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Introducing...

The official grand opening of Old Stoney and Sundance Square took place over the weekend, beginning with a traditional cornerstone dedication courtesy of the Wyoming Grand Lodge AF&AM (below). As...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 24, 2021

Disaster averted for town of Pine Haven

Wildfire came so close to Pine Haven last week that flames were clearly visible from residents’ back yards on the northwest end of town. Fortunately, thanks to the combined efforts of 85...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 24, 2021

Full fire ban now in effect

A full fire ban went into effect across Crook County on Thursday when the county commissioners met to consider the request from Fire Warden Doug Leis and approve the associated ordinance. Due to the high fire danger and the number of fires that local...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    Sports    June 24, 2021

Taking their game on the road

For basketball hopefuls in Wyoming who aspire to the next level of their game, summer isn’t the time to take a break. Thanks to all-star team Wyoming Power, two of Sundance’s most talented...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 24, 2021

Sundance State Bank celebrates 125th anniversary

As the nineteenth century drew to a close, a local by the name of John Rogers decided this county needed its own bank, and that he was the man to make it happen. This week, Sundance State Bank...

 

Cards of Thanks

Thank You Thank you to my family for having the open house for my 80th birthday. Thanks to all for the cards, phone calls, home visits, gifts and to those attending. It was great and a lot of fun. Enjoyed it all. Also thank you to Steph for her...

 

Paul Benoit

Paul Benoit, age 78 of Aladdin, Wyoming, died Saturday, June 5, 2021, at the Monument Health Rapid City Hospital. A private family service was held June 9 at Leverington Funeral Home of the Northern Hills in Belle Fourche.  Paul is survived by his... Full story

 

Veterans' breakfast

Crook County Museum Director Rocky Courchaine, Teresa Forbes and Sandra Horsman at the Crook County Museum. Last Friday’s veterans’ breakfast was very interesting and well attended. Guest...

 

Veterans' assistance available

A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services around Wyoming cities throughout July. Sandy McFarland is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss state an...

 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago June 23, 1921 E.M. Harper and R.O. Krenk helped organize a farm bureau at Tower school house last week, J.P. Solomon being chosen chairman and D.W. Kelley, secretary. There was a large attendance and much interest shown. Plans are now...

 

Frolander wins Spur Award

A Crook County woman has won a prestigious 2021 Spur Award from Western Writers of America for her poem “Baptism.” Patricia Frolander received the award award in Loveland, Colorado, at the WWA...

 

Devils Tower announces new Chief Ranger

Superintendent Amnesty Kochanowski announced the selection of a new leadership team member at Devils Tower National Monument, Chief Ranger Matt Roland. He began June 20. Roland will lead the visitor...

 

Garoutte named Driver of the Year

Amanda Garoutte of Sundance was awarded Driver of the Year for 2021 last Wednesday at Wyoming Public Transit Association’s yearly conference. Jenny Perry of Hulett also received a nomination for Vo...

 

Library hosting Teddy Roosevelt historical program

Crook County Library will host the program “Theodore Roosevelt in the Black Hills of Wyoming” by Gib Young on Monday, June 28 at 7 p.m. in the library meeting room in Sundance. The program is...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I am responding to the Letter to the Editor published on June 17 from Ernie Reinhold. This is perhaps the most nonsensical letter ever published in The Sundance Times. Somehow, Mr. Reinhold has equated being pro-life with the...

 

This Side of the Pond

When you’re running one of the most popular sport tournaments on the planet but it’s been delayed by a year because everyone keeps getting sick, what’s the best way to make sure people are watch...

 

July 4 events to support firefighters

Recent fires in the region have prompted the Devils Tower KOA to cancel its annual fireworks display, scheduled for July 4. Owner Ogden Driskill said, “We are proud of the great fireworks show we put on each year, but it’s just too dry and there...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 24, 2021

Military headstone mystery solved

There was significant response from the public to news that a mysterious pile of military tombstones had been found on the hill next to Beulah, says Vernon Davis of the Society of Black Hills Pioneers. Initially, there was concern that the eight ston...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – David Salazar Rangel, CO, 102/80, $170; Brent L. Patterson, SD, 107/75, $230; Dana M. Cioffi, PA, 86/80, $97; Vladimir Nikulichev, NY, 86/70, $140; Daniel Pazbardales, CA, 87/75, $120; George Oscar Dunlap, Gillette, 86/75, $115; Darrell...

 

Surplus Bids

CALL for BIDS Crook County School District #1 Board of Trustees is accepting sealed bids for sale of the following surplus property: QUANTITY DESCRIPTION One (1) Case Cruzer iPad cart/charging station.  Fits iPad model with Griffin... Full story

 

Budget Hearing

LEGAL NOTICE OF PUBLIC BUDGET HEARING KARA CIRCLE AND WINDY WAY IMPROVEMENT & SERVICE DISTRICT Pursuant to the provision of the Wyoming Uniform Municipal Fiscal Procedures Act, a public hearing will be held in the Sundance State Bank Meeting Room,... Full story

 

Budget Hearing

LEGAL NOTICE OF PUBLIC BUDGET HEARING SUNDANCE CANYON RANCH IMPROVEMENT & SERVICE DISTRICT Pursuant to the provision of the Wyoming Uniform Municipal Fiscal Procedures Act, a public hearing will be held in the Sundance State Bank Meeting Room, 207... Full story

 

FORECLOSURE

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Default having occurred and all prerequisites to foreclosure having been met, notice is hereby given that the mortgage given by Chance L. Englebert, married man, mortgagor, in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration... Full story

 

Budget Hearing Notice

MUSEUM BUDGET HEARING NOTICE Notice is hereby given that a public hearing on the proposed budget for the Crook County Museum District for fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, will be held June 24th, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. at Old Stoney Business &... Full story

 

Settlement

WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION CHEYENNE, WYOMING NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE OF AND FINAL SETTLEMENT FOR HIGHWAY WORK Notice is hereby given that the State Transportation Commission of Wyoming has accepted as completed according to plans,... Full story

 

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