Black Hills Energy is encouraging everyone to be as prepared as the utility is now, instead of waiting for the snow to fly. "Like a fireman when the bell rings, Black Hills Energy's winter emer...

 

Vast stretches of empty prairie dominate Big Sky of our state

There are stretches of Wyoming that seem to go on forever. Our tongue-in-cheek state motto of the Big Empty really makes sense when you are driving across these vast places. My late dad used to...

 

Enzi accepting applications for 2017 spring internship program

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., is encouraging students and graduates from all backgrounds to apply for a spring internship in his Washington, D.C. office. The deadline for applications is November 4. “An internship in my office is rich with...

 

Eight years on "Wyoming's Committee"

Dear Friends, The House Natural Resources Committee oversees the federal agencies that own nearly half of Wyoming. In 2009 I began my career in Congress on this Committee. At the end of this year, I will finish my career as Wyoming’s sole U.S....

 

Letter to the Editor

October 9, 2016 Dear Parent, Tonight could have been a disaster for your son in the Pine Bluffs Park tonight. I had taken advantage of the nice weather to lay a track for my dog. When I pulled up to the park, I noticed several children on the other...

 

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 Barb Cross    News    October 13, 2016

Banner County News

Good morning Banner County, friends near and far. We have sure been having a wonderful fall. I personally hope that this beautiful weather holds for another month! The mums are really pretty right...

 

Hereford News

The Hereford Community Church met for their quarterly business meeting before the service on Sunday. They took care of general business items. There are some dates coming up to put on your calendar....

 

Albin News

When tragedy happens, some may tell you to have “the faith of a potato farmer.” That is, believing in what you cannot see and knowing good things are bound to come up. Richard Larson was a big...

 

LCSD2 enrollment on the rise

The Laramie County School District No. 2 (LCSD #2) enrollment numbers saw an increase of students from the first of the 2016-2017 school year than that of the 2015-2016 school year. The increase saw a total of 43 students who joined the district as...

 
 By Submitted    News    October 13, 2016

Erickson seeks second term to LCCC board

Don Erickson is running for his second term to Laramie County Community College Board of Trustees. He serves as Board Treasurer and Chairman of the Finance and Facilities Committee. “I thoroughly enjoy my work on the Board and would like to continu...

 
 By Submitted    News    October 13, 2016

Shults completes T-6 training

Second Lieutenant James Shults of Pine Bluffs recently completed fixed-wing T-6 pilot training at Vance Air Force Base in Enid, Oklahoma. He was selected for Air Force helicopter pilot training. Shults has reported to Fort Rucker, Alabama to...

 

Cross country ends regular season

The regular season wrapped up last Friday for the Pine Bluffs-Burns cross country teams as they took pat in the 2016 Leroy Sprague Invitational in Cheyenne. Out of seven girls teams at the meet, Pine...

 

Hornets blank Southeast on the road, 32-0

The Pine Bluffs Hornets improved their record to 5-1 with a shutout 32-0 win last Friday over Southeast in Yoder. "I thought the kids played well," said head coach Will Gray. "We were physical...

 

Sweep week for Lady Hornets

The Pine Bluffs Lady Hornets went 3-0 last week, sweeping the competition to improve to 15-4-1 on the year. They knocked off Lingle, 3-1 (25-23 25-18 22-25 25-17). Then they beat Leyton, 3-0 (25-17...

 
 By Submitted    Sports    October 13, 2016

Lady Coyotes split matches

On Thursday, Oct. 6 the Pawnee Coyotes traveled to Prairie and lost in three games. Coach Mary Burson said, “Pawnee Coyotes fell short of any wins against Prairie. The Coyotes just couldn't get it together to come up with the wins. Regardless of...

 

Pawnee runs over Warriors

The Pawnee Coyotes football team traveled to Longmont, Colo., for a non-conference game against Longmont Christian, adding another win to their season over the Warriors 83-13. “It was a good game to let some players get some action in different...

 
 By Submitted    Sports    October 13, 2016

Lady Broncs down Glenrock; host Pine Bluffs Friday

It wasn’t pretty, but at this point of the season, a win is a big win as the Burns Lady Broncs beat Glenrock last Friday, 3-2 (25-16, 25-16, 14-25, 23-25, 15-8). “We came out strong, lost some steam in game three,” said coach Christina...

 

Looking Back

100 Years Ago Oct. 13, 1916 The creamery here was nearing completion with the machinery being installed and being in operation by the first of the month. Other work that was being done on Pine Bluffs buildings included a large garage and Ford supply...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    News    October 13, 2016

While the weather is nice...

Several contracting crews, both local and regional, took advantage of the nice weather recently to take care of needed repairs....

 

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