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City seeks building inspection for nuisance

The Sundance City Council is now in possession of a real estate analysis showing the existence of the house that has been identified as a nuisance on a Sewell Street plot does not improve the value of the land it sits on – and it may be worth...

Commission concerned about Moskee purchase details

The county commissioners are penning a letter of comment on the state’s plans to purchase a chunk of land in the Moskee. Discussion was held at a public hearing on Wednesday, from which...

Sundance council starts season with progress

A quiet holiday season gave way to a promising new year for the Sundance City Council, which saw several ongoing projects take steps forward at its meeting on Tuesday. The project to install a new water tank in the canyon area had been on hold...

Sundance Police Department

Jan. 4 – House watch and business checks. VIN inspection. Three bar checks. Six traffic stops. Jan. 5 – House watch and business checks. Officer assisted Sheriff’s Office. Three traffic stops. Jan. 6 – House watch and business checks. Two...

This Week at Your Library

The Library will be closed Monday, January 20, for Martin Luther King Junior/Wyoming Equality Day. Library Programming: TODDLER AND PRESCHOOL STORYTIME on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. January’s themes: “Snowmen”, “Warm as Toast”, “Play to...

Loafman Springs fee called into question

Warren Crawford approached the Sundance City Council last week to question a contract that would require him to pay $100 per month to tap into a city line and make use of water from the Loafman Spring. Why, he asked the council, should he be...

Beulah polling station to move

Residents of the Beulah area will not be heading for the old country school building to cast their votes at the elections this year. Due to safety concerns, County Clerk Linda Fritz has completed the process to move the voting location to the...

City considers in-house engineer

Sundance has appointed Trihydro as its city engineer since 2012, when the position was created, but the city is now wondering if it would benefit from an in-house employee instead. Public Works Director Mac Erickson and Clerk Treasurer Kathy Lenz...

$2 challenge sees good participation

As the Christmas season began, Sundance State Bank and the Sundance Times launched a challenge that aimed to visibly demonstrate the impact of shopping local on the health of our town’s local business. The $2 challenge saw excellent...

Jackalope Jump coming to Keyhole in March

Crook County Special Olympics will host the 2020 Jackalope Jump on Saturday, March 28 at Keyhole Reservoir. Say what? You’ve never jumped into frigid Wyoming waters in the middle of winter? Well, let Special Olympics Wyoming help you change that...

SHS Sports

High School Basketball Thurs., Jan. 16, 5 p.m. at Home vs. Harding County (girls) Fri., Jan. 17, 2:30 p.m. at NSI Sat., Jan. 18, 4:30 p.m. at Hill City Thurs., Jan. 23, 4:30 p.m. at Wright Sat., Jan. 25, noon at Home vs. Big Horn High School...

College Sports

UW Men’s Basketball Wyoming – 52, San Diego State – 72 Next: Sat., Jan. 18, 4 p.m. vs. Fresno State; Tues., Jan. 21, 9 p.m. at San Diego State UW Women’s Basketball Wyoming – 60, San Diego State – 67 Next: Sat., Jan. 18, 3 p.m. at...

Mixed results for Bulldog teams on the road

Bulldogs at Newell and PRC Tourney The #3 ranked Sundance boys’ basketball team hit the road this past week for a game against Newell on Thursday and participated in the Powder River Conference Invite Friday and Saturday in Tongue River and...

This Side of the Pond

My cat hasn’t starred in this column as much as our other animals because, for the most part, she and her humans co-exist through a mutual pact to respect one another’s privacy. This is an...

Sundance School Menu

Breakfast Jan. 20 – Cereal, toast, tropical fruit salad, juice Jan. 21 – Cinnamon French toast, cinnamon apple slices, string cheese Jan. 22 – Mini bagels, strawberries, chocolate/caramel Chex Mix Jan. 23 – Breakfast burrito, pineapple,...

Crook County Farm Bureau offers scholarship

Crook County Farm Bureau will be offering three scholarships this year: first place Is $1500; second place is $1300; third place is $800. Applications are available at the Mountain West Farm Bureau Insurance Office at 109 3rd St in Sundance, with...

FCCLA collecting for Birthday Party Packs

Sundance FCCLA is collecting materials for Birthday Party Packs. These will be donated to the food bank for family use. Each party pack will contain a cake mix, frosting, foil pan, candles and decorative plates. If you can help with a donation...

Local beef program expands to schools county-wide

A small rural school of 160 students, K through 12, in Hulett was the recipient of a new program thanks to the local Crook County Cattlewomen. The program has now been expanded to include the Moorcroft and Sundance schools. Instead of the highly...

Campus beat

Corporal Ed Robinson catches up with Principal Jim O’Connor during his first day on the beat as School Resource Officer. Robinson spent the morning touring the Sundance campus, getting to know the...

Jamestown Dean's List

John Sullivan of Sundance has been selected to the University of Jamestown’s Fall 2019 Dean’s List for maintaining a Semester GPA of 3.50 or better. University of Jamestown is a community dedicated to the development of wholeness in our...

Arbor Day poster contest open

Wyoming State Forestry Division and Wyoming Project Learning Tree (WY PLT) are teaming up again this year to hold the annual Wyoming State Arbor Day poster contest. This year Wyoming will celebrate its 132nd Arbor Day. The contest is open to all...

SHS Honor Rolls

Quarter 2 Seniors: Molly Marie Amann Tyson S Bjornestad Austin Daniel Bush Laney Kay Dungey Darcy Rae Flahaven Kayla Rose Fowler Tessa Lou Hughes Teddi Madison Marchant Trayton Dean Middleton Joshua Brent Nehl Joleen Grace Pollat Tairyn Michelle...

Game and Fish congratulates employees on years of service

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is congratulating six employees on their years of service to the State of Wyoming. The following employees celebrated work anniversaries in December: • Biff Burton, Saratoga Game Warden - 40 years • Chris...

Anglers break Cutt-Slam record in 2019

It was a record year for one of the most sought-after achievements for anglers in Wyoming. A total of 144 anglers completed the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Cutt-Slam in 2019. Established in 1996, the Cutt-Slam challenges anglers to catch...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You CCSS, Incorporated would like to express our appreciation to all of you that donated to our Tree of Life Fundraiser. Your donations contributed $2085 for our programs and services for our Crook County Seniors! Best Wishes for a Blessed...

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