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Coronavirus cases up to 230, Gordon asks for limit on fishing licenses

Gov. Mark Gordon is asking the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission to suspend the sale of short-term fishing licenses to out-of-state residents as a way to discourage travel to the state. Gordon’s comments came during a news conference Wednesday as...

Spring, summer events canceled in face of continuing restrictions

Spring and summer events and activities around Wyoming are being canceled as the state works to deal with the restrictions on personal movement imposed by the coronavirus. The Wyoming High School Activities Association announced Tuesday it canceled...

Business rundown

Restaurants and Cafes • BUFFALO JUMP STEAKHOUSE: Offering curbside pickup and limited delivery for lunch (11 a.m.-2 p.m.) and dinner (4-8 p.m.). Call 307-643-7173. If any families are struggling with needing food, please call and ask for Casey....

Wyoming residents continue to help neighbors through outbreak

From free ice cream and sack lunches to parades and scavenger hunts, Wyoming residents made the best of their self-isolation in the last week by helping others. Here are just a few stories from around the state: Cheyenne realtor spreads smiles with...

First COVID-19 case identified in Crook County

As case numbers continue to rise both across the state and worldwide, Crook County announced its first confirmed COVID-19 patient at the end of last week. Wyoming is now experiencing a deeper level...

What is the emergency operation's center?

You may be wondering what goes on in the emergency operations center (EOC) during a pandemic. Think of it as the nerve center for the incident. Response and the cost are planned. Decisions are made. Information is gathered and sent out to the media...

Busting the virus myths, round two

The global pandemic is unprecedented in living memory and, as with most new things, has caused plenty of misunderstandings and myths. This week, County Health Officer Dr. James Larsen, is here to separate the facts from the fiction. Myth: “I...

Sew glad to help

When residents of Green Mountain Estates told Tracy Wilson they were concerned about exposure to COVID-19, she got to work immediately. Wilson has now sewn protective masks for every resident ...

County response continues to evolve

At a special meeting on Thursday, the county’s elected officials gathered to consider new actions related to the COVID-19 outbreak in Wyoming and across the world. With the courthouse already locked down except by appointment and employees...

No Easter eggs? No problem

Easter is hopping into view and, at Crook County Senior Services (CCSS), the staff believe the hunt must go on. This weekend, the organization will be presenting an outbreak-safe way to enjoy an Easter adventure. The Easter Driving Scavenger Hunt...

Man arrested near Sundance for possession of marijuana

Codey Lang of Minnesota has been arrested for possession of a controlled substance after being stopped on Hwy 585 for speeding and admitting to law enforcement that he was traveling with $1000 of marijuana he had bought in Colorado. On March 26, an...

High-speed pursuit ends with crash

A high-speed pursuit that began in Wyoming Monday afternoon ended in a rollover crash in Spearfish. Tony Mangan, a spokesman for the South Dakota Highway Patrol said the pursuit began around 3:20 by...

Circuit Court

Speeding – Shane N. Hammond, Gillette, 91/75, $125; Kory James Massie, WA, 61/45, $125; Nathaniel D. McGilliuray, SD, 89/80, $88; Jeffery R. Singer, Gillette, 84/75, $88; Jason B. Fouch, Newcastle, 87/80, $84; Nicholas A. Lease, SD, 87/80, $84;...

Wyoming News Briefs

Gas prices drop almost 10 cents statewide in a week GILLETTE (WNE) - Wyoming gas prices have fallen 9.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.06 a gallon Monday. Prices have fallen below $2 a gallon in two counties, Albany at $1.762 and...

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago The Times April 7, 1920 Good Friday has come and gone, and Judge Ashdown neither planted potatoes nor set a hen on that day, thereby shattering a record of many years. Storm on Easter, storm for seven consecutive Sundays thereafter,...

Crook County Sheriff

Mar. 30 – Two VIN checks. Search and rescue. Courtesy ride. Four civil assist calls. Traffic hazard removed from roadway. Animal complaint. Business check. Mar. 31 – Four paper services. Assisted Devils Tower ranger. Abandoned vehicle reported....

This Week at Your Library

Due to concerns over COVID-19 and for the safety and well-being of our communities, the Crook County commissioners have closed county facilities until further notice. Even though the doors are closed at the county libraries, library staff will...

Sundance Municipal Court

Speeding – Bradley Miller, ND, 42/30; Holly Hepker, Newcastle, 71/40; Tanner Adler, SD,...

SHS Sports

No games this...

College Sports

UW Men’s Basketball MW Tourney: Wyoming – 80, Colorado State – 74 Wyoming – 74, Nevada – 71 Wyoming – 82, Utah State – 89 BHSU Men’s Basketball BHSU – 71, SD School of Mines – 80 BHSU Women’s Basketball BHSU – 44, SD School...

This Side of the Pond

A couple of months ago, none of us were dreaming up ways to stay entertained while stuck indoors (except during snowstorms), but that’s our new reality. Little did I know, back when the outside...

Our View

While some may criticize Governor Matt Mead for not issuing a stay-at-home order, we applaud him. By sticking with sensible statewide orders, he has kept bureaucracy to a minimum and confusion at bay while ensuring our law enforcement agencies can...

Edith Trickel

Edith Trickel, 88, of Sundance, Wyoming, died Friday, April 3, 2020. Edith was born on October 9, 1931, in Cylinder, Iowa, to Claus and Mabel (Gustin). She lived in Sundance almost 40 years. She was...

Sundance School Menu

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Application Hearing

NOTICE OF HEARING UPON APPLICATION FOR BRIDGER PIPELINE LICENSES and ACCESS PERMITS Be advised that the Board of County Commissioners in and for Crook County, Wyoming is holding a public hearing on April 21, 2020 at the hour of 10:00 A.M. at the...

Probate

STATE OF WYOMING COUNTY OF CROOK IN THE DISTRICT COURT SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Probate No. 5795 IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: BRIDGETTE E. REECE, Deceased. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR DECREE OF DISTRIBUTION TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN SAID ESTATE:...

Block Grant Application

Public Notice Please take note that Goshen HELP a 501(C)3 is providing public notice regarding the Draft FFY 2021 Community Service Block Grant Application for the following counties: Carbon, Crook, Goshen, Niobrara, Washakie, and Weston. The...

Commissioners

PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THE COURTHOUSE IN SUNDANCE, CROOK COUNTY, WYOMING Thursday, April 2, 2020 2:03 o’clock p.m. Present for the special meeting were Chairman Kelly B. Dennis (per conference call), Vice-Chairwoman...

Mining Permit

Public Notice Bentonite Performance Minerals, LLC of Colony, Wyoming has applied for a regular mining permit amendment from the Land Quality Division of the Department of Environmental Quality for the State of Wyoming. The mining permit amendment...

Bids

INVITATION TO BIDDERS Crook County School District #1 is seeking bids to replace cabinets, countertops and flooring in the Family and Consumer Sciences room at Sundance High School, 1016 E. Cleveland St., Sundance, WY. For additional information...

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