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Pine Bluffs new Police Chief brings fresh ideas for town and community

The newest chief in town has some big ideas for Pine Bluffs along with keeping some of the status quo. New chief, Chance Walkama has been here for several years, but you may not know him since he has...

 

Pine Bluffs Town Council discusses the importance of "Census"

Monday's town council meeting hosted US Census Representative Stephanie Freeman. Freeman was here in town to stress the importance of participating in the census. For those that are unaware, much of...

 

Pine Bluffs Elementary students learn about fire prevention

A Presidential proclamation in 1922 started the annual Fire Prevention Week. Along with the month of October being recognized as Fire Prevention Month, Fire Prevention Week has been used to promote...

 

Barrasso Huddles With Wyoming Soldiers in Middle East, Kosovo

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) recently traveled overseas to be with Wyoming National Guard troops serving in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Kuwait and Kosovo. There are app...

 

Wanted Dead, never Alive - Palmer Amaranth

There's a new villain coming to town. And it wants to take over every piece of ground it can. The name... Palmer Amaranth. We've discussed Dalmatian Toadflax, Cheatgrass and a few other noxious weeds...

 

College Fair informs students

On Wednesday, October 2nd, The Junior and Senior classes embarked on a trip to Cheyenne East High School for the special opportunity to attend a college fair. Pine students left school at 8:45 AM to...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    October 10, 2019 

Timothy L. Sheppard A Veteran Story

Born and raised on a farm outside of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, in September of 1957, Veteran Timothy L. Sheppard was the youngest of four children. He graduated from Oshkosh West High School and headed off...

 

Hear experts talk Wyoming water, in Casper Oct. 16-18

Last month, there was a talk in Casper about the Namib desert in east Africa, brought to Casper by the University of Wyoming’s World to Wyoming program. In the desert, a search for marvelous cave paintings by an ancient people became also a search...

 

The Maschhoffs LLC hopes to buy out Smithfield Farms of Albin

Big changes are on the horizon for Smithfield in Albin. Bradley Wolter from The Maschhoffs LLC hosted a supper meet and greet on Monday for the people of Albin to come out and meet the potential new o...

 

Pine Bluffs Seniors learn how to avoid Financial Abuse

When my mother began forgetting things, telling the same stories over and over, I worried that she might be in danger of not being able to care for her finances the way that she used to. I was lucky...

 

Let's Go Fly a Kite!

Saturday saw the completion of the third annual End of the Trail Kite Festival. Despite the cold and the almost 40 mile per hour gusts that were not very kite friendly, the day went off without a...

 

Two bridges to be replaced on WTO 215 between Pine Bluffs and Albin

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – A project to replace two structures on WYO 215 between Pine Bluffs and Albin is scheduled to begin Monday, Sept. 30, and will last several months. The structures are at MM 0.9 over Lodgepole Creek and at MM 1.7 over Spring Creek....

 

American Lung Association in Wyoming combats Youth Vaping Epidemic through education and Keeps students in schools

CHEYENNE (September 26, 2019) – Wyoming is facing a youth e-cigarette epidemic, as last year alone, there was a 78 percent increase in high school kids vaping according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Vaping places youths...

 

2019 Congressional Family Farmers Fly-In

380 Family Farmers 'Fly-In' to Washington to Advocate Stronger Food and Agricultural Policy WASHINGTON – After yet another year of depressed commodity prices, uncertainty in export and biofuels...

 

Carpenter Elementary holds "Pool Party" for Read Across America

Homecoming pride can be seen all over and Carpenter was in on the fun! In an effort to spread school spirit to all grade levels, the Carpenter Coyote Student Council brought the celebration to their...

 

Prelude to A Vampire's Ball

Before the kids go trick or treating, before the pumpkins get carved, and before everyone goes hog wild on the snack size candy, Cheyenne is hosting its first annual Vampire Ball and Bachelor...

 

Pine Bluffs Life Scout reworks bridge to earn his Eagle Scout badge

Pine Bluffs is working on getting its very own Eagle Scout. Aiden Asbury completed his Eagle Scout Project his weekend replacing the slats on the nature trail bridge at the rest stop. With the help...

 

Pine Bluffs Student wins State for 3rd Grade fiction

Emma Faust is a winner! This fourth grade student at Pine Bluffs Elementary brought home the state prize for third grade fiction in last year's Young Authors Contest. A young girl who loves to read,...

 

Learning at Senior Tech Day

Although I am confident that you do not have to be a senior citizen to have a problem operating your tech devices, todays workshop was a fun opportunity for Pine Bluffs High School students to...

 

Laramie County foster family receives national recognition

CHEYENNE: The Laramie County foster home of Melissa and Melinda Stevens has been nominated as a 2019 Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) Angels in Adoption Honoree by Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi, according to the Wyoming Department of...

 

Preparing for Winter

Well, I was wrong. Or at least my hopes were. I truly hoped we could squeeze out another two to three weeks of nice, warm weather before it started getting cold. Last night my hopes were dashed. The...

 

School Spirit

Monday, September 16 through Friday, September 20 is Homecoming week for Pine Bluffs High School. The games on Friday are against the Southeast Cyclones and the school has been showing nothing but...

 

A Veteran Mother's Story

My father before me was a United States Air Force veteran. He served over twenty years. My time as a United States Air Force veteran was much shorter. Then came my husband, Jim, who retired at almost...

 

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