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 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 19, 2020

County braces for coronavirus outbreak

On Tuesday morning, ten confirmed cases of COVID-19 had been identified in Wyoming, two in Sheridan and eight in Fremont County. As the virus continues to spread across both the nation and the world,... Full story

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 19, 2020

CCMSD trauma team to mentor WY hospitals

The heads of Crook County Medical Services’ trauma team were set to attend a national conference in Ohio this April, to share their knowledge of how to transform and improve a trauma unit in a small rural hospital. Unfortunately, along came the...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 19, 2020

County seeks help to create natural resource plan

If you have an interest in what happens on Crook County’s federal public lands, your help is needed to assist in creating a natural resource management plan. The document will serve as a basis for the county to communicate its needs and desires...

 

Rare disease hits pronghorn near Gillette

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department, in collaboration with the Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory, is investigating a rare disease outbreak in pronghorn in northeast Wyoming. More than 50 animals have been found dead to date, north of Gillette...

 

Claude Arthur "Art" Linklater

Claude Arthur “Art” Linklater was born on August 30, 1932. He was the son of Harry and Claudia Johnson Linklater, and raised on a ranch north of Hulett, WY that had been homesteaded by his dad. Art graduated from Hulett High School and attended... Full story

 

Card of Thanks

Our Thanks Thank you to all our family, church family and friends for all your prayers, phone calls, food and monetary gifts. It’s been a difficult time and you’ve certainly made thinks easier. Gene and Chelly are doing better each day. In Him,... Full story

 

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...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 19, 2020

Applications open for commissioner scholarships

College students and soon-to-be-graduates from Crook County’s schools are once again invited to apply for the annual Commissioner Scholarship Program, awarded on the base of need, academic standing and leadership qualities. Three scholarships per...

 

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...

 

School Salaries

School Salaries CROOK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT N0. ONE PUBLICATION OF ANNUAL GROSS SALARIES* Superintendent $130,800.00       subtotal $130,800.00 Coordinator / Director $21,000.00 $40,518.00 $44,262.00 $45,510.00 $65,000.00 $78,800.00 $90,468.00...

 

City Liquor Renewals

RETAIL, BAR AND GRILL, GOLF CLUB AND RESTAURANT LIQUOR LICENSES FOR THE CITY OF SUNDANCE, 2020/2021 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the applicants whose names are set forth below have filed applications for renewal of their Retail Liquor Licenses, Golf...

 

Bid

WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION LEGAL NOTICE INVITATION TO BID The Wyoming Department of Transportation will receive sealed bids in the Office of the Procurement Services Manager, 5300 Bishop Blvd., Building No. 6189, Cheyenne, Wyoming,...

 

Settlement

WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION CHEYENNE, WYOMING NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE OF AND FINAL SETTLEMENT FOR HIGHWAY WORK Notice is hereby given that the State Transportation Commission of Wyoming has accepted as completed according to plans,... Full story

 

FORECLOSURE

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Default having occurred and all prerequisites to foreclosure having been met, notice is hereby given that the mortgage given by Amy Joubert, single woman, mortgagor, in favor of Bay Equity, LLC, mortgagee, dated July 28,... Full story

 
 By Jim Zachary    Opinion    March 19, 2020

Sunshine Week: It's always your right to know

The media is most definitely not your enemy.  Far from being the enemy of the people, day in and day out we take our role as the Fourth Estate seriously and work hard to protect your right to know,...

 

Dear NP

Dear NP, What does COVID-19 do to the body? What are the symptoms of COVID-19? J. R. Dear J. R., It’s safe to say that COVID-19, a novel coronavirus, is on everybody’s mind. Knowledge is power in...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, While Wyoming often prides itself on being isolated from the mainstream, it is certainly not immune to all the world health scares. There is much confusion and concern surrounding COVID-19, or the coronavirus. As the number of cases...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Wyoming legislators support daylight saving bill GILLETTE (WNE) – After years of debates in the Legislature, a bill to make daylight saving time permanent is on Gov. Mark Gordon’s desk awaiting his signature.  A year ago, a bill requiring at...

 

Legislative Update

Greetings Crook and Weston County, Tyler Lindholm here, happily reporting from home south of Sundance! The 2020 Budget Session wrapped up late in the evening on Thursday, March 12. As you know, the...

 
 By Joy Ufford    News    March 19, 2020

Wyoming Food Freedom celebrated as national model

PINEDALE – Far from our state lines, people celebrate the fact that Wyoming was the first in the nation to pass its Food Freedom Act – five years ago this month.  Added to that is the recent successful passage of Wyoming House Bill 84, “Food...

 

UW Extension changes private applicator pesticide license application process amid COVID-19 concerns

The University of Wyoming Extension has implemented an online process for those seeking private applicator pesticide licenses in light of the University of Wyoming suspending all in-person activities until May 15 due to COVID-19 concerns. Extension...

 

Gillette College Honor Rolls

Gillette College is pleased to recognize students named to the fall 2019 honor rolls. For full-time students to earn a place on the Vice President’s Honor Roll, they must maintain full-time enrollment by completing 12 credit hours or more with...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 19, 2020

Sundance duo charged with fraud

Two Sundance men have been arrested on fraud charges after allegedly writing a total of ten bad checks to businesses and entities within the City of Sundance. Robert Glenn faces a felony count of fraud, while both men have been charged with multiple...

 

Airport changes name to reflect regional service

The Gillette-Campbell County Airport is undergoing a name change to reflect that it serves a larger area than its current moniker implies. According to a press release, the airport board has passed a resolution to change its name to Northeast...

 

Crook County Sheriff

March 9 – Five VIN checks. Six traffic stops. Two portable breathalyzer tests done for court. Fingerprinting done for outside employment. Canine sniff done. Investigated report of threats made. Three EMS requests. Fire department request. March 10...

 

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