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 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    April 25, 2019

Cook Lake dam project set to go ahead

To the best of the Forest Service’s knowledge, the snow and rain that has punctuated this spring has not caused any damage to the landslide area next to Cook Lake. At present, says District Ranger M...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    April 25, 2019

Historic generosity

Representatives from the Crook County Museum District and Sundance State Bank convened outside Old Stoney on Thursday so a $25,000 check could exchange hands. The funds complete the bank's promised $5...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    April 25, 2019

Parks plans

The City of Sundance is forging ahead one step at a time with plans to bring the downtown area together as an attractive destination for residents and tourists alike. As Old Stoney nears completion,...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    April 25, 2019

Health Fair this weekend

For those who took part in the blood draws – and for those who did not, too – the annual Crook County Medical Services District Health Fair this weekend will not only be a chance to pick up your results, but also to visit with healthcare...

 

Darin Dale Noyce

Darin Dale Noyce, of Aladdin, Wyoming, passed away unexpectedly April 15, 2019, in Riverton, Wyoming. He was born on June 9, 1963, in Belle Fourche, South Dakota, to David and Judy Noyce. Darin was lovingly raised by his parents Rick and Judy...

 

Freida W. Dent

Freida W. Dent, 94 of Hulett, Wyoming, died Friday, April 19, 2019 at Crook County Memorial Hospital in Sundance, Wyoming. Memorial services will be held at a later date....

 

Cards of Thanks

Our Thanks We would like to thank everyone who participated in our first Easter egg hunt! Thank you to our wonderful volunteers, especially the Easter Bunny and Rowdy Rooster who joined us. Wyoming Treasure Chest & Eatery and Mount Calvary Lutheran...

 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago The Times April 23, 1919 Army airplanes and captive balloons will cover portions of the national forests of California, Arizona, New Mexico and other states this summer to aid in detecting and suppressing forest fires. One of the...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    April 25, 2019

Minnesota man arrested for possession

A Minnesota man faces possession charges after a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper smelled the odor of marijuana when pulling him over for speeding. Colin Wade was arrested for possession of marijuana in both liquid and plant form. On April 8 at around...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Grant W. Kaski, WA, 93/80, $110; Blane Terril Hotchkiss, SD, 89/75, $115; Douglas M. Millar, SD, 87/80, $84; Bethany L. Vandyke, MT, 81/70, $100; Paige R. Myrick, SD, 90/80, $100; Clay E. Skeens, MT, 90/80, $90; Julia A. Laurenti,...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office Blotter

Apr. 15 – Eight VIN checks. Traffic stop. Paper service. Detention Deputy did fingerprints for outside employment. Deputy responded to fire alarm. Deputy assisted motorist. Deputy assisted another agency. Apr. 16 – Four VIN checks. Two traffic...

 

Sundance Police Report

Apr. 13 – House watch and business checks conducted. Three bar checks. Seven traffic stops. Officers responded to vandalism at high school football field. Apr. 14 – House watch and business checks conducted. Downtown foot patrol. Officer took...

 

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month…

is more prevalent than I can ever recall. More victims are finding a path to voice their trauma and, truly, that in itself is a victory. Still, the numbers haven’t shifted, the tide has barely ebbed. Knowledge is powerful…when it is implemented....

 

This Side of the Pond

A country with thousands of years’ worth of human infestation is bound to rack up ghost stories, from beheaded queens to translucent monks ringing bells that are no longer there. You can’t swing a...

 

Hemp advocates welcome Wyoming's new law

GILLETTE — For the last five years, Bill Fortner and Frank Latta have tried to convince Wyoming that “hemp” isn’t a bad four-letter word. Latta, the director of the Wyoming chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Neighbors object to re-opening of pig farm WHEATLAND (WNE) — The pig farms east of Wheatland are causing controversy again. A new company wishes to use an old, closed down property belonging to Wyoming Premium Farms to open up a new farrowing...

 
 By Nick Reynolds    News    April 25, 2019

Wyoming public sector wage growth tops nation

CASPER — Employees in Wyoming’s public sector have experienced the largest rate of wage and benefits growth over the private sector in the entire nation, according to a new paper from a Washington D.C. think tank. Federal wage data compiled in...

 

Carrying the torch

A tradition since classical times, the Olympic torch represents the light of spirit, knowledge and life, carried to the stadium before each games begin from Olympia in Greece. Since 1981, the symbolism of the torch has been extended to Special...

 

SHS Golf

Girls Sheridan Schubarth – 52 (1st place) McKaya Gillespie – 73 Savannah Peterson – 80 Boys Spencer Lubken – 68 Jeral Nehl – 68 Ashtynn Powe – 70 Shane Tenke – 75 Kaedyn Fletcher – 75...

 

Bulldogs take on Pre-Easter Invite

The Sundance track team was in Wright on Tuesday to compete in the Pre-Easter Invitational. Despite the cold and windy conditions, a few Bulldogs were able to improve on their times. Jayden Davis took first place in the 800 meters, dropping nearly...

 

Payload retrieved

Black Hills National Forest Bearlodge Fire recently went on a recovery mission in the Bearlodge Mountains to retrieve a weather balloon. Through a Wyoming NASA Space Grant, Campbell County High School Earth Science class, taught by Trish Kuberra,...

 

Turkey shoot hits ten year anniversary

Now in its tenth year, the Old West Invitational Turkey Shoot in Hulett has become a hugely popular event for hunting enthusiasts far and wide. This year’s event will take place on May 2 to 4 and will offer plenty of opportunities for the local...

 

G&F offers camp for teachers in wildlife and habitat

Teachers are known for inspiring kids in the classroom, but now they can take that energy outdoors. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is offering a camp for educators to learn how to ignite students’ passion for wildlife and habitats. Educator c...

 

Wyoming Outdoor Expo teaches outdoor skills

There is only one event in Wyoming where you can learn how to catch a fish, shoot a shotgun, paddle a canoe and identify birds in one weekend. The Wyoming Outdoor Expo in Casper has these activities and more May 9-11 at the Casper Events Center. The...

 

Governor Gordon and the Wyoming Wildlife Foundation to raffle Governor's License

Governor Mark Gordon, with support from the Wyoming Wildlife Foundation, is raffling off a Governor’s Bison License for just $10 to Wyoming residents who are eligible to hunt in the state. “I wanted to give any Wyoming citizen who enjoys hunting...

 

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