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Fraud alert follows health department data leak

The health information of thousands of state residents was mistakenly exposed earlier this year, according to announcement from the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). The department is now warning about fraudulent calls from people falsely...

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Busy year so far for local business

Construction, moving trucks and for sale signs illustrate what a busy year this has been so far for the business community in Sundance and the surrounding area. Renovations are being made to...

ITC in Gillette chosen for $52M CO2 capture project

GILLETTE – Less than two weeks removed from announcing the winners of the NRG COSIA Carbon XPrize, the Integrated Test Center is at the center of another large, high-profile carbon capture project. Gov. Mark Gordon announced Friday afternoon that...

Crook least vaccinated county in Wyoming

Wyoming’s remaining public health orders have been extended for another two weeks, according to a press release from the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). Valid until May 16, the orders continue the mask use and physical distancing requirements...

County escapes worst of tourism drop

t’s no surprise that 2020 was a challenging year for the tourism industry across the nation. Wyoming, however, fared better than most places, according to a report the Wyoming Office of Tourism, and Crook was one of the least impacted counties in...

Circuit Court

Speeding – David L. Elliott, Moorcroft, 68/45, $175; Troy Homme, MN, 89/80, $103; Elbert Marbury, LA, 88/70, $135; Trevor Roberson, MO, 80/75, $15; Jennifer Mickelson, SD, 81/75, $97; Weston Straight, Gillette, 91/75, $140; Derek F. Smith,...

Crook County Sheriff's Office

April 26 – Three traffic stops. Welfare check. Civil assist. Nine VIN checks. Alarm. Traffic hazard. Fingerprints. Suspicious vehicle. Business checks. Assist Game and Fish. Public relations. April 27 – Two EMS pages. Ten VIN checks. Theft. Two...

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Museum opens in Old Stoney

The big day has finally arrived. After years of effort to refurbish Old Stoney and bring new life to the historic school building, the Crook County Museum has reopened to the public on the ground...

County outstrips state average in population growth

According to the results of last year’s national census, performed by the United States Census Bureau, the population of Crook County has grown by 7.1% over the last decade. This is a faster rate of growth than the 6.3% average for the United...

Crook County participates in National Prevention Week

National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness and action around substance use prevention and the promotion of positive mental health. This year, this national initiative, sponsored by the Substance...

SHS Sports

High School Golf Fri., May 7, 11 a.m. at Lusk Sat., May 8, 11 a.m. at Glenrock Fri., May 14, 5:30 a.m. at Spring Championships, Cheyenne High School Track Fri., May 7, 10 a.m. at Home Fri., May 14, 5 a.m. at Regionals, Torrington Junior High Golf...

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Great showings for Bulldogs at two track meets

The Bulldog runners had a busy week last week participating in two track meets. Travelling to Belle Fourche on Tuesday, the Hofland sisters took top honors in the disc and shot competitions as Hunter...

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Busy golf week

The Sundance Golf team hosted their triangular this past week as Lusk and Upton ventured their way up to compete against the Bulldogs golfers. Three Lady Bulldogs placed in the top five of the...

Balow: Time for a comprehensive plan

I grew up watching westerns with the likes of Roy Rogers, Gene Autry and John Wayne. Predictable endings – good guys riding off into the sunset after saving the town – never spoiled the action or suspense of the movie.  Wyoming hoped for the...

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This Side of the Pond

When a scandal comes along, one expects it to involve some combination of sex, drugs, gambling and alcohol, maybe a murder or three. Without those juicy elements, what’s the use in having one at...

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Rod Owen DeCent

Rod Owen DeCent, age 57, passed away peacefully May 1, 2021, with his wife and family by his side. Rod was born May 13, 1963, in Aurora, Minnesota, to Allan “Doc” and Priscilla DeCent. He grew...

Sundance School Menu

Breakfast May 10 – Cereal, toast, tropical fruit salad, juice May 11 – Cinnamon French toast, string cheese, cinnamon apple slices May 12 – Mini bagels/fruit strudel, Scooby Cinna Stix, oranges May 13 – Apple filled donuts, yogurt,...

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Teacher of the year revealed

Crook County School District has announced that this year’s recipient of its Teacher of the Year award will be Mrs. Tina Inghram, second grade. Inghram has spent a quarter of a century educating...

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Engagement

Bob and Bonnie Queen proudly announce the engagement and coming wedding of their daughter, BobbiJo to Matthew Rodriguez of Spearfish, South Dakota. Matt is the son of Angel Rodriguez of Spearfish and...

Crook County Public Notices

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