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Governor Gordon expresses disappointment that Wyoming's 6 largest rodeos are cancelled in 2020

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon and representatives from the state’s largest rodeos announced today that six of Wyoming’s large rodeos and events will not take place in 2020. This decision factored in economics, health concerns...

Some semblance of normal

Things seem even closer to normal this week as summertime arrives in Wyoming and brings with it a slow and careful return to tourist season. At the same time, the COVID-19 pandemic has continued to make itself felt with new cases, more deaths and a...

County reopens – with restrictions

The county has reopened access to its buildings, but will continue to impose restrictions for the time being. A resolution passed during a special meeting on Friday allows the public to enter the...

State aid to launch by June 1

With a following wind and a lot of hard work, the financial aid programs authorized by the Wyoming State Legislature are set to go live on June 1. Businesses that have suffered financially through the COVID-19 crisis, as well as those whose housing...

Wyoming News Briefs

Yellowstone officials say park is pretty quiet JACKSON (WNE) — Famous grizzly bears and geysers are certainly concentrating crowds, but entrance gate data indicates relatively open roads and a dearth of people in the first few opening days for...

Neiman to run for House rep seat

Chip Neiman, current chairman of the Crook County Republican Party, has announced his candidacy for Wyoming House District 1 in the upcoming Republican Primary election to be held August 18, 2020....

Engel takes command of Star Warriors

Commander Dustin Engel of the U.S. Navy, Sundance native and son of Janet Lake, was recently promoted to take command of VAQ-209, otherwise known as the “Star Warriors”, the U.S. Military’s...

Board compromises at $15 rate increase for LTC

The Board of Trustees has agreed to an increase on the daily rate for Crook County Medical Service District’s long term care unit. The increase of $15 will take the overall total to $230 per day. Though the total charged to residents still will...

This Week at Your Library

Monday, June 1, we will be open BY APPOINTMENT ONLY for patrons to enter. Our hours will go back to 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please call 283-1006. Our guidelines: • Maximum of five people (non-staff) will be permitted in the...

Going with the fire flow

Work has begun on installation of a water line from the hydrant on Cleveland Street up to Old Stoney. This was deemed necessary by the state fire marshal’s office to ensure there is adequate fire...

PRECorp re-opens offices, with restrictions

In response to easing COVID-19 virus pandemic restrictions, Powder River Energy will re-open its office lobbies in Sundance and Gillette with limited hours, beginning Monday, June 1. The reopening restrictions are intended for the well-being of...

Crook County Sheriff's Office

May 18 – Five VIN checks. Booked in two new inmates. Investigated an abandoned vehicle. Welfare check. Business check. Responded to domestic call. Assisted another agency. EMS paged out three times. Fire paged out two times. May 19 – Five VIN...

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago May 26, 1920 Information just reaches the Times that the body of Laben Wood, whom it has been suspicioned the past two weeks or more was a victim of foul play, was found in or on the bank of the North Fork of the Little Missouri...

Circuit Court

Speeding – Nicholas R. Earhart, MO, 87/75, $105; Gregory T. Calder, WA, 85/75, $90; Aaron D. McGuire, Gillette, 105/80, $170; Alana R. May-Shinagle, CO, 79/70, $88; Brandon K. Sorg, Douglas, 79/70, $88; Mark R. Wellman, AK, 103/80, $255; Lilian...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Mr. Editor, I am again compelled to spend a few minutes collecting my thoughts on the ongoing coronavirus crisis sweeping the country. I am certainly not impressed with the so-called progress being made in Wyoming as the state reopens and...

This Side of the Pond

Parks, forests and campsites are open and I’d estimate that three quarters of the people I know are heading for a weekend under the stars, if they haven’t done so already. While I know you’re...

State Coronavirus Shutdowns and the Constitution

By Mark A. Klaassen Over the past two months, the nation has engaged in unprecedented shutdowns in an effort to contain the outbreak of COVID-19. After many weeks of economically crippling restrictions and stay-at-home orders, citizens are...

