Sundance Times - Continuing the Crook County News Since 1884

Legislators clash over ethics of "pledge"

An interim meeting of the Joint Corporations, Elections & Political Subdivisions Committee became the unexpected venue for a discussion of ethics on Monday. Crook County’s two legislators found themselves at loggerheads over a “pledge” that...

Five fires sparked on single day

County firefighters found themselves stretched in several directions over the weekend when lightning strikes caused five individual fires to spark at the same time. Fortunately, only one of the five grew to a significant size: the Seely Fire,...

Coronato cleared on all charges

A 12-person jury has found Bob Coronato not guilty on all counts related to an alleged altercation last summer. Coronato was tried on three charges: strangulation of a household member, aggravated assault and battery (threats to use drawn deadly...

County moves ahead with opposition to Biden's land conservation plan

Crook is set to be the first county in the state to come out against President Joe Biden’s “30 by 30” land conservation initiative. Though the Wyoming County Commissioners Association (WCCA) is working on a unified resolution for all counties...

Colony railroad set to get an upgrade

The current owners of the hundred-year-old railroad leading into Colony is planning to upgrade the line. The county commissioners have offered their support for the project, which is expected to cost around $84 million and will include 80 miles of...

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Ruth Evelyn Smith

Longtime Crook County resident Ruth Evelyn Smith, 83, passed away peacefully on May 31, 2021, at Crook County Memorial Hospital in Sundance, Wyoming. Ruth was born April 12, 1938, to Clarence and...

Mayor commends law enforcement for "gotcha" exercise response

Calling it the “great post office stand-off,” Mayor Paul Brooks commended the Crook County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday for its handling of the “gotcha” exercise in which two men came to town claiming to be “First Amendment auditors....

Blakeman Propane advocates for buying local

Whether or not the county should seek alternative bids for its propane supply came into question on Wednesday when representatives from Blakeman Propane attended the regular meeting of the commissioners to advocate for “shopping at home.” Tally...

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Paying respects

A procession of official vehicles on 17th Street in Cody escorts a hearse carrying Tim Hart, a U.S. Forest Services smokejumper who was killed in the line of duty. Hundreds of first responders,...

Wyoming News Briefs

Final health order expires CASPER (WNE) — As expected, the state of Wyoming entered June without any remaining health orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The state health department announced late last month that it was immediately...

Shrine Bowl kicks off this weekend

The annual Wyoming Shrine Bowl will kick off in Casper on Saturday, giving spectators a look at Wyoming’s top football athletes from around the state. Sundance/Upton standouts Wyatt Gillespie and Brad Kruger will play on the North squad coached...

Sundance Golf Course hosting 10-Man Shootout

There is a fun activity this Friday night, June 11 for all at the Golf Course. It’s called the Sundance 10-Man Shootout and those who have attended the last three years have loved it. You can place bets, get some food and drink, grab a cart and...

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This Side of the Pond

The Casper Star Tribune published a lovely article last week about a 66-million-year-old Tyrannosaurus rex called Lee – the only T. rex skeleton found in this state that will be staying in Wyoming...

Sean Tracy Amann

June 4, 2021, marked the passing of Sean Tracy Amann in Belle Fourche, South Dakota. An accomplished attorney and father of seven children: Amy Vail, Tabitha Richardson, Madison Amann, Molly Amann, Mason Amann, Megann Amann and Grace Amann. He is...

Service: Ruth Marie Gurkowski

Ruth Marie Gurkowski passed away peacefully in Cheyenne, Wyoming, on December 22, 2020, at the age of 90. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 10, 2021, at Sundance United Methodist Church in Sundance. Online condolences may...

Black Hills National Forest announces 2021 Moon Walk schedule

The Black Hills National Forest announces the Moon Walk interpretive program schedule for the 2021 season. In its 26th year, Forest visitors will explore the importance of caves and karst systems, beavers, learn about the stars in the night sky and...

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Splashes of summer

With summer in Sundance comes the sound of happy kids as they splash into the pool to cool off. This year’s hours are from noon until 5 p.m. from Monday to Saturday, with open lap swim from 5 to 6...

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Engagement

Kaare Dane Sigvartsen was born in Middletown, New York and raised in Lusk, Wyoming. He attended the University of Wyoming, earning a degree in Bachelor of Arts. Kaare currently works remotely from...

CCNRD

Crook County Natural Resource District (CCNRD) May 4th Regular Board Meeting Minutes CALL MEETING TO ORDER The meeting was called to order at 11:00 am by Chairman Wayne Garman at the Sundance USDA Service Center. ATTENDANCE Board: Wayne Garman,...

Crook County Public Notices

See public notices from all Crook County newspapers at: http://www.wyopublicnotices.com/index.php/main/search/0/Crook To place a public notice in the Sundance Times, email: stansun...

COMMISSIONERS

PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THE COURTHOUSE IN SUNDANCE, CROOK COUNTY, WYOMING Tuesday, June 1, 2021 8:30 o’clock a.m. Present were Chairman Kelly B. Dennis, Vice-Chairwoman Jeanne A. Whalen, Member Fred M. Devish and...

Council

City of Sundance, Wyoming June 1, 2021 The Town Council met this day in regular session at 7:00 p.m. with Mayor Paul Brooks presiding. Roll call was taken by Mayor Brooks with Council Members Randy Stevenson, Brad Marchant, Callie Hilty and Joe...

FORECLOSURE

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Default having occurred and all prerequisites to foreclosure having been met, notice is hereby given that the mortgage given by Chance L. Englebert, married man, mortgagor, in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration...

Proposed Budget

Proposed Budget Crook County Medical Services District   Budget Hearing Information 713 W. Oak St Location: Sundance State Bank Meeting Room Sundance, WY 82729 Date: 6/24/2021 307-283-3501 Time: 10:30 a.m.     Crook County   Budget Prepared by:...

Probate

THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT OF THE STATE OF WYOMING IN AND FOR CROOK COUNTY Case No. PR-5852 IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF MARY READ SQUIRES, Deceased. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR DECREE OF DISTRIBUTION UNDER WYO. STAT. ...

Bids

Fuel Supply Bid Crook County is seeking bids for the supply of gasoline and off road red diesel fuel for the 2021/2022 fiscal year. Contract will be for one (1) full year with the option to extend for up to five additional years. Bids must be...

Settlement

WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION CHEYENNE, WYOMING NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE OF AND FINAL SETTLEMENT FOR HIGHWAY WORK Notice is hereby given that the State Transportation Commission of Wyoming has accepted as completed according to plans,...

TAX DEED

NOTICE OF INTENT TO APPLY FOR TAX DEED On September 13, 2017, Betty Haiar purchased the following real property for 2016 delinquent taxes: T50N R68W Sec11 SWSE Tract-In with an address of Oleo Acres Rd, Moorcroft, WY. The property was taxed in the...

TAX DEED

NOTICE OF INTENT TO APPLY FOR TAX DEED On September 13, 2017, Betty Haiar purchased the following real property for 2016 delinquent taxes: T56N R61W Sec28 Some E1/2 Lot 9 with an address of USHwy 212. The property was taxed in the name of Retta M...

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