Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

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100 years ago

March 27, 1914

Two sections of pasture burn

Burns, Wyo. March 25 — One of the most disastrous fires that ever occurred in the vicinity swept a thousand acres of the Bastian Schmaker stock ranch today, taking haystacks and range in its course.

H.C. Hubbard was burning thistles across the fire guard. The range ignited and almost two sections of range reserved for spring pasture was burned, including 30 tons of hay. It crossed Muddy Creek in its course, but was finally checked by the united efforts of neighborhood farmers.

75 years ago

March 30, 1939

Recreational center discuss...

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