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  • Times wins journalism honors

    Times Staff|Jan 26, 2023

    The Sundance Times’s Sarah Pridgeon was honored at the Wyoming Press Association (WPA) annual convention this weekend as the first journalist from a small weekly newspaper to win the Jim Tiemann Memorial Legal Reporting Award. This major award is presented jointly by the Wyoming Press Association and Wyoming State Bar Foundation and honors a writer for, “consistent excellence in a body of work on legal issues”, judged on clarity, quality, accuracy and knowledge of subject matter in stories dealing with legal issues. The award was created in mem...

  • Our View:

    TIMES STAFF|Mar 5, 2020

    We would like to commend everyone who has been involved over the last couple of weeks in taking steps towards righting the ship at Crook County Medical Services District. We applaud and offer thanks to our trustees, who listened to the concerns of the community and put the brakes on what could have become a crisis situation. We understand it’s not easy to have difficult conversations in the open, especially when you know how deeply feelings run within the community, but you had the courage to do so. Thank you for your willingness to allow m...

  • School district balks at "vague" technology policy

    TIMES STAFF|Feb 20, 2020

    At the recommendation of Superintendent Mark Broderson, the Crook County School District Board of Trustees has chosen to delay adoption of a new technology policy due to concerns that its wording is too vague. At Monday’s meeting, the board heard that members of staff are concerned it would allow searches of personal cell phones. The policy was created by the office of Tracy Copenhaver, legal counsel for the Wyoming School Boards Association. This office is responsible for sending out new policies to districts across the state, Broderson s...