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Articles from the January 10, 2019 edition

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Donald Dewey Sipe

Donald Dewey Sipe passed away on January 1, 2019, at his home in Spearfish, South Dakota. Donald was born November 19, 1931 to Dewey Sampson and Estrid Nancy (Frojd) Sipe in Sundance, Wyoming. He... Full story


Irvin Edgar Brimmer

Irvin Edgar Brimmer, 76, Hulett, Wyoming, died Friday January 4, 2019, at the Central Wyoming Hospice Home in Casper, Wyoming. Irvin was born March 10, 1942, in Spearfish, South Dakota, to Mary... Full story


Jerry Allen Schweitzer

Jerry Allen Schweitzer, 58, of Lead, South Dakota, passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, at Rapid City Regional Hospital. He was born at St. Joseph's Hospital in Deadwood, South Dakota, on... Full story


Dorothy G. Terry

Dorothy Terry, an 88-year-old Sundance, Wyoming resident went home to her final resting place, January 2, 2019, at the Legacy Center in Gillette, Wyoming. A private celebration of life will be held... Full story


Mary Garman

A celebration of life for Mary Garman will be held Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 1 p.m. at the Crook County School District Administration Building (old Elementary Gym) in Sundance. A full obituary was previously published.... Full story



At the first meeting since her departure from the Sundance City Council, Sheryl Klocker was presented with a cake and commemorative award to mark her years of service since 2011. "I'm very thankful...


Making it official

Familiar faces and one new; Judge Matthew Castano swore in Crook County’s elected officials for 2019 in the courtroom on Monday morning. While most of those who will take charge of the county’s... Full story


Mayor, council sworn in

The Sundance City Council began the year with an open seat to fill, which was achieved through a council appointment. After Callie Hilty was selected for the position, she was sworn in to serve the...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    January 10, 2019 

City looks to assist stranded seniors

Seniors in Sundance are already facing the prospect of a winter trapped in their homes, but an idea from the city council may be able to dig them out of the hole. Council Member Jana McLean, whose day job is Director of Crook County Senior Services,...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    January 10, 2019 

County hears audit results

The annual audit returned the usual finding this year that there is an issue with separation of duties within Crook County’s boards. This “significant deficiency”, said auditor Paul Stille of Leo Riley & Associates, comes down to the small...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    January 10, 2019 

City considers options for new telecom rules

City Attorney Mark Hughes handed the Sundance Council a lengthy sample ordinance at Wednesday’s meeting that would give the city some control over a new rule that could allow cell phone companies to place equipment in public rights-of-way. “The...


This Week at Your Library

If you signed up for the Geri-Fit Fitness Study class, we will begin on January 14, at 10 a.m. Classes will run every Monday and Thursday at 10 a.m. Don’t forget to bring your dumbbells and a water bottle! The Fitness Study class is full. However,...


Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago The Times January 8, 1919 Oyster Bay, N.Y., Jan. 6. - Col. Theodore Roosevelt died in his sleep early today at his home on Sagamore Hill in this village. Death is believed to have been due to rheumatism which affected his heart. The...


CCFV CORE Volunteer training offered

Would you like to become one of our volunteers? Crook County Family Violence would like to invite you to attend the FREE 32 hour CORE Volunteer Training Monday, January 14 through Thursday, January 17. This four day training will be presented at...


Cards of Thanks

Our Thanks To all the people who labored to make this benefit happen, thank you. It is humbling to see a small community come together to help its own. Thank you again for your generosity. Dennis and Shirley Conway AKA Santa and Mrs. Claus Thank You...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    January 10, 2019 

No bids for food pantry building

By Sarah Pridgeon After the Sundance Food Pantry vacated the city-owned building that had housed it for several years, the council decided it was finally time to get rid of it. Unfortunately, reported Clerk Treasurer Kathy Lenz last week, there was...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    January 10, 2019 

Out with the old

Keen to take up the offer of an old water tank that the Town of Pine Haven was in the process of replacing, the Sundance City Council directed city engineers Trihydro to gather some cost estimates. Unfortunately, reports Karla Greaser of Trihydro,...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    January 10, 2019 

Debris pit permit not expected till fall

The Sundance City Council is now expecting that the timeline to obtain a permit for a new construction and debris pit will stretch into the fall. “Working through the permitting schedule and my experience with the Department of Environmental... Full story


Black Hills Snow Course Readings

January 1, 2019 Site Name Elevation (ft.) Current Snow Depth (in.) Current Snow Water Equivalent (in.) 30-year Median SWE (1981-2010) Last Year’s SWE Current Percent of 30-year Median SWE (%) Blind Park Snotel 6870 21 3.2 3.2 2.6 100 Cole Canyon...


Circuit Court

Speeding – Bradley E. Bunch, SD, 90/80, $90; Daniel Eugene Engesser, SD, 86/70, $127; Jacob Lee Bolstad, CO, 82/70, $105; Genni L. Goschke, SD, 90/80, $90; Chezvaugh E. Turner, NJ, 65/45, $145; Torin P. Wirtanen, Moorcroft, 70/50, $145; Seferino J....


Crook County Sheriff's Office

Dec. 31 – Deputies did multiple welfare checks. Deputy did house watch. Deputy investigated suspicious circumstances. Deputy investigated fireworks violation. Deputy requested ambulance for welfare check. Detention Deputy did fingerprints. Jan. 1...


This Side of the Pond

Once upon a time, before it became normal to eat a miniscule bag of pretzels while staring down at a cloud, we had no other option but to go about our business via sea. Coming from a maritime town, I know as well as anyone that our relationship with...


Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, “Let’s send President Trump a message ‘Wyoming is not Trump country!’ by beating Foster Friess and electing Mark Gordon.” This message from Switch For Wyoming was on my answering machine the evening prior to the August Primary...


Wyoming News Briefs

Bill would set out-of-state tuition minimums LARAMIE (WNE) — For the second consecutive year, Rep. Bill Henderson, R-Cheyenne, is bringing a bill to the legislative session that would statutorily prescribe a difference between the tuition rates...


Changes to Hathaway would open eligibility

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Legislature will take another crack at changing the requirements for the Hathaway Scholarship for high school students looking to focus on career and technical education.  The bill, Senate File 43, would change requirements...


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