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  • WYO HELP provides gift cards to help with food insecurity

    Mar 9, 2023

    Local grocery stores in Crook County will soon have the opportunity to receive gift cards from WYO HELP that can be used to assist with food insecurity, a donation made possible through the COVID-19 Health Disparity Grant Program. WYO HELP has been awarded $122,000 through the Addressing Basic Needs and Social Determinants of Health section of the program, which is managed by the Align Team. The grant comes from the $8.1 million dedicated by Wyoming to building up healthcare infrastructure and addressing historical inequities in our...

  • Game and Fish hosts hunting season meetings

    Sarah Pridgeon|Mar 9, 2023

    Wyoming Game and Fish’s Casper Region has scheduled a series of public meetings this month to present and discuss the proposed hunting seasons for 2023. These meetings are a way to learn about local wildlife populations, ask questions and visit with local biologists and wardens. Crook County’s meeting will take place in Sundance in the courthouse basement on March 20 at 4 p.m. If you are unable to make this meeting, other nearby opportunities include the Weston County Library meeting room in Newcastle on the same day at 7 p.m. and the Nio...

  • Wyoming News Briefs

    From Wyoming News Exchange Newspapers|Mar 9, 2023

    Bill creates charter school authorization board GILLETTE (WNE) — The state will now have a board made up of qualified education individuals to authorize new charter schools. Previously, if a school district board did not agree on the creation of a charter school, the decision went on to the state loan and investment board. Senate File 174, sponsored by Sen. Ogden Driskill, R-Devils Tower, passed through the Legislature and awaits the governor’s signature. Rep. Ken Clouston, R-Gillette, was part of the House Education Committee that debated the...

  • Public Notice

    Mar 9, 2023

    Public Notice Crook County Weed and Pest Control District is giving notice that the district will begin receiving applicator bids for 2023 noxious weed control program. If you are interested in bidding for the noxious weed program bids will be either mailed to the District at P.O. Box 7, Sundance, WY 82729 or hand delivered to the District office at 802 11th Street South. Bids must be presented to the Office Manager no later than 6:00 p.m. April 12, 2023. Bids can be found at the local Weed and Pest Office or online at

  • Bid

    Mar 9, 2023

    Invitation to Bid: The Town of Hulett, Wyoming will accept sealed bids for the purchase of Lot 1 in Red Devil Drive Addition Phase 2 to the Town of Hulett, Crook County, Wyoming, according to the recorded plat, consisting of approximately 4.70 acres zoned commercial. The minimum acceptable bid for this lot will be $500,000, payable in cash at closing. The Lot will be sold in "as is" condition, with no warranties except as to title. Bids must be received in a sealed envelope labeled Lot 1, Red...

  • Hearing

    Mar 9, 2023

    Public Hearing There will be a public hearing on March 16, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. at the GHCC to hear public comment on the Town of Hulett zoning the approximate 23 acres next to Red Devil Drive in the Red Devil Drive Addition, Phase 3 behind Phase 2. The Town would like to assign the back residential property as R1-Residential. Comments will be taken by mail to Town of Hulett, PO Box 278, Hulett, WY 82720 or at the public hearing. Publish: March 9, 2023...

  • Divorce

    Mar 9, 2023

    COUNTY OF CROOK IN THE DISTRICT COURT 6TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Plaintiff/Petitioner: Johnnie Ronco, vs. Defendant/Respondent: Joseph Ronco Civil Action Case No. DR-0010 NOTICE OF PUBLICATION NOTICE TO Joseph Ronco, DEFENDANT/RESPONDENT DEFENDANT/RESPONDENT’S CURRENT ADDRESS: unknown You are notified that a Complaint for Divorce, Civil Action No. DR-0010, has been filed in the Wyoming District Court for the 6th Judicial District, whose address is 309 Cleveland St., PO Box 406, Sundance, WY 82729 seeking dissolution of your marriage to Johnnie R...

  • Lady Bulldogs take third at state

    Rebecca Maupin|Mar 9, 2023

    The Sundance Lady Bulldogs left Sundance with an escort last weekend as they headed to Casper College to participate in the Class 2A State Basketball Tournament. Going into the tournament as the number two seed from the east, the Lady Bulldogs were pitted against the number three seed from the west, the Kemmerer Rangers, in their opening round of play. With a big change in scenery, both teams took the first quarters to get a feel for each other and the floor they were playing on. The Rangers...

  • Change of date for variety show

    Sarah Pridgeon|Mar 9, 2023

    The date of this year’s variety show at Sundance High School has been moved to April 6 to avoid a clash with prom. The annual variety show is an entertaining evening of comedy, artistry and musical performance with students, staff and community members showing off their talent for the benefit of those who attend. The event will take place at 7 p.m. in the Sundance High School Auditorium and is open to talented individuals of any age. If you’d like to sign up to show off your skills to a live audience, contact Teresa Preisner by March 24 via...

  • Sheridan College Honor Rolls

    Mar 9, 2023

    Sheridan College is pleased to recognize students named to its honor rolls for the fall 2022 semester. Sheridan College has three honor roll lists: the President’s Honor Roll, Vice President’s Honor Roll and the Part-Time Honor Roll. Hulett’s Rachel Morgan was named to the President’s Honor Roll. There was 86 Sheridan College named to the President’s Honor Roll and earned a perfect 4.0 GPA for the semester with 12 or more credit hours. Sundance’s Nevada Gill and Nate Schommer were named to the Vice President’s Honor Roll. The Vice Presiden...

  • Elementary program next week

    Mar 9, 2023

    Third and fourth grade students from Sundance Elementary will present Yee Haw! on Tuesday, March 14 at 6 p.m. This rollicking western adventure features songs dedicated to the Old West. Songs include “Yee Haw!”, “Home on the Range in Montana,” “Giddy-Up,” “The Cowboy Code,” “Billy, the Bad,” “Under the Stars” and “Until We Meet Again.” The program features soloists, story tellers and square dancers. The public is invited to join us on this western adventure....

  • Crook County Natural Resource District

    Mar 9, 2023

    Crook County Natural Resource District (CCNRD) February 7th Regular Board Meeting Minutes CALL MEETING TO ORDER The meeting was called to order at 12:02 pm by Chairman Wayne Garman at the Sundance USDA Service Center. ATTENDANCE Board: Wayne Garman, Lily Altaffer, Casey Devish, Kim Fundaun, Call in: Wanda Burget Employees: Bridget Helms, Jessica Halverson, Call in: Carmen Horne-McIntyre MONTHLY UPDATES Water Quality Program Updates Carmen reported on grants: the NACD 2021-2022 grant has been closed out in January and will be watching for the...