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Articles from the March 16, 2023 edition

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 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 16, 2023

Commission hears two exemption requests from large-acre rules

Two very different requests came before the Crook County Commissioners last week from landowners hoping to sidestep the new regulations for large-acre subdivisions. While the first was for a single ch...


Bulldogs rake in sports honors

As the high school basketball seasons wrapped up, a number of Sundance High School athletes were recognized for their outstanding performances. Above, left to right: Jaylin Mills (All-Conference,...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 16, 2023

Public safety addressed for café demolition

Taking down the supports that are keeping what remains of higbee’s in place is a prospect that worries owners Darlene and Jason Coder. While they understand the concern that the braces themselves are a potential safety hazard, the Coders told the...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 16, 2023

City gets ARPA grant for water project

The City of Sundance has been awarded just over $1.3 million to fix a major water leak during the second round of applications for the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding designated for local government projects. Unfortunately, due to a hiccup...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 16, 2023

Old Stoney gets final funding

Rule changes within the Wyoming Business Council (WBC) looked set to dash any hope of finishing out Old Stoney – until the state senate stepped in. Last week, Mayor Paul Brooks told the story of how the historic building managed to secure the last...


City granted year-round deer permit

A permit has been approved to allow the City of Sundance to cull double the number of deer this year with no restrictions on season timing. The city is implementing a year-round cull in response to...


Cards of Thanks

Our Thanks We would like to “shout” a big “Thank You” to our family and friends for the calls, wonderful cards, beautiful flowers, scrapbook and celebration for our 60th wedding anniversary. There was lots of visiting, laughter, good food... Full story


Glenn Groves

Glenn Groves, 91, of Hulett, Wyoming, passed away on March 7, 2023 at Legacy Living Rehabilitation Center in Gillette, Wyoming. Glenn was born on August 8, 1931 in the Gillette Hospital to Howard and Cecilia (Schlautmann) Groves. He attended and... Full story


Elizabeth Janice Schelldorf

Elizabeth Janice Schelldorf, 90, of Sundance, Wyoming, died Tuesday, February 28, 2023, at Crook County Nursing Home in Sundance. Memorial services will be held on Friday, April 21, 2023, at 2 p.m. at the Sundance United Methodist Church. Janice was... Full story


Veterans Welcome Home celebration next week

Please join Gov. Mark Gordon, Major General Greg Porter and Wyoming Veterans Commission Chairman Jake Jacobs as they welcome home Crook County veterans of all eras, their surviving spouses and family members. Everyone is welcome. This event will be...

 By Carrie Riley    News    March 16, 2023

This Week at Your Library

We do in-town deliveries for people who are unable to make it into the library and we do curbside delivery for those who would prefer not to come inside. Just give us a call and we will get your books ready. Have you tried the Libby app to access...


Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago March 22, 1923 Fred Menzer and George Ruggless have received the supplies for their roofing contract on the courthouse. They expected to break in on the job this week but are held up...


Input needed for hazard mitigation plan

Northeast Wyoming is in the process of updating the plan used to protect this area against natural hazard and is seeking input from the public to assist in identifying both risks and the best way to reduce their potential hazards. The Wyoming Region...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 16, 2023

Weed & Pest back on track

When Paul Stille of Leo Riley & Associates presented this year’s county audit, it once again included reference to an issue within the Weed & Pest department that suggested operational difficulties severe enough to have caused a “near complete...


Circuit Court

Speeding – Lexi Dettman, Box Elder, SD, 85/75, $105; Laison Rosenlund, Sheridan, WY, 86/75, $115 Fail Duty Upon Colliding With Unattended Vehicle or Property – Robert Joseph Anderson, Moorcroft, WY, $250 Use Electronic Handheld Device to Read,...


Crook County Sheriff's Office

Mar. 6 – Three VIN checks. House watches. Business check Mar. 7 – Eight VIN checks. Four traffic stops. Civil assist. Commercial alarm. Citizen assist. Protection order violation. Suspicious circumstance. Business checks. Assist to Wyoming...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 16, 2023

New laws include tourism fund, election security

New bills continue to arrive on Governor Mark Gordon’s desk following this year’s legislative session, each one awaiting his decision on whether to sign, veto or allow it to go into law without his signature. Over the past week, though, the gover...



PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THE COURTHOUSE IN SUNDANCE, CROOK COUNTY, WYOMING Tuesday, March 7, 2023 8:30 o’clock a.m. Present were Chairman Fred M. Devish, Vice-Chairman Kelly B. Dennis and County Clerk Melissa Jones.... Full story



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... Full story



City of Sundance, Wyoming March 7, 2023 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 Paul Brooks with Council Members Joe Wilson, Callie Hilty and Randy Stevenson... Full story



Public Notice CHAPTER 6, SECTION 2 CONSRUCTION/MODIFICATION PERMIT HEARING - The State of Wyoming, Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Air Quality, proposes to approve a request by Black Hills Bentonite LLC to establish the Keyhole... Full story


Fifth graders hold paper football tourney

As everyone was getting ready for the big game on Sunday, the Sundance Elementary fifth graders were getting ready for their own. On Thurs., Feb. 9, Addy Adams became the latest addition to the Paper...


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