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Family Dollar coming to town

A new Family Dollar is set to appear on the east edge of town next summer. James Williamson, a graduate of Sundance, visited the council last week to present plans for the store as part of the...

Wolf Extravaganza this weekend in Spearfish

The Black Hills Regional Multiple Use Coalition (BHRMUC) will host a “Wolf Extravaganza” on Saturday, August 17 from 3 to 5:30 p.m., open to anyone interested in learning more about wolves and what it’s like to live with wolves as neighbors....

Council negotiating road agreement with Oneok

Public Works Director Mac Erickson is negotiating a one-off payment from Oneok Pipelines that will cover the cost of wear and tear on city roads during construction of the Elk Creek Pipeline this summer. The company is happy to reach an agreement,...

Nuisance letter proves a nuisance

At last week’s regular meeting, the Sundance City Council pondered what “next steps” are available when a resident is sent a nuisance letter but fails to have made any progress on fixing that nuisance once a period of time has passed. Mayor...

Circuit Court

Speeding – Jamie M. Hendricks, SD, 79/65, $115; Michael C. Huntress, NY, 91/75, $125; Caroline M. Lopez, AZ, 79/70, $88; Thomas N. Edlund, CO, 51/40, $100; Corey A. Hegge, SD, 70/65, $15; Jesse A. Horn, OH, 88/75, $110; Jacob A. Nesbit, UT,...

Sundance and Moorcroft renew ties on trash issue

By Sarah Pridgeon Contract in hand, Mayor Dick Claar visited the Sundance City Council on Tuesday and offered to once again open the Moorcroft landfill for the city’s use. The council approved the contract, which does not prevent Sundance from...

Crook County Sheriff's Office

July 29 – Five VIN checks. Three traffic stops. Detention Deputy did multiple prisoner transports. Detention Deputy booked in new inmate. Detention Deputy did multiple fingerprinting for outside employment. Deputy investigated theft of fuel....

Council accepts bid for Food Pantry building

Despite a split vote, the Sundance City Council has agreed to sell the building that was until recently a food pantry to a private buyer for $40,000. Council members who voted against accepting the bid felt it was too low for the piece of land and...

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago The Times August 13, 1919 A post of the American Legion for Crook County has been organized, the initial organization being effected last Thursday night in this city during the intermission at the dance planned for the purpose....

Smooth ride

Rally Week was relatively calm this year, with few arrests, no fatalities and a generally cheerful atmosphere throughout the county. The official traffic count is not yet in, but Lieutenant Tim...

The new congressional budget is a bipartisan blunder

Imagine you’re a business owner. You’re getting ready to leave town for a few weeks, so you leave your most trusted employees in charge of the place while you’re gone. A vote was held among...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Many of you know that we lost our son, Josh, to suicide in June. There have been other suicides in our community along with attempts that we may know nothing about. Wyoming is listed by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention as...

This Side of the Pond

I know you lot think you have the monopoly on potentially dangerous animals, but you haven’t experienced terror until the world’s most fearsome bird has set its sights upon your dinner. The...

Donna Jean Peplow

Donna Jean (Myers) Peplow, 86 of Sundance, Wyoming, passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019, at Crook County Long Term Care. Donna was born December 18, 1932, to Kermit and Phoebe (Brown) Myers; she...

Eleanor Phillips

Memorial prayers will be offered for Eleanor and Lewis Phillips during the regular 9:30 a.m. worship service on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at The Church...

Robert Larry Hill

Robert Larry Hill, 75 of Belle Fourche, South Dakota, passed away peacefully on August 5, 2019, at Ava’s House in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, after a ten-day battle with stroke symptoms. Robert was born on June 5, 1944, in San Diego, California,...

Sundance School Menu

Breakfast Aug. 14 – Cereal, cinnamon toast, crisp apple, juice Aug. 15 – Bagels, cinnamon Scooby Doo snacks, strawberries Lunch Aug. 14 – Pepperoni pizza, romaine salad, cottage cheese, oranges, Scooby Cinna Stix Aug. 15 – Steak fingers,...

60th class reunion

Class of 1959, back row left to right: Gary Jensen, Fred Tschetter, Les Hooper; third row: Art Cundy, Mike Kipp, George Reed; second row: Charlie Jones, Keith Keyser, Billy Myers; front: Laura Lee...

Sundance School Menu

Breakfast Aug. 19 – Cereal, cinnamon toast, peaches, juice Aug. 20 – Cheese omelet, mango, toast Aug. 21 – Chocolate frosted Long Johns, strawberries, apple crisp chips Aug. 22 – Oatmeal breakfast bar, oranges, string cheese Lunch Aug. 19...

Engagement

The happy couple of Cody Shuck of Union Center, South Dakota and Amber Fowlkes of Aladdin, Wyoming would like to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding on September 19, 2019. They would like...

Cards of Thanks

Our Thanks We sincerely thank all of the neighbors, friends and relatives of Earl Dennis who helped, offered words of condolence and comfort in this time. It is so refreshing to be in an area with so many fine people. The family of Earl Dennis...

Pinochle players needed

Single or couple pinochle players are needed for the Beta Sigma Phi sorority-sponsored Pinochle Marathon starting in September. If interested, please call Gail Kaiser at...

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