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Articles from the January 19, 2017 edition

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 By Jimmie Earls    News    January 19, 2017

Council looks at options for town buildings

Several properties owned by the Town of Pine Bluffs are scheduled to be either torn down, repaired or put up for bid for sale. Bids were recently opened by the Pine Bluffs Town Council and the lowest...

 

Don't run the gates

As winter weather continues to impact many Wyoming highways, with some leading to highway closures, a recent event on South Pass between Farson and Lander highlights why it is important to heed the road closures. On January 11th, the Wyoming Highway...

 

Pine Bluffs Police Department Blotter

Between January 7-16, 2017, the Pine Bluffs Police Department responded to the following incidents: 2 assaults - reports were taken and citations issued 3 traffic stops 1 juvenile out of control at the elementary school 1 report of domestic...

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 19, 2017

Lang completes training

On December 9, 2016, Kelby Lang, a 2007 graduate of Pine Bluffs High School, graduated from Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, and 58th Infantry Regiment of Fort Benning, Georgia. Upon completion of the...

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 19, 2017

Collins is new reporter for The Post

The Pine Bluffs Post hired Gary Collins as a news reporter Monday, January 15. Collins comes to us from Arizona where he lived for 40 years. He graduated from Northern Arizona University (NAU) with a...

 

Rising from the plains describes state's geology

Re-reading an old favorite book is much like renewing an acquaintance with an old friend. The experience is rewarding and fulfilling. This happened to me recently when I picked up John McPhee’s...

 

Cheney announces committee assignments for the 115th Congress

Congressman Liz Cheney (WY-AL) recently announced her three committee assignments for the 115th Congress. Congressman Cheney has been selected to serve on the Natural Resources Committee, Armed Services Committee, and Rules Committee. Congressman...

 

Senate clears the way for fast track repeal of Obamacare

The United States Senate recently approved a resolution, S. Con. Res. 3, which clears the way for consideration of legislation that would fast track repeal of Obamacare. The measure now moves on to the United States House of Representatives for...

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 19, 2017

Black Hills Energy names new natural gas supervisor

Black Hills Energy customers in Cheyenne and surrounding communities will receive continued safe, reliable natural gas service under the guidance of new natural gas operations supervisor Gary Hogan. Hogan’s responsibilities include directing...

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 19, 2017

The search is on for Mrs. Pine Bluffs

Sheree Cooke, Executive State Director for the Mrs. Wyoming Pageant, states the pageant is seeking applicants for the title of Mrs. Pine Bluffs. Once selected, the lucky lady will advance on to represent her community in the 2017 Mrs. Wyoming...

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 19, 2017

Town reminds residents of snow and ice removal requirements

The Town of Pine Bluffs would like to remind residents within the town limits that sidewalks are required to be cleared of snow and ice. According to Ordinance 16-111, Snow removal from sidewalks: (a) Every sidewalk or space where a sidewalk may be...

 

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 Staff Report    News    January 19, 2017

Regulations for disabled hunters updated, new requirements

Hunters planning for their 2017 season should be aware of changes to Wyoming Game and Fish Commission Regulation Chapter 35, Hunting Permit Regulations for Persons with Disabilities. “The new changes modify existing regulations to correspond more c...

 

Wyoming inmate dies in custody

Torrington – Brandy Fay Pendleton, a Wyoming inmate, died from a terminal illness on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at the Banner Health Community Hospital in Torrington, Wyoming. Pendleton was sentenced on March 27, 2006 by Uinta County District Court...

 

Looking Back

100 YEARS AGO Jan. 18,1917 M. R. Hemphill will start the erection of two modern dwelling houses in block 23 this week. These houses will be in the same block with the Bechtelheimer home. They will be of the best material and construction and when...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    January 19, 2017

Banner County News

Good morning Banner County-ites! Hope everyone is doing well, surviving this roller coaster ride we call weather, and ready for the inauguration tomorrow. Did you happen to see the news clip about...

 

Hereford News

There was a good turnout for the 55 And Up Club potluck luncheon on Friday the 13th. All those present enjoyed plenty of good food and good fellowship. Dorothy Timm and Ken Ragsdale won the door...

 

Albin News

Some people are superstitious. I know of a man who stopped his car, got a broom and swept a black cat off his path so he wouldn’t have to drive where the cat walked. The only thing strange about...

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 19, 2017

Wyoming high school graduation rate rises to 80 percent

High school graduation rates in Wyoming increased slightly for the fourth consecutive year, according to information released by the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) today. Students achieved an...

 

2nd Quarter Honor Roll Pine Bluffs Elementary School

All A's: 4th Grade: Ethan Bomberger, Travis Lerwick, Merina Theobald 5th Grade: Jasmin Becerra, KayLea Bymer, Hanine Davis, Jasmin Garcia, Emily Haas, Taylor McCollum, Nathan Paice, Tayten Zitek 6th Grade: Alex Flores, Abby Gray, Miranda Michiaels,...

 

Mid-year motivation for students and educators

The school year can seem long for students and educators alike. However, a mid-year infusion of new technology and tools can provide just the motivation needed to ace the rest of the year. Here are several tools and technologies that can pave the...

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 19, 2017

Wyoming Beef Council issues 30-Day Protein Challenge

Join the Wyoming Beef Council in the 30-Day Protein Challenge, a free, fun, step-by-step way to get a balanced amount of protein at each meal. Visit www.wybeef.com to join the Protein Challenge and...

 

Lady Broncs go 1-2 on the road

The Burns Lady Broncs were on the road all last week, starting the action in Mitchell, Neb. on January 10, where they fell 68-17. The Lady Broncs rebounded on Friday with a 33-22 win over Glenrock,...

 

Grapplers place 6th in Torrington; prep for Dogger Invitational

The Burns-Pine Bluffs wrestling team traveled to Torrington last week and came home with a sixth-place win. Here’s a complete breakdown of individual results: Match #1 Round 1: Laramie defeated Burns 56-24 132 - Ryder Gill (Laramie) over Tate...

 

Romsa named Chadron State football offensive MVP

Travis Romsa of Burns was named Chadron State College football team offensive MVP at their awards ceremony on December 3. Romsa, a red shirt sophomore, started all season at right tackle. He helped...

 

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