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  • Marquardt honored

    Zach Spadt|Oct 18, 2018

    Everyone has a story involving John Marquardt - and many took place in a small airplane. Take Alex Davison for example. Davison learned to fly at the instruction of Marquardt in 1984. One day the young aviation student was reviewing emergency procedures with Marquardt, specifically, what to do in the event of an engine failure: Check your magnetos, switch back and forth between fuel tanks if applicable. And finally, if all else fails, look for a place to land. "That's all well and good but what...

  • Distillery celebrating new bourbon, one year on Saturday

    Zach Spadt|Oct 18, 2018

    The Pine Bluffs distillery crew has experienced many firsts this year. They've put out their first bottle of vodka and two different whiskies. Now, they're on the verge of putting out their first bottle of bourbon. And even that coincides with another first: Their first year as a distillery. When you reach a landmark like that, you have to celebrate. On Saturday, from 3 to 9 p.m. the distillery will be open to the public in order to commemorate their first bourbon and first year of being open...

  • PBES students learn about fire safety

    Oct 18, 2018

  • Hospitality Job Fair to match job seekers with employers

    Oct 18, 2018

    CHEYENNE – Employers in the hospitality industry and people looking for good jobs can find each other at the Hospitality Job Fair from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the Laramie County Library Cottonwood Room. Businesses attending the job fair will all be hiring. Some of the jobs being actively recruited for include: management, front desk/customer service, maintenance, wait staff, prep and line cooks, housekeeping and laundry. Job seekers are encouraged to bring résumés and dress for interviews. Businesses looking for employees may reg...

  • Time to get out the soup pot

    Linda Heath For the Pine Bluffs Post|Oct 18, 2018

    This stretch of cold weather has really put the rush on Mike to finish buttoning things up for winter. This week finds him busy in the greenhouse and still canning tomato sauce. Next week we should be picking more peppers in the greenhouse and canning them. The conversation at lunch on Sunday turned to our favorite soups. The cooler weather has us thinking about some of our favorite comfort foods. As the harvest season comes to a screeching halt in Wyoming, many of us have an ever-increasing...

  • New Faces Are Striving at Pine Bluffs High

    Karla DeLa Cruz Student Reporter|Oct 18, 2018

    New faces are still emerging amongst Pine Bluffs Jr. / Sr. High School, and we are loving it! This week I've had time to interview two of the four new teachers. One being Mr. Anthony Cox, born and raised from Cheyenne, Wyoming and graduated with a Bachelors in Fine Arts and Secondary Education. Mr. Cox was originally a Pharmacy technician for 15 years and realized it wasn't the job for him before coming a teacher. Now the new Art/ Photography teacher, Mr. Cox is having a great first couple...

  • Mahlon Lee Gingerich A Veteran's Story

    Penny Merryfield|Oct 18, 2018

    Mahlon Lee Gingerich was born August 23, 1995 in Valentine, Nebraska, but would spend his childhood years in the Panhandle of Nebraska, mainly Dix, Nebraska. Gingerich was the oldest child of four, born to Sam Gingerich, and Tina Funk. He would be influenced from his dad to follow in the emergency services field, but go even farther, he would serve in the United States Army National Guard out of Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Gingerich graduated from Potter-Dix High School, in Potter, Nebraska in May...

  • Broncs rattle Newcastle

    Zach Spadt|Oct 18, 2018

    night on the gridiron. Just look at the numbers. The Broncs compiled 553 offensive yards while holding Newcastle to 269. Most of those came on the ground with Burns only attempting four passes for 41 yards. They kept the ball on the ground with great success with 32 rushing attempts for 482 yards. The average rush for the Broncs was 41 yards. Boe Clayson contributed four rushing touchdowns to Burns' Friday night win over Newcastle. Quarterback Kaden Lakin contributed three of his own. Joel...

  • Hornets fall to Upton/Sundance

    Zach Spadt|Oct 18, 2018

    The Pine Bluffs Hornets found themselves in unfamiliar territory Friday night as they wrapped up their road game at Upton/Sundance High School: They’re in the midst of a losing streak. The Hornets have dropped their last three contests beginning with a homecoming state championship rematch against Big Horn. Losses in Burns and now Upton/Sundance have slowed the team’s strong season. Pine Bluffs dropped the Upton Sundance game 35-14. This week, they will host Niobrara County (Lusk). Last week, Isaiah Montanes took the ball 22 times for 140 yar...

  • Lady Hornets to conclude regular season at home 4 p.m. Friday, will take on Lusk

    Oct 18, 2018

    The Pine Bluffs Lady Hornets will wrap up an already impressive season on the volleyball court Friday at home after winning one of their toughest challenges of the year last weekend. It took five games at home on Saturday, October 13 for the Lady Hornets to best a Glenrock team that has proven tough all season. “The girls had mental lapses at times but fought hard,” said head coach Lisa Gilbert. “We overcame that mental block we have been fighting and we kept swinging and plugging away. “This was a huge hurdle for us and I am extremely proud o...

  • Pine Bluffs-Burns runners compete in Douglas, head to state meet this weekend

    Zach Spadt|Oct 18, 2018

    The Pine Bluffs-Burns cross country team got its first taste of postseason action as a 3A school in Douglas last week. Girls runners collectively finished in 3rd place for the team with boys earning 6th. Piper Perez earned All Regional Athlete for her 4th place finish in 20:53. Emma Gonzalez followed with a time of 22:31, which earned her 14th place. She was clossley followed by Erin Griess followed in 16th with a time of 22:58. Shelby Thurin (23:03) and Hallie Christofferson rounded up the scoring girls. Three boys turned in sub-20 times....

  • Broncs dominate over Newcastle

    Oct 18, 2018

    The Burns Broncs defeated Newcastle at home 54-8 last Friday....

  • Pine Bluffs Special Olympics Bowling team

    Oct 18, 2018

  • Restoring a Farm for Future Generations

    Grant Stumbough Wyoming FSA|Oct 18, 2018

    Bill Schlenker's family has been farming in Meeteetse, Wyoming, since the 1800s. Bill and his family are carrying on the family legacy, successfully farming the arid and productive land. Irrigation and Innovation In 1893, the Schlenker family filed for water rights on the Greybull River and are considered one of the pioneers of crop irrigation in the country. More than a century later, Bill runs the farm with his wife, Jennie, son, Richard, and brother, Neil. "I love to farm, and I deeply care...

  • Summer Tuesday Farmers Market ends the season

    Patrick Self|Oct 18, 2018

    "Tuesday Farmers Market, Cheyenne's market for local products, enjoyed its last day of the summer season on October 9, 2018. The weather appeared to dampen turnout, but not enthusiasm of the vendors. The Tuesday Farmers Market will transition to Cheyenne Winter Farmers' Market beginning with a 10th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday November 3, 2018 at the Cheyenne Depot Museum. Individuals wishing to learn more about the locally made items or market hours may visit the websites...

  • Cameron and Mead award by Military Dept.

    Oct 18, 2018

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Wyoming Governor Matt Mead and Wyoming Office of Homeland Security Director Guy Cameron were recognized by the National Guard Association and the Wyoming Military Department during the Oct. 13 Governor's Reception in Cheyenne. Retired Command Sgt. Maj. and Wyoming NGA president Kenton Franklin presented Cameron with the association's Patrick Henry Award. Cameron was praised as a constant supporter of the Wyoming National Guard. His support in the creation of National Guard...

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