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 By Karen Lipska    News    August 11, 2022 

2022 Pine Bluffs Trail Days

There were plenty of activities for the weekend. Trail Days was from August 4th through August 7th. It started out with the Coronation of the queen, Abby Gray, and her attendant, Madelyn Brown of Trai...

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    August 11, 2022 

Burns Town Council loses a Councilmember in resignation

It was a shocking night with a council member resigning. The Burns council met on August 8th at 6:30 p.m. The night started out with the normal consent agenda approval. There was one concerned resident about the drainage of the development on the wes...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    August 11, 2022 

Resolutions, Ordinance readings and Trail Days discussed at council

Mayor Justin Fornstrom called the monthly meeting to order at 7 p.m.for the Town of Pine Bluffs. He welcomed everyone and lead the council and visitors in the Pledge of Allegiance. Getting down to business, Councilmember Allie Leitza made a motion...

 

Plants are Nature's Air Freshners

Have you ever wondered why you can walk into some homes and they just smell fresh? Not heavy with scents, but just fresh? If you look around you will most likely find several plants around the house....

 

August 2022 Agent Orange Awareness Month

GOVERNOR GORDON DECLARES AUGUST AS AGENT ORANGE AWARENESS MONTH Governor Gordon has signed a proclamation pro- claiming August 2022 to be Agent Orange Awareness month. He encourages all of the Wyoming citizens to recognize these veterans and the...

 
 By Mike Heath    News    August 11, 2022 

Exposing the Bully

This has been one of the most intense campaign seasons I’ve ever experienced and I’ve been involved in politics in Laramie County since 1991. There have been allegations and facts coming out about several candidates, many that are true and some...

 
 By L. Silvey    News    August 11, 2022 

PINE BLUFF'S PIONEER PARK GAZEBO

After considerable delay and false starts the Pine Bluff's Pioneer Park Gazebo has become a reality of downtown Main Street at the north end of town. Over three years ago the idea of a gazebo in the small park in downtown Pine Bluffs was discussed as...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    August 11, 2022 

Purple Heart, Unknown Soldier - new bricks placed at Veterans Memorial Plaza

Honoring eight veterans with memorial bricks in the Veteran Memorial Plaza took place on Sunday, August 7. This event was held by the Donald Eisenhauer American Legion Post 60 and Auxiliary Unit 60 of...

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    August 11, 2022 

From Royalty to Stardom - a Night to Remember

The room was packed with excitement for the evening. The Pony Espresso or ... The Villain came to a Grinding Halt was the title of this years melodrama. But first was the coronation for the Queen of...

 

Carter Canyon Fire pulls in local fire departments to assisst

Summer storms with lightning are suspected in starting the fast spreading Carter Canyon fire. The origin of the fire is believed to be started by lightning about five miles southwest of Gering,...

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    August 4, 2022

Pine Bluffs Town Council approves liquor licenses and animal issues

Liquor licenses were the main topic for the meeting of the Pine Bluffs council on July 27th at 4:30 p.m. There was a hearing for two businesses for their liquor licenses. No one said anything throughout this time. Next was the consent agenda. Four...

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    August 4, 2022

Burns Town Council discusses new subdivision plans for growth

Renewal of a cleaning contract and the discussion of plans for a new subdivision were in the forefront of the town council meeting. The Burns Town Council met on July 25th at 5:30 p.m. at town hall. First up was a building permit on 306 Abilene...

 

Cheyenne Regional Medical Center receives National Recognition for Commitment to Providing High-quality Heart Failure Care

Cheyenne, WY—Cheyenne Regional Medical Center officials announced today that CRMC has received the American Heart Association’s Gold Plus Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure quality achievement award. The award recognizes CRMC’s commitment...

 

Squash is Versatile and Healthy

Whenever I mention the word "squash" most people I talk to immediately think zucchini and roll their eyes. It's almost like I'd said a dirty word. I think it's because zucchini is so prolific that...

 
 By Mike Heath    News    August 4, 2022

Who Cares?

It’s an election year and signs are everywhere. Candidates are out campaigning for your vote. They always seem to show up in election years, don’t they? Every time there’s an event, a photo op or any way to ask for your vote they appear out of...

 

Purple Heart Day August 7th, 2022

On August 7, 1782, General George Washington - then the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army - established the Purple Heart award, originally designated as the Badge of Military Merit. The...

 

2022 Trail Days Events

Thursday, August 4th 7:20 p.m. - Queen Coronation - honoring 2021 Trail Days Queen Abby Gray Pine Bluffs High School 607 Elm Street. Reception to follow melodrama. 7:30 p.m. - Melodrama “Pony Espresso” at Historic Pine Bluffs High School 607 Elm...

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    July 28, 2022

Bluffs Bakery open to joy of many

You can smell the sweetness in the air coming from the new bakery. It is finally here, well at least the bakery is. Bluffs Bakery opened up for business on July 18th. Amy and Patrick Currie have been...

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    July 28, 2022

Albin Town Council seeks new roof and freezer

Looking for a freezer was on the agenda for the night. The Albin Town council had a meeting on July 14th at 7 p.m. It was a quick and to the point meeting. The lunch program is doing great through the summer with the extra construction in the area....

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    July 28, 2022

Hillsdale holds a Benefit for Jay Beavers family

The heat is high and so were the bids for the night. The Hillsdale Ladies sponsored a Benefit for Jay Beavers on July 22nd. Beavers was on a call when he fell from a firetruck. He is a volunteer...

 

Pine Buffs Lions Club elect new officers

The Pine Bluffs Lions Club held a picnic of Saturday, July 23rd in the Pine Bluffs Historic High School to install the club officers for the 2022-2023 year. The incoming officers are Rick Ragland...

 
 By Jim Merryfield    News    July 28, 2022

Hyleigh Fornstrom receives NJCAA Honors

Another Pine Bluffs High School Alumni has received national honors. Hyleigh Fornstrom a 2020 graduate of Pine Bluffs High School and stand out volleyball player for the Lady Hornets and a standout vo...

 

Not Caring for the Prairie Has Lasting Affects

As I drive past some of the homes in our county housing developments, and even visiting with people, I'm often disheartened by the poor prairie management practices I observe. Last year about this tim...

 

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