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PARROT BAY RESCUE FOUNDATION MOVES TO PINE BLUFFS

Did you know that a parrot can live until he or she is 80 to 100 years old? This information gives a better understanding as to how these birds can be abandoned so often. According to Tina and Dale...

 

New Council member sworn in at Burns town council

Monday evenings town council meeting opened up with the swearing in of the newly appointed councilman Jeff Appleman. Appleman is a welcome member to the council and we look forward to having him...

 

Bluffs Insurance has new owner

The Bluffs Insurance Agency is getting a new face! Since 1977 local folks have known and worked with Rob Stevens, and now after all this time, he has finally decided to retire. Aaron Knifong...

 

Creating a new path... or changing horses in midstream

When I was a child I played Yatzee with my mother. Sometimes in my second roll I would change my mind as to what I was shooting for and my mother would inevitably say, "Never change horses in the...

 

Fall is for Harvest

Okay. So it’s not quite fall yet. But the harvest appears to be pretty bountiful already. I’m not growing much variety this year, but I’ve already canned 93 quarts of dill pickles and the...

 

Employment Support Program assists Veterans and others with employment

In 2018 there were 326,000 unemployed veterans in the United States. Of that number 60% were 45 years old and up, 35% were 25 to 44, and 6% were 18 to 24. While these numbers seem staggering, believe it or not, they’re actually improving. Veteran...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    August 15, 2019 

William E. Vogler A Veteran's Story

William Edward Vogler was born on June 1, 1983 in Souix Falls, South Dakota. His parents are Billy (Pop) and Terri Younglove and the late Terrance L. Vogler. During his childhood, he moved to Jackson...

 

Fun for the Kids at the Library

If you have been missing Fun for Kids at the local library this summer, you still have time to make it to a couple sessions before school starts. Molly Williams is bringing fun and educational time...

 

Trail Days entertainment starts off with "Boogie Machine"

Residents of Pine Bluffs shook their groove things well into the wee hours of the morning at the 69th annual Trail Days street dance this last weekend. Boogie Machine discoed all night long with giant afros and vintage hot pants while children and...

 

In Memory - Parade honors past Trail Day committee members

A new addition to Saturday's parade was a vehicle added to honor three fallen past members of the Trail Days committee. The cherry red Dodge Dart rode the parade bearing the names of the three past...

 

Town Council discusses town's Facebook

A pole barn on 6th Street and the moving of the Main Street railroad crossing to Butler Street for the proposed Golden Prairie Plat was first on the agenda for the August 5, town council meeting in...

 

4-H Bomberger Brothers compete at Scottsbluffs

Competing at different levels, brothers Ethan and Colton Bomberger of Pine Bluffs have earned themselves quite a following of ribbons, buckles and more. The brothers recently competed at the Scotts Bl...

 

United States Coast Guard 229 years

Each August 4 the U.S. Coast Guard celebrates its birthday. The Coast Guard is one of America's five armed forces and traces its founding to Aug. 4, 1790, when the first Congress authorized the construction of 10 vessels to enforce tariff and...

 

More Vesicular Stomatitis cases found in Wyoming

CHEYENNE: Additional confirmed cases of Vesicular Stomatitis (VSV), a reportable animal disease, have been found in Platte County, Laramie County, and Converse County recently. National Veterinary Services Laboratory reported the disease to the...

 

2019 Pine Bluffs Trail Days Parade

Residents of Pine Bluffs started lining up early to watch the 69th annual Trail Days Pathways to the West parade. Lead by the local Donald Eisenhauer Post #60 American Legion Color Guard, the parade...

 

Hannah Kinnison signs letter for University of San Francisco

Hannah Kinnison (Grover, CO), senior at Prairie High School signed a National Letter of Intent to play indoor and beach volleyball at the University of San Francisco. USF is a Division 1, private...

 

Vesicular Stomatitis case found in Wyoming

Wyoming Livestock Board, Cheyenne: Two confirmed cases of Vesicular Stomatitis (VSV), a reportable animal disease, have been found in Platte County. National Veterinary Services Laboratory reported the disease to the Wyoming state veterinarian after...

 

2019 Air Show flies high over crowds

Maverick and Goose were not on hand for the Wild West Air Show on July 24th, but the Navy Leap Frogs, the Air Force Thunderbirds, and a slew of amazing pilots were available to wow the crowds with...

 

Munoz achieves national election certification

CHEYENNE: Tory Munoz, Deputy Clerk in the election office of the Laramie County Clerk, will attain the designation of a Certified Elections/Registration Administrator (CERA), the highest professional...

 

Living with the Land

Summer's here and with it some habits that many people think are doing good, but in truth aren't. I've decided to take a somewhat different approach this week and speak directly to those of us with...

 

Purple Heart Day

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...

 

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