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Janice F. Douglas

Janice F. Douglas, aged 76, passed away surrounded by her family on Sunday March 10, 2019, in Rapid City, South Dakota. Jan was born in Chamberlain, South Dakota, on March 18, 1942, along with her identical twin sister, Janet Bouma. Raymond and... Full story


Bruce W. Gose

Bruce W. Gose, 90 of Upton, Wyoming, passed away on Thursday, February 28, 2019, at the Crook County Memorial Hospital in Sundance, Wyoming. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at Goose Landing in Upton. A family... Full story


Charles R. Rankin

Celebration of Life for Charles R. Rankin was held Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Upton Elementary Auditorium. Charles R. Rankin was born on January 6, 1925, to Robert and Louella Rankin on the Rankin Ranch south of Upton, Wyoming. He joined a sister,... Full story


Kristine Jo Darlington

Kristine Jo Darlington, 75, of Upton, Wyoming, went to rest with the Lord on Thursday, March 14, 2019, in Rapid City, South Dakota. Kristine (or Nanny as we all know her) was born on August 30, 1943 in Casper, Wyoming, to Adolph and Mignon Thorson. S... Full story

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 21, 2019

Johnson trial could see change of venue

Through “an abundance of caution”, defense attorney Don Fuller plans to file a motion for a change of venue in the trial of the State of Wyoming vs. Jessie Johnson. Fuller stated his intention during a pre-trial hearing on Tuesday afternoon...

 By Grace Moore    Sports    March 21, 2019

Taking the (icy) plunge

Twenty seven hardy souls participated in the second annual Jackalope Jump on Saturday afternoon. With a strong supporting cast and jubilant fans cheering them on, the jumpers made their way to the... Full story

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 21, 2019

Weathering the 'bomb cyclone'

A storm believed to have had the largest span in at least a decade rolled through Crook County on Wednesday, disrupting ordinary business and sending residents scurrying for home until the snow gave... Full story


Mobile pantry to visit Hulett

Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies and Farm Credit Services will hold a mobile pantry food distribution in Hulett, Wyoming, on Wednesday, March 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. WFBR is planning to have enough food for 25 families. If you are in need or...


Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago The Times March 26, 1919 The expenditure of six million dollars in the state of Wyoming from road construction will have a great effect upon business conditions. It will be putting money into the pockets of men returning from military...


Card of Thanks

Our Thanks The Crook County Special Olympics Team would like to sincerely thank everyone who donated, jumped and/or supported our team during the annual Jackalope Jump fundraiser! Special thanks to Croell, Powder River Energy, Sundance State Bank,...


20 years

Sheriff Jeff Hodge presents April Gill with a certificate for her 20 years of dedicated service to Crook County....

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 21, 2019

CenturyLink officially deregulated in rural zones

The County Commissioners have received official confirmation from the Public Service Commission that CenturyLink will be deregulated in rural zones of Wyoming. It was not unexpected, says County...


Annual young Author's Contest underway

The Crook County Library Foundation is sponsoring the Mary Hadley Memorial Young Author’s Contest again this spring. All Crook County youth are invited to participate by contributing ONE of the following: cowboy poetry, fiction story about a Crook... Full story


This Week at Your Library

THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED FOR SPRING CLEANING Monday, April 1 through Friday, April 5. We will still have our Geri-Fit classes, Friends of the Library meeting, storytime, Nick from the Hearing Aid Center and our Cowboy Carnegie program that week....


Our View

Solving a complex problem is impossible without all the parts laid out on the table, in plain view. Considering we’ve all been under the impression that the bad times are coming to an end for the state’s rainy day fund, we’ve heard a...


This Side of the Pond

In case it escaped your notice, the internet turned 30 years old last week, an anniversary for which I should obviously take some credit on the basis that the man who invented it lives in my home...

 By Mark Davis    Outdoors    March 21, 2019

Feds proposing removing wolves from endangered list

POWELL — On Friday, President Donald Trump’s administration published its intent to remove Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in the lower 48 states. That triggered a 60-day review by a team of scientists and opening the proposal...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 21, 2019

State gears up for hemp

By Sarah Pridgeon Changes to Wyoming law have introduced a potential new crop to Wyoming. Producers will legally be able to grow industrial hemp, which is believed to have thousands of uses, once the Wyoming Department of Agriculture has finalized...


Circuit Court

Speeding – Emily A. Sarason, Gillette, 92/80, $105; Trevor R. O’Brien, CO, 88/80, $86; Justin R. Millner, FL, 95/75, $215; Richard J. Norton, CO, 85/70, $120; Jason W. Thorne, Gillette, 85/70, $120; Penny L. Bousquet, NE, 87/80, $84 No Valid...


Sundance Police Report

Mar. 9 – Business and house checks. Three bar checks. Three traffic stops. Mar. 10 – Business and house checks. Three traffic stops. Officer responded to unknown alarm; smoke alarm had been set off by cooking. Mar. 11 – Business and house...


Crook County Sheriff's Office

Mar. 11 – Six VIN checks. Traffic stop. Detention deputy did multiple fingerprints for outside employment. Deputy did welfare check. Deputy investigated civil disturbance. Mar. 12 – Three VIN checks. Five traffic stops. Paper service. Detention...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 21, 2019

Washington woman sentenced for intent to deliver

A Washington woman has been given a deferred sentence on a charge of possession with intent to deliver after being pulled over for speeding near Colony last May with more than 50 pounds of marijuana h...

 By Ramsey Scott    News    March 21, 2019

Gordon vetoes two bills, declines to sign several others

CHEYENNE – Gov. Mark Gordon on Friday used his veto pen on two bills, one of which would have authorized the Legislature to sue to allow Wyoming’s coal to be exported through Washington State. Gordon also declined to sign several more bills he...


Wyoming News Briefs

‘Wyoming Promise’ continues drive despite death of bill SHERIDAN (WNE) — Despite the Free and Fair Elections Resolution failing in the Senate Corporations Committee on a 3-2 vote, Wyoming Promise volunteers are encouraged by their success so...


SHS musicians showcase skills this week

Twelve students from Sundance high school performed at the University of Wyoming Jazz festival March 14-15. Will Inghram participated and he also made All State Choir three of his four years at SHS. Tyson Bjornestad and Will Tinsley were first...


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