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Governor Gordon keeps Wyoming up-to-date regarding safety and COVID

After a short break, Governor Mark Gordon once again took to the podium to continue to keep Wyomingites informed of the current COVID situation. Currently there are 866 positive cases of Corona in Wyoming 106 of those cases coming up in the last week...

 

Living in the Country

It seems like every summer I end up writing an article about living in the country. Believe it or not, it's not the same as living in the city, or even a small town. In fact, most people who move to...

 

Quarantine Days

There are many different perspectives on COVID-19 quarantine. This experience is different for everyone, some worse than others. In some students' eyes this could be a good thing, because they are... Full story

 

PTSD Awareness Month - June

For the family members of a soldier or sailor there is a collective sigh of relief when that person manages to come home safely from war, but for many of those service members the war comes home with them. Post traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD is...

 
 By Derek Walls    News    June 25, 2020

Fathers' Day grass fire squelched

Several Firefighters left their families this Father's Day to respond to a lightning caused grass fire 9 miles west of Pine Bluffs. We responded with a total of 5 LCFD 5 units and 10 firefighters....

 

Laramie County Library System to Reopen with Restrictions June 25, 2020

CHEYENNE: Laramie County Library System will reopen at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 25 with restrictions to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Due to the reopening of all library facilities, curbside pick-up services will no longer be available after...

 

Advanced Extrication Training for local fire districts

This last Saturday the Pine Bluffs Volunteer Fire Company put on an Advanced Extrication training for firemen with all levels of experience. Firemen from District four and five worked all day to prepa...

 

Amber Abrams and Reagan Pachel recipients of Mayoral Scholoarships

In a show of a little more normality than we have seen in the past few months, the council was able to hand out their Mayoral Scholarships this past Monday. While the students did not get to finish...

 

Town Council discusses pool closure and more

Monday’s town council meeting saw yet another discussion about opening the pool. While residents find themselves angry and confused over the inability to open the pool this year, council has determined that the cost of trying to open and maintain t...

 

State elected officials approve community grants

Business Ready Community (Brc) Grant Applications Business Council staff review each application, conduct site visits, or conference calls in the case of planning grants, and make presentations to a board subcommittee before making final...

 

13-week extension of unemployment benefits now available

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) announced today that after extensive testing, the Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) program is now open to applicants. The PEUC program adds 13 weeks of Unemployment... Full story

 

Prepare for next year......this year

By now I think everyone can see it coming. Huge temperature swings early. A cool, but dry, spring. Hot temperatures and dry winds sweeping across Wyoming now. The western portion of the state is in a...

 

Farmers Market in Burns

Pine Bluffs Sunday Market has started once again and is doing simply fine at its new location at the community center. While the first market did not have as many vendors as we have seen in the past,...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    June 18, 2020

Father Soldier A Daughter's Story

You watch him come down the hall, his uniform all intact, neat and sharp. He pats you on the head or gives you a playful swat on the backside, before he heads over to mom, to say goodbye. Sometimes,...

 

Farm Service Agency County Committee Nominations open June 15

LeadYourFSA and be the Voice of Farmers in Your Community WASHINGTON, June 10, 2020 – USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will begin accepting nominations for county committee members on Monday, June 15, 2020. Elections will occur in certain Local...

 

Strong winds do damage to the Veterans Memorial Plaza

Strong winds and heavy rains have battered our small town for the last couple of days. Several property casualties have been reported, and winter weather conditions have closed portions of interstate...

 

Three retire from Laramie County School District 2

Since the introduction of the Coronavirus a few short months ago its been hard to remember that life indeed does go on for many of our community members. Laramie County School District #2 was proud...

 

Governor Gordon informs Wyoming on COVID situation

In yet one more conference since the COVID situation, Governor Mark Gordon once again hit the podium to keep Wyomingites informed of the ongoing situation. Joined by Dr Alexia Harrist, Wyoming Department of Health, and Josh Dorrell, CEO of the...

 

Wyoming State Museum reopens to the public

The Wyoming State Museum is happy to announce its reopening to the public on Tuesday, June 9th. To best protect the safety of visitors, the museum has adopted some modified hours and policies for reopening. The museum is now closed Monday for...

 

University of Wyoming Extension Service and 4-H

We have a wonderful and expensive gem here in Wyoming that, in my opinion, is undervalued and underused. Perhaps that's because few people know much about it. That gem is the University of Wyoming...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    June 11, 2020

Flag Day June 14

Red, White and Blue! These colors we have all seen, raised our eyes to, and stood with pride saluting her. This is the American Flag. Through her history she has seen pride in the men and women who ca...

 
 By Sen. Mike Enzi    News    June 11, 2020

It's time to fix our nations parks, but no putting the cost on American's maxed out credit card

Our national parks are an important source of pride for our country. But they are in the midst of a rising crisis that has been building over many years. Simply put, they are falling apart. They are in desperate need of repair and maintenance....

 

Smart start working group looks ahead to fall school openings

CHEYENNE - Planning for school openings this fall is underway. Smart Start, a working group composed of educators, healthcare professionals, and technology partners, was recently put into place by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian...

 

Pine Bluffs Lions working for the community

The motto for Lions Clubs is "WE SERVE" and that's what the Pine Bluffs Lions Clubs have done for the last 98 years. This past year the Pine Bluffs Lions Club has completed 16 Service Projects, servin...

 

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