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County clerk offers inside look at elections

In response to ongoing national suspicions about the integrity of America’s elections, County Clerk Linda Fritz is inviting all interested citizens to take a behind-the-scenes look at how elections...

 

Ammo manufacturer relocates to Sundance

An ammunition manufacturer that was originally founded in New Hampshire will soon be relocating to this area. Discreet Ballistics exclusively produces subsonic ammunition and aims to continue delivering its products nationwide from its new home in Su...

 

Weather causes blip in vaccine program

Wyoming has experienced a brief blip in its vaccine problem due to the weather issues across the nation over the last week. These issues have temporarily prevented some shipments of vaccine doses to reach the state. The Wyoming Department of Health... Full story

 

Senators aim to protect Devils Tower name

A bill recently introduced in Congress would cement the name of Devils Tower National Monument in perpetuity. Senator Cynthia Lummis, who penned the bill with co-sponsorship from Senator John Barrasso, says her aim is to protect the monument from... Full story

 

Richard Lee Phillips

Richard Lee Phillips, 77, of Belle Fourche, South Dakota, was called home by our heavenly father on Sunday, February 14, 2021. He passed away peacefully at Spearfish Monument Hospital after a fire in his home. Richard was born August 24, 1943, in... Full story

 

Susan May

Susan May, 81 of Sundance, Wyoming, passed away on February 22, 2021, at Crook Country Hospital. Susan Lynn May was born on October 2, 1939, in Sioux City, Iowa. She lived with her parents Ray N. and Lydia Ellickson in Highmore, Presho, Chamberlain... Full story

 

FFA Creed Competition

On Feb. 17, the Bearlodge-Sundance FFA held a county speech competition between Sundance, Moorcroft and Hulett. In the creed competition, Aspen Jones placed first, Lindsey Fosheim placed second and...

 

Card of Thanks

Thank you February 19, 2021 Six weeks ago, today, my amazing husband, Rick was killed in a vehicle accident. I have only just begun to understand the devastation this loss has left in our lives. Over these six weeks I have been so overwhelmed from...

 
 By Kim Heaster    News    February 25, 2021

This Week at Your Library

The library doors are open. We will still be doing curbside delivery if you would prefer not to come inside. In compliance with the statewide mask order, MASKS ARE REQUIRED to enter the library. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided....

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Military history. If it were not for the U.S. Military, we would not have a country and our senators would not have their jobs. Less than one-half of one percent of all Americans join the U.S. Military and have made the ultimate sacrific...

 

Teens, young adults still need guidance with social media

It has long been the mantra of parenting gurus for adults to monitor social media posts for the children in their lives and have access to their phones. It was for their own protection, to keep them safe from child predators and the like. As the...

 

Image of God

So God created man in His own image; in the image of God, He created him; male and female He created them. – Gen. 1:27 What does it mean when the Bible tells us we are created in the image of God (Latin: Imago Dei)? Are we gods? Exact replicas,...

 

This Side of the Pond

It surprises me that a peculiarly British phenomenon has wedged its way into the news cycle here in the Midwest, as I personally would not have considered it news. I speak of an article that recently...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Elyse Harris, IL, 88/80, $101; Jacob V. Duncan, Gillette, 84/75, $103; Nicholas Gentry, MT, 94/75, $155; Sidi Sammama, WA, 92/70, $170; Judith Wagenaar, SD, 84/75, $103; Rodney Morrison, Powell, 85/75, $115; Erick Larson, SD, 85/75,...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Feb. 8-14 Feb. 8 – Five VIN checks. Traffic stop. Five business checks. Theft report. Warrant attempt. Vehicle crash. EMS paged four times. Feb. 9 – Two VIN checks. Two traffic stops. Prisoner transport. Two sets of fingerprints for outside...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Missing toddler found dead in Cheyenne dumpster CHEYENNE (WNE) — Following a missing child search that began early Friday afternoon, Cheyenne Police discovered the body of two-year-old Athian Rivera in a dumpster. The search for Rivera – which in...

 

Boys finish conference play on top

SHS Boys Ending their regular season on the road, the Sundance Bulldogs picked up three more wins to bring a near perfect regular season to a close with a 16-1 overall record. The Wright Panthers were no match for the Sundance Bulldogs on Thursday...

 

Grapplers head to state tourney

Josh Pridgeon walked away with a first-place finish in the 195 weight class for the Bulldogs in the regional wrestling tournament this past weekend at Moorcroft. All the Bulldogs wrestlers seemed to...

 

Sundance senior to be featured in Rising Star of the West contest

Sundance High School senior Rhianna Heaster will be featured as part of KEVN Black Hills FOX’s Rising Star of the West scholarship contest Thurs., Mar. 4 on The SIX and on Black Hills FOX News at 9... Full story

 

Junior High boys win over Upton

The Sundance junior high boys’ basketball team went up against the Upton Bobcats on Thursday night as both the seventh and eighth grade team walked away with victories. The seventh graders defeated...

 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago Feb. 24, 1921 The commercial club has decided upon a masquerade ball for the evening of March 17, St. Patrick’s day. Costumes will be on hand for the occasion and notice will be given... Full story

 

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