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Articles from the May 2, 2019 edition

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 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    May 2, 2019

Rules set for Johnson trial

For the safety of both participants in the trial of Jessie Johnson vs. the State of Wyoming and the general public, Sheriff Jeff Hodge will once again be enforcing rules pertaining to courtroom access. These restrictions will also affect visitors to...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    May 2, 2019

Black ice causes road chaos

It may not have seemed particularly treacherous at first glance, but the deceptive conditions on the roads around Sundance hid patches of black ice that led to five separate vehicle accidents on...

 News    May 2, 2019

Healthy communication

This year's health fair saw an excellent turnout as members of the community took the chance to discuss their health needs with professionals. Above, visitors talk rehab with Ronnie McInerney of Bearlodge Rehabilitation....

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    May 2, 2019

Strata gets draft approval for low-pH uranium recovery recovery

Strata Energy has taken a significant step towards securing approval to change practices at its uranium mine in Crook County. The company hopes to switch to a low-pH lixiviant that would vastly...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    May 2, 2019

Upping their game

If you've met the minimum standards set for all medical laboratories in the state, is that enough to reassure patients you're doing the best you possibly can? Brenda Andrews, Lab Supervisor for Crook...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    May 2, 2019

Posting notice

A smiling presence in the Sundance Post Office for the last two years, Postmistress Pam Craig officially began her retirement on Friday. While excited to begin a new life of fishing, ranching,...


Marilyn Sherrill Denzin

Marilyn Sherrill Denzin, age 88 of Sundance, Wyoming, passed away at Belle Estates Assisted Living in Belle Fourche, South Dakota, on April 25, 2019. Marilyn was born September 22, 1930 to DeWitt and Wilma (Clark) Malvin in Belle Fourche. She... Full story


Gary Gene Gabriel

Gary Gene Gabriel, 80, of Moorcroft, Wyoming, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at his home. He was born to George and Hilda (Reichert) Gabriel on June 7, 1938, in Rice Lake, Wisconsin. From the time he was a young boy working on his... Full story

 News    May 2, 2019

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago The Times April 30, 1919 Mr. Bronson of the Powers Auto Company conducted a demonstration of the Fordson tractor at the Waters ranch on Benton creek last Saturday, said to be a fine success and resulting in the sale of three complete ou...

 News    May 2, 2019

This Week at Your Library

We have a couple of openings for our second Geri-Fit class that starts Thursday, May 2, at 10:30 a.m. The class will be every Monday and Thursday (excluding holidays) at 10:30 a.m. This is an excellent low-impact workout for anyone wanting to build...

 News    May 2, 2019

Pinochle Marathon

These are Pinochle final average scores for individuals as of April 26, 2019: Gail Kaiser 4345 Mary Jayne Jordan 4150 Jennifer Adams 4047 Lyle Brunson 4047 Jean Adams 4017 Larry Byrne 3902 Jacquie McInerney 3762 Carol Jordan 3738 Kari VanLuvan 3698...


Cards of Thanks

Thank You Thank you to my daughter, Peggy Fraser, for hosting my 90th birthday Open House, and for the beautiful decorations, cakes and flowers. I am grateful to the friends and family that could attend my party, and for all the nice cards, plants,...


What we do at CCFV&SAS

Kayleigh Gould: Crook County Family Violence & Sexual Assault Services, Inc. (CCFV) officially began providing services to the public when it was established back in 1983. Throughout the last 36 years, volunteers have been working side-by-side with...


Crook County Weed and Pest Monthly Update

With spring around the corner, Weed and Pest has been increasingly busy. Many activities such as the annual Weed and Pest Council Spring Workshop and receiving bids prices for chemicals, as well as noxious weed treatments along roadways, indicate...


Chapel of Faith

Truly God is good to Israel, to such as are pure in heart. Psalm 73:1 Good. Not a bad word. It is better than average, although not great. It will put a smile on a face and later a frown from not achieving a goal. It is a normal for some people,...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    Opinion    May 2, 2019

This Side of The Pond

Ever fancied yelling at your neighbors to let them know the goings on of the day? Does your voice carry for miles and boom with the resonance of authority? In that case, you’d make an excellent...

 By Ramsey Scott    News    May 2, 2019

Big Boy steam locomotive almost ready for its big day

CHEYENNE - The story of Cheyenne is impossible to tell without also telling the story of the railroad. The tracks that cut through town are more than just the lifeblood of the country's economy; they...

 By Mark Davis    Outdoors    May 2, 2019

Game and Fish Commission decides against grizzly hunting season

POWELL — The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission has decided not to try superseding the Endangered Species Act and federal regulations and enact a hunting season on grizzly bears. But commissioners’ frustration is at a boiling point.  Last week,...

 News    May 2, 2019

Assessor offers one-on-one opportunities

Crook County Assessor Theresa Curren will be meeting with taxpayers across the county about their 2019 Notice of Assessments. Having already met with Moorcroft residents on April 25, she has scheduled time in Hulett on May 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m....

 News    May 2, 2019

Sundance Police Report

Apr. 20 – House watch and business checks completed. Officer assisted EMS. Three bar checks. Five traffic stops. Apr. 21 – House watch and business checks completed. Apr. 22 – House watch and business checks completed. VIN inspection. Bar...

 News    May 2, 2019

Crook County Sheriff's Office

April 22 – Four VIN checks. Four traffic stops. Paper service. Detention Deputy did fingerprints for outside employment. Detention Deputy booked in new inmate. Detention Deputy did prisoner transport. Deputy investigated animal complaint. Deputy...

 News    May 2, 2019

Circuit Court

Speeding – Ryan R. Udink, ND, 78/70, $86; Nicole J. Markoff, CA, 82/70, $105; Rory Lee Burleson, Newcastle, 80/70, $90; Joseph R. Shaner, Gillette, 91/80, $100; Miles Scott Petersen, Gillette, 80/65, $180; Kristi A. Gabriel, Moorcroft, 75/65,...

 News    May 2, 2019

Veterans assistance available

A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout May. Brian Yeager is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss state and...

 News    May 2, 2019

Crook County Food Pantry

During the month of April the Pantry provided assistance to 162 people. This includes 13 new clients, 48 under the age of 18, and 46 over the age of 60. We shared food with the Blessings programs in Sundance, Moorcroft, and Hulett which collectively...

 News    May 2, 2019

Wyoming News Briefs

Sheridan student injured by bus dies SHERIDAN (WNE) — A Sheridan student has died as a result of injuries suffered after being pulled under a school bus April 22. After several days spent in a coma due to brain injuries, 6-year-old Esperanza...


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