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Articles from the February 7, 2019 edition

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It's about time

A bill sponsored by both of Crook County’s legislators this year would do away with the need to spring forward and fall back. HB-14 would establish “Mountain Daylight Time”, creating a single time zone for Wyoming that would not be subject to...

 

First things first

The Crook County Medical Services District Board of Trustees is gearing up to revitalize the Hulett Clinic, potentially in a new building with additional space to allow a more diverse offering of services. In the meantime, the board discussed the...

 

Cold soles

It may have been frosty and slick on Sunday morning, but that didn't stop more than 60 runners and 30 walkers from joining in the fun of the year's chilliest race. Freeze Your Fanny is an annual...

 

Snow more waiting

Once upon a time in Sundance, a cold winter just meant a more difficult drive to town. Since the Sundance Winter Festival first launched, though, many of us have begun to judge January weather...

 

Robert G. Burke

Robert Gene Burke was born January 31, 1951, and passed away at home on February 1, 2019, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Belle Fourche, South Dakota, to William and Harriet... Full story

 

Wayne Marvin Gudmunson

Wayne Marvin Gudmunson, 82, of New Rockford, North Dakota, passed away on January 30, 2019, at Golden Acres Manor in Carrington, North Dakota. Wayne was born to Gerhard and Clara (Hildre) Gudmunson... Full story

 

Jordan receives "Best in Patient Care" award

Carol Jordan, PT, MPT was recently notified that she was awarded "Best in Patient Care" by the American Health Council for patient care delivered in Wyoming and South Dakota. Jordan was identified as...

 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago The Times February 5, 1919 Prohibition legislation has been taking much of the time of the Wyoming legislature, but it is thought a bill is now agreed upon, having the sanction of the...

 

Corrections

In last week’s issue in the articles regarding the sentencing of Christopher Nesius and the Marty Smith pre-trial, the judge presiding was incorrectly identified. The correct name is Judge Thomas Rumpke....

 

Cards of Thanks

Thank You RE: Marylou Ulrich’s Memorial I want to thank my family for a wonderful memorial. Everyone like the pictures presented with music. The number of people who showed up was amazing, thank you. Many thanks for all the cards and for the monies...

 

This Week at Your Library

With a library card, you have access to so much more than books, magazines and movies. You can check out eBooks, eAudio books and digital magazines. And, through the Wyoming State Library, you have access to online encyclopedias, language learning,...

 

Our View

We are pleased to share that your Wyoming newspapers have once again won the battle that we suit up for once a year. Our legislature debates new laws that would shroud your government in secrecy and we point out why that’s a terrible idea. This...

 

Legislative Update

Greetings from Cheyenne! Week four has been one of deadlines for the 65th Legislature. Tuesday represented the last day for bill introduction, HB0001 – General government appropriations had to be...

 

Legislative Update

Hello from the fourth week of the 2019 General Session. Most of the debate this week surrounded SF0001 – General government appropriations, also known as the Budget Bill. In the Senate, there were 7...

 

This Side of the Pond

Every so often, I fall down a rabbit hole. Not a literal one – although I doubt there’s a single person reading this who would be surprised – but its digital equivalent. I stumbled across an...

 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I THOUGHT WE WERE REPUBLICANS! We have earned headlines in Forbes magazine which state, “Wyoming Republicans are More Liberal than Washington Democrats”. I’ve counted 19 bills for taxes our Wyoming legislators have entered. They ar...

 

Girl Scout fire training session

Sundance Girl Scout Troup 1988 had the opportunity to take part in a training session on first aid and fire safety on January 22. The girls spent the evening with Fire Chief Chris Tomford and...

 

Super Bell VII

Sundance Community Handbell Choir hosted 21 ringers from seven communities for Super Bell VII on Saturday morning. Four of the choirs' directors conducted the ringers as they sight read through new...

 

Felony charges for man who ran out of fuel on off ramp

Ashley Beld of Newell, SD, has been sentenced for possession of a controlled substance and a misdemeanor DUI charge after his vehicle allegedly ran out of fuel on the off ramp near Moorcroft. According to court reports, a Wyoming Highway Patrol...

 

Osage woman sentenced for generator theft

Luerie Williams of Osage has been given a suspended sentence in connection with the theft of a generator from Glenn Construction in Moorcroft. Believed to be the female accomplice seen in video surveillance footage driving the vehicle as the theft...

 

Sioux Falls man sentenced for fourth DUI

A Sioux Falls man has been found guilty of a fourth count of driving while under the influence within the last ten years after being pulled over in Crook County and allegedly asking to be taken to jail. On August 4, a Crook County Sheriff’s Office...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Justin D. Hieb, Gillette, 94/80, $190; Sydney D. Stewart, Moorcroft, 79/65, $115; Charles C. Dubsky, DE, 86/75, $100; Wayne Forrest, MO, 93/75, $135; Stephen T. Emig, OK, 79/70, $88; Travis J. Cochran, Gillette, 40/30, $90; Dennis...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Jan. 28 – VIN check. Two paper services. Deputy assisted stalled motorist. Deputies handled search and rescue mission; subject located; all okay. Deputy handled welfare check; all was okay. Jan. 29 – VIN check. Deputy assisted stalled motorist....

 

Sundance Police Report

1/26: Officer responded to a neighborhood dispute. Thing were worked out. Conducted house watch and business checks. 2 bar checks. 5 traffic stops and 1 motorist assist. 1/27: Officer received report of an adult supplying vaping products to a minor,...

 

Lodging property owners, check your listings

“As part of the Crook County Tourism Promotion Board website, we promote overnight stays at the county’s lodging properties,” says Steve Lenz, chair of the Crook County Tourism Promotion Board. “In order to effectively do that, we need to...

 

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