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Pine Bluffs joins other communities for a small business boost

Pine Bluffs and its’ businesses were given an economic shot Monday evening. Diane Wolverton, executive director of Wyoming Smart Capital Network, spoke to the council about the opportunity they...

 

General Election results

Laramie County made its choice for president Tuesday, but it did not match up at all with the rest of the nation. If the rest of the county went the way of Laramie County Mitt Romney would be sworn...

 

Goblins and Games

Children gathered at the Pine Bluffs Community Center Wednesday night for the annual Halloween Carnival. Games and snacks were interrupted by a fire alarm set off by a fog machine, but the fun...

 

Giving thanks and support to our veterans

This weekend, every town, in every state, will host some sort of celebration to honor the men and women of the United States Armed Services in honor of Veterans Day, this Sunday. Most of these men and women entered the services freely, some of them...

 

Lost hours should be saved for later

The time change came later this year. A few years back, someone who gets paid to make decisions that change our lives decided it would fit better the first weekend in November. Arizona and Hawaii stil...

 

Pine Bluffs Elementary honor roll

Pine Bluffs Elementary School first quarter honor roll All As Fourth grade — Johnna Fornstrom, Brant Fullmer, Wesley Miles, MacKenzie Montanes, Ashley Schmidl; Fifth grade — Hunter Bice, Tayah Curtis, Hyleigh Fornstrom, Maddie Fornstrom, Sydnie...

 

Student of the Week Scott Klinginsmith

walked gently through the hallways of Pawnee High School Monday morning. His slow lumber was due to the ankle injury sustained at the play-off game Friday night against Fleming. “We lost,...

 

Lula S. Gordon

Lula S. Gordon, 83, of Carpenter died Oct. 21, 2012, at Cheyenne Healthcare. She was born Jan. 13, 1929. in Poplar, Minn., to Herbert and Edna Kesselring. She married Gene Gordon on Nov. 10, 1962, in Burns. She attended Cheyenne Hills Church and was...

 

News Notes

Wyoming State Spelling Bee set for March, 2013 The Rock Springs Area Community Foundation is proudly hosting the 2013 Wyoming State Spelling Bee. Western Wyoming Community College, the co-host on this event, has generously agreed to be the site of...

 

Community Calendar

Thursday, November 8 Fun for Kids Fun for Kids — Jungle will be presented for preschoolers at the Pine Bluffs Branch Library at 10 a.m. Serenity Al-anon Pine Bluffs Serenity Al-Anon meets Thursdays at 7 p.m. at United Methodist Church. Use the...

 

The wheels on the bus go round and round

The big yellow buses are out in force transporting the most valuable future resource, our children. But even parents who have children on a bus somewhere in the county might get impatient when it...

 

Local schools benefit from reevaluation of PAWS results

Earlier in the school year the results from the PAWS 2012 tests were released, and showed 96 schools in Wyoming did not make AYP. Burns and Pine Bluffs elementary were two of those schools. The...

 

Grover News

Senior Citizen News The Thanksgiving Senior Citizen pot luck luncheon will be held on Friday, Nov. 16, at 12:15 p.m. at the Grover Senior Center. Everyone 55 years of age and older is welcome to attend. Come join in the fun with your family and...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    November 8, 2012

Banner County News

Here we are enjoying the first full week of November. As I write this Election Day has not yet occurred, so by next week it will all be a thing of the past. I cannot say that I will miss all of the ca...

 

Bushnell News

We’ve noticed a significant increase in traffic on the north end of Maple Street recently. I know you are all trying to avoid the speed dips at the stop sign intersection, but please remember that...

 

Albin News

The time changed on us this past weekend. What a nice weekend to enjoy a few more hours of sunlight. The season will change soon enough to meet the winter time we are now on, so be sure to clean your heat filters and check your propane levels. Or...

 

Hereford News

For the special this week at the Hereford Community Church Carolyn Ragsdale read an article called “Something New” from the Tales From The O-NO Ranch by Mad Jack Hanks.  Pastor Opdycke’s...

 

Junior high fall sport season shows promising future for area high schools

Junior high often is the void between youth non-competitive games and high school’s “every game counts” mentality. A lot of employment opportunities come with the expectation that you will have...

 

Burns volleyball coach receives conference recognition

The Burns volleyball season ended after two consecutive losses at the conference match. But the team and its’ coach took home much to be proud of. Christina Patterson, Burns volleyball coach, was na...

 

Students compete in stock market challenge

Fourteen members of Pine Bluffs FBLA attended the Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge that was sponsored by the Allstate Foundation at the Cable Center on the Denver University Campus on...

 

Bowling results

Monday Women 1. Designs West 193 2. Conoco 164 3. Coyote Sanitation Highs Handicap game: Kathy Freeburg 246 Handicap series: Carleen Graves 619 Scratch game: Kathy Freeburg 223 Scratch series: Carleen Graves 529 Points leader: Kayla Kay Zitek 29...

 

Looking Back

100 years ago While the enthusiastic airmen have succeeded in putting France far ahead of all other countries in the way of Military aeronautics, one captain, Saconney by name, has been doggedly working over many-carrying kites, of which so much was...

 

HWE announces payment of second largest dividend

High West Energy, a local not-for-profit electric utility serving western Nebraska, northern Colorado and southeastern Wyoming, recently announced the payment of approximately $1.5 million in patronage capital dividends. This is the second largest...

 

No-till notes — Managing your bucket

One of the best visualizations I’ve heard for managing your soil moisture and the precipitation you receive is to compare your soil’s moisture holding capacity to a bucket. The size of your bucket depends on the soil texture, organic matter...

 

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