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Class of 2023

On Sunday, the Sundance High School Class of 2023 celebrated the end of one chapter in their lives and the beginning of the next. A total of 29 students graduated this year, donning their caps and...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    May 25, 2023

Dignitaries visit Strata Energy uranium mine

As one of the only operational uranium mines in Wyoming with the better part of a decade of production under its belt, Strata Energy's Ross Project was a natural choice for U.S. Senator John Barrasso...


State champ

Keaton Mills came home from the State Track and Field Meet with the championship in high jump, clearing the bar at 6-02. He also received all-state honors following the event in Casper. For more...


Cards of Thanks

Thank You Thank you to my children and grandchildren for the wonderful party and thank you to the neighbor with the cupcakes. Thank you to everyone for the cards, letters, phone calls and for coming to my birthday party. You are all what made my... Full story


Dustin Richard Materi

Dustin Richard Materi departed this earth on May 24, 2023. He was born on August 13th, 1972 to Randy Materi and Debra McMillan. He joined this world in Spearfish, South Dakota but his home was in Upton, Wyoming. Dustin was raised and educated in... Full story


Service: Lucille Frances Baxter

A graveside service for Lucille "Lucy" Frances (Long, Straight) Baxter will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 11, 2023 at the Alva Cemetery in Alva, Wyoming. Lucy passed away on September 9, 2022, at her farm home near Blythedale, Missouri at age... Full story


Service: Mathilda Grubb

A memorial gathering for Mathilda Grubb will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Friday June 2, 2023, at Fidler-Roberts & Isburg Funeral Home in Sundance. Inurnment will follow at Mt Moriah Cemetery in Sundance. Arrangements are pending with... Full story

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    May 25, 2023

Church of Christ presents event venue for community use

Two decades ago, Sundance's Church of Christ acquired a new building and a goal: to create the kind of space that would provide everything a person could possibly need to host any event they might...


Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago May 31, 1923 Chris Foley has moved his family to Sundance and is occupying the Fred Hawken brick cottage on West Street. Mr. Foley is a stone mason and will put in the summer on the high...


Devils Tower National Monument staff attend training for high-angle rope rescue  

Last month, Devils Tower staff attended a high-angle rope rescue course. This course was instructed within the monument by "Rigging for Rescue" out of Ouray, CO. The one-week seminar included...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    May 25, 2023

County enjoys employment bump

The latest figures from the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services shows that Crook County enjoyed an employment bump last year. The county saw a 4.5% increase in employment between the end of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2022, which equals 112...


Summer kick off this weekend at Keyhole

Start the summer off right at Keyhole State Park this Memorial Day Weekend! There will be many family-friendly activities about pollinators in a come and go as you like environment. This Kick-Off to Summer event takes place May 27 and 28 from 10...


Free fishing day set for June 3

Enjoy a day of lakeside recreation at Keyhole Reservoir next weekend as part of the statewide celebration of Free Fishing Day. Wyoming Game & Fish designates the first Saturday of National Boating and Fishing Week each year as a day on which anyone...


Wyoming News Briefs

Man arrested after allegedly kidnapping woman from Walmart GILLETTE (WNE) — A 26-year-old man was arrested for felony counts of kidnapping and probation violation, as well as misdemeanor counts of theft, use of drugs and interference with a peace...

 By Carrie Riley    News    May 25, 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 dig...

 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    May 25, 2023

Moorcroft man charged with felony possession

A Moorcroft man faces possession charges after marijuana was allegedly found on his person when he was arrested for failing to meet the conditions of his parole. According to court reports, Jason...


Circuit Court

Speeding – Gary Knight, Newcastle, WY, 79/70, $103; Jacob Running Shield, Black Hawk, SD, 74/65, $133; Raymond M. Wright III, Spearfish, SD, $210; Todd Hink, Gillette, WY, 83/75, $101; (minor), Gillette, WY, 93/75, $150; Jaxson Doll, Kansas City,...


Crook County Sheriff's Office

May 15 – Two VIN checks. Five traffic stops Two sets fingerprints. Fraud report. Business checks. Assist to Keyhole State Park. Three fire pages. Six EMS pages. May 16 – Five VIN checks. Two traffic stops. Business check. Three suspicious...



VISTA WEST Proposed Budget 2023-2024 Fiscal Year Annual Monthly Monthly Fiscal Year July 2022 June 2023 Total Accounting $ 515.00 $ 515.00 $ 6,180.00 Electric Street Lights $ 166.67 $ 166.67 $ 2,000.00 Insurance $ 170.83 $ 170.83 $ 2,050.00... Full story



CROOK COUNTY WEED AND PEST NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING TIME: June 14, 2023, 4:30 p.m. LOCATION: Crook County Weed and Pest, 802 South 11th Street, Sundance, Wyoming BUSINESS TO BE TRANSACTED: • Amend 2022-2023 budget (if needed) • Budget Workshop... Full story



NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR A RESTAURANT LIQUOR LICENSE Notice is hereby given that on the 10th day of May, 2023, Kara Creek Ranch LLC filed an application for a restaurant liquor license located at 20 Ridge View Drive Sundance, WY, in the office of... Full story



STATE OF WYOMING COUNTY OF CROOK In the Matter of the Estate of Margaret I. Leopold, Deceased. IN DISTRICT COURT SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Probate No. PR-5789 NOTICE OF PETITION FOR ANCILLARY ADMINISTRATION Notice is hereby given that a Petition for... Full story



Request for Proposals The Museum District Board of Crook County, Wyoming is requesting Cost Proposals from responsible contractors or individuals to provide contract professional construction services for the Museum District Board on Old Stoney... Full story



BEFORE THE OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF WYOMING The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (WOGCC) will meet at 9:00 A.M. on Tuesday, June 13, 2023, and WOGCC Examiners will meet beginning Monday, June 12, 2023, and...


Wrongful Death

Public Notice Linda Lang hereby gives notice that an action to appoint the wrongful death representative of Bruce Lang has been instituted in the Sixth Judicial Court in and for Crook County, Wyoming, CV-8946, entitled In the Matter of the... Full story


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