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To honor fallen brethren

Members of the community gathered at the war memorial on Monday afternoon to honor the fallen warriors of Crook County. Those in attendance listened to speeches, heard the governor's proclamation...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    May 30, 2019

Fiber switch-over begins

Switch-over is underway for Sundance residents from the old copper internet connections to the improved speed of fiber through Range Communications. Two weeks of cutovers are now complete, says Network Operations Manager Ben Calvert. “We’re on...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    May 30, 2019

County seeking candidates for board seats

The Crook County Commissioners will appoint new members to several important county boards at their upcoming meeting and strongly encourage members of the community to consider offering their service. “The world runs on volunteers – and the...

 

Having a field day

The last day of school is no time for serious study and lesson plans. Instead, the kids of Sundance Elementary School went to battle with balloons and beanbags on Thursday as they giggled through a...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    Sports    May 30, 2019

WJRA rodeo returns to Sundance

Young rodeo stars will once again have the opportunity to show off their skills and compete for buckles this summer at the Wyoming Junior Rodeo Association and Sundance Rodeo Committee’s annual two-day rodeo. Scheduled for June 15 and 16, the...

 

Engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Jay Cooper of Sundance, Wyoming, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Chrystal Cooper, to Collin Rodriguez, son of Mike Rodriguez and Lynn Kundson of Buffalo, Wyoming. The couple is planning to get married on August...

 

Irene Roark Snider

Irene Roark Snider, 91, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, May 23, 2019, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital. Irene was a great Christian woman, a member of the Church of Christ at 45 E. Loucks, Sheridan, Wyoming. A wonderful wife, mother,... Full story

 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago The Times May 28, 1919 A large number of D cattle have been moving the past week from the ranch on Prairie creek to the Black Hills forest range for the summer. The herds were trailed through the south part of the city and old-timers we...

 

Volunteer training

Crook County Public Health held a volunteer training on Wednesday, May 22. The volunteers learned what their roles would be in the event they are called in to assist public health with a countywide...

 

Card of Thanks

Our Thanks We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to Miss Tammy Needham for her 26 years of service to Sundance Elementary School and this community. As a teacher, Odyssey of the Mind and Destination Imagination Coach, and the leader of...

 

Library plans "A Universe of Stories" summer reading program

Readers of all ages will explore the universe this summer as Crook County Library presents “A Universe of Stories” summer library program. Activities may include group projects, games, art projects, STEM and STEAM experiments and more. The 2019...

 

This Week at Your Library

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY OPEN HOUSE LUNCHEON Thursday, June 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This luncheon is free to the public in appreciation for all the community support shown to the library this past year. Come enjoy some incredible food and good...

 

"Old Fashioned Tent Revival" this weekend

There’s a Christian revival coming to the area. Just outside of Hulett, on the JH Ranch, there’ll be a huge tent set up where we’ll gather for the 2nd Old Fashioned Tent Revival on the Ranch by the River. Sunday, June 2 through Wednesday, June...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    May 30, 2019

County to revisit emergency coordinator position

At their upcoming regular meeting, the county commissioners will discuss the state-mandated role of emergency management coordinator. Will Cunningham resigned earlier this month but, before advertising for a replacement, the commission will discuss...

 

WYDOT, WHP urge motorists and passengers to always buckle up

A simple choice to buckle up when driving or riding in a vehicle could mean the difference between life or death. The Wyoming Department of Transportation and the Wyoming Highway Patrol are urging motorists and passengers to always wear their seat...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Phillip W. Thompson, IL, 89/80, $88; Dong C. Cho, NJ, 78/70, $86; Lawrence G. Gill, Sheridan, 86/75, $100; Timothy Chancellor, SD, 87/80, $84; Jason D. Atchley, TX, 91/75, $125; Jagjit Singh, IL, 82/70, $105; Dustin T. Klein, CO, 88/70,...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

May 20 – Two VIN checks. Deputy handled welfare check; all was okay. Deputy assisted stalled motorist. Deputies assisted with Search and Rescue mission when tow driver got lost and stuck. Detention Deputy did fingerprints for outside employment....

 

Sundance Police Report

May 18 – House watch and business checks completed. Three bar checks. Twelve traffic stops. May 19 – House watch and business checks completed. Officer responded to animal complaint. Two traffic stops. May 20 – House watch and business checks...

 

Chapel of Faith

The Lord is his name, and he is a warrior! Ex. 15:3 CEV A warrior is a brave or experienced soldier or fighter. They engage in varying arenas of conflict for specific or multiple reasons, although there must be a sensible purpose for the...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    Opinion    May 30, 2019

This Side of the Pond

Everyone loves a good conspiracy theory, but sometimes the truth is more bizarre than the hoax could hope to be. Such appears to be the case with a piece of “proof” that we are not alone in the ga...

 
 By Colin Tiernan    News    May 30, 2019

Glenrock museum unearths rare dinosaur

GLENROCK — She grew up just north of Glenrock, grazing in lush, lowland swamps. When she lumbered over to the creek for a drink, crocodiles and turtles lounged on the bank beside her. Unlike the...

 
 By Andrew Brosig    News    May 30, 2019

Opening of Japanese beef markets hailed as good news

TORRINGTON – The announcement last week of Japan lifting its years-long ban on imports of beef from the United States is good news for Wyo-Braska producers, but it may not be the overarching panacea some in Washington, D.C., might want people to...

 
 By Seth Klamann    News    May 30, 2019

Kaycee veteran's remains to be buried in late June

CASPER — When DeMaret Kirtley was last home in July 1950, he posed for a photo. His starched Army uniform hanging from his thin frame, Marston — as his friends and family called him — stood next to his father, the two men staring straight...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

State investigating pneumonia cases CODY (WNE) – The Wyoming Department of Health is currently investigating a pneumonia break out that has stricken Park County. The state Infectious Disease Epidemiology Program reports 31 people have contracted...

 

Spring snowshoeing

An unseasonable snowstorm which hit the area last week allowed Sundance High School PE students to get in some snowshoeing last Wednesday. Thursday was the last school day before summer...

 

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