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 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 12, 2020

SPOT tax set for general ballot

The Specific Purpose Sales and Use Tax (SPOT) is set to appear on the general ballot this year. Voters will be asked to pass a total of $7.5 million to be shared equally among the four municipalities and the county itself. Representatives from each...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 12, 2020

Nuisance order enters final phase

The Sundance City Council has taken what it expects to be the final step in the nuisance order process for a home on Sewell Street that has been deemed a potential danger. If the owner does not respon...

 

Practice makes perfect

Local firefighters gathered on Wednesday for a countywide exercise hosted by Wyoming State Forestry at the old elementary, designed to hone their skills in responding to a large-scale disaster event....

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 12, 2020

Central Park gets a new name

The soon-to-be recreational area next to Old Stoney will no longer be called “Central Park”, a name that was chosen by the Sundance City Council partly for its quirky humor and partly to honor the memory of the administrative building that once s...

 

Mixed bag for council project updates

At Tuesday’s meeting, the council heard a mixed bag of good and bad news regarding projects underway within the city. While issues have been found with fire flow near Old Stoney and a rental...

 

Bulldogs take second at state

Lane Gill attempts a shot against Wyoming Indian at the 2a class championship game of the Wyoming State High School Basketball Championships Saturday, March 7, at the Events Center in Casper. The...

 

Rose Zella Proctor

Our mother choose to write her own obituary to “make it easier for all of us to turn the final page in the wonderful life we have all had together.” We thank her with all of our love. My Life – My Obituary I was born on August 16, 1931 at the... Full story

 

Leona C. "Teena" Anderson

Leona C. “Teena” Anderson, wife, mother, business owner/manager, athlete, party organizer, nutritionist, renowned cook and Northern Hills Training Center supporter, among other talents, has passed away at the age of 88. Her buoyant personality, p... Full story

 

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. March’s themes: “Cat in the Hat”, “Monsters” and “O’ the Color Green”. We will not have...

 

It's my story

Editor’s note: Sundance FCCLA members have been spending time with the elderly within the community, including at the Crook County Long Term Care facility. As part of their time together, FCCLA members have interviewed residents and created biograp...

 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago The Times March 10, 1920 C.G. Carroll, chairman of the committee for the big three-day Legion celebration at Moorcroft this year, sent the following item which the Times is pleased to give to its readers: the American Legion post will...

 

Cards of Thanks

Thank You The firefighters of Crook County Fire Zone 12 (Aladdin VFD) wish to thank the family of John “Bill” Whalen for naming the zone as the beneficiary of the memorial funds. We also thank all who made donations to that memorial. Thank You...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 12, 2020

Garbage policy called into question

The new policy for garbage fees adopted this year by the Sundance City Council was called into question last week when a business owner questioned the size of her monthly bill. Joni Spaulding, who owns Bearlodge Bakery & Greenhouse, asked why her...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 12, 2020

Commission considers Welcome Home Wyoming program

The County Commissioners have been asked to consider passing a resolution to allow the Cheyenne Housing Authority to launch its “Welcome Home Wyoming” program in Crook County. “Welcome Home Wyoming is designed to offer down-payment assistance...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 12, 2020

Youth honored by President Trump to honor veterans' graves in Sundance

A young man who may be familiar to those who watched President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union is set to continue his campaign to honor veterans right here in Sundance. Preston Sharp has been working since he was ten years old to place a...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 12, 2020

Commissioners look to expand broadband in rural Crook County

The Crook County Commissioners are poised to start the search for a “wisp”-style broadband provider who can fill in the pockets without internet coverage across the county. Commissioner Jeanne Whalen shared her progress last week, having been...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Mar. 2 – Four VIN checks. Traffic stop. Finger printing done for conceal carry permit. REDDI report. Two EMS requests. Fire department request. Mar. 3 – Two VIN checks. Traffic stop. Paper service. Motorist assist. Assist Hulett Police...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Tomi Kay L. Beheler, SD, 75/65, $125; Justin V. Sodenkamp, UT, 87/75, $105; Linda K. Hawkinson, Gillette, 81/75, $82; Douglas E. Gales, Gillette, 96/80, $125; Luke A. Jensen, SD, 78/70, $86; Blaine R. Stewart, Moorcroft, 81/70, $110; Kas...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: I practiced in Crook County many years ago-1982-1984 and have continued to follow the ups and downs of medical care through Crook County Services District. I am glad the hospital board had a public meeting to further discuss its...

 

This Side of the Pond

I have jumped up a level on my American initiation, and I managed it all by myself. This weekend, I cooked my very first tater tot casserole. To understand why I set myself this challenge, we’re...

 

Legislative Update

Greetings House District 1! We’re heading into the home stretch here at the Wyoming State Legislature! Late on Friday, House and Senate Leadership, along with members of the Joint Appropriations...

 

School Warrants

School Warrants Crook County School District No. One Notice is hereby given that the Crook County School District #1 Board of Trustees issued warrants for the following bills exceeding $500.00 at the regular meeting of the board held on FEBRUARY 17,...

 

County Commissioners

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THE COURTHOUSE IN SUNDANCE, CROOK COUNTY, WYOMING Tuesday, March 3, 2020 8:30 o’clock a.m. Present were Chairman Kelly B. Dennis, Vice-Chairwoman Jeanne A. Whalen, Member...

 

City Council

City Council City of Sundance, Wyoming March 3, 2020 The Town Council met this day in regular session at 7:00 p.m. with Mayor Paul Brooks presiding. Roll call was taken by Mayor Brooks with Council Members Joe Wilson, Jana McLean, Brad Marchant and...

 

MEETING

Meeting Kara Circle and Windy Way Improvement and Service District The Board of Directors will hold a special meeting to discuss and act on general business on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. at the Sundance State Bank Meeting Room, 107 N. 2nd...

 

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