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 By Jimmie Earls    News    December 17, 2015

Madden steps down from PBPD

Pine Bluffs police officer Char Madden tendered her resignation to Chief Justin Trout in a letter dated Nov. 29. "I am submitting my letter of resignation effective November 29, 2015 through December...

 

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FROM NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

Blizzard Warning for South Laramie Range Issued by The National Weather Service Cheyenne, WY 1:43am MST, Fri Dec 18 Blizzard warning now in effect until 11 am MST this morning... Timing: Through late this morning. Winds/visibility:. Sustained west... Full story

 

Last minute stocking stuffers for shoppers in Cowboy State

Jerky, books, gadgets and all specific things about Wyoming were some of the ideas sent by friends when I asked them their recommendations as perfect last-minute stocking stuffers this Christmas....

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    December 17, 2015

BHS students hold Christmas concert

The Burns Jr/Sr High School Band and high school Choir performed a Christmas concert to a packed house last week. The high school band started out the evening playing a medley of songs from popular...

 

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

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    December 17, 2015

School Board retains same slate of officers

The Laramie County School District 2 Board of Trustees met for a short, end-of-the-calendar-year meeting, and re-elected the 2014-2015 slate of officers to board leadership for 2015-2016. Taft Love wi...

 
 By Polly Taylor    News    December 17, 2015

Shop with a cop

Despite the snow Saturday morning, members of the Pine Bluffs Police Department and Laramie County Fire District 5, as well as kids, made the trek to the new Walmart in Cheyenne to Shop with a Cop...

 

Delta Club celebrates Christmas

Delta Club's annual Christmas party was absolute fun. Hostessing the luncheon were Mary Jo Larson and her friend Theresa. Present were Judy Anderson, Vernita Anderson, Joy Barnes, Martha Cannon, Wanda Moore, Pat Palm, Jerrene Randall and Dorothy...

 

Birth Announcement

Brent and Yangji Young announce the birth of their daughter, Ferrah Phina Yangchen Young, on Dec. 3, 2015, in Cody, Wy. Ferrah weighed 8 pounds 9 ounces and was 22-inches long. The grandparents are Ken and Teresa Young of Cheyenne, and Tina Young of... Full story

 

Lady Hornets unbeaten after Winter Classic

The Pine Bluffs Lady Hornets stung the competition last weekend during the Burns Winter Classic, taking down all four opponents they faced to start the season at 4-0. Kemmerer The first victim was...

 

Hornets take three of four at Burns

Things were looking pretty good for the Pine Bluffs boys basketball team heading into the Burns Winter Classic last weekend. The Hornets started off 3-0 against their first three opponents, but then t...

 

Bowling Results

Monday Women 1. Pine Bowl, 276 2. Texas Trail Market, 261 3. Exxon, 254 Highs Handicap game: Jo Radcliffe, 290 Handicap series: Jo Radcliffe, 714 Scratch game: Jo Radcliffe, 243 Scratch series: Jo Radcliffe, 573 Tuesday Mixed 1. Harding Ranch, 36 2....

 

Broncs record even after Winter Classic

Whenever you play host to several guests, you will have your share of those who are just happy to be invited, and those who are there to leave with the deli tray. Such was the case for the Burns...

 

Manlove named Coach of the Year

The Wyoming Coaches Association has named Pine Bluffs/Burns cross country coach Cole Manlove 2A Girls Cross Country Coach of the Year. Coach of the Year is a peer award, voted on by fellow coaches across the state. “I’m very honored to be...

 

Wrestlers finish tenth at Charlie Lake Memorial

The Burns/Pine Bluffs wrestling season is off to a slow start after placing 10th at the Charlie Lake Memorial tournament at Cheyenne East on December 11-12. In Pool A – Round One, the team fell 59-18 to Gering, followed by a Round Two 54-24 loss...

 

Lady Broncs win a pair, lose a pair

The Burns Lady Broncs hosted several teams across the state this past weekend for the Burns Winter Classic. It was a see-saw schedule that saw the Lady Broncs win, lose, win and lose to even their...

 

Lady Coyotes winless so far

Injuries and lack of a bench are putting the Pawnee Lady Coyotes in a bit of a predicament early in the 2015-16 season. "This season, we are a very young team of six total, but currently playing with...

 

Broncs edge out Rattlers

Burns junior Klayton Clark, right, takes a jump shot against Snake River during the Burns Winter Classic on Saturday. The Broncs edged the Rattlers 54-52 to move to 2-2 on the seas...

 

The bionic senior

The National Institutes of Health is funding the development of robots that would make it easier for impaired seniors to get around, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens. To stay in their homes, elderly with mobility issues often...

 

Coyotes struggle early

The Pawnee Coyotes boys basketball team is struggling in the early going of the 2015-16 season, with a record of 1-4 so far on the year. Pawnee opened the season at home hosting Dayspring Christian Academy on December 1. The Coyotes tried to get thei...

 

From the Kitchen of Crabbie Abner

I don’t know about you, but in my family we usually had a meal the night before Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s that wasn’t typical or traditional. In the northeast, Chinese food is typical fare for Christmas Eve, because Christmas Day...

 

Bird counts set

The Guernsey – Fort Laramie Christmas bird count is Dec. 27. The public is welcome to participate. Cheyenne – High Plains Audubon members will leave from Lions Park in Cheyenne at 7:30 a.m. and return late in the day. Local birders will meet at 8...

 

Catch all the burbot you want; just don't litter with them

Anyone who fishes for burbot in southwest Wyoming can’t deny the excitement they feel when they land one of those huge, slimy, eel-like, invasive burbot. They’re invasive because someone or some group of people illegally introduced the fish into...

 

Just a Few Thoughts...on Kwanzaa

You know, it’s not that I don’t have anything better to write about, but I think newspapers can also be used as an educational tool, to explain the meaning behind certain events and celebrations....

 

Looking Back

100 Years Ago December 23, 1915 The Dixie Minstrels to appear in Pine Bluffs A keen intrest is felt in local circles over the comeing of the all-colored success, the Dixie Minstrels, who will appear at the Pine Bluffs opera house Monday night Dec....

 

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