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COVID-19 Daily Update - December 3

Wyoming's total lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 have increased by 552 since yesterday and now stand at 30,518. Probable cases have increased by 19 to 4560. Crook County has had a total of 294 confirmed cases and 23 probables after 4 new confirmed... Full story

Brand inspection case heads back to court

PINEDALE – A 2019 court case with five misdemeanor citations for violating a brand inspection law is taking new life as parties prepare for a second round in Circuit Court.  The misdemeanor case against Rex F. Rammell has traveled to both low...

COVID-19 Daily Update - December 2

*In this week's paper, we reported that the county health officer had requested, but not yet been granted, a mask mandate for Crook County. Please note that this countywide mask order has now been granted and is in effect* Face coverings must be... Full story

Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange

GILLETTE — Discussions over how to shape legislation that could allow Campbell County to form its own community college district are underway. With Gillette College’s future in the hands of the state Legislature, many questions remain. The...


The beginning of something

While the main bulk of the museum floor continues to take shape, one of Old Stoney’s doors is now open to welcome visitors. As of this week, shoppers and art lovers can enjoy the 1875 Gallery in...

Sundance Police Department

Nov. 11 – Holiday. House watch and business checks. Three traffic stops. Three bar checks. Nov. 12 – House watch and business checks. Four traffic stops. Three bar checks. Minor in possession of tobacco contact. Assisted Game and Fish with...

Circuit Court

Speeding – Andrew Czellecz, Caper, 81/75, $97; Joel Jackson, SD, 79/70, $103; Magno Rivera Martinez, MD, 92/75, $145; Sharon Torres, CA, 91/75, $140; Brandon Barnes, FL, 90/80, $105; Gabrielle Burris, SD, 86/75, $115; (minor) Sundance, 74/65,...

County requests mask order

County Health Officer Dr. James Larsen has petitioned the state for a temporary countywide mask order. The county commissioners expressed support for the move on Tuesday. The intention of the order is to promote awareness of the increasing... Full story

Major power transmission line comes online

CASPER — When a company produces electricity using coal, natural gas or renewable energy in Wyoming, it needs a way of transporting that power to customers, both in the state and beyond.  That’s where a transmission line comes in: The...

Wyoming News Briefs

Governor recovering from COVID-19 at home, first lady tests negative CHEYENNE (WNE) — After announcing last week that he had tested positive for COVID-19, Gov. Mark Gordon is continuing to recover from home while working a full work schedule this...

SHS Sports

High School Wrestling Weight Certification – Fri., Dec. 4, 5 p.m. Fri., Dec. 11, 5 p.m. at Home High School Basketball Sat., Dec. 12, 10 a.m. at Home vs. Upton Junior High Girls Basketball Thurs., Dec. 3, 4:30 p.m. at Home vs. Hulett Fri., Dec....

College Sports

UW Football Wyoming – 45, UNLV - 14 Next: Sat., Dec. 5, 5 p.m. at New Mexico UW Men’s Basketball Wyoming – 97, Mississippi Valley State – 61 Wyoming – 74, Texas Southern – 76 Next: Sun., Dec. 6 at Oregon State; Wed., Dec. 9, 7 p.m. vs....


Junior High Wrestling season wraps up

The Sundance Junior High wrestling team, back row: Riley Rheubottom, Kyten Johnson, Jaedyn Keller, Parker Skeens, Owen Watt; front row: Brady Garoutte, Tel Marchant, Lyman Halverson, Porter Watt. The...


Legislative Update

Hello all, just a quick update on the Wyoming Legislature. Now that the dust has settled at least at a state and local level on the elections I felt it was appropriate for an update. There will be...

This Side of the Pond

I know there’s a lot going on in the world, but you guys are missing out on the most popcorn-worthy drama of the decade. It’s a feud that could only have happened in Britain, but that doesn’t mean the rest of us can’t enjoy it. This tale...


Marion Agnes Haptonstall

Marion Agnes (Manke) Haptonstall passed away November 27, 2020, at the Crook County Nursing Home in Sundance, Wyoming. She was born December 6, 1924, to Ed and Edna Manke on the “home” place on... Full story

Leslie Homer Fullerton

Leslie Homer Fullerton, age 80, died October 26, 2020, at Sundance Assisted Care, in Sundance, Wyoming. Les was born to Homer and Lucille Watt Fullerton, April 20, 1940, in Newcastle, Wyoming. He was the oldest of five children born to Lucille and... Full story


Lilia Villegas

Lilia Villegas, 65, of Sundance, Wyoming, died Monday, November 23, 2020 at Wyoming Medical Center Hospital in Casper, Wyoming.  A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Friday, November 27,... Full story

Dennis Jude Tippmann

Dennis Jude Tippmann, Sr., 74, of New Haven passed away Monday, November 23, 2020 due to COVID-19. Denny was born April 22, 1946 in Fort Wayne, a son of the late Laurence and Mary Tippmann. He attended Central Catholic High School. Denny’s... Full story

Sundance School Menu

Breakfast Dec. 7 – Cereal, toast, peaches, juice Dec. 8 – Blueberry pancakes, yogurt, grapes Dec. 9 – Breakfast on a stick, applesauce, cheese stick Dec. 10 – Cinnamon roll, crisp apple, GoGurt Grab N Go Dec. 7 – Golden Graham cereal bar,...

School district prepares for budget cuts

For all the drastic cuts being made, one important chunk of Wyoming’s financial picture has yet to be examined. At this time, school districts across the state are waiting to hear how the shortfall will affect their budgets in the coming years....


Schools report success for first semester

As the first semester of the year draws to a close, Crook County School District has fared better than many dared hope in its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, none of the county’s...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You I would like to thank the Turf Bar, Cab, Dorothy, Randy and everyone else who helped with the rifle raffle. I really appreciate everything the patrons and staff have done for me. Rich Schulz Our Thanks Thank you for all the words of...


In last week’s issue, we stated in our article about the county’s applications for CARES Act funding that a total of $2.92 million had been allocated to Crook County. Due to a typo, this was incorrect: the total is actually $1.92 million. We... Full story

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