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 By Karen Lipska    News    January 20, 2022 

15th Annual Oregon Trail Band includes Pine Bluffs HS Honor Band

Pine Bluffs High School students accepted to play in the Oregon Trail Honor Band. The 15th annual Oregon Trail Band sponsored by Doane University of Crete, Neb., was held Monday. January 10, 2022 at...

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    January 20, 2022 

Munoz places ninth at Catch a Calf program at National Western Stock Show

Local youth, Yazmin Munoz brings back her injured steer to show at the National Western Stock Show in Denver. Catch-A-Calf is a program that has happened since 1935. Every year youth that have been in...

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    January 20, 2022 

Burns Lions Club to host Sweetheart Dance in February

The Burns Lions Club inducted a new member along with getting ready for several upcoming events. The meeting on January 6th was canceled due to weather but rescheduled for January 12th at 6:15. After...

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    January 20, 2022 

Board member resigns from ambulance board

An ambulance Board resignation and a visit from the Laramie County Sheriff's Department at the Albin Town council that met on January 13th at 7:00 p.m. The Albin town council had two visitors at their meeting Thursday evening. Laramie County Fire...

 

Growing Vegetables in Small Spaces

Right before Christmas I attended a craft fair and was able to speak at length to several people about vegetable gardening and growing plants, in general. The most intriguing conversation I had...

 

LCCC Recieves Community Empowerment Fund Award

CHEYENNE, Wyoming – Laramie County Community College has received a $101,000 award from the Microsoft Community Empowerment Fund to support the recruitment and retention of veteran and military-associated students. The award will be used to help...

 

To Form a More Perfect Union...

You have likely heard the term “filibuster” thrown around a lot over the last couple of weeks. It is a word that isn’t used much outside of D.C., but it is important to you as the resident of a small, rural state. The filibuster is a... Full story

 
 By Mike Heath    News    January 20, 2022 

How Stupid Can We Be?

COVID-19 vaccine mandates are a source of controversy nationwide including here in Wyoming and Laramie County. Some people feel so strongly about the mandate that I’ve watched a few discussions that I thought may come to blows. Those I’ve seen...

 

Kimball Hospital announces Major Regional Fundraising Campaign

Kimball – Kimball Health Services (KHS) leadership on Thursday, Jan. 13, announced a $2.2 million fundraising campaign to complete funding for a new hospital in Kimball opening in the fall of 2023....

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    January 13, 2022

2022 comes in with deep snow

Frosty the snowman needed some help for the first snow of the year and Mother Nature was more than happy to help. In Pine Bluffs It started snowing on the morning of Wednesday January 5, 2022. Once...

 

Avoid pushing snow onto state highways

LARAMIE, Wyo. - The Wyoming Department of Transportation is issuing a reminder that it is a violation of state law to place snow on state roadways. WYDOT has received many reports this month across southeast Wyoming of people pushing snow into the tr...

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    January 13, 2022

Town Council meeting short and sweet

On Monday January 10, 2022 at 7 p.m. there was a short and to the point meeting for the Pine Bluffs Town Council. For new business there were two items. First was the resolution 2022-01: a resolution providing for the appointment of a representative... Full story

 

The first whiskey release of the year at the Pine Bluffs Distilling

On Friday January 7, 2022 Pine Bluffs Distilling released their 100 % Straight Rye malt Whiskey at 12 p.m. This is the second year to release the same whiskey but it has been aged for a year. Chad...

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    January 13, 2022

Local resident assists with cat issue

A local citizen helps with small gesture for the cats in the community. Margaret Thompson has been concerned about all the cats in the streets of Pine Bluffs. She decided to try to help with a small...

 

Chadron's President's List

CHADRON, NE (01/05/2022)-- Chadron State College has announced the names of 324 students on the President's List with a 4.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. To qualify, students must have completed 45 credit hours, be enrolled in 12 credit hours...

 

Greenhouses, Hydroponics and Cold Weather

For the past year I've been working to convert my greenhouse over to full-hydroponic even though I don't seem to be making much progress at times. During CFD I moved all of the peppers over to the...

 

Department nears completion of Major Technology Project

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is nearing the end of an innovative, major, multiyear effort to improve and modernize key technology systems used by the department, healthcare providers and program clients across the state. WDH directly...

 

Postal Service asks customers to help keep Carriers safe during winter storms

WYOMING - The Postal Service is asking customers to help keep their letter carrier safe this winter by keeping walkways, steps and porches clear of snow and ice that can lead to dangerous falls. Here...

 
 By Larry Kane    News    January 13, 2022

Letter to the Editor

I very much appreciate the Guest Columns that Mike Heath has been submitting to the Post. I have not read one single thing he has written that I disagree with. In your December 30th paper, you printed a “Letter to Editor” from Carl B. Enstrom of...

 

The 'Call' to Serve

Why did I join the Military? This is a question I get asked a ton. The short answer is because I wanted a good job with benefits. However, there is more to it than that. I will give a little story....

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    January 13, 2022

Albin to host Southeast Wyoming Farm and Home Expo

It's Back! The Southeast Wyoming Farm and Home Expo at the Albin Community Center on Wednesday February 2nd from 9 a.m. through 4 p.m. The Southeast Wyoming Farm and Home Expo is a yearly tradition that Albin is trying to preserve and grow. Albin...

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    January 13, 2022

Rates increasing and loss of ambulance for town of Burns

The beginning of the year readjusting the town fees and concerns about the ambulance service. The Burn’s Town council met on January 10th at 6:30 p.m. The Council approved a building permit for a single-family home at 104 S Prairie Ave. Moving on...

 
 By Mike Heath    News    January 13, 2022

Liberals and the Media Emphasize the Wrong Statistic

For nearly two years Liberals, Wyoming health departments, and the mainstream media have emphasized the number of COVID cases as they report daily statistics to the public as much, if not more than they emphasize the number of deaths. This is a...

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    January 6, 2022

Broken Bandit Wildlife Center - Hillsdale

Help has come to the wildlife in Hillsdale, Wyoming. The Broken Bandit Wildlife Center on the north side of Hillsdale, Wyoming, rescues non-predatory such as squirrels and raccoons, and predatory... Full story

 

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