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Articles from the November 26, 2015 edition

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 By Jimmie Earls    News    November 26, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving!

Ray and Kathy Freeburg, owners of R&K Farms, and their family got into the Thanksgiving spirit by setting up this turkey hay bale display at the entrance to the farm on Highway 215. Kathy said the...

 

Winter Weather Advisory

Issued by The National Weather Service Cheyenne, WY Wed, Nov 25, 3:25 pm MST ... WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST THURSDAY NIGHT... * TIMING... THIS EVENING THROUGH THANKSGIVING EVENING. * TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS... 3 TO 6... Full story

 

Buffalo Bill, old and new pioneers recognized for service to our state

It is an event that I call the “Annual Wyoming Reunion.” It occurs each November when 650 people from all corners of the state gather in Cheyenne to celebrate our state, renew old acquaintances...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    News    November 26, 2015

Burns band learns from the source

When the Burns Junior/Senior High School Band performs the song "Bullet Train" at their performance scheduled for December 8, it will take on extra special meaning because they recently had the...

 

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

 

Just a Few Thoughts...HalloThanksChristmas?

Ok. Just recently I read about this new ‘term’ - if that’s what you want to call it - HalloThanksChristmas, and then I actually heard someone use it, and I have to say – I DON’T LIKE IT ONE...

 

Christmas tree cutting permits now available

Christmas tree cutting permits went on sale Nov. 23, at both the Pine Ridge and Bessey Ranger Districts. The permits entitle the purchaser to harvest one Ponderosa Pine or Eastern Red Cedar, up to 15 feet tall from selected areas in the Nebraska...

 

Avoid Black Friday crowds, spend the day in a state park

This year, after fighting the holiday shopping crowds this Black Friday, or to avoid them altogether, the Wyoming Division of State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails invite you to spend some time outdoors. Wyoming’s State Parks and Historic Sites...

 

Missoula Children's Theater auditions in Greeley Jan. 4

The Union Colony Civic Center is proud to partner with Missoula Children’s Theater, offering a chance for children ages 5-15 to perform in the show "Rapunzel" on January 9 at 2:00 and 7:00 p.m. Auditions will be held at the UCCC on Monday, January...

 

Recess is not what it used to be

A six-year-old boy pretended to be a super hero during recess, raising his arms as if he was about to release a make-believe arrow from a make-belief bow, and was summarily suspended for three days. A teacher saw the imaginary attack and quickly...

 

Pine Bluffs Jr/Sr High School Quarter 1 Honor Roll

Grade 12 All A’s Brooke Darden Jaclyn Davison Taylen Fornstrom Kyle Jeffres Casey Kukowski Caleb Pachel 3.6 and above McKayla Carman Bryce Eastman Jorge Garcia Michael Garcia Shayna Held Wesley Lerwick Elizabeth Merryfield Wyatt Norman Trent...

 

Bowling Results

Monday Women 1. Texas Trail Market, 222 2. Bluffs Vet Clinic, 211 3. Exxon, 192 Women’s Highs Handicap game: Val Terry, 251 Handicap series: Val Terry, 734 Scratch game: Jo Radcliffe, 189 Scratch series: Sonja Larez, 498 Tuesday Mixed 1. #7 , 28...

 

Hereford News

For the special this week, Shirley Wiggin read about Thanksgiving from her Shirley Club letter, then Carol Opdycke read Yes I Am Thankful. The sermon topic for the day was The Secret of Thanksgiving,...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    November 26, 2015

Banner County News

Good morning and Happy Turkey Day! We have many things to be thankful for each and every day and we hope you all feel the same way. We have been making pies and all of the rest of the traditional...

 

Albin News

Each year, Americans, and I hope to believe all humans, remember to say thanks in the month of November. Some remember because they live a grateful life everyday. Some remember because they have known...

 

Looking Back

100 Years Ago December 2, 1915 Pine Bluffs Booming For Some Pine Bluffs is now witnessing a real boom, a number of new buildings are going up. All the contractors and carpenters are busy and every man that can use a hammer or drive a wheelbarrow can...

 

From the Kitchen of Crabbie Abner

Hello, and I hope you are ready to get down to some serious eating tomorrow. Thanksgiving has always been a favorite holiday of mine because I love turkey. Yes, even though we crabs are scavengers, we do have discriminating tastes, and turkey is one...

 
 By Mark Watson    News    November 26, 2015

No Till Notes: Power of Legumes, Part 2

Modern day agricultural producers are constantly striving to lower production costs and improve their stewardship of the land. Many producers have adopted conservation agricultural systems as a means...

 

Shopping small contributes big

Every year, Gallup asks people how much confidence they have in various institutions. The results aren’t surprising. Only eight percent had a great deal or quite a lot of confidence in Congress. Big business scored 21 percent. That’s no better...

 

Clickbait is new word in dictionary

Did you know that dictionaries add hundreds of new words to their lexicons each year? Merriam-Webster added 1,700 new words to its pages. The Oxford Dictionary legitimized 1,000 new words. And the popular Website, dictionary.com, added 150 new words...

 

Wheat-Fallow workshop planned

A Wheat-Fallow, Soil Health Workshop will be held Wednesday, Dec. 2, at the Laramie County Community College, Health Sciences building, Room 113, in Cheyenne, starting at 9:30 am. The overall goal of the workshop is to improve productivity and resili...

 

Mensa scholarship essay contest deadline nears

The Wyoming Mountain Mensa chapter of American Mensa has scholarships available for students living in Wyoming. The scholarships for the 2016 competition, ranging in value from $300 to $1000, are awarded by the Mensa Education & Research Foundation...

 

Small game hunting opportunities continue

At this time of the year, most of the big game hunting seasons have ended, but small game hunting, including cottontail rabbits, continues. The hunting season for cottontails opened Sept. 1 and closes March 1. “Hunting cottontail rabbits can be a...

 

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