Forged

The refining pot is for silver & the furnace for gold, but the Lord tests the hearts. Proverbs 17:3 Born in fire, forged in God’s love. Simple to say, complex and painful as a process, yet the beneficial fruit it produces cannot be denied. Rarely...

Susan Symonds

Susan Joann (Cheshier) Symonds age 63 of Hulett, Wyoming, passed away at home surrounded by her loved ones, on May 8, 2020, after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. Suzie was born October 24,...

Sundance High School Class of 2020 Scholarships and Awards

Molly Amann – Hathaway Provisional Scholarship*; Humbert Hall Scholarship; Buzz Bonus Scholarship; Presidential Medallion Scholarship; Electa Chapter #5 OES Scholarship Tyson Bjornestad – Hathaway Opportunity Scholarship*; Harper Memorial...

Moline Scholarship

The John A. and Margaret A. Moline Scholarship has been awarded to two students this year. The first is Teddi Marchant. Teddi is a 2020 graduate of Sundance High School. She plans on attending the...

Temporary rock climbing closures announced

Rock climbing routes on the southwest face and the southwest edges of Devils Tower summit will be temporarily closed effective immediately to protect nesting Peregrine and Prairie Falcons. The closure is implemented annually to provide the falcons...

Cook Lake will open for day use

Despite delays to the project to replace the spillway, which will require the campground to stay closed this year, Cook Lake should be open for day use by the middle of June, says District Ranger Mike Gosse. The Forest Service has been able to...

Register your boat for summer

All motorized watercraft are required to have a current watercraft registration and AIS decal. Heading to the water for boating? Be sure to register your watercraft and purchase an Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) decal online to be ready to enjoy...

Card of Thanks

Thank You A million thanks to the ambulance crew for their rapid response to my emergency last week and to the professional, efficient medical staff at Crook County Memorial Hospital for the care given me. I deeply appreciate all you did for me....

Crook County Weed & Pest

Crook County Weed & Pest PO Box 7, 802 S. 11th Street Sundance, WY 82729 Special Meeting -April 21, 2020 Board Members Present: LeRoy Curren, Chip Neiman, Vance Steedley, Kolby Wickwire, and Wade Dennis Employees Present: Andrew Litzel and Kari Van...

Crook County Natural Resource District (CCNRD)

Crook County Natural Resource District (CCNRD) March 2nd Regular Board Meeting Minutes CALL MEETING TO ORDER The meeting was called to order at 12:14 pm by Chairman Wayne Garman at the USDA Service Center, 117 S 21st St, Sundance, Wyoming....

CROOK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #1

MINUTES of MEETING BOARD of TRUSTEES CROOK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #1 Preparing Today for Success Tomorrow CCSD#1 will prepare & empower all students for successful, lifelong learning through effective teaching. CALL TO ORDER The regular meeting of...

CROOK COUNTY LAND USE PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION

CROOK COUNTY LAND USE PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION Regular Meeting Minutes Roger Connett Cody Galloway Chairman Vice-Chairman May 11, 2020 Members Present: Chairman, Roger Connett, Vice-Chairman, Cody Galloway, Terry Wilkerson, Mary Yemington...

CROOK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #1

MINUTES of MEETING BOARD of TRUSTEES CROOK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #1 Preparing Today for Success Tomorrow CCSD#1 will prepare & empower all students for successful, lifelong learning through effective teaching. CALL TO ORDER The regular meeting of...

Crook County Weed & Pest

Crook County Weed & Pest PO Box 7, 802 S. 11th Street Sundance, WY 82729 Board Meeting – April 8, 2020 Checks written –March 31, 2020 The regular scheduled board meeting was held by conference call on a GoTo meeting because of the current...

Crook County Natural Resource District (CCNRD)

Crook County Natural Resource District (CCNRD) April 7th Regular Board Meeting Minutes CALL MEETING TO ORDER The meeting was called to order at 12:01 pm by Chairman Wayne Garman by conference call. ATTENDANCE by conference call Board: Wayne Garman,...

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