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Articles from the December 22, 2016 edition

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 By Jimmie Earls    News    December 22, 2016

Two-vehicle accident on I-80 results in fatality

One person is dead following a two-vehicle accident on Interstate 80 five miles west of Pine Bluffs on Wednesday, December 14. The accident occurred at approximately 1:25 p.m. when a 2016...

 

Gourds are local artist's medium of choice

Most hobbies are a great outlet for people to relax and reduce stress and if one is really lucky, a hobby can turn into something more than just something to do. For Pine Bluffs resident, Pat Clason,...

 

Extension Office closed until Jan. 3

The Laramie County Extension Office is closed for business Wednesday, December 14, 2016 through January 2, 2017. We are moving to the Laramie County Community College campus in the new Pathfinder building, 4th floor, room 406D, Cheyenne, WY 82007....

 

USDA to collect data for land values

In January and February of 2017, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will conduct the Land Values Survey. NASS will reach out to Wyoming producers to accurately measure the value of farm land and...

 

Arbor Day poster contest is open

Wyoming State Forestry Division and Wyoming Project Learning Tree (WY PLT) are teaming up again this year to hold the annual Wyoming State Arbor Day poster contest. The contest is open to all Wyoming fourth and fifth grade students, including...

 

Some ideal Christmas gifts with a Cowboy State feel

Ken Smith of Laramie has a great idea for an ideal Christmas gift – he thought someone should go around the state and “bundle up” all the different craft beers and market them as a package. Not...

 

Letter to the Editor

Pine Bluffs Elementary Schools' performance of “The Christmas Carol” was delightful. Congratulations to all K-6 performers and those behind the scenes who put in many hours of memorization and rehearsals to make this production a success. Cast...

 

An open letter to Wyoming seniors and their loved ones

It has come to my attention that certain groups or entities have been using my name to try and get donations from seniors. Some of these solicitations imply that folks won’t get their Social Security benefits unless they pay $10 and sign a...

 

Senate coalition highlights value of America's nuclear missiles

It has come to my attention that certain groups or entities have been using my name to try and get donations from seniors. Some of these solicitations imply that folks won’t get their Social Security benefits unless they pay $10 and sign a...

 

USDA Announces Farmer Fair Practices Rules

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) recently announced updated regulations to protect the rights of farmers. The Farmer Fair Practices Rules target the most harmful practices hurting fa...

 

Bette Jo Voss

Bette Jo (Perreten) Voss passed away Tuesday December 13, 2016. Bette was born March 14, 1923 to William and Lulu (Spitler) Perreten on the family farm south east of Rushville, NE, joining 4 sisters Hazel, Helen, Ruth and Margaret. Later followed by... Full story

 

Margie I. Loveland

Margie I. Loveland passed away from natural causes on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 in Cheyenne WY, surrounded by her sons and their families. She was born December 24, 1927 in Edna, Kansas to Charles and Josie (Buress) Hill. At an early age the family... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 22, 2016

New Online Tool Helps People Find Lost Life Insurance Policies

Wyoming Insurance Commissioner Tom Glause recently announced that Wyomingites now have access to a new online service they can use to help locate lost life insurance policies or annuity contracts that belonged to a deceased family member. “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...

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 22, 2016

Students help make Christmas merry

In the true spirit of Christmas, the Pine Bluffs High School Student Council and the Burns High School Student Council wanted to bring smiles to more students in the Laramie County School District...

 

Looking Back

100 YEARS AGO Dec. 21, 1916 The Rutledge Clothing Stock and business was sold to Claude R. Hall. Dick Rutledge was appointed the position of assistant to Cashier A. B Mitchell at the Farmers State Bank. A construction crew was busy putting up a...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    December 22, 2016

Banner County News

Good morning to all of you, Banner County and friends near and far. It is a beautiful crisp, morning with skies almost perfectly blue, a few fluffly clouds are hanging about and so far the wind is...

 

Hereford News

Merry Christmas and remember Jesus is the reason for the season, and everyday all year long. On Sunday, December 18, there were two services at the Hereford Community Church. At the morning service...

 

Albin News

Albin is a great little town for many reasons. This time of year, we often are blanketed in white. The fresh snow stays undisturbed on some streets for perhaps the entire day. The light dusting...

 

Letters to Santa

The following letters were written by students on what they thought their friend would like for Christmas: Burns Kindergaren Class – Mary Odean, Teacher Dear Santa, My friend Reece, wishes for a roping dume from you for Christmas. Thank you. Your f...

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 22, 2016

Burns FBLA donates gifts to military children

Members of the Burns FBLA Chapter were able to donate to nine military children in conjunction with the GUARDian Angel gifts recently. According to Burns FBLA Advisor Brittany Mitchell, the group...

 

A ch-ch-ch-chilly night to go c-c-c-caroling

Members of the Pine Bluffs Crossroads Community Church youth group braved the cold temperatures and snow to spread a bit of Christmas cheer to the town as they went caroling Dec. 14 around town under...

 

Burns upsets Central sophomores, loses to Wright

With frigid temperatures bearing down on most of eastern Wyoming, the Lusk Jamboree had a few schedule changes over the weekend. The Burns Broncs went into action against the sophomore team of...

 

Lady Broncs lose a pair at Tiger Jamboree

The Burns Lady Broncs traveled to Lusk Friday to compete in the Lusk Tiger Jamboree over the weekend. The Lady Broncs competed against the Wright Lady Panthers and the Gillette Lady Camel sophomore...

 

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