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Articles from the April 1, 2021 edition

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 By Grace Moore    Sports    April 1, 2021

Jumping jackalopes

Saturday morning saw the beginnings of a blustery cold and cloudy day as 38 daring souls gathered at the Keyhole Marina for the annual Jackalope Jump. “It was the biggest one we’ve had so far,...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    April 1, 2021

County imposes fire restrictions

With the risk of fire high across the county, and two homes already lost so far this year, Fire Warden Doug Leis has imposed open burn restrictions until further notice. From April 2, fire-related...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    April 1, 2021

Health fair blood draws begin

Each year, Crook County Medical Services District offers community members a chance to invest in their own health. Simply visit one of the designated blood draw locations this April and receive a full health screening at the annual health fair on...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    April 1, 2021

State health orders continue to ease

Just two statewide health orders remain in effect as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ease across Wyoming, and both will see modest relaxations on Friday. The decision has been made to continue loosening restrictions due to both the success of the... Full story

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    April 1, 2021

Senate strips gun bill of controversial language

The Second Amendment Preservation Act bill has been passed by the Wyoming Senate – but not in the form that caused heartburn for all 23 of this state’s sheriffs when it first appeared. A...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    April 1, 2021

Rapid City man sentenced for drunk driving

A Rapid City man has been sentenced to up to four years in jail for a felony count of driving under the influence, fifth offense, after he was observed driving erratically on the interstate near Moorcroft. On August 8, 2020 at around 5:15 p.m., a...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

March 15 – Four VIN checks. Three traffic stops. Assist to Department of Family Services. Fingerprints. Assist to Wyoming Highway Patrol. Business checks. March 16 – Four VIN checks. Two paper services. Traffic stop. Crash report. Subject arreste...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Sydney Harrison, Gillette, 89/80, $103; Amy Maris, IA, 87/80, $99; Chase I Christofferson, SD, 88/80, $101; Eric Richardson, SD, 84/70, $130; Theodore M. Wicks, Gillette, 90/80, $105; Skyler Vega, Gillette, 89/80, $103; Jason A. Adams,...

 
 By Dave Jagemann    Opinion    April 1, 2021

Light it up

This is the message which we have heard from Him and declare to you, that God is light and in Him is no darkness at all - 1 John 1:5 In a world so seemingly complicated, dark, contentious and twisted by hatred towards one another…I want to take...

 

This Side of the Pond

Of all the treasure chests buried during the Golden Age of Piracy, not a single one has ever been found. Thanks to British television presenter Richard Hammond, I stumbled across this fact last week...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    April 1, 2021

Rental assistance program launching soon

The Wyoming Department of Family Services (DFS) is still in the process of figuring out how to administer the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), with the goal of taking applications from April. In the meantime, the department is urging...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    April 1, 2021

Healthcare Marketplace opens for special enrollment period

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 has made more people than ever eligible for assistance in paying for health insurance coverage, while those who have already enrolled in a plan through the national Healthcare Marketplace may qualify for extra...

 
 By Cary Littlejohn    News    April 1, 2021

Alcohol sales in Wyoming increased in 2020

GILLETTE — The COVID-19 pandemic has stretched on for more than a year now, greatly disrupting lives everywhere. One byproduct of the pandemic is that Americans are drinking more. Alcohol sales are up across the country and in Wyoming. The Wyoming...

 
 By Joshua Wolfson    News    April 1, 2021

Wyoming deaths spiked in 2020

CASPER – Wyoming recorded significantly more deaths in 2020 than in the prior year, new figures from the Wyoming Department of Health show.  The state documented 5983 deaths last year — an increase of 862, or 16%, compared with the year prior....

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Cheyenne man pleads guilty to strangulation, property destruction CHEYENNE (WNE) – Eric Earl Carter pleaded guilty to felony strangulation of a household member and felony property destruction in two separate cases as part of a plea agreement. In t...

 
 By Rebecca Maupin    Sports    April 1, 2021

Bulldogs hit the track in Newcastle

The Sundance Track team opened their 2021 season at Newcastle this past weekend. Going up against some great competition, the Bulldogs had many of their athletes place in the top five of their events....

 

Card of Thanks

Our Thanks We are forever thankful to Red Canyon, Rocking D Ranch, Beulah, Sundance and Aladdin fire crews for fighting our house fire. We also would like to thank our neighbors, friends, new friends and family for assisting us with the fire and...

 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago Mar. 31, 1921 Glen Fitch came to Gillette recently bringing with him the hides of seven young wolves that he took out of a den near Middle Prong in the Wild Horse country. The Sundance Commercial Club will receive 175 young box elder...

 

Hulett Chamber of Commerce

The Hulett Chamber of Commerce met on March 4, 2021 at 5 p.m. at the Hitchin Post. Present were Catharine Cardarelli, Connie Hippen, Melissa Bears, Cindee Vitto, Kim Somervold, Craig Goodell, Lily Altaffer, Bill Motley and Bunny Engberg. and Mr. and...

 

Crook County Land Use Planning & Zoning Commission

CROOK COUNTY LAND USE PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION Regular Meeting Minutes Cody Galloway Roger Connett Chairman Vice-Chairman March 8, 2021 Members Present: Chairman, Cody Galloway; Vice-Chairman, Roger Connett; Mary Yemington; Morgan Ellsbury &...

 

Crook County School District No. 1

MINUTES of MEETING BOARD of TRUSTEES CROOK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #1 Preparing Today for Success Tomorrow CCSD#1 will prepare & empower all students for successful, lifelong learning through effective teaching. CALL TO ORDER The regular meeting of th...

 

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