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Articles from the March 23, 2023 edition

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 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 23, 2023

County GOP makes leadership changes

Ty Stutzman was elected the new chairman of the Crook County Republican Party at a meeting of the Central Committee last week, winning the vote against incumbent Jeff Burian. “I was elected by the people who were sitting in front of me, the central...

 By Jake Goodrick    News    March 23, 2023

Williams to debut at Grand Ole Opry

Chancey Williams isn't in a hurry. While country music artists have risen to the national scene and fallen from its graces throughout the years, Williams and the Younger Brothers Band have steadily made a career for themselves over the past decade....


Ready for spring

Scores of geese were huddled around the Belle Fourche river and west end of Keyhole Reservoir as the migrating waterfowl took advantage of the small amount of open water available on Sunday. With...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 23, 2023

State bans abortion pills

Wyoming has become the first state in the nation to pass a law banning abortion pills. Selling or administering the medications for a chemical abortion will be a misdemeanor under Wyoming law once the bill goes into effect on July 1. The “Life is...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 23, 2023

Sundance man accused of possessing child porn

Charles Flint of Sundance faces four felony counts of possession of child porn. On October 24, 2022, the National Center of Missing and Exploited Children received information from Microsoft Online Operations that a user of Microsoft Bing Images was...


Getting on track

Despite the cold weather, spring has sprung and the track season is underway at Sundance High School. The Bulldog athletes were busy clearing the snow from the track last week so they would have a...


Nicholas Edward Bohl

Nicholas Edward Bohl was born in Hot Springs, South Dakota on April 18, 1957 to JoAnn and Daryll. Nick grew up on a farm in Crete, Nebraska. As a kid, Nick happily accepted any punishment when he knew it was due; otherwise, he demanded a thorough... Full story


Charlotte Stover

Charlotte J. Stover passed away March 18, 2023 at the age of 96 years. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, March 25 at Wicksville Community Church.  Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, March 24 at Kirk Funeral Home. A... Full story


Morning with Mom

Wednesday morning, Sundance Elementary students shared their love once again and enjoyed a nice morning with their mom or special loved one while enjoying a frosted donut. The Morning with Mom event...


Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago March 29, 1923 John Grice bought an Oldsmobile car this week from a gentleman who was attempting the overland trail. On reaching Sundance, the stranger found he was at the end of the trail until spring opens and concluded to sell his...


Card of Thanks

Thank You A big thank you to the community of Sundance! I am so grateful and blessed for all the love I have received. Thank you for the texts, cards, flowers, gift baskets and food. Thank you for the donations while I am unable to work. And thank... Full story

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 23, 2023

Sundance man charged with aggravated assault and child abuse

Josh Idler of Sundance faces a series of charges related to reports of violence and abuse, including two counts of aggravated assault and two counts of child abuse. The allegations come from a series of interviews conducted with a number of alleged...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 23, 2023

Theft charge for man found in possession of keys to stolen car

Jose Alejandro Riquelme Castaneda has been charged with theft after allegedly admitting to driving a vehicle that he knew had been stolen and leaving it parked outside a grocery store in Pine Haven. On February 27, a Crook County Sheriff’s Office...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 23, 2023

Colorado man charged after allegedly throwing knives at deputies

A Colorado man faces multiple felony charges after being arrested following an alleged domestic incident and then attempting to attach Crook County Sheriff’s Office deputies with two of three knives on his person while in a holding cell at the...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 23, 2023

Gillette man charged with sixth DUI

A Gillette man has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol with five prior known convictions for the same offense after crashing his vehicle on I-90. On February 24, a Crook County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to assist...


Circuit Court

Speeding – Nicholas Lancaster, Colorado Springs, CO, 80/70, $105; Andrew Loomis, Coplay, PA, 84/70, $130; Wilson Nance, Gillette, WY, 89/75, $130; (truck) – Yuriy Butko, Brooklyn, NY, 62/45, $504 No Seat Belt (passenger) – Richard Espinoza,...


Crook County Sheriff's Office

March 13 – Two VIN checks. Paper service. Six traffic stops. Animal complaint. Crash; no injuries. Three fingerprints. Citizen assist. EMS page. March 14 – Seven VIN checks. Paper service. Ten traffic stops. Business check. Theft. Suspicious...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 23, 2023

Plentiful vetoes for final set of bills

Governor Mark Gordon allowed a bill that prevents trans women from participating in women’s high school sports to pass into law on Friday, though he wasn’t very happy with the wording. The bill says that, “A student of the male sex shall not...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    March 23, 2023

County unemployment rate stays static

Like the rest of Wyoming, Crook County has seen a period of stability in its employment rates over the past few months – and is the only county to see no change at all across the past year. While...

 By Carrie Riley    News    March 23, 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...


Wildfire protection funding available for landowners

If you live in the Miller Creek and Lytle Creek area and would like to protect your land and home from the potential impacts of a wildfire, the Crook County Natural Resource District (CCNRD) is able...


Wyoming News Briefs

Newcastle schools locked down after report of student with gun NEWCASTLE (WNE) — Newcastle High School was in an extended lockdown on March 15 after the school was informed that a student had brought a gun to school. There have been no injuries rep...


Liquor Licenses

RETAIL, BAR AND GRILL, GOLF CLUB AND RESTAURANT LIQUOR LICENSES FOR THE CITY OF SUNDANCE, 2023/2024 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the applicants whose names are set forth below have filed applications for renewal of their Retail Liquor Licenses, Golf... Full story


School Warrants

Crook County School District #1 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 MARCH 20TH, 2023 AT MOORCROFT,... Full story



Invitation to Bid Crook County Road & Bridge is seeking bids for supplying and delivery of Magnesium Chloride for the CMAQ Dust Mitigation Project. The bids are due by April 13th at 11 am. Please visit the Road & Bridge office; call 283-1441; or... Full story


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