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Wyoming Reads celebrates literacy with area first graders

Crook County first graders from Hulett, Moorcroft and Sundance made their annual trek to Devils Tower National Monument for the 14th annual Wyoming Reads celebration in Crook County. It was a...

City closer to funding Central Park

The Wyoming Business Council has recommended a community development grant of $484,000 for the City of Sundance to assist with plans to develop a new park on the site next to Old Stoney. Mayor Paul Brooks appeared in front of the business council...

Raptors spotted in Sundance

Crook County Library and Sundance Elementary hosted the Black Hills Raptor Center on Wed., May 15. Maggie and Lucy, volunteers from the center, brought the birds over to visit both the library and...

Crook County Tourism industry reports growth in 2018

Travelers spent $33.8 million in Crook County during the 2018 visitor season, says a report released by Dean Runyan and Associates in partnership with the Wyoming Travel Industry Coalition. “That’s up from $19 million in 2004,” says Steve...

Changing of the guard

The last active member of the Crook County War Memorial committee, having served on behalf of local veterans since the structure now so familiar to this community was no more than the inkling of an...

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago The Times May 21, 1919 Johnnie and Nels Pearson of Aladdin are reported to have run their car off the bridge at the stone house on Hay Creek just this side of Belle Fourche today, but fortunately neither of them was injured. Lieut....

Wyoming News Briefs

State’s first solar power trade group forms GILLETTE (WNE) — The cost of installing solar power has dropped 70 percent in the last ten years and Wyoming solar installs have increased accordingly. In response to this growth, installers around...

This Week at Your Library

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY OPEN HOUSE LUNCHEON Thursday, June 27 from 11:30 a.m to 1 p.m. This luncheon is free to the public as a thank you for all the community support shown to the library this past year. Come enjoy some incredible food and good...

Tenth Old Stoney Art Auction set for next weekend

The tenth annual Old Stoney Art Auction is coming up next weekend, bringing with it the usual promise of fun, time to visit with friends and local art that any collector will be sure to covet. This year, as work moves ever closer towards the finish...

Keep cutting boards clean

It's not just your hands that need washing before, during and after food preparation. Anything that touches your food can be a source of contamination and foodborne illness – including cutting boards. No matter the material of your cutting...

Sundance Sports

High School Track Thurs., May 16 – State at Casper Junior High Golf Mon., May 20 at...

Great showing at state meet

The Sundance track and field team competed in the state meet this past weekend. "Despite the cold and blustery weather, each of the athletes set a personal record in at least one event," Bulldog...

Sundance Shootout coming to the golf course

If watching Tiger win the Master’s was of any interest to you, you need to know about a fun local event on Friday, June 7. Ten of the top golfers from the area will be on display for you to follow and root for as they compete in the second annual...

Crook County Special Olympics

The Crook County Special Olympics participated in State Special Olympics on May 8-11. They participated in basketball, track and swimming. State Games consist of 700 athletes and partners, 200...

Athletes of the Year

Sundance High School Athletes of the Year for 2018-2019: Tanner Hofland and Madison Gill. Madison was All-Conference, All-State, Bulldog Award and MVP for Volleyball; All-Conference, Bulldog Award,...

Junior High Golf

CY Middle School Invitational – Casper Boys Individual: Kaedyn Fletcher – 57 Ashtyn Powe – 66 Spencer Lubken – 70 Parker Speidel – 71 Kaden Moore – 73 Wyatt Fiedor – 74 Shane Tenke ...

Pixley qualifies for world's largest junior high rodeo

Sundance’s own Austin Pixley has qualified to compete at the world’s largest junior high rodeo in South Dakota on June 23. Seventh grader Pixley will compete in the ribbon roping event at the National Junior High Finals Rodeo in Huron. Pixley...

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor, I just finished reading your article on the Military Veterans’ Memorial in the Court House square and want you to know how much I enjoyed it. I appreciate the good things you put in about our little town. Some of these treasures we...

This Side of the Pond

I have a friend who grew up in a community that celebrated its European heritage to a greater degree than most. Let’s call her Beryl and, for the sake of protecting the innocent, let’s say the...

Larry Matthew Roberts

Larry Matthew Roberts, 78 years young, was born April 13, 1941, on Easter Sunday, in Cheyenne, Wyoming, to Matthew C. and Leona "Noni" (Canfield) Roberts. He lived in Cheyenne until he graduated from...

Robert L. Beaudoin

Masonic Rites for Robert L. Beaudoin will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at the Masonic Hall, 611 Cleveland Street in Sundance, Wyoming. The service is open to the public. Military Honors and inurnment will be held at 12:30 p.m. on...

Sundance School Menu

Breakfast May 20 – Sausage egg muffin, fresh strawberries May 21 – Cinnamon roll, crisp apple, GoGurt May 22 – Oatmeal muffin, GoGurt, oranges May 23 – Cereal variety, toast, slice pears, juice Lunch May 20 – Chicken fajita, tortilla...

Drilling for safety

As Sundance High School's first active shooter drill came to an end on Thursday, almost every student strolled casually back into the building. Even a small group that had made the decision to...

Class of 2019!

Hats were thrown in the air in the traditional celebration as 25 young people left school behind to begin their adult lives. Sundance High School hosted the commencement ceremony on May 19 for the...

Game and Fish to hold public meeting on mountain lion hunting seasons

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department invites you to participate in a meeting in Sundance to discuss mountain lion hunting seasons on May 29. The Sundance meeting will be held at 4 p.m. at the Crook County Courthouse. Newcastle Wildlife Biologist...

Fishing Derby June 1

The Sundance Rod and Gun Club annual Kids’ Fishing Derby will be held Saturday, June 1 with registration at noon and fishing from 1 to 3 p.m. Hot dogs, soda and prizes for everyone! Call Doug Ramsey at 290-2901 for more...

Youth Field Day June 1

Youth age 0 through high school are invited to the fifth annual WSG Hulett Youth Field Day Saturday, June 1 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Highway 24 one-half mile from Hulett. The event is free and is open to the first 125 youth who register. Lunch is...

Motorized trails to remain closed over Memorial Day weekend

All motorized trails remain temporarily closed to motor vehicle use on the Black Hills National Forest due to extreme wet conditions and a forecast calling for more wet and cold weather.  A closure order was signed last week prohibiting any type...

Cleaning up

The Ride and Hide 4-H Club was able to take advantage of last week’s short run of nice weather in order to clean up a stretch of Highway 116 on Wednesday. Eleven of the club’s...

Big game hunting application deadline approaching

The May 31 deadline for Wyoming resident and nonresident big game hunters to submit applications for limited quota deer and antelope licenses is approaching. May 31 is also the deadline for resident elk. Deciding what Wyoming application to submit...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You Thank you to my family for arranging my 90th birthday party on Saturday and to all those who attended. I thought it was a great celebration and very much appreciated it. Earl Gray Our Thanks Thank you Sundance State Bank for your generous...

Correction: Pipeline

In last week’s issue in the story regarding Oneok’s Elk Creek Pipeline, we incorrectly referred to the pipeline in question as an oil pipeline. Once in service, it will carry natural gas...

Correction: Graduation section

The graduation section has been reprinted and is included in this week’s paper. We received incomplete information so the section in last week’s paper was missing two...

CCLUP&ZC

CROOK COUNTY LAND USE PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION Regular Meeting Minutes Roger Connett Darryl Baker Chairman Vice-Chairman May 13, 2019 Members Present: Members Absent: Visitors: Staff: Chairman, Roger Connett Vice-Chairman, Darryl Baker Paul &...

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