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 By Sarah Pridgeon    School    June 25, 2020

Schools plan for fall opening

Students will be returning to their school buildings this fall, says Superintendent Mark Broderson. To make that happen, employees from every department are working on a framework to keep kids safe...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 25, 2020

Management company sues CCMSD

The management company that Crook County Medical Services (CCMSD) fired earlier this year is suing the district for damages. Health Management Services (HMS) claims it was given 120 days of notice as per its contract, but was then “inexplicably...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 25, 2020

State sees growing impact from COVID-19 hotspots

Crook County has only seen one new case of COVID-19 over the last week, bringing the local total to seven – a far cry from the hotspot on the opposite side of the state. In Uinta County, an outbreak linked to Memorial Day gatherings has seen a...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 25, 2020

Burn restrictions incoming

A partial burn ban is set to go into effect on July 5, imposing caution on county residents as the summer kicks into full swing and the danger of wildfire increases. Anticipating a potentially severe...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 25, 2020

Commission hangs up on CenturyLink discussions

It’s been over a year since the county commissioners heard confirmation that the Public Service Commission (PSC) had deregulated CenturyLink in rural zones of Wyoming in return for a subsidy program for customers experiencing service issues. Local...

 

Kyle Dyer

Service for Kyle Dyer will be at 3 p.m. on July 1, 2020 at the JH Ranch 1¼ mile south of Hulett on Highway 24. Signs will be posted. A celebration will start at 5 p.m. at the Ponderosa Bar & Café on Main Street in Hulett. Please wear your favorite... Full story

 

Katy Daves

On Thursday, June 25, Katy’s ashes will be spread on Sundance Mountain around 10:30 to 10:45a.m. Everyone is invited to gather on the Sundance Football Field to celebrate the life of this amazing woman. There will be plenty of room to practice... Full story

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 25, 2020

County declares a Second Amendment sanctuary

Crook County was declared a Second Amendment Sanctuary last week on the passing of a symbolic resolution by the county commissioners. Resolution 2020-19 recognizes that the Constitution of the United States of America states, “The right of...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    June 25, 2020

Gillette man sentenced for stealing county resident's identity

Justin Ross Hogan of Gillette has been given a suspended sentence for a case involving the stolen identity of a resident of Crook County. On August 23, 2018, a Sheriff’s Office deputy was given a report of alleged credit card fraud and advised that...

 

Framed

“Making the thinker believe and the believer think.” – Ravi Zacharias The above quote is the slogan of RZIM (Ravi Zacharias International Ministry). It’s very recently deceased inspirational founder Ravi Zacharias understood the task of not...

 

Letter to the Editor

In response to Mayor Brooks’ letter of June 18 about the census, let’s remember that there is one purpose, and one purpose only, for the Constitution’s requirement for a census: to determine the proper representation in the House of...

 

This Side of the Pond

Hollywood comes to Dorset about as often as it does the Devils Tower; in other words, not much at all. That’s one reason I’m interested to see a film set to be screened at the Cannes Movie...

 

Keay and Cash named to Devils Tower leadership positions

Superintendent Amnesty Kochanowski announced the selection of two new leadership team members at Devils Tower National Monument: Facility Manager, Brent Keay and Integrated Resources Program Manager,...

 

Imagine Your Story Summer Reading Program at Crook County Library

Imagine Your Story Summer Reading Program will be July 1 through Aug. 3 for preschool through sixth grade (the grade you are going into in the fall). Packets will be available for pick up or curbside delivery at the library June 29 through July 1...

 

LinkedIn Learning available to Wyomingites

Wyoming residents have access to new career development resources to help recover from the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Linkedin Learning is supported by funding from the CARES Act via the Institute of Museum and Library...

 

This Week at Your Library

The library doors are open. We will still be doing curbside delivery if you would prefer not to come into the library. Maximum of five (non-staff) people in the library at one time. Maximum length of stay limited to 30 minutes. Children under 13...

 

Peek at the Past

100 Years Ago June 23, 1920 Frank Hickey, who has been held at the county jail during the past month as a suspect in connection with the murder of Laben Woods, was liberated Friday for lack of evidence. Parties in the Hulett country re-arrested him...

 

Circuit Court

Speeding – Cole G. Schroeder, Gillette, 64/50, $115; Luis R. Dominguez-Valenzuela, NM, 79/70, $88; Thomas A. Vanluvan, Sundance, 35/30, $75; Adam J. Rotstein, CA, 81/75, $82; Janelle L. Rafaele, MT, 54/45, $88; Zachary M. Tremblay, NJ, 60/55, $15;...

 

Sundance Police Department

June 6 – House watch and business checks. Four traffic stops. Three bar checks. Officer checked out suspicious vehicle. Officer responded to civil issue. June 7 – House watch and business checks. Officer assisted Sheriff’s Department with...

 

Crook County Sheriff's Office

June 8 – Five VIN checks. Four paper services. Nine traffic stops. Civil assist. Fingerprints; conceal carry and outside employment. Two motorist assists. Assist WHP with traffic stop. June 9 – Eight VIN checks. Paper service. Traffic stop....

 

Outstanding athletes selected

The 2019-2020 Sundance Athletes of the Year are Kye Taylor (above), son of Mike and Liz Taylor, All Conference and All State for football and basketball and selected to play in the Wyoming Coaches...

 
 By Greg Johnson    News    June 25, 2020

Legislator defends councilman who resigned

GILLETTE — Former Gillette City Councilman Shay Lundvall isn’t the only elected official to express support for a group of social media posts that prompted Mayor Louise Carter-King and the rest of the council to ask for his resignation last...

 
 By Camille Erickson    News    June 25, 2020

Officials faced with 'structural decline' in coal

CASPER — Since peaking in 2008, coal production nationwide has been on a precipitous decline. Last year, U.S. production volumes reached their lowest since 1975, according to an analysis released Thursday by the Energy Information Administration....

 
 By Mark Davis    News    June 25, 2020

Cody residents claim they solved riddle of Fenn's hidden treasure

POWELL — A father and son team from Cody claim they solved the clues left by Sante Fe art dealer Forrest Fenn and are now waiting for their payoff of gold and jewels. Chris and Christopher Hurst say that after presenting their evidence to Fenn, he...

 
 By Mike Koshmrl    News    June 25, 2020

Dirty campground lures bear, leading to its death

JACKSON — Food, garbage and vomit were scattered around a dispersed Darby Canyon campsite early June 14 when state wildlife officials arrived to respond to a report of a pre-dawn mountain lion attack. The supposed cat struck through a tent, raking...

 

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