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 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 20, 2019

Raber trial begins next week

The trial of the State of Wyoming vs. Lesley Raber is set to begin on June 26 and expected to last for up to three days. Raber faces homicide charges related to a vehicle crash last August that resulted in the death of 54-year-old Nancy Robinson of...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 20, 2019

Pipeline project remains on target despite weather

Though the rain and late snows have impacted local construction efforts on Oneok’s new Elk Creek Pipeline, the company is confident that the project will remain on schedule. “Through the month of May, about half of our construction days were...

 

Summer, finally

Even when the weather aims mostly to confuse, Sundance can always tell the summer has arrived when the first kid of the year splashes into the pool. Now primed to help the whole family cool off while...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 20, 2019

PRECorp discusses powerline project impacts

On Thursday afternoon, Powder River Energy welcomed local residents to an open house opportunity to ask questions about upcoming power line construction throughout town. The project will involve...

 

Rodeo weekend

Youngsters from around the state converged on Sundance last weekend to try their hand at their chosen events during the Wyoming Junior Rodeo performance held here....

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 20, 2019

Mental Health welcomes new therapist

Crook County Mental Health welcomes a new therapist to the team: Kim Kaper, who hails from Lander and has followed a career in counseling that began with 18 years in Nebraska with her then-husband and two daughters. "I worked in the prison systems...

 

Patricia Boone

Patricia Boone, 89, passed away on June 10, 2019, in Spearfish, South Dakota. Patricia Ann Smith Boone was born in Deadwood, South Dakota, on March 30, 1930, to parents, Earl Smith and Ann Josephine Milek Smith. She was raised in Belle Fourche,...

 

Jane Norman

Jane Norman Funeral services for Jane Norman will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 22, 2019 at First Presbyterian Church in Moorcroft, Wyoming; interment to follow at Moorcroft Cemetery. Catherine "Jane" Bidwell Norman was born at the family home...

 

Doris Vore

Family and friends will meet to celebrate the live of Doris Vore on Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 1-3 p.m. at the Sundance Senior Center. She passed away in May. A full obituary was previously printed....

 

Judy Grof

A Celebration of Life for Judy (Clark) Grof will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Sundance. She passed away in November. A full obituary was previously printed....

 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago The Times June 18, 1919 Crook county people and particularly those of this section of the Black and Yellow Trail will be glad to note the prospect for early construction on the Sundance-Beulah unit as a state highway. Specifications...

 

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...

 

Card of Thanks

Thank You The friends and neighbors of the Aladdin Homemakers would like to thank the Homemakers and their helpers for once again putting American Flags on our mailboxes and fence posts in time for Flag Day. Every year this group gathers at the...

 

Correction:

In last week’s Sundance Times, our story “Shakeup for county fire and emergency management roles” mistakenly implied that the county commissioners made changes to the fire warden position. The commissioners discussed those changes as potential...

 
 By Dean Michael    News    June 20, 2019

PacifiCorp, sheep company face off over power line route

RAWLINS — PacifiCorp’s plan to run more than 1,000 miles of power line through Wyoming and Idaho has landed the company in Carbon County District Court over disputes with a landowner along the route. The Warren Buffet-backed PacifiCorp filed the...

 
 By Joe Moline    News    June 20, 2019

Health Department offers plan to reduce air ambulance costs

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Department of Health released its proposed plan to create affordable air ambulance services in Wyoming. The proposed plan is trying to decrease the air ambulance cost and increase the availability of the service in Wyoming,...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Juror faces jail over refusal to serve LARAMIE (WNE) — Albany County District Court Judge Tori Kricken ruled this week that a juror in a Laramie civil case will be jailed indefinitely starting June 28 unless she completes 20 hours of community...

 

This Side of the Pond

Have you booked next year’s vacation yet? No? Then perhaps I could interest you in the opportunity to sunbathe with a Mai Tai on the International Space Station. As of next year, anyone with a big...

 

Reptile rescue

Given what must be one of the stranger calls for assistance he’s ever received, SPD Officer Chris Tomford works to free a trapped bull snake with the assistance of Kyle Proctor. Rick and Kyle...

 

Spend Sunday at the Tower

Ted and Betty Wilson, along with Mae Neiman and Mary Barbour are the honorees at the annual Old Settler’s Picnic to be held this Sunday, June 23 at Devils Tower National Monument. Monument entry fees will be waived for the event which kicks off...

 

Youth showmen learn valuable skills

Earlier this month, the 307 Northeast Show Clinic series welcomed over 50 4-H and FFA members from the northeast area of Wyoming as well as participants from South Dakota into Sundance. The 307 Show...

 

EWC Graduates

Eastern Wyoming College held the 70th annual commencement for candidates on May 10, 2019 in the Verl Petsch Jr. Activities Center Gymnasium. There were 206 graduates. The graduates from the fall 2018, spring 2019 and summer 2019 semesters include...

 

Sheridan College Honor Roll

Sheridan College is pleased to recognize students named to its honor rolls for the spring 2019 semester. Braylon Brekke of Sundance was named to the Vice President’s Honor Roll. The Vice President’s Honor Roll includes 126 students who earned at...

 

Gillette College Honor Rolls

Gillette College is pleased to recognize students named to its honor rolls for the spring 2019 semester. Gillette College has three honor roll lists: the President’s Honor Roll, Vice President’s Honor Roll and the Part-Time Honor Roll. The...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 20, 2019

Gillette man charged with assault after Keyhole incident

A Gillette man faces assault charges after allegedly attacking a female victim at Keyhole Reservoir earlier this month. John Bosh fled the scene after the victim called for help from three male witnesses. A Wyoming Parks Ranger was dispatched in resp...

 

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