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 By Karen Lipska    News    September 16, 2021 

LCSD No. 2 School Board holds serious meeting

The Laramie County School Board District 2 has been having extended discussions at the Committee of the Whole meetings and the school board meetings. This has been parents, students, teachers, and...

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    September 16, 2021 

Trailer Thieves strike in the Pine Bluffs area

In the last month in Pine Bluffs two trailers have been stolen. One was a utility trailer and the other was a box trailer. The box trailer has been recovered but the thieves were working on covering the trailer with a new paint job. As for the...

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    September 16, 2021 

Road conditions, maintainer and help from Laramie County Commissioners topic at Albin Town Council

The town of Albin held their monthly meeting on September 9th at 7:00p.m. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Kelly Krakow. The previous minutes were approved. Mayor Krakow asked if the guests had anything to discuss. There were four guests:...

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    September 16, 2021 

Homeschoolers start Book Club

Eastern Laramie County Homeschool has started a book club in conjunction with the Pine Bluffs library. On Friday September 10th, the homeschoolers from eastern Laramie County met at the Pine Bluffs...

 

Fall is upon us and so is harvest

This year I didn't plant much outside. Most everything is going into the hydroponic systems that haven't been built yet. What I did plant outside ended up being about four weeks late, but the harvest...

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    September 16, 2021 

Pine Bluffs holds open house for LCCC

The Laramie County Community College welcomed visitors to the Historic Pine Bluffs High School for an Open House on On September 9th from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. They had sandwiches and drinks to those who...

 

Lummis pays tribute to Rylee McCollum on Senate Floor

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) paid tribute today on the Senate floor to Rylee McCollum, a Marine from Wyoming who was killed in a terrorist attack in Afghanistan on August 26. Senator Lummis joined fellow senators in honorin...

 

Remembering 9/11 Brick Ceremony and Patriots Dinner

In the words of Franklin D. Roosevelt-"On September 11, 2001, a date which will live in infamy, the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked! Yes it was! And yes, we were. On...

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    September 16, 2021 

Pine Bluffs Senior Center prepares for annual meeting, new board members

The Pine Bluffs Senior Center is gearing up for their annual meeting. They are looking for a new board member this year. Anyone that is over eighteen years old can put their name in for the election by September 24th at 1p.m. Candidates do not need...

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    September 16, 2021 

First Responders recipients of Burns Lions Club fund raiser

The Burns Lions Club held a fund raiser for first responders on September 11th from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Burns town hall gymnasium. It was a busy night for the town of Burns. At Liberty Park was...

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    September 16, 2021 

Knotty Pine Saloon honors the '13'

Thirteen United States Service members were killed in Kabul, Afghanistan on August 26th. The United States of America was saddened and proud all in one. These young adults touch hearts everywhere....

 

Burns Never too Proud to Beg for Support

The Town of Burns is never too proud to beg for support, especially when it comes to her residents and those from the surrounding areas that use her services. And to paraphrase Tennessee Williams' famous line “We are dependent on the kindness of...

 
 By Mike Heath    News    September 16, 2021 

Pure Speculation - I Wonder

I’ve worked with “what if” scenarios most of my adult life. In the military it was mostly war gaming and disaster operations then in the private sector it was building design and finance. Sometimes I just let myself daydream and “what if ...

 
 By Mike Heath    News    September 16, 2021 

It's Time to Vote for the 6th Penny Taxes

One of the best kept secrets of the year has been the 6th penny ballot initiatives. In fact, I just heard today that early voting for these projects starts Friday, September 17th. I didn’t even know the ballot had been finalized yet. It has not...

 

Absentee and early voting for 1% Specific Purpose Sales & Use Tax (6th Penny) Election starts Sept. 17

Early and absentee voting for the 1% specific purpose sales and use tax (6th penny) election begins Friday, Sept. 17, and runs through Monday, Nov. 1. Voters can cast their ballots, pick up a sample ballot, register to vote, and update their...

 
 By Mike Heath    News    September 16, 2021 

What is the "America First" Movement?

I was speaking to one of the candidates for the US House of Representatives a few days ago and asked if he supported the America First movement. I asked because I’d heard his radio ad (very good ad) but didn’t hear any mention of the America...

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    September 9, 2021

Grover Days - A summers end celebration

Grover, Colorado 'got their celebration on' for Grover Days on Saturday, September 4th starting at 10:00 a. m. The town of Grover was plotted on November 10, 1888, and then incorporated October 6,...

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    September 9, 2021

4th Annual Grover Day Cook-Off

The Grover Annual Barbecue Cook off was held on Saturday September 4th during the Grover Days celebration. The cook off started four years ago. Some of the towns folk wanted to fire up the barbecue...

 

Capitol Ceremony to Recognize 20th Anniversary of 9/11 set for Saturday

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon will join the Wyoming Veterans Commission on behalf of the Wyoming Military Department and other state and local agencies to hold a wreath-laying ceremony this Saturday, on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11...

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    September 9, 2021

Pine Bluffs FBLA starts year with a fund raiser and Krispy Kreme Donuts

The Future Business Leaders of America in Pine Bluffs has started with their activities of the school year for 2021-2022. President Alexis Depaulitte said, "We as members had a Gutter Party to start...

 

Edible Plants of Wyoming

This spring brought an abundance of wildflowers and other plants that I've never before seen, at least in the profusion that decorated my pasture. Quite a few of the plants were poisonous but one edib...

 
 By Karen Lipska    News    September 9, 2021

From a Railroad Depot to the Grover Museum

Welcome to the Grover Musuem located at the east end of Main Street in Grover, Colorado. The building was originally the Railroad Depot. It became a museum in 1975 donated by Fritz Duggan. Duggan was...

 

National POW/MIA Recognition Day September 17, 2021

Governor Gordon of Wyoming has proclaimed September 17, 2021 at National POW/MIA Recognition Day. This day was established in 1979 through a proclamation signed by President Jimmy Carter. From that...

 

Former Albin resident publishes Hope Book

Heidi L. Paulec is an author and speaker with fifteen years teaching experience. She holds a bachelor's degree from John Brown University and holds certificates of distinction from RZIM Academy on Apo...

 

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