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Christmas At Home Monday night

To ring in the 2016 holiday season, the Town of Pine Bluffs will sponsor the annual Christmas at Home celebration Monday, Dec. 5 with businesses hosting open houses throughout the day and evening....

 

Safety comes first when it comes to holiday decorating

For many families, Thanksgiving weekend is when the boxes of lights come out and the holiday decorating begins. Unfortunately, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports that more than 12,500 people are sent to the emergency room...

 

Tips To Help You Enjoy A Warm, Safe Winter

With winter weather arriving in Wyoming, Black Hills Energy is prepared and is providing an important safety message to make sure its customers are ready as well. "Our winter emergency plans are in place," said Shirley Welte, vice president for...

 

On these long, dark winter nights, here are favorite movies about Wyoming

With our nights getting longer and colder, this gives me an excuse to watch my favorite movies that take place in our state, feature our state or include themes about Wyoming. Here is my list of favor...

 

Congress needs to get to the bottom of federal PR spending mystery

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, says you can lie about the numbers, but the numbers tell their own tale and they are saying that federal spending on advertising and public relations is a black hole. “No one...

 

Almost settling in

Most Americans are in that mode after this rancorous election season. Those who’ve been around for more than one voting cycle recall the disparity between what candidates say on the stump, and how they behave, or govern once in office. Many have...

 

Robert Donald Phillips

Robert Donald Phillips died Tuesday, November 22, 2016, after a long, hard-fought battle with cancer caused by Agent Orange. Robert was born to Donald and Lorraine Hanson Phillips February 28, 1948.... Full story

 

Mary "Emma" Ornelas

Mary "Emma" Ornelas, 87, of Pine Bluffs, WY died Nov. 18 in Torrington. Mary Emma Soto was born to Juan and Alejandra Soto on September 13, 1926 in Eaton, Colo. She grew up in Pine Bluffs alongside... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 1, 2016

Burns FFA selling beef sticks until Dec. 6

Just in time for Christmas, the Burns FFA Chapter will be selling beef sticks until Dec. 6 as a fundraiser to raise money for the chapter's various activities. According to Burns FFA Chapter Advisor Craig Spatz, the members are required to return...

 

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    December 1, 2016

Awards given to LCSD No. 2 student councils at state convention

Students from both Laramie County School District No. 2 high schools attended the Annual Wyoming Association of Student Councils State Convention held in Cheyenne at Cheyenne Central High School Nov. 14 and Nov. 15. Both councils came home with some...

 

Looking Back

100 YEARS AGO Nov. 30, 1916 The local farmers were to hold a meeting in Pine Bluffs to organize a permanent organization of a local farm loan rural credit association. Burns voters elected W.L. Postin, Mayor and J.W. Bozorth, Dr. H.P. Hansen, S.H....

 

Albin News

Did you dig out from under the turkey just to find another container filled with leftovers? Maybe you visited loved ones and got wrapped up in hugs and kisses. Whatever reason you have to miss giving...

 

Hereford News

Due to the early deadline last week, I didn’t have any Hereford Community Church news. We hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. On Sunday, November 20, Steve Hauer sang “Bridge Over...

 

Pine Bluffs Elementary School update

It's hard not to notice the construction progressing little by little each day as the Pine Bluffs new elementary school starts to take shape. According to Tobin and Associates Matthew Tredennick, an a...

 

Christmas concerts abound throughout local area

With the Thanksgiving holiday over, many are now looking towards Christmas and all local schools will be holding their annual Christmas programs to help communities get into the festive spirit. The first concert to be held is a joint effort by the Ch...

 

Pine Bluffs Elementary Honor Roll Quarter One 2016-2016 School Year

Sixth Grade All A's Abby Gray Jessica Weller All A's & B's Ryan Fornstrom Felix Gregory Kasandra Madden Miranda Michiaels Diego Paniagua Aylin Colmenero Dalton Schaefer Alexander Sloan Fifth Grade All A's Jasmin Becerra Jasmin Garcia Rebecca...

 

Albin Elementary Honor Roll First Quarter 2016-2017 School Year

All A's Hogan Allen Stuart Lerwick Saria Eklund Aleasha Hildebrandt Savannah Kirkbride Hattie Lerwick All A's & B's Michelle Lopez Jesus Lozano Edwin Morales Kelton Krakow Abraham Serrano Cooper Allen Justin Lerwick Kinzley Nusbaum Jesus Solis...

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 1, 2016

Energy Share of Wyoming kicks off season

The private non-profit Energy Share of Wyoming organization will kick off its' season today, Dec. 1 in offering assistance to families statewide with energy-related emergencies. The funds from Energy Share are to be used as a last resort for people...

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 1, 2016

Siren test on Friday

The Cheyenne/Laramie County Emergency Management Agency will be testing the outdoor warning siren system promptly at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 2 for Pine Bluffs and at noon in Cheyenne and surrounding towns. The warning system will sound a steady signal...

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 1, 2016

A night at the drive-in

Over 100 attendants "parked" themselves at the Pine Bluffs Community Center on Nov. 17 to watch a showing of the movie "Finding Dory". Moviegoers were asked to turn the event into a drive-in movie...

 

CSC's Garcia closes cross country career on high note

Chadron State College senior Alejandro Garcia of Pine Bluffs concluded his cross county career on a high note last weekend in Florida. It was announced on Friday that Garcia was the recipient of the...

 

Rodeo way of life for Burns senior

Burns High School Senior Timber Kelly can be seen on the high school rodeo circuit most weekends throughout the year and soon, she'll be a force to be reckon with at college rodeos as she recently...

 

Local student athletes named All-Conference and All-State

The Wyoming High School Activities Association recently announced All-State and All-Conference football selections as chosen by Wyoming high school football coaches. Klayton Clark from Burns High School was named All-State. He was also selected in...

 

Action returns to the hardwood next week

With practices for basketball just getting underway as Monday was the first day teams could officially practice for winter sports. With just having eight practices before the first games of the season begin, both Laramie County School District No. 2...

 

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