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Articles from the October 22, 2015 edition

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 By Polly Taylor    News    October 22, 2015

Town Council agrees to raise cost of daycare

After voting against acceptance of a proposal by a local daycare center to take over the center run by the Town of Pine Bluffs, back in September, the Town Council, on Monday night, agreed to raise...

 

Town asks residents to conserve energy

Tom McDonough of the Town of Pine Bluffs is asking residents to make an effort to reduce and conserve their use of electricity this Saturday, Oct. 24. Western Area Power (WAPA) will be working on their substation in Pine Bluffs Saturday, from 4 a.m.... Full story

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    October 22, 2015

WTC beam to make stop in Pine Bluffs Saturday

Thanks to the Terry Farrell Firefighters Fund (Terry Fund), Poudre Fire Authority has been granted the privilege of owning one of the last pieces of a World Trade Center (WTC) beam to be given to a...

 

Around and around this great state

We had so many record rains this past spring that I thought Wyoming could not get more beautiful than it looked in May and June. Everywhere we went we saw green, green, green. Wyoming and the color...

 

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... Full story

 

Marijuana discovered during traffic stop

A traffic stop for speeding on Oct. 15, west of Cheyenne, resulted in the arrest of two California men who were traveling with more than 50 pounds of marijuana. A Wyoming State Trooper stopped a blue...

 

Hornets win at Burns, lose at home

On October 16, the Lady Hornets volleyball team traveled to Burns to take on the Lady Broncs and come home with a 3-1 win (26-24, 25-15, 18-25, 25-20). "It was as very defensive match with several...

 

Cross Country team excels at Powder River

Well, the coaching staff barely survived the 10-hour round trip to Hulett with a bus full of junior high athletes riding along with our high school athletes, to participate for a second year in the...

 

Hornets sting Wolves, 36-21

The Pine Bluffs Hornets improved to 4-3 in pigskin action last Friday with a 36-21 stinging of the host Moorcroft Wolves. “The kids did a good job of staying focused during the long bus ride,” said Coach Will Gray. “Our secondary played much...

 

Correction

In the October 15, 2015 edition of the Pine Bluffs Post, Mikayla Fiehtner was incorrectly identified as the Burns Lady Bronc volleyball player in a photo on Page 7. The correct name of the player should have been Rachel Kelly. The newspaper is sorry... Full story

 

Clark, Malm honored for good sportsmanship

Burns Bronc athletes Klayton Clark and Jessica Malm were recently recognized by the Wyoming High School Activities Association for their conduct during football and volleyball games they participated...

 

Lady Broncs sweep Tigers, fall to Lady Hornets

The Lady Broncs dropped their match against Pine Bluffs 3-1 last Friday, but rallied with a 3-0 win vs. Lusk on Saturday. “Serving played an important role this week as we took one set from Pine Bluffs and won the match against Lusk”, said Coach...

 

It seemed like a good idea

A Missouri farmer went out into a field to torch a load of garbage. The fire got out of control, so, the quick thinking farmer got into his van and tried to put the fire out by running over it with his truck.  It seemed like a good idea at the...

 

Military Appreciation Day at Old West Museum

Where: CFD Old West Museum, Frontier Park, 4610 N. Carey Ave. Cheyenne, WY, 8200 The Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, 4610 N. Carey Ave., Cheyenne, is offering free admission to veterans and active duty military, and their families, on...

 

November Library News

Pine Bluffs Branch The library will be closed Nov. 11 in observance of Veteran’s Day, and Nov. 26-27 in observance of Thanksgiving. Adult Book Discussion: Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood Tuesday, Nov. 3 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. We continue...

 

Broncs get bitten by Bulldogs

The Burns Broncs were no match for the undefeated visiting Wheatland Bulldogs last Friday, falling 61-6 in high school gridiron play. The Broncs tallied just 117 total yards in offense, 111 on the ground and six through the air on a total of 45...

 

Looking Back

100 Years Ago October 28, 1915 LOCAL AND PERSONAL Kit Carson says, “tell everybody I’m still a-livin’.” ********** The candy sale given by the school was quite a success, $18 were taken in. ********** J. N. Brooks has purchased the Rufus...

 
 By Mark Watson    News    October 22, 2015

No Till Notes: 7,000,000,000+

The United Nations estimates that the world population has now surpassed 7.3 billion humans living on our planet. It took 123 years, from 1804 to 1927, to go from a population of 1 billion to 2 billio...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    October 22, 2015

Banner County News

Well Hello Banner County! Welcome to the time of year when we have at least two seasons within one week. Eighty degrees one day and fifty degrees two days later. Summer is trying hard to hang on, and...

 

Albin News

Some people get to come home every night. Others come home to a place they have never seen before. Some only dream of a homecoming. But everyone, if they stay away long enough, no matter what threshol...

 

Hereford News

The 55 And Up Club will hold their next potluck luncheon on Friday, Nov. 13, at 12 p.m. at the Friendship Alliance Church in Grover. Everyone 55 and over is welcome to attend. Come and join in the...

 

Medicare open enrollment period now underway, ends Dec. 7

Insurance Commissioner Tom Glause is reminding Wyomingites that Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period begins October 15 and continues through December 7, 2015. In most cases you will not be able to change Prescription Drug Plan or Medicare Supplement o...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    October 22, 2015

Watch out for snakes at rest area

It's been said that one should watch out for snakes at the rest area, and with the changing of the seasons some animals, snakes in particular are beginning to go into hibernation, while others like...

 

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