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CenturyLink to be deregulated

Crook County customers having trouble with their CenturyLink phone service may have the option to take a subsidy that will provide them with internet phone service through HughesNet, according to Commissioner Jeanne Whalen. This will be done...

Circuit Court

Speeding – Amanda K. Mercer, Gillette, 84/70, $115; Tiffany N. Shaw, CO, 91/80, $100; Beau R. Byrd, Worland, 85/75, $90; Oscar A. Ramirez, UT, 88/75, $110; Raymond B. Laidet, MO, 97/80, $130; Taren Coeger White, Devils Tower, 80/65, $120; Jessica...

Going up

This month's jump in price for postage stamps will be larger than any Postmistress Pam Craig has seen before in her 31-year career. Prior to the January 27 increase of 5 cents for a first class...

How bad is too bad?

The snowstorm that blew through Crook County on New Year's Eve has prompted department heads and the commissioners to review the policy on closing down the courthouse in times of bad weather. County...

Moorcroft man charged with felony theft

Moorcroft man Dewey Schoenewald faces felony theft charges after a search of his residence uncovered numerous items that had been taken from another person’s property. On December 28, Crook County Dispatch received a complaint of a theft that had...

Know it. Name it. Stop it

One in every six American women and one in 17 men have been impacted by the psychological terror of being stalked. This January marks the fifteenth National Stalking Awareness Month, a call to action to recognize and respond to a serious crime that...

Old Stoney and Central Park gear up for summer opening

When the snows melt this year, Sundance residents can expect the thaw to uncover a new center point for their town. According to the current trajectory, Old Stoney will be fully refurbished and the park that lies next to it will be available to...

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Jan. 7 – Three VIN checks. Detention Deputy transported inmate to clinic appointment and back to jail. Deputy investigated civil dispute. Detention Deputy did fingerprints for outside employment. Detention Deputy booked in subject brought over...

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago The Times January 15, 1919 Dr. and Mrs. Clarenbach are home from Cheyenne, where the doctor was subpoenaed as a witness before the grand jury. Master Charley did not go with his parents, he and Miss Williamson remaining in charge of...

Caregiver support group meeting in Sundance

The Wyoming Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association is pleased to announce that a support group for caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s and other dementias is now meeting regularly in Sundance. Nearly 10,000 people in Wyoming are living with...

Sundance Sports

High School Basketball Thurs., Jan. 17, 4 p.m. at Home vs. Wright Sat., Jan. 19, 1 p.m. at Home vs. Big Horn Fri., Jan. 25, 3 p.m. at Moorcroft Sat., Jan. 26, 1 p.m. at Lusk High School Wrestling Fri.-Sat., Jan. 18-19 at Moorcroft Invite Fri.-Sat.,...

Dig out those long johns...

In Sundance, Superbowl Sunday has more than one meaning. Before battle begins on our television screens, the city will once again play host to the chilliest fundraiser of the year: the Freeze Your...

Busy week for Bulldog wrestlers

The Sundance wrestlers have been busy this past week wrestling in Wright in a five-team dual tournament, hosting a three team mixer and traveling to Newcastle for the Invitational. While on the mats...

Mixed results for basketball this week

SHS Boys vs. NSI The Sundance Bulldogs were able to hold NSI to single digit scoring for three quarters as they pulled off a 57-30 victory on Friday night. While it was an excruciatingly slow start...

AAU Wrestling

AAU wrestlers attended the sixth annual Sturgis Brandon Delzer Memorial Tournament, left to right: Justen Foster 8th, Logan Foster 7th, Tel Marchant, Wudzie Zaato 2nd, Cord...

We welcome your opinion

The ‘Opinions’ section of our newspaper belongs to you, the readers. We encourage you to use it to express your opinions. The Sundance Times does not solicit any particular viewpoint and publishes most all letters we receive. Letters are not...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: In his letter to the editor last week, Ted Davis implies that if Wyoming did not allow so-called “switch voting” that Foster Friess would have been the Republican nominee, rather than Mark Gordon. Mr. Davis states that statewide...

Updates from the Legislature

Greetings from...Cheyenne! It was a busy first week with the inauguration of Governor Mark Gordon and the start of the 65th General Session of the Wyoming Legislature. As of Friday, more than 200...

Dear Mom and Dad: Cool it

By Karissa Niehoff, Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Associations and Ron Laird, Commissioner of the Wyoming High School Activities Association If you are the mother or father of a high school athlete here in...

Our View

What happens in Washington, D.C. often seems to stay in Washington, D.C., at least from the perspective of those of us living in the boonies. By the time they reach us, it feels like the ripples of legislation are too gentle to be felt. But when it...

This Side of the Pond

For the first couple of years after I sailed across the pond, I sometimes felt as though I were speaking into a vacuum. I found myself stuck in a surreal no man's land where my meaning was being...

This Week at Your Library

Do you have old Hulett, Moorcroft or Sundance school annuals that you do not want anymore? We will take them! They will become part of our collection in the Wyoming Room and will never be discarded. Library Programming: VALENTINE’S TRAVELING BAKE...

Sundance School Menu

Breakfast Jan. 21 – Cereal, cinnamon toast, crisp apple, juice Jan. 22 – Country gravy on biscuit, watermelon Jan. 23 – Assorted muffins, mandarin oranges, cheddar cheese stick Jan. 24 – Breakfast banana split, Scooby cinna stix Lunch Jan....

SHS Honor Roll

Quarter 2 Seniors: Chyanne Ranee Downey Madison Rae Gill Jaye Lyn Gustafson Lauren Olivia Haiar Tanner Lance Hofland Laramie Josiah Holst William Ray Inghram Micah Lynn Kammerer Aaron Matthew Kanode Drake Allin Richards Gaven Rowell Aubrey Ryann...

Arbor Day poster contest open

Wyoming State Forestry Division and Wyoming Project Learning Tree (WY PLT) are teaming up again this year to hold the annual Wyoming State Arbor Day poster contest. This year Wyoming will celebrate...

Wyoming News Briefs

Former teacher gets prison for sex abuse CHEYENNE (WNE) — A former Cheyenne junior high school math teacher was sentenced Friday to at least 20 years in prison for sexually abusing his former student, whom he later adopted. Joseph Meza’s...

Suicide prevention advocates to visit Cheyenne to support mental health parity

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, and it is the eighth leading cause of death in Wyoming. On Thursday, January 17, 2019, advocates from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the largest suicide...

Crook County Weed and Pest – 2018 Report

The past year at the Crook County Weed and Pest was productive and eventful. We had many obstacles and new challenges to overcome, but overall a very successful year of weed and pest control. Prairie...

Legislative Contacts

Senator Ogden Driskill PO Box 155, Devils Tower WY 82714, Cell: 307-680-5555, Email: ogden.driskill@wyoleg.gov Representative Tyler Lindholm Home: 307-468-2121, Cell: 307-282-0968, Email: tyler.lindholm@wyoleg.gov, TylerLindholm.com Governor Matt...

Card of Thanks

Thank You To all of those who met with me or let me leave packages with them at work, it was very much appreciated with bad roads, heavy package volume and lots of mileage. Thanks again,...

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