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Hospital board trustee resigns

Joey Kanode announced his resignation on Thursday from the Crook County Medical Services (CCMSD) Board of Trustees and called for his fellow board members to do the same. In his resignation letter, Kanode says, “It is with a heavy heart that I woul...

 

Winter whiteout

A strong, low pressure system brought snow and gusty winds to the Black Hills on Monday. Several inches of snow continued to fall through the night and into Tuesday, while the roads became slippery...

 

Baudhuin takes NRA record in national 1000-yard contest

Cindi Baudhuin was among an elite group of sportsmen and women competing at the 2020 Berger Southwest F-Class Nationals, a contest held in Phoenix, Arizona earlier this month. Her performance in the...

 

WY caucus season kicks off

Caucus season is upon us and, for the Crook County Republican Party, choosing a candidate for president will be business as usual. For their Democratic counterparts, however, this election season will introduce a whole new system of casting your...

 

State preparing, but coronavirus risk low

While the number of reported cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to grow around the world, the current risk of an outbreak is still low in Wyoming, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). Dr. Alexia Harrist, state... Full story

 

WHP trooper injured in collision near Colony

A commercial truck struck a Wyoming Highway Patrol vehicle on Monday, February 24 on US 212 west of Colony, Wyoming.  The trooper was injured in the collision.  The trooper was stopped on the shoulder of the roadway finishing up with a previous...

 

Local artists to appear in Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition

Some of Wyoming’s finest artists will be recognized during the 2020 Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition reception in the Wyoming State Capitol Extension Friday, April 24, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., including local artists Robert Vore of Beulah, Mack...

 

Kimberly Anne Jones

Kimberly Anne (Sedlacek) Jones was born in Parkston, South Dakota, on August 22, 1968, to Richard and Karen (Hunhoff) Sedlacek. Kimberly joined one brother, Daniel, and her two sisters Christy and Cindy were born soon after. Kim passed away peacefull... Full story

 

Rodeo Royalty meeting Mar. 22

There will be an organizational meeting for the Crook County Rodeo Royalty Association at 3 p.m. on Sun., Mar. 22 at Devils Tower View on top of Campstool Hill, Hwy. 24. The meeting will include planning for the upcoming reigning year. All...

 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago The Times February 25, 1920 County Agent Oldroyd is to occupy the rooms in the court house made vacant by the removal of the land office. The county agent’s office is designed strictly non-political and is so conducted by Mr. Oldroyd,...

 

This Week at Your Library

The Library will be closed for Spring Cleaning March 23 – 27. Library Programming: TODDLER AND PRESCHOOL STORYTIME on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. February’s themes: “Groundhogs”, “Valentines” and “Leap into Science/Wind”. MAKER FRIDAY...

 

Sundance Municipal Court

Operate Motor Vehicle on Suspended Driver’s License – Benjamin Hollin, SC...

 

Sundance Police

Feb. 8 – House watch and business checks. Officer investigated hit and run crash. Three bar checks. Six traffic stops. Feb. 9 – House watch and business checks. Two traffic stops. Feb. 10 – House watch and business checks. Three traffic stops....

 

Crook County Sheriff

Feb. 17 – VIN check. Three traffic stops. Business checks. Request for EMS. Feb. 18 – VIN check. Assisted Sundance Police Department. Assisted motorist. Served search warrant. Assisted Moorcroft Police Department. Request for EMS. Feb. 19 – Fiv...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Tyler B. Sasse, Moorcroft, 89/80, $88; Billy E. Gebhart, Evanston, 79/70, $88; Taylor J. Erickson, SD, 90/80, $90; Chineh T. Ade, CO, 86/80, $82; Nephi C. Carlisle, UT, 88/80, $86 Fail to Drive Vehicle Within Single Lane – Steven L....

 

Our View: Trust must be earned, especially when broken

Four years ago, it was standing room only in the courthouse when the hospital board discussed its management contract with Rapid City Regional Health (RCRH). It had been a topic of discussion for weeks across the county. There was deep concern about...

 

This Side of the Pond

There’s a new trend in town – and it’s got me thinking that you guys might just be ready for the next level of your libation education. According to your friendly local coffee shop owner, one...

 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I fully agree with Verda Swenson’s letter to the editor in The Sundance Times Thurs., Feb. 13 edition. The road on Rupe Hill is a nightmare, not the best when road conditions are favorable. Then it becomes much worse with snow and ice...

 

Legislative Update

Greetings House District 1! After a grueling past few days, we’re now entering into the third week of the 2020 Budget Session. The majority of the past week was focused on introduction and debate...

 

Person, place or thing?

For My name shall be great among the nations, says the Lord of hosts (Mal. 1:11). Life is filled with an overflowing amount of information to process and categorize. Out of survival and confusion we often discard what is good with the bad. This...

 

Dear NP

Dear NP, “I have been taking proton pump inhibitors (PPI) for heartburn daily for the last seven years. My healthcare provider has advised me to stop due to possible serious side effects. What are...

 
 By Mike Koshmrl    News    February 27, 2020

Interior secretary halts goat cull

JACKSON — The U.S. Secretary of the Interior directly intervened in an aerial goat cull underway in the Tetons last Friday, ordering Grand Teton National Park Acting Superintendent Gopaul Noojibail to “stand down.” David Bernhardt, who...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Man dies after jumping from car SHERIDAN (WNE) — A Texas resident led Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers on a pursuit before jumping from a moving vehicle Feb. 21. The pursuit started near Sheridan on Interstate 90. WHP troopers were notified of a...

 

National Park Service begins project to improve accessibility at Devils Tower National Monument

Devils Tower National Monument is one of several national park units chosen by the National Park Service (NPS) to undergo comprehensive accessibility improvements through the landmark Targeted Accessibility Improvement Program. The program...

 

Game and Fish

GAME AND FISH LICENSE SELLING AGENT NEEDED The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is currently taking applications for an authorized Wyoming Game and Fish License Selling Agent to be located in the town of Sundance. Interested businesses may obtain...

 

